The World Harbour Project (http://www.worldharbourproject.org)

The World Harbour Project (http://www.worldharbourproject.org)

The World Harbour Project is a SIMS initiative aimed to facilitate, link and enhance programs of research and management across major urban harbours of the world, in order to help build resilience globally for these iconic urban waterways and the cities that surround them. SARCCM is both a part of this initiative and an independent research centre, at UNSW and is taking the lead to facilitate Chinese partnerships in the WHP.

The Chinese partners are: Jiaozhou Bay in Qingdao (Ocean University of China, Qingdao Environment Protection Bureau), and Shanghai Port (East China Normal University). Other international partners include:

  • Sydney (Australia): SIMS and the Sydney Harbour Research Project
  • Auckland (New Zealand): Massey University
  • Singapore: National University of Singapore, The Singapore Centre on Environmental Life Sciences Engineering
  • Jakarta (Indonesia): Bandung Institute of Technology
  • Abu Dhabi / Dubai (the United Arab Emirates): New York University @ Abu Dhabi
  • Rio de Janeiro (Brazil): Federal Fluminense University (UFF)
  • St. Georges (Grenada): Dept. of Agriculture and Fisheries
  • Chesapeake Bay (USA): Smithsonian Environmental  Research Centre