Okinawa Marine Science Support Section

Mission

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 Okinawa Marine Science Support Section (OMSSS) contributes to all aspects of marine science research activities.

沖縄周辺は,サンゴ礁・マングローブ・熱水鉱床・黒潮など,多様な海洋環境に恵まれています。沖縄海洋科学支援セクションは,沖縄周辺の海洋における物理・生物・化学の研究活動を支援しております。

Services

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