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Dr. Harish Chandra Karnatak

Dr. Harish Chandra Karnatak Phone : 0135 - 2524332
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Email : harish[At]iirs[dot]gov[dot]in
Designation : Scientist/Engineer - SF & Head
Department : Geoweb Services, IT & Distance Learning (GIT&DL) Department
Field of Expertise : Web based Geoinformatics, Enterprise and distributed GIS, Spatial DBMS, DSS/SDSS, Open source GIS, spatial analysis and processing on web.
Mail Address : ISRO, Govt. of India 4, Kalidas Road, Dehradun- 248001 India.
  • Geo-Information Science and Technology - Distributed, Web & Enterprise GIS; Mobile GIS and LBS; Spatial Decision Analysis and modeling, Spatial Database Management System and Open source GIS solutions.
  • Computer Science and Information Technology - -Web and Distributed Computing, RDBMS, Online Data processing, Mobile GIS and Web Services.

Field of Specialization

  • Indian Society of Remote Sensing (Life Member)
  • Indian Metrological Society (Life Member)
  • Indian Society of Geomatics (Life Member)
  • PhD Computer Science, 2009, Indian Institute of Remote Sensing, Dehradun India, University- Gurukul Kangri University Haridwar, India.
  • P.G. Diploma Computer Application 2001, Board of Technical Education, AICTE, UP (2 Year full time ), India.
  • M. Sc. Mathematics, 1999, Kumaun University, Nainital, India.
  • Head of Department (GIT&DL),Indian Institute of Remote Sensing, ISRO Dehradun(Feb 2016 to Till date)
  • Scientist/Engineer SF,Indian Institute of Remote Sensing, ISRO Dehradun(Jan 2015 to Till date)
  • Manager Systems and Software,Indian Institute of Remote Sensing, ISRO Dehradun(May 2013 to 23 Feb. 2016).
  • Scientist/Engineer SE,Indian Institute of Remote Sensing, ISRO Dehradun (July 2010 to June 2012).
  • Scientist/Engineer SD, RS & GIS Applications Area, National Remote Sensing Agency, Hyderabad, India (June 2005 to June 2010)
  • National Geomatics Award: Technology, 2018 by Indian Society of Geomatics (ISG)
  • Indian National Geospatial Award 2016 by Indian Society of Remote Sensing (ISRS)
  • National Award for Excellence in Training- 2015 by DoPT Govt. of India and UNDP for e-learning initiatives in Remote Sensing and Geoformation Science.
  • National Award for Excellence in Training- 2015 by DoPT Govt. of India and UNDP for Reach the Outreach- EDUSAT Programme.
  • ISRO Team Excellence Award 2009 for development and realization of Bhuvan- Indian EO Visualization.
  • Astronautical Society of India (ASI) Team Achievement Award 2009 for Bhuvan web development.

List of Published websites and portals

Editor and Reviewer of Scientific Journals
  • Guest editor ENVIS News Letter- April 2015, published by GBPHED.
