Organisation: University of the West Indies, Mona Geoinformatics Institute
Position: Research Associate (Biogeographer)
Romario Anderson has a diverse background working on multiple research projects which span both the physical and social sciences. For this project, he is responsible for investigating the geomorphic, meteorological and biophysical conditions which influence the beaching of Sargassum along various coastlines around Jamaica.
Additionally, Romario is required to evaluate the risks posed to various industries as a result of Sargassum events. Achieving these tasks will ultimately assist in formulating informed policy decisions that should strengthen the capacity and equitable resilience of these at risk industries