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Rajat Subhra Chatterjee

Dr. Rajat Subhra Chatterjee
Designation : Scientist ‘G’ & Head
Department : Head, Geo-Sciences Dept.
Email : gsd[At]iirs[dot]gov[dot]in
Phone : 0135-2524156
Field of Expertise : Microwave and Thermal Remote Sensing Applications in Geosciences & Geoenvironmental Studies.
Interferometric & Differential Interferometric SAR Data Analysis & Applications.
Geodynamics of the Himalaya and Active Tectonics.
Groundwater Depletion and Mining induced Land Subsidence Measurement & Modelling
Mail Address : Geosciences Department Geosciences & Disaster Management Studies Group Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS), Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) Dept. of Space, Govt. of India, 4-Kalidas Road, Dehradun- 248001,India
  • Microwave Remote Sensing for Geosciences & Geoenvironmental Studies: Geological Feature Extraction, Interferometric Synthetic aperture Radar (InSAR), Differential Interferometric SAR (DInSAR), Polarimetric SAR (PolSAR).
  • Spaceborne Remote Sensing & Geodetic Observations for Geodynamics & Active Tectonics Studies.
  • Groundwater & Mining induced Land Subsidence Measurements & Modelling.
  • Thermal Remote Sensing & Thermal IR Data Processing for Geological & Geoenvirontal Studies.
  • Digital Image Analysis of Remote Sensing Data and Geospatial Data Analysis for Geological & Geoenvironmental Studies.
  • Remote Sensing based Planetary Exploration Studies.
  • Member, IEEE Geoscience & Remote Sensing Society.
  • Member, Indian Society of Remote Sensing.
  • Member, Indian Society of Geomatics.
  • Member, Indian Meteorological Society.
  • Member, Aeronautical Society of India.
  • Member, Indo-French Technical Association (India).
  • Member, International Association of Structural/ Tectonic Geologists.
  • M.Sc. in Applied Geology and M.Tech. in Applied Geology from IIT Kharagpur; Master in Remote Sensing from University of Pierre & Marie Curie (Paris VI University), France; Ph.D. in Geology & Geophysics from IIT Kharagpur.
  • M.Tech. Dissertation: Sedimentologic and Remote Sensing based observations of Lower Gondwana Formations in parts of Jharia Coalfield, Bihar, India.
  • Master in Remote Sensing Dissertation: Test of ERS SAR interferometric products for operational studies on ground subsidence and cartography.
  • Ph. D. Thesis: The Holenarsipur Supracrustal Belt of Karnataka, India: Geological evolution in the light of petrographic, structural and strain history investigations. Thesis rated Excellent by the Examiner.
  • Scientist SC (1998-2000), Scientist SD (2000-2004), Scientist SE (2005-2009), Scientist SF (2009-2014), Scientist SG (2015-2020), Scientist G (July 2020 onwards) at IIRS (ISRO)
  • Head, Disaster Management Science Dept., IIRS (ISRO) (2015-2018)
  • Head, Geosciences Dept., IIRS (ISRO) (March 2018 onwards)
  • ISRO Team Excellence Award for National Geomorphological and Lineament Mapping Project in 2015.
  • P.R. Pisaroty Memorial Award (National Remote Sensing Award) by Indian Society of Remote Sensing in 2010.
  • Silver Medal for ranking 1st in the M.Tech. in Applied Geology Programme of IIT Kharagpur.
  • National Scholarship in the Secondary Examination (10th std. Examination) with rank 112.
  • Reviewer of Scientific Journals/Symposia Proceedings. Invited Speaker, Session Chair, Scientific Committee Member, Convener, Theme Editor and Reviewer of National and International Conferences. Nodal faculty on Microwave Remote Sensing in ISRO Centres and Invited Guest Faculty for Regular and Special Courses at various premier institutions/ universities in India. Project Evaluation Committee (PEC) Member and Expert Committee Member of different scientific bodies and academic institutions. Recognized PhD Supervisor and PhD Examiner for various Universities & Institutions in India.
  • Kadiyan, N. Chatterjee, R.S., Biyani, A.K., 2018. Spatio-temporal analysis of groundwater depletion and its impacts in Luni-Ghaggar basin, Paper presented in the International Conference on Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction by HNB Garhwal University at Tehri, Uttarakhand, 26-28 October 2018. (Awarded as the Best Poster Paper in the Conference).
  • Sharma, A., Jaiswal, T., Rawat, A., Chatterjee, R.S., 2016. Relation of Damage Intensity of Nepal Earthquake in Indian Region with DInsAR Displacement Pattern and Site Factors, National Symposium on Recent Advances in Remote Sensing and GIS with Special Emphasis on Mountain Ecosystems (ISRS & ISG), IIRS Dehradun, 7-9 December, 2016. (Awarded Best Oral Paper in the Symposium)
  • Yheshu, K., Champati ray, P.K., Chatterjee, R.S., 2016. Surface Characteristics and Age Dating of the Lunar Surface using Mini-SAR Data, National Symposium on Recent Advances in Remote Sensing and GIS with Special Emphasis on Mountain Ecosystems (ISRS & ISG), IIRS Dehradun, 7-9 December, 2016. (Awarded Best Poster Paper in the Symposium)
  • Chatterjee, R.S., Saha, S.K., Kumar, S., Mathew, S., Lakhera, R.C. and Dadhwal, V.K., 2008. Erosion Potential Study of Chambal Ravines using Space-borne InSAR derived information, ISRS National Symposium on Advances in Remote Sensing Technology and Applications with Special Emphasis on Microwave Remote Sensing, Nirma University, Ahmedabad, India, December 18-20, 2008. (Awarded 2nd Best Oral Paper, Best Paper in SAR Applications) in the Symposium.

