and International Projects Undertaken
International Projects Completed
- Pakistan-US Cooperative programme in
Oceanoghraphy of the Arabian Sea.
Influence of oxygen minimum on Geochemistry of Arabian Sea Sediments
(PAKOMIN), a collaborative programme between NIO Pakistan and BGR Germany.
Survey of Malan Island (offshore Makran) and fieldtrip to onshore
mud volcanoes, BGR, Germany.
The Makran Accretionary wedge off-Pakistan, Tectonic evolution and
fluid migration, BGR, Germany.
Marine scientific reserach programmes: Oceanographic cruise
"CHAMAK-WINMO" in the norther Arabian Sea. Institute Francais du
Assessment Programme for the Tasaman Spirit Oil Spill- Phase 1: Short Term
and Hydrodynamic study of Bundal Island and its environs for restoration/
protection and reclamation.
of multi-disciplinary oceanographic research vessel.
for the Extension of Continental Shelf of Pakistan from 200m to 350m (As
per the provision of Article 76 of UNCLOS).
of National Institute of Oceanography, Pakistan: Ocean Technology, Coastal
Zone Management and Remote Sensing.
of Oil Spill and Bioremedial measures to mitigate the effects on marine
environment along the Clifton Beach and adjoining areas of Karachi.
(September 2003, NIO, PCSIR, CMG)
of Multi-purpose Crustacean Hatchery and Jumbo Shrimp Farming.
- Study of Heavy Metal
Pollution Level & Impact in the Fauna & Flora of Karachi and
Gwadar Coasts. Sponsored by WWF, Pakistan.
Assessment of Persistence Organic Pollutants (Pesticides) in the Coastal
Marine Environment of Karachi and adjoining creeks of Indus Delta.
Sponsored by Pesticide Action Network North America (PANNA-USA) and Global
Green Fund (GGF).
Assessment of Pesticides and DDTs Contamination in the Coastal Marine
Environment of Karachi and adjoining creeks (Gizri/Korangi creeks) of
Indus Delta. Sponsored by WWF, Pakistan.
- Bed Level Survey of
LBOD Tidal Link, KPOD, DPOD and Shah Samando creek at outfall of Tidal
link . Sponsored by WAPDA.
- Biodiversity of
Planktonic Stages of Economically Important fish with reference to
Hydrodynamical Forces in the two major Indus Delta creeks., (WWF 50021701)
2001-02. Project is sponsored by WWF, Pakistan.
- Hydraulic Monitoring
of Tidal Link Drain (LBOD), 1992 - 2002. Sponsored by WAPDA.
- Feasibility Study To Restore
and Develop Bundal and Khiprianwala Islands. The study was sponsored by
Pakistan Defence officers Housing Authority (DHA), May, 2001.
- Impact Assessment of
cyclone 2A on the Coastal Environment of Thatta and Badin, Sindh was
sponsored by WWF-Pakistan.
- The Study of Risk
Assessment of the Cyclone/Storm Surges on the ICI PTA Plant in the
Industrial Zone of the Port Qasim, July, 2000. The project was sponsored
by Hegler Baily (pvt) for ICI.
- Impact Assessment
Study on Coastal Zones, Sea level Rise and Monsoon Variations. (2000)
Pakistan National Communication.
- Hydrodynamics and
Hydraulic study of the Bundal Island. The study was sponsored by Pakistan
Navy, Nov., 1996.
- Hydrographic and
Environmental Survey for 206MW Steam Turbine plant, Abdullah Goth, Gadani,
Balochistan, April-July 1995. The project was sponsored by M/S Star/ABB
Energy Venture Limited.
- Hydrographic Survey
for 134 MW Barge Mounted Power Station at Korangi Creek, Karachi,
July-August 1995. The project was sponsored by M/S Far East Levingston Shipbuilding
- Marine Outfall study
for Karachi sewage disposal", 1992-1993. The project was sponsored by
Asian Development Bank, Manila, Phillippines for Karachi Water and Sewage
- Hydrographic Survey
and Hydraulic Investigation for Feasibility Study of 350 MW FEPCO Oil
Fired Power station at Khalifa Point, Hub, Balochistan, March - September
1992. The project was sponsored by M/S Fauji Foundation through M/S NESPAK
Engineering Pakistan Limited.
- Circulation Dynamics
of Nearshore waters Hub, Balochistan. Funded by M/S INteg International in
connection with the studies for HUBCO Power Plant at Hub, Oct.-Nov.,1991.
- Topographic and
Hydrographic Survey site investigation for imported Coal Fired Power Plant
Project at Gadani. A project of Pakistan Water and Power Development
Authority. The project was carried out in association with Techno Consult
April, 89- May 90.
- Hydrographic and
Oceanographic Survey for Pasni Fish Harbour from March-June 1985. The
project was sponsored by Engineering Consultant, Karachi.
- Feasibility Studies
for the extraction of Energy from Current and Haliohydrogravity along
Pakistan Coast, 1984-1985. The project was sponsored by Pakistan Science
- Hydraulic moinitoring
of LBOD in the Shah Samando Creek, Indus Delta.
- Study of the effects
of effluents from Pakistan Steel on the creek environment.
- Study and control of
Marine Biofouling problem at seawater supply and cooling system of
- Feasibility study for
marine outfall as long term option for disposal of sewage and waste waters
of Karachi city.
- Hydraulic &
Hydrodynamic study for the reclamation and development of Bundal Island.