Technologies

Earth, Atmosphere & Environment Sciences, Engineering Sciences, Physical Sciences

Title:

The Underwater Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV)

Area:

Earth, Atmosphere & Environment Sciences, Engineering Sciences, Physical Sciences

Focus Area:

Oceanography

Brief Description

Description :

Andaman and Nicobar Islands of India are the hot-spots of biodiversity with their unique Coral Reef bio-reserve. In recent decades, they have been under constant threat due to global warming and sea level rise. Coral reef biodiversity at Andaman region, roughly around 11,000 sq.km., was seriously affected during the 2004 Tsunami event and also are undergoing the stress from the increasing sea surface temperature.