INSTITUTE OF OCEANOGRAPHY, UNIVERSITY OF GDÁNSK (UG-IO) | Assemble+

INSTITUTE OF OCEANOGRAPHY, UNIVERSITY OF GDÁNSK (UG-IO)

Overview

The Institute of Oceanography (IO) of the University of Gdansk (UG) trains students in oceanography, environmental protection and geology. UG-IO in Gdynia comprises several buildings for administration, teaching and research, including laboratories, classrooms, library and research service platforms. Research activities at UG-IO are structured in topic-oriented departments, and concern various aspects of marine biology and ecology, marine physics, chemistry and geology. UG-IO offers TA services for ASSEMBLE Plus and UG s also one of the Polish partners of ASSEMBLE Plus.

UG offers three research platforms:

  • the RV Oceanograph,
  • the Institute of Oceanography, located in Gdynia,
  • and the Hel Marine Station (HMS), located on the Hel Peninsula, about 100 km distance from Gdynia).
 

The former two are described here, HMS is described on its own page. 
Please note: the RV Oceanograf and the UG-IO research infrastructures and services are listed under UG in the ASSEMBLE Plus application system.

 

Ecosystems

  • Southern coast of the Baltic Sea

 

Ecosystem access

  • RV Oceanograf. Bathymetric, biological, chemical, physical, geological, and acoustic studies of the Baltic Sea. The ship carries out research and teaching activities. It is also adapted to collect fish and plankton samples. For more information, check this page

 

Biological resources

  • Culture collection of microalgae with 200 strains

 

Experimental facilities and technology platforms

  • Sample storage
  • Bioassays
  • Imaging platform
  • Structural and chemical platform
  • Ecophysiology platform

 

Associated services

  • Satellite monitoring of the Baltic Sea
 

UG-IO offers assistance in use of equipment, analytical techniques and software.

 

Acronym: 
UG-IO
Address: 
Instytut Oceanografii, Uniwersytet Gdański
Av. Marszalka Pilsudskiego 46
81-378 Gdynia
Poland
E-mail: 
Liaison officer: Maciej Wolowicz (ocemw@univ.gda.pl), cc to: aplus@ug.edu.pl

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