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Richa Upadhyay

Richa Upadhyay Phone : +91-135-2524160
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Email : richa[At]iirs[dot]gov[dot]in , richaupadhyay00z[At]gmail[dot]com
Designation : Scientist/Engineer - SD
Department : Geosciences Department
Field of Expertise : Hyperspectral Remote sensing
Mail Address : Geosciences Department, Indian Institute of Remote Sensing, ISRO, Govt of India, 4 Kalidas Road, Dehradun – 248 001, India
  • Hyperspectral remote sensing for mineral exploration
  • Indian Society of Remote Sensing (ISRS)
  • PGD in Geoinformatics, IIRS- ITC joint program.
  • M.Sc. (Geology), Govt. Holkar Science College, Indore
  • Scientist/Engineer-‘SD’ Since Jan 2015
  • Scientist-C, IIRS (2009-2014)
  • Lecturer, Dept of Civil Engg., IPS Academy, Indore (2007-2008)
  • Kumar C., Shetty A., Raval S., Sharma R., Champatiray P.K., (2015). Lithological Discrimination and Mapping using ASTER SWIR Data in the Udaipur area of Rajasthan, India, Proceedia Earth and Planetary Science (Elsevier), Volume 11, pp 180-188.
  • Kumar C., Shetty A., Raval S., Champatray P. K., and Sharma R., (2014).Sub-pixel mineral mapping using EO-1 Hyperion hyperspectral dataInt. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XL-8, 2014, 455-461.
  • Deepali Shrivastava, Vinay Kumar, Richa U Sharma, Comparative Analysis of EO-1 Hyperion & ALI and Landsat-8 OLI Data for Land Use land Cover Classification, ISG Jaipur 15-18 Dec,2015
  • Deepali Shrivastava, Vinay Kumar, Richa U Sharma, Automated Endmember Extraction for Subpixel Classification of Multispectral and Hyperspectral data, SPIE, 5-7 April 2016 (selected for oral presentation)
  • Kumar C., Shetty A., Champati ray P.K., Sharma R., (2015). Lithological Discrimination and Mapping using ASTER SWIR data: A Case study in the Udaipur Area of Rajasthan, India, International Conference on Global Challenges, Policy Framework & Sustainable Development For Mining Of Mineral and Fossil Energy Resources, GCPF: 2015-20, Surathkal, April 17-18, 2015.
  • Sharma U. R., Chattoraj S. L., Champati ray P. K., Kumar C. (2014). Identification of minerals using surface and space based reflectance spectroscopy, in parts of ore rich belt of South Eastern Rajasthan, India,HYSI Conference, Coventry, UK, 15-16 Oct, 2014, p10.
  • Sharma U R, Chattoraj S L, Khatun Mahmuda, Champatiray PK (2014). Mineralogical Mapping Using Field and Image Based Spectra in Parts of Delhi-Aravalli Fold-Belt, Rajasthan, Indian Geological Congress, Itanagar , 27-29 Nov 2014.
  • Sharma U R,., Chattoraj S L, Champatiray PK, Kumar Rohit,(2014) Hyperspectral data analysis for mineral mapping around Rampura-Agucha and Pur-Banera area, Rajasthan, ISPRS, Hydrabad,9-12 Dec 2014.
  • Salaj S.S., Srivastav S.K., Upadhyay R (2013) Spectral Analysis of ASTER data: A Useful Proxy for geological Mapping – An Example , Kerala Science Congress.
  • Chaitanya Potla, D. Shanthi priya, Upadhyay Richa (2013) Hyperspectral Image Classification, ISG-ISRS Symposium, 6-7 Dec,2013, Visakhapatnam.
  • Gowtham B., Upadhyay R, Srivastav S. K. and Roy P. S.; (2011) “Hyperspectral data analysis for delineating favourable zones of vermiculite occurrence around Sevattur, Tamil Nadu” ISRS Conference Bhopal, 9-11 Nov, 2011.
  • Upadhyay R., 2010. Dimensionality Reduction and Classification of Hyper spectral Images using fast ICA and SVM, IIRS News letter Contact, vol. 12, no1, pp. 5-6
  • IITP project report: “Hyperspectral Data Processing for Spectral analysis and Geological Mapping in Udaipur Area, Rajasthan”.
  • Lady Representative, IIRS Recreation Club
  • M. Sc/PG Diploma/M. tech/ B. tech project supervision

  • 30+ projects have been supervised
  • Research Project Execution

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