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At any one time, PML is undertaking around 100 research projects with science and interests stretching from local to global, from lakes to oceanic environments. We collaborate in research projects across the world, and the length and breadth of the global ocean from the poles to the tropics. Our strategic research feeds into national and international strategies such as for the UK and other governments or regulators, and maps onto strategies of public sector bodies, space agencies, charitable foundations and philanthropists, NGOs and industry.

Here you can find a selection of our current projects:

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Sea State CCI

Project start: May 2018

Completed project
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Optical data modelling and assimilation (OPTIMA)

Project start: April 2018

Completed project
Stormy seas

Project start: November 2017

Completed project
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GCRF Blue Communities

Project start: October 2017

Completed project
Sentinel 2 - image courtesy of ESA
Optical Methods for Marine Litter detection (OPTIMAL)

Project start: September 2017

Completed project
MODIS annual chlorophyll in 2014. Image courtesy of NEODAAS
Ocean color and biogeochemistry (CBIOMES)

Project start: July 2017

Completed project