Nansen Tutu Center

Dept of Oceanography

University of Cape Town

Rondebosch, Cape Town, 7700, South Africa


Sharon.Bosma at


Nansen Tutu Center Students and board meeting presentation 2015

Tuesday 23 of February 0900 to 1220


Seminar room, Oceanography Dept, University Of Cape Town


9:00 Welcome Assoc Prof Mathieu Rouault


9:10-9:30 Daniel E. Schilperoort: The Effect of the Agulhas Current on Synthetic Aperture Radar Derived Wind Fields pdf

9:30-9:50: Rodrigue Anicet Imbol Koungue: Kelvin Wave Propagation in the Tropical Atlantic from 1998 to 2012 pdf

9:50:10:10: Arielle Stella Nkwinkwa Njouado: The annual cycle of ocean atmosphere interaction above the Agulhas Current pdf

10:10-10:30Tharone Rapeti: Assessing the benefit of assimilating satellite SST in addition to along-track SLA in the Agulhas System pdf

10:30-11:00 tea

1100-11:20 Georges-Noel Tiersmondo Longandjo Sea surface temperature rainfall relationship over eastern equatorial Atlantic

11:20-11:40 Khushboo Jhugroo: Regional features of the phytoplankton bloom cycle in the Sub-Antarctic Zone of the Atlantic pdf

11:40-12:00 Marc de Vos The impact of assimilating along-track SLA data on simulated eddy characteristics in the Agulhas System pdf

1200:1220 Bernardino Nhamtumbo Sea level Rise and variability in Southern Africa pdf

12:30 Lunch at UCT club for board members, students, NT staff and NT associates

Wednesday 24  Board meeting

Bjorn Backeberg:   2015 highlights  pdf