Swadhin BEHERA Visiting Professor ( Collaborative Group with JAMSTEC )
1988-1990: Senior Scientific Assistant, Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune, India
1989: Advanced Degree in Meteorology, India Meteorological Department, Pune, India
1991-1997: Senior Scientific Officer, Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune, India
1998: Doctorate in Oceanography, The Berhampur University, India
1998-2003: Researcher, Frontier Research Center for Global Change, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology(JAMSTEC), Japan
2003-2008: Sub-leader, Frontier Research Center for Global Change, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology(JAMSTEC), Japan
2009-: Principal Investigator, Research Institute for Global Change, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology(JAMSTEC), Japan
2.Climate modeling and predictability studies.
3.Coupled ocean-atmosphere variability in tropical oceans? in particular the Indian Ocean Dipole.
4.Air-sea interactions in the subtropical oceans in relation to the subtropical Indian Ocean Dipole. Tropical and extratropical interactions.
5.Impact of tropical climate modes on regional climate variabilities and atmospheric teleconnection.
6.Impact of climate variability on society and climate application studies.
7.Teaching of oceanography and climate dynamics and capacity building training programs.
Behera, S. K., R. Krishnan and T. Yamagata, 1999: Unusual ocean-atmosphere conditions in the tropical Indian Ocean during 1994, Geophy. Res. Letter, 26, 3001-3004.
Behera, S. K., and T. Yamagata, 2001; Subtropical SST dipole events in the southern Indian Ocean, Geophy. Res. Letter, 28, 327-330.
Behera, S. K., and T. Yamagata, 2003, Influence of the Indian Ocean Dipole on the Southern Oscillation. J. of the Met. Soc. of Japan, 81, 169-177.
Behera, S. K., J.J. Luo, S. Masson, S. A. Rao, H. Sakuma and T. Yamagata, 2006: A CGCM study on the interaction between IOD and ENSO, J. Climate, 19, 1608-1705.
Kayanne, H. H. Iijima, N. Nakamura, T. R. McClanahan, S. Behera, and T. Yamagata, 2006: The Indian Ocean Dipole Index recorded in Kenyan coral annual density bands, Geophys. Res. Lett, 33, L19709, doi:10.1029/2006GL027168.
Chang, P., T. Yamagata, P. Schopf, S. K. Behera, J. Carton, W. S. Kessler, G. Meyers, T. Qu, F. Schott, S. Shetye and S.-P. Xie, 2006: Climate Fluctuations of Tropical Coupled System ? The Role of Ocean Dynamics, J. Climate, 19, 5122?5174.
Luo, J.-J., S. Masson, S. Behera, and T. Yamagata, 2007: Experimental Forecasts of the Indian Ocean Dipole Using a Coupled OAGCM, J. Climate. 20, 2178?2190.
Ashok, K., S. K. Behera, S. A. Rao, H. Weng, T. Yamagata, 2007: El Nino Modoki and its teleconnection, J. Geop. Res. 112, C11007, doi:10.1029/2006JC003798.
Weng, , H., Ashok, K., S. K. Behera, S. A. Rao, T. Yamagata, 2007: Impacts of Recent El Nino Modoki on Droughts/Floods in the Pacific Rim during Boreal Summer, Climate Dyn., 29, 113-129 .
Chan, S., S. Behera, and T. Yamagata, 2007: Indian Ocean Dipole influence on South American rainfall, Geophys. Res. Lett. , 35, L14S12, doi:10.1029/2008GL034204. (Abstract)
Tangang, F, L. Juneng, E. Salimun, P.N. Vinayachandran, Y.K. Seng, C.J.C. Reason, S.K. Behera and T. Yasunari, 2008: On the roles of the northeast cold surge, the Borneo vortex, the Madden-Julian Oscillation, and the Indian Ocean Dipole during the worst 2006/2007 flood in southern Peninsular Malaysia, Geophy. Res. Letter, 35, L14S07, doi:10.1029/2008GL033429. (Abstract)
Behera, S.K., J-J Luo, and T. Yamagata, 2008: The Unusual IOD Event of 2007, Geophy. Res. Letter, 35, L14S11, doi:10.1029/2008GL034122 (Abstract)
Member, American Geophysical Union
Member, Japanese Oceanographic Society
Life Member, Indian Meteorological Society
Steering committee meetings of APEC Climate Center.
Reviewed more than 200 manuscripts for reputed international journals
- Ocean Technology Policy
- Ocean Industrial Science and Technology
- Integrated Marine-System Health Management
- Ocean Resource and Energy
- Seabed Resource Development
- Marine Environmental Modeling and Synthesizing
- Marine Environment Systems
- Ocean Information Systems
- Applied Physical Oceanography
- Marine environment observational research for the Arctic Ocean
- Climate Prediction and Its Application