  • Invited Editor of International Journal of Information Engineering (IJIE), World Academic Publishing. Inc Reviewer:
  • Environment Software and Modelling, Elsevier Publications
  • Geocarto International, Taylor &Francis; UK
  • International Journal of Geographical Information Science, Taylor &Francis; UK
  • Journal of Earth Science Informatics- Computer and Mathematical Applications of Springer Science publication
  • International Journal of Information Technology & Decision Making, World Scientific Publications
  • Journal of the Indian Society of Remote Sensing, Springer Science publication
  • Gangothri Rajaram, Harish Chandra Karnatak, Swaminathan Venkatraman, Manjula KR and Kannan Krithivasa, 2018 “A novel Computational Knowledge-Base Framework for visualization and quantification of Geospatial Metadata in Spatial Data Infrastructures”, Geoinformtica, Springer Science Publication, DOI: 10.1007/s10707-018-0317-6
  • Harish C Karnatak, Harion Singh and RD Garg, 2017 “Online Spatial Data Analysis and Algorithm Development for Geo-scientific Applications Using Remote Sensing Data”, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., India, Sect. A Phys. Sci., https://doi.org/10.1007/s40010-017-0442-x, Springer Science Publication
  • Harion Singh, RD Garg, Harish C Karnatak and Arijit Roy, 2017 “Spatial Biodiversity Model: A tool for integrating spatial landscape modelling in characterizing biological diversity”, Journal of Environment Management, Elsevier Publication, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2017.09.055, pp- 1211e1223 (Impact Factor 4.77
  • Harion Singh, Harish C Karnatak and RD Garg, 2017 “An automated and optimized approach for online spatial biodiversity model: a case study of OGC web processing service”, Geocarto International, Taylor and Francis Publication, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10106049.2017.1381178
  • V.V. Sai krishna1, Kamal Pandey and Harish Karnatak 2017 “Geospatial Multicriteria approach for solid waste disposal site selection - A case study of Dehradun city, India”, Current Science 00113891. 112 (3)
  • Roy P.S. et. All (2015), “New vegetation type map of India prepared using satellite remote sensing: Comparison with global vegetation maps and utilities”, International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geo-information, vol. 39, pp-142-159, Publisher ELSEVIER.
  • Harish Karnatak , PLN Raju, YVN Krishnamurthy and A. Senthil Kumar, (2015), “E-learning Based Capacity Building in Geoinformatics”, ISG Volume 21, Issue 1-2, pp 4-13, ISSN: 0972-642X.
  • Harish Chandra Karnatak and Vaibhav Kumar (2014), “Performance Study of Various Spatial Indexes on 3D Geo-data in GeoRDBMS”, Geocarto International, Taylor and Francis Publication, DOI: 10.1080/10106049.2014.952354.
  • P. S. Roy, M.S.R. Murthy, A. Roy ,S.P.S. Kushwaha, S. Singh, C.S. Jha, M.D. Behera, P.K. Joshi, C. Jagannathan, H.C. Karnatak et.al., (2013) “Forest Fragmentation in India”, CURRENT SCIENCE, Current science 09/2013; 105(6):774-780.
  • P.S. Roy, Harish Karnatak , S.P.S. Kushwaha, A. Roy and Sameer Saran (2012), “Landscape level Biodiversity Databases in India Dissemination, use and scope for conservation efforts”, CURRENT SCIENCE, VOL. 102, NO. 8, 25 APRIL 2012, PP-1136-1142.
  • P.S. Roy, Arijit Roy and Harish Karnatak (2012) “Contemporary tools for identification, assessment and monitoring biodiversity”, Tropical Ecology 53(3):261-272, 2012 © International Society of Tropical Ecology, ISSN 0564-3295.
  • Sameer Saran and Harish Karnatak (2012), “Spatial Decision Support System for Biodiversity Conservation Prioritization using geospatial modeling approach”, NNRMS Bulletin- 36, Geospatial Applications and Decision Support Systems, ISRO, June 2012, pp-57-67.
  • P.S. Roy, Harish Karnatak and Sameer Saran (2012) “Geospatial Data processing in distributed computing environment”, CSI communication, January 2012, pp-6-10.
  • Harish C. Karnatak , Reedhi Shukla, Vinod Sharma, YVS Murthy and V Bhanumurthy (2011), “Spatial mashups technology and real time data integration in geo-web application using open source GIS- A case study for disaster management”, Geocarto International © Taylor & Francis, DOI:10.1080/10106049.2011.650651.
  • Harish Karnatak , Sameer Saran, Karamjit Bhatia and P.S. Roy (2010), “ Geospatial database organization and spatial decision analysis for biodiversity databases in web GIS environment”, Geocarto International, ISSN 1010-6049 print/ISSN 1752-0762 online, Taylor & Francis, Vol. 25, Issue 1 February 2010, pp- 3 – 23, DOI: 10.1080/10106040802677045.
