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Dr. Arya D.S.
Dr. D. S. Arya Head Of Department dsaryfhy[at]iitr.ac.in +91 1332 285370
Areas of Interest
  • GIS and Remote Sensing Applications, Climate Change Impact Studies , Urban Floods, Hydrological Data Analysis
Professional Background
FromToDesignationOrganisation
Nov 2015till dateProfessorIndian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India
Jan 1998Nov 2015 Associate Professor, Assistant Professor, LecturerIndian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India
Jun 2005Nov 2005Guest FacultyUNESCO-IHE, Delft, The Netherlands
Dec 1995 Jan 1998Scientist ‘SC’ Punjab Remote Sensing Centre, Ludhiana, India
Oct 1996Dec 1997Guest Scientist Environmental Software & Services GmbH, Austria
Oct 1991Sept 1995Research Scientist Pondicherry University, Pondicherry, India
Honors and Awards
AwardInstituteYear
Best Case Study Paper Award 2014ASCE-EWRI Journal of Hydrologic Engineering2014
Kathpalia Award for MTech Thesis IIT Roorkee2013
Kathpalia Award for MTech ThesisIIT Roorkee2010
Young Academic Award UNESCO-IHE, Delft, The Netherlands2005
North-south Dialogue Scholarship OeAD, Austria1995
Distinction in MEnggIndian Institute of Technology Roorkee1991
Institute’s Medal for securing highest marks Institutions of Engineers, India1988
Educational Details
DegreeSubjectUniversityYear
Ph.D.Environmental EngineeringPondicherry University1995
M.E.HydrologyIndian Institute of Technology Roorkee1991
AMIECivil EngineeringInstitution of Engineers1989
Administrative Background
FromToDesignationOrganisationLevel
2015till dateHeadDepartment of Hydrology
2001till dateOC, Hydrological Information Systems LabDepartment of Hydrology
20102015Chief WardenRajeev Bhawan
20112015O.C. (M.Tech Class)Department of Hydrology
20062013OC (Computer labs)Department of Hydrology
19982006OC Lab/StoresDepartment of Hydrology
20052006WardenCautley Bhawan
20032005Staff Advisor (Stores)Institute’s Sports Council
Memberships
  • World Meteorological Organisation, Geneva, Member, Joint Task Team, Commission on Hydrology
  • Institution of Engineers, FIE
  • Indian Association of Hydrologist, MIAH
National International Collaboration
TopicOrganisationLevel
Joint Projects in the area of Climate Change StudiesPurdue University, USRP
HydroinformaticsUNESCO-IHE, Delft, The Netherlands.PG
PoWERUNESCO-IHE, Delft, The Netherlands.RP
Books Authored

Books:

1. Perumal, M, D.C. Singhal, D.S. Arya, D.K. Srivastava, N.K. Goel,  B.S. Mathur, H. Joshi, Ranvir Singh, M.D. Nautiyal, 2005, Hydrological Perspectives for Sustainable Development (ed.), Vol 1 & 2, Allied Publishers Pvt Ltd., New Delhi, 1099 pages.
2. Abbasi, S.A. and D.S. Arya: 2000, Environmental Impact Assessment: Available Techniques, Emerging Trends, Discovery Publishing House, New Delhi, 161 pages.
3. Arya, D.S. and S.A. Abbasi: 1995, Urbanization and its Environmental Impacts, Discovery Publishing House, New Delhi, 193 pages. 

Book Chapters:
4.    Murumkar, A., D.S. Arya and M.M Rahman: 2013, Seasonal and Annual Variations of Rainfall Pattern in the Jamuneswari Basin, Bangladesh, On a Sustainable Future of the Earth’s Natural Resources (ed.), Springer Earth System Sciences, DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-32917-3_19, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, pp 349-362. 

 

