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Gender male
Job title Senior research Officer (Maitre de recherche) Chairman IOCEA
Department Research station for Fisheries and oceanography
Ministry of Scientific Research and Innovation (MINRESI)-Institute of Agricultural Research for Development (IRAD)Specialized Research Centre for Marine Ecosystems (CERECOMA) POBox 219 Kribi
South Region
Regions Mediterranean Sea - Western Basin
Tel 237-333-20-71(office) / 237 77 61 12 53(Mobile)
Fax 237 33 46 14 15(Fax)
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Degree 1-Doctorat in Oceanography,2-DEA in Oceanography,3-Maitrise in Oceanography,4-Diplome d'Etudes Superieures ecologie Tropicale,Licence sciences Nature
Job type Research , Data Management , Information Management & Library , Natural Resource Management
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Fisheries, Aquaculture , Marine Biotechnology, Marine Products , Pollution , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Fisheries, Aquaculture , Marine Biotechnology, Marine Products , Pollution
Research Activities I carry out research on marine ecology(marine hydrobiology, phytoplankton and zooplankton research) and environment(marine pollution monitoring), in integrated coastal area management, marine and coastal resource management. Consultancy work on the field of fisheries in Congo, integrated coastal Management in Cameroon,in Marine pollution in East africa(March 1997), regional coordination of IOC project on marine debris solid waste management in the gulf of Guinea from 1995 to 2000, icam expert, expert for the DR Congo for the extension of their continental shelf, elected chairman of iocea during IOCEA VI held in Accra Ghana from 28 to 30 March 2010 etc

Les activités de recherches sont menées dans les domaines tels que : la gestion intégrée des côtes, l?écologie marine (étude du plancton et de la biodiversité, hydrologie marine et côtière, productivité marine) et pollution (contrôle de la pollution marine et côtière, charges polluantes chez des organismes marins, les effets de polluants), conservation des habitats marins et côtiers (control et réduction de l?érosion côtière, protection des mangroves, aires protégées marines). J?ai aussi mené des activités de consultations dans les divers domaines des sciences de la mer et des pêches
Research Region 38
Comments I have working experience with the United Nations systems such FAO, UNIDO, IOC-UNESCO. I belong to many scientific societies and group of experts, I am presently the chairman of the IOCEA
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr Jean FOLACK)

FOLACK J. [1999b]. Impacts de la pollution sur les ressources aquatiques vivantes des zones côtières au Cameroun Actes de la cinquième Session du Comité Interafricain sur l?Océanographie et les Pêches maritime et continentale. Eds. Mbaye Ndoye, OUA/CSTR, ISBN 978-2453-49-8 : 29-41
FOLACK J. [1999a]. Marine Pollution in Cameroon(Gulf of Guinea). State and remedies for successful control and monitoring. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Marine Pollution.Monaco , 5-9 October 1998 , IAEA-TECDOC-1064. ISSN 1011-4289, IAEA-SM-354/138P :468-470.
FOLACK J. [1998b]. The state of coastal erosion in Cameroon. Proceedings of the First Symposium on the IOCEA Cruise on Nearshore Dynamics and Sedimentology of the Gulf of Guinea. Eds. A. Chidi Ibe Larry F. Awosika, Kouame Aka. IOC/UNIDO : ISBN 2910526-21-6, 181-187.
FOLACK J. [1998c]. Status of marine Debris monitoring and options for solid waste management in the Gulf of Guinea.Proceedings of the First Regional Symposium on the Gulf of Guinea Large Marine Ecosystem. Eds. A. Chidi Ibe, A.A. Oteng-Yeboah, S.G. Zabi, D. Afolabi. UNIDO/UNDP/GEF, ISBN 9988606012263, 176-187
GABCHE C.E., FOLACK J., YONGBI G.C. [1998]. Tarball Levels on some beaches in Cameroon. Marine Pollution Bulletin.36 (7) : 535-539.ENOH E.P., MBENKUM T.F., MBOME I.L., FOLACK J. [1998]. The state of Cameroon?s coastal and marine environment. In state of the Coastal and Marine Environment of the Gulf of Guinea. Eds. A.Chidi Ibe S.G. Zabi, UNIDO/UNDP/GEF. ISBN 2-910526- 24-0, 35-41
FOLACK J. [1997b]. Analysis of the coastal zone of Cameroon. Actes du Colloque Aménagement et Protection de l?Environnement Littoral, Bordomer 97, Bordeaux, France.Tome 2 , 330-337.
FOLACK J. [1997a]. Impact of human activities on river resources in Cameroon. Proceedings of the FAO Conference on African Inland Fisheries, Aquaculture and the Environment. Eds. K. Remane. FAO Fishing New Books, ISBN O-85238-238-3, 15-25.
FOLACK J., YOUMBI T.J. [1996]. Le secteur pisciculture au Cameroun. Actes de la Quatrième Session du Comité Inter-africain de l?O.U.A. sur l?Océanographie, les Pêches maritime et continentale. Pointe Noire, République du Congo. Eds. K.O. Adeniji : OUA/CSTR ,ISBN 978-2453-41-2, 145-159.
FOLACK J. [1995]. I ndustrial catch of small coastal Pelagic Fish in Cameroon. Sci. Mar. 59(3-4), 549- 554
FOLACK J. [1995]. The present state of the marine coastal ecosystem in Cameroon and human impacts. Proceedings of a UNESCO Regional Seminar of human impacts on coastal ecosystems, their response and management problems. UNESCO Reports in Marine Science, 66, 49-64.
FOLACK J., NJIFONJOU O. [1995]. Characteristics of marine artisanal Fisheries in Cameroon The IDAF Newsletter, 28, 18-21.
FOLACK J., [1994]. The need for remote sensing for the study of temperature and currents in Cameroon marine coastal waters. Proceedings of the WMO/IOC Technical Conference on Space-based Ocean Observations. WMO/TD, 649, 221-224
RASOANARIVO R., FOLACK J., CHAMPALBERT G., BECKER B. [1991]. Relation entre les communautés phytoplanctoniques et l?alimentation des larves de Sardina pilchardus Walb. Dans le Golfe de Fos (Méditerranée occidentale) influence de la lumière sur l?activité alimentaire des larves. J. Exp. M. Biol. Ecol. 151, 83-92
FOLACK J., BERLAND B., TRAVERS M.[1989]. Les Populations Phytoplanctoniques d?une zone mytilicole : l?Anse de Carteau (Méditerranée Nord-Occidentale). Marine Nature. 2(1) , 63-78.
FOLACK J. [1989]. Etude préliminaire du phytoplancton d?une zone côtière d?exploitation crevetticole (Kribi-Cameroun, Golfe de Guinée-Atlantique Centre-Est). Cam. J. Biol. Biochem. Sci. 2(1),: 51-65
FOLACK J. [1988]. Estimation et dégradation de la chlorophylle a dans une zone crevetticole Kribi- Cameroun(Golfe de Guinée). Cam. J. Biol. Biochem. Sci. 1(2) , 35-43.
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Group(s): IOC , GOOS , IODE , JCOMM , Data Management Programme Area (DMPA) , OOS , GOOS National Focal Points , I-GOOS (dissolved 2011)
Created: 2001-11-13 Last Updated: 2013-06-12 by Jean FOLACK