Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra
   
DR. AKHOURI PRAMOD KRISHNA
Professor , Remote Sensing
M.Tech. (University of Roorkee), Ph.D. (Ranchi University)
Contact Address
Residence Address --
Permanent Address C-I/1, BIT Mesra Campus, Mesra, Ranchi - 835215
Phone (Office) 2275444/2275896 Ext. 4468
Phone Residence 2276375
Email Id apkrishna@bitmesra.ac.in
   Joined Institute on : 18-Feb-2005

  Work Experience
 
Teaching : 15 Years

Research : 34 Years

Individual: 34 Years


  Professional Background
 
  • Professor, Department of Remote Sensing, BIT Mesra (since July 2010)
  • Head, Department of Remote Sensing, BIT Mesra (May 2014 - April 2017)
  • Registrar (Actg.), BIT Mesra – Additional Institutional Responsibility (since April 2013)
  • Associate  Professor,  Department  of  Remote  Sensing,  BIT  Mesra  (April  2007  to July 2010)
  • Scientific Officer (Reader's scale), Department of Remote Sensing, BIT Mesra (February 2005 to March 2007)
  • Scientist ‘D’ & In-charge, G.B.  Pant  Institute  of  Himalayan  Environment  and Development  (Autonomous  Institute  of  Ministry  of  Environment  and  Forests, Govt. of India) Sikkim Unit (March 2003 to February 2005)
  • Faculty  Head/Professor,  Disaster  Management  Faculty, Sikkim State - Additional Honorary  Position (April 2003 to February 2005) 
  • Scientist ‘C’ & In-charge, G.B.  Pant  Institute  of  Himalayan  Environment  and Development  (Autonomous  Institute  of  Ministry  of  Environment  and  Forests, Govt.  of  India),  Sikkim  Unit  (January  1998  to  December  2002 - Incharge  since August 2001)
  • Scientist ‘B’, G.B.  Pant  Institute  of  Himalayan  Environment  and  Development (Autonomous  Institute  of  Ministry  of  Environment  and  Forests,  Govt.  of  India), Sikkim Unit (February 1993 to December 1997)
  • Scientist  (Grade  ‘E2’),  ‘Cement  Research  Institute’  later  renamed  ‘National Council  for  Cement  and  Building  Materials’  (Autonomous  Institute  under  Ministry of Commerce and Industries, Govt. of India), New Delhi/Ballabgarh (May 1985 to January 1993)

 

 

 


  Research Areas
 

REMOTE SENSING/GEOINFORMATICS Applications in:

  • Climate Change, Snow Cover & Glacier Dynamics
  • Disaster Management & Natural Hazards
  • Natural Resources & Environmental Management 
  • Urban Built Environment & Transport Geoinformatics
  • Geosciences & Satellite Geodesy
  • Planetary Remote Sensing

Research Guidance:

Ph.D. (Awarded) - 7

Ph.D. (Submission) - 1

Ph.D. (Ongoing) - 5

Internship mentoring

Summer Internship  - Topic - Geospatial techniques for study of snow and glacier characteristics, Abir Kanjilal, BS MS Dual degree (17MS142), Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER Kolkata (May 24 - July 7, 2019)


  Award and Honours
 
  • Appointed as Ph.D. thesis examiner (IIT Bombay, IIT Roorkee, Anna University, GGS Indraprastha University)
  • Member, Selection committee for recruitment of Teaching Faculty for Centre for Land Resource Management (Remote Sensing), Central University of Jharkhand (July, 2016)
  • Convenor, National Conference on Advancements in Applications of Remote Sensing and Geospatial Technology (AARSGT – 2016) supported by TEQIP, BIT, Mesra Ranchi (May 19­21, 2016) 
  • Convenor, International workshop on Time Series Satellite Data Processing for understanding Space-time Vegetation Dynamics, BIT, Mesra Ranchi, sponsored by ICIMOD, Nepal (Nov. 26­-27, 2015)
  • Convenor, Workshop on application of Remote Sensing, GIS & GPS in watershed management, BIT, Mesra Ranchi, sponsored by Watershed Mission, GoJ and Dept. Land Resources MoRD, GoI (July 3-­5, 2015)
  • Appointed as Pro-Vice Chancellor, Vinoba Bhave University, Hazaribagh in the year 2014 with a 3 year term (Jharkhand Governor's Secretariat notification no. RU/143/917/2010 dated 7th May 2014) but did not join due to academic and research commitments
  • Invited as a Member to serve on the Abjudication Committee, Partnership development seed grant (PDSG) of Shastri Indo­Canadian Institute/CIDA/University of Calgary, Canada (2009­-14)
  • Invited to serve on the International Editorial Advisory Board of Cloud Journals (2013 onwards)
  • Invited to serve as the Senior Editor of International Journal of Advanced Remote Sensing and GIS (2013 onwards)
  • Member, Editorial Advisory Board, The Open Hydrology Journal, Bentham Open Journals (2010 onwards)
  • Based on research publications related to climate change studies, invited to the International Experts Workshop on Emerging Issues in Climate Change (UNEP sponsored), New Delhi, made presentation entitled ‘Monitoring of snow and glacier cover for possible inferences on climate change impacts’ (2009)
  • Approached by University of Colorado research team for conducting joint research and promotion of scientific research including citations of 3 of my publications related to climate change through remote sensing and GIS in their comprehensive international review paper (Optical Remote Sensing of Glacier Characteristics: A Review with Focus on the Himalaya by Racoviteanu et al in Sensors 2008 http://www.mpdi.org/sensors, vol. 8, pp. 3355­3383; DOI: 10.3390/s8053355)
  • Invited as a Member to serve on the Preliminary Review Committee, Canadian Studies Fellowships for 2005­-06, Shastri Institute/Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) support.
  • Invited as a Member to serve on the Project Advisory Committee (PAC), Environmental Management, Shastri Applied Research Projects (SHARP) with Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) support (2003­-06)
  • Invited as Expert, Environmental Management (nominated by the Ministry of Human Resources Development, GoI) to serve on the Project Selection Committee (PSC) of Shastri Applied Research Projects (SHARP) of Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) and participation in the selection of bi­lateral research proposals to the tune of Cnd$1085220 (2003­-04)
  • Identified as a Member, National Core Group on Landslide Mitigation constituted by Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India (2004)
  • Invited as a Member, Organising and Expert Committees, IAG Regional Conference on Geomorphology and International Workshop on Landslides in Darjeeling and Sikkim Himalayas, International Association of Geomorphologists (IAG) and Indian Institute of Geomorphologists (IGI), India (2004)
  • Fellow member, Geological Society of India [FGSInd] (since 2004)
  • Invited as Keynote Speaker in the UGC sponsored National Seminar on Natural Hazards: Its Geological Implications in Hilly Regions, UGC/St. Xavier s College, Ranchi, Jharkhand (2002)
  • Short-term Scholar award East West Center, Hawaii, USA for attending School on Climate Change and adaptation (2001)
  • One of the journal papers used as cited reference in an advanced GIS programme of Central Washington University (CWU) for course works (2001­02)
  • Grant award Pole’ Europeen International Mountain Research Workshop, France (2000)
  • INSA and DST grant award IEEE/GRSS (IGARSS’99 - Hamburg) participation, Germany (1999)
  • French govt. fellowship award on Geological Hazards Training, France (1999)
  • Nomination as Indian Expert Team Member on Mountain Risk Engineering visit to P.R. China (1997)

