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Coming soon: New book on the The RV Dr Fridtjof Nansen

10 April 2017
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The book "The RV Dr Fridtjof Nansen in the Western Indian Ocean“ Voyages of marine research and capacity development is a regional initiative, coordinated by the Oceanographic Research Institute and the Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association, in partnership with the FAO and the Norwegian Institute of Marine Research.

It is the first in a proposed new series, and highlights the enduring impacts of the Nansen Programme on fisheries and capacity development.

The launch of the book coincides with the transition from the EAF-Nansen Project to the new EAF-Nansen Programme, and with the launch of a new, bigger and technologically more advanced research vessel.

The books has 10 chapters, from the physical ocean environment to primary productivity, and the influence thereof on marine distribution and abundance patterns.

Continental coverage: Europe