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Earth Institute Research Projects

Improving Availability of Climate Information in Madagascar

Lead PI: Dr Tufa Dinku

Unit Affiliation: International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI)

April 2012 - April 2013
Inactive
Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; Madagascar
Project Type: Research

DESCRIPTION: Improve the availability and quality of climate time series for Madagascar by combining sation observations with satellite proxies

OUTCOMES: Trained Met Service staff; Quality-controlled station data; 30-year time series of rainfall and temperature data at ten-daily time scale and for every 10km grid across the country

SPONSOR:

Cellule de Prevention et Gestion des Urgences, Madagascar

FUNDED AMOUNT:

$47,434

EXTERNAL COLLABORATORS:

Direction Generale de la Meteorologie, Cellule de Prevention et Gestion des Urgences

KEYWORDS

satellites climate services climate data climate and society

THEMES

Modeling and Adapting to Future Climate