The School of Natural Resources Management
Centre for Land Resource Management

Profile of Faculty

Dr. AMIT KUMAR

Assistant Professor

 

Educational Qualification   PhD in Technology (Remote Sensing)
M.Sc. (Geoinformatics), M.A. (Geography)
P.G. Diploma (Remote Sensing & GIS)
UGC National Eligible Test (Geography)
Area of Interest  

Urban Environment and Risk Assessment, Climate Change, Remote Sensing, GIS.

Courses Taught  

Remote Sensing, Digital Image Processing, GPS, Urban & Regional Planning.

Contact  

+91 86038 60814

Email   amit.iirs@gmail.com, amit.kumar@cuj.ac.in
Brief Introduction   Dr. Kumar is a Remote Sensing Professional and having more than ten years of experience, including industrial, scientific, teaching & research. Previously, he was associated with Jharkhand Space Applications Centre, Dept. of IT, GoJ, and Forest Survey of India, Dehradun, MoEF, GoI and contributed in various government flagship programmes and projects viz., WebGIS based DSS for School Information, National Urban Information System, Urban Sprawl Mapping & Monitoring (Jharkhand), Jharkhand Agriculture Information System, National Land Degradation Mapping (Jharkhand), National Wasteland Mapping (Jharkhand), National Forest Type Mapping (Nagaland) Projects.
PhD Supervision   03(ongoing)(Ms. Binita Kumari, Mr. Tauseef Ahmed, Ms. Diksha)
Collaboration    
Articles Published/Accepted  


2016

  1. A. Kumar and A.C. Pandey. 2016. Geoinformatics based Groundwater Potential Assessment in Hard Rock Terrain of Ranchi Urban Agglomeration, Jharkhand (India) using MCDM-AHP Techniques. Groundwater for Sustainable Development. Elsevier. 2-3: 27.41. Elsevier. DOI: 10.1016/j.gsd.2016.05.001. ISSN:2352-801X. Online available at: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2352801X16300121

2015

  1. Arockraj. S., A. Kumar, N. Hoda and A.T. Jeyaseelan. 2015. Quantification and identification of tree species in open mixed forests using high resolution QuickBird satellite imagery. Journal of Tropical Forestry and Environment. 5(2):40-53 Online available at: http://journals.sjp.ac.lk/index.php/JTFE/article/view/2658 (ISSN: 2235-9370 Print / 2235-9362 Online)

  2. A.C. Pandey and A. Kumar. 2015. Spatio-temporal variability of surface water quality of fresh water resources in Ranchi Urban Agglomeration, India using geospatial techniques. Applied Water Science. Springer Publication, 5(1):13-26. DOI: 10.1007/s13201-014-0165-y. Online available at: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s13201-014-0165-y

  3. N. Hoda and A. Kumar. 2015. Assessment of Bank Erosion along Major Rivers: A comparative case study of River Son - North Koel Confluence and River Ganges in Jharkhand, Int. Journal of Advances in Remote Sensing & GIS. 3(1):1-10. Online available at: http://www.jrsgis.com/articlefiles/Volume3issue1/JRSGIS3001.pdf

2013

  1. A. Kumar and A.C. Pandey. 2013. Spatio-Temporal Assessment  of  Urban  Environmental  Conditions  in  Ranchi  Township  using  Remote Sensing and GIS Techniques. International Journal of Urban Sciences, 17(1):117-141.(Taylor & Francis).DOI:10.1080/12265934.2013.766501. Online available at: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/12265934.2013.766501
  1. A.C. Pandey, A. Kumar and A.T. Jeyaseelan. 2013. Urban Built-up Area Assessment of Ranchi Township using Cartosat-I Stereopairs Satellite Images. Journal of Indian Society of Remote Sensing, Springer, 41(1):141–155. (DOI 10.1007/s12524-012-0209-4). Online available at: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs12524-012-0209-4

2012       

  1. A. Kumar, A.C. Pandey and A.T. Jeyaseelan. 2012. Built-up and Vegetation Extraction and Density Mapping using WorldView-II. Geocarto International, 27(7):557-568. Taylor & Francis. (DOI:10.1080/10106049.2012.657695). Online available at: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10106049.2012.657695

2011

  1. A. Kumar, A.C. Pandey©, N. Hoda and A.T. Jeyaseelan. 2011. Evaluation of Urban Sprawl Pattern in Tribal Dominated Cities of Jharkhand State, India. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 32(22):7651-7675, Taylor & Francis, (DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2010. 527391). Online available at: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/01431161.2010.527391

  2. A. Kumar, A.C. Pandey©, Najmul Hoda and A.T. Jeyaseelan., 2011. Evaluating the Long-term Urban Expansion of Ranchi Township, India using Geospatial Technology. Journal of Indian Society of Remote Sensing, 39(2):213-224. Springer (DOI: 10.1007/s12524-011-0089-z). Online available at: http://www.springerlink.com/content/y3g326x3843704p7/

2007

  1. S. Jain©, A. Kumar and S. Sharma, 2007. Patterns of Space Utilization in a part of Central Business District. Journal of Institute of Town Planners, India (ITPI), 4(1):51-57. ISSN 0537-9679.

