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Dr Bhoop Singh 

Name: Dr Bhoop Singh
Telephone: 91-11-26523577
Fax: 91-11-26519530
E-mail: bhoopsingh[at]nic[dot]in

Educational Qualifications:

  • Phd in Landslide Hazard Mitigation

  • Advanced Training on Disaster Mitigation, from Japan

Areas of Operation
  • Landslide hazard mitigation

  • Early warning System on Landslides

  • Tsunami damage and assessment

  • Watershed management

  • Costal Zones resource assessment and management

  • GIS databases at district and sub- district level

  • 3D GIS database for Urban planning and other applications

  • Indian Geo technical facilities

  • Flood Management

  • Application of ALTM Technology for different applications

International Cooperation

  • Bilateral Programme on Geo Hazards focusing on landslides and Tsunami in collaboration with Norwagion geo technical institute, Oslo, Norway

  • Developing Wave propogation model using GIS interface for Tsunami

  • Landslide monitoring and preventive measures.


Current Publications:

A) Books :

  • RK Avasthy, Bhoop Singh & R Sivakumar, "Landslides: A Perception and initiatives of DST", an effort have been made to highlight the studies carried out through DST's sponsored research programmes.

  • SM Ramasamy, CJ Kumanan, R Sivakumar & Bhoop Singh, "Geomatics in Tsunami", scientific studies have been undertaken for mapping of damaged areas for recording the possible damages occurred to the building, infrastructure, flora & fauna and associated issues

  • R Anblagan, Bhoop Singh, D Chakraborty, Atul Kohli, "A Field Manual for Landslide Investigations", a guide for the beginners working on landslide investigations

  • Bhoop Singh, RA Chansarkar, Ashok Kaushal, Asmia Mishra, R Manavalan, "Landslide Hazard Zonation Atlas", a study of Landslide Hazard Zonation Mapping over parts of Western Himalaya, Gharwal, Kumayun, North Eastern States, Western Ghats and Nilgiri Hills.

B) Technical Papers:

  • Chandra Shekar Dubey, Manoj Chaudhry, Braj Kishore Sharma, Arvind Chandra Pandey, Bhoop Singh, "Visualization of 3-D Digital elevation Model for Landslide assessment and prediction in mountainous terrain" - A Case Study - Geosciences Journal, Korea

  • DV Sarwade, MV Nandakumar, MP Kesari, NC Mondal, VS Singh, Bhoop Singh, "Evaluation of Sea water ingress into an Indian atoll" - environmental geology journal, USA