Dr. D. Mitra

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Designation Scientist/Engineer- G & Group Director
Phone +91-135-2524181
Email masdoffice[At]iirs[dot]gov[dot]in, mitra[At]iirs[dot]gov[dot]in
Department Marine and Atmospheric Sciences Department
Field of Expertise Coastal Geology and Geomorphology
Mail Address Indian Institute of Remote Sensing ISRO, Govt. of India 4, Kalidas Road, Dehradun- 248001 India.
  • Remote Sensing and GIS for Coastal Hazards
  • Coastal Processes and Coastal engineering
  • Indian Society of Remote Sensing
  • Geological Society of India
  • ITC alumni association
  • B.Sc - (Chemistry, Maths and Geology Hons), Burdwan University, West Bengal
  • M.Sc. - (Tech)(Appl. Geology), ISM, Dhanbad
  • M.Tech - (Engg. Geology), ISM, Dhanbad
  • Ph. D - (geology), Burdwan University and ITC, The Netherlands in inverted sandwich mode
  • Group Director, MASD, IIRS (March 2023 onwards)
  • Scientist G, IIRS (December 2022 onwards)
  • Head, Marine and Atmospheric Sciences Division, IIRS (2010 onwards)
  • Scientist-SC, SD, SE, SF, SG IIRS (1995-2022)
  • Research Scholar, ISM, Dhanbad, 1994-1995
  • UGC CSIR Award 1993
  • GATE fellowship Award 1993
  • External examiner and paper setter for ISM, Dhanbad ( M.Sc Course) , Jadavpur University (M.Phil Course)

Journal Referee:

  • International Journal of Remote Sensing
  • Current Science
  • Journal of Indian Society of Remote Sensing
  • Journal of Coastal Research
  • International Journal of Digital Earth
  • Environmental Monitoring and Assessment
  • Indian Journal of Marine Science
  • Oceanologia
  • Remote Sensing
  • Theoretical and applied Climatology
  • Natural hazards
  • African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology
  • Frontiers in marine Science
  • Climate Risk management
  • Sustainable groundwater management
  • Geocarto International
  • Arabian Journal of Geosciences
  • International Journal of disaster risk reduction
  • Regional journal of marine Sciences
  • Catena
  • Journal of Earth System Science
  • Sustainability Science
  • Caspian Journal of Environmental Science
  • Environmental Science: progress and Impact

PhD Thesis Evaluation:

  • Jadavpur University, Kolkata
  • Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaun,Karnataka
  • Goa University, GOA
  • Osmania University, Hyderabad
  • IIT, Kharagpur, West Bengal
  • IIT Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • Sambalpur University, Odisha
  • Mangalore University, Karnataka
  • Calcutta University, West Bengal
  • Central University, Jharkhand
  • M Ashphaq, PK Srivastava, D Mitra, 2022 “Evaluation and performance of satellite-derived bathymetry algorithms in turbid coastal water: a case study of Vengurla rocks”. Indian Journal of Geo Marine Sciences, 51(4), 310-321.
  • Santosh Garain, Debashis Mitra, Pranav Das, 2022, “Reflectance spectroscopic and geochemical characteristics of hydrocarbon microseepage-induced sediments from Assam–Arakan Fold Belt, India: Implications to hydrocarbon exploration” Journal of Earth System Sciences. 131, 154 (2022).
  • Pooja Jindal, Munn Vinayak Shukla, Debashis Mitra, Manoj Hari, 2022. “A new methodology for detection of fog over the Indian region using INSAT 3D data”. Journal of Indian Society of Remote Sensing,
  • Jyoti Prakash Hati, Nilima Rani Chube, Debashis Mitra, Anirban Mkhopadhyay et. al. 2022. “Mangrove Mapping in Lothian Island using Airborne Hyperspectral AVIRIS NG data”. Advances in Space Research,
  • Amit Kumar Jena, Sachiko Mohanty, Debashis Mitra, 2022.” Spatio-temporal signature of surface bio-physical parameters in response to extreme IOD events using remote sensing”. Regional studies in Marine Sciences. 56 (2022), 102663
  • Mohammad Ashphaq, Pankaj. K. Srivastava, Debashis Mitra, 2022. “Analysis of univariate linear, robust-linear, and non-linear machine learning algorithms for satellite-derived bathymetry in complex coastal terrain”. Regional studies in Marine Sciences. 56 (2022), 102678.
  • Barnali Das, Anargha Dhorde, Debashis Mitra, 2022. “Delineating saltwater intrusion zones and assessing its relation with mangrove species along the coastal tracts of Raigad district of Maharashtra, India”. Journal of Coastal Conservation, 26:78.
