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Ajanta Goswami
Associate Professor
ajanta.goswami[at]es.iitr.ac.in
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Research
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Publications
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Honours and Awards
Honors
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Teaching Engagements
Teaching Engagements

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Events
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Research Interests
Remote Sensing applications in Glaciology, Cryospheric Studies, Urban Heat Island (UHI), Landslides and Geohazards etc.
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Educational Details
IIT Roorkee, Uttarakhand, India
2008
Ph.D, Geology
Gauhati University, Assam, India
2003
M.Sc, Geology
Cotton College, Guwahati, Assam, India
2001
B.Sc, Geology
Govt. Higher Secondary School Tezu, Arunachal Pradesh, India
1997
12th Standard,
Govt. Higher Secondary School Tezu, Arunachal Pradesh, India
1995
10th Standard,
Research
Publications
Role of Elevation and Aspect in Snow Distribution in Western Himalaya
2008
S. K. Jain, A. Goswami, and A. K. Saraf | Elsevier
Journal: Water Resource Management
Flood inundation mapping using NOAA AVHRR data
2006
S. K. Jain, A. K. Saraf, A. Goswami, and T. Ahmad | Elsevier
Journal: Water Resource Management
Accuracy assessment of MODIS, NOAA and IRS data in snow cover mapping under Himalayan conditions
2008
. K. Jain, A. Goswami, and A. K. Saraf | Elsevier
Journal: International Journal of Remote Sensing
Temperature and precipitation trend over 139 major Indian cities: An assessment over a century
2019
P. Mohammad and A. Goswami | Springer
Journal: Modeling Earth Systems Environment
Robustness evaluation of fuzzy expert system and extreme learning machine for geographic information system-based landslide susceptibility zonation: A case study from Indian Himalaya
2019
B. Peethambaran, R. Anbalagan, K. V. Shihabudheen, and A. Goswami | Springer
Journal: Environmental Earth Science
Determination of land surface temperature and its lapse rate in the Satluj River basin using NOAA data
2008
S. K. Jain, A. Goswami, and A. K. Saraf | Elsevier
Journal: International Journal of Remote Sensing
Identification of drought‐vulnerable areas using NOAA AVHRR data
2009
S. K. Jain, R. Keshri, A. Goswami, A. Sarkar, and A. Chaudhry | Elsevier
Journal: International Journal of Remote Sensing
Assessment of Snowmelt Runoff Using Remote Sensing and Effect of Climate Change on Runoff
2009
S. K. Jain, A. Goswami, and A. K. Saraf | Springer
Journal: Water Resource Management
Snowmelt runoff modelling in a Himalayan basin with the aid of satellite data
2010
S. K. Jain, A. Goswami, and A. K. Saraf | Elsevier
Journal: International Journal of Remote Sensing
Application of meteorological and vegetation indices for evaluation of drought impact: A case study for Rajasthan, India
2010
S. K. Jain, R. Keshri, A. Goswami, and A. Sarkar | Springer
Journal: Natural Hazards
Glacier changes using satellite data and effect of climate in Tirungkhad basin located in western Himalaya
2014
R. A. Mir, S. K. Jain, A. K. Saraf, and A. Goswami | Taylor and Francis
Journal: Geocarto International
Detection of Changes in Glacier Mass Balance Using Satellite and Meteorological Data in Tirungkhad Basin Located in Western Himalaya
2014
R. A. Mir, S. K. Jain, A. K. Saraf, and A. Goswami | Elsevier
Journal: journal of Indian Society of Remote Sensing
Decline in snowfall in response to temperature in Satluj basin, western Himalaya
2015
R. A. Mir, S. K. Jain, A. K. Saraf, and A. Goswami | Springer
Journal: Journal of Earth Systems and Science
Accuracy assessment and trend analysis of MODIS-derived data on snow-covered areas in the Sutlej basin, Western Himalayas
2015
R. A. Mir, S. K. Jain, A. K. Saraf, and A. Goswami | Taylor & Francis
Journal: International Journal of Remote Sensing
Kedarnath disaster 2013: causes and consequences using remote sensing inputs
2016
P. K. Champati Ray, S. L. Chattoraj, M. P. S. Bisht, S. Kannaujiya, K. Pandey, and A. Goswami | Springer
Journal: Natural Hazards
A comparative appraisal of ground water resources using GRACE-GPS data in highly urbanised regions of Uttar Pradesh, India
2017
P. K. Gautam, P. K. Champati, A. Singh, A. Goswami, S. Kannaujiya, and S. Arora | Springer
Journal: Sustanability and Water Resources Management
Modeling relationship between land use land cover changes, land surface temperature and urban heat island in Indore City of Central India
2023
K. J. Gohain, A. Goswami, P. Mohammad, and Shamita Kumar | Springer
Journal: Theoretical and Applied Climatology
Application of 1D and 2D hydrodynamic modeling to study glacial lake outburst flood (GLOF) and its impact on a hydropower station in Central Himalaya
2019
A. Sattar, A. Goswami, and A. V. Kulkarni | Springer Netherlands
Journal: Natural Hazards
Predicting the impacts of urban development on seasonal urban thermal environment in Guwahati city, northeast India
2022
Pir Mohammad and Ajanta Goswami | Elsevier BV
