Contact Details

6A, Oxford Business Centre (6th Floor)
Sreekandath Road, Ravipuram
Kochi 682016,
Kerala, India

Tel: 0484-2383351
Fax: 0484-2353124


Welcome to NERCI

Nansen Environmental Research Centre India (NERCI) was established in 1999 as a joint venture between Indian and Norwegian partners. NERCI conducts basic and applied research projects in ocean and atmospheric sciences funded by national and international agencies, organizations and industry. It is a non‐profit environmental and climate research centre within the Nansen Group of research centres.

Research Activites

To make a significant contribution to environmental, climate and earth sciences research and application in India through local capacity building as well as increased regional and international cooperation. NERCI has expertise in development and implementation of algorithms for satellite remote sensing data analysis, numerical ocean and coastal models for ocean circulation and eco‐system studies as well as data assimilation techniques.


Organisation and participation in workshops and seminars. Dissemination of research results at conferences, in scientific journals, magazines, newspapers, television, radio and internet. Environmental impact assessment, Pollution monitoring and forecasting Coastal erosion monitoring and forecasting Extreme value statistics for design of offshore structures. Teaching specialized courses at the university level.

Latest News

Norwegian Ambassador HE. Evind Homme and the Norwegian Delegation Mr.Helge Tryti

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New Publication

Spatio-temporal analysis of rainfall trends over a maritime state (Kerala) of India during the last 100 years, Atmospheric Environment, Volume 88, May 2014, Pages 123-132 Archana Nair, K. Ajith Joseph, K.S. Nair. click here

Dr. Nandini Menon

Dr. Nandini Menon, Sr.Scientist of NERCI and Mr.Nashad, CUSAT-Nansen Ph.D fellow have been selected for the Nippon Foundation-POGO AWI-CofE Regional training Programme “ Detection of HABs in Southeast Asia by Remote Sensing: Operational Warning and Regional Monitoring Protocols” to be held from February 24, 2014 to March 15, 2014 in the Bolinao Marine Laboratory (BML), University of the Philippines- Marine Science Institute, Bolinao, Pangasinan, Philippines.., More details on the training programme is available click here

Felicitation to Dr. L.Harenduprakash, former Head of NCMRWF

The Ministry of Earth Sciences, Earth System Science Organisation, National Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasting (NCMRWF), New Delhi has felicitated its former Head Dr. L. Harenduprakash on the occasion of its Silver Jubilee function on February 17, 2014.