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     Debajit Datta

Ph.D. fromIIT Kharagpur - Agricultural and Food Engineering
Supervisor(s)  Prof. P. Guha and Prof. R. N. Chattopadhyay
Ph.D. status  Joined in 2007 :: Completed in 2012
AddressBarrackpore, North 24 Parganas, West Bengal
Phone2593-2461
Emaildebajit.2.12.82@gmail.com
Formal Education
Exam / Degree Board / UnivBranchYear
M.Sc.University of CalcuttaGeography2006
B.Sc.University of Calcutta (Presidency College, Kolkata)Geography2004
12WBCHSE (Barrackpore Govt. High School)Science2001
10WBBSE (Rahara Ramakrishna Mission Boys Home)General1999

Research Areas
  • Sustainable Mangrove Management
  • Coastal Community Development
  • Environmental Planning and Management
  • Political Ecology

Skills
  • MAPINFO, ERDAS IMAGINE, SPSS, C, 21st Century GIS

Awards
  • FIRST CLASS SEVENTH AT M.Sc. EXAMINATION 2006 IN GEOGRAPHY FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF CALCUTTA
  • FIRST CLASS THIRD AT B.Sc. (HONS.) EXAMINATION 2004 IN GEOGRAPHY FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF CALCUTTA

Experience
  • Assistant Professor in the Department of Geography, Taki Government College, Taki, North 24 Parganas, West Bengal in West Bengal Education Service (18th November, 2010 onward)
  • Senior Research Fellow in the Department of Agricultural and Food Engineering of Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (13.08.09 to 17.11.10)
  • Junior Research Fellow in the AgFE Dept., IIT Kharagpur (15.11.07 to 12.08.09)

Teaching Experience
  • Geography(L) at Arbandi Netaji Vidyapith, Santipur, Nadia, West Bengal 21st March, 2006 to 11th August, 2007 (1 terms)
  • Geography(L) at Taki Government College 18.11.2010 onward (1 terms)
  • Geography(T) at Taki Government College 18.11.2010 onward (1 terms)
  • Geography(P) at Taki Government College 18.11.2010 onward (1 terms)

Fellowships / Scholarships
  • Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) in Geography in the UGC-National Eligibility Test (UGC-NET) of December, 2006
  • Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) in Earth Sciences in the CSIR UGC NET of December, 2006

Papers Published in Journals
  • Coastal tourism and beach sustainability-an assessment of community perceptions in Kovalam, India by Ghosh PK, Datta D Geografia-Malaysian Journal of Society and Space 8(7) 75-87 (2012)
  • Analysis of coastal land use land cover changes in the Indian Sunderbans using remotely sensed data by Datta D, Deb S Geo-spatial Information Science DOI 10.1080/10095020.2012.714104 (2012)
  • Community based mangrove management-a review on status and sustainability by Datta D, Chattopadhyay RN and Guha P Journal of Environmental Management 107(2012) 84-95 (2012)
  • Assessment of community-based initiatives in sustainable management of Indian dry deciduous forests by Datta D, Chatterjee D International Journal of Sustainable Development and World Ecology 19(2) 155-171 (2012)
  • Prospective livelihood opportunities from the mangroves of the Sunderbans, India by Datta D, Chattopadhyay RN and Deb S Research Journal of Environmental Sciences 5(6) 536-543 (2011)
  • Application of criteria and indicators in community based sustainable mangrove management in the Sunderbans, India by Datta D., Guha P., Chattopadhyay R. N. Ocean and Coastal Management 58(3) 468-477 (2010)
  • Criteria and Indicators for Assessment of Functioning of Forest Protection Committees in the Dry Deciduous Forests of West Bengal, India by Chattopadhyay R. N., Datta D. Ecological Indicators 10(3) 687-695 (2010)
  • Importance of RS-GIS in Mapping for Sustainable Management of Mangroves with Special Reference to the Sunderbans, India by Datta D and Chattopadhyay RN National Geographical Journal of India 56(2) 17-26 (2010)
  • Assessment and mapping of suburban waterlogging through participatory methods - A case study of Barrackpore by Datta D., Ghosh P. K. Geographical Review of India 77(2) 142-155 (2009)

Papers Presented at Conferences
  • Assessment of the Status of Sustainability in Community Based Mangrove Management in Indian Sunderbans by Datta D 34th Annual Conference of the Institute of Indian Geographers Centre for Earth Science Studies, Kerala (2012)
  • Conservation of Biodiversity through Generation of Sustainable Livelihood in Indian Sunderbans by Chattopadhyay RN, Datta D National Seminar on Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Development Vidyasagar University (2012)
  • Application of AHP based environmental vulnerability indicators for evaluation of the status of community forestry in the Sunderbans, India by Datta D, Chattopadhyay RN and Guha P National Seminar on Natural Resource Management University of Calcutta (2011)
  • Global water resource scenario and its management by Datta D, Saha M and Sarkar S National Seminar on Applied Geography and Application of Remote Sensing and GIS University of Calcutta (2005)

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