At a Glance

TMSI at Kent Ridge
The Tropical Marine Science Institute is an institution formed within theNational University of Singapore.

TMSI is a centre of excellence for research, development and consultancy in tropical marine science as well as environmental science. With its multi-disciplinary research laboratories and active international links, it handles projects relevant to Physical Oceanography, Acoustics, Marine Biology, Marine Mammals, Biofuels, Water Resources and Climate Change. TMSI also provides postgraduate research opportunities.

The Institute's funding comes from a variety of sources which enables the TMSI to undertake a wide spectrum of research in tropical marine science. The major research areas are Marine Environmental Management; Underwater Remote Sensing and Oceanography.

Through active collaboration with academic, government and industrial sectors, TMSI aims to play a strong role in promoting integrated marine science, in R&D, as well as to establish itself as a regional and international education and training centre.

Currently located on the NUS campus, the TMSI also has coastal facilities on St. John's Island which greatly extend its research and teaching capabilities.

TMSI at St John's Island

TMSI's research facilities at St John's Island
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