Coastal & Marine Ecology

Biodiversity Conservation
October 1, 2019

• Study of corals, mangroves, fish, algae, planktons, benthic fauna, etc.

• Coastal geomorphology, water and sediment quality, impact studies and GIS

Sr. No.Projects by Gujarat Ecology SocietySponsoring Agency
                  1.              Coastal & Marine environment of GujaratSelf funded
                  2.              Benchmark surveys of Gujarat coastSelf funded
                  3.              Coastal Eco-village DevelopmentInternational Ocean Institute
                  4.              Development of GIS based information system for Gulfs of Kachchh & KhambhatWorld Bank, through Department of Ocean Development
                  5.              Coral reefs of the Gulf of Kachchh- Underwater videographyGujarat Ecology Commission
                  6.              Environmental monitoring of inshore waters of Gulf of Khambhat off DahejIPCL. GACL, Birla Copper
                  7.              Narmada Estuary 2000 & beyondIPCL
                  8.              Development of Environmental Indicators for Gulf of KachchhGujarat Institute of Development Research
                  9.              Marine Environmental Studies in the Coastal Area off Umbergam-NargolSelf funded
              10.              Impact Assessment of Offshore Development on fisheries in Block CB-OS/2 in Gulf of KhambhatCairn Energy, Chennai
              11.              Assessment of reef associated biota along Gulf of KachchhPADI Foundation.
              12.              Videography Survey of Coral Reef along Gulf of Kachchh – Part IIReliance Industries Limited and IOC Limited
              13.              Survey for prospects of Mangrove plantation in and around Block CB-OS/2 in Gulf of KhambhatCairn Energy, Chennai
              14.              Ecology of the inter-tidal zone of the Saurashtra Coast, Changes between pre and post-earthquake scenarioMoEF, Govt of India
              15.              Environmental monitoring of inshore waters of Gulf of Khambhat off DahejIPCL, GACL
              16.              Environmental Monitoring in Tapti Estuary and adjacent nearshore region, HaziraShell, GIPCL, Cairn Energy
              17.              Marine Ecological Study in the Arabian Sea Along West Saurashtra CoastReliance Industries Limited
              18.              Impact of Industrial Pollution on microbial diversity in Narmada EstuaryDepartment of Science and Technology
              19.              Environmental monitoring off shore water in Tapti, Panna Mukta oilfields.British Gas India Limited
              20.              Status of fisheries and fishermen of lower Narmada EstuarySelf funded
              21.              Environmental monitoring programmeIPCL & Birla Copper
              22.              Environmental Monitoring in the Inshore waters of the Gulf of Khambhat, Off Dahej and in the Narmada Estuary during 2009 -09Reliance Industries ltd.
              23.              Study of Coastal Ecology and Environment of Alang Ship Recycling YardGMB, Gandhinagar
              24.              Studies on the likely impact of the proposed Kalpasar Project on the ecology, fishery and the socio-economic aspects of the coastal community of the Gulf of KhambhatMoES, New Delhi
              25.              Analysis, Strategies, Action Plan & Implementation of Policy for the ecosystem & MNP, GujaratIRADe, New Delhi
              26.              Marine environmental Monitoring around Birla Copper Installations in Inshore waters of gulf of Khambhat off, DahejHindalco Industries Ltd., Dahej
              27.              Marine Environmental Monitoring Plan during dredging operations at BhogatLeighton, UK
              28.              Award of Mandate for Coral StudyL & T Port Kachchigarh Ltd. –Chennai
              29.              Marine environmental Monitoring around Birla Copper Installations in Inshore waters of gulf of Khambhat off, DahejHindalco Industries Ltd., Dahej
              30.              Impact of Industrial Pollution on coastal and marine ecosystem in South Gujarat MoES, NewDelhi
              31.              Impact of Industrial pollution on coastal and marine ecosystem of Gulf of Kachchh between Dwarka and Rozi beytMoES, NewDelhi
              32.              Marine environmental Monitoring in Inshore waters of gulf of Khambhat off Dahej, surrounding effluent discharge point of Hindalco Industries Ltd (Unit: Birla copper), DahejHindalco Industries Ltd., Dahej
              33.              Revisiting the ecology of Gujarat CoastSelf funded
              34.              Marine Environmental Monitoring around Birla Copper in the Inshore waters of Gulf of Khambhat off, Dahej Plant Hindalco Industries Ltd., Dahej
              35.              Physical Verification of a Mud Flat in the Gulf of KhambhatOil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited
              36.              Rapid Environment Impact Assessment (terrestrial) Report on Mundra Port expansion Phase I basin and allied development in and around NavinalMundra Port and SEZ Limited
              37.              Heavy metal pollution in the Alnag Sosiyo Ship breaking yard and bioaccumulation by biota, including fishesSelf funded
              38.              Tadegaon Environmental studySeaside Co-operative housing society
              39.              Environment clearance for Jhagadia CEPT waste water disposal projectMMIPL, Ahmedabad
              40.              Environmental Studies in respect of Alang Ship Recycling YardGMB, Gandhinagar
              41.              Socio-Economic Study of the Fishing Communities around Pipeline Marine Project location at BhogatCrain Energy Pty Ltd.
              42.              Water and sediment testing of Salt pan areas in Gulf of KachchhGEC, Gandhinagar
              43.              Ecological profiling of the coastal talukas of Gulf of Kachchh in association with FES, Anand and MIR Consultant, CochinsGEC, Gandhinagar
              44.              Geological Study of Coastal Dune on The Eastern Bank of Kharod River, Near Nana Layja Village , Kachchh, GujaratCentre for Coastal and Marine Research, Tuticorin