Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra
Dr. Akhouri Pramod Krishna
Professor, Remote Sensing
MTech (Roorkee Univ.), PhD (Ranchi Univ.)
Contact Address
Permanent Address Department of Remote Sensing, BIT Mesra
Local Address Department of Remote Sensing, BIT Mesra
Phone (Office) 0651-2275444/2275896 Ext. 4513
Phone Residence 0651-2275444/2275896 Ext. 4512
Email Id apkrishna@bitmesra.ac.in
Joined Institute on : 19-Feb-2005

  Work Experience
 
Teaching : 21 Years

Research : 38 Years

Individual: 38 Years

  Professional Background

Positions held

Birla Institute of Technology (BIT), Mesra

  • Professor, Department of Remote Sensing – 16 July 2010 onwards
  • Associate Professor, Department of Remote Sensing – 1 April 2007 to 15 July 2010
  • Scientific Officer (Reader's Grade), Department of Remote Sensing – 18 February 2005 to 31 March 2007
  • Registrar (Actg.), BIT Mesra – 30 April 2013 to 17 January 2021 (Additional Responsibility)
  • Head of the Department, Department of Remote Sensing – 1 May 2014 to 8 May 2017 & 1 January 2021 to 3 January 2023

G.B. Pant Institute of Himalayan Environment and Development (Autonomous Institute of Ministry of Environment and Forests, Govt. of India) Sikkim Unit 

  • Scientist ‘D’ & In-charge – 1 January 2003 to 11 February 2005
  • Faculty Head/Professor, Disaster Management Faculty, Sikkim State – 1 April 2003 to 11 February 2005 (Additional Honorary Position) 
  • Scientist ‘C’ & In-charge – 1 January 1998 to 31 December 2002 (Incharge since August 2001)
  • Scientist ‘B’  – 3 February 1993 to 31 December 1997

Cement Research Institute (CRI) later renamed ‘National Council for Cement and Building Materials’ (Autonomous Institute under Ministry of Commerce and Industries, Govt. of India), New Delhi/Ballabgarh

  • Scientist (Grade ‘E2’)  – 1 May 1985 to 30 January 1993
  Research Areas
 

Geospatial Technology/Remote Sensing/Geoinformatics application areas:

  1. Climate Change, Snow Cover, Glacier Dynamics: 2 PhDs with multiple publications/ conference presentations, 1 more PhD scholar being guided in this area. 4 MTech (Remote Sensing) dissertation and 3 MSc (Geoinformatics) thesis supervised with 2 of these MTech dissertation under joint supervision arrangement from Remote Sensing Group Bern, University of Bern, Switzerland and University of Zurich, Switzerland (later Delhi University).
  1. Natural Hazards, Disaster Management: 3 PhDs with multiple publications/ conference presentations. 3 MTech (Remote Sensing) dissertation and 5 MSc (Geoinformatics) thesis supervised.
  1. Natural Resources and Basin Hydrology: 3 PhDs with multiple publications/ conference presentations. 3 more PhD scholars being guided. 9 MTech (Remote Sensing) dissertation and 5 MSc (Geoinformatics) thesis supervised.
  1. Planetary Remote Sensing, Satellite Geodesy & Geo-sciences: 1 PhD with 2 more submissions and multiple publications/conference presentations. 1 MTech (Remote Sensing) dissertation and 3 MSc (Geoinformatics) thesis supervised.
  1. Urban and Built Environment: 2 PhDs with multiple publications/conference presentations. 5 MTech (Remote Sensing) dissertation and 5 MSc (Geoinformatics) thesis supervised.

Research Supervision:

PhD awarded

  1. Generation of reflectance-based models for Iron and Titanium abundance and boulder fall mapping around Aristarchus Plateau using Lunar datasets - Mr. Subhadyouti Bose, PHD/RS/10005/2017 (Department of Remote Sensing, BIT Mesra, India – Joint guidance with Dr. Mili Ghosh nee Lala, Associate Professor, BIT Mesra) - Awarded year 2023
  2. Spatio-temporal assessment of glaciers and lakes in high mountains of Sikkim Himalaya for inferring changes and impacts Ms Pranata Hazra, PHD/RS/10001/2014 (Department of Remote Sensing, BIT Mesra, India) – Awarded year 2021
  3. Forest biomass mapping using multi-frequency and multi-polarization SAR data coupled with optical data – Mr. Praveen Kumar, PHD/RS/10054/2013 (Department of Remote Sensing, BIT Mesra, India) – Awarded year 2020
  4. Long term evaluation of land surface evapo-transpiration (ET) over eastern part of India - Ms Shweta PHD/AM/1054/2011 (Centre of Excellence in Climatology, Deptt. Of Physics, BIT Mesra, India – Joint guidance with Dr. Bimal K. Bhattacharya, Head, AED, SAC, ISRO) - Awarded year 2020
  5. Spatial-temporal analysis and modelling of urban system using geo-statistical and geo-spatial techniques – Mr. Alok Bhushan Mukherjee, PHD/RS/10001/2012 (Department of Remote Sensing, BIT Mesra, India – Joint guidance with Dr. N. Patel, Professor, BIT Mesra) - Awarded year 2019
  6. Influence of geological and geoengineering parameters in assessing the instability of slopes of open pit coal and lignite mines - Mr. Somesh Sengupta PHD/103/2010 (Department of Civil & Environmental Engg., BIT Mesra, India– Joint guidance with Dr. Indrajeet Roy, Associate Professor, BIT Mesra) – Awarded year 2018
  7. Geo-environmental assessment of coalfield region using geoinformatics techniques in Ramgarh and part of Hazaribagh district, Jharkhand, India – Mr. Akshay Kumar, PHD/RS/10004/2012 (Department of Remote Sensing, BIT Mesra, India) – Awarded year 2018
  8. Snow cover dynamics and climate change impact on hydrological regime of Chenab basin, Western Himalayas –Ms Retinder Kour, PHD/RS/1051/2011 (Department of Remote Sensing, BIT Mesra, India – Joint guidance with Dr. N. Patel, Professor, BIT Mesra) – Awarded year 2018
  9. Development of geographical information system (GIS) based management information system (MIS) for solid waste management in Indian cities – Mr. Koushik Paul, Index No. 192/11/E (Department of Civil Engg., Jadavpur University, India – Joint guidance with Dr. Amit Dutta, Professor, Jadavpur University) – Awarded year 2018
  10. Geospatial assessment of watershed management interventions for sustainable resource conservation in upper Subarnareka river sub-basin, Jharkhand (India) – Mr. Shuvabrata Chatterjee, PHD/RS/1051/2010 (Department of Remote Sensing, BIT Mesra, India – Joint guidance with Dr. A.P. Sharma, Director, CIFRI, ICAR, Kolkata) – Awarded year 2016
  11. Landslide hazard characterization using remote sensing and geographical information system (GIS) – a study in parts of West Sikkim Himalaya – Mr. Sanjib Kundu (Department of Geological Sciences, Jadavpur University, India– Joint guidance with Dr. Sisir Kanti Nag, Professor, Jadavpur University) - Awarded year 2003

PhD submissions-

  1. Aeolian activities over Gale crater and its surroundings driven by Martian climatic parameters – Ms Nayama Valsa Scariah, PHD/RS/10003/2017 (Department of Remote Sensing, BIT Mesra, India – Joint guidance with Dr. Mili Ghosh nee Lala, Associate Professor, BIT Mesra)
  2. Thermophysical property and crater morphometry of Martian Gale crater and surroundings – Ms Farzana Shaheen, PHD/RS/10001/2016 (Department of Remote Sensing, BIT Mesra, India – Joint guidance with Dr. Mili Ghosh nee Lala, Associate Professor, BIT Mesra)

PhD ongoing-

  1. Mr. Prashant Parasar (PHD/RS/10003/2020 – Department of Remote Sensing, BIT Mesra)
  2. Ms Nikita Roy Mukherjee (PHD/RS/10005/2020 – Department of Remote Sensing, BIT Mesra)
  3. Ms Farhin Tabassum (PHD/RS/10008/2020 – Department of Remote Sensing, BIT Mesra)
  4. Mr. Abhishek Ojha (PHD/RS/10052/2020 – Department of Remote Sensing, BIT Mesra)
  5. Ms Sharayu Dhondu Botle (PHD/RS/10051/2022 – Department of Remote Sensing, BIT Mesra)

Post Graduate Dissertations/Projects:

M.Tech (Remote Sensing)

  1. Identification of surge type glaciers using Remote Sensing and Machine Learning by Pratik Shashwat (MT/RS/10008/21) supervised jointly with Dr. V.S. Rathore (DRS)
  2. Remote Sensing Based Assessment of Trends of Hydrological Parameters of Upper Subarnarekha River Basin by Irshad Ali (MT/RS/10007/20) supervised jointly with Dr. C. Jeganathan (DRS)
  3. Spatio-temporal change assessment of urban transformation of Chandigarh using geo-spatial techniques by Bhavna Sharma (MT/RS/10002/19)
  4. Feasibility and geo-environmental assessment of Yanuma-Luni –Sukri river interlinking using RS and GIS techniques by Kshitij Divyansh (MT/RS/10010/19) supervised jointly with Dr. V.S. Rathore (DRS)
  5. Accuracy study of snow cover maps based on AVHRR data with different spatial resolution by Soumita Patra (MT/RS/10005/18) supervised jointly with Dr. Stefan Wunderle, Institute of Geography, Remote Sensing Group Bern, University of Bern, Switzerland
  6. Recent trend in planimetric and mass changes of Baling glacier in Central Himalaya by Ajay Godara (MT/RS/10002/18) supervised jointly with Dr. Suraj Mal, Delhi University/earlier with University of Zurich, Switzerland
  7. Assessment of surge glacier dynamics on Fisher and Klutlan glaciers, St. Elias Mountains, North America by Arjun Pratap Shahi (MT/RS/10009/2017) supervised jointly with Dr. R. Bhambri, Centre for Glaciology (CFG), Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology
  8. Characterization of Damodar - Barakar river basin for water resource assessment and identification of critical locations for water conservation by Soumita Sengupta (MT/RS/10007/2017) supervised jointly with Dr. V.S. Rathore (DRS) and Dr. Y.K. Srivastava, RRSSC-East, NRSC
  9. Identifying environmental pollution of opencast coal mining areas using imaging spectrometer data by Sallwi Gautam (MT/RS/10010/17) supervised jointly with Dr. Richa Sharma (DRS)
  10. Generation of Digital Elevation Model and information extraction from UAV acquired images over BIT Campus by Sourav Suman (MT/RS/10001/2016) supervised jointly with Dr. C. Jeganathan (DRS)
  11. An assessment of a part of Subarnarekha river sub-basin to infer trend of Spatio-temporal changes by Suparna Dey (MT/RS/10003/16) supervised jointly with Dr. Richa Sharma (DRS)
  12. Impact of aerosol on the variability of Indo-gangetic plain climate by Ashish Mishra (MT/RS/10007/2015)
  13. Assessment of phyllosilicates over the mawrthvallis region of Mars using CRISM data by Md. Shahid Iqbal Ansari (MT/RS/10008/2015) supervised jointly with Dr. Mili Ghosh (DRS)
  14. Assessment of Remote Sensing(RS) methods and computational techniques for possible earthquake prediction by Nilendu Das (MTRS/10009/2014)
  15. Smart cities: a comparative study between Gaya and Ranchi by Prabha Kumari (MTRS/10006/2014) supervised jointly with Dr. Rich Sharma (DRS)
  16. Identification of Desakota region and urban growth potential areas in Patna city, India using satellite remote sensing data by Badiuzzaman Khan (MTRS/10007/2014) supervised jointly with Dr. V.S. Rathore (DRS)
  17. Application of hyperspectral remote sensing discrimination in Saranda forest and its surrounding regions by Hemant Kumar (MTRS/10011/2014) supervised jointly with Dr. Rich Sharma (DRS)
  18. Assessment of forest cover conditions and canopy density using remote sensing and GIS techniques in parts of Jharkhand State by Jai Kumar (MTRS/10003/2013)
  19. Analysis of land use spatial patterns in costal Andhra region using remote sensing, GIS and computational techniques by Mohammed Ateeque Ahammed Khan (MTRS/10006/2013)
  20. Spatio-temporal variation of lightning induced NOx over Jharkhand by Vidhyasagar (MTRS/10009/2013) supervised jointly with Dr. Mili Ghosh (DRS)
  21. Detecting trend and seasonal changes in satellite image time series using BFAST (Breaks for Additive Season and Trend) by Vishwajeet Kumar (MTRS/10008/2013) supervised jointly with Dr. Richa Sharma (DRS)
  22. Assessment of impact of land use/ land cover change on runoff of Hyderabad city using geoinformatics techniques by Roopali Rawat (MTRS/10004/2012)
  23. Application of geoinformatics for landslide susceptibility assessment in a part of Sikkim state by Sandip Banerjee (MTRS/10007/2012)
  24. Accuracy assessment of urban land use/land cover classification using different digital image processing techniques by Rahul Sarkar (MTRS/10008/2012)
  25. Study of morphological changes of the river Ganga in Patna district, Bihar using remote sensing and GIS techniques by Bhawesh Kumar (MTRS/1011/2011) supervised jointly with Dr. Richa Sharma (DRS)
  26. Landslide susceptibility analysis using Remote Sensing and GIS techniques in a part of Chamoli district, Uttarakhand, India by Santosh Kumar (MTRS/1012/2011)
  27. Watershed characterisation for assessing erosional behaviour through geoinformatics by Prasanta Kumar Bez (Batch of 2010)
  28. An assessment of potential ground water recharge site using geoinformatics in Kanke block, Ranchi district by Nemika Kumari (Batch of 2010)

