Potential Fishing Zone(PFZ)

News: INCOIS has said that the Oceansat Satellite data are used to prepare the Potential Fishing Zone (PFZ) advisories on the potential rich fishing areas and provide to the sea faring fishermen in all states. Facts: About Potential Fishing Zone(PFZ): Potential fishing zones (PFZ’s) are those regions where the fishes aggregate due to an abundance… Continue reading Potential Fishing Zone(PFZ)

Incois launches three ocean-based services

News:The Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services(INCOIS) has launched three ocean-based specialised products/services. Facts: Small Vessel Advisory and Forecast Services System(SVAS): It is an innovative impact-based advisory and forecast service system for small vessels operating in Indian coastal waters. It will warn users about potential zones where vessel overturning can take place,10 days in… Continue reading Incois launches three ocean-based services

GEMINI

News:Union Minister for Earth Sciences launched the Gagan Enabled Mariner’s Instrument for Navigation and Information (GEMINI) device. Facts: About GEMINI: GEMINI stands for Gagan Enabled Mariner’s Instrument for Navigation and Information.  The device has been developed by Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS) and Airports Authority of India (AAI). It is electronically designed… Continue reading GEMINI