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TUBITAK-MAM Marine Research Center (MAM-ENV Marine)
Identification
Hosting Legal Entity
TUBITAK Marmara Research Center
Location
TUBITAK Marmara Research Center, Kocaeli, PO: 41470, Gebze (Turkey)
Structure
Type Of RI
Single-sited
Coordinating Country
Turkey
Status
Status
Current Status:
Under construction since 2013
Scientific Description
The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK) is the leading agency for management, funding and conduct of research in Turkey. It was established in 1963 with a mission to advance science and technology, conduct research and support Turkish researchers. The Council is an autonomous institution and is governed by a Scientific Board whose members are selected from prominent scholars from universities, industry and research institutions.Marmara Research Center (MAM-ENV Marine) located in Gebze Campus is conducting applied research projects with seven research institutes. Environment Institute is focused in environment research technologies where marine research is carried out. Marine and inland water research group serves to determine water quality, measures and monitors pollution in the water, sediment, and associated biota, specifically investigates eutrophication problems and environmental impacts associated with maritime activities, provides an integrated approach to the management of coastal zones. Main research areas cover ecosystem studies, marine environmental impacts of maritime activities and integrated management of coastal areas.

RI Keywords
Ships, Research vessel, Coast, Oceanography, Inland water, Pollution, Water quality, Marine, Marine Research, Ocean
Classifications
RI Category
Earth, Ocean, Marine, Freshwater, and Atmosphere Data Centres
Scientific Domain
Earth and Environmental Sciences
ESFRI Domain
Environment
Date of last update: 17/03/2017
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