INOS aspires to achieve scientific excellence by providing ocean solution through scientific research that combines new technology and innovative approach that will leads to new understanding of the complex and constantly changing marine ecosystems.
Who we are?
We are a national HICoE (Higher Institution Centre of Excellence) in marine science. We work on holistic and integrated approach in addressing marine and oceanographic issues at both local and regional level via various research teams.
INOS E–Newsletter 3/2021
Envision Marine Future
UMT Postgraduate Open Day 2021
Dr Andrew Mayes - Microplastics Research 2021
CENTRE / UNIT
Kapas Turtles Joins with UMT Marine Biologists and Seakeepers Asia to Protect Sea Turtles on Kapas Island
Kapas Turtles Joins with UMT Marine Biologists and Seakeepers Asia to Protect Sea Turtles on Kapas Island Kapas Island has been involved in turtle conservation for many years. However, for 20 of those years, it has been local Malaysians who have led the cause to save the millenia-old giants of the sea, the green turtles of Terengganu. In Malaysian culture, there is usually one person who stands out, as the go-to person, for information on any subject. In this case, the rescuer of Kapas Island, Terengganu’s green turtles is an athletic, energetic, local Malay man with a ready smile. Rani,
Rising Sea-level in Malaysia: A Glimpse of History Rising sea-level is no doubt an international threat to coastal cities including in Malaysia. Giving the fact that our neighbour, Indonesia will be relocating its capital city from Java to Kalimantan soon due to sinking, Malaysia must also be prepared with good and proactive action plans. Kuala Terengganu, or known as ‘Waterfront Heritage City’ is among coastal cities in Malaysia, blessed with fascinating and breathtakingly beautiful beaches. With the current rate on sea-level rise, this beautiful city is not exempted from being inundated one day. But do you know, that Kuala Terengganu,
Pengurusan Mampan Sisa Plastik Perlu Kerjasama Serantau dan Antarabangsa Sumber: Pelan Tindakan Serantau ASEAN 2021-2025 Pandemik COVID-19 telah menyebabkan peningkatan penggunaan peralatan pakai buang terutamanya plastik sekali pakai (single use plastics – SUPs). Kian banyak sisa plastik mencemar lautan, garis pantai, dan sungai di samping mempengaruhi kehidupan masyarakat pesisir pantai. Kebanyakan pencemaran plastik di laut bermula di darat Ketumpatan rendah plastik memudahkan pergerakannya dari tempat asal sehingga terkumpul di dalam putaran sistem arus laut yang besar. Memandangkan lautan tiada bersempadan fizikal, dianggarkan antara 15 ke 51 trillion kepingan plastik di dalam lautan-lautan dunia dari Kutub Utara ke Kutub Selatan, dari permukaan bumi
Solid Waste Management Stakeholder Engagement on Issues and Solutions in Terengganu Solid waste management has become one of the most important issues, both in academia and non-academic domains for decades. Various dialogues have been organised on how best to solve the issues holistically using sustainable methods and technology. The first UMT – Kuala Terengganu City Council (MBKT) engagement on issues and solutions in solid waste management was held on 13-14 October 2021 at its Pulau Bidong Natural Marine Research Station. The engagement was jointly organised by INOS and MBKT. This session was part of Kuala Terengganu-Kuala Nerus Marine Spatial Planning
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Institute of Oceanography and Environment
Universiti Malaysia Terengganu
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