OceanExpert ID : 8669
Tongji University, College of Ocean and Earth Science
1239 Siping Road
(86 21) 545 8965
The College of Ocean and Earth Science, originating from the Department of Ocean and Earth Science founded in 1975, was established in 2002. After resumption of the academic degree system in 1982, it was one of the first colleges that was authorized to confer the Master degree ill Marine Geology. In 1983 the College set up tile first and only doctoral program ill Marine Geology in China. In 1992 the previous State Education Commission approved the laboratory of this college to be an open laboratory, making it China's first and only key laboratory of Ocean Geology under the authority of Ministry or the State Department. Through the national assessment? in 1996, the laboratory became the only open laboratory of earth science in a university under the State Ministry of Education to be funded from the Ministry of Science and Technology. In the nationwide evaluation of laboratories in 2000, the laboratory enjoyed continued success and remained the only open laboratory of earth science supported by the Ministry of Space Science and Technology.