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C. E. F. R. E. M.
Centre de Formation et de Recherche sur l'Environnement Marin
Université de Perpignan
52, avenue Paul Alduy
66860 Perpignan   Cedex FRANCE
Tel : + 33 04 68 66 20 90
Fax : + 33 04 68 66 20 96
Email : cefrem@univ-perp.fr
Web Site : http://cefrem.univ-perp.fr/
Director : Dr Serge Heussner

Type of activities
research only academic, education
policy/planning envir. monitoring

Main sectors of research
marine biogeochemistry, land/sea, sea/atmosphere & sediment/water interfaces, carbon cycle, sedimentary environments

Current major projects
national :
ORME (Observatoire Régional Méditerranéen de l'Environnement) with Medias-france data base ;
européen :
ADIOS, INTERPOL (Sustainable Marine Ecosystems).

Number of local permanent staff
scientists : 19 others : 11

Indoor surface area (m2) available for
research : 1000 teaching :
others :

Conference room
no yes (number of seats : 50 )

Research vessel(s)
less than 12 m in length; number of vessels :
more than 12 m in length; number of vessels :
Brief description of vessels and on board scientific equipment :
national CNRS/INSU : 'Tethys II', Nereis II

Other major research facilities and equipment
service commun de microscopie électronique et microanalyse
pool of marine equipment common with the University of Barcelona

Ecosystem types available nearby

Areas of taxonomic expertise

Specimen collections
yes no
  Brief description :

Hosting facilities for visiting scientists
yes no

Training courses
yes no

Capacity and brief description of library

Type of research institution
governmental, national governmental, local
international academic
private other:


CIESM Guide of Marine Research Institutes