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Our Vision

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.

“We strategically position ourself with various partners to envision our marine future, for the benefits of science and providing positive impact towards the society”


INOS ENewsletter 3/2021

Envision Marine Future

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UMT Postgraduate Open Day 2021

UMT Postgraduate Open Day 2021 Live Session - INOS
Prof. Dr. Mohd Fadzil bin Mohd Akhir
Dr. Mohd Uzair bin Rusli
Institut Oseanografi Dan Sekitaran
21030 Kuala Nerus, Terengganu, MALAYSIA

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Dr Andrew Mayes - Microplastics Research 2021

This film showcases Microplastics Research of Dr Andrew Mayes in 2021.
The journey starts in Andrew's lab at University of East Anglia, Norwich; moves on to partners at Quadram Research Park, Norwich; followed by visits to research partners CEFAS in Suffolk and Anglian Water in Norfolk. The film also features research partners in Southampton, Exeter and Plymouth, and finally visits international research partners in Malaysia.
The film was produced by UEA filmmakers Christine Cornea and Alex Smith, and was supported by UEA Impact Award funding and the Global Research Translation Award, funded by UKRI: https://bit.ly/GRTAMicroplastics
This Promotional Film is the shorter version. You can view a 10 minute version here: https://youtu.be/2MzhxJDsy_c



Why should we trust the new climate report?

Why should we trust the new climate report? It is devastating to see another extreme flash flooding water gushing down slopes around Gunung Jerai catchment area affecting thousands of people in Kedah. Many started to blame deforestation as the leading cause, and some reserved their blame towards climate change. Twitter feeds start pouring comments, but several threads begin to attract attention. For example, some internet users use Google Earth snapshots, freely comparing available high-end satellites images with different time frames, trying to prove the cause of the flash floods. During this information age, people requires explanation substantiated with evidence, not just

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A Tale of the Monsoon Riders from Terengganu

A Tale of the Monsoon Riders from Terengganu The monsoon system helps our sea turtle to establish different populations in the South China Sea (SCS) for their survival. How baby turtle benefits from the monsoon? The SCS exhibit two types of monsoon; the Northeast and Southwest monsoon. Sea turtle hatchlings dispersal in the ocean are highly influenced by the monsoon season. The simulated hatchlings are distributed north into the Gulf of Thailand during the Southwest monsoon, while during the Northeast monsoon, the simulated hatchlings travel south into the Java Sea. A classic theory in sea turtles’ life cycle is the

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INOS Has Officially Graduated as A National Higher Institution Centre of Excellence

INOS Has Officially Graduated as A National Higher Institution Centre of Excellence INOS is a pioneer centre of excellence (COE) in UMT. Established in May 2001, our main focus is conducting multi-disciplinary research in oceanography. The major objective behind the establishment of INOS is to achieve better understanding on the key scientific questions about the marine environment and its interaction with the earth systems through scientific research, oceanographic observations, data modelling and satellite studies. Moving towards gearing up research, development, and innovation (R&D&I) in Malaysia, the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) found the need to recognise exceptional CoEs in universities

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Latest Developments on Marine Sciences – II

LATEST DEVELOPMENTS ON MARINE SCIENCES – II Dear All, We are pleased to inform that the call for participants for the Latest Developments on Marine Sciences – II (INOS Special Lecture Series on Ocean Conservation) organized by the Inter-Islamic Network on Oceanography to take place online on 26 October 2021, 04.00 pm (UTC+8). Platform Online through Zoom: https://bit.ly/INOC_Event2 Link

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Terengganu, MALAYSIA

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