The authors are Scientist D, in-charge, Ocean State Forecast Services (OSF); Scientist E, in-Charge, Marine Fishery Advisory Services (MFAS); and, Scientist G, Head, respectively in the Ocean Information and Forecast Service Group (ISG) of ESSO-Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (ESSO-INCOIS). firstname.lastname@example.org.
The article should be cited as Harikumar R., M. Nagarajakumar and T. M.B.Nair, 2020. Empowering Seafarers of India, Geography and You, 20(6-7): 76-79
ESSO-The Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (ESSO-INCOIS)provides a host of economic and environmental benefits to the coastal populace through a wide variety of services—ocean state forecast, potential fishing zone advisory and the tsunami early warning system. Ground surveys conducted by various agencies among the beneficiaries corroborate the efficacy of ESSO-INCOIS’ services.