Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services Current Affairs, GK & News
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
The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) organised 18th National Maritime Search and Rescue Board (NMSARB) meeting in New Delhi. The annual meeting was held to discuss policy issues, formulate guidelines & procedures as well as assess the efficacy of National Search and Rescue Plan (NSRP). Key Highlights Deliberations were held on various maritime safety issues and ..
Category: Defence Current Affairs
Topics: INCOIS • Indian Coast Guard • Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services • Maritime Search and Rescue • maritime security • MV Asia Emerald III • National Maritime Search and Rescue Board • NMSARB • NMSARB Meeting
Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approves continuation of nine sub-schemes of umbrella scheme “Atmosphere & Climate Research-Modelling Observing Systems & Services (ACROSS)”
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved continuation of the nine sub-schemes of the umbrella scheme “Atmosphere & Climate Research-Modelling Observing Systems & Services (ACROSS)” during 2017-2020 at an estimated cost of Rs. 1450 crore. It will be implemented by the Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) through its institutes namely India Meteorological Department ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
Topics: India Meteorological Department • Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology • Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services • Meteorology • Ministry of Earth Sciences • National Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasting • Nature • Pratyush and Mihir • Science and technology in India • Weather forecasting
The major Indian ocean-wide tsunami mock exercise (drill) “IOWave18” has started from September 4, which is being organized by the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The purpose of the 2-day exercise is to increase tsunami preparedness, evaluate response capabilities in each state and improve coordination throughout the region. It will also enhance tsunami preparedness ..
Topics: Emergency management • Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services • Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission • Nature • Oceanography • Pacific Tsunami Warning Center • Physical oceanography • Physical sciences • Teletsunami • Tsunami • Tsunami warning system • Warning systems
India along with 23 other nations will be participating in major Indian ocean-wide tsunami mock exercise known as IOWave18. The exercise is being organized by Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. It will involve evacuation of thousands of people from coastal areas in over half a dozen states. IOWave18 The purpose of the exercise is ..
Topics: Disaster Management • Exercises • India • Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services • Indian Ocean • Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission • International • IOWave18 • Odisha • Tsunami mock exercise • UNESCO • United Nations
A new model of monsoon prediction based on multiple linear regression (MLR) has been developed by scientists from the Centre for Oceans, Rivers, Atmosphere and Land Sciences (CORAL), IIT Kharagpur, the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM), Pune, and the Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS), Hyderabad. The new method will aid in ..
Topics: Climate of India • Climatology • Effects of global warming • Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services • Indian Ocean Dipole • Meteorology • Monsoon • Monsoon of South Asia • Physical geography • Tropical meteorology • Weather hazards