Earth, Atmosphere & Environment Sciences

Title :

Long-term evolution of monsoon and associated processes

Area of research :

Earth, Atmosphere & Environment Sciences

Focus area :

Evolution of monsoon

Principal Investigator :

Dr Rajeev Saraswat, Principal Scientist, NIO

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Executive Summary :

Objective: To reconstruct spatial variability in monsoon during the Pleistocene. To understand the influence of mid-Pleistocene transition on productivity in the northern Indian Ocean. To reconstruct change, if any, in weathering and erosion pattern in the Indian subcontinent, in response to mid-Pleistocene transition. To reconstruct long-term pattern of north-south migration of inter-tropical convergence zone during the Quaternar.

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