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To understand the scientific objectives, how it works, and the structure of AMMA, you can consult documents and articles.

To elaborate the AMMA project, a scientific plan have been elaborated and an implementation plan:


- 
The International Scientific Plan for AMMA II .
- 
International Scientific Plan of AMMA Phase I


- Implementation

Abstract of the Implementation Plan :

Implementation Summary.

All the document in English:

AMMA International Implementation Plan



Three volumes for easier download:


Volume 1


Volume 2


Volume 3



- During the campaigns, Task Teams
have been created:

Their activities in details

Scientific objectives of AMMA
the functioning of the programme and its structure


You should consult these documents:

Scientific articles have presented an overview of AMMA and should be available upon request or on line:


- Scientific articles:

Abstract and article of African Monsoon Multidisciplinary Analysis (AMMA): An International Research Project and Field Campaign.
Redelsperger J.L., Thorncroft C., Diedhiou A., Lebel T., Parker D.J. and Polcher J. (2006):
Published in BAMS, Volume 87, Issue 12 (December 2006), pp. 1739-1746.
Abstract and article of Large-scale overview of the summer monsoon over West and Central Africa during AMMA field experiment in 2006.
Janicot et al, (2008),
in Annales Geophysicae.

Abstract and article of The AMMA radiosonde program and its implications for the future of atmospheric monitoring over Africa.
Parker D.J., et al (2008)
Published in BAMS (July Issue).


- The articles of the campaign:

An overview of the SCOUT-AMMA stratospheric aircraft, balloons and sondes campaign in West Africa, August 2006: rationale, roadmap and highlights.
Cairo F., et al, 2009
Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., 9, 19713-19781, 2009

The AMMA field campaigns: Multiscale and
multidisciplinary observations in the West African region

Lebel T., et al (2009)
QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF THE ROYAL METEOROLOGICAL SOCIETY, Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc. (2009)

THE AMMA RADIOSONDE PROGRAM AND ITS IMPLICATIONS FOR THE FUTURE OF ATMOSPHERIC MONITORING OVER AFRICA Parker D.J., et al (2008)
AMERICAN METEOROLOGICAL SOCIETY

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