  • Ramesh Kumar Jha, H.C. Karnatak and D.N. Pant (2009), “Forest landuse planning for Thano range, Dehradun forest division, Uttaranchal”, Journal of Range & Agroforestry, 30 (1): 72-77, ISSN 0971-2070.
  • M. Arulraj, Harish C. Karnatak , YVS Murthy, K. Veunugopala Rao and V. Raghavaswamy (2008), “Urban Information System for Jaipur, India: An Open Source Web-GIS Approach”, Journal of Geomatics, Vol. 2, No. 2 pp-53-58, October 2008.
  • Harish Chandra Karnatak , Sameer Saran, Karamjit Bhatia and P.S. Roy, (2007), “Multicriteria Decision Analysis in Web GIS Environment”, Geoinformatica, (2007) 11, pp: 407-429: International Journal of Advance Computing in GIS© Springer Science DOI 10.1007/s10707-006-0014-8.
  • Sameer Saran, H. Padalia, R. Tupe, Harish Chandra Karnatak and P.L.N. Raju, 2006 “Assessing performance of Granulometric method for individual tree counting (ITC)” International Journal of Geoinformatics Vol. 2, No. 2 June 2006.
  • Harish Chandra Karnatak , Karamjit Bhatia and Sameer Saran, 2006 “AHP MCDM in Biodiversity Conservation” Geospatial Today Vol. 5, Issue 1, pp-14-22, October 2006.
  • Harish Chandra Karnatak , Sameer Saran and P. S. Roy, 2005 “Spatial services, a click away” article in Geospatial Today Volume 3 Issue 5 pp-42-46 January-February 2005.
  • Pramod Kumar, Kshama Gupta, Harish Chandra Karnatak, Asfa Siddiqui and A Senthil Kumar, 2017, “geoenabled e-Democracy tools and services for smart cities”, E-Democracy for smart cities, Springer Science Publication, Edited by T. M. Vinod Kumar, ISSN 2198-2546, ISBN 978-981-10-4035-1, DOI 10.1007/978-981-10-4035-1
  • MVR Sesha Sai, Harish Karnatak , RS Dwivedi and MSR Murthy (2015), “Geospatial Technology”, Book entitled “Geospatial technology for natural resource management”, edited by RS Dwivedi and P.S. Roy
  • P.S. Roy and Harish Karnatak (2015), “Spatial Data Access and Disseminations”, Book entitled “Geospatial technology for natural resource management”, edited by RS Dwivedi and P.S. Roy
  • Harish Karnatak (2014), “GIS Portals”, Geospatial technology and applications, National Institute of Rural Development (NIRD) (Under publications)
  • Harish Karnatak (2014), “Geo-web services and Mobile GIS- An technological overview”, Geospatial technology and applications, National Institute of Rural Development (NIRD) (Under publications)
  • Harish Karnatak (2013), “Concepts of Web GIS and Spatial Decision Support System”, Remote Sensing And GIS inn “Environmental Resource Management” Gaura books India Pvt. Ltd, New Delhi; ISBN 978-81-929248-0-9
  • Kamal Pandey, Roank Ashar, Harish Karnatak, 2017 “Online 3D Simulation and Virtual Reality of Disaster Affected Areas in Hilly Region”, Asian Conference on Remote Sensing 2017, India Asian Confine on Remote Sensing (ACRS-2017), 23-27th Oct. 2017, New Delhi
  • Kamal Pandey, Rohan Thakur, HC Karnatak, 2017 “An innovative Mobile based geospatial solution for ground truth assistance and citizen services”, Asian Confine on Remote Sensing (ACRS-2017), 23-27th Oct. 2017, New Delhi
  • Kamal Pandey, HC Karnatak, Vaibhav Khulbe , 2017 “A framework of web processing services (WPS) for spatial data processing”, Asian Confine on Remote Sensing (ACRS-2017), 23-27th Oct. 2017, New Delhi
  • Harish C Karnatak et, al “An innovative approach for mass level capacity building in geospatial technology and its applications using online active learning platforms”, Asian Confine on Remote Sensing (ACRS-2017), 23-27th Oct. 2017, New Delhi.