Journal: Building and Environment
Landslide susceptibility mapping of Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India Using Artificial Intelligence Models
2020
Kumari Sweta, Ajanta Goswami, Bipin Peethambaran, IM Bahuguna, and A.S. Rajawat | Springer
Journal: Bulletins of Engineering Geology
Estimation of Surface Temperature Lapse Rate Over the Uttarakhand Region Using 107 Station Data and MODIS-LST Data
2022
Priyanka Negi, Ajanta Goswami, Girish Chandra Joshi | Taylor and Francis
Journal: Geocarto International
Variability of ambient black carbon concentration in the Central Himalaya and its assessment over the Hindu Kush Himalayan region
2022
Praveen Kumar Singh, Bhupesh Adhikary, Xintong Chen, Shichang Kang, Shankar Prasad Poudel, Tshering Tashi, Ajanta Goswami, Siva Praveen Puppala | Elsevier
Journal: Science of the Total Environment 858 (2023) 160137
A Statistical Technique for noise identification and restoration of Hyperspectral Image cube
2022
Ajanta Goswami, Bikram Bannerjee, Bharat Joshi, Abhishek Kumar, Hrishikesh Rai, and Angana Saikia | Elsevier BV
Journal: Remote Sensing Applications: Society and Environment
Exploring different indicators for quantifying surface urban heat and cool island together- A case study over two metropolitan cities of India
2021
Pir Mohammad and Ajanta Goswami | Springer
Journal: Environment, Development and Sustainability (ENVI)
Performance Assessment for Three Statistical Models of Landslide Susceptibility Zonation Mapping in Local Scale: A Case Study for a Part of Indian Himalaya
2021
Kumari Sweta, Dr. Ajanta Goswami, Dr. Rituraj Nath and Dr. I.M. Bahuguna | Springer
Journal: Journal of Earth System Science
Framework for Geospatial Flood Exposure Mapping of Schools in Himalayan Region for Climate Change Adaptation and Resilient School Design
2022
Shalu Mathuria, Harshit Sosan Lakra, Ajanta Goswami, Aditi Parihar, Rajib Shaw | Elsevier
Journal: International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction
Machine learning algorithm-based prediction of land use land cover and land surface temperature change to characterize urban heat island phenomena over Ahmedabad city, India
2021
Pir Mohammad, Ajanta Goswami, Sarthak Chouhan and Shailesh Nayak | Elsevier
Journal: Urban Climate
Monitoring of glacier characteristics and its mass balance using multi-dimensional approach over the glaciers of Chandra basin, western Himalayas
2021
Akansha Patel, Ajanta Goswami, Jaydeo K Dharpure, Thamban Meloth, Parmanand Sharma, Lavkush Patel | Taylor and Francis
Journal: Hydrological Science Journal
The Dynamics of Meteorological Droughts Over a Semi-Arid Terrain in Western India: A Last Five Decadal Hydro-Climatic Evaluation
2021
Amit Vishwakarma and Ajanta Goswami | Elsevier
Journal: Groundwater for Sustainable Development
Assessment of snow cover variability and its sensitivity with hydro-meteorological factors in the Karakoram and Himalayan region
2021
J. K. Dharpure, A. Goswami, A. Patel, A. V. Kulkarni and Snehmani | Taylor and Francis
Journal: Hydrological Science Journal
Assessment of trends and multi-decadal changes in groundwater level in parts of the Malwa region, Punjab, India
2021
Sashikanta Sahoo, Sabyasachi Swain, Ajanta Goswami, Radhika Sharma, Brijendra Pateriya | Elsevier
Journal: Groundwater for Sustainable Development
Quantifying diurnal and seasonal variation of surface urban heat island intensity and its associated determinants across different climatic zones over Indian cities
2021
Pir Mohammad and Ajanta Goswami | Taylor and Francis
Journal: GIScience Remote Sensing
Future Glacial Lake Outburst Flood (GLOF) hazard of the South Lhonak Lake, Sikkim Himalaya
2021
Ashim Sattar, Ajanta Goswami, Anil V Kulkarni, Adam Emmer, Umesh K Haritashya, Simon Allen, Holger Frey, Christian Huggel | Elsevier
Journal: Geomorphology
Regional mass variations and its sensitivity to climate drivers over glaciers of Karakoram and Himalayas
2021
Akansha Patel, Ajanta Goswami, Jaydeo K Dharpure, Thamban Meloth, Anil Kulkarni, Parmanand Sharma | Taylor and Francis
Journal: GIScience Remote Sensing
Quantification of groundwater recharge and its spatio-temporal variability in the Ganga river basin
2021
J. K. Dharpure, A. Goswami, A. Patel, and A. V. Kulkarni | Taylor and Francis
Journal: Geocarto International, vol. 0, no. 0, pp. 1–22
Strain-partitioned dextral transpression in the Great Boundary Fault Zone around Chittaurgarh, NW Indian Shield
2021
D. C. Srivastava, A. Goswami, and A. Sahay | Cambridge University Press
Journal: Geol. Mag., pp. 1–15, 2021
Estimation of mass and energy balance of glaciers using a distributed energy balance model over the Chandra river basin (Western Himalaya)
2021
Akansha Patel, Ajanta Goswami, Jaydeo K Dharpure, Thamban Meloth, Parmanand Sharma, Anil Kulkarni and Sunil Oulkar | John Wiley and Sons Ltd.
Journal: Hydrlogical Processes
Spatial variation of surface urban heat island magnitude along the urban-rural gradient of four rapidly growing Indian cities
2021
P. Mohammad and A. Goswami | Taylor and Francis
Journal: Geocarto International
