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Dr. SHOVAN LAL CHATTORAJ

Dr. SHOVAN LAL CHATTORAJ Phone : +91-0135-2524157
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Email : shovan[At]iirs[dot]gov[dot]in
shovan[dot]iitb[At]gmail[dot]com
Designation : Scientist/Engineer - SE
Department : Geosciences Department
Field of Expertise : Spectroscopy and Mineral Exploration,Engineering Geology and Landslide Modeling, Sedimentary Geochemistry
Mail Address : Geosciences Department, Indian Institute of Remote Sensing, ISRO, Govt. of India, 4, Kalidas Road, Dehradun- 248001, India.

Application:

  • Landslide/ Engineering Geology: Numerical modeling and process based simulation of Debris flow, Slope Stabilityanalysis and rock strength
  • Sedimentology: Carbonate and siliciclastic microfacies, Depositional environment and Basin analysis
  • Planetary geology: Lunar and Martian surface mineralogy,morphology and terrestrial analogue

  • Technology:

  • Hyperspectral Remote Sensing, Mineral Exploration, Spectroscopic characterization of Minerals and Geochemistry, Metallogenesis and ore formation systems

International:

National:

  • Member, Society of Sedimentary Geology (SEPM)
  • Member, International Association of Sedimentologists (IAS)
  • Student Member, American Institute of Petroleum Geologists (AIPG)
  • Member, Indian Society of Remote Sensing (ISRS)
  • Member, Association of Petroleum Geologists (APG) India
  • Fellow, Geological Society of India
  • Member, Indian Society of Engineering Geology (ISEG)
  • Member, Indian Society for Rock Mechanics and Tunneling Technology (ISRMTT)
  • Ph.D. (2011) from Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay specializing in Clastic & Carbonate Petrography, Sedimentary Geochemistry of Paleogene Kutch, Gujarat.
  • M.Sc. in Geology Burdwan University, West Bengal (2005)
  • B.Sc. in Geology (Honours) in Combination with Mathematics & Chemistry, Burdwan University, West Bengal (2003)
  • Scientist- SE, IIRS (2017 Onwards)
  • Scientist- SD, IIRS (2012 to 2016)
  • Geologist, NHPC Ltd. (2009 to 2012)
  • University Gold Medalist (2005), Burdwan University
  • Recipient of L. Rama Rao Birth Centenary Research Grant, 2008-09 from Geological Society of India, Bangalore
  • Ranked All-India 32nd in Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE), 2005
  • Cleared UPSC Geologists` Exam 2008
  • Stood 1st Class 1st both in B.Sc. (2003) & M.Sc. (2005)
  • Recipient of National Merit Scholarship (MHRD) twice for excellence Bachelors`& Masters` level

Journal Referee:

Committee member:

  • Journal of Indian Society of Remote Sensing.
  • Arabian Journal of Geosciences.
  • Reviewer in Arabian Journal of Geosciences since 2015
  • Member of National Committee on Seismic Design Parameters (NCSDP), CWC
  • Member, Central Geological Programming Board (CGPB), Committee-IX, GSI, MOM on Geoscientific Investigations
  • Member of Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS)
  • Member, Technical Advisory Committee, MoM
  • Fellow, Geological Society of India
  • Kumar, P. Mital, A., Champati ray, P.K. and Chattoraj S.L 2018. Landslide hazard and risk assessment along NH-108 in parts of Lesser Himalaya, Uttarkashi using weighted overlay method, Full paper in Indian Geotechnical Congress (IGC-2018) organized by Indian Institute of Science. Dec 13-15, Bengaluru, pp. 1-7, Link: http://igc2018.com/accepted_papers/ (Id. TH-03-55).
