Dr. Saumik Samanta
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Department of Earth Sciences,
Stellenbosch University, South Africa
BiographyB.Sc. (Hons) (Geology) Jadavpur University, India
M.Sc. (Applied Geology) Jadavpur University, India
Ph.D. (Earth Sciences) Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Kolkata, India
Research InterestChemical Oceanography
Cycling of trace elements and isotopes in aquatic system
Solute-particle interactions in aquatic system
Anthropogenic trace elements and its effect in aquatic system
List of PublicationsSamanta, S, Dalai, TK, Tiwari, SK and Rai, SK (2018) Sources of water in the Ganga (Hooghly) River estuary, India: How important is the groundwater discharge? Marine Chemistry (under review)
Samanta, S and Dalai, TK (2018) Massive generation of heavy metals in the Ganga River estuary, India: Global importance of solute-particle interaction and enhanced metal fluxes to the oceans. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta (accepted, in press)
Samanta, S, Amrutha, K, Dalai, TK and Kumar, S (2017) Heavy metals in the Ganga (Hooghly) River estuary sediment column: Evaluation of association, geochemical cycling and anthropogenic enrichment. Environmental Earth Sciences 76, 140.
Samanta, S and Dalai, TK (2016) Dissolved and particulate Barium in the Ganga (Hooghly) river estuary, India: Solute particle interactions and enhanced dissolved flux to the oceans. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 195, 1-28.
Samanta, S, Dalai, TK, Pattanaik, JK, Rai, SK and Mazumdar, A (2015) Dissolved inorganic carbon (DIC) and its δ13C in the Ganga (Hooghly) river estuary, India: Evidence of DIC generation via organic carbon degradation and carbonate dissolution. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 165, 226-248.