Future University Hosts a Workshop on Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems
Dr. El Tayeb Mustafa, the President of the Future University, inaugurated on Tuesday 3/5/2016, the training workshop on Remote Sensing and the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and their applications on the coastal environment of the Red Sea. Dr. El Tayeb pointed out the general objectives of the training workshop which organized by Cousteau Institute in cooperation with Future University and the Faculty of Marine Science of the Red Sea University.
Dr. Al Tayeb Saeed Ganawa, the Dean Faculty of GIS, Future University, also addressed the opening session welcoming the participants and emphasizing the role of the faculty in providing the infrastructures needed for GIS and remote sensing studies.
Dr. Abdulrahman Al Tahir, the Safety and the Environment Expert, focused on the importance of such training workshops especially for the Red Sea region and the necessity of the industrial private sector participation in preventing the environmental hazards associated with the developmental projects in the Red Sea coast.
Dr. Tariq Shukshak, the General Manager of Science and Environment Institute of Cousteau confirmed the continuity and the cooperation of Cousteau in organizing and implementing such programs that aim to improve the skills of the participants.
It is worth to be mentioned that, the implementation of this workshop is a result of the Cooperation Agreement between Future University, Cousteau Institute, and the Future University Protocol with Red Sea University with 17 participants representing the Future University staff and students, Marine Science students of the Red Sea University, Industrial sector, GIAD, and UNESCO/Cousteau-ECO-Technie Chair.
It is known that the UNESCO/Cousteau-ECO-Technie Chair was established in 2004 within the frame of the Cooperation Agreement between the Future University and the UNESCO which was signed by Dr. Abubaker Mustafa, the Chairman of Future University Board of Trustees and Mr. Mat Sepora on behalf of the UNESCO.
Preparations are going on for the annual meeting of the UNESCO/Cousteau-ECO-Technie Chair to review the achievements of the last years and approve the next year plans