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What We Do
  • Mantle Composition and Magmatic Processes Beneath Ocean Ridges
    Magmatic activity at mid-ocean ridges is one of Earth's most important geological processes, which produces igneous crust that floors the global ocean basins.
      (Text by SUN Pu, pu.sun@qdio.ac.cn)
      Pu was operating the MC-ICP-MS instrument to acquire isotope data. Credit: Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
      Magmatic activity at mid-ocean ridges is one of Earth's most important geolo...
    Jul 26, 2023
  • Understanding Atmosphere and Ocean Extremes under Global Warming
    Looking forward, my work has the potential to inform policy decisions and help society prepare for a more uncertain and challenging future.
      (Text by LI Delei, deleili@qdio.ac.cn)
      Delei was attending the Asia Oceania Geosciences Society (AOGS) annual meeting. Credit: Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
      The increasing frequency and intensity of extreme events in ...
    Jun 26, 2023
  • Ranching sea cucumbers to repair the oceans — and improve human health
    I aim to restore sea-cucumber populations to rebalance ocean ecosystems and so that people can use their beneficial compounds.
      Nature 617, 856 (2023)
      (Text by ZHANG Libin, zhanglibin@qdio.ac.cn)
      Libin Zhang aims to restore sea-cucumber populations to rebalance ocean ecosystems and so that people can use their beneficial compounds.
      Libin Zhang is executive deput...
    May 24, 2023
  • Tracing History of Earth Climate via Marine Sediments
    History is fascinating. I am a historian, but one who studies the history of earth climate. The tool I use is marine sediment.
      (Text by ZHAO Debo, zhaodebo@qdio.ac.cn)
      Debo and the X-ray diffractometer. This instrument has helped him analyze thousands of marine sediment samples. Credit: Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
      History is fascinating. I ...
    May 06, 2023
  • Using CRISPR to Study Marine Biodiversity
    Ocean has astonishing biodiversity and extreme adaptations. My passion is in nature. I love spending my time here, in the ocean.
      (Text by ZHANG Linlin, linlinzhang@qdio.ac.cn)
      Linlin was loading CRISPR molecules into microinjection needle. Credit: Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
      The marine ecosystem is a unique ecosystem that supports various ani...
    Apr 04, 2023
  • Coupling AI Technique and Physical Mechanism to Mine Internal Solitary Wave Information from Big Satellite Data
    For the past three years, we have applied AI algorithms coupling the ISW physical mechanism to realize ISW forecast and high-accuracy amplitude inversion.
      (Text by ZHANG Xudong, zhangxd@qdio.ac.cn)
      Xudong was processing a satellite image of internal solitary waves in the Andaman Sea. Credit: Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
      The ocean is highly dynamic with multi-scale dyna...
    Mar 07, 2023
  • Probing Deep Earth via Seafloor Volcanic Rocks
    As an igneous petrologist and geochemist, I'm fascinated by the seafloor volcanism although it is covered by the global deep sea water.
      (Text by ZHANG Guoliang, zhangguoliang@qdio.ac.cn)
      Guoliang was working on the ship of R/V Kexue located above the Caroline plateau in the western Pacific Ocean. Credit: Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
      I'm fascinated by...
    Feb 07, 2023
  • Shark Derived Single-Domain Antibody Generation
    Every week I go to the seafood market to purchase fish, shrimp and squid, not for my family, but for the lab's dozens of sharks as their next week's food.
      (Text by BI Yunchen, yunchenbi@qdio.ac.cn)
      Yunchen was operating shark experiment. Credit: Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
      Every week I go to the seafood market to purchase fish, shrimp and squid, not for my family, but...
    Jan 03, 2023