Er. S. Tarafdar

Scientist-E

,Centre Head,Garhwal Regional Centre

Contact: (01346) 252603(O)

Area of Specialization

Weather & Climate Change

Glaciology

Hydrology

Qualification

  • B.Sc. (Geology) Hons. from Utkal University, Orissa, India in 1994.
  • M.Tech. (Applied Geology from) I.I.T., Roorkee, India in 1997.

Expertise

Natural Resource Management

Disaster Management

EIA/EMP, Artificial Recharge (Ground water)

Application of passive microwave data for snow-depth and snow-extent estimation in parts of Himalayas.

Work Experience

Scientist

Research and Development

G.B. Pant National Institute of Himalayan Environment and Sustainable Development,Garhwal Regional Centre

05/05/2008-Till Date

Senior Technical Assistant

Hydrogeological investigation, Aquifer Testing, Remote Sensing Studies for arsenic contaminated districts of Bihar , Preparation of district Brochure etc

Central Ground Water Board, Patna

31/07/2006-02/05/2008

GIS, RS & Geohydrology Specialist

EIA &EMP for OIL and Mining industries, GIS for Urban development and Risk mapping using IKONOS data.

Senes Consultant India Pvt. Ltd., Kolkata

12/07/2005-30/07/2006

Technical Support Engineer

Worked for Meghalaya Forest Dept. Meghalaya

Erdas India Pvt. Ltd., Shillong

12/05/2005-10/06/2005

Scientific & Technical Assistant

RS data interpretation ,GIS ,Digital image Processing , GPS data collection and making project proposal for the state of Jharkhand.

Jharkhand Space Application Centre, Jarkhand

03/09/2004-10/05/2005

Research Associate

Satellite data interpretation, field verification, generation of various theme maps, etc

Department of Science & Technology and NES, Kolkata

25/11/1997-02/09/2004

Research Interests

Broad Subject Area Specialization Sector
Remote Sensing and GIS Natural Resource, Disaster Management and snow/glacier studies
EIA/EMP Studies Ground Water Studies

Publications

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Extra curricular activities

  • Hobbies:    Bird Watching, Traveling
  • Sports:       Badminton, Table Tennis, Volley Ball

Er. S. Tarafdar   soukhin1974@yahoo.co.in