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Name Mr. Pulakesh Das
Designation Assistant Professor ( On Contract )
Department Name REMOTE SENSING AND GIS
Office Phone No 03222-276554 Extn. 488
Email ID das.pulak2011@mail.vidyasagar.ac.in
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Mobile No 9932575903
Personal Website
Address Department of Remote Sensing & GIS,Vidyasagar University,Midnapore, District: Paschim Medinipur,P.O: Vidyasagar University,Pin-721102,West Bengal,India
Educational Qualification
Degree NameInstituteYear of passing/awarded
M.ScVidyasagar University2012
B.ScVidyasagar University2010


Career Profile / Teaching Experience
Assistant Professor (since September, 2017) in the department of Remote Sensing & GIS at Vidyasagar University, Midnapore, West Bengal, India.

Specialization/Research Area
Field of SpecializationResearch Area/ Areas of Interest
Land use land cover modeling
Forest resilience
Hydrological modeling
Species Distribution modeling
Dynamic Global Vegetation Modeling

Course/ Subject Taught
Digital Image Processing
GIS data analysis
Geostatistics
Introduction to Probability and Statistics
Basic C and R Programming

Conference/ Symposium /Journal Paper / Books Published
International Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Future Scenarios of Land-Use Suitability Modeling for Agricultural Sustainability in the Dwarakeswar - Gandheswari River Basin. [IN PRESS]Journal of Cleaner Production.2018Elsevier
A Forensic Look into the Lineament, Vegetation, Groundwater Linkage: Study of Ranchi District, Jharkhand (INDIA)Remote Sensing Applications: Society and Environmen, 10, 138-1522018Elsevier
Impact of LULC change on the runoff, baseflow and evapotranspiration in eastern Indian River basins using Variable Infiltration Capacity Approach.Journal of Earth System Science,127(19), 1-192018Springer
Use of satellite remote sensing as a monitoring tool for land and water resources development activities in an Indian tropical siteJournal Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 190: 4012018Springer International Publishing
Forest fragmentation and human population varies logarithmically along elevation gradient in Hindu Kush Himalaya - utility of geospatial tools and free data setJournal of Mountain Science, 14(12), 2432–24472017Springer
Remote sensing based deforestation analysis in Mahanadi and Brahmaputra river basin in India since 1985Journal of Environmental Management, 206, 1192-12032017Springer
Road accessibility, population proximity and temperature increase are major drivers of forest cover change in the Hindu Kush Himalayan RegionCurrent Science, 111(10), 1599-16022016Indian Academy of Sciences
Development of Decadal (1985-1995-3005) Lansd Use and Land Cover Database for IndiaRemote Sensing, 7, 2401-24302015MDPI


National Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Modelling forest resilience in Hindu Kush Himalaya using geoinformationJournal of Earth System Science, 127: 952018Springer


Other Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Modeling Precipitation Dependent Forest Resilience in IndiaInternational Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing & Spatial Information, 422018ISPRS
Changes in evapotranspiration, runoff and baseflow with LULC over eastern Indian River basins using Variable Infiltration Capacity ApproachConference Proceeding2017Asian Conference on Remote Sensing
Identification of Resilience Forest in Hindu Kush Himalaya using geo-InformationConference Proceeding 2015Indian Society of Remote Sensing


Books Published

Membership of Learned Society 
Indian Society of Geomatics (ISG) – Kharagpur Chapter (ID: L-1934)

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended/Organised

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended

Title of the Seminar/Conference/WorkshopYearRoleHeld at and Organiser
Biodiversity and Climate Change2018AttendedIndian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
ISPRS Conference on: Developments, Technologies and Applications in Remote Sensing2018AttendedHeld at Beijing, China; Organizer: International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS)
GIAN course on: Bio-Optical Characterization of Water Resources: Implications for Future Satellite Missions2018AttendedIndian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
National Workshop on Techniques in Hyperspectral Data Analysis and Processing2017AttendedBeneras Hindu University (BHU)
Workshop on AVIRIS-NG Data processing2017AttendedSpace Application Centre (SAC) Ahmedabad
International Summer Winter Term courses on “Geo statistics in Ecological Modelling” 2014AttendedIIT Kharagpur
International Summer Winter Term courses on “Spatial Ecology & Remote Sensing”2014Volunteered in Lab PracticeIIT Kharagpur


Conference /Seminar/Workshop Organised


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