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From In Situ to satellite observations of pelagic Sargassum distribution and aggregation in the Tropical North Atlantic Ocean.
The present study reports on observations carried out in the Tropical North Atlantic in summer and autumn 2017, documenting Sargassum aggregations using both ship-deck observations and satellite sensor observations at ...
Best practices for Caribbean Fishers coping with Sargassum.
(Centre for Resource Management and Environmental Studies (CERMES), The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Cave Hill, Barbados, 2019)
What is Sargassum?
ERISNet: deep neural network for Sargassum detection along the coastline of the Mexican Caribbean.
Recently, Caribbean coasts have experienced atypical massive arrivals of pelagic Sargassum with negative consequences both ecologically and economically. Based on deep learning techniques, this study proposes a novel ...
Prevention and clean-up of Sargassum in the Dutch Caribbean.
(Dutch Caribbean Nature Alliance, Bonaire, Dutch Caribbean, 2019)
In 2011, the shores of several Caribbean islands and West African countries were inundated by unprecedented quantities of pelagic sargassum. Since then, influxes of this golden-brown seaweed have become a recurrent event ...
Strategic Sargassum Preparedness Plan.
(Fisheries Division, Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Fisheries,Commonwealth of Dominic, Commonwealth of Dominica, 2019)
The objective of the Sargassum Preparedness Plan is to address the impacts of sargassum while capitalizing from its opportunities. To thoroughly understand the current research on sargassum and how the influxes ...
Video monitoring framework in support of sargassum management,
The waters off Caribbean islands have seen large amounts of Sargassum seaweed during the last years (Wang and Hu, 2016). This record-breaking events of algae blooms and mass stranding started in earnest in 2011, then ...
Fact-finding Survey Regarding the Influx and Impacts of Sargassum Seaweed in the Caribbean Region: final report.
(Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism and Japan International Cooperation Agency, Belize, 2019)
The Caribbean region has suffered a sudden increase in the influx of Sargassum seaweed since 2011, and several countries in the region have requested support to the Government of Japan and the Japan International Cooperation ...