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The ecosystems in coastal areas are at risk of suffering from the impact of unsustainable development. Therefore, the form of the coast has become subject to change constantly as a result of human activities and the effects of weathering. And coastal environment in the Red Sea region that contains the wealth of unique environmental, cultural, and economic resources is in need for action to protect these resources and preserve them from these effects. Coastal Environment specialization aims to examining the interaction between the environment and living organisms on the coast and what is connected to it from land, rivers and tributaries. It also aims to reach a better understanding of the living and non-living resources, including the atmosphere, water and beaches and related aspects of economic, historical, educational, research, and aesthetic values of coastal marine environment. Our department provides the latest knowledge of the basic science of life and coastal marine resources and the factors that affect them, in addition to educating our students on the ways and means of protection and management, in order to achieve the national goals for higher education, through the development of competitive programs at the undergraduate level. The department is keen on providing academic programs of high quality. Therefore, the study plans for undergraduate programs is comparable to similar programs offered in regional and international universities, and meet the requirements for national and international accreditation. The department aims to graduate cohorts with the necessary scientific and practical skills to meet the high requirements of the labor market. The University of Jordan-Aqaba has provided for this department multiple lecture halls, teaching and research laboratories equipped with the state of the art scientific instruments.




Coastal environment


Coastal environment






Created at 6/19/2012 10:40 AM by Nada misk
Last modified at 11/9/2017 4:15 PM by eman al-absi