Published 42 research papers in referred journals, 55 research papers in national and international symposia, 3 chapters in books and 4 technical reports.

Publication in Referred Journals

  • Nath, S., Chatterjee, R.S., Mohanty, S.P., Sharma, A., Prasad, A.V., 2021. Analysis of the maximum Principal Stress Directions in the Himalayas: Remote Sensing Based Approach, Journal of Geotectonics (Accepted for publication).
  • Alam, M.S., Kumar, D., Chatterjee, R.S., 2020. Improving the Capability of Integrated DInSAR and PSI approach for Better Detection, Monitoring, and Analysis of Land Surface Deformation in Underground Mining Environment, Geocarto International. DOI: 10.1080/10106049.2020.1864028.
  • Srivastav, S.K., Chatterjee, R.S., Kapoor, D., Sreenivasan, Parthsaradhy, E.V.R., 2020. Use of IRS-1C and Its Follow-On Missions for Geological Applications: A Review. Journal of the Indian Society of Remote Sensing (Available online). DOI: 10.1007/s12524-020-01284-4
  • Mujawdiya, R., Chatterjee, R.S., & Kumar, D., 2020. MODIS land surface temperature time series decomposition for detecting and characterizing temporal intensity variations of coal fire induced thermal anomalies in Jharia coalfield, India. Geocarto International. DOI:10.1080/10106049.2020.1818853
  • Singh, N., Chatterjee, R.S., Kumar, D., Panigrahi, D. C., & Mujawdiya, R., 2020. Retrieval of Precise Land Surface Temperature from ASTER Night-time Thermal Infrared Data by Split Window Algorithm for Improved Coal Fire Detection in Jharia Coalfield, India. Geocarto International. DOI: 10.1080/10106049.2020.1753820
  • Chatterjee, R.S., Pranjal, P., Jally, S., Kumar, B. Dadhwal, V.K., Srivastav, S.K., Kumar, D., 2020. Potential groundwater recharge in north-western India vs spaceborne GRACE gravity anomaly based monsoonal groundwater storage change for evaluation of groundwater potential and sustainability, Groundwater for Sustainable Development Journal (Elsevier), 10. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gsd.2019.100307
  • Mujawadiya, R., Chatterjee, R.S., Kumar, D., Singh, N., 2019. Detection of bad data images in long-term MODIS land surface temperature image time series using statistical outlier detection methods, Journal of Applied Remote Sensing, 13(4), 048504 (2019).
  • Bhardwaj, A., Jain, K., Chatterjee, R.S., 2019. Generation of high-quality digital elevation models by assimilation of remote sensing-based DEMs, Journal of Applied Remote Sensing, 13(4), 044502 (2019).
  • Gyeltshen, S., G., Tran, T.V., Gunda, G.K.T., Kannaujiya, S., Chatterjee, R.S., Champatiray, P.K., 2019. Groundwater potential zones using a combination of geospatial technology and geophysical approach: a case study in Dehradun, India, Hydrological Sciences Journal, 65(2), 169-182.
  • Nath, S., Chatterjee, R.S., Mohanty, S.P., Gaurav, S.K., 2019. Comparative evaluation of active tectonics in parts of the frontal region of NW Himalaya, India by geomorphic analysis and geophysical investigation, Journal Geological Society of India, 94, 197-205.
  • Alam, M.S., Kumar, D., Chatterjee, R.S., Upreti, V., 2018. Assessment of land surface subsidence due to underground metal mining using integrated spaceborne repeat-pass differential interferometric synthetic aperture radar (DInSAR) technique and ground based observations, Journal of the Indian Society of Remote Sensing, 46 (6), 1569-1581.
  • Chatterjee, R.S., Singh, N., Thapa, S., Sharma, D., Kumar, D., 2017. Retrieval of land surface temperature (LST) from landsat TM6 and TIRS data by single channel radiative transfer algorithm using satellite and ground-based inputs, International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 58, 264-277.
  • Borah, S.B., Chatterjee, R.S., Thapa, S., 2017. Detection of underground mining induced land subsidence using Differential Interferometric SAR (DInSAR) in Jharia Coalfields, ADBU Journal of Engineering Technology, 2, 72-77.
  • Kumar, Y., Singh, S., Chatterjee, R.S., 2017. The Modeling of above Ground Biomass in Ranges of Corbett Tiger Reserve using Dual-Polarization ALOS PALSAR Data, Journal of Tropical Forestry and Environment, 7(2), 108-120. DOI: 10.31357/jtfe.v7i2.3314
  • Kumar, Y., Singh, S., Chatterjee, R.S., 2017. The spectral modelling of above ground forest biomass in Jhajra forest range of Dehradun forest division using microwave data, Journal of Plant Development Sciences, 9 (10), 917-923.