  • Chattoraj, S.L Champati ray, P.K., Pardeshi, S., Gupta, V., Ketholia, Y. (2018). 3-Dimensional modelling of 2014-Malin Landslide, Maharashtra using satellite-derived data: A quantitative approach to numerical simulation technique. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences Discussions (EGU). Available online (NHESS) link: https://www.nat-hazards-earth-syst-sci-discuss.net/nhess-2017-382/nhess-2017-382.pdf. https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-2017-382
  • Kumar, V., Gupta, V., Jamir, I., Chattoraj, S.L (2018). Evaluation of potential landslide damming: Case study of Urni landslide, Kinnaur, Satluj valley, India. Geoscience Frontier (Elsevier), available online (ScinceDirect) since May 2018. Open link: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1674987118301063. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gsf.2018.05.004
  • Sethia, K., Pandey, P., Chattoraj, S.L, Manickam, S., Champati ray, P.K., (2018). Mapping, modeling and simulation of snow avalanche in Alaknanda valley, Central Himalaya: Hazard Assessment. IGARSS 2018, IEEE, pp. 5150-5153, doi: 978-1-5386-7150-4/18/.
  • Chattoraj S.L Banerjee, S., van der Meer. F., Champati Ray, P.K. (2018). Application of visible and infrared spectroscopy for evaluation of evolved glauconite. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation, 64, 301-310, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jag.2017.02.007
  • Bhattacharjee, S., Champati Ray, P.K., Chattoraj, S.L., Dhara, M. (2017). Precipitation Intensity: Duration Based Threshold Analysis for Initiation of Landslides in Upper Alaknanda Valley. International Journal of Environmental, Chemical, Ecological, Geological and Geophysical Engineering, 11(2): 105-109.
  • Dhara, M., Sengar, V.K., Chattoraj, S.L., Bhattacharjee, S. (2017). Mapping of Alteration Zones in Mineral Rich Belt of South-East Rajasthan Using Remote Sensing Techniques. International Journal of Environmental, Chemical, Ecological, Geological and Geophysical Engineering, 11 (2): 126-130.
  • Chattoraj, S. L., Banerjee, S., Saraswati, P.K. and Dasgupta, S., (2016). Origin, depositional setting and stratigraphic implications of Palaeogene glauconite of Kutch. Special Publication, Journal of Geological Society of India, Springer, Vol.73, pp.567-574.
  • Parashar, C., Sharma, R, Chattoraj, S.L., Champati ray, P.K. (2016). Identification and Mapping of minerals by using Imaging Spectroscopy in South Eastern region of Rajasthan. Proc. SPIE 9880, Multispectral, Hyperspectral, and Ultraspectral Remote Sensing Technology, Techniques and Applications VI, 988013. doi:10.1117/12.2223579
  • Khatun, M., Upadhyay, R., Chattoraj, S.L. and Champati ray, P.K. (2015). Mineralogical Mapping Using Field and Image Based Spectra in Parts of Delhi-Aravalli Fold Belt, Rajasthan, India. International Journal of Economic and Environmental Geology, Vol. 6(1): 8-14.
  • Champati ray, P.K., Chattoraj, S.L., Kannaujiya, S., Bisht, M.P.S., Pandey, K, Goswami, A (2015). Kedarnath disaster 2013: causes and consequences using remote sensing inputs. Natural Hazards. DOI: 10.1007/s11069-015-2076-0 (Published Online: Nov 14, 2015) (Impact Factor: 1.97)
  • Chattoraj, S.L. and Champati ray, P.K. (2015). Simulation and modelling of debris flows using satellite derived data: A case study from Kedarnath area. International Journal of Geomatics and Geosciences, 6 (2): 1498-1511.
  • Champati ray, P.K and Chattoraj, S.L., (2015). Sunkoshi landslide in Nepal and its possible impact in India: a remote sensing based appraisal. International Archive of ISPRS, Commission VIII (WG VIII/1): 1345-1351.
  • Yateesh Ketholia, S.L. Chattoraj, Suresh Kannaujiya, P.K. Champati ray. (2015). Role of Earth Observation Data in determination of Slope Stability in parts of Uttarakhand Himalaya. Full paper in Proceedings of International Conference on Engineering Geology in New Millennium (EGNM), Indian Society of Engineering Geology, IIT Delhi, 27-29 Oct, p. 90-95.