Landslide Susceptibility Zonation with Special Emphasis on Tectonic Features for Occurrence of Landslides in Lower Indian Himalaya
2021
R. R. Nath, M. L. Sharma, A. Goswami, K. Sweta, and N. Pareek | Springer
Journal: J. Indian Soc. Remote Sens
A Spatio-Temporal Assessment and Prediction of Surface Urban Heat Island Intensity Using Multiple Linear Regression Techniques Over Ahmedabad City, Gujarat
2021
P. Mohammad and A. Goswami | Springer
Journal: Journal of Indian Society of Remote Sensing
Prioritization of sites for Managed Aquifer Recharge in a semi-arid environment in western India using GIS-Based multicriteria evaluation strategy
2021
A. Vishwakarma, A. Goswami, and B. Pradhan | Elsevier BV
Journal: Groundwater sustainable development
snow cover characterization and its linkage with climate change over the Chenab river basin, western Himalayas
2020
J. K. Dharpure, A. Patel, A. Goswami, A. V. Kulkarni, and Snehmani | Taylor and Francis
Journal: GIScience Remote Sensing
Rainfall variability over the Indus, Ganga, and Brahmaputra river basins: A spatio-temporal characterisation
2021
A. Patel, A. Goswami, J. K. Dharpure, and M. Thamban | Elsevier
Journal: Quaternary International
A comparative evaluation of supervised machine learning algorithms for township level landslide susceptibility zonation in parts of Indian Himalayas
2020
B. Peethambaran, R. Anbalagan, D. P. Kanungo, A. Goswami, and K. V. Shihabudheen | Elsevier
Journal: Catena
Assessing the impact of land use land cover changes on land surface temperature over Pune city, India
2021
K. J. Gohain, P. Mohammad, and A. Goswami | Elsevier
Journal: Quaternery International
Drought characterization using the Combined Terrestrial Evapotranspiration Index over the Indus, Ganga and Brahmaputra river basins
2020
J. K. Dharpure, A. Goswami, A. Patel, A. V. Kulkarni, and T. Meloth | Taylor & Francis
Journal: Geocarto International
Lake Evolution, Hydrodynamic Outburst Flood Modeling and Sensitivity Analysis in Central Himalaya
2020
A. Sattar, A. Goswami, A. V. Kulkarni and A. Emmer | MDPI
Journal: Water
Hydrodynamic moraine-breach modeling and outburst flood routing - A hazard assessment of the South Lhonak lake, Sikkim
2019
A. Sattar, A. Goswami, and A. V. Kulkarni | Elsevier
Journal: Science of the Total Environment
Development and Evaluation of a New ‘Snow Water Index (SWI)’ for Accurate Snow Cover Delineation
2019
A. Dixit, A. Goswami, and S. Jain | MDPI
Journal: Remote Sensing
The impact of the land cover dynamics on surface urban heat island variations in semi-arid cities: A case study in Ahmedabad City, India, using multi-sensor/source data
2019
P. Mohammad, A. Goswami, and S. Bonafoni | MDPI
Journal: Sensors
Glacier-surface velocity derived ice volume and retreat assessment in the Dhauliganga basin, central Himalaya – A remote sensing and modeling-based approach
2019
A. Sattar, A. Goswami, A. V. Kulkarni, and P. Das | Frontiers Media S.A
Journal: Frontiers in Earth Science
Inter-Seasonal characterization and correlation of Surface Urban Heat Island (SUHI) and Canopy Urban Heat Island (CUHI) in the Urbanized Environment of Delhi, India
2023
Atul Kumar, Mahua Mukherjee and Ajanta Goswami | Elsevier
Journal: Remote Sensing Application: Society and Environment
Modeling potential glacial lake outburst flood process chains and effects from artificial lake-level lowering at Gepang Gath Lake, Indian Himalaya
2023
Ashim Sattar, Simon Allen, Martin Mergili, Wilfried Haeberli, Holger Frey, Anil V. Kulkarni, Umesh K. Haritashya, Christian Huggel, Ajanta Goswami, RAAJ Ramsankaran | American Geophysical Union
Journal: Journal of Geophysical Research - Earth Surface
Honors And Awards
MemberShips
Administrative Staff College of India (ASCI) Association, Hyderabad
04 Apr 2023 - Present
Alumnus
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
04 Apr 2023 - Present
Alumnus
International Association of Hydrogeologists (IAH)
04 Apr 2023 - Present
Member
International Association of Cryospheric Sciences (IACS)
04 Apr 2023 - Present
Member
International Glaciological Society (IGS)
04 Apr 2023 - Present
Member
Society of Petroleum Geophysicists (SPG) Dehradun
04 Apr 2023 - Present
Life Member
Vijnanabharati a science movement with swadeshi spirit
04 Apr 2023 - Present
Life Member
National Academy of Sciences India (NASI) Allahabad
04 Apr 2023 - Present
Life Member
Indian Society of Remote Sensing (ISRS) Dehradun
04 Apr 2023 - Present
Life Member
Indian Society of Geomatics (ISG) Ahmedabad
04 Apr 2023 - Present
Life Member
Indian Society of Engineering Geology (ISEG) Faridabad
04 Apr 2023 - Present
Life Member
Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA) Kolkata
04 Apr 2023 - Present
Life Member
Indian Institute of Geomorphologists (IIG) Allahabad
04 Apr 2023 - Present
Life Member
Indian Meteorological Society (IMS) Pune
04 Apr 2023 - Present
Life Member
Indian Geophysical Union (IGU) Hyderabad
04 Apr 2023 - Present
Life Member
Indian Geological Congress (IGC) Roorkee
04 Apr 2023 - Present
Life Member
Indian Association of Hydrologists (IAH) Roorkee
04 Apr 2023 - Present
Life Member