  • Pati, J.K., Pruseth, K.L., Chatterjee, R.S., Patel, S.C, Prakash, K., Chakravorty, M., Singh, R.P., Bhushan, R., Malviya, V.P., Sharma, R., Champati ray, P.K., 2016. Hematite-rick concretions from Mesoproterozoic Vindhyan sandstone in northern India: a terrestrial Martian ‘blueberries’ analogue with a difference, 2016. Current Science, 111 (3), 535-542
  • Yhoshü, K., Chatterjee, R.S., Champati ray, P.K., 2016. Secondary craters detection from Mini-SAR for lunar surface age dating, Current Science, 110 (3), 304-306.
  • Kodikara, G.R.L., Champati ray, P.K., Chauhan, P., Chatterjee, R.S., 2016. Spectral mapping of morphological features on the Moon with MGM and SAM, International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 44, 31-41.
  • Chatterjee, R.S., Singh, K.B., Thapa, S., Kumar, D., 2016. The present status of subsiding land vulnerable to roof collapse in the Jharia Coalfield, India, as obtained from shorter temporal baseline C-band DInSAR by smaller spatial subset unwrapped phase profiling, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 37(1):176-190.
  • Chatterjee, R.S.,Thapa, S., Singh, K.B., Varunakumar, G., Raju, E.V.R., 2015. Detecting, mapping and monitoring of land subsidence in Jharia Coalfield, Jharkhand, India by spaceborne differential interferometric SAR, GPS and precision levelling techniques, Journal of Earth System Science, 124 (6), 1359-1376.
  • Jhariya, D., Shrivastava, S., Nage, S.K., Chatterjee, R.S., 2015. Integrated remote sensing and GIS approach to groundwater potential delineation in the Doon valley, Uttarakhand, India, SSARSC International Journal of Geo-Science and Geo-Informatics, 2 (1), 1-12.
  • Saran, S., Sterk, G., Nair, R. Chatterjee, R.S., 2014, Estimation of near surface soil moisture in a sloping terrain of a Himalayan watershed using ENVISAT ASAR multi-incidence angle alternate polarization data, Hydrological Processes, Published online in Wiley Online Library, DOI: 10.1002/hyp.9632.
  • Chatterjee, R.S., Syafiudin, Moh. Fifik and Abidin, Hasanuddin Z., 2013, Land subsidence characteristics in Bandung city, Indonesia as revealed by geodetic techniques and hydrogeological observations, Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing, 79(7), 639-652.
  • Bhardwaj, A., Chatterjee, R.S. and Jain, K., 2013. Assimilatin of DEMs generated from optical stereo and InSAR pair through data fusion, Science Research Journal (SciencePG), 1(3), 39-44.
  • Bhardwaj, A., Chatterjee, R.S. and Jain, K., 2013. Evaluation of Cartosat-1 Satellite Triangulation & DSMs in Varied Terrain Conditions, Science Research Journal (SciencePG), 1(2):19-24. DOI: 10.11648/j.sr.20130102.12
  • Kumar, S., Pandey, U., Kushwaha, S.P., Chatterjee, R.S., Bijker, W., 2012, Aboveground biomass estimation of tropical forest from Envisat advanced synthetic aperture radar data using modeling approach, Journal of Applied Remote Sensing (SPIE), 6, 063588-1 – 063588-18.
  • Sharma, S., Sharma, J.K., Kumar, P., Chatterjee, R.S., Bhakar, R., 2011. Multi-Temporal Assessment of Land Cover Using Direction Cosine Change Vector Analysis Technique Based on Normalized Indices, Journal of Water and Land Use Management, 11(1 & 2), 1-12.
  • Chatterjee, R.S., Lakhera, R.C., and Dadhwal, V.K., 2010. InSAR coherence and phase information for mapping environmental indicators of opencast coal mining: a case study in Jharia Coalfield, Jharkhand, India, Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing, 36(4), 361-373.
  • Chatterjee, R.S., Saha, S.K., Kumar, Suresh, Mathew, Sharika, Lakhera, R.C., and Dadhwal, V.K., 2009. Interferometric SAR for characterization of ravines as a function of their density, depth, and surface cover, ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 64(5), 472-481.
  • Vinod Kumar, K., Lakhera, R.C., Martha, Tapas R., Chatterjee, R.S., Bhattacharya, A., 2008. Analysis of the 2003 Varunawat Landslide, Uttarkashi, India using Earth Observation data, Environmental Geology, 55(4), 789-799.
  • Thakur, A.K., Sing, S., Roy, P.S., Chatterjee, R.S., 2008. Orthorectification of IRS-P6 LISS IV data using Landsat ETM+ and SRTM datasets in the Himalayas of Chamoli District, Uttarakhand, Current Science, 95(10), 1458-1463.
  • Chatterjee, R.S., Roy, P.S., Dadhwal, V.K., Lakhera, R.C., and Saha, R., 2007. Assessment of Land Subsidence Phenomenon in Kolkata City, India using Satellite-based Differential Synthetic Aperture Radar Interferometry Technique, Current Science, 93(1), 85-89.