  • Mohammad Ashphaq, Pankaj K Srivastava, D Mitra. 2022. “Role of space technology in synoptical analysis of opportunity and challenges for revolutionizing the blue economy”. Journal of East China University of Science and Technology, 65(4), 75–91.
  • Sachiko Mohanty, Mini Raman, Debashis Mitra, Prakash Chauhan, 2022. Surface PCO2 variability in two contrasting basins in North Indian Ocean using Satellite data. Deep Sea Research I, 179, 103665
  • Yogesh Kant, Prakash Chauhan, Suresh Kannaujiya and Debashis Mitra, 2022. Long term influence of groundwater preservation policy on stubble burning and air pollution over North‑West India. Scientific Reports. (2022) 12:2090.
  • Abhisek Santra, Akhilesh Kumar, Shreyashi Santra Mitra and Debashis Mitra, 2022. Identification of Built-Up Areas Based on the Consistently High Heat- Radiating Surface in the Kolkata Metropolitan Area. Journal of Indian Society of Remote Sensing,.
  • Kamal Kumar Barik., Smruti Ranjan Panda., Jagadish Prasad Tripathy., Siba Prasad Mishra and Debashis Mitra, 2021. GIS based saltwater vulnerability mapping of the northern coast of Odisha, East coast of India. Arabian Journal of Geosciences. 14, 1365 (2021).
  • Santosh Garain, Debashis Mitra and Pranab Das, 2021. Mapping hydrocarbon microseepage prospect areas by integrated studies of ASTER processing, geochemistry and geophysical surveys in Assam-Arakan Fold Belt, NE India. International Journal of Applied Earth Observations and Geoinformation. 102 (2021).102432.
  • Priyamvada Bagaria, Debashis Mitra, Subrata Nandi and K. Sivakumar, 2021. Shifting shoreline of the estuarine landscape in the East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh, India. Environmental Earth Sciences. 80. 503 (2021).
  • Srivastava S., Siddiqui A., Debashis Mitra. and Chauhan P, 2021. Effect of COVID-19 lockdown on the spatio-temporal distribution of nitrogen dioxide over India, Current Science, Volume 120, Issue 2, pages 368-375
  • Shreyashi Santra Mitra, Akhilesh Kumar, Abhisek Santra and Debashis Mitra, 2021. Hydrological modeling of catchment specific runoff-response to variable land-use/climatic conditions and trend-based hypothetical scenario generation: a study on a large river basin in Eastern India. Journal of Indian Society of India, 49, pages 1895 – 1914.
  • Acharyya, R., Pramanik, N.,Chandra, A., Ghosh, S, Debashis Mitra., Mukherjee, A 2021. Evaluation of catchment hydrology and soil loss in non‑perennial river system: a case study of Subarnarekha Basin, India. Modelling Earth Systems and Environment.
  • Dwivedi C., Raza R., Debashis Mitra., Pandey A., Jhariya D. 2021 Groundwater Potential Zone Delineation in Hard Rock Terrain for Sustainable Groundwater Development and Management in South Madhya Pradesh, India. Geography, Environment, Sustainability. 14(1):106-121
  • Mohammad Ashphaq, Pankaj K Srivastava, Debashis Mitra. 2021. Review of near shore satellite derived bathymetry: classification and account of five decades of coastal bathymetry research, Journal of Ocean Engineering and Science. DOI:
  • Sharma, S., Paul, A., Debashis Mitra. and Chauhan. P. 2021. Semi-automated Workflow for Mapping the Extent and Elevation Profile of Intertidal Zone of Parts of Gulf of Kutch, India, Using Landsat Time Series Data. Journal Indian Society of Remote Sensing, 49 (6), 1343 – 1363
  • Priyamvada Bagaria, Subrata Nandy, Debashis Mitra and K. Sivakumar, 2021. Monitoring and predicting regional land use and land cover changes in an estuarine landscape of India. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. No. 193, Issue 3, 124 (2021).
  • Amitesh Gupta, Yogesh Kant, Debashis Mitra and Prakash Chauhan. 2021. Spatio-temporal distribution of INSAT 3D AOD derived particulate matter concentration over India. Atmospheric Pollution Research, Volume 12, Issue 1, January 2021, Pages 159-172
  • Sagar Waghmare, Pramod Hanamgond, Debashis Mitra, Basavraj Koti and Priyanka Shinde, 2020. Applications to Remote Sensing and GIS Techniques to study sediment movement along Harwada beach, Uttar Kannada, West Coast of India. Journal of Coastal Research, 36(6), 1121-1129
  • Nandi I, S. Srivastava, Y. Yarragunta, R. Kumar and Debashis Mitra 2020. Distribution of surface carbon monoxide over the Indian subcontinent: Investigation of source contributions using WRF-Chem. Atmospheric Environment. Vol. 243 (2020), 117838
  • Yogesh Kant, Debashis Mitra and Prakash Chauhan 2020. Space based observations on the impact of COVID 19- induced lockdown on aerosols over India. Current Science, Volume 119, No. 3, pages 539-544.
