MoES – Ministry of Earth Sciences:
The MoES full form is Ministry of Earth Sciences works in Mission Mode based on a commission structure, is responsible for forecasting the monsoons and other weather and climate conditions, and natural disasters like earthquakes, tsunamis, flood/ocean states, and other phenomena related to the earth system. This Ministry undergoes science and technology for the exploitation of ocean resources.
MoES was called the former Department of Ocean Development (DOC), which was established in July 1981 with the authorized charge of the Prime Minister of India, under a part of the Cabinet Secretariat.
Department of Ministry of Earth Sciences:
Under the Ministry of Earth Sciences, various departments are undertaken. So, let us see the various sectors of MoES in the upcoming steps:
- India Meteorological Department.
- National Center for Medium-Range Weather Forecasting (NCMRWF),
- Thiruvananthapuram and Earthquake Risk Evaluation Centre (EREC) under the Atmospheric Sciences and Seismology sector;
- Integrated Coastal and Marine Area Management Project Directorate (ICMAM-PD) Chennai
- Centre for Marine Living Resources & Ecology (CMLRE) Kochi under the Ocean Science & Technology sector.
Feature of INCOIS:
Indian National Center for Ocean Information Service (INCOIS ) .In order to achieve operational and research efficiency all over the full spectrum like Ecosystem Services and Multi-Hazard early warning services. (can detect the early tsunami attack, Cyclone Oil spill, and so on). Ocean Observation Network (OON) is a process of specific observation and Ocean Observation platform, where you can get information about ocean and Coastal Modelling, Atmosphere Modelling. Ocean Data management (ODM) has Data Acquisition and processing.
The Digital Ocean, web-based platform that the information of marine data and forecasting services Indian National Center for Ocean Information Service (INCOIS), a self-governed sector under the Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES), has launched a web application that has Ocean data management.