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Department of Geography and Applied Geography

Dr. Deepak Kumar Mandal

Dr. Deepak Kumar Mandal


Ph.D.

Professor

Life Member - Indian National Cartographic Association (INCA), Hyderabad; Indian Society of Remote Sensing (ISRS), Dehra Dun; Indian Institute of Geomorphologists (IGI), Allahabad; Geographical Society of India (GSI), Kolkata;  Institute of Landscape, Ecology and Ekistics (ILEE), Kolkata; Association of North Bengal Geographers (ANBG), Siliguri; Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA), Kolkata


Contact Addresses:

Contact No. +91- 09434495180 (M); 0353-2776342 (O)
Mailing Address Department of Geography and Applied Geography, University of North Bengal, P.O.- NBU, Dist- Darjeeling, West Bengal, Pin -734013, India.
e-Mail dkmandalnbu@gmail.com

Subject Specialization: Geomorphology, Pedology, Cartography, Remote Sensing GIS.

Areas of Research Interest: Geomorphology, Geo-informatics, Hydrology.

No. of Ph.D. students:    (a) Supervised: 05      (b) Ongoing: 07.

No. of M.Phil. students: (a) Supervised: Nil       (b) Ongoing: Nil .

No. of Publications:        (a) Journal(s) : 30     ( b) Book Authored/Edited : 03           (c) Book/Chapters: 20

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Selective List of Publications:

            Publication in Book/Chapter:
  1. 1990: Data sources and quantitative analysis, in “Cartography for the development of outlying States and Islands of India”. National Atlas and Thematic Mapping Organisation (NATMO), Kolkata, Part – I, pp. 132-134.
  2. 1993: Sedimentation and hydrological characteristics of the Ichhamati-Bidyadhari interfluve area, West Bengal, in “Environmental Hazards and their mitigations”, IGI, Kolkata, pp. 26-30.
  3. 1996: Man-made environmental hazards in the Ichhamati-Bidyadhari interfluve, in “Sustainable development and Environment”, Edi. by A. K. De, N. C. Dutta, A. K. Mitra and T. R. Sinha, Cosmo Publications, New Delhi, pp. 240-256, ISBN 81-7020-837-8
  4. 2000: Global Warming: its causes, effects and remedial measures, in “Environment and Toxicology”, Edi. by R. K. Roy, Cosmo Publications, New Delhi, pp. 77-85.
  5. 2000: Ichhamati-Bidyadhari interfluve: a study in the perspective of drainage evolution with the help of Remote Sensing techniques, in “Geomorphology and Remote Sensing”, Edi. by V. C. Jha, acb Publications, Kolkata, pp. 300-307, ISBN 81-87500-01-8
  6. 2007: Constitutional Rights for Tribal Communities in North East India, in “Natural Resource Management and Sustainable Development in North East India”, Ed. By Nursadh Ali, Mittal Publications, New Delhi, pp. 147-171, ISBN 81-8324-192-1
  7. 2010: Management of Rain-induced Floods in India, in Geo-hazards in “Sub-Himalayan North Bengal”, Edited by S. Sarkar, UGC-SAP DRS-I, Monograph-I, University of North Bengal, pp. 88-94, ISBN 976-81-921692-0-0
  8. 2010: Human Induced Activities: An Anthropogenic threats to Balason Watershed in Darjeeling District, West Bengal, (with L. Tamang), in “Geo-hazards in Sub-Himalayan North Bengal”, Edited by S. Sarkar, UGC-SAP DRS-I, Monograph-I, University of North Bengal, pp. 143-148, ISBN 976-81-921692-0-0
  9. 2011: 2010: Management of Flood Disaster in West Bengal, in Disaster: Perception and Mitigation, Edited by S. Sarkar, UGC-SAP DRS-I, Monograph-II, University of North Bengal, pp. 36-44, ISBN 978-81-921692-1-7
  10. 2011: A Geographical Analysis of Industrial Backwardness in North-East India, in “Industry, Trade and Economic Development – with Special Reference to North-East India”, Edi. By Ram Krishna Mandal and A. Ibotombi Singh, Mittal Publications, New Delhi, pp. 81-101, ISBN 81-8324-331-2
  11. 2011: Potentiality of Hydel Power Generation and its Effect on Industrial Development in North-East India, in “Industry, Trade and Economic Development – with Special Reference to North-East India”, Edi. By Ram Krishna Mandal and A. Ibotombi Singh, Mittal Publications, New Delhi, pp. 1-27, ISBN 81-8324-331-2
  12. 2012: Ground Water Targeting by using Remotely Sensed Digital data and GIS tools in Eastern Doon valley, in “Applications of Remote Sensing and GIS in Resource Management”, Edi. by D. K. Mandal, North Bengal University Press, Raja Rammohunpur, pp. 220-245, ISBN 978-81-921692-2-4
  13. 2012: A Study on the changes in channel geometry of the river Ganga using Satellite data and GIS tools:  a case study of District Malda, West Bengal, (with S. Saha) in “Applications of Remote Sensing and GIS in Resource Management”, Edi. by D. K. Mandal, North Bengal University Press, Raja Rammohunpur, pp. 69-75, ISBN 978-81-921692-2-4
  14. 2012: Water Supply and Sanitation Scenario in India, (with S. Saha) in ‘Rural Development and Minority Group in India’, Edi. By Somenath Halder and Sanjoy Saha, Sopan, Kolkata, pp. 54-80, ISBN 978-93-82433-10-1 
  15. 2012: Planning for Drinking Water Security in India, in ‘Rural Development and Minority Group in India’, Edi. By Somenath Halder and Sanjoy Saha, Sopan, Kolkata, pp. 81-112, ISBN 978-93-82433-10-1
  16. 2012: Integration of Remote Sensing and GIS for Resource Management,
    in “Applications of Remote Sensing and GIS in Resource Management”, Edi. by D. K. Mandal, North Bengal University Press, Raja Rammohunpur, pp. 263-273, ISBN 978-81-921692-2-4
  17. 2012: Principles of sustainable land use planning and development in North Bengal, in Resource utilization, land use in relation to environmental impact in India, Edited by Sriparna Sarkar and Rubi Sanyal, N. L. Publishers, Shiv Mandir, Siliguri, pp. 157-168, ISBN 978-81-86860-68-7
  18. 2012: Landslide Hazards in Lower Darjeeling Himalaya: A case study in Ambootia Landslide, (with M. Roy) in “Mapping: Hazards and Disasters”, Edited by S. Sarkar, UGC-SAP DRS-I, Monograph-III, University of North Bengal, pp. 59-69, ISBN 978-81-921692-3-1
  19. 2014: Human interferences and its impact in Himalayas, in “Living with Hazards”, Edited by S. Sarkar, UGC-SAP DRS-I, Monograph-IV, University of North Bengal, pp. 154-161, ISBN 978-81-921692-6-2
  20. 2015: Applications of Aerial Photographs and GIS for Sustainable Development, in “Applications of Geospatial Technology for Sustainable Development”, Edi. by D. K. Mandal, North Bengal University Press, Raja Rammohunpur, pp. 146-157, ISBN 978-81-921692-7-9

