Republic of Korea Institute of Ocean Science and Technology (KIOST) opens East Sea-Dokdo Promotion Center
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- Date : 2013-01-25
Republic of Korea Institute of Ocean Science and Technology (KIOST)
opens East Sea-Dokdo Promotion Center.
Operation starts after the opening ceremony at the East Sea Research Institute, Uljin, Gyeongsangbuk-do.
KIOST (President: Jung Keuk Kang) has held the opening ceremony for the East Sea-Dokdo Promotion Center at the East Sea Research Institute, Uljin, Gyeongsangbuk-do.
The East Sea-Dokdo Promotion Center consists of a variety of educational materials and exhibits that illuminate not only the characteristics and value of Republic of Korea’s Dokdo, but also those of the surrounding East Sea, which is called “a miniature ocean.”
The promotion center provides visitors with all sorts of information through graphic panels and dioramas, with titles, such as “The East Sea and Seawater Circulation,” “The East Sea Seen with Numbers and Names,” “The Sea Currents of Dokdo and Aquatic Life,” and “The Ground and Submarine Topography of Dokdo.”
In particular, the Dokdo 4D Simulation Center allows people to experience marine phenomenon and changes in the ecosystem around Dokdo and adjacent waters. It can be utilized as a science experience center for teenagers.
Chan Hong Park, the President of the KIOST East Sea Research Center said, “I expect the East Sea-Dokdo Promotion Center to play a role in raising the interest of teenagers and adults in the East Sea and Dokdo.”
The promotion center is open from 9 am to 5 pm on weekdays (closed on weekends) and admission is free. For more detailed information, please visit the official website of the KIOST East Sea Research Center. (http://esri.kiost.ac)
▲ Ceremony Pictures
From Left) Lee Pan Soo , from the Uljin Office of Education Support; Kim Hun , writer; Chan Hong Park, President of KIOST East Sea Research Center; Kim Woong Seo, Vice President, KIOST; Joo Ui Yeong, Chief of the Uljin Police Station; Kim Jung Il, Vice Governor of Uljin-gun; Oh Wong Seok, Chief of the Uljin Fire Station; Yang Seung Hyeon, Construction Manager of Shinuljin, Uljin Nuclear Power Division; Kim Chung Gon, President of the Gyeongbuk Institute for Marine Bio-Industry
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