Dr. (Mrs.) Kalpana Deka Kalita

Dr. (Mrs.) Kalpana Deka Kalita
Dr. (Mrs.) Kalpana Deka Kalita
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Professor
Applied Geology

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Educational Qualifications:  M. Sc (Gauhati Univ), M. Phil (Panjab Univ, Chandigarh), Ph. D (Panjab Univ, Chandigarh), Diploma in Petroleum Technology ( Dibrugarh University)

 

Specialization: Micropalaeontology

Contact
E-mail: [email protected] 

Area of interest

  • Micropalaeontology and Petroleum Geology

Courses /paper taught

  1. Palaeontology  10400 and 10700 in 1st Semester M.Sc. Applied Geology
  2. Petroleum Geology  40100 in 4th semester M.Sc. Applied Geology
  3. Advanced Micropalaeontology 40700 in 4th semester M.Sc. Applied Geology
  4. Petroleum Geology PG 101 Ist Semester M. Tech Petroleum Geology
  5. Petroleum Geology PG 102 1st Semester M. Tech Petroleum Geology

Teaching and Research Experience:-Twenty seven years

Completed Project:

  1. Principal Investigator “Biostratigraphy and source rock characterization of the subsurface Upper Palaeocene—Lower Eocene oil bearing rocks in parts of Upper Assam Shelf”  F. No. 39- 144/2010(SR)  w e f 01- 02- 2011. Major Research Project funded by University Grants Commission, New Delhi.  (Report submitted)
  2. Completed a collaborative research with BIRBAL SAHNI INSTITUTE OF PALAEOBOTANY, LUCKNOW on  “Integrated Sedimentological and Palaeontological Study of Lakadong Limestone Member of Mawsynram Area of East Khasi Hill Districts, Meghalaya”.

Professional Memberships:

  1. Life Member – Association of Geologist for International Development (AGID) Brazil
  2. Life Member - Geological Society of India, Bangalore (LM 1338)
  3. Life Member - Indian Geological Congress, Roorkee (LM 360)
  4. Life Member - Palaeontological Society of India, Lucknow
  5. Life Member - Indian Geologists Association, Chandigarh
  6. Life Member - Palaeobotanical Society of India, Lucknow
  7. Life Member - Gondwana Geological Society, Nagpur (LM 413)
  8. Life Member - Assam Science Society, Guwahati
  9. Member - Dibrugarh University Teachers Association

Publications

  1. Kalpana Deka Kalita 2015- New report of Isocrinid crinoid Chariocrinus from the