UPSC Ecology And Environment Current Ecological Developments Question Bank Current Ecological Developments

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    Ocean Colour Monitor sensors are used to monitor

    A) fish movement   

    B) algal blooms

    C) oil spills            

    D) both a and b

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    A number of harmful algal blooms have been found in various coastal waters of India such as Noctiluca bloom in Kochi, Noctiluca bloom in Goa, bloom of Gonyaulax in Manglore. Efforts are underway to monitor the spatial and temporal variations of blooms using Ocean Colour Monitor sensors available on board both Indian and foreign satellites.

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