Geological Society of India (GSI) Bangalore
04 Apr 2023 - Present
Life Member
Astronautical Society of India (ASI) Vishakhapatnam
04 Apr 2023 - Present
Life Member
Association of Petroleum Geologists (APG), Dehradun
04 Apr 2023 - Present
Life Member
Teaching Engagements
Teaching Engagements
PRINCIPLES OF REMOTE SENSING ( ESN-401 )
Autumn
BASIC PETROLOGY ( ESN-201 )
Autumn
LANDSLIDE HAZARD MITIGATION AND MANAGEMENT ( DM-505 )
Autumn
REMOTE SENSING ( ESN-626 )
Spring
GEOMORPHOLOGY ( ESN-306 )
Spring
ADVANCE GEOMORPHOLOGY ( ES-524 )
Spring
Students
SuperVisions
Glacial lakes dynamics using earth observation techniques
01 Jun 2015 - 01 Jun 2019
Other Supervisors: Dr. Anil V. Kulkarni, IISc Bengaluru, Scholar: Ashim Sattar
Interferometry to study subsidence at Ndiaye Bop, a village located in the region of Thies, Ethiopia
16 Oct 2017 - Present
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Kader Ba
Slope stability studies in and around Mussoorie township, Uttarakhand, India
01 Jun 2013 - 01 Jun 2019
Other Supervisors: Prof. R. Anbalagan, Scholar: Bipin Peethambaran
Urban heat island study and modeling optimal urbanization pattern in selected Indian cities
01 Jun 2016 - 01 Jun 2021
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Pir Mohammad
Impact of climate change variability on glacier mass balance in regional, basinal and local scale.
01 Jun 2018 - 01 Jun 2022
Other Supervisors: Dr. Thamban Meloth, NCPOR, GOA, Scholar: Akansha Patel
Cryospheric studies in the Indian Himalayas
01 Jun 2018 - 01 Jun 2022
Other Supervisors: Dr. Anil V. Kulkarni, IISc Bengaluru, Scholar: Jaydeo Kumar Dharpure
Drought characterization and its effect on groundwater in Saurashtra, India
01 Jun 2016 - Present
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Amit Vishwakarma
Modeling black carbon and its radiative forcing on northern Himalaya
01 Jun 2016 - Present
Other Supervisors: Dr. Anil V. Kulkarni, IISc Bengaluru, Scholar: Praveen Kumar Singh
Assessment of hydrological budget and its variability in large Himalayan basins
01 Jun 2017 - Present
Other Supervisors: Dr. Sanjay Jain, NIH, Roorkee, Scholar: Abhilasha Dixit
Glacial lake dynamics, its hazard assessment and hydrodynamic modeling of glacial lake outburst flood in western Himalayas, India
01 Jun 2017 - Present
Other Supervisors: Dr. Anil V. Kulkarni, IISc Bengaluru, Scholar: Rohit Kumar
Variability of heat wave and its controlling factors over Indian sub-continent
01 Jun 2017 - Present
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Shashi Gaurav Kumar
Integration of seismicity in landslide susceptibility in a part of the north-western Himalayas
01 Jun 2017 - Present
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Shweta Kumari
Identification of subsurface Palaeo-hydrological features and their significance on groundwater potential in the arid region of NW India
01 Jun 2017 - Present
Other Supervisors: Dr. B. Pateriya, PRSC, Ludhiyana, Scholar: Sashikant Sahoo
Impact of Climate Change on Rainfall runoff in Alaknanda Basin; A physical model-based approach
01 Jun 2019 - Present
Other Supervisors: Dr. Girish Chandra Joshi, Senior Consultant, Govt of Uttarakhand, Dehradun, Scholar: Priyanka Negi
Snowmelt Runoff Modelling for Alaknanda Basin
01 Jun 2020 - Present
Other Supervisors: Prof. C.S.P. Ojha, Professor, Dept. of Civil Engineering, IIT Roorkee, Scholar: Rajeev Ranjan
Spectral Reconstruction of Hyperspectral Data from Multispectral Data and Mineral Mapping of Mineralized Area
01 Jun 2020 - Present
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Saraah Imran
Spectral Characterization of Lunar Surface and Their Terrestrial Analogs
01 Jun 2020 - Present
Other Supervisors: Dr. Prakash Chauhan, Director, NRSC, ISRO Hyderabad, Scholar: Richa Upadhyay
Polar Research (Antarctica & Arctic)
01 Jun 2021 - Present
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Pradeep Kumar
Mass Wasting-Upliftment Induced Volume Balance in Indian Himalayas and Its Relation to Tectonic Strain
01 Jun 2021 - Present
Other Supervisors: Dr. Tapas Martha, Scientist/Engineer ‘SG’, NRSC, ISRO Hyderabad, Scholar: Priyom Roy
NA
01 Jun 2022 - Present
Other Supervisors: Professor N.K. Goel, Dept. of Hydrology, IIT Roorkee, Scholar: Tapas Kumar Nahak
NA
01 Jun 2022 - Present
Other Supervisors: Dr. Praveen Kumar Thakur, Scientist/Engineer ‘SG’, IIRS, ISRO, Dehradun, Scholar: Mayank Upadhyay
NA
01 Jun 2022 - Present
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Joshal Kumar Bansal
Artifical Recharge and its Impact Assessment in a part of Rajasthan State
01 Jun 2019 - Present
Other Supervisors: Prof. A.K. Saraf, Dept. of Earth Sciences, IIT Roorkee, Scholar: Sourav Sundar Das
Prototype and Design Guideline Development for Flood Resilient School Design
01 Jun 2019 - Present
Other Supervisors: Prof. Harshit Soshan Lakra, Dept. of Architecture, IIT Roorkee, Scholar: Shalu Mathuria
NA
01 Jun 2022 - Present
Other Supervisors: Supervisor: Prof Michel Jaboyedoff, University of Lausanne, Switzerland, Scholar: Shobhana Lakhera
Miscellaneous
PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

