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Expert NameDr. Sudhir Kumar
TitleScientist
Division
InstitutionNational Institute of Hydrology
CityRoorkee
CountryIndia
Telephone91 1332 7210610/74293R
Emailnihr(at)sirnetd.ernet.in
Work ExperienceI have research experience of about 13 years in the field of Hydrology. During this period I have gained quite a good field and practical experience of working on problems related to deserts. During Ph.D. (Earth Sciences) I have worked on impact of climate and neotectonics on the evolutioin of soils and geomorphology in the Western Gangetic Plains of India. The study area included the part of arid Haryana, western UP and State of Delhi. During this study, I gained experience of studying physical, chemical and micromorphological characteristics ofthe soils. I joined National Institute of Hydrology in 1987, since I am working on various aspects of hydrology including, hydrological investigations, environmental hydrology and groundwater hydrology. I have worked on various hydrological problems of the Thar Deserts of Rajasthan. In one of the studies the impact of irrigation on waterlogging in western Rajasthan was assessed through groundwater modelling. In another study, investigat
QualificationsPh.D. Earth Sciences, University of Roorkee, Roporkee, 1992. M. Tech. Applied Geology, University of Roorkee, Roorkee, 1985. B.Sc. Phy., Maths, Geology, Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla, 1982.
Number of Publications17
Awards1. Gold medal for standing 1st in University in B.Sc. 2. Gold medal for standing 1st in University in M. Tech.
Other Activities1. Indian Association of Hydrologists 2. Indian Society of Remote Sensing 3. International Association of Hydrological Sciences
Publications1. Assessment of impact of irrigation application in a part of IGNP Stage-II command area underlain by hydrological barrier. Sponsored by CAD, Govt. of Rajasthan, Bikaner, Rajasthan. Submitted by National Institute of Hydrology, Roorkee, 1995. 2. Subsurface drainage investigations in Stage-II of IGNP at RD838. Sponsored by CAD, Govt. of Rajasthan, Bikaner, Rajasthan. Submitted by National Institute of Hydrology, Roorkee, 1997. 3. Srivastava, P., Parkash, B., Sehgal, J.L., and Kumar, S., 1994, Role of neotectonics and climate in development of the Holocene geomorphology and soils of the Gangetic plains between the Ramganga and Rapti rivers, Sedimentary Geology, Vol. 94, p. 129-151. 4. Kumar, S., Parkash, B., Manchanda, M.L., Singhvi, A.K., and Srivastava, P., 1997. Holocene landform and evolution of the western Gangetic plains: Implications of neotectonics and climate. Z. Geomorphologie (Annals of Geomorphology), Special Vol. 103, p. 283-312. 5. Ponce, V.M.,Kumar S. and
DisciplineSoil Science
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