Marine Research Institutions in Europe, Marine Research Organizations in Europe

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Marine Research Institutions in Europe

Austria
Wien / Vienna
University of Vienna
Institute of Ecology and Conservation
Department of Marine Biology

Belgium
Brussel
Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences
Marine ecosystem management
Unit of Sedimentology

Gent
University of Ghent
Marine Biology Section
Renard Centre of Marine Geology
ERASMUS - Project "Mercator" in Marine Geosciences

Liège
Université de Liège
Laboratoire d'Océanologie
Chemical Oceanography Unit
GeoHydrodynamics & Environment Research

Oostende
Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ)
Sea Fisheries department

Other Research Institutions and Marine Resources in Belgium
Belgian Scientific Research Programme on the Antarctic

Croatia
Pula
Meeresschule Valsalina

Rijeka
University of Rijeka
Department of Maritime Studies
Rijeka College of Maritime Studies

Rovinj
"Ruder Boškovic" Institute Center for Marine Research

Split
Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries

Zagreb
Rudjer Boskovic Institute
Center for Marine Research

Denmark
Aarhus
University of Aarhus
Department of Earth Sciences

Copenhagen
The International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES)
Danish Polar Center
University of Copenhagen
Department of Geophysics

Hirtshals
North Sea Centre

Hørsholm
DHI Water and Environment

Lyngby
Technical University of Denmark
Department of Ocean Engineering
Danish Institute for Fisheries Research
Danish Maritime Institute

Roskilde
National Environmental Research Institute
Department of Marine Ecology
Department of Coastal Zone Ecology

Estonia
Tallinn
University of Tartu
Estonian Marine Institute
Marine Physics
Marine Biology

Faeroe
Faeroese Fishery Laboratory

Finland
Helsinki
Finnish Institute of Marine Research
Baltic Marine Environment Protection Commission

France
Armees
Service hydrographique et océanographique de la Marine

Banyuls sur Mer
l'Observatoire Océanologique de Banyuls

Bordeaux
Université Bordeaux 1 - CNRS
Oceanic Environments and Paleoenvironments

Brest
Université de Bretagne Occidentale
Institut Universitaire Européen de la Mer

Calvis
STARESO Station de recherche sous-marine et océanographique

Concarneau
Station de Biologie Marine du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle et du Collège de France

Gif sur Yvette
Laboratoire des Sciences du Climat et l'Environnement (LSCE)

La Rochelle
Université de La Rochelle
Laboratoire de Biologie et Environnement Marins
Centre de Recherche en Ecologie Marine et Aquaculture de l'Houmeau

L'Houmeau
Centre de Recherche en Ecologie Marine et Aquaculture de l'Houmeau

Lorient
Maison de la mer de Lorient

Marseille
L'Université de la Méditerranée
Centre d'Oceanologie de Marseille (CNRS)
Laboratoire d'Océanographie et de Biogéochimie (L.O.B)

Monaco
International Hydrographic Bureau

Paris
Université Pierre & Marie Curie
Institut Pierre Simon Laplace
Laboratoire de Histologie et Cytologie des Invertébrés Marins
Laboratoire de Géosciences Marines
Muséum National de'Histoire Naturelle
Laboratoire d'Ichtyologie Générale et Appliquée
Laboratoire d'Océanographie Physique
Institut français de recherche pour l'exploitation de la mer (IFREMER)
The Laboratory of Phycotoxins and Harmful Marine Substances
French Marine Science and Technology Society
Institut océanographique
Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO

Plouzane
Institut Francais pour la Recherche et la Technologie Polaires

Roscoff
University of Paris VI and CNRS
Observatoire Oceanologique de Roscoff

Sophia Antiopolis
ACRI Mecanique des Fluides / Observation de la Terre Sciences de l'Environnement
Université de Nice
Laboratoire Envirronement Marine Littoral (LEML)

Strasbourg
European Science Foundation Marine Board

Villefranche-sur-Mer
Oceanologic Observatory of Villefranche-sur-Mer

Wimereux
Station marine de Wimereux

Other Research Institutions and Marine Resources in France
Réseau National des Stations Marines (RNSM)
International Marine Global Change Study (IMAGES)

Germany
Bremen
University of Bremen
Department of Physics
Institute for Environmental Physics
Ozeanography Group
Department of Geoscience
Marine Technology / Environmental Research
General Geologiy / Marine Geology
Marine Geophysics
Petrology of the Ocean Crust
Marine Technology / Sensors
Department of Biology
Marine Zoology
Marine Botany
Center for Tropical Marine Ecology
Marum - Centre for Marine Environmental Sciences
Senate Commission for Oceanography of the German Research Foundation
Max-Planck-Institute for marine Microbiology

