U.S. Department of State
Office of the Spokesperson
ApHRICA was announced at the 2015 Our Ocean Conference in Chile. The program seeks to increase worldwide coverage of the GOA-ON and train monitors and managers to better understand the impacts of ocean acidification, especially in Africa, where there is limited monitoring.
The launch of ApHRICA, through this regional workshop, and the provision of equipment and resources to support data collection and sensor maintenance, will enhance efforts in Mauritius, Mozambique, Seychelles, and South Africa to collect ocean acidification data in the Indian Ocean, filling a data gap.
For further information, please contact Esther Bell by email at BellEF@state.gov.
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