Responsibilities

  • National Oceanographic and Environmental Data Center;
  • Early warning and mitigation tsunami system for Northwest Atlantic, the Mediterranean and the connected seas (IOC);
  • National operator of integrated physical, chemical and biological monitoring system of the marine environment;
  • National scientific responsible for the implementation of the Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD);
  • Focal Points within the Black Sea Commission for: Biodiversity, Pollution, Land-based sources pollution, ICZM, Fisheries and other marine living resources; ACCOBAMS focal point;
  • Regional activity center for environmental aspects of fisheries and other marine living resources management;
  • National scientific responsibilities for fisheries data collection and marine living resoirces stock assessment;
  • National scientific responsible for the General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean (GFCM);
  • Coordinator of the International South-Eastern Europe Secretariat of the Balkan Environmental Association (B.EN.A.);
  • Coordinator of the environmental professions and fisheries training centers;
  • Custodian of the Vama Veche-2 Mai (ROSCI0269) Marine Reserve.