Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra
   
DR. C. JEGANATHAN
Professor and Head , Remote Sensing
M.Sc. (Physics), M.Sc.(Geoinformatics, Netherlands), Ph.D. (Forest Geoinformatics), PostDoc (UK)
Contact Address
Residence Address Department of Remote Sensing BIT, Mesra, Ranchi - 835215
Permanent Address Department of Remote Sensing BIT, Mesra, Ranchi - 835215
Phone (Office) 2275444-extn. 4768
Phone Residence 2275444
Email Id jeganathanc@bitmesra.ac.in
   Joined Institute on : 1-Sep-2011

  Work Experience
 
Teaching : 20 Years

Research : 25+ Years


  Professional Background
 

 1993 – 1996

Scientific Assistant ‘B’, Regional Remote Sensing Service  Centre (RRSSC), Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), Dehradun, India

1996 (Apr –Sep)

Scientific Assistant ‘C’, RRSSC,ISRO, Dehradun, India

 

1996-1997

Scientist/Engineer ‘SB’, Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS), National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC, ISRO), Dehradun, India

1998 – 2000

Scientist/Engineer ‘SC’, IIRS, NRSC, ISRO, Dehradun, India

2001-2005

Scientist/Engineer ‘SD’, IIRS, NRSC, ISRO, Dehradun, India

2005-2008

Scientist/Engineer ‘SE’, IIRS,NRSC, ISRO, Dehradun, India

2008 (June) – 2011 (July)

Senior Researcher in Spatial Analysis, School of Geography, University of Southampton, Southampton, England, UK

1st Sep 2011 onwards -

Professor, Department of Remote Sensing, Birla Institute of Technology (BIT) University, Mesra, Ranchi, Jharkhand

 


  Research Areas
 

Remote Sensing based vegetation and environmental Analysis

Modelling Space-Time vegetation dynamics

Land Surface Phenology and Climate Change

Landscape Metrics and Modelling

Land Cover Change Modelling

Geostatistical Modelling

Downscaling of Satellite derived vegetation data

Spatial Multi-criteria decision modelling

Spatial Analytical Software Development.


  Award and Honours
 

Indian National Geospatial Award (2015)

Erasmus Mundas EU Fellowship   (2015)

Adjunct Faculty (Centre for Space Science and Technology Education - CSSTE-AP, Affiliated to UN, Dehradun, India, 1996 to 2008)

Visiting Scholar (School of Geography, University of Southampton, till 2014)

Visiting Scholar (School of RS & GIS, University of Peking, China, 2012)

Visiting Scholar (School of Geographical Information Science, University of Nanjing, China, 2012)

Visiting Scholar (School of Geography, University of California Santa Barbara, 2010)

Visiting Scholar (NASA Centre of Excellence, School of Geography, Boston University, 2009)

Klaas Jan Beek Award, ITC, Enschede, Netherlands (2003)

IIRS-ITC Masters Fellowship (Oct, 2001 to Mar, 2003)

Japanese Doctoral Fellowship (Awarded, but did not avail) (2000)

Best Paper Award, ISRS symposium "Geoinformatics Beyond 2000"

Gold Medalist (B.Sc. Physics, VHNSN College, Madurai Kamaraj University)

 


   Publications
 

Research Papers Published (Peer-Reviewed)

 