Refereed Journal Papers

In Journals

  1. Saba D, Arya DS. 2015. Application of remote sensing and GIS in sinuosity and river shifting analysis of the Ganges River in Uttarakhand plains. International Journal of Applied Geomatics 7: 13-21.
  2. Taxak A, Murumkar A, Arya DS. 2014. Long term spatial and temporal rainfall trends and homogeneity analysis in Wainganga basin, central India. Journal of Weather and Climate Extremes 4: 50-61.
  3. Murumkar A, Arya DS. 2014. Trend and periodicity analysis in rainfall pattern of Nira basin, central India. American Journal of Climate Change 3: 60-70.
  4. Kumar D, Arya DS, Murumkar A, Rahman M. 2014. Impact of climate change on rainfall in north-western Bangladesh using multi-GCM ensembles. International Journal of Climatology. 34:1395-1404.
  5. Misir V, Arya DS, Murumkar A. 2013. Impact of ENSO on river flows in British Guyana. Water Resources Management 27(13): 4611-4621.
  6. Sathishkumar D, Arya DS, Vojinovic Z. 2013. Modelling of urban landuse dynamics and its impact on surface runoff characteristics. Computers, Environment and Urban Systems Journal 41: 124-135.
  7. Kaur S, Srivastava DK. Arya DS. 2013. Improved planning model for canal scheduling of rotational irrigation. Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering. 139: 560-570.
  8. Rahman M, Goel NK, Arya DS. 2012. Study of early flood warning dissemination system in Bangladesh. Journal of Flood Risk Management 6(4): 290-301.
  9. Aeron A, Garg RD, Arya DS, Aggarwal SP. 2012. Advancement in flood risk mapping systems: A brief review. i-manager’s Journal of Civil Engineering: 40-49.
  10. Rahman M, Arya DS, Goel NK, Mitra AK. 2012. Rainfall statistics evaluation of ECMWF and TRMM model data over Bangladesh for flood related studies. Meteorological Applications 19(4): 501-512.
  11. Rahman M, Goel NK, Arya DS. 2012. Development of Jamuneswari flood forecasting system – A case study in Bangladesh, ASCE Journal of Hydrologic Engineering
    17: 1123-1140.
  12. Gundekar HG, Arya DS, Goel NK. 2011. Morphometric study of the Dudhana river basin (Maharashtra). Hydrology Journal, Indian Association of Hydrologists, India
    34(1-2): 33-41.
  13. Kaur S, Srivastava DK, Arya DS. 2011. Some limitations of a planning model for canal scheduling of rotational irrigation. International Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering. 4(6): 286-289.
  14. Rahman M, Arya DS, Goel NK, Dhamy AP. 2011. Design flow and stage computations in the Teesta River, Bangladesh using frequency analysis and MIKE 11 modelling, ASCE Journal of Hydrologic Engineering 16(2): 176-186.
  15. Rahman M, Arya DS, Goel NK. 2010. Limitation of 90 m SRTM DEM in drainage network delineation using D8 method - A case study in flat terrain of Bangladesh. International Journal of Applied Geomatics. 2: 49-58.
  16. Arya DS, Singh J. 2009. Web-based resettlement and rehabilitation information system for water resources projects - A case study. Hydrology Journal, Indian Association of Hydrologists, India 32(3-4): 241-255.
  17. Babbar R, Arya, DS, Joshi H. 2009. A proposed decision support system for river water quality management in India. Journal of Decision Systems 18(4): 411-427.
  18. Basistha A, Arya DS, Goel NK. 2008. Analysis of historical changes in rainfall in the Indian Himalayas. International Journal of Climatology 29(4): 555-572.
  19. Basistha A, Arya DS, Goel NK. 2007. Spatial distribution of rainfall in Indian Himalayas -A case study of Uttaranchal Province, India. Journal of Water Resources Management
    22: 1325-1346.
  20. Basistha A, Goel NK, Arya DS, Gangwar SK. 2007. Spatial pattern of trends in Indian sub-divisional rainfall. Jalvigyan Samiksha (Hydrology Review), Indian National Committee on Hydrology, NIH Roorkee 22(2007):47-57.
  21. Arya DS, Abbasi SA. 2001. Identification and classification of key variables and their role in environmental impact assessment: Methodology and software package INTRA. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 72: 277-296.
  22. Arya DS, Abbasi SA, 2001. SMART: A new software package for environmental trend analysis. Journal of the Institution of Public Health Engineers 2001(2): 40-51.
  23. Roba GF, Arya DS, Goel NK. 2000. Stream flow forecasting using artificial neural network. Water & Energy International 57(1):30-37.
  24. Arya DS, Joshi H, Abbasi SA. 1995. Growth of Roorkee city. Geographical Review of India 57(3): 223-241.
  25. Abbasi SA, Arya DS, Hameed AH, Abbasi N. 1995. Water quality analysis of a typical river of Kerala – PunnurpuZha. Pollution Research 15(2): 163-166.
  26. Arya DS, Joshi H, Abbasi SA. 1994. Developmental trends and their environmental impact in a typical central Indian town with special reference to Roorkee. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 33:35-150.
  27. Abbasi SA, Nipaney PC, Arya DS. 1994. Heavy metals in the sediments of a river impacted by pulp-and-paper effluent. Journal of the Institution of Public Health Engineers
    1994(2): 18-23.
  28. Abbasi SA, Nipaney PC, Soni R, Arya DS. 1992. Assessment of water quality criteria for cobalt, nickel and copper vis-à-vis impact studies on freshwater teleost 'Nuria Denricus'. Journal of the Institution of Public Health Engineers 1994(2): pp. 8-18.

