Welcome to NCPOR (erstwhile NCAOR)

National Centre for Polar and Ocean Research (NCPOR) 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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The mandate of NCPOR 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.

  1. The Arctic temperature response to global and regional anthropogenic sulfate aerosols. Read More
  2. Summer variability in bio‑optical properties and phytoplankton pigment signatures in two adjacent Arctic fjords. Read More