The Institute of Marine Sciences, Turkey

Logo of Middle East Technical UniversityThe Institute of Marine Sciences (IMS) focuses on marine science-related education and research and is a subcontractor in the project.

IMS was founded in 1975 on the Erdemli Campus at METU (Middle East Technical University) in Erdemli /Mersin. The institute’s campus at Erdemli, houses laboratories, office buildings, computing and remote sensing facilities, a library, an atmospheric tower, and other services. Housing for staff and students, and harbor facility are also located on the campus.