Assistant Professor, Department of Oceanographic Studies
School of Oceanographic Studies,
Jadavpur University, Kolkata
West Bengal, India 700 0032

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Ph.D. 2015 Jadavpur University
M.Sc 2009 Presidency College, University of Calcutta
B.Sc 2007 Bidhannagar Govt. College, University of Calcutta

Teaching Experience (2)
Name Of The Institution Position Held Period

Jadavpur University Assistant Professor 2019 to Till Date
Jadavpur University Guest Faculty 2016 to 2018
Industrial Experience (0)
Field of Specialization
Chemical Oceanography
Marine and Freshwater Biogeochemistry
Environmental Pollution
Courses Taught/Teaching
Chemical Oceanography
Research Methodology
Research Area
Biogeochemistry of lentic and lotic aquatic systems; Carbonate chemistry of estuaries, near shore coastal waters and aquaculture ponds of wetlands; Ocean acidification; Role of greenhouse gases on climate change; Air-water and air-soil carbon dioxide exchange; Blue carbon; Nutrient dynamics; Mangrove ecosystem
Research as Faculty: 2 years
Post-Doctoral Research: 3 years
Doctoral Research: 5 years
Teaching Experience: 4 years
Conference Papers Published (0)
Journal Papers Published (20)
Title of the paper Journal of publication Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

Lateral carbon fluxes and CO2 evasion from a subtropical mangrove-seagrass-coral continuum Science of the Total Environment 2021 Akhand A, Watanabe K, Chanda A, Tokoro T, Chakraborty K, Moki H, Tanaya T, Ghosh J, Kuwae T 752-142190
Prediction of Monthly Hilsa (Tenualosa ilisha) Catch in the Northern Bay of Bengal using Bayesian Structural Time Series Model Regional Studies in Marine Science 2020 Giri S, Purkayastha S, Hazra S, Chanda A, Das I, Das S 39-101456
CO2 effluxes from an urban tidal river flowing through two of the most populated and polluted cities of India Environmental Science and Pollution Research 2020 Chanda A, Das S, Bhattacharyya S, Akhand A, Das I, Samanta S, Choudhury SB, Hazra S 27-30093-30107
Assessment of groundwater potential zones using multi-criteria decision-making technique: a micro-level case study from red and lateritic zone (RLZ) of West Bengal, India Sustainable Water Resources Management 2020 Roy S, Hazra S, Chanda A, Das S 6-4
Effect of nutrient alteration on pCO2(water) and chlorophyll-a dynamics in a tropical aquaculture pond situated within a Ramsar site: a microcosm approach Environmental Science and Pollution Research 2020 Bhattacharyya S, Chanda A, Hazra S, Das S, Choudhury SB -4353-4364
Books Published (0)
Awarded By Award Name Year

Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India DST-INSPIRE Fellowship 2010
Ph.D. Thesis Guidance (0)
M.Phil. Thesis Guidance (1)
Name Of The Scholar Thesis Name Co-Superviser Year

Abhishek Bhattacharya Assessment of microlitter pollution in the Bakkhali beach and the Fraserganj beach, West Bengal, India 2020
MASTER Thesis Guidance (0)
Project Works (2)
Project Title Worked As Funding Agency Amount Duration Period Status

Role of Sundarban Mangrove Sediments in phytoremediation of Heavy Metals Principal Investigator RUSA Fund, JU 1,70,000/- 1 year 2019 to 2020 Ongoing
Collaboration for preparing transects for the 36th IGC Co-Investigator Geological Survey of India 3,00,000/- 1 year 2019 to 2020 Ongoing
Patents (0)
Collaborative Programs (1)
Program Name Name Of The Collaborator Year

Academic collaboration with Port and Airport Research Institute, Japan Port and Airport Research Institute, Japan 2019
InviteLectures (1)
Title Organised By Venue Year

Blue carbon dynamics of the Indian Sundarban Eminent College of Pharmaceutical Technology, Barasat 2020
Membership Of Learned Societies (0)
Orientation/Refresher/QIP CourseAttended/Organized (0)
Seminar/Conference/Workshop (8)
Program Name Organised By Venue Year Type Of Participation

Seasonality of air-sea CO2 flux in an under-studied tropical shallow continental shelf: Role of physical vs biological drivers Surface Ocean˗ lowers Atmosphere Study (SOLAS) in Kiel, Germany 2015 Poster presentation
National Seminar on Remote Sensing & Environment School of Oceanographic Studies, Jadavpur University in Collaboration with Council and Department of Science & Technology, Government of West Bengal 2014 participated
An increasing trend in surface water fugacity of carbon dioxide in the Bay of Bengal over the last decade Integrated Marine Biogeochemistry and Ecosystem Research (IMBER) in Bergen, Norway 2014 Poster presentation
Rational Solid and Hazardous Waste Management Society of Civil Engineers, Jadavpur University Dr. Triguna Sen Auditorium at Jadavpur University 2008 Participated
Melting Mountains, Wilting Glaciers & Quest for Shiva s Trident The Himalayan Club Kalamandir 2008 Participated
Session chaired (1)
Program Name Session Title Organised By Venue Year

Sustainable Water Resources Management under Changed Climate Technical Session II A entitled Surface and Groundwater Quality and Management Gandhi Bhavan, JU 2020
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Professional Society Activity (1)
Type of Professional Activity Period

Acted as an expert referee for reviewing Abstracts for the 3rd Conference of the Arabian Journal of Geosciences - 3rd Springer 2020, 2nd November to 2020, 5th November
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Consultancy work / Testing (0)
Other Notable Activities (1)

Acted as reviewer for international journals like:

Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science (Elsevier)
Dynamics of Atmospheres and Oceans (Elsevier)
Environmental Pollution (Elsevier)
Marine Pollution Bulletin (Elsevier)
Agricultural and Forest Meteorology (Elsevier)
Carbon Management (Taylor and Francis)
Arabian Journal of GeoSciences (Springer)
Asian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Research
World Research Journal of Agricultural Sciences