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Korea Institute of Ocean Science & Technology

National Ocean Science and Technology Development and International Competitiveness

Research AreasVISION

People’s happiness brought by the sea,
and ocean science and technology that contributes to humanity

Research AreasManagement Goals

Strengthening of leading ocean science and technology capacity through the challenging fusion and convergence research
Establishment and promotion of new ocean industry, and development of industrialization-based technology
Support for systematic ocean science and technology that can resolve national and social issues

Research AreasStrategic Priorities

  • Mission-oriented organization management and project scale enlargement
  • Establishment of ocean industry hub for the fourth industrial revolution
  • Joint research for the people’s living
  • Establishment of research-oriented management system based on ethics
  • Ways to deal with changes
    in climate and marine environment
  • Development of resources in the ocean
  • Creation of advanced ocean
    engineering technology
  • Marine territory management
  • Making safer ocean

ISABU PROJECT 1

Ways to deal with changes in climate and marine environment

Forecast of climate change and ways to deal with changes in marine environment

  • Monitoring and forecast of climate change in the oceans and the Korean waters
  • Development of marine environment monitoring and management technology
  • Understanding and dealing with ecosystem response characteristics due to changes in marine environment
  • surface temperature distribution
    surface temperature distribution
  • The South Korean Island of Dokdo
    The South Korean Island of Dokdo
  • Investigation of marine pollution (oil-covered crabs)
    Investigation of marine pollution (oil-covered crabs)

ISABU PROJECT 2

Development of resources in the ocean

Development of marine bio and strategic mineral resources

  • Marine bio research
  • Industrialization by securing strategic mineral resources development capacity
  • Development of extreme new resources in the ocean
  • Investigation of marine conditions
    Investigation of marine conditions
  • Distribution of chlorophyll
    Distribution of chlorophyll
  • Actual sea integrated operation Demonstration

ISABU PROJECT 3

Creation of advanced ocean engineering technology

Development of core ocean engineering technology and advanced equipment

  • Commercialization of marine energy, and development of harbor and marine structure technology
  • Development of IoT-based marine robot and equipment technology
  • Development advancement of marine satellite system and core recycling technology
  • Research on marine life
    Research on marine life
  • Development of tidal power plants
    Development of tidal power plants
  • Underwater exploration of Dokdo Island
    Underwater exploration of Dokdo Island

ISABU PROJECT 4

Marine territory management

Marine space management and development of marine security/safety technology

  • Development of marine defense and safety technology
  • Development of damage reduction technology for marine disaster
  • Study on integrated management policy for marine space
  • Investigation of marine pollution (oil spill)
    Investigation of marine pollution (oil spill)
  • Sampling devices dropped
  • Development of next-generation ports
    Development of next-generation ports

 

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Last Update : 2018-10-01