Pitambar, Pati - Department of Earth Sciences,Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Pitambar, Pati
Pitambar Pati Associate professor pitambar.pati@es.iitr.ac.in
Areas of Interest
  • Applied Geomorphology, Applied Sedimentology, Basin Analysis, Tectonics and its Application
Professional Background
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2018-01-01OngoingAssociate ProfessorIIT Roorkee
2012-01-016 years Assistant ProfessorIIT Roorkee
2008-01-014 years GeologistGeological Survey of India
Multiple Posts
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2018-01-01OngoingWarden, Azad BhawanIIT Roorkee
2020-07-01OngoingChief Warden, Azad BhawanIIT Roorkee
2013-01-012 years O.C. ExaminationDept. of Earth Sciences, IIT Roorkee
2013-01-011 year O.C. Time TableDept. of Earth Sciences, IIT Roorkee
2008-01-014 years GeologistGeological Survey of India
Educational Details
DegreeSubjectUniversityYear
Ph.DGeomorphology and SedimentologyIIT Roorkee2008
M.Sc.Applied GeologyIIT Roorkee2003
B.Sc.Geology (H)Sambalpur2001
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyStart DatePeriod
Neotectonically controlled coastal subsidence along parts of Odisha coast: A study of future of IECIIT ROORKEE (FIG)2013-017 years 6 months
Understanding the Crustal Configuration of Garhwal Kumaon Himalaya using Gravity & Magnetic studies.DST-SERB2017-01Ongoing
Participation in seminars
NamePlaceSponsored ByDate
International Union for Quaternary Research (INQUA) 2019 Dublin IrelandIIT Roorkee2019-01
35th International Geological CongressCape TownIIT Roorkee2016-01
Memberships
  • American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Member
Teaching Engagements
TitleCourse CodeClass NameSemester
Physical GeologyES-207Int. Mtech. Geological Technology-IIAutumn
Plate TectonicsESN-611M.Sc. -II (Applied Geology)Autumn
Geology of PetroleumIES-03Civil Eng.-III, Mechanical Eng.-III, Metallurgical Eng.-III, Chemical Eng., Biotech.Spring
Basin AnalysisESN-344M.Sc. -II (Applied Geology) M.Tech (Geological Tech.III and Geophysical Tech.-III)Spring
Advanced GeomorphologyESN-524M.Sc -I (Applied Geology)Spring
Projects and Thesis Supervised
Title of ProjectNames of Students
GROUND PENETRATING RADAR STUDY OF PALEOCHANNELS OF THE TERMINAL FANS IN PARTS OF THE GANGA PLAINShivam Kumar Singh, M.Tech Dissertation, 2018
MORPHOTECTONIC EVALUATION OF PLAIN FED RIVERS IN PARTS OF GANGA PLAINAbhijeet Santra, M.Sc Dissertation, 2018
TECTONO-GEOMORPHIC CHARACTERISTICS OF BASEMENT FAULTS IN THE GANGA PLAINSandeep Kandha, M.Sc Dissertation, 2018
RECONSTRUCTION OF PALAEODRAINAGE USING HIGH RESOLUTION DEM AND STAGNANT WATER BODIES IN THE GHAGGARTrisha Sonowal, M.Sc Dissertation, 2017
NEOTECTONIC SIGNATURES OF LUCKNOW AND MORADABAD BASEMENT FAULTS IN THE GANGA PLAINRitu Madan, M.Tech Dissertation, 2017
