Vasco-Cirene field experiment focuses on the role of air-sea
interactions in the trigering and the evolution of intraseasonal
perturbations of the deep convection related to Madden-Julian
Oscillations. The experiment will be performed over the Indian Ocean in
January and February 2007.
(PI: J.P. Duvel) is an
observing campaign using
pressurized and aeroclipper balloons deployed from the Seychelles.
component (PI: J. Vialard)
is based on an oceanographic campaign
synchronised with VASCO, and will collect ocean, atmosphere and surface
The Vasco-Cirene field