This service has several tasks within the Doñana Biological Station (EBD)
1. Coordinate Research in the Doñana Natural Area. The legally appointed director of the EBD coordinates all research projects undertaken in Doñana (104.970 hectares). In this service research proposals are received and registered, and after its approval by the research committee (composed by representatives of different authorities and presided by the director of the EBD), permissions are applied for and an annual report is written about the main results of all running projects.
2. Management of the scientific production of the EBD. All records of scientific papers, chapters, books, Phd dissertations, congresses, projects, etc. are kept to date by the personnel of this service and processed for different means (annual reports of the institution, reports for different .authorities, promotional and informative acts, etc.)