Geraint Tarling has extensive experience in zooplankton ecology with specific expertise in modelling zooplankton behaviour and life cycles.
He has studied copepod biology in both sea loch and open ocean environments and is a veteran of over 20 polar scientific cruises.
Currently he heads the Ocean Ecosystems team at the British Antarctic Survey and runs the SCOOBIES long term monitoring programme, examining carbon flux and the impacts of ocean acidification on zooplankton in the Scotia Sea (Southern Ocean).
Geraint is a co-investigator in the DIAPOD and CHASE projects.
New study shows a 50% decline in Krill abundance in the North Atlantic
Press release of 1st June 2021 from University of Plymouth A team of UK and French scientists have shown a huge decline in North Atlantic krill over the last 60 years driven primarily by climate variability and North Atlantic warming. Krill, are extremely abundant crustaceans present throughout the world’s oceans.… Read more07 June 2021
Arctic study to shed light on organisms key to the food chain
A research team – led by a University of Stirling expert – will set off on a scientific cruise to the Arctic Ocean this weekend in a bid to understand the behaviour of tiny organisms that are key to the food chain. Read more04 August 2019
How disappearing sea ice has put Arctic ecosystem under threat
\"From algae to fish and polar bears, the loss of habitat caused by global warming is affecting the food chain.\" Read more04 March 2017