NCAOR Staff - Dr. Bhanu Pratap

Dr. Bhanu Pratap

Scientist D
Department Name : Himalayan Cryosphere Studies
Desk No : +91-832-2525698

Field Of Specilization : Glacial Dynamics and landforms, Hydrology and Mountain Meteorology
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


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


Dynamics of Himalayan glaciers

Mountain Hydrology and meteorology

Glacier landform and processes

Climate change and its impact

Dynamics of east Antarctic ice shelves

Professional Record

2023: Scientist D, ESSO-National Centre for Polar and Ocean Research Goa.

2020: Scientist-C, ESSO-National Centre for Polar and Ocean Research, Goa

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

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