FACILITIES AND RESOURCES All the facilities and infrastructure that are required for a success full achievement of a B.Sc. degree in marine biology and Coastal environment are available at the FMSC and the Marine Science Station (MSS). Other research and teaching apparatus, instrumentation, supplies, and consumables and chemicals are routinely included within the plans and budget of the FMSC. Lecture halls Various capacities of lecture halls (50-90 students/hall) are available in the FMSC and MSS. All are well equipped with the necessary lecturing materials and tools. Laboratories Specialized labs are available at the FMSC and MSS for teaching: 1- Different Biology Courses 2- Biochemistry, Organic Chemistry and Analytical Chemistry Courses. 3- Geology and Physics Courses. 4- Microbial Molecular Biology courses. 5- Geological Oceanography courses. 6- Physical Oceanography courses. Besides, computer labs and GIS lab are available at the FMSC and are equipped with adequate and up-to-date tools, software and computers to serve the learning process. Research laboratories Various research laboratories are available in the FMSC and at the MSS that are open for FMSC students to serve the learning process and research purposes in the following fields: 1- Coral eco-physiology 2- Fishery 3- Benthos and Plankton 4- Chemistry 5- Physical oceanography 6- Aquaculture All these research labs are equipped with adequate and up-to-date instruments and equipments to serve the FMSC students for the practical application of the courses in both departments. Besides, the research logistics are available at the MSS to be used for the purposes of training, teaching, field work and research, e.g. SCUBA diving unit, boat unit and aquarium.