TNPSC Current Affairs May 2017
Indian Navy and Space Application Centre, has signed MoU.
Indian Navy and Space Application Centre signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Data Sharing and Scientific Cooperation in the Field of Meteorology and Oceanology at Space Application center, Ahmedabad.
- The Scientific advancement and expertise achieved by Space application centre would be synergised into the Indian Navy’s efforts to keep the country’s defence forces in step with rapid development in the field of Environment Sciences and Satellite Data acquisition technology.
- The cooperation include, sharing of non-confidential observational data for pre-launch sensor calibration and post launch satellite data validation.
- Operational use of Space application center generated weather products, provisioning expertise for installation of various satellite data processing modules at Naval METOC organisations.
- It also Carrying out calibration and validation for ocean models, transfer of technology to generate weather information, training on latest technology and sharing of subject matter experts between the organisations for effective knowledge transfer.