Dharmendra Pratap Singh - Department of Earth Sciences,Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Dharmendra Pratap Singh
Dharmendra Pratap Singh Assistant professor dharmendra.singh@es.iitr.ac.in Website
Areas of Interest
  • Paleoclimate, Paleoceanography, Biogenic Carbonate, Isotopes and Trace Elements analysis, Foraminifera, Low-temperature geochemistry, Carbon-Nitrogen Cycle
Multiple Posts
FromPeriodPositionOrganisation
2020-06-17OngoingAssistant ProfessorIIT Roorkee
2019-06-1511 months 16 daysPostdoctoral FellowIISc Bangalore
Honors and Awards
AwardInstituteYear
National Post-Doctoral FellowshipScience and Engineering Research Board (SERB)2019
Best Poster Presentation AwardICMS-BHU2019
DAAD FellowshipMarum-University of Bremen, Germany2017
CSIR-SRF (D)CSIR2017
Fixed-point Open Ocean Observatories (FixO3) NIOZ, Netherlands2016
International Seabed Authority (ISA) ScholarshipUniversity of Brest, France2016
GATEMHRD2012
CSIR-NETCSIR2011
Educational Details
DegreeSubjectUniversityYear
Ph.D.PaleoceanographyNational Institute of Oceanography, Goa2019
M.Sc.Applied GeologyAligarh Muslim University, Aligarh2012
B.Sc.GeologyUniversity of Lucknow, Lucknow2010
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyStart DatePeriod
The role of Himalayan wetlands in carbon sequestration and its relationship with the Indian monsoonFIG, IITR2021-04-01Ongoing
High-resolution Reconstruction of Atmospheric CO2 Variation from Tropical Indian Ocean for the Late QuaternarySERB2020-01-011 year 4 months 30 days
Memberships
  • European Geosciences Union, Member
Teaching Engagements
TitleCourse CodeClass NameSemester
Marine GeologyES-623M.Sc 2nd Year Applied GeologyAutumn
Marine GeologyES-454Integrated M.Tech 4th Year (GLT)Autumn
PaleoecologyES-605M.Sc II Year Applied GeologySpring
StratigraphyES-204Integrated M.Tech 2nd Year (GLT & GPT)Spring
Global EnvironmentES-553Integrated M.Tech 5th Year (GLT)Autumn
Basic PetrologyES-201Integrated M.Tech 2nd Year (GLT & GPT)Autumn
Visits to outside institutions
Institute VisitedPurpose of VisitDate
Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, The NetherlandsFiXO3 Workshop2016-05-04
Université de Bretagne Occidentale , FranceMeiofaunal Summer School2016-06-24
MARUM-Center for Marine Environmental Sciences, GermanyDAAD-Bi-nationally Supervised Doctoral Degrees Programme2017-08-01
Participation in short term courses
Couse NameSponsored ByDate
Workshop on Isotopes in Earth, Ocean and Atmosphere SciencesIUAC, New Delhi2019-01
Meiofauna Summer SchoolInternational Seabed Authority2016-06
Fixed-point Open Ocean Observatories (FixO3) workshopRoyal NIOZ2016-06
Workshop on Quaternary Climate: recent findings and future challengesNIO, Goa2016-04
Linking Ecology with Ocean Biogeochemistry. Indo-German Winter SchoolNIO-Goa & AWI-Germany2015-02
Marine Geosciences in India: Current Status and Future DirectionsIndian Geophysical Union2013-02
Refereed Journal Papers

Full papers published in refereed journals: 

1. A. Kaithwar, D.P. Singh, R. Saraswat, 2020. A highly diverse living benthic foraminiferal assemblage in the oxygen deficient zone of the southeastern Arabian Sea. Biodiversity and Conservation (Accepted).

2. S. Sivadas, D.P. Singh, R. Saraswat, 2020. Functional and taxonomic (α and β) diversity patterns of macrobenthic communities along a depth gradient (19–2639 m): A case study from the southern Indian continental margin. Deep-Sea Research Part-IVol. 159, 103250. 

3. R. Saraswat, D.P. Singh, D.W. Lea, A. Mackensen, D.K. Naik, 2019. Indonesian throughflow controlled westward extent of the Indo-Pacific Warm Pool during the glacial-interglacial intervals. Global and Planetary Change, Vol. 183, 103031.

