Initiative Type: Projects

Belém Statement Area: Ocean Observation

Initiative Location: Brazil,United States of America

Time Frame: 2008 - Ongoing


The MOVAR project is completing 10 years and has occupied that line more that 40 times part of the NOAA High Density XBT Programme (line AX97). The project has had continuous support from many individuals and institutions in Brazil and abroad: FURG, UFBA, CNPq, NOAA/AOML, Brazilian Navy(DHN/CHM) and Brazil-GOOS Programme. Finally, the project has been active in the capacity building in Brazil, helping to train more that 30 young oceanographers and undergrad students during the past 10 years.

Contact: Mauro Cirano - Rio de Janeiro Federal University (UFRJ)

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