Founded in 1950 in the coastal city of Qingdao, the Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences (IOCAS) is China’s first ocean research institute. Bolstering marine science and technology is a national strategy to support China’s sustainable development goals, and IOCAS is leveraging its research strengths to drive multidisciplinary development in the field. During the 70-year anniversary of this research powerhouse, its director, Fan Wang, shares his vision and plans for a big science centre.
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Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences: Seeking oceanic knowledge beyond the horizon
The Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences (IOCAS), founded in 1950 in the coastal city of Qingdao, is China’s first research institute dedicated to marine sciences. As bolstering marine science and technology is on the agenda of China’s strategic development plan, IOCAS is leveraging its multidisciplinary research strengths in oceanology to support sustainable development of blue economy.
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Research innovations by IOCAS marine researchers build our understanding of marine ecosystem changes, ecological disasters, environmental pollution, corrosion, and other major ocean challenges.
IOCAS research into the fundamental forces shaping the oceans has improved our understanding of major Earth processes, from climate change, to earthquakes.
Integrating applied and basic research on marine life, IOCAS researchers help promote aquaculture, marine biodiversity, ecological health, and sustainable use of bio-resources.