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Dr. S. P. Aggarwal

Dr. S. P. Aggarwal Phone : +91 135 252 4162
Fax : +91 135 274 1987
Email : spa[At]iirs[dot]gov[dot]in
Designation : Scientist/Engineer- SG & Head
Department : Water Resources Department
Field of Expertise : Hydrological Modelling, Climate Change Studies, Irrigation Water Management
Mail Address : Water Resources Department Indian Institute of Remote Sensing ISRO,Govt. of India 4, Kalidas Road, Dehradun- 248001 India
  • Hydrological Modeling
  • Climate Change Studies
  • Irrigation Water Management
  • Fellow, The Institutions of Engineers
  • Fellow, Indian Association of Hydrologist
  • life Member, Indian Society of Remote Sensing
  • life Member, International Association of Hydrological Sciences
  • life Member, Indian Society of Agricultural Engineering
  • life Member, Indian Society of Geomatics
  • life Member, Indian Meteorological Society
  • Post Doctoral Hydrological Modeling ( ITC/IHE, the Netherlands)
  • Ph.D. Ag. Engg Specialization - Irrigation Engineering (IARI, New Delhi)
  • M.Sc. Ag. Engg Specialization - Soil and water Conservation Engineering(IARI, New Delhi)
  • B.Tech Agricultural Engineering (Allahabad University, Allahabad)
  • 1st January 2016 to till date Scientist/ Engineer ”SG”
  • 1st July 2009 - 31st December 2015 Scientist/ Engineer ”SF”
  • 1st January 2004 - 30th June 2009 Scientist/ Engineer ”SE”
  • 1st January 1999 - 31st December 2003 Scientist/ Engineer ”SD”
  • 22nd April 1996 - 31st December 1998 Scientist/ Engineer ”SC”
  • Awarded with Eminent Engineers Award 2014 by The Institution of Engineers India (UKSC)
  • Associate Editor: Journal of Indian Society of Remote Sensing.
  • Secretary (2012-2016), Indian Society of Remote Sensing
  • Course Coordinator (2003-2010) of RS GIS Course of CSSTEAP (affiliated to United Nations)
  • Webinar Series Coordinator for Remote Sensing Technology for disaster Management, Organized by WGCapD of Committee of Earth Observation Satellites (CEOS) for different countries.
  • Member of Advisory Committees of various seminars/symposia organized in India
  • Key note speaker in various seminars/symposia organized in India
  • Awarded Best paper entitled “RS GIS Application in Rain Water Harvesting”. Paper presented in Intra-centre Hindi technical Seminar on Advances in Remote Sensing held at IIRS, 2008.
  • Kundu, S., Aggarwal, S.P., Kingma, N., Mondal, A., Khare, D. (2015). Flood monitoring using microwave remote sensing in a part of Nuna river basin, Odisha, India. Natural Hazards, 76 (1), 123-138.
  • Thakur, P.K., Ghosh, S., Garg, V., Aggarwal, S. P., Saha, S.K., Sharma, R. and Bhattacharyya, S. (2015). SARAL/AltiKa waveform analysis to monitor inland water levels: A case study of Maithon Reservoir, Jharkhand, India. Marine Geodesy. (Available Online, DOI:10.1080/01490419.2015.1039680) (IF 2014: 1.306)
  • Rajan, S., Nikam, B.R., Aggarwal, S. P. and Garg, V. (2014). Statistical Downscaling of GCM Output and Generation of Future Hydrological Scenario for Ganga Basin, India. International Journal of Scientific Engineering and Technology, (ISSN : 2277-1581), Vol. 3 (Special Issue), 121-130.
  • Anurag Aeron, R.D. Garg, D.S. Arya and S.P. Aggarwal (2014) Extracting Water Feature and Change Detection of Part of Mahanadi Delta Region in Odisha Using NDVI and NDWI from Landsat Images. INROADS-An International Journal of Jaipur National University, Vol. 3, No. 1s, pp. 80-82.