  • Islam, M.A, Chattoraj, S.L., Champati ray P.K. 2014. Ukhimath Landslide 2012 at Uttarakhand, India: causes and consequences. International journal of Geomatics and Geosciences, 04: 544-557.
  • Chattoraj, S. L., Sarkar, U., Chakraborty, S., Banerjee, S. and Saraswati, P.K. (2012). Facies and Paleoegeography of the Middle Eocene Fulra Limestone, Kutch. The Journal of Indian Association of Sedimentologists, 31 (1-2): 1-9.
  • Champati ray, P.K., Chattoraj, S.L., Chand, D.S. and Kannaujiya, S. (2013). Aftermath of Uttarakhand disaster 2013: an appraisal on risk assessment and remedial measures for Yamunotri shrine using satellite image interpretation. Indian Landslides, Vol. 6 (2), 61-70.
  • Champati ray, P.K., Chattoraj, S.L. and Kannaujiya, S. (2013). Uttarakhand Disaster 2013: Response and Mitigation measures using remote sensing and GIS. Pre workshop full publication In: National work shop on Geology and Geoheritage sites of Uttarakhand with special reference to geo-scientific development of the region, Indian geological Congress (IGC) Meet, Roorkee, Nov 11 to 12, pp 37-45.
  • Banerjee, S., Chattoraj, S.L., Saraswati, P.K. Dasgupta, S., and Sarkar, U. (2012). Substrate control on formation and maturation of glauconites in the Middle Eocene Harudi Formation, western Kutch, India. Marine and Petroleum Geology, Elsevier 30: 144-160. (Impact Factor: 2.397)
  • Banerjee, S., Chattoraj, S.L., Saraswati, P.K., Dasgupta, S., Sarkar, U. and Bumby, A. (2012). The origin and maturation of lagoonal glauconites: a case study from the Oligocene Maniyara Fort Formation, western Kutch, India. Geological Journal, Wiley 47: 357-371. (Impact Factor: 1.659)
  • Chattoraj, S. L., Banerjee, S. and Saraswati, P.K. (2008). Modes of glauconitization in Late Palaeocene-Early Eocene Naredi Formation and its genetic significance. Journal of Geological Society of India (Springer) 73(4): 567-574. (Impact Factor: 0.567).
  • Chattoraj, S.L (2016). Glauconite in stratigraphic framework of Palaeogene of Kutch, India. Edited by Rivera, J., Lambert Academic Publishing, Saarbrücken Germany, pp.1-253, ISBN: 978-3-659-97455-7.
  • Chattoraj S.L.(2016). Glauconite in stratigraphic framework of Palaeogene of Kutch, India. Edited by Rivera, J., Lambert Academic Publishing, Saarbrücken Germany, pp.1-253, ISBN: 978-3-659-97455-7.
  • Chattoraj S.L Champati Ray P.K., Kannaujiya S. (2019) Simulation Outputs of Major Debris Flows in Garhwal Himalaya: A Geotechnical Modeling Approach for Hazard Mitigation. In: Navalgund R., Kumar A., Nandy S. (eds) Remote Sensing of Northwest Himalayan Ecosystems. Springer, Singapore, pp 37-56. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2128-3_3
  • Chattoraj, S.L (2016). Debris Flow Modelling and Risk Assessment of Selected Landslides from Uttarakhand- Case Studies using Earth Observation Data, in Remote Sensing Techniques and GIS Applications in Earth and Environmental Studies. Chapter-6, edited by Santra, A. and Mitra, S., IGI Global Publication, Hershey, Pennsylvania, pp. 111-121, ISBN: 978-1-5225-1814-3.
  • Chattoraj, S.L (2016). A Review of Outline on Spectroscopic vis-à-vis Geochemical Study of Earth Analogues for Mars in Remote Sensing Techniques and GIS Applications in Earth and Environmental Studies. Chapter-3, edited by Santra, A. and Mitra, S., IGI Global Publication, Hershey, Pennsylvania, p. 46-52, ISBN: 978-1-5225-1814-3.
