5th Indian National Conference on Harbour and Ocean Engineering

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5th Indian National Conference on Harbour and Ocean Engineering

The objective of the INCHOE series is to bring together the research of Academia, Industry, Scientists and the user community of harbour and ocean engineering . Of late the subject of coastal engineering has gained importance due to impact of port & harbour structures.

The first INCHOE was organised by Central Water and Power Research Station-Pune, in 1994. Centre for Earth Science Studies-Thiruvananthapuram organised the second INCHOE in 1997; Third INCHOE was organised by us at National Institute of Oceanography-Goa in 2004 and the fourth INCHOE was organised by National Institute of Technology Karnataka-Surathkal in 2007.

INCHOE 2014 is being organised by the CSIR-National Institute of Oceanography (CSIR-NIO), a constituent laboratory of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR). CSIR-NIO with its headquarters at Dona Paula, Goa has three regional centres at Mumbai, Kochi and Visakhapatnam. CSIR-NIO is one of the premier oceanographic institutes in the world with research being pursued in every aspect of the ocean including coastal regions.