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Marine & Coastal Environment

Objective: Creation and dissemination of knowledge to support the fostering and management of Israel's marine and coastal resources.
Core activities:
  • Mapping and multidisciplinary studies of Israel's marine environment (marine surveys, data collection and organization of environmental data bases, process studies);

  • Development of Operational Oceanography (observing and modeling systems to provide timely environmental information and predictions);

  • Monitoring and assessment of human impacts on marine and coastal ecosystems and resources;

  • Operation of the Israel Marine Data Center as the national repository and dissemination facility for oceanographic data and data products.

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