Monitoring of the Nazaré Canyon
The MONICAN project is financed through the EEA Grants Financial Mechanism and to implement real time monitoring and operational forecasting capabilities for the area of influence of the Nazaré Submarine Canyon.
Monitoring and forecasting of meteorological and oceanographic conditions in MONICAN buoys (select MONICAN 01 or 02). The forecast of sea wave parameters for the location of the buoy was obtained based on the model run in WW3 Hydrographic Institute. The wind forecasts for the same location are obtained from the ECMWF model and made available by the Instituto Português do Mar e da Atmosfera.