Genova, Istituto Idrografico della Marina

Fano, Laboratorio di Biologia Marina e Pesca



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UniversitÓ di Genova
Corso Rainusso, 14
S. Margherita Ligure
C. P. 79
16038 Genova   ITALY
Tel : + 39 0185 286 195
Fax : + 39 0185 281 089
Email :
Web Site :
Director : Prof. Giancarlo Albertelli

Type of activities
research only academic, education
policy/planning envir. monitoring
other: research

Main sectors of research
marine ecology, environmental biochemistry & management, coastal resources

Current major projects
MTP-MATER, Ministry of Fisheries

Number of local permanent staff
scientists : 6 others : 16

Indoor surface area (m2) available for
research : 1000 teaching : 300
others :

Conference room
no yes (number of seats : 25 )

Research vessel(s)
less than 12 m in length; number of vessels :
more than 12 m in length; number of vessels :
Brief description of vessels and on board scientific equipment :

Other major research facilities and equipment
all important instruments for oceanographic research

Ecosystem types available nearby
rocky shores, neritic and pelagic environments

Areas of taxonomic expertise
copepods, annelids

Specimen collections
yes no
  Brief description :
    specific collections are available from single researchers (ex. bivalve molluscs : Prof. Giancarlo Albertelli, etc.)

Hosting facilities for visiting scientists
yes no
5 rooms

Training courses
yes no
biology, applied ecology, hydrobiology, planktonology, biological oceanography

Capacity and brief description of library
2500 books, 15 reviews, collected reprints from 70 international institutes exchange

Type of research institution
governmental, national governmental, local
international academic
private other:


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