Marine Productivity (MarProd)

Physical controls on ecosystem dynamics

Zooplankton ©

Marine Productivity (MarProd) is a 5-year Thematic Programme funded by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC). Its main objective is to investigate the population dynamics of key zooplankton species in UK shelf seas and in the northern Atlantic with emphasis on how physical factors such as water temperature and oceanic currents influence their distribution, abundance and productivity.