Dr. Anirban Akhand is a Visiting Researcher in Coastal and Estuarine Environment Research Group, Port and Airport Research Institute, Japan. His research interests are carbonate chemistry and carbon cycle (inorganic and organic) in the estuaries and coasts, the air–water flux of the greenhouse gasses in the marine and freshwater systems, and blue carbon (mangrove, seagrass, salt marshes, macrophytes) and coral ecosystem dynamics concerning climate change. He is also interested in phytoplankton ecology, aquatic pollution, colored dissolved organic matter (CDOM), broadly marine biology, and biogeochemistry.
He obtained his Ph.D. degree from the faculty of Science, Jadavpur University in 2014 and completed his postdoctoral research in the same school. For his postdoctoral research, he joined Port and Airport Research Institute, Japan, started from May 2016 to March 2021.
Dr. Akhand has more than forty research publications, participated and delivered presentations in the national and international seminars and conferences.