Welcome to Oceanography
Oceanography is the Science of Oceans. Oceans cover 71% of Earth's surface and is important as a source of resources (fish, minerals, freshwater, salt, hydrocarbons, medicine and energy), means of transport, area for strategic military operations, recreation and most importantly it controls the global weather and climate and life on Earth. Physical Oceanography is the study of physical conditions and processes that occur in the oceans and its interaction with the atmosphere, land and ice. Major topic of study are Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, Coastal Oceanography, Ocean Engineering, Air-Sea Interaction, Waves, Tides, Ocean Acoustics and Ocean Remote Sensing
Inter-departmental Elective offered is OCEE201 GENERAL OCEANOGRAPHY
Invited Talk by Prof. Pranab Deb, Assistant Professor, IIT Kharagpur on "Quantification of Atmospheric Teleconnection: Linear response to tropical precipitation anomalies"