National Institute of Oceanography (NIO) Pakistan and
State Key Laboratory of Estuarine and Coastal Research (SKLEC) China
During December 1-7, 2011, Dr Ali Rashid TABREZ (Acting Director General) and Dr. Samina KIDWAI (Research Officer) from the National Institute of Oceanography, Pakistan visited the State Key Laboratory of Estuarine and Coastal Research (SKLEC), East China Normal University (ECNU), and had a full discussion with Prof. Jing Zhang, Yunxuan Zhou, and colleagues from SKLEC on the collaborations between SKLEC/ECNU and NIO on the coastal and marine sciences. Taking into consideration of an agreement on science and technology cooperation between China and Pakistan, it is proposed that collaboration can be carried out in the cross-disciplinary domains in estuarine and marine sciences......detail
NIO was actively involved in the international Program in oceanography such as the North Arabian Sea Environment and Ecosystem Research (NASEER);
Pak-Dutch program examined the geology and geophysical aspects of Pakistan coastal and offshore areas; the Pak-German (PAKOMIN) program evaluated the characteristic oxygen minimum zones during pre and post monsoonal periods.