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Details of Dr. JAYA KUMAR SEELAM   


Gender male
Job title Principal Scientist
National Institute of Oceanography, Goa ( NIO)
Dona Paula Dona Paula 403 004
National Institute of Oceanography, Goa Dona Paula
Dona Paula
403 004
Regions Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Tel +91-832-2450316
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Degree Ph D
Job type Teaching/Education , Research
Research Area(s) Marine and Coastal Engineering , Marine and Coastal Engineering
Research Activities Measurement and analysis of nearshore waves, currents, tides, sediment transport, etc.; wave tranquility studies for ports and harbours; design of coastal/shore protection works; dynamics of beach profiles, swash, and surf-zones; locating marine/offshore facilities; dredging requirement studies for navigational channels; engineering & physical aspects of marine environmental impact assessment studies. Tsunami related studies including generation, propagation, inundation, impacts, modeling, etc. Concrete in marine environment. Storm surge assessment. Solitary-wave induced bed shear stresses.
Research Region 49, 46, 48, 71
Working languages English
Skills/Expertise Coastal processes; coastal engineering; numerical modeling; sediment transport, shoreline changes; tsunami propagation, inundation and run-up; bed shear stress; marine concrete; beach profiles; coastal erosion; climate change impacts; storm surge
Comments Trained at DHI-Denmark on MIKE21 numerical modeling software suite. Trained by UNESCO-IOC at Malaysia & Thailand on Tsunami inundation & run-up modeling. Certified civil engineer. Ph D from University of Queensland - Australia. Masters in Ocean Engineering from IIT-Madras-Chennai,India.
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr. Jaya SEELAM)

