Welcome to NCAOR

National Centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research (NCAOR) is India’s premier R&D institution responsible for the country’s research activities in the polar and Southern Ocean realms.

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Polar

The Geoscientific Programmes at NCAOR seek to carry out a systematic geoscientific survey of the Ocean realm around India.

Polar

The mandate of NCAOR is currently confined to the exploration of gas hydrate occurrences within the EEZ as well as Multi-metal hydrothermal mineralisation in the Indian ridge area.

Polar

Geospatial mapping of Antarctic coastal oasis using geographic objectbased image analysis and high resolution satellite imagery

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