  • Kumar, P. Chattoraj S.L Kumari, S., Ghildiyal, B, Champati ray, P.K. and Mital, A., 2018. Landslide Risk Assessment in parts of Higher Himalaya, Uttarakhand: A post Kedarnath Disaster approach using Earth Observation Inputs, Full paper in 4th World Congress on Disaster Management (WCDM), IIT Bombay, Jan 29- Feb 1, Mumbai, Co-organized by Govt. of Maharashtra.
  • Champati ray, P.K., Bisht, M.P.S.., Chattoraj S.L (2018). Space and allied geospatial technology for tourism development and sustenance in Uttarakhand. In: Souvenir of workshop on Application of Remote Sensing and GIS in the development of tourism in Uttarakhand, organized by Uttarakhand Space Application Centre (USAC), Govt. of UK., hosted by Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, Dehradun, March 13-14, 2018, p. 19-22.
  • Tripathi, P., Agrawal, S., Chattoraj S.L (2018). Deconvolution Gaussian Response function of FTIR spectra for identification of minerals representing Proterozoics of Rajasthan. Abstract accepted in: Advances in Remote Sensing and GIS Applications” hosted by North Eastern Space Applications Centre (NESAC), Umiam and North Eastern Hill University (NEHU), Shillong, organized by Indian Society of Remote Sensing and Indian Society of Geomatics (Shillong Chapter), May 10 – 11, 2018.
  • Sengar, V., Prasad, G., Chattoraj S.L Champati Ray, P.K., Sharma, R.U (2017). Role of remote sensing and spectroscopy for cu-mineralization in Alwar basin, north eastern Rajasthan, India. Abstract Id. 1091. Asian Conference on Remote Sensing–2017, October 23-27, New Delhi, India. http://www.acrs2017.org/images/Abstract_Compiled_ACRS_2017.pdf
  • Sengar, V., Champati Ray, P.K., Chattoraj S.L Venkatesh, A.S., Sajeev, R., Konwar, P., Thapa, S. (2017). Demarcation of mineral rich zones in areas adjoining to a copper prospect in Rajasthan, India using ASTER, DEM (ALOS) and space-borne gravity data. SPIE Conference on Earth Resources and Environmental Remote Sensing/GIS Applications, September 11-14, Warsaw, Poland. https://spie.org/ERS/conferencedetails/earth-resources-environmental-remote-sensing-gisapplications.
  • Prasad, G., Chattoraj, S. L., Sharma, R. U., Sengar, V. K., and Champati ray, P. K., (2016). Role of remote sensing and spectroscopy for cu-mineralization in Alwar basin, north eastern Rajasthan, India: An earth observation initiative towards mineral exploration. In: Abstract Proceedings: Asian Conference on Remote Sensing (ACRS), 17th - 21st October 2016, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  • Sengar, V., Venkatesh, A.S., Champaty Ray, P.K., Chattoraj, S.L., and Sharma, R.U (2016). Mineralogical Mapping in the part of a gold prospect using EO-1 Hyperion data. In: Commission VI, WG VI/4, Prague ISPRS 2016 conference, July 12-18th, 2016. Link:https://www.conftool.pro/isprs2016/index.php?page=browseSessions&form_session=269.
  • Prasad, G., Chattoraj, S.L. Sharma, R.U., Sengar, V and Champati ray, P.K. (2016). Exploration of Cu-mineralization using Earth Observation techniques in Alwar basin, North western Rajasthan, India. In: HIS, Hyperspectral Imaging Conference 2, October 12-13, Ricoh Arena, Coventry, UK.
  • Yateesh Ketholia, S.L. Chattoraj, Suresh Kannaujiya, P.K. Champati ray. (2015). Role of Earth Observation Data in determination of Slope Stability in parts of Uttarakhand Himalaya. Full paper in Proceedings of International Conference on Engineering Geology in New Millennium (EGNM), Indian Society of Engineering Geology, IIT Delhi, 27-29 Oct, p. 223.
