Laboratory of Plankton Communities Structure and Dynamics
Head: Associated member of RAS, Prof. Alexandеr Vereshchaka
Marine Ecology Department
The main directions of study:
Phyto- and zooplankton communities of the open areas of the World ocean and Russian seas.
Plankton the near-bottom layer, deep-water plank ton communities, plankton of hydrothermal vents.
Nanobiota: composition, role in marine commu nities and biogeochemical cycles, evolution.
Impact of invading species over marine ecosystems.
Genetic and morphological and biodiversity of plankton.
Anthropogenic and natural radioactive nuclides in marine ecosystems.
Poster about the Laboratory (pdf)