Department of Geology (Established in : 1963)
Consultancy services possible to be offered by faculty members of Department of Geology
Introduction: The Dept of Geology has eight faculty members (including two UGC recharge faculty) and one Emeritus fellow. The specilaizations range from pure geology to applied geology to environmental sciences and climate change. The mean age of the faculty is 44 years. The areas of possible consultancy are listed below:
Water resource management, locating bore wells and dug wells for govt, semi government and companies. Preparation of water budget plan and consultancy for rainwater harvesting.
Resistivity survey for identification of sub surface lithology and fractures
Prepartion of village wise water security plan and solving drinking water problem
EIA studies for developmental projects
Collaborative drinking water related consultancy proposed with external agencies
Water conservation and artificial recharging of groundwater resources
Carbon sequestration - Simulation of carbon and water cycles using numerical models, use of remote sensing, measurements of carbon, water and energy fluxes using micrometeorological techniques. Various aspects of climate change issues
Regional hydrology-Simulation of water cycle using distributed ecohydrological models, measurement of hydrological fluxes
Remote sensing- physics and application of remote sensing to retrieve landsurface biophysical parameters in the optical, thermal and microwave domains.
GIS- Development of Decision Support systems for socioeconomic, academic and industrial applications
Modeling Platform development Development of modeling platforms and GUIs for various academic and industrial applications.
GIS- For socioeconomic, academic and industrial applications
Soil Quality Assessment: for agricultural, urban and environmental sensitive areas. A soil analysis laboratory is at the disposal to undertake such assignments.
Sajin Kumar KS
Satellite image interpretation
Dam break analysis
Mineral and rock identification, geological mapping and training for geological mapping, geochemical studies
Training in Free and Open Source Software including GIS, statistical analyses
Copyediting and typesetting for professional industry-standard publication of books and journals, in LATEX
Geological mapping, reserve estimation of ores
Training in Disaster Management approaches and practises (in association with the NGO CHAERT)
REE analyses using the ICPMS and Isotope dating using the LAICPMS (at SICC)
Resistivity Meter, Infiltrometer
Remote sensing data products, Proprietory and FOSS GIS labs.
Atomic Absorption Spectrometer (AAS) for elemental analyses of various media
UV VIS spectrometer
Fume hood with HF HNO3 based digestion and solution preparation of rocks, minerals and refractories, well equipped chemical lab to analyse rock and water samples, material characterisation.
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