Other:

  • Participation in the Third Lunar Science Meet for Chandrayan-2 data users at ISRO/DoS Branch Secretariat, New Delhi (October 22, 2019)

  • Participation and presentation before PAC (Earth & Atmospheric Science), Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), DST, GoI at Divecha Centre for Climate Change (DCCC), Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore (October 18, 2019)

  • Invited to deliver lecture as a Resource Person in the Refresher Course Environmental Studies & Disaster Management on ‘Solid & Hazardous Waste Management’ at UGC- Human Resource Development Centre, Morabadi Campus, Ranchi (September 21, 2019)

  • Participation in the Second Lunar Science Meet on Chandrayan-2 Mission at Antariksh Bhawan, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), Bangalore (June 13-14, 2019)
  • Participation and presentation in the Chandrayan-1 AO Project Proposal Review Meeting, Space Applications Centre (SAC-ISRO), Ahmedabad (March 14, 2016)

  • Participation and presentation in the Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) - AO Science Workshop, Space Applications Centre (SAC-ISRO), Ahmedabad (December 21-22, 2015)

  • Resource person for the Workshop on application of Remote Sensing, GIS & GPS in watershed management, BIT, Mesra Ranchi, sponsored by Watershed Mission, GoJ and Dept. Land Resources MoRD, GoI (July 3-­5, 2015)

  • Resource  person  for  delivering  thematic c  lectures  in  the  UGC  sponsored  Workshop  on  use  of Remote Sensing, GIS and GPS in Geography, St. Xavier’s College, Ranchi, Jharkhand (19-20 February 2008)

  • Resource  person  to  deliver  a  lecture  on  ‘Geoinformatics  in  Natural  Resource  Management’  in the  Short  term  Training  Programme  on  Natural  Hazards  Management  in  Integrated  Regional Planning: Geoinformatics Approach, Remote Sensing Department, BIT Mesra, Ranchi, Jharkhand (19-24 November 2007)
  • Resource person for delivering lecture in the Disaster Management Training Programme at Shri Krishna Institute of Public Administration on (SKIPA), Govt. of Jharkhand (24-28 September 2007) 
  • Resource person for delivering lecture in the Capacity Building Programme for Architects in Disaster Management at Department of Architecture, BIT Mesra as State Resource Institution on Disaster Management for Govt. of Jharkhand (July 30-August 4, 2007) 
  • Faculty Head/Professor, Disaster Management Faculty (MHA, GoI), Sikkim state, designed, taught, trained  and organized training courses for middle and senior level officials and professionals of Govt. of Sikkim,   (2003 – 05)
  • Resource Person for Project Inception Workshop of Shastri Applied Research Projects (SHARP),  1­5  September,  2003,  including  Chairing  a  Session  on  Environmental Management, India Habitat Center, New Delhi.
  • Invited lecture on Remote Sensing under the session Informati on Sharing: Role of Institutions in the  Workshop  on  Watershed  Management  (October  2,  2001)  at  Guwahati,  org.  American Center, Kolkata.
  • Faculty  team  member  for  teaching  and  training  the  professional  level  participants  on  Remote Sensing and GIS (4 weeks program) at GBPIHED Hq. at Almora, 1999.
  • Resource Person for  Brain Storming Workshop on Bio­Geo Data Base and Ecological Modelling  of  the  Himalaya  organized  by  DST,  GOI,  National  Committee  on  IGBP (INSA) and India International Centre, N. Delhi (March 4-­5, 1999).
  • Resource  Person  for  Workshop  on  Mountain  Risk  Engineering  in  the  Himalayan Region, Kosi­Katarmal, Almora (October 8­-10, 1997)
  • Faculty  team  member  for  teaching  and  training  the  professional  level  participants  on  Remote Sensing and GIS (4 weeks program) at GBPIHED Hq. at Almora (1995).
  • Resource Person for Training to Govt. O?cials on Planning and Management of Watershed for Integrated Development, Govt.  of Sikkim  and  Dept.  of Personnel  and  Training,  Govt.  of India (1999).
  • Resource  Person  for  Special  Orientation  Training  Course  for  Engineers  (Govt.  of Sikkim), Accounts and Administrative Training Institute, Gangtok (1997).
  • Resource  Person  for  Workshop  on  Environmental  Orientation  in  School  Curriculum (sponsored  by  Ministry  of  Human  Resources  Development,  GoI),  Gangtok,  participation as a resource person (1996).
  • Resource  Person  for  Third  NCB  International  Seminar  on  Cement  and  Building Materials, Hotel Taj Palace, New Delhi (1991).

   Publications
 

INTERNATIONAL JOURNALS

  • Hazra, P and Krishna, A P, 2019. Spatio-temporal change assessment of glacier extent in Sikkim Himalaya, India using geospatial techniques, Environmental Earth Sciences, DOI: 10.1007/s12665-019-8390-1; SCI, IF 1.871
  • Paul, K , Chattopadhyay, S , Dutta, A , Krishna, A P , Ray S , 2019. A comprehensive optimization model for integrated solid waste management system: A case study, Environmental Engineering Research; 24(2): 220-237; DOI: https://doi.org/10.4491/eer.2018.132

  • Kumar, A, Krishna, A P, 2019. Groundwater vulnerability and contamination risk assessment using GIS-based modified DRASTIC-LU model in hard rock aquifer system in India, Geocarto International, DOI: 10.1080/10106049.2018.1557259; SCIE, IF 2.365 
    Geocarto International, DOI:
    10.1080/10106049.2018.1557259
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    https://doi.org/10.1080/10106049.2018.1557259
    Geocarto International, DOI:
    10.1080/10106049.2018.1557259
    To link to this article:
    https://doi.org/10.1080/10106049.2018.1557259
  • Kumar, A, Krishna, A P, 2018. Assessment of groundwater potential zones in coal mining impacted hard-rock terrain of India by integrating geospatial and analytic hierarchy process (AHP) approach, Geocarto International, Vol. 33, No. 2, pp. 105–129; DOI: 10.1080/10106049.2016.1232314; SCIE, IF 2.365 
  • Shweta, Bhattacharya, B.K., Krishna, A.P. 2018. A baseline regional evapotranspiration (ET) and change hotspots over Indian sub-tropics using satellite remote sensing data, Agricultural Water Management, Vol. 208, pp-284-298; ISSN 0378-3774, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agwat.2018.06.024; SCIMAGO, IF 3.543

