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Name Dr. Jatisankar Bandyopadhyay
Designation Assistant Professor
Office Phone No 03222-276554/55/57/58 Extn. 488
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Address Department of Remote Sensing & GIS,Vidyasagar University,Midnapore, District: Paschim Medinipur,P.O: Vidyasagar University,Pin-721102,West Bengal,India
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Educational Qualification              
Degree NameInstituteYear of passing/awarded
Ph.DSchool Of Environmental Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, and New Delhi.2001
M.Phil. in Environmental GeologySchool Of Environmental Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.1995
Master of Science in Applied geologyUniversity of Allahabad U.P.1992
Career Profile / Teaching Experience        
(a) SinceNovember2006: Senior Faculty, Department Of Remote Sensing and Geographic Information System, Vidyasagar University, West Medinipur, West Bengal, Pin-721102,India.
Specialization/Research Area
Field of SpecializationResearch Area/ Areas of Interest
Application of Remote Sensing and GIS in Earth Sciences,Disaster Management & Environment Management.
Watershed management
River dynamics
Wetland management
Costal water productivity
River bank & Creek management
Course/ Subject Taught 
Fundamentals & Physics of Remote Sensing
Digital Image Processing
Hyperspectral Remote Sensing and Lidar
Fundamental of Research
Spl. Paper, Geoinformatics In Earth Sciences
Advance Geographical Information System.
Conference/ Symposium /Journal Paper / Books Published
International Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Monitoring water quality of surface water bodies from CRZ-I: A case study at Dakshin Purusotyampur and Dadanpatrabar villages, Contai coastal plain, West Bengal, IndiaVol. 3 Issue 1, January 2016. ISSN 2348 - 7968.2016IJISET - International Journal of Innovative Science, Engineering & Technology
GIS based Land Information System using Cadastral model: A case study of Tirat and Chalbalpur rural region of Raniganj in Barddhaman districtDOI 10.1007/s40808-016-0161-3.Vol. - (2016) 2:120. pp - 1-11.2016Springer International Publishing Switzerland, Modeling Earth Systems and Environment
Estimation of Hydrodynamic Pattern Change of Ichamati River using HEC RAS Model, West Bengal, IndiaDOI. 10.1007/s40808-016-0138-2. Vol. -(2016) 2:125 . pp - 1-13.2016Springer International Publishing Switzerland, Modeling Earth Systems and Environment
Water Quality Measurement for Seasonal Fluctuation of Ichamati River, West Bengal, IndiaDOI. 10.1007/s40808-016-0153-3. Vol. - (2016) 2:113. pp - 1-12.2016Springer International Publishing Switzerland, Modeling Earth Systems and Environment
Modeling of environmental impact assessment of Kolaghat thermal power plant area, West Bengal, using remote sensing and GIS techniquesDOI 10.1007/s40808-016-0186-7. Vol. (2016) 2:139 . pp- 1-12.2016Springer International Publishing Switzerland, Modeling Earth Systems and Environment,
Physicochemical Analysis of Ichamati River and Estimation of Soil Parameters Using Geospatial Technology, West Bengal, IndiaDOI: 10.1007/s40034-016-0086-4. Series- E. pp- 1-8.2016Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India): Series E Springer
Identification of Land Subsidence and Management Using Cadastral Techniques, Mining Area of Raniganj, Barddhaman District, IndiaEnergy and Environment Research; Vol. 6, No. 2; 2016, ISSN 1927-0569 E-ISSN 1927-0577, doi:10.5539/eer.v6n2p522016Published by Canadian Center of Science and Education,
Pollution tolerance performance index for plant species using geospatial technology: evidence from Kolaghat Thermal Plant area, West Bengal, IndiaDOI : 10.1007/s41324-016-0075-1.2016Journal of Spatial Information Research
Detecting Medicinal Plants Species using GPS positioning in Vidyasagar University Campus, Midnapore, West Bengal, IndiaSpringer Nature, DOI: 10.1007/s41324-016-0078-y2016Journal of Spatial Information Research
Detecting risk buffer zone in open-cast mining areas: a case study of Sonepur–Bajari, West Bengal, IndiaDOI : 10.1007/s41324-016-0060-82016Journal of Spatial Information Research

National Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Watershed prioritization using Geomatics Technology for development and Management of Groundwater Resources, West BengalDwarakeswar System through Geoinformatics28th March 2016, Page No-145-152.2016Central Ground Water Authority & Central Ground Water Board Eastern Region, Kolkata-700 091
Recent Trend For Water Resource Management of Sustainable Development Through River-Interlinking Using Remote Sensing and GIS Technology: A Case Study on Sundarban River System, West Bengal, India28th March 2016, Page No-153-164.2016Central Ground Water Authority & Central Ground Water Board Eastern Region, Kolkata-700 091
Water resources monitoring and management using advanced geo-spatial technology of Arakhasa watershed in Bankura and Puruliya districts, West Bengal, IndiaVol.35|2015, ISSN:0972-8392, pp-413-416.2016Indian Cartographer
Forest Change Monitoring of Ghatsila, Musabani and Dhalbhumgarh Block of East Singbhum District, Jharkhand State using Image Subtraction, Image Ratioing and SAM Classification MethodISSN 2230-7990(online), Volume 6, Issue 1, 2015, Page-37-46.2015STM Journals, Journal of Remote Sensing & GIS
ASTER Spectral Analysis Based Vegetation Species Identification of the Forest Areas Situated in Ghatsila, Musabani and DhalbhumgarhISSN 2230-7990(online), Volume 6, Issue 2, 2015, Page-41-50.2015STM Journals, Journal of Remote Sensing & GIS
See all › 1 Reference See all › 4 FiguresShare Download full-text PDF Vegetation Parameter Derivation for Forest Health Measurement and Stress Detection in a Time SeriesISSN: 2278-2230(online) Volume 4, Issue 3, RRJoE (2015) 19-26 © STM Journals 20152015Research & Reviews: Journal of Ecology
Estimation of Soil Loss by USLE Model in Upper Part of Dwarakeswar River Using GeoinformaticsISSN 0972-7388, Volume 13, 2014, PP.99-109.2014Indian Journal of Geography & Environment
• CHANGING COURSE OF SUBARNAREKHA RIVER AND ITS SOCIETAL IMPACT-A CASE STUDY OF GOPIBALLAVPUR-I & II BLOCK USING GEOINFORMATICSIndian stream research journal, Vol. 1, Issue-4, May; 2013, page-06 to 19, ISSN 2230-78502014Indian stream research journal
• Identification of Accident Hot Spots at Different Roads of Midnapore Municipality Area: A Geoinformatic ApproachSTM Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, Volume 1, Issue-1, 2014, Page - 20 - 38.2014STM Journal of Geotechnical Engineering
• Mini Watershed characterization and prioritization using spatial Information Technology (SIT): A case study of Kansachara sub-watershed, West Bengal, IndiaINDIAN CARTOGRAPHER, ISSN: 0972-8392, Vol. 32, September 2012, page -170 to175.2014INDIAN CARTOGRAPHER

Other Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Morphodynamic Change Of The Ichamati River And Land Use/Land Cover Changes Through Space And Time Using Remote Sensing And Gis Techniques North 24 Parganas, West Bengal,India,Bagdah, Bongaon, Gaighata And Swarupnagar BlockISRS Proceeding Papers of Sort Interactive Session ISPRS TC VIII International Symposium2014No.295/ISRS Proceedings 2014/ISPRS TC VIII Mid-Symposium, Hyderabad, India.

Books Published
Title of the BookPublished byYearRole
Changing Planform of Digha-Junput Coastal Plain of West Bengal, India.Lambert Academic Publishing, ISSN: 978-3-659-94670-72016Co-Author
Managing Developments in Developing Countries (Edited volume)Himalaya Publishing House2013First Auther
Social Dimension of Hazard Management (Section :07 Management Option)ACB Publication2012First Auther
In H.S. Sharma and V.S. Kale (eds). Geomorphology in India (Prof. Savindra Singh Felicitation VolumePrayag Pustak Bhavan, Allahabad, 2009,2009Co-Auther
Ph. D. Thesis Guidence
Ongoing / Submitted Ph. D. Thesis
Scholar NameThesis TitleCo SupervisorStatusComplete in Year
Anurupa PalGeomorphology of Andaman Ongoing2020 (Expected)
Panchanan DasFishery management in Sundarban areaProf. Bidhan Chandra Patra (Dept. of Zoology, Vidyasagar University)Ongoing2020 (Expected)
Kunal Kanti MaitiGeo-environmental studyDr. Debashish Chakravarty (Associate Professor, Mining Engineering,IIT-KGP)Ongoing2020 (Expected)
Nirupam AcharyyaFishery ManagementProf. Bidhan Chandra Patra (Dept. of Zoology, Vidyasagar University)Ongoing2019 (Expected)
Tanmoy KaranAgro-Natural resources Ongoing2019 (Expected)
Sanjeev Kr. SahuInland Fish EstimationDr. Malay Naskar (Principal Scientist, CIFRI, Barrackpore, Govt. of India)Ongoing2018
Amrit KamilaLandscape EcologyDr. Ashis Kumar Paul (Professor, Dept. of Geography & Em, V.U)Ongoing2018
Ismail MondalSundarban River SystemDr. Ashis Kumar Paul (Professor, Dept. of Geography & Em, V.U)Ongoing2017

