School of Life Sciences

Dr Nicola Carrasco

Researcher and Senior lecturer

Nicola is a researcher and lecturer in Marine Biology at the School of Life Science. Her research interests include estuarine ecology and zooplankton ecophysiology. Specifically, species diversity, trophic relations and the response of invertebrate communities to variable biotic and abiotic conditions in aquatic environments. Recent projects have also investigated zooplankton ecology off the South African east coast.

Research interests

  • Estuarine ecology
  • Invertebrate ecophysiology
  • Offshore zooplankton ecology

Research profiles