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Recently, scientists reported the discovery of ‘The Trapping Zone’ in the island nation Maldives, India’s southern neighbour. Key Facts This Trapping Zone is a new ecosystem, discovered some 500 meters beneath the surface, is being referred to as ‘as oasis of oceanic life’. It was discovered by scientists under the Nekton Maldives Mission. Nektons are ..
Union Cabinet has approved ‘Deep Ocean Mission’ proposed by Ministry of Earth Sciences to conduct study on biodiversity, impact of climate change and to establish an offshore marine station in order to explore source of thermal energy. Highlights Mission will explore Deep Ocean for resources and help in development of deep-sea technologies for sustainable use ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2021
National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT) will launch ‘Samudrayaan project by 2021-22 to explore the deep sea region. It is pilot project of Union Ministry of Earth Sciences as part the Rs 6000 crore ‘Deep Ocean’ mission for deep ocean mining of rare minerals. Samudrayaan project It proposes to send indigenously developed submersible vehicle with ..
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs
Topics: Deep Ocean mission • International Sea Bed Authority • Ministry of Earth Sciences • National Institute of Ocean Technology • NIOT • Polymetallic Nodules • Samudrayaan project • Science and Technology
The Deep Ocean Mission (DOM) has finally got the green signal from the Government of India (GoI). It is five-year, Rs 8000-crore plan to explore the deepest recesses of the ocean & will be launched by the Union Ministry of Earth Sciences. The mission proposes to explore the deep ocean similar to the space exploration ..
Topics: Chemistry • Deep Ocean mission • Government of India • Indian Space Research Organisation • Manganese • Natural sciences • Nodule • Ocean exploration • Oceanography • Physical sciences • Sea • Seabed
Union Ministry of Earth Sciences has unveiled blueprint of Deep Ocean Mission (DOM). The mission proposes to explore deep-ocean by emulating success of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) in designing and launching satellites. For this mission, Centre has drawn up a five-year, Rs. 8,000 crore plan to explore deep recesses of the ocean. Features of ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2018
The Union Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) is going to launch Deep Ocean Mission by January 2018 to spur research activities in ocean science and develop technology to harness ocean resources. The proposed inter-ministerial and interdisciplinary project aims to explore and harness mineral resources beneath the ocean floor. Need India has 7,500 km of coastline ..