Events and Highlights 2016

Young Scientist Award of the Indian Meteorological Society, 2016

IMS Young Scientist Award in Tropical Meteorology to Dr. Roxy Mathew Koll, handed over by the Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Dharmendra PradhanRoxy Mathew Koll was felicitated with the Young Scientist Award of the Indian Meteorological Society. The award was handed over by the Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Dharmendra Pradhan at the TROPMET 2016 conference in Bhubaneshwar. [News in Malayala ManoramaDeepika]

Indo-UK CHANSE Project Kick-off at IIT Bombay

CHANSE project kick-off at IIT Bombay, Sep 2016. Coupled Human And Natural Systems Environment (CHANSE) is an Indo-UK project on water management under uncertainty in the Indo-Gangetic Plain. With collaborators in India and the UK, and support from the Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) and Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), the project aims to improve environmental conditions and well being for local people by engaging farmers and regulators in managing water systems sustainably. [project]

Climate Lab Research gets highlighted in national and international media

Sport Fishing Magazine article highlights our research on Indian Ocean warming and its impact on the marine ecosystem and the tuna—Turning up the heat, Jul 2016 [article]

An article in Science shows how the foraging habits of Frigate birds may be affected by the declining marine primary productivity and tuna in the Indian Ocean, as pointed out in our research, 1 Jul 2016

The Outlook Magazine interview on Monsoon Droughts—Get ready for more droughts, 27 Apr 2016.

Roar.lk highlights our research on Indian Ocean warming and its impacts, 19 Mar 2016.

Monsoon drought interview on Frontline MagazineThe Frontline Magazine interview on Monsoon Droughts—We need to be prepared to adjust to drier conditions, 4 Mar 2016.

 

Member of the CLIVAR Indian Ocean Region Panel
Roxy Mathew Koll has been selected as a member of the CLIVAR Indian Ocean Region Panel for the period 2016-2018. The CLIVAR Panel provides scientific and technical oversight for implementation of the sustained ocean observing system for the Indian Ocean and coordinates research on the role of the Indian Ocean on the climate system.
Kavli Fellow of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences [NAS]

Roxy Mathew Koll has been named as a Kavli Fellow of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences [NAS].  Kavli fellows are selected by the members of the National Academy of Sciences. Since its inception in 1989, more than one hundred seventy five of its “alumni” have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences, and ten have received Nobel Prizes.