  • Yarragunta Y, Shuchita Srivastava, Debashis Mitra, Chandola, H. C. 2020. Influence of forest fire episodes on the distribution of gaseous air pollutants over Uttarakhand, India. GIScience and Remote Sensing, Vol. 57, Issue 2, pages 190-206
  • Pooja Jindal, P.K. Thapliyal, M.V. Shukla, S.K. Sharma and D. Mitra, 2020. Trend analysis of atmospheric temperature, water vapor, ozone, methane and carbon-monoxide over few major cities of India using satellite data. Journal of Earth System Science. 129 (60),
  • Sharad Bayyana,Satish Pawar, Swapnali Gole, Sohini Dudhat, Anant Pande, Debashis Mitra, Jeyaraj Antony Johnson and Kuppusamy Sivakumar, 2020. Detection and Mapping of seagrass meadows at Richie’s Archipelago using Sentinel 2A satellite Imagery. Current Science, Volume. 118, No. 8, pages 1275 – 1282
  • Santosh Garain, Debashis Mitra and Pranab Das, 2020. Landsat 8 based surface temperature anomaly and hydrocarbon prospectively: A study in part of Assam – Arakon Fold Belt, North East India. Current Science, Volume 119, No. 1, pages 128 – 133.
  • Pooja Jindal Pradeep Kumar Thapliyal, Munn Vinayak Shukla, Som Kumar Sharma, Debashis Mitra, 2019. Satellite based trend analysis of few atmospheric parameters over the Indian region. Advances in Space Research. 64 (2019) 2245-2268
  • Santosh Garain, Debashis Mitra, Pranab Das, 2019. Detection of hydrocarbon microseepage‑induced anomalies by spectral enhancements of Landsat 7 ETM+ images in part of Assam–Arakan Fold Belt, India. Journal of Petroleum Exploration and Production Technology. 9(4), pages 2573–2582 (2019).
  • Yogesh Kant, Darga Saheb Shaik, Debashis Mitra, H. C. Chandola, Prakash Chauhan, 2019. Black carbon aerosol quantification over north-west Himalayas: Seasonal heterogeneity, source apportionment and radiative forcing. Environmental Pollution.
  • Yesobu Yarragunta, Shuchita Srivastava, Debashis Mitra, Eric Le Flochmoën, Brice Barret, Prashant Kumar, H.C. Chandola, 2019. Source attribution of carbon monoxide and ozone over the Indian subcontinent using MOZART-4 chemistry transport model. Atmospheric Research. Volume 227, 1 October 2019, Pages 165-177
  • Darga Saheb Shaik, Yogesh Kant, Debashis Mitra, Atinderpal Singh, H.C Chandola, M.Sateesh, S, Suresh Babu, Prakash Chauhan, 2019. Impact of biomass burning on regional aerosol optical properties: A case study over northern India. Journal of Environmental Management, 244 (2019) 328-343
  • Kaushik Gupta, Anirban Mukhopadhyay, Sandip Giri, Debashis Mitra, Sugata Hazra, 2018, An index for discrimination of mangroves from non-mangroves using LANDSAT 8 OLI imagery. MethodsX 5 (2018), 1129-1139
  • Abhra Chanda, Sourav Das, Anirban Mukhopadhyay, Amit Ghosh, Anirban Akhand, Pramit Ghosh, Tuhin Ghosh, Debashis Mitra, Sugata Hazra, 2018. Sea surface temperature and rainfall anomaly over the Bay of Bengal during the El Niño-Southern Oscillation and the extreme Indian Ocean Dipole events between 2002 and 2016. Remote Sensing Applications: Society and Environment. 12 (2018) 10-22.
  • Abhisek Santra, Shreyashi Santra Mitra, Debashis Mitra & Ashis Sarkar. 2017. Relative Radiometric Normalisation - Performance testing of selected techniques and impact analysis on vegetation and water bodies, Geocarto International, DOI: 10.1080/10106049.2017.1367424. PP 1-16.
