Dust Storm
Dust storm over the Canary Islands. The atmospheric eddy field is observed downwind the Archipelago

BIONESS
Zooplankton multi-net towed obliquely to collect krill and large copepods

Rosette sampler
Rosette sampler with oceanographic bottles and CTD ready to be lowered down in the water column

Seasoar
Underwater undulator with oceanographic sensors, towed behind the “R/V Sarmiento de Gamboa”

El Hierro submarine volcano
Working on top the submarine volcano south of El Hierro Island, during its early stages of eruption

Sea Storm
Sea storm when crossing the Drake Passage through the Antarctic, on board the “R/V Hespérides”

Melting Ice
Melting ice around an iceberg in the Weddell Sea (Antarctic Ocean)

Recent News

05 Dec 2018

The ULPGC and CSIC form an associated unit

The ULPGC and CSIC have formed an associated unit, involving many of the members of IOCAG, with the aim of increasing investigative capacity in the field of oceanography.

03 Dec 2018

The islands are losing their beaches

As a result of global warming, the emblematic Las Canteras beach in Las Palmas has already lost a stretch of 8 m., indicated Alonso Hernández Guerra, head of IOCAG (Institute for Oceanography and G

30 Nov 2018

The islands' beaches under threat

In the run-up to the congress "The Archipelago and the Ocean", Alonso Hernández, director of IOCAG and member of the organising committee of the congress warned that, if left unchecked, climate c