What we do

The Secchi Disk Foundation engages people of all ages around the world with fun, hands on marine science to inspire and educate while increasing our knowledge.


How we do it

We run the Secchi Disk study, the world's largest citizen science study of the phytoplankton. Today, these tiny, sea surface plant-like algae that start the marine food chain are altering in abundance and distribution due to climate change. By supporting the Secchi Disk Foundation you can help us learn more about these changes. Read the study's first paper in PLOS ONE.

 
 
 

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Objectives

To promote the conservation of the marine environment worldwide for the public benefit by engaging the public in scientific study and to facilitate research of marine plankton and the food chain in order to advance collective knowledge and understanding of the marine ecosystem and to maintain biodiversity for the public good.

Trustees

Prof. P J B Hart

Mr P Housego MA LLB

Mr A G A Wates MBE