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Community-based approaches for transformative climate services in Tanzania

KADI Dar es Salaam stakeholder workshop gathered together 25 participants from various backgrounds. The workshop day was not just full of dialogue, but also good food, laughter, team building activities, brief presentations, and new connections. One of the KADI project aims is to co-design climate services for urban context in three African cities – Abidjan, … Continue reading “Community-based approaches for transformative climate services in Tanzania”

ICOS Science Conference 2024: Call for Abstracts is Open!

The conference organisers are pleased to open the Call for Abstracts to ICOS Science Conference 2024! The conference takes place 10-12 September in Versailles Palais des Congrès, France, and online. With the overarching theme “From GHG observations through science to services”, the sessions cover ICOS’s three domains – Atmosphere, Ecosystem and Ocean. Abstracts from KADI participants are … Continue reading “ICOS Science Conference 2024: Call for Abstracts is Open!”

Ocean scientists call for increased efforts towards a global surface ocean carbon observing system

Late last year, over a hundred ocean carbon scientists from around the world met at Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ) in Oostende, Belgium, to review the status of the Surface Ocean Carbon Value Chain and decide on specific improvements to the structure, process and information sharing. Now they have released a declaration for focused international and … Continue reading “Ocean scientists call for increased efforts towards a global surface ocean carbon observing system”

New publication on the greenhouse gas emission trends across Africa over the last 3 decades

Earlier in January, a new review article written by Mounia Mostefaoui and colleagues was published in Earth System Science Data. The aim of the publication was to assess African anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions and removals by using different data products, including inventories and process-based models, and to compare their relative merits with inversion data coming … Continue reading “New publication on the greenhouse gas emission trends across Africa over the last 3 decades”

Call for session proposals is now open for ICOS Science Conference 2024!

The organisers are excited to invite the scientific and research community to propose sessions for the ICOS Science Conference 2024! ICOS Science Conference 2024 will be a hybrid event held at the Versailles Palais des Congrès, France, and virtually on 10-12 September, 2024. The overarching theme of the conference is “From GHG observations through science … Continue reading “Call for session proposals is now open for ICOS Science Conference 2024!”

How to reduce Africa’s undue exposure to climate risks

A new article recently published in Nature highlighted the ways Africa is being disproportionately impacted by climate change induced extreme weather. The authors, including KADI project partner Patricia Nying’uro from Kenya Meteorological Department, also suggested solutions and next steps for climate risk reduction. “Our new paper highlights that in order to cushion African countries from … Continue reading “How to reduce Africa’s undue exposure to climate risks”

Events

KADI at the EGU24

14-19th April, 2024 Vienna (Austria) and online The EGU General Assembly 2024 brings together geoscientists from all over the world to one meeting covering all disciplines of the Earth, planetary, and space sciences. The EGU aims to provide a forum where scientists, especially early career researchers, can present their work and discuss their ideas with … Continue reading “KADI at the EGU24”

KADI side event at COP28: CLIMATE SERVICES FOR DECISION-MAKERS

COP28 side event, 6 December 2023, 16:45- 18:15 UTC+4 SE Room 6 and online ▶ Full programme here (PDF) ▶ See the concrete impact of local climate action in this Resilience Academy video Transformative climate services are crucial to leverage efficient climate mitigation actions. By mobilising available knowledge, resources and skills, accounting for local realities and using actual data from observations, … Continue reading “KADI side event at COP28: CLIMATE SERVICES FOR DECISION-MAKERS”

Training course on coastal carbon science and monitoring (Algoa Bay, South Africa)

As part of the KADI project, we invite 15 participants from the African continent to join a four-day training course on coastal oceanographic and carbon data collection, analysis and sharing. The course will take place in Gqeberha, South Africa 12-15 March 2024. The course will encompass sensor overview, hands-on training, fieldwork, data collection, data analysis … Continue reading “Training course on coastal carbon science and monitoring (Algoa Bay, South Africa)”

KADI Participation at the 7th Symposium of the African Group on Earth Observations

To connect to and collaborate with the African earth observation community, KADI participated in the  7th symposium of the African Group on Earth Observations (AfriGEO) which held in Swakopmund, Namibia from 18-23rd September 2023. KADI was presented in the session, ‘Data and Infrastructure’ which focused on existing infrastructure, barriers to data sharing, best case scenarios … Continue reading "KADI Participation at the 7th Symposium of the African Group on Earth Observations"

WCRP Open Science Conference

Open Science Conference of the World Climate Research Programme October 23 - 27, 2023 The 2nd Open Science Conference of the World Climate Research Programme (WCRP) will take place in Kigali, Rwanda, at the Kigali Convention Centre (KCC), from 23 to 27 October 2023, hosted by the Rwanda Environment Management Authority (REMA) on behalf of … Continue reading "WCRP Open Science Conference"

KADI project annual meeting

26-27 October, 2023 KADI annual meeting will be held in Kigali, Rwanda at the Lemigo Hotel . It is an internal project meeting organised by ICOS ERIC.