Coastal Vulnerability Index Current Affairs, GK & News
CVI is an index that expresses the relative vulnerability of the coast to physical changes due to future sea-level rise. It highlights areas where the various effects of sea-level rise may be the greatest. Once each section of coastline is assigned a vulnerability value for each specific data variable, the coastal vulnerability index (CVI) is ....Read More
The Ministry of Earth Sciences has recently informed the Lok Sabha that out of the 6,907.18 km long Indian coastline in the mainland, around 34 per cent is facing erosion, 26 per cent of it is of an accreting nature, and the rest 40 per cent is in a stable state. Overview: Since 1990, shoreline ..
Category: Environment Current Affairs
Topics: Coastal Vulnerability Index • Coastline Erosion • GIS Mapping • Gujarat • Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services • Kerala • Ministry of Earth Sciences • National Centre for Coastal Research • Puducherry • Tamil Nadu • West Bengal