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Name Mr. Pulakesh Das
Designation Assistant Professor ( On Contract )
Office Phone No 03222-276554 Extn. 488
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Mobile No 9932575903
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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
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
Introduction to Probability and Statistics
Basic C programming
Conference/ Symposium /Journal Paper / Books Published
International Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Modeling Precipitation Dependent Forest Resilience in IndiaThe International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, Volume XLII-3,2018International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing
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
Modeling Forest Resilience in Hindu Kush Himalaya using Geo-information.Earth System Science [in press]2018springer
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

Other Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Changes in evapotranspiration, runoff and baseflow with LULC over eastern Indian River basins using Variable Infiltration Capacity ApproachACRS2017New Delhi, India.
Identification of Resilience Forest in Hindu Kush Himalaya using geo-InformationISRS2015Jaipur, India

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 Change2018AttendedKharagpur, India Indian Institute of technology Kharagpur
Developments, Technologies and Applications in Remote Sensing2018AttendedBeijing, China International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing
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

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Organised

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