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Ocean Science and Technology Award to Dr. Shetye
Dr. Satish R Shetye
, Director of National Institute of Oceanography (NIO) is selected for the Distinguished Ocean Science and Technology Award for the year 2012 by Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES), Govt. of India, for his outstanding contribution in the field of ocean studies. He received this award on the 27th July at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi during the MoES Foundation Day celebrations.
MoES aims to create a framework for understanding the complex interactions among key elements of the Earth System, namely ocean, atmosphere and solid earth, by encompassing national programmes in Ocean science, meteorology, climate, environment and seismology.
Dr. Shetye joined NIO in 1982 and contributed significantly to the physical oceanographic studies of the Northern Indian Ocean. He has, since then, received large number of honours and awards for his contributions. He has
in national and international books and journals to his credit. He is currently the Director of NIO since 2004.
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