Published on: July 30, 2021

3RD ARCTIC SCIENCE MINISTERIAL

3RD ARCTIC SCIENCE MINISTERIAL

Correggio What is in news : India participated in the 3rd Arctic Science Ministerial (ASM3) meeting, jointly organised by Iceland and Japan and virtually hosted by Japan, for discussing research and cooperation in the Arctic

isotretinoin generic no prescription Details : India provided details about NISAR at the meet

NISAR

FULL FORM NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar
BY NASA & ISRO
Launch Date September 2022
Launch Site Satish Dhawan Space Center
Aim of the Mission Observing Earth’s changing Ecosystem and masses

 ARTIC COUNCIL

  • Formed in 1996 under Ottawa declaration
  • Intergovernmental forum which addresses issues faced by the Arctic governments and people living in the Arctic region
  • Mandate explicitly excludes military security
  • As per the Ottawa declaration, the following 8 countries form the Arctic States:
    1. Canada
    2. Denmark
    3. Finland
    4. Iceland
    5. Norway
    6. Russia
    7. Sweden
    8. United States