Publications

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A. Books


Bhattacharyya, K.(2011). The Lower Damodar River: Understanding the human role in changing fluvial environment. In: M. Nusser (Ed.): Advances in Asian Human-Environmental research 2011, 3, Berlin, Heidelberg, Springer-Verlag, New York.

A Front Matter
Chapter-1-Purpose and Perspectives
Chapter-2-Introduction
Chapter-3-Flood and Water Resource Management
Chapter-4-The Reservoired Lower Damodar-A Hydro-Geomorphic Perspective
Chapter-5-Colonization Processes on the Lower Damodar Riverbed
Chapter-6-The Controlled Lower Damodar River-A Social Perspective
Chapter-7-The Controlled Lower Damodar-A Product of Hydro-Geomorphic and AnthropogenicProcesses
Chapter-8-Towards Better Human Environment Interactions
Book Review in Journal of Hydrologic Engineering 19 (3) 2014
Book Review in PDF
Bhattacharyya, K. (1998). Applied Geomorphological study in a controlled tropical river-The case of the Damodar between Panchet Reservoir and Falta. Ph.D.dissertation, The University of Burdwan,Barddhaman,India,2000 (published as a book form in 2011 and titled as "The Lower Damodar River: Understanding the human role in changing fluvial environment"). (Will be uploading few more chapters soon).

Chapter-I-Purpose and Perspectives
Chapter-III-Literature Overview and Conceptual Background
Chapter-IV-History of Flood and Phases of controlling in the Lower Damodar
Chapter-VII-Sequence of Occupance on the Lower Damodar River-Bed
Chapter-XI-Theses

Book chapters


Bhattacharyya, K.; Wiley, M. J. (2014). Dams, riparian settlement and threat of climate change: A Case Study of the Damodar River, India, In: M. Nusser, (Ed): Large Dams in Asia: Contested Environments Between Hydro-Power and Resistance. Advances in Asian Human-Environmental Research 2, Berlin, Heidelberg, New York:Springer-Verlag.

Dams and riparian settlement and threat of climate change-Damodar River

Manuscripts in preparation


Bhattacharyya, K.et al. Reservoir Sedimentation: A Review. (Manuscript in preparation)

B. Story Maps / Articles / Reports


Bhattacharyya, K. 2016. Maps Weaving Interesting Story in Understanding the Geomorphology of the Anthropocene– A Case Study of the Damodar River, India, ESRI, Redlands, CA
Bhattacharyya, K. et al. Transformation of Fluvial Landscape into Hybrid Landscape-A Case Study in India. (Manuscript in preparation).
Bhattacharyya, K. et al. Change detection and mapping of the land use/land cover Change (LULCC), A Review (Manuscript in preparation).
Bhattacharyya, K. (2003). Reservoir sedimentation. Report 2003, submitted to the Department of Geography and Environmental Planning. University of California Berkeley, CA.
Bhattacharyya, K. (2002). Damodar Nad: Band Nirmaner Agge O Pare (Damodar River: In Pre and Post dam Period in Bengali), Pratiti 21-46, Hooghly, India.
Bhattacharyya, K. (1999-2000). Dams and some related issues-the case in the Lower Damodar River. Journal of the Indian Geographical Foundation, 1999-2000, 6-7, 101-119.
Bhattacharyya, K. (1999-2000). Impact of lateral control structures- A case in the Lower Damodar River. Journal of the Indian Geographical Foundation, 1999-2000, 6-7, 82-100.
Bhattacharyya, K. (1999). Floods, flood hazards and hazard reduction measures: A model-The case in the Lower Damodar River.Indian Journal of Landscape Systems and Ecological Studies, 1999, 22 (1), 57-68.

Basu, M.; Dhara, S.; and Bhattacharyya, K. (1995). On methodological issues in natural disaster research, (Abstr.), Abstr. National Colloquium on Human Response to Natural Hazard, The Geographical Society, Calcutta, 22-23.


Bhattacharyya, K. (1994). Water resource management in flood prone watershed region of micro-order: A case study of Kaliaghai- Kangsabati watershed. Journal of the Indian Geographical Foundation 1, 66-73.

