ENLIGHTENMENT TO ERFECTION
Department of Geography and Applied Geography

Dr. Sudip Kumar Bhattacharya

Dr. Sudip Kumar Bhattacharya


Ph.D

Assistant Professor

Life Member- Geographical Society of India, Kolkata; Annual member- National Association of Geographers, India (NAGI).


Contact Addresses:

Contact No. +91- 9474876978
Mailing Address Department of Geography and Applied Geography, University of North Bengal, P.O.- NBU, Dist- Darjeeling, West Bengal, Pin -734013, India.
e-Mail skbhatt2002@yahoo.co.in

Subject Specialization: Geomorphology.

Areas of Research Interest: Geomorphology, Soil erosion & Landslide study, Deforestation Related study, River Basin and Physical Resource Management, Geomatics.

No. of Ph.D. students:    (a) Supervised: Nil      (b) Ongoing: 06.

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

No. of Publications:        26

Achievement & Awards:

Administrative Experiences:

Research Projects Completed:

Selective List of Publications:

            Edited Books and Monographs:
  1. Role of human interferences in the landslide susceptibility zonation of the Darjeeling hills, West Bengal, 2015, in Application of Geospatial technology for sustainable development, ISBN 978-81-921692-7-9, edited by D. K. Mandal (Seminar Volume), Dept. of Geography and Appl. Geo., Registrar, University of North Bengal, Raja Rammohunpur, pp. 118-124.
  2. Evaluation of soil fertility status in Dinhata Subdivision of Koch Bihar District, West Bengal, 2015, in Application of Geospatial technology for sustainable development, ISBN 978-81-921692-7-9, edited by D. K. Mandal (Seminar Volume), Dept. of Geography and Appl. Geo., Registrar, University of North Bengal, Raja Rammohunpur, pp. 91-106. (Second author in joint paper with J. Das).
  3. Landslide susceptibility zonation in the Rakti Sub-Catchment of the Darjeeling Himalaya, 2014, Living with Hazards, ISBN 978-81-921692-6-2, edited by S. Sarkar, SAP-DRS I (Monograph 3), Dept. of Geography and Appl. Geo., Registrar, University of North Bengal, Raja Rammohunpur, pp. 49-66. (First Author in Joint paper with Debarshi Ghosh).
  4. Correlation study of the Landslide Susceptibility parameters with Landslide Hazard Zones in the Darjeeling Hills of West Bengal, 2012. Mapping Hazards and Disasters, ISBN 978-81-921692-3-1, edited by S. Sarkar, SAP-DRS I (Monograph 3), Dept. of Geography and Appl. Geo., Registrar, University of North Bengal, Raja Rammohunpur, pp. 197-204.
  5. Landslide hazard zonation mapping with special reference to the Darjeeling hills, West Bengal, India. Disaster: Perception and Mitigation, 2011, ISBN 978-81-921692-1-7, edited by S. Sarkar, SAP-DRS I (Monograph 2), Dept. of Geography and Appl. Geo., Registrar, University of North Bengal, Raja Rammohunpur, pp. 88-95.
  6. The study of some Aila induced Landslides in the Darjeeling Hills, West Bengal, India. Geo-Hazards in Sub-Himalayan North Bengal, 2010, ISBN 978-81-921692-0-0, edited by S. Sarkar, SAP-DRS I (Monograph 1), Dept. of Geography and Appl. Geo., Registrar, University of North Bengal, Raja Rammohunpur: 70-75.
  7. Assessment of Soil Erosion and Strategies for its Conservation in the Western Terai and Adjacent Hills of the Eastern Himalayas, in Geomorphology and Environment, 2004,   ISBN 81-87500-19-0, Edited by Savindra Singh, et. al., acb Publications, Calcutta: 195-203.
  8. Tindharia Cricket Colony Landslide in Darjeeling Hills- A Comparative Account, 1996 and 2001, in Changing Environmental Scenario of the Indian Subcontinent, 2002, ISBN 81-87500-08-5 (PB), ISBN 8187500-09-3 (HB), Edited by Subhashranjan Basu, acb publication, Calcutta: 400-405.

