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Event Western Indian Ocean Meeting
Date(s) Monday 19th January 2004
Tuesday 20th January 2004
Organiser The Royal Society
'Atmosphere - ocean - ecology dynamics in the Western Indian Ocean'


Better prediction of climatic variability for rain-fed agriculture and development of sustainable marine resource utilisation is critical for developing countries bordering the Indian Ocean. This inter-disciplinary meeting will discuss: new information on geological structure, history and paleo-oceanography of the Western Indian Ocean, coupled ocean - atmosphere climatologies, and interactions between physical oceanography, ocean productivity and regional fisheries.

Registration is free but people will need to pre-register for the event at There will be the opportunity to display a poster at the meeting as well, so if people are interested in doing so please contact