LEMAR is a strongly interdisciplinary laboratory that brings together ecologists, biologists, biogeochemists, chemists, physicists and marine environment lawyers. Its objectives are (1) to conduct research on topics of fundamental research or societal importance; (2) to contribute to the achievement of sustainable development objectives in both North and South countries; (3) to bring innovations in relation to the economic world and results that support public policies; (4) to engage in interdisciplinary training in the field of marine and coastal science.

LEMAR is supported and funded by

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Researchers and technicians


PhD Students


Publications in 2020

Three research teams

Integrative physiology and adaptation of marine organisms: from the gene to the population

Marine ecology: diversity, structure and dynamics of populations and communities

Marine chemistry, biogeochemical cycles and ocean dynamics

International laboratories