Er. S. Tarafdar | GBPNIHE

Er. S. Tarafdar

Scientist E

,Garhwal Regional Centre

Contact: (01346) 252603(O)

Area of Specialization

Weather & Climate Change




  • B.Sc. (Geology) Hons. from Utkal University, Orissa, India in 1994.
  • M.Tech. (Applied Geology ) from I.I.T., Roorkee, India in 1997.


Natural Resource Management

Disaster Management

EIA/EMP, Artificial Recharge (Ground water)

Application of passive microwave data for snow-depth and snow-extent estimation in parts of Himalayas.

Work Experience


Research and Development

G.B. Pant National Institute of Himalayan Environment and Sustainable Development,Garhwal Regional Centre

05/05/2008-Till Date

Senior Technical Assistant

Hydrogeological investigation, Aquifer Testing, Remote Sensing Studies for arsenic contaminated districts of Bihar , Preparation of district Brochure etc

Central Ground Water Board, Patna


GIS, RS & Geohydrology Specialist

EIA &EMP for OIL and Mining industries, GIS for Urban development and Risk mapping using IKONOS data.

Senes Consultant India Pvt. Ltd., Kolkata


Technical Support Engineer

Worked for Meghalaya Forest Dept. Meghalaya

Erdas India Pvt. Ltd., Shillong


Scientific & Technical Assistant

RS data interpretation ,GIS ,Digital image Processing , GPS data collection and making project proposal for the state of Jharkhand.

Jharkhand Space Application Centre, Jharkhand


Research Associate

Satellite data interpretation, field verification, generation of various theme maps, etc

Department of Science & Technology and NES, Kolkata


Research Interests

Broad Subject Area Specialization Sector
Remote Sensing and GIS Natural Resource, Disaster Management and snow/glacier studies
EIA/EMP Studies Ground Water Studies


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Extra curricular activities

  • Hobbies:    Bird Watching, Traveling
  • Sports:       Badminton, Table Tennis, Volley Ball

Er. S. Tarafdar