Recent Developments in Shore Protection for India’s Coasts

The Indian coastline spreads over 7,500 km and is endowed with a wide variety of ecosystems, rich habitats and biodiversity. The coastal environment plays a vital role in the nation’s economy by virtue of its resources. These areas, however, are also facing complex issues due to increasing human population, urbanisation and accelerated developmental activities. Of […]

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India’s World Class Tsunami Warning Services

A tsunami early warning system is devised to detect tsunamis well in advance and issue timely warnings to prevent loss of life and damage. A tsunami early warning system is made up of two components, a network of sensors to detect tsunamis and a communication infrastructure to disseminate timely alarms for evacuation of people from […]

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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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