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Abhijit Mitra

Abhijit Mitra
Abhijit Mitra 
Associate Professor 
Department of Marine Science
University of Calcutta
University of Calcutta


Dr. Abhijit Mitra, Advisor of Oceanography Division, Techno India University and former Head, Dept. of Marine Science, University of Calcutta (INDIA) has been active in the sphere of Oceanography since 1985. He obtained his Ph.D as NET qualified scholar in 1994. Since then he joined Calcutta Port Trust and WWF (World Wide Fund), in various capacities to carry out research programmes on environmental science, biodiversity conservation, climate change and carbon sequestration. Presently Dr. Mitra is serving as the advisor of Oceanography Division of Techno India University, Kolkata. He has to his credit about 328 scientific publications in various National and International journals, and 28 books of postgraduate standards. Dr. Mitra is presently the member of several committees like PACON International, IUCN, SIOS, Mangrove Society of India etc. and has successfully completed about 16 projects on biodiversity loss in fishery sector, coastal pollution, alternative livelihood, climate change and carbon sequestration. Dr. Mitra also visited as faculty member and invited speakers in several foreign Universities of Singapore, Kenya, Oman and USA. In 2008 Dr. Mitra was invited as visiting fellow at University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth, USA to deliver a series of lecture on Climate Change. Dr. Mitra also successfully guided 21 Ph.D students. Presently his domain of expertise includes environmental science, mangrove ecology, sustainable aquaculture, alternative livelihood, climate change and carbon sequestration.

Research Interest

Marine & Estuarine Biodiversity
Aquaculture & Fisheries Management
Pollution Control with special reference to Bioremediation
Alternative livelihood schemes for coastal population
Climate change and carbon credit
Carbon mapping in mangrove ecosystem

Global Speakers in the subject

Global Experts in the subject


Adaptation to Climate Change through Mangrove-Centric Livelihood

Feeding Ecology and Prey Preference of Grey Mullet, Mugil cephalus (Linnaeus, 1758) in Extensive Brackish Water Farming System

Goutam Roy Chowdhury and Abhijit Mitra
Editorial: J Marine Sci Res Dev 7: e145
DOI: 10.4172/2155-9910.1000e145

Future of Mangroves

Asish Mondal, Deepta Chakravortty, Susmita Mandal, Bhattacharyya SB and Abhijit Mitra
Research Article: J Marine Sci Res Dev 2015, 6: 178
DOI: 10.4172/2155-9910.1000178

Seaweed Incorporated Diet Improves Astaxanthin Content of Shrimp Muscle Tissue

Abhijit Mitra
Editorial: J Marine Sci Res Dev 2015, 5: e135
DOI: 10.4172/2155-9910.1000e135

Oceanography: A Journey in Search of Root

Kunal Mondal, Subhra Bikash Bhattacharyya and Abhijit Mitra
Research Article: J Marine Sci Res Dev 2015, 5: 161
DOI: 10.4172/2155-9910.1000161

Study of the Microbial Health in and Around the Lower Stretch of Hooghly Estuary

Abhijit Mitra
Editorial: J Marine Sci Res Dev 2015, 5: e132
DOI: 10.4172/2155-9910.1000e132

Blue Carbon: A Hidden Treasure in the Climate Change Science

Rahul Bose, Hare Krishna Jana, Sufia Zaman and Abhijit Mitra
Research Article: J Marine Sci Res Development 2014, S11-004
DOI: 10.4172/2155-9910.S11-004
Abhijit Mitra
Editorial: J Marine Sci Res Dev 2013, 3: e116
DOI: 10.4172/2155-9910.1000e116