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Welcome to the Ocean Science Research Center, a hub committed to advancing our comprehension of the world's oceans through rigorous scientific inquiry. Our center integrates three distinguished research groups, each delving into various aspects of marine science with meticulous precision and depth.

The Chemical and Biological Oceanography research group conducts thorough investigations into the intricate interplay between marine organisms and their chemical environment. This research sheds light on fundamental processes governing marine life.

The Ocean Physics, Geophysics, and Geology research group employ state-of-the-art methodologies in physics and geosciences to untangle the complex dynamics of oceanic systems and the geological formations supporting them.

Lastly, the Blue Economy, Ocean Environment, and Governance research group navigate the complex interconnections between economic development, environmental sustainability, and governance structures, thus fostering informed policies to safeguard our oceans.

Led by a distinguished cadre of 22 faculty members, including assistant, associate, and full professors, alongside a dedicated complement of research assistants, our center epitomizes excellence in interdisciplinary collaboration and scientific innovation. Our research spans critical regions such as the Caspian Sea, Persian Gulf, and Oman Sea, focusing on areas such as ecological studies of sensitive habitats, marine pollution, hydrodynamical phenomena, sedimentological analyses, geophysical explorations, paleoclimatic reconstructions, hydrochemical assessments, and biodiversity surveys encompassing phytoplankton, zooplankton, and benthic organisms.

From the fragile coral reefs of the Persian Gulf to the rugged coastlines of the Oman Sea, our research portfolio encompasses a wide range of investigations aimed at elucidating the complexities of marine ecosystems and addressing urgent environmental challenges. Through collaborative efforts, we aim to advance scientific knowledge, inform evidence-based policymaking, and foster sustainable stewardship of our oceans for present and future generations.

Join us as we embark on a quest to explore, discover, and preserve the vast riches of our oceanic realms, shaping a more resilient and harmonious relationship between humanity and the marine environment.