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Natural Sciences

Europe & North America


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Georgia is mainly involved in earth sciences-related projects, though several UNESCO Chairs have been implemented in the country on biosphere reserves, oceanography and environmental sciences management.

Below you can access the projects that are currently being implemented in the country within the framework of UNESCO’s Natural Sciences Sector.


People, Biodiversity and Ecology

- UNESCO Chair on Biosphere Reserves, established in 1999 at the Georgian State Agrarian University More

- UNESCO Chair in Environmental Sciences and Management, established in 1995 at the Technical University of Georgia More


- UNESCO Chair in Oceanography, established in 1997 at Tbilisi Ivane Javakhishvili State University More

Earth Sciences

- The Rheic Ocean: Its origin, evolution, and correlatives (IGCP, Project 497)

- Submarine Mass Movements and their Consequences (IGCP, Project 511)

- Coastal vulnerability related to sea level change (IGCP, Project 515)

- Black Sea-Mediterranean Corridor during the last 30,000 years: Sea level change and human adaptation (IGCP, Project 521)


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