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Dr. Praveen K. Thakur

Praveen Kumar Thakur Phone : +91 135-2524166
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Email : praveen[At]iirs[dot]gov[dot]in ,thakur.praveen[At]hotmail[dot]com
Designation : Scientist/Engineer - SF
Department : Water Resources Department
Field of Expertise : Snow/Glacier, Flood and Groundwater Hydrology, Hydrological Modelling, Planetary Remote Sensing
Mail Address : Water Resources Department, Indian Institute of Remote Sensing, ISRO, Govt. of India 4, Kalidas Road, Dehradun- 248001 India..
  • Snow/Glacier, Flood and Groundwater Hydrology
  • Microwave remote sensing applications in water resources
  • Hydrological Modelling and data assimilation,
  • Planetary Remote Sensing for water ice studies
  • Indian Society of Remote Sensing (ISRS). (Life member)
  • Indian Association of Hydrologist (IAH). (Life member)
  • International Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS). (Life member)
  • Indian Water Resources Society (IWRS) (Life member)
  • Indian Meteorological Society (IMS) (Life member)
  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). (Associate member)
  • American Geophysical Union (AGU) (Annual member)
  • Mars Exploration Program Analysis Group (MEPAG).
  • Ph.D (Geomatics Eng.) Sept.,2012 - Indian Institute of Technology, (IIT), Roorkee. India
  • M. Tech. Dec., 2002 - (Water Resources Eng.) Indian Institute of Technology, (IIT), Delhi. India
  • B. Tech. June, 2001 - National Institute of Technology, (NIT) Hamirpur (H.P), (Previously, REC), India
  • 03-01-2003 to till now at : (IIRS-NRSC Dehradun)
  • ISRO Young Scientist Merit Award – 2014
  • Reviewer for Springer’s natural hazards journal, Elsevier’s International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, Springer’s Water Resources Management, Journal of Visualized Experiments and Remote Sensing Letters of Taylor and Francis
  • Reviewer for IEEE GRASS 2008, 2009 and 2010 review committee,
  • Reviewer for International Journal of Remote Sensing (IJRS), International Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering (IJEE), Journal of Indian Society of Remote Sensing (JISRS), American Meteorological Society (AMS)-Journal of Climate (JoC), ASCE-Journal of Hydrologic Engineering (JHE), IEEE Transactions in Geoscience and Remote Sensing (TGRS), Hydrological Processes, and Indian Journal of Radio and Space Physics (IJRSP)
  • Best paper award for paper by, 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, during 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.
  • 2nd Best Poster Award during ISPRS/ISRS commission IV symposium on: “Geospatial Database for Sustainable Development” at GOA from 27-30 September 2006.
  • Garg, V., Nikam, B. R., Thakur P.K, Gupta P. K., Aggarwal, S. P. and Srivastav, S. K. (2019). Human-Induced Land Use Land Cover Change and its Impact on Hydrology. HydroResearch, 1, 48-56, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hydres.2019.06.001.
  • Garg, V., Sambare, R.S., Thakur P.K., Dhote, P.R., Nikam, B.R. and Aggarwal, S.P. (2019). Improving stream flow estimation by incorporating time delay approach in soft computing models, ISH Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, DOI: 10.1080/09715010.2019.1676171.
  • Kaushik, S., Dhote, P.R., Thakur P.K., Nikam, B.R. and Aggarwal, S.P. (2019). An integrated approach for identification of waterlogged areas using RS and GIS technique and groundwater modelling. Springer’s Sustainable Water Resources Management, https://doi.org/10.1007/s40899-019-00342-1.
  • Das, B., Jain, S., Singh, S. and Thakur P.K(2019). Evaluation of multisite performance of SWAT model in the Gomti River Basin, India. Applied Water Science, 9(5), 134, https://doi.org/10.1007/s13201-019-1013-x.
  • Dhote, P.R., Aggarwal, S.P.,Thakur P.K. and Garg, V. (2019). Flood inundation prediction for extreme flood events: a case study of Tirthan River, North West Himalaya. Himalayan Geology, 40 (2), pp. 128-140.
  • Oza, S.R., Bothale, R.V., Rajak, R.D., Jayaprasad, P., Maity, S., Thakur P.K., Tripathi, N., Chouksey, A. and Bahuguna, I. M. (2019). Assessment of cryospheric parameters over the Himalaya and Antarctic regions using SCATSAT-1 enhanced resolution data. Current Science, Scatsat-1 special section, 117(6): 1002-1013.
  • Singh, S. K., Jain, G., Siddiqui, A., Naik, S., Rathore, B. P., Garg, V., Snehmani, Kumar, V., Bahuguna, I. M., Sharma, S. A., Shekhar, C., Thakur P.K, Mishra, K., Kumar, P., Painter, T. H. and Dozier, J. (2019). Characterization and retrieval of snow and urban land cover parameters using hyperspectral imaging. Current science, 116(07):1182-1195.
  • Nikam, B.R., Garg, V., Jaya, K., Gupta, P.K., Srivastav, S.K., Thakur P.K. and Aggarwal, S.P. (2018). Analyzing Future Water Availability and Hydrological Extremes in Krishna Basin under Changing Climatic Conditions. Arabian Journal of Geosciences, 11(19): 581, 10.1007/s12517-018-3936-1.
  • Jhaldiyal, A., Gupta, K.,Gupta, Thakur P.K, P.K. and Kumar, P. (2018). Urban Morphology Extractor: A spatial tool for characterizing urban morphology. Urban Climate, 24, 237–246, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.uclim.2018.04.003.
  • Rahman, M. R. and Thakur P.K (2017). Detecting, mapping and analysing of flood water propagation using synthetic aperture radar (SAR) satellite data and GIS: A case study from the Kendrapara District of Orissa State of India. The Egyptian Journal of Remote Sensing and Space Sciences, 1-5, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejrs.2017.10.002.
  • Das, P., Behera, M. D., Patidar, N., Sahoo, B., Tripathi, P., Behera, P.R., Srivastava, S. K., Roy, P. S., Thakur P. K, Agrawal S. P. and Krishnamurthy Y. V. N. (2018). Impact of LULC change on the runoff, base flow and evapotranspiration dynamics in eastern Indian River basins during 1985–2005 using variable infiltration capacity approach. J. Earth Syst. Sci., Indian Academy of Sciences, 127:19, https://doi.org/10.1007/s12040-018-0921-8.
  • Nikam, B.R., Garg, V., Gupta, P.K., Thakur P. K, Kumar, A.S., Chouksey, A., Aggarwal, S.P., Dhote P. and Purohit, S. (2017). Satellite-based mapping and monitoring of heavy snowfall in North Western Himalaya and its hydrologic consequences, Current science, 113(12): 2328-2334.
