CSIR – NIO Initiates Course for CSC Countries

  • Initiated by CSIR – National Institute of Oceanography (NIO).
  • One month certificate course.
  • For member countries of the Colombo Security Conclave.


  • Decided during the first CSC Oceanographers and Hydrographers conference, held in Goa and Hyderabad in November 2022.
  • Scientists from CSC nations jointly conducted two expeditions in the Indian Ocean Region from June to September 2023.
  • Another joint expedition in the Antarctic, launched in December 2023, is currently underway.

About the Course:

  • Coordinated by Dr Manguesh Uttam Gauns, Senior Principal Scientist & Head, Biological Oceanography Division.
  • Participants will study various aspects of Oceanography and, the impacts of climate change on the Indian Ocean and around the world.
  • There will be interactive discussions, exchange of best practices, and hands-on project work.
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