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                   consortium in West Africa

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Project structure


WP 1. Observation and modelling of ocean physics and biogeochemistry supporting the ecosystem approach to marine management

PIs:
Peter Brandt, GEOMAR (Kiel, Germany);
Alban Lazar, LOCEAN (Paris, France);
Bamol Saw, LOSEC (Ziguinchor, Senegal).


  • Task 1.1 Assessing a highly variable oceanic environment
    •  Sub-Task 1.1.1 Gathering and analysis of historical and recent environmental datasets
    •  Sub-Task 1.1.2 An Enhanced Observing Period for assessing the variable environment
  • Task 1.2 Modelling the variability of the environment
    •  Sub-Task 1.2.1 Modelling the main physical processes
    • Sub-Task 1.2.2 Modelling the main fluxes
    • Sub-Task 1.2.3 Description, modelling and mechanisms of the regional circulation of Cape Verde islands
  • Task 1.3 Observation and simulation synthesis: towards prescription and early warning tools
    • Sub-Task 1.3.1 Assessing the predictability of the environment variability from a few weeks to several years ahead
    • Sub-Task 1.3.2 A Long-term Observing Period for assessing the inter-annual variable environment

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