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Pitambar, Pati
Pitambar Pati Assistant Professor ppatifes[at]iitr.ac.in 01332 285237 (O)
Areas of Interest
  • Quaternary Geology, Sedimentology, Basin Development, Geomorphology, Remote Sensing, Neotectonics,
Professional Background
FromToDesignationOrganisation
20082012GeologistGeological Survey of India
Educational Details
DegreeSubjectUniversityYear
Ph.DGeomorphology and SedimentologyIIT Roorkee2008
M.Sc.Applied GeologyIIT Roorkee2003
B.Sc.Geology (H)Sambalpur2001
Administrative Background
FromToDesignationOrganisationLevel
2013Till DateAssistant ProfessorDept. of Earth Sciences, IIT Roorkee
20132015O.C. ExaminationDept. of Earth Sciences, IIT Roorkee
20132014O.C. Time TableDept. of Earth Sciences, IIT Roorkee
20082012GeologistGeological Survey of India
Participation in seminars
NamePlaceSponsored ByDate
International Geological CongressCape TownIITR28/08/2016
Memberships
  • American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Member
Teaching Engagements
TitleCourse CodeClass NameSemester
Physical GeologyES-207Int. Mtech. Geological Technology-IIAutumn
Plate TectonicsESN-611M.Sc. -II (Applied Geology)Autumn
Geology of PetroleumIES-03Civil Eng.-III, Mechanical Eng.-III, Metallurgical Eng.-III, Chemical Eng., Biotech.Spring
Basin AnalysisESN-344M.Sc. -II (Applied Geology) M.Tech (Geological Tech.III and Geophysical Tech.-III)Spring
Advanced GeomorphologyESN-524M.Sc -I (Applied Geology)Spring
Projects and Thesis Supervised
Title of ProjectNames of Students
TECTONIC-GEOMORPOLOGY OF THE TERMINAL FANS BETWEEN THE GHAGGHAR-GANGA INTERFLUVEHemant Meena, M.Tech Dissertation, 2016
GROUND PENETRATING RADAR STUDY IN THE EASTERN MARGIN OF THE PRANHITA-GODAVARI VALLEYAhire Vikas Dadasahab, M.Tech Dissertation, 2016
TECTONIC GEOMORPHOLOGY OF THE TERMINAL FANS IN THE PARTS OF THE UPPER GANGETIC PLAINRoopak Malik, M.Tech Dissertation, 2016
ZIRCON MORPHOLOGY AND ITS U-Pb AGES FROM THE MAIN CENTRAL THRUST ZONE, WESTERN HIMACHAL AND GARHWKislay Kumud, M.Tech Dissertation, 2016
NEOTECTONIC ACTIVITIES IN PARTS OF MAHANADI DELTARahul Jaiswal, M.Tech Dissertation, 2016
DEPOSITIONAL CHARACTERISTICS OF PENGANGA LIMESTONE IN THE EASTERN MARGIN OF THE PRANHITA GODAVARI VANicky Nishad, M.Tech Dissertation, 2016
GEOCHEMISTRY OF PALEOSOL FROM THE WESTERN BASTAR CRATON AND ITS CLIMATIC IMPLICATIONParvej Alam, M.Tech Dissertation, 2016