  1. Margaret Johnson, Petrutza C. Caragea, Wendy Meiring, C. Jeganathan and Peter M. Atkinson (2018). Bayesian Dynamic Linear Model for estimation of phenological events from Remote sensing data. Journal of Agricultural, Biological and Environmental Statistics. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13253-018-00338-y.
  2. Saptarshi Mondal and Jeganathan, C. (2018). Evaluating the performance of multi-class and single-class classification approaches for mountain agriculture extraction using time series NDVI. Journal of Indian Society of Remote Sensing (Accepted).
  3. Niraj Priyadarshi, V.M. Chowdary, Iswar Chandra Das, Jeganathan Chockalingam, Y.K. Srivastava, G Srinivasa Rao, Uday Raj & Chandra Shekhar Jha (2018). Wavelet and non-parametric statistical based approach for long term land cover trend analysis using time series EVI data. Geocarto International.  DOI: 10.1080/10106049.2018.1520925
  4. Suman Sinha, Santra, A., Sharma, L.K., Jeganathan, C., Nathawat, M.S., Das, A.K. and Shiv Mohan (2018). Multi-polarized Radarsat-2 satellite sensor in assessing forest vigor from above ground biomass. Journal of Forestry Research, DOI 10.1007/s11676-017-0511-7, 29(4), 1139-1145. (July, 2018)
  5. Saptarshi Mondal and Jeganathan, C. (2018). Extracting Mountain Agriculture from Time-Series MODIS NDVI using Dynamic Time Warping Technique. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 39(11), 3679-3704. (SCI) (Feb, 2018)
  6. Suneet Naithani, V.B. Mathur and C. Jeganathan (2018). Habitat Characterisation of Western Tragopan (Tragopan melanocephalus), Great Himalayan National Park, India. International Journal of Zoology Studies, 3(2), 46-53. (Jan, 2018)
  7. Md. Omar Sarif, Jeganathan, C. and Saptarshi Mondal (2017). MODIS-VCF Based Forest Change Analysis in the State of Jharkhand. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sciences, Indian Academy of Sciences: A Physical Science. DOI: 10.1007/s40010-017-0446-6.
  8. Jeganathan, C. and Saptarshi Mondal (2017). Fractal-Based pattern extraction from time-series NDVI data for feature identification. IEEE Journal of Selected topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 10 (12), 5258-5264.
  9. Saptarshi Mondal, Jeganathan, C., Giriraj, A., Peejush Pani (2017). Cloud Noise Mapping and Reduction for Enhancing the Time Series MODIS NDVI for Improved Vegetation Monitoring. GIScience and Remote Sensing, 54(2), 202-229.
  10. Suman Sinha, Santra, A., Sharma, L.K., Jeganathan, C., Nathawat, M.S., Das, A.K. and Shiv Mohan (2017). Multi-polarized Radarsat-2 satellite sensor in assessing forest vigor from above ground biomass. Journal of Forestry Research, DOI 10.1007/s11676-017-0511-7.
  11. Praveen Kumar and Jeganathan, C. (2017). Monitoring Horizontal and Vertical Cropping Pattern and Dynamics in Bihar over a Decade (2001 to 2012) based on time-series satellite data. Journal of Indian Society of Remote Sensing. DOI:10.?1007/?s12524-016-0614-1, 45:485-502.
  12. Suman Sinha, Jeganathan, C., L.K. Sharma, Nathawat M.S., Das A.K., and Shiv Mohan (2016). Developing Synergy Regression Models with space-borne ALOS PALSAR and Landsat TM sensors for retrieving tropical forest biomass. Journal of Earth System Science (Indian Academy of Sciences), 125(4), 725-735.
  13. Beependra Singh and Jeganathan, C. (2016). Spatio-temporal forest change assessment using time series satellite data in Palamu district of Jharkhand, India. Journal of Indian Society of Remote Sensing, 44(4), 573-581.
  14. Jeganathan, C., Gnanasekaran, G. and Tanushree Sengupta (2015). Analysing the Spatio-Temporal link between Earthquake Occurrences and Orbital Perturbations  induced by Planetary Configuration. International Journal of Advancements in Remote Sensing, GIS and Geography, 3(2), 123-146.
  15. Suman Sinha, Jeganathan, C., L.K. Sharma, Nathawat M.S., (2015). A review of Radar Remote Sensing for Biomass Estimation. International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, 12, 1779-1792.
  16. Peejush Pani, Jeganathan, C., Sharma, L.K. (2015). Extracting spatial pattern of Land Surface Moisture using time-series MODIS data in Jharkhand state, India. International Journal of Advancements in Remote Sensing, GIS and Geography, 3(2), 106-122.
  17. Roy, P.S., et al. (2015). New vegetation type map of India prepared using satellite remote sensing: comparison with global vegetation maps and utilities. .International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, Netherlands. (Co-author in this paper, which is a prestigious work from India)
  18. Suman Sinha, L.K. Sharma, Jeganathan, C., Nathawat, M.S., Anup K. Das, Shiv Mohan (2015). Efficacy of InSAR Coherency for Tropical Forest Remote Sensing in context of REDD, International Journal of Advancement in Remote Sensing, GIS and Geography, 3(1a), 38-46.
  19. Saptarshi Mondal, Jeganathan, C., Nitish K. Sinha, Harshit Rajan, Tanmoy Roy,  and Praveen Kumar (2014). Extracting seasonal cropping pattern using multi-temporal vegetation indices from IRS-LISS III data in Muzaffarpur district of Bihar, India. Egyptian Journal of Remote Sensing and Space Science, 17(2), 123-134.
  20. Jeganathan, C., Dash, J. and Atkinson, P.M. (2014). Remotely sensed trends in the phenology of northern high latitude terrestrial vegetation, controlling for land cover change and vegetation type. Remote Sensing of Environment, 143, 154-170.
  21. Jeganathan, C. and Nilay Nishant (2014). Scrutinising MODIS and GIMMS for extracting growth rhythm of natural vegetation in India. Journal of Indian Society of Remote Sensing. 42(2), 397-408, DOI:10.1007/s12524-013-0337-5.
  22. P. S. Roy, M.S.R. Murthy, A. Roy ,S.P.S. Kushwaha, S. Singh, C.S. Jha, M.D. Behera, P.K. Joshi, C. Jeganathan, H.C. Karnatak, S. Saran, C.S. Reddy, D. Kushwaha, C.B.S. Dutt, M.C. Porwal, S. Sudhakar, V.K. Srivastava (2013). Forest Fragmentation in India. Current Science, Indian Academy of Science, 105(6), 774-780.
