Javier Arellano-Verdejo. Ph.D.

ERIS Chetumal

Conference: "Sargassum Detection along the Coastline of the Mexican Caribbean"

Keynote lecture overview: Caribbean coasts have experienced atypical massive arrivals of pelagic Sargassum with negative consequences both ecologically and economically. Based on open-source satellite data and deep learning techniques, ERIS academic team have proposed a novel methodology for floating and accumulated pelagic Sargassum detection along the coastline of Quintana Roo, Mexico.