INFLUENCE OF SEISMICITY ON FLUVIAL GEOMORPHOLOGY ALONG THE BASEMENT FAULTS IN THE GANGA PLAINSoumya Ranjan Sahoo, M.Sc. Dissertation, 2016
TECTONO-GEOMORPHIC CHARACTERISTICS OF TERMINAL FANS IN MIDDLE GANGETIC PLAIN Debasmita Maharana, M.Sc. Dissertation, 2016
GEOLOGICAL CHARACTERISTICS AND MINERALIZATION ALONG THE EASTERN MARGIN OF THE FAULT BOUNDED PENGANGAAmulya Ratna Roul, M.Sc. Dissertation 2015
SPECIAL CHARACTERIZATION OF HYDROCARBON MICROSEEPAGE INDUCED CHANGES IN ROCK/SOIL WITH A CASE STUDYPrem Chandra Maurya, M.Sc. Dissertation 2015
TECTONO-GEOMORPHIC CHARACTERISTICS OF BASEMENT FAULTS IN THE INDO-GANGETIC FORELAND BASINPooja Tripathi, M.Sc. Dissertation 2015
DEFORMATION CHARACTERISTICS OF MALANI VOLCANIC SUITE AROUND POKHRAN, RAJASTHANSaptarshi Ghosh, M.Tech Dissertation 2015
DEPOSITIONAL CHARCTERISTICS OF POKHRAN BOULDER BED AND OVERLYING SONIA SANDSTONE AROUND POKHRAN AREAFredrick Ronald Kispottaam, M.Tech Dissertation 2015
STUDY OF TECTONIC GEOMORPHOLOGY AND GEORADAR FACIES CHANGES AROUND PURI, ODISHA: AN IMPLICATIONAlekha Chandra Behra, M.Tech Dissertation, 2014
HOLOCENE TECTONO-SEDIMENTARY EVOLUTION OF PARTS OF THE BAITARANI DELTA AROUND JAJPUR AREA, ODISHADebashish Jana, M.Tech Dissertation, 2014
USE OF GROUND PENETRATING RADAR IN STUDY OF NEOTECTONISM AND SEDIMENTATION PATTERN IN PARTS OF THEDeviprasad Jena, M.Tech Dissertation, 2014
STUDY OF FAULT BOUNDED IRON-ORE OCCURRENCE IN THE EASTERN MARGIN OF PAKAHAL BASIN, MAHARASHTRASubrat Sundaray, M.Tech Dissertation, 2014
RADIOCARBON DATING OF CALCRETE FROM YAMUNA-GANGA DOAB:A LINK BETWEEN NEOTECTONISM AND CLIMATE CHANGESunita Mohapatra, M.Tech Dissertation, 2014
TECTONO-SEDIMENTARY EVOLUTION OF DEHRADUN FANRajkumar Meena, M.Tech Dissertation, 2014
Research Scholar Groups
Scholar NameInterest
Vijay SharmaTectonics, Geomorphology, Sedimentology, Basin Margin Processes
Aditya Kumar VermaGeomorphology, Neotectonics, Quaternary Sedimentology
Chinmay DashNeotectonics, Coastal Subsidence
Narendra Kumar PatelNeotectonics, Climate Change, Quaternary Sedimentology
Ankit Gupta Sedimentology, Neotectonics, Geomorphology
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Year
Remote Sensing Based Coal Fire Studies in Jharia Coalfield, IndiaAshwani RajuA2009
National International Collaboration
TopicOrganisationLevel
Neotectonically derived coastal subsidence along Indian East Coast.Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Kolkata RP
Refereed Journal Papers

