|MEL Fact Sheet|
MARiS is an international database designed to provide information on radioactivity in the marine environment. Numerous scientists, institutions and organizations have contributed data to MARiS enhancing its usability. For further information please read this leaflet or visit MARiS webpage : http://maris.iaea.org
Preservation of a healthy marine environment and the sustainable development of marine resources are major tasks of the IAEA. As the unique marine laboratories in the UN system, MEL is designed to respond to regular requests for technical assistance not only from other UN agencies, but also its Member States, providing a better understanding of the monitoring and protection of the oceans through training courses and technical cooperation projects.