Hurricane Irma I Triple Hurricanes in the Atlantic Basin

Hurricane Irma The eye of hurricane IRMA passed over Bermuda at around 1.47 am (5.47 am BST). Heavy rain and howling winds raked the neighbouring island of Antigua, sending debris flying as people huddled in their homes or government shelters (BST- British Summer Standard Time). https://www.geographyandyou.com/science/weather-and-climate/hurricane-harvey-case-climate-change/ The hurricane was so strong that it appeared on […]

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Everything you need to know about National Science Day

National Science Day is celebrated every year on February 28. The theme for National  Science Day 2017 is ‘Science and Technology for Specially-Abled Persons’ to improve the lives of the differently-abled better with the use of science and technology. What is National Science Day? The first National Science Day was celebrated on February 28, 1987 […]

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Geospatial Information Regulation Bill, 2016 not feasible: further review imperative

New Delhi, May 9 (G’nY News Service): The draft Geospatial Information Regulation Bill, 2016 that has been put in the public domain by the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India for suggestions overlooks all sorts of open or private data sharing. The Bill aims to ‘regulate the acquisition, dissemination, publication and distribution of geospatial information […]

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‘Godzilla’ El Niño to be followed by La Niña this year

New Delhi, March 08 (G’nY News Service): The term El Niño refers to the large-scale ocean-atmosphere climate interaction linked to a periodic warming in sea surface temperatures across the central and east-central Equatorial Pacific. The recent El Niño weather phenomenon has been one of the most powerful on record. Following its high impact over the […]

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1st Indian Scientific Expedition to South Pole 2010-2011

National Centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research (NCAOR) – an autonomous research and development institution under Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) – is the nodal agency coordinating and implementing the Indian Polar (Arctic, Antarctic and Southern Ocean) Programme. This year NCAOR has proudly completed the first ever Indian expedition to south pole, led by its […]

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