Ajanta Goswami - Department of Earth Sciences,Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Ajanta Goswami
Ajanta Goswami Assistant professor ajanta.goswami@es.iitr.ac.in 8954888815
Areas of Interest
  • APPLICATION OF REMOTE SENSING, FOR GEOLOGICAL & GEOHAZARDS STUDY, CRYOSPHERIC STUDY, USING EARTH OBSERVATION & GROUND BASED STUDY, LANDSLIDE, URBAN HEAT ISLAND, CHARACTERIZATION USING EARTH OBSERVATION & GROUND BASED STUDY
Professional Background
FromPeriodPositionOrganisation
2015-01-01OngoingAssistant Professor, Department of Earth SciencesIIT Roorkee
2015-01-01OngoingAdjunct Faculty, Centre of Excellence in Disaster Mitigation and Management (CoEDMM)IIT Roorkee
2010-01-015 years Scientist/Engineer 'SD'Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS), ISRO, DoS, India
2010-01-015 years Adjunct Faculty, Centre for Space Science and Technology Education in Asia and the Pacific (CSSTEAP)Affiliated to the United Nations
2008-01-012 years LWD Log AnalystWeatherford Oil Tools M.E. Ltd.
2004-01-014 years CSIR JRF/SRFIIT Roorkee
Multiple Posts
FromPeriodPositionOrganisation
2018-01-01OngoingWarden Ravindra Bhawan, IIT RoorkeeIIT Roorkee
2020-07-01OngoingChief Warden Ravindra BhawanIIT Roorkee
2015-01-013 years OC Time TableDept. of Earth Sciences, IIT Roorkee
2015-01-01OngoingMember DAPCDept. of Earth Sciences, IIT Roorkee
2018-01-01OngoingOC MuseumDepartment of Earth Sciences, IIT Roorkee
2018-01-01OngoingMember CRC (CoEDMMCoEDMM, IIT Roorkee
2015-01-012 years Member DRCDept. of Earth Sciences, IIT Roorkee
2015-01-01OngoingFaculty Advisor, M.Tech (GLT 2nd Yr)Dept. of Earth Sciences, IIT Roorkee
2016-01-011 year Staff Advisor Basket Ball & Volley BallIIT Roorkee
2010-01-015 years Warden, IIRS Hostels (06 Hostels: Ganga, Alaknanda, Bhagirathi, Yamuna, Cauveri)Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS), ISRO, DoS, India
2011-01-014 years Convener, “IIRS Lecture Series”Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS), ISRO, DoS, India
2011-01-014 years COORDINATED 'SPIC MACAY' Programs at IIRSIndian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS), ISRO, DoS, India
2012-01-011 year Committee Member for smooth transfer of assets and liabilities transfer from NRSC to IIRSIndian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS), ISRO, DoS, India
2012-01-011 year Member Budget Preparation and Monitoring Committee (BPMC)Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS), ISRO, DoS, India
2013-01-011 year Member IIRS, ISRO annual report preparation committeeIndian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS), ISRO, DoS, India
2013-01-011 year Member IIRS Library CommitteeIndian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS), ISRO, DoS, India
2013-01-011 year Member Annual Physical verification (APV) of asset items & stock itemsIndian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS), ISRO, DoS, India
2013-01-011 year Member Hostel Advisory CommitteeIndian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS), ISRO, DoS, India
2013-01-011 year Member Editorial board of Contact News letterIndian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS), ISRO, DoS, India
Honors and Awards
AwardInstituteYear
Team member of the deepest offshore gas discovery in INDIA under highest pressure temperature conWeatherford Oil Tools M.E.2009
2003-CSIR - NET Scholarship (JRF) CSIR-JRF Grant No 9/143 (495) / 04-EMR ICSIR2003
0.1% certificate holder in AISSE exam in 1995CBSE1995
Awarded with Merit certificate under National Scholarship Scheme from Director of Education, DelhiCBSE1995
Educational Details
DegreeSubjectUniversityYear
Ph.DGeologyIIT Roorkee, Uttarakhand, India2020
M.ScGeologyGauhati University, Assam, India2020
B.ScGeologyCotton College, Guwahati, Assam, India2020
12th Standard Govt. Higher Secondary School Tezu, Arunachal Pradesh, India2020
10th Standard Govt. Higher Secondary School Tezu, Arunachal Pradesh, India2020
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyStart DatePeriod
RESEARCH: GLACIER MASS BALANCE ESTIMATION: A GROUND BASED AND SATELLITE BASED APPROACH ON A BASIN SCNCPOR, GOA, MoES2018-01Ongoing
RESEARCH: HOLISTIC NATURAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT FOR RESILIENT SUSTAINABLE HABITATNATIONAL MISSION ON HIMALAYAN STUDIES NMHS, MOEF2019-01Ongoing
RESEARCH: URBAN HEAT ISLAND STUDY OF SELECTED INDIAN CITIES USING EARTH OBSERVATION TECHNIQUESDST2017-01Ongoing
