Specialism: Ocean acidification
How organisms interact with their environments. Ecology of phytoplankton, coccolithophores in particular. Ocean acidification. Ocean biogeochemistry, including during extreme events in Earth’s ancient past such as the E/O and K/T boundaries. Ocean carbon cycle and its effect on future atmospheric CO2 levels. Marine cycles of N, P, C, Si. The control of biogenic element concentrations in the sea as a function of ecological competition between different functional groups of phytoplankton.
Dave Mackay, Claudia Fry, Christopher Daniels, Matthew Humphreys, Pippa Hayes, Lucie Munns, Kyle Mayers, Charlotte Walker, Jennifer Clarke.
Professor Toby Tyrrell
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