OZCAR-RI AMMA-CATCH Niakhar complementary site - Senegal
OZCAR-RI AMMA-CATCH Niakhar complementary site
AMMA-CATCH Niakhar site
Niakhar is a complementary site of the AMMA-CATCH observation network, that has been set up to study the longitudinal gradient over West Africa in comlement to the mesoscale sites. It is located in central Senegal, under Sahelian climate in a rural area, 150 km from Dakar. The studies focus on meteo/vegetation interactions in a cultural complex. The AMMA-CATCH site is coupled with the "long-term Collaborative Observatory on agroforestry ecosystem services", managed by partners since 2018.
General Characteristics and Status
Affiliation and Network Specific Information
AMMA-CATCH (2013): AMMA-CATCH observatory: Ferlo and Niakhar complementary sites in the Sahelian pastoral zone, Senegal. IRD, CNRS-INSU, OSUG, OMP, OREME. doi:10.17178/AMMA-CATCH.senegal