School of Natural Resource Management
Department of Geography

Profile of Faculty

Dr. Sandipta Das

Assistant professor (Temporary)

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Mobile : 87776 04099

Educational Qualification  
  1. PhD in Geography (Urban Environmental Impact) Mangalore University
  2. PGD in RS & GIS – Jadavpur University
  3. MSc. In Geography Mysore University
Courses Taught   Geospatial Mapping, Urban Environment Management, Advances in Remote Sensing. Himalayan Cryosphere, Economic Geography
Specialization   Geography, urban Studies, Remote Sensing, GIS, Spatial Analysis and Environmental Analysis 
Number of Papers in Journals   10
ORCID   0000-0001-7077-7518
Google Scholar
Scopus ID   57216930905
Brief Intro  

Dr. Sandipta Das completed her BSc. in Geography from Calcutta University and MSc. in Geography from Mysore University. She had cleared UGC- NET-JRF examination for Assistant Professor in 2015. She had participated in various conferences and seminars across the country and also participated in various workshops, from where she learned a lot. She is also published the research articles in national and international. Her academic and research work is always based on research approaches and seek to engage students by examining ways they can actively participate in class discussions, often using app technology and new collaborative platforms. Prior to her academic career, completed Ph.D. as a full-time research scholar from dept. of Geography, Mangalore University. Over the past seven years, she had the wonderful opportunity to learn the methods of research and developed highly effective teaching techniques and instructional methods, which allowed her to educate all styles of learners and foster a fun and engaging learning environment that effectively teaches art appreciation, promotes creativity, and encourages growing independence.

Service Period  

02/06/2022 - Present

Training and Workshop Attended


1. Attended training program at “GeoCONNECT 2018” “Advanced remote sensing technologies: Hyper spectral and LIDAR” organized by Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Valiamala P O, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, from 11-14 June, 2018.
2. Attended training program at National Remote Sensing Centre (DOS, ISRO), Hyderabad on “Large Scale Mapping for City/Urban Planning and Panchayat Raj Application” from September 24-28, 2018.
3. Attended The Smart Training on “Multi-Parameter Remote Sensing Data Analysis For Potential Fishery Zone” At Space Application Centre, Indian Space Research Organization, Ahmadabad From 08- 12 October 2018.  
4. Attended the Training Programme on “Monsoon School on Urban Flood” at Interdisciplinary Centre for Water Research (ICWaR), IISC, Bangalore, from August 05-10, 2019.
5. Attended TREES Training Programme on “Advanced Geospatial Technology” at Space Application Centre, Ahmadabad, ISRO, Government of India. From 26-29 November 2019.
6. Attended 21 days online GIS training Program using QGIS, organized by Department of Geography, School of Earth Sciences, Central University of Karnataka, jointly with State Institute of Urban Development, Karnataka, India from 13.07.2020 to 2.8.2020. 
7. Completed the 3-month TREES Training Programme on the project entitled “Modeling Urban Expansion of Kolkata Metropolitan Area Using SLEUTH Urban Growth Model” at Space Application Centre, Ahmadabad, ISRO, and Government of India. From 01-07-2020 to 20-09-2020.
8. Participated in the UNDRR GETI, UNOSSC & PAHO Joint Online Training “Making Cities Resilient: Developing and implementing local disaster risk reduction strategy to respond to COVID-19 and better prepare for the future” on 08 September-06 October, 2020.
9. Participated in the Online Course on “Overview of Geoprocessing using Python” conducted during 18-01-2021 to 29-01-2021 by Indian Institute of Remote Sensing, Dehradun, Indian Space Research Organization, Department of Space, Government of India.
10. Participated in the Online Course on “Geospatial Technology for Archaeological Studies” conducted during 17-05-2021 to 21-05-2021 by Indian Institute of Remote Sensing, Dehradun, Indian Space Research Organization, Department of Space, Government of India.
11.  Participated in the Online WGCCapD Webinar Series on “SAR Data Processing” conducted during 7-05-2021 to 28-05-2021 by Indian Institute of Remote Sensing, Dehradun, Indian Space Research Organization, Department of Space, Government of India.


1.            Das, S., Adak, K., & Samantha, K (2014). Hydrodynamic Changes of River Course of part of Bhagirathi- Hugli in Nadia District – A Geoinformatics Appraisal. International Journal of Geomatics and Geosciences, Volume 5, No 2. ISSN 0976 – 4380.
2.            Das, S., & Angadi P, Dasharatha (2016). Impact of Growing Urban Population on Environment- Special Emphasis on North 24 Parganas District, West Bengal using Geospatial Approaches. Geoeye- International Journal, volume 5, No 2. ISSN- 2319-5371.