  23. Jeganathan, C., Chandrashekhar, B. and Roy, P.S. (2013). Intelligent Object Based Smoothing: An algorithm for removing noises in the classified satellite image. International Journal for Advancement in Remote Sensing, GIS and Geography, 1(1), 52-61.
  24. Atkinson, P.M., Jeganathan, C., Dash, J., and Atzberger, C. (2012). Inter-comparison of four models for smoothing satellite sensor time-series data to estimate vegetation phenology. Remote Sensing of Environment, 123, 400-417.
  25. V.F. Rodríguez-Galiano, M. Chica-Olmo, F. Abarca-Hernández, P.M. Atkinson and C. Jeganathan (2012). Random Forest Classification of Mediterranean Land Cover Using Multi-seasonal Imagery and Multi-seasonal Texture. Remote Sensing of Environment, 121, 93-107.
  26. Atkinson, P.M., Dash, J., and Jeganathan, C. (2011). Amazon vegetation greenness as measured by satellite sensors over the last decade. Journal of Geophysical Research Letters, 38, L19105, doi:10.1029/2011GL049118, http://www.agu.org/pubs/crossref/pip/2011GL049118.shtml.
  27. C. Jeganathan, Hamm, N.A.S., Mukherjee, S., Atkinson, P.M., Raju, P.L.N. and Dadhwal, V.K. (2011). Evaluating a thermal image sharpening model over a mixed agricultural landscape in India. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 13, 178-191.
  28. C. Jeganathan, Roy, P.S. and Jha, M.N., (2011). Multi-objective spatial decision model for land use planning in a tourism district of India. Journal of Environmental Informatics, 17(1), 15-24.
  29. C. Jeganathan, Roy, P.S. and Jha, M.N., (2011). Bayesian modeling for land cover dynamics in Shimla District, India. Journal of Indian Forester, 37(2), 164-174.
  30. C. Jeganathan, Dash, J. and Atkinson, P.M., (2010). Mapping the phenology of natural vegetation in India using remote sensing derived chlorophyll index. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 31(22), 5777-5796.
  31. C. Jeganathan, Dash, J., and Atkinson, P.M. (2010). Characterising spatial pattern of phenology for the tropical vegetation in India using multi-temporal MERIS remote sensing data. Landscape Ecology, 25, 1125-1141.
  32. C. Jeganathan, Roy, P.S. and Jha, M.N., (2010). Markov model for predicting the land cover changes in the Shimla District, India. Journal of Indian Forester, 36(5), 667-681.
  33. Dash, J., C. Jeganathan, and Atkinson, P.M. (2010). The use of MERIS terrestrial chlorophyll Index to study spatio-temporal variation in vegetation phenology in India. Remote Sensing of Environment, 114, 1388-1402.
  34. C. Jeganathan, Dadhwal, V.K., Kiran Gupta and Raju, P.L.N., (2009). Comparison of MODIS vegetation continuous field based forest density maps with IRS LISS III derived maps. Journal of Indian Society of Remote Sensing, 37(4), 539-549.
  35. Rashmi Kandwal, C. Jeganathan, Valentyn Tolpekin, S.P.S. Kushwaha (2009). Discriminative invasive species ‘Lantana’ using vegetation indices. Journal of Indian Society of Remote Sensing, 37(2), 275-290.
  36. C. Jeganathan, Yogita Rawat, Ram Mohan Rao, P.L.N. Raju and V.K. Dadhwal, (2008). PRISM approach within GIS environment for Rainfall Interpolation in the mountainous terrain of Uttarakhand region in India. Journal of Indian Society of Geomatics, 2(2), 45-52.
  37. P.S. Roy, P.K. Joshi, S. Singh, S. Agarwal, D. Yadav and C. Jeganathan (2006).  Biome mapping in India using vegetation type map derived using temporal satellite data and environmental parameters. Ecological Modelling, 197(1-2), 148-158.
  38. Shukla, Y., S. Agrawal, C. Jeganathan and P.S. Roy (2004). Surface Parameter Mapping using SPOT-4 Vegetation and IRS-WiFS Satellite Data for Assessment of Vegetation in Arid and Semi-Arid Regions of Rajasthan. Journal of Arid Land Studies, 14, S.
  39. P.L.N. Raju and C. Jeganathan (2003). “Geoinformatics Education: IIRS Initiative” Journal of Indian Society of Geomatics. 9(2), 17-23.
  40. Harnam Singh, M.C. Porwal, C. Jeganathan, Gautam Talukdar and P.S. Roy (2001). Vegetation Cover Mapping using Hybrid Approach in Digital Classification. International Journal of Geoinformatics, 2(2), 37-45.
  41. P.L.N. Raju, C. Jeganathan, Sameer Saran, Vandita Srivastava, Ram Mohan Rao and V.K. Dadhwa (2003). Research Development in Geoinformatics – Role of IIRS. Journal of Indian Society of Geomatics, 10(4) & 11(1).
  42. C. Jeganathan, Gautham Bisht, Eva Sinha, P.L.N. Raju and P.S. Roy (2002). Comparative study of Object Oriented Classification Approach with the conventional method for interpreting High Resolution Images. International Journal of Geoinformatics, 3(2), 65-70.
  43. C. Jeganathan, Siraj Ahmed Khan, Ramesh Chandra, Harnam Singh, Vandita Srivastava and P.L.N. Raju (2001). Characterisation of Malaria Vector habitats in North Lakhimpur and Dibrugarh districts of Assam using Remote Sensing and GIS. Journal Indian Society of Remote Sensing, 29(1 & 2), 31-36.
  44. Mukund dev Behra, C. Jeganathan, P.S. Roy, S.P.S. Kushwaha, Shalini Srivastava (2000). Utility of GPS in classification accuracy assessment. Current Science, Indian Academy of Sciences, 79(12), 1696-1700.
  45. C. Jeganathan, Devi Dutt Chauniyal (2000). An evidential weighted approach for Landslide Hazard Zonation from Geo-environmental characterisation: A case study of Kelani area. Current Science, Indian Academy of Sciences, 79(2), 238-243.
  46. . Narendra Prasad**, B. Prabakaran*+ & C. Jeganathan (1996). Visualization in Biodiversity Research: A case study of Mehao Wildlife Sanctuary, Arunachal Pradesh, North East India. Current Science, Indian Academy of Sciences, 71(12), 1001-1005.
  47. N. Rajamanickam+, K. Kannan+, C. Jeganathan & N. Arunachalam+, M. Fernandez Gomez++ and J.J. Lopez Gonzalez++(1994). Franck-Condon Factors and r-centroids for  C2 and MgF molecules of Astrophysical interest. Optica Pura Y Aplicada, Spain.

