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  • Mir R., Jain S.K., Saraf A.K. and Goswami S.A., 2015, Declines in SWE (snowfall) in response to temperature in Satluj basin, Journal of Earth System Sciences, 124, 365–382.
  • 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 Review, 148, 134-149.
  • Telesca L., Chamoli A., Lovallo M., Stabile, TA, 2015, Investigating the tsunamigenic potential of earthquakes from the analysis of the informational and multifractal properties of seismograms, Pur. Appl. Geophys., 172, 1933-1943 (DOI 10.7.1007/s00024-014-0862-3).


  • Chakarvorty M., Pati J.K., Patil S.K.,  Shukla S., Niyogi A. and Saraf A.K., 2014, Physical characterization, magnetic measurements, REE geochemistry and biomonitoring of dust load accumulated during a protracted winter fog period and their implications, Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 186, 2965–2978.
  • Chamoli A., Lowry A.R. and Jeppson T.N., 2014, Implications of transient deformation in the northern Basin and Range, western United States, J. Geophys. Res., 119, 4393-4413 (DOI: 10.1002/2013JB010605). 
  • Miglani R., Shahrukh M., Israil M., Gupta P.K., Varsheney S.K. and Elena S., 2014, Geoelectric structure estimated from magnetotelluric data from the Uttarakhand Himalaya, India, J. of Earth Syst. Sci., 123, 1907-1918.
  • Siyahghalatia S., Saraf A.K., Pradhana B., Jebura M.N. and Tehranya M.S., 2014, Rule-based semi-automated approach for the detection of landslides induced by 18 September 2011 Sikkim, Himalaya, earthquake using IRS LISS3 satellite images, Geomatics, Natural Hazards and Risk, DOI:10.1080/19475705.2014.898702 (Published online: 04 Apr 2014).
  • Zia M., Sharma K., Saraf A.K., Das J., Baral S. and Das M., 2014, Ground deformational studies using ALOS-PALSAR data between 2007 and 2010 of the central Kutch area, Gujarat, India, Natural Hazards, 71, 1379–1388.


  • Achyuthan H., Deshpande R.D., Rao M.S., Kumar B., Nallathambi T., Kumar K.S., Ramesh R., Ramachandran P., Maurya A.S. and Gupta S.K., 2013, Distributions of stable isotopes and salinity in the surface waters the Bay. Marine Chemistry, 149, 51–62.
  • Deshpande R.D., Maurya A.S., Angasaria R.C., Dave M., Shukla A.D., Bhandari N. and Gupta S.K., 2013, Isotopic study of Megacryometeor in western India. Current Science, 104, 728-737.
  • Deshpande R.D., Maurya A.S., Kumar B., Sarkar A. and Gupta S.K., 2013, Kinetic Fractionation of Water Isotopes during Liquid Condensation under Super-saturated Condition. Geochemica et Cosmochemica Acta, 100, 60–72.
  • Mir  R., Jain S., Saraf A.K. and  Goswami A., 2013, Glacier Volume Changes and Their Climatic Causes in Tirungkhad Basin Located in Western Himalaya, Journal of Remote Sensing & GIS Volume 4, Issue 2, ISSN: 2230 -7990, pp.35-46.
  • Mir R., Jain S., Saraf A.K. and Goswami A., 2013, Detection of changes in glacier mass balance using satellite and meteorological data in Tirungkhad basin located in Western Himalaya, Journal of the Indian Society of Remote Sensing, DOI 10.1007/s12524-013-0303-2.
  • Papen M.V., Tezkan B. and Israil M., 2013, Characterization of an aquifer in Roorkee, India using spatially constrained inversion of in-loop tem data. J. of Near Surface Geophysics, 11, 85-94.
  • Sastry R.G. and Mondal S.K., 2013, Geophysical characterization of Salna sinking zone, Garhwal Himalaya, India, Surveys in Geophysics, 34, 89-119.


  • Pati P., Parkash B. Awasthi A.K. and Jakhmola R.P., 2012, Spatial and temporal distribution of terminal fans indicates west to eastward shift of tectonic activities along the Himalayan front. A study from the upper and middle Gangetic plains, India. Earth Science Review, 115, 201-216.
  • Saraf A.K, Rawat V., Das J., Zia M. and Sharma K., 2012, Satellite detection of thermal precursors of Yamnotri, Ravar and Dalbandin earthquakes, Natural Hazards, 61, 861-872 (DOI 10.1007/s11069-011-9922-5).
  • Saraf A.K., Das J.D., Biswas A., Rawat V., Sharma K. and Suzat V., 2012, SAR Interferometry in post-seismic ground deformations detection related with 2001 Bhuj Earthquake, India, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 33, 1296–1308 (DOI:10.1080/01431161.2010.549855).
  • Xu C., Xu X., Dai F., Saraf A.K., 2012, Comparison of different models for susceptibility mapping of earthquake triggered landslides related with the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake in China, Computers & Geosciences, (DOI:10.1016/j.cageo.2012.01.002).
  • Yogeshwar P., Tezkan B., Israil M., 2012, M.E. Candansayar; Groundwater contamination in the Roorkee area, India: 2D joint inversion of Radiomagnetotelluric and Direct current Resistivity data. J. App. Geophysics 76, 127-135.


