Marine Science Section


The nature of marine environment around Okinawa is so rich and diverse, including beautiful coral reefs, peaceful mangrove ecosystems, deep-sea hydrothermal vents, and the dynamic Kuroshio. These surrounding environments also deliver great opportunities for marine science research to researchers. By providing our best supports, the Marine Science Section (MSS) contributes to all aspects of marine science research activities.



  • Operation of OIST Marine Science Station
  • Maintenance and management of common equipment for marine science research
  • Providing technical support for marine science research, marine fieldwork
  • Maintenance and management of the marine monitoring systems

OIST Marine Science

Acknowledgement and co-authorship

BCP and guideline for COVID-19

Update on Husbandry System Schedule & Space Allocation

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