Prof. Dr. Ir. Syamsul Rizal

Tentang Saya (About Me)

Dr. Syamsul Rizal is a Professor in Physical Oceanography. His research interest is in the field of applied mathematics in ocean modeling both analytical and numerical model. He graduated from Institute of Technology Bandung (ITB), Indonesia, in the field of Geophysics and Meteorology. He has been working at Syiah Kuala University from 1987 to present. In 1993, He completed his Ph.D Degree from Institute of Oceanography, University of Hamburg, Germany. Email address:

He is now working in the Laboratory of Ocean Modelling, Dept. of Marine Sciences, Syiah Kuala University.

He teaches in the following courses: 1. Physical Oceanography, 2. Hydrodynamics and 3. Ocean Modeling

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Publikasi (Publications)

Jurnal (Journals)

Aldyza N., Sarong M. A., Rizal S.,, 2015, Monitoring of hard coral covers and zonation of marine conservation area of Tuan Island, Aceh Besar District, Indonesia, AACL Bioflux, 8(5), 640-647, 1844-9166 (online). ISSN 1844-8143 (print).

Nazaruddin N., Sugianto S., Rizal S., 2015, The feasibility of seaweed culture in the northern coast of Simeulue Island, Aceh Province, Indonesia, AACL Bioflux, 8(5), 824-831, ISSN 1844-9166 (online). ISSN 1844-8143 (print).

Rizal, S., H.A. Haridhi, C.R. Wilson, A. Hasan, I. Setiawan, 2013, Community collection of ocean current data : an example from Northern Aceh province, Indonesia, SPC Trad. Mar. Res. Management and Knowledge Information Bulletin, 31, 3-11, 1025-7497.

Rizal S., Damm P., Wahid M.A., Sundermann J., Ilhamsyah Y., Iskandar T. and Muhammad, 2012, General circulation in the Malacca Strait and Andaman Sea: A numerical model study, American Journal of Environmental Science, 5, 479?488, 1553-345X.

Rizal, S., Setiawan, I., Iskandar, T., Ilhamsyah, Y., Wahid, M.A., Musman, M., 2010, Currents Simulation in the Malacca Straits by Using Three-Dimensional Numerical Model, Sains Malaysiana, 4(39), 519?524, 0126-6039.

Garces L.R., Pido M.D., Pomeroy R.S., Koeshendrajana S., Prisantoso B.I., Fatan N.A., Adhuri D., Raiful T., Rizal S., Tewfik A. and Dey M., 2010, Rapid assessment of community needs and fisheries status in tsunami-affected communities in Aceh Province, Indonesia, Ocean and Coastal Management, 53(2), 69?79, 0964-5691.

Mayer Bernhard, Peter E. Damm, Thomas Pohlmann, Syamsul Rizal, 2010, What is driving the ITF? An illumination of the Indonesian throughflow with a numerical nested model system, Dynamics of Atmospheres and Oceans, 50, 301 -312, 0377-0265.

Rizal, S., 2002, Taylor problem-influences on the spatial distribution of real and virtual amphidromes, Continental Shelf Res., 22, 2147-2158, 0278-4343.

Rizal, S. and J. Sundermann, 1994, On the M2-tide of the Malacca Strait: A numerical investigation, Ocean Dynamics, 46, 61-80, 1616-7341.

Prosiding (Proceedings)

Syamsul Rizal, Muhammad, Taufiq Iskandar, Ichsan Setiawan, Agus Satriadi, and Radinal, 2011, Simulation of Sea Surface Temperature (SST) and Sea Surface Salinity (SSS) in the Bay of Bengal, , AIC, Unsyiah, 29-30 November 2011, Unsyiah, Unsyiah Press, 0, 2089-208X.

Buku (Books)

Syamsul Rizal, Ichsan Setiawan, Muhammad, 2015, Matematika Kelautan, Prodi Ilmu Kelautan FKP Unsyiah, FKP Unsyiah, -.