M.Sc (Geoinformatics)

  1. Assessment of spatiotemporal variations in Urban Heat Island effect within the Kolkata Metropolitan Area by Nabeeha Jamil (MGI/10001/21)

  2. Climate change effect and glaciers health assessment using Remote Sensing data by Aditi Sharma (MGI/10009/21) supervised jointly with Dr. V.S. Rathore (DRS)

  3. Detection of Forest Fire in the Central Himalaya and Assessment of Environmental Impact Using Geoinformatics by Saurav Deka (MGI/10011/20) supervised jointly with Dr. Swagata Payra (DRS)
  4. Computation of Topographic Wetness Index - A Comparison of Different Digital Elevation Models by Mariya Sunil (MGI/10007/20) supervised jointly with Dr. C. Jeganathan (DRS)
  5. Characterization of Lunar Surface South Pole Region Impact Crater and Their Morphometric Analysis Using Chandrayaan-2 DFSAR Data by Nitish Kumar (MGI/10010/20) supervised jointly with Dr. V.S. Rathore (DRS)
  6. Characterizing the Processes Involved in Boulder Fall Activity in Vallis Schroterl, Moon by Annu Kumari (MGI/10001/20) supervised jointly with Dr. Mili Ghosh nee Lala (DRS)
  7. Automatic crater detection on Lunar surface by Avinash Das (MGI/10007/19) supervised jointly with Dr. Mili Ghosh nee Lala (DRS) and Dr. Shruti Garg (CSE), BIT Mesra
  8. Assessment of Landscape Dynamics using Geospatial Technology: A Case Study of Dhanbad District, Jharkhand by Nitish Kumar (MGI/10009/19) supervised jointly with Dr. Alok B. Mukherjee, Chief Remote Sensing-GIS Analyst, R & D Head - NE India Operations, LeadsConnect Services Pvt Ltd
  9. Satellite remote sensing based assessment of total and tropospheric ozone influencing the climate by Atma Deep Dutta (MGI/10005/2017) supervised jointly with Dr. Mili Ghosh (DRS)
  10. Landfill site selection for solid waste using site sensitivity index in Ranchi by Ranjan (MGI/10011/17)
  11. Application of UAV based photogrammetry for BIT Campus survey and mapping by Sandhya Rani (MGI/10003/2016)
  12. Evaluation of satellite derived DEM with high spatial resolution DEM derived from RTK DGPS by Prashant Parasar (MGI/10006/2015) supervised jointly with Dr. C. Jeganathan (DRS)
  13. Seismic risk mapping of parts of Sikkim using geoinformatics by Rachna Sunanda Kachhap (MGI/10009/2015)
  14. Application of geoinformatics techniques for flood hazard assessment in parts of North 24 Paragana district (West Bengal) by Sayani Biswas (MGI/10002/2014)
  15. Assessment of mine fire prone areas through thermal Remote Sensing technique by Farzana Shaheen (MGI/10008/2014) supervised jointly with Dr. V.S. Rathore (DRS)
  16. Study of urban heat island effect in Kolkata and surrounding areas through satellite data by Angana Roy (MGI/10001/2014) supervised jointly with Dr. Richa Sharma (DRS)
  17. Municipal solid waste disposal site selection using AHP and GIS overlay techniques by Pooja Kumari (MGI/10008/2012)
  18. Estimation of ice velocity using differential SAR interferometry of Milam glacier by Rohit Kumar (MGI/10010/2012)
  19. Snow cover and land surface temperature assessment of Gangotri basin in the Indian Himalayan Region (IHR) using MODIS satellite data by Anurag Sharma (MGI/1005/2011)
  20. Mine fire and land use/land cover change assessment of Jharia coalfield area using geoinformatics by Nidhi Rani (MGI/1006/2011)
  21. Geospatial analytical assessment of ground water characteristics of mining areas of Musabani block East Singhbhum, Jharkhand by Dibyendu Bikas Nayak (MGI/1012/2010) supervised jointly with Dr. N. Patel (DRS)
  22. Environmental impact prediction through remote sensing based assessment of above ground biomass for different mining zones in Musabani block, East Singhbhum, Jharkhand by Jaydeep Singh Rathaur (MGI/1013/2010)
  23. Application of Remote Sensing and GIS techniques in transportation network analysis of Jamshedpur city, Jharkhand by Abhilasha (MGI/1010/06)

Internship mentoring:

  • Summer Internship on Watershed Hydrology Modelling using Geospatial Tools, ANNADASANKAR BERA, M.Sc (RS & GIS), Vidyasagar University, W.B. (May July 1 - Aug 9, 2021)
  • Summer Internship on Watershed Hydrology Modelling using Geospatial Tools, SANJUKTA DAS, M.Sc (RS & GIS), Vidyasagar University, W.B. (MayJuly 1 - Aug 9, 2021)
  • Summer Internship on Geospatial techniques for study of snow and glacier characteristics, ABIR KANJILAL, BS MS Dual degree (17MS142), Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Kolkata (May 24 - July 7, 2019)
  Award and Honours
 

Convenor, Session/Chair, Expert, Committee Member:

  1. Invited Expert Member, Project Evaluation Team (PET) of Foundation for Innovators in Science and Technology (FIST), Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Patna and participated in the meeting for ‘Selection of Business Plan – 8th Batch’, July 14, 2023 (online participation)
  2. Convenor, National Symposium Advances in Remote Sensing-Trends, Challenges and Opportunities for Development (NS-ARS21) org. Department of Remote Sensing, Birla Institute of Technology (BIT), Mesra, India (December 9-11, 2021)
  3. Chaired the Technical Session Advanced Remote Sensing (TU4.H3 & TU5.H3) of IEEE International InGARSS-2021 (December 6-10, 2021) with Lead Talk of the session by Dr. Simonetta Cheli, Head of Strategy, Program Coordination Office, Directorate of Earth Observation Programs, European Space Agency (ESA), Paris (online mode) 
  4. Theme based Special Session Application of Intelligent Techniques in Agriculture, Natural Hazards & Land System (AINTAGNHLS)  6th International Conference on Micro-Electronics, Electromagnetics and Telecommunications (ICMEET-2021), Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India (27-28 August 2021) (online mode)
  5. Nominated Nodal Expert, BIT Mesra to India Universities and Institutions Network for Disaster Risk Reduction (IUINDRR), National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM), Ministry of Home Affairs, GoI (since April 2021)
  6. Member, Board of Studies, Department of Architecture and Planning, Birla Institute of Technology (BIT), Mesra (since 2021)
  7. Member, Board of Studies, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Birla Institute of Technology (BIT), Mesra (since 2021)
  8. Member, Research Advisory Board for North-East India of Leads Connect Services Pvt. Ltd. - a geospatial analytics company (since 2020)
  9. Coordinator, National Brainstorming Workshop on Modeling fault zone induced surface mass transport in Himalayan orogenic terrains for the study of Fault related Hazards in Himalayan Towns sponsored by Ministry of Earth Sciences, GoI (March 16-17, 2020). Compendium: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1gd3t8zK5AIKaSjVRg96uTOOuL_x5MTxl/view?usp=share_link  
  10. Executive Committee Member, One Day Workshop on National Information System for Climate and Environment Studies (NICES) Data Products, 31 January 2019 (NICESG, NRSC/DoS sponsored)
  11. Member, Selection committee for recruitment of Teaching Faculty for Centre for Land Resource Management (Remote Sensing), Central University of Jharkhand (July, 2016)
  12. Convenor, National Conference on Advancements in Applications of Remote Sensing and Geospatial Technology (AARSGT – 2016), BIT, Mesra Ranchi (May 19-­21, 2016) supported by TEQIP
  13. Convenor, International workshop on Time Series Satellite Data Processing for understanding Space-time Vegetation Dynamics, BIT, Mesra Ranchi (Nov. 26­-27, 2015), sponsored by ICIMOD, Nepal
  14. Convenor, Workshop on application of Remote Sensing, GIS & GPS in watershed management, BIT, Mesra Ranchi (July 3­-5, 2015), sponsored by Watershed Mission, GoJ and Dept. Land Resources MoRD, GoI
  15. Member, Abjudication Committee, Partnership development seed grant (PDSG) of Shastri Indo­-Canadian Institute/CIDA/University of Calgary, Canada (2009-­14)
  16. Member, Preliminary Review Committee, Canadian Studies Fellowships for 2005­-06, Shastri Institute/Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) support
  17. Local Organising Secretary, 25th Annual Symposium of the Indian Society of Remote Sensing (ISRS) on Emergence of Geoinformatics for Development: Trends and Opportunities, BIT Mesra, Ranchi, 6-9 December, 2005
  18. Member, Project Advisory Committee (PAC), Environmental Management, Shastri Applied Research Projects (SHARP) for Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) support (2003-­06)
  19. Expert, Environmental Management (nominated by the Ministry of Human Resources Development, GoI) to serve on the Project Selection Committee (PSC) of Shastri Applied Research Projects (SHARP) of Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) and participation in the selection of bi­lateral research proposals to the tune of Cnd$1085220 (2003-­04)
  20. Member, National Core Group on Landslide Mitigation constituted by Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India (2004)
  21. Member, Organising and Expert Committees, IAG Regional Conference on Geomorphology and International Workshop on Landslides in Darjeeling and Sikkim Himalayas, International Association of Geomorphologists (IAG) and Indian Institute of Geomorphologists (IGI), India (2004)
  22. Fellow member, Geological Society of India [FGSInd] (2004 – 2011)
  23. Indian Expert team member (nominated by Ministry of Environment & Forests, GoI), Mountain Risk Engineering site visits, P.R. China (1997)

Invited talk, lecture, resource person, participation, project review:

  1. Lecture on Introduction to Geospatial Data and Tools, in the Workshop on “Integrating Geospatial Data and Machine Learning (AI/ML) for Natural Resources Monitoring” organised by Department of Remote Sensing,  Birla Institute of Technology (BIT), Mesra, Ranchi (18 – 22 March, 2024)
  2. Lecture on Recent Trends in Satellite Image Processing, in Faculty Development Program (FDP)’ on “Artificial Intelligence and Machine learning for Satellite Image Analysis -Matlab & Python” organised by Department of ECE, CMR Institute of Technology, Bengaluru (November 23, 2023 in online mode)
  3. Contribution as an Academic Expert, IUINDRR-NIDM for Post Graduate level Model Course Curriculum for ‘Disaster Risk Reduction and Management’, 2022 of NIDM, MHA, GoI; https://nidm.gov.in/PDF/Modules/IUINDRR_PG2021Hi.pdf
  4. Contribution as an Academic Expert, IUINDRR-NIDM for Graduate level Model Course Curriculum for ‘Disaster Risk Reduction and Management’, 2022 of NIDM, MHA, GoI; https://nidm.gov.in/PDF/Modules/IUINDRR_UG2021Hi.pdf
  5. Expert talk on Climate Change Studies using Space Technology in the ‘1st National Seminar-cum-Workshop on Application of Space Technology & Artificial Intelligence for Climate Resilient Agriculture and Disaster Management’, (Org. LeadsConnect & BIT Mesra), 29-30 October 2021 (online mode)
  6. Review of Project under Core Research Grant (CRG) scheme of the Earth and Atmospheric Science Thrust Area  of Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), Department of Science and Technology (DST), GoI (October 2021)
  7. Lecture on Hyperspectral Remote Sensing for Geoscientific Applications, ‘AICTE sponsored ATAL Faculty Development Program (FDP)’ on Hyperspectral Remote Sensing and its Applications organised by Department of ECE, CMR Institute of Technology, Bengaluru (6-10 September 2021) (online mode)
  8. Lecture on Remote Sensing in Climate Change Studies, ‘AICTE sponsored ATAL Faculty Development Program (FDP)’ on Recent trends in geospatial modelling, applications and policies in online mode organised by Department of Remote Sensing, Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra (16-20 August 2021) (online mode)
  9. Participation in Workshop on Developing Research Proposals focused around the broad areas of Hydraulics, Hydrology, Water Resources, and Environmental Science and Engineering, SERB PAC (Civil, Infrastructure, and Transportation Engineering) organised by Interdisciplinary Centre for Water Research, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru (21 July, 2021) (online mode)
  10. Contribution in P K Gupta, J G Patel, R P Singh, I M Bahuguna, Raj Kumar et al. (2021). Space based observation of Indian wetlands, Publ.: Space Applications Centre, ISRO Ahmedabad, India, https://vedas.sac.gov.in/static/pdf/wetland_book_final.pdf
  11. Resource person to deliver lecture on Solid and Hazardous Waste Management in the Refresher Course on Environmental Studies & Disaster Management by UGC-Human Resource Development Centre, Ranchi University, Ranchi (21 September 2019)
  12. Review of Project under the Scheme for Transformational and Advanced Research in Sciences (STARS), Department of Higher Education, MHRD, GoI and IISC, Bangalore (2019)
  13. Review of Project under the Geosciences Thrust Area, Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES), GoI (2017)
  14. Guest Lecture on Remote Sensing and its Applications – Research Perspectives, Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering (IETE), Erode Centre, Kongu Engineering College (Anna University), Perundurai, Erode, Tamil Nadu (23 September 2016)
  15. Resource person for the Workshop on application of Remote Sensing, GIS & GPS in watershed management, BIT, Mesra Ranchi, sponsored by Watershed Mission, GoJ and Dept. Land Resources MoRD, GoI (July 3-­5, 2015)
  16. Invited participation in the International Experts Workshop on Emerging Issues in Climate Change, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) sponsored at New Delhi, made presentation entitled ‘Monitoring of snow and glacier cover for possible inferences on climate change impacts’ (2009)
  17. Resource Person, Project Inception Workshop of Shastri Applied Research Projects(SHARP), and  Chaired  a  Session  on  Environmental Management, India Habitat Center, New Delhi (1-5  September,  2003) 
  18. Keynote Speaker in the UGC sponsored National Seminar on Natural Hazards: Its Geological Implications in Hilly Regions, UGC/St. Xavier s College, Ranchi, Jharkhand (2002)
  19. Lecture   on   Remote  Sensing  in session on Information   Sharing: Role of Institutions in a Workshop on Watershed Management (October  2,  2001), Guwahati (org.  American Center, Kolkata)

Appointment as PhD thesis examiner:

  1. RCG School of Infrastructure Design and Management, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur (2022)
  2. Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU), Delhi (2019)
  3. Department of Earth Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay (2018)
  4. Department of Earth Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee (2017)
  5. Department of Earth Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee (2016)
  6. Centre for Research, Anna University (2016)

Scholarship/fellowship:

  1. Short-term scholar, School on Climate Change and adaptation, East West Centre, Hawaii, USA (February 2001)
  2. Grant award Pole’ Europeen International Mountain Research Workshop, France (June 2000)
  3. Indian National Science Academy (INSA) and Department of Science and Technology (DST) grant award for participation in the IEEE/Geosciences and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS’99), Hamburg, Germany (June-July, 1999)
  4. French Govt. Fellowship award on Geological Hazards training programme, at Groupement pour le Développement de la Télédétection Aérospatiale (GDTA), Toulouse, France (1999)

Others:

  1. Participation in Chandrayan-3 Data Analysis Workshop at Indian Space Science Data Centre (ISSDC), Baylalu , ISTRAC, ISRO Bangalore, March 28-29, 2023
  2. Participation in the Brainstorming Session on Landslides and Human Environment: A New Approach to the Study of Fault related Hazards in Himalayan Towns under National Networked Project initiative by the MOES, GoI PAMC, Geosciences February 11, 2023, coordinated by IIT-B (online mode)
  3. Participation and Presentation in the DST-SERB (E&AS) Project Mid-Term Monitoring PAC Meeting at Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar Central University (BBAU), Lucknow (July 10-12, 2022)
  4. Participation in the Third Lunar Science Meet on Chandrayan-2 Mission Data User’s Meet at DOS Branch Secretariat, Space Science Program Office (SSPO)-Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), New Delhi (October 22, 2019)
  5. Participation in 4th meeting of Programme Advisory Committee for Earth and Atmospheric Sciences projects of DST-SERB held at Divecha Centre for Climate Change, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (18th October, 2019) 
  6. Participation in the Second Lunar Science Meet on Chandrayan-2 Mission at Antariksh Bhawan, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), Bangalore (June 13-14, 2019)
  7. Participation and presentation in the Chandrayan-1 AO Project Proposal Review Meeting, Space Applications Centre (SAC-ISRO), Ahmedabad (March 14, 2016)
  8. Participation and presentation in the Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) - AO Science Workshop, Space Applications Centre (SAC-ISRO), Ahmedabad (December 21-22, 2015)
  9. Appointment offer as Pro Vice-chancellor, Vinoba Bhave University, Jharkhand as per Rajbhawan notification no. RU/143/917/2010 dated 7 May 2014 with a tenure of 3 years (did not join due to academic/research commitments in hand)
  10. Participation in SPIE International Symposium on Remote Sensing, Dresden, Germany, 23–26 September 2013
  11. Participation in Workshop on Management capacity Enhancement for Administrators, IIM-Lucknow  (NOIDA Campus), 19-23 August 2013
  12. Resource  person  for  delivering  thematic  lectures  in  the  UGC  sponsored  Workshop  on  use  of Remote Sensing, GIS and GPS in Geography (19-20 February 2008), St. Xavier’s College, Ranchi, Jharkhand
  13. Joint research offer by University of Colorado research team and Citation of 3 of my publications related to climate change through remote sensing and GIS in their comprehensive international review paper (Optical Remote Sensing of Glacier Characteristics: A Review with Focus on the Himalaya by Racoviteanu et al in Sensors 2008 http://www.mpdi.org/sensors, vol. 8, pp. 3355­3383; DOI: 10.3390/s8053355)
  14. Resource person   for   delivering  lecture   on  ‘Geoinformatics  in  Natural  Resource Management’,  Short  term  Training  Programme Natural  Hazards Management in  Integrated  Regional Planning: Geoinformatics Approach (19-24 November 2007), Remote Sensing Department, BIT Mesra, Ranchi, Jharkhand
  15. Resource person for delivering lecture in the Disaster Management Training Programme (24-28 September 2007) at Shri Krishna Institute of Public Administration on (SKIPA), Govt. of Jharkhand
  16. Resource person for delivering lecture in the Capacity Building Programme for Architects in Disaster Management (July 30-August 4, 2007) at Department of Architecture, BIT Mesra as State Resource Institution on Disaster Management for Govt. of Jharkhand
  17. As Faculty Head/Professor, Disaster Management Faculty (MHA, GoI), Sikkim state, designed, taught, trained  and organized training courses for middle and senior level officials and professionals of Govt. of Sikkim, (2003 – 05)
  18. One of the journal publication used as cited reference in an Advanced GIS programme of Central Washington University (CWU) for course works (2001)
  19. Faculty  team  member  for  teaching  and  training  the  professional  level  participants  on  Remote Sensing and GIS (4 weeks program) at GBPIHED Hq. at Almora (1999)
  20. Resource Person for Brain Storming Workshop on Bio-­Geo Data Base and Ecological Modelling  of  the  Himalaya  organized  by  DST,  GoI,  NationalCommittee  on  IGBP (INSA) and India International Centre, N. Delhi (March 4­-5, 1999)
  21. Resource  Person  for  Workshop  on  Mountain  Risk  Engineering  in  the  Himalayan Region, GBPIHED Hq. at Almora (October 8­-10, 1997)
  22. Faculty  team  member  for  teaching  and  training  the  professional  level  participants  on  Remote Sensing and GIS (4 weeks program) at GBPIHED Hq. at Almora (1995)
  23. Resource Person for Training to Govt. Officials on Planning and Management of Watershed for Integrated Development, Govt.  of Sikkim  and  Dept.  of Personnel  and  Training,  Govt.  of India (1999)
  24. Resource  Person  for  Special  Orientation  Training Course  for  Engineers  (Govt.  of Sikkim), Accounts and Administrative Training Institute, Gangtok (1997)
  25. Resource  Person  for    Workshop  on  Environmental    Orientation     in  School  Curriculum (sponsored  by  MHRD,  GoI),  Gangtok (1996)
  26. Resource  Person  for  Third  NCB  International    Seminar  on   Cement  and  Building Materials, New Delhi (1991)

