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Coastal Vulnerability Index (CVI)

  Mar 04, 2022

Coastal Vulnerability Index (CVI)

Q. Why is this in news?

A. Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS) has carried out coastal vulnerability assessment for entire Indian coast at states level.

Q. What is Coastal Vulnerability Index (CVI)?

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  1. Tidal range
  2. Wave height
  3. Coastal slope
  4. Coastal elevation
  5. Shoreline change rate
  6. Geomorphology
  7. Historical rate of relative sea-level change

Q. What is the Significance of CVI?

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Q. What is Coastal Security?

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Q. Why is coastal security considered indispensable for India?

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Q. How India’s Coastal Security Architecture has evolved over the years?

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Q. What are the Gaps in existing architecture?
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Q. What are the Ways to fill gaps in the existing architecture?
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