PRAMOD SINGH Professor

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  • Department of Earth Sciences
  • School of Physical, Chemical & Applied Sciences
  • pramods@yahoo.com

Academic Activity

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Educational Qualification (UG,PG & Higher Order)

S.No Degree Subject/Title of thesis University/Board Year of Passing
1 Ph.D. Sediment Geochemistry J.N.U., New Delhi 2000
2 M.Phil. Sediment Geochemistry J.N.U., New Delhi 1996
3 M.Sc. Geology B.H.U. 1992
4 B.Sc. Geology B.H.U. 1990

Area of Specializaion

Sedimentary Geochemistry, Paleoclimate, Earth Surface Processes

Awards / Prizes Conferred

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Teaching Experience

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1 Professor EARTH SCIENCES PONDICHERRY UNIVERSITY
2 Associate Professor EARTH SCIENCES PONDICHERRY UNIVERSITY
3 Reader EARTH SCIENCES PONDICHERRY UNIVERSITY
4 Sr. Lecturer EARTH SCIENCES PONDICHERRY UNIVERSITY
5 Lecturer EARTH SCIENCES PONDICHERRY UNIVERSITY

Research Experience

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1 Research Associate (CSIR) EARTH SCIENCES JNU and Lucknow University Sediment Geochemistry
2 Professor EARTH SCIENCES PONDICHERRY UNIVERSITY Sediment Geochemistry/Paleoclimate/Earth Surface Processes

Industry Experience

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Papers Published in UGC Approved Journals

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1 Implication of weathering and mineral sorting on rare earth element geochemistry of Pleistocene–Holocene sediments from Cauvery delta, south India Malik Zubair Ahmad, Pramod Singh Journal of Earth System Science 129 (1), 1-22 2020 1.42
2 Inverse relationship between south-west and north-east monsoon during the late Holocene: Geochemical and sedimentological record from Ennamangalam Lak PK Mishra, Y Ankit, PK Gautam, CG Lakshmidevi, P Singh, A Anoop Catena 182, DOI: 10.1016/j.catena.2019.104117 2019 4.33
3 Late Pleistocene and Holocene vegetation changes and anthropogenic impacts in the Cauvery delta plains, southern India PP Mohapatra, A Stephen, S Prasad, P Singh, K Anupama Quaternary International 507, 249-261 2019 2.2
4 10 Be/9 Be ratios of Cauvery river delta sediments, southern India: implications for palaeo-denudation rates in the catchment and variation in summer SP Dhal, S Balakrishnan, P Kumar, P Singh, A Sharan, S Chopra Current Science 115 (9), 1770-1781 2018 .76
5 Lipid distribution in the lake Ennamangalam, South India: Indicators of organic matter sources and paleoclimate history Sanyak Basu, Anoop Ambili, Prasanta Sanyal and Pramod Singh Quaternary International v. 443, Part B, 238-247 2017 2.19
6 Fertile farmlands in Cauvery delta: evolution through LGM Pramod Singh, M.G. Yadava, Malik Z. Ahmad, P.P. Mohapatra, A.H. Laskar, S. Doradla, J. Saravanavel, C.J. Kumanan Current Science v.108, No. 2, 218-225 2015 .88
7 Fertile farmlands in Cauvery delta: evolution through LGM 4. Pramod Singh, M.G. Yadava, Malik Z. Ahmad, P.P. Mohapatra, A.H. Laskar, S. Doradla, J. Saravanavel, C.J. Kumanan Current Science v.108, No. 2, 218-225 2015 .88
8 Estimation of weathering rates and CO2 drawdown based on solute load: Significance of granulites and gneisses dominated weathering in the Kaveri River JK Pattanaik, S Balakrishnan, R Bhutani, P Singh Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta v. 121, 611-636 2013 4.69
9 Texture, mineralogy and geochemistry of the Cenozoic sediments of Kerala – Implication to weathering and climate Lakshmidevi, C.G.; Singh, Pramod; Bijilal, B.S Journal of Indian Association of Sedimentology v. 32, Nos. 1&2, 23-35 2013 0
10 Chronology of Cauvery Delta Sediments from Shallow Subsurface Cores Using Elevated-Temperature Post-IR IRSL Dating of Feldspar L. Alappat, S. Tsukamoto, P. Singh, D. Srikanth, R. Ramesh and M. Frechen Geochronometria v.37, p. 37-47 2010 1.119
11 Geochemistry and provenance of stream sediments of Ganga River and its major Tributaries in the Himalayan region, India Pramod Singh Chemical Geology v.269, p. 220-236 2010 3.57
12 Major, Trace and REE geochemistry of the Ganga river sediments: Influence of provenance and sedimentary processes Pramod Singh Chemical Geology v. 266, p. 251-264 2009 3.57

Papers Published in Peer Reviewed Journals

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Books

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Chapters in Books

S.No Title of the Chapters Name of the Authors Title of the Book Publisher Year ISBN No.
1 Ganga: The Arterial River of India. Singh P., Singh D.S., Shukla U.K. The Indian Rivers - Scientific and Socio-economic Aspects, p. 75-92, Springer, Singapore 2018 ISBN 978-981-10-2984-4, doi.org/10.1007/ 978-981-10-2984-4_6
2 Palynological Investigation of Quaternary Sediment Core from Cauvery Delta, Tamil Nadu, India Mohapatra, P.P., Krishnamurthy, A., Srinivasan P., Singh P. Vistas in Geological Research. A Special Publication in Geology Utkal University 2016 81-900907-0-4
3 Weathering and chemical variability in Ganga plain Pramod Singh Geological Processes and Climate Change Macmillan Publishers India Ltd. 2011 978-0230-32192-2

Edited Books

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Ongoing Projects

S.No Title of the Project Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year
1 14C dating of sediment core from Ponnaiyar River basin - implication to understanding the temporal variation in organic matter source IUAC-UGC, NewDelhi 3 6 2018

Ongoing Consultancy Works

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Completed Projects

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1 Pollen Analysis of Quaternary sediments: reconstructing vegetational and environmental history in the Cauvery floodplain DST funded 3 26.4 2009
2 Setting up of national facility for Isotope geology and geochronology (Co-Investigator) DST 5 380 2008
3 Be-10 measurements using AMS on sediment core samples from Indian Ocean and Inland water bodies to determine rate of sedimentation: Significance to paleoclimate studies IUAC-UGC 3 6 2007
4 Drill core Sampling of the Quaternary Sediments of the Cauvery Delta between Mannargudi and Pennar River for geochemical and paleo environmental studies DST funded 6 years 136.89 2006
5 Geochemistry of the alluvial sediments of the Ganga River plain. DST funded 4 8.28 2003

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Career Guidance Offered to students

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