  • Garg, V., Aggarwal, S.P., Gupta, P.K., Nikam, B.R., Thakur P. K, Srivastav, S.K. and Senthil Kumar, A. (2017). Assessment of Land Use Land Cover Change Impact on Hydrological Regime of a Basin. Environmental Earth Sciences, 76, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s12665-017-6976-z.
  • Thakur P. K, Garg, V., Nikam, B.R., Chouksey, A., Aggarwal, S.P. and Dhote, P.R. (2017). Cryospheric Studies in Indian Himalayan and Polar Region: Current Status, Advances and Future Prospects of Remote Sensing. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, India Section A: Physical Sciences, 87(4), 593-616.
  • Thakur P. K, Nikam, B.R., Garg, V., Aggarwal, S.P., Chouksey, A., Dhote, P.R. and Ghosh, S. (2017). Hydrological Parameters Estimation using Remote Sensing and GIS for Indian Region - A Review. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, India Section A: Physical Sciences, 87(4), 641-659.
  • Ghosh, S., Thakur P. K, Sharma, R., Nandy, S., Garg, V., Amarnath, G., Bhattacharyya, S. (2017). The potential applications of satellite altimetry with SARAL/AltiKa for Indian inland waters. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, India Section A: Physical Sciences, 87(4), 661-677.
  • Mohan, S., Nikam, B.R., Aggarwal, S. P., Thakur P. K, Krishna Murthy, Y. V. N. and Kingma, N. (2017). Evaluation of Adaptive Filters for Speckle Reduction in RISAT-1 Data for Flood Mapping. Asian Journal of Geoinformatics, 17(2), 12-24.
  • Kumar P., Thakur P. K, Bansod B.K.S. and Debnath S.K. (2017). Multi-criteria evaluation of hydro-geological and anthropogenic parameters for the groundwater vulnerability assessment. Springer’s Environment Monitoring and Assessment, 189:564, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10661-017-6267-x.
  • Aggarwal S., Rai S.C.,Thakur P. K and Emmer A. (2017), Inventory and recently increasing GLOF susceptibility of glacial lakes in Sikkim, Eastern Himalaya. Geomorphology, 295: 39–54.
  • Thakur P. K, Chouksey, A., Aggarwal, S.P. and Kumar A.S. (2017). Polar Ice Sheet and Glacier Studies – Indian Efforts in last Five Years. Proc Indian Natn Sci Acad 83(2): 415-425, DOI: 10.16943/ptinsa/2017/48946.
  • Garg, V., Kumar, A.S., Aggarwal, S.P., Kumar, V., Dhote, P.R., Thakur P. K, Nikam, B.R., Sambare, R.S., Siddiqui, A., Muduli, P.R. and Rastogi, G. (2017). Spectral similarity approach for mapping turbidity of an inland waterbody. Journal of Hydrology, 550: 527–537.
  • Kumar, P., Thakur P. K, Bansod, B.K.S. and Debnath, S.K. (2017). Groundwater: a regional resource and a regional Governance. Environ Dev Sustain, 18 pages, DOI 10.1007/s10668-017-9931-y.
  • Thakur P. K, Aggarwal, S.P., Arun, G., Sood, S., Kumar, A.S., Snehmani, Dobhal, D.P. (2016). Estimation of snow cover area, snow physical properties and glacier classification in parts of Western Himalayas using C-band SAR data. Springer’s Journal of the Indian Society of Remote Sensing (JISRS), DOI: 10.1007/s12524-016-0609-y (IF 2015: 0.676).
  • Thakur P. K, Aggarwal, S., Aggarwal, S.P., and Jain, S.K. (2016). One dimensional hydrodynamic modeling of GLOF and impact on hydropower projects in Dhauliganga River using remote sensing and GIS applications, Springer’s Natural Hazards Journal, pp. 1-19, DOI 10.1007/s11069-016-2363-4, (IF 2016: 1.746).
  • Kumar, P., Thakur P. K, Bansod, B.K.S. and Debnath, S.K. (2016). Assessment of the effectiveness of DRASTIC in predicting the vulnerability of groundwater to contamination: a case study from Fatehgarh Sahib district in Punjab, India, Environ Earth Sci (2016) 75: 1-13, DOI 10.1007/s12665-016-5712-4, (IF 2015: 1.765).
  • Nijhawan, R., Garg, P. and Thakur P. K (2016). Monitoring of glacier in Alaknanda basin using remote sensing data. Perspectives in Science, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pisc.2016.04.081.
  • Nijhawan, R., Garg, P. and Thakur P. K (2016). A comparison of classification techniques for glacier change detection using multispectral images. Perspectives in Science, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pisc.2016.04.080.
  • Ghosh, S., Thakur P. K, 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, 0:1–17, 2015, DOI:10.1080/01490419.2015.1039680, (IF 2014/15: 1.306).
  • Prashant Kumar, Baban K. S. Bansod, Sanjit K. Debnath, Praveen Kumar Thakur, C. Ghanshyam (2015). Index-based Groundwater Vulnerability Mapping Models using Hydrogeological Settings: A Critical Evaluation, Environmental Impact Assessment Review, 51, 38–49, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.eiar.2015.02.001
  • Praveen K. Thakur, Surajit Ghosh, Vaibhav Garg and Subrata Nandy. (2015). Inland Water level estimation with SARAL/ALTIKA using Waveform analysis and Re-tracking algorithms, ISRO-NNRMS special bulletin on SARAL-Altika
  • Tripti Dimri, Praveen K. Thakur and S.P. Aggarwal (2014). Improving Snow Cover Area and Land Use Land Cover Classification using Multi-sensor Remote Sensing Data, International Journal of Scientific and Engineering Research (IJSER), 5(5)
  • Nikam, B.R., Kumar, P., Garg, V., Thakur, P.K., Aggarwal, S.P. (2014). Comparative Evaluation of Different Potential Evapotranspiration Estimation Approaches. International Journal of Research in Engineering and Technology, 3(6), 544-552
  • Aggarwal, S.P., Thakur, P. K., Nikam, B.R. and Garg, V. (2014). Integrated approach for Snowmelt Runoff Estimation using Temperature Index Model, Remote sensing and GIS, Current Science, 106(3), 397-407, 10 February 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),41(4), 933-945. DOI:10.1007/s12524-012-0236-1
  • 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
  • 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
  • Thakur, P.K., Aggarwal, S.P., Garg, P.K., Garg, R.D., Snehmani, Pandit, A. and Kumar, S. (2012). Snow physical parameter estimation using space based SAR. Geocarto International, 27(3):263-288, DOI:10.1080/10106049.2012.672477.
  • Thakur, P.K., Maiti, S., Kingma, N.C., 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, DOI 10.1007/s11069-011-9932-3.
