Geography

Earth might face More Heat Waves

Scientists revealed that over the past 30 years the northern hemisphere has witnessed more "hot" (orange), "very hot" (red) and "extremely hot" (brown) summers.


World's oldest cave paintings

Prehistoric dots and crimson hand stencils on Spanish cave walls are now the world's oldest known cave art, according to new dating results perhaps the best evidence yet that Neanderthals were Earth's first cave painters.


Earthquake observatory in Koyna-Warna area

Project to measure physical and mechanical properties of rocks before, during and after a quake by drilling a 7 km hole into the crust.


A new service for shipping industry

INCOIS scientists developed and released an ÔÇťOcean forecast system along the ship routes' a tailor-made service for navigational and operational safety of the shipping industry


Two meteorological equators

Researchers at the National Institute of Oceanography, Goa, have investigated the ocean-atmospheric phenomenon called Double Intertropical Convergence Zone (DITCZ)