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TROPMET-2016 suggests pilot project on climate change on Odisha coast

Bhubaneswar: The four-day National Symposium on Tropical Meteorology (TROPMET-2016) has recommended development of a research project along the Odisha coast to study the impact of climate change incorporating various sectors like water resources, farming, health, infrastructure and ecosystem. “A multi-disciplinary research team may be involved in developing and implementing adaptation and mitigation strategies for a […]

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IIT-B working with US scientists to predict storm surge

Bhubaneswar: Researchers in climate science are studying coastal inundation for developing a Land-Ocean-Atmospheric Modeling System to make prediction in case of extreme weather events, Prof UC Mohanty, Professor of Earth, Ocean and Climate Sciences at IIT, Bhubaneswar said. As climate change and global warming had been triggering erratic and extreme weather events, the coastal states […]

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'Scientists should guide policy makers in tackling natural disasters

Bhubaneswar: Scientists and researchers working on climate change and analysing natural disasters must step forward to guide policy makers as to how to tackle such issues and chalk out a plan for the future, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said today. “People are concerned about climate change and scientists and researchers need to contribute by advising […]

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Cyclones of Bay of Bengal weaker than hurricanes, but cause more damage: expert

Bhubaneswar: Funnel shaped and shallow, the Bay of Bengal has witnessed around 500 cyclones in 125 years since 1891 of which 107 had targeted Odisha causing immense devastation. “However, compared to hurricanes inthe west pacific, cyclones originating in the Bay of Bengal are less intense and much weaker but ironically cause more death and destruction. […]