 

Books and Book Chapters (Published/ Accepted):  
  1. P. Saikia, A. Kumar and M.L. Khan, 2016. Biodiversity status and climate change scenario in Northeast India. In: Climate Change Challenge (3C) and Social-Economic-Ecological Interface-Building; S. Nautiyal, R. Schaldach, K.V. Raju, H. Kaechele, B.l Pritchard and K.S. Rao (eds.), Springer International Publishing, Switzerland. ISBN: 978-3-319-31013-8. Online available at: http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-31014-5_8

  2. A. Kumar. Urban Footprints on Environment: A Geoinformatics Approach. In Remote Sensing for Natural Resources Management & Monitoring; M.S. Guar (eds.), Scientific Publisher, India (in press).

  3. A. Kumar, A.K. Rai and A.C. Pandey. Geoinformatics based Site Suitability Modeling for Future Urban Development using MCDM- Analytic Hierarchy Process Techniques. In Remote Sensing for Natural Resources Management & Monitoring; M.S. Guar (eds.), Scientific Publisher, India (in press).
Program Organised  
  1. Contributed as Organising Member in Seminar-cum-Poster Exhibition on the eve of 25th World Ozone Day on the theme “Protecting our Atmosphere for Generations to Come” in Central University of Jharkhand as a collaborative effort of Centre for Land Resource Management and Centre for Environmental Sciences on 16th September, 2012.
  1. Contributed as Resource Person in the training course conducted by Jharkhand Space Applications Center, Ranchi, India in collaboration with Tribal Welfare Department, Govt. of Jharkhand in ‘Three Weeks Professional Course in Information Technology on GIS Database Creation of Land Records’ from 17th Feb to 09th March 2009.
Any Other Information  

Editorial Board Member:

  1. Sustainability in Environment (ISSN 2470-637X(Print), ISSN 2470-6388(Online)), Scholink Publication, (http://www.scholink.org/ojs/index.php/se)
  2. International Journal of Advances in Remote Sensing and GIS (ISSN 2277-9450), Integrated Publishing Association  (http://www.jrsgis.com)

Link to Google Scholar

Seminar/Workshop/Conference Participation:  
  1. A. Kumar and A.C. Pandey, 2016. Assessment of Growing Ambient Noise Pollution in Ranchi Urban Environment Using Geospatial Techniques. Paper presented and abstract published in page 23 of the Souvenir of International Conference on Water, Environment, Energy and Society (ICWEES-2016) organized by AISECT University, Bhopal in collaboration with Texas A&M University, USA at Bhopal, India during 15th to 18th March, 2016.

  2. K. Lal, D. Kumar and A. Kumar, 2016. Urban Growth Modeling and Impact of Coal Mining Activity in Dhanbad Urban Agglomeration, Jharkhand using Geoinformatics Techniques. Paper presented and abstract published in page 26 of the Souvenir of International Conference on Water, Environment, Energy and Society (ICWEES-2016) organized by AISECT University, Bhopal in collaboration with Texas A&M University, USA at Bhopal, India during 15th to 18th March, 2016.

  3. A. Kumar, 2014. Estimation of Carbon Footprint in Ranchi Urban Ecosystem using Geoinformatics Techniques. Paper presented and abstract published in page 45 of the Book of Abstracts of an International event Tropical Ecology Congress, 2014 on ‘Tropical Ecosystem in a changing world’ organized by School of Environmental Sciences, JNU, New Delhi during 10th – 12th Dec. 2014.

  4. R. Rawani, A. Kumar and A.T. Jeyaseelan, 2008. Web hosting of Jharkhand Agricultural Information System (JAIS). Paper presented and abstract published in page 150 of the Proceedings of the, National Seminar on Information Technology in Agriculture And Rural Development held at Birsa Agricultural University, Ranchi during 21st to 22nd November 2008.

  5. S. Jain, A. Kumar and S. Sharma, 2007. Space use inventory in the central part of Dehradun- An approach using high resolution Satellite data’. Paper presented and abstract published in page 66 of the Proceedings of the 25th International Cartographic Congress of Indian National Cartographic Association on bridging the digital divide and taking cartography to grassroot level held at Dr. Hari Singh Gour Vishwavidhyalaya, Sagar (M.P.), India on 28th Nov. to 1st Dec. 2005