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New long-term surface water storage dataset for the Congo Basin

This Congo Science Focus post is from hydrologist Benjamin Kitambo (University of Lubumbashi and Kinshasa, DRC / University of Toulouse III-Paul Sabatier, France), lead author of a study giving new estimates of the surface water storage anomaly in the Congo Basin.

Join us at COP28

Co-chairs of the Congo Basin Science Initiative, Prof Raphael Tshimanga (University of Kinshasa), Prof Simon Lewis (University of Leeds / UCL) and CBSI colleagues are speaking at the following events: Date & Time Event title Join Sun 3 Dec 10:00-11:30 GST Congo Basin Science Initiative: Research and capacity building to confront the climate and biodiversity …

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Congo Basin Science Initiative launches at Summit of the Three Basins

The Congo Basin Science Initiative (CBSI) launch took place in Brazzaville on 26 October 2023 at the Summit of the Three Basins. This was a three-day international conference to coordinate plans for forest protection across the tropics, convened by the Congo Basin Climate Commission, with the support of the United Nations and the African Union. …

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