Research directions

Fundamental Oceanography

Fundamental research of the processes determining variability of hydrophysical, hydrochemical, hydrooptical and ice fields of seas and oceans as well as interaction of the atmosphere and the ocean over a wide range of spatial-temporal scales

Operational Oceanography

Development of a scientific foundation for development of operational oceanography methods and means, improvement of operational models of ecosystems and circulation of the World Ocean waters and the seas washing the Russian Federation

Instrument Making

Development of new measuring hydrophysical instruments and an industrial instrumentation foundation for research and provision of organizations and departments of the Russian Federation with marine measuring instruments

Coastal Researches

Complex interdisciplinary studies of the main processes of formation and evolution of the ecosystems of the Black, Azov Seas and other seas of the Russian Federation, as well as the land-sea interface applying the new equipment developed in MHI

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  • MHI Scientists Took Part in the International Congress in Malta
  • The Director of MHI received the 2017 Black Sea Medal Award
  • Outcome of the Scientific Conference The Seas of Russia: Science, Security and Resources
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