  Publications
 

Research Journals – International

  1. Shaheen, Farzana, Lala, Mili Ghosh Nee, Krishna, A P, Payra, Swagata, 2024. Seasonal variation in atmospheric optical depth (AOD) and thermal inertia (TI) inter-relationship over Martian Gale crater, Planetary and Space Science, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pss.2024.105865, volume 242 (March 2024) 105865, Elsevier, SCI, IF 2.4 (Published online 27 February 2024)
  2. Bose, Subhadyouti, Kumari, Annu, Biswas, Raja, Lala, Mili Ghosh Nee, Krishna, Akhouri Pramod, 2023. Photometric correction of images obtained from Chandrayaan-2 Imaging Infra-Red Spectrometer (IIRS) data, Advances in Space Research, ISSN 0273-1177, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.asr.2023.12.019, Elsevier, SCI, IF 2.6 (Published online 13 December 2023)
  3. Mukherjee, Nikita R, Krishna, Akhouri Pramod, 2023. Surface area change detection of snow/ice cover over Zemu Glacier of Sikkim HimalayaEnviron Monitoring and Assessment, 195:611; https://doi.org/10.1007/s10661-023-11139-3, Springer, SCIE, IF 3.307 (Published online 26 April 2023)
  4. Scariah, Nayama Valsa, Mili Ghosh Nee Lala, Krishna, Akhouri Pramod, 2023. Seasonal variation of Martian surface temperature over Gale crater and surroundings, Solar System Research Journal, 57(1):14-24, DOI: 10.1134/S0038094623010045, SCIE, IF 0.79 (Published online 20 April 2023)
  5. Shaheen, Farzana, Nee Lala, Mili Ghosh, Krishna, Akhouri Pramod, 2022. Assessment of morphology and degradation of craters in and around Gale crater, Mars using High Resolution Stereo Camera (HRSC) images, J Indian Soc Remote Sens.,   https://doi.org/10.1007/s12524-022-01644-2Springer, IF 1.894 (Published online 31 Dec 2022) 
  6. Tabassum, Farhin, Krishna, Akhouri Pramod, 2022. Spatio-temporal drought assessment of the Subarnarekha River basin, India using CHIRPS derived hydrometeorological indices, Environ Monitoring and Assessment, 194:902; https://doi.org/10.1007/s10661-022-10547-1, Springer, SCIE, IF 3.307 (Published online 17 Oct 2022)
  7. Shaheen, Farzana, Scariah, Nayama Valsa, Nee Lala, Mili Ghosh, Krishna, Akhouri Pramod, Jeganathan, C, Hoekzema, N, 2022. Shadow method retrievals of the atmospheric optical depth above Gale crater on Mars using HRSC imagesIcarushttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.icarus.2022.115229; Volume 388, ELSEVIER, SCI, IF 3.657 (Published online 24 Aug 2022)
  8. Biswas, Raja, Rathore, V S, Krishna, Akhouri Pramod, Singh, Gulab, Das, Anup Kumar, 2022. Integration of C-band SAR and high-resolution optical images for delineating palaeo-channels in Nagaur and Barmer districts, western Rajasthan, India, Environ Monitoring and Assessment, 194:589, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10661-022-10203-8, SpringerSCIE, IF 3.307
  9. Hazra, Pranata, Krishna, Akhouri Pramod, 2022. Assessment of proglacial lakes in Sikkim Himalaya, India for glacial lake outburst flood (GLOF) risk analysis using HEC-RAS and geospatial techniques, Journal of the Geological Society of India, 98:344-352, DOI:10.1007/s12594-022-1986-1, SpringerSCIE, IF 1.46  
  10. Bose, Subhadyouti, Mili Ghosh Nee Lala and Krishna, Akhouri Pramod, 2022. Photometric correction of images of visible and near-infrared bands from Chandrayaan - 1 Hyper-Spectral Imager (HySI), Earth, Moon, and Planets, DOI:10.1007/s11038-021-09544-0, Springer, SCI, IF 1.00
  11. Kumar, Akshay, Krishna, Akhouri Pramod, 2021. Groundwater Quality Assessment using Geospatial Technique based Water Quality Index (WQI) Approach in a Coal Mining Region of India, Arabian Journal of Geosciences, 14:1126, DOI: 10.1007/s12517-021-07474-9, Springer, SCIE, IF 1.534 
  12. Kumar, Praveen; Krishna, Akhouri Pramod; Rasmussen, T.M.; Pal, M.K. 2021. Rapid Evaluation and Validation Method of Above Ground Forest Biomass Estimation Using Optical Remote Sensing in Tundi Reserved Forest Area, India. ISPRS Int. J. Geo-Inf., 10, 29. https://doi.org/10.3390/ ijgi10010029; SCIE, IF 2.402
  13. Khan, Badiuzaman, Rathore, V S, Krishna, Akhouri Pramod, 2020. Identification of Desakota Region and Urban Growth Analysis in Patna City, India Using Remote Sensing Data and GIS, Journal of the Indian Society of Remote Sensing, Springer Nature, DOI10.1007/s12524-020-01248-8; SCIE, IF 1.894
  14. Kumar, Praveen and Krishna, Akhouri Pramod, 2020. Forest biomass estimation using multi polarisation SAR data coupled with optical data, Current Science, 119:8, pp. 1316-1321, 25 October 2020; SCI, IF 0.756
  15. Paul, Koushik, Chattopadhyay, S, Dutta, A, Krishna, Akhouri Pramod, Ray, S, 2020. Developing and optimising an urban Integrated Solid Waste Management model: effect of transfer stations, Journal of Urban and Environmental Engineering, v.14:1, pp.119-131, doi: 10.4090/juee.2020.v14n1.119131; SCIMAGO, IF 0.41
  16. Kumar, Praveen and Krishna, Akhouri Pramod, 2020. InSAR-Based Tree Height Estimation of Hilly Forest Using Multitemporal Radarsat-1 and Sentinel-1 SAR Data, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, DOI: 10.1109/JSTARS.2019.2963443; SCI, IF 4.493
  17. Kumar, Hemant, Sharma, R N K, Krishna, A P, 2020. Application of Advanced Remote Sensing Data in Mineral Exploration in the Vicinity of Heavy Dense Forest Cover Area of Jharkhand and Odisha State Mining Area, International Journal of Environmental and Ecological Engineering, 14(9):243-246
  18. Hazra, Pranata and Krishna, Akhouri Pramod, 2019. Spatio-temporal change assessment of glacier extent in Sikkim Himalaya, India using geospatial techniques, Environmental Earth Sciences, DOI: 10.1007/s12665-019-8390-1; SCI, IF 1.871
  19. Kumar, Akshay, Krishna, Akhouri Pramod, 2019. Groundwater vulnerability and contamination risk assessment using GIS-based modified DRASTIC-LU model in hard rock aquifer system in India, Geocarto International, DOI: 10.1080/10106049.2018.1557259; SCIE, IF 2.365
  20. Paul, Koushik, Subhasish Chattopadhyay, Amit Dutta, Krishna, Akhouri Pramod, Subhabrata Ray, 2019. A comprehensive optimization model for integrated solid waste management system: A case study, Environ. Eng. Res., 24(2): 220-237; doi.org/10.4491/eer.2018.132; SCIE, IF 2.507
  21. Kumar, Akshay, Krishna, Akhouri Pramod, 2018. Assessment of groundwater potential zones in coal mining impacted hard-rock terrain of India by integrating geospatial and analytic hierarchy process (AHP) approach, Geocarto International, Vol. 33, No. 2, pp. 105– 129; DOI: 10.1080/10106049.2016.1232314; SCIE, IF 2.365
  22. Shweta, Bhattacharya, B.K., Krishna, Akhouri Pramod2018. A baseline regional evapotranspiration (ET) and change hotspots over Indian sub-tropics using satellite remote sensing data, Agricultural Water Management, Vol. 208, pp-284-298; ISSN 0378-3774, https://doi.org/10.1016/ j.agwat.2018.06.024; SCIE, IF 3.543
  23. Sengupta, Somesh, Krishna, Akhouri Pramod, Roy, I, 2018. Slope failure susceptibility zonation using integrated remote sensing and GIS techniques: a case study over Jhingurdah open pit coal mine, Singrauli Coalfield, India, Journal of Earth System Science, vol. 127(6), Article 82, DOI: 10.1007/s12040-018-0982-8; SCIE, IF 1.104
  24. Paul, Koushik, Dutta, A, Krishna, A P, 2017. Using GIS to Locate Waste Bins: a Case Study on Kolkata City, India, Journal of Environmental Science and Management, 20: (1); 95-105; Web of Science-indexed; IF 0.34
  25. Mukherjee, Alok Bhushan, Krishna, Akhouri Pramod, Patel, N, 2017. Application of AHP-GIS Technology to Assess Congestion Vulnerability, a Case Study of Ranchi City, India. International Journal of Applied Geospatial Research8(1), pp.19-42; ESCI, SCOPUS DOI: 10.4018/IJAGR
  26. Kumar, Akshay and Krishna, Akhouri Pramod, 2017. Winter seasons assessment of atmospheric aerosol over coalfield region of India using geoinformatics. Urban Climate (20), pp.94-119 (SCOPUS; CiteScore: 2.92, SCImago Journal Rank (SJR): 1.090
  27. Chatterjee, Shuvabrata, Krishna, Akhouri Pramod, Sharma, A P, 2016.  Spatio­temporal  runoff estimation using TRMM satellite data and NRCS­CN method of a watershed of Upper Subarnarekha River basin, India, Arab J Geosci (2016) 9: 374. doi:10.1007/s12517­ 016­2376­z; SCIE; IF 0.955
  28. Kour,  Retinder,  Patel,  N,  Krishna, Akhouri Pramod,  2016. Influence of shadow on the thermal and optical snow indices and their interrelationship, Remote Sensing of Environment, 187; 119–129; SCI, IF 9.085
  29. Kour,  Retinder,  Patel,  N,  Krishna, Akhouri Pramod, 2016. Climate and hydrological models to assess the impact of climate change on hydrological regime: a review. Arabian Journal of Geosciences, 9:544. DOI 10.1007/s12517-016-2561-0; SCI Expanded, IF 0.955
  30. Kour, Retinder, Patel, N, Krishna, Akhouri Pramod, 2016.  Development of a new thermal snow index and its relationship with snow cover indices  and  snow  cover  characteristic  indices, Arabian Journal of Geosciences 9 (1), 1­11, SCI Expanded; IF 0.955
  31. Kour, Retinder,  Patel,  N,  Krishna, A P,  2016.  Assessment of  temporal  dynamics  of  snow cover  and  its  validation  with  hydro­meteorological  data  in  parts  of  Chenab  Basin, western Himalayas, Science China Earth Sciences, 59 (5), 1081­1094; SCI, IF 1.989
  32. Kour, Retinder, Patel, N, Krishna, Akhouri Pramod,  2016.  Effects  of  terrain attributes on snow cover dynamics in  parts  of  Chenab  basin,  western  Himalayas,  Hydrological Sciences Journal/Journal des Sciences Hydrologiques 05/2015; 61(10), 1­16. DOI:10.1080/02626667.2015.1052815; IF 2.372
  33. Shweta, Krishna, Akhouri Pramod,  2015.  Selection  of  the  best  method  of  ETo  estimation  other than  Penman–Monteith  and  their  application  for  the  humid  subtropical  region,  Agric Res (2015) 4: 215. doi:10.1007/s40003­015­0153­y; SCIMAGO, IF 0.84
  34. Kour, Retinder, Patel, N, Krishna, Akhouri Pramod,  2015.  Assessment  of  relationship  between snow cover characteristics  (SGI  and  SCI)  and  snow  cover  indices  (NDSI  and  S3) ,  Earth Science Informatics 8 (2), 317­326; SCIE, IF 1.495
  35. Chettri, Santosh, Krishna, Akhouri Pramod, Singh, K K, 2015.  Community forest management in Sikkim Himalaya towards sustainable development, Int. J. of Environment and Sustainable Development, 14(1):89 – 104; SCOPUS, Citescore 1.0
  36. Kumar, V, Sharma, R, Krishna, A P, 2015.  Spatio­temporal variability assessment of biophysical parameters in the tropical deciduous broadleaf forest in eastern India. Journal of Remote Sensing & GIS; 6(2): 61–68. (Open Access OMICS)
  37. Paul, Koushik, Dutta, A, Krishna, A P, 2016.    A Comprehensive Study on Solid Waste Vehicle Routing and Tracking – a Case Study on Kolkata City,  KSCE  Journal  of  Civil Engineering, Online first DOI 10.1007/s12205­015­0214­6, 20:137; SCIE, IF 0.812
  38. Kumar, J, Talwar, P, Krishna, A P, 2015. Forest canopy density and ASTER DEM based study for dense forest investigation using Remote Sensing and GIS techniques around East Singhbhum in Jharkhand, India, International Journal of Advanced Remote Sensing, 4(1): 1026­1032; Open Access, Creative Commons; IF 1.97
  39. Paul, Koushik, Dutta, A, Krishna, A P, 2014. A comprehensive study on landfill site selection for Kolkata City, India, Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association, 64 (7): 846­861; SCI, IF 1.57
  40. Chatterjee, Shuvabrata, Krishna, Akhouri Pramod, Sharma, A P, 2014. Geospatial assessment of soil erosion vulnerability at watershed level in some sections of the Upper Subarnarekha river basin, Jharkhand, India, Environmental Earth Sciences (DOI: 10.1007/s12665­ 013­2439­3), 71 (1): 357 – 374; SCI, IF 1.569
  41. Mukherjee, Alok Bhushan, Patel, N and Krishna, Akhouri Pramod, 2014. Development of heterogeneity index for assessment of land use patterns and traffic congestion, International Journal for Traffic and Transport Engineering, 4(4): 397 – 414. (Universal Impact Factor of 1.1595)
  42. Shweta and Krishna, A P, 2014. A water balance study for computation of aridity index and to assess water deficit/surplus months for seasonal crop planning, International Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering, 7(3): 948–951; http://cafetinnova.org/innova/journalView/IJEE.htm, IF 0.042 (2011)
  43. Kumari, Nemika and Krishna, A P, 2013. Groundwater recharge site suitability assessment using geospatial techniques, International Journal of Advanced Remote Sensing and GIS, 2 (1): 96­-109; Open Access, Creative Commons; IF 1.97
  44. Chhetri, Santosh, Singh, K K and Krishna, Akhouri Pramod, 2013. Resource use impacts within the forest land cover of Khangchendzonga Biosphere Reserve, Sikkim Himalaya along different disturbance levels and altitudinal zones; Applied Ecology and Environmental Research, 11 (2): 273-291SCImago, IF 0.456 (2013)
  45. Jade, S, Mukul, M, Bhattacharya, A K, Vijayan, M S M, Jaganathan, S, Kumar, Ashok, Tiwari, R P, Kumar, Arun, Kalita, S, Sahu, S C, Krishna, A P, Gupta, S S, Murthy, M V R L, Gaur, V K, 2007. Estimates of interseismic deformation in Northeast India from GPS measurements, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Elsevier B.V. vol. 263: 221 – 234; SCI, IF 4.409
  46. Chettri Santosh, Singh, K K and Krishna, A P, 2006. Anthropogenic pressures on the natural resources of Khangchendzonga Biosphere Reserve fringe areas, International Journal of Ecology and Environmental Sciences, 32(3): 229-­239. (SCImago)
  47. Krishna, Akhouri Pramod, 2005. Snow and glacier cover assessment in the high mountains of Sikkim Himalaya, Hydrological Processes, John Wiley and Sons, UK, 19(12): 2375­-2383; SCI, IF 3.014
  48. Krishna, Akhouri Pramod, Chhetri, S and Singh, K K, 2002. Human dimensions of conservation in the Kangchendzonga biosphere reserve: the need for conflict prevention, Mountain Research and Development, Switzerland, 22(4): 328­331; SCI, IF 1.149 (2016)
  49. Singh, K K, Krishna, A P, Sharma, E, 2000. Effects of altitude and shade­tree types on large cardamom chlorophyll, nitrogen and spectral properties in the Sikkim Himalaya. International Journal of Ecology and Environmental Sciences, 26: 139­-147. (SCImago)
  50. Krishna, Akhouri Pramod, 1997. Environmental assessment of urbanization in mountains: a case study of Gangtok city and its environs in eastern Himalaya using remote sensing. Asian­Pacific Remote Sensing and GIS Journal., UN­ESCAP, Thailand, 9(2): 15 – 18. (ESCAP/UNDP Regional Remote Sensing Programme)
  51. Krishna, Akhouri Pramod, 1996. Satellite remote sensing applications for snow cover characterization in the morphogenetic regions of upper Tista river basin, Sikkim Himalaya. International Journal of Remote Sensing, Taylor and Francis, UK, 17( 4):651 – 656; SCI, IF 2.976  
  52. Krishna, Akhouri Pramod, Rai, L K, 1996. GIS and remote sensing for natural resources management at watershed level in the mountain environment: a conceptual approach. Asian­Pacific Remote Sensing and GIS Journal, UN­ESCAP, Thailand, 9(1): 93 – 99. (ESCAP/UNDP Regional Remote Sensing Programme)
  53. Krishna, Akhouri Pramod, Sharma, E (1995). Environmental impact assessment of dynamic anthropogenic activities in Mamlay watershed of Sikkim Himalaya ­ a remote sensing approach. Asian­Pacific Remote Sensing Journal, UN­ESCAP, Thailand, 8(1):23 – 30. (ESCAP/UNDP Regional Remote Sensing Programme

