Oceanus-net Objectives

  • Fundamental oceanographic research for the better understanding of the functioning of the Greek seas and inland waters aiming at the sustainable use of marine and freshwater resources.
  • Consultancy and purpose-designed  marine surveys for public authorities and private industry in issues related to the protection and sustainable use of the Greek seas and inland waters.
  •  Development of a Greek scientific infrastructure for marine research and data management aiming at the sustainable use of the Greek seas and inland waters.
  •  Dissemination and awareness activities to the public and sea-users of environmental issues to promote the concept that the socio-economic development of the Greek seas and inland water as directly linked to their protection and sustainable use.
  • Training of young scientists and professionals in the public and industrial sectors in new methodological approaches for the study of the marine environment to enhance their scientific and technological capacities to the protection and the sustainable use of marine and freshwater resources.
  • Design and co-ordination of activities with governmental and non-governmental organisations to address issues related to the protection and sustainable use of Greek seas and inland waters.