  • Aggarwal, S.P., Thakur, P.K., Nikam, B.R. and Garg, V. (2014). Integrated approach for snowmelt run-off estimation using temperature index model, remote sensing and GIS. Current Science, 106 (3), 397-407. (IF 2014: 0.833)
  • Manjan, S.K., Aggarwal S.P., Juyal G.P. (2014). Soil Parameter Analysis of Bagmati River Basin Nepal. International Journal of Current Engineering and Technology, 4(5), 3445-3452.
  • Nikam, B. R., Garg, V., Sachan, P. K., Thakur P. K. and Aggarwal S. P. (2014). Comparative Evaluation of Different Potential Evapotranspiration Estimation Approaches. International Journal of Research in Engineering and Technology, 3 (6), 544:552.
  • Manjan, S.K and Aggarwal S.P. (2014). Hydrological modelling of Bagmati River Basin, Nepal. International Journal of Current Engineering and Technology 4(6), 3978-3984.
  • Padhee, S. K., Nikam, B. R., Aggarwal, S. P. and Garg, V. (2014). Integrating Effective Drought Index (EDI) and Remote Sensing Derived Parameters for Agricultural Drought Assessment and Prediction in Bundelkhand Region of India. The International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences (ISPRS), Xl-8, 89-100, doi. 10.5194/isprsarchives-XL-8-89-2014.
  • Thakur, P.K., Garg, P.K., Aggarwal, S.P., Garg, R.D. and Snehmani (2013). Snow Cover Area Mapping Using Synthetic Aperture Radar in Manali watershed of Beas River in the Northwest Himalayas. Journal of the Indian Society of Remote Sensing (JISRS), DOI: 10.1007/s12524-012-0236-1.
  • Garg, V., Nikam, B.R., Thakur, P.K. and Aggarwal, S.P. (2013). Assessment of the effect of slope on runoff potential of a watershed using NRCS-CN Method. International Journal of Hydrology Science and Technology, 3(2), 141–159.
  • Garg, V., Aggarwal, S.P., Nikam, B.R. and Thakur, P.K. (2013). Hypothetical Scenario Based Impact Assessment of Climate Change on Runoff Potential of a Basin. ISH Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, 19(3), 244-249.
  • Aggarwal, S.P., Garg, V., Gupta, P.K., Nikam, B.R., Thakur, P.K. and Roy P.S. (2013). Runoff potential assessment over Indian landmass: A macro-scale hydrological modeling approach. Current Science, 104(7),950-959. (IF 2014: 0.833)
  • Das P., Aggarwal S.P. and Verma N. (2013). Sub-basin scale hydrological response assessment through morphometric analysis- a case study of Sirsa basin, Western Himalaya India. i-Manager, Journal of Civil engineering, 3(1), 10-18.
  • Bhattacharya, T., Aggarwal, S.P. and Garg, V. (2013). Estimation of Water Balance Components of Chambal River Basin Using a Macroscale Hydrology Model. International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications, 3(2), 1-6.
  • Thakur, P.K., Laha, C. and Aggarwal, S.P. (2012). River bank erosion hazard study of river Ganga, upstream of Farakka barrage using remote sensing and GIS. Natural Hazards, 61(3), 967-987.
  • Thakur, P.K., Maiti, S., Kingma, N., Prasad, V.H., Aggarwal, S.P. and Bhardwaj, A. (2012). Estimation of structural vulnerability for flooding using geospatial tools in the rural area of Orissa, India. Natural Hazards, 61(2), 501-520.
  • Garg, V., Khwanchanok, A., Gupta, P.K., Aggarwal, S.P., Kiriwongwattana, K., Thakur, P.K. and Nikam, B.R. (2012). Urbanisation Effect on Hydrological Response: A Case Study of Asan River Watershed, India. Journal of Environment and Earth Science (IISTE), 2(9), 39-50.
  • Rahman A., Aggarwal S.P., Maik Netzband, and Fazal S. (2011). Monitoring Urban Sprawl Using Remote Sensing and GIS Techniques of a Fast Growing Urban Centre, India. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics In Applied Earth Observations And Remote Sensing, 4(1), 56 - 64.
