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Research Papers Published

  • "Tectono-geomorphic study of the Karewa Basin of Kashmir Valley" Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 92(0): 143 -156 {ISSN: 1367-9120} Impact Factor= 2.38
  • "Morphometry and Land Cover Based Multi-Criteria Analysis for Assessing the Soil Erosion Susceptibility of the Western Himalayan Watershed" Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 186(12): 8391 -8412 {ISSN: 0167-6369} Impact Factor= 1.68
  • "Are the Himalayan glaciers retreating?" Current Science,, 106(7): 1008 -1013 {ISSN: 0011-3891} Impact Factor= 0.94
  • ". Determining the Suitability and Accuracy of Various Statistical Algorithms for Satellite Data Classification." International Journal of Geomatics and Geosciences, 4(4): 585 -599 {ISSN: 0976-438} Impact Factor=
  • "Assessing the impacts of changing land cover and climate on Hokersar wetland in Indian Himalayas." Arabian Journal of Geosciences, 7(1): 143 -160 {ISSN: 1866-7511} Impact Factor= 1.038
  • "Recent Variation of Temperature, Trends in Kashmir Valley (India)." Journal of Himalayan Ecology & Sustainable Development, 8(0): 42 -63 {ISSN: 0973-7502} Impact Factor=
  • "Implications of Shrinking Cryosphere under Changing Climate on the Stream flows of the Upper Indus Basin." Arctic, Antarctic and Alpine Research,, 47(4): 634 -646 {ISSN: 1938-4246} Impact Factor= 1.67
  • "Projected Climate Change Impacts on Vegetation Distribution over Kashmir Himalaya." Climatic Change, 132(4): 601 -613 {ISSN: 1573-1480} Impact Factor= 4.62
  • "Micromorphological investigations of the Late Quaternary loess-paleosol sequences of Kashmir Valley, India." Journal of Asian Earth Sciences. DOI:10.1016/j.jseaes.2015.07.004 (IF: 2.741), 111(1): 328 -338 {ISSN: 1367-9120} Impact Factor= 2.741
  • "Assessing the influence of watershed characteristics on the flood vulnerability of Jhelum basin in Kashmir Himalaya." Natural Hazards, 78(1): 1 -5 {ISSN: 1573-0840} Impact Factor= 1.96
  • "Reply to the comment by Shah on “Isotopic and micromorphological studies of Late Quaternary loess-paleosol sequences of the Karewa Group: inferences for palaeoclimate of Kashmir Valley" Quarternary International., 374(1): 200 -202 {ISSN: 1040-6182} Impact Factor= 2.128
  • "Paddy crop yield estimation in Kashmir Himalayan rice bowl using remote sensing and simulation model." Environmental Monitoring and Assessment,, 187(6): DOI No. 10.1007/s {ISSN: 1573-2959} Impact Factor= 1.68
  • "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, 39(1): 142 -159 {ISSN: 0303-2434} Impact Factor= 2.54
  • "Assessing the influence of wateshed characteristics on the flood vulnerability of Jhelum basin in Kashmir Himalayas." Natural Hazards,, 77(1): 153 -175 {ISSN: 0921-030X} Impact Factor= 1.96
  • "Isotopic and micromorphological studies of Late Quaternary Loess-paleosolSediments of Karewa Group: implication to paleoclimate of Kashmir Valley." Quarternary International., 371(1): 122 -134 {ISSN: 1040-6182} Impact Factor= 2.218
  • "Recent Glacier Changes in the Kashmir Alpine Himalayas, India." Geocarto International, 31(8): 1 -18 {ISSN: 1010-6049} Impact Factor= 1.38
  • "Massive land system changes impact water quality of Jhelum River in Kashmir Himalaya." Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 188(3): 175 -188 {ISSN: 1573-2959} Impact Factor= 1.69
  • "Response to “No major active backthrust bounds the Pir Panjal Range near Kashmir basin, NW Himalaya” by Shah." Journal of Asian Earth Sciences., 123(3): 58 -60 {ISSN: 1367-9120} Impact Factor= 2.75
  • "Assessing Changes in the Above Ground Biomass and Carbon Stocks of Lidder Valley, Kashmir Himalaya, India" Geocarto International, 32(7): DOI No. 10.1080/10106049.2016.1188164 {ISSN: 1010-6049} Impact Factor= 1.38
  • "Soil Erosion Estimation of Lidder Watershed, Kashmir Himalaya India Using Morgan-Morgan-Finney Model in GIS Environment" Journal of Himalayan Ecology and Sustainable Development, 11(1): 23 -35 {ISSN: 0973-7502} Impact Factor=
  • "A Semi-Automated Approach for Mapping Geomorphology in Mountainous Terrain, Ferozpora watershed" Journal of Geological Society of India, 88(2): 206 -212 {ISSN: 0974-6889} Impact Factor= .547
  • "Management of Nymphoides peltatum using water level fluctuations in freshwater lakes of Kashmir Himalaya" Limnology, 18(3): DOI No. 10.1007/s10201-016-0503-x {ISSN: 1439-8621} Impact Factor= 0.745
  • "Linking Human-Biophysical Interactions with the trophic status of Dal lake" Limnologica: Ecology and Management of Inland Waters, 62(1): 84 -96 {ISSN: 0075-9511} Impact Factor= 1.541
  • "Dimensional changes in the Kolahoi Glacier from 1857 to 2014" Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 189(5): DOI No. 10.1007/s10661-016-5703-7 {ISSN: 1573-2959} Impact Factor= 1.69
  • "Hydrochemical Characterization and Pollution Assessment of Groundwater in Jammu Siwaliks, India." Environmental Monitoring and Assessment., 189(3): DOI No. 10.1007/s10661-017-5860-3 {ISSN: 1573-2959} Impact Factor= 1.68
  • "Assessing linkages between spatial facies changes and dimensional variations of glaciers in Upper Indus Basin, Western Himalaya" Geomorphology, 289(2017): DOI No. 10.1016/j.geomorph.2017.01.005 {ISSN: 0169-555X} Impact Factor= 3.82
  • "Variations in particulate matter over Indo-Gangetic Plains and Indo-Himalayan Range during four field campaigns in winter monsoon and summer monsoon: Role of pollution pathway." Atmospheric Environment, 154(2017): 200 -224 {ISSN: 1352-2310} Impact Factor= 3.841
  • "Linking Human-Biophysical Interactions with the trophic status of Dal lake" Limnologica- Ecology and Management of Inland Waters,, 62(2017): 84 -96 {ISSN: 0075-9511} Impact Factor= 1.541
  • "The Recent Deglaciation of Kolahoi Valley in Kashmir Himalayas, India in response to the Changing Climate." Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 138(2017): 38 -50 {ISSN: 1367-9120} Impact Factor= 3.245
  • "Crustal Structure beneath the Kashmir Basin Adjoining the Western Himalayan Syntaxis" Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 107(5): 224 -248 {ISSN: 1943-3573} Impact Factor= 2.469
  • "Black carbon aerosol over a Himalayan urban city, Srinagar, India: Seasonality, sources and meteorological influences" Atmospheric Environment, 165(2017): 336 -348 {ISSN: 1352-2310} Impact Factor= 3.948
  • "Geoinformatics based approach for estimating the sediment yield of the mountainous watersheds in Kashmir Himalaya, India" Geocarto International, 33(3): DOI No. {ISSN: 1752-0762} Impact Factor= 1.646
  • "and Shakil A Romshoo (2017). Glacial-geomorphic study of the Thajwas glacier valley, Kashmir Himalayas, India." Quaternary International, 444(2017): 157 -171 {ISSN: 1040-6182} Impact Factor= 2.470
  • "Surge of Hispar Glacier, Pakistan, between 2013 and 2017 detected from remote sensing observations" Geomorphology, 330(2017): 410 -416 {ISSN: 0169-555X} Impact Factor= 3.82