RESEARCH: RISK ASSESSMENT OF MORAINE DAMMED GLACIER LAKES DUE TO CLIMATE CHANGEIMPRINT Project sponsored by MHRD & MoES2017-01Ongoing
RESEARCH: VULNERABILITY AND RISK ANALYSIS OF GEOHAZARDS IN HIMALAYAN REGIONISRO2017-01Ongoing
RESEARCH: C V RAMAN INTERNATIONAL FELLOWSHIP FOR AFRICAN RESEARCH PROGRAMFICCI, New Delhi2017-013 years 7 months
RESEARCH: INTEGRATED APPROACH FOR STUDYING THE EVOLUTION AND GROWTH OF HIGH MOUNTAIN LAKES IN UKIIT Roorkee2015-015 years 7 months
RESEARCH: SPACE BASED INFORMATION SUPPORT FOR DECENTRALIZATION PLANNING (SIS-DP)ISRO/PLANNING COMMISSION2012-018 years 7 months
RESEARCH:LANDFORM CHARACTERISTICS, DYNAMICS AND CHANGE DETECTION ANALYSIS IN GLACIAL AND PERIGLACIALISRO2011-019 years 7 months
CONSULTANCY: Geological Details along road corridors of J&K Himachal & UttarakhandM/S L.N. Malviya Infra Projects Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi2017-013 years 7 months
RESEARCH: GLACIER DYNAMICS STUDIES IN PARTS OF WESTERN HIMALAYAS USING TANDEMX SAR DATAJUXA2011-019 years 7 months
CONSULTANCY: Hydrological Survey of Site for Ground Water Depth Estimation for Installation of Deep Uttarakhand Pey Jal Nigam Almora, Uttarakhand2016-014 years 7 months
CONSULTANCY: Grouting Design for Masschute GroutingPWD Tehri2017-01Ongoing
CONSULTANCY: Site Visit to JNV Complex, PipalkotiCPWD Srinagar, Garhwal2017-013 years 7 months
CONSULTANCY: Site Visit to Gopeshwar Byepass RoadPWD Gopeshwar2017-013 years 7 months
CONSULTANCY: Landslide Protection measures in JNV Complex, PipalkotiCPWD Srinagar, Garhwal2017-013 years 7 months
CONSULTANCY: Visit to Naina Deviji Temple, H.P.Temple Trust, Shri Nainadeviji, Himachal Pradesh2017-013 years 7 months
CONSULTANCY: Site visit to Gabion Site at Sonprayag, UttarakhandPWD Rudraprayag2017-013 years 7 months
CONSULTANCY: Geological Investigations for BRO Projects in Himachal Pradesh & Jammu Kashmir M/S L.N. MALVIYA INFRA PROJECTS PVT. LTD., NEW DELHI2018-01Ongoing
CONSULTANCY: Protection against Ground Damages in ITBP UttarkashiCPWD Srinagar, Uttarakhand2018-01Ongoing
Participation in seminars
NamePlaceSponsored ByDate
International Symposium on “Water and Land Resources in Central Asia” held in Almaty, KazakhstanAlmaty, Kazakhstan, October 09-11, 2018PDA2018-01
Role of Remote Sensing and GIS in Natural Hazard Assessment for Sustainable Development: Present SceLucknow UniversityDST2019-01
Water future-towards a sustainable water futureIISc BangaloreIMPRINT2019-01
"2nd Mapping Water Bodies from Space Conference”, held at ESA/ESRIN, Frascati, ItalyEuropean Space Agency (ESA), Italy March 27-28, 2018PDA2018-01
Geospatial World Forum 2018, Hyderabad on DST InvitationISRO, Hyderabad, India January 16-19, 2018DST2018-01
3rd International Conference "GIRE3D" Integrated Water Resources Management and Sustainable developmInternational Association of Hydrologist (IAH) Dakhla, Morocco December 6-8, 2018PDA2017-01
CRYOSPHERIC STUDIES FOR INDIAN HIMALAYASNIH Roorkee, 31.10.2017Ministry of Water Resources2017-01
Two Day Regional Workshop on “Disasters and Community Resilience in Northeastern States”, in JNUJNU, New DelhiCoEDMM2017-01
India International Science Festival (IISF-2017)IIT MadrasCoEDMM2017-01
EGCON 2017, International Conference Engineering Geological Solutions for Sustainable DevelopmentISEG, New DelhiIndian Society for Engineering Geologist (ISEG)2017-01
1st MOM-AO Science Workshop at Space Applications Centre (SAC), Ahmedabad, December 21-22, 2015SAC, ISRO, AhmedabadISRO2015-01
Brainstorming session on “Himalayan River Basins: Hydrology and Glacial regimes”NIH Roorkee, 5.11.2015Sponsored by Ministry of Water Resources2015-01
National Conference on Himalayan Cryosphere–2017IISc, BangaloreDST2017-01
NISAR Science & Applications Workshop 2015, November 19-20, 2018SAC, ISRO, AhmedabadISRO2015-01
Memberships
  • Administrative Staff College of India (ASCI) Association, Hyderabad Prg/13-14/3/205/53825, Life Member
  • Association of Petroleum Geologists (APG), Dehradun LM 1561, Life Member
  • Astronautical Society of India (ASI), Vishakhapatnam LM-3168, Life Member
  • Geological Society of India (GSI), Bangalore LM-1784; F-3373, Fellow
  • Indian Association of Hydrologists (IAH), Roorkee LM 1870, Life Member
  • Indian Geological Congress (IGC), Roorkee LM 955, Life Member
  • Indian Geophysical Union (IGU), Hyderabad, Life Member
  • Indian Meteorological Society (IMS) Pune LM 2777, Life Member
  • Indian Institute of Geomorphologists (IIG) Allahabad, LM 580, Life Member
  • Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA) Kolkata, LM 25374, Life Member
  • Indian Society of Engineering Geology (ISEG), Faridabad LM1477, Life Member
  • Indian Society of Geomatics (ISG) Ahmedabad LM-1656, Life Member
  • Indian Society of Remote Sensing (ISRS), Dehradun LM-3524, Life Member
  • National Academy of Sciences, India (NASI), Allahabad, Life Member
  • Vijnanabharati, a science movement with swadeshi spirit LM-23328, Life Member
  • Society of Petroleum Geophysicists (SPG), Dehradun LM 748, Life Member
  • International Glaciological Society (IGS) 12513, Member
  • International Association of Hydrogeologists (IAH), 138746, Member (05.07.2017)
Teaching Engagements
TitleCourse CodeClass NameSemester
PRINCIPLES OF REMOTE SENSINGESN-401Integrated M.Tech 4th Year (GLT)Autumn
BASIC PETROLOGYESN-201Integrated M.Tech 2nd Year (GLT & GPT)Autumn
LANDSLIDE HAZARD MITIGATION AND MANAGEMENTDM-505M.Tech I Year (CoEDMM)Autumn
REMOTE SENSINGESN-626M.Sc II Year Applied GeologySpring
GEOMORPHOLOGYESN-306Integrated M.Tech 3rd Year (GLT)Spring
ADVANCE GEOMORPHOLOGYES-524M.Sc II Year Applied GeologySpring
Projects and Thesis Supervised
Title of ProjectNames of Students
GEOINFORMATICS FOR LANDFORM DYNAMICS AND CHANGE DETECTION AROUND SATOPANTH AND BHAGIRATH GLACIERSDR. SUDHAKAR PARDESHI, M.Tech, 2010-2011, IIRS Dehradun
NEW MODEL FOR SURFACE TEMPERATURE LAPSE RATE ANALYSIS AND WEBGIS FRAMEWORK FOR STANDARDIZED....MR. VIMAL PANDEY, M.Tech, 2012-2013, IIRS Dehradun
GLOF STUDY USING REMOTE SENSING AND GROUND BASED MEASUREMENT TECHNIQUESMR. BIKRAM PRATAP BANNERJEE, M.Tech, 2012-2013, IIRS Dehradun
SEISMICITY AND GEODYNAMICS INVESTIGATION IN UTTARAKHAND REGIONMR. ANANT NAUTIYAL, M.Tech, 2013-2014, IIRS Dehradun
GLACIAL LAKE INVENTORY AND HAZARD ASSESSMENT IN ARUNACHAL PRADESHMS. REGINA THOMAS, M.Tech, 2013-2014, Gautam Buddha University, Noida
RAINFALL & TEMPERATURE VARIATION OVER INDIAN HIMALAYA USING EARTH OBSERVATION TECHNIQUESPRATIK SAYARE, IMT-GLT, 2015-2016, IIT Roorkee
URBAN HEAT ISLAND IMPACT STUDY ON SOME SELECTED CITES OF INDIA USING EARTH OBSERVATION TECHNIQUESPIR MOHAMMAD, M.Tech, 2015-2016, IIT Roorkee
SIMULATION OF HYPERSPECTRAL DATA FROM MULTISPECTRAL DATA AND ITS APPLICATION IN SNOW STUDIESVIVEK KUMAR, IMT-GLT, 2015-2016, IIT Roorkee
IDENTIFICATION OF MINERALISED ZONES USING EARTH OBSERVATION TECHNIQUES AND FIELD BASED DATAANANY TRIPATHI, IMT-GLT, 2016-2017, IIT Roorkee
STUDY OF URBAN HEAT ISLAND IMPACT ON GUWAHATI CITY USING EARTH OBSERVATION TECHNIQUESPRAGYANAND, IMT-GLT, 2016-2017, IIT Roorkee
GLACIER LAKE OUTBURST FLOOD MODELLING FOR SELECTED LAKE IN UTTARAKHANDSHAKUL MITTAL, IMT GLT, 2017-2018, IIT Roorkee
ANALYSIS OF URBAN FLOOD AND ITS MITIGATION FOR GUWAHATI CITYCHOLA CHANDRAKANT, IMT GLT, 2017-2018, IIT Roorkee
ASSESSMENT OF DECLINATION OF GROUNDWATER LEVELS AND ITS POTENTIAL CAUSES IN KURUKSHETRA, HARYANAMANGALAGIRI YASWANTH NARASIMHAKUMAR, IMT GLT, 2017-2018, IIT Roorkee
ANALYSIS OF HEAT WAVE IN GUJARAT USING NWS WEATHER DATASANDEEP SINGH, IMT GLT, 2017-2018, IIT Roorkee
GEOCHEMICAL EVOLUTION OF GANGOTRI GLACIER SYSTEMBEVARA KALYAN SRIKAR, IMT GLT, 2017-2018, IIT Roorkee
HYPERSPECTRAL DATA ANALYSIS FOR MINERAL MAPPING AND VALIDATION WITH GEOCHEMICAL DATA IN BETUL, MADHYPRATIKSHA C., IMT GLT, 2017-2018, IIT Roorkee
URBAN HEAT ISLAND STUDY OF RAIPUR CITY, CHHATTISGARHDIKSHA SINGH, IMT GLT, 2017-2018, IIT Roorkee
URBAN HEAT ISLAND CHARACTERIZATION USING THERMAL REMOTE SENSING DATAPRAJWAL BHATT, IMT GLT, 2017-2018, IIT Roorkee
ASSESSMENT OF GLACIER VOLUMES AND GLACIAL LAKE CHANGES IN THE HIMALAYAN CONTEXTANISHA GODHA, IMT GLT, 2017-2018, IIT Roorkee
TEMPORAL ALTERATION OF URBAN CLIMATE IN GURUGRAM: UHI CHARACTERIZATIONATUL KUMAR, M.Tech-DM, 2017-2018, IIT Roorkee
TERRESTRIAL WATER STORAGE INFERRED FROM SATELLITE GRAVITY DATAMANIK VERMA, IMT GPT, 2017-2018, IIT Roorkee
SENSITIVITY OF HIMALAYAN GLACIERS AND GLACIAL LAKES TO CLIMATIC PARAMETERS, CENTRAL HIMALAYASBHAWANI S. MEENA, IMT GPT, 2018-2019, IIT Roorkee
IMPACT OF SNOWLINE CHANGES IN HIMALAYAASHISH CHOPRA, IMT GPT, 2018-2019, IIT Roorkee
3D MAPPING OF LANDSLIDE USING TERRESTRIAL CAMERAKUMAR SHITANSHU SHEKHAR, IMT GPT, 2018-2019, IIT Roorkee
URBAN SPRAWL STUDY USING TERRESTRIAL CAMERAMANMOHAN S. CHARAN, IMT GPT, 2018-2019, IIT Roorkee
SNOWMELT RUNOFF MODELLING FOR NORTHWEST HIMALAYAN BASINSHUBHAM NAYAK, IMT GPT, 2018-2019, IIT Roorkee
SURFACE TEMPERATURE LAPSE RATE VARIATION IN DIFFERENT BASINS OF HIMALAYASUPRIYA DUBE, IMT GPT, 2018-2019, IIT Roorkee
