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Name
Institut National des Sciences et Technologies de la Mer
Address
Rue 2 mars 1934, 28
Zipcode
2025
City
Salammbo
Country
Tunisia
Phone
+2 16 71 73 04 20
Fax
+2 16 71 73 26 22
Email
cherif.sammari@instm.rnrt.tn
Centre Website
http://www.instm.rnrt.tn

organisation profile

The INSTM is a public research institution. The mission of INSTM consists of:

  • Conducting contractual research programs related directly or indirectly to the sea and its resources : fishing, agriculture, marine environment, sea technologies, oceanography, etc 
  • Participating in different national, regional and international networks related to the sea 
  • Contributing to the resolution of problems related to the development of urban and economic activities on the coast as well as in territorial waters. 
  • Transferring its know-how and the results of its research to decision makers, professionals of the sea , and scientists. 
  •  Helping with decision making processes in issues relating to the sustainable management of the sea and its resources. 
  • Contributing to the diffusion of knowledge and education about marine issues and to raising the public’s consciousness for the protection and preservation of the sea and its biodiversity.

The organization and functioning of INSTM are ruled by the decree n° 98-2409 (November 30th, 1998). The INSTM organization is made up of a board of directors, an academic advisory board (Scientific council), a director-general and a secretary-general.

At the scientific level, INSTM consists of :

4 laboratories:

  • Laboratory of Marine Living Resources
  • Laboratory of Aquaculture
  • Laboratory of Marine Environment
  • Laboratory of Marine Biodiversity and Biotechnology

and 7 Specialized Units

  • A specialized Unit for scientific information and documentation
  • A specialized Unit for the promotion of scientific education and heritage preservation
  • A specialized Unit for relations with socioeconomic and cultural entities for Northern Tunisia with headquarters in the La Goulette coastal center
  • A specialized Unit for relations with socioeconomic and cultural entities for Central Tunisia with headquarters in the Monastir coastal center
  • A specialized Unit for the relations with socioeconomic and cultural entities for Southern Tunisiawith headquarters in the Sfax coastal center
  • A specialized Unit for the relations with socioeconomic and cultural entities for Southern Tunisiawith headquarters in the Sfax coastal center
  • A specialized Unit for technological transfer and promotion 

results in other services

  • Data Discovery & Access service - Connected Data Centres (CDI)
  • Data Discovery & Access service - Data Originators (CDI)
  • Cruise summary report (CSR)
  • Marine environmental research project (EDMERP)
  • Marine environmental databases (EDMED)

edmo metadata

EDMO record id
1232
Collating centre
Institut National des Sciences et Technologies de la Mer
Latest update
31 October 2019 12:43:15 PM