To be the leader in fundamental and applied environmental scientific research in the Gulf Region, with a strong global profile.
Qatar has a rich marine cultural heritage and a biodiverse environment. The mission of the ESC is to understand and protect this precious natural resource for the benefit of the Qatari people.
The ESC, as the premier environmental science research center in Qatar will utilize state-of-the-art resources to conduct cutting-edge research in Marine Science (including physical & chemical oceanography, and marine biology); Atmospheric Science; and Earth & Terrestrial Sciences.
Our staff are dedicated to the sustainable development and stewardship of Qatar's unique natural environment.