Marine SiteMarine Site of KURCIS is located at Iwaya in north Awaji Island. Research building of Marine site is provided with facility as dormitory. Laboratory equip with instrument for sampling such as Bandon and for experiment such as transmission electron microscope and laser diffraction particle size analyzer. Ship of Marine site "Onokoro" is available for sampling.
The Marine Site of KURCIS has been registered as one of the core-sites of JaLTER(Japan Long-Term Ecological Research Network) since JaLTER is established.
JaLTER officially has joined in ILTER (International LTER), the networks of LTER on August 2007.
International Long Term Ecological Research (ILTER) consists of networks of scientists engaged in long-term, site-based ecological and socioeconomic research. The mission is to improve understanding of global ecosystems and inform solutions to current and future environmental problems.
There are 15 core-sites equivalent for our Marine-site in Japan. And 2sites, including our Marine site, are of the places for Ocean.
Access to Marine Site
|Outside practice room
|Outside water tank
|illustrated reference book