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Collaboration for Indo-European research and education


PML and the Nansen Environmental Research Centre, India (NERCI) have agreed to develop cooperation and in research and education.

An agreement was signed at PML in June to develop long-term Indo-European cooperation in research and higher education.  In particular, to:

  • Develop and support the exchange of visiting scientists, students and postdoctoral researchers.
  • To initiate and develop joint research projects.
  • To coordinate and facilitate the submission of joint project applications for funding.

The focus of the collaboration will be research topics that have a particular relevance to India including marine ecosystem studies, monsoon and ocean variability, climate change, sea level variations, coastal zone management and societal issues.

NERCI is a non-profit research centre which conducts basic and applied research in ocean and atmospheric sciences.

The agreement was initiated under a Framework 7 project, INDO-MARECLIM that worked to strengthen the links between Europe and India.

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