Land, sea, and society: a multidisciplinary approach - CLME+ HUB

SEALINK    Land, sea, and society: a multidisciplinary approach

Brief Description:
The SEALINK Program will create the first comprehensive understanding of ocean pollution and coral reef health in the Dutch Caribbean. We will follow water and pollutants (including sewage, fertilizer, and human pathogens) from land to sea, and track how water motion and marine organisms move and change these substances. It will also measure coral reef growth in 3D. This information will be used in computer simulations to create new conservation scenarios with community input. The project will also study how community members use scientific information, which will help improve coral reef education and conservation globally

El programa SEALINK crear谩 una comprensi贸n integral de la contaminaci贸n del oc茅ano y la salud de los arrecifes de coral en el Caribe holand茅s. Se monitoreara el agua y los contaminantes (incluyendo aguas residuales, fertilizantes y pat贸genos humanos) de la tierra al mar, y y se rastrear谩 c贸mo el movimiento del agua y los organismos marinos se mueven y estas sustancias cambian. Tambi茅n medir谩 el crecimiento de los arrecifes de coral en 3D. Esta informaci贸n se utilizar谩 en simulaciones por computadora para crear nuevos escenarios de conservaci贸n con aportes de la comunidad. El proyecto tambi茅n estudiar谩 c贸mo los miembros de la comunidad utilizan la informaci贸n cient铆fica, lo que ayudar谩 a mejorar la educaci贸n y conservaci贸n de los arrecifes de coral a nivel mundial.
Lead Organization : Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies
Donor: Dutch Minister of Education, Culture and Science
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Geographic Scope: Multicountry (regional)
Project Status: Ongoing
   Last Update: 29/03/2021

Start Date: 2021-02-01
End Date: 2026-02-01
Project Profile Manager: Mark Vermeij
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Partners: University of Amsterdam, CARMABI Cura莽ao, Caribean Netherlands Science Institute, Nethelands Institute for Sea Researc, Technical University Delft, Wageningen University, Utrech University, Free University of Amsterdam, Netherlands Insitute for Sea Research
Grant (USD): $3,730,300.00
Total co-financing (USD): $0.00
(Co) financing not originating from GEF:
Participating Country(s):
 Aruba  Cura莽ao  Saint Maarten
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