The NASA African Monsoon Multidisciplinary Activities 2006 will run from August through September. Participants will include NASA, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, various research institutions and universities.
Researchers will investigate tropical storms and hurricanes in the eastern Atlantic Ocean and West Africa, including Senegal and the Cape Verde Islands. They will use airborne sensors, numerical models and satellite data.
To participate reporters may dial into the teleconference at: 877-915-2768 or 210-234-0009; passcode "Hurricane." Audio of the event will be streamed live at:
For information about NASA hurricane research and missions, visit:
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