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MAPMED Training activities

31st May – 5th June 2015


 Port El Kantaoui, Tunisia



The training activities aimed to transfer information regarding the environmental quality assessment based on water characterization in port areas, through theoretical presentations and discussions, and practical field classes about instruments used in field sampling campaigns, in view of producing a protocol for impact assessment.



Sunday 31st May 2015

Participant’s and Trainers arrival to Tunisia and transfer by Taxi from the airport to El Kantaoui.





Monday 1st of June 2015

08:30 – 09:30 Official opening
Brief Introduction of the participants
Scope & Objectives of the Training


09:30 – 10:00 Coffee break

10:00 – 11:30 Environmental quality assessment based on water characterization


11:30 – 13:00 Environmental quality assessment based on sediment characterization



13:00 – 14:30 Lunch

14:30 – 16:00 Environmental impact assessment



16:00 – 16:30 Coffee break

16:30 – 18:00 Marinas and ports: Hot spots of non indigenous species



 Tuesday 2nd of June 2015



09:00 – 10:30 Restoration of seawater by bioremediation treatments using bacterioplankton



10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break

11:00 – 12:30 Sediment management and treatment in port areas



12:30 – 14:00 Lunch

14:00 – 15:30 Environmental Management systems applied to ports



15:30 – 16:00 Coffee break

16:00 – 17:30 Laws concerning hydrocarbon pollution and sediments management




Wednesday 3rd of June 2015

09:00 – 10:30 GIS application in assessing environmental quality within a port area IGSR


10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break


11:00 – 13:00 Practical training


13:00 – 14:30 Lunch


14:30 – 16:00 Practical training


16:00 – 16:30 Coffee break


16:30 – 17:30 Practical training



Thursday 4th of June 2015

09:00 – 10:30 Practical training


10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break


11:00 – 13:00 Practical training


13:00 – 14:30 Lunch


14:30 – 17:00 Practical training


17:00 – 17:30 Closing training and deliverance of participation certificate



 Friday 5th of June 2015

Participant’s and Trainers departure and transfer from El Kantaoui to the airport





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