Sananda Kundu

Designation: Assistant Professor

Specialization: Remote Sensing, Hydrology, Climate change

Contact:

Email: skundu [AT] manipuruniv.ac.in

Ph.D.

Sananda Kundu

Assistant Professor

Department of Geography, Manipur University

Canchipur, Impahl-795003

skundu [AT] manipuruniv.ac.in

 

Specialization: Remote Sensing, Hydrology, Climate change

Areas of Interest: Evapotranspiration, Flood analysis, Climate change, Landuse change modeling, Water balance, Downscaling, Hydrological modeling, Remote Sensing and GIS.

 

Educational Qualifications:

2015 Ph.D from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee, India (Department of Water Resources Development and Management)

2010 M.Sc in Geoinformation Science and Earth Observation from the University of Twente, Netherlands (Joint program of Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC) and Indian Institute of Remote Sensing, (IIRS), Dehradun under Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO)

2007 M.Sc in Geography from the University of Calcutta

2005 B.Sc in Geography, from the Lady Brabourne College, University of Calcutta


 

Post-doctoral Experience

Post-Doctoral Research Associate in the University of South Carolina, USA (School of Earth, Ocean and Environment) from 2017. Worked on the flood inundation and depth analysis caused by the hurricanes under the project of NASA and on Evapotranspiration and future climate change projection.

 

Awards/Scholarship

Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) NET JRF (2010, June) in Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Sciences.

 

Memberships

American Geophysical Union

Indian Water Resources Society (Life member)

 

 

 

Publications

 

Google scholar

(https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?hl=en&user=ultkMRkAAAAJ&view_op=list_works&sortby=pubdate)

 

Published Research Papers

 

  1. Kundu, S., Mondal, A., Khare, D., Hain, C., & Lakshmi, V. (2018). Projecting Climate and Land Use Change Impacts on Actual Evapotranspiration for the Narmada River Basin in Central India in the Future. Remote Sensing, 10(4), 578.

  2. Kundu, S., Khare, D., & Mondal, A. (2017). Past, present and future land use changes and their impact on water balance. Journal of Environmental Management, Elsevier, 197, 582-596.

  3. Kundu, S., Khare, D., & Mondal, A. (2017). Future changes in rainfall, temperature and reference evapotranspiration in the central India by least square support vector machine. Geoscience Frontiers, Elsevier, 8(3), 583-596.

  4. Kundu, S., Khare, D., & Mondal, A. (2017). Individual and combined impacts of future climate and land use changes on the water balance. Ecological Engineering, Elsevier, 105, 42-57.

  5. Kundu, S., Khare, D., & Mondal, A. (2016). Interrelationship of rainfall, temperature and reference evapotranspiration trends and their net response to the climate change in Central India. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, Springer. DOI: 10.1007/s00704-016-1924-5.

  6. Kundu, S., Khare, D., & Mondal, A. Landuse change impact on sub-watersheds prioritization by Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP). Ecological Informatics, Elsevier Publisher. Doi: 10.1016/j.ecoinf.2017.10.007

  7. Kundu, S., Mondal, A., Khare, D., Mishra, P. K., & Shukla, R. 2014. Shifting shoreline of Sagar Island Delta, India. Journal of Maps, Taylor and Francis 10(4), pp. 612-619.

  8. Kundu, S., Aggarwal, SP., Kingma, N., Mondal, A., Khare, D. 2015. Flood Monitoring using Microwave Remote Sensing in a part of Nuna River Basin, Odisha, India. Natural Hazards, Springer. 76(1), pp. 123–138 DOI: 10.1007/s11069-014-1478-8.

  9. Kundu, S., Khare, D., Mondal, A., Mishra, P. K. 2015. Analysis of Spatial and Temporal Variation in Rainfall Trend of Madhya Pradesh, India (1901-2011). Environmental Earth Sciences, Springer. 73(12), pp. 8197-8216. DOI: 10.1007/s12665-014-3978-y

  10. Mondal, A., Khare, D., & Kundu, S. Uncertainty of Soil Erosion Modeling Using Open Source High Resolution and Aggregated DEMs, Geoscience Frontiers Journal, Elsevier, Publisher, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gsf.2016.03.004.

  11. Mondal, A., Khare, D., Kundu, S. 2015. Spatial and Temporal Analysis of Rainfall and Temperature Trend of India. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 122(1-2), pp. 143-158, Springer. DOI: 10.1007/s00704-014-1283-z.

