Kaashidhoo Climate Observatory - K C O
The science program of KCO is being directed by V. Ramanathan, chief
scientist of INDOEX.
Program manager for the US component is Hung Nguyen, C4.
Program manager for the Maldivian component is Dr. Abdullahi Majeed, MP, MHAHE.
At this point, on-site activity should be coordinated with the following contact:
Maldives INDOEX Contact Person:
Local Maintenance Personnel:
Collaborating Institutions (long-term observations only)
The Center for Clouds, Chemistry & Climate at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California at San Diego is the main investigator for KCO, which was built as the main surface observatory for INDOEX, the Indian Ocean Experiment. After INDOEX, KCO will be maintained as a permanent climate observatory. The following institutions collaborate at KCO.
For other participants during the INDOEX Intensive Field Phase, see the participant listing.