हिंद महासागर में फिर से उत्पन्न हो सकती है अल नीनो परिघटना?

हम सभी अल नीनो भौगोलिक परिघटना से सुपरिचित हैं। राष्ट्रीय महासागरीय एवं वायुमंडलीय प्रशासन, यूएस (एनओएए) के अनुसार ‘अल नीनो मध्य एवं पूर्वी उष्णकटिबंधीय प्रशांत महासागर में महसागरीय सतह तापमान के उष्ण होने से जुड़ी प्राकृतिक तौर पर घटित होने वाली जलवायु प्रणाली है।’ यह प्रणाली प्रत्येक दो से सात वर्षों पर उत्पन्न होती है […]

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Mining of polymetallic nodules in the Indian Ocean

In conversation with Dr. G. A. Ramadass, Group Head, Scientist-G, Deep Sea Technologies Group, National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT). In an exclusive interview, Dr. Ramadass talks about India’s plans to mine polymetallic nodules in the Indian Ocean. Major nations are looking to the oceans for mineral and fuel reserves as reserves on land deplete fast. […]

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First Expedition of International Indian Ocean Expedition (IIOE) – 2

New Delhi, December 26 (G’nY News Service): The First International Indian Ocean Expedition-2 ‘IIOE-2’onboard Research Vessel Sagar Nidhi was conducted between 4th – 22nd December 2015. It started at Goa and concluded in Mauritius after exploring the western Arabian Sea for 18 days. The voyage was flagged off by the Hon. Minister of State for Science […]

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Seasonal Anoxia over Western Indian Continental Shelf

The Indian ocean is bounded by the Eurasian continental landmass on the north – responsible for the unique monsoonal seasonality in the north Indian Ocean which results in a complete reversal in the winds and surface currents every six months. Peninsular India divides the north Indian ocean into two zones – the Arabian Sea and […]

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The International Order on Oceans: An Indian Perspective

India, with its 7500 km coastline offers myriad possibilities of oceanic exploration. The seas around the sub-continent are replete with resources – fisheries, oil and gas, minerals, upholds activities related to shipping, protection of marine environment, national security and surveillance. The country portrayed its specific interest in the development of seabed resources under the seabed […]

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