  • Darga Saheb Shaik, Yogesh Kant, Debashis Mitra and S. Suresh Babu, 2017. Assessment of Aerosol Characteristics and Radiative Forcing over Northwestern Himalayan Region, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics In Applied Earth Observation and Remote Sensing, Vol. 10, No. 12, 5314- 5321
  • K.K. Barik, R. Annadurai, J.K. Tripathy and D. Mitra, 2017. Spatio-Temporal Study of Coastal Dynamics in Odisha Coast, East Coast of India. International Journal of Earth Science and Engineering. Vo. 10, No. 4, 878-884
  • Yarragunta Y, Shuchita Srivastava, and D. Mitra. 2017. Validation of lower tropospheric carbon monoxide inferred from MOZART model simulation over India, Atmospheric Research, 184, 35-47 (2017).
  • P. Ghosh, A. Mukhopadhyay, D. Mitra 2017. Application of Cellular automata and Markov-chain model in geospatial environmental modeling- A review. Remote Sensing Applications: Society and Environment, 5(2017), 64-77.
  • S. Santra, D. Mitra and A. Santra, 2017. Performance testing of selected automated coastline detection techniques applied on multispectral satellite imageries. Earth Science Informatics. DOI 10.1007/s12145-017-0289-3. February, 2017
  • P. Bagaria, S. Nandi, D. Mitra and P. Lal, 2017. Application of different satellite image classification techniques for mapping land use and land cover of East Godavari river estuarine landscape, Andhra Pradesh, India. International Journal of Remote Sensing, GIS and Geography, Vol.5, No.1, 1-16, 2017.
  • S. Srivastava, P. K. Thapliyal, M. Shukla, J. Bisht and D. Mitra, 2016, Statistical retrieval of ozone and meteorological parameters using SHADOZ observations and Radiative transfer model, Journal of Indian Society of Remote Sensing, DOI-10.1007/s12524-016-0551-z
  • S.Hazra, A.Mukhopadhyay, S.Mukherjee, A.Akhand, A. Chandra, D.Mitra and T.Ghosh, 2016 Disappearance of the New Moore Island from the Southernmost Coastal Fringe of the Sundarban Delta - A Case Study. Journal of Indian Society of remote Sensing, DOI 10.1007/s12524-015-0524-7
  • Anirban Akhand, Anirban Mukhopadhyay, Abhra Chanda, Sugata Hazra, and D.Mitra, 2016 Potential CO2 Emission Due to Loss of Above Ground Biomass from the Indian Sundarban Mangroves During the Last Four Decades. Journal of Indian Society of Remote Sensing. DOI 10.1007/s12524-016-0567-4
  • Md. A. Islam, D.Mitra, A. Dewan and S. Akhter, 2016. Coastal multi-hazard vulnerability assessment along the Ganges deltaic coast of Bangladesh-A geospatial approach. Ocean and Coastal Management. 127 (2016) 1-15
  • Yogesh Kant, Atinderpal Singh and Debashis Mitra, 2015, Optical and Radiative properties of Aerosols over two Locations in the North-West part of India during Pre-monsoon Season. Advances in Meteorology,
  • Nilovna Chatterjee, Ranadhir Mukhopadhyay and Debashis Mitra, 2015. Decadal Changes in shoreline changes in Sunderban, India. Journal of Coastal Sciences, Vol. 2, Issue 2, November, 2015, 54-64.
  • Anirban Mukhopadhyay, Sugata Hazra, Debashis Mitra, C. Hutton, Abhra Chandra and Sanip Mukherjee, 2015. Characterizing the multi-risk with respect to plausible natural hazards in the Balasore coast, Odisha, India: a multi-criteria analysis (MCA) appraisal. Natural Hazards, DOI 10.1007/s11069-015-2035
  • P.C.Padhy, R. Nayak, V.K. Dadhwal, M. Salim, D. Mitra, 2015. Estimation of Partial Pressure of Carbon Dioxide and Air-Sea Fluxes in Hooghly Estuary Based on In Situ and Satellite Observations. Journal of Indian Society of Remote Sensing. DOI - 10.1007/s12524-015-0459-z
  • D. Mitra 2014, A study on abundance and distribution of mangrove species in Indian Sundarban using remote sensing technique. Journal of Coastal Conservation. DOI 10.1007/s11852-014-0322-3
  • Yogesh, K and Mitra, D. 2014, Assessment of land surface temperature and heat fluxes over Delhi using remote sensing data. Journal of Environmental Management.
