Department of Marine Science




Contact


35, Ballygunge Circular Road, Kolkata -700 019
Phone: 2476 3680(4 lines), 2475 4681
Extn- 257, 281








Year of Establishment

1983


Courses Offered

Programme
Level of Study
Cut-off Mark at entry
Intake Capacity
M.Sc.
P.G.
In order of merit in B.Sc (Hons)
28
Ph.D. Research

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Faculty Members

Name Specialisation Telephone No. E-mail address
Professors
A. Bhattacharya Coastal Ecosystem Management, Geological Oceanography

033-24317061
9432553846

asok_marine@yahoo.co.in

S. K. Sarkar Persistent organic contaminants (POPs), Community Ecology, Water & Sedement quality, Biodiversity

033-24305232
9831242492

sarkar.santosh@gmail.com

T. K. Jana Marine Inorganic Chemistry, Chemical Oceanography, Ocean-atmosphere interactions, Micrometerology

033-2438-3875
9433859588

tkjana@hotmail.com
Reader
A. Mitra Costal Biodiversity, Coastal Pollution 033-25567539
98312-69550
abhijit_mitra@hotmail.com
T. K. De Microbiology, Biological Oceanography 033-26591494
9330062662
tarunde@yahoo.co.in
detarun@gmail.com
Sandip Kumar Mukhopadhyay   9433806845

skm_marine@caluniv.ac.in

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Research Work

Major thrust areas in which Research activities are being actively pursued :

Coastal zone Management, Coastal accretion - erosion processes and shore line change

Dynamics of Marine and fluvial process and coastal Geomorphology, Animal-sediment interaction
and bioturbation structures


Biodiversity of Mangrove eco-system , Psychological Ecology of Phytoplankton
and Zooplankton, Primary Productivity

Heavy metals, Organochlorine pesticides, Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in biotic and abiotic matrices.
Molecular marker for sewage pollution in coastal environment.
Bioindicator species in Pollution Monitoring Programme, Bioaccumulation and Biomagnifications of
Pollutants in marine / Estuarine food chain

Aquaculture and Fisheries Management, Marine Microbiology.
Effects of changes in external forcing on boundary condition,
Eutrophication.


Characterisation of humic substances by
synchronous flourescene spectroscopy and their interaction with heavy metals

Exchange of greenhouse gases between atmosphere and
Sundarban Biosphere, Nitrogen fixing by Cynobacteria and its use in agriculture,
Isolation of bioactive substances

Ongoing Research Projects

Funding Agency
Ministry of Environment & forests C-S division. Govt. of India.
UGC
Department of Ocean Development, Govt. of India.

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