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     Manik Das Adhikari

Ph.D. fromIndian Institute of Technology Kharagpur - Geology and Geophysics
Supervisor(s)  Prof. S.K.Nath, Prof. D.J. Sen
Ph.D. status  Joined in 2010 :: In progress
AddressND-206, VSRC, IIT Campus, IIT Kharagpur
Formal Education
Exam / Degree Board / UnivBranchYear
M.Sc.Vidyasagar UniversityRemote Sensing and GIS2009

Research Areas
  • Remote Sensing (RS) and Geographic Information System (GIS) applications for Disaster Management
  • GIS for Cartographic application, Geo-statistical Analyst and Spatial Modelling
  • Active tectonic mapping through Remote Sensing and Ground Penetrating Radar
  • Probabilistic and Deterministic Seismic Hazard Assessment
  • Seismic Site Characterization,Liquefaction susceptibility mapping and Seismic Microzonation
  • Landslide Susceptibility mapping
  • Seismic Vulnerability and Risk Assessment

Papers Published in Journals
  • Earthquake induced Liquefaction Hazard, Probability and Risk Assessment in the city of Kolkata, India.. by Nath, S. K., N. Srivastava, C. Ghatak, M. D. Adhikari, A. Ghosh, and S.P.Shina Ray Journal of Seismology 22(1), 35-68 (2018)
  • A Unified Earthquake Catalogue for South Asia covering the period 1900-2014 by Nath, S. K., S. Mandal, M. D. Adhikari, and S. K. Maiti Natural Hazards 85(3),1787-1810 (2017)
  • Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Model of West Bengal, India by Maiti, S. K., S. K. Nath, M. D. Adhikari, N. Srivasthava, P. Sengupta and A. K. Gupta Journal of Earthquake Engineering  21(7),1113-1157 (2017)
  • Site-specific Next Generation Ground Motion Prediction Models for Darjeeling-Sikkim Himalaya using Strong Motion Seismometry by Adhikari, M.D., and S. K. Nath Journal of Indian Geophysical Union 20(2),151-170 (2016)
  • Seismic Vulnerability and Risk Assessment of Kolkata City, India by Nath, S. K, M. D. Adhikari, N. Devaraj and S. K. Maiti Natural Hazard and Earth System Science 15(6), 1103-1121 (2015)
  • Earthquake Scenario in West Bengal with emphasis on Seismic Hazard Microzonation of the City of Kolkata, India by Nath, S. K, M. D. Adhikari, S. K. Maiti, N. Devaraj, N. Srivastava and L. D. Mohapatra Natural Hazard and Earth System Science 14,2549 (2014)
  • Topographic gradient based site characterization in India complemented by strong ground-motion spectral attributes by Nath, S. K., K. K. S. Thingbaijam, M. D. Adhikari, A. Nayak, N. Devaraj, S. K. Ghosh, and A. K. Mahajan Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering 55,233-246. (2013)
  • Next Generation Attenuation Models and Time Independent Probabilistic Seismic Hazard of Darjeeling-Sikkim Himalaya by Nath, S. K and M. D. Adhikari International Journal of Earthquake Engineering and Hazard Mitigation 1(1), 29-54. (2013)
  • Assessment of Seismic Hazard Parameters for Guwahati Region in Northeast India by Maiti, S. K., M. D. Adhikari, and S. K. Nath Disaster Advances  6(3), 62-70 (2013)
  • Seismic Hazard of West Bengal with Special Emphasis on the Hazard, Vulnerability and Risk Microzonation of Kolkata by Nath, S. K, A. Ghosh, M. D. Adhikari, P. Sengupta, S. K. Maiti, N. Srivastava, N. Deveraj and K. Bera A Bulletin of Indian Geotechnical Society  4(1),3-5. (2013)
  • Landslide hazard and risk analysis in India at Regional Scale by Adhikari, M. D, S. K. Nath, and S. K. Maiti Disaster Advances  4(2),26-39 (2011)

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