EMPLOYER

POST HELD

PERIOD

IIT ROORKEE, Roorkee

Uttarakhand, INDIA

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

-  Department of Earth Sciences &

-  Joint-Faculty “Centre of Excellence in Disaster Mitigation and Management

18.03.2021 onwards

IIT ROORKEE, Roorkee

Uttarakhand, INDIA

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

-  Department of Earth Sciences &

-  Associated Faculty “Centre of Excellence in Disaster Mitigation and Management

30.01.2015 - 17.03.2021

(06 years, 2 months)

ISRO, DoS, GoI

Indian Institute of Remote

Sensing, Dehradun, INDIA

SCIENTIST/ENGINEER ‘SD’

-  Geosciences & Geohazards Department

-  Associated faculty “Centre for Space Science and Technology Education in Asia and the Pacific (CSSTEAP)” affiliated to United Nation

18.03.2010 – 29.01.2015

(04 years, 10 months)

Weatherford International

Weatherford M.E. Ltd., INDIA

LWD LOG ANALYST (02 years)

01.01.2008 - 10.03.2010

(02 years, 02 months)

IIT ROORKEE, Roorkee

Uttarakhand, INDIA

CSIR JRF/SRF at Department of Earth Sciences

21.04.2004 - 31.12.2007

(03 years, 08 months)

RESEARCH PROJECTS

SL.

NO.

TITLE OF THE PROJECT

SPONSORING

AGENCY

PERIOD

PI/Co-PI

1

Monitoring of Hydrological Processes in Glaciated and Non-Glaciated Watersheds of North-West Himalaya, Mountain Ecosystem, NWH Phase-II Project

IIRS, ISRO

01.04.2022

31.03.2025

Principal Investigator

2

Avalanche Hazard Zoning and Forecasting of Snow Avalanche Using the Machine and Deep Learning Approaches” under the ISRO’s DMSP

IIRS, ISRO

01.04.2022

31.03.2024

Principal Investigator

3

“Mineral Exploration,” collaborative research under Geosciences and Applications Program (GAP), EPSA, Space Applications Centre (ISRO) Ahmedabad

ISRO

24.12.2020

23.12.2023

Principal Investigator

4

Holistic Natural Resources Management for Resilient Sustainable Habitat (NMHS)

NMHS, MoEF

02.04.2019

01.04.2022

Dr. Mahua Mukherjee – PI

Dr. Ajanta Goswami – Co-PI

Dr. Sumit Sen – Co-PI

Dr. Inderdeep Singh – Co-PI

Dr. Pankaj Aggarwal – Co-PI

5

Risk Assessment of Moraine Dammed Glacier Lakes due to Climate Change (IMPRINT PROJECT), consortium of 3 IITs and IISc

MoES & MHRD, India

30.06.2017

31.03.2022

Dr. A.V. Kulkarni IISc – PI

Dr. Ajanta Goswami – Co-PI

Dr. Raaj IITB – Co-PI

Dr. Gulab Singh IITB – Co-PI

Dr. Ajay Dashora IITG – Co-PI

6

Space-based Information System for Ecosystem-based Disaster Risk Reduction (Eco-DRR) - India – International Training Course sponsored by UN-SPIDER and DST)

- UN-SPIDER

- DST

25.11.2019

29.11.2019

Dr. Mahua Mukherjee – Coordinator

Dr. Ajanta Goswami – Coordinator

7

Glacier Mass Balance Estimation: A Ground-Based and Satellite-Based Approach on a Basin Scale (HiCOM)

MoES, NCPOR, India

25.04.2018

24.04.2021

Principal Investigator

8

Vulnerability and Risk Analysis of Geohazards In Himalayan Region

ISRO, SAC, India

19.09.2017

31.03.2020

Principal Investigator

9

Urban Heat Island Study of Selected Indian Cities Using Earth Observation Techniques

DST, India

21.08.2017

30.09.2019

Principal Investigator

10

C V Raman International Fellowship for African Research Program

FICCI, DST

16.10.2017

15.10.2018

Principal Investigator

11

Integrated approach for studying the evolution and growth of high mountain lakes in Uttarakhand Himalaya between 1972-2014 and hazard assessment

IIT Roorkee

01.10.2015

30.09.2017

Principal Investigator

12

Landform Characteristics, Dynamics and Change Detection Analysis in Glacial and Periglacial Terrain in Himalaya

ISRO

01.04.2011

31.03.2014

Principal Investigator

13

Glacier dynamics studies in parts of Western Himalayas using TANDEMx SAR data

JUXA

01.04.2011

31.03.2014

Dr. Praveen Thakur, Scientist, WRD, IIRS Dehradun - PI

Dr. Ajanta Goswami – Co-PI

Dr. D.P. Dobhal, Scientist Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology - PI

14

Space-Based Information Support for Decentralization Planning (SIS-DP)

ISRO & Planning Commission

01.04.2012

29.01.2015

Coordinator for North-East states and Sikkim (08 states), Capacity Building

CONSULTANCY PROJECTS

SL.

NO.

TITLE

SPONSORING AGENCY

PERIOD

Co-PI

1

Hydrological survey of the site for groundwater depth estimation for installation of deep tube well

Uttarakhand Pey Jal Nigam Almora, Uttarakhand

29.06.2016

06.07.2016

Prof. A.K. Saraf

2.

Geological Details along road corridors of J&K Himachal & Uttarakhand

M/S L.N. Malviya Infra Projects Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi

02.01.2017

31.05.2017

Prof. R. Anbalagan

3

Grouting Design for Masschute Grouting

PWD Tehri

30.01.2017

31.03.2017

Prof. R. Anbalagan

4

Site Visit to JNV Complex, Pipalkoti

CPWD Srinagar, Garhwal

02.01.2017

31.01.2017

Prof. R. Anbalagan

5

Site Visit to Gopeshwar Byepass Road

PWD Gopeshwar

15.03.2017

30.06.2017

Prof. R. Anbalagan

6

Landslide Protection measures in JNV Complex, Pipalkoti

CPWD Srinagar, Garhwal

15.03.2017

31.07.2017

Prof. R. Anbalagan

7

Site visit to Naina Deviji Temple, H.P.

Temple Trust, Shri Nainadeviji, Himachal Pradesh

04.06.2017

31.10.2017

Prof. R. Anbalagan

8

Site visit to Gabion Site at Sonprayag, Uttarakhand

PWD Rudraprayag

04.06.2017

30.09.2017

Prof. R. Anbalagan

9

Protection Against Ground Damages in ITBP Uttarkashi

CPWD, Srinagar, Garhwal, Uttarakhand

13.06.2018

13.07.2018

Prof. R. Anbalagan

10.

Site Visit to ITBP Campus Uttarkashi

CPWD, SSB Campus, Srinagar, Garhwal, Uttarakhand

15.02.2018

30.08.2018

Prof. R. Anbalagan

11.

Geological Investigations for BRO Projects in Himachal Pradesh & Jammu Kashmir

M/S L.N. Malviya Infra Projects Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi

09.07.2018

31.10.2018

None

12.

Suggesting Remedial measures for SSB Campus Gwaldham (Site Visit)

CPWD, SSB Campus, Srinagar, Garhwal, Uttarakhand

04.01.2019

04.02.2019

None

MASTERS THESIS SUPERVISED

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M.Tech

DETAILS

1

2010-2011

Dr. Sudhakar Pardeshi, Associate Professor, Pune University, 2010/2011, Geoinformatics for Landform Dynamics and Change Detection around Satopanth and Bhagirath Glaciers in Alaknanda Valley Uttarakhand, IIRS Dehradun - Andhra University

Guide: Dr. P.K. Champati ray, Head Geosciences & Geohazards, IIRS Dehradun

2

2012-2013

Mr. Bikram Pratap Bannerjee, GLOF study using remote sensing and ground based measurement techniques, IIRS Dehradun - Andhra University

Co-guide: Dr. Sanjay Jain, National Institute of Hydrology Roorkee

3

2012-2013

Mr. Vimal Pandey, New model for surface temperature lapse rate analysis and webGIS framework for standardized glacier inventory in Himalayan region, India, IIRS Dehradun - Andhra University

Co-guide: Dr. Harish Karnatak, Scientist, DIP-FM, IIRS Dehradun

4

2013-2014

Mr. Anant Nautiyal, Seismicity and Geodynamics Investigation in Uttarakhand Region,

Guide: Dr. P.K. Champati ray, Head Geosciences & Geohazards, IIRS Dehradun

5

2013-2014

Ms. Regina Thomas, Glacial Lake Inventory and Hazard Assessment in Arunachal Pradesh, Gautam Buddha University, Noida

6

2013-2015

Aniket Thapliyal, Assessment of crustal deformation along Alaknanda Valley (Nandprayag-Mana) using campaign mode GNSS observation"

