List of oceanographic institutions and programs

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This is a list of oceanography, atmospheric science and climate related institutions and programs.




The following institutes of oceanography and related research subjects are based in Bangladesh:

A number of universities also have departments which are dedicated to oceanographic or other maritime research:



  • MARE, University of Liege[4]


  • INPOH, Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Oceanográficas e Hidroviárias (National Institute for Oceanographic and Waterway Research)
  • IEAPM, Instituto de Estudos do Mar Almirante Paulo Moreira (Admiral Paulo Moreira Institute for Marine Studies)[3]

The following universities have Oceanography departments or institutes that do research and teach the subject at undergraduate and/or graduate level:







  • Instituto Oceanográfico de la Armada INOCAR [21]
  • Facultad de Ingeniería Marítima, Ciencias Biológicas, Oceánicas y Recursos Naturales FIMCBOR, Escuela Superior Politécnica del Litoral ESPOL [22]


  • Finnish Institute of Marine Research




  • Hellenic Centre for Marine Research (HCMR). Created in 2003 by merging of the former National Centre for Marine Research (NCMR) and the Institute of Marine Biology of Crete (IMBC).Marine Science university in Lesvos


  • Marine Research Institute


Marine Biotechnology and Drugs from Sea Research Program @ Sathyabama University, Tamilnadau
  • Centre of Advanced Study in Marine Biology & Oceanography (CASMB), Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu
  • Centre for Atmospheric Sciences (CAS), Indian Institute of Technology Delhi [23]
  • Centre for Oceans, Rivers, Atmosphere and Land Sciences (CORAL), Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur [24]
  • Centre for Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (CAOS), Indian Institute of Science (IISc)[25]
  • Center for Earth and Space Sciences -UCESS-University Of Hyderabad,Hyderabad
  • Centre for Ocean and Coastal Studies, University of Madras
  • Centre for Atmospheric and Ocean Studies, University of Allahabad [26]
  • Centre for Marine Living Resources and Ecology, Ministry of Earth Sciences, Kochi, Kerala, India.
  • Centre for Marine Science and Technology, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Rajakkamangalam, Kanyakumari Dist, TN. India
  • Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Kochi, Kerala, India
  • Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Kochi, Kerala, India.
  • Department of Meteorology and Oceanography, Andhra University [27]
  • Department of Marine Sciences, Goa University, Goa [/]
  • Department of Post Graduate Studies in Marine Biology, Karnatak University Post Graduate centre, Karwar. Karnataka University. Dharwad
  • Department of Marine Sciences, Berhampur University, Odisha
  • Department of Marine Science, University of Calcutta [28]
  • Faculty of Marine Sciences, Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu [29]
  • Indian National Center for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS), Hyderabad, India.[30]
  • Integrated Coastal and Marine area Management Project Directorate (ICMAM PD), Pallikaranai, Chennai [31]
  • Institute of Ocean Management (IOM), Anna University, Chennai
  • Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies (KUFOS)
  • Marine Planktonology and Aquaculture Division, Department of Marine Science, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli [32]
  • National Institute of Oceanography, Goa
  • National Atmospheric Research Laboratory [33]
  • National Centre for Antarctic and Ocean research (NCAOR), Goa [34]
  • National Centre for Sustainable Coastal Management (NCSCM), Chennai
  • National Institute of Oceanography, Goa (HQ), RC's at Kochi, Mumbai and Vishagapatnam.
  • National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT), pallikaranai, Chennai [35]
  • Nansen Environmental Research Centre (India), Kerala [36]
  • School of Energy Environment & Natural Resources, Madurai Kamaraj University, Tamil Nadu [37]
  • School of Marine Sciences, Cochin university of science and technology (CUSAT), Kerala
  • School of Industrial fisheries, Cochin university of science and technology (CUSAT), Kerala
  • School of Earth, Ocean and Climate Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar [38]
  • School of Oceanographic Studies, Jadavpur University [39]
  • Centre for Coastal Harzards and Disaster Mitigation in AMET University


Universitas 17 Agustus 1945, Cirebon



  • The Irish Marine Institute
  • Ryan Institute for Environmental, Marine and Energy Research, National University of Ireland, Galway (NUIG)
  • Coastal and Marine Research Centre, University College Cork (UCC)





  • Coastal Research and Planning Institute (CORPI), Klaipėda


  • Centro de Investigación Científica y de Educación Superior de Ensenada (CICESE), Ensenada
  • Instituto de Ciencias del Mar y Limnología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México City
  • Facultad de Ciencias del Mar, Universidad Autónoma de Sinaloa, Mazatlán
  • Instituto de Ciencias del Mar y Limnología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mazatlán
  • Instituto de Ciencias del Mar y Limnología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Puerto Morelos
  • El Colegio de la Frontera Sur, ECOSUR, Chetumal, Quintana Roo, Oceanografía ECOSUR
  • Instituto de Investigaciones Oceanológicas, Universidad Autónoma de Baja California, Ensenada
  • Facultad de Ciencias Marinas, Universidad Autónoma de Baja California (UABC), Ensenada
  • Universidad del Mar, Puerto Ángel, Oaxaca []


New Zealand[edit]


  • Institute of Marine Research


Lasbela University of Agriculture, Water and Marine Sciences, Balochistan[7]

  • National Institute of Oceanography, Ministry of Science and Technology[8]





South Korea[edit]



  • Stockholm Marine Research Centre
  • University of Gothenburg

Taiwan (Republic of China)[edit]

  • Center for Maritime History, Academia Sinica
  • Institute of Marine Biology, National Sun Yat-Sen University
  • Institute of Marine Biotechnology, National Dong Hwa University
  • Institute of Marine Environmental Science and Technology, National Taiwan Normal University
  • Institute of Oceanography, National Taiwan University
  • National Taiwan Ocean University


United Kingdom[edit]

United States[edit]



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