  • Anurag Aeron, R.D. Garg, D.S. Arya and S.P. Aggarwal (2011). Advancements in flood risk mapping systems: A brief review. I-manager’s Journal on Civil Engineering (JCE), Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 40-49.
  • Xing Ma, Jianchu Xu, Yi Luo, Aggarwal,S.P. and Jiatong li. (2009).” Response of hydrological processes to land-cover and climate changes in Kejie watershed, south-west China”. Hydrol. Process. (2009) Published online in Wiley InterScience (www.interscience.wiley.com) DOI: 10.1002/hyp.7233
  • Joshi, P.K., N.V. Lele and Aggarwal,S.P. (2006). Entropy as an indicator of fragmented landscape – Northeast India case study. Current Science 91(2):276-278.
  • Lele, N.V., Joshi,P.K. and Aggarwal,S.P. (2005). Remote Sensing for Forest cover dynamics in Northeast India – A Review. Indian Journal of Forestry 28(3): 217-224.
  • Lele, N.V., Joshi,P.K. and Aggarwal,S.P. (2005). Fractional Vegetation Cover Analysis for understanding Vegetation Cover Dynamics in Northeast India. International Journal of Geoinformatics 1(2):63-70
  • Tyagi J. V. and Aggarwal,S.P., (2004). Application of ANSWERS model using RS and GIS for simulating runoff and sediment yield. Asian journal of Geoinf. Vol.5 no.1 :13-20
  • P.K. Joshi, Xuefei Yang, S.P. Aggarwal, K.K. Das and P.S. Roy. Impact of Resource Utilization in Lesser Himalayan Watershed – Landscape Ecological Approach for Watershed Development and Planning. Asian Journal of Geoinformatics, Vol. 3, No. 4, June 2003.
  • A.S. Jasrotia, S.D. Dhiman and S.P. Aggarwal. Rainfall-Runoff and Soil Erosion Modeling using Remote Sensing and GIS Technique – A Case Study on Tons Watershed. ‘Photonirvachak’ Journal of Indian Society of Remote Sensing, Vo. 30, No. 3, 2002.
  • R.K. Singh, S.P. Aggarwal, ulanbek Turdukulov, V. Hari Prasad. Prioritization of Bata River Basin using Remote Sensing and GIS Technique, Indian Jouranl of Soil Cons., 30(3) : 200-205, 2002.
  • S.S. Shrimali, S.P. Aggarwal and J.S. Samra. Prioritizing Erosion Prone Areas in hills using Remote Sensing & GIS – A case study of the Sukhna lake catchment, Northern India. ITC Journal, JAG Vol 3, Issue 1. 2001, pp 54-60.
  • Aggarwal, S. P. (2016). Surface Water Resources. Geospatial Technology for Integrated Natural Resources management (eds. Dwivedi, R.S. and Roy, P.S.), Yes Dee Publishing Pvt. Ltd., Chennai, TN, India, pp. 111 - 166.
  • Thakur, P.K., Dixit, A., and Aggarwal, S.P. (2015). Glacier velocity estimation and glacier zones classification using C and L-band SAR differential interferometry and classification techniques. Abstract accepted and published in National Symposium on “Geomatics for Digital India” and Annul Conventions of Indian Society of Geomatics & Indian Society of Remote Sensing, Jaipur, Rajasthan, December 16-18, 2015.
  • Thakur, P.K., Aggarwal, S.P., Shamra, V.C., Nikam, B.R., Garg, V., Chouksey, A., Dhote, P. and Singh, C. (2015). Flood early warning system for North West Himalaya using integration of weather forecasting, hydrological and hydrodynamic models. Abstract accepted and published in ISPRS WG VIII/1 Workshop on Geospatial Technology for Disaster Risk Reduction, Jaipur, India on December 17, 2015.
  • Thakur, P.K., Garg, V., Dixit, A., Chatterjee, R.S., Aggarwal, S.P. and Snehmani (2015). High Resolution Digital Elevation creation using Tandem-x data in Snow and Glaciated Area. Full paper accepted and Abstract published in 11thInternational Conference on Microwaves, Antenna Propagation and Remote Sensing (ICMARS), Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India; December 15–17, 2015.
