Official Development Assistance (ODA)

PML is applying interdisciplinary approaches to develop capacity in Official Development Assistance (ODA) countries in order to support achievement of the United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals. One of our recent successes was securing funding from the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) for the Blue Communities project which will help to build long-term research capability for marine planning in East and South-East Asia. This will support local coastal communities which depend upon healthy and diverse marine ecosystems for food, livelihoods, their health and well-being.

Fisher in Tanzania.  Courtesy of Shutterstock

Capacity development

PML is committed to capacity building by sharing knowledge, challenges and solutions to help train the next generation of marine scientists and...

Projects

OPTIMA
Completed

Optical data modelling and assimilation (OPTIMA)

Contact: Dr Stefano Ciavatta

OPTIMA will advance the capacity of the Copernicus Marine Environment Monitoring Service (CMEMS) to accurately assess the state of the marine...

GCRF Blue Communities

GCRF Blue Communities

Contact: Professor Melanie Austen

GCRF Blue Communities is a 4 year research capacity-building programme for marine planning in East and South-East (E/SE) Asia, funded by UK...

Shelf Seas Biogeochemistry research programme: modelling
Completed

Shelf Seas Biogeochemistry research programme: modelling

Contact: Professor Icarus Allen

The shelf seas are of major importance to society, providing a diverse range of goods, such as fisheries, renewable energy, transport and services...

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Fellowship awarded to investigate El Nino impact on Indian Ocean ecosystem resources

Dr Marie-Fanny Racault, Earth Observation Scientist at PML, has been awarded a prestigious “Long-Term Invitational Fellowship” to carry out research for four months in the Application Laboratory (APL) lead by Prof Toshio Yamagata at the Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science a...

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Leading international researcher awarded fellowship to work at PML

This week Dr Rafael Rasse was awarded a prestigious Royal Society Newton International Fellowship to the value of approximately £100,000, to undertake research at PML in collaboration with Dr Giorgio Dall’Olmo on "Autonomous observations of oceanic carbon fluxes in oxygen ...

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Earth observation service NEODAAS website relaunched

The NERC Earth Observation Data Acquisition and Analysis Service (NEODAAS) is delighted to announce the relaunch of its website, following recommissioning for a further 5 years by UKRI’s Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) in 2019.

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