PRITAM CHAND SHARMA

Ph.D. (Glaciology, Geomorphology and Geo-informatics)

Publications

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On Environmental Glaciology (Peer Reviewed

  2017

  1. Chand, P. Sharma, M.C., Bhambri, R., Sanegwar, C.V., Juyal, N., (2017) Reconstructing the Pattern of the Bara Shigri Glacier fluctuation since the end of the Little Ice Age, Chandra valley, north-western Himalaya. Progress in Physical Geography, 8, 3, pp 1-33. link
  2. Deswal, S., Sharma, M., Saini, R., Chand, P., Juyal, N., Singh, I., Srivastava, P., Ajai, Bahuguna, I.M. (2017). Late Holocene Glacier Dynamics in the Miyar Basin, Lahaul Himalaya, India. Geosciences 7, 64, pp 1-23. link

  2016 

  1. Sharma, M.C and Chand, P. (2016). Studies on Quaternary Glaciations in India during 2010-2016. Proceedings of the Indian National Science Academy, 82 (3), pp 869-880. link
  2. Sharma S, Chand, P., Bisht P., Shukla A.D., Bartarya, S.K., Sundriyal Y.P., and Juyal N (2016). Factors responsible for driving the glaciation in the Sarchu Plain, eastern Zanskar Himalaya, during the late Quaternary. Journal of Quaternary Science, 31(5), pp 495–511. DOI: 10.1002/jqs.2874. link
  3. Chand P and Sharma MC (2016) Monitoring Frontal Changes of Shah Glacier in the Ravi Basin, Himachal Himalaya (India) from 1965 to 2013. National Academy Science Letters 39(2): 109–114.  link
  4. Chand, P., Sharma, M.C., Prasad, R.N., 2016. Heterogeneity in Fluctuations of Glacier with Ice-cover, Debris-cover and Proglacial-lake in the Upper Ravi Basin, Himachal Himalaya (India) During the Past Four Decades (1971-2013), in: Singh, R., Schickhoff, U., Mal, S. (Eds.), Climate Change and Dynamics of Glaciers and Vegetation in the Himalaya. Springer, Netherlands, pp 155-179. link
  2015 
  1. Chand, P., Sharma, M.C., 2015. Glacier changes in the Ravi basin, north-western Himalaya (India) during the last four decades (1971–2010/13). Global and Planetary Change 135, 133–147. doi:10.1016/j.gloplacha.2015.10.013 link
  2. Chand, P., Sharma, M.C., 2015. Frontal changes in the Manimahesh and Tal Glaciers in the Ravi basin, Himachal Pradesh, northwestern Himalaya (India), between 1971 and 2013. International Journal of Remote Sensing. 36, 4095–4113. link
  2013
  1. Chand, P., 2013. Digital Elevation Models and Geo-morphometry for studying the glacier geomorphology and glaciations in the upper Ravi basin, Himachal Pradesh, in: 3rd International Geography Congress on Sustainable Natural Resources Management under Changing Climate Scenarios. pp. 81–88.
 
On Remote Sensing and Climate Change
  1. Singh, K., Chand, P., 2012. Above-ground tree outside forest ( TOF ) phytomass and carbon estimation in the semi-arid region of southern Haryana : A synthesis approach of remote sensing and field data 1469–1482. Link
  2. Singh, I.J., Chand, P., 2011. Spatial Temporal variability of apple orchards in response to environmental change in Pattan Valley, Himachal Pradesh using Geospatial Techniques’. Int. Geo-informatics Res. Dev. J. 2, 4–18.link
  3. Chakraborty, S., Mondal, A., Chand, P., 2011. Land use classification by fuzzy logic approach using Landsat 7 ETM+ image. J. GIS India 20, 20–21.
  4. Chand, P., Acharya, P., 2010. Shoreline change and sea level rise along coast of Bhitarkanika wildlife sanctuary , Orissa : An analytical approach of remote sensing and statistical techniques , 1436–455. link

Presentations 

Invited Talks

  1. The status of glaciers in the Himachal Pradesh, North-Western Himalaya (India): a review and specific examples’, 6-8 Nov 2015 International  conference  on  “Global  environmental  change  in  the Himalayan  Region:  Controversies,  Impacts,  Futures” by University of Heidelberg, in IHC, New Delhi, India