  • Naha, S., Thakur, S.P. and Aggarwal, S.P. (2015). Energy balance based snowmelt runoff estimation and snow cover data assimilation to improve snowmelt modelling accuracy of Beas river basin. Abstract accepted and published in National Symposium on “Geomatics for Digital India” and Annul Conventions of Indian Society of Geomatics & Indian Society of Remote Sensing, Jaipur, Rajasthan, December 16-18, 2015.
  • Chouksey, A., Lambey, V., Aggarwal, S.P. (2015). Impact of Water Conservation Structures on Hydrology of a Watershed. ‘HYDRO 2015 INTERNATIONAL’, 20th International Conference on Hydraulics, Water Resources and River Engineering to be held at IIT Roorkee, India, 17-19 December, 2015.
  • Bisht, S. M., Thakur, P. K., Chouksey, A., Aggarwal, S.P. (2015). Ice Thickness Estimation using Geospatial Technology. Full paper accepted and Abstract published in ‘HYDRO 2015 INTERNATIONAL’, 20th International Conference on Hydraulics, Water Resources and River Engineering at IIT Roorkee, India, 17-19 December, 2015.
  • Ghosh, S., Tiwari, S., Thakur, P. K., Garg, V., Nikam, B. R. and Aggarwal, S. P. (2015). Estimation of Sedimentation Rate of a Reservoir using Remote Sensing Data: A Case Study of Tehri Reservoir. Abstract accepted and published in National Symposium on “Geomatics for Digital India” and Annul Conventions of Indian Society of Geomatics & Indian Society of Remote Sensing, Jaipur, Rajasthan, December 16-18, 2015.
  • Dixit, A., Thakur, P. K. and Aggarwal, S. P. (2015). Climate Change Impact on Hydrology Beas River Basin in North Western Himalaya. ACRS 2015: The 36th Asian Conference on Remote Sensing at Manila, Philippines during Oct. 19-23, 2015.
  • Dixit, A., Thakur, P.K., Aggarwal, S.P. and Jain, S. (2015). Open source geospatial tools for hydrological modeling, OSGEO-India: FOSS4G 2015 - Second National Conference on Open source geospatial tools in climate change research and natural resources management, 8-10th June 2015.
  • Kumari, S., Thakur, P.K., Aggarwal, S.P. and Patel, P. (2015). Hydro-meteorological data assimilation in weather forecasting model using open source tools, Full paper in OSGEO-India: FOSS4G 2015 - Second National Conference on Open source geospatial tools in climate change research and natural resources management, 8-10th June 2015 held at IIRS Dehradun.
  • Aggarwal, S., Thakur, P.K., Sharma, V.C. and Aggarwal, S.P., Hydrological modeling in hilly watershed with Free and Open Source Software (FOSS), Full paper in OSGEO-India: FOSS4G 2015 - Second National Conference on Open source geospatial tools in climate change research and natural resources management, 8-10th June 2015 held at IIRS Dehradun.
  • Sharma, G., Gupta, K., Kumar, P., Thakur, P.K., Patel, P. and Aggarwal, S.P. (2015). Wind Flow simulation in urban area using open source software, Full paper in OSGEO-India: FOSS4G 2015 - Second National Conference on Open source geospatial tools in climate change research and natural resources management, 8-10th June 2015 held at IIRS Dehradun.
  • Nikam, V., Nikam, B. R., Garg, V.,and Aggarwal, S. P. (2015). Hydrological Simulation of Ganga Basin with Emphasis to Snowmelt Contribution. Accepted in Regional Seminar on Geospatial Technology in Natural Resource Management, 17-18 March, 2015, Ludhiana.
  • Shiradhonkar, S., Garg, V., Nikam, B. R., and Aggarwal, S. P. (2015). Impact of Human Dimensions on Hydrological Regime of Narmada Basin. Accepted in Regional Seminar on Geospatial Technology in Natural Resource Management, 17-18 March, 2015, Ludhiana.