  • Hariom Singh, RD Garg, HC Karnatak and Arijit Roy, 2017 Parallel computing based web geoprocessing services for deriving forest fragmentation index in the Himalaya, Asian Confine on Remote Sensing (ACRS-2017), 23-27th Oct. 2017, New Delhi
  • Pooja Rathore, Arijit Roy, HC Karnatak and Meenal Sharma, 2017 “Modelling the Impacts of Projected Climate Change (IPCC AR5) on Distribution Areas of aconitum heterophyllum - an Important Medicinal Plant of Himalaya”, Asian Confine on Remote Sensing (ACRS-2017), 23-27th Oct. 2017, New Delhi
  • Suresh Babu Kv, Arijit Roy, Akshi Kathait, Shubham Kashyap, HC Karnatak, PR Prasad, A. Senthil Kumar, 2017, Forest fire prediction using Back Propagation algorithm based on MODIS TERRA datasets, ACRS-2017, 23-27th Oct. 2017, New Delhi
  • Stutee Gupta, Harish Karnatak and PLN Raju, 2016 “Geo-Informatics in India: Major Milestones and Present Scenario”, The International Archives of Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, 10.5194/isprs-archives-XLI-B6-111-2016
  • Poonam S. Tiwari, Janardan Vishwakarma, Mahadev Swamy, Kavitha N, Kamal Pandey, Harish Karnatak, S.K.Srivastav , A. Senthil Kumar, 2016. An Innovative Approach for capacity building in Geospatial technology and its application at mass scale in India. National Symposium on Recent Advances in Remote Sensing and GIS with Special Emphasis on Mountain Ecosystems, December 7-9, 2016, Dehradun India
  • Ronak Ashar, Kamal Pandey and Harish Karnatak, 2016. A novel approach using open system architecture to convert Indian meteorological grid data in GIS ready format. National Symposium on Recent Advances in Remote Sensing and GIS with Special Emphasis on Mountain Ecosystems, December 7-9, 2016, Dehradun India
  • Kamal Pandey, Harish Karnatak, Reshma Jeswani, Triloki Pant, 2016. A Framework for Web Service Orchestration for disaster management support services in India. National Symposium on Recent Advances in Remote Sensing and GIS with Special Emphasis on Mountain Ecosystems, December 7-9, 2016, Dehradun India
  • Kamal Pandey, Roopali Khare and Harish C. Karnatak, 2016. Temporal Study of Land Surface Temperature for Urban Heat Island Phenomenon over the National Capital Region, India. National Symposium on Recent Advances in Remote Sensing and GIS with Special Emphasis on Mountain Ecosystems, December 7-9, 2016, Dehradun India.
  • Ram Uniyal, Kamal Pandey, Harish Karnatak, 2016. Development of framework for spatial big data analytics using Hadoop cluster computing environment. National Symposium on Recent Advances in Remote Sensing and GIS with Special Emphasis on Mountain Ecosystems, December 7-9, 2016, Dehradun India
  • Harish Chandra Karnatak, Hariom Singh,R.D and RD Garg, 2016 Web Processing Services for Image Classification: An implementation under parallel computing environment. National Symposium on Recent Advances in Remote Sensing and GIS with Special Emphasis on Mountain Ecosystems, December 7-9, 2016, Dehradun India
  • Piyush Singh, Harish Chandra Karnatak, Kamal Pandey and Dheeraj Kumar, 2016 Web Based Satellite Image Processing and Enhancement. National Symposium on Recent Advances in Remote Sensing and GIS with Special Emphasis on Mountain Ecosystems, December 7-9, 2016, Dehradun India
  • Harish Karnatak , (2015), “Applications of Space Technologies for Himalayas”, ENVIS Newsletter, Himalayan Ecology, Vol. 11(4), pp-3-4, ISSN: 2277-9000
  • Deepti Joshi, Harish Karnatak , Arijit Roy, (2015), “Future trends and technologies: Big Data Analytics pro web processing service”, Second National conference on Free and Open Source Software, Organized by OSGEO-India and IIRS Dehradun during June 9-10, 2015 at Dehradun India.
