Ministry of Earth Science (MoES) Current Affairs, GK & News

India-Norway: To Conduct Marine Spatial Planning

The Union Ministry of Earth Science announced on March 3, 2021 that India have agreed to work in collaboration with Norway in the area of marine spatial planning of the oceanic space for next five years. Highlights The Earth Science Ministry highlighted that the first project steering committee meeting with representatives of both the counties ..

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Ministry of Earth Sciences invited suggestion on Draft Blue Economy Policy

The Ministry of Earth Sciences has asked for suggestions on the Draft Blue Economy Policy for India. The stakeholders such as NGOs, industry, academia and citizens have been asked to submit their inputs and ideas by 27th February 2021. Key Facts The Draft Blue Economy Policy was created by the government outlining the vision and ..

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First Thunderstorm Research Testbed of India

India’s first thunderstorm research testbed will be established in Balasore, Odisha. Objective of testbed The Thunderstorm Research Testbed is being established with the objective to minimalize the human fatalities and loss of property because of the lightning strikes. Highlights This announcement was made by the Director-General of India Meteorological Department, Dr Mrutyunjay Mohapatra. He also ..

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GoI Report: Average Temperature in India to raise by 4.4 degree Celsius

The Ministry of Earth Science recently released its report “Assessment of Climate Change over Indian Region”. According to the report, the average surface temperature of India could increase up to 4.4 degree Celsius by the end of 2100 as compared to the temperature between 1976 and 2005. Climate Forcing The report says that with the ..

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Ensemble Prediction Systems (EPS): IMD’s new forecast model

The Ministry of Earth Science (MoES) has launched a new system to generate more accurate and area specific forecast of extreme weather events including rains, heat wave and cold wave. The new Ensemble Prediction System (EPS) has been touted as best available model after such a system available in Europe. Ensemble Prediction Systems (EPS): Key Facts ..

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