The aims of Marmara University Centre for Environmental Studies are; carrying out interdisciplinary, scientific and applied researches on environmental issues and their solutions, increasing public awareness about environmental problems, and publicizing scientific findings and recommendations. Conducting scientific and applied researches on environmental issues and their solutions by the help of qualified researchers from various departments of Marmara University. Cooperating with other institutions and researchers from other centers to conduct researches, experimental investigations and survey researches to achieve scientific findings related to environmental issues. Moreover our Center supports experts on these issues from in and abroad about conducting seminars, and cooperates with related institutions and centers in and abroad. Provides educational and training opportunities for future scholars of environmental sciences, publishes its objectives and duties, announces scinetific advises and demands so that legal and administrative measures can be taken by those concerned. Changing Oceanographic Conditions in the Sea of Marmara Project also called as ‘’Marmara Environmental Monitoring (Marem) ’’ which is one of the projects supported by this Centre, is still in progress and the data of this Project is being collected in a book. Because board of directors and chairman were replaced in October 2012 and forming of board of directors is stil continuing, in the previous term there was a halt in above-mentioned activities. However; owing to activities, considered to be realized in 2013 our center will be more active. Please find Centre for Environmental Studies Activity Report 2012 enclosed. Respectfully submitted.
Prof. Dr. Barış ÇALLI