POI FEB RAS history

The Pacific Oceanological Institute (POI) was established in 1973 in the Far Eastern Scientific Center of the USSR Academy of Sciences based on the Pacific Branch of P.P Shirshov Oceanology Institute which had existed in Vladivostok since the early 60’s. Deputy Director of the Oceanology Institute Prof. E. Mikhaltsev and Prof. N.P. Vasilkovsky played a great role in the Institute’s establishment.