Marco GrilloUniversità degli Studi di Siena | UNISI · Department of Environment, Earth and Physical Sciences
The research activity of M. Grillo focuses on the study of Antarctic Planktology and Ecology.
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Dr. Marco Grillo is a PhD student of the Department of Environmental, Earth and Physical Sciences of the University of Siena, based at the National Museum of Antarctica (section of Genoa). The research activity of M. Grillo focuses on the study of Antarctic Planktology and Ecology.
Zooplankton is a fundamental group in aquatic ecosystems representing the base of the food chain. It forms a link between the lower trophic levels with secondary consumers and shows marked fluctuations in populations with environmental change, especially reacting to heating and water acidification. Marine copepods account for approx. 70% of the abu...
Distributional data on planktic copepods (Crustacea, Copepoda) collected in the framework of the III rd , V th , and X th Expeditions of the Italian National Antarctic Program (PNRA) to the Ross Sea sector from 1987 to 1995 are here provided. Sampling was performed with BIONESS and WP2 nets at 94 sampling stations at depths of 0-1,000 m, with a spe...