  • 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(2): 967–987. DOI: 10.1007/s11069-011-9944-z.
  • V. Garg, A. Khwanchanok, P. K. Gupta, S. P. Aggarwal, K. Kiriwongwattana, 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, Vol. 2, No. 9, pp. 39–50
  • Thakur, P.K., Garg R.D. and Garg, P.K. (2012). Snow wetness and density estimation using space based synthetic aperture radar data. In i-manager’s Journal on Civil Engineering, Vol. 2l, No. 1, December 2011-February 2012.
  • Thakur, P.K. Velmurgan, A., Aggarwal, S.P. and Prasad, V.H. (2011). Automatic information extraction of a glacial terrain using remote sensing. Hydrology Journal, Vol. 34, Issue 1&2, January-June 2011, 65-75.
  • Sethi, G., Chaudhary, B.S., Goyal, S. and Thakur, P.K. (2011). Suitability analysis of Groundwater Quality for Domestic and Irrigation Usage in Yamuna Nagar District, India: A GIS approach, Journal of the Indian Society of Remote Sensing (JISRS). DOI: 10.1007/s12524-011-0116-0.
  • Goyal, S.K., Chaudhary, B.S. Singh, O., Sethi, G.K. and Thakur, P.K. (2010). Variability analysis of Groundwater levels - GIS based case study. J. Indian Society Remote Sensing, 38: 355-364.
  • G.K. Sethi, B.S. Chaudhary, S.K. Goyal and Praveen K. Thakur (2010). "Assessment of groundwater quality for irrigation use in Yamuna Nagar District, India: A GIS approach," Environmental Pollution Control Journal, vol. 13 No. 3: pp 47-48, 53-56.
  • Sanjay Kumar Goyal, B. S. Chaudhary, Omvir Singh, G. K. Sethi, Praveen K. Thakur (2010). "GIS based spatial distribution mapping and suitability evaluation of groundwater quality for domestic and agricultural purpose in Kaithal district, Haryana state, India ". Environmental Earth Sciences. DOI 10.1007/s12665-010-0472-z.
  • S.P. Aggarwal, Praveen K Thakur and Dadhwal, V.K. (2009). Remote sensing and GIS applications in flood management. Journal of Hydrological Research and Development, Theme Flood Management, Volume 24, p.145-158.
  • A. Velmurugan, Swarnam T.P., Praveen K. Thakur and Ravisankar N. (2008). "Soil erosion estimation with Modified MMF model for watershed prioritization in Dhankari watershed of South Andaman, India." Indian Journal of soil conservation, 36(3): pp- 179-187.
  • Balak Ram Thakur, Praveen K. Thakur, V. Hari Prasad and Aggarwal S.P. (2008). “Integrated Use of Remote Sensing and GIS for Morphometric Analysis of Solani Watershed”; In Punjab Geographer, A journal of the Association of Punjab geographers,India, volume 4, pp-26-36.
  • Praveen K. Thakur and Arun Kumar Sharma (2007). “Quantitative Assessment of Sustainability of Proposed Watershed Development Plans for Kharod Watershed, Western India”; Journal of Indian Society of Remote Sensing (ISRS) 35(3): 231-241.
  • Khanduri, T and Thakur P. K. (2020). Snowmelt Runoff Estimation Using Energy-Balance Approach. Applications of Geomatics in Civil Engineering, 193-201.
  • P Kumar, Thakur P. K, S Debnath (2019). Groundwater Vulnerability Assessment and Mapping using DRASTIC Model. CRC Press Book. 103 pages.
  • Aggarwal, S. P., Garg, V., Thakur P. K and Nikam, B. R. (2019). Hydrological Modelling in North Western Himalaya. Chapter 6 in Remote Sensing of Northwest Himalayan Ecosystems, Edited by R.R. Navalgund, A. Senthil Kumar, Subrata Nandy, Springer Singapore, eBook ISBN:978-981-13-2128-3, DOI:10.1007/978-981-13-2128-3.
  • Thakur P. K., Garg, V., Nikam, B. R. and Aggarwal, S. P. (2019). Cryosphere Studies in Northwest Himalaya. Chapter 5 in Remote Sensing of Northwest Himalayan Ecosystems, Edited by R.R. Navalgund, A. Senthil Kumar, Subrata Nandy, Springer Singapore, eBook ISBN:978-981-13-2128-3, DOI:10.1007/978-981-13-2128-3.
  • Thakur P. K., Aggarwal, S. P., Dhote P., Nikam, B. R., Garg, V., Bhatt, C. M., Chouksey, A. and Jha, A. (2019). Hydrometeorological Hazards Mapping, Monitoring and Modelling. Chapter 7 in Remote Sensing of Northwest Himalayan Ecosystems, Edited by R.R. Navalgund, A. Senthil Kumar, Subrata Nandy, Springer Singapore, eBook ISBN:978-981-13-2128-3, DOI:10.1007/978-981-13-2128-3.
  • Thakur P. K (2014). Snow Melt Runoff Status in Part of Ganga Basin, Chapter 10, R. Sanghi (ed.), Our National River Ganga: Lifeline of Millions, DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-00530-0_10, © Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014, pp. 241-260
  • Thakur P. K (2014). River Bank Erosion Hazard Study of River Ganga, Upstream of Farakka Barrage Using Remote Sensing and GIS, Chapter 11, R. Sanghi (ed.), Our National River Ganga: Lifeline of Millions, DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-00530-0_10, © Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014, pp. 261-283
  • Gupta, A., Thakur P. K, Nikam, B. R. and Chouksey, A. (2014). Hydrological Modelling of Upper and Middle Narmada Basin using Geospatial Tools. Chapter 63, Hydraulics, Water Resources, Coastal and Environmental Engineering, Edited by Tiwari, H. L., Suresh, S. and Jaiswal, R. K., Excellent Publishing House, Kishangarh, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi, India, 663-675
  • Thakur P. K (2007). "Discharge Measurement techniques and hydrograph analysis". Lecture Book of International training course on " Application of space technology for disaster management support with emphasis on flood risk management". IIRS (NRSA) Dehradun. pp. 87-107.
  • Garg, V., Thakur P. K, Nikam, B.R., Kudekar, A., Aggarwal, S.P. and Chauhan, P. (2019). Assessment of Climate Change Impact on Glacier Health using Geospatial Techniques. In Proceedings of International Workshop on Climate Change and Extreme Events (C2E2) in the Himalayan Region during 18-20 April 2019, IIT Mandi, p. 140.