Conferences/Seminars/Symposia - International

  1. Scariah, NV, Lala, M G N, Krishna, A P, 2024. Aeolian activity and dune migration over a global dust-storm year around the Martian Gale crater In: International Conference on Planets, Exoplanets and Habitability (ICPEH 2024), 5-9 February 2024, Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad, Abs. vol. P. 36

  2. Tabassum, F, Krishna, A P, 2023. Temporal change dynamics of the hydrometeorological conditions of upper Subarnarekha River Basin (SRB) using geospatial techniques In: 5th International Electronic Conference on Remote Sensing (ECRS 2023) by MDPI, 7-21 November 2023 (Online)
  3. Tabassum, F, Krishna, A P, 2023. Land use/land cover change dynamics and its impact on the hydrometeorological conditions of the Subarnarekha River basin, India, In: Wavelength 2023, Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry Society at the University of Southampton, 2-4 April 2023 (Online)
  4. Sunil, Mariya, Singh, Beependra, Jeganathan, C, Krishna, A P, 2023. Evaluation of topographic wetness index estimated from four different digital elevation models using various techniques, In: International Conference on Geo-Eco Novel Inventories for Objective Based Unique Studies (InGenious 2023), Org. Active Spatial Sciences Research Group and Hindustan School of Architecture, Pollachi, Tamil Nadu, 7-8 March, 2023 (1st Prize - Best Paper Award)
  5. Mazumdar, Aditi, Ali, Irshad, Krishna, A P, Avishek, Kirti, 2022. Riparian ecosystems: hotspots for climate change adaptation, In Abs. Proc.: Asia for Earth-2022: 3rd International Conference on Climate Change, 01-03 June, Indonesia, pp. 247-248
  6. Biswas, Raja, Rathore, V S, Krishna, A P, Singh, Gulab, Das, A K, 2021. Integration of SAR (Sentinel -1a) and Optical (Sentinel -2a) data for lithology discrimination in arid tracts of the Thar desert (Nagaur, Rajasthan), Proc. 2021 IEEE International India Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (InGARSS) |978-1-6654-4249-7, December 6-10, 2021; DOI: 10.1109/InGARSS51564.2021.9791965
  7. Hazra, Pranata and Krishna A P, 2021. AHP based assessment of GLOF susceptibility of South Lhonak glacial lake, Sikkim Himalaya, India, Proc. IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposim (IGARSS2021), 978-1-6654-0369-6/21, July 12-16, 2021, Brussels, pp. 5489-5492.
  8. Kumar, P, Krishna, A P, Rasmussen, Thorkild M, Pal, Mahendra K, 2020. An Approach for Fraction of Vegetation Cover Estimation in Forest Above-Ground Biomass Assessment Using Sentinel-2 Images, 5th IAPR International Conference on Computer Vision & Image Processing (CVIP 2020), Springer, 4-6 December, 2020, IIIT-Allahabad
  9. Hazra, Pranata and Krishna, A P, 2019. Remote sensing and computational technique-based assessment of significant controlling factors of South Lhonak glacial lake, Sikkim Himalaya - AGU Fall Meeting abstracts, pages C51B-1276
  10. Hazra, Pranata and Krishna, A P, 2017. Spatio-temporal change assessment of morphology of glaciers of Sikkim state of Indian Himalayan Region, 38th Asian Conference on Remote Sensing (ACRS), New Delhi ISBN: 9781510856844
  11. Mukherjee, Alok Bhushan and Krishna, A P, 2017. Demonstration of decision tree based urban model for characterizing evolution of a city, 38th Asian Conference on Remote Sensing (ACRS), New Delhi ISBN: 9781510856844
  12. Mukherjee, Alok Bhushan and Krishna, A P, 2017. Development of data-driven model using bayesian statistics, and remote sensing techniques for construing nonlinearity in LULC transformations, 38th Asian Conference on Remote Sensing (ACRS), New Delhi ISBN: 9781510856844
  13. Mukherjee, Alok Bhushan, Krishna, A P, Patel, N, 2016. Bayesian Fuzzy GIS Overlay to Construe Congestion Dynamics. Information Systems Design and Intelligent Applications ­ Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, 433:397­-411; doi:10.1007/978­81­ 322­2755­7_42, Springer, New Delhi.
  14. Shweta, Bhattacharya, B K, Krishna, A P, 2016. Long-term Change Analysis of Satellite based Evapotranspiration over Indian Vegetated Surface; Land Surface and Cryosphere Remote Sensing III, edited by Reza Khanbilvardi, Ashwagosh Ganju, A. S. Rajawat, Jing M. Chen, Proc. of SPIE Vol. 9877, 98771F, doi: 10.1117/12.2228065
  15. Krishna, A P, Kumar, Santosh, 2013. Landslide hazard assessment along a mountain highway in the Indian Himalayan Region (IHR) using remote sensing and computational models, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering 10/2013;  DOI:10.1117/12.2029080
  16. Krishna, A P, Sharma, Anurag, 2013. Snow cover and land surface temperature assessment of Gangotri basin in the Indian Himalayan Region (IHR) using MODIS satellite data for climate change inferences, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering 10/2013;  DOI:10.1117/12.2029084
  17. Krishna, A P, 2011. Landslide hazard monitoring for impact mitigation on in the Eastern Himalayan state of Sikkim, India, The Second World Landslide Forum Abstracts, WLF-2011-0424, Rome, Italy.
  18. Krishna, A P, Hemrom, Shweta, 2008. Utilization of Indian Remote Sensing Satellite (IRS) Data for Assessment of Soil Erosion Process of a Watershed in Chhotanagpur Plateau Region, 37th Committee on Space Research (COSPAR) Scienti?c Assembly (July 13-20, 2008), Session- Space Data Utilization for Earth, Montreal, Canada (abs.) http://www.cospar-assembly.org/admin/congress_overview.php? sessionid=1, P. 1620, 2008
  19. Krishna, A P, Mitra, S K, 2007. Geoinformatics based Environmental Quality Assessment of Physical Parameters of Urbanization: Case Study of Ranchi City, India, MAP ASIA 2007 in Technical Session Urban Planning, August 14-­16, 2007, Kualalumpur,MALAYSIA,http://www.gisdevelopment.net/proceedings/mapasia/2007/ Urban and Town Planning/ma07148.pdf
  20. Kumar, P, Krishna, A P, Nathawat, M S, Singh, C P, Kandya, A K, Shiv Mohan, Ajai, 2006. Tree height estimation in Tundi Reserved Forest using SAR Interferometry, Proc. SPIE The International Society for Optical Engineering, 5th International Symposium on Asia­Pacific Remote Sensing ­ Conference on Microwave Remote Sensing of the Atmosphere and Environment V, Goa, India, Publ. online Dec. 7, 2006, DOI: 10.1117/12.697819 http://spiedl.aip.org/, vol. 6410, P. 641004
  21. Sivakumar, R, Krishna, A P, Nathawat, M S, 2006. Need of Advanced Curriculum for Geoinformatics Education, International workshop on GIScience Education and Curriculum Development (Abs.), New Delhi. http://www.mapindia.org/2006/
  22. Krishna, A P, Kumari, Shipra, 2006. Geo­environmental Change Detection in Parts of Subarnrekha River Basin in the Chhotanagpur Plateau of Jharkhand, India, ESSP Open Science Conference, Session­ Future Directions in Earth System Modeling, 9-­12 November 2006, Beijing, China (abs.) http://www.essp.org/ESSP2006
  23. Mukul, M, Jade, S, Bhattacharyya, A, Matin, A, Krishna, A P, Pariong, R, 2004. Active Deformation in the North Eastern Himalayas and the Shillong Plateau using GPS Based Geodesy: Implications for Deformation in the Eastern Himalayan Mountain Belt, 17th International Workshop on Electromagnetic Induction in the Earth, 18­23 October 2004, Hyderabad, India (abs.) pp. 184
  24. Kumar, Navin, Krishna, A P, 2004. Landslide hazard assessment along a road stretch in the Sikkim Himalaya: a remote sensing and GIS based approach (abs.), 32nd IGC (Session T11.10: GIS Technology and statistical modelling for assessing landslide hazard and risk), Florence, Italy
  25. Krishna, A P, 2001. Land use change and assessment of its drivers at watershed level in Sikkim Himalaya, India. Global Change Open Science Conference, 10­-13 July 2001, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (abs.)
  26. Krishna, A P, 2000. Landslide hazard, vulnerability and risk assessment in parts of the Sikkim Himalaya ­ a GIS based approach. In: Proc. International Workshop cum Training Programme on Landslide Hazard, Risk Assessment and Damage Control for Sustainable Development, UNDP and CSIR, GoI,N. Delhi. pp.162­-168
  27. Krishna, A P, 1999. Landslide hazard assessment in parts of Sikkim Himalaya utilizing remote sensing techniques. 2nd International Symposium on Operationalization of Remote Sensing, ITC, Netherlands and IIRS, Dehradun (abs.)
  28. Krishna, A P, 1999. Geological assessment of a Himalayan watershed using remote Sensing and geographical information system. Interactive presentation in IEEE 1999 International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium 99 (IGARSS 99), Hamburg, Germany
  29. Krishna, A P, 1999. Geo­Environmental Assessment of Landslide Hazards and Risks by Remote Sensing and GIS for a City in the Sikkim Himalaya. Thirteenth International Conference on Applied Geologic Remote Sensing 1999, USA, Session: Geological Hazards and Mapping I (abs.)
  30. Krishna, A P, 1998. Landslide hazard management and prediction options: some strategies for the Sikkim Himalaya, India. Annual Meeting of European Geophysical  Society (EGS): Session on Landslide hazards in seismically active regions, Nice, France (abs.)
  31. Krishna, A P, 1997. Geologic remote sensing applications for landslide hazard assessment in parts of Sikkim Himalaya, India. In: Proc. of Twelfth International Conference and Workshops on Applied Geologic Remote Sensing, Denver, Colorado, vol. II, pp. 173 – 178.
  32. Krishna, A P, 1996. Land cover change dynamics of a Himalayan watershed utilizing Indian Remote Sensing Satellite (IRS) data, In: Proc. of International Geosciences and Remote Sensing Symposium96 (IEEE/GRSS), Nebraska, USA. vol. I, pp. 221­-223. (IEEE Xplore: 06 August 2002, INSPEC Accession Number: 5405577)
  33. Krishna, Akhouri Pramod, Bhagwat M S, Agnihotri A D, 1991. Application of digital image processing for environmental studies of limestone deposits ­ a case study. In: Proceedings of Third NCB International Seminar on Cement and Building Materials in its technical session on Ecological Balancing and Environmental lmprovement, New Delhi, India, vol. 3, session VI. p. 1­11.
  34. Pachauri A K, Krishna, A P, 1984.  Terrain classification in parts of the Himalaya using multistage sampling technique. Fifth Asian Conference on Remote Sensing, Kathmandu, Nepal (late paper)

