IOLR Research Centers

IOLR maintains Research Centers at three locations:
(links below open pages on IOLR’s website)

National Institute of Oceanography (NIO), Haifa– Monitors and studies Israel’s marine and coastal environments via physical oceanography, marine biology, and other disciplines.

IOLR Natl Inst of Oceanography

IOLR National Institute of Oceanography, Haifa


Kinneret Limnological Laboratory (KLL), near Tiberias Monitors, studies and supports management of Lake Kinneret as a living ecosystem and a sustainable source of fresh water. 


IOLR Kinneret Limnological Laboratory, Tabgha


National Center for Mariculture (NCM), Eilat – Develops and transfers biotechnology and best practices in saltwater fish farming to the mariculture industry in Israel and elsewhere.

NCM aerial view

IOLR National Institute of Mariculture, Eilat