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Morphodynamics to Assess and Forecast Coastal Vulnerability in the Intertropical Zone
combining applied partnership and new generation remote sensing

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CSS5-IRD :  ALMAR, Rafael / Morphodynamics to Assess and Forecast Coastal Vulnerability in the Intertropical Zone Competencies of  ALMAR, Rafael , senior scientist
UMR LEGOS   Laboratory for Space Geophysics and Oceanography Studies

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The current research is entitled : Opportunities and challenges of applied research on coastal vulnerability in West Africa: 
from spatial observation to forecasting

•	Video: Saint-Louis Senegal coastal erosion from space research program (3'34" in French)
•	CNES Pleiades: The very high resolution satellites constellation (CNES)
•	LEGOS-LITTORAL: LEGOS team devoted to coasts self dynamics and relationships with sediments, climate patterns, continental shelves...
•	WACA-VAR : The WACA (West Africa Coastal Areas) interdisciplinary program for Mapping Vulnerability, Adaptation and Resilience in a changing climate.
Below: competencies in black when any are unique to R. Almar's profile in the current state of the database

artificial intelligenceartificial neural networkAtlantic ocean (intertropical)atlas editionBenincapacity buildingChileclimatic forcingcoastal processesdata (satellite)dynamical systemecosystem (coastal)environmentenvironment (marine)erosionextreme eventFAIR (Find, Access, Interoperate, Reuse) dataflood (fr: crue ou inondation)forecasting /  Geomorphology /  impact assesment (environment)impact assessment (water)integrative approachinter-tropical (region)Lidar (Laser aerial Imaging)machine - deep learningmatter transportation (Hydrology)model (mathematical)model (numerical)model (operational)model couplingMODELLINGmodelling (hydrological)modelling (mathematical)modelling (physics)modelling (predictive)monitoring (environmental) /  morphodynamics (coastal) /  multi-scale (spatial and temporal)multi-scale (spatial)multi-sensor approachnatural hazardocean circulationOceanographyoperational researchpatent filing (fr: dépot de brevet)remote sensingremote sensing VHSR (Very High Spatial Resolution)research cruiserisk (disaster)risk (environmental)risk assessmentsatellite productSDG 04 (Sust. Devel. Goal - Education)SDG 09 (Sust. Devel. Goal - Industry)SDG 11 (Sust. Devel. Goal - Cities)SDG 13 (Sust. Devel. Goal - Climate)SDG 14 (Sust. Devel. Goal - Oceans)sea levelsediment transportation (Hydrology)Senegalsocio-ecosystemsocio-hydrologytraining (fr: formation)UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, drone)UMR LEGOS (Space Geophys. Oceanogr. Studies Lab.)vulnerabilityWest Africa /


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