UAEU conducts lecture on importance of preserving ozone layer
The event took place on Sept. 20 and was attended by faculty members and students from Al Zaydia Secondary School and Al Nashaa Al Saleh Private School, as well as Dr. Ahmed Murad, dean of the College of Science.
Murad welcomed the students by highlighting the importance of social awareness and humanity's effect on the environment.
“This lecture is part of the university’s contribution to educating the society about the importance of the world’s ozone layer,” Murad said. “The university seeks to raise environmental awareness within the community, by holding a series of lectures on this topic. The ozone layer is a serious issue affecting the world. Therefore, international organizations have made 16th of September a day to mark its global importance.”
Dr. Mahmoud Abu Saima, from the Department of Geology in the College of Science, performed the lecture by identifying the scientific explanation of the ozone layer, highlighting actions needed across the globe to protect it and UAE’s position in protecting the ozone layer.