  • Chatterjee, R.S., Wahiduzzaman, Md., Shah, A., Raju, E.V.R., …, 2007. Dynamics of coal fire in Jharia Coalfield, Jharkhand, India during the 1990s as observed from Space, Current Science, 92(1), 61-68.
  • Chatterjee, R.S., Fruneau, B., Rudant, J.P., Roy, P.S., Frison, P.L., …, 2006. Subsidence of Kolkata (Calcutta) City, India during the 1990s as observed from space by Differential Synthetic Aperture Radar Interferometry (D-InSAR) Technique, Remote Sensing of Environment, 102, 176-185.
  • Chatterjee, R.S., 2006. Coal fire mapping from satellite thermal IR data – a case example in Jharia Coalfield, Jharkhand, India, ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 60(2), 113-128.
  • Srivastav, G., Singh, S., Singh, S., Srivastava, S.K., Chatterjee, R.S., 2005. New Record of Plants in Pachmarhi and Bori Reserves, Madhya Pradesh, Indian Journal of Forestry, 28(2), 156-161.
  • Chatterjee, R.S., 2003. Structural pattern of Holenarsipur Supracrustal Belt, Karnataka, India as observed from digitally enhanced high-resolution multi-sensor optical remote sensing data aided by field survey, International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 4 (3),195-215.
  • Chatterjee R. S. and Das, S., 2003, Tattekere conglomerate–quartzite association: origin and stratigraphic position of a disputed Archean Formation in the supracrustals of Karnataka, India, Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 23 (2004), 247-261.
  • Chatterjee, R.S., Prabakaran, B. and Jha, V.K., 2002. Fusion of surface relief data with high spectral and spatial resolution satellite remote sensor data for deciphering geological information in a mature topographic terrain, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 24 (23), 4761-4775.
  • Chatterjee, R.S., Roy, J. and Bhattacharya, A.K., 1996. Mapping geological features of the Jharia Coalfield from Landsat TM data, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 17 (16), 3257-3270.
  • Chatterjee, R.S. and Bhattacharya, A.K., 1995. Delineation of the drainage pattern of a coal basin and related inferences using satellite remote sensing techniques, Asia-Pacific Remote Sensing Journal, 8 (1), 107-114.
  • Chatterjee, R.S., Bannerjee, D., Roy, J. and Bhattacharya, A.K., 1994. Landsat TM data processing techniques for identifying and delineating environmental impacts of coal mining, ITC Journal (presently, International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation), 2 (1994), 155-162.
  • Chatterjee, R.S., Nath, S. and Gaurav, S., 2019. Morphotectonic analysis of the Himalayan Frontal Region of Northwest Himalaya in the light of geomorphic signatures of active tectonics. In: Navalgund R., Kumar A., Nandy S. (eds) Remote Sensing of Northwestern Himalayan Ecosystems, Springer, Singapore, pp. 17-35.
  • Bennia, A., Srivastav, S.K., Chatterjee, R.S., 2013, Groundwater Investigations Using Optical and Microwave Remote Sensing Data in Solani Watershed, India. In: C. Margottini et al. (Eds.), Landslide Science and Practice, Vol. 2 (1), Early Warning, Instrumentation and Monitoring. Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 95-100.
  • Chatterjee, R.S., 2009. Land Subsidence Phenomena: Recent Developments in Terrestrial and Space-borne Measurement Techniques and Modelling, Chapter contributed in the book on Geoinformatics for Natural Resource Management, Nova Science Publishers (New York), pp. 383-407.
  • Saini, O., Bhardwaj, A., Chatterjee, R.S., 2020. Ship Detection from RISAT-1 and Radarsat-2 SAR Images using CFAR,MOL2NET 2020, International Conference on Multidisciplinary Sciences, 6th edition session USEDAT-08: USA-Europe Data Analysis Training Program Workshop, UPV/EHU, Bilbao-MDC (Miami, USA).
  • Saini, O., Bhardwaj, A., Chatterjee, R.S., 2020. The Potential of L-Band UAVSAR Data for the Extraction of Mangrove Land Cover Using Entropy and Anisotropy Based Classification, Proceedings MDPI 2020, 46 (21).
  • Saini O., Bhardwaj A., Chatterjee R.S., 2020. Detection of Water Body Using Very High-Resolution UAV SAR and Sentinel-2 Images. In: Jain K., Khoshelham K., Zhu X., Tiwari A. (eds) Proceedings of UASG 2019. UASG 2019. Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering, vol 51. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-37393-1_7.
