COL supports, promotes and coordinates oceanographic and limnological education and research opportunities.

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International activities

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Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research (SCOR)

SCOR is the leading non-governmental organisation promoting international cooperation in the ocean sciences. The Committee activities cover all areas of ocean sciences, with special foci on ocean carbon and global change issues.

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International Commission for the Scientific Exploration of the Mediterranean Sea (CIESM)

Switzerland has an active participation in the commission that provides to Swiss scholars working in the Mediterranean realm with an ideal forum to interact with other scientists coming from diverse fields and cultures but all united by a common interest in the Mediterranean.

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