Dr. Deepak Kumar

Dr. Deepak Kumar
University at Albany, The State University of New York | UAlbany · Atmospheric Science Research Center (ASRC)

Research Scientist
Center Of Excellence in Weather & Climate Analytics, Atmospheric Science Research Center (ASRC)

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Introduction
Passionate about Teaching and Research in the field of Remote Sensing and GIS. Key skills includes: • Cartographic map production • Production of specialised maps • Maintenance of spatial and raster datasets • Image processing, analysis and classification • Strong attention to detail • Strong work ethic and determination to achieve • Working autonomously or in a team environment
Additional affiliations
June 2016 - present
Amity University
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)
August 2014 - June 2016
Central University of Karnataka
Position
  • Senior Researcher
August 2012 - July 2014
Central University of Karnataka
Position
  • Fellow
Education
August 2022 - July 2024
August 2012 - June 2016
Central University of Karnataka, Gulbarga, Karnataka.
Field of study
  • Remote Sensing & GIS Applications for Renewable Energy
August 2010 - May 2012
Central University of Karnataka, Gulbarga, Karnataka.
Field of study
  • Remote Sensing and GIS (Geospatial Applications in Regional Development)

Publications

Publications (70)
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Numerous efforts have been taken to exhibit scientific advancement in solar energy analysis. The current study attempts to demonstrate an approach for the solar resource variability analysis at a spatial scale in the southern states of India. This work utilized the satellite-derived modelled solar insolation datasets due to the global unavailabilit...
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Nowadays the whole world is striving to achieve energy security and sustainable development through sustainable utilization of cleaner energy resources. But due to the rapidly rising population caused by the unprecedented urban development, it has created imbalances of energy supply and demand. Hybrid energy systems have emerged as a promising sour...
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Satellite-based remote sensing has a key role in the monitoring earth features, but due to flaws like cloud penetration capability and selective duration for remote sensing in traditional remote sensing methods, now the attention has shifted towards the use of alternative methods such as microwave or radar sensing technology. Microwave remote sensi...
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Observing the earth and environmental conditions during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown along with travel restrictions headed to worse circumstance. These scenarios amplified the hurdles of flood management. In order to resolves these issues, an efficient and resilient geospatial framework with unconventional systems is also required for the generat...
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Satellite-based remote sensing is suitable for real-time flood intensity, progression, and deterioration monitoring. Google Earth Engine (GEE) has emerged as a leading cloud-based geo-computing platform for large-scale geoprocessing tools to offer higher computational speed through Google’s servers. The cloud-based computing platforms facilitates c...
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Greater NOIDA evolved from 1991 with 101 villages to 2020 with 293 villages. This is an ideal case of rural to urban transformation in the immediate past. This transformation led to a decrease in recharging natural surfaces and an increase in impermeable surfaces. Along with the reduction in recharge areas, an increase in population has necessitate...
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Cloud-based computing systems are linked with analytical tools for large-scale flood monitoring to solve these problems. Researchers want an exceptionally efficient and resilient geospatial framework with advanced algorithms for immediate results from the examination of large datasets. The study uses web-based analysis to demonstrate the potential...
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The surface urban heat island (SUHI) is one of the most evident climate phenomena in low- and mid-latitude cities. Extensive growth and intense urbanization has brought a phenomenal change to the urban landscape. The rapid expansion of cities have the potential to generate distinctive local urban climates by increasing land surface temperature (LST...
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Recent advances in satellite remote sensing have enabled us to study surface deformations at the spatial and temporal scales. The current work aims to investigate the surface deformation analysis of Kohima, a district in Nagaland State, India, which is prone to landslides causing road damage, property damage, and even loss of life. It estimates the...
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Pervasive development across the country has resulted in unprecedented urbanization with a phenomenal change to the urban landscape. This rapid expansion of cities has generated characteristic local urban climates with an increased land surface temperature (LST) and the intensities of urban heat islands (UHI). The study on LST and UHI can be perfor...
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Geographic information systems and remote sensing techniques are useful for the study of natural and man-made disasters. The current research implements remote sensing and a GIS-based approach for drought risk assessment. Traditionally, drought occurs in an area having scanty rainfall and a lesser level of groundwater. It is one of the most complic...
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Around the month of July 2020, the people suffering from the COVID-19 pandemic got added burden of disastrous floods. The current study tries to understand the impact of flood inundation on the vegetation cover across the Ganga Basin with the help of a cloud-based computing platform like Google Earth Engine (GEE) in a near real-time scenario. This...