Co-guide: Shri. Suresh Kannaujiya, Scientist, GSGHD, IIRS Dehradun

7

2015-2016

Pir Mohammad, Urban Heat Island Impact Study on Some Selected Cites Of India Using Earth Observation Techniques, IIT Roorkee

8

2015-2016

Vivek Kumar, Simulation of Hyperspectral Data from Multispectral Data And Its Application In Snow Studies, IIT Roorkee

9

2015-2016

Pratik Sayare, Rainfall & Temperature Variation Over Indian Himalaya Using Earth Observation Techniques, IIT Roorkee

10

2015-2016

Anany Tripathi, Identification of Mineralised Zones Using Earth Observation Techniques and Field Based Data, IIT Roorkee

11

2016-2017

Pragyanand, Study of Urban Heat Island Impact on Guwahati City Using Earth Observation Techniques, IIT Roorkee

12

2017-2018

Diksha Singh, Urban Heat Island Study Of Raipur City, Chhattisgarh, IIT Roorkee

13

2017-2018

Prajwal Bhatt, Urban Heat Island Characterization Using Thermal Remote Sensing Data, IIT Roorkee

14

2017-2018

Anisha Godha, Assessment of Glacier Volumes and Glacial Lake Changes In The Himalayan Context, IIT Roorkee

15

2017-2018

Chola Chandrakant, Analysis of urban flood and its mitigation for Guwahati city, IIT Roorkee

16

2017-2018

Mangalagiri Yaswanth Narasimha Kumar, Assessment of declination of groundwater levels and its potential causes in Kurukshetra, Haryana, IIT Roorkee

Co-Supervisor: Dr. Gopal Krishna, NIH Roorkee

17

2017-2018

Sandeep Singh, Analysis of heat wave in Gujarat using NWS weather data, IIT Roorkee

18

2017-2018

Shakul Mittal, Glacier lake outburst flood modelling for selected lake in Uttarakhand, IIT Roorkee

19

2017-2018

Pratiksha C., Hyperspectral data analysis for mineral mapping and validation with geochemical data in Betul, Madhya Pradesh, India. IIT Roorkee

20

2017-2018

Bevara Kalyan Srikar, Geochemical evolution of Gangotri glacier system

Co-supervisor:

21

2017-2018

Atul Kumar, Temporal alteration of urban climate in Gurugram: UHI characterization, IIT Roorkee

Co-Supervisor: Prof. Mahua Mukerejee, CoEDMM, IIT Roorkee

22

2017-2018

Manik Verma, Terrestrial water storage inferred from satellite gravity data, IIT Roorkee

23

2018-2019

Ashish Chopra, Impact of snowline changes in Himalaya, IIT Roorkee

24

2018-2019

Bhawani S. Meena, Sensitivity of Himalayan glaciers and glacial lakes to climatic parameters, central Himalayas

25

2018-2019

Kumar Shitanshu Shekhar, 3D mapping of landslide using terrestrial camera

26

2018-2019

Manmohan S. Charan, Urban sprawl study using terrestrial camera

27

2018-2019

Shubham Nayak, Snowmelt runoff modelling for northwest Himalayan basin

28

2018-2019

Supriya Dube, Surface temperature lapse rate variation in different basins of Himalaya

29

2018-2019

Nilesh Tanwar, Impact of land use land cover changes on urban heat island

30

2018-2019

Brian Basumatary, Impact Assessment of Change in LULC on Urban Heat Island

31

2019-2020

Vijeetha Shree, Glacial Lake Outburst Flood modeling for a part of Arunachal Himalaya

Co-supervisor: Prof. N.K. Goel

32

2019-2020

Kunal Sulekh, Assessment of water storage changes using Satellite gravimetry techniques in Indus-Ganga-Brahmaputra glaciers, Himalayas

33

2019-2020

Harish Kumar, Estimation of groundwater recharge using earth observations and in-situ techniques in Ganga river basin

34

2019-2020

Himanshu Shrotriy, Risk assessment of Glacial Lake Outburst Floods

35

2019-2020

Aditya Soni, Rainfall estimations in high altitude catchments and its impact on erosivity

36

2019-2020

Abhinav Rohilla, Estimation of heat stress over major Indian cities

37

2019-2020

Pritam Das, Estimation of Snowmelt runoff under changed climatic scenarios and its impact on flood for sub-basins of Brahmaputra

38

2019-2020

Kumar Chandranshu, Glacial Lake Outburst Floods assessment using open source hydrodynamic modeling

39

2019-2020

Nipun Vasistha, Hydrodyanamic Modelling of Potentially Dangerous Glacial Lake Outburst Flood

40

2020-2021

Narendra Budaniya: Prediction of Surface Urban Heat Island over Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh using multiple regression techniques

41

2020-2021

Abhishek Kumar: Coupled Snow and Energy Balance Model for Glacier Mass Balance Estimation in a Part of Chandra Basin

42

2020-2021

Amandeep Deswal: Geospatial Approach to Identify the Potentially Dangerous Glacial Lakes in the Himalayas

43

2020-2021

Bharat Joshi: Statistical Techniques for Correction of Pushbroom Sensor data

44

2020-2021

Kunti Patidar: The Application of Geomorphic Indices in Terrain Analysis: Case Study Ganga Basin

