Xiang Xiao, Fengping Wang, Jun Xu, Yu Zhang, Ji Li, Zhu Zhu;
Chunsheng Wang, Yuehong Wu, Xuewei Xu.
1. The physiology, ecology and community dynamics of marine organisms: the interaction of growth and physiological activities of marine organisms to the ambient environment and ecosystems; the interaction of migration and accumulation activates, human activities, and climate change on the marine organisms and ecosystem productivities.
2. Life processes in extreme environments: extreme life processes and life boundaries, deep sea biological genetic resources research, deep sea ecological structure and energy conversion processes, biodiversity;
3. Polar biological oceanography and ecological processes: the polar ocean circulation, continental slope flow and small- and medium-scale eddies, environmental ecology and biological resources, and global climate change research.