 

Conference papers

 

  1. Jeganathan, C. and Praveen Kumar (2017). Mapping Agriculture Dynamics and associated Flood Impacts in Bihar using time-series Satellite Data. National Conference on Climate Change and Agricultural Production: Adapting Crops to Increased Climate Variability and Uncertainty. Bihar Agricultural University, Sabour, Bhagalpur, Bihar, 6-8th April, 2017.
  2. Praveen Kumar and Jeganathan, C. (2016). Remote Sensing Based Long Term Monitoring of Agriculture Status and its Dynamics in Bihar. UGC sponsored two-days National Seminar on “Food Security and Urbanisation Equilibrium: A sustainable man-system approach”, 22-23rd November 2016, Birbhum Mahavidyalaya, Suri, West Bengal.
  3. Peejush Pani, Niranga, A., Giriraj, A., Gurminder, B., Saptarshi Mondal, Jeganathan, C. (2016). Comparison of SPI and IDSI applicability for agriculture drought monitoring in Sri Lanka. 37th Asian Conference on Remote Sensing, 17-21st October, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  4. Pakiza Samar, Jeganathan, C., Saptarshi Mondal and Harshit Rajan (2016). Bioprospecting of Butea Monosperma in Ranchi District using Remote Sensing and GIS. National Conference on Advancements in Remote Sensing and Geo-Spatial Technologies, 19-21st May, BIT, Mesra.
  5. Alex Praveen P, Jeganathan, C. and Saptarshi Mondal (2016). Random Forest Algorithm (RF) for Land Cover Classification using Satellite Derived Time-series Vegetation Information. National Conference on Advancements in Remote Sensing and Geo-Spatial Technologies, 19-21st May, BIT, Mesra.
  6. Abdur Rahaman Mirza, Jeganathan, C., V. S. Rathore and Saptarshi Mondal, (2016). Evaluating crop discriminating ability of Hyperspectral and Multispectral satellite data: A case study in Malda (West Bengal) and Pakur (Jharkhand) District. National Conference on Advancements in Remote Sensing and Geo-Spatial Technologies, 19-21st May, BIT, Mesra.
  7. Omar Sarif, Md., Jeganathan, C. and Saptarshi Mondal (2016). Satellite based forest change analysis in the state of Jharkhand. National Conference on Advancements in Remote Sensing and Geo-Spatial Technologies, 19-21st May, BIT, Mesra.
  8. Shahana, K., Ghosh, S. and Jeganathan, C. (2016). A survey of particle swarm optimisation and random forest based land cover classification. International Conference on Computing, Communication and Automation (ICCCA), 29-30, April, Noida, India. DOI: 10.1109/CCAA.2016.7813756.
  9. Jeganathan, C., Giriraj, A., Kirti Avisek, Saptarshi Mondal, Peejush Pani, Salghuna, N.N., Niranga A., Harshit Rajan, Nitish K. Sinha, and Praveen Kumar (2015). Agriculture Drought Assessment and Monitoring Software Using ESRI ArcMap. ESRI Annual User Conference, New Delhi, 2-4 December. 
  10. Giriraj A., Niranga, A., Pani, P., Vladimir, S., Jeganathan, C. and Kirti A., (2015). Developments in South Asia Drought Monitoring System (SADMS). International Workshop on Beta Version of South Asia Drought Monitoring System. Dhaka, Bangladesh, 20th April 2015.
  11. Chandrashekhar Biradar, Abdallah Bar1, Roy, P. S, Prashant Pati1, Ahmed Amri, Murari Sing1, C. Jeganathan (2014). Geoinformatics and Genetic Resources under Changing Climate. International Workshop on “Applied Mathematics and Omics Technologies for Discovering Biodiversity and Genetic Resources for Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation to Sustain Agriculture in Drylands”, Rabat - Morocco, 24-27 June 2014.
  12. Jeganathan, C., Nilay Nishant, Peter M. Atkinson and Shuhe Zhao (2013). Downscaling of Coarse Resolution Normalised Difference Vegetation Index. 35th International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment, 22-26th April, 2013, Beijing, China.
  13. Nilay Nishant and Jeganathan, C., (2012). Reliability of MODIS and GIMMS vegetation indices for extracting phenological information of natural vegetation in India. National Symposium on Space Technology for Food & Environmental Security and Annual Conventions of Indian Society of Remote Sensing and  Indian Society of Geomatics, December 5-7, 2012, New Delhi, India. DOI: 10.13140/2.1.4857.6962
  14. Rodríguez-Galiano, V. F., Abarca-Hernández, F., Ghimire, B., Chica-Olmo, M., Atkinson, P. M. and Jeganathan, C. (2011). Incorporating Spatial Variability Measures in Land-cover Classification using Random Forest. Spatial Statistics 2011: Procedia Environmental Sciences, 3, 44-49.
  15. Osman, M.R., Atkinson, P.M. and Jeganathan, C. (2011). Classification of Residential, Commercial and Industrial Land Use from Landsat TM Time-series Data, Using Limited Training Data. Remote Sensing Photogrammetry Society (RSPSoc) 2011 Conference, 13-15 Sep, 2011, Bournemouth, U.K.
  16. Pavol, H., Atkinson, P.M. and C. Jeganathan (2010). Analysing the accuracy in built-up mapping at varying scales and thresholds. The Ninth International Symposium on Spatial Accuracy Assessment in Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, 20-23 July, Leicester, UK.
  17. Atkinson, P.M. and C. Jeganathan (2010). Downscaling the Character of spatial variation. The Ninth International Symposium on Spatial Accuracy Assessment in Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, 20-23 July, Leicester, UK.
  18. C. Jeganathan, Ganguly, S., Dash, J., Friedl, M., and P.M. Atkinson, (2010). Terrestrial Vegetation Phenology from MODIS and MERIS. IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing (IGARSS), 2699–2702. DOI: 10.1109/IGARSS.2010.5650124.
  19. Jeganathan, C., Dash, J., and Atkinson, P.M. (2010). Usability of MERIS MTCI for extracting forest phenology and exploring phenology based classification. The 2010 European Space Agency’s Living Planet Symposium, 28th June-2nd July, Bergen, Norway.