  • P. Jindal, P. K. Thapliyal, M.V. Shukla, A.K. Mishra and D. Mitra, 2014, Total column ozone retrieval using INSAT-3D sounder in the tropics: A simulation study. Journal of Earth System Science, 123, No. 6, August 2014, 1265-1271
  • D. Mitra 2014, Forest cover change prediction using hybrid methodology of geoinformatics and Markov chain model: A case study on sub-Himalayan town Gangtok, India. Journal of Earth System Science, 123, No. 6, August 2014, 1349-1360
  • D. Mitra and P. Chanda, 2014, Coastal Vulnerability Index for Parts of Orissa Coast, East Coast of India, Bay of Bengal. Journal of Remote Sensing and GIS, Vol. 5, Issue 3, December, 2014, 1-9
  • R. Nayak, M.Salim, D.Mitra and VK Dadhwal, 2014, Tidal and Residual Circulation in the Gulf of Khambhat and its Surrounding on the West Coast of India. Journal of Indian Society of Remote Sensing, DOI 10.1007/s12524-014-0387-3
  • D. Mitra et. al 2013, Vegetation cover change analysis from multi-temporal satellite data in Jharkhali Island, Sunderban, India. Indian Journal of Geo-Marine Sciences. Vol. 42(3), June 2013, pp 331-342
  • D. Mitra et. al. 2013, Characterizing air–sea CO2 exchange dynamics during winter in the coastal water off the Hugli-Matla estuarine system in the northern Bay of Bengal, India. Journal of Oceanography. December 2013, Volume 69, Issue 6, pp 687-697
  • A. Mukhopadhyay. S. Mukherjee, S. Ghosh, S. Hazra and D. Mitra. 2012. “ Automatic Shoreline Detection and Future Prediction: A case study on Puri District, Bay of Bengal” European Journal of Remote Sensing, 45: 201-213
  • A. Mukherjee. R. Dasgupta, S. Hazra and D. Mitra. 2012. “ Coastal hazards and Vulnerability: A Review” International Journal of Geology, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Vol. 2(1), January- April, pp. 57-69
  • P.T. Hanamgond and D. Mitra. 2012. “Morphodynamics of Kwada and Belekeri Bay, West Coast of India: Implications from Remote Sensing Studies” Gondowana Geological Magazine. No. 13, 2012
  • D.Mitra, 2011. Coastal hazard and Risk analysis in the gulf of Cambay, India Using remote sensing data and GIS technique. Published by VDM Verlag Dr. Müller e.K. ISBN 978-3-639-33426-5, 212p.
  • A. Santra. D.Mitra. and S.Mitra. 2011, “Spatial Modelling using high resolution image for future shoreline prediction along Junput coast, West Bengal, India” Geo-spatial Information Science, Vol. 14, Issue 3, pp. 157-163
  • Mitra, D. and Karmekar, S, 2010, “Mangrove classification in Sunderban using high resolution multi spectral remote sensing data and GIS” Asian Journal of Environment and Disaster Management, Vol. 2, No. 2, 2010.
  • Sita Rama Sharma AV, Kudale MD and Mitra D, 2009, “ Integrated Change Detection using GIS techniques in Nethravati Spit Complex at Mangalore” ICFAI Journal of Environmental Sciences, Vol. 3, No. 4. pp 07-19, November, 2009
  • D.Mitra, 2008, “Land Degradation in Coastal Areas and its Impact: A Study Using Remote Sensing and GIS” Journal of Agrometeorology, Vol. 10, Part I, 31-37.
  • Hanmagond, P.T, Mitra, D., 2008, “Evolution of Malvan Coast, Konkan, West Coast of India – a Case Study Using Remote Sensing Data” International Journal of Coastal Research, Vol. 24, Issue 3, May, 2008, 660 – 671
  • Hanmagond, P.T, Mitra, D., 2007, “ Dynamics of the Karwar Coast, India, with special reference to study of Tectonics and Coastal Evolution using Remote Sensing Data” International Journal of Coastal Research, Special issue 50, 842 - 847
  • P.K. Dinesh Kumar, Girish Gopinath, C.M. Laluraj, P. Seralathan, and D. Mitra., 2007, “Change Detection Studies of Sagar Island, India, using Indian Remote Sensing Satellite 1C Linear Imaging Self-Scan Sensor III Data” International Journal of Coastal Research, Vol. 23(6), 1498 – 1502
  • Dipnarayan Ganguly, Anirban Mukhopadhyay, Rahul Pandey, D. Mitra, 2007,” Study of Coastal Water Pollution in Sundarban” ICFAI Journal of Earth Sciences, Vol. 1, No. 3. pp 55- 64, October, 2007
  • Dipnarayan Ganguly, Anirban Mukhopadhyay, Rahul Pandey, D. Mitra, 2006,” Geomorphic Study of Sundarban Deltaic Estuary” Journal of Indian Society of Remote Sensing, Vol. 34, No 4, December 2006, 431 – 435
  • K.S Jayappa, D. Mitra, A.K. Mishra, 2006, “Coastal geomorphological and land-use and land cover study of Sagar Island, Bay of Bengal (India) using remotely sensed data” International Journal of Remote Sensing, Vol. 27, No. 17, 10th September, 2006, 3671 – 3682
  • G.Murali Krishna, D.Mitra, A.K.Mishra, Sh. Oyuntuya and K.Nageswra Rao, 2005 “ Evaluation of Semi-automated Image Processing Techniques for the identification and delineation of Coastal Edge using IRS – LISS III Image- A case study on Sagar Island, East Coast of India” International Journal of Geoinformatics, Vol. 1, No. 2, June 2005
  • Mitra, D. 2005, “Earthquakes: A nightmare to modern civilization” GeoJunior, July, 2005, Vol, 1, Issue 5, pp 20 – 23.