IMPACT OF LANDUSE LANDCOVER CHANGES ON URBAN HEAT ISLANDNILESH TANWAR, IMT GPT, 2018-2019, IIT Roorkee
IMPACT ASSESSMENT OF CHANGE IN LULC ON URBAN HEAT ISLANDBRIAN BASUMATARY, M.TECH-DM, 2018-2019, IIT Roorkee
Glacial Lake Outburst Floods assessment using open source hydrodynamic modelingKumar Chandranshu
Hydrodyanamic Modelling of Potentially Dangerous Glacial Lake Outburst FloodNipun Vasistha
Glacial Lake Outburst Flood modeling for a part of Arunachal HimalayaVIJEETHA SHREE
Assessment of water storage changes using Satellite gravimetry techniques in Indus-Ganga-BrahmaputraKUNAL SULEKH
Estimation of groundwater recharge using earth observations and in-situ techniques in Ganga river baHarish Kumar
Risk assessment of Glacial Lake Outburst FloodsHimanshu Shrotriy
Rainfall estimations in high altitude catchments and its impact on erosivityAditya Soni
Estimation of heat stress over major Indian citiesAbhinav Rohilla
Estimation of Snowmelt runoff under changed climatic scenarios and its impact on flood for sub-basinPritam Das
MORPHOMETRIC ANALYSIS USING REMOTE SENSING AND GIS : A CASE STUDY OF UPPER ALAKNANDA BASINMS. NEHA KAUSHIK, M.Sc, 2011-2012, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi
GLACIAL LAKE OUTBURST FLOOD HAZARD ASSESSMENT WITH REMOTE SENSING IN A PART OF UTTARAKHANDMR. AMIT ANAND, M.Sc, 2013-2014, University of Twente Netherland and IIRS Dehradun
REMOTE SENSING BASED INVENTORY OF GLACIAL LAKES IN JAMMU AND KASHMIRMS. RESHMA RESHU, M.Sc, 2012-2013, Central University of Karnataka, Gulbarga
GLACIAL LAKE DYNAMICS AND HAZARD ASSESSMENT IN HIMACHAL PRADESHANUP AVISHEK BEHERA, M.Sc 2016, IIT Roorkee
GLACIAL LAKE DYNAMICS AND HAZARD ASSESSMENT IN UTTARAKHAND HIMALAYABIJAY KETAN MOHANTA, M.Sc 2016, IIT Roorkee
URBAN GEOMORPHOLOGICAL EVOLUTION OF GUWAHATI CITY, ASSAMSMRUTI RANJAN PATRA, M.Sc 2016, IIT Roorkee
LANDSCAPE EVOLUTION OF GUWAHATI CITY IN LAST FIFTY YEARS AND ITS POSSIBLE IMPACT ON LIQUIFACTIONONKERNATH GIRI, M.Sc, 2017, IIT Roorkee
GIS BASED MULTICRITERIA ANALYSIS FOR PRIORITISATION OF CHECK DAMS IN BHADAR BASIN, GUJARATBENUDHAR PRADHAN, M.Sc, 2017, IIT Roorkee
MORPHOMETRIC ANALYSIS OF DIKRONG BASIN, ARUNACHAL PRADESH USING EARTH OBSERVATION TECHNIQUESANOOP KUMAR, M.Sc, 2017, IIT Roorkee
MORPHOMETRIC AND MORPHOTECTONIC ANALYSIS OF SUBANSIRI BASIN USING EARTH OBSERVATION TECHNIQUESNUSRAT KAUSAR, M.Sc, 2018, IIT Roorkee
GLACIER LAKE DATABASE CREATION AND CHANGE ANALYSIS OF SIKKIM HIMALAYAMS. VANYA JHA, B.Tech, 2012-2013, Sikkim Manipal Institute of technology, Sikkim
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Date
A STUDY ON GLACIER AND GLACIAL LAKES DYNAMICS USING EARTH OBSERVATION TECHNIQUESASHIM SATTARO2015-01
SLOPE STABILITY STUDIES IN AND AROUND MUSSOORIE TOWNSHIP, UTTARAKHAND, INDIABIPIN PEETHAMBARANO2013-01
URBAN HEAT ISLAND STUDY AND MODELLING OPTIMAL URBANIZATION PATTERN IN SELECTED INDIAN CITIESPIR MOHAMMADO2016-01
DROUGHT CHARACTERISATION AND ITS EFFECT ON GROUNDWATER IN SAURASHTRA, INDIAAMIT VISHWAKARMAO2016-01
ASSESSMENT OF HYDROLOGICAL BUDGET AND ITS VARIABILITY IN LARGE HIMALAYAN BASINSABHILASHA DIXITO2017-01
MODELING BLACK CARBON AND ITS RADIATIVE FORCING ON NORTHERN HIMALAYAPRAVEEN KUMAR SINGHO2016-01
GLACIAL LAKE DYNAMICS, ITS HAZARD ASSESSMENT AND HYDRODYNAMIC MODELLING OF GLACIAL LAKE OUTBURST FLOROHIT KUMARO2017-01
VARIABILITY OF HEAT WAVE AND ITS CONTROLLING FACTORS OVER INDIAN SUB-CONTINENTSHASHI GAURAV KUMARO2017-01
IMPACT OF CLIMATE CHANGE VARIABILITY ON GLACIER MASS BALANCE IN REGIONAL, BASINAL AND LOCAL SCALEAKANSHA PATELO2017-01
INTEGRATION OF SEISMICITY IN LANDSLIDE SUSCEPTIBILITY IN A PART OF NORTH-WESTERN HIMALAYASSWETA KUMARIO2017-01
IDENTIFICATION OF SUBSURFACE PALAEO-HYDROLOGICAL FEATURES AND THEIR SIGNIFICANCE ON GROUNDWATER POTESASHIKANT SAHOOO2017-01
CRYOSPHERIC STUDIES IN THE INDIAN HIMALAYASJAYDEO KUMAR DHARPUREO2018-01
GROUND WATER STUDY USING EARTH OBSERVATION TECHNIQUESPRIYANKA NEGIO2018-01
CITY PLANNING USING RS & GISSHALU MATHURIAO2019-01
GROUND WATER STUDY USING EARTH OBSERVATION TECHNIQUESSOURAV SUNDAR DASO2019-01
CRYOSPHERIC STUDY OF ARUNACHAL HIMALAYASARAAH IMRANO2020-01
GLOF STUDY OF ARUNACHAL HIMALAYARAJEEV RANJANO2020-01
Invitations
TopicOrganistaionDate
Invited to visit Principal Secretary, office, Dehradun, Uttarakhand for attending one day workshop on “National Database for Emergency Management”DMMC, Uttarakhand2018-01