  • Thakur, P. K., Aggarwal, S. P., Nikam, B.R., Garg, V. and Chouksey, A. (2014). Hydrological and Glacier Lake Outburst Flood Modeling of 2013 Kedarnath Floods. In poster presentation in ISPRS TC VIII International Symposium on Operational Remote Sensing Applications: Opportunities, Progress and Challenges, Annual Convention of ISRS and ISG & Joint Sessions with ISPRS TC IV & TC VI, hosted by National Remote, Sensing Centre, Indian Space Research Organisation, Hyderabad, India, December 09-12, 2014.
  • Anukesh K.A., Thakur, P.K., Stein, A., Aggarwal, S.P. and Snehmani (2014). Gangotri glacier motion study as an indicator of local and global climatic perspective. In proceedings of International tropical Meteorology Symposium (INtrOMET - 2014), 21-24 February 2014, SRM University.
  • Thakur, P. K., Aggarwal, S. P., Nikam, B.R., Garg, V. and Chouksey, A. (2014). Hydrological and Glacier Lake Outburst Flood Modeling of 2013 Kedarnath Floods. Accepted for poster presentation in ISPRS TC VIII International Symposium on Operational Remote Sensing Applications: Opportunities, Progress and Challenges, Annual Convention of ISRS and ISG & Joint Sessions with ISPRS TC IV & TC VI, hosted by National Remote, Sensing Centre, Indian Space Research Organisation, Hyderabad, India, December 09-12, 2014.
  • Rajan, S., Nikam, B.R., Aggarwal, S. P. and Garg, V. (2014). Statistical Downscaling of GCM Output and Generation of Future Hydrological Scenario for Ganga Basin, India. Accepted for HYDRO 2014 International, IAHR, MANIT Bhopal. Dec.18-20 2014.
  • Padhee, S. K., Nikam, B. R. and Aggarwal, S.P. (2013). Downscaling of Soil Moisture over Bundelkhand Region of India- A Geospatial Approach. Workshop on Geospatial Technology for Natural Resource Management, GBPUA&T Pantnagar, May 21-22, 2013.
  • Aggarwal, S.P. and Garg, V. (2013). Deforestation and its impact on Hydrological Processes. Asia Pacific Workshop on Forest Hydrology “Water and Forests: Beyond the traditional Hydrology” held at Forest Research Institute during 23-25 Sept. 2013.
  • Ghosh, S., Thakur, P.K., Garg, V., Goyal, A., Aggarwal, S.P. and Saha, S.K. (2013). Waveform parameter extraction of SARAL/AltiKa for Indian Inland and Coastal Water. National Symposium on Remote Sensing and GIS for Environment with special emphasis on Marine and Coastal Dynamics held at Andhra University during 4 -6 Dec. 2013.
  • R.D. Garg, D.S. Arya and S.P. Aggarwal and Anurag Aeron (2013). Quantum GIS based optimal evacuation route identification during flood disaster. Proc. 34th Asian Conference of Remote Sensing, Bali, Indonesia, October, 20-24, 2013.
  • Anurag Aeron, R.D. Garg, D.S. Arya and S.P. Aggarwal (2013). Development of Web GIS based flood disaster management system using open source software. The International Conference on Geospatial Momentum for Society and Environment (AGSE-2013), CEPT University, Ahmedabad, December, 16-19, 2013.
  • Anurag Aeron, R.D. Garg, D.S. Arya and S.P. Aggarwal (2013). Hydro-meteorological disasters and climate change: Strategies, prospects and challenges. The International Conference on Geospatial Momentum for Society and Environment (AGSE-2013), CEPT University, Ahmedabad, December, 16-19, 2013.
  • Anurag Aeron, R.D. Garg, D.S. Arya and S.P. Aggarwal (2013). Development of decision support system for flood disaster mitigation in part of Mahanadi river delta region, India, The International Conference on Challenges in Disaster Mitigation & Management, COEDMM, IIT Roorkee, February 15-17, 2013.
  • Aggarwal, S.P. (2012). Imaging from space: Technology and application for water resources management. Proceedings of All India seminar on Application of Imaging, Visualization and Optimization Technologies. The Institutions of Engineers (India), 8-12.
