BIMGL

 

Project Implemented in Antarctic

 

Sr. No

Project

Institution

Principal Investigator with email

New/Ongoing

Duration

[1] Atmospheric Science & Meteorology

1.        

Geophysical studies in Polar Regions

IIG

Dr. S. Gurubaran: Email: gurubara@iigs.iigm.res.in 

Ongoing

Long term

2.        

Response of sub-Auroral Ionosphere to the space-weather events

NPL and ESSO-NCAOR

Dr. Rupesh M. Das

Email: rupesh@nplindia.org

Ongoing

Long term

3.        

Aerosol radiation forcing over the Antarctica region: impact of transported BC and dust aerosol and its morphology and mineralogical content.

NPL & ESSO-NCAOR

Dr. Sachchidanand Singh

Email: ssingh@nplindia.org

Ongoing

Long term

4.        

Observation of Meteorological Parameter, Solar Radiation and Ozone

 

Bharati - (IMD)

 

Director General of Meteorology

 

Ongoing

Long term

5.        

Observation of meteorological parameter & Ozone observation

 

Maitri -(IMD) 

 

Director General of Meteorology

 

Ongoing

Long term

6.        

Reactive Trace Gases and their linkages to Marine Biogeochemistry

 

IITM & ESSO-NCAOR

Anoop Mahajan

Email: anoop@tropmet.res.in 

 

Ongoing

Long term

7.        

Ionizing Radiation at Aviation Altitude in Relation to GCR and Space Weather Events

ESSO-NCAOR

Anand K Singh

Email: aks@ncaor.gov.in

New

Short term

8.        

Measurements of Atmospheric Black Carbon (BC) and GHGs at Antarctica on a Long-Term Basis

NRSC

Biswadip Gharai

biswadip_g@nrsc.gov.in

New

Long time

9.        

Study of Polar Sea Ice and Ice Shelf Dynamics Using Satellite Data, In-situ Observations and Numerical Models

SAC

Jayaprasad P

jayaprasadp@sac.isro.gov.in

Ongoing

Long term

10.    

Temporal and Spatial Variations of Meteorological Parameters, Energy Fluxes and study of Ice Sheet Dynamics using Remote Sensing and In situ Measurements

SASE

H. S. Gusain

Email: gusain_hs@yahoo.co.in

Ongoing

Long term

11.    

Atmospheric Studies using Moveable Atmospheric Radar for Antarctica

 

ESSO-NCAOR & S.V. University

 

Dr. K Satheesan

satheesan.k@gmail.com 

 

Ongoing

Long

term

12.    

Climate Change Research and Space Weather Studies

SPL

 

S. Suresh Babu, Geetha Ramkumar, Raj Kumar Choudhary, K. Rajeev and Prabha R. Nair

Email: s_sureshbabu@vssc.gov.in,  geetha_ramkumar@vssc.gov.in,   rajkumar_choudhary@vssc.gov.in

Ongoing

Long

term

13.    

Study of Long Path Radio Wave Propagation Characteristics and Theoretical Simulation of Ionospheric Perturbations from Indian Antarctic Station Bharati.

ICSP

Sandip K. Chakrabarti

Email: sandip@csp.res.in

New

Short term

14.    

Study of snow melt/freeze dynamics in Antarctica using space based and ground based observations.

NRSC

Ms Rajashree V Bothale

Email:  rbothale@gmail.com

New

Short term

Biology & Environmental Sciences

1.

Environmental Monitoring and Health of Indian Antarctic Stations in Pursuit of Antarctica-Treaty-System and it’s Governance

 

ESSO-NCAOR & Amity University

 

Anoop K. Tiwari

Email: anooptiwari@ncaor.gov.in

 

Ongoing

Long term

2.

Multi-year measurements of mercury in the Antarctic environment: assessing trends in global emissions, fate and transport of mercury, and bioaccumulation in the Antarctic

IIT Hyderabad & ESSO-NCAOR

 

Asif Qureshi

Email: asif@iith.ac.in

 

New

Long term

3.

Long-term monitoring of Wildlife and its Habitats in Antarctic and Southern Indian Ocean

WII

K. Sivakumar

Email: ksivakumar@wii.gov.in

 

Ongoing

Long term

4.