  • Hariom Singh, Harish Karnatak , R D Garg, Arijit Roy, A K Jha, (2015), “Geostatistical computing for spatial landscape modelling using open source technology”, Second National conference on Free and Open Source Software, Organized by OSGEO-India and IIRS Dehradun during June 9-10, 2015 at Dehradun India.
  • Karnatak, H. , Pandey, K., Oberai, K., Roy, A., Joshi, D., Singh, H., Raju, P. L. N., and Krishna Murthy, Y. V. N.: Geospatial data sharing, online spatial analysis and processing of Indian Biodiversity data in Internet GIS domain – A case study for raster based online geo-processing, Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XL-8, 1133-1137, doi:10.5194/isprsarchives-XL-8-1133-2014, 2014.
  • Karnatak, H. , Raju, P. L. N., Krishna Murthy, Y. V. N., Srivastav, S. K., and Gupta, P. K.: E-learning based distance education programme on Remote Sensing and Geoinformation Science – An initiative of IIRS, Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XL-8, 1237-1241, doi:10.5194/isprsarchives-XL-8-1237-2014, 2014.
  • Krishna Murthy, Y. V. N., Raju, P. L. N., Srivastav, S. K., Kumar, P., Mitra, D., Karnatak, H. , Saran, S., Pandey, K., Oberai, K., Shiva Reddy, K., Gupta, K., Swamy, M., Deshmukh, A., Dadhwal, V. K., Bothale, V., Diwakar, P. G., Ravikumar, M. V., Leisely, A., Arulraj, M., Kumar, S., Rao, S. S., Singh Rawat, R., Pathak, D. M., Dutt, V., Negi, D., Singh, J., Shukla, K. K., Tomar, A., Ahmed, N., Singh, B., Singh, A. K., and Shiva Kumar, R.: Capacity Building for collecting primary data through Crowdsourcing - An Example of Disaster affected Uttarakhand State (India), Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XL-8, 1249-1252, doi:10.5194/isprsarchives-XL-8-1249-2014, 2014.
  • Krishna Murthy, Y. V. N., Raju, P. L. N., Srivastav, S. K., Karnatak, H. , Kumar Gupta, P., Mahadevaswamy, M., and Viswakarma, J.: Reach the Unreached -IIRS Outreach program for enhanced learning to all, Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XL-8, 1243-1247, doi:10.5194/isprsarchives-XL-8-1243-2014, 2014.
  • Harish Karnatak , P.L.N. Raju, S.K. Srivastav and Y.V.N. Krishna Murthy (2013), “Capacity Building through Interactive e-Learning Tools - An IIRS Initiative, ISPRS, Innovative learning tools 2013, with specific emphasis on strategies for earth resource management, 20-21 December 2013, CEPT university Ahmedabad, India.
  • P S Roy, Arijit Roy and Harish Karnatak (2013), “Himalayan Biodiversity Conservation: a Challenge in Climate Change Scenario”, International Conference on Climate Change and Himalaya, 28-31st October, 2013, at NISCAIR, New Delhi.
  • P.S. Roy, S.P.S. Kushwaha, Arijit Roy, Harish Karnatak and Sameer Saran (2013), “Biodiversity Characterization at Landscape level using Geospatial Model”, Proceedings of Anais XVI Simpósio Brasileiro de Sensoriamento Remoto - SBSR, Foz do Iguaçu, PR, Brasil, 13 a 18 de abril de 2013, INPE, pp-3321-3328.