Invited to deliver talk on Workshop on “Building Regulation Guidelines for Resilience in Uttarakhand”, DMMC DehradunDMMC, Uttarakhand2018-01
Invited as an expert at Collector Auditorium, Haridwar to attend brain storming on GIS cell establishment at Haridwar, UttarakhandCollector, Haridwar2018-01
Participation in short term courses
Couse NameSponsored ByDate
WORKSHOP ON SPACE TECHNOLOGY, April 07, 2018ISRO2018-01
Google Earth Engine Training Program, FRI, DehradunISRO2018-01
01 day training on “Applications of Satellite Altimetry for Inland Waterbodies", IIRS, DehradunIIRS Dehradun, ISRO, May 30, 20182018-01
Landslide Mitigation and Preparation of Detailed Project Report (DPRs)NIDM, NDMA2020-08
Advanced Techno-Management Programme for D, E and F level ScientistsDST, at ASCII Hyderabad (5 weeks)2020-08
International Field Workshop on the Marwar Supergroup, Rajasthan, Western IndiaSociety of Earth Scientists and BSIP Lucknow (9 days)2020-08
Emerging Trends in Remote Sensing: Imaging Spectroscopy and Natural Resource MappingDST, at IIT Bombay (8 days)2020-08
Snow Studies, Climate Change and Remote SensingDST, at IISc Bangalore (14 days)2020-08
ISRO Induction Training Programme {IITP-22 B}ISRO, at LSPSC Trivandram, SHAR Sriharikota, SAC Ahmedabad (2 1/2 months)2020-08
Data Quality Analysis I, II & IIIWeatherford Oil Tools M.E. Ltd., at Goa (3 weeks)2020-08
Pore Pressure AnalysisWeatherford Oil Tools M.E. Ltd., at Goa2020-08
LWD 1 OperationsWeatherford Oil Tools M.E. Ltd., at Panvel2020-08
Remote Sensing and GIS Application in Water Resource DevelopmentNIH Roorkee2020-08
Entrepreneurship Awareness Camp for Science and Technology StudentsIndian Institute of Entrepreneurship (IIE), Guwahati2020-08
Courses or Conferences Organised
Conference NameSponsored ByDate
India-International Training Course on "Space-based Information System for Ecosystem-based Disaster-UNOOSA - DST NRDMS2019-01
D'conscientia 2018, “Tools and Techniques for Disaster Management”, August 24, 2018CoEDMM, IIT Roorkee2018-01
National Conference on Himalayan Cryosphere–2017DST India & Divecha Centre of Climate Change2017-01
Endeavor 2017 CoEDMM2018-01
IIRS Users Meet (IUIM)-2013IIRS, ISRO, Dehradun2013-01
Special Course: Geoinformatic Applications in Disaster Management for Faculty Government College Karad Maharastra2013-01
“Haryana S&T Workshop & Exhibition 2012”, at Palwal, HaryanaS&T Educators Forum, New Delhi and Shri Avtar Singh Bhadana, MP (Lok Sabha)2012-01
ISRO exhibition at “Ramnagar Scientific Literacy Festival 2012”, Ramnagar, UttarakhandChairman Defense Committee Satpalji Maharaj2012-01
TROPMET 2012: Indian Meteorological Society Dehradun Chapter, 18-19/11/2012IMS, TROPMET & IIRS, ISRO, Dehradun2012-01
1 month Intnl training programme on “High Resolution Image Analysis for Natural Hazard AssessmentITC Netherland & Indian Institute of Remote Sensing2012-01
International Training Course on Application of Space Technology for Disaster Risk ReductionCSSTEAP (Affiliated to United Nation)2012-01
“Exhibition cum fair on multidimensional development & technology”, S&T exhibition by ISRODST & Chairman Defense Committee Satpalji Maharaj2011-01
ISPRS Workshop on “Multinational Geomatics Capacity Building – Achievements and ChallengesISPRS & IIRS, ISRO Dehradun2011-01
2 weeks Intnl. training programme on “Application of Geoinformatics and Spatial Information for DisaSAARC New Delhi & Indian Institute of Remote Sensing2011-01
International Training program on “Application of Space Technology for Disaster Management Support wCSSTEAP (Affiliated to United Nation)2010-01
Special Lectures Delivered
TitlePlaceDate
Invited Lecture "Landslide Hazard Zonation and Mitigation Plan for Guwahati City and Adjoining AreasNEDFi House, Guwahati, Assam2012-01
Earthquake Induced Avalanches and Lake Outburst, 28.11.2015QIP Centre, IIT Roorkee, QIP Programme on, "Geoinformatics On Earthquake Studies"2015-01
GIS and Satellite Image, 22-26 June, 2015, for Bhutanese participantsShort-term International training course on, “GIS CONCEPT AND APPLICATION”, CEC-IITR2015-01
Invited talk in Academica Conference on "Landslide Study – Recent Initiatives in IIRS Dehradun"Govt. PG College, Gopeshwar, Uttarakhand2012-01
Invited Lecture on "The Story of Kedarnath"World Integrity Center India, Dehradun2014-01
Glacial Lake Hazard Study and possible Outburst Flood ModellingDept. of Geography, Pune University2016-01
Invited Lecture in a workshop on "Geoinformatics in Geology-2"Gauhati University, Assam2016-01