  • Garg, V., Aggarwal, S.P., Nikam, B.R. and Thakur, P.K. (2012). Hypothetical Scenario Based Impact Assessment of Climate Change on Runoff Potential of a Basin. Proceedings of National Conference on Hydraulics, Water Resources, Coastal and Environmental Engineering, HYDRO 2012, ISH, IIT Bombay, 7-8 December, IIT Bombay, India, pp. 927-934. [In CD].
  • Aggarwal, S. P., Garg, V., Gupta, P. K., Nikam, B. R. and Thakur, P. K. (2012). Climate and LulC Change Scenarios to Study its Impact on Hydrological Regime. International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences (ISPRS), XXXIX-B8, 147-152, doi:10.5194/isprsarchives-XXXIX-B8-147-2012.
  • Thakur, P.K., Garg, V., Khalzan P. and Aggarwal, S.P. (2012). Gangotri Glacier Study Using Remote Sensing, GIS and Long Term Temperature Data. In: Sudhir Kumar et al. (eds) Proceedings of the National Symposium on "Water Resources Management in Changing Environment (WARMICE - 2012)" IAH, 8 - 9 February, NIH Roorkee, India, 209 - 217.
  • S.P. Aggarwal, R.D. Garg, D.S. Arya and Anurag Aeron (2012). Flood damage assessment of delta region of Mahanadi river in Odisha using Radarsat data with ILWIS and ArcGIS Tools, National Symposium on Space Technology for Food and Environmental Security, New Delhi, December 5-7, 2012.
  • गर्ग वैभव, प्रवीण कुमार ठाकुर एवं एस.पी. अग्रवाल (2012). जल एवं मौसम संबंधी प्राकृतिक आपदाओं का आंकलन एवं प्रबंधन. आन्तर-केन्द्र हिन्दी तकनीकी संगोष्ठी, राजभाषा कार्यान्वयन समिति, (रा0का0स0), भारतीय सुदूर संवेदन संस्थान, देहरादून, 10 जनवरी.
  • Thakur, P.K., Aggarwal, S.P. Snehmani, Garg, P.K. and Garg, R.D., (2011). High resolution X-band SAR data for snow studies in Manali area of Western Himalayas. In XXXI INCA International Congress on Cartography for Disaster Management, 15-17 October, 2011, organized by Department of Geography, Punjab University, Chandigarh at Hotel Parkview, Sector 24-A, Chandigarh, India.
  • Dadhwal, V.K., Aggarwal, S.P. and Mishra, N. (2010). Hydrological Simulation of Mahanadi River Basin and Impact of Land Use/Land Cover Change on surface Runoff Using A Macro Scale Hydrological Model. Proceedings of ISPRS TC VII Symposium, Vienna, Austria, July 5-7, Vol. 38, Part 7B, 165-170.
  • अग्रवाल, एस.पी., ठाकुर, पी के एवं गर्ग. वी. (2010) सुदूर संवेदन एवं भौगोलिक सूचना प्रणाली का बाढ़ निगरानी आंकलन एवं प्रबंधन में उपयोग. आन्तर-केन्द्र हिन्दी तकनीकी संगोष्ठी राजभाषा कार्यान्वयन समिति (रा0का0स0) भारतीय सुदूर संवेदन संस्थान, देहरादून, 11 नवम्बर 2010.
  • Nikam, B.R., Garg, V., Thakur, P.K. and Aggarwal, S.P. (2010). Rainfall-Runoff Modelling of Solani Watershed Using Modified NRCS-CN Approach in Geospatial Environment. In: Jha et al. (eds) Proceedings of Workshop on “Case Studies on Real Time Hydrological Modelling for Ganga-Brahmaputra Basins” NIT Rourkela, Odisha, India, 23-25 September, pp 311-324.