Research Journals – National

  1. Das, N, Ojha, A, Singh, N, Krishna, A P, 2022. Assessment of Remote Sensing and Computational Techniques for the Development of Earthquake Magnitude Prediction, State of Sikkim, India, Jour. Ind. Geol. Cong. (K. S Valdiya Commemorative Volume) Vol. 12(2) & 13(1,2) 2021, pp. 213-220. SCIE, Impact Factor 0.34
  2. Sengupta, Soumita, Srivsatava, Y K, Rathore, V S, Krishna, A P, Sharma, R K, 2018. Significance of Cartosat DEM in delineation of drainage network and watershed boundaries for morphometric analysis and prioritization, Indian Cartographer, vol. 38, pp. 512-517
  3. Bez, P K and Krishna, A P, 2014. Geospatial assessment of erosional behaviour of a watershed in Angara block of Ranchi district, Jharkhand state, India, Indian Journal of Soil Conservation, 42 (1), 107-­113. (NAAS, Research Impact Factor: 0.202)
  4. Sharma, A K, Krishna, A P, Joshi, V, Rawat, M S and Singh, K K, 2011. Landslide hazard zonation using geoinformatics­ a case study of Rong area, South Sikkim, Indian Landslides (2nd Indian Landslide Congress volume), volume 4, no. 2, pp. 35­-44  (ISSN 0974­5254)
  5. Mohan, Lalit, Dhawan, S C, Krishna, A P, 2008. Web Based Tourism Information System Using Geographical Information System (GIS) – A Case Study. Journal of Hospitality Application on and Research, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 76-90
  6. Singh, K K, Kumar, S, Rai, L K, Krishna, A P, 2003. Rhododendrons Conservation in Sikkim Himalaya, Current Science, 85 (5): 602­-606. (SCOPUS, Journal IF for the year 2016 is 0.843)
  7. Joshi, V, Krishna, A P, 2000. Control measures for checking soil erosion, landslides and debris flow in Hindu­Kush Himalayan belt of PR of China, Indian Journal of Soil Conservation. 28 (1), pp. 1­6. (NAAS, Journal IF: 0.202)
  8. Krishna, A P, 1996. Remote sensing approach for watershed based resources management priorities in the Sikkim Himalaya ­ a case study, Journal of Indian Society of Remote Sensing, vol. 24, no. 2. pp. 69-­83. (SCOPUS, Journal IF (2016): 0.725)
  9. Krishna, A P, Rai, S C, Sharma E, 1994. Land use change detection through remote sensing ­ a case study of Mamlay watershed of the Sikkim Himalaya, Journal of Hill Research, 7(2): 93­-101

Conferences/Seminars/Symposia - National

  1. Scariah, Nayama Valsa, Ghosh, Mili, Krishna, A P, 2021, Automatic detection of yardangs and dune on mars, National Symposium on i-GEOMATICS: An integrated technology to empower citizens towards self reliant nation hosted online by Indian Society of Geomatics & Indian Society of Remote Sensing
  2. Scariah, Nayama Valsa, Ghosh, Mili, Krishna, A P, 2021, Seasonal variation of surface temperature over Martian gale crater and its surroundings, National Symposium on Advances in Remote Sensing: Trends, Challenges and Opportunities (NS-ARS21), Dec 9-11, 2021, BIT Mesra
  3. Tabassum, F, Krishna, A P, 2021. Identification of drought and trend analysis using CHIRPS satellite precipitation product in the Subarnarekha River Basin, India, In: National Symposium on Advances in Remote Sensing: Trends, Challenges and Opportunities (NS-ARS21), Dec 9-11, 2021, BIT Mesra
  4. Hazra, P, Krishna, A P, 2020. Glacial lake outburst flood (GLOF) simulation of Shako Cho, Sikkim Himalaya, ISRS National Symposium on Remote Sensing for Environment Monitoring & Climate Change Assessment: Opportunities and Challenges, 18-19 December, 2020, SAC-ISRO, Ahmedabad.
  5. Bose S, Suman, S, Biswas, R, Ghosh M n Lala, Krishna, A P, 2020. A study of surface temperature variations observed by LRO Diviner Radiometer data, Indian Planetary Science Conference (IPSC)- 2020, Feb. 19-21, 2020, PRL Ahmedabad, Volume of Abstracts- IPSC0052/ https://www.prl.res.in/ipsc/volumeofabstracts/authors.html
  6. Dutta, Atm Deep, Ghosh, M n Lala, Krishna, A P, 2019. Estimation of Tropospheric and Stratospheric Ozone over Jharkhand using Geospatial Techniques, Proc. ESRI User Conference 2019, Kolkata, India
  7. Farzana Shaheen, Nayama Valsa Scariah,Mili Ghosh Nee Lala, Krishna, A P, Jeganathan, C, 2019. Estimation of Atmospheric Optical Depth at Nili Patera region of Martian surface using Mars Color Camera image, National Space Science Symposium, Organised by Savitribai Phule Pune University (formerly university of pune) along with Inter-University Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA)  and National Centre for Radio  Astrophysics (NCRA) during  29-31 January, 2019 (Poster Presentation)
  8. Mukherjee, Alok Bhushan, Krishna, A P, Patel, N, 2018. Application of Remote Sensing Technology, GIS and AHP-TOPSIS Model to Quantify Urban Landscape Vulnerability to Land Use Transformation, in the Conference Proceedings titled “Information and Communication Technology for Sustainable Development, Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems 10, (eds: D.K. Mishra et al.), DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-3920-1_4, © Springer Nature Singapore Pvt. Ltd.
  9. Mukherjee, Alok Bhushan, Krishna, A P, Patel, N, 2016. Bayesian-Fuzzy GIS Overlay to Construe Congestion Dynamics, in the proceedings titled “Information Systems Design and Intelligent Applications, Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing 433” (eds: S.C. Satapathy et al.), DOI 10.1007/978-81-322-2755-7_42, © Springer India.
  10. Kour, R, Patel, N, Krishna, A P, 2013. Estimation of Snowmelt Runoff in Chenab Basin, Western Himalayas, International Conference on Climate Change and Himalaya: Current status and future perspectives (ICCCH), September 2013, CSIR-NISCAIR, New Delhi.
  11. Kumar, Santosh, Krishna, A P, 2012. Landslide susceptibility modelling using artificial neural network: case study of a Central Himalayan area, Proc. (abs.) National Symposium on Space Technology for Food & Environmental Security & Annual Convention of Indian Society of Remote Sensing (ISRS), December 5­7, 2012, New Delhi
  12. Krishna, A P, Rathaur, J S, 2012. A remote sensing approach for geo­ environmental assessment of mining impacts in selected mining zones of Musabani block, East Singhbhum, Jharkhand, India, Proc. National Seminar on Recent Advances in Geosciences in Bihar and Jharkhand, October 2012, Org. GSI Patna, Bihar
  13. Kumari, Nemika, Krishna, A P, 2012. Assessment of groundwater recharge zones using geoinformatics: a case study of parts of Ranchi urban area, Proc. Seminar on Impact of mining, urbanisation and industrialisation on water resources of Jharkhand, April 22, 2012, Ranchi, Jharkhand
  14. Sharma, A K, Krishna, A P, Joshi, V, Kumar, K, 2011. Natural disaster mitigation and management in Sikkim Himalaya, Proc. Regional Workshop on Rejuvenation of Springs by Artificial Recharge and Catchment Area Treatment (Gangtok, March, 2011), Org. Central Ground Water Board, Eastern Region, Kolkata, pp. 8­25
  15. Kumari, Snehlata, Krishna, A P, 2008. Remote Sensing and GIS based geo­ environmental appraisal of urbanization with special reference to possible impacts on river channels in Jamshedpur city, Proc. (abs.) ISRS National Symposium, Ahmedabad
  16. Kumari, Shipra, Krishna, A P, 2005. Geoinformatics Application for Land use/cover Change Detection in Parts of Subarnarekha River Basin, Ranchi district, Jharkhand, In: Compendium of Abstracts, 25th ISRS Annual Convention and National Symposium on Emergence of Geoinformatics for Development: Trends and Opportunities, 6­9 December 2005, BIT, Mesra, Ranchi, pp. 74
  17. Krishna, A P, 2002. Landslide management in the Himalayan region. In: Proc. National Seminar on Natural Hazards: Its Geological Implications in Hilly Regions (November 2002), Ranchi, Jharkhand, pp. 17-­20
  18. Krishna, A P, Kumar, N, Kundu, S, 2002. Remote Sensing and GIS based assessment of landslide hazards along Singtam­Rangpo stretch of NH31A, Sikkim Himalaya. In: Proc. National Seminar on Natural Hazards: Its Geological Implications in Hilly Regions (November 2002), Ranchi, Jharkhand, pp. 113­-115
  19. Kundu S, Nag S K, Krishna, A P, 2002. Statistical landslide hazard analysis using remote sensing and GIS: a case study of West Sikkim roads. In: Proc. National Symposium on Natural Resources Management using Remote Sensing (December 2001), CSRE, IIT Bombay
  20. Krishna, A P, 1999. Snow cover and glacier assessments in parts of the Sikkim Himalaya by remote sensing and GIS, In: Proc. NSSW99 National Snow Science Workshop, Snow and Avalanche Study Establishment (SASE, DRDO, GoI), Manali. pp. 33­-40.
  21. Krishna, A P, 1995. Environmental assessment and monitoring of mining in a Himalayan region ­ a remote sensing approach. In: Abs. Proc. of Indian Society of Remote Sensing Silver Jubilee Symposium on Remote Sensing for Environmental  monitoring and Management with special emphasis on hill regions, Dehradun, India. pp. 390

