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INCOIS Service Utilization Training for Indian Air Force Trainee Officers
during 10 October, 2018
Organized by
International Training Centre for Operational Oceanography (ITCOocean)
ESSO-INCOIS, Hyderabad, India


The current course will provide exposure to the Indian Air Force Trainee officers on the various products and services developed by INCOIS for various operational requirements. INCOIS has developed specialised online tools for their requirements like the Search And Rescue Aid Tool (SARAT) for supporting search and rescue operations in the sea, in case of any untoward incidents in the sea; Online Oil Spill Advisory (OOSA) system for providing oil spill trajectory forecast during oil spill incidents. Regular ocean state forecasts (winds, waves, currents, tides) covering the geographical region of their interests is also provided routinely, for movement of their vehicles. Further, they will be exposed to the Indian Tsunami Early Warning Services, Remote Sensing data reception and processing and instruments used for obtaining in situ data from the ocean. This will be helpful to the trainee officers, who are going to be placed in various operations of Indian Air Force. The course is designed to be a mix of Lab visits and theoretical sessions, covering the areas of interest.

Aims and Objectives:

  • Training on the specialised software tools developed for the oceanographic user community.
  • Understand the data and products on ocean state forecast for operations.
  • Understanding the Tsunami decision support systems.
  • Exposure to products and services of INCOIS.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Knowledge and understanding of INCOIS products and services
  • Capability to use the software independently from their centres
  • Handling the specialised tools developed for operational use if need arise.

Target Audience:

Target audience is limited to the following:

  • Training officers of Indian Air Force.

Application Process :

  • Only by invitation

Course Date:

  • 10 October, 2018.

Venue :

International Training Centre on Operational Oceanography (ITCOocean)
Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS)
(Ministry of Earth Sciences, Government of India)
"Ocean Valley", Pragathi Nagar (B.O.)
Nizampet (S.O.), HYDERABAD - 500 090

Faculty Members:

  • Dr. R. Hari Kumar
    • Mr. S.J. Prasad
      • Dr. K. Srinivas
        • Mr.Ch. Patanjali Kumar
          • Dr. TVS Udaya Bhaskar
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