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The application of information and communication technologies has led the reforms in the governance in Indian cities. It has also read to greater citizen participation in governance. People are important because their participation is the precondition for successfully functioning of the smart city system. The paper tries to develop a framework of s...
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As in the time of economic development, various rural towns are developing into urban towns, and hence, for a balanced and a proper development, a planning is required as it is a process through which proper development can be executed accordingly to the requirements. There are various criterions which are to be followed to create a proper developm...
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The unprecedented urbanisation of Megacities like Delhi at an irreversible rate has played a significant role expansion of Delhi Metro projects in the public urban transit system in the Delhi-NCR region. The current work tried to envisage the study on urbanisation transitions due to the launch of the metro rail network in the NCR region. Apart from...
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There is a necessity for new methods and technology for several agricultural applications and decision support systems. Technological development at the global, national, and regional level has shown a path for the application of spaceborne remote sensing for agriculture purposes. Remote sensing technology eases to detect areas within the plots for...
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With the introduction of the smart cities mission in India, there has been a massive demand for clean and sustain- able development strategies. Also, sustainable smart cities advocate for the optimal utilisation of urban blue-green spaces, but it is one of the most challenging areas to achieve optimisation with sustainable development goals. But ge...
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The insurance industry has a giant role in the sustainable economic growth of any country. With an increase in the number of insurance buyers, it has become an absolute necessity for an insurance company to have a detailed claim analysis system in place. Claim Analysis is performed by insurance companies to distinguish between fraudulent and genuin...
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The increasing popularity of massively online open courses (MOOCs) has been attracting a lot of learners. Despite the popularity, it has been observed that there is a significant percentage of learners who discontinue courses and drop out of the platform. This is a problem that most of the MOOC courses face. The dropout probability of any student d...
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Urban blue-green spaces provide us abundant social, environmental, and economic benefits, but the disparities often exist in their distribution and accessibility. Traditionally urban blue-green spaces are a consolidation of “blue-green infrastructure” within urban areas. Several urban features like parks, forests, gardens, visible water, such as pa...
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Purpose Earlier most of the research groups have designed and developed hybrid renewable energy system models with technological, scientific and industrial advancement for the energy systems, but slight attention has been paid towards the grid-connected sustainable urban residential energy systems (SUR e S) for metropolitan cities. The current rese...
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Over time, we are observing a colossal increase in the jillion of waste in the world, waste management is a standout among the most pivotal constituents for the comeliness surroundings and general wellbeing. Significantly influenced by referred components, data were collected from the liable government provincial and state authorities over surveys...
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This study emphasizes the use of remote sensingRemote sensingparameters NDVI and LSTLand Surface Temperature (LST) to identify decadal changeDecadal change of three different years 1999, 2009, and 2019 in green cover in Dehradun cityDehradun city. Data analysis was done by using satellite imagery Landsat 8 OLI and Landsat 5 TM. The relationship bet...
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The microwave region for remote sensing is more capable than the optical region due to its active mode of remote sensing techniques. Active remote sensing is usually an independent remote sensing technique which can operate anytime, and in all weather conditions like rain to provide information about the object. The error propagates or multiplies w...
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The proper management and operation of any energy resources require accurate analysis and assessment of the available resources. In this context, the variability analysis of solar energy resources is gaining attention due to its prospects for future thermal/heating and photovoltaic applications. But, availability of any energy resources depends on...
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The spatial features like parks, forests, gardens, visible water, such as parks, rivers, canals, reservoirs, ponds, lakes, fountains, etc. are all counted as blue-green spaces and are very much critical for various ecosystem services. Urban blue-green space is amalgamation of "blue-green infrastructure". It also play important role for all members...
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River basins play an essential role in ecosystem stability; they receive water through either snowmelt or precipitation which helps in groundwater resource development. Thereupon, land and water are ecologically linked which sustain the livelihood and food security. Since the river flows from higher to lower elevation, it carries sediment, nutrient...
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The Indian Sundarbans region is now one of the world’s most vulnerable ecosystems, facing the challenges laid down by climate change and global warming. The Sundarbans covers a vast area of 10,000 km2 across both India and Bangladesh. This study focuses on the issues in the Indian region. The Indian Sundarbans is a World Heritage site, as announced...
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Nowadays, people are using lots of websites for searching and retrieving information. Most of the websites keep information in a simple format with all information simply linked with each other. Such type of information has less accuracy. So, there is utmost important to work on knowledge-based, information presentation. Hence, the advent of the se...
