Samal

Basanta Kumar Samala Ph.D

Computational Scientist
Ph.D. (Atmospheric Sciences)
Pune University (2011)
+353 1 524 1608 (ext 69)
NUI Galway

Key Research Areas

  • Climate Change studies using regional models
  • Weather and Ocean state forecast using coupled models
  • Monsoon and its intra-seasonal variability
  • Ocean, Atmosphere and coupled modelling studies

CURRENT POSITION:

Since November 2016, Computational Scientist at  Ireland Centre for High End Computing (ICHEC), NUI Galway, Ireland (www.ichec.ie)

PREVIOUS POSITIONS:

Chief Scientific Officer at Skymet Weather Services Pvt. Ltd. (Skymet), Noida, India from December 2011 to October 2016 (www.skymetweather.com)

Senior Technical Officer at Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC), Pune, India from September 2006 to December 2011 (www.cdac.in)

FELLOWSHIPS:

Research Associate at Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM), Pune, India from November 2003 to August 2006 (www.tropmet.res.in)

Senior Research Fellow at Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS), India from March 2000 to October 2003 (www.incois.gov.in)

Senior Project Assistant at Regional Research Laboratory (RRL), Bhubaneswar, India from June 1998 to March 2003  (www.iimt.res.in)

 

 

Publications

A Thomas, B. K. Samala, A. Kaginalkar (2014) Simulation of North Indian Ocean tropical cyclones using RAMS numerical weather prediction model, accepted in Tropical cyclone research and review. Volume 3, (1):44-52.

B. K. Samala, C. Nagaraju, S. Banerjee, A. Kaginalkar, and M. Dalvi (2013): Study of the Indian summer monsoon using WRF-ROMS regional coupled model simulations, Atmospheric Science Letters, 14: 20-27.

B. K. Samala, R. Krishnan, M. roxy (2012) Assessment of one month forecasts of weak Indian monsoons based on the NCEP Climate Forecast System (CFS), Meteorological Applications, 19: 189–199.

B. K. Samala and R. Krishnan (2008) Cloud radiative impacts on the tropical Indian Ocean associated with the evolution of “monsoon-breaks”, International Journal of Climatology, 28:2, 205-217.

Krishnan, R., K. V. Ramesh, B. K. Samala, G Meyers, J. M. Slingo, and M. J. Fennessy (2006), Indian Ocean-monsoon coupled interactions and impending monsoon droughts, Geophys. Res. Lett., 33, L08711, doi:10.1029/2006GL025811.

Rao. R. R., M. S. Girish Kumar, M. Ravichandran, B. K. Samala, and Nandakumar Sreedevi, (2006) Observed mini-cold pool off the southern tip of India and its intrusion into the south central Bay of Bengal during summer monsoon season, Geophys. Res. Lett., 33, L06607, doi:10.1029/2005GL025382.

Rao. R. R., M. S. Girish Kumar, M. Ravichandran, B. K. Samala and G. Anitha (2006) Observed intraseasonal variability of mini-cold pool off the southern tip of India and its intrusion into the south central Bay of Bengal during summer monsoon season, Geophys. Res. Lett. 33, L15606, doi:10.1029/2006GL026086.