Dr. Dipanjan Dey Assistant Professor
School of Earth, Ocean and Climate Sciences

Research Interests

Global hydrological cycle; Indian Ocean circulation; Water-mass transformation; Indian Monsoon; Large Scale atmosphere-ocean Circulation

Contact Details

  • dipanjandey@iitbbs.ac.in

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 Degree Discipline Year School
  Ph.D Atmospheric Sciences and Oceanography 2021 Stockholm University, Sweden
  M.Tech Climate Science and Technology 2016 IIT Bhubaneswar, India
  Equivalent to BE/B.Tech Aeronautical Engineering 2014 The Aeronautical Society of India




Spring 2024 : Air-Sea Interaction , Numerical Simulation Laboratory - Oceanic Processes


Co-Principle Investigator, Co-production of a community engagement group for people from ethnic minority backgrounds, 01st August 2022 – 31st July 2023 (Faculty of Environmental and Life Sciences, University of Southampton).

Co-Principle Investigator, TRACing moisture sources of extreme rainfall over India - a tool for Better monsoon pRedIction at Synoptic TImescales (TRAC-BRISTI), 01st August 2023 – 31st July 2024 (Global Partnership Award 2023, University of Southampton).

Recent Publications (International Journals)

1Dey, D., Geen, R., Lambert, F. H., Agrawal, S., Vallis, G., Marsh, R., & Döös, K. (2023). Identification of the atmospheric water sources and pathways responsible for the East Asian summer monsoon rainfall. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/qj.4621
2Geen, R., Pietschnig, M., Agrawal, S., Dey, D., Lambert, F. H., & Vallis, G. K. (2023). The Relationship between Model Biases in East Asian Summer Monsoon Rainfall and Land Evaporation. Advances in Atmospheric Sciences, 2029–2042. DOI: https:// doi.org/10.1007/s00376-023-2297-1
3Dey, D., Aldama Campino, A., & Döös, K. (2023). Atmospheric water transport connectivity within and between ocean basins and land. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 27(2), 481-493. DOI: https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-27-481-2023
4Dey, D., & Döös, K. (2021). Tracing the origin of the South Asian summer monsoon precipitation and its variability using a novel Lagrangian framework. Journal of Climate, 34(21), 8655-8668. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-20-0967.1
5Dey, D., & Döös, K. (2020). Atmospheric freshwater transport from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean: A Lagrangian analysis. Geophysical Research Letters, 47(6), e2019GL086176. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1029/2019GL086176
6Pramanik, S., Sil, S., Mandal, S., Dey, D., & Shee, A. (2019). Role of interannual equatorial forcing on the subsurface temperature dipole in the Bay of Bengal during IOD and ENSO events. Ocean Dynamics, 69, 1253-1271. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10236-019-01303-0
7Dey, D., & Döös, K. (2019). The coupled ocean–atmosphere hydrologic cycle. Tellus A: Dynamic Meteorology and Oceanography, 71(1), 16504. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/16000870.2019.1650413
8Dey, D., Sil, S., Jana, S., Pramanik, S., & Pandey, P. C. (2017). An assessment of TropFlux and NCEP air-sea fluxes on ROMS simulations over the Bay of Bengal region. Dynamics of Atmospheres and Oceans, 80, 47-61. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dynatmoce.2017.09.002

Academic Honors & Awards

  • Life member of The Aeronautical Society of India.
  • Silver Medalist in M.tech (2014 - 2016) from Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar, India
  • Research on "Atmospheric freshwater transport from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean: A Lagrangian analysis" was selected for featuring as an Editor’s Highlight: https://eos.org/editor-highlights/a-new-perspective-on-a-classic-climate-conundrum

Research Scholar

Co-supervision of Ph.Ds:
Name: Verena Nadine Jung

Registered at: Department of Meteorology, Stockholm University, Sweden

Started: September 2023

Professional Experience

August 2021 - October 2021 : Research assistant at the Department of Meteorology, Stockholm University, Sweden. October 2021 - March 2022: Postdoctoral research fellow at the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Exeter, United Kingdom (UK). Line manager: Prof. Geoffrey Vallis. April 2022 - December 2023 - Postdoctoral research fellow at the School of Ocean and Earth Science, University of Southampton, UK. Line manager: Prof. Robert Marsh

International Cricket Player. Played for Sweden in 2021


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