  20. Dash, J., Vuolo, F., Curran, P., Jeganathan, C., and Lankester, T. (2010). Evaluating the potential of vegetation chlorophyll content product: harmonization of MERIS and Sentinel 3 sensor data. The 2010 European Space Agency’s Living Planet Symposium, 28th June-2nd July, Bergen, Norway.
  21. Atkinson, P. M., Jeganathan, C., and Dash, J. (2009). Analysing the effect of different geocomputational techniques on estimating phenology in India. In B. G. Lees, & S.W. Laffan (Eds.), 10th International Conference on GeoComputation. Sydney:UNSW,  30th November – 2nd December, Australia.
  22. C. Jeganathan, J. Dash and P.M. Atkinson, (2009). Predicting phenology using time series remote sensing data: Initial results for the Indian forests. Seminar on Spatial information retrieval, Analysis, reasoning and modelling, Indian Statistical Institute, Bangalore, March 18-20, India.
  23. P.L.N. Raju, V.K. Dadhwal, Mamta Verma, C. Jeganathan, Minakshi Kumar and Anil Kumar (2008), “Indian Experiences for University Level Capacity Building in Geomatics Using EDUSAT Satellite”, The International Archives of Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, Vol. XXXVII, Part B6a, Beijing, 2008, China.
  24. Sangwan, A. K., Prasad, J. and C. Jeganathan (2007). "Mapping Snail-Borne Parasitic Diseases in a Part of Eastern Doon Valley Using Remote Sensing and GIS Techniques". Indian Congress of Veterinary Parasitology" held at Jammu during 7-9 September, India.
  25. Jitendra Prasad, A.K. Sangwan, and C. Jeganathan (2007). "Application of remote sensing to identify ecological correlates for mapping Snail borne parasitic diseases of livestock". Tropical Ecological Congress. Session on Remote Sensing and GIS. FRI campus, Dehradun, 2-5th December.
  26. P.L.N. Raju, C. Jeganathan and V.K. Dadhwal (2007), “Distance E-Learning Initiatives for Geoinformatics in IIRS”, a conference on “Geospatial Digital Learning India 2007” organized at Delhi University during January 16-17, 2007, India.
  27. Suneet Naithani,V.B.Mathur, C. Jeganathan and Sarnam Singh (2005). Habitat Characterization of Musk Deer (Moschus chrysogaster) using Evidential Weighted Approach in Great Himalayan National Park Conservation Area, Himachal Pradesh. Indian Society of Remote Sensing (ISRS) Annual National Seminar held in Ranchi, Jharkhand, India.
  28. C. Jeganathan (2005). Fuzzy-AHP approach for incorporating expert’s attitude and confidence in the Spatial decision making process. Indian National Cartographic Association (INCA)’s 25th Silver Jubilee Seminar held at Sagar University, Madhya Pradesh, India.
  29. C. Jeganathan (2004). “Cognitive Mapping: A data mining approach for Quantifying environmental Interactions from expert thought/knowledge”, ISRS-2004 National Symposium “Converging Space Technologies for National Development” help at Jaipur. Co-Chaired a Technical Session-4 on “Enabling Technologies-I” in the seminar, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India.
  30. P.S. Roy, P.K. Joshi, Gautam Talukdar, M.B. Chandrashekhar, C. Jeganathan, Sameer Saran, S.P.S. Kushwaha, Sarnam Singh, R.S. Tripathi, M.C. Porwal, A.K. Tiwari, S. Sudhakar, Harnam Singh, T.P.Singh, Uday Kumar and Sanjay Tomar (2002). “Biodiversity Characterisation at landscape level and defining conservation strategies”. International Workshop on Asian Forest Cover Assessment & Conservation Issues, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India.
  31. Sarnam Singh, P.S. Roy, Sameer Saran and C. Jeganathan  (2000). “Botanical Survey of India Databases for Biodiversity Characterisation”. Proceedings of Biodiveristy & Environment: Remote Sensing & Geographic Information System Perspectives. IIRS, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India.
  32. C. Jeganathan, and P.S. Roy (1999). Geospatial Semi-Expert System: An Approach for Landscape Analyses”. International Conference on Geoinformatics Beyond-2000, March 9-11, Dehradun (Awarded the best presentation), Uttarakhand, India.
  33. P.L.N. Raju, C. Jeganathan & Mamta Verma (1999). “Issues and Developments in Geographical Information System”. National Symposium on Remote Sensing Applications on Natural Resources: Retrospective & Perspectives and Annual Convention of Indian Society of Remote Sensing, January 19-21,Bangalore, Karnataka, India.
  34. P.S. Roy, P.L.N. Raju & C. Jeganathan (1998). “Capacity Building in Remote Sensing and Geoinformatics”,    National Seminar on Geographical Information Systems – Geoinformatics ’98, October 26-27, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India.
  35. P.L.N. Raju, C. Jeganathan & Mamta Verma (1998). “Recent Trends in Geographical Information System”, National Seminar on Geographical Information Systems – Geoinformatics ’98, October 26-27, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India.
  36. B. Prabakaran*+, C. Jeganathan, Haridas P. Nair*+ & K.P. Sharma*+ (1996). “Fractal Techniques in Surface Modelling”;; Proceedings of Indian Society of Remote Sensing, Pune, Maharastra, India.
  37. M. Premalatha, R.D. Garg , C. Jeganathan & S.K. Govil (1995). “Tea Plantation Mapping using Microwave Data as a supplementary tool for optical data”;; Proceedings of International Workshop on International mapping from space, Chennai, Taml Nadu, India.
  38. K.V. Ravindran*+, Pramod Kumar*+, C. Jeganathan & M.L. Manchanda*+ (1995). “Synergetic use of ERS-1 SAR and IRS-1B LISS II data for geomorphological mapping: A case study in Western Doon Valley, Uttar Pradesh”; Proceedings of Silver Jubilee symposium of Indian Society of Remote Sensing for environmental monitoring and management with special emphasis on hill region, Dehradun, Ludhiana, Punjab, India.