Bremerhaven
Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research (AWI)
German Society for Polar Research
German Advisory Council on Global Change (WBGU)
Otto Schmidt Laboratory for Polar and Marine Sciences (OSL)

Büsum
University of Kiel
Research and Technology Centre Westcoast

Corolinensiel
University of Münster
Marine Biology Wadden Sea Station Carolinensiel

Frankfurt a. M.
Senckenberg Centre for Biodiversity Research

Freiberg
Technical University Freiberg
Institute for Mineralogy
Leibniz-Laboratory for Applied Marine Research

Geesthacht
GKSS Research Center
Institute for Coastal Research
Baltic Sea Experiment (BALTEX)
Environmental Data at GKSS

Greifswald
Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-University of Greifswald
Institut for Ecology Hiddensee
Institut for Marine Biotechnology Greifswald

Hamburg
University of Hamburg
Centre for Marine and Climate Research (ZMK)
Institute of Oceanography
Meteorological Institute
Institute for Geophysics
Institute for Biogeochemistry and Marine Chemistry (IfBM)
Institute of Hydrobiology and Fisheries Science
Faculty of Biology
German Centre of Marine Biodiversity
Technical University of Hamburg-Harburg
Mechanics and Ocean Engineering
Marine Technology
Max-Planck-Institute for Meteorology
Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency of Germany (BSH)
German Climate Computing Centre (DKRZ)
Federal Waterways Engineering and Research Institute - Coastal Division (BAW-AK)
Federal Research Centre for Fisheries
Deutsche Wissenschaftliche Kommission für Meeresforschung (DWK)
German Society for Marine Research (DGM)

Hannover
Bundesanstalt für Geowissenschaften und Rohstoffe

Helgoland
Biological Institute on Helgoland (BAH)

Hiddensee
Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-University Greifswald Institute for Ecology

Kiel
University of Kiel
Institute of Marine Research (IfM)
Ocean and Climate
Marine Biogeochemistry
Marine Ecology
OZEANE.DE - Marine Mammals Research (german only)
Institute for Polar Ecology
Institute for Geoscience
Research Center for Maritime Geoscience (GEOMAR)
Federal Armed Forces Underwater Acoustic and and Marine Geophysics Research Institute (FWG)

Koblenz
German Federal Institute of Hydrology

Offenbach
German Weather Service / Deutscher Wetterdienst (DWD)

Oldenburg
University of Oldenburg
Institute for Chemistry and Biology of the Marine Environment (ICBM)
Physical Oceanography
Organic Geochemistry
Biochemistry
Microbiogeochemistry (MBG)
Paleomicrobiology
Aquatic Microbial Ecology Group
Mathematical Modelling
Theoretical Physics and Complex Systems
Research Group BioGeoChemistry of Tidal Flats
Department of Physics
Marine Physics Group

Potsdam
Research Unit Potsdam of the Alfred Wegener Institute
Institute for Climat Impact Research (PIK)
GeoResearch Centre / GeoForschungs Zentrum (GFZ)

Rostock
Universtity of Rostock
Department of Biology
Marine Biology

Stade
German Hydrographic Society (DHyG)

Sylt
Wadden Sea Research Station Sylt

Warnemünde
University of Rostock
Baltic Sea Research Institute

Wilhelmshaven
TERRAMARE Wilhelmshaven
Senckenberg Marine Station
Common Wadden Sea Secretariat

Greece
Athens
National Centre for Marine Research

Iraklion, Crete
Institute of Marine Biology
Department of Sonar and Marine Information Systems
Management of Marine Environment/Technology
Department of Marine Ecology and Biodiversity
Department of Oceanography

Patras
University of Patras
Department of Geology
Laboratory of Marine Sciences

Iceland
Reykjavik
Marine Research Institute
Icelandic Fisheries Laboratories
University of Iceland
Sandgerdi Marine Centre

Ireland
Cork
University College Cork
Coastal Zone Institute

Dublin
Irish Marine Institute
Irish Marine Data Centre
Abbotstown Laboratory Complex

Galway
National University of Ireland
The Marine Microbiology Group
The Martin Ryan Marine Science Institute

Sherkin Island, Co. Cork
Sherkin Island Marine Station

Israel
Haifa
Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
Coastal and Marine Engineering Research Institute Ltd. (CAMERI)
Israel Oceanographic & Limnological Research Ltd. (IOLR)
National Institute of Oceanography
The National Center for Mariculture
Yigal Allon Kinneret Limnological Laboratory
Israel Marine Data Center

Italy
Ancona
Italian National Research Council
Marine Fisheries Research Institute (IRPEM)