  • Aggarwal,S.P., Baishya, B. and Dadhwal V.K.(2008).Modelling hydrologic components to study the impact of land use/ land cover change on hydrological regime of kulsi river basin, NE,India EESTA-2008 , Satyabhama university, Chennai
  • Aggarwal,S.P (2008)Paper presented in Intra-centre Hindi technical Seminar on Advances in Remote sensing held at IIRS
  • Kulkarni,A.A. and Aggarwal,S.P. (2008). Site Suitability Analysis of Water Conservation Structures For Sub-Watershed in Ujjani Catchment, India – A Geospatial Approach, : WEFTEC 2008 conference of water environmental federation, USA, In press
  • Praveen K. Thakur, V. Hari Prasad and S.P. Aggarwal (2008). “Snow Cover Area and Glaciers Extraction In Manali Sub Basin Using Multi Polarimetric Envisat ASAR ”. ISRS national symposium on advances in remote sensing technology with special emphasis on microwave remote sensing, December 18-20, 2008, Ahemdabad.
  • Praveen K. Thakur, Sanjay K. Jain and S.P. Aggarwal (2008). "Surface Water and Snow Cover Estimation of Jammu And Kashmir from Remote Sensing Methods". National symposium on water resources in India: Concerns, conservation and management, 13-15 Oct. 2008. Uni. of Kashmir, Srinagar.
  • Dadhwal,V. K. and Aggarwal,S.P. and Mishra, N. (2008). Hydrologic response of a forested hilly watershed to LU/LC change using VIC model. Abstract accepted for interactive presentation at XXI congress of ISPRS held from 3 to 11 July 2008, Beijing, China
  • Aggarwal,S.P. and Thakur, P.(2007). Hydrological simulation modeling of umiam catchment using swat model to quntify the effects of LulC changes on hydrology. Paper presented at National conference of ISRS on high resolution remote sensing and thematic applications. 18-20 Dec.2007, Kolkata.
  • Thakur,P. Aggarwal,S.P. and Bhardwaj,A. (2007). Hydrological parameter extraction and analysis of Mangala Valles of Mars. 7th International Conference of Mars, California Institute of Technology (Caltech),July 9-13,2007
  • Rahman A. and Aggarwal, S.P. (2007) Environmental Impact Assessment of Urban Expansion Using Remote Sensing and GIS Techniques, Proceeding of 3rd International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology 2007, Vol. 2 (eds.), American Sciences Press, Houston.(USA). Pp.349-363.
  • Aggarwal,S.P. and Prasad,V.H. (2006). Use of RS and GIS in water resources management. Proc. Of national seminar on Technological options for improving water productivity in Agriculture held on 15-17 nov. 2006 at JNKVV, Jabalpur.
  • Dadhwal,V. K., Aggarwal,S.P., Prasad,V.H., Kumar, S and kumar, P, (2006). Use of Remote Sensing input in Hydrological Studies : Experience of IIRS. Paper presented in International workshop on impact of reforestation of degraded lands on landscape hydrology in the asian region (Unesco/NIH/INCOH). March 6-10 , 2006 at NIH roorkee India .Proc.in press.
  • Aggarwal,S.P. and Dadhwal,V. K. (2006). RS based parameterization of VIC- a macro-scale hydrological model for a forested hilly landscape in NE India. Submitted to SPIE conference on Asian Remote Sensing at GOA 13-17 nov.2006.
  • Aggarwal,S.P., Baishya, B., Prasad, V.H. and Dadhwal, V.K. (2006). Impact of land use/ land cover change on hydrological regime using a physical based semi-distributed hydrological model in kulsi river basin. Paper presented in poster session in international symposium(ISPRS) on Geo-spatial databases for sustainable development held on sep 27-30 2006 at GOA, INDIA. Abs. page 181.
  • Aggarwal,S.P., Malikov, M. and Prasad,V.H., (2005). Snowmelt Runoff Modelling and its customization in GIS Environment. Paper presented in 25th ISRS Anuual Convention and National Syposium on emergence of geoinformatics for development: trends and opportunity , 6-9, December, 2005. Ranchi, Jharkhand, India. Abs. pp 142-143.
  • Chandna Gango and S.P. Aggarwal. Hydrological Modeling using Remote Sensing & GIS. 22nd Asian Conference on Remote Sensing, 5-9 Nov. 2001, Singapore.
  • Mohammed Rinos, S.P. Aggarwal and R.P. DeSilva. Application of Remote Sensing and GIS on Soil Erosion Assessment at Bata river basin, India, Proc. Map India 2001, pp. 109-113.