  12. Mondal, A., Khare, D., & Kundu, S. 2016. Impact of climate change on future soil erosion and SOC loss in different slope, soil and landuse condition, Natural Hazards, Springer Publisher, DOI: 10.1007/s11069-016-2255-7.

  13. Mondal, A., Khare, D., Kundu, S., Meena, P. K., Mishra, P. K., & Sukla, R. 2014. Impact of climate change on future soil erosion in different slope, landuse and soil type conditions in a part of Narmada river basin. Journal of Hydrologic Engineering (ASCE), 20(6), pp. C5014003-1 to C5014003-12, DOI:10.1061/(ASCE)HE.1943-5584.0001065.

  14. Mondal, A., Khare, D., Kundu, S. 2016. Uncertainty Analysis of Soil Erosion Modeling Using Different Resolution of Open Source DEMs. Geocarto International, Taylor and Francis. DOI:10.1080/10106049.2016.1140822.

  15. Mondal, A., Khare, D., & Kundu, S. (2016). A comparative study of soil erosion modelling by MMF, USLE and RUSLE. Geocarto International, Taylor and Francis. DOI: 10.1080/10106049.2016.1232313.

  16. Mondal, A., Khare, D., & Kundu, S. (2016). Change in rainfall erosivity in the past and future due to climate change in the central part of India. International Soil and Water Conservation Research, Elsevier, 4(3), 186-194.

  17. Mondal, A., Khare, D., & Kundu, S. Estimation of Soil Organic Carbon Using Regression Kriging Method. The Egyptian Journal of Remote Sensing and Space Sciences, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.ejrs.2016.06.004

  18. Khare, D., Patra, D., Mondal, A and Kundu, S. 2015. Impact of Landuse/Land Cover Change on Run-off in a Catchment of Narmada River in India. Journal of Applied Geomatics, 7(1), pp. 23-35. Springer. DOI: 10.1007/s12518-014-0148-6.

  19. Khare, D., Patra, D., Mondal, A and Kundu, S. 2014. Impact of Landuse/ Land Cover Change on Run-off in the Catchment of a Hydro Power Project. Journal of Applied Water Science, Springer. DOI: 10.1007/s13201-015-0292-0.

  20. Khare, D., Mondal, A and Kundu, S., Mishra, P. K. Climate Change Impact on Soil Erosion in Mandakini River Basin, North India. Journal of Applied Water Science, Springer.

 

Published Book Chapters and Full Proceedings

 

  1. Kundu, S., Khare, D., Mondal, A., & Mishra, P. K. (2014, January). Crop Identification by Fuzzy C-Mean in Ravi Season Using Multi-Spectral Temporal Images. In Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Soft Computing for Problem Solving (pp. 391-401). Springer. DOI: 10.1007/978-81-322-1768-8_35

  2. Kundu, S., Khare, D., Mondal, A., & Mishra, P. K. (2014). Long Term Rainfall Trend Analysis (1871–2011) for Whole India. In Climate Change and Biodiversity (pp. 45-60). Springer. DOI: 10.1007/978-4-431-54838-6_4

  3. Kundu, S., Khare, D., & Mondal, A. (2017). Future Projection of Rainfall by Statistical Downscaling Method in a Part of Central India. In Environment and Earth Observation (pp. 57-70). Springer. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-46010-9_4

  4. Mondal, A., Khare, D., Kundu, S., & Mishra, P. K. (2014). Detection of Land Use Change and Future Prediction with Markov Chain Model in a Part of Narmada River Basin, Madhya Pradesh. In Landscape Ecology and Water Management (pp. 3-14). Springer. DOI: 10.1007/978-4-431-54871-3_1

  5. Mondal, A., Khare, D., Kundu, S., Mishra, P. K., & Meena, P. K. (2014, January). Landuse Change Prediction and Its Impact on Surface Run-off Using Fuzzy C-Mean, Markov Chain and Curve Number Methods. In Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Soft Computing for Problem Solving (pp. 365-376). Springer. DOI: 10.1007/978-81-322-1768-8_33

  6. Mishra, P. K., Khare, D., Mondal, A., & Kundu, S. (2014). Multiple Linear Regression Based Statistical Downscaling of Daily Precipitation in a Canal Command. In Climate Change and Biodiversity (pp. 73-83). Springer. DOI: 10.1007/978-4-431-54838-6_6

  7. Mondal, A., Khare, D., & Kundu, S. (2017). Identification of Crop Types with the Fuzzy Supervised Classification Using AWiFS and LISS-III Images. In Environment and Earth Observation (pp. 73-86). Springer. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-46010-9_5

 

Conference Papers (International)

  1. Kundu, S., Lakshmi, V. 2020. Estimating climate change impact on actual evapotranspiration using CMIP6 data and SEBAL. American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting.

