Information about Sargassum in the Tropical Atlantic.
The Hub provides information about:
• What sargassum is and why it is important
• Monitoring and forecasting of sargassum in the tropical Atlantic
• Management of sargassum
• Ongoing research about sargassum
• Upcoming and past events
• Sargassum news
The Hub is jointly organized by the GEO Blue Planet, IOCARIBE of IOC-UNESCO, AtlantOS, and the Atlantic International Research (AIR) Center, in collaboration with several partners.
The Sargassum Information Hub is part of a larger project to support an integrated approach to monitor and forecast concentrations of sargassum based on publicly available data, such as, satellite data and in situ data from countries with open data sharing policies, and promote best practices for managing and using sargassum.