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Oceanographic Cruises



Periodical assessment of the state of marine environment in the whole ROPME Sea Area (RSA) was and still a major task in the ROPME Regional Action Plan, under the umbrella of the Kuwait Convention.


For the assessment of the open sea area of RSA, five Oceanographic Cruises have been conducted during the last 2 decades, beginning from the Mt. Mitchell Cruise in 1992 and the last being winter 2006 Cruise. Following is a summary of objectives and achievements for each Cruise:


Mt. Mitchell Cruise

Umitaka-Maru Cruises

ROPME Summer 2000 Oceanographic Cruise
ROPME Summer 2001 Oceanographic Cruise
ROPME Winter 2006 Oceanographic Cruise








2017 Environment Day of the Region April 24, 2017. Join the Competition for drawing, essay and video film





Meeting of the Regional Task Force on Climate Change Dimensions in ROPME Sea Area | 10-12 April 2017. Kuwait





First Meeting of the ROPME-EBM Working Group on the Development of the Regional EBM Strategy, Tokyo, Japan. 15-16 October 2016





Scientific Committee Meeting on Monitoring and Assessment of Sand and Dust Storms in ROPME Sea Area (26-28 September 2016)

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