GEOMORPHIC AND GPR SIGNATURE OF EAST PATNA FAULT IN THE MIDDLE GANGA PLAINParag Nandi, M.Tech Dissertation, 2017
GEOMORPHOLOGICAL AND GPR STUDY OF WEST PATNA FAULT IN THE MIDDLE GANGA PLAINSushant Katiyar, M.Tech Dissertation, 2017
TECTONIC-GEOMORPOLOGY OF THE TERMINAL FANS BETWEEN THE GHAGGHAR-GANGA INTERFLUVEHemant Meena, M.Tech Dissertation, 2016
GROUND PENETRATING RADAR STUDY IN THE EASTERN MARGIN OF THE PRANHITA-GODAVARI VALLEYAhire Vikas Dadasahab, M.Tech Dissertation, 2016
TECTONIC GEOMORPHOLOGY OF THE TERMINAL FANS IN THE PARTS OF THE UPPER GANGETIC PLAINRoopak Malik, M.Tech Dissertation, 2016
ZIRCON MORPHOLOGY AND ITS U-Pb AGES FROM THE MAIN CENTRAL THRUST ZONE, WESTERN HIMACHAL AND GARHWKislay Kumud, M.Tech Dissertation, 2016
NEOTECTONIC ACTIVITIES IN PARTS OF MAHANADI DELTARahul Jaiswal, M.Tech Dissertation, 2016
DEPOSITIONAL CHARACTERISTICS OF PENGANGA LIMESTONE IN THE EASTERN MARGIN OF THE PRANHITA GODAVARI VANicky Nishad, M.Tech Dissertation, 2016
GEOCHEMISTRY OF PALEOSOL FROM THE WESTERN BASTAR CRATON AND ITS CLIMATIC IMPLICATIONParvej Alam, M.Tech Dissertation, 2016
INFLUENCE OF SEISMICITY ON FLUVIAL GEOMORPHOLOGY ALONG THE BASEMENT FAULTS IN THE GANGA PLAINSoumya Ranjan Sahoo, M.Sc. Dissertation, 2016
DEFORMATION CHARACTERISTICS OF MALANI VOLCANIC SUITE AROUND POKHRAN, RAJASTHANSaptarshi Ghosh, M.Tech Dissertation 2015
TECTONO-GEOMORPHIC CHARACTERISTICS OF TERMINAL FANS IN MIDDLE GANGETIC PLAIN Debasmita Maharana, M.Sc. Dissertation, 2016
GEOLOGICAL CHARACTERISTICS AND MINERALIZATION ALONG THE EASTERN MARGIN OF THE FAULT BOUNDED PENGANGAAmulya Ratna Roul, M.Sc. Dissertation 2015
SPECIAL CHARACTERIZATION OF HYDROCARBON MICROSEEPAGE INDUCED CHANGES IN ROCK/SOIL WITH A CASE STUDYPrem Chandra Maurya, M.Sc. Dissertation 2015
TECTONO-GEOMORPHIC CHARACTERISTICS OF BASEMENT FAULTS IN THE INDO-GANGETIC FORELAND BASINPooja Tripathi, M.Sc. Dissertation 2015
STUDY OF FAULT BOUNDED IRON-ORE OCCURRENCE IN THE EASTERN MARGIN OF PAKAHAL BASIN, MAHARASHTRASubrat Sundaray, M.Tech Dissertation, 2014
DEPOSITIONAL CHARCTERISTICS OF POKHRAN BOULDER BED AND OVERLYING SONIA SANDSTONE AROUND POKHRAN AREAFredrick Ronald Kispottaam, M.Tech Dissertation 2015
STUDY OF TECTONIC GEOMORPHOLOGY AND GEORADAR FACIES CHANGES AROUND PURI, ODISHA: AN IMPLICATIONAlekha Chandra Behra, M.Tech Dissertation, 2014
RADIOCARBON DATING OF CALCRETE FROM YAMUNA-GANGA DOAB:A LINK BETWEEN NEOTECTONISM AND CLIMATE CHANGESunita Mohapatra, M.Tech Dissertation, 2014
HOLOCENE TECTONO-SEDIMENTARY EVOLUTION OF PARTS OF THE BAITARANI DELTA AROUND JAJPUR AREA, ODISHADebashish Jana, M.Tech Dissertation, 2014
USE OF GROUND PENETRATING RADAR IN STUDY OF NEOTECTONISM AND SEDIMENTATION PATTERN IN PARTS OF THEDeviprasad Jena, M.Tech Dissertation, 2014
TECTONO-SEDIMENTARY EVOLUTION OF DEHRADUN FANRajkumar Meena, M.Tech Dissertation, 2014
Research Scholar Groups
Scholar NameInterest
