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Name
Centre of Marine and Environmental Research (CIMAR) (CIMAR)
Native name
Centro de Investigação Marinha e Ambiental
Address
R. dos Bragas, 298
Zipcode
4050-123
City
Porto
State
Porto
Country
Portugal
Phone
+351 223 401 800
Fax
+351 223 390 608
Email
secretariado@ciimar.up.pt
Centre Website
http://www.cimar.org

organisation profile

CIMAR is dedicated to research, and to the dissemination and transfer of technology in the area of Marine Sciences. Its main objective is to carry out basic and applied research on the processes occurring in aquatic ecosystems, including the study of impacts of human activities on these ecosystems.

CIMAR members are organised into 30 laboratories arranged in two divisions and four lines of research:

Division 1: Conservation and Management of Aquatic Ecosystems

  • Ecology, Biodiversity and Management of Aquatic Ecosystems
  • Environmental Chemistry and Toxicology 

Division 2: Aquaculture and Marine Biotechnology

  • Biology and Marine Biotechnologies
  • Aquaculture  

CIMAR provides also post-graduate training to students in several fields related to the Marine & Environmental area. The total number of researchers and students working at this moment in CIMAR (Porto and Algarve) is approximately 400.

results in other services

  • Marine environmental research project (EDMERP)

edmo metadata

EDMO record id
1626
Collating centre
IHPT, Hydrographic Institute (IHPT)
Latest update
11 November 2013 5:04:37 PM