In Conferences

  1. Aeron A, Garg RD, Arya DS, Aggarwal SP. 2015. Flood Inundation Mapping and Vulnerability Assessment of a Small Part of Lower Mahanadi Delta Region. In Proceedings of the International Conference IGARSS 2015, Italy. 26-31 July, 2015.
  2. Murumkar A, Arya DS. 2014. Rainfall Variability Analysis in the Nira River Basin using Multi-model GCM Ensemble. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Hydroinformatics 2014, New York, US. 17-21 August, 2014.
  3. Arya DS, Gautan A, Murumkar A. 2014. Snowmelt Modelling of Dhauliganga River using Snowmelt Runoff Model. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Hydroinformatics 2014, New York, US. 17-21 August, 2014.
  4. Arya DS, Kori S, Vaidya AM. 2014. Simulation of Shoreline Changes along Muthalapozhy Harbour, India. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Hydroinformatics 2014, New York, US. 17-21 August, 2014.
  5. Arya DS, Murumkar A, Greeballa A. 2014. Impact of El Niño Southern Oscillation on Summer Monsoon Rainfall in Bhima Basin, Central India. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Hydroinformatics 2014, New York, US. 17-21 August, 2014.
  6. Arya DS, Greeballa A, Murumkar A. 2013. ENSO and its Impact on Monsoon Rainfall in Central India. In Proceedings of the National Seminar on Climate Change Impacts on Water Resources Systems, Civil Engineering Department, Parul Institute of Engineering and Technology, Limda, Vadodara, India. 28-30 November, 2013.
  7. Saba D, Murumkar A, Arya DS. 2013. Meandering Behaviour and Flood Hazard Mapping of the Ganges River Using Remote Sensing and GIS. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Challenges in Disaster Mitigation & Management, CoEDMM, IIT Roorkee, India. 15-17 February, 2013.
  8. Aggarwal SP, Garg RD, Arya DS, Aeron A. 2012. Flood Damage Assessment of delta region of Mahanadi River in Odisha using RADARSAT data with ILWIS and ArcGIS Tools. In Proceedings of the National Symposium on Space Technology for Food & Environmental Safety, New Delhi.  5-7 December, 2012.
  9. Goel NK, Karki B, Kar AK, Arya DS. 2012. Development of regional flood frequency relationships for Nepal using SRTM data enabled attributes and clustering. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Hydroinformatics 2012, Hamburg, Germany. 13-18 July, 2012.
  10. Arya DS, Kabuya P, Murumkar AR, Rahman MM, Goel NK. 2012. Impact of Climate Change on Rainfall Pattern in Jamuneshwari River Basin, Bangladesh. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Hydroinformatics 2012, Hamburg, Germany. 13-18 July, 2012.
  11. Rahman M, Goel NK, Arya DS. 2009. Advancement of Flood Forecasting and Warning System in Bangladesh for Risk Management - Present and Future. In Proceedings of the 3rd International conference on Perspective on Current and Future State on Water Resources and Environment, EWRI, ASCE, Chennai. 5-7 January, 2010.
  12. Rahman M, Arya DS, Goel NK. 2009. Approach of Early Flood Warning Systems for Urban Flood Risk Mitigation. In Proceedings of the International conference on Research Activities in Disaster Mitigation for Housing in India, Roorkee, India. 22-23 August, 2009. 106-118 (Vol 1).
  13. Sathishkumar D, Adam EE, Arya DS, Goel NK. 2009. Urban Flood Risk Assessment and Mitigation. In Proceedings of the International conference on Research Activities in Disaster Mitigation for Housing in India, Roorkee, India. 22-23 August, 2009. 210-216 (Vol 1).
  14. Chakraborty D, Goel NK, Arya DS, Gairola A. 2009. Flood Estimation in Mumbai Metropolitan Region Using Regional Flood Frequency Analysis. In Proceedings of the International conference on Research Activities in Disaster Mitigation for Housing in India, Roorkee, India. 22-23 August, 2009. 135-147 (Vol 1).
  15. Agarwal N, Arora M, Goel, NK, Arya DS. 2009. Estimation of snow cover area in Bhagirathi catchment upto Tehri dam site. In Proceedings of the National seminar on  ‘Hydro power stations- advancement in harnessing & up-keeping' organized by National Power Training Institute, Durgapur at Dehradun, India. 2-3 July, 2009.  
  16. Gundekar HG, Arya DS, Goel NK, Sarkar S, Sethi BK. 2009. Aspects of Socio-Economic Implications of Floods in Last Decades. In Proceedings of the International conference on Water, Environment, Energy and Society (WEES-2009) organised by National Institute of Hydrology, Roorkee. 2009. 1496-1503 (Vol-III).