  • Sengupta, S, Krishna, A P, Roy, I, 2018. Slope failure susceptibility zonation using integrated remote sensing and GIS techniques: a case study over Jhingurdah open pit coal mine, Singrauli Coalfield, India, Journal of Earth System Science, Vol. 127(6), Article 82, DOI: 10.1007/s12040-018-0982-8; SCIE, IF 1.104
  • Paul, K, Dutta, A, Krishna, A P, 2017. Using GIS to Locate Waste Bins: a Case Study on Kolkata City, India, Journal of Environmental Science and Management, 20: (1) (Web of Science-indexed)
  • Mukherjee, A B, Krishna, A P, Patel, N, 2017. Application of AHP-GIS Technology to Assess Congestion Vulnerability, a Case Study of Ranchi City, India. International Journal of Applied Geospatial Research8(1), pp.19-42 (ESCI, SCOPUS DOI: 10.4018/IJAGR)
  • Kumar, A and Krishna, A P, 2017. Winter seasons assessment of atmospheric aerosol over coalfield region of India using geoinformatics. Urban Climate (20), pp.94-119 (SCOPUS; CiteScore: 2.92, SCImago Journal Rank (SJR): 1.090)
  • Chatterjee, S, Krishna, A P, Sharma, A P, 2016.  Spatio­temporal  runoff estimation using TRMM satellite data and NRCS­CN method of a watershed of Upper Subarnarekha River basin, India, Arab J Geosci (2016) 9: 374. doi:10.1007/s12517­ 016­2376­z. (SCOPUS, SCIExpanded; Journal IF 0.955)
  • Kour,  R,  Patel,  N,  Krishna, A P,  2016. Influence of shadow on the thermal and optical snow indices and their interrelationship, Remote Sensing of Environment, 187; 119–129,
  • Kour,  R,  Patel,  N,  Krishna, A P, 2016. Climate and hydrological models to assess the impact of climate change on hydrological regime: a review. Arabian Journal of Geosciences, 9:544. DOI 10.1007/s12517-016-2561-0 (SCOPUS, SCI Expanded; Journal IF 0.955)
  • Kour,  R,  Patel,  N,  Krishna, A P,  2016.  Development  of  a  new  thermal  snow  index and  its  relationship  with  snow  cover  indices  and  snow  cover  characteristic  indices, Arabian Journal of Geosciences 9 (1), 1­11. (SCOPUS, SCI Expanded; Journal IF 0.955)
  • Kour,  R,  Patel,  N,  Krishna, A P,  2016.  Assessment  of  temporal  dynamics  of  snow cover  and  its  validation  with  hydro­meteorological  data  in  parts  of  Chenab  Basin, western Himalayas, Science China Earth Sciences 59 (5), 1081­1094. (SCI; Journal IF 1.989)
  • Kour,  R,  Patel,  N,  Krishna, A P,  2016.  Effects  of  terrain  attributes  on  snow cover dynamics  in  parts  of  Chenab  basin,  western  Himalayas,  Hydrological  Sciences Journal/Journal des Sciences Hydrologiques 05/2015; 61(10), 1­16. DOI:10.1080/02626667.2015.1052815. (Journal IF: 2.372)
  • Paul, K, Dutta, A, Krishna, A P, 2016.    A Comprehensive Study on Solid Waste Vehicle Routing and Tracking – a Case Study on Kolkata City,  KSCE  Journal  of  Civil Engineering (Online first DOI 10.1007/s12205­015­0214­6), 20:137. (SCOPUS, SCI Expanded; Journal IF 0.812)
  • Shweta, Krishna, A P    2015.  Selection  of  the  best  method  of  ETo  estimation  other than  Penman–Monteith  and  their  application  for  the  humid  subtropical  region,  Agric Res (2015) 4: 215. doi:10.1007/s40003­015­0153­y. (SCOPUS)
  • Kour,  R,  Patel,  N,  Krishna,  A P,  2015.  Assessment  of  relationship  between  snow cover characteristics  (SGI  and  SCI)  and  snow  cover  indices  (NDSI  and  S3),  Earth Science Informatics 8 (2), 317­326. (SCOPUS, SCI Expanded; Journal IF 1.495)
  • Chettri, S, Krishna, A P, Singh, K K, 2015.  Community forest management in Sikkim Himalaya towards sustainable development, Int. J. of Environment and Sustainable Development, 14(1):89 – 104. (SCOPUS)
  • Kumar, V, Sharma, R, Krishna, A P, 2015.  Spatio­temporal variability assessment of biophysical parameters in the tropical deciduous broadleaf forest in eastern India. Journal of Remote Sensing & GIS; 6(2): 61–68. (Open Access OMICS)
  • Kumar, J, Talwar, P, Krishna, A P, 2015. Forest canopy density and ASTER DEM based study for dense forest investigation using Remote Sensing and GIS techniques around East Singhbhum in Jharkhand, India, International Journal of Advanced Remote Sensing, 4(1): 1026­1032. (Open Access, Creative Commons; Journal IF 1.97)
  • Paul, K, Dutta, A, Krishna, A P, 2014. A comprehensive study on landfill site selection for Kolkata City, India, Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association, 64 (7): 846­861. (SCI, Journal IF 1.57)
  • Chatterjee, S, Krishna, A P, Sharma, A P, 2014. Geospatial assessment of soil erosion vulnerability at watershed level in some sections of the Upper Subarnarekha river basin, Jharkhand, India, Environmental Earth Sciences (DOI: 10.1007/s12665­ 013­2439­3), 71 (1): 357 – 374. (SCI, Journal IF 1.569)
  • Mukherjee, A B, Patel, N and Krishna, A P, 2014. Development of heterogeneity index for assessment of land use patterns and traffic congestion, International Journal for Traffic and Transport Engineering, 4(4): 397 – 414. (Universal Impact Factor of 1.1595)
  • Shweta and Krishna, A P, 2014. A water balance study for computation of aridity index and to assess water deficit/surplus months for seasonal crop planning, International Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering, 7(3): 948–951. (http://cafetinnova.org/innova/journalView/IJEE.htm, Impact Factor 0.042 (2011))
  • Kumari, N and Krishna, A P, 2013. Groundwater recharge site suitability assessment using geospatial techniques, International Journal of Advanced Remote Sensing and GIS, 2 (1): 96­-109. ((Open Access, Creative Commons; Journal IF 1.97)
  • Chhetri, S, Singh, K K and Krishna, A P, 2013. Resource use impacts within the forest land cover of Khangchendzonga Biosphere Reserve, Sikkim Himalaya along di?erent disturbance levels and altitudinal zones; Applied Ecology and Environmental Research, 11 (2): 273-291. (SCImago, Impact Factor in 2013: 0.456)
  • Jade, S, Mukul, M, Bhattacharya, A K, Vijayan, M S M, Jaganathan, S, Kumar, Ashok, Tiwari, R P, Kumar, Arun, Kalita, S, Sahu, S C, Krishna, A P, Gupta, S S, Murthy, M V R L, Gaur, V K, 2007. Estimates of interseismic deformation in Northeast India from GPS measurements, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Elsevier B.V. vol. 263: 221 – 234. (SCI, Impact Factor: 4.409)
  • Chettri S, Singh, K K and Krishna, A P, 2006. Anthropogenic pressures on the natural resources of Khangchendzonga Biosphere Reserve fringe areas, International Journal of Ecology and Environmental Sciences, 32(3): 229-­239. (SCImago)
  • Krishna, A P, 2005. Snow and glacier cover assessment in the high mountains of Sikkim Himalaya, Hydrological Processes, John Wiley and Sons, UK, 19(12): 2375­-2383. (SCI, Journal IF: 3.014)
  • Krishna, A P, Chhetri, S and Singh, K K, 2002. Human dimensions of conservation in the Kangchendzonga biosphere reserve: the need for conflict prevention, Mountain Research and Development, Switzerland, 22(4): 328­331. (Science Citation Index (Impact Factor for 2016: 1.149)
  • Singh, K K, Krishna, A P, Sharma, E, 2000. Effects of altitude and shade­tree types on large cardamom chlorophyll, nitrogen and spectral properties in the Sikkim Himalaya. International Journal of Ecology and Environmental Sciences, 26: 139­-147. (SCImago)
  • Krishna, A P, 1997. Environmental assessment of urbanization in mountains: a case study of Gangtok city and its environs in eastern Himalaya using remote sensing. Asian­Pacific Remote Sensing and GIS Journal., UN­ESCAP, Thailand, 9(2): 15 – 18. (ESCAP/?UNDP Regional Remote Sensing Programme)
  • Krishna, A P, 1996. Satellite remote sensing applications for snow cover characterization in the morphogenetic regions of upper Tista river basin, Sikkim Himalaya. International Journal of Remote Sensing, Taylor and Francis, UK, 17( 4):651 – 656. (SCOPUS, 2016 Impact Factor: 1.724) 
  • Krishna, A P, Rai, L K, 1996. GIS and remote sensing for natural resources management at watershed level in the mountain environment: a conceptual approach. Asian­Pacific Remote Sensing and GIS Journal, UN­ESCAP, Thailand, 9(1): 93 – 99. (ESCAP/?UNDP Regional Remote Sensing Programme)
  • Krishna, A P, Sharma, E (1995). Environmental impact assessment of dynamic anthropogenic activities in Mamlay watershed of Sikkim Himalaya ­ a remote sensing approach. Asian­Pacific Remote Sensing Journal, UN­ESCAP, Thailand, 8(1):23 – 30. (ESCAP/?UNDP Regional Remote Sensing Programme)