  Member of Professional Bodies
 

Life Member: Indian Society of Remote Sensing (ISRS)

Life Member: Indian Society of Geomatics (ISG)

Life Member: Deccan Geographers Association

Member, Scientific Commitee, IGARSS.

National Expert under ISWT programme, IIT Kharagpur (2014)

Expert Panel Member, Review Committee, IEEE/IGARSS 2015

Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Advancement in Remote Sensing, GIS and Geography

Editorial Member of International Journal of Remote Sensing Applications

Reviewer for Remote Sensing of Environment (RSE)

Reviewer for International Journal of Remote Sensing (IJRS)

Reviewer for International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation (JAG)

Reviewer for Computers & Geosciences; Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing; International Journal of Digital Earth; Indian Journal of Geomatics; International Journal of Applied Geography; Remote Sensing Open Access Journal

Coordinator for Master of Science in Geoinformatics (2004 to 2007)

Coordinator for PG Diploma in Geoinformatics (2004 to 2007)

Coordinated and Delivered series of lectures in the GIS Module in EDUSAT based Distance Learning Programme conducted by IIRS (2005-2007)

Coordinator for the EDUSAT based RSGIS course (telecasted by IIRS) at Department of Remote Sensing, Birla Institute of Technology (BIT), Mesra (Since Nov, 2011)

Mentor for establishing Remote Sensing Department at BIT, Patna (2012)

 

 


  Current Sponsored Projects
 

Research/Sponsored Projects (carried out/ongoing):

I have been part of many National Projects in ISRO and  sponsored scientific/user Projects from many National and International Organisations. Following are the details of the projects in which I have contributed as a PI/Co-PI/team member.