  • Thakur P. K, Garg, V., Chouksey, A., Nikam, B.R., Dhote, P., Aggarwal, S.P. and Kumar, A.S. (2018). Glacier dynamics study using c-and l-band SAR datasets in Himalayan region. In Proceedings of 42ND Committee on Space Research (COSPAR), Scientific Assembly Abstracts, July 14–22, 2018 Pasadena, California. Sub-section on Advances in Earth Observation and Technology for Global Terrestrial Cycles (A3.1), ID: A3.1-0016-18, p. 151. COSPAR2018.ORG.
  • Roy, A., Thakur P. K and Nikam, B.R. (2018). Evaluation of high resolution gridded precipitation products and comparison with the simulated precipitation obtained from WRF model in regions of north western Himalaya. In Proceedings of 42ND Committee on Space Research (COSPAR), Scientific Assembly Abstracts, July 14–22, 2018 Pasadena, California. Sub-section on Advances in Earth Observation and Technology for Global Terrestrial Cycles (A3.1), ID: A3.1-0021-18, p. 154. COSPAR2018.ORG.
  • Thakur P. K, Dhote, P., Roy, A., Jha, A., Aggarwal, S.P., Nikam, B.R., Garg, V., Chouksey, A. and Kumar, A.S. (2018). Flood early warning and vulnerability assessment using integration of weather forecasting, hydrological and geospatial modelling in North Western Himalaya River Basins. In Proceedings of 42ND Committee on Space Research (COSPAR), Scientific Assembly Abstracts, July 14–22, 2018 Pasadena, California. Sub-section on Advances in Earth Observation and Technology for Global Terrestrial Cycles (A3.1), ID: A3.1-0046-18, p. 167. COSPAR2018.ORG.
  • Ranjan, R., Aggarwal, S.P., Dhote, P., Nikam, B.R., Garg, V., Chouksey, A. and Thakur P. K (2018). Flood simulation and inundation modelling using hydrological model and hand tool for Jhelum River Basin. In Proceedings of 42ND Committee on Space Research (COSPAR), Scientific Assembly Abstracts, July 14–22, 2018 Pasadena, California. Sub-section on Advances in Earth Observation and Technology for Global Terrestrial Cycles (A3.1), ID: A3.1-0049-18, p. 168-169. COSPAR2018.ORG.
  • Kaushik, S., Thakur P. K, Dhote, P.K., Aggarwal, S. P. Mohapatra, M. and Singh, D.K. (2019). Ice sheet elevation change monitoring through Radar Altimetry and ICE-Sat-2 LiDAR. In proceedings of National Conference on Polar Sciences NCPS-2019, August 20-22, 2019, at NCPOR-Goa. NCPS2019/291, pp. 133.
  • Jani, M., Thakur P. K, Kumar, S. and Kaushik, S. (2019). Chasm-1 development and monitoring of the Brunt Ice Shelf in Antarctica, using Microwave Remote Sensing. In proceedings of National Conference on Polar Sciences NCPS-2019, August 20-22, 2019, at NCPOR-Goa. NCPS2019/222, pp. 138.
  • Sharma, V., Nikam, B.R., Thakur P. K, Aggarwal, S. P., Shrivastava, V. and Singh, S. (2019). Historic, Present and Future Snow Cover mapping using physically based semi-distributed hydrological model. In proceedings of National Conference on Polar Sciences NCPS-2019, August 20-22, 2019, at NCPOR-Goa. YPSM NCPS2019/025, pp. 140.
  • Singh, D.K., Thakur P. K, Kaushik, S., Sevestre, H. and Dhote, P.R. (2019). Temporal changes in Surge and Calving Dynamics of Tunabreen glacier in Svalbard, using remote sensing and meteorological datasets. In proceedings of National Conference on Polar Sciences NCPS-2019, August 20-22, 2019, at NCPOR-Goa. YPSM NCPS2019/007, pp. 161.
  • Ranjan, R., Sharma, V., Thakur P. K, Nikam, B.R., Dhote, P.K., Aggarwal, S.P. and Garg, V. (2019). Study of Long Term Snow Melt Runoff Contribution to Jhelum River Discharge. In proceedings of National Conference on Polar Sciences NCPS-2019, August 20-22, 2019, at NCPOR-Goa. YPSM NCPS2019/013, pp. 162.
  • Bhanu Prakash, M.E., Thakur P. K and Kaushik, S. (2019). Ice elevation and glacier velocity measurement of Vanderford Glacier using DInSAR and offset tracking using Radar and ICESat-2 data. In proceedings of National Conference on Polar Sciences NCPS-2019, August 20-22, 2019, at NCPOR-Goa. YPSM NCPS2019/412, pp. 176.
  • Gowthami V., Kenjaev, F.S. and Thakur P. K (2019). The Study of Glacier Dynamics of Fedchenko Glacier, Tajikistan Based on Multisensor Remote Sensing and Hydromet Data. In proceedings of National Conference on Polar Sciences NCPS-2019, August 20-22, 2019, at NCPOR-Goa. YPSM NCPS2019/453, pp. 178.
  • Dhote, P.R., Thakur P. K, Kaushik, S. and Aggarwal, S. P. (2019). Challenges in estimating the water balance components of the Priyadarshini Lake, Antarctica. . In proceedings of National Conference on Polar Sciences NCPS-2019, August 20-22, 2019, at NCPOR-Goa. YPSM NCPS2019/454, pp. 243.
  • Majumdar, S., Thakur P. K, Chang L. and Kumar, S., 2019. X-Band Polarimetric SAR Co-polar Phase Difference for Fresh Snow Depth Estimation in the Northwestern Himalayan Watershed. IGARSS 2019 - 2019 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, Yokohama, Japan, 2019, pp. 4102-4105. DOI: 10.1109/IGARSS.2019.8898884.
  • Mahagaonkar, A., Thakur P. K and Chang, L., (2019). Assessment of Sentinel-1 Products for Revealing Glacier Surface Movement In Indian Himalayas Using Differential SAR Interferometry. IGARSS 2019 - 2019 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, Yokohama, Japan, 2019, pp. 2070-2073. DOI: 10.1109/IGARSS.2019.8898831.
  • Zarylbek, R.U., Thakur P. K, Chouksey, C., Aggarwal, S.P., Kumar, A.S. and Chauhan, P. (2019). Glacier dynamic study using C-band SAR data for Jety-Oguz area of Eastern Kyrgyzstan. In Asia Pacific Radio Science Conference (AP-RASC) organized by the International Union of Radio Science (URSI), 2019, New Delhi, India, 09 - 15 March 2019, pp. 1-4.
  • Thakur P. K, Aggarwal, S. P., Nikam, B. R., Garg, V., Chouksey, A., and Dhote, P. R. (2018). Training, Education, Research and Capacity Building Needs and Future Requirements in Applications of Geospatial Technology for Water Resources Management. Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XLII-5, 29-36, https://doi.org/10.5194/isprs-archives-XLII-5-29-2018.
