CIMAR Universidad de Costa Rica (San Pedro, )


  • Name:Jeffrey Sibaja-Cordero

Organization Address

  • Organization Name:CIMAR Universidad de Costa Rica
  • Address:Ciudad Investigación
    San Pedro 11501 2060
    Costa Rica

Organization Phone

  • Main phone:506 2511 2200
  • Main fax:506 2511 3280

User Phone

  • Mobile phone:506 88592324

User Email


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  • Mission:
  • The Center of Investigation in Sciences of the Sea and Limnology (CIMAR), is an Multidisiplinary Unit of Scientific Research, part of the Vicerrectoría of Investigación of the Universidad de Costa Rica. CIMAR study the organisms, atmospheres, marine processes and of sweet water of all Costa Rica.

  • History:
  • The CIMAR carries out, from 1979, investigation on aquatic ecosystems from Costa Rica, this work is summarized in more than 579 publications in scientific international magazines that emphasize the study of the aquatic biodiversity and the processes associated with their use, including the evaluation of the environmental contamination, studies of environmental impact and of prospecting of resources not traditional. Their scientists have produced great part of the scientific available information for the Gulf of Nicoya, Gulf of Papagayo, especially Bahía Culebra, Golfo Dulce, the south of the Caribbean, and more recently in the Cocos Island. The investigations have been developed in diverse aquatic ecosystems like the coralline reefs, mangrove, muddy beaches, the marine ecosystem and lakes, lagoons and rivers of the country. The CIMAR also study the oceanographic processes (physical and chemical) and the atmospheric porcesses.

  • Year established:1979
  • Endowment:Unknown


  • Organization type:Government Agency
  • Country of registration:Other
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