Dispersal of Microplastics in the Marine Environment
Dr S Neill
27 January 2019
With an estimated 8 million tonnes of plastic entering our oceans each year, marine plastics are one of the biggest and most immediate threats facing the marine environment.
Dynamics, instability and tracer spreading in a hydrothermal plume
Prof R Williams, Dr A Tagliabue, Dr C Spingys, Prof R Mills
23 January 2019
Project Summary. Hydrothermal plumes provide important inputs of trace metals into the deep ocean and these trace metals are often used as tracers of plume dispersion.