Arab Foundation for Marine Environment (AFME)

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History

1995, as Environmental Consultants and Operative Studies Group. Current name adopted, 2003.

Aims

Measure, analyse, treat and recycle environmental pollutants; supply specialized consultants and operative studies for specific environmental issues.

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Activities

focusing on measurement, analysis, treatment and recycling of environmental pollutants cover: emitted, discharged and accumulated industrial wastes; sewage and urban wastes; oil release and tanker waste; noise, thermal and light intensity levels; water eutrophication; water acidity; wet-lands and soil degradation; ground water contamination. Members are involved in projects and programmes, and in some cases act as consultants for operating agencies for specific environmental issues, including: measurement of depth and fixing postillions of submerged features such as reefs, rocks, banks, wrecks, etc; carrying out of hydrographic and environmental surveys comprising complex monitoring (eg, tidal rise and fall, mean sea level determination), as well as mathematical and statistical elaboration (including application of numerical models); carrying out of marine meteorological surveys and atmospheric mathematical model application; preparing oceanographic and limnological environmental reports; preparing of operative studies and applied plants for management of coastal zone areas. Projects to date: physical oceanographic and marine meteorological studies and surveys in the Mediterranean sea, Arabian Gulf and Red Sea; evaluation of the South-Eastern Mediterranean productivity; application of numerical hydrodynamics and ecosystem 3D models on the Mediterranean coastal area off Egypt; forecasting information system of the Mediterranean ecosystem and meteorology; management of Lake Manzalah ecosystem and fisheries; Alexandria sewage discharge and its impact on marine and coastal zones; geophysical surveys for pipe-lines extension Western Petroleum Company. Organizes: international conferences; regional and other training courses.

Languages

Arabic, English, French.

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 2 inter-governmental organizations.
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Members in 0 countries
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Subjects *

  • Oceanography
    • Marine
  • Societal Problems
    • Pollution
  • Environment
    • Environment

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 6: Clean Water and SanitationGOAL 7: Affordable and Clean EnergyGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on Land

UIA Org ID

J0254

Last News Received

1. Jun 2011
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