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Dr. Sunil Kumar Shukla

Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeosciences
53 University Road
226007 Lucknow
Uttar Pradesh


  ECN Member

Expertise & Interests

PAGES interests        ECN
Timescales        Holocene, Last glacial cycle
Regions        Antarctic region, Mid-latitude Southern Hemisphere
Archives        Ocean sediments
Sector        Research
Discipline        (Micro)paleontology, (Paleo)climatology, (Paleo)ecology, (Paleo)oceanography
Laboratory        Diatoms



1. Shukla, S.K., Romero, O.E. 2018. Glacial valve size variation of the
Southern Ocean diatom Fragilariopsis kerguelensis preserved in the
Benguela Upwelling System, southeastern Atlantic. Palaeogeography,
Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 499: 112–122.

2. Shukla, S.K. and Crosta, X. 2017. Fragilariopsis kerguelensis size
variability from the Indian subtropical Southern Ocean over the last
42,000 years. Antarctic Science 29(2): 139-146.

3. Shukla, S.K., Crespin, J., Crosta, X. 2016. Thalassiosira lentiginosa size
variation and associated biogenic silica burial in the Southern Ocean over
the last 42kyrs. Marine Micropaleontology 127: 74-85.

4. Shukla, S.K., Crosta, X., Cortese, G., Nayak, G.N. 2013. Climate mediated
size variability of diatom Fragilariopsis kerguelensis in the Southern Ocean.
Quaternary Science Reviews 69: 49-58.

5. Shukla, S.K., Mohan, R. 2012. The contribution of diatoms to worldwide
crude oil deposits” In: The Science of Algal Fuels: Cellular Origin, Life in
Extreme Habitats and Astrobiology, Eds. R. Gordon & J. Seckbach.
Dordrecht, Springer, Vol. 25: 355-382. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-94-

6. Shukla, S.K., Mohan, R., Sudhakar, M 2009. Diatoms a potential tool to
understand past oceanographic settings. Current Science 97(12): 1726-