BOOKS/BOOK CHAPTERS (International)

  • Shaheen F., Krishna A.P., Rathore V.S. 2019. Delineation of Mine Fire Pockets in Jharia Coalfield, India, using Thermal Remote Sensing. In: Sahana S., Bhattacharjee V. (eds) Advances in Computational Intelligence - Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing Book Series, vol 988. Springer, Singapore
  • Mukherjee, A.B and Krishna, A P 2019. Interdisciplinary Approaches to Information Systems and Software Engineering, DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-7784-3, P. 266, IGI Global, Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Mukherjee, A B, Krishna, A P, Patel, N, 2018. Geospatial Technologies in Urban System Development: Emerging Research and Opportunities, P. 179, IGI Global,.Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Kumar, A, Mukherjee, A B, Krishna, A P, 2017. Application of Conventional Data Mining Techniques and Web Mining to Aid Disaster Management. In: Web Usage Mining Techniques and Applications Across Industries (pp. 138-167). IGI Global.
  • Mukherjee, A B, Krishna, A P, Patel, N, 2017. Significance of Affective Sciences and Machine Intelligence to Decipher Complexity Rooting in Urban Sciences. In: Ubiquitous Machine Learning and Its Applications (pp. 68-88). IGI Global.
  • Krishna, A P, 2011. Characteristics of snow and glacier fed rivers in mountainous regions with special reference to Himalayan basins (Peer reviewed invited contribution category ‘A’), In: V.P. Singh, P. Singh, U.K. Haritashya (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Earth Sciences Series ­ Snow, Ice and Glaciers (ISBN 978­90­481­ 2641­5), Springer, The Netherlands, pp. 128­-133.
  • Krishna, A P, 2002. Specificity, unifying characteristics and diversity of mountain regions in Sikkim Himalayan state of IHR. In: Proc. International Mountain Research Workshop (June, 2000), Autrans (Ed. Bernard Debarbieux and Francois Gillette); TEO, CNRS, Universite Joseph Fourier, Institut de Geographie Alpine, France. pp. 179-180.
  • Sharma, E, Sundriyal, R C, Rai, S C, Krishna, A P, 1998. Watershed: A functional unit of management for sustainable development. In: Modern Trends in Ecology and Environment (Ed. Prof. R.S. Ambasht), Backhuys Publishers, Leiden, The Netherlands, p. 171-­185.

CONFERENCES/SEMINARS/SYMPOSIA (International)

  • Hazra, P and Krishna, A P, 2017. Spatio-temporal change assessment of morphology of glaciers of Sikkim state of Indian Himalayan Region, 38th Asian Conference on Remote Sensing (ACRS), New Delhi ISBN:  9781510856844

  • Mukherjee, A B and Krishna, A P, 2017. Demonstration of decision tree based urban model for characterizing evolution of a city, 38th Asian Conference on Remote Sensing (ACRS), New Delhi ISBN:  9781510856844

  • Mukherjee, A B and Krishna, A P, 2017. Development of data-driven model using bayesian statistics, and remote sensing techniques for construing nonlinearity in LULC transformations, 38th Asian Conference on Remote Sensing (ACRS), New Delhi ISBN:  9781510856844

  • Mukherjee, A B, Krishna, A P, Patel, N, 2016. Bayesian Fuzzy GIS Overlay to Construe Congestion Dynamics. Information Systems Design and Intelligent Applications ­ Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, 433:397­-411; doi:10.1007/978­81­ 322­2755­7_42, Springer, New Delhi.

