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What We Do
  • Diving Into the Subsurface Ocean to Understand Climate Change
    My main goal is to identify and understand the long-term ocean subsurface temperature and salinity changes and link them to climate change and variability.
      (Text by LI Yuanlong, liyuanlong@qdio.ac.cn)
      Yuanlong was giving a speech in an international workshop. Credit: Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
      This photo was photographed on May 24, 2018. I was talking about the Indo-P...
    Dec 02, 2022
  • CT for the Earth in the Ocean
    What we're doing is a lot like medical CT, except we're doing CT for the Earth instead of the brain.
      (Text by DONG Dongdong, dongdongdong@qdio.ac.cn)
      Dongdong was deploying the hydrophone streamer. Credit: Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
      The Earth we live on is infinitely spectacular. Plateaus, mountains, rivers, grass...
    Nov 16, 2022
  • Exploring the Role of Ocean Circulation in A Warming Climate
    My team and I will continue to observe and study changes in the ocean in order to more accurately predict future climate changes and impacts in advance.
      (Text by HU Shijian, sjhu@qdio.ac.cn)
      Shijian was getting ready to deploy an Argo float in the western Pacific Ocean. Behind him is a floating ball of a mooring equipped with ADCPs. Credit: Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
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    Nov 04, 2022
  • Biocorrosion and Bioleaching: Two Names for the Same Story
    I wish to elucidate the key factors influencing interfacial process of bioleaching and biocorrosion.
      (Text by ZHANG Ruiyong, ruiyong.zhang@qdio.ac.cn)
      Ruiyong was discussing with colleagues about the preparation of metal samples used in in situ enrichment of corrosive microorganisms in marine (deep-sea) environments. Credit: Institute of Ocean...
    Oct 13, 2022
  • Becoming A Modern Marine Naturalist
    I am a molluscan taxonomist, also called a malacologist. My dream is to become a modern marine naturalist, studying, exploring, and protecting marine life.
      (Text by ZHANG Junlong, zhangjl@qdio.ac.cn)
      Junlong was participating in an expedition on board a research vessel. Credit: Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
      When you walk along the beach, do you marvel at the colorful, va...
    Oct 09, 2022
  • Let Abyssal Ocean Movements Be Seen and Predictable
    Our new findings subvert the traditional view that the deep ocean circulation is in a state of calm, disorder, and a very slow variation.
      (Text by WANG Jianing, wjn@qdio.ac.cn)
      Jianing and his colleagues was preparing the deployment of the Vertical Microstructure Profiler at the afterdeck of RV "KeXue" in the western Pacific Ocean. Credit: Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy...
    Oct 09, 2022
  • Moving the Laboratory to the Seafloor
    I have always had a dream to move the laboratory to the seafloor. My team and I will continue to work hard to achieve this goal.
      (Text by ZHANG Xin, xzhang@qdio.ac.cn)
      Xin was driving the ROV. Credit: Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
      In this image, I am piloting the ROV (Remote Operated Vehicle) Faxian, which was taken in the summer of 2018. As th...
    Sep 13, 2022
  • Detecting the Arterial Pulse of the Earth
    I'll continue to observe and try to understand how the ITF circulate our climate system. I'll be there to detect the artery pulse of the earth.
      (Text by WANG Zheng "Zac", wangzheng@qdio.ac.cn)
      Zheng was taking a break during the setting of the ADCP on R/V Kexue. Credit: Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
      From 2014 to 2018, each year I spent one or two months on R/...
    Aug 02, 2022