Other Scientific Articles/Publications

  1. Sharma, A K, Joshi, V, Prakash, S, Krishna, A P, 2009. Land Use Pattern mapping using Remote Sensing and GIS in Gangtok area, Sikkim Himalaya, India, GISdevelopment.net
  2. Nathawat, M S, Krishna, A P, Pandey, A C, 2005. Compendium of Abstracts, 25th Annual Convention of Indian Society of Remote Sensing and National Symposium on Emergence of Geoinformatics for Development: Trends and Opportunities, 6­9 December 2005, BIT, Mesra, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India. Indian Society of Remote Sensing & BIT Mesra, P. 226
  3. Krishna, A P, 2000. Landslide management in the Himalayas. Geo Asia­Pacific, Singapore, June­July issue, pp. 30­-32
  4. Kundu, S, Krishna, A P, 2000. A report on recent landslide calamity in Geyzing town in Sikkim, HIMA­PARYAVARAN Newsletter of GBPIHED, Almora. Vol. 12 (2), pp 10­-13
  5. Krishna, A P, Sharma E, Rai L K, 1998. Assessment of ecological zonation vis-à-vis weather data utilization in the Sikkim Himalaya, HIMA­PARYAVARAN Newsletter of GBPIHED, Almora. vol 10(2), pp. 9­-11
  6. Krishna, A P, 1998. Environmental appraisal of landslide hazards in the Sikkim Himalaya, HIMA­PARYAVARAN Newsletter of GBPIHED, Almora. vol. 10(1), pp. 8­-11
  7. Krishna, A P, Joshi V, Palni L M S, 1997. Mountain risk engineering (MRE) study tour to China, HIMA­PARYAVARAN Newsletter of GBPIHED, Almora. vol. 9(1), pp. 3­5
  8. Krishna, A P, Rai L K and Sharma E, 1994. Climatic data for the Sikkim Himalaya, Sikkim Science Society Newsletter, vol. VII, no.  4, pp. 18­-20
  9. Krishna, A P, 1994. Environment and ecology ­ their assessment and management components, Sikkim Science Society Newsletter, vol. VII, no. 2, pp. 9­-11
  10. Krishna, A P, 1994. Landslides: the tricky environmental hazard of Sikkim, Sikkim Science Society Newsletter, vol. VII, no. 1, pp. 13
  11. Krishna, A P, 1993. Automatic weather stations for the Sikkim Himalayan meteorology, Sikkim Science Society Newsletter, vol. VI, no. 2, pp. 6
  12. Krishna, A P, 1993. Remote sensing from space: a boon to the environmental studies of the Himalaya, Sikkim Science Society Newsletter, vol. VI, no. 2, pp. 14-­15
  Member of Professional Bodies
 

Life Member

  1. Indian Planetary Science Association (IPSA), India
  2. Indian Society of Remote Sensing (ISRS), India
  3. Indian Society of Geomatics (ISG), India
  4. Indian Society of Technical Education (ISTE), India
  5. Indian Geological Congress (IGC), India
  6. Indian Association of Soil and Water Conservationists (IASWC), India
  7. Indian Society of Ecological Economics (INSEE), India
  8. Mountain Forum, USA
  9. Sikkim Science Society (SSS), India
  10. IIT Alumni Association, Ranchi Chapter

Alumnus

  • East-West Center Association (EWCA), Hawaii, USA

Member

  1. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc./Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society (IEEE/GRSS), USA - 1999
  2. Geological Society of America (GSA) - 2001
  3. National Institute of Ecology (NIE), India - 1998 - 2002
  Current Sponsored Projects
 

Ongoing

  1. DST-PURSE Promotion of Universities in Research and Scientific Excellence for “Center for Advanced Research on Machine LEarning for Geospatial Analytics and Solutions for Jharkhand State (ARMLEGS)”, DST-GoI, Rs. 8.4 Crores (2023-2027) – A Mustafi, A P Krishna, S Dutta, C Jeganathan, Mili Ghosh Nee Lala, S K Sahana, S Anwar, D Mustafi
  2. DST FIST Level B Fund for Improvement of S&T Infrastructure in Universities and Higher Educational Institutions, DST-GoI, Rs. 2.15 Crores (2023-2028) - S Payra, A P Krishna, C Jeganathan, V S Rathore, Mili Ghosh Nee Lala
  3. Mapping and morphological characterization of craters in the south polar region of the lunar surface using Chandrayaan-2 Dual Frequency SAR (DFSAR), High resolution OHRC and TMC-2 data, under Chandrayaan-2 data utilization Announcement of Opportunity (Ch-2-AO), ISRO, Bengaluru, Rs. 19.98L (2022-25) – V S Rathore, A P Krishna
  4. Modelling Forest Phenological Parameters from Time Series Remote Sensing Data, Space Applications Centre (SAC), ISRO, Ahmedabad, Rs, 30.23L (2021- 24) - C Jeganathan, A P Krishna, Mili Ghosh Nee Lala, Nitish Kumar 

Completed

  1. Remote Sensing based Hydrologic budget of the Subarnarekha River Basin, DST-Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), New Delhi, Rs. 27.39 L (2020 – 23) - A P Krishna, C Jegannathan, V S Rathore
  2. National Wetland Inventory and Assessment (NWIA) Phase-II, ISRO/SAC Ahmedabad, Rs, 20.50 L (2019-21) - C. Jeganathan, A P Krishna, V S Rathore, N K Sinha
  3. Use of Geo Informatics in Rural Road Projects under PMGSY – Bihar, National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC) - ISRO, Hyderabad, Rs. 54.00 L (2019-20) - A P Krishna, C Jeganathan, V S Rathore, N K Sinha
  4. SMG-BIT Agriculture Research Project, SKY MAP Global Pvt. Ltd., Rs. 7.50 L (2019-20) - C Jeganathan, A P Krishna, V Bhattacharjee, A Mustafi, S Mishra
  5. Geophysical characterization of subsurface Calcrete deposits in semi-arid-arid region of Rajasthan using fully polarimetric L- and S- band SAR data, L&S Band Airborne SAR Research AO; SAC/ISRO Ahmedabad, Rs. 13.44 L (2018-20) - V S Rathore, A P Krishna, G Singh (IIT-Bombay)
  6. Estimation of TIS derived Martian Surface temperature and assessment of its interannual variability in the current Martian climate in accordance with MCC derived morphological units respectively, MOM-AO; SAC/ISRO Ahmedabad, Rs. 17.50 L (2016- 19) - Mili Ghosh Nee Lala, A P Krishna, C Jeganathan
  7. Refinement of existing Algorithm for FeO and TiO2 mapping using HySI data and a comparative assessment of the HySI generated maps with that of Clementine and Moon Mineralogy Mapper-derived FeO and TiO2 products, Chandrayaan1-AO;  SAC/ISRO Ahmedabad, Rs. 17.25 L (2016 - 19) - Mili Ghosh Nee Lala, A P Krishna
  8. National Land Degradation Mapping - 2nd Cycle, NRSC/DoS Hyderabad, Rs. 16.50 L (2016 - 18) - A P Krishna, C Jeganathan, V S Rathore, N K Sinha
  9. Land Use / Land Cover Analysis - 3rd Cycle, NRSC/DoS Hyderabad, Rs. 51.50 L (2016 - 19) - C Jeganathan, A P Krishna, V S Rathore, R N K Sharma, N K Sinha
  10. National Wasteland Change Analysis-cycle 2015-16, NRSC/DoS Hyderabad, Rs.13.25 L (2016 - 2019) - V S Rathore, A P Krishna, C Jeganathan, N K Sinha
  11. Digital Photogrammetry Laboratory at Remote Sensing Department, BIT Mesra, DST FIST Level I grant, GoI; 2006, 38 L (2006-11) - M S Nathawat, A P Krishna
  12. Hydro-geoinformatics for water resources assessment of Ranchi, Urban and Suburban areas, In - house Research, BIT Mesra, 2006, Institute incentive scheme (2006-08) - A K Singh, A K Sinha, B Singh, A P Krishna, R N K Sharma, R Shivkumar
  13. Interferometric and Clinometric Analysis of Radar Data for Estimation of Tree and Stand Height, Technology Development Project under JEP Microwave of SAC Ahmedabad, Deptt. of Space, GOI with BIT Mesra as Collab. Agency Rs. 2.50 L + Satellite data (2005-07) - M S Nathawat, A P Krishna
  14. Active Tectonics of the Darjeeling Sikkim Himalayas using Global Positioning System (GPS) based Geodesy, Deptt. of Science & Technology, GoI; 2004, 23 L (2004-07) - Left to GBPIHED (completed by Co- PI) - A P Krishna, K Kumar, A Matin, M Mukul and S Jade
  15. Environmental Impact Analysis of Natural Hazards in Sikkim, Himalaya, GBPIHED In house Research, 2004, Variable budget as per needs, 1 Year (with yearly extension provision) - A P Krishna
  16. State level Disaster Management Faculty, Sikkim, Ministry of Home Affairs, GoI, 2003, Rs. 10 L annually, Started in 10th F. Plan & 11th F. Plan - A P Krishna
  17. Khangchendzonga Biosphere Reserve - Landscape Change, Resource Status and Human Dimensions, Ministry of Environment and Forests, GoI, 8.8 L (1999 - 2003) - A P Krishna, K K Singh, Y K Rai, L K Rai
  18. Geo- environmental Assessment of Landslide Hazards in parts of Sikkim Himalaya for Mountain Risk Engineering Evaluations using Remote Sensing and GIS Techniques, RESPOND Project/ISRO, Bangalore, Dept. of Space, GoI: 8.5 L (1999 – 2003) - A P Krishna
  19. Sikkim Project under Technology Vision 2020 Mission Projects on Agricultural Potential, Technology Information, Forecasting and Assessment Council (TIFAC), Deptt. of Science and Technology, GoI; 12 L (consultancy in project mode) (2003 – 05) - A P Krishna, K K Singh
  20. Community Forest Management in Sikkim as part of the Environmental Law Capacity Building Project, WB National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata, 1.25 L (consultancy in project mode) (2002 – 03) - A P Krishna
  21. Contact Programme for Science Motivation and Awareness, National Council for Science and Technology Communication (NCSTC), Deptt. of Science and Technology, GoI; Rs. 0.80 L (2002) - A P Krishna
  22. Geometry, Kinematics and Deformation Mechanisms in the Himalayan Hinterland and the Gish Transverse Zone in the Darjiling-Sikkim Himalaya using GPS Geodesy, DST, Govt. of India to CSIR CMMACS, Bangalore, Rs. 12 L (2001-04) - M Mukul, S Jade, V K Gaur, A P Krishna, A Matin
  23. India Project on Integrated Training for the Mountain Risk Engineering in the Himalaya, GBPIHED and International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development collaboration (ICIMOD) , US$13500 (1998 – 99) - D K Agarwal, K Kumar, A P Krishna, V Joshi, L M S Palni, P K Samal
  24. Preliminary study on Landslide Disaster of June 1997 in the Gangtok area of Sikkim, India, GBPIHED and International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) collaboration; US$500 (1997) - A P Krishna
  25. Integrated Watershed Management, GBPIHED Institutional project; variable costs as per needs annually Rs. 5 L+ (1993 – 98) - E Sharma, A P Krishna, R C Sundriyal, S C Rai, Y K Rai, L K Rai, R Sharma, M Sundriyal
  26. Soil, water and nutrient conservation in the upland farming systems of watersheds of Sikkim, NWDPRA, Agriculture Deptt., Govt. of Sikkim; Rs. 1 L (1994-95) - E Sharma, R C Sundriyal, S C Rai, A P Krishna, R Sharma, M Sundriyal
  27. Remote sensing for environmental studies of limestone mines, National Council for Cement & Building Materials Sponsored Projects; Rs. 3 L (1991-93) - A P Krishna, B S Roy, V P Chatterjee
  28. EIA/EMP Sponsored Projects of Limestone Mines for Cement Industries, National Council for Cement & Building Materials Sponsored Projects; variable costs as per needs (1991–93) - A D Agnihotri, B S Roy, A P Krishna, V P Chatterjee
  29. Environmental Rehabilitation of Limestone Mines, National Council for Cement & Building Materials Research Project; Approx. Rs. 3 L (1986-89) - M V Rangarao, B S Roy, A P Krishna, A Nagar
  Text and Reference Books
 

