The Joint WMO-IOC Technical Commission for Oceanography and Marine Meteorology

Training Opportunity in Gulf of Guinea and North Atlantic Region


MF-trainingApplications for theTraining Workshop on Marine Forecasting (3-7 March 2014, Dakar, Senegal) are now being received.

This event is designed for marine forecasters and metocean scientists in the Gulf of Guinea and North Atlantic regions, including Gambia, Mauritania, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Guinea Conakry, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Nigeria, Cape Verde and Guinea Bissau.

This 5-day workshop aims to enhance understanding on wave dynamics and available tools for ocean forecasting, in particular, on operational wave modelling and products. The training to be provided during the workshop will include lectures on wave dynamics; status of operational ocean forecasting; available forecasting products for the interest of the Region; and in particular, hands-on training sessions on wave modelling. 

For further information and to apply, see the workshop web page >>>



Hosted by
UNESCO/IOC Project Office for IODE Oostende, Belgium