 

  1. National Level Project: Land Use Land Cover Mapping of Eastern UP and Western Bihar – 3rd Cycle. (Project Amount is Rs. 51,48,280). User Agency: National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC), ISRO, Hyderabad.
  2. National Level Project: Wasteland Mapping Eastern UP and Western Bihar State. (Project Amount is Rs. 13,24,925). User Agency: National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC), ISRO, Hyderabad.
  3. National Level Project: Land Degradation Mapping of Eastern UP. (Project Amount is Rs. 16,66,000). User Agency: National Remote Sensing Centre(NRSC), ISRO, Hyderabad
  4. International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD, Nepal) sponsored NASA-SERVIR Project: Agriculture Products development over Hindu Kush Himalaya. (US$ 25,000)
  5. International Water Management Institute (IWMI, Srilanka): Drought Vulnerability Assessment over two different environmental Setup in India (Focussed on Maharashtra and Bihar) (US $ 9,000)
  6. National Level Project: Land Use Land Cover Mapping of Bihar State. (Project Amount is Rs. 30,27,732). User Agency: National Remote Sensing Centre(NRSC), ISRO, Hyderabad
  7. National Level Project: Biodiversity Characterisation in India using RS & GIS (Phase-1, 2). (Project Amount is Rs. 200,00,000).  User Agency:  Department of BioTechnology and Department of Space.
  8. Bio-CAP software Package Development. (Project Amount is Rs. 10,00,000). User Agency:  Department of BioTechnology and Department of Space.
  9. SPLAM software Package Development. (Project Amount is Rs. 5,00,000). User Agency:  Department of BioTechnology and Department of Space.
  10. National Level Project: Biome Level Mapping and Characterisation in India. (Project Amount is Rs. 50, 00, 000). User Agency:  ISRO Geosphere Biosphere Programme (GBP), Bangalore.
  11. Technology Development Project: Decision Support System for identifying Environmental indicators, which are contributing to Environmental Impact in Shimla District. (Project Amount is Rs. 2,75,000). User Agency: National Remote Sensing Centre(NRSC),  Hyderabad
  12. Database Development using RS & GIS for National Natural Resources Information System (NRIS). (Project Amount is Rs. 30,00,000).  User Agency: ISRO, Bangalore.
  13. State Level Project: Database Development using RS & GIS for Integrated Mission for Sustainable Development. (Project Amount is Rs. 26,00,000).  User Agency: ISRO, Bangalore.
  14. Landcover mapping of Palamu Distt. of Bihar area using radiometric normalisation, mosaicing, geometric correction and classification techniques. (Project Amount is Rs. 60.000). User Agency: The Action Research Unit (TARU).
  15. DTM generation and flight path simulation of Manali, Leh and Siachin upper Himalayas.  (Project Amount is Rs. 3,50,000). User Agency: Defence Terrain Research Laboratory (DTRL), New Delhi.
  16. Salt affected area identification in Kanpur District, U.P. (Project Amount is Rs. 1,50,000). User Agency:  CSSRI, Karnal, Haryana.
  17. Land Cover Classification, Rare Species detection and DTM generation over Mehao Sanctuary, Arunachal Pradesh.  (Project Amount is Rs. 70,000). User Agency: Salim Ali Centre for Ornithology (SACON), Coimbatore.
  18. Research study of Remote sensing over Jaipur & Tonk districts, Rajasthan. (Project Amount is Rs. 25,000). User Agency: Delhi University.
  19. Sodic/Alkalination affected land Reclamation in eight districts of U.P. (Project Amount is Rs. 9,50,000). User Agency: Uttar Pradesh Remote Sensing Application Centre (UPRSAC), Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.
  20. Perspective view generation with different parameters of Bhatiyat block, Chamba Distt., Himachal Pradesh. (Project Amount is Rs. 3,50,000). User Agency:  ISRO, Bangalore.
  21. Study on Net Primary Production estimation over Madhav National Park. (Project Amount is Rs. 2,75,000). User Agency:  Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS), Dehradun.
  22.  Landuse Change Detection study in Orissa.  (Project Amount is Rs. 90,000). User Agency: Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS), Dehradun.

