Japanese researchers visit IFOP Puerto Montt and Valparaíso
20 September, 2022

Japanese researchers visit IFOP Puerto Montt and Valparaíso

October 16th, 2022 Periodista Gabriela.Gutiérrez

During September, within SATREPS MACH project framework (Algae Monitoring in Chile: Monitoring methods and prediction system of harmful algal blooms development for sustainable aquaculture and coastal fishing in Chile). A Chile-Japan international cooperation initiative financed by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and Japanese Science and Technology (JST), Dr. Mikihiko KAWAI from Kyoto University and Mr. Yuji MISU, coordinator of the project in Chile.

These visits aims on coordinating all computer aspects related to the project, which is in its final phase. In particular, aspects related to ordering generated data, Akashiwo server administration (red tide in Japanese) and project’s website transfer to this server.

At Puerto Montt’s headquarters, researchers met with the team from Aquaculture Research Division, led by Dr. Leonardo Guzmán, together with Dr. Oscar Espinoza head of for Harmful Algae Studies (CREAN) and at central headquarters with Jaime González, Information Technologies Department Head. In addition, the Executive Director received them with Daniela Díaz, Cooperation and International Affairs Head, to discuss this cooperation alliance between Chile and Japan continuity .

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