Earth, Atmosphere & Environment Sciences

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Focused Research on specialized ecosystems in the South Eastern Arabian Sea for sustainable utilization and management of resources (FoRSEAS)

Area of research :

Earth, Atmosphere & Environment Sciences

Focus area :

South Eastern Arabian Sea

Principal Investigator :

Dr P. K. Dinesh, Chief Scientist, NIO

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Executive Summary :

Objective: To study the role of physical processes and chemical characteristics responsible for coral ecosystem changes. Biodiversity and Food web dynamics in the reef ecosystems. Assessment of the health status of corals in Lakshadweep. Host-microbe interactions and identification of coral pathogens.

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