Maldives. Maldives The country of Islands. Maldives The country of Islands The islands of Hospitality. July-September, 2005 Islamic Development Bank. Consultancy to Ministry of Planning and National Development of Maldives
The country of Islands
The country of Islands
The islands of Hospitality
Islamic Development Bank
Consultancy to Ministry of Planning and National Development of Maldives
for planning issues of coastal utilization and island access facilities
but not simple
Science in International Level
Specific Solutions COMPASS
Meeting place of Problems and Solutios
Specific Solutions COMPASS
Meeting place of Guests and Hospitality
Understanding the unique problems of Maldives and
Contributing the assessment and solution procedures
from different disciplines
welcomed the officers in the Ministries in Maldives Government to provide the environment for direct contact and initiate/develop collaboration with the international organizations and also with the distinguished scientists, decision makers, administrative, and participants.
The conference will be very beneficial for all participating organizations, individuals and Maldives officials to discuss the problems, share experiences for specific solutions and initiate further cooperation for successful sustainable development and utilization of coastal and marine resources .
COASTAL AND OCEAN ENGINEERING, DATA COLLECTION, ANALYSIS, MODELLING, GUIDELINES FOR ENGINERERING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ISSUES
• Coastal and ocean hydrodynamics, circulation• Coastal and ocean engineering• Design parameters and their determination• Modeling of coastal, oceanographic, environmental problems• Coastal sediment transport, shoreline changes, erosion, scour• Sea level changes, rise and consequences• Coastal and ocean engineering, coastal utilizat ion and
development, access improvement• Serviceability, functionality and stability of coastal structures• Planning, harbor development, privatization, marine transport• Air-land-ocean interaction, wind and wave climate• Monitoring of coastal env ironment• Innovation in island protection• GIS Applications
DISASTERS, DISASTER MANAGEMENT AND RESILIENCY
• Use of remote sensing technology and geographic information systems in disaster management• Geography, geology, geophysics, geomorphology, sedimentology; volcanology• Volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, floods, storm surges, landslides, marine hazards and coastal disasters• Assessment, awareness, mitigation, and management of disasters• Warning systems, national and international cooperation and collabo ration for disaster preparedness• Training, education, community participation for disaster mitigation• Risk and risk management• Social Impact,• Information Technologies
COASTAL AND OCEAN SYSTEMS AND CONSERVATION
• Coastal, oceanographic, physical, chemical, biological, ecological, environme ntal processes and their consequences• Coral Ecosystems• Ecosystem and landscape of remote islands• Atolls and dynamics in atoll• Conservation issues, biodiversity, fisheries, aquaculture• Underwater operations, ship wrecks, habitat protection, endangered species• Protected areas, marine aqua parks
INTEGRATED COASTAL AND OCEAN MANAGEMENT, SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
• Organizational arrangements for coastal and ocean management• Corals, coral islands, beaches, lagoons, reefs, atolls• Sources and level of pollution, pollution control and remedies• Legislative, economic and social issues• Water storage and fresh water management in coral islands• Agriculture and aquaculture management in small remote islands• Marine Food Resources• Environmental impact assessment (EIA) and Environmental Impact• Sustainable development of coral islands• Safari tourism, tourism planning, management and development• Marinas , small craft harbors, yachting
39 from 12 countries
55 from 17 countries
Abdalla, Saleh (ECMWF UK)Diposaptono, Subandono (Ministry of Fisheries, Indonesia)Ergin, Aysen (METU Turkey)Eskijian, Martin (USA)Fujima, Koji ( National Defence Academy , Japan)Güler, Isikhan (Yüksel Proje int. Co., Turkey)Gusiakov, Viaecheslav ( Novorosibirsk , Russia)Hedges, Terry (University of Liverpool UK)Hilmy Ismail (Honorary Consulate of Turkey in Maldives)Ho Sin Chye (Director of National Oceanography Directorate , Malaysia)Imamura, Fumihiko (Tohoku University , Japan)Hadibah, Ismail (Universiti Teknologi Malaysia , Malaysia)Karadag, Aysem (METU Turkey)Kong, Laura (UNESCO ITIC USA)Liu Philip (Univ. of Cornell USA)Masri, Sami (USC, USA)Mayerle, Roberto (University of Kiel , Germany)Michalef, Anton (University of Malta) Mocellin, Jane (UNDP- Barbados)Mohamed, Ali (SAARC Coastal Zone Management Centre , Maldives) Naseer, Abdulla (Ministry of Fisheries, Agriculture & Marine Resources, Maldives)
Okal, Emile (Northwestern University USA)Pelinovsky, Efim (Nizhnny Novgorod State University , Russia)Rabinovich, Alexandr (Canada)Reeves, Dominic (University of Plymouth UK)Satake, Kenji (JMA, Japan)Shareef, Mohamed (Ministry of Planning and National Development of Maldives)Saleem, Ahmed (Environment Research Centre , Maldives)Sumer , Mutlu (Technical University of Denmark , Denmark)Mohamed Adam, Shiham (Marine Research Centre, Ministry of Fisheries, Agriculture & Marine Resources, Maldives)Shuto, Nobuo (Tohoku University, Japan)Synolakis, Costas (USC, USA)Tkalich, Pavel (NUS, Singapore)Tinti, Stefano (University of Bologna , Italy)Titov, Vasily (NOAA, PMEL , USA)Taymaz, Tuncay (ITU, Turkey)Vladimir Vladymyrov (IODE UNESCO- Belgium)Williams, Allan (University of Glamorgan , UK)Van der Meer, Jentsje (Van der Meer Consulting, Netherlands)Yeh, Harry (Oregon State University, USA)Yilmaz, Aysen (METU, Turkey)Yüksel, Yalçin (YTU, Turkey)
Honorary Minister Mr. Mohammed Saeed Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation of Maldives
Honorary Minister Mr. Hamdun Hameed Ministry of Planning and National Development of Maldives
Honorary Minister Prof. Veysel Eroglu
Ministry of Environment and Forestry of Turkey
Mr. Onder Kirac,
Director of Environmental Protection Agency for Special Protected Areas of Turkey
Dr. Mohamed Shareef
Dr. Mohamed Ali
Dr. Ahmed Slaeem
Dr. Mohamed Adam
Dr. Abdulla Naseer
Mr. Ismail Hilmy
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KINDNESS, FRIENDSHIP, EXPERTIZE , and
MALDIVES and MALDIVIANS
FOR FUTURE COMPASS EVENTS
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