Ministry of Earth Science (MoES) Current Affairs - 2020

What are the Objectives of O-SMART Scheme?

The Union Minister of Science and Technology, Earth Sciences and Health and Family Welfare Dr Harsha Vardhan recently said in the Rajya Sabha that the Indian tsunami early warning Centre is currently serving 25 Indian ocean countries under the O-SMART scheme of Ministry of earth sciences. O-SMART Scheme O-SMART scheme is the Ocean Services, Modelling, Applications, Read More…

GoI Report: Average Temperature in India to raise by 4.4 degree Celsius

The Ministry of Earth Science recently released its report “Assessment of Climate Change over Indian Region”. According to the report, the average surface temperature of India could increase up to 4.4 degree Celsius by the end of 2100 as compared to the temperature between 1976 and 2005. Climate Forcing The report says that with the Read More…

Ensemble Prediction Systems (EPS): IMD’s new forecast model

The Ministry of Earth Science (MoES) has launched a new system to generate more accurate and area specific forecast of extreme weather events including rains, heat wave and cold wave. The new Ensemble Prediction System (EPS) has been touted as best available model after such a system available in Europe. Ensemble Prediction Systems (EPS): Key Facts Read More…