  • D. Mitra and D.Illangovan, 2004 “ Site Selection for harbour facilities in the Gulf of Cambay, India using Geographic Information System” Asian Journal of Geoinformatics. Volume 4, No. 4, June 2004, 81-86
  • G. Murali Krishna and D.Mitra, 2003 “ Linear Shoreline Change detection using remote sensing and GIS based Grid and Graph analysis method: A study on Sagar Island, East coast of India” Asian-Pacific Remote Sensing and GIS Journal. Volume 15, December, 2002, 21-2
  • P.K.Champati ray and D.Mitra, 2003 “ Earth Observation for Oil Exploration” Dew Journal: Drilling and Exploration World. July 2003, pp 26-36.
  • Darakhshan Baqer, R.K.Jauhari. D.Mitra and R.Sudarshana, 2002 “ Remote sensing as an epidemiological tool in forecasting and prevention of Malaria” Journal Exp. Zool. India, Vol. 5, No. 1 pp 1-8
  • R.Sudarshana, D.Mitra, A.K.Mishra, P.S.Roy and D.P.Rao, 2000. Edited and published book on “Subtle Issues on Coastal Management”, IIRS Publication, pp 1-175
  • R.Sudarshana, D.Mitra, A.K.Mishra, P.S.Roy and D.P.Rao, 2000. Edited and published book on “Subtle Issues on Coastal Management”, IIRS Publication, pp 1-175
  • Suresh Kumar and D.Mitra,. 1999 “Application of Geographic Information System in Soil Productivity assessment and mapping” Agropedology, 9, 125-130
  • V.K.Srivastava and D.Mitra, 1995 “ Study of Drainage Pattern of Raniganj Coalfield (Burdwan District) as observed on Landsat –TM/IRS LISS II Imagery” Journal of Indian Society of Remote Sensing , Vol. 23, No. 4, December, 1995
  • Masuma Begum, Niloy Pramanick, Debashis Mitra, Abhra Chanda,Sugata Hazra, and Anirban Mukhopadhyay, 2022. The journey of Darjeeling Tea Gardens over decades in the eyes of satellites, ed. by W. Leal Filho et al. Handbook of climate change across the food chain supply. Springer Publication. ISBN: 978-3-030-87934-1, pp 21- 37
  • Arko Ghosh, Anirban Mukhopadhyay, D.Mitra and Tuhin Ghosh, 2021. Interannual and intraannual comparative study of sea surface temperature distribution over the Bay of Bengal, the Arabian Sea, and the Mediterranean Sea within the time frame of 2003–18, ed. By Indrajit Pal and Rajib Shaw. Elsevier Publication. ISBN: 978-0-323-85195-4, pp. 239-263
  • D.Mitra, 2011. Coastal hazard and Risk analysis in the Gulf of Cambay, India Using remote sensing data and GIS technique. Published by VDM Verlag Dr. Müller e.K. ISBN 978-3-639-33426-5, 212p
  • D.Mitra, A. Mukhopadhyaya, A. Chandra and S. Hazra, 2018. Landslide Risk Assessment in Darjeeling Hills using multi-criteria Decision Support System: A Bayesian Network Approach, in Disaster Risk Governance in India and Cross Cutting Issues, ed. By Indrajit Pal and Rajib Shaw. Springer Publication, ISBN: 978-981-10-3309-4, pp 361-386
  • Yogesh Kant, Saiful Azim, and D.Mitra, 2018. Analyzing the Influence of Urban Growth on Thermal Environment Through Demographic, Environmental, and Physical Parameters in Bangladesh, ed. By Krishna Prasad Vadrevu, Toshimasa Ohara and Chris Justice. Springer Publication, ISBN 978-3-319-67473-5, pp 613-639
  • D.Mitra, A. Mukhopadhyaya, A. Chandra and S. Hazra, 2018. Landslide Risk Assessment in Darjeeling Hills using multi-criteria Decision Support System: A Bayesian Network Approach, in Disaster Risk Governance in India and Cross Cutting Issues, ed. By Indrajit Pal and Rajib Shaw. Springer Publication, ISBN: 978-981-10-3309-4, pp 361-386
  • A. Santra and D. Mitra, 2016. Role of Remote Sensing in potential fishing zone forecast, in Remote Sensing Techniques and GIS application in Earth and Environmental Studies, ed by A. Santra et. al. IGI Global Publications, ISBN: 978-1-5225-1814-3, pp 243 – 257
  • D.Mitra, R. Sudarshana and A.K.Mishra. 2000 “ Hidden risks of Coast of Gulf of Cambay, Gujarat”. Paper published in the book Subtle Issues in Coastal Management, IIRS publication, pp 149-157
  • R.Sudarshana, D.Mitra and A. K.Mishra 2000 “ The philosophy of subtle issues in coastal management”. Paper Published in the book Subtle Issues in Coastal management, IIRS publication, pp 1-10
  • D.Mitra, 2008. Remote Sensing and GIS for Monitoring Coastal Hazards and Disasters, in Disaster Management: New Technologies and Opportunities, ed. By Dr. Subir Ghosh, ICFAI Books, The ICFAI University Press, Hyderabad, pp 108- 118.
