Series of lectures on Marine Sciences
Alumnus responsible: Nandini Menon
Project leader: Nandini Menon
Institute: Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies (KUFOS)
Target public: Graduate (MSc level) students and general public
– 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.