  • Shovan L. Chattoraj, Yateesh Ketholia, P.K. Champati ray, Suresh Kannaujiya. (2015). Debris flow modelling and risk assessment of selected landslides from Uttarakhand. All India Seminar on slope stability issues in opencast mining and civil engineering (SSIOME), NIT- Rourkela, 25-26 July, p. 90-95.
  • Shovan Lal Chattoraj, Yateesh Ketholia, P.K. Champati ray and Sudhakar Pardeshi (2015). 3-Dimensional modeling of 2014-Malin Landslide, Maharashtra using satellite derived data: A quantitative approach by numerical simulation technique Abstract Volume of ISPRS WG VIII/1 Workshop on Geospatial Technology for Disaster Risk Reduction, 17th December 2015, Jaipur, India, pp. 7-8 [ISPRS15-02-0002].
  • Kannaujiya, S., Champati ray, P., K., Philips, G., Sharma, G., Mohanty, S., Saikia, A. and Chattoraj S. L., (2015). Active Fault Mapping using Geophysical Methods (GPR, IPR) in North western part of Himalayan Foothill Zone. ISRS-ISG Symposium, 17th, December, 2015, Jaipur, p. 4. [ISPRS15-04-0006]
  • Shovan Lal Chattoraj, Yateesh Ketholia, P.K. Champati ray and Sudhakar Pardeshi (2015). 3-Dimensional modeling of 2014-Malin Landslide, Maharashtra using satellite derived data: A quantitative approach by numerical simulation technique Abstract Volume of ISPRS WG VIII/1 Workshop on Geospatial Technology for Disaster Risk Reduction, 17th December 2015, Jaipur, India, pp. 7-8 [ISPRS15-02-0002].
  • Kannaujiya, S., Champati ray, P., K., Philips, G., Sharma, G., Mohanty, S., Saikia, A. and Chattoraj S. L., (2015). Active Fault Mapping using Geophysical Methods (GPR, IPR) in North western part of Himalayan Foothill Zone. ISRS-ISG Symposium, 17th, December, 2015, Jaipur.
  • Shovan L. Chattoraj, Yateesh Ketholia, P.K. Champati ray, Suresh Kannaujiya. (2015). Debris flow modelling and risk assessment of selected landslides from Uttarakhand. All India Seminar on slope stability issues in opencast mining and civil engineering (SSIOME), NIT- Rourkela, 25-26 July, p. 223.
  • Chattoraj, S.L., Champati ray, P.K., Bandyopadhyay, S., (2014). Debris flow simulation and modelling: A case from Kedarnath area. National conference on Geo-environmental hazards and Neo-tectonic activities in Himalaya. Oct 28-30, 2014. HNB Garhwal University, New Tehri, Uttarakhand, p 26.
  • 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.
  • Chattoraj, S.L., Champati ray, P.K., Halder, S. (2014). Landslide Hazard Zonation Mapping of Upper Yamunotri Valley using Earth Observation data in ISPRS TC 8 MT Symposium, Hyderabad, 09-12 Dec, 2014. (MTSTC8-130)
  • Sharma Upadhyay R, Chattoraj S. L., Khatun, M., Champati ray P.K. (2014). Mineralogical Mapping Using Field and Image Based Spectra in Parts of Delhi-Aravalli Fold-Belt, Rajasthan, Extended abstract in pre-conference volume, Indian Geological Congress, Itanagar, 27-29 Nov 2014, p. 107-108.
  • Sharma Upadhyay R., Chattoraj S.L., Champati ray P.K., Kumar, R. (2014). Hyperspectral data analysis for mineral mapping around Rampura-Agucha and Pur-Banera area, Rajasthan, in ISPRS TC 8 MT Symposium, Hyderabad, 09-12 Dec.
  • Kannaujiya, S., Goswami, A., Chattoraj, S.L., Champati ray, P.K. and Sharma, S. (2014). Geophysical and ancillary parameter analysis for assessment of Kedarnath Disaster, 2013. Extended abstract in pre-conference volume, Indian Geological Congress, Itanagar, 27-29 Nov, p. 87-88.