  2. Kundu, S., Lakshmi, V. 2019. Use of two approaches to downscale satellite-based calculated daily actual evapotranspiration from MODIS using SEBAL. American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting.

  3. Kundu, S., Lakshmi, V., Torres, R. 2018. Estimation of inundation, depth, and magnitude of flooding during the Hurricane Harvey using Sentinel-1 and UAVSAR data. American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting.

  4. Roy, C., Kundu, S., Lakshmi, V. 2018. Dynamics of annual and seasonal variation of daytime and nighttime LST and NDVI in India. American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting.

  5. Kundu, S., Lakshmi, V., Torres, R. 2017. Use of C-band Sentinel-1 and L-band UAVSAR data for flood extent mapping during Hurricane Harvey. American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting.

  6. Kundu, S., Jung, H. C., Lakshmi, V., Torres, R. 2017. Flood extent mapping using Sentinel-1 data. American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting.

  7. Khare, D., Kundu, S., Mondal, A., Hain, C., and Lakshmi, V. 2017. Landuse change impact on actual evapotranspiration using SEBAL and future changes. American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting.

  8. Chandaniha, S.K., Mondal, A, Lakshmi, V., Kundu, S. and Hashemi, H. 2017. Comparison of precipitation from gauge and Tropical Rainfall Measurement Mission (TRMM) for river basins of India. American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting.

  9. Garg, R.D., Guha, S., Mondal, A, Lakshmi, V. and Kundu, S. 2017. Downscaling of Seasonal Landsat-8 and MODIS Land Surface Temperature (LST) in Kolkata, India. American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting.

  10. Guha, S., Mondal, A, Lakshmi, V., Kundu, S., Garg, R.D. and Govil, H. 2017. Evaluation the NCI Technique in Land use/ Land cover Change Detection using Landsat data. American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting.

  11. Lakshmi, V., Mondal, A., Kundu, S. (2016, February). Assessment of Water Sustainability Index Using Reliability-Resilience-Vulnerability Criteria Considering Climatic Variation over India. In AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts.

  12. Kundu, S., Khare, D, Mondal, A, Mishra. P.K. Crop Identification by Fuzzy C-Mean in Ravi Season using Multi-Spectral Temporal Images. 3rd International Conference on Soft Computing for Problem Solving (SocPros-2013), Delhi, India. December 26-28, 2013. IIT Roorkee (Greater Noida Extension Centre) and co-organized by University of California, Berkeley, USA (Springer Proceedings).

  13. Kundu, S., Khare, D, Mondal, A, Mishra. P.K., Shukla, R. Analysis of the Long-term Rainfall Trend for Madhya Pradesh (1901-2011). 8th International Congress on Climate Change, Territorial Classification & Socio-Economic Crisis, Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, April 23–25, 2013 India. Bharthidasan University, Tiruchirappalli and National Polytechnic Institute, Mexico.

  14. Kundu, S., Khare, D, Mondal, A, Mishra. P.K. Long term rainfall trend analysis (1871-2011) for whole India. International Geographical Union (IGU) Conference on Geoinformatics for Biodiversity and Climate Change, Rohtak, Haryana, March 14-16, 2013. Department of Geography, Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak, Haryana.

  15. Kundu, S., Khare, D., Mondal, A., Mishra, P.K., Shukla, R, Meena, P. 2013. Estimation of Evapotranspiration by Penman Monteith Method in Madhya Pradesh. International Conference on Regional Development: Sustainability, Socio-economic Development in Jammu & Kashmir. Dated on 5th –6th June, 2013 in Dept. of Geography and Regional Development, University of Kashmir, Srinagar, India.

 

 

Contribution as a Reviewer

International Journal of Climatology (Wiley)

Land Degradation & Development (Wiley)

Journal of Hydrology (Elsevier)

Journal of Integrative Agriculture (Elsevier)

Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics (Springer)

Stochastic Environmental & Risk assessment (Springer)

Remote Sensing (MDPI)

Geomatics, Natural Hazards and Risk (Taylor & Francis)

Hydrological Sciences Journal (Taylor & Francis)

Geocarto International (Taylor & Francis)

PNAS (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America)