Research Institutes in Greece
INSTITUTE OF MARINE BIOLOGY OF CRETE
The institute is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities to carry out its many research programmes in the fields of aquaculture, biotechnology, fisheries, marine ecology, management of the marine environment, marine dynamics including ecological modelling, biological oceanography, remote sensing and GIS.
Formally established by government decree on June 3 2003, it combines the former research institutes NCMR and IMBC, together with their respective field stations. The present structure HCMR has five institutes, which carry out research into specific thematic areas. * Institute of Oceanography * Institute of Aquaculture * Institute of Marine Biological Resources * Institute of Inland Waters * Institute of Marine Biology and Genetics It enjoys top-level scientific support from its two research vessels, the RV AEGAOU and RV PHILIA, its state-of-the-art 2-man submersible THETIS as well as two deepwater ROVs, named the MAX ROVER and the SUPER ACHILLES. HCMR is also responsible for the Rhodes Aquarium and the soon-to-be completed Aquarium in Crete.
This site contains links to other internet sites. These links are not endorsements of any products or services in such sites, and no information in such site has been endorsed or approved by the website creator