Muvattupuzha, Ernakulam, Kerala
CENTRAL OCEAN REGULATORY AUTHORITY
Established in 1974 with view to regulate and monitor development activities along the coastal line of India. Today CORA controls and regulates all major development related to power plants, industrial unit’s ports and harbors throughout western coast of India. Apart from regulating and monitoring we also provide consultancy on physical chemical biological geological aspects pertaining to field measurement through research vessels. CORA also utilizes number of satellite imagery equipped with ocean sensors to study and determine aspect of envoirment changes due to industrial activities.
Researchers from the University of Toronto, Harvard and Rutgers Universities have found a way to identify the "sea level fingerprint" left by a particular sheet of ice -- and possibly enable a more precise estimate of its impact on global sea levels. As Earth's climate warm...read more
The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC) has agreed to measures that, if appropriately implemented by tuna longline fishing vessels, will result in significant reductions in albatross mortality. It announced that all longline vessels in the Indian Ocean will now be required to use two seabird b...read more
A magnitude 5.8 earthquake struck off the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius on Thursday, the United States Geological Survey said. The quake was centered 212 miles northeast of Rodrigues island and at a depth of 20.5 miles. The USGS initially put the magnitude at 6.7...read more
Dr. N. C. Pant – the Indian representative in the SCAR SSG has also been elected to the Secretary ship of Standing Scientific Group (SSG) on Geosciences....read more