  • Thakur P. K, Garg, V., Nikam, B. R., Singh, S., Jasmine, Chouksey, A., Dhote, P. R., Aggarwal, S. P., Chauhan, P., and Kumar, A. S. (2018). Snow Cover and Glacier Dynamics Study Using C-and L-Band SAR Datasets in Parts of North West Himalaya. Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XLII-5, 375-382, https://doi.org/10.5194/isprs-archives-XLII-5-375-2018.
  • Thakur P. K, Chouksey, A., Kalura, P., Ghosh, S., Dhote, P., Swain, A., Kalia, M., Garg, V., Nikam, B. R., Kumar, P., Aggarwal, S. P., Chauhan, P., and Kumar, A. S. (2018). Indian Inland Water and Parts of Antarctic Ice Sheet Elevation and Ice Sheet Velocity Monitoring Using Altimetry and SAR Based Datasets. Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XLII-5, 367-373, https://doi.org/10.5194/isprs-archives-XLII-5-367-2018.
  • Rastogi, A. K., Thakur P. K, Rao, G. S., Aggarwal, S. P., Dadhwal, V. K., and Chauhan, P.: Integrated flood study of Bagmati river basin with hydro processing, flood inundation mapping & 1-d hydrodynamic modeling using remote sensing and GIS, ISPRS Ann. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., IV-5, 165-172, https://doi.org/10.5194/isprs-annals-IV-5-165-2018.
  • Garg, V., Nikam, B. R., Thakur P. K, Aggarwal, S. P., Chouksey, A., and Dhote, P. R. (2018). Importance of Incorporation of Geospatial Technology Applications in Water Resources at Graduate and Post-Graduate Courses of Civil Engineering. Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XLII-5, 111-116, https://doi.org/10.5194/isprs-archives-XLII-5-111-2018.
  • Dhote, P. R., Thakur P. K., Aggarwal, S. P., Sharma, V. C., Garg, V., Nikam, B. R., and Chouksey, A. (2018). Experimental Flood Early Warning System in Parts Of Beas Basin Using Integration Of Weather Forecasting, Hydrological And Hydrodynamic Models. Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XLII-5, 221-225, https://doi.org/10.5194/isprs-archives-XLII-5-221-2018.
  • Roy, A., Thakur P. K., Pokhriyal, N., Aggarwal, S. P., Nikam, B. R., Garg, V., Dhote, P. R., and Choksey, A. (2018). Intercomparison of Different Rainfall Products and Validation of WRF Modelled Rainfall Estimation In N-W Himalaya During Monsoon Period. ISPRS Ann. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., IV-5, 351-358, https://doi.org/10.5194/isprs-annals-IV-5-351-2018.
  • Sharma, V., Pandey, K., Thakur P. K, Aggarwal, S. P., Nikam, B. R., Dhasmana, M. K., Shrivastava, V., and Singh, S. (2018). Seasonal Comparison of ERA-Interim Precipitation Dataset for Entire Indian Region. Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XLII-5, 567-573, https://doi.org/10.5194/isprs-archives-XLII-5-567-2018.
  • Singh, S., Dhasmana, M. K., Shrivastava, V., Sharma, V., Pokhriyal, N., Thakur P. K, Aggarwal, S. P., Nikam, B. R., Garg, V., Chouksey, A., and Dhote, P. R. (2018). Estimation of Revised Capacity in Gobind Sagar Reservoir using Google Earth Engine and GIS. Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XLII-5, 589-595, https://doi.org/10.5194/isprs-archives-XLII-5-589-2018
  • Prasad, N. R., Garg, V., and Thakur P. K: Role of SAR data in water body mapping and reservoir sedimentation assessment, ISPRS Ann. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., IV-5, 151-158, https://doi.org/10.5194/isprs-annals-IV-5-151-2018.
  • Dini Das, A. S., Kumar, S., Babu, A., and Thakur P. K: InSAR coherence and polarimetric parameters based characterization of flooded area – case study of a natural world heritage site Kaziranga national park, ISPRS Ann. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., IV-5, 265-272, https://doi.org/10.5194/isprs-annals-IV-5-265-2018.
  • Asopa, U., Kumar, S., and Thakur P. K: PSInSAR Study of Lyngenfjord Norway, using TerraSAR-X Data, ISPRS Ann. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., IV-5, 245-251, https://doi.org/10.5194/isprs-annals-IV-5-245-2018.
  • Singh, D. K., Thakur P. K, Naithani, B. P., and Kaushik, S.: Temporal monitoring of glacier change in Dhauliganga basin, Kumaun Himalaya using geo-spatial techniques, ISPRS Ann. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., IV-5, 203-207, https://doi.org/10.5194/isprs-annals-IV-5-203-2018.
  • Shrivastava, V., Jaiswal, A., Thakur P. K, Agarwal, S. P., Kumar, P., Kota, G. K., Carrera, D., Dhasmana, M. K., Sharma, V., and Singh, S.: Application of GIS for the design of potable water distribution system in IIRS, ISPRS Ann. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., IV-5, 87-94, https://doi.org/10.5194/isprs-annals-IV-5-87-2018.
  • Kaushik, S., Dhote, P. R., Thakur P. K, and Aggarwal, S. P.: ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF CANAL NETWORK ON SURFACE WATERLOGGING USING REMOTE SENSING DATASETS IN ROHTAK DISTRICT, HARYANA, Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XLII-5, 261-266, https://doi.org/10.5194/isprs-archives-XLII-5-261-2018.
  • Singh, V., Thakur P. K, Garg, V., and Aggarwal, S. P.: Assessment of snow avalanche susceptibility of road network - a case study of Alaknanda basin, Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XLII-5, 461-468, https://doi.org/10.5194/isprs-archives-XLII-5-461-2018.
  • Awasthi, S., Kumar, S., Thakur P. K and Mani S. (2017). Pol-InSAR based Snow Depth Retrieval using Spaceborne TerraSAR-X data. 8th International Conference on Computing, Communication and Networking Technologies (ICCCNT), July 3 -5, 2017, IIT Delhi, Delhi, India, DOI: 10.1109/ICCCNT.2017.8204066.
  • Aggarwal S., Rai S.C., Thakur P. K and Jain, S.K. (2017). Modelling and vulnerability assessment of Glacial Lake Outburst Floods (GLOFs) in Sikkim, Eastern Himalaya. In proceedings of International Symposium on "The Cryosphere in a Changing Climate", during February 2017 at Wellington, New Zealand.
  • Thakur P. K, Chouksey, A., Swain, A.K., Sahni, G., Aggarwal, S.P. and Kumar, A.S. (2017). Study of Antarctic Ice Sheet/Sea Ice Features and Glacier Landforms using Satellite Data. In proceedings of National Conference on Polar Sciences, NCPS-2017, during 16-17 May 2017 at NCAOR, Vasco-da-Gama, Goa.