  17. Rahman M, Arya DS, Goel NK. 2008. Approach of Early Flood Warning System for Urban Flood Risk Mitigation. In Proceedings of the International conference on Disasters and Development - Bridging the gap between theory and practice (ICoDAD), Kathmandu, Nepal. 23-24 November, 2008.
  18. Chaturvedi S, Arya DS, Sathishkumar D, Basistha A. 2008. Modelling the Spatial Distribution of Rainfall in Uttarakhand, India. In Proceedings of the 3rd Science and Technology Congress, Uttarakhand at IIT Roorkee. 10-11 November, 2008.
  19. Chaudhury PC, Arya DS, Srivastava DK. 2008. Irrigation Management and Canal Scheduling using DSS in Harabhangi Irrigation Project (Orissa). In proceedings of 13th National Symposium on Hydrology with Focal Theme on 'Inflow Forecasting during Extremes' organized by National Institute of Hydrology at IIT Delhi, India. 28-29 August, 2008.
  20. Adam EE, Arya DS, Sathish Kumar D. 2008. Storm Water Modelling in Roorkee City using SWMM – A Case Study.  In proceedings of 13th National Symposium on Hydrology with Focal Theme on 'Inflow Forecasting During Extremes' organized by National Institute of Hydrology at IIT. Delhi, India. 28-29 August, 2008.
  21. Rahman M, Arya DS. 2008. Irrigation Performance Improvement by Non-Structural Measures – A Case Study from Bangladesh. In Proceeding of the ASCE conference on World Environmental & Water Resources Congress 2008, Honolulu, Hawaii. 12-16 May, 2008. (doi 10.1061/40976(316)555).
  22. Arya DS, Gauchan B, Goel NK. 2006. Flood Plain Mapping for East Rapti River, Nepal using GIS and HEC-RAS. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Hydroinformatics, Nice, France. 4-8 September, 2006.
  23. Goel NK, Gauchan B, Arya DS. 2006. Flood Quantile estimation for Narayani river system of Nepal using pooled flood frequency analysis approach. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Hydroinformatics, Nice, France. 4-8 September, 2006.
  24. Babbar R, Joshi H, Arya DS. 2006. A waste load allocation methodology for river water quality management. In the Proceedings of the National conference on Environmental Pollution Control for sustainable development (EPCSD-2006) organized by the Department of Civil Engineering, Engineering College Kota, Kota, India. 27-28 March, 2006.
  25. Babbar R, Joshi H, Arya DS. 2006. DSS: Scope and its application in water quality management. In Proceeding of the Indo –Australian Conference on Information technology in Civil Engineering (IAC-ITCE) organized by the Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Roorkee, Roorkee, India. 27-28 March, 2006.
  26. Goel NK, Than HH, Arya DS. 2005. Flood Risk Mapping for Lower Part of Chindwin River Basin (Myanmar). In Proceedings of the International conference on ‘Innovation, advances and implementation of flood forecasting technology’, Norway. 17-19 October, 2005.
  27. Berhanu B, Arya DS. 2005. TEFASES –A SDSS for Land Capability Classification for Ethiopian Watersheds. In Proceedings of the International conference ‘Hydrological Perspectives for Sustainable Development 2005’ organized by the Department of Hydrology, IIT Roorkee at Roorkee, India. 23-25 February, 2005. pp 32- 44 (Vol 1).
  28. Rahman M, Arya DS. 2005. Preparation of Irrigation Management Plan using DSS – A case study from Bangladesh. In Proceedings of the Fifth International R & D Conference at Bangalore organized by Central Board of Irrigation and Power (CBIP), New Delhi, India. 15-18 February, 2005. pp I32 – I48 (Vol 4).
  29. Arya DS, Litoria PK, Mathur A, Sharma PK. 1996. Environmental Trend and Impact Analysis of Ludhiana City. International Seminar on Environment, Energy and Technology: Regional and Global Perspectives at Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India. 11-15 December, 1997. Page 92.
  30. Arya DS, Litoria PK, Mathur A, Sharma PK. 1996. Environmental Review of Ground Water Resource of Ludhiana City. In proceedings of the International seminar on Environment, Energy and Technology: Regional and Global Perspectives, held at Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India. 11-15 December, 1997. Page 160.