Articles | Volume 18, issue 12
Biogeosciences, 18, 3631–3635, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-18-3631-2021

Special issue: Understanding the Indian Ocean system: past, present and future...

Biogeosciences, 18, 3631–3635, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-18-3631-2021

Ideas and perspectives 18 Jun 2021

Ideas and perspectives | 18 Jun 2021

Ideas and perspectives: Ushering the Indian Ocean into the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (UNDOSSD) through marine ecosystem research and operational services – an early career's take

Kumar Nimit

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The Indian Ocean Rim hosts many of the underdeveloped and emerging economies that depend on ocean resources for the livelihood of millions. Operational ocean information services cater to the requirements of resource managers and end-users to efficiently harness resources, mitigate threats and ensure safety. This paper outlines existing tools and explores the ongoing research that has the potential to convert the findings into operational services in the near- to midterm.
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