Mr Sayanta Ghosh

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Mr Sayanta Ghosh
Area Convenor, Centre for Geospatial Technology Application

Mr Sayanta Ghosh is a Research Associate and Area Convener for the Centre for Geospatial Technology Application (CGTA) in the Land Resources Division. He deals with the RS-GIS activities of various projects such as modelling spatial carbon stock and carbon sequestration potential of different LULC classes, Carbon Stock Assessment, Soil Organic Carbon Mapping, Vulnerability Assessment of forest and biodiversity, etc. He is primarily engaged with the Forest Biomass Assessment using Multisource Earth Observation Data.

He has been working in the field of Geospatial Technology Applications for the last six years in different reputed national institutes and CSIR labs in India and well versed in the applications of Remote Sensing and GIS in Agriculture and Crop Monitoring, Environmental Impact Assessment, Forestry and Ecology, Water Resources, Integrated Disaster Modeling over GIS platform. As of now, he has more than 25 publications to his credit in various reputed scientific journals and international conference proceedings. He has been a life member of Indian Society of Remote Sensing (ISRS), Indian Meteorological Society (IMS), Indian Society of Geomatics (ISG), Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and Indian Association of Hydrologists (IAH).