Foreign Scientists On-board Indian Antarctic Expedition

  • Two scientists from Mauritius and one scientist from Bangladesh.
  • Boarded the vessel at Cape Town on 20 Dec 2023.
  • To participate in the 43rd Antarctic expedition of India.
  • Led by National Centre for Polar and Ocean Research, Goa.
  • The Outcome of the maiden CSC Colombo Security Conclave Oceanographers and Hydrographers conference held at Goa and Hyderabad in November 2022.
  • Scientists embarked on board ‘Sagar Nidhi’ for a monthlong scientific expedition in the Indian Ocean Region in June 2023.
  • They will participate for 3-4 months.
  • They will undertake collaborative research in polar science and understand Polar logistics and the challenges of the Polar environment.
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