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NIO takes up study on beach profiling

27 September 2011

The regional centre of National Institute of Oceanography (NIO) here has taken up a study on beach profiling from Rushikonda to Fishing Harbour to know reasons for sea recession and strong currents, causing death of those going for sand and wave surfing on the city beaches.

Scientist-in-charge of NIO V.S.N. Murty told reporters on Monday on the occasion of CSIR Foundation Day that they had placed Acoustic Doppler current Profile (ADCP) device at a depth of 100 metres at Rushikonda to measure ocean current records. The initial results are quite informative……

Read more: http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Visakhapatnam/article2489983.ece

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Written by csirindia

September 29, 2011 at 6:02 am

Posted in NIO

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