Books/Book Chapters - International

  1. Kumar, A, Mishra, V N, Ratnam, R, Pande, C B, Krishna, A P, 2023. Assessment of Groundwater Quality in South Karanpura Coalfield Region, Jharkhand, India Using WQI and Geospatial Approach. In: Rai, P.K. (eds) River Conservation and Water Resource Management. Advances in Geographical and Environmental Sciences. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-99-2605-3_3
  2. Krishna A P, Mukherjee A B, 2022. Satellite and aerial remote sensing in disaster management: an introduction, In: ADIL DENIZLI, Marcelo Alencar, Tuan Anh Nguyen, David Motaung (eds) Nanotechnology-based Smart Remote Sensing Networks for Disaster Prevention, ELSEVIER, Chapter 14, https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-323-91166-5.00004-5, pp 273-280
  3. Kumar A, Ratnam R, Krishna A P, 2021. Detection of Coal Mine Fire Using Landsat-8 OLI/TIRS Satellite Data in Ramgarh and Hazaribagh Coalfields, India. In: Rai P K, Singh P, Mishra V N (eds) Recent Technologies for Disaster Management and Risk Reduction. Earth and Environmental Sciences Library. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-76116-5_23
  4. Kumar A, Shekhar S, Tirkey A S, Krishna A P, 2020. Geo-environmental hazard vulnerability and risk assessment over South Karanpura coalfield region of India. In: Kanga S, Mishra V N, Singh S K (eds) Sustainable Development Practices Using Geoinformatics. Scrivener Publishing LLC (Wiley online),  Print ISBN:9781119687115 |Online ISBN:9781119687160, https://doi.org/10.1002/9781119687160.ch2
  5. Shaheen F, Krishna A P, Rathore V S, 2019. Delineation of Mine Fire Pockets in Jharia Coalfield, India, using Thermal Remote Sensing. In: Sahana S, Bhattacharjee V (eds) Advances in Computational Intelligence - Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing Book Series, vol 988. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-8222-2_18
  6. Mukherjee, A B and Krishna, A P 2019. Interdisciplinary Approaches to Information Systems and Software Engineering, P. 266, IGI Global, Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA. https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-5225-7784-3
  7. Mukherjee A B, Krishna A P, Patel N, 2018. Application of Remote Sensing Technology, GIS and AHP-TOPSIS Model to Quantify Urban Landscape Vulnerability to Land Use Transformation. In: Mishra D, Nayak M, Joshi A (eds) Information and Communication Technology for Sustainable Development. Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems, vol 10., Springer Nature, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-3920-1_4
  8. Mukherjee, A B, Krishna, A P, Patel, N, 2018. Geospatial Technologies in Urban System Development: Emerging Research and Opportunities, P. 179, IGI Global, Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA. https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-5225-3683-3
  9. Kumar, A, Mukherjee, A B, Krishna, A P, 2017. Application of conventional data mining techniques and web mining to aid disaster management. In: Web Usage Mining Techniques and Applications Across Industries (pp. 138-167). IGI Global, Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA. https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-5225-0613-3.ch006
  10. Mukherjee, A B, Krishna, A P, Patel, N, 2017. Significance of Affective Sciences and Machine Intelligence to Decipher Complexity Rooting in Urban Sciences. In: Ubiquitous Machine Learning and Its Applications (pp. 68-88). IGI Global, Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA. https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-5225-2545-5.ch004
  11. Krishna, A P, 2011. Characteristics of snow and glacier fed rivers in mountainous regions with special reference to Himalayan basins (Peer reviewed invited contribution category ‘A’), In: V.P. Singh, P. Singh, U.K. Haritashya (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Earth Sciences Series ­ Snow, Ice and Glaciers (ISBN 978­90­481­ 2641­5), Springer, The Netherlands, pp. 128­-133. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-90-481-2642-2_57
  12. Krishna, A P, 2002. Specificity, unifying characteristics and diversity of mountain regions in Sikkim Himalayan state of IHR. In: Proc. International Mountain Research Workshop (June, 2000), Autrans (Ed. Bernard Debarbieux and Francois Gillette); TEO, CNRS, Universite Joseph Fourier, Institut de Geographie Alpine, France. pp. 179-180.
  13. Sharma, E, Sundriyal, R C, Rai, S C, Krishna, A P, 1998. Watershed: A functional unit of management for sustainable development. In: Modern Trends in Ecology and Environment (Ed. Prof. R.S. Ambasht), Backhuys Publishers, Leiden, The Netherlands, p. 171-­185.

Books/Book Chapters - National

  1. Kour, R, Patel N and Krishna, A P, 2013. Estimation of snowmelt runoff in Chenab basin, Western Himalayas, In: Climate Change and Himalayan Eco­system – Indicator, Bio and Water Resources (Eds. Sundaresan, J, Gupta, P, Santosh, K M and Boojh, R), Scientific Publishers, India (ISBN: 978­81­7233­847­3), pp. 21-­34
  2. Krishna, A P, Kumar, N, Nathawat, M S, 2006. Natural Hazard Assessment through Remote Sensing and GIS ­ A Case Study from Sikkim State, India. In: Disaster Management (Eds. Mahanti, N.C., Samal, S.K., Datta, P. and Nag, N.K.), Narosa Publishing House, New Delhi, pp. 73-­83
  3. Krishna, A P, Kumar, N, Nag, S K, Kundu, S, 2004. Landslide Hazard Susceptibility Zonation (LHSZ) along roads: a case study from Sikkim Himalaya. In: Geomorphology and Environment (Eds. Savindra Singh, H.S. Sharma and Sunil Kumar De), ACB Pub. Kolkata, ISBN 81­87500­19­0, pp. 157­-167
  4. Kundu, S, Krishna, A P, 2004. Landslide hazard assessment along the selected highways in Sikkim Himalaya – a remote sensing approach. In: Landslide Disaster, Assessment and Monitoring (Ed. Nagarajan, R – IIT-B), Anmol Publications, New Delhi, pp. 114-­129
  5. Krishna, A P, Sharma, E, 2002. Khangchendzonga biosphere reserve – landscape change, resource status and human dimensions. In: Biosphere Reserves I India and their Management (Eds. J K Sharma, P S Easa, C Mohanan and N Sasidharan). Publ. Ministry of Environment and Forests, Govt. of India, N. Delhi and Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi , pp. 219-­221
  6. Krishna, A P, Kundu, S, 2002. Landslide hazard: a perspective from Sikkim Himalaya. In: Changing Environmental Scenario of the Indian Subcontinent (Ed. S R Basu), ACB Publications, Kolkata, pp. 366-­389
  7. Krishna, A P, Rai, P D, Subba, J, 2002. South Asia Perspectives on Ecotourism and Conservation. Publ. Ecotourism and Conservation Society of Sikkim, Gangtok P. 197
  8. Chhetri, S, Krishna, A P, Singh, K K, 2002. Ecosystem conservation prospects in the Khangchendzonga biosphere reserve, Sikkim. In: South Asia Perspectives on Ecotourism and Conservation (Eds. A P Krishna, P D Rai and J Subba), Publ. ECOSS, Gangtok, pp. 41-­52
  9. Krishna, A P, 2000. Land use/cover status assessment using remote sensing and geographical information system approach. In: Natural Resources Conservation and Management for Mountain Development (Eds. S C Tiwari and P P Dabral). International Book Distributors, Dehradun, pp. 195-­211
  10. Krishna, A P, Rai S C, Rai Y K, Sharma E, 1998. Integrated watershed management: a case study from Sikkim Himalaya. In: Research for Mountain Development: Some Initiatives and Accomplishments. Gyanodaya Prakashan, Nainital, India, pp. 1­24
  11. Agrawal D K, Krishna, A P, Joshi V, Kumar K, Palni L M S, 1997. Perspectives of Mountain Risk Engineering in the Himalayan Region. Gyanodaya Prakashan, Nainital, India P. 244
  12. Krishna, A P, Rai Y K, Rai L K, 1997. Environmental impact of a minor road construction as landslide ­ an integrated control case study in the Sikkim Himalaya. In: Perspectives of Mountain Risk Engineering in the Himalayan Region (Ed. D K Agrawal, A P Krishna, V Joshi, K Kumar and L M S Palni), Gyanodaya Prakashan, Nainital, India, p. 163-­178
  13. Agrawal D K, Krishna, A P, Joshi, V, Kumar, K, Palni, L M S, 1997. Perspectives of mountain risk engineering in the Indian Himalayan context: an overview. In: Perspectives of Mountain Risk Engineering in the Himalayan Region (Ed. D K Agrawal, A P Krishna, V Joshi, K Kumar and L M S Palni). Gyanodaya Prakashan, Nainital, India, p. 1­12
  14. Rai S C, Krishna, A P, 1996.  Application of remote sensing techniques for monitoring and mapping of land­use/land cover of the Mamlay watershed of Sikkim Himalaya.  In: Development and Environmental Change in India (Ed. Dr. Rajendra Singh and D.K. Mishra), APH Publishing Corporation, N. Delhi p. 373-­388
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  3. Discover Water, Publ. Springer Nature
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  6. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, Publ. Springer Nature
  7. Ecological Indicators, Publ. Elsevier
  8. Frontiers in Plant Science, Publ. Frontiers Media SA
  9. Landslides, Publ. Springer Nature
  10. Journal of Indian Society of Remote Sensing, Publ. Springer Nature
  11. International Journal of Remote Sensing, Publ. Taylor and Francis
  12. International Journal of Sustainable Transportation, Publ. Taylor and Francis
  13. Current Science (Current Science Association with the Indian Academy of Sciences, India)
  14. Hydrological Processes, Publ. John Wiley & Sons, UK
  15. Journal of Earth System Sciences, Indian Academy of Sciences, Publ. Springer Nature
  16. Water Resources Management, Publ. Springer Nature
  17. Water, Publ. MDPI (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute) Open Access Scientific Journals, Basel, Switzerland
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  22. Agriculture, Publ. MDPI (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute) Open Access Scientific Journals, Basel, Switzerland
  23. Cogent Engineering, Publ. Taylor & Francis
  24. Indian Journal of Radio & Space Physics (IJRSP), India
  25. ICFAI Journal of Earth Sciences, Hyderabad
  26. Eco.Mont: Journal on Protected Mountain Areas Research, Publ. Austrian Academy of Sciences Press
  27. Additional Reviewer, 2nd International Symposium on Academic Globalization (AG 2009), July, 2009, Orlando, Florida, USA
  28. Additional Reviewer, 3rd International Symposium on Academic Globalization (AG 2010), July, 2010, Orlando, Florida, USA
  29. Additional Reviewer, 4th International Symposium on Academic Globalization (AG 2011), July, 2011, Orlando, Florida, USA
  30. Journal of Hill Research, Sikkim Science Society, India