Full papers published in refereed journals: (Sequence of authors as published in the paper):

  1. Verma, A.K., Pati, P. and Sharma, V. 2017. Soft sediment deformation associated with the East Patna Fault south of the Ganga River, Northern India: Influence of the Himalayan tectonics on the southern Ganga plain. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences.
  2. Raju, A., Singh, A., Kumar, S. and Pati, P. 2016. Temporal monitoring of coal fires in Jharia Coalfield, India. Environmental Earth Sciences, 75. 12, 1-15.
  3. Singh, A., Raju, A., Pati, P. and Kumar, N. 2016. Mapping of coal fire in Jharia Coalfield, India: A remote sensing based approach. Journal of Indian Society of Remote Sensing, 1-8.
  4. Pati, P., Pradhan, R. M., Dash, C., Parkash, B. and Awasthi, A. K. 2015. Terminal fans and the Ganga plain tectonism: A study of neotectonism and segmentation episodes of the Indo-Gangetic foreland basin, India. Earth-Science Reviews, 148, 134-149.
  5. Khan, M. S. H., Haque, M. M., Pati, P., Chowdhury, K. R. and Biswas, S. 2015. OSL derived uplift rate of Dakhin Nhila anticline along the southeastern coast of the Bay of Bengal, Bangladesh. Himalayan Geology, 36(2), 143-152.
  6. Pati, P., Parkash, B., Awasthi, A. K. and Jakhmola, R. P. 2012. Spatial and temporal distribution of inland fans/terminal fans between the Ghaghara and Kosi rivers indicate eastward shift of neotectonic activities along the Himalayan front. A study from parts of the upper and middle Gangetic plains, India. Earth-Science Reviews, 115(4), 201-216.
  7. Parkash, B., Rathor, R. S., Pati, P., Jakhmola, R. P. and Singh, S. 2011. Convergence rates along the Himalayan frontal thrust inferred from terraces at Chandidevi Temple Hill, Hardwar, Northwestern Himalaya. Current Science, 100(9), 1426-1432.
  8. Pati, P., Parkash, B., Awasthi, A.K., Acharya, V. and Singh, S. 2011. Concealed thrusts in the Middle Gangetic plain, India—a ground penetrating radar study proves the truth against the geomorphic features supporting normal faulting. J. Asian Earth Sci. 40 (1), 315-325.
  9. Pati, P., Parkash, B., Awasthi, A.K. and Acharya, V. 2011. Holocene tectono-geomorphic evolution of parts of the Upper and Middle Gangetic plains, India. Geomorphology, Vol. 128 (3), 148–170.
  10. Bhosle, B., Parkash, B., Awasthi, A. K. and Pati, P. 2009. Use of digital elevation models and drainage patterns for locating active faults in the Upper Gangetic Plain, India. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 30(3), 673-691.
  11. Sinha, V. P., Nathan, N. P., Mishra V. P., Gupta, P., Guha, D.B., Ravi, S., Chakravorty, Sesha, R., Sai. V.V.S, Rao, S.S., Sarkar S. S., Roy, B., Pankaj, P., Pati, P., Dasgupta, S. Sadhna and Konglah, M. A., 2009. Geology and Mineral Resources of India, Geological Survey of India, Mis. Pub. 30, Part- XXII.
  12. Khan, M.S.H., Biswas, S., Singh, S. and Pati P. 2006. OSL Chronology of Dihing Formation and Recent Upliftment Rate Along the Dauki Fault, NE Bangladesh, Bangadesh Geoscience Journal, Vol. 12, 1-11.

 

Papers in Conferences

  1. Patel, N.K. and Pati, P. 2017. Paleochannel mapping of terminal fans in the Ghaggar-Yamuna interfluve and its tectono-climatic implication. Second National Geo-Research Scholar Meet-2017.
  2. Verma, A.K. and Pati, P. 2016. Relative chronological shift of the geomorphic processes across the Sone megafan in the Southern Ganga plain: An evidence from fluvial geomorphology. National Geo-Research Scholar Meet-2016.
  3. Sharma, V. and Pati, P. 2016. Autoclastic mass flow in the eastern margin of the Pranhita-Godavari Basin: An indicator of basin margin faulting. National Geo-Research Scholar Meet-2016.
  4. Verma, A.K. and Pati, P. 2016. Neotectonically controlled block tilting and its influence on drainage and soil characteristics of the Sone megafan: A study of the Himalayan tectonics to the south of the Ganga River. 35th International Geological Congress 2016. (Accepted)
  5. Raju, A., Singh, A., Pati, P. and Solanki, J. N. 2016. Temporal monitoring of coal fires from space: A case study in Jharia Coalfield, India. 35th International Geological Congress 2016. (Accepted)
  6. Pradhan, R M., and Pati. P. 2015. Neotectonic influence on geomorphology in the Gandak megafan of the Indo-Gangetic foreland basin, India. American Geophysical Union Conference.
  7. Parkash. B., Rathore. S. and Pati. P. 2012. Strong Coupled and Segmented Nature of the Himalaya and the Adjoining Gangetic Foreland Basin. EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts, Vol. 14, Pages 52-32.