  • Harish Karnatak , Reedhi Shukla, Sampath Kumar P, Raghavaswamy V., Y.V.N. Krishnamurthy (2012), "Online updation of City Master Plan using ISRO Bhuvan Services and open source software in web browser environment", National Conferences on FOSS4G-India 2012- Open Source Geospatial Resources to Spearhead Development and Growth, 25-27 October 2012, IIIT Hyderabad India.
  • Harish Karnatak , Hariom Singh, Reedhi Shukla, Sameer Saran (2012), " Development of Geoweb application using Open Source Technology : An innovative approach for disaster mitigation and management ", National Conferences on FOSS4G-India 2012- Open Source Geospatial Resources to Spearhead Development and Growth, 25-27 October 2012, IIIT Hyderabad India.
  • Sampath Kumar P, Reedhi Shukla, Harish Karnatak , Chandra S Jha (2012), "Geo-web application for greening India: an open source technology development", National Conferences on FOSS4G-India 2012- Open Source Geospatial Resources to Spearhead Development and Growth, 25-27 October 2012, IIIT Hyderabad India.
  • Sonal Aggarwal, Naresh N, Syed Shadab, Kalyan Deep K, Arulraj Murugavel, Harish C Karnatak (2012), " Thematic Data Dissemination on Bhuvan ", National Conferences on FOSS4G-India 2012- Open Source Geospatial Resources to Spearhead Development and Growth, 25-27 October 2012, IIIT Hyderabad India.
  • Harish Karnatak , Sameer Saran and P.S. Roy (2010), “Information systems and Biodiversity Management: an Indian Perspective Role of BIS & IBIN “, International Workshop on Biodiversity and Climate Change, IIT Khargpur, 19th-22nd Dec. 2010 (Oral presentation).
  • C.S. Jha, H. Karnatak , MSR Murthy, S. Saran and P.S. Roy (2010), “IBIN-a web portal for Biodiversity conservation, utilization and sustainability”, Proceedings of National conference on Biodiversity, Development and Poverty Alleviation, U.P. State Biodiversity Board, Lucknow, India 22nd may 2010, pp-135.
  • Harish Karnatak , Karamjit Bhatia and Sameer Saran, (2008) “Multi-criteria decision analysis using Spatial Compromise Programming”, Proceedings of the 2nd National Conference- INDIACom-2008, on Computing for Nation Development, ISBN No-ISSN 0973-7529, ISBN 978-81-904526-2-5, pp-77-62. February 08 – 09, 2008, New Delhi India.
  • V. Bhanumurthy, G. Srinivas, Harish C Karnatak , S. Mamatha, P.S. Roy and K. Radhakrishnan (2008), “Emergency Management-A Geospatial Approach”, Proceedings of International Conference ISPRS (2008) Commission IV, WG IV/8, pp-1105-1112.
  • Harish Karnatak , Sameer Saran, C. S. Jha, YVS Murthy and P.S. Roy, (2008) ”Information System and Data Dissemination for Biodiversity Databases” Proceeding of National Seminar on Conservation of Eastern Ghats, December 28-29th 2007 at Chennai organized by Environment Protection Training and Research Institute (EPTRI) Hyderabad, ISBN:978-81-7525-955-3, pp-406-416 .
  • P.S. Roy, MSR Murthy, SPS Kushwaha, MC porwal, Sarnam Singh, CS Jha, GS Pujar, C Sudhakar Reddy, G. Rajshekhar, Biswadip Gharai, Arijit Roy, PK Joshi, Shivam Trivedi and Harish Karnatak (2008) “Biodiversity Charecterization at landscape level” Proceeding of National Seminar on Conservation of Eastern Ghats, December 28-29th 2007 at Chennai organized by Environment Protection Training and Research Institute (EPTRI) Hyderabad, ISBN:978-81-7525-955-3, pp-394-405.
