Welcome to NCAOR

National Centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research (NCAOR) is India’s premier R&D institution responsible for the country’s research activities in the polar and Southern Ocean realms.

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Polar

The mandate of NCAOR is currently confined to the exploration of gas hydrate occurrences within the EEZ as well as Multi-metal hydrothermal mineralisation in the Indian ridge area.

Polar

First evidence of denitrification vis-à-vis monsoon in the Arabian Sea since Late Miocene

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