José Benito Vives de Andréis Marine and Coastal Research Institute

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José Benito Vives de Andréis
Marine and Coastal Research Institute
Instituto de Investigaciones Marinas y Costeras,
José Benito Vives de Andréis
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Agency overview
Formed 22 December 1993 (1993-12-22)
Preceding agency
  • Punta Betín Marine Research Institute
Headquarters Calle 25 № 2-55
Santa Marta, Magdalena, Colombia
Agency executive
  • Francisco Armando Arias Isaza, Director
Parent agency Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development
Website www.invemar.org.co

The José Benito Vives de Andréis Marine and Coastal Research Institute, INVEMAR is a non profit marine and coastal research institute of Colombia, linked to the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development, charged with conducting basic and applied research on the natural renewable resources and the environment of coastal and oceanic ecosystems of the seas adjacent to the national territory. INVEMAR formulates technical concepts on conservation and sustainable use of marine resources and assistance and scientific and technical support to the Ministry, territorial entities and Autonomous Regional Organizations.[1]

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