Issue 30: GESAMP WG38 Workshop on Potential role of Atmospheric Deposition in driving Ocean Productivity in the Southwest Indian Ocean
Issue 30 reports on GESAMP Working Group 38 workshop held from 04-07 October 2022, hybrid in Gqeberha (formerly Port Elizabeth), South Africa.
The workshop brought together scientists, ocean managers, and policymakers to address issues related to the importance of atmospheric deposition to a specific area of the ocean and include an element of capacity building. This workshop was titled: "What is the potential role of atmospheric deposition in driving ocean productivity in the Madagascar Channel and Southwest Indian Ocean? - A case for an Adaptive-Dynamic Management approach within Large Marine Ecosystems." Most attendees participated in person, although virtual participants were also included; in total, there were 48 participants from 18 countries.