  • Shweta, Bhattacharya, B K, Krishna, A P, 2016. Long-term Change Analysis of Satellite based Evapotranspiration over Indian Vegetated Surface; Land Surface and Cryosphere Remote Sensing III, edited by Reza Khanbilvardi, Ashwagosh Ganju, A. S. Rajawat, Jing M. Chen, Proc. of SPIE Vol. 9877, 98771F, doi: 10.1117/12.2228065
  • Krishna, A P, Kumar, S, 2013. Landslide hazard assessment along a mountain highway in the Indian Himalayan Region (IHR) using remote sensing and computational models, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering 10/2013;  DOI:10.1117/12.2029080
  • Krishna, A P, Sharma, A, 2013. Snow cover and land surface temperature assessment of Gangotri basin in the Indian Himalayan Region (IHR) using MODIS satellite data for climate change inferences, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering 10/2013;  DOI:10.1117/12.2029084
  • Krishna, A P, 2011. Landslide hazard monitoring for impact mitigation on in the Eastern Himalayan state of Sikkim, India, The Second World Landslide Forum Abstracts, WLF-2011-0424, Rome, Italy.
  • Krishna, A P, Hemrom, Shweta, 2008. Utilization of Indian Remote Sensing Satellite (IRS) Data for Assessment of Soil Erosion Process of a Watershed in Chhotanagpur Plateau Region, 37th Committee on Space Research (COSPAR) Scienti?c Assembly (July 13-20, 2008), Session- Space Data Utilization for Earth, Montreal, Canada (abs.) http://www.cospar-assembly.org/admin/congress_overview.php? sessionid=1, P. 1620, 2008
  • Krishna, A P, Mitra, S K, 2007. Geoinformatics based Environmental Quality Assessment of Physical Parameters of Urbanization: Case Study of Ranchi City, India, MAP ASIA 2007 in Technical Session Urban Planning, August 14-­16, 2007, Kualalumpur,MALAYSIA,http://www.gisdevelopment.net/proceedings/mapasia/2007/ Urban and Town Planning/ma07148.pdf
  • Kumar, P, Krishna, A P, Nathawat, M S, Singh, C P, Kandya, A K, Shiv Mohan, Ajai, 2006. Tree height estimation in Tundi Reserved Forest using SAR Interferometry, Proc. SPIE The International Society for Optical Engineering, 5th International Symposium on Asia­Pacific Remote Sensing ­ Conference on Microwave Remote Sensing of the Atmosphere and Environment V, Goa, India, Publ. online Dec. 7, 2006, DOI: 10.1117/12.697819 http://spiedl.aip.org/, vol. 6410, P. 641004
  • Sivakumar, R, Krishna, A P, Nathawat, M S, 2006. Need of Advanced Curriculum for Geoinformatics Education, International workshop on GIScience Education and Curriculum Development (Abs.), New Delhi. http://www.mapindia.org/2006/
  • Krishna, A P, Kumari, Shipra, 2006. Geo­environmental Change Detection in Parts of Subarnrekha River Basin in the Chhotanagpur Plateau of Jharkhand, India, ESSP Open Science Conference, Session­ Future Directions in Earth System Modeling, 9-­12 November 2006, Beijing, China (abs.) http://www.essp.org/ESSP2006
  • Mukul, M, Jade, S, Bhattacharyya, A, Matin, A, Krishna, A P, Pariong, R, 2004. Active Deformation in the North Eastern Himalayas and the Shillong Plateau using GPS Based Geodesy: Implications for Deformation in the Eastern Himalayan Mountain Belt, 17th International Workshop on Electromagnetic Induction in the Earth, 18­23 October 2004, Hyderabad, India (abs.) pp. 184
  • Kumar, Navin, Krishna, A P, 2004. Landslide hazard assessment along a road stretch in the Sikkim Himalaya: a remote sensing and GIS based approach (abs.), 32nd IGC (Session T11.10: GIS Technology and statistical modelling for assessing landslide hazard and risk), Florence, Italy
  • Krishna, A P, 2001. Land use change and assessment of its drivers at watershed level in Sikkim Himalaya, India. Global Change Open Science Conference, 10­-13 July 2001, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (abs.)
  • Krishna, A P, 2000. Landslide hazard, vulnerability and risk assessment in parts of the Sikkim Himalaya ­ a GIS based approach. In: Proc. International Workshop cum Training Programme on Landslide Hazard, Risk Assessment and Damage Control for Sustainable Development, UNDP and CSIR, GoI,N. Delhi. pp.162­-168
  • Krishna, A P, 1999. Landslide hazard assessment in parts of Sikkim Himalaya utilizing remote sensing techniques. 2nd International Symposium on Operationalization of Remote Sensing, ITC, Netherlands and IIRS, Dehradun (abs.)
  • Krishna, A P, 1999. Geological assessment of a Himalayan watershed using remote Sensing and geographical information system. Interactive presentation in IEEE 1999 International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium 99 (IGARSS 99), Hamburg, Germany
  • Krishna, A P, 1999. Geo­Environmental Assessment of Landslide Hazards and Risks by Remote Sensing and GIS for a City in the Sikkim Himalaya. Thirteenth International Conference on Applied Geologic Remote Sensing 1999, USA, Session: Geological Hazards and Mapping I (abs.)
  • Krishna, A P, 1998. Landslide hazard management and prediction options: some strategies for the Sikkim Himalaya, India. Annual Meeting of European Geophysical  Society (EGS): Session on Landslide hazards in seismically active regions, Nice, France (abs.)
  • Krishna, A P, 1997. Geologic remote sensing applications for landslide hazard assessment in parts of Sikkim Himalaya, India. In: Proc. of Twelfth International Conference and Workshops on Applied Geologic Remote Sensing, Denver, Colorado, vol. II, pp. 173 – 178.
  • Krishna, A P, 1996. Land cover change dynamics of a Himalayan watershed utilizing Indian Remote Sensing Satellite (IRS) data, In: Proc. of International Geosciences and Remote Sensing Symposium96 (IEEE/GRSS), Nebraska, USA. vol. I, pp. 221­-223. (IEEE Xplore: 06 August 2002, INSPEC Accession Number: 5405577)
  • Akhouri Pramod Krishna, Bhagwat M S, Agnihotri A D, 1991. Application of digital image processing for environmental studies of limestone deposits ­ a case study. In: Proceedings of Third NCB International Seminar on Cement and Building Materials in its technical session on Ecological Balancing and Environmental lmprovement, New Delhi, India, vol. 3, session VI. p. 1­11.
  • Pachauri A K, Krishna, A P, 1984.  Terrain classification in parts of the Himalaya using multistage sampling technique. Fifth Asian Conference on Remote Sensing, Kathmandu, Nepal (late paper)

JOURNALS (National)

  • Sengupta, Soumita, Srivsatava, Y. K., Rathore, V.S, Krishna, A. P. and Sharma, Raj Kapoor (2019). Significance of Cartosat DEM in delineation of drainage network and watershed boundaries for morphometric analysis and prioritization, Indian Cartographer: Journal of the Indian National Cartographic Association (INCA) – 38th INCA International Congress Volume, 38: 512-517

  • Bez, P K and Krishna, A P, 2014. Geospatial assessment of erosional behaviour of a watershed in Angara block of Ranchi district, Jharkhand state, India, Indian Journal of Soil Conservation, 42 (1), 107-­113 (NAAS, Research Impact Factor: 0.202)
  • Sharma, A K, Krishna, A P, Joshi, V, Rawat, M S and Singh, K K, 2011. Landslide hazard zonation using geoinformatics­ a case study of Rong area, South Sikkim, Indian Landslides (2nd Indian Landslide Congress volume), 4(2): 35­-44  (ISSN 0974­5254)
  • Mohan, Lalit, Dhawan, S C, Krishna, A P, 2008. Web Based Tourism Information System Using Geographical Information System (GIS) – A Case Study. Journal of Hospitality Application on and Research, 3(2): 76-90
  • Singh, K K, Kumar, S, Rai, L K, Krishna, A P, 2003. Rhododendrons Conservation in Sikkim Himalaya, Current Science, 85 (5): 602­-606 (SCOPUS, Journal IF for the year 2016 is 0.843)
  • Joshi, V, Krishna, A P, 2000. Control measures for checking soil erosion, landslides and debris flow in Hindu­Kush Himalayan belt of PR of China, Indian Journal of Soil Conservation. 28 (1): 1­6 (NAAS, Journal IF: 0.202)
  • Krishna, A P, 1996. Remote sensing approach for watershed based resources management priorities in the Sikkim Himalaya ­ a case study, Journal of Indian Society of Remote Sensing, 24(2): 69-­83 (SCOPUS, Journal IF (2016): 0.725)
  • Krishna, A P, Rai, S C, Sharma E, 1994. Land use change detection through remote sensing ­ a case study of Mamlay watershed of the Sikkim Himalaya, Journal of Hill Research, 7(2): 93­-101

