Hellenic Centre for Marine Research
Anavyssos, Greece

HCMR is a governmental research Centre consisting of 3 Institutes, among which the Institute of Oceanography (IO). IO has implemented many International projects on marine research funded by the EU and other IGOs. Indicatively mentioned some of the numerous EU-Projects SESAME, PERSEUS, CORALFISH, COCONET, MEDSEA, IRIS, ActionMEd, CLEANSEA, DeFishGear, MEDCIS and MEDSEALITTER. IO is in charge to implement at the national level the monitoring activities of the Water Framework Directive (WFD) and the Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD) including activities related to marine litter, editing protocols and guidelines on marine litter monitoring and reduction.



Catherine Tsangaris

Helen Kaberi