Research & Publications

The Institute conducts interdisciplinary research in the following areas of Remote Sensing & GIS Applications :

  • Groundwater Resource Management
  • Groundwater Modeling
  • Watershed management and Modeling
  • Geophysics based Groundwater Survey
  • Groundwater Pollution and Prediction Modeling
  • GIS based decision support System for Solid Waste Management
  • River dynamics and Mapping
  • Web GIS based application in Resource Mapping
  • Geological / Mineralogical Studies
  • Urban Planning and Management
  • Glaciology
  • Landscape Evaluation
  • Flood Mapping and Monitoring
  • Drought Mapping and Monitoring
  • Climate Change Studies
  • Satellite Image Processing
  • Planetary and Radar Remote Sensing
  • Microwave and Hyperspectral Image Processing and Analysis
  • Pattern Recognition and Object Based Image Analysis
  • Urban Landscape Studies and Analysis for Smart cities
  • Location Analytics and Spatio-Temporal Data Analytics
  • Spatial Data Management and Revisualization
  • Renewable Energy, Energy Conservation, Conversion and Management
Research Projects Running in the Institute :

  • Hybrid Urban Landscape Analysis for Green Smart Cities through Geospatial Technology sponsored from Science and Engineering Research Board (DST), Government of India under SERB DST Early Career Research Award to Dr Deepak Kumar for duration 2017-20.
  • Meta-sensing of urban footprint from airborne synthetic aperture radar (ASAR) data sponsored from Space Applications Centre (ISRO) Department of Space, Govt. of India under NASA-ISRO SAR (NISAR) mission to Dr Deepak Kumar for duration 2017-20.
Research Publications (Last 04 Years) :

  1. Hydrological Inferences from Watershed Analysis for Water Resource Management using Remote Sensing and GIS Techniques. The Egyptian Journal of Remote Sensing and Space Sciences. 17 (2),111–121 (2014)
  2. Swarm Intelligence Inspired Classifiers - A case study with Remote Sensing Perspective.Journal of Indian Society of Geomatics. 8(2), 195-199. (2014)
  3. Landslide Susceptibility Mapping of North Sikkim Himalaya using Geospatial Techniques. 15th Esri India User Conference, NOIDA (2014).
  4. Regional Groundwater Prospect Assessment: Role of Hydrogeomorphological and Lithological Indicators using Geoinformation. 15th Esri India User Conference, NOIDA (2014).
  5. Temporal Analysis of Land use Pattern Changes of Noida, NCR Using Geospatial Tools. 15th Esri India User Conference, NOIDA. (2014)
  6. Groundwater Resource Assessment in a Basaltic Terrain of Chhidwara, M.P. India: An Integrated Approach. IAMG, 16th Conference held on 17-20 October, 2014 at JNU , New Delhi, India. (2014)
  7. Assessment of Groundwater Prospect zones of a hard rock terrain using Geospatial tool. Hydrological Science Journal (58: 213-223). (2013)
  8. Morphometric analysis of Morar River Basin, Madhya Pradesh, India, using remote sensing and GIS techniques. Environmental Earth Science ( 68:1967–1977) (2013)
  9. Geochemical modelling of fluoride concentration of hard rock terrain of Madhya Pradesh, India. Acta Geologica Sinica. ( 87: 1421-1433). (2013)
  10. Terrain Analysis System: A supplementary tool for hydrogeomorphic evaluation of Gwalior Basin. South Asian Journal of Economic Geology. 2013
  11. Spatio-Temporal Changes on Land use / Land Cover: A Case Study of Semi-Arid Region of Central India using Remote Sensing and GIS. 18th Convention of Indian Geological Congress & International Symposium on “Minerals and Mining in India-The way forward, inclusive of cooperative mineral –based industries in SAARC countries” 27th -29th April 2013
  12. Assessment of Land Use/Land Cover Using Geospatial Techniques in a Semi-arid Region of Madhya Pradesh, India Geospatial Techniques for Managing Environmental Resources. Volume I, ISBN: 978-94-007-1857-9, Springer, Heidelberg, Germany. (2012)
  13. A GIS based Hydrogeomorphological Mapping of Basaltic Terrain: Implications for Water Resource Evaluation and Management.12th ESRI India User Conference. (2012)
  14. Groundwater resource evaluation in the Gwalior area, India, using satellite data: an integrated geomorphologic and geophysical approach. Hydrogeology Journal(19: 1421–1429). (2011)
  15. Landuse Pattern Analysis Using Remote Sensing: A Case Study of Mau District, India. Archives of Applied Science Research (3:10-16). (2011)
  16. Water Resource Assessment and Management of Morar River Basin, Using GIS Advances in Earth Sciences. Volume-2, ISBN: 81-89304-92-5) Satish Serial Publishing House, New Delhi. (2011)
  17. Carbon Sequestration Status, Rate and Economic value in community forest of Kathmandu, Nepal. GEO-Carbon Conference: Carbon in a changing world 24-26 October 2011, Rome. (2011)
  18. Hydrogeomorphological zonation through remote sensing techniques and its implications in water resource management. National seminar on Management of Natural Resources for Sustainable Development in India. Morena, India. (2011)
  19. An Approach for Drainage Network Delineation from Digital Elevation Data. National Seminar on Water & Environment, MVM College Bhopal M.P. India, on March 12-13. (2011)
  20. Kumar, Deepak (2019). Hyper-temporal variability analysis of solar insolation with respect to local seasons, Remote Sensing Applications: Society and Environment, (Elsevier), ISSN: ISSN: 2352-9385 (Online). DOI:
  21. Kumar, Deepak (2018). Mapping solar energy potential of southern India through geospatial technology, Geocarto International, (Taylor & Francis), ISSN: 1010-6049 (Print) 1752-0762 (Online). DOI: 10.1080/10106049.2018.1494759
  22. Kumar, Deepak, Tewary, Tavishi and Shekhar, Sulochana (2018). Enhanced Adaptive Technique for surface Temperature Variability Analysis, Iranian Journal of Science and Technology Transactions A: Science (Springer), Volume 42, Issue 3, pp 1309–1316. DOI: 10.1007/s40995-017-0469-5. ISSN 1028-6276.
  23. Kumar, Deepak (2018). Surface temperature variability analysis of an urban area using Landsat ETM+ thermal images, Asian Geographer (Taylor & Francis), Volume 34, Issue-1, page 25-37,
  24. Kumar, Deepak and Shekhar, Sulochana (2016). Linear Gradient Analysis of Kinetic Temperature through Geostatistical Approach, Modelling Earth Systems and Environment (Springer) ISSN 2363-6203, DOI 10.1007/s40808-016-0198-3.
  25. Kumar, Deepak (2016). Adaptive Hierarchical Cell Sub-Division (AHCS) Method For Enhanced Surface Radiance Temperature Variability Analysis, Modelling Earth Systems and Environment (Springer) ISSN 2363-6203, DOI 10.1007/s40808-016-0194-7