Awarded Ph. D. Thesis
Scholar NameThesis TitleCo SupervisorStatusComplete in Year
Somnath MaitiVegetation Bio-Physical Parameters using Geospatial Technology....Dr. A.T.Jeyeseelan (Director, Regional Remote Sensing Centre-West Jodhpur, Rajasthan)Awarded2017
Sonjay MondalUpdation & Geo-Refracting of cadastral ..........environmental development.Dr. Debashish Chakravarty (Associate Professor, Mining Engineering,IIT-KGP)Awarded2017
Animesh MajeeRiver bank & Creek managementDr. Ramkrishna Maiti (Associate Professor, Dept. of Geography & Em, V.U)Awarded2016
Kartic BeraMicro Watershed managementDr. Parthasarathi Chakrabarti(Former Chief Scientist, DST, Govt. of West Bengal)Awarded2015
Project Work

Ongoing Project Works
Project titleWorked asFunding AgencyAmount in Rs.Duration in yearsPeriod
Year to Year
Natural and Bio-resource management in Jangalmahal areas of West BengalPrincipal InvestigatorUGC Innovative Project (Science) (Ref.No. VU/Innovative/Sc/01/2015, Dated 17/06/2015).4000000 year20152017
Water Scarcity Management-A case study on Arkasa Sub Watershed, West BengalPrincipal InvestigatorUNDER UGC-BSR START-UP GRANT6000002 year20142016
Germplasm resource mapping and conservation of Endemic fresh water fishes of West Bengal and Sikkim through GeoinformationCo-InvestigatorDST (SERB)39840003 year20132016
Germplasm resource mapping and conservation of indigenous ornamental fishes of north-east region through remote sensing & GIS and live gene bank for rural developmentCo-InvestigatorDBT under Twinning Programme75010003 year20122015

Completed Project Works
Project titleWorked asFunding AgencyAmount in Rs.Duration in yearsPeriod
Year to Year
Detailed Hydrological study of Sub-Water flow/ storage water characteristics for creation of sustainable source of rain fade river for semi-arid and flouoride effected Blocks in connection with comprehensive water security plan under Purulia, Bankura and Birbhum districtCo-InvestigatorPublic Health Engineering Department, Govt. of West Bengal42200002 year20112012
Hydrobiological and geomorphological studies of Subarnarekha and Kansai river basins and their interfluves ( Purulia,Bankura, Purba and Paschim Midnapore Districts ) – with special reference to environmental managementCo-InvestigatorWest Bengal Pollution Control Board20966002 year20112013
Membership of Learned Society 
1) Life Member of The Mining, Geological & Metallurgical Institute of India, East. 1906, GN 38/4, Sector-V, Salt Lake, Kolkata-70009, Membership no-LM-10206-2013-2014.
2) Expert Committee member of U.G. Board of Studies in Geography,The University of Burdwan, Council for U.G Studies in Arts, Science, Commerce etc.Rajbati,Burdwan-713104,WestBengal.
3) Executive Committee Member of Indian Society Of Remote Sensing- Kolkata Chapter for 2010-2012
4) Member & Expert of Remote Sensng & GIS in Envronmental Impact Assessment Team with Prof, Susanta Chakrabarty, Department Of Zoology, Vidyasagar Universty,2010.
5) Since August 2008: Life member (Membership No. LM-2248 ) of Indian National Cartographic Association, Room No. 236, Second Floor, APGDC Block, Survey of India, Uppal Road, Hyderabad – 500 039, India.
Award NameAwarded ByYear
• Stood Ist Class 3rd in the order of merit at M.Sc (Applied Geology).University of Allahabad U.P.1992
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