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Mr. JUSTIN GEORGE K

Mr. JUSTIN GEORGE K Phone : 0135-2524139
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Email : justin[At]iirs[dot]gov[dot]in
Designation : Scientist/Engineer - SC
Department : Agriculture & Soils Department
Field of Expertise : Soil Resource Inventory, Land Degradation, Hyperspectral Remote Sensing in Soils
Mail Address : Agriculture & Soils Department, Indian Institute of Remote Sensing ISRO, Govt. of India, 4, Kalidas Road, Dehradun- 248001 India.
  • Soil Resource Inventory
  • Land Degradation
  • Hyperspectral Remote Sensing in Soils
  • Clay Minerals Society of India
  • Indian Association of Soil and Water Conservationists
  • Indian Society of Remote Sensing, Dehradun
  • M.Sc: Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry, IARI, New Delhi (2010)
  • B.Sc: Agriculture, Kerala Agricultural University (KAU), Vellanikkara (2007)
  • 09th January, 2014 – Till Date - Scientist/Engineer –SC, IIRS
  • 06th August, 2010 – 07th January, 2014 - UGC JRF (IARI, New Delhi)
  • Qualified National Eligibility Test (NET) conducted by ASRB, ICAR in September 2010
  • Secured 3rd rank in the All India entrance for Ph.D at Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), New Delhi in 2010
  • Qualified the Joint CSIR-UGC-JRF (NET) in Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Sciences for Ph.D conducted in December 2009
  • Secured 5th rank in the All India ICAR - JRF examination for admission to P.G courses in 2008
  • Received Kerala Agricultural University (KAU) merit scholarship for three years (2004,2005,2006)
  • Secured ‘Best Seminar Presentation Certificate’ in the Division of Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry, IARI during academic session 2011-2012
  • Justin George K and Suresh Kumar (2015). Hyperspectral remote sensing in characterizing soil salinity severity using SVM technique – A case study of alluvial plains, International Journal of Advanced Remote sensing and GIS, 4(1), 1344-1360.
  • Justin George K and Suresh Kumar (2017). Modelling soil erosion risk in a mountainous watershed of Mid-Himalaya by integrating RUSLE model with GIS, Eurasian Journal of Soil Science, 6(2), 092-105.
  • Justin George Kalambukattu, Rajdeo Singh, Ashok K. Patra & Kalaimurthy Arunkumar (2013): Soil carbon pools and carbon management index under different land use systems in the Central Himalayan region, Acta Agriculturae Scandinavica, Section B - Soil & Plant Science, 63:3, 200-205. (NAAS Rating: 7.1)
  • Justin George Kalambukattu, Rajdeo Singh, Ashok K. Patra & Kalaimurthy Arunkumar (2013): Land use practices in the Central Himalayan region affect soil enzyme activities and their relationship with carbon pools, Acta Agriculturae Scandinavica, Section B - Soil & Plant Science, 63:5, 403-408. (NAAS Rating: 7.1)
  • Ashok K. Patra, Manoj Kumar & Justin George K (2012): Potential Impacts of Climate Change on soil fertility and fertiliser use in India, Indian Journal of Fertilisers, 8: 11, 42-55. (NAAS Rating: 3.8)
  • Justin George K, Suresh Kumar and Azimova Madinabonu, “Soil Erosion Risk Assessment using Remote Sensing & GIS in a Himalayan Watershed”, International Conference on AFESA, May 9-10, 2015, JNU, New Delhi (Accepted for Oral presentation).
  • Justin George K, Arya Raj R and Suresh Kumar. “Digital Soil Mapping using Remote Sensing, VIS-NIR Spectroscopy and Terrain Parameters”, ISRS Conference, December 7-9, 2016, IIRS, Dehradun (Accepted for Oral presentation).
  • Justin George K, Pujarini Dutta, Suresh Kumar and Bhaskar R Nikam. “Geospatial Modelling of Soil Erosion Based on RUSLE and USPED Models in a watershed of Mid-Himalayan Region”, ISRS Conference, December 7-9, 2016, IIRS, Dehradun (Accepted for Poster presentation).
  • Yogesh S Ghotekar, Anshu Sharma, Suresh Kumar and Justin George K. “Geospatial Approach in Assessing Land Potential for land use planning – A case study in a watershed of Mid-Himalaya”, ISRS Conference, December 7-9, 2016, IIRS, Dehradun (Accepted for Poster presentation).
  • Justin George K. “Soil and Crop Studies using AVIRIS Data”, AVIRIS-NG Science Meet, 12-14 July, 2017, SAC, Ahmedabad (Oral Presentation)
  • Justin George K, Vinay Kumar, Abhishek Danodia, Suresh Kumar and A. Senthil Kumar (2017). “Hyperspectral Modelling for Soil Texture Prediction in Semi-Arid Tropical Region of India – A Case Study”, Science Results from Phase – 1 Airborne Hyperspectral Campaign with AVIRIS-NG over India, SAC Ahmedabad, July 2017, 115-120.
  • Anil Kumar, Justin George K and A. Senthil Kumar (2017). “Specific Crop/Soil Discrimination form AVIRIS Hyperspectral Data”, Science Results from Phase – 1 Airborne Hyperspectral Campaign with AVIRIS-NG over India, SAC Ahmedabad, July 2017, 110-114.