Geological Mapping using Remote Sensing and GISContinuing Education Center, IIT Roorkee 2017-01
Invited Lectures in a "Workshop on Application of Geo spatial Technologies"Dibrugarh University, Assam2017-01
INVITED LECTURE: Urban Heat Island Characterization and Heat Wave Analysis over Gujarat, India12th National Frontiers of Engineering (INAE), IIT Guwahati, 17/09/20182018-01
Urban Heat Island and Heat Waves Scenario in IndiaUNOOSA DST NRDMS IIT Roorkee2019-01
Glacial lake outburst flood and its possible threat downstream, a modelling based systematic analysiHimalayan Day Celebration at IIT Roorkee on 9th September, 2019, IIT Roorkee2019-01
Green Infrastructure for Glacial Lake Flood MitigationEco DRR Training in “Conservation and Green Development for Government and Civil Society”, Pragya In2019-01
Glacial Lake Dynamics and Potential Outburst Flood Modelling (Key Note)National Conference: Remote Sensing and GIS for sustainable development, Lucknow University, 10/03/22019-01
Thermal Remote and Hyperspectral Sensing: An Application in Water Resources ProjectsTraining Course on “Geospatial Technologies for Decision Makers” (NIH Roorkee) June 19-212019-01
Hyperspectral and Thermal Remote Sensing and its application in Water Resources studiesAICTE Sponsored Faculty Development Programme under the aegis of TEQIP-III, Uttarakhand Technical Un2019-01
Advanced Remote Sensing techniques in climate change studies2-weeks training program on “Climate Change and Hydrological Impact Assessment” during 02 - 13 Decem2019-01
Refereed Journal Papers

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL

  1. A. Sattar, A. Goswami, A. V. Kulkarni and A. Emmer, “Lake Evolution, Hydrodynamic Outburst Flood Modeling and Sensitivity Analysis in Central Himalaya”, Water, 12, 237, pp. 1-19 2020.
  2. A. Sattar, A. Goswami, and A. V. Kulkarni, “Hydrodynamic moraine-breach modeling and outburst flood routing - A hazard assessment of the South Lhonak lake, Sikkim,” Sci. Total Environ., vol. 668, pp. 362–378, 2019.
  3. A. Dixit, A. Goswami, and S. Jain, “Development and Evaluation of a New ‘Snow Water Index (SWI)’ for Accurate Snow Cover Delineation,” Remote Sens., vol. 11, no. 23, p. 2774, 2019.
  4. P. Mohammad, A. Goswami, and S. Bonafoni, “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,” Sensors (Switzerland), vol. 19, no. 17, 2019.
  5. A. Sattar, A. Goswami, A. V. Kulkarni, and P. Das, “Glacier-surface velocity derived ice volume and retreat assessment in the dhauliganga basin, central himalaya – A remote sensing and modeling based approach,” Front. Earth Sci., vol. 7, 2019.
  6. A. Sattar, A. Goswami, and A. V. Kulkarni, “Application of 1D and 2D hydrodynamic modeling to study glacial lake outburst flood (GLOF) and its impact on a hydropower station in Central Himalaya,” Nat. Hazards, 2019.
  7. B. Peethambaran, R. Anbalagan, K. V. Shihabudheen, and A. Goswami, “Robustness evaluation of fuzzy expert system and extreme learning machine for geographic information system-based landslide susceptibility zonation: A case study from Indian Himalaya,” Environ. Earth Sci., vol. 78, no. 6, p. 231, 2019.
  8. P. Mohammad and A. Goswami, “Temperature and precipitation trend over 139 major Indian cities: An assessment over a century,” Model. Earth Syst. Environ., vol. 5, no. 4, pp. 1481–1493, 2019.
  9. P. K. Gautam, P. K. Champati, A. Singh, A. Goswami, S. Kannaujiya, and S. Arora, “A comparative appraisal of ground water resources using GRACE-GPS data in highly urbanised regions of Uttar Pradesh, India,” Sustain. Water Resour. Manag., vol. 3, no. 4, pp. 441–449, 2017.
  10. P. K. Champati Ray, S. L. Chattoraj, M. P. S. Bisht, S. Kannaujiya, K. Pandey, and A. Goswami, “Kedarnath disaster 2013: causes and consequences using remote sensing inputs,” Nat. Hazards, vol. 81, no. 1, pp. 227–243, 2016.
  11. R. A. Mir, S. K. Jain, A. K. Saraf, and A. Goswami, “Accuracy assessment and trend analysis of MODIS-derived data on snow-covered areas in the Sutlej basin, Western Himalayas,” Int. J. Remote Sens., vol. 36, no. 15, pp. 3837–3858, 2015.
  12. R. A. Mir, S. K. Jain, A. K. Saraf, and A. Goswami, “Glacier changes using satellite data and effect of climate in Tirungkhad basin located in western Himalaya,” Geocarto Int., vol. 29, no. 3, pp. 293–313, 2014.
  13. R. A. Mir, S. K. Jain, A. K. Saraf, and A. Goswami, “Glacier Volume Changes and Their Climatic Causes in Tirungkhad Basin Located in Western Himalaya,” J. Remote Sens. GIS, 2013.