45

2020-2021

Anirudh Dagar: Climate Forcing: An Analysis of Urban Heat Islands Using Machine Learning in Remote Sensing

46

2020-2021

Tejas Warathe: Analysis of Precipitation Data Using Selected Climate Indices Over the Himalayan Region

47

2020-2021

Tanvi Singhal: Analysis of selected Temperature Indices over the Indian Himalayan Region

48

2020-2021

Devendra Paliwal: Review of Debris Flow Modeling Using RAMMS and FLO – 2D

49

2020-2021

Somesh: Flood Estimate for a Landslide Lake Outburst Flood in Ladakh

 

 

M.SC

 

1

2011-2012

Neha Kaushik, Morphometric analysis using remote sensing and GIS: a case study of upper Alaknanda basin, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi

2

2013-2014

Amit Anand, Glacial lake outburst flood hazard assessment with remote sensing in a part of Uttarakhand, University of Twente Netherland and IIRS dehradun      

3

2012-2013

Reshma Reshu, Remote sensing-based inventory of glacial lakes in Jammu and Kashmir, Central University of Karnataka, Gulbarga

4

2015-2016

Rajeev Ranjan: “An Integrated Geospatial Approach to study the glacial lake dynamics in Jammu and Kashmir over the last four decades”

5

2016

Smruti Ranjan Patra, Urban geomorphological evolution of Guwahati city, Assam, IIT Roorkee

6

2016

Bijay Ketan Mohanta, Glacial lake dynamics and hazard assessment in Uttarakhand Himalaya, IIT Roorkee

7

2016

Anup Avishek Behera, Glacial lake dynamics and hazard assessment in Himachal Pradesh

8

2017

Anoop Kumar, Morphometric analysis of Dikrong basin, Arunachal Pradesh using earth observation techniques,

9

2017

Benudhar Pradhan, Gis based multicriteria analysis for prioritization of check dams in Bhadar basin, Gujarat, IIT Roorkee

10

2017

Onkernath Giri, Landscape evolution of Guwahati city in last fifty years and its possible impact on liquefaction, IIT Roorkee

11

2018

Nusrat Kausar, Morphometric and Morphotectonics analysis of Subansiri basin using earth observation techniques,

B.Tech

1

2012-2013

Vanya jha, Glacier lake database creation and change analysis of Sikkim Himalaya, Sikkim Manipal institute of technology, Sikkim

 

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INTERNATIONAL CSSTEAP PGD DETAILS

1

2011-2012

Ms. Delgermurun Sendenpurev, Mineral Resources Authority of Mongolia, Mongolia, Lithological discrimination using spectral analysis technique: A  comparison  of ASTER Image and Spectral Library

2

2012-2013

Manuchehr Baydulloev, Structural and lineaments analysis for slope stability and landslide studies in Yamunotri region

Co-guide: Dr. Shovan Lal Chattoraj

3

2012-2013

Nguyen Van Kien, Application of Geospatial techniques in mapping morpho-pedology for Western Doon, Dehradun

Co-guide: Dr. R.S. Chatterjee

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IIRS PGD

DETAILS

1

2012

Dr. Rajendra Singh, Faculty Jammu University, Remote Sensing and GIS - Based Study of Reservoir Inundation and its Impact on Human Settlement and Environment in Tehri

Guide: Dr. P.K. Champati ray, Head Geosciences & Geohazards, IIRS Dehradun

2

2012

Gaurav Singh, Understanding the Impact of Regional Climatic Condition and Local Features on Glacial Behavior Around Satopanth and Bhagirath Glacier in Alaknanda Valley Uttrakhand India

3

2012

Adesh Goje, Hyperspectral Image Analysis for Snow Studies

4

2013

Ms. Blecy Tep, Executive Trainee ONGC, Geomorphic Analysis in Geleki and Adjoining Naga Foot Hills and its Tectonic Implications based on Remote Sensing and Integrated Studies

Co-guide: Dr. S. Mazumder, DSG, ONGC, Dehradun

 

 

 

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SUMMER INTERNSHIP DETAILS

1

2012

Neha Kaushik, Morphometric Analysis Using Remote Sensing and GIS : A case study of Upper Alaknanda Basin

INSTITUTE: M.Sc Environmental Sciences, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi

2

2013

Vanya Jha, Glacier lake database creation and change analysis of Sikkim Himalaya

INSTITUTE: B.Tech Computer Sciences, Sikkim Manipal Institute of technology, Sikkim

3

2013

Regina Thomas, Temperature anomaly and snow cover change of Kedarnath and Alaknanda basin: A qualitative analysis

INSTITUTE: M.Tech Environmental Technology, Gautam Buddha University, Noida

4

2013

Ashwani Pal, Hydrocarbon Prospecting from Remote Sensing in Geleki, Assam

INSTITUTE: B.Tech Geological Technology, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun

5

2013

Gaurav Mehta, Hydrocarbon Prospecting from Remote Sensing in Geleki, Assam

INSTITUTE: B.Tech Geological Technology, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun

6

2013

Gaurav Papolia, Hydrocarbon Prospecting from Remote Sensing in Geleki, Assam

INSTITUTE: B.Tech Geological Technology, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun