NCAOR Staff - Dr. Babula Jena

Dr. Babula Jena

Scientist E
Department Name : Polar Remote Sensing
Desk No : +91-832-2525638

Field Of Specilization : Satellite Oceanography, Sea Ice
Current Research Activities : Remote sensing of the polar sea-ice, ocean-ice-atmosphere interaction, ocean color, marine phytoplankton blooms

Academic Record

2001─2007: Ph.D. (Marine Science), NRSC (ISRO)/Berhampur University, India. 


1999─2001: M. Phil. (Marine Science), Berhampur University, India. 


1996─1998: M. Sc. (Oceanography, Specialization: Remote Sensing), Berhampur University, India.


1. Received Merit Scientist Award for the year 2020 for outstanding contribution in the field of Polar Science and Technology from Ministry of Earth Science, Government of India.


2. Fellowship awarded by National Remote Sensing Centre, ISRO (Government of India), during 2001-2005.

Research Area

1. Satellite remote sensing applications for advance understanding of the polar sea-ice, ocean-ice-atmosphere interaction, ocean color, and marine phytoplankton blooms in a warming climate. 

2. Retrieval and validation of oceanic environmental products from satellite observations to monitor the physical and biological processes in the marine environment. 

3. Exploration of sea floor features using multibeam swath bathymetric survey and satellite altimetry.

Professional Record

2020 : Scientist-E, NCPOR

2016 : Scientist-D, NCPOR

2011 : Scientist-C, NCPOR