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Dr. Pratima Pandey

Dr. Pratima Pandey Phone : 0135-2524159
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Email : pratima[At]iirs[dot]gov[dot]in
Designation : Scientist - SD
Department : Geosciences Department
Field of Expertise : Glaciology
Mail Address : Geosciences Department, Indian Institute of Remote Sensing ISRO, Govt. of India 4, Kalidas Road, Dehradun- 248001, India.
  • Glaciological studies,Optical and SAR data application for Cryospheric studies
  • Indian Society of Remote Sensing
  • PhD (2013) in Glacier and Remote sensing,entitled "Study of Glacier Mass Balance Using Remote Sensing Techniques”(Centre of Studies in Resources Engineering, IIT Bombay, Mumbai)
  • M.Sc.(Tech) (2002 - 2005) in Geophysics (Banaras Hindu University)
  • B.Sc. (Hons) (1998 – 2001) in Physics (Calcutta University)
  • Higher Secondary (1996 - 1998) in Science (West Bengal Board)
  • High School (1996) (West Bengal Board)
  • Visiting Scientist, Physical Research Laboratory (PRL), Ahmedabad, March 2014 to June 2014
  • Research Scientist, School of Environmental Science, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
  • 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/.
  • Pandey, P., Venkataraman G., 2012. Generation and evaluation of Cartosat -1 DEM for Chhota Shigri Glacier, Himalaya. Code: EIJGGS3060, International Journal of Geomatics and Geosciences, volume 2, no 3, pp 704- 711.
  • Pandey, P., Venkataraman, G., 2012. First Assessment and Comparison of Recently Available ASTER GDEM Version 2 for Himalaya Region. International Geo-informatics Research and Development Journal, ISSN 0976-1241, E-ISSN:1927-3665, Volume 3, Issue 1, pp 4-9.
  • Pandey, P., Kulkarni, A.V., Venkataraman, G., 2012. Remote Sensing Study of Snowline Altitude at the End of Melting Season, Chandra-Bhaga Basin, Himachal Pradesh, 1980-2010, Geocarto International, DOI:10.1080/ 1010604.2012.705336.
  • Pandey, P., Venkataraman G., 2013. Changes in the Glaciers of the Chandra-Bhaga Basin, Himachal Himalaya, India between 1980 and 2010 measured using remote sensing, International Journal of Remote Sensing,DOI:10.1080/01431161.2013.793464.
  • S. Nawaz Ali, Pandey P., Bhardwaj A., Shekhar M. and Singh S., 2014. Indian Himalayan Capacity and Adaptation Programme-Capacity Building in Himalayan Glaciology, Accepted in Current Science.
  • Pandey, P., Surendar, M., Bhattacharya, A., Ramanathan, AL., Singh, G., and Venkataraman, G., (2015) Qualitative and quantitative assessment of TanDEM-X DEM over western Himalayan glaciated terrain. Geocarto International.
  • Pandey P., Ali, S. Nawaz, Ramanathan, A.L., Champati ray P.K., Venkataraman, G., (2016). Regional representation of glaciers in Chandra Basin region, western Himalaya, India, Frontiers in Geosciences (Elsevier), doi:10.1016/j.gsf.2016.06.006.
  • Pandey, P., Venkataraman, G., 2010. Remote Sensing for Glacier Morphological and Mass Balance Study. Geoinformatics in Applied Geomorphology, Editors: Siddan Anbazhagan, S.K. Subramanian and Xiaojun Yang. Chapter 18, 337-350, Publisher Taylor and Francis, CRC Press.
  • Pandey, P., 2011. Contributed to Encyclopaedia of Snow, Ice and Glacier. Editors:Vijay P. Singh, Pratap Singh and Umesh K. Haritashya. Contributed for various articles, page numbers 4, 54,163,168, 173,303, 311. ISBN: 978-90-481-2641-5.Springer.
  • Pandey, P., Ramanthan, AL., Venkataraman, G., (2016). Remote Sensing of Mountain Glaciers and Related Hazards. Environmental Applications of Remote Sensing, Chapter 5, INTECH publication. DOI: 10.5772/61917.
  • Pandey, P., Venkataraman, G., 2012. Climate Change Effect on Glacier Behaviour: A Case Study from Himalayan Glacier. Earthzine: Climate Consensus: Steps Toward a Global Understanding of Climate (IEEE ),
  • Pandey P., Venkataraman G., Shukla, S.P., 2011. Study of retreat of Hamtah glacier, Indian Himalaya, using remote sensing technique. Proceedings Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), 2011 IEEE International, 3194-3197.
  • Pandey P., Venkataraman G., 2013. Comparison of DEMs Derived from TanDEM-X and SRTM for Himalayan Terrain. Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), IEEE International 2013.
  • Pandey P., Venkataraman G., Bhattacharya A., 2013. Glacier elevation study using TanDEM-X. 4th TanDEM-X Science Team Meeting, June 12-14, 2013, DLR Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany.
  • Pandey P., Ramanathan AL., Venkataraman, G., 2015. Study of Spatial variation in elevation change of glaciers of Chandra-Bhaga basin using differential SAR interferometry. International Glaciological Symposium (IGS), 1-6 March, 2015, Kathmandu, Nepal.
  • Pandey, P., Manickam, S., Bhattacharya, A., Singh, G., Venktaraman, G. and Champati ray, P.K., (2016). Mass change of Gangotri glacier based on TanDEM-X measurements. IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, IGARSS, July 2016. DOI: 10.1109/IGARSS.2016.7730611.