Books Published

  • "Living Rivers Dying Rivers/A Snapshot of the Changing Environment in the Jhelum Basin: a tributary of Indus". Oxford University Press. {ISBN: 0-19-945622-4} pp 475
  • "Monitoring snow and glaciers of Himalayan Region". Chandrika Corporation, Ahmedabad. {ISBN: 978 – 93 – 82760 -24 -5} pp 427

Research Projects Details:

Title of the ProjectFunding AgencyDatedAmount (in Rs.)
Snow and Glacier Studies in Himalayas: Phase ISpace Application Centre, ISRO2,500,000.00
Integrated Flood Vulnerability Assessment of Jhelum for Risk Reduction and MitigationDST, Govt. of India18-08-20142,500,000.00
SAR for mapping the indicators of Desertification in Cold desert region of LadakhISRO14-10-20141,200,000.00
Snow and Glacier studies of the Jhelum and Suru basins (Phase-II)Space Application Centre, ISRO, Ahmadabad31-03-20152,800,000.00
Glacier Lake outburst studies of the Cholabari lake, UttarakhandDepartment of Science and Technology, Govt. of India, New Delhi31-03-20151,950,000.00
Dessertification Status Mapping of Jammu and KashmirISRO31-03-20172,700,000.00
Snow and glacier Studies-Phase IIISRO01-01-20172,500,000.00
Himalayan Cryosphere: Science and SocietyDST01-04-201385,000,000.00
Climate Change impacts on the Hydrology of Jhelum basinMoES01-10-20127,000,000.00
Micro-seismic zonation of Srinagar CityMoES01-05-201624,900,000.00

Research Scholars:

Sadaf AltafM.Phil Awarded Whole Time
Mohammad RafiqM.Phil Awarded Whole Time
Mudasir BhatM.Phil Awarded Whole Time
Sadaf AltafM.Phil Awarded Whole Time
Mohammad RafiqM.Phil Awarded Whole Time
Mudasir BhatM.Phil Awarded Whole Time
Riyaz Ahmad DarPh.D Awarded Whole Time
Irfan RashidPh.D Awarded Part-time
Sumaira ZazPh.D Awarded Whole Time
Shabir A KhandayPh.D Awarded Whole Time
Khalid OmarPh.D Awarded Whole Time
Muzamil AminPh.D Awarded Whole Time
Iram AliPh.D Awarded Whole Time