Bologna
Instituto di Geologia Marina
Institute of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences

Frascati
The ESA/ESRIN Ionia Global AVHRR Data Set Browser

Ispra
Marine Environment Unit, Space Applications Institute at the Joint Research Centre

La Spezia
NATO SACLANT Undersea Research Centre
Marine Environment Research Centre

Pavia Università degli Studi di Pavia
Centro Interdisciplinare di Bioacustica e Ricerche Ambientali

Trieste
University of Trieste
Department of Oceanology and Environmental Geophysics

Venezia
Tethys Research Institute

Other Research Institutions and Marine Resources in Italy
Centre for Earth Observations

Malta
University of Malta
Department of Biology
Marine Ecotoxicology Laboratory
Biodiversity Group
Baseline surveys and monitoring in Maltese shallow coastal waters

Netherlands
De Bilt
Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute
Oceanographic Research Division

Delft
Delft University of Technology
Delft Institute for Earth-Oriented Space Research (DEOS)

Den Burg, Texel
Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ)
National Oceanographic Data Committee

Den Haag
RIKZ-Institute for Coast and Sea

Groningen
University of Groningen
Department of Marine Biology

Maarssen
Netherlands Institute of Ecology
NIOO-Nederlands Instituut voor Oecologisch Onderzoek
Centre for Estuarine and Coastal Ecology

Utrecht
University of Utrecht
Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Research Utrecht (IMAU)

Yerseke
Netherlands Institute of Ecology
Centre for Estuarine and Coastal Ecology

Norway
Bergen
University of Bergen
Department of Fisheries and Marine Biology

Bergen Marine Food Chain Research Infrastructure
Sars International Centre for Marine Molecular Biology
Institute of Marine Research
Nansen Environmental and Remote Sensing Center

Longyearbyen
Norsk Polarinstitutt

Oslo
University of Oslo
Geophysical fluid dynamics
Department of Geophysics

Spitzbergen
The University Courses on Svalbard

Tromsø
University of Tromsø
Department of Marine and Freshwater Biology
Polar Environmental Center
The North Atlantic Marine Mammal Commision

Trondheim
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Faculty of Marine Technology
OCEANOR - Oceanographic Company of Norway
SINTEF Civil and Environmental Engineering
Coastal and Ocean Engineering

Poland
Gdansk
University of Gdansk
Institute of Oceanography
Technical University of Gdansk
Faculty of Ocean Engineering and Ship Technology

Gdynia
Sea Fisheries Institute

Sopot
Polish Academy of Sciences
Institute of Oceanology

Szczecin
University of Szczecin
Physical Oceanograophy Laboratory

Wodnej
Institute of Meteorology and Water Management
Maritime Branch

Portugal
Aveiro
University of Aveiro
Mestrado em Ciências das Zonas Costeiras

Coimbra
University of Coimbra
Institute of Marine Research

Faro
Universidade do Algarve
Faculdade de Ciências do Mar e do Ambiente
Unidade de Ciências e Tecnologias dos Recursos Aquáticos

Horta
University of the Azores
Department of Oceanography and Fisheries

Lisboa
Instituto Hidrográfico
Universidade de Lisboa
Instituto de Oceanografia

Other Research Institutions and Marine Resources in Portugal
Institute for Fisheries and Marine Research (IPIMAR)

Russia
Moscow
Russian Academy of Sciences
Department of Ocean Research, Atmosphere Physics & Geography
Shirshov Institute of Oceanology

Obninsk,Kaluga Region
National Oceanographic Data Centre

Vladivostok
Far Eastern Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences
Institute of Marine Biology
Far East Geological Institute

Spain
Barcelona
Institute of Marine Sciences
Institut de Ciències de la Terra Jaume Almera
International Centre for Coastal Resources Research (CIIRC)

Blanes
Centro de Estudios Avanzados de Blanes

Cádiz
Universidad de Cádiz
Facultad de Ciencias del Mar
Instituto de Ciencias Marinas de Andalucía (CSIC)

Granada
Instituto Andaluz de Ciencias de la Tierra

La Coruña
Universidad de La Coruña
Departamento de Quimica Fundamental
Isolation, elucidation and biological activities of Natural Products

Las Palmas
Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Facultad de Ciencias del Mar
Instituto Canario De Ciencias Marinas (ICCM)

Madrid
Universidad Complutense
Department of Geophysics and Meteorology
AINCO-Interocean
Instituto Español de Oceanografía (IEO)

Palma de Mallorca
Mediterranean Institute for Advanced Studies (IMEDEA)
Physical Oceanography Group
Biological Oceanography Group
Marine Biology - Ichthyology
Marine Microbiology Group
Sea Birds Group
Litoral Ecology Group

Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Instituto Español de Oceanografía (IEO)
Centro Oceanográfico de Canarias (COC)

Vigo
Univerdad de Vigo
Departmento de Geociencias Marinas y Ordenación del Territorio
Instituto de Investigaciones Marinas

Other Research Institutions and Marine Resources in Spain
TIERRA el web de las Ciencias de la Tierra de España

Sweden
Fiskebäckskil
Kristineberg Marine Research Station

Göteborg
Göteborg University
Marine Research Centre
University of Göteborg and Chalmers University of Technology
Analytical and Marine Chemistry

Lysekil
Institute of marine research (IMR)

Stockholm
University of Stockholm
Stockholm Marine Research Centre
Meteorologiska Institutionen (MISU)
Department of Systems Ecology, Marine ecosystem modelling and benthic and pelagic ecology
International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme (IGBP)

Strömstad
Tjärnö Marine Biological Laboratory

Umeå
Umeå University
Umee Marine Sciences Centre

Other Research Institutions and Marine Resources in Sweden
Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute
Swedish Oceanographic Data Centre

Turkey
Ankara
Middle East Technical University
METU Institute of Marine Sciences

Ukraine
National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
Institute of Biology of the Southern Seas

Marine Hydrophysical Institute

United Kingdom
Aberdeen
Marine Laboratory
University of Aberdeen
Lighthouse Field Station
Oceanlab
Department of Zoology
Marine Studies

Argyll
Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS)
Centre for Coastal and Marine Sciences - Dunstaffnage Marine Laboratory

Bangor
University of Wales
The School of Ocean Sciences
Centre For Applied Oceanography

Bidston
Bidston Observatory
Centre for Coastal and Marine Sciences - Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory
British Oceanographic Data Centre (BODC)
GEBCO Digital Atlas (Bathymetrie)

Bracknell
The Met. Office
Hadley Centre for Climate Prediction and Research
Ocean Applications

Brighton
River Ocean Research and Education

Cambridge
British Antarctic Survey
International Whaling Commision

Cardiff
Cardiff University
Cardiff Marine Institute
Marine Geoscience Research

Edinburgh
Heriot-Watt University
Ocean Systems Laboratory

Glasgow
University of Glasgow
Glasgow Marine Technology Centre (GMTC)
Glasgow College of Nautical Studies
Faculty of Maritime Studies

Godalming
SOS Satellite Observing System

Hull
University of Hull
Institute of Estuarine and Coastal Studies (IECS)

Liverpool
University of Liverpool
Oceanography Laboratories
Physical Oceanography Group
Marine Electrochemistry Group
Marine Pollution Group
Inorganic geochemistry group
Organic Biogeochemistry Group
Port Erin Marine Laboratory

London
The Hydrographic Society
International Maritim Organization
Imperial College Of Science and Technology
Oceanography Laboratory

Londonderry
University of Ulster
Coastal Studies Research Group (CSRG)

Lowestoft
Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (CEFAS)

Newcastle upon Tyne
Newcastle University
Department of Marine Sciences and Coastal Management

Millport, Isle of Cumbrae
University Marine Biological Station - Millport

Norwich
University of East Anglia
Physical Oceanography

Oxford
Oxford University
Atmospheric, Oceanic and Planetary Physics
Physical Oceanography
Marine Group

Plymouth
University of Plymouth
Institute of Marine Studies
CCMS Plymouth Marine Laboratory
The Marine Biological Association
Sir Alister Hardy Foundation for Ocean Science
Plymouth Marine Laboratory

Port Arthur, Scalloway, Shetland
North Atlantic Fisheries College

Reading
Reading University
Oceanography Group, Department of Meteorology

Scarborough
University of Hull
Scarborough Centre for Coastal Studies (SCCS)

Southampton
University of Southampton
Southampton Oceanography Centre (SOC)
Challenger Society For Marine Science
National Oceanographic Library
George Deacon Division for Ocean Sciences
School of Ocean and Earth Science
Inter-Agency Committee on Marine Science and Technology

St. Andrews
St. Andrews University
Sea Mammal Research Unit

Stirling
University of Stirling
Institute of Aquaculture
Marine Environmental Research Laboratory
Institute of Biological Sciences
Marine Bioscience Research

Swindon
Fugro Global Environmental and Ocean Sciences

Other Research Institutions and Marine Resources in UK
British Marine Life Study Society (England)
British Marine Life Study Society (Scotland)
British Antarctic Survey
British Geological Survey (BGS)
Royal Meteorological Society
U.K. Ocean Drilling Program
Satellite Observing Systems
Tide Gauge Networks and Sea Level Data Sets
United Kingdom Hydrographic Office