Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Institute of Oceanology



The research activities of the Institute of Oceanology are in the field of marine physics, chemistry, geology and archaeology, biology and ecology, coastal dynamics and ocean technologies. It carries out complex monitoring of the Bulgarian part of the Black Sea, develops consulting and expert activities, prepares qualified marine scientists. IO represents BAS as a co-ordinator of all studies related with the Black Sea and World Ocean by the National Oceanographic Commission (NOC) and successfully directs the research activity and international relations within the frame of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO.