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Institute of Marine Biology, Kotor
Generalities

Institute of Marine Biology was established in 1961. as University of Montenegro research institution responsible for scientific investigation, exploitation, control and protection of the sea. Approach to the research has an ecological character, with special attention to the Southern Adriatic and Boka Kotorska bay as a natural phenomenon.

 
Main Role in ADRICOSM-STAR
1. Institute is responsible for WP2: "Data collection program for model calibration/validation and monitoring upgrades". In particular Institute will be involved to collect the relevant data sets for model validation and calibration in WP4 and prepare for the monitoring phase of WP3. This work including:
  • New instruments procurement
  • Bathymetric survey
    - Coastal area bathymetric survey near Bojana river delta
    - Boka-kotorska Bay bathymetric survey
  • Oceanographic high resolution coastal area surveys
    - Seasonal surveys in Montenegro shelf area
    - Mesoscale surveys in Montenegro coastal area
2. Institute will be also involved in WP1 to collect also historical information and data:
  • Physical-geographical,
  • Oceanographic information,
  • Water quality information for non-urban areas information
  • Sediment properties and structure information
  • Marine and river biodiversity information
  • Data quality control and analysis of historical data from paper works and from available digitized data on river basins and coastal areas about: topography, bathymetry, geology, vegetation, watersheds
   

The Institute of Marine Biology participants are:
Zoran Kljajic
Vesna Macic
Slavica Kascelan
Aleksandar Jovicic
Ana Bulatovic
Jasminka Bang

 

IMB CATALOG

In Situ datasets and sediment samples click here

IMB PRODUCTS

BioKotor Data Portal click here
Cruise Charts click here
Reports and Analysis click here
Miscellaneous click here

ADRICOSM STAR NETWORK

Click on the map to go to ADRICOSM STAR network

PRODUCTS

ADRIATIC FORECAST click here
NRT XBT & CTD DATA click here
SATELLITE DATA click here
HISTORICAL DATA click here

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Supported by Italian Ministry for the Environment, Land and Sea

 

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Coordinated by CMCC, Centro Euro Mediterraneo per i Cambiamenti Climatici.