M.Phil in Oceanographic Studies

Jadavpur University
In Kolkata

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  • MPhil
  • Kolkata

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Raja S. C. Mullick Road Jadavpur, 700032, West Bengal, India
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Course programme

The Jadavpur University offers a number of courses.One of the courses is M.Phil in Oceanographic Studies

This Course is offered by the School of Oceanographic Studies

The School of Oceanographic Studies, Jadavpur University was set up in 1988 by the University Grants Commission with the objective of manpower training and multidisciplinary research on ocean sciences and technology. The efforts of the School were further supported by the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research and the Department of Ocean Development in 1991, creating a centre for "Coastal Ocean Design and Prediction System" (CODAPS). This was in recognition of the multidisciplinary expertise available at the University from the staff of various departments.

The School conducts interdisciplinary research in the following areas:

1. Sea level changes
2. Coastal geomorphology and shore line management
3. Coastal dynamics, processes and sediment transport
4. Land use mapping and planning using Remote Sensing & GIS
5. Coastal environment
6. Development of tide forecasting model
7. Development of sea wave forecasting model
8. Cyclone diagnosis and development study
9. Air-sea interaction
10. Storm surge modelling
11. Oceanic mineral resources
12. Structure and tectonics of seas & coasts
13. Non-conventional energy resources of the coast
14. Coastal protection
15. Socio-economic studies of coastal communities
16. Environmental economics
17. IT and web based learning, management techniques
18. Coastal tourism management
19. Coastal pollution
20. Mangrove ecosystem of Sunderbans
21. Microbial diversity in the coastal areas of Bay of Bengal
22. Antarctic geology

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