Palma de Mallorca, Centro Oceanografico de Baleares - I E O

Fuengirola, Centro Oceanografico de Malaga - I E O



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Facultad de Ciencias
Universidad de Granada
Av. Fuente Nueva s/n
18002 Granada   SPAIN
Tel : + 34 958 23 00 00
Fax : + 34 958 55 26 20
Email :
Web Site :
Director :
Dr Alberto López Galindo

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

Main sectors of research
marine geology, geophysics

Current major projects

Number of local permanent staff
scientists : 15 others : 20

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

Conference room
no yes (number of seats : 100 )

Research vessel(s)
less than 12 m in length; number of vessels :
more than 12 m in length; number of vessels : 2
Brief description of vessels and on board scientific equipment :
'Bio-Gardia del Cid' and 'Bio-Hesperides' : 87 m in length

Other major research facilities and equipment
analytical facilities, x-ray, mass spectroscopy, atomic absorption electron and optical microscopy, etc.

Ecosystem types available nearby

Areas of taxonomic expertise



Specimen collections
yes no
  Brief description :

Hosting facilities for visiting scientists
yes no
university residence

Training courses
yes no
geophysics, marine geology, sedimentology

Capacity and brief description of library
all main journals of the field

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


CIESM Guide of Marine Research Institutes