  • Swain, A.K., Thakur P. K, Bal, S.R., Goswami, S., Shah, M.Y., Shrivastava, P.K., Roy, S.K. and Beg, M.J. (2017). Glacial dynamics of Polar ice sheet between Schirmacher Oasis and Wohlthat Mounatins, East Antarctica. In proceedings of National Conference on Polar Sciences, NCPS-2017, during 16-17 May 2017 at NCAOR, Vasco-da-Gama, Goa.
  • Aggarwal, S., Rai S.C., Thakur P. K and Jain, S.K. (2017). Modelling and vulnerability assessment of Glacial Lake Outburst Floods (GLOFs) in Sikkim, Eastern Himalaya. In proceedings of International Symposium on "The Cryosphere in a Changing Climate", during February 2017 at Wellington, New Zealand.
  • Thakur P. K, Dixit, A., Chouksey, A., Aggarwal, S.P. and Kumar, A.S. (2016). Ice sheet features identification, glacier velocity estimation and glacier zones classification using high resolution optical and SAR data, paper published in SPIE Asia-Pacific Remote Sensing conference during April 4-7, 2016 at New Delhi, India, Proc. of SPIE Vol. 9877, 987719-1-16, DOI: 10.1117/12.2224027.
  • Ghosh, S., Thakur P. K, Dutta, S., Sharma, R., Nandy, S., Garg, V., Aggarwal, S.P. and Bhattacharyya, S. (2016). A new method for SARAL/AltiKa Waveform Classification: contextual analysis over the Maithon reservoir, Jharkhand, India, paper published in SPIE Asia-Pacific Remote Sensing conference during April 4-7, 2016 at New Delhi, India, Proc. of SPIE Vol. 9878, 98780G-1-7, DOI: 10.1117/12.2223777.
  • 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 P. K 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.
  • Kalura, P., Thakur P. K, Ghosh, S. and Pratap, D. (2015). Integration of water level retrieved from Altimetry data with the Hydrological models 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Best paper award for paper by, 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, during 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.
  • 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.
  • Gupta, A., Thakur P. K, Nikam, B.R. and Chouksey, A. (2014). Water balance study of Narmada river basin- an integrated approach using remote sensing and GIS tools and techniques. In Proceedings of 3rd National Conference on "Trends and Recent Advances in Civil Engineering" (TRACE - 2014), held at Amity University, Noida on 16th Oct 2014, page 1-4.
  • 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. 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
  • Garg, V., Aggarwal, S.P., Thakur P. K and Nikam B. R. (2014) a Snow and Its Grain Size Mapping using Hyperspectral Remote Sensing Data. In Interactive Session 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
  • Tarul Sharma, Thakur P. K, Bhaskar R. Nikam (2013). Water Budget Components Estimation Using Satellite Data and Hydrological Model, In Proceedings of HYDRO 2013 International,4-6 Dec 2013, IIT Madras, India, pp. 939-945
  • Pankaj Kumar, R. Shrivastava,Thakur P. K, Vijay Shankar (2013). Sediment yield estimation of Gambar watershed using semi distributed modelling approach, In Proceedings of the 40th National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power December 12-14, 2013, NIT Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh, India, Paper ID, FMFP2013/298, pp. 1530-1539
  • Khati U., Kumar S. andThakur P. K (2013). Effect of Shift in Polarization Orientation angle on Multi-wavelength Fully polarimetric Data. In Proceedings of International Conference on Microwaves, Antenna, Propagation and Remote Sensing, ICMARS 2013, Jodhpur, December 2013
  • Thakur P. K, Garg, V., Nandy, S. and Raghavendra, S. (2012). Water level and discharge estimation in part of Mahanadi River and Sunderban delta, India using altimeter data. In abstract book of 20 Years of Progress on Radar Altimetry, held in Venice, Italy, 24-28 September2012, p. 117
  • S.P.Aggarwal, Vaibhav Garg, Prasun K. Gupta, Bhaskar R. Nikam 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, Volume XXXIX-B8, 2012 XXII ISPRS Congress, 25 August - 01 September 2012, Melbourne, Australia, 147-152.
  • Thakur P. K, Aggarwal S.P., Garg P.K., Garg R.D. and Snehmani (2012). Estimating Snow Water Equivalent (SWE) in the part of North West Himalayan catchment of Beas River, using Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) data. In AGU Chapman Conference on Remote Sensing of the Terrestrial Water Cycle, held at Kona, Hawaii, USA during 19-22 February 2012.
  • Thakur P. K, Aggarwal, S.P, Garg, P.K., Garg, R.D. and Snehmani (2012). Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) based inversion modelling for snow wetness and Snow Water Equivalent (SWE) estimation in Manali watershed of Beas river. In proceedings of the international Conference on geospatial technologies and applications, Geomatrix'12, organized by CSRE, IIT Bombay at IIT Bombay during 26-29 February 2012.
  • Thakur P. K, Vaibhav Garg, Purevdagva Khalzan and S.P. Aggarwal (2012) Gangotri Glacier Study Using Remote Sensing, GIS And Long Term Temperature Data. In proceedings of National Symposium on Water Resources Management in Changing Environment (WARMICE – 2012) held at NIH, Roorkee during 8 – 9 Feb, 2012, pp. 209 - 218.
  • Dimri, T. Thakur P. K and Aggarwal S.P. (2011). Energy and Mass Budget of Mars Polar Layered Deposits, In fifth international conference on Mars Polar science and exploration, held in September 12–16, 2011 at Fairbanks, Alaska. LPI Contribution No. 1323, p.6022.
  • 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 proceedings of XXXI INCA International congress on cartography for disaster management 15–17th October, 2011 being organized by department of geography, Panjab University, Chandigarh at hotel Parkview, sector 24-a, Chandigarh, India, pp-52.
  • Thakur P. K, Aggarwal, S. and Aggarwal, S. P. (2011). Hydrodynamic modeling of Glacial Lake Outburst Flood (GLOF) in Dhauli Ganga River using remote sensing and GIS. Full paper in proceedings of 1st National Conference on Technical Research Advances in Civil Engineering (TRACE – 2011) on 17 December 2011 at Leelaben Dashrathbhai Ramdas Patel (LDRP), Institute of Technology and Research, Sector -15, Gandhinagar- 382015, p-229-236.
  • Dimri, T., Thakur P. K and Aggarwal, S.P. (2011). Energy balance approach for snowmelt runoff estimation. In proceedings of the 99th Indian Science Congress, Bhubaneswar, India, with focal theme - Science and Technology for Inclusive Innovation- Role of Women.
