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Name Dr. Jatisankar Bandyopadhyay
Designation Assistant Professor , Head
Office Phone No +91 3222 298-363 / Centrex Extn. 363
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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
Forest Canopy Density Mapping for Natural Resource Management of Jangal Mahal Area, India using Geo-spatial TechnologyVol. 9, Issue, 08, pp. 56073-56082 ISSN: 0975-833X2017International Journal of Current Research
Monitoring Vertical Cliffs, Embayments and Shore Platform Morphology in Parts of Neil Island, South Andaman using Spatial Information Technology38th Asian Association on Remote Sensing201738th Asian Association on Remote Sensing, Conference Publication.
A GIS based DRASTIC model for assessing groundwater vulnerability in Jangalmahal area, West Bengal, India, IndiaDOI: 10.1007/s40899-018-0224-x, ISSN: 2363-50372017Sustainable Water Resources Management, Springer Nature
Estimation and Validation of Land Surface Temperature (LST) from Landsat 8 OLI and TIRS sensor’s DataVol-05, Issue-04, 2018, pp. 162-169, (e-ISSN 2348-6848)2017International Journal of 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
Detecting shoreline changing trends using principle component analysis in Sagar Island, West Bengal, IndiaDOI : 10.1007/s41324-016-0076-02016Journal of Spatial Information Research
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, ISSN: 2363-62032016Springer 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, ISSN: 2363-62032016Springer International Publishing Switzerland, Modeling Earth Systems and Environment
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. ISSN: 2363-62032016Springer International Publishing Switzerland, Modeling Earth Systems and Environment

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
Physicochemical Analysis of Ichamati River and Estimation of Soil Parameters Using Geospatial Technology, West Bengal, India,DOI: 10.1007/s40034-016-0086-4. Series- E. pp- 1-8, ISSN: 2250-2491.2016Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India)
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
Identification and Mapping of Coastal Water bodies Using Remote Sensing and GIS Techniques of Sagar Island, South 24 Parganas, West Bengal, IndiaVol-36 - Part-I, 2016, pp. 172-183, (ISSN 0927-8392).2016Indian Cartographer
Morphometric based Sub-watershed Prioritization using Spatial Information Technology: A case study of Upper part of DwarakeswarVol-36 - Part-I, 2016, pp. 97-110, (ISSN 0927-8392)2016Indian Cartographer
Assessment of Seasonal Sediment Distribution Zones of Estuarine Sections and Near-shores using Landsat 8 Digital Data : A Case Study of Subarnarekha DeltaVol-36 - Part-I, 2016, pp. 52-59, (ISSN 0927-8392)2016Indian Cartographer
The Nature of Shore Platforms and Their Morphological Diversity in Response to Wave Energy at their Fringes of Neil Island: A study in South Andaman DistrictVol-36 - Part-I, 2016, pp. 4-12, (ISSN 0927-8392)2016Indian Cartographer
SCS-CN Method Based Four Year Run-Off Calculation for Micro-Watershed Prioritization of Kansachara Sub-Watershed, Dwarakeswar System through GeoinformaticsVolume 2, Issue 1, pp. 74-842016Chrome Publishing Journal of Water Resources and Environment Engineering

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
): Remote Sensing and GIS for Wildlife Management, Defaunation and ConservationTucson Herpetological Society, Tuscon, Arizona, USA, pp:65-70, ISBN: 978-93-85248-79-52017Published Paper at Edited Volume
Tea Bush Health Analysis and Management in the Doors Region Through Advance Geospatial Techniques, West Bengal, IndiaDepartment of Business Administration, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore-721102, pp:60-69, ISBN: 978-93-5265-325-62016Published Paper at Edited Volume
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 Guidance
Ongoing / Submitted Ph. D. Thesis
Scholar NameThesis TitleCo SupervisorStatusComplete in Year
Anurupa PalGeomorphology of Andaman Ongoing2020
Panchanan DasFishery management in Sundarban areaProf. Bidhan Chandra Patra (Dept. of Zoology, Vidyasagar University)Ongoing2020
Kunal Kanti MaitiGeo-environmental studyDr. Debashish Chakravarty (Associate Professor, Mining Engineering,IIT-KGP)Ongoing2020
Nirupam AcharyyaFishery ManagementProf. Bidhan Chandra Patra (Dept. of Zoology, Vidyasagar University)Ongoing2019
Tanmoy KaranAgro-Natural resources Ongoing2019
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
Sk. Wasim AkramTea Bush HealthD. Dutta, NRSCOngoing 
Subrata SarkarNatural and Forest ResourceProf. Amal Kumar Mondal, Dept. of BotanyOngoing 

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
Ismail MondalSundarban River SystemDr. Ashis Kumar Paul (Professor, Dept. of Geography & Em, V.U)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
Fishery resources study in selected area of Sundarban & Purba Medinipur District of West Bengal using SAR & Optical dataPrincipal InvestigatorFunded by Space Application Centre, Indian Space Research Organization, Govt. of India26430003 year20172020

Completed 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 year20142017
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
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.
Association with Professional Bodies
Type of Professional ActivityPeriod
• Member of Expert Committee on Hilsa Fishery Services to be provided by ESSO-INCOIS, under the Marine fishery Advisory Services, GOVT of India.2017 to 2018
Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended/Organised

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended

Title of the Seminar/Conference/WorkshopYearRoleHeld at and Organiser
National Symposium on Natural Resources Management2017Invited as a lecturerFaculty of Science (UGC Innovative Research Project), Vidyasagar University, Midnapore, West Bengal, India
Winter School, GEOMATICS2017Delivered lectures as Resource PersonDepartment of Geography, The University of Burdwan, Golapbag, Burdwan-713104, INDIA
SERB-Sponsored National Seminar on "DEFAUNATION CONSERVATION2017ChairpersonDept. of Zoology, Sukumar Sengupta Mahavidyalaya, Keshpur, Paschim Medinipur. W.B
National Symposium on Natural Resources Managemen2017Treasurer of organizing CommitteeFaculty of Science (UGC Innovative Research Project), Vidyasagar University, Midnapore, West Bengal, India
UGC-ISRS sponsored National Seminar2017Joint Organizing SecretaryDepartment of Remote Sensing and GIS, Vidyasagar University, In collaboration with Indian Society of Remote Sensing, Kolkata Chapter

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Organised

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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