The Center for Marine Research (CMR) of the Ruđer Bošković Institute in Zagreb is an interdisciplinary center, whose activities are focused upon basic and applied oceanographic research, including the following areas:
- Processes and dynamics within and between trophic levels (primary and secondary production, cycle of basic and biogenic elements);
- Investigation of water mass dynamics;
- Flora, fauna and animal communities (taxonomy, ecology and organism communities in natural and polluted areas);
- Ecological, physiological and genetic research on marine organisms and the impacts of pollution; monitoring of pollution and marine water quality; investigation of eutrophication.