Implementing and Monitoring the Sustainable Development Goals in the Caribbean: The Role of the Ocean

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Identifying and Articulating Knowledge Needs for the Implementation and Monitoring of the Sustainable Development Goals in Caribbean Small Island States and Matching Those Needs to Knowledge, Tools, and Data.

Brief Biography

Nazeer Gopaul (M.Sc. Applied Oceanography, University of Wales, Bangor)
Director and Physical Oceanographer with Coastal Dynamics Limited (CDL)
Trinidad and Tobago

Nazeer is a Director and Physical Oceanographer with Coastal Dynamics Limited (CDL). Between 1991-1996, he was a part of the oceanographic team at the Institute of Marine Affairs (Chaguaramas, Trinidad) where he worked on the development of a circulation model of the Gulf of Paria (Trinidad). During his career as an oceanographer he has participated and led numerous multidisciplinary projects around Trinidad and Tobago and the Caribbean. In 1996, Nazeer and Frank Teelucksingh founded CDL an environmental consultancy operating out of Trinidad and Tobago. His main area of research is in the field of numerical modelling of circulation and sediment transport in the marine environment. He has also collaborated on numerous Environmental Impact Assessment Studies in Trinidad and Tobago and the Caribbean, and more recently (2005-present), he has worked on the development and implementation of Shoreline Monitoring and Management Programmes for two bays in Trinidad and Tobago.

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This workshop was sponsored by:

under grant 80NSSC17K0241