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World leaders in oceanography, including professors and researchers from KAUST and other international universities, assembled at the University for the International Conference on the Marine Environment of the Red Sea on November 14-16.
The University hosted the International Conference on the Marine Environment of the Red Sea (ICMERS) November 14 to 16. The opening panel session assessed the state of research in the Red Sea region and determined combined priorities going forward, with the overarching aim to share knowledge, stimulate debate, encourage new thinking and develop a regional Red Sea research map that generates new networks and partnerships.
Burt Jones (podium), professor of marine science and head of the Saudi Aramco-KAUST Marine Environmental Research Center gives his closing remarks. Photos by Lilit Hovhannisyan.
Zdenka Willis, director of the U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS®) Program gives her keynote address.