Assistant Professor

Reyaz did his PhD on the Tectono-geomorphic evolution of the Quaternary Aeolian sediments of the Kashmir Valley. Currently he is working on the Quaternary Geomorphology and Paleoclimatic studies of the region



Faculty Details

  • Citations 1024
  • HIndex 14
  • i10 Index 16
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  • Administrative position Held DIQA Nodal Officer
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Research Papers Published

  • "Response to ‘‘No major active backthrust bounds the Pir Panjal Range near Kashmir basin, NW Himalaya” by Shah" Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 123(2016): 58 -60 {ISSN: 1367-9120}
  • "Hydrochemical characterization and pollution assessment of groundwater in Jammu Siwaliks, India" Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 189(3): DOI No. DOI 10.1007/s10661-017-5860-3
  • "Glacial-geomorphic study of the Thajwas glacier valley, Kashmir Himalayas, India" Quaternary International, 444(1): 157 -171 Impact Factor= 2.19
  • "Climatic, geomorphic and anthropogenic drivers of the 2014 extreme flooding in the Jhelum basin of Kashmir, India" Geomatics, Natural Hazards and Risk, 9(1): 224 -248 {ISSN: 1947-5705} Impact Factor= 1.710
  • "Influence of geomorphic and anthropogenic activities on channel morphology of River Jhelum in Kashmir Valley, NW Himalayas" Quaternary International, 1(9): DOI No. / {ISSN: 1040-6182} Impact Factor= 2.19
  • "Phytoliths as proxies of the past" Earth Science Reviews, 154(2019): 234 -250 Impact Factor= 7.49
  • "Loess-Palaeosol Sequences in the Kashmir Valley, NW Himalayas: A Review" Frontiers in Earth Sciences, 8(1): DOI No. 10.3389/feart.2020.00113 Impact Factor= 2.89
  • "Glacial geomorphology and recent glacial recession of the Harmukh Range, NW Himalaya" Quaternary International, 0(1): DOI No. {ISSN: 1040-6182} Impact Factor= 2.003
  • "Paleo-glacial and paleo-equilibrium line altitude reconstruction from the Late Quaternary glacier features in the Pir Panjal Range, NW Himalayas" Quaternary International, 0(1): DOI No. Impact Factor= 2.003
  • "Local mineral dust transported by varying wind intensities forms the main substrate for loess in Kashmir" E&G Quaternary Science Journal, 70(1): 19 -195
  • "Current glacier status and ELA changes since the Late Pleistocene in the Hindu Kush Mountains of Afghanistan" Elsevier, 219(1): 1 -10 Impact Factor= 3.44
  • "Cirque development in the Pir Panjal Range of North Western Himalaya, India" Catena, 213(1): DOI No. 1 Impact Factor= 6.36
  • "Environmental reconstruction potentials of Loess-Paleosol-Sequences in Kashmir through high-resolution proxy data" Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 601(1): DOI No. 1 Impact Factor= 3.3
  • "Debris-cover impact on glacier melting in the Upper Indus Basin" Polar Science, 33(1): DOI No. 1 Impact Factor= 2.35
  • "Paleo-glacial reconstruction of the Thajwas glacier in the Kashmir Himalaya using 10Be cosmogenic radionuclide dating" Geoscience Frontiers, 13(6): DOI No. 1 Impact Factor= 7.48
  • "Silicon Fertilization Increases Carbon Sequestration by Augmenting PhytOC Production in Wheat" Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, 1(1): DOI No. 1 Impact Factor= 3.6
  • "Paleo-glacial and paleo-equilibrium line altitude reconstruction from the Late Quaternary glacier features in the Pir Panjal Range, NW Himalayas" Quaternary International, 642(1): 5 -16 Impact Factor= 2.4
  • "Ladakh Himalayan Ophiolites (LHO): A Geological Heritage of Northwestern India" Geoheritage, 15(1): 1 -17 {ISSN: 1867-2485} Impact Factor= 2.9
  • "Geological Heritage of the Kashmir Valley, North-Western Himalaya, India" Geoheritage, 15(26): 1 -23 {ISSN: 1867-2485} Impact Factor= 2.9
  • "Causes, concerns and hazards of sinkhole formation in Brengi stream catchment of Upper Jhelum basin, Kashmir Himalaya. Environment, Development and Sustainability, pp.1-28." Environment, Development and Sustainability, 1(1): 1 -28 {ISSN: 1573-2975} Impact Factor= 4.9
  • "Phytolith particulate matter and its potential human and environmental effects" Environmental Pollution, 327(1): Pub Med ID. 121541 {ISSN: 1873-6424} Impact Factor= 8.9
  • "Sedimentological perspective on phytolith analysis in palaeoecological reconstruction" Earth Science Reviews, 244(1): Pub Med ID. 104549. {ISSN: 1872-6828} Impact Factor= 12.1
  • "Fate of an oceanic plate material in the Neo-Tethys intra-oceanic subduction system: Evidence from elemental and Rb/Sr-Sm/Nd isotopic systematics" Gondwana Research, 125(1): 266 -283 {ISSN: 1878-0571} Impact Factor= 6.1
  • "Paleoclimate, productivity and anthropogenic eutrophication: Drawing inferences from paleolimnological proxy records of the Kashmir Valley, northwestern Himalaya" Quaternary Science Advances, 13(1): DOI No. 1 {ISSN: 2666-0334} Impact Factor= 4.5
  • "Impact of climate change and anthropogenic activities on lacustrine ecosystems of the Kashmir Valley, NW Himalaya, India" Environmental Quality Management, 1(1): DOI No. {ISSN: 1520-6483} Impact Factor= 0
  • "Response of the River Jhelum to Active Tectonics, NW Himalaya" Rivers of India: Past, Present and Future, 1(1): 53 -67 {ISSN: 978-3-031-} Impact Factor= 0

Books Published

  • "9 Late Quaternary Glacial Geomorphology of Kashmir Valley, NW Himalayas: A Case Study of the Sind Basin". Springer. pp 13

Research Projects Details:

Title of the ProjectFunding AgencyDatedAmount (in Rs.)
Phytoliths as quantitative indicators for the reconstruction of past environmental conditions in Kashmir Himalayas, IndiaMoES13-06-20206,550,430.00


DepartmentSubjectCourse TaughtSemester
Earth SciencesMSc Applied GeologyGeomorphology1
Earth SciencesMSc Applied GeologyNatural Hazards2
Earth SciencesMSc Applied GeologyIgneous Petrology2
Earth SciencesMSc Applied GeologyGeochemistry3
Earth SciencesMSc Applied GeologyQuaternary Geology and Paleoclimate4
Earth SciencesMSc Applied GeologyProject Work4