Stand at the end of the world
Introduction of the Korea Polar Research Institute (KOPRI)
Phase 1: April 29, 2013 / Phase 2: July 1, 2016
Inside Incheon Free Economic Zone
Total site size: 35,887; total area of construction: 33,321
- KOPRI opened a new complex at Songdo, Incheon, on April 29, 2013, and completed the second phase of its research laboratory’s construction in 2016.
In addition, it has a refrigeration laboratory, a clean room for meteorites storage, an electron microscope analysis room, and an oxygen isotope analysis room to strengthen its research capacity.