  • D.Mitra, 2009. Earthquake Disaster Management using satellite remote sensing data, in Technology Application for Earthquake Disaster Management, ed. By Mr. Subhankar Dutta and Dr. Subir Ghosh, ICFAI Books, The ICFAI University press, Hyderabad, pp 13-24.
  • D.Mitra and S. Karmaker, 2010. Coastal aquaculture site selection using remote sensing and GIS, ed. by Joe Breman in “Ocean Globe”. ESRI Press, Redlands, California, USA, pp 205-215.
  • D.Mitra, 2011. Remote Sensing and GIS for Coastal Zone Management: Indian experience, in Geoinformatics for Applied Geomorphology, ed. By S. Anbazhagan CRC Press. Taylor and Francis Group, ISBN 978-1-4398-3048-2, pp 63-86
  • Anirban Mukhopadhyay, Debashis Mitra and Sugata Hazra (Ed), 2021. Sunderban Mangrove Systems: A Geoinformatics Approach. CRC Publications. DOI 362P
  • Hazra, S., Mukhopadhyay, A., Ghosh, A.R., Mitra, D., Dadhwal, V.K. (ED), 2016 “Environment and Earth Observation: Case Studies in India”. ISBN 978-3-319-46008-6, Springer Remote Sensing/Photogrammetry, 265p
  • D.Mitra, 1999 “ Harbour site selection using RS and GIS in Gulf of Cambay, Gujarat”. Paper presented at Second International Symposium on Operationalization of Remote Sensing during 16-20 August, 1999 at ITC, the Netherlands
  • D.Mitra, 1999 “ Change detection using remotely sensing data in a coastal environment”. Paper presented at Geoinformatics beyond 2000 during 9-11 March, 1999 at IIRS, Dehradun
  • R.Sudarshana and D.Mitra, 2000 “ Changing Coastal Environment : A case of Gulf of Cambay, West Coast of India” PORSEC 2000, December 1-4 at NIO, Goa
  • D.Mitra, R. Chatterjee and S. Dasgupta, 2001 “ Delineation of hydrocarbon prospects using Geographic Information Systems: A case study”. Paper presented at 4th International petroleum conference & exhibition, Petrotech 2001 at New Delhi, January 9-12, 2001
  • D. Bakar, R.K.Jauhari, D. Mitra and R. Sudarshana, 2001 “ Remote sensing as an epidemiological tool to evaluate mosquitogenic conditions in Doon Valley”. Paper presented at Fifteenth National Congress of Parasitology at Jodhpur, October 1-3, 2001
  • Roy, P.S., C.J. van Westen, M.Noort, P.K. Champati ray, N.R. Patel, D. Mitra and P.K. Joshi, 2001. Environmental Assessment and Disaster Management: Towards and Educational Initiative using Geoinformatics. International Workshop on Capacity building in Geoinformatics for Environmental Assessment and Disaster Management, Under IIRS – ITC Collaboration (Phase – II), IIRS, Dehradun, (Theme Paper) pp 1-16
  • D.Mitra, A.K.Mishra, T. Phoung and R.Sudarshana, 2002 “ Application of remote sensing and geographical information system for coastal zone management in Sagar Island, Bay of Bengal” IAPRS & SIS, Vol. 34, Part 7, “Resource and Environmental Monitoring”, Hyderabad, December 3-6, 2002
  • A.K.Mishra, D.Mitra, A.G.Nair and Nagma, 2002 “ Identification of suitable sites for construction of cyclone shelters in the coastal districts of Orissa using remote sensing and GIS”, IAPRS & SIS, Vol. 34, Part 7, “Resource and Environmental Monitoring”, Hyderabad, December 3-6, 2002
  • D. Baqer, R.K.Jauhari, R. Sudarshana and D.Mitra, 2002 “ Integration of remote sensing and GIS in predicting the abundance of Malaria vector Anopheles Culifacies in Doon Valley, Uttaranchal”, IAPRS & SIS, Vol. 34, Part 7, “Resource and Environmental Monitoring”, Hyderabad, December 3-6, 2002