  • Harish Karnatak , Sameer Saran and Karamjit Bhatia (2008), “Spatial Decision Support System in Network Based GIS Environment”. Proceedings of ISRO-DOS Workshop/Seminar on Computer and Information Technology-2008, 10-12th Dec. 2008 at Vikram Sarabhaie Space Centre (VSSC), ISRO Trivandrum.
  • P.S. Roy, Harish Karnatak , C.S. Jha, Sameer Saran and YVS Murthy (2008), “Distributed Computing and GIS:A case study for development of spatial node for Indian Bio-resource Information Network (IBIN). Proceedings of ISRO-DOS Workshop/Seminar on Computer and Information Technology-2008, 10-12th Dec. 2008 at Vikram Sarabhaie Space Centre (VSSC), ISRO Trivandrum.
  • P.S. Roy, Venugopala Rao K, Bhanumurthy V, Krishnaiah P, Jagannadha Rao CVKVP, Sadasiva Rao B, Narender B, Sashivardhana reddy P, Bhavani SVL, Lesslie A, Arulraj M, Sampath Kumar P, Harish Karnatak , Srinivasa Rao G, Raghuvenkataraman V.Rebacca Swarna A (2007) “Cartosat-1 Stereo Data for Generation of DEM” International Conference ISPRS (2008), Bijing China.
  • P.S. Roy, MSR Murthy, SPS Kushwaha, MC Porwal, Sarnam Singh, CS Jha, GS Pujar, C Sudhakar Reddy, G. Rajshekhar, Biswadip Gharai, Arijit Roy, PK Joshi, Shivam Trivedi and Harish Karnatak (2008) “Biodiversity Charecterization at landscape level using Geospatial modeling”, International Conference ISPRS (2008) WgS-PS, WG IV/4.
  • Harish Chandra Karnatak , M. Arulraj, Y.V.S. Murthy and P.S. Roy, 2006 “Enterprise GIS - An Integrated View of Geospatial Information Management: A Case study for Wasteland data of India”, b-GIS@India International conference on GIS, 6th — 8th December 2006 at Technopark, Trivandrum, India.
  • Sameer Saran, Harish Chandra Karnatak and P.S. Roy, 2005 “Web enabled Spatial Decision Support System using multi-criteria analysis for Biodiversity Conservation Prioritization in Public Domain”, Map India 2005, 8th Annual International Conference, Feb. 2005 New Delhi.
  • P. S. Roy, Sameer Saran and Harish Chandra Karnatak “ Biodiversity characterization at landscape level using Geospatial Modeling”, International workshop on Biodiversity Informatics, Organized by National chemical laboratory Pune Dec. 2004.
  • Harish Chandra Karnatak , Sameer Saran and Karamjit Bhatia, “Sharing of spatial data in Internet GIS domain”, proceedings -National seminar on “Role of Information technology in Uttaranchal state” Organized by Kumaun University Nainital June 2004.
  • Roy P.S., Sameer Saran, Nupoor Prasad, Harish Chandra Karnatak , 2003 “The BIOSPEC Web Site Aids the Preservation of India's Biological Wealth” ARC News Nov. 2003- ESRI Publication.
  • Nupoor Prasad, Sameer Saran, Harish Karnatak , P.L.N Raju and P.S. Roy 2003 “An online GIS for forest resource management a precursor attempt”, ESRI proceeding six user conference 2003.
  • P. S. Roy, Sameer Saran, Suddhasheel Ghosh, Nupoor Prasad, Harish Karnatak and Gautam Talukdar, 2002 “Development of Biodiversity Information System for North East India using Internet GIS” ISPRS proceedings (Vol. 4. Part 4, Com. IV)
  • Made significant contribution in utilization and enhancing the outreach of space science and application to the user community, wherein first time introduce and implement the web and enterprise GIS for national level operational projects of ISRO. Designed and developed more than twelve web GIS based applications and made operational various scientific information portals including NDEM, ISRO-Bhuvan, ISRO-Bhoosampada, IBIN, BIS and, also developed Multi-criteria spatial decision analysis model for distributed GIS.