BOOKS/BOOK CHAPTERS (National)

  • Kour, R, Patel N and Krishna, A P, 2013. Estimation of snowmelt runoff in Chenab basin, Western Himalayas, In: Climate Change and Himalayan Eco­system – Indicator, Bio and Water Resources (Eds. Sundaresan, J, Gupta, P, Santosh, K M and Boojh, R), Scientific Publishers, India (ISBN: 978­81­7233­847­3), pp. 21-­34
  • Krishna, A P, Kumar, N, Nathawat, M S, 2006. Natural Hazard Assessment through Remote Sensing and GIS ­ A Case Study from Sikkim State, India. In: Disaster Management (Eds. Mahanti, N.C., Samal, S.K., Datta, P. and Nag, N.K.), Narosa Publishing House, New Delhi, pp. 73-­83
  • Krishna, A P, Kumar, N, Nag, S K, Kundu, S, 2004. Landslide Hazard Susceptibility Zonation (LHSZ) along roads: a case study from Sikkim Himalaya. In: Geomorphology and Environment (Eds. Savindra Singh, H.S. Sharma and Sunil Kumar De), ACB Pub. Kolkata, ISBN 81­87500­19­0, pp. 157­-167
  • Kundu, S, Krishna, A P, 2004. Landslide hazard assessment along the selected highways in Sikkim Himalaya – a remote sensing approach. In: Landslide Disaster, Assessment and Monitoring (Ed. Nagarajan, R – IIT-B), Anmol Publications, New Delhi, pp. 114-­129
  • Krishna, A P, Sharma, E, 2002. Khangchendzonga biosphere reserve – landscape change, resource status and human dimensions. In: Biosphere Reserves I India and their Management (Eds. J K Sharma, P S Easa, C Mohanan and N Sasidharan). Publ. Ministry of Environment and Forests, Govt. of India, N. Delhi and Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi , pp. 219-­221
  • Krishna, A P, Kundu, S, 2002. Landslide hazard: a perspective from Sikkim Himalaya. In: Changing Environmental Scenario of the Indian Subcontinent (Ed. S R Basu), ACB Publications, Kolkata, pp. 366-­389
  • Krishna, A P, Rai, P D, Subba, J, 2002. South Asia Perspectives on Ecotourism and Conservation. Publ. Ecotourism and Conservation Society of Sikkim, Gangtok P. 197
  • Chhetri, S, Krishna, A P, Singh, K K, 2002. Ecosystem conservation prospects in the Khangchendzonga biosphere reserve, Sikkim. In: South Asia Perspectives on Ecotourism and Conservation (Eds. A P Krishna, P D Rai and J Subba), Publ. ECOSS, Gangtok, pp. 41-­52
  • Krishna, A P, 2000. Land use/cover status assessment using remote sensing and geographical information system approach. In: Natural Resources Conservation and Management for Mountain Development (Eds. S C Tiwari and P P Dabral). International Book Distributors, Dehradun, pp. 195-­211
  • Krishna, A P, Rai S C, Rai Y K, Sharma E, 1998. Integrated watershed management: a case study from Sikkim Himalaya. In: Research for Mountain Development: Some Initiatives and Accomplishments. Gyanodaya Prakashan, Nainital, India, pp. 1­24
  • Agrawal D K, Krishna, A P, Joshi V, Kumar K, Palni L M S, 1997. Perspectives of Mountain Risk Engineering in the Himalayan Region. Gyanodaya Prakashan, Nainital, India P. 244
  • Krishna, A P, Rai Y K, Rai L K, 1997. Environmental impact of a minor road construction as landslide ­ an integrated control case study in the Sikkim Himalaya. In: Perspectives of Mountain Risk Engineering in the Himalayan Region (Ed. D K Agrawal, A P Krishna, V Joshi, K Kumar and L M S Palni), Gyanodaya Prakashan, Nainital, India, p. 163-­178
  • Agrawal D K, Krishna, A P, Joshi, V, Kumar, K, Palni, L M S, 1997. Perspectives of mountain risk engineering in the Indian Himalayan context: an overview. In: Perspectives of Mountain Risk Engineering in the Himalayan Region (Ed. D K Agrawal, A P Krishna, V Joshi, K Kumar and L M S Palni). Gyanodaya Prakashan, Nainital, India, p. 1­12
  • Rai S C, Krishna, A P, 1996.  Application of remote sensing techniques for monitoring and mapping of land­use/land cover of the Mamlay watershed of Sikkim Himalaya.  In: Development and Environmental Change in India (Ed. Dr. Rajendra Singh and D.K. Mishra), APH Publishing Corporation, N. Delhi p. 373-­388

CONFERENCES/SEMINARS/SYMPOSIA (National)

  • Kumar, Santosh, Krishna, A P, 2012. Landslide susceptibility modelling using artificial neural network: case study of a Central Himalayan area, Proc. (abs.) National Symposium on Space Technology for Food & Environmental Security & Annual Convention of Indian Society of Remote Sensing (ISRS), December 5­7, 2012, New Delhi
  • Krishna, A P, Rathaur, J S, 2012. A remote sensing approach for geo­ environmental assessment of mining impacts in selected mining zones of Musabani block, East Singhbhum, Jharkhand, India, Proc. National Seminar on Recent Advances in Geosciences in Bihar and Jharkhand, October 2012, Org. GSI Patna, Bihar
  • Kumari, Nemika, Krishna, A P, 2012. Assessment of groundwater recharge zones using geoinformatics: a case study of parts of Ranchi urban area, Proc. Seminar on Impact of mining, urbanisation and industrialisation on water resources of Jharkhand, April 22, 2012, Ranchi, Jharkhand
  • Sharma, A K, Krishna, A P, Joshi, V, Kumar, K, 2011. Natural disaster mitigation and management in Sikkim Himalaya, Proc. Regional Workshop on Rejuvenation of Springs by Artificial Recharge and Catchment Area Treatment (Gangtok, March, 2011), Org. Central Ground Water Board, Eastern Region, Kolkata, pp. 8­25
  • Kumari, Snehlata, Krishna, A P, 2008. Remote Sensing and GIS based geo­ environmental appraisal of urbanization with special reference to possible impacts on river channels in Jamshedpur city, Proc. (abs.) ISRS National Symposium, Ahmedabad
  • Kumari, Shipra, Krishna, A P, 2005. Geoinformatics Application for Land use/cover Change Detection in Parts of Subarnarekha River Basin, Ranchi district, Jharkhand, In: Compendium of Abstracts, 25th ISRS Annual Convention and National Symposium on Emergence of Geoinformatics for Development: Trends and Opportunities, 6­9 December 2005, BIT, Mesra, Ranchi, pp. 74
  • Krishna, A P, 2002. Landslide management in the Himalayan region. In: Proc. National Seminar on Natural Hazards: Its Geological Implications in Hilly Regions (November 2002), Ranchi, Jharkhand, pp. 17-­20
  • Krishna, A P, Kumar, N, Kundu, S, 2002. Remote Sensing and GIS based assessment of landslide hazards along Singtam­Rangpo stretch of NH31A, Sikkim Himalaya. In: Proc. National Seminar on Natural Hazards: Its Geological Implications in Hilly Regions (November 2002), Ranchi, Jharkhand, pp. 113­-115
  • Kundu S, Nag S K, Krishna, A P, 2002. Statistical landslide hazard analysis using remote sensing and GIS: a case study of West Sikkim roads. In: Proc. National Symposium on Natural Resources Management using Remote Sensing (December 2001), CSRE, IIT Bombay
  • Krishna, A P, 1999. Snow cover and glacier assessments in parts of the Sikkim Himalaya by remote sensing and GIS, In: Proc. NSSW99 National Snow Science Workshop, Snow and Avalanche Study Establishment (SASE, DRDO, GoI), Manali. pp. 33­-40.
  • Krishna, A P, 1995. Environmental assessment and monitoring of mining in a Himalayan region ­ a remote sensing approach. In: Abs. Proc. of Indian Society of Remote Sensing Silver Jubilee Symposium on Remote Sensing for Environmental  monitoring and Management with special emphasis on hill regions, Dehradun, India. pp. 390