C. Presentation of papers / invited talks / abstracts (selected)


Bhattacharyya, K. 2016. Reservoir Sedimentation: A Case Study. Association of American Geographers (AAG) 2016 Annual Meeting, March 29-April 2, San Francisco, CA.
Bhattacharyya, K. and Sarkar, A. Land use and land Cover (LULC) Change Detection in the Ganga-Damodar Region-A Participatory GIS Perspective, Association of American Geographers (AAG) 2015 Annual Meeting, April 21-25, Chicago, IL.
Bhattacharyya, K. (2014). Change detection and mapping of the land use/land cover (LULC) changes. Association of American Geographers (AAG) 2014 Annual Meeting, April 8-12,Tampa, FL.
Bhattacharyya, K. Inhabitation and Utilization of Damodar Riverbed and Sandbars, Presented paper at the paper session on a special symposium focused on research advances and needs in the geographical dimensions of land systems and land change. Association of American Geographers (AAG) 2013 Annual Meeting, April 9-13, Los Angeles, CA.
AAG 2013
Bhattacharyya, K.; Wiley M. J. (2010). Remote inundation mapping and satellite gauging link monsoonal flooding to conveyance constraints on the Lower Ganges. AGU Chapman Conference on Remote Sensing of the Terrestrial Water Cycle, Kona, Hawaii, USA, 19 –22 February 2012 (Manuscript in preparation).
Bhattacharyya, K. (2011). Chars (Sandbars) and Flood adaptation: Riparian Communities in the Lower Damodar River (Eastern India), paper session on Water and Human Well-being: Case Studies from Asia. Association of American Geographers (AAG) 2011 Annual Meeting April 14-19, Seattle, WA.
AAG 2011
Bhattacharyya, K. (2011). The Lower Damodar River: The human role in changing fluvial environment. Delivered a lecture at School of Natural Resources and Environment, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, April, 2010.
Bhattacharyya, K. (2009). After six decades of Dam operation: A case study of the Damodar River, India. Paper Presented at Annual Meeting of Association of American Geographers (AAG), March 22-27, Las Vegas, NV.
AAG 2009
Bhattacharyya, K. (2008). Managing river resources: A case study of the Damodar River, India (Abstr), AGU: American Geophysical Union 2008, 15-19 Dec.
AAG 2008
Bhattacharyya, K. (2005). Impacts of Dams on the Damodar River, delivered a lecture at the seminar organized by Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC), DVC Tower, Kolkata, Feb 5.
Bhattacharyya, K. (2002). Downstream effect of dams on a alluvial rivers: A Case Study in India. delivered a lecture at River meeting, Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning, University of California, Berkeley, CA, NOV, 2002.
Bhattacharyya, K. (2002). Volcanism Tectonics and Recent Geomorphological Change in Bay of Napoli, Italy, Delivered a lecture in the seminar organized by Indian Geographical Foundation, Jan 7 2002.
Bhattacharyya, K. (2001). Floods: resource or hazard- A case in the Lower Damodar River, India, (Abstr). International Water History Association (IWHA), 2001, Centre for development studies (CDS). University of Bergen, Norway, August 10-12.
IWHA 2001-Page-28-29
Bhattacharyya, K. (2001). Applied Geomorphological study in a controlled tropical river-The case of the Damodar between Panchet Reservoir and Falta. Delivered a lecture at the seminar organized by Irrigation and Waterways Department, Govt. of India, Jan, 3, 2001.
Bhattacharyya, K. (1998). Applied Geomorphological study in a controlled tropical river-The case of the Damodar between Panchet Reservoir and Falta. Thesis dissertation defence presentation, at The University of Burdwan, Oct, 17, 1998, Barddhaman,India.
Bhattacharyya, K. (1997). Human perception and adjustment in the riverine sand bars: a case study of the Lower Damodar River, India, (Abstr). 4th International conference of Geomorphologists, organized by University di Bologna in Bologna, Italy, 1997, 28 Aug-3 Sep, 79.
Human perception and adjustment in the Damodar char lands
Invitation
Bhattacharyya, K. (1995). Short-term vs. long-term impacts of river control structures on a flood-prone tropical river- a study in the upper sector of the lower Damodar, a subsystem of the Ganga River, India, (Abstr). 3rd Southeast Asian conference of the International Association of Geomorphologists, Organized by the National University of Singapore & Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, 1995, 18-23 June, 31.
Conference-1995
Basu, M., Dhara, S. and Bhattacharyya, K. (1995). On methodological issues in natural disaster research, (Abstr). National Colloquium on Human Response to Natural Hazard, The Geog. Soc., India, Calcutta: 1995, 22-23.
Bhattacharyya, K. (1994). Water resource management in flood-prone watershed region of micro-order- a case study of Kaliaghai-Kangsabati watershed, Delivered a lecture at the conference Organized by Indian Geographical Foundation, Nov, 1994.
Bhattacharyya, K. (1992). Human response and land use characteristics in flood prone sandbars of the Damodar, (Abstr.), Abstr.National Geographical Conference of the National Geographical Association, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Basu, M. and Bhattacharyya, K. (1991). Flood disaster reduction measures in the Lower Damodar, West Bengal, India, (Abstr), Abstr. International symposium of Flood Disaster Reduction in Southeast Asia 1991, Organized by Waseda University, Tokyo, Nov, 10-11.
International Symposium of Flood Disaster Reduction
Bhattacharyya K. (1991). From hazard to resource. Paper presented at 78, Session of the Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA), held at Indore, 1991, Jan 3-8, 47.
Indian Science Congress-1991
Bhattacharyya, K. (1990). Developmental issues in cyclone-prone (A.P) and flood-prone (W.B). Paper presented at the National Seminar on Cartography for the Development of outlying states and islands of India and Seminar to commemorate to centenary celebration of Brarat ratna Dr. B. Rao Ambedkar, organized by National Atlas and Thematic Mapping Organization (NATMO) and Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, Dec-3-6, 1990.
National Seminar
Bhattacharyya, K. (1989). Tropical riverine flood hazard reduction measures: A model. Paper presented at the National Seminar on Applied Geography, organized by National Atlas and Thematic Mapping Organization (NATMO) and Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, Nov-14-17, 1989.
National Seminar
Bhattacharyya, K. (1989). Meandering habits of the Ajay River between Sunia and Begunkola in the district of Barddhaman and the planning of village space and population size-a micro level study in applied geography. Paper presented at the Indian Geography Congress 1989, Organized by the University of Delhi, India, Oct 3-5, 1.
NAGI-1989
Bhattacharyya, K and Basu, M. (1988). Floods, flood plains and human adjustment, a case study of the Kaliaghai River, West Bengal. Paper presented at the Indian Geography Congress 1988, organized by the University of Mysore India, Dec 26-28, 112.
NAGI-1988

D. Attended Field Trips to Eight Countries


Oregon, 2008, 2016
Arkansas, 2013/2014,California, 2002-03, 2013
Michigan, 2010-2011
Washington State, 2004

British Columbia, Ontario, Canada, 2005, 2006, 2007
Several River Basins in India, between 1985 and 2013
Dakha, Bangladesh, 1999
Temburong, Brunei, 1999
Napoli, Bologna, Rome, Venice, Vatican,1997
Sabah, Malayasia, 1995
Singapore, 1995

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