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Jun 11, 2018
7:47PM

2nd India-US colloquium on Earth Observations & Sciences for Society, Economy inaugurated

The second India-US colloquium on Earth Observations and Sciences for Society and Economy was inaugurated at the CSIR-National Institute of Oceanography (CSIR-NIO), Dona Paula, Goa today.

US Consul General in Mumbai Edgard D. Kagan, secretary at the Ministry of Earth Sciences Dr M. Rajeevan and CSIR-NIO director Sunil Kumar Singh were  present on the occasion, besides several other scientists. 

The colloquium is being organised by the Ministry of Earth Sciences, CSIR-NIO and the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. This multi-disciplinary event will bring together 200 delegates from India and the US to address emerging ocean and earth science issues. 

The two countries would improve ocean and atmosphere observations that contribute to the economic well-being of both nations through better weather, climate, and ocean prediction, as well as fisheries management. The colloquium will conclude on Wednesday.

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