Centre for in situ Observational Oceanography

CFOO is a regional, multi-institutional, Centre of Excellence in observational and operational oceanography, associated applied research and species management programs. Based in Cape Town at Oceans & Coasts (Department of Environmental Affairs), CFOO was established as one of 4 core components of the OceansAfrica Initiative intent on developing in situ observational and operational oceanography for the region through cost effective, high quality and technically advanced measurement and ocean observing systems for research, state of the ocean reporting, forecasting, engineering and renewable energy applications. R & D, training and human capacity development (post graduate studies), are central to all activities.

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