Institut de Ciències del Mar

ICM-CSIC

Passeig Marítim de la Barceloneta, 37, 08003 Barcelona, Spain

Region Active:

Europe

Research institute, Government organization

1951

Activity

Marine research

Description

The ICM is a scientific research institute focusing on 'ocean and climate interactions, conservation and sustainable use of marine life and ecosystems, and impact mitigation of natural and anthropogenic hazards'. The Institute’s team of nearly 300 specialists in different fields of oceanographic research (physics, chemistry, geology and biology) 'give the ICM a broad vision of the marine ecosystem, and the ability to assess changes and human impacts on the environment and seek appropriate solutions.' Amongst their many initiatives is a strong imperative for dissemination, communication and education, for which ICMDivulga is the platform.