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Details of Dr. Basanta Kumar Jena   


Gender male
Job title Scientist - F
Department Coastal and Environment Engineering
National Institute of Ocean Technology, Chennai ( NIOT)
NIOT Campus, Velachery Tambaram Main Road Narayanapuram, Pallikaranai Chennai 600 100
National Institute of Ocean Technology, Chennai NIOT Campus, Velachery Tambaram Main Road Narayanapuram, Pallikaranai
Tamil Nadu
600 100
Regions Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Nationality India
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Degree PhD
Job type Research
Research Area(s) Physical Oceanography , Physical Oceanography
Research Activities 1. Project Coordinator for "Establishment of Coastal HF Radar network system along the Indian coast" 2. Project leader for a Five-year-plan project titled "Characterization of littoral transport phenomena along key sites of the Indian coast for sustainable Shore line Management" 3. Vice-Precedent Staff recreation Club of NIOT
Research Region Along the Indian coast
Skills/Expertise - Ever since completion of academic qualifications in the year 1992, I am involved aactively in oceanographic studies under various projects in primer national organisations like National Institute of Oceanography(NIO), Goa and National Institute of Ocean TEchnology (NIOT), Chennai. -I am conversant with most of the oceanographic data collection systems and implements (current meters, tide gauges, wave gauges, met-ocean sensors, etc) due to my hands-on-experience and field involvement under various project works. -I have working knowldge in programming languages (Basic and Fortan), numerous software packages for modeling (MIKE, SMS, Q-LAB, CORMIX), Oceanographic analysis tools (SANDS, T-TIDE, C_TIDE, SEAVIEW, CODAR,MATLAB) and general purpose packages (AUTOCAD, MS OFFICE) and Statistical packages. Some of major catagories of works that have been undertaken are : - Tsunami early warning system - Coastal observations (HF Radar, moored current meters, wave gauges, beach profilign) - Deep water moorings for met-ocean observations - Port Monitoring systems (Port of Pipavav, Dahej-Adani) - 24-no. Observatory network around gulf of Khambhat, Gujarat coast, India - I have completed more than 80 project campaigns with activities spanning right from proposal writing, budgeting the resources, planning the field campaigns, supervising the data collection, QA&QC and analysis of data, modeling and report generation. - I have published/presented about 20 research papers in peer reviewed journals and conferences. - I have successfully organsied four major conferences at NIOT during 2000-2011 period. The latest being the Bi-annual National conference of Ocean Soceity of India – OSICON-II. - As part of my administrative assignments I have been serving under various capacities in the f following committees - Internal procuerment committee, Stores verification comm, recruitment committee,……….. | I am serving as a scientist-in-charge since 2009, for the "National Policy for Data Sharing and Accessibility" for NIOT under the Department of Science & Technology, Government of India and also have enough experience in data management, procedures for the exchange of observational data among oceanographic centres. - Ability to interact and work within a multi-cultural environment and to work effectively in team to achieve organizational goals.
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr. Basanta Kumar JENA)

Manu John, Basanta Kumar Jena and K. M. Sivakholundu (2015) Surface current and wave measurement during cyclone Phailin by high frequency radars along the Indian coast, CURRENT SCIENCE, VOL. 108, NO. 3, 10 FEBRUARY 2015

Group(s): IOC , GOOS , JCOMM , Observations Programme Area (OPA) , Data Buoy Cooperation Panel (DBCP) , OOS , DBCP Task Team on Data Management (TT-DM) , Marine Management , Integrated Coastal Research , I-GOOS (dissolved 2011)
Created: 2011-07-27 Last Updated: 2015-07-11 by Basanta Kumar JENA