Sargassum are pelagic algae that aggregate in the North Atlantic Ocean (0°-35°N)

Source : IRD/MIO
Source : Centre National de Recherches Météorologiques (Météo-France/CNRS)

Strandings have sharply increased since 2011 in the Caribbean sea, involving problems for the health of the inhabitants, tourism and navigation.

Source : Cellule Pulsar

Remote sensing can detect and track Sargassum aggregations.

AFAI product using Sentinel-2/MSI, Source : Université de Lille

The objective of this project is to predict strandings and provide advanced warning bulletins