  • Thakur P. K, Garg, P.K., Garg, R. D., Aggarwal, S. P., Snehmani and Nigam, A. K. (2011). Snow and glacier studies using multi sensor SAR data in part of the Western Himalayas. In proceedings of International Conference on Microwaves, Antenna, Propagation & Remote Sensing ICMARS – 2011, 7-10th December 2011 organized by International Centre for Radio Science (ICRS) at Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India.
  • Thakur P. K, Aggarwal S.P., Nagarajan K., Kumar B.V.S and Srivastav S.K. (2011). Mapping and monitoring surface water spread using remote sensing - An input towards ground water resource estimation. Abstract published and paper presented at National Seminar on Remote Sensing and GIS and its Applications in Water Resources Management organized by Central Ground water board at WIHG Dehradun, India.
  • Thakur P. K Snehmani, Aggarwal, S.P., Prasad, V.H. and Jain S.K. (2011). Snow studies with high resolution TerraSAR-x data - initial findings in Manali, India. Abstract In 4th TerraSAR-X Science Team Meeting 14-16 February 2011 at DLR Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany.
  • Thakur P. K and Aggarwal, S.P. (2010). Geospatial technology for climate change studies in water resources and hydrological processes. In proceedings of conference on global warming and effects on water resources at Graphic Era university, Dehradun, India.
  • Thakur P. K, Rahul Dev Garg, Snehmani Pradeep Kumar Garg, Shiv Prasad Aggarwal, Prasun Gupta (2010). "Snow Depth and Snow Water Equivalent estimation from AMSR-e data over part of Indian Himalayas." 11th Specialist Meeting on Microwave Radiometry and Remote Sensing of the Environment 14 March 2010 Washington DC, USA.
  • Thakur P. K, Dilip Maity, Gabriel Parodi, S.P. Aggarwal and Bhaskar Nikam (2010). "Hydrological and 1-d hydrodynamic modeling in Manali sub-basin of Beas river, Himachal Pradesh, India." In ASCE-EWRI international conference on 3rd International Perspective on Current & Future State of Water Resources & the Environment, January 5-7, 2010, Chennai, India.
  • Aggarwal S. P.,Thakur P. K, Bhaskar K. Nikam, V. Hari Prasad, V.K. Dadhwal. (2009). "Water resources and soil erosion assessment in Uttarakhand using geospatial methods". Proceedings of workshop on water resources development in Uttarakhand organized by Central Water Commission, at Hotel Pacific, 06 March 2009, Dehradun, India.
  • Thakur P. K, S. P. Aggarwal and Yulia Radchenko (2009). "Snow melt runoff and climate change studies in Manali sub-basin of Beas river, India". Proceedings of national symposium on Climate Change and Water Resources in India (CCWRIN), IAH, 18-19 November, NIH Roorkee, India.
  • Thakur P. K, Snehmani, V Prasad Hari, Aggarwal S. P. and Jain K. Sanjay (2009). "Snow cover mapping using multi-sensor SAR data for parts of western Himalayas". International Symposium on Snow and Avalanches (ISSA), at SASE, Manali, India 6–10 April 2009.
  • Thakur P. K, Murataly Duishonakunov, V Hari Prasad, P.K.Garg and R.D.Garg. (2008). Hydrological Study in Manali Sub-Basin of Beas River using HEC-HMS. Hydro2008, National conference on hydraulics and water resources, at MNIT Jaipur, 15-16 December 2008.
  • Thakur P. K, Ashutosh Bhardwaj and Adarsh Thakur. (2008). Geospatial technology applications in Civil Engineering - a Review. Hydro2008, National conference on hydraulics and water resources, at MNIT Jaipur, 15-16 December 2008.
  • Thakur P. K, 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.
  • Thakur P. K, 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.
  • Mudit Mathur, Thakur P. K, and Ramesh C Padhi (2008). "Cartographic and remote sensing perspective of Mt. Everest". GIS development, 12(2): 64-65
  • Thakur P. K and Velmurugan, A. (2008). "Phase properties and type of Earth's Water Ice and Space Ices." LPI's, The Science of Solar System Ices (SsSSI), A cross-disciplinary workshop, May 5-8, 2008, Oxnard, California.
  • Mudit Mathur and Thakur P. K (2008). "Climate concerns - the planetary effect". Geospatial Today, 7(3): 42-44.
  • Mudit Mathur and Thakur P. K (2008). "abc of the paleoclimatology." Geospatial Today, 7(2): 44-46.
  • Mudit Mathur and Thakur P. K (2008). "Save poles for the future." Geospatial Today, 6(12): 31-33.
  • Thakur P. K and Chatterjee R. S. (2008). "Remote sensing of Lunar poles for water ice studies". ASCE's Earth and Space 2008, conference at Long Beach California, 3-5 March 2008.
  • Thakur P. K, Velmurgan A., and Das I.C (2008). "Remote sensing of icy satellites of Saturn - a precurser for ISRU missions to sector 6". ASCE's Earth and Space 2008, conference at Long Beach California, 3-5 March 2008.
  • Thakur P. K, Narendra Kumar Rana, V Hari Prasad and Shiv Prasad Aggarwal (2007). “River Morphological Changes In Mahanadi Delta, Orissa Using Geospatial Tools”, Indian Society of Remote Sensing, National conference on high resolution remote sensing and thematic applications, 18-20 December 2007, Kolkata.
  • Thakur P. K and Shiv Prasad Aggarwal. (2007). “Hydrological Simulation Modeling of Umiam Catchment using SWAT Model to Quantify the effects of LULC Changes on Hydrology”. Indian Society of Remote Sensing, National conference on high resolution remote sensing and thematic applications, 18-20 December 2007, Kolkata.
  • Mudit Mathur and Thakur P. K (2007). “Orbits of change”. Geospatial Today, 6(10): 31-33.
  • Mudit Mathur and Thakur P. K (2007). “Glaciers the retreating water towers of Earth”. Geospatial Today, 6(9): 23-27.
  • Mudit Mathur, Thakur P. K, and Velmurugan A, (2007). “Flora-Taxon climatic annihilation”, Geospatial Today, 6(8): 31-34.
  • Mudit Mathur, Thakur P. K, and Y.D. Andurkar (2007). “Towards Unraveling Climate Change – a Remote Sensing Perspective” Geospatial Today, 6(7): 18-22.
  • Thakur P. K, Shiv Prasad Agarwal, and Ashutosh Bhardwaj (2007). “Hydrological Parameter Extraction and Analysis of Mangala Valles of Mars”. Research abstract published for 7th International conference of Mars, California Institute of Technology (Caltech), July 9–13, 2007.
