Instituto Argentino de Oceanografia – CONICET – UNS

Acceso a Conicet, Bahía Blanca, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Established: 1969

Organisation type: Research/academic institution
Geographical scope: National
Member countries: Argentina
Participating countries:
Funding source Percentage

Organisation’s vision:

To commit to scientific research, but also perform High-Level Technology Services and consulting; and to provides physical and organizational infrastructure to conduct multidisciplinary studies concerning ocean science and related subjects.

Organisation’s mission:

To promote the development of scientific researches concerning the Argentinean Sea and its resources.
To contribute to the training of researchers and technicians and encourage the study of oceanography.
To advise government institutions about issues relating to sea and coastal areas.
To collaborate as an advisory institution to the companies that develop in the private sector.

Organisation’s objectives (if different from the Mission):


  • advocacy
  • capacity development
  • ocean observing technology
  • research


  • Conducting research and/or observations
  • Providing scientific advice for policy makers
  • Training scientists/technicians
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