4. R. Saraswat, S.R. Kurtarkar, R. Yadav, A. Mackensen, D.P. Singh, P.D. Clift, et al., 2019. Inconsistent change in surface hydrography of the eastern Arabian Sea during the last four glacial-interglacial intervals. Geological Magazine, pp. 1-12.

5. D.P. SinghR. SaraswatA. kaithwar, 2018. Changes in standing stock and vertical distribution of benthic foraminifera along a depth gradient (58-2750 m) in the southeastern Arabian Sea. Marine BiodiversityVol. 43, pp. 73-88.

6. D.P. SinghR. SaraswatD.K. Naik, R. Nigam, 2017. A first look at factors affecting aragonite compensation depth in the eastern Arabian Sea. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, PalaeoecologyVol. 483, pp. 6-14.

7. D.P. SinghR. Saraswat, D.K. Naik, R. Nigam, 2017. Does glacial-interglacial transition affect sediment accumulation in monsoon dominated regions? Acta Geologica Sinica (English Edition), Vol. 91, pp. 1079-1094.

8. S.R. Kurtarkar, R. Saraswat, R. Nigam, B. Banerjee, R. Mallick, D.K. Naik, D.P. Singh, 2015. Assessing the effect of calcein incorporation on physiological processes of benthic foraminifera. Marine Micropaleontology, Vol. 114, pp. 36-45.

Presentation at Conferences (Abstract Published):

1. D.P. Singh, R. Saraswat, R. Nigam, 2020. Untangling the effect of organic matter and dissolved oxygen on living benthic foraminifera in the southeastern Arabian Sea. The Micropalaeontological Society-Microfossil Geochemistry Workshop (Poster).

2. D.P. Singh, R. Saraswat, A. Kaithwar, R. Nigam, 2019. Assessing the effect of low dissolved oxygen on benthic foraminiferal diversity and depth habitat in the Lakshadweep Sea. In Indian Colloquium on Micropaleontology and Stratigraphy (ICMS), held at Banaras Hindu University (Poster).

3. D.P. Singh, R. Saraswat, D.K. Naik, A. Mackensen, 2018. Indo-Pacific warm pool during the glacial-interglacial intervals: Implications for future warming. European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly, Vienna (Oral).

4. D.P. Singh, R. Saraswat, 2016. Rose-Bengal stained benthic foraminifera response to oxygen depleted condition. Meiofauna Summer School, IFREMER, Brest, France (Poster). 

5. D.P. Singh, R. Saraswat, 2015. Ecology and distribution of Uvigerina in the northern India Ocean. In Indian Colloquium on Micropaleontology and Stratigraphy (ICMS), held at the Institute of Science, Aurangabad (Oral).

6. D.P. Singh, R. Saraswat, D.K. Naik, R. Nigam, 2015. A first look at factors affecting aragonite compensation depth in the eastern Arabian Sea. In International Indian Ocean Expedition Symposium (IIOE), held at National Institute of Oceanography, Goa (Oral).

7. D.P. Singh, R. Saraswat, D.K. Naik, R. Nigam, 2014. Does bottom water oxygen concentration affect aragonite compensation depth in the southeastern Arabian Sea? In Annual Convention of Indian Geophysical Union (IGU), held at Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra (Oral).

8. D.P. Singh, R. Saraswat, D.K. Naik, 2013.Sedimentation rate in the eastern Arabian Sea during the last glacial-interglacial period. In Indian Colloquium on Micropaleontology and Stratigraphy (ICMS), held at Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, Dehradun (Oral).

9S.R. Kurtarkar, R. Saraswat, R. Nigam, B. Banerjee, R. Mallick, D.K. Naik, D.P. Singh, 2013. Laboratory culture experiment to understand the effect of calcein incorporation on physiological processes of benthic foraminifera. In Indian Colloquium on Micropaleontology and Stratigraphy (ICMS), held at Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, Dehradun.

10. D.K. Naik, R. Saraswat, R. Nigam, S. R. Kurtarkar, D. P. Singh, 2013. Productivity changes in the southeastern Arabian Sea during the last glacial-interglacial transition. In Indian Colloquium on Micropaleontology and Stratigraphy (ICMS), held at Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, Dehradun.

 

 


 

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