  • Thakur P. K and Accarapol Sumangala (2006). “Flood Inundation Mapping and 1-D Hydrodynamic Modeling Using Remote Sensing and GIS Techniques”. Published in ISPRS Orange Book Publications during ISPRS/ISRS commission IV symposium on: “Geospatial Database for Sustainable Development” at GOA from 27-30 September 2006. Received 2nd best poster award.
  • Thakur P. K and V. Hari Prasad (2006). “Study of Frosting Patterns, Polar Ice of Mars, Terrestrial analog studies of Gangotri Glacier of India using Remote Sensing and Spectral Nature of C02/H2O ice”; In the Fourth International Conference on Mars Polar Science and Exploration Meeting at SLF Davos, Switzerland 2nd to 6th October 2006.
  • Thakur P. K, Aggarwal S.P, and Dixit Shikha (2004). "Flood risk zone mapping and disease sprawl dynamics using Remote Sensing and GIS- a case study of a part of Allahabad district." Proceedings of the National workshop on Flood Disaster Management - Space Inputs, June 3-4, 2004, NRSA, Hyderabad, pp.106 – 117.
  • Thakur P. K (2004). “Theory of Shunya: Grand unified theory of physics and unification of science and spirituality”. International Conference on Spiritual Science at Shree Jagannath Sanskrit Vishvavidyalaya Shree Vihar, Puri, March 2004.
  • Thakur P. K, Arpit Chouksey, S.P. Aggarwal, Gaurav Sahni and A. Senthil Kumar (2016). High resolution remote sensing data applications for study of ice sheet features and glacier landforms in part of Princes Astrid Coast of Queen Maud Land, 18(1), 3-5.
  • Pankaj Dhote, Thakur P. K and S.P. Aggarwal (2016). Application of high resolution remote sensing data for flood inundation mapping. 18(1), 12.
  • Thakur P. K, Pankaj Dhote, Ashutosh Jha, B.R.Nikam, Vaibhav Garg, Arpit Choksey, S.P.Aggarwal and A. Senthil Kumar (2016). Flood Early Warning System for North West Himalayan region using geospatial inputs and modelling approach. 18(2). 5-6.
  • Yogesh Joshi, Pankaj Dhote, Thakur P. K and S.P. Aggarwal (2016). Flood plain delineation using height above nearest drainage. 18(2), 6-7.
  • Thakur P. K (2016). First experience of IIRS at Antarctica and summary of scientific activities conducted at Maitri and surrounding areas. 18(2), 14-15.
  • Thakur P. K, Arpit Chouksey, Pankaj Dhote, B.R. Nikam, Vaibhav Garg and S.P. Aggarwal (2017). Synergistic use of remote sensing, ground truth and field instrumentation for better water resources management. 19(1), 11-13.
  • Thakur P. K, Surajit Ghosh, Vaibhav Garg and Subrata Nandy. (2015). Inland Water level estimation with SARAL/ALTIKA using Waveform analysis and Re-tracking algorithms, ISRO-NNRMS special bulletin on SARAL-Altika, NNRMS (B): 39, 81-86.
  • Thakur P. K, A. Senthil Kumar, S.P. Aggarwal and Arpit Chouksey (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.
  • Thakur P. K, Sanjay M. Bisht, Shaneeth, M., Samrat Chakravarty, Sukant Jain and Manoj Kumar (2014). Gangotri Glacier Ground Survey using Terrestrial Laser Scanner, Differential GPS and Fuel Cell based Power Systems, IIRS Newsletter-Contact, 16(2), p. 2-3.
  • Thakur P. K and S. P. Aggarwal (2015). Snow and Glacier studies with RISAT-1 SAR data: Initial results, IIRS Newsletter-Contact, 15(1), p. 3.
  • Thakur P. K (2012). Joys and perils of doing science in mountains, IIRS Newsletter-Contact, 14(2), p. 11.
  • Thakur P. K, (2006). “Water Ice on Moon: A Study from Clementine Bistatic Radar Experiment and Lunar Poles as prime mapping targets for Chandrayaan-1 mission”. IIRS internal publication Contact: 8(1): pp. 5-6.
  • Thakur P. K, Pankaj Dhote, Sachchidanand, Vishal, Vaibhav and WRD team members (2018). Hydrological Study of August 2018 Kerala Floods using Remote Sensing, Hydrological Modelling and Geospatial tools. IIRS internal technical report, IIRS/WRD/Research/Kerala2018/v2.1/250, 47 pages.
  • Thakur P. K. Murali Krishnan, S. and Ravindranath, S. (2016), White paper on “Use of space technology for shipping and inland waterways in India, draft version-1”, as part of ISRO Working Groups for Space Technology based tools in Governance & Development: Group-7 on Communication and Navigation, WG- 14 for M/o Indian Railways M/o Civil Aviation and M/o Shipping.
  • Thakur P. K, S. P. Aggarwal, Bhaskar R. Nikam, Vaibhav Garg, Prasun K. Gupta, Ashutosh Jha, Arijit roy and Pooja Jindal (2016). "Remote Sensing based Hydro-Meteorological Data Assimilation in the Hydrological and Weather Forecasting Models". Earth Observation and Applications Mission (EOAM) project report, IIRS/PR/WRD/EOAM/DA/V.01/173, 54 pages.
  • Thakur P. K, S. P. Aggarwal, Snehmani and D.P. Dobhal (2015 “Estimation of snow cover area, snow physical parameters and glacier related studies in parts of western Himalayas using microwave and optical remote sensing.” (2010-2015). RISAT Utilization project (UP) report submitted to SAC Ahmedabad.
  • Thakur P. K, Surajit Ghosh, Vaibhav Garg and Subrata Nandy (2015). “SARAL/AltiKa applications for inlandwaters, glaciers and Sunderban delta”. SARAL/AltiKa Utilization and Science project (USP) report submitted to SAC Ahmedabad.
  • Thakur P. K, A. Senthil Kumar, S.P.Aggarwal, Ankur Dixit, and others (2015). “Glimpse of Antarctica Ice sheet features and glacier landforms - As viewed by Cartosat-2”. IIRS-NRSC Image album and report.
  • Bhaskar R. Nikam, Vaibhav Garg, Prasun K. Gupta and Thakur P. K (2015). “Development of high resolution land surface parameters database for Indian monsoon region”. IIRS Internal report.  
  • Thakur P. Kand S.P. Aggarwal (2012). "Retrieval of snow cover area and snow physical parameters over western Himalayan mountainous using optical and microwave remote sensing". Technology Development Project (TDP) report, IIRS/TDP/WRD/SNOW-SAR/V.01/65, 115 pages.

Student project supervision

  • NNRMS/Summer trainees : 35/30
  • M. Tech : 25
  • M. Sc : 08
  • PGD : 30
  • Ph.D : 3 is completed and 2 Ongoing