    Books Edited:

  21. Applications of Remote Sensing and GIS in Resource Management; Proceeding of the UGC Sponsored National Seminar; University of North Bengal, North Bengal University Press, Raja Rammohunpur, 2012, 297p, ISBN 978-81-921692-2-4.
  22. Applications of Geospatial Technology for Sustainable Development; Proceeding of the UGC Sponsored National Seminar, University of North Bengal, North Bengal University Press, Raja Rammohunpur, 2015, 414p, ISBN 978-81-921692-7-9.
  23. Remote Sensing and GIS in Environmental Management; Proceeding of the UGC Sponsored National Seminar, University of North Bengal, North Bengal University Press, Raja Rammohunpur, 2016, ISBN 978-81-921692-8-6 (in Press).
  24. Journals:

  25. 2015: Bed material extraction and its effects on the forms and processes of the Lower Balason River in the Darjeeling Himalayas, India, (with L. Tamang), Geographia Polanica, Institute of geography and Spatial Organisation, Polish Academy of Sciences, Vol. 88, Issue 3, pp. 393-405, ISSN 0016-7282 (print) 2300-7362 (online).
  26. 1992: Soil Salinity – A hindrance of double cropping in the Ichhamati-Bidyadhari interfluve area, West Bengal, Indian Journal of Landscape Systems, Institute of Landscape Ecology & Ekistics (ILEE), Kolkata, Vol. 15, No. I, pp. 51-57, ISSN 0971-4170
  27. 1993: Effect of pre-mature reclamation in the Ichhamati-Bidyadhari interfluve area, West Bengal, Indian Journal of Landscape Systems, Institute of Landscape Ecology & Ekistics (ILEE), Kolkata, Vol. 16, No. II, pp. 111-119, ISSN 0971-4170
  28. 1995: Trend of flood damages in India, Indian Journal of Landscape Systems, Institute of Landscape Ecology & Ekistics (ILEE), Kolkata, Vol. 18, No. II, pp. 165-169, ISSN 0971-4170
  29. 1997: Hydrological characteristics and their effect on habitats in the Ichhamati-Bidyadhari interfluve area, West Bengal, Geographical Thought, University of North Bengal, Raja Rammohunpur, First edition, pp. 43-58.
  30. 2000: Physical quality of life index in Calcutta, Environmental Science, National Environmental Science Academy (NESA), New Delhi, Vol. 17, pp. 23-26.
  31. 2004: Role of RS and GIS on the study of Groundwater potential of Doon valley area. Indian Cartographer, Indian National Cartographic Association (INCA), Hyderabad, Vol. 24, pp. 57-65.
  32. 2004: Generation of Web Map for Traffic Control, Geographical Review of India, The Geographical Society of India, Kolkata, Vol. 66, No. 4, pp. 398-402, ISSN 0375-6386
  33. 2006: Groundwater exploration in Doon valley area by using Remote Sensing techniques and GIS tools. Indian Cartographer, Indian National Cartographic Association (INCA), Hyderabad, Vol. 26, pp. 82-93.
  34. 2007: A study on Land Evaluation of Rajganj Block based on Remote Sensing Techniques and GIS tools, Indian Cartographer, Indian National Cartographic Association (INCA), Hyderabad, Vol. 27, pp. 102-113.
  35. 2008: History of Indian Remote Sensing, Geographical Thoughts, University of North Bengal, Vol. 6, pp. 29-40.
  36. 2008: Applications of Remote Sensing and GIS for Groundwater Inventory in Doon Valley area, Indian Cartographer, Indian National Cartographic Association (INCA), Hyderabad, Vol. 28, pp. 103-108.
  37. 2009: Groundwater inventory by using Remotely Sensed data and GIS tools in eastern Doon valley area, Uttaranchal, India, Geographical Thoughts, University of North Bengal, Vol. 7, pp. 13-24.
