Coastal Research Institute (CORI), is a governmental organization established in 1972 as an urgent need for monitoring and protecting the Egyptian coasts. CORI is one of the twelve institutes of the National Water Research Center (NWRC).

Technical Library

The institute has main library in Abu Quir station and a branch one in the main in El-Pharaana. These libraries have more than 1000 books and reports related to coastal engineering and oceanography.