OTHER PUBLICATIONS

  • Sharma, A K, Joshi, V, Prakash, S, Krishna, A P, 2009. Land Use Pa?ern mapping using Remote Sensing and GIS in Gangtok area, Sikkim Himalaya, India, GISdevelopment.net
  • Nathawat, M S, Krishna, A P, Pandey, A C, 2005. Compendium of Abstracts, 25th Annual Convention of Indian Society of Remote Sensing and National Symposium on Emergence of Geoinformatics for Development: Trends and Opportunities, 6­9 December 2005, BIT, Mesra, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India. Indian Society of Remote Sensing & BIT Mesra, P. 226
  • Krishna, A P, 2000. Landslide management in the Himalayas. Geo Asia­Pacific, Singapore, June­July issue, pp. 30­-32
  • Kundu, S, Krishna, A P, 2000. A report on recent landslide calamity in Geyzing town in Sikkim, HIMA­PARYAVARAN Newsletter of GBPIHED, Almora. Vol. 12 (2), pp 10­-13
  • Krishna, A P, Sharma E, Rai L K, 1998. Assessment of ecological zonation vis-à-vis weather data utilization in the Sikkim Himalaya, HIMA­PARYAVARAN Newsletter of GBPIHED, Almora. vol 10(2), pp. 9­-11
  • Krishna, A P, 1998. Environmental appraisal of landslide hazards in the Sikkim Himalaya, HIMA­PARYAVARAN Newsletter of GBPIHED, Almora. vol. 10(1), pp. 8­-11
  • Krishna, A P, Joshi V, Palni L M S, 1997. Mountain risk engineering (MRE) study tour to China, HIMA­PARYAVARAN Newsletter of GBPIHED, Almora. vol. 9(1), pp. 3­5
  • Krishna, A P, Rai L K and Sharma E, 1994. Climatic data for the Sikkim Himalaya, Sikkim Science Society Newsletter, vol. VII, no.  4, pp. 18­-20
  • Krishna, A P, 1994. Environment and ecology ­ their assessment and management components, Sikkim Science Society Newsletter, vol. VII, no. 2, pp. 9­-11
  • Krishna, A P, 1994. Landslides: the tricky environmental hazard of Sikkim, Sikkim Science Society Newsletter, vol. VII, no. 1, pp. 13
  • Krishna, A P, 1993. Automatic weather stations for the Sikkim Himalayan meteorology, Sikkim Science Society Newsletter, vol. VI, no. 2, pp. 6
  • Krishna, A P, 1993. Remote sensing from space: a boon to the environmental studies of the Himalaya, Sikkim Science Society Newsletter, vol. VI, no. 2, pp. 14-­15

 


  Member of Professional Bodies
 

Life Member

  • Indian Society of Remote Sensing (ISRS), India
  • Indian Society of Geomatics (ISG), India
  • Indian Society of Technical Education (ISTE), India
  • Indian Geological Congress (IGC), India
  • Indian Association of Soil and Water Conservationists (IASWC), India
  • Indian Society of Ecological Economics (INSEE), India
  • Mountain Forum, USA
  • Sikkim Science Society (SSS), India
  • IIT Alumni Association, Ranchi Chapter

Alumnus

  • East-West Center Association (EWCA), Hawaii, USA

Member

  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc./Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society (IEEE/GRSS), USA - 1999
  • Geological Society of America (GSA) - 2001
  • National Institute of Ecology (NIE), India - 1998 - 2002

  Current Sponsored Projects
 

Research Projects

1. A.P. Krishna, C. Jeganathan, V.S. Rathore, N.K. Sinha; Use of Geo Informatics in Rural Road Projects under PMGSY – Bihar Project, NRSC/ISRO Hyderabad, Rs. 54 L (2019-2021) 

2. C. Jeganathan, A.P. Krishna, V.S. Rathore, N.K. Sinha, National Wetland Inventory and Assessment (NWIA) Phase-II, ISRO/SAC Ahmedabad, Rs, 20.5 L  (2019-21)

3. C. Jeganathan, A.P. Krishna, V. Bhattacharjee, A. Mustafi, S. Mishra, SMG-BIT Agriculture Research Project, SKY MAP Global Pvt. Ltd., Rs. 7.5 L (2019-20) 

4. V.S. Rathore, A.P. Krishna, G. Singh (IIT-Bombay); L&S Band Airborne SAR Research AO: Geophysical characterization of subsurface Calcrete deposits in semi-arid-arid region of Rajasthan using fully polarimetric L- and S- band SAR data, SAC/ISRO Ahmedabad, Rs. 13.44 L (2018-2020)

5. Mili Ghosh Nee Lala, A. P Krishna, C. Jeganathan; MOM-AO: Estimation of TIS derived Martian Surface temperature and assessment of its interannual variability in the current Martian climate in accordance with MCC derived morphological units respectively, SAC/ISRO Ahmedabad, Rs. 17.5  L   (2016- 2019)

6. Mili Ghosh Nee Lala, A.P Krishna; Chandrayaan1-AO: Refinement of existing Algorithm for FeO and TiO2 mapping using HySI data and a comparative assessment of the HySI generated maps with that of Clementine and Moon Mineralogy Mapper-derived FeO and TiO2 products, SAC/ISRO Ahmedabad, Rs. 17.25 L (2016 - 2019)

7. A.P Krishna, C. Jeganathan, V. S. Rathore, N.K. Sinha; National Land Degradation Mapping - 2nd Cycle, NRSC/DoS Hyderabad, Rs. 16.5 L (2016 - 2018)

8. C. Jeganathan, A.P. Krishna, V.S. Rathore, R.N.K. Sharma, N.K. Sinha; Land Use / Land Cover Analysis - 3rd Cycle, NRSC/DoS Hyderabad, Rs. 51.5 L (2016 - 2019)

