Morvan Barnes
Postdoctoral researcher (2012 - 2014)
Contact information:
Phone: +33 (0)4 93 76 37 36
Fax: +33 (0)4 93 76 37 39
PhD Biological Oceanography (2008 - 2012)
Plymouth Marine Laboratory; University of Essex, UK
Dissertation topic: Controls of primary production in the western English Channel
MRes Marine Biology (2007 - 2008)
Marine Biological Association of the UK; Plymouth University, UK
Dissertation topic: Distribution of plankton and hydrography in relation to sand banks in the Celtic Sea
BSc Marine Biology with Oceanography (2003 - 2006)
University of Southampton, UK
Research interests:
Phytoplankton dynamics and community composition, optical properties of coastal waters, modelling of coastal primary production from satellite ocean colour


  • Barnes, M., and D. Antoine, Proxies of community production derived from the diel variability of
    particulate attenuation and backscattering coefficients in the northwest Mediterranean Sea,
    Limnology and Oceanography, 59(6), 2133-2149 (Get PDF Reprint)

  • Barnes R.S.K. & M.K.S. Barnes (2011) Hierarchical scales of spatial variation in the smaller surface and near-surface macrobenthos of a subtropical intertidal seagrass system in Moreton Bay, Queensland. Hydrobiologia, 673, 169-178 (PDF).
  • Barnes M.K., S.H. Coombs, N.C. Halliday & R.D. Pingree (2009) Distribution of plankton and hydrography in relation to Great Sole, Cockburn and Little Sole Banks. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 89, 11-18 (PDF).
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