COSEM (COntainment Spread in the Eastern Mediterranean) is an interdisciplinary project, aimed at characterization,
monitoring and short term prediction of transport mechanisms in the surface waters of the eastern Mediterranean. This
is done by integrating information from three independent sources:
Transport properties, as well as their impact on different biogeochemical parameters, are quantified using
recently developed Lagrangian analysis methods .
The knowledge gathered throughout the project is used for establishment of near real time system for monitoring
transport pathways in the eastern Mediterranean.
- Satellite observations
- in situ measurements
- high resolution circulation model
For additional information please contact Yoav Lehahn
Simulation of tracer distribution from sources near the eastern coast of the Mediterranean(green) and FSLE analysis (red). The final frame shows a MODIS-Aqua chlorophyll image.