Chinmay DashNeotectonics, Coastal Subsidence
Narendra Kumar PatelNeotectonics, Climate Change, Quaternary Sedimentology
Ankit Gupta Sedimentology, Neotectonics, Geomorphology
Shashi Ranjan RaiP-T evolution, Geochronology of migmatite
Bishnu Prasad MishraMineral Deposits, Exploration Geology, Ore body modelling
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Date
REMOTE SENSING BASED COAL FIRE STUDIES IN JHARIA COALFIELD, INDIAAshwani RajuO2009-01
TECTONIC EFFECTS ON GEOMORPHOLOGY AND SEDIMENTATION IN PARTS OF THE WESTERN BASTAR CRATONVijay SharmaO2011-01
LATE QUATERNARY MORPHOTECTONIC EVOLUTION OF THE SONE MEGAFAN, MIDDLE GANGA PLAIN, INDIAAditya Kumar VermaO2013-01
PALEOGEOGRAPHIC AND PALEOCLIMATIC RECONSTRUCTION ALONG THE MAHANADI DELTAChinmay DashO2013-01
TECTONIC AND CLIMATIC INFLURNCE ON TERMINAL FANS ASSOCIATED WITH BASEMENT FAULTS IN THE GANGA PLAINNarendra Kumar PatelO2014-01
TECTONIC GEOMORPHOLOGY AND SEDIMENTOLOGY IN PARTS OF THE GANGA-GHAGHARA INTERFLUVEAnkit GuptaO2014-01
P-T EVOLUTION, GEOCHRONOLOGY OF MIGMATITE OF HIGHER HIMALAYAN CRYSTALLINE, KINNAUR, HIMACHAL PRADESHShashi Ranjan RaiO2016-01
REGIONAL GEOLOGY AND HYDROCARBON POTENTIAL IN PART OF THE WESTERN HIMALAYARajesh SharmaO2016-01
METALLOGENY, CRUSTAL EVOLUTION AND TECTONOTHERMAL HISTORY OF BETUL BELTBishnu Prasad MishraO2018-01
NEOTECTONIC INDICATORS IN LESSER HIMALAYARajkumar KashyapO2019-01
Visits to outside institutions
Institute VisitedPurpose of VisitDate
Cape Town, South AfricaAttending 35th International Geological Congress
National International Collaboration
TopicOrganisation
Neotectonically derived coastal subsidence along Indian East Coast.Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Kolkata
Refereed Journal Papers

Full papers published in refereed journals: (Sequence of authors as published in the paper) :

  1. Patel, N.K., Pati, P., Verma, A.K., Dash, C., Gupta, A., Sharma, V. 2020. Seismicity around the Mahendragarh-Dehradun basement fault in the western Ganga Plain, India: A neotectonic perspective. International Journal of Earth Sciences, 109(2), 689-706 (https://doi.org/10.1007/s00531-020-01826-8).
  2. Nathala, K.R., Dora, M.L., Deshmukh, M.S., Malpe, D.B.,  Baswani, S.R., Sai, V.V.S.,  Gopalakrishna G., Ghosh, S., Pati, P., Meshram, T. 2019. Characterization of copper ± (gold) vein‐type mineralization along terrain boundary fault, Dubarpeth in Central India: Constraints from fluid inclusion, stable isotope, and in situ trace element geochemistry of sulphides. Geological Journal. (https://doi.org/10.1002/gj.3663).
  3. Pati, P., Verma, A.K., Dash, C., Patel, N.K., Gupta, A., Sharma, V., Jakhmola, R.P., Parkash, B., Awasthi, A.K., and Saraf, A. K.  2019. Influence of neotectonism on geomorphology and depositional architecture of the Gandak megafan, middle Ganga plain, India. Geomorphology. 327, pp. 489-503.
