Posted on February 01, 2020

The Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME)’s department of monitoring and environmental laboratory will monitor the marine environment at deep sea in co-operation with Qatar University (QU)’s research vessel, ‘Janan’, the official Qatar News Agency reports. The trip will take place in February.

Hassan al-Qassmi, director of the department, said the initiative is part of a project to prepare a comprehensive plan on marine life in the country. He added that a lot of work has been done to co-ordinate with QU in this regard. On his part, Ali al-Kuwari, head of the water quality section at the department, said the annual trip focuses on the country’s economic zone and lasts for several days. A total of 16 locations have been selected for the exercise, according to a statement by the MME.

source: Gulf Times

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