9. V.S. Rathore, A.P. Krishna, C. Jeganathan, N.K. Sinha; National Wasteland Change Analysis -cycle 2015-2016, NRSC/DoS Hyderabad, Rs.13.25 L (2016 - 2019)

10. M.S. Nathawat, A.P. Krishna; FIST Level­ I grant for Setting up Digital Photogrammetry Lab. at BIT Mesra, DST, GoI; 2006, Rs. 38 L (2006-2011)

11. A.K. Singh, A.K. Sinha, B. Singh, A.P. Krishna, R.N.K. Sharma, R. Shivkumar; Hydro­-geoinformatics for water resources assessment of Ranchi, Urban and Suburban areas, In­house Research, BIT Mesra, 2006, Institute incentive scheme (2006-2008)

12. M.S. Nathawat, A.P. Krishna; Interferometric and Clinometric Analysis of Radar Data for Estimation of Tree and Stand Height, Technology Development Project under JEP ­Microwave of SAC Ahmedabad, Deptt. of Space, GOI with BIT Mesra as Collab. Agency (CA); 2005, Rs. 2.5  L  + Satellite data (2005-2007)

13. A.P. Krishna, K. Kumar, A. Matin, M. Mukul and S. Jade; Active Tectonics of the Darjeeling­ Sikkim Himalayas using Global Positioning System (GPS) based Geodesy, Deptt. of Science & Technology, GoI; 2004, Rs. 23 L (2004-2007) - Left to GBPIHED (completed by Co-PI)

14. A.P. Krishna; Environmental Impact Analysis  of  Natural Hazards  in Sikkim, Himalaya, GBPIHED  In­house  Research, 2004, Variable budget  as  per needs, 1 Year (with yearly extension provision)

15. A.P. Krishna; State level Disaster Management Faculty, Sikkim, Ministry of Home Affairs, GoI, 2003, Rs. 10 L annually, Started in 10th  F.  Plan &  11th F. Plan

16. A.P. Krishna, K.K. Singh, Y.K. Rai1 & L.K. Rai; Khangchendzonga Biosphere Reserve­ Landscape Change, Resource Status and Human Dimensions, Ministry of Environment and Forests, GoI, Rs. 8.8 L (1999 ­- 2003)

17. A.P. Krishna; Geo-­environmental Assessment of Landslide Hazards in parts of Sikkim Himalaya for Mountain Risk Engineering Evaluations using Remote Sensing and GIS Techniques, RESPOND Project/ISRO, Bangalore, Dept. of Space, GoI: Rs. 8.5 L (1999 – ­2003)

18. A.P. Krishna, K.K. Singh; Sikkim Project under Technology Vision 2020 Mission Projects on Agricultural Potential, Technology Information, Forecasting  and Assessment Council (TIFAC),  Deptt. of  Science  and Technology, GoI; Rs. 12 L (consultancy in project mode) (2003 – 2005)

19. A.P. Krishna; Community Forest Management in Sikkim as part of the Environmental Law Capacity Building Project, WB National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata, Rs. 1.25 L (consultancy in project mode) (2002­ – 2003)

20. A.P. Krishna; Contact Programme for Science Motivation and Awareness, National Council for Science and Technology Communication (NCSTC),  Deptt. of  Science  and Technology, GoI; Rs. 0.80 L (2002)

21. M. Mukul, S. Jade, V.K. Gaur, A.P. Krishna, A. Matin; Geometry, Kinematics and Deformation Mechanisms in the Himalayan Hinterland and the Gish Transverse Zone in the Darjiling-Sikkim Himalaya using GPS Geodesy, DST, Govt. of India to CSIR CMMACS, Bangalore, Rs. 12 L (2001-2004)

22. D.K. Agarwal, K. Kumar, A.P. Krishna, V. Joshi, L.M.S. Palni, P.K. Samal; India Project on Integrated Training for the Mountain Risk Engineering in the Himalaya, GBPIHED and International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development collaboration, US$13500 (approx. Rs.5.26 L) (consultancy in project mode), (1998 – 1999)

23. A.P. Krishna; Preliminary study on Landslide Disaster of June 1997 in the Gangtok area of Sikkim, India, GBPIHED and Int. Centre for Integrated Mountain Development collaboration; US$500 (Approx. Rs. 0.3 L) (consultancy in project mode) (1997)

24. E. Sharma, A.P. Krishna, R.C. Sundriyal, S.C. Rai, Y.K. Rai, L.K. Rai, R.Sharma, M. Sundriyal; Integrated Watershed Management, GBPIHED Institutional project; Variable costs as per needs (Annually Rs. 5 L+) (1993 – 1998)

25. E. Sharma, R.C. Sundriyal, S.C. Rai, A.P. Krishna, R. Sharma, M. Sundriyal; Soil, water and nutrient conservation in the upland farming systems of watersheds of Sikkim, NWDPRA, Agriculture Deptt., Govt. of Sikkim; Rs. 1 L (1994-1995)

26. A.P. Krishna, B.S. Roy, V.P. Chatterjee; EIA/EMP Sponsored Projects of Limestone Mines for Cement Industries, National Council for Cement & Building Materials Sponsored Projects; Variable costs as per needs, (1991-1993)

27. A.D. Agnihotri, B.S. Roy, A.P. Krishna, V.P. Chatterjee; EIA/EMP Sponsored Projects of Limestone Mines for Cement Industries, National Council for Cement & Building Materials Sponsored Projects; variable costs as per needs (1991–1993)

28. M.V. Rangarao, B.S. Roy, A.P. Krishna, A. Nagar; Environmental Rehabilitation of Limestone Mines, National Council for Cement & Building Materials Research Project; Approx. Rs. 3 L (1986-1989)




  Fellow
 

Fellow of Geological Society of India [FGSInd]


  Member, Editorial Board
 

Member:

  • Editorial Advisory Board, The Open Hydrology Journal, Bentham Open Journals
  • Editorial Advisory Board & Senior Editor, International Journal of Advanced Remote Sensing and GIS

Reviewer:

  • Geocarto International Publ. Taylor & Francis
  • Current Science, India
  • Indian Journal of Radio & Space Physics (IJRSP)
  • Hydrological Processes, John Wiley & Sons, UK
  • Journal of Earth System Sciences, Indian Academy of Sciences, Publ. Springer
  • Water Resources Management, Publ. Springer
  • ICFAI Journal of Earth Sciences, Hyderabad
  • International Journal of Remote Sensing, Taylor and Francis, UK
  • Eco.Mont: Journal on Protected Mountain Areas Research, Austrian Academy of Sciences Press
  • Additional Reviewer, 2nd International Symposium on Academic Globalization (AG 2009), July, 2009, Orlando, Florida, USA
  • Additional Reviewer, 3rd International Symposium on Academic Globalization (AG 2010), July, 2010, Orlando, Florida, USA
  • Additional Reviewer, 4th International Symposium on Academic Globalization (AG 2011), July, 2011, Orlando, Florida, USA
  • Journal of Hill Research, Sikkim Science Society