  4. Pati, P. Acharya, V. Verma, A.K., Patel, N.K., Jakhmola, R.P., Dash, C., Sharma, V., Gupta, A., Parkash, B. and Awasthi, A. K. 2018. Holocene tectono-geomorphic evolution of Haryana plains, Western Ganga plain, India.  Arabian Journal of Geosciences, 11(13), p.361.
  5. Sharma, V., Pati, P. Dora, M.L., Patel, N.K., Dash, C., Alam, P., Verma, A.K. and Gupta, A. 2018. Paleoweathering and paleoclimatic reconstructions using Neoproterozoic paleosol in the eastern margin of the Pranhita-Godavari basin, India.  Journal of the Geological Society of India, 92(2), pp.201-208.
  6. Verma, A.K., Pati, P. and Sharma, V., 2017. Soft sediment deformation associated with the East Patna Fault south of the Ganga River, northern India: Influence of the Himalayan tectonics on the southern Ganga plain. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 143, pp.109-121.
  7. Singh, A., Raju, A., Pati, P. and Kumar, N. 2017. Mapping of coal fire in Jharia Coalfield, India: A remote sensing based approach. Journal of Indian Society of Remote Sensing, 1-8.
  8. Raju, A., Singh, A., Kumar, S. and Pati, P. 2016. Temporal monitoring of coal fires in Jharia Coalfield, India. Environmental Earth Sciences, 75. 12, 1-15.
  9. Pati, P., Pradhan, R. M., Dash, C., Parkash, B. and Awasthi, A. K. 2015. Terminal fans and the Ganga plain tectonism: A study of neotectonism and segmentation episodes of the Indo-Gangetic foreland basin, India. Earth-Science Reviews, 148, 134-149.
  10. Khan, M. S. H., Haque, M. M., Pati, P., Chowdhury, K. R. and Biswas, S. 2015. OSL derived uplift rate of Dakhin Nhila anticline along the southeastern coast of the Bay of Bengal, Bangladesh. Himalayan Geology, 36(2), 143-152.
  11. Pati, P., Parkash, B., Awasthi, A. K. and Jakhmola, R. P. 2012. Spatial and temporal distribution of inland fans/terminal fans between the Ghaghara and Kosi rivers indicate eastward shift of neotectonic activities along the Himalayan front. A study from parts of the upper and middle Gangetic plains, India. Earth-Science Reviews, 115(4), 201-216.
  12. Parkash, B., Rathor, R. S., Pati, P., Jakhmola, R. P. and Singh, S. 2011. Convergence rates along the Himalayan frontal thrust inferred from terraces at Chandidevi Temple Hill, Hardwar, Northwestern Himalaya. Current Science, 100(9), 1426-1432.
  13. Pati, P., Parkash, B., Awasthi, A.K., Acharya, V. and Singh, S. 2011. Concealed thrusts in the Middle Gangetic plain, India—a ground penetrating radar study proves the truth against the geomorphic features supporting normal faulting. J. Asian Earth Sci. 40 (1), 315-325.
  14. Pati, P., Parkash, B., Awasthi, A.K. and Acharya, V. 2011. Holocene tectono-geomorphic evolution of parts of the Upper and Middle Gangetic plains, India. Geomorphology, Vol. 128 (3), 148–170.
  15. Bhosle, B., Parkash, B., Awasthi, A. K. and Pati, P. 2009. Use of digital elevation models and drainage patterns for locating active faults in the Upper Gangetic Plain, India. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 30(3), 673-691.
  16. Sinha, V. P., Nathan, N. P., Mishra V. P., Gupta, P., Guha, D.B., Ravi, S., Chakravorty, Sesha, R., Sai. V.V.S, Rao, S.S., Sarkar S. S., Roy, B., Pankaj, P., Pati, P., Dasgupta, S. Sadhna and Konglah, M. A., 2009. Geology and Mineral Resources of India, Geological Survey of India, Mis. Pub. 30, Part- XXII.