  14. S. K. Jain, R. Keshri, A. Goswami, and A. Sarkar, “Application of meteorological and vegetation indices for evaluation of drought impact: A case study for Rajasthan, India,” Nat. Hazards, vol. 54, no. 3, pp. 643–656, 2010.
  15. S. K. Jain, A. Goswami, and A. K. Saraf, “Snowmelt runoff modelling in a Himalayan basin with the aid of satellite data,” Int. J. Remote Sens., vol. 31, no. 24, pp. 6603–6618, Dec. 2010.
  16. S. K. Jain, A. Goswami, and A. K. Saraf, “Assessment of Snowmelt Runoff Using Remote Sensing and Effect of Climate Change on Runoff,” Water Resour. Manag., vol. 24, no. 9, pp. 1763–1777, Nov. 2009.
  17. S. K. Jain, R. Keshri,  A. Goswami,  A. Sarkar, and  A. Chaudhry, “Identification of drought‐vulnerable areas using NOAA AVHRR data,” Int. J. Remote Sens., vol. 30, no. 10, pp. 2653–2668, May 2009.
  18. S. K. Jain, A. Goswami, and  a. K. Saraf, “Determination of land surface temperature and its lapse rate in the Satluj River basin using NOAA data,” Int. J. Remote Sens., vol. 29, no. 11, pp. 3091–3103, Jun. 2008.
  19. S. K. Jain, A. Goswami, and  a. K. Saraf, “Role of Elevation and Aspect in Snow Distribution in Western Himalaya,” Water Resour. Manag., vol. 23, no. 1, pp. 71–83, Apr. 2008.
  20. S. K. Jain, A. Goswami, and  a. K. Saraf, “Accuracy assessment of MODIS, NOAA and IRS data in snow cover mapping under Himalayan conditions,” Int. J. Remote Sens., vol. 29, no. 20, pp. 5863–5878, Oct. 2008.
  21. S. K. Jain, A. K. Saraf, A. Goswami, and T. Ahmad, “Flood inundation mapping using NOAA AVHRR data,” Water Resour. Manag., vol. 20, no. 6, pp. 949–959, Sep. 2006.

INDIAN JOURNAL

  1. R. A. Mir, S. K. Jain, A. K. Saraf, and A. Goswami, “Detection of Changes in Glacier Mass Balance Using Satellite and Meteorological Data in Tirungkhad Basin Located in Western Himalaya,” J. Indian Soc. Remote Sens., vol. 42, no. 1, pp. 91–105, 2014.
  2. R. A. Mir, S. K. Jain, A. K. Saraf, and A. Goswami, “Decline in snowfall in response to temperature in Satluj basin, western Himalaya,” J. Earth Syst. Sci., vol. 124, no. 2, pp. 365–382, 2015.

PAPERS IN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

  1. Ajanta Goswami, Jain, S. K., A. K. Saraf, 2006, Influence Of Topography In Snow Distribution In Satluj Basin,
  2. ICHWM, Hyderabad, India 5-8 December, 2006, pp. 134, 2nd International Conference on Hydrology and Watershed Management
  3. P.B.Bikram, Ajanta Goswami, P.K.C. Ray, 2013, Integration of Multispctral Data and Robotic Sonar System for Glacial Lake Depth Estimation and GLOF Modeling, Proceedings of HYDRO 2013, INTERNATIONAL, 4-6 Dec 2013, IIT Madras, INDIA, HYDRO 2013 INTERNATIONAL, HYDRO 2013, INTERNATIONAL
  4. Ashim Sattar, Ajanta Goswami, Anil.V.Kulkarni, 2016, “The status of Himalayan glaciers-A mass balance study”, (ISPRS WG VIII/1 Workshop) - ISPRS15-07-00072, International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing
  5. Ajanta Goswami, Bijay K. Mohanta, Ashim Sattar, Anil.V.Kulkarni, 2016, “Glacial lake dynamics and climate change-A study of the temporal evolution of the glacier melt lakes in Uttarakhand”, Assam Engineering College Guwahati, Abstract no-14, Proceedings page no.:69, ISBN 978-93-81693-07-2, International Conference on Climate Change Mitigation and Technologies for Adaptation
  6. Ajanta Goswami, Pir Mohammad, Ashim Sattar, 2016, “A temporal study of Urban Heat Island (UHI) using Remote Sensing-A Evaluation of Ahmedabad city, Gujarat”, Abstract no-13,Proceeding page no.:63, ISBN 978-93-81693-07-2, International Conference on Climate Change Mitigation and Technologies for Adaptation
  7. Ajanta Goswami, Pir Mohammad, Ashim Sattar, Stefania Bonafoni, 2016, “A remote sensing approach to study the temporal growth of the urban limits for the city of Hyderabad from 2001-2015”- CESDOC, 19-21 December 2016, Paper no.:UD 05, International Conference on Civil Engineering for Sustainable Development-Opportunities & Challenges
  8. Ajanta Goswami, Pir Mohammad, Ashim Sattar, Rahul Mahanta, Stefania Bonafoni, 2016, “An Urban Heat Island magnitude study over the city of Guwahati-An integration of Remote Sensing and Ground based approach”, CESDOC, 19-21 December 2016, Paper no.:UD 04, International Conference on Civil Engineering for Sustainable Development-Opportunities & Challenges
  9. Ajanta Goswami, Benudhar Pradhan, Amit Vishwakarma, 2017, A GIS-Based Multicriteria Evaluation Strategy for Check-Dams Prioritisation in Bhadar Basin, Gujarat, December 06 to 08, 2017, Dakhla, Morocco, 3rd International Conference "GIRE3D" Integrated Water Resources Management and Sustainable development challenge, case of Arid Regions under International Association of Hydrologists (IAH)
  10. Ashim Sattar, Ajanta Goswami, Anil V Kulkarni, 2017, “Estimation of maximum extent of the highest lake in the Dhauliganga basin, Uttarakhand, India and its implication on GLOF study using Remote Sensing, Uttarakhand”, International Conference on Remote Sensing and GIS Applications in Geoscience, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh 12th August, 2017
