National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory

Physical Oceanography Division

Sudip Majumder (Ph.D.)

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies
University of Miami
4600 Rickenbacker Causeway
Miami, FL 33149 USA
Phone: (305) 361-4405

Research interests

  • Meridional Overturning Circulation
  • Ocean circulation, eddies and mixing
  • Air-sea interaction
  • Heat and freshwater budgets
  • Mixed layer dynamics, near-inertial waves
  • Satellite based and in-situ observations

Current work

  • The Interannual Variability of the Brazil Current
  • Transport in the upper branch of the South Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation


    Majumder, S. and Schmid, C.: A Study of the Variability of the Benguela Current, Ocean Sci. Discuss. (In press),

    Schmid, C. and Majumder, S.: Transport Variability of the Brazil Current from Observations and a Model, Ocean Sci. Discuss.,, in review, 2017.

    Majumder, S., C. Schmid, and G. Halliwell, 2016: An Observations and Model Based Analysis of Meridional Transports in the South Atlantic. J. Geophys. Res. -Oceans, 121(8):5622-5638, doi:10.1002/2016JC011693.

    Majumder, S., A. Tandon, D.L. Rudnick, and J.T. Farrar, 2015: Near-inertial kinetic energy budget of the mixed layer and shear evolution in the transition layer in the Arabian Sea during the monsoons. J. Geophys. Res.-Oceans, 120, 6492-6507, doi:10.1002/2014JC010198.

    Weller, R. A., S. Majumder, and A. Tandon, 2014: Diurnal Restratification Events in the Southeast Pacific Trade Wind Regime. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 44, 2569-2587, doi:

    Edmo J D C, C. S. Meinen, R. C. Perez, S. Dong, C. Schmid, S. Majumder, A. R. Piola, S. L. Garzoli, G. J. Goni, S. Speich, I. Ansorge: Meridional Transports Across 34.5°S from Models and Observations (in prep).

    Chakraborty, K., A. Lotliker, S. Majumder, A. Samanta, P.P. Madhuri, K.C. Sahu, T. S. Kumar, N.S. Sarma, B.S. Rao, and P. Shanmugam. : A numerical investigation of upper ocean biological variability in the Bay of Bengal (in review).