Dynamics-aerosol-chemistry-cloud interactions in West Africa

Welcome to the DACCIWA website

The Dynamics-aerosol-chemistry-cloud interactions in West Africa (DACCIWA) project ist funded by the European Union 7th Framework Programm to investigate the influence of anthropogenic and natural emissions on the atmospheric composition over South West Africa and to assess their impact on human and ecosystem health and agricultural productivity.

It is a large project (~€10M) with project partners in Germany, France, UK, Switzerland, Ghana and Nigeria.

It forms part of a cluster of projects funded by the European Union to investigate aerosols and climate.

The text of this website is available for modification and reuse under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution - Sharealike 3.0 Unported License and the GNU Free Documentation License (unversioned, with no invariant sections, front-cover texts or back-cover texts).

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Policy Documents
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Author: Evans, M.; Knippertz, P.; Akpo , A.; Allan, R.P.; Amekudzi, L.; Brooks, B.; Chiu, J. C.; Coe, H.; Fink, A.H.; Flamant, C.; Jegede , O.O.; Leal-Liousse, C.; Lohou, F.; Kalthoff , N.; Mari, C.; Marsham, J.H.; Yoboué, V.; Reimann Zumsprekel, C.
The document comprises the key results of the DACCIWA project and its implications for policy makers with easily understandable messages for non-experts. The document is aimed at different stakeholders such as African Governmental, the EU Commission, National Governments, NGOs and civil society.
DACCIWA has received funding from the European Union 7th Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013) under Grant Agreement no. 603502
Newsroom
General
15 November 2018
DACCIWA and BACCHUS scientists presented the policy relevant results to stakeholders in Brussels.
General
19 October 2018
DACCIWA scientists presented the policy relevant results to stakeholders in Togo.
General
18 October 2018
DACCIWA scientist presented the policy relevant results to stakeholders in Côte d'Ivoire
General
15 October 2018
On 14–17 October 2018, the final project meeting was successfully held in Yamoussoukro (Côte d’Ivoire at the Institut National Polytechnique Félix Houphouët Boigny - INPHB), organized by Université Félix Houphouët Boigny (Abidjan Côte d’Ivoire - UFHB) and the coordinating beneficiary Karlsruhe Institute of Technology.
General
12 October 2018
DACCIWA scientist presented the policy relevant results to stakeholders in Ghana.
Research Publications
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05 February 2019
Publication: Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics (ACP) (19, 1505-1520, 2019)
Author: Haslett, S. L., Taylor, J. W., Deetz, K., Vogel, B., Babic, K., Kalthoff, N., Wieser, A., Dione, C., Lohou, F., Brito, J., Dupuy, R., Schwarzenboeck, A., Zieger, P., and Coe, H.
General
31 January 2019
Publication: Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics (ACP) (19, 1281-1299, 2019)
Author: Babic, K., Adler, B., Kalthoff, N., Andersen, H., Dione, C., Lohou, F., Lothon, M., and Pedruzo-Bagazgoitia, X.
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18 January 2019
Publication: Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics (ACP) (discussion paper)
Author: Taylor, J. W., Haslett, S. L., Bower, K., Flynn, M., Crawford, I., Dorsey, J., Choularton, T., Connolly, P. J., Hahn, V., Voigt, C., Sauer, D., Dupuy, R., Brito, J., Schwarzenboeck, A., Bourriane, T., Denjean, C., Rosenberg, P., Flamant, C., Lee, J. D., Vaughan, A. R., Hill, P. G., Brooks, B., Catoire, V., Knippertz, P., and Coe, H.
General
17 January 2019
Publication: Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics (ACP) (19, 663-681, 2019)
Author: Adler, B., Babic, K., Kalthoff, N., Lohou, F., Lothon, M., Dione, C., Pedruzo-Bagazgoitia, X., and Andersen, H.