The Mediterranean Institute for Advanced Studies, CSIC-UIB (IMEDEA) is a joint reseach center of the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC) and the Universitat de les Illes Balears (UIB) whose main goal is to develop high-quality scientific and technical research in the area of Natural Resources, with special emphasis on interdisciplinary research in the Mediterranean region.

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The main objective of IMEDEA is improve knowledge in critical and strategic areas, as well as improving the life quality of European citizens, and in particular the population of the Balearic Islands. We aim to identify and elucidate the causes, mechanisms and impacts of antropogenic activities and Global Change that threaten marine, coastal and insular systems. We foster proactive, integrated and adaptive knowledge in support of prevention and mitigation of these impacts.


Animal and Microbial Biodiversity. Marine Ecology. Oceanography and Global Change.