  38. 2009: Generation of 3D Models in Doon Valley area by using Remote Sensing techniques and GIS tools, Indian Cartographer, Indian National Cartographic Association (INCA), Hyderabad, Vol. 29, pp. 144-152.
  39. 2010: Magnitude of Natural Disasters over Leh in Jammu and Kashmir, Geographical Thoughts, University of North Bengal, Vol. 8, pp. 10-16, ISSN 2229-466X
  40. 2010: Economic potentials of quarrying activities and resultant threats – A case study of Lower Balason river, (with L. Tamang), Geographical Thoughts, University of North Bengal, Vol. 8, pp. 44-49, ISSN 2229-466X
  41. 2010: Changing Fluvial Characteristics of Lower Balason river, West Bengal, (with L. Tamang), Geographical Review of India, The Geographical Society of India, Kolkata, Vol. 72, No. 1, pp. 10-19, ISSN 0375-6386
  42. 2011: Geophysical analysis of causes and consequences of landslides in Darjeeling Himalaya, West Bengal, Geographical Thoughts, University of North Bengal, Vol. 9, pp. 33-42, ISSN 2229-466X
  43. 2011: A study on flood scenario of Koch Bihar District based on sample survey, (with S.K. Shil Sharma), Geographical Thoughts, University of North Bengal, Vol. 9, pp. 99-110, ISSN 2229-466X
  44. 2011: Bed material extraction and its effects on fluvial characteristic in Lower Balason river in Darjeeling District, West Bengal, (with L. Tamang), Geo-Analyst, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 49-54, ISSN 2249-2909
  45. 2011: Identification of land use and land cover categories in Eastern Doon Valley area based on Remotely Sensed Digital Data and GIS tools, Geo-Analyst, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 1-7, ISSN 2249-2909
  46. 2011:Mapping of Drainage Systems in Eastern Doon Valley area based on Remotely Sensed Digital Data and GIS tools, Indian Journal of Landscape Systems, Institute of Landscape Ecology & Ekistics (ILEE), Special Volume on ”Ecological Problems in Geography” Kolkata, Vol. 34, No. II, pp. 727-736, ISSN 0971-4170
  47. 2011: Identification of Ground Water Potential zone in and around Dehra Doon using Index Overlay Method, Indian Cartographer, Indian National Cartographic Association (INCA), Hyderabad, Vol. 31, pp. 190-196, ISSN 0972-8392
  48. 2012: Geolithological characteristics of Eastern Doon Valley by using Remote Sensing Techniques and GIS Tools, Indian Journal of Landscape Systems, Institute of Landscape Ecology & Ekistics (ILEE), Kolkata, Vol. 35, No. I, pp. 579-590, ISSN 0971-4170
  49. 2012: Low energy houses: A new concept of environmental sustainability, Journal of Geo-environment Observer, Siliguri Geo-environmental Welfare Society, Vol. I, No. 1, pp. 15-22, ISSN 2277-6141
  50. 2013: River Linking and Flood Management of Mahananda River Basin in West Bengal, The Journal of Bengal Geographer, Foundation of Social Science Researcher, January, pp. 1-15, www.ssresearcher.com ISSN 2319-619X
  51. 2012: Earthquake induced Disaster in Sikkim Himalayas, Geographical Thoughts, University of North Bengal, Vol. 10, pp. 50-56, ISSN 2229-466X
  52. 2013: Sustainable Development: a myths or a reality, Geographical Thoughts, University of North Bengal, Vol. 11, pp. 23-29, ISSN 2229-466X
  53. 2014: Global Change of Climate and its impact in the Himalayas, Geographical Thoughts, University of North Bengal, Vol. 12, pp. 6-18, ISSN 2229-466X
  54. 2015: Problems and prospects of Interlinking of Indian Rivers, Geographical Thoughts, University of North Bengal, Vol. 13, pp. 29-42, ISSN 2229-466X