  • S.K.Mukhopadhyay, T.K.Jana, D.Mitra and A.K. Mishra, 2003 “ Coastal Zone Management using remote sensing and GIS applications: A case study from Sagar Island, Bay of Bengal” Seminar on remote sensing and GIS – An Integrated Approach, ISRS, Kolkata chapter, 12-13th March, 2003
  • Roy P.S., Champati ray, P. K., and Mitra D, Geoinformation for Development: Priorities and Action plan, presented at International Seminar on “Geospatial Knowledge and its applications for socio-economic development”, Regional College of Management, 21-22 Jan. 2003, Bhubaneswar
  • K.S.Jayappa and D.Mitra, 2003 “ Issues related to fisheries management in Sagar Island, Hugli Estuary, Sundarban” Paper presented in National Seminar on Coastal dynamics and role of geoinformation with special reference to Indian Peninsula, held on 24th and 25th July, 2003 at Dept. of Marine Geology, Mangalore University, Karnataka
  • Jauhari, R.K., D. Baqer, D.Mitra and Sudarshana, R, 2004 “ Satellite derived Information in mapping Malaria Risk (Anopheles culicifacies) in Doon Valley”. Paper presented at 3rd Global meet on Parasitic Diseases, January 12-16, 2004, Bangalore
  • Charatkar.S.L, Mitra.D, Biradar, R.S., and Radhakrishnan, K.V, 2004 “ A Study of Erosion and Accretion along Gulf of Khambhat, Gujarat Coast using Remote Sensing and GIS” Paper presented at 4th International conference of the Asian Federation of Information Technology in Agriculture and 2nd world congress of computers in Agriculture and Natural Resources (AFITA/WCCA 2004). Bangkok, Thailand, August 9-12, 2004
  • Chatterjee, R.S, Sarkar T, Roy, P.S, Rudant J.P., Frison P.L., Fruneau B, Trebossen H., Mitra D, Gaurav P And Banerjee S., 2004. “Potential of ERS and Envisat SAR data for environmental monitoring of Kolkata (Calcutta) city and coastal region of West Bengal, India,” Presented in ENVISAT Symposium (organized by European Space Agency), Salzburg, Austria, September 06-10, 2004.
  • Raymond A Duraiswami, V. Krishnamurthy, D. Mitra and Vishwas B. Joshi, 2005 “ Modelling salinity in the Karah River Basin: A remote sensing and GIS approach” Paper presented at National Conference on "RECENT TRENDS IN GEOTECHNOLOGY" held on 12th-13th Feb 2005 at Dept. of Geology, University of Pune, Pune.
  • Charatkar,S.L., Mitra, D., Biradar, R.S. and Madhavi Pikle, 2005 “ Study of Salt Pan increment in Gulf of Cambay using GIS” Paper presented at 25th Annual ESRI User International Conference at San Diego, California, USA, July 25 – 29th, 2005.
  • Mitra, D, Nayak, R, Srivastava, R, Raju, PLN, 2006 “Assessment and modeling the effect of Tsunami waves in Nagapattinam Coast of India using Geoinformation and numerical model” Presented at Asian Seismological Congress at Bangkok, 7-10 November, 2006
  • Mitra, D., 2007 “ Geoinformatics for coastal zone management” Presented at National workshop on Application of remote sensing and GIS for protection of coastal environment with special emphasis to West Bengal coast, 30-31st January, 2007, Sunderban, West Bengal
  • D.Mitra, 2007, “Application of satellite remote sensing data with special emphasis to suspended sediments” Paper presented at International Seminar on Crustal Evolution, Sedimentary Processes and Metallogeny, 28 – 30th November, 2007, Dharwad, Karnataka.
  • D.Mitra, and A. Mukhopadhyay., 2008, “Geo-environmental study of Hooghly estuary, Bay of Bengal with special emphasis on port and harbor sung geo-informaitcs”. Paper Presented on National Seminar on Konkan Coast Deed, 12-13th September, 2008, Belgaum, Karnataka.
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