 

Softwares Developed:

 

  1. BioCAP software Product (Installable package) + Technical & User Manual. Output Product from DOS-DBT project Phase-I, Govt. of India National Project.
  2. SPLAM software Product (Installable package) + Technical & User Manual. Output Product from DOS-DBT project Phase-II, Govt. of India National Project.
  3. Spatial Decision Support Tools under GIS Environment. Output Product from Technology Development Project of ISRO (TDP Code: 749-14).
  4. STAMP- Customised Software Package – Spatio-Temporal Analysis and Modelling of Phenology of natural vegetation using ArcGIS, Arcobjects and Visual Basic (Software Product and Manuals). ICIMOD-NASA-SERVIR Project over Hindu Kush Himalaya using Satellite Remote Sensing and Geographic Information System.
  5. ADAMS- Customised Software Package – Agriculture Drought Assessment and Management System using ArcGIS, Arcobjects and Visual Basic (Software Product and Manuals). IWMI Drought Monitoring Project over South Asia using Satellite Remote Sensing and Geographic Information System.

  Text and Refrence Books
 

Books Published:

  1. George Joseph and Jeganathan, C. (2017). Fundamentals of Remote Sensing, Universities Press Pvt. Ltd., Hyderabad. 3rd Edition. ISBN: 978-93-86235-46-6.
  2. Suneet Naithani and C. Jeganathan (2014). Remote Sensing and GIS in Environmental Resource Management, Gaura Books India Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi. ISBN: 978-81-929248-0-9.
  3. C. Jeganathan (2013). Modelling Three Decades of Land Use Change in the Western Himalaya: Geoinformatics based study about Shimla District. Book Published by AV Akademikerverlag GmbH & Co. KG,  Germany. ISBN: 978-3-659-32767-4.
  4. C. Jeganathan (2012). Quantifying Sustainability of Forest Management using Fuzzy Logic: Focussing towards Forest Certification. Book Published by AV Akademikerverlag GmbH & Co. KG,  Germany. ISBN: 978-3-659-22673-1.

Book Chapters Published:

International

  1. C. Jeganathan (2011). Geoinformatics: An Overview and Recent Trends. In., Anbazhagan et al. (eds.) Geoinformatics in Applied Geomorphology, CRC Press, Pages 1-21, DOI: 10.1201/b10964-2. Taylor & Francis Group, USA. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3048-2.
  2. Atkinson, P.M. and C. Jeganathan, (2010). Estimating the local small support semivariogram for super-resolution mapping. In; Atkinson and Lloyd (eds.), Geoenv VII – Geostatistics for environmental Applications.  Series: Quantitative Geology and geostatistics. Vol. 16, 384 p. Springer Publications, UK. ISBN: 978-90-481-2321-6.

 

National

  1. Pooja Rana, C. Jeganathan and A.C. Pandey (2016). Space-Time integrated landslide hazard zonation near Tehri Dam, Uttarakhand, India. In Abhisek Santra & Shreyashi Santra Mitra (Eds.), Remote Sensing Techniques and GIS Applications in Earth and Environmental Studies. IGI Global Publication,  ISBN13: 9781522518143; ISBN10: 1522518142; EISBN13: 9781522518150; DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-1814-3.
  2. C. Jeganathan and Sharifi, M.A. (2015). Quantifying Qualitative environmental interactions while assessing sustainability of a forest management unit. Book Chapter in a Book Volume released by Forest Research Institute (FRI), Dehradun.
  3. C. Jeganathan, Soumya Rajan and Suneet Naithani (2014). Analysing and Quantifying Time-Series Satellite Data for Vegetation Monitoring. In Suneet Naithani (Eds.), Remote Sensing and GIS in Environmental Resource Management, Gaura books India Pvt. Ltd, New Delhi,  ISBN 978-81-929248-0-9.
  4. Tauseef Ahmad and C. Jeganathan (2014). Four decades of Urban Growth in Ranchi. In Suneet Naithani (Eds.), Remote Sensing and GIS in Environmental Resource Management, Gaura books India Pvt. Ltd, New Delhi,  ISBN 978-81-929248-0-9.
  5. P.L.N. Raju, C. Jeganathan, Mamta Verma, Vandita Srivastava, Sameer Saran and Ram Mohan Rao (2004). Post Graduate Study Materials on Geographical Information Science, Text book for the professional courses under the United Nation’s Centre for Space Science & Technology Education in Asia & the Pacific (CSSTE-AP).
  6. P.L.N. Raju, Vandana Agarwal, C. Jeganathan, Vandita Srivastava (1997). Principles of GIS, IIRS Publications. Text book for the professional courses in GIS at IIRS.

Non-Refereed but in reputed Periodicals:

  1. P.L.N. Raju, V.K.Dadhwal and C. Jeganathan (2007). “GIS Education and Training at Indian Institute of Remote Sensing”, GIS Development Asia Pacific, March 2007, Vol 11, Issue 3.
  2. P.L.N. Raju, C. Jeganathan and V.K. Dadhwal (2004). “Geoinformatics Training and Education in India – Approach of IIRS”,  Geospatial Today. December, 2004.
  3. P.S. Roy, Sanjay Tomar*, C. Jeganathan (1997). “Biodiversity Characterisation at Landscape level using Satellite Remote Sensing”; NNRMS Bulletin B(21), August 1997, Bangalore.