  • Garg, R.D. and S.P. Aggarwal, 2000. E-Commerce : a beginning of creation or destruction. Scientific / technical workshop in Hindi. IRDE, Dehradun.
  • Laskar, A. and S.P. Aggarwal, 2000. Application of remote sensing and GIS in watershed studies and soil erosion modeling : A case study of Dikrong sub-watershed. Seminar on resource management for self reliant agricultural economy on NE region. February, 2000, Guwahati, Assam.
  • D.J. Pal and S.P. Aggarwal, 1999. Rainfall-Runoff Modeling of Bata watershed using RS & GIS technique. International Conference of Geoinformatics for Natural Resource Assessment, Monitoring & Management, Abstract Vol. P 69.
  • Biswas, J., S.P. Aggarwal, H. Prasad, PLN Raju, 1999. Determination of Peak rate of runoff in the Pre and Post treatment scenario of Baramasia watershed by GIS. National Symposium on RS Application for Natural Res. : Retro and Perspective, Abs. Vo;. Pp 111.
  • Thakur Praveen K., Kumar Senthil A., Aggarwal S.P. and Chouksey Arpit (2015). Ice sheet and Glacier Landform Study Using Remote Sensing and Ancillary Datasets for Parts of Princess Astrid Coast, Antarctic, IIRS Newsletter-Contact, 17(2), p. 9-10.
  • Chouksey Arpit, Aggarwal S.P. and Nikam Bhaskar R. (2015). Hillslope Hydrologic Response Modelling in Northwest Himalaya, IIRS Newsletter-Contact, 17(2), p. 16.
  • Aggarwal S.P. (2015). Geospatial applications in Water Resources Management and input towards Digital India initiative, IIRS Newsletter-Contact, 17(1), p. 6.
  • Thakur Praveen K. and Aggarwal S. P. (2015). Snow and Glacier studies with RISAT-1 SAR data: Initial results, IIRS Newsletter-Contact, 15(1), p. 3.
  • Nikam Bhaskar R.& Aggarwal S.P. (2013). Performance Evaluation of an Irrigation Project using Geospatial Technology, IIRS Newsletter-Contact,15(2), p. 7-8.

Technical/Project Reports

  • Aggarwal, S.P., Garg, V. and Gupta, P.K. (2012). Hydrological Modelling. ISRO GBP Project on Land Use and Land Cover Dynamics and Impact of Human Dimensions in Indian River Basins. Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (ISRO), Dehradun.
  • Nikam B.R. and Aggarwal S.P. (2012). Assessment of Irrigation Potential Created in AIBP funded 50 Irrigation Projects using Cartosat Data- Eastern Ganga Canal Projects Uttar Pradesh. (DCN: NRSC-RSAA-WRG-AIBP50-Jul-2012-tr-424), http://bhuvan.nrsc.gov.in/water/aibp/Documents/P2Docs/REPORTS/EGC_REPORT...
  • Nikam B.R. and Aggarwal S.P. (2012). Assessment of Irrigation Potential Created in AIBP funded 50 Irrigation Projects using Cartosat Data- Upper Ganga & Madhya Ganga Canal Projects Uttar Pradesh. (DCN: NRSC-RSAA-WRG-AIBP50-OCT-2012-tr-463),http://bhuvan.nrsc.gov.in/water/aibp/Documents/P2Docs/REPORTS/UGM_REPORT...
  • Aggarwal S. P., Nikam B.R. and Praveen Thakur. (2010). “Suitable Site for Selection for Water Harvesting Structures in Solani Watershed.” A project report submitted at IIRS, Dehradun. (DCN: IIRS/Technical Report/WRD/2010/39)
  • Aggarwal S. P., Nikam B.R. and Dadhwal V. K. (2009). “Soil Erosion Estimation Using Geo-Spatial Technique in India” A project report submitted at IIRS, Dehradun. (DCN: IIRS/Technical Report/WRD/2009/6)

Student's Guidance

  • PhD: 4 nos.
  • M.Tech: 20 nos.
  • PG Diploma/ short term projects: 40 nos.