iodp: Bhu Prof will participate in the Iodp expedition | Varanasi News

Varanasi: Dr Komal Verma, Assistant Professor in the Geology Department of the Hindu University of Banaras has been invited to participate in the prestigious International Ocean Discovery Program (IODP) Expedition 397 to the Atlantic Ocean as a micro-paleontologist, for two months in October-December 2022.
According to the spokesperson for BHU, she will represent India in this expedition and conduct research aboard JOIDES RESOLUTION with international scientists from 17 countries including UK, US, Germany, Japan, China and others. This international team will carry out research to explore the potential of marine energy resources. His participation in this next expedition will provide an unprecedented opportunity for advanced research and teaching in ocean science to international standards at the university and nationwide through international collaborations with eminent scientists aboard ships.
The laboratory of the geology department of BHU, working in the field of oceanography and micro paleontology, is the center for the study of global oceanic and climate change and its impact of this change on evolution and marine organisms. . Many IODP programs are underway here under the supervision of Prof. Arun Deo Singh.
Dr Verma’s selection is a great honor not only for herself but also for the Hindu University of Banaras, as the IODP is the most prestigious and important international organization in the world geared towards cutting-edge ocean research. and the most technologically advanced research vessel. The participating scientists are selected from international groups of marine science experts.

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