  17. Khan, M.S.H., Biswas, S., Singh, S. and Pati P. 2006. OSL Chronology of Dihing Formation and Recent Upliftment Rate Along the Dauki Fault, NE Bangladesh, Bangadesh Geoscience Journal, Vol. 12, 1-11.

 

Book Chapters:

  1. Dash, C., Pati., P.  2019. Active-Fault Controlled Fluvial Geomorphology along the Coastal Plain of Odisha: East Coast of India. In Advances in Remote Sensing and Geo Informatics Applications. Springer, Cham, pp. 333-337.

 

Papers in Conferences

  1. Patel, N.K. and Pati, P. 2020. Development of new techniques for mapping of buried paleochannels within alluvial sediments: A case study from the terminal fans in the Ganga plain. IGC36. New Delhi, India.
  2. Pati, P., Dash, C and Jaishwal, M. K. 2019. Basement Fault Propagation Through Quaternary Sediments Along The Indian East Coast: A Remote Sensing And GPR Based Study. International Union for Quaternary Research (INQUA) Dublin Ireland.
  3. Patel, N.K. and Pati, P. 2019. Neotectonic control on Solani river basin in the western part of the Himalayan foothills, India. International Union for Quaternary Research (INQUA) Dublin Ireland.
  4. Gupta, A., Pati, P., Verma, A. K., Yadav, B. and Dash, C. 2018. Surface signatures of basement fault reactivation in the Ganga plain. American Geophysical Union (AGU)-2018.
  5. Patel, N.K., Pati, P. and Verma, A. K. 2018. Seismotectonic study of the basement fault in the western Ganga plain, India: A neotectonic approach. American Geophysical Union (AGU)-2018.
  6. Patel, N.K., Pati, P. and Verma, A. K. 2018. Different phases of Solani River rejuvenation at Himalayan foothills: Implication of Himalayan Tectonics and climate change. Japan Geoscience Union Meeting (JpGU)-2018.
  7. Patel, N.K., Pati, P. and Verma, A. K. 2017.Remote sensing and GPR based paleochannel mapping on Holocene terminal fans in the Ghaggar-Yamuna interfluve, India: A neotectonic perspective. International Proceedings in Geo-spatial Technologies and Earth Resourses (GTER-2017). Publishing House for Science and Technology, Hanoi, ISBN 978-604-913-618-4.
  8. Patel, N.K. and Pati, P. 2017. Paleochannel mapping of terminal fans in the Ghaggar-Yamuna interfluve and its tectono-climatic implication. Second National Geo-Research Scholar Meet-2017.
  9. Verma, A.K. and Pati, P. 2016. Relative chronological shift of the geomorphic processes across the Sone megafan in the Southern Ganga plain: An evidence from fluvial geomorphology. National Geo-Research Scholar Meet-2016.
  10. Sharma, V. and Pati, P. 2016. Autoclastic mass flow in the eastern margin of the Pranhita-Godavari Basin: An indicator of basin margin faulting. National Geo-Research Scholar Meet-2016.
  11. Verma, A.K. and Pati, P. 2016. Neotectonically controlled block tilting and its influence on drainage and soil characteristics of the Sone megafan: A study of the Himalayan tectonics to the south of the Ganga River. 35th International Geological Congress 2016.
  12. Raju, A., Singh, A., Pati, P. and Solanki, J. N. 2016. Temporal monitoring of coal fires from space: A case study in Jharia Coalfield, India. 35th International Geological Congress 2016.
  13. Pradhan, R M., and Pati. P. 2015. Neotectonic influence on geomorphology in the Gandak megafan of the Indo-Gangetic foreland basin, India. American Geophysical Union Conference.
  14. Parkash. B., Rathore. S. and Pati. P. 2012. Strong Coupled and Segmented Nature of the Himalaya and the Adjoining Gangetic Foreland Basin. EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts, Vol. 14, Pages 52-32.
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