    Journals:

  9. A Calibration Technique for Better Estimation of Soil Loss in the Terai and Adjacent Hills of West Bengal, India. Research Forum: International Journal of Social Sciences; ISSN 2348 4411, June 2014, Vol. 2, Issue 3, pp 1-6.
  10. Landslide disaster perception of the AILA cyclone in the Darjeeling town, West Bengal, India. International Journal of Geomatics and Geosciences, ISSN 0976–4380, 2012, Vol. 3, No 1:14-29.
  11. A Constructive Approach to Landslides through Susceptibility Zoning and Case Study in the Rakti Basin of the Eastern Himalaya. Transaction, Japanese Geomorphological Union, ISSN 0389–1755, 1999, Japan, 20(3):317-333.
  12. The Study of Paglajhora Landslide in the Darjeeling Hills, West Bengal, India. Indian Journal of Spatial Science, EISSN 2249-4316, ISSN 2249–3921, 2013, Vol. 4, No. 1, Summer Issue, pp. 21–27.
  13. The Depletion of forest cover, its impact and some strategies for conservation in the Terai plains and adjacent hills in the Darjeeling district, West Bengal. Journal of Geo-Environment Observer, ISSN 2277-6141, September, 2012, Vol. 1, No. 2:13-23.
  14. Rainfall Variability analysis of the Darjeeling Hills and Plains in West Bengal, India. Geographical Thoughts, ISSN 2229-466X, N.B.U., Siliguri, 2012, Vol. 10:71-74.
  15. Zonation mapping techniques of the landslide hazard in Darjeeling Hills, West Bengal, India. Geo-Analyst, ISSN 2249-2909, 2012, Vol. 2, No. 1: 12-17.
  16. A comparison between the climatic characteristics of the Terai plains and the adjacent hills in Darjeeling District, West Bengal, India. Geographical Thoughts, ISSN 2229-466X, N.B.U., Siliguri, 2011, Vol. 9:55-59.
  17. Terrain evaluation in the Rakti-subcatchment in North Bengal, India. Geographical Thoughts, ISSN 2229-466X, N.B.U., Siliguri, 2010, Vol. 8:17-22.
  18. Effect of deforestation on rainfall and runoff over the Terai and adjacent Hills in the Darjeeling district, West Bengal, India. Geographical Review of India, R. N. 13833/57, ISSN 0375-6386, Kolkata, 2009, Vol. 71, No. 2:130-136.
  19. Erosion management in the Terai and adjacent Hills of North Bengal, India, Geographical Thoughts, ISSN 2229-466X, N.B.U., Siliguri, 2009, Vol. 7:36-41.
  20. Water scarcity in Darjeeling Hills – some measures for its mitigation, Geographical Thoughts, ISSN 2229-466X, N.B.U., Siliguri, 2008, Vol. 6:47-51.
  21. Landuse Planning and Management by Geomorphological Study in the Rakti Basin of Darjeeling District, West Bengal, India, Indian Journal of Geography and Environment, ISSN 0972–7388, Medinipur, 2003-2004, Vol. 8 & 9:64-70.
  22. Erosion Assessment of the Rakti Basin in the Darjeeling Himalaya. Indian Journal of Soil Conservation, ISSN 0970–3349, Dehradun, 1997, 25(3):173-176.
  23. The Assessment of Forest Depletion and its Conservation Measures of the Rakti Basin in Darjeeling. Science and Culture (Special Issue on Environment), R. N. WB/Ec. 11, ISSN 0036-8156, Calcutta, 1996, 62(5-6):117-125.
  24. Determination of Landslide Susceptible Zones and their Suitable Conservation Measures of the Rakti Basin in the Darjeeling Himalaya, Indian Journal of Power and River Valley Development, ISSN 0019–5537, Calcutta, 1996, Vol. 1& 2:15-18
  25. Comparative Analysis for the Estimation of R Factor of USLE - A Case Study on the Rakti River Basin in Darjeeling. Indian Journal of Soil Conservation, ISSN 0970–3349, Dehradun, 1993, 21(1):29-36.
  26. The Soil Water Potentiality- A case Study in the Rakti River Basin of the Darjeeling Himalaya. Indian Journal of Landscape System and Ecological Studies, ISSN 0971–4170, Calcutta, 1992, Vol. 15(1):117-122.