  11. Ajanta Goswami, 2018, “Glacial Lake Dynamics of Eastern and Western Himalaya: possible signature of climatic variability over the region”, held at ESA/ESRIN, Frascati, Italy, on 27-28 March 2018, 2nd Mapping Water Bodies from Space Conference European Space Research Institute (ESRIN) Frascati, Italy
  12. Ajanta Goswami, 2018, Glacial Lakes as a Proxy to Climatic Pattern in Indian Himalaya in Almaty, Kazakhstan, October 9-11, 2018 funded by German Federal Foreign Office, International Symposium on “Water and Land Resources in Central Asia”
  13. Ashim Sattar, Ajanta Goswami, Anil V. Kulkarni, 2018, “Hydrodynamic modeling of glacial lake outburst flood (GLOF) and its impact on a Hydropower Station- A case study at the upper Alaknanda Basin, Central Himalaya” NH6.1/AS5.21/CR7.3/GI2.17/HS11.33/SM3.12/SSS13.54EGU General Assembly 2018, Vienna, Austria, EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts 20, 1575
  14. P Srinivasalu, A Kulkarni, A Godha Ajanta Goswami, R Namboodiri, T Shirsat, 2018, An estimate of glacier stored ice in the Satluj and Beas Basins of the Himalaya, EGU General Assembly Conference, Abstracts 20, 434
  15. Ajanta Goswami, Rohit Kumar, 2018, Flood Hazard Zonation of Guwahati City: A Remote Sensing-Based Approach, FOSS-4G Asia, Moratuwa, Sri Lanka

PAPERS IN NATIONAL CONFERENCES

  1. P.B.Bikram, Ajanta Goswami, P.K.C. Ray, Vanya Jha, 2013, GLOF Study of Sikkim Himalaya, National Conference on “Earth Sciences in India: Challenges and Emerging Trends”, 7 - 9th November 2013, IIT Roorkee, India, National Conference on “Earth Sciences in India: Challenges and Emerging Trends
  2. Ajanta Goswami, Sadanand Yadav, Ashim Sattar, Anil V. Kulkarni, S.K. Jain, 2015, A review on Glacial Lake and Glacial Lake outburst flood in Indian Himalaya and its impact on the Ganga Basin” Abstract no.:7, Proceeding page no.:67, December 16-17, 2015, National Seminar on R & D Perspective for Rejuvenation of River Ganga, Theme: Impact of infrastructure development & land use changes and climate change on river regime
  3. Ashim Sattar, Ajanta Goswami, Anil.V.Kulkarni, 2016, “A temporal study of Land Surface temperature and precipitation: An evaluation of Glacier Mass Balance and Glacial Lakes Using Earth Observatory Techniques” -National Geo-Research Scholars Meet, June 1-4, 2016, Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, Dehradun
  4. Ashim Sattar, Ajanta Goswami, Anil. V. Kulkarni, Pritam Das, 2017, “Remote Sensing based characterization of the glaciated regions in Dhauliganga basin, Uttarakhand”- National Conference on Himalayan Cryosphere (NCHC), 23-24 January 2017, IISc Bangalore, Abstract No-12, TS-1
  5. Bijay K. Mohanta, Ashim Sattar, Ajanta Goswami, Anil. V. Kulkarni, Anisha Godha, 2017, “Remote Sensing based characterization of the glaciated regions in Dhauligabga basin, Uttarakhand”- (NCHC), 23-24 January 2017, IISc Bangalore, Abstract No-25, TS-2, National Conference on Himalayan Cryosphere
  6. Ajanta Goswami, Amit Vishwakarma, Benudhar Pradhan, 2017, “Identification of potential recharge zones in Bhadar watershed area of Gujarat: A GIS-based approach” in Regional Conference on Space technology for sustainable development at Haryana space application center, Hisar (20-22 March, 2017)
  7. Ajanta Goswami, 2019, Glacial Lake Dynamics and Potential Outburst Flood Modelling, ‘Role of Remote Sensing and GIS in Natural Hazard Assessment for Sustainable Development: Present Scenario and Future Perspective’ on 15th March, 2019
  8. Bipin Peethambaran, Ajanta Goswami, R Anbalagan, and Kumari Sweta, 2019, Application of Fuzzy Expert System and Information Value Method for Geographic Information System Based Landslide Susceptibility Zonation, ‘Role of Remote Sensing and GIS in Natural Hazard Assessment for Sustainable Development: Present Scenario and Future Perspective’ on 15th March, 2019
  9. Jaydeo K. Dharpure, Ajanta Goswami, Akansha Patel, 2019, Analyzing the Snow cover status and its relation with climate change of the Teesta river basin Sikkim, India, ‘Role of Remote Sensing and GIS in Natural Hazard Assessment for Sustainable Development: Present Scenario and Future Perspective’ on 15th March, 2019
  10. Pir Mohammad and Ajanta Goswami, 2019, Temporal assessment of urban heat island over Lucknow city using thermal remote sensing, ‘Role of Remote Sensing and GIS in Natural Hazard Assessment for Sustainable Development: Present Scenario and Future Perspective’ on 15th March, 2019
  11. Kumari Sweta, Ajanta Goswami, Bipin Peethambaran, Rituraj Nath and Dr. I.M. Bahuguna, 2019, Landslide Susceptibility Zonation In and Around Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh Using Bivariate Statistical Techniques – A Comparative Study, ‘Role of Remote Sensing and GIS in Natural Hazard Assessment for Sustainable Development: Present Scenario and Future Perspective’ on 15th March, 2019
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