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Cartagena Oceanographic Research Institute

Expert(s) : Francisco López-Castejón
Cartagena, Spain
Type of member : NGO
Sea basin :
  • Mediterranean Sea
  • International (other sea-basins / ocean)
Topics :
  • Healthy and clean ocean
Environmental domains :
  • Marine/Ocean
Main activities :
  • Marine Science / Research
Cartagena Oceanographic Research Institute (CORI) is an independient non-profit research institute whose main goal is to advance oceanographic research and discovery, and to share this with society for a better ocean protection by: *) Promoting joint work between scientists and engineers to face the new challenges posed by the exploration, sustainable exploitation and conservation of the marine environment. *) Developing new technologies related to the ocean and making them accesible to both researchers and society. *) Executing scientific research programs on ocean systems and submerged heritage, mainly those involving technological or methodological advances. *) Contributing to the Blue Growth development through the application of new technologies that help the sustainable exploitation of marine resources. *) Developing and promoting programs which combine companies, technical schools, training centers, universities, research centers and associations in Cartagena linked to the marine environment. *) Increasing the number of oceanographic studies on the Region of Murcia´s coast.