National Seminar on Possible Impacts of Sethusamudram Project
along Kerala Coast – A Scientific Appraisal
Date : 18th October 2007
Venue : Seminar Hall, School of Ocean Science & Technology,
The seminar was organized at the School of Ocean Science and
Technology, Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT)
on 18th October 2007 and was inaugurated by Prof. (Dr.) E.P.
Yasodharan Chairman, Kerala State Council for Science,
Technology and Environment.
Dr. C.S.P. Iyer, Former Director, Centre for Marine Analytical
Reference & Standards, Dr. A. Biju Kumar, Dept. of Aquatic
Biology and Fisheries, University of Kerala, Prof. N.R. Menon,
Emeritus Professor, CUSAT, Prof. (Dr.). K.T. Damodaran,
Director, School of Ocean Science & Technology, CUSAT, Prof. P.
Natarajan, Rajiv Gandhi Chair Professor, CUSAT, Captain
Balakrishnan, Chennai, Shri. Jacob John, Infrastructural
Economist, Bangalore, Ms. Jesu Rethinam, Coastal Action Network,
Nagapatanam and Dr. Gopalakrishnan, Former Director, Geological
Survey of India, Chennai presented their view points in the