3.            Das, S., &Angadi P, Dasharatha (2018). Site Suitability Analysis for Municipal Solid Waste Disposal in Mangalore City Corporation, Karnataka- Using Geospatial Technology. International Journal of Science and Research, volume 7 No 3, 2018. ISSN- 2319-7064.
4.            Das, S., & Angadi, D.P. (2020) Land use-land cover (LULC) transformation and its relation with land surface temperature changes: A case study of Barrackpore Subdivision, West Bengal, India, Remote Sensing Applications: Society and Environment, Volume 19, DOI:  Elsevier Publisher.
5.            Das, S., Angadi, D.P. (2021). Assessment of urban sprawl using landscape metrics and Shannon’s entropy model approach in town level of Barrackpore sub-divisional region, India. Modeling Earth Systems and Environment. Springer Publisher.
6.            Das, S., Angadi, D.P. (2021). Land use land cover change detection and monitoring of urban growth using remote sensing and GIS techniques: a micro-level study. GeoJournal, Springer Publisher.
7.            Das, S., Angadi, D.P. (2020).  Spatio-temporal Analysis of Urban Functional Development and its zone of Influence: A Micro-Level Study of Barrackpore Subdivision, West Bengal. Urban India Vol 40 (II). Publisher- National Institute of Urban Affairs.
8.            Das, S., Angadi D.P. (2021). Assessment and characterization of dust particles from tree leaves as an indicator of air pollution in urban local bodies: A case study on Barrackpore Sub-division, West Bengal. Indian Journal of Environmental Protection, Vol 41 (5), pp-483-494. ISSN – 0253-7141. (Scopus Indexed Journal).
9.        Das, S. (2021). Spatial variations in the level of development in Barrackpore Subdivision region, India: a micro-scale study using composite index and clustering approach. SN Social Sciences 1, 265.
10.          Das, S., Jain, G.V. (2022). Assessment and Prediction of Urban Expansion Using CA-Based SLEUTH Urban Growth Model: A Case Study of Kolkata Metropolitan Area (KMA), West Bengal, India.

Seminar and Conference Participation  
  1. Presented Paper on “Impact of growing urban population on environment-a special emphasis in north 24 Parganas district, - West Bengal, using geospatial approaches at International Seminar On Climate Change, Environment And Society, Organized By Department Of Geography, Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, Kalady, Kerala.
  2. Presented poster on “Site suitability analysis for municipal solid waste disposal in Mangalore city corporation, Karnataka- using geospatial technology” at Union Geographic Information Technologists (UGIT) 6th International Conference, Department Of Geography, Bangalore University, Bangalore, India.
  3. Presented paper on “Change detection of urban growth dynamics in Barrackpore Subdivision area, West Bengal 1972-2016 from Landsat observation” at XIII DGSI International Geography Conference on Sustainable Rural Development- Geospatial Solutions, Department of Geography & Geoinformatics, Bangalore University, Bangalore, 20-22 September 2018.
  4. Presented paper on “Trend of urban growth and its impact on the micro-climate of Barrackpore Subdivision, West Bengal” at 7th (UGIT) International Conference On “Climate Change, Disaster Risk Reduction and Sustainable Development through Geospatial Technologies”, Department Of Geography, University Of Peradeniya, Srilanka, 24-25 November 2018.
  5. Presented paper on “Characterization of dust particles from tree leaves as an indicator of air pollution in ULBS (urban local bodies): A case study on Barrackpore Subdivision” at XIII International Geographical Union (IGU)-INDIA of International conference on “Heading towards Zero: Sustainable Development in Economy, Environment, and Society”, October 19-21st, 2019 organized by Central University of Haryana.
  6. Presented paper on “Nature of urban growth and its effect on land surface temperature increases from Landsat observation – A micro-level case study" at 41th National Association of Geographers, India congress held at Sagar Agricultural University on 28-30 December 2019.
  7. Presented paper on “Spatio-temporal analysis of urban functional development and its zone of influence: A micro level study" in the IGS- International E-Conference on “Earth Sciences and Sustainable Development Goals” at Osmania University, Hyderabad, Telangana in Collaboration with the Indian Geographical Society on 5-7 August, 2021