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Embouchure du fleuve Amazone, acquisition au large de l'Amazone du 16 Octobre 2017

23/08/21

AMAZOMIX campaign: Impact of physical processes on the marine ecosystem at the mouth of the Amazon

A multidisciplinary team of 17 French and Brazilian scientists will embark from August the 27th to October the 8th on board of the ANTEA, an oceanographic vessel of the French Oceanographic Fleet operated by Ifremer. From Cayenne, the ship will head to Brazilian waters and explore the mouth of the...

Study of the vulnerability of the coastline to climate hazards (Nha Trang, Vietnam)

18/06/21

An acceleration of coastal overtopping around the world

The combination of sea level rise, tides, storm surge and waves has increased the overtopping of natural and artificial coastal protection by nearly 50% in the last two decades. This revelation comes from an international study coordinated by IRD, involving international partners. The study was...

CROCO partners

11/02/21

[Project] CROCO - Coastal and Regional Ocean COmmunity model

International Research Group-South (GDRI-Sud) 2022 – 2024 South Africa, Mozambique, Colombia, Chile, Ivory Coast, Mexico, Peru, Senegal, Tunisia, Vietnam

Stormy sky

19/10/20

[Project] SeaSpots - Changes in the annual climate cycle over South Africa and ocean hotspots

South Africa

The Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna delta as seen from the European Space Agency (ESA) Envisat satellite.

06/01/20

A better estimate of water-level rise in the Ganges delta

For the first time, scientists have provided reliable regional estimates of land subsidence and water-level rise in the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna delta. Depending on the region of the delta, water-level rise could reach 85 to 140 cm by 2100. The work, published in PNAS on 6 January 2020 by...

The Kenyan coast from above.

[Project] OceanFrontCHANGE - Managing Ocean Front Ecosystems for Climate Change

January 2020 - December 2022 Kenya, Mozambique, Germany, United States

Fleuve Amazone

Rivers, Climate and People

Earth’s major rivers are essential to development due to their resources and transportation potential.

Plongée sous l'ombre d'un radeau de sargasses

Ocean Resources

The Ocean Resources research teams take an integrated approach to marine development research, particularly focussing on processes that affect the intertropical zone.

Launching of a CTD-rosette.

[Project] Marine sciences: from VIBES to ICEMASA

A long-term French-South African partnership 2017 - today South Africa

Student training at the University of Western Cape, South Africa.

Research in Southern Africa

Research projects are defined and carried out jointly by the researchers and their counterparts in Southern Africa.