NCAOR Staff - Dr. Rajani Kanta Mishra

Dr. Rajani Kanta Mishra

Scientist F
Department Name : Biogeochemistry
Desk No : +91-832-2525550

Academic Record

  • 2004─2008: D.E. (Earth and Environmental Science), Tokai University, Japan.
  • 1999─2004: Ph.D (Marine Science),  Berhampur University, India.
  • 1997─1999: M. Phil. (Marine Science), Berhampur University, India.
  • 1991-1993:  M.Sc  (Marine Science), Berhampur University, India.


1999: Junior Research Fellowship, Institute of Life Sciences Bhubaneswar under the project of Indian Space Research                         Organisation (ISRO)
2001: Senior Research Fellowship under the project of CSIR, New Delhi, India
2004: Researcher, Japanese Fellowship under the Indo-Japan Government, Ministry of HRD, (Monbukagakusho/MEXT)

Research Area

Phytoplankton and Biogeochemical cycle of Southern Ocean
Study of phytoplankton taxonomy, diversity, productivity, physiology and its role in Biogeochemical cycle.
In situ and satellite data use  for studying inter annual variability of phytoplankton with oceanographic features and validation.

Professional Record

Feb 2017 : Scientist-E & Section In-charge, Biological Oceanography Division, Ocean Science
July 2016 : Scientist-E, Ocean Science & Southern Ocean Division
Dec 2011 : Scientist-D, Ocean Science & Southern Ocean Division