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Dev Raj Sikka Best Paper Award For Monsoon Meteorology

Nov 28, 2016 - 6:33 AM - by rocksea
The ‘Dev Raj Sikka Best Paper Award’ is a prize for the most significant publication in the foundations of Monsoon and it’s forecasting-climatological or experimental-during one calendar year. The aim of the award is to raise awareness for the field of Monsoon forecasting, and to draw attention to new and interesting achievements in this area. Candidate’s publications can be either published recently (year 2015 and 2016) or a fresh unpublished paper. Other than that, papers from all areas in the foundations of Monsoon, and by authors of any background, will be eligible to receive the award.

More details: http://www.skymetweather.com/dev-raj...on-meteorology

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RA, JRF, PA Position at NCESS Trivandrum

Nov 10, 2016 - 4:42 PM - by rajith
The ESSO-NCESS invites online applications for contract positions from interested, eligible and perspective candidates of Indian Origin for filling up of 03 (Three) posts of Research Associate, 01 (One) post of Junior Research Fellow, 08 (Eight) posts of Project Assistant II and 05 (five) posts of Project Assistant I in various categories on Temporary basis in National Centre for Earth Science Studies(NCESS), Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES), Government of India, Thiruvananthapuram,Kerala.

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IIT signs an MoU with Ministry of Earth Sciences to set up Ocean Observatory at Puri

Aug 06, 2016 - 5:48 AM - by RAJA ACHARYA
Indian Institute of Technology, Bhubaneswar signed an MOU on 10th Aug 2015 in New Delhi with the Ministry of Earth Sciences (MOES) for establishing the Bay of Bengal Coastal Ocean Observatory in Odisha as a National facility. Ministry's organizations viz. Indian National Center for Ocean Information Services, Hyderabad and National Institute of Ocean Technology, Chennai are involved.

The MoU was signed by Prof. R V Raja Kumar, Director of IIT Bhubaneswar and Dr. Shailesh Naik, Secretary, Ministry of Earth Sciences in presence of Professors S. Tripathy, PC Pandey and UC Mohanty of IIT, Prof. Avijit Gangopadhyay of University of Massachusetts, USA and Dr. S Basu, Dr. K. Somasundar and Dr. Parvinder Main from MOES. The Ministry has approved a grant of Rs. 9.23 Crores to begin... [Read More]
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Deep Ocean Volcanoes

Aug 06, 2016 - 5:46 AM - by RAJA ACHARYA
Scientists believe that 80 percent of the volcanic eruptions on Earth take place in the ocean. Most of these volcanoes are thousands of feet deep, and difficult to find. But in May of 2009, scientists captured the deepest ocean eruption ever found.

Nearly 4000 feet below the surface of the Pacific Ocean – in an area between Samoa, Fiji and Tonga - the West Mata volcano was discovered. The explosions of molten rock were spectacular. This volcano was producing Boninite lavas – believed to be among the hottest erupting on Earth. Scientists also witnessed molten lava flowing across the deep-ocean sea floor and spotted shrimp living near the volcano’s most active areas.

This research allows us to closely examine how ocean islands and undersea volcanoes are born.... [Read More]
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