About the Section The Section of Physical and Environmental Marine Sciences has two subsections namely, Physical and Chemical Sciences. Research themes under chemical subsection include pollution, natural products and ocean – land - atmosphere interactions, while the physical sub-section combines physical oceanography, marine geology, geophysics and marine technology. The Section offers postgraduate courses contributing to our MSc programme by course work and dissertation. More information about research, collaborations, infrastructure, equipment, etc. is available on the Institute’s website: www.ims.udsm.ac.tz Activities The Section follows similar aims and objectives of the Institute of Marine Sciences, which are: (a) To undertake research in all aspects of Physical and Applied Marine Sciences; (b) To provide postgraduate studies in Physical and Applied Marine Sciences; and ((c) To provide advisory and consultancy services in Marine Affairs, related to aspects of hydrodynamics, pollution and solid waste management; The staff are available for supervision of MSc. and Ph.D Theses in aspects of Physical, Chemical and Environmental Marine Sciences.