Our Scientific and Technological Goals

Our Scientific and Technological Goals

It is important to understand the complex nature of our oceans in order to predict how future changes will influence human society.

We aim to work on the most challenging scientific problems in ocean science, viewing the oceans and their living systems in a wider Earth-system-biosphere context. Our mission is to make sense of changing seas upon which future human well-being and wealth depends. Our research is focused on eight key scientific and technological goals, the understanding of which is paramount in our ability to predict future ocean changes.

In the next five years, we aim to take significant steps in the advancement of our knowledge concerning: