International Centre for Education, Marine and Atmospheric Sciences over Africa

Initiative Type: Infrastructures

BeleĢm Statement Area: Ocean Resources, Ocean Observation, Climate Variability

Initiative Location: France,South Africa

Time Frame: 2009-2018


ICEMASA is a scientific joint venture established between South African and French institutions focusing on marine and atmospheric sciences. ICEMASA aims at promoting cooperation in various research topics, ocean circulation, ocean-atmosphere exchanges, marine biogeochemistry, marine ecosystems and fisheries, along the margins of Southern Africa (Atlantic and Indian oceans) and in the Southern Ocean. Quantitative approaches (incl. numerical modelling) form an important component of the programme. Human capacity development in ocean sciences is deeply embedded in the ICEMASA mandate

Contact: Marine Research Institute of the University of Cape Town

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