  • Saini, O., Bhardwaj, A., Chatterjee, R.S., 2020. Analysis of Back-Scattering Coefficient of NovaSAR-1 S-Band SAR datasets for different Land Covers, Proceedings,National Seminar on Recent Advances in Geospatial Technology & Applications, organised by IIRS (ISRO) for Post Graduate Students and Research Scholars. (Dehradun, India: March 2, 2020).
  • Saini, O., Bhardwaj, A., Chatterjee, R.S., 2019.Generation of Radargrammetric Digital Elevation Model (DEM) and Vertical Accuracy Assessment using ICESat-2 Laser Altimetric Data and Available Open-Source DEMs,39th INCA International Congress on New Age Cartography and Geospatial Technology in Digital India (Dehradun, India).
  • Saini, O., Bhardwaj, A., Chatterjee, R.S., 2019.The Potential of L-band UAV SAR Yamaguchi Decomposed Data for the Extraction of Mangrove Land Cover using SVM Classifier, National Conference on Innovations in Geospatial Technology for Sustainable Development with special emphasis on NER, ISG-ISRS Symposium-2019, Shillong, Meghalaya, India, November 20-22, 2019.
  • Mujawdiya, R., Kumar, D., Chatterjee, R.S., Singh, N., 2019. An approach of thermal anomaly detection from time series multispectral thermal infrared MODIS images, National Conference on Innovations in Geospatial Technology for Sustainable Development with special emphasis on NER, ISG-ISRS Symposium-2019, Shillong, Meghalaya, India, November 20-22, 2019.
  • Chatterjee, R.S., 2018. Land Surface Deformation due to Groundwater Depletion induced Aquifer System Compaction and Seismicity in the Himalaya, Northern India, ALOS-2 Joint PI Workshop, Joint PI Meeting of Global Environment Observation Mission, Tokyo, Japan, January 22-25, 2018.
  • Govil, H., Chatterjee, R.S., Malik, K., et al., 2018. Identification and Measurement of Deformation using Sentinel Data and PSInSAR Technique in oalmines of Korba,Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XLII-5.
  • Monika, Govil, H., Chatterjee, R.S., Malik, K., Diwan, P., Tripathi, M.K., Guha, S., 2018. Identification and measurement of deformation using sentinel data and PSInSAR technique in coalmines of korba,Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XLII-5.
  • Singh, N., Kala, S., Kumar, D., Chatterjee, R.S., Panigrahi, D.C., Chaudhary, S.K., 2018. Impact of land use dynamics on land surface temperature in Jharia coalfield, Preceedings of 4th IEEE International Conference on Recent Advance in Information Technology (RAIT-2018), 15 March.
  • Pranjal, P., Kumar, D., Chatterjee, R.S., Singh, P., Kumar, S., 2018. Retrieval of Groundwater Fluctuation and Surface Infiltration Capacity Maps for North-West India using Android Mobile Application, International Conference on Sustainable Technologies for Intelligent Water Management at IIT Roorkee, 16-19 Feb.
  • Kadiyan, N. Chatterjee, R.S., Biyani, A.K., 2018. Spatio-temporal analysis of groundwater depletion and its impacts in Luni-Ghaggar basin, Paper presented in the International Conference on Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction by HNB Garhwal University at Tehri, Uttarakhand, 26-28 October 2018. (Awarded as the Best Poster Paper in the Conference).
  • Pranjal, P., Kumar, D., Chatterjee, R.S., 2018. GRACE TWS Change vs. Groundwater Level Fluctuation based Groundwater Storage Change and their Impacts on Aquifer System Compaction using GPS technology, National Conference on Emerging Trends in Geophysical Research for Make-in-India (ETGRMI-2018), 09-11 March.
  • Thapa, S., Chatterjee, R.S., Kumar, D., Singh, K.B., Senger, V., 2017. Advanced subsidence monitoring using persistent scatterer interferometry for Jharia Coal Field, Dhanbad, India, Proceedings of the SPIE, 10426 (Id.104260H6). DOI: 10.1117/12.2275307
  • Kumar, Y., Singh, S., Chatterjee, R.S., Trivedi, M., 2016. A comparative analysis of extended water cloud model and backscatter modelling for above-ground biomass assessment in Corbett Tiger Reserve, Proceedings SPIE Vol. 9880, Multispectral, Hyperspectral and Ultraspectral Remote Sensing Technology, Techniques and Applications VI.
  • Thapa, S., Chatterjee, R.S., Singh, K.B., Kumar, D., 2016. Land subsidence monitoring using PS-InSAR technique for L-band SAR data,The International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, XLI-B7, 995-997.