  • Maurya A.S., Shah M., Deshpande R.D. and Gupta S.K., 2011, Hydrograph separation and precipitation source identification using stable water isotopes and conductivity: River Ganga at Himalayan foothills, Hydrological Processes (DOI: 10.1002/hyp.7912).
  • Niwas S., Tezkan B. and Israil M., 2011, Aquifer hydraulic conductivity estimation from surface Geoelectrical measurements for Krauthausen test site, Germany, Hydrogeology Journal, 19, 307-315. 
  • 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, 1426-1432.
  • 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, 128, 148–170.
  • Pati P., Parkash B., Awasthi A.K., Acharya V., Singh S., 2011, Concealed thrusts in the Middle Gangetic plain, India-a ground penetrating radar study proves the truth against the geomorphic features supporting for normal faulting. Journal of Asian earth Sciences, 40, 315-325.
  • Saraf A.K., Rawat V., Das J.D., Tronin A.,  Choudhury S. and  Sharma K. 2011, NOAA-AVHRR data displaying Thermal Line in the Himalayan foothills and its association with Frontal Thrust and Chamoli earthquake, Memoir of the Geological Society of India, 77, 195-204.
  • Saraf A.K., Zia M., Das J.D., Sharma K. and Rawat V. 2011, False Topographic Perception Phenomena observed with the satellite images of Moon’s surface, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 32, 9869-9877 (DOI:10.1080/01431161.2010.550950).
  • Tezkan S.B., Israil M. and Rai J., 2011, Combined electrical and electromagnetic imaging of hot fluid within fractured rock in rugged Himalayan Terrain, J. App. Geophysics, 74, 205-214.


  • Das J.D., Saraf A.K., Shujat Y., 2010, Remote sensing technique in identifying geometry and geomorphic features of Indo-Burman frontal fold belt, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 31, 4481- 4503.
  • Das J.D., Shujat Y. and Saraf A.K., 2010, Spatial technologies in deriving the morphotectonic characteristics of tectonically active western Tripura region, Northeast India. Journal of Indian Society of Remote Sensing, 39, 249-258 (DOI 10.1007/s12524-011-0090-6.)
  • Das J.D., Shujat Y., Saraf A.K., Rawat V., Sharma K. 2010, Morphotectonic features and fault propagation folding of Bhuban Hills, NE India using Satellite image and DEM. Journal of Indian Society of Remote Sensing, 39, 73-81 (DOI: 10.1007/s12524-011-0066-6).
  • Deshpande R.D., Maurya A.S., Kumar B., Sarkar A. and Gupta S.K., 2010, Insight into Vapour Source and Rain-Vapour Interaction using Stable Isotopes from Semi-Arid Western India, Journal of Geophysical Research, DOI:10.1029/2010JD014458.
  • Jain S.K., Goswami A., Saraf A.K., 2010, Snowmelt runoff modelling in a Himalayan basin with the aid of satellite data, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 31, 6603 – 6618.
  • Rawat V.,  Saraf A.K., Das J.D., Sharma K. and Suzat Y., 2010, Anomalous land surface temperature and outgoing long wave radiation observations prior to earthquakes in India and Romania, Natural Hazards, 59, 33–46 (DOI 10.1007/s11069-011-9736-5).
  • Saraf A.K., Bora A.K. and Das J. D., Rawat V., Sharma K. and Jain S.K., 2010, Winter fog over the Indo-Gangetic Plains: Mapping and Modelling using Remote Sensing and GIS, Natural Hazards, 58, 199–220, DOI 10.1007/s11069-010-9660-0.
  • Saraf A.K., Das J.D. and Rawat V., 2010, Satellite Based Detection of Early Occurring and Co-Seismic landslides, International Geoinformatics Research and Development Journal, 1, 1-12.
  • Sharma K., Saraf A.K., Das J.D.,  Rawat V. and Shujat Y., 2010, SRTM and ASTER DEM characteristics of two areas from Himalayan region, International Geoinformatics Research and Development Journal, 1, 25-31.
  • Singhal D.C., Israil M., Sharma V.K. and Kumar B., 2010, Evaluation of groundwater resources and estimation of its potential in Pathri Rao watershed, district Haridwar (Uttarakhand), Current Science, 98, 162-170.
  • Tezkan S.B., Israil M., Singhal D.C. and Rai J., 2010, Geoelectrical mapping of aquifer contamination: A case study from Roorkee/India. J. of Near-surface Geophysics, 8, 33-42.