Series of lectures on Marine Sciences

Alumnus responsible: Nandini Menon

Project leader: Nandini Menon

Institute: Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies (KUFOS)
Country: India
Date: TBD
Target public: Graduate (MSc level) students and general public

Activities engaged

– Series of lectures of 2 hours duration (total 8 lectures) in English to Masters students on Marine Pollution and Marine Biodiversity
– One lecture in local language (Malayalam) to general public on Marine pollution, abatement and need for marine conservation.
– 4 months project work to students – collect ballast water from oil tankers coming to the Oil Tanker jetty of Cochin backwaters, identification of alien phyto and zooplankton species from the sample.
– Study of the developments in the design of oil tankers to minimise the extent of pollution.

Final Report