DEPARTMENT OF CHEMICAL OCEANOGRAPHY
SCHOOL OF MARINE SCIENCES / COCHIN UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
In the research sector the Department have undertaken investigations on
•Nutrient dynamics in the estuarine, coastal and mangrove systems
•Distribution of chemical constituents – major ions, trace metals, trace organics and biogeoorganics – in coastal and estuarine systems
•Chemistry of mud banks
•Phase exchange studies of trace metals, pesticides and biogeoorganics
•Chemo toxicity of trace metals, pesticides, etc.
• Chemo kinetics and modelling
•Chemical investigations on the mangrove systems.
•Natural products – Marine bioactive compounds, carbohydrates, etc.
•Marine drugs and medicinal chemistry
•Mangroves – chemistry of the mangrove ecosystems
•Distribution and dynamics of trace metals, rare earth metals, nutrients, pesticides and other organic compounds.
•Modelling of aquatic systems