Observing the Oceans

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Abstract: Ocean Observation Systems Group of National Institute of Ocean Technology has established a moored buoy network consisting of twelve deepwater buoys, four coastal buoys and two tsunami buoys at strategic locations in the Northern Indian Ocean along with an IndARC buoy in Arctic region. It also maintains an exclusive buoy for validation of satellite data.

The authors are Senior Scientists, National Institute of Ocean Technology, Chennai. venkat@niot.res.in. The article should be cited as Venkatesan, R, M Kalyani, K J Jossia, K Ramesh, M Arul Muthiah, S Ramasundaram and P Murugesh, 2019. Observing the oceans, Geography and You, 19(13): 26-30