  • Nath, S., Chatterjee, R.S., Mohanty, S.P., Champatiray, P.K., 2016. Geomorphic Indicators Coupled with GPR for Active Tectonic Study in Piedmont Region, National Conference on “Developments in Geosciences in the Past Decade - Emerging Trends for the Future & Impact on Society & Annual General Meeting of the Geological Society of India” IIT Kharagpur, October, 2016.
  • Sharma, A., Jaiswal, T., Rawat, A., Chatterjee, R.S., 2016 .Relation of Damage Intensity of Nepal Earthquake in Indian Region with DInSAR Displacement Pattern and Site Factors, National Symposium on Recent Advances in Remote Sensing and GIS with Special Emphasis on Mountain Ecosystems (ISRS & ISG), IIRS Dehradun, 7-9 December, 2016.(Awarded Best Oral Paper in the Symposium)
  • Yheshu, K., Champati ray, P.K., Chatterjee, R.S., 2016 .Surface Characteristics and Age Dating of the Lunar Surface using Mini-SAR Data,National Symposium on Recent Advances in Remote Sensing and GIS with Special Emphasis on Mountain Ecosystems (ISRS & ISG), IIRS Dehradun, 7-9 December, 2016. (Awarded Best Poster Paper in the Symposium)
  • Pranjal, P., Kumar, D., Chatterjee, R.S., Priyanka, 2016 .An Information System for Retrieval of Groundwater Recharge … in NW India using Android Mobile App,National Symposium on Recent Advances in Remote Sensing and GIS with Special Emphasis on Mountain Ecosystems (ISRS & ISG), IIRS Dehradun, 7-9 December, 2016.
  • Choudhury, P., Chattoraj, S.L., and Chatterjee, R.S., 2016 . A Review of Geotechnical Parameters for Liquefaction Analysis,National Symposium on Recent Advances in Remote Sensing and GIS with Special Emphasis on Mountain Ecosystems (ISRS & ISG), IIRS Dehradun, 7-9 December, 2016.
  • Nath, S., Chatterjee, R.S., Mohanty, S., 2016. L-Band ScanSAR Interferometry for crustal deformation study in Western Himalaya,National Symposium on Recent Advances in Remote Sensing and GIS with Special Emphasis on Mountain Ecosystems (ISRS & ISG), IIRS Dehradun, 7-9 December, 2016.
  • Thapa, S. and Chatterjee, R.S., 2015. Estimation of atmospheric effects of Radarsat-2 D-InSAR product using groundbasedand spaceborne meterological data, The International Archives of Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, suppl. W2 XL.3: 243-246. Gottingen: Copernicus GmbH.
  • Nath, S., Chatterjee, R.S. and Champati ray, P.K., 2015. Deformation analysis of Nepal earthquake, Presented at 30th Himalaya-Karakoram-Tibet Workshop, 6-9th Oct 2015, Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, Dehradun.
  • Champatiray, P.K., Sharma, G., Chatterjee, R.S., et al., 2015.Nepal Earthquake: Earth Observations for Geodynamics and Hazard Mitigation ,SPRS Commission VIII, WG VIII/1, Jaipur, India.
  • Thakur, P.K., Garg, V., Dixit, A., Chatterjee R.S., et al., 2015. High Resolution Digital Elevation creation using Tandem-x data in Snow and Glaciated Area, ICMARS National Conference, pp. 309-312.
  • Chatterjee, R.S.,Thapa, S., Singh, K.B., Varuna Kumar,G., Raju, E.V.R., Prakash, A. and Champati ray, P.K., 2013. Modelling of Land Subsidence phenomena in Jharia Coalfield, Jharkhand, India by Space-borne D-InSAR Technique aided by Ground-based GPS, and Leveling, Pre-RISAT paper presented at Space Applications Centre, Ahmedabad.
  • Chatterjee, R.S.,Kedovikho, Y. and Champati ray, P.K., 2011. Geological and morphological characterization of lunar surface – Initial Results, Paper presented in Second Workshop on Chandrayaan-1 MiniSAR Data Analysis, Space Application Centre, Ahmedabad, September 15, 2011.
  • Kedovikho, Y., Chatterjee, R.S., Champati ray, P.K., 2011. Surface and geological characteristics of the lunar surface, Paper presented at 7th Chandrayaan-1 Meeting and Conference for 10 years celebration of Planex Programme on “Planetary Science and Exploration“, PRL, Ahmedabad, December 12-14, 2011.
  • Gayantha, L.K., Champati ray, P.K., Chatterjee, R.S., 2011. M3FETIOMAT: a new simple tool to map Feo, Tio2 & OMAT from M3, Paper presented at 7th Chandrayaan-1 Meeting and Conference for 10 years celebration of Planex Programme on “Planetary Science and Exploration“, PRL, Ahmedabad, December 12-14, 2011.
  • Gayantha, L.K., Chatterjee, R.S., Champati ray, P.K., 2011. Compositional characterization and possible mineral distribution in a ray crater in South Pole-Aitken Basin (SPA) using Chandrayaan-1 M3 data: Preliminary Findings, Paper presented in National Workshop on Lunar Geoscience using Chandrayaan-1 data, SAC, Ahmedabad, March 30-31, 2011.