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It has become crucial to categorize the complete urban planning scenario for architecturally, socially, and economically viable cities due to irresistible population progression. Urban migratory population from rural to urban has encountered towards sustainable urban planning. Being an issue of argument since earlier decades, the sustainability has...
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There is no formal definition of feature identification but it depends on the application and context of the problem. This feature acts as primary elements for execution of several algorithms, hence feature identification is one of the significant steps for has been very interesting for several research groups. Various researchers have attempted in...
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It is pre-requisite to conserve and protect the forest cover, therefore mapping of the forest distribution and monitoring of their temporal changes are also necessary. In the field of forestry, radar datasets have a high potential due to its ability to derive/extract information from the surface, sub-surface and even from the depth. The current wor...
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Scientific and industrial development has given rise to a rapidly increasing energy demand. Alternative and augmented energy resources are expected everywhere due to scarcity and depletion of other non-renewable resources. During recent years wind and solar had emerged as a promising cleaner energy source to offer a favourable solution with better...
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Urban development concept requires a way forward towards smarter and easier urban development. But due to unintended urbanization, which contributes to increased impervious surface areas with several environmental issues. There was a requirement to assess and map the urban built-up impervious areas for solving various socio-environmental issues. Th...
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"Web based geographic information system for rural development" is a GIS based application which gives comprehensive spatial information relating to demography, infrastructures, utilities and natural resources for a specific Village, City, Tehsil, District. Utilizing techniques of remote sensing and GIS on spatial domain, a spatial database is arra...
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Urban blue-green spaces within the urban features provide numerous social, environmental, and economic benefits, yet disparities often exist in their distribution and accessibility. This work examines the link between issues of environmental and urban management to evaluate potential improvement s in green space and surface water access through the...
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The incoming solar radiation at any location results from the complex interactions of energy between the atmosphere and land or ocean surfaces. The available amount of solar insolation at the earth surface are spatially and temporally variable. These are varying predominantly at seasonal/daily basis which is caused by well-predictable astronomic fa...
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Over the decades, humankind have transformed the environment according to their needs and beliefs, with the globalized economy and sophisticated technology the human society have moved towards advancement so much, so the natural environment is being neglected at a huge pace. Among several such challenges one major setback can be observed within the...
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The increasing level of economic development of our country has a positive influence on our government's effort to improve the public infrastructure; one such advancement can clearly be seen with the improving road networks of our country. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 80 people die each day owing to air pollution, it is also th...
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On a global scale, the urban landscape gradients are caused by the geometry or topography of the location. These variations primarily caused by well-predictable topographic parameters are now strongly modified with respect to the changing landscape conditions. In this regard, the base map of any landscape provides a very crucial role, as this varyi...
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There is an urgent need for alternate energy resources throughout the world due to the decline in the accessibility of fossil fuels and other conventional resources. In this pursuit, solar energy offers a favourable solution and can easily be converted into energy. There are some solar radiation models which provide point and area-based computation...
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The concerns of global warming effect have elevated the global inclination to interpret the mystery of surface temperature variations with respect to various aspects. Surface temperature (ST) plays a role as most substantial parameter in any environment. The effort attempts to present the satellite image processing methods for utilizing the state-o...
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Geospatial Technology for the Urban Health Equity
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Energy acts as a prominent role to human life. As an outcome of scientific and industrial development, the demand for energy is rapidly increasing. Alternative sources of energy are being sought in the world today, as the availability of fossil fuels and other non-renewable resources are declining. Existing power sources are mainly fossil fuel base...
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Prospects of Big Data Analytics in Geospatial Sciences
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Alternate energy options offer an encouraging solution to the search of the clean, pollution-free and renewable energy resources. The portion of the planet earth lying between the latitude of 40°N and 40°S are normally acknowledged as the solar belt with an abundant potential to harvest the solar radiation but the measurement of solar radiation for...
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The issues relating to global warming and urban heat island have praised the global inclination toward the study of surface temperature (ST) variations. ST is undeniably considered as one of the most significant parameters to assess the impact of temperature variability in any urban environment. The present work tries to extend the work beyond the...
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Urban sprawl is one of the main problems which conceives the concepts of the thermal gradient. The use of thermal remote sensing methods and availability of computer hardware had made possible to quantify the amount unprecedented increase to provide inputs to planners towards computation of urban growth. Thermal remote sensing technology along with...
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The issues with global warming and heat island effect raises the global inclination to elucidate the concerns towards the study of surface temperature variations in the urban environment. Surface radiance temperature (SRT) are considered undeniably one of the most substantial parameters to evaluate the impact of temperature variability in an urban...