International Conferences

  1. Chand. P. and Sharma. M.C: 15-17 Dec 2015 XXXV INCA International Congress, JNU, New Delhi, India, Presentation on “Cartographic depiction and visualisation of glacier changes in Himachal Himalaya, North-western part of India”.
  2. Chand. P. and Sharma. M.C: 15-17 Dec 2015 XXXV INCA International Congress, JNU, New Delhi, India, Presentation on “Assessment of existing Himalayan glacier inventories from satellite data: methods, challenges, and specific example from Himachal Himalaya (India)”.
  3. Chand. P., Kumar. S and Sharma. M.C: 17-21 August 2015 International Geography Union (IGU), Moscow, Russia, Presentation on “Reconstructing glacier change post Little Ice Age (LIA) in the North-Western Himalaya, India: an overview and specific examples”.
  4. Sharma S, Chand, P., Bisht P., Shukla A.D., Bartarya, S.K., Sundriyal Y.P., and Juyal N: 13-17 July 2015, XII International symposium on Antarctica Earth Science, NCOAR, Goa, India, Poster Presentation on “Ascertaining the Role of Indian Summer Monsoons and Mid-latitude Westerlies in Driving the Glaciation in Sarchu Plain, Zanskar Himalaya During the Late Quaternary”.(Awarded Best Paper Award for this presentation)
  5. Chand. P. and Sharma. M.C: 01-06 March 2015 International Glaciology symposium, Kathmandu, Nepal, Presentation on Glacier changes during the last five decades in the different basins of Himachal Himalaya: an overview and specific examples.
  6. Chand. P. and Sharma. M.C: 25-28 Feb 2015, 36th IIG Congress and International Seminar on Environmental changes and Challenges, Gauhati University, Assam, India: Presentation on Heterogeneity in fluctuations of glacier in the upper Ravi basin, Himachal Himalaya during the last four decades. (Awarded Young Geographer Award as Second for this presentation)
  7. Chand. P. and Sharma. M.C: 07-09 Dec 2013, CLG, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India, International conference on Locked in Growth Patterns; Revisiting Land, Water and Disasters for the post-2015 Development Agenda (NAPSIPAG): Presentation on 'Glacial Lake Inventory and Glacial lake Outburst flood (GLOF) risk assessment in the Himachal Himalaya'
  8. Chand. P. and Sharma. M.C: 08 -09 Feb 2013, SES, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India, International Humboldt Kolleg on Management of Water, Energy and Bio- resources in Changing Climate Regime: Emerging Issues and Environmental Challenges: Presentation on 'Monitoring snow-covered area (SCA) variability and its relationship with glacial dynamics in the upper Ravi basin of north-western Himalaya'
  9. Chand. P. and Sharma. M.C: 08-11 Feb 2012, Tripura Central University, Agartala, Tripura, India, International seminar on population, development & disaster management. Presentation on 'Glacial Geomorphology and its response to environmental change in the upper Ravi basin of northwest Himalaya' (Presentation in Young Geographer competition and included in five top presentation)
  10. Chand. P. and Sharma. M.C: 06-08 May 2011, Kozhikode, Kerala, India, 3rd International Geography Congress (IGC) Conference. Presentation on 'Digital elevation models and Geo- morphometry for studying glacier geomorphology and glaciations in the upper Ravi basin, Himachal Pradesh'
  11. Chand. P. and Acharya. P: 16-18 Dec 2010, ISPER, Haryana, India, International Seminar on Climate Change: Spatial Concerns and Mitigation Strategies. Presentation on 'Shoreline changes and Sea level Rise along the coast of Orissa, India: An analytical approach of remote sensing and Statistical Techniques'.
  12. Chand. P. and Ahalawat, K: 4-6 Oct 2010, ICIMOD, Kathmandu, Nepal, International symposium on Benefiting from Earth Observation: Bridging the Data Gap for Adaptation to Climate Change in the Hindu Kush-Himalayan Region. Presentation on 'Above ground Phytomass and carbon estimation in Tree outside forest Using Remote Sensing'.

National Conferences

  1. Chand. P. and Sharma. M.C: 26-27 Dec 2011, India Meteorological Department, New Delhi, India, National Conference on Satellite Meteorology (NCSM-2011). Presentation on 'Monitoring snow-covered area (SCA) and its variability in the Ravi basin of north-western Himalaya using MODIS data'.
  2. Chand. P. and Singh, I. J: 19-21 Nov 2010, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India, National association of Geographers India (NAGI) conferences on Globalization, Population and Regional Development. Presentation on 'Analysis Spatial Temporal variability of apple orchards in response to environmental change in Pattan Valley, Himachal Pradesh using Geospatial Techniques'.

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