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Port Blair Campus


The campus was initially started in the year 2000, and it located at Port Blair, the picturesque capital of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. It has sophisticated laboratory facilities equipped with latest equipments for field investigations in ocean related sciences. These facilities are to impart education and training to the students of Marine Biology and Coastal Disaster Management and for carrying out R & D activities in and around islands and other parts of India.

About Campus Convenor

Dr. S. Balaji

Assistant Professor
Basically a Geologist specialized in Disaster Management, Structural Geology and Hydrogeophysics. Worked as a Hydro-Geophysicist in Central Ground Water Board (1998-2007), Ministry of Water Resources, Government of India and since 2007 till date, works as a teaching faculty (Professor) in Disaster Management. Have professional experience as a Geophysicist of nearly a decade in Central Ground Water Board, Ministry of Water Resources and thirteen years teaching experience in Disaster Management in Pondicherry University. Recipient of National scholarship, AGID International Fellowship and Best Teacher Award of Pondicherry University. Had been to UK, France, Singapore and Thailand as part of professional visit.

Infrastructure Facilities

The Departments in the campus has the following basic and sophisticated equipments for teaching and research.

  1. Hydrolab – Quanta
  2. Ultracentrifuge, Laminar air flow, Rotary evaporator
  3. Water and Sediment Samplers and Plankton Nets
  4. Side Scan Sonar and Total Organic Carbon Analyser
  5. UV Spectrophotmeter – Double Beam
  6. Remote Sensing and Geographical Information Systems (GIS)
  7. Current Meter
  8. Resistivity Variometer and Resistivity Imaging System
  9. SIR 2000 Ground Penetrating Radar
  10. Seismograph – Underground field Seismic Imaging System – 12 Channel.
  11. Electromagnetic Sounder
  12. Automatic Weather Station
  13. Differential Global Positioning System (DGPS)
Contact Details

Office : +91-4368-231029

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