  • Chatterjee, R. S., Chattoraj, S.L. and Champati ray, P.K. (2014). Study of Martian surface dynamics and surface alteration processes using MOM MCC and TIS data. In: workshop on "Mars Orbiter Mission-Data Analysis and Science Plans", PRL, PLANEX, Ahmedabad, July 26-27, 2014.
  • Pant, V., Chattoraj. S.L., Champati ray, P.K., Pande, R.K. (2013). Debris flow modeling and land susceptibility mapping using RS and GIS techniques: a case study of Ukhimath, Uttarakhand. In: 8th Uttarakhand state science and Technology Congress-2013, Doon University. DST, 26th to 28th December, p.180.
  • Pant, V., Chattoraj, S.L., Champati ray, P.K., and Pande, R.K., 2013. Debris flow modelling and landslide susceptibility mapping using RS and GIS techniques: A case study of Ukhimath, Uttarakhand. In: 8th Uttarakhand Stet Science and technology Congress, 26-28 December, Doon University, p. 180.
  • Banerjee, S., Chattoraj, S.L. and Saraswati, P.K., 2012. Glauconite formation in the sequence stratigraphic framework of the Palaeogene of Kutch. In: Abstract volume of the national level field based workshop on “Geology of Kachh basin, Western India: Present status and future perspectives”, 26-29 January, KSKV Kachchh University, p. 54.
  • Sarkar, U., Chattoraj, S. L., Banerjee, S. and Saraswati, P.K. (2011). Occurrence of glauconites in the Palaeogene succession of Kutch and their stratigraphic implications. In: Abstract Volume, 2nd South Asian Geosciences Conference and Exhibition, GEOIndia 2011, 12th to 14th January 2011, New Delhi, p. 577.
  • Banerjee, S., Chattoraj, S.L. and Saraswati, P.K., 2011. Origin and depositional implications of glauconite in the Eocene Harudi Formation and Oligocene Maniyara Fort Formation in western Kutch. In: Abstract volume of National Seminar on “Modern and Palaeo Sediments: Implications to Climate, Water resources and Environmental Changes & 28th Convention of Indian Association of Sedimentologists”, 24 – 26 Nov 2011, JNU, New Delhi, p. 20.
  • Chakraborty, S., Chattoraj, S.L., Banerjee, S. and Saraswati, P.K., 2011. Facies and depositional setting of the Oligocene Mainyara Fort Formation, western Kutch. National Seminar on “Modern and Palaeo Sediments: Implications to Climate, Water resources and Environmental Changes & 28th Convention of Indian Association of Sedimentologists, 24 – 26 Nov 2011, JNU, New Delhi, p. 84.
  • Chattoraj, S. L., Banerjee, S. and Saraswati, P.K. (2008). Sedimentation, Palaeogeography and Sequence Stratigraphic framework of the Late Palaeocene to Early Eocene Naredi Formation, Western Kutch, Gujarat, India, In: Abstract Volume, 1st International Conference on Tectonics of the Indian Subcontinent (TOIS), International Association of Gondwana Research Conference series 5. 3rd to 6th March 2008, IIT Bombay, Mumbai, India. p. 116.
  • Chattoraj, S. L., Banerjee, S. and Saraswati, P.K. (2008). Petrography and Mineral chemistry of the glauconitic minerals from green shales of Late-Palaeocene to early Eocene Naredi Formation, Western Kutch, Gujarat. In: Abstract Volume, XXV Annual Convention of Indian Association of Sedimentologists (IAS) & National Seminar on Sedimentary Basins of India – Their Geological Significance and Economic Prospects. 26th to 28th December 2008, MS University of Baroda, Vadodara, India. p. 35.
Technical Reports
  • A technical report on ‘Geological Investigation for assessment of natural hazards and possible remedial measures for the Yamunotri shrine based on satellite image interpretation’ to Uttarakhand Govt, August, 2013. Link: (http://uttarkashi.nic.in/files/Disaster/Geological_investigation_Report_of_Yamnotri_Temple.pdf)
  • Policy paper on ‘Aftermath of Uttarakhand Disaster 2013: Priorities and Opportunities for Reconstruction and Rehabilitation’ to National Institute of Disaster Management, NDMA, October, 2013.
