Stichting Koninklijk Nederlands Instituut Voor Zeeonderzoek (NIOZ)

NIOZ-logoNIOZ is the National Oceanographic Institute of the Netherlands and is a foundation under Dutch law and is part of the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO). The mission of NIOZ is to gain and communicate scientific knowledge on seas and oceans for the understanding and sustainability of our planet. The basic oceanographic disciplines at NIOZ are physics, chemistry, biology and geology. Multidisciplinary research is regarded as one of the main strengths of the institute. Therefore, research is organized within 5 multi‐disciplinary themes: Coastal & Shelf Seas; Changing Oceans; Sea Floor Dynamics; Climate Variability and Biodiversity an Ecosystem Functioning.