Seelam, J. K. [2012] A numerical study on tsunami induced sediment transport in vicinity of a submarine canyon off southeast coast of India. 33rd International Conference on Coastal Engineering (ICEC2012), 8-11 October 2012, Hanoi, Vietnam.
Seelam, J. K and Baldock T. E. [2012] Measurements and modeling of Solitary wave induced shear stresses on a rough bed 33rd International Conference on Coastal Engineering (ICCE2012), 1-6 July 2012, Santander, Spain.
Seelam, J. K. and Baldock, T. E. [2012] Solitary wave friction factors from direct shear measurements on a sloping bed 8th International Conference on Coastal and Port Engineering in Developing Countries, IITMadras, Chennai, India, (COPEDEC2012), 20-24 February 2012.
Jaya Kumar Seelam and Tom E Bladock [2011], ?Comparison of bed shear under nonbreaking and breaking solitary waves?, International Journal of Ocean and Climate Systems, 2(4), 259-278.
Jaya Kumar Seelam, Paul A guard and Tom E Baldock, [2011],?Measurements and modelling of bed shear stresses under solitary waves?, Coastal Engineering, 58(9), 937-947.
Mohandass, C., S. Jaya Kumar, N. Ramaiah, and P. Vethamony [2010], ?Dispersion and retrievability of water quality indicators during tidal cycles in coastal Salaya, Gulf of Kachchh (West coast of India)?, Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 169(1), 639-645.
Nayak, S. R., V. S. Hegde, G. Shalini, A. S. Rajawat, K. H. Girish, S. Jayakumar, and A. Suryanarayana [2010], ?Geomorphic Processes in the Vicinity of the Venkatapur River Mouth, Central West Coast of India: Implications for Estuarine Sedimentation?, Journal of Coastal Research, 26(5), 925-934.
Hegde, V. S., G. Shalini, S. R. Nayak, A. S. Rajawat, A. Surynarayana, S. Jaykumar, B. K. Koti, and G. K. Girish [2009], ?Low-Scale Foreshore Morphodynamic Processes in the Vicinity of a Tropical Estuary at Honnavar, Central West Coast of India?, Journal of Coastal Research, 305-314.
Antonio Mascarenhas and Seelam Jayakumar [2008], ?An environmental perspective of the post-tsunami scenario along the coast of Tamil Nadu, India: Role of sand dunes and forests?, J. Environmental Management, 89, 24-34.
Jaya Kumar S., K. A. Naik., Ramanamurthy, M. V., Ilangovan D., Gowthaman R., and Jena, B. K [2008], Post-tsunami changes in littoral environment along southeast coast of India, J. Environmental Management, 89, 35-44.
Y. Pari, M.V. Ramana Murthy, Jaya kumar S, B.R. Subramanian and S. Ramachandran [2008], ?Morphological changes at Vellar Estuary, Tamil Nadu - Pre and Post Tsunami scenario?, J. Environmental Management, 89, 45-57.
Sreedhan, P. N., Ali, M. M., Vethamony, P., Babu, M. T., Ramana, I. V., Jaya Kumar S[2008], ?Seasonal Occurrence of Unique Sediment Plume in the Bay of Bengal?, Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, 89 (3), 15 January 2008, 22-23
S. R. Shetye, I. Suresh, D. Shankar, D. Sundar, S. Jayakumar, P. Mehra, R. G. Prabhudesai, and P. S. Pednekar[2008], ?Observational evidence for remote forcing of the West India coastal current?, J. Geophysical Research 113,C11001(p:1-10).
Chauhan, O S., Menezes A A A, Jayakumar S, Pradhan, Y., Rajawat, A. S Nayak, Shailesh, Bandekar, Gaurav, Almeida, Celsa, Talaulikar, Madhavi, Ramanamurty, M. V., Subramanian, B. R. [2007], ?Influence of macrotidal environment on the source to sink pathways of suspended flux in Gulf of Kachchh, India- evidences from Ocean Colour Monitor (IRS P-4)?, International Journal of Remote Sensing 28 (15) August 2007, 3323?3339.
R. S. Patgaonkar, D. Ilangovan, M. T. Babu, S. Jayakumar and M. D. Rajagopal [2007], ?Stability of a Sand Spit due to Dredging in an Adjacent Creek?, Ocean Engineering, 34(3-4), 628-634.
P. Vethamony, K. Sudheesh, M.T. Babu, S. Jayakumar, R. Manimurali, A.K. Saran, L.H. Sharma, B. Rajan, M. Srivastav [2007], ?Trajectory of an oil spill off Goa, eastern Arabian Sea: Field observations and simulations?, Environmental Pollution 148 (2) July 2007, 438-444.
P. Vethamony, M.T. Babu , M.V. Ramanamurty, A.K. Saran , Antony Joseph , K. Sudheesh , Rupali S. Padgaonkar , S. Jayakumar [2007], ?Thermohaline structure of an inverse estuary ? The Gulf of Kachchh: Measurements and model simulations?, Marine Pollution Bulletin 54 (6), June 2007, 697?707.
Vethamony, P., Sudheesh, K., Rupali S P., Babu, M.T., Jayakumar, S., Saran, A. K., Basu, Kumar, Kshatriya [2006], ?Wave modelling for the north Indian Ocean using MSMR analysed winds?, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 27(18), 3767-3780.
R. Mani murali, P. Vethamony, A K Saran and S. Jayakumar [2006], ?Change detection studies in coastal zone features of Goa, India by remote sensing?, Current Science, 91(6), 25 September 2006, 816-820.
O. S. Chauhan, S. Jayakumar, A.A.A. Menezes, A.S. Rajawat and S.R. Nayak [2006] Anamalous inland influx of the River Indus, Gulf of Kachchh, India Marine Geology, 2006, vol. 229, pp. 91-100
Jaya Kumar, S., et al [2005] Run-up and inundation limits along the southeast coast of India due to the great Indian Ocean Tsunami Current Science, 88(11), 10 June 2005, 1741-1743
P. Chandramohan, S. Jaya Kumar, V Sanil Kumar and D Ilangovan [1998] Fine particle deposition at Vainguinim Tourist Beach, Goa, India J. Coastal Research, 14(3), pp. 1074-1081
P. Chandramohan, V. Sanil Kumar, and S. Jaya Kumar [1996] Dredge spoil disposal off Kavaratti Island, Lakshadweep, India Indian J. Marine Sciences, 25, pp. 66-70
J. S Mani and S. Jaya Kumar[1995] Wave transmission by suspended pipe breakwater J. Waterway, Port, Coastal & Ocean Engg., ASCE, Vol. 121(6), pp. 335-338

Created: 2006-09-11 Last Updated: 2016-06-16