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The telecom industry in India traditionally use grid power as the primary source and diesel generators as the secondary source, or as backup to grid power. The average load at a telecom site usually varies from 0.75 kW to 20 kW. Green Network Initiative may be a comprehensive energy-efficiency and alternate-energy program covering high impact initi...
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Vegetation coverage has a significant influence on the land surface temperature (LST) distribution. In the field of urban heat islands (UHIs) based on remote sensing, vegetation indexes are widely used to estimate the LST–vegetation relationship. This paper devises two objectives. The first analyzes the correlation between vegetation parameters/ind...
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The Status of Environment Report, 2004 of Chhattisgarh is prepared by Chhattisgarh Environmental Conservation Board with the help of Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay. The Report also analyses the Vision 2010 document brought out by the State Government of Chhattisgarh. State of Environment-Chhattisgarh has been prepared by IIT, Bombay under t...
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A geographic information system is a system designed to capture, store, manipulate, analyze, manage, and present all types of geographic data. A GIS can be thought of as a system that provides spatial data entry, management, and retrieval, analysis, and visualization functions. The implementation of a GIS is often driven by jurisdictional (such as...
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Response (PSIR) methodology, an internationally recognized method has been adopted to study the pressure on the state of environment by different sectors. The report contains twelve chapters which deal with various sectors including geography and demography, agriculture and allied sectors, water resources, forests and biodiversity, tribal developme...
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Alternative sources of energy are being pursued in the world today, as the accessibility of fossil fuels and other non-renewable resources are declining. Solar energy offers a promising solution to this search as it is a less polluting energy resource and can easily be converted into electricity through the usage of photovoltaic systems. It is a cl...
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Over the past decade, the electricity generation landscape around the globe has changed severely with rapid multiplying of renewable generation. The 21st century has numerous points of power injection as well as millions of points of consumption. The power system in India has coarsely folded in the last decade and similarly in the previous decade....
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As urban areas develop, changes occur in their landscape. Buildings, roads, and other infrastructure replace open land and vegetation. Surfaces that were once permeable and moist become impermeable and dry. These changes cause urban regions to become warmer than their rural surroundings, forming an "island" of higher temperatures in the landscape....
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Geospatial Science & Engineering (GSE) or Geographical Information System (GIS) is becoming an increasingly imperative tool in environmental management, retail, military, police, tourism and many other spheres of our daily lives. The ability of GIS to search databases and perform geographic queries has revolutionized many areas of science and busin...
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Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) is estimated from Landsat 8 sensor acquired in December 2014 to drive the different water-related indices like as NDVI and its derivatives. Different vegetation indices (VIs) have been extracted exclusively. The temperature-vegetation index (TVX) space was constructed to investigate the influence of lan...
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The heat flux changes caused by the land transformation across Gulbarga to improve the understanding of the impacts of land dynamics on regional climate. Carbon sources and sinks as a result of land use and land cover changes (LUCC) are significant for global climate change. This paper aims to identify and analyze the spatial changes of land use-ba...
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The exhaustion of fossil fuel resources on a worldwide base has necessitated a crucial quest for alternative energy sources to meet up the contemporary day demands. Solar energy is clean, boundless, environment friendly and a potential resource among the various renewable energy options. Solar radiation is the key factor determining electricity pro...
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Open Source Virtual Learning Environment (OSVLE) is an emerging education practice that allows students to capitalize on the scope and power of the Internet to create and manage their own learning experiences, ultimately producing interactive material that is available online to everyone. The term " Open Source Learning " was coined for this contex...
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Now days, Geospatial Technology have become an important segment for evaluation and deployment of solar renewable energy systems, demanding close attention to issues of functionality, sustainability and usability. Whilst some research has begun to examine the functionality of Modelling & Assessment of systems but little attention has been paid. The...
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This paper elaborates research prospects in the recent scenario, which identifies the use of Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI) in the design of interdisciplinary geo-information systems for decision support systems to handle energy linked disasters at different scales for all user groups. The realization of the SDI potential as subsidiary for resol...
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Solar energy is an abundant source of renewable & viable energy having an enormous potential to reduce greenhouse gases foot print. Solar Energy or power explicitly refers to the conversion of sunlight into electricity by photovoltaic's (PV), concentrating solar thermal devices or by various experimental technologies. Quantifying and modelling of b...

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1. To trace prominent nodal junctions along the Delhi Meerut expressway corridor. 2. To evaluate the lateral expansion along Delhi Meerut expressway corridor. 3. To estimate the amount of urbanization along buffer areas of Delhi Meerut expressway. 4. To suggest the measure for future expansion and development of the nodal points.