Studies on Diversity of Bryophytes of Larsemann Hills, East Antarctica

BSI

Devendra Singh

Email : singhdrds@rediffmail.com

New

Short term

5.

Measurement of Radiation Level due to Cosmic Rays and Terrestrial Radiation at and around Bharati Station, Antarctica.

BARC

A K Bakshi

Email: akbakshi@barc.gov.in

 

Ongoing

Long term

Human Physiology & Medicine

1.

Effect of yogic practices at Antarctica

 

DIPAS

M. Saha

Email: msaha1234@yahoo.com

 

Ongoing

Short term

 

 

 

 

Earth Science& Glaciology

1

Permanent Seismological and GPS observatory at Maitri, Antarctica.

CSIR-NGRI

 

Dr. Vineet Gahalault

Email: vkgahalaut@yahoo.com

 

Ongoing

Long term

2

Hydrodynamics of the Indian Ocean sector of coastal Antarctica

ESSO-NCAOR

Dr. Alvarinho J

Email: alvluis@ncaor.gov.in

Ongoing

Long term

3

Monitoring of Dakshin Gangotri glacier snout and snow accumulation / ablation on parts of ice sheet and ice shelf in central Dronning Maud Land, East Antarctica-

GSI-I

Dr. Prakash Kumar Shrivastava

Email: pks.shri@gmail.com  

Ongoing

Short term

4

Provenance and depositional environment of lake sediments from Larsemann Hills area and Schirmacher Oasis, East Antarctica vis-a-vis geochemistry, heavy minerals and sedimentology

GSI-II

Dr. Prakash Kumar Shrivastava

Email: pks.shri@gmail.com

New 

Short term

5

Glaciological Studies in the Larsemann Hills, East Antarctica for assessing the impact of climate change

GSI-III

 

Dr. Prakash Kumar Shrivastava

Email: pks.shri@gmail.com

Ongoing

Short term

6

Relationship between the paragneiss and orthogneiss in the Larsemann Hills, Antarctica.

GSI-IV

 

Dr. Joy Gopal Ghosh

Email: jgghosh@gmail.com

New

Short term

7

Paleoclimatic Studies from Antarctic Coastal Areas (Larsemann Hills and Schirmacher Oasis) based on terrestrial and marine records.

BSIP

 

Prof. Sunil Bajpai

Email: sunilbajpai2001@yahoo.com

Ongoing

Long term

8

Hydrographic Survey – Off Princess Astrid Coast and Larseman Hills-

NHO

 

Chief Hydrographer

Email: inho-navy@nic.in

Ongoing

Long term

9

Micrometeorite Collection and Investigations from Pristine Environments of Antarctica

CSIR-NIO

 

Dr. M Shyam Prasad

Email : shyam@nio.org

 

New

Short term

10

Large scale Topographical Mapping and Geophysical studies for Neo-tectonics & Monitoring Inter-plate movement of Antarctica plate with respect to the Indian Plate

SOI

S B Sharma

Email: sbs.iism@gmail.com

Ongoing

Long term

11

Deglaciation pattern and Landform Generation in Central Dronning Maud Land (cDML) Antarctica

 

ESSO-NCAOR

 

Dr.Yogesh Ray

Email: yogeshray@gmail.com

New

Long term

12

A proposal for Geological investigations south of Indian Bharati Station to elucidate sub-ice geology and to establish the affinity of western Princes Elizabeth Land (PEL) with appropriate cratonic block.

University of Delhi

Prof. N C Pant

Email: pantnc@gmail.com   

New

Long term

 

 

 

 

 

Students Participation Scheme

1

Optimization of resources for Indian Antarctic Expeditions through Inventory Management Techniques

IIT Delhi & ESSO-NCAOR

 

Prof. P K Jain

Email: pkjain@dms.iitd.ernet.in

 

New

Short term

2

Tracking Motion of Antarctic Plate and Total Electron content using GPS data

IIT, Roorkee

Prof. Mohammad Israil

Email: mohdfes@iitr.ac.in

New                       

Short term