NCAOR Staff - Dr. Bhanu Pratap

Dr. Bhanu Pratap

Project Scientist C
Department Name : Himalayan Cryospheric Studies
Desk No : +91-832-2525636
bhanu@ncpor.res.in

Field Of Specilization : Polar Cryosphere
Current Research Activities : Mass balance of Himalayan glaciers and Antarctic ice rises



Academic Record

2016: PhD in Geo-Sciences (Glaciology) at Centre for Glaciology, Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology and University of Petroleum & Energy Studies, Dehradun. 

2009: Post Master Diploma in Natural resource Management, Forest Research Institute, Dehradun.

2007: MSc in Physics, Barkatullah University, Bhopal



Awards

2015: Best trainee of the Basic Mountaineering Course-239 at Nehru Institute of Mountaineering, Uttarakashi.

2009: Research Fellowship, by Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi.



Research Area

Himalayan Glaciers

Study of glacier’s morpho-dynamics characteristics, mass balance pattern and ice mass variation, vis a vis Karakorum surge glacier-climate relationship.

Antarctic Ice Rises and Ice Shelf

Surface firn internal layer stratigraphy and their relationship with accumulation pattern and surface mass balance of ice rises and ice shelf in the central Dronning Maud Land, East Antarctica.



Professional Record

2018: Project Scientist C, ESSO-National Centre for Antarctic & Ocean Research, Goa

2016: Project Scientist B, ESSO-National Centre for Antarctic & Ocean Research, Goa

2012: Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Glaciology, WIHG, Dehradun

2009: junior Research Fellow, Centre for Glaciology, WIHG, Dehradun