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GOCINA stands for Geoid and Ocean Circulation in the North Atlantic.
As the names indicates GOCINA will determine an accurate geoid in the region between Greenland and the UK. The geoid will together with new developed mean sea surfaces and mean dynamic topography improve the analysis of the ocean circulation and transport through the straits in the region.
GOCINA is a joint European project consisting of 6 partner from Denmark, Norway, England, Scotland and France. It started in November 2002 and last for a period over three years.

More information about the project can be found in the left menu. The former scientific project management web pages can mainly be found under the Project Management, besides the former Presentations and Publication list which now can be found under the menu Promotion.


GOCINA is a shared cost project (contract EVG1-CT-2002-00077) co-funded by the Research DG of the European Commission within the RTD activities of a generic nature of the Environment and Sustainable Development sub-programme of the 5th Framework Programme.