  • Geosciences Department, Geosciences and Disaster Management Group, (2016). ‘Rapid Geological Analysis for Rejuvenation of Gourikund Spring, Kedarnath area, submitted to CGWB, Dehradun and Delhi, September, 2016.
  • Rautela, P., Gupta, V., Kanungo, D.P., Chattoraj, S.L., Wankhade, H, 2018. A report on ‘Land subsidence on Lower Mall Road, Nainital, Uttarakhand’ submitted to Department of Disaster Management, Govt. of Uttarakhand in accordance with office order no 2287/XVIII-(2)/18-15(2)/ Nainital 2012 dated Aug. 24, 2018 after joint field work during August 29-30, 2018, pp. 1-11
  • Singh, S., Rautela, P., Kanungo, D.P., Kumar, P., Chattoraj, S.L., Bhakuni, S., Chauhan, N., Rai, S., Sajwan, K., Lekhraj, Kumar, S., Negi, C. and Pandey, M., 2018. A report on ‘Balia Nala Landslide Site Visit, Nainital, Uttarakhand’ submitted to Department of Disaster Management, Govt. of Uttarakhand in accordance with office order no 2551/XVIII-(2)/18-15(02)/Nainital/2012 dated Sept 28, 2018 after joint field work during Oct 3-5, 2018, pp. 1-9.
  • Geosciences Department, Geosciences and Disaster Management Group, 2018. ‘A preliminary report on Geological investigation of a part of HRT of Parbati HEP Stage-II (H.P.), NHPC using satellite image interpretation’, a report submitted to Engineering Geology and Geotechnical Division, NHPC Ltd. on June 15, 2018 (Version 2.1/11.06.2018), as per requirement vide letter no. NH/PP/Geo/30/2018/ 57-58 dated April 23, 2018 and NH/EG/18/ dated. May 04, 2018, pp. 1-18.
Project Supervision:Ph. D (01)/ M. Sc./ PG Diploma (22) /M. Tech (10) / B. Tech (08)
Invited Guest Lectures:
  • Landslide Hazard Assessment and Modelling’ to Karnataka Science and Technology Academy Conference on "Science and Technology for Disaster Management" organized by Central University of Karnataka, Kalaburagi, 23rd Jan, 2015
  • Role of Earth Observation data in geological applications’ on Remote Sensing Day, 12th August 2014, UPES, Dehradun.
Research Project Execution:
TDP:
  • Risk Assessment, Simulation/modeling and Characterization of Geotechnical properties of vulnerable slopes and landslides in Garhwal Himalaya using various EO data (Role: PI, Budget: 1.9L)
EOAM:
  • Development of spectral library and reflectance spectroscopy for mineral exploration in parts of mineral rich belt in Rajasthan and Orissa (Role: PI, Budget: 31L)
In-house/ Other:
  • Large scale landslide database generation for modeling and simulation
  • Debris flow modeling and simulation of landslides in Kedarnath event, 2013 (IITP)
  • Analysis of Chandrayaan-2 data for detection and characterization of endogenic water/ ice, mineralogy and dielectric properties of Lunar regolith at selected target sites and their terrestrial analogues
Special Technical Course/s Undergone
  • Diploma in Auto CAD, © Autodesk, USA
  • Lead Auditor, ISO 9001:2008 certification, 2015 at ESCI Hyderabad by IRCA, London
Industry Experience
  • Organization: NHPC Ltd. (A Govt. of India Enterprise)
  • Service Period: 3 Yrs 2 Months (June, 2009 to August 2012)
  • Key Roles: Permeability Determination and Geological logging of drill core samples, 3-Dimensional logging at Tunnel grade, Geological mapping and preparation of sections, Petrographic studies of Rocks, Rock Mechanics data Interpretation