Shoreline Management

Shoreline Management
  • Delineation of Coastal Sediment Cells which is the key input for the country’s shoreline management has been completed. Key areas where shoreline management plan needs to be executed have been identified.

Carrying Capacity

  • Carrying Capacity of beaches of Goa has been completed.
  • Tourism Carrying Capacity has been developed for inhabited and uninhabited Islands of Lakshadweep.

Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation

  • Offshore wind energy potential for mainland coast and islands has been completed.
  • Carbon sequestration and measurements of greenhouse gas emissions from coastal ecosystems of India.
  • Real-time coral reef monitoring for ocean acidification and El Nino impacts.

Pollution Monitoring

  • Marine Litter and Beach clean-up programme initiated.
  • the Health of coastal ecosystems studied for restoration efforts.
  • Key pollution hotspots along the coast/ estuaries/ creeks of India are being monitored to assess cumulative environmental impacts.

Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM)

  • Guideline to prepare ICZM Plan has been developed.