Plymouth Marine Laboratory (PML) undertakes leading international research to respond to societal needs and to promote stewardship of the world ocean.
PML’s science is concerned with increasing knowledge and understanding of the marine environment and designing tools and evidence based solutions for its practical management.
PML provides capability for observing, modelling, understanding and forecasting marine ecosystems. Operating in an interdisciplinary way PML is uniquely placed to undertake research, provide advice and deliver outcomes on the key challenges facing society in relation to global change and sustainability of marine ecosystems. PML is also designated as a National Capability delivery partner for the Natural Environment Research Council, providing a strategic research capability in marine science for the UK.