Marine Science Station (MSS)​

The University of Jordan & Yarmouk University

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Marine Science Station (MSS) in Aqaba
The Marine Science Station (MSS) was founded in mid 1970s as inter-university research institute (the University of Jordan and Yarmouk University).
The main objectives of establishing the MSS in that time, were to create a marine research facility for scientist and post graduate students, especially scientists coming from abroad, who are interested in studying the tropical-subtropical marine ecosystem. The MSS now is a comprehensive and integrated research center for marine sciences in a broader sense, having until 2017 hosting more than 40 scientific research projects in addition to more than 50 marine studies and more than 500 scientific papers published in peer-reviewed journals. The MSS facilitate the research and academic role of the Jordanian universities through hosting the graduate students and enabling them to carry out their research at the station through the use of its laboratories and various facilities.
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