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Marina Sanz-Martín

PhD Student, Department of Global Change Research, Mediterranean Institute of Advanced Studies, Universitat de Barcelona

I am a PhD student in Marine science, I study planktonic primary production and the ecological consequences of changing ocean conditions in the Arctic Ocean. Previously to my PhD, I studied the distribution of plastic debris in the Mediterranean Sea and the thread of citations in support of jellyfish trend statements.


  • 2013–present
    Research scientist, Universidad de Barcelona


  • 2016
    Flawed citation practices facilitate the unsubstantiated perception of a global trend toward increased jellyfish blooms, Global Ecology and Biogeography
  • 2015
    Plastic Accumulation in the Mediterranean Sea, PlosOne
  • 2015
    Temperature dependence of CO 2 -enhanced primary production in the European Arctic Ocean, Nature Climate Change

Grants and Contracts

  • 2013
    PhD La Caixa Grant
    PhD Student
    Funding Source:
    Fundación La Caixa