  • Gayantha, L.K., Chatterjee, R.S., Champati ray, P.K., 2011. Moon Mineralogical Mapper (M3) data analysis using Free and Open Source Software (FOSS), Paper presnted at ISRS National Symposium on “Empowering Rural India through Space Technology“, Bhopal, M.P., November 09-11, 2011.
  • Bharadwaj, A., Jain, K., Chatterjee, R.S., Agarwal, S., 2011. Comparative analysis of DEM generated from L-band ALOS PALSAR and Cartosat-1 stereo data: A case study of Dehradun and surroundings, Paper presented in the Regional Conference on “Geomatics for Good Governance”, Srinagar, Kashmir, September 13-14, 2011.
  • Champatiray, P.K., Lakhera, R.C., Chatterjee, R.S.., Srivastav, S.K., Sarkar, S., Kanungo, D.P., Sing, M.S., Bhusan, K., 2011. Landslide Hazard Zonation in Northeast India, Proceedings of National Conference on Landslide Hazard-Consequences and Challenges, Roorkee, India, pp. 16-29.
  • Srivastav, S.K., Chatterjee, R.S., Priya, Jally, S.K., Joshi, C., 2011. Intra-annual and interannual variability in terrestrial water storage in Northwest India and major India n river basins. Paper presented in the National Seminar on “RS and GIS Technology in Water Resource Management,” CGWB, Dehradun, March 15-16, 2011.
  • Chatterjee, R.S., Syafiudin, Moh. Fifik and Abidin, Hasanuddin Z., 2010. Land Subsidence Scenario in Bandung city and surrounding areas of Bandung Basin, Indonesia by Space-borne Differential Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar (D-InSAR) Technique, 39th IAGI Annual Convention and Exhibition: A predictive geological science for the benefit of human life scheduled to be held during October 19 – 21, 2010.
  • Chatterjee, R.S.,2010. Land subsidence due to ground water withdrawal: space-borne monitoring by differential interferometric SAR and GPS techniques, Regional Workshop on Water Management and Hydrochemistry in Uttarakhand during February 18-19, 2010 (conducted by Central Ground Water Board, Uttaranchal Region).
  • Chatterjee, R.S., Saha, S.K., Kumar, S., Mathew, S., Lakhera, R.C. and Dadhwal, V.K., 2008. Erosion Potential Study of Chambal Ravines using Space-borne InSAR derived information, ISRS National Symposium on Advances in Remote Sensing Technology and Applications with Special Emphasis on Microwave Remote Sensing, Nirma University, Ahmedabad, India, December 18-20, 2008. Awarded 2nd Best Oral Paper (Best Paper in SAR Applications) in the Symposium.
  • Chatterjee, R.S., Majumdar, R., Sinha, A. And Lakhera, R.C., 2008. Multi-polarization SAR Backscattering Response of the Environmental Parameters in a Typical Opencast Coal Mine – A Case Study in Jharia Coalfield, Jharkhand, India, ISRS National Symposium on Advances in Remote Sensing Technology and Applications with Special Emphasis on Microwave Remote Sensing, Nirma University, Ahmedabad, India, December 18-20, 2008.
  • Syafiudin, M.F. and Chatterjee, R.S., 2008. Potential of Differential Interferometric SAR (D-InSAR) Technique for Assessment of Land Subsidence Phenomenon in Bandung Basin, Indonesia, ISRS National Symposium on Advances in Remote Sensing Technology and Applications with Special Emphasis on Microwave Remote Sensing, Nirma University, Ahmedabad, India, December 18-20, 2008.
  • Chatterjee, R.S.,Lakhera, R.C., and Dadhwal, V.K., 2007. Synthetic Aperture Radar Interferometric (InSAR) Coherence Information for Mapping Unreclaimed Abandoned/ Closed Opencast Coal Mines from Space, Extended Abstract accepted for presentation in IGARSS Symposium-2008.
  • Chatterjee, R.S.,Sinha, A., Mahato, A.B., Champatiray, P.K., Lakhera, R.C., Singh, K.B., Varuna Kumar, G., Sengupta, S., Raju, E.V.R., Sharma, P.D., 2007. Geoenvironmental Mapping of Jharia Coalfield from Multi-polarization and Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar Data, Conference of JEP-Microwave held at Space Application Centre, Ahmedabad during May 15-16, 2007, SAC/RSMET/JEPMW/ CP/03/2007, 5-58 – 5-83.
  • Kumar, Pankaj, Mathew, Sharika and Chatterjee, R.S., 2007. Characterization of Ravine Land based on Optical Multi-spectral and Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar (InSAR) Data, Presented in the Conference titled Current Trends in Remote Sensing and GIS Applications, IIT Kharagpur, India, February 15-17, 2007.
  • Mahato, A.B. and Chatterjee, R.S., 2007. Utility of MODIS-TERRA and NOAA-AVHRR Data for Detecting Thermal Anomaly related to Coal Fire, Presented in the Conference titled Current Trends in Remote Sensing and GIS Applications, IIT Kharagpur, India, February 15-17, 2007.
  • Sinha, Arpita and Chatterjee, R.S., 2007. Characterization of Environmental Parameters of Jharia Coalfield using Airborne Multi-polarization Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) Data, Presented in the Conference titled Current Trends in Remote Sensing and GIS Applications, IIT Kharagpur, India, February 15-17, 2007.
  • 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.
  • Chatterjee, R.S., Mathur, P., Jha, V.K. and Roy, P.S., 2003. SAR interferometric phase and coherence information as supplements to high resolution optical remote sensor data for environmental impact assessment in coalmining areas, Symposium on “Advances in Microwave Remote Sensing Applications”, CSRE, IIT Bombay, Mumbai, India, January 21-23, 2003.
  • Chatterjee, R.S.,Trebossen, H., Rudant, J.P., Fruneau, B. and Roy, P.S., 2002. Coherence of SAR interferometric data as a function of temporal stability of the terrain elements: an evaluative study to compare the utility of ERS tandem couple and 35-day couple in terrain analysis, ISPRS Symposium on “Resource and Environmental monitoring”, Hyderabad, India, December 3-6, 2002.
  • Chatterjee, R.S.and Bhattacharya, A.K., 1999. Digital image processing techniques as an aid to groundwater prospecting in and around Jharia Coalfield, Bihar, India, Proceedings of Golden Jubilee Seminar on Exploration Geophysics in India, Special Publication No. 49, 295-302.
  • Bhattacharya, A.K., Srivastav, P.K. and Chatterjee, R.S., 1999. Geological mapping of Eastern Ghats, India from satellite digital data, Presented at the Thirteenth International Conference on Applied Geologic Remote Sensing, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, March 1-3, 1999.
  • Bhattacharya, A.K., Srivastav, P.K., Dutta, S. and Chatterjee, R.S., 1998. Study of a part of the eastern coastal zone of India using remote sensing technique, Presented at the Symposium on Continental Margins of India – Evolution, Processes and Potentials (organized by Indian Geophysical Union, Hyderabad, India), Goa, India, November 18-20.
  • Srivastav, P.K., Chaterjee, R.S. and Bhattacharya, A.K., 1998. Environmental degradation study using remote sensing and GIS techniques: a case study around Jharia Coalfield of Bihar, India, Presented at the Regional Workshop on Inputs from Remote Sensing for Natural Hazards Mitigation, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, October 24-26, 1998.
  • Chatterjee, R.S. and Bhattacharya, A.K., 1996. The study of geology and structure of Jharia Coalfield, Bihar, India using remote sensing techniques, Presented in the Symposium on Remote Sensing for Natural Resources with special emphasis on Water Management (organized by University of Pune and Centre for Development of Advanced Computing or C-DAC, Pune), December 1996.
  • Chatterjee, R.S., Roy, J. and Bhattacharya, A.K., 1995. Study of environmental effects of coal mining using remote sensing techniques, Presented at the Symposium on Remote Sensing for Environmental Monitoring and Management with special emphasis on Hill Regions (organized by Indian Society of Remote Sensing, Dehradun), February 1995.

Technical Reports

  • Technical Report of the project titled Landslide hazard zonation along ShillongSilchar-Aizwal highway corridor in North Eastern Region, India.
  • Technical Report of the project titled Aerial Photo Interpretation of Uttarkashi Landslide-Affected Area.
  • Technical Report (digital) of the project titled National (Natural) Resources Information System of East Khasi Hills District, Meghalaya.

Any Other Information:

  • Currently working as Head, Geosciences Dept. of Geosciences & Disaster Management Studies Group. Responsible for innovation in teaching, designing of new courses, frontier research and future strategic planning.

Thesis Supervision

  • Three are awarded, Two have submitted, Two are in the process of submission, Eight are ongoing.

Post Doctoral Research Mentoring

  • One (ongoing) under SERB TARE Scheme.

M.Tech./M. Sc./PG Diploma Project Supervision

  • 50 M.Sc./M.Tech. students, 45 PG Diploma trainees, and 15 certificate course trainees.

Research Project Execution

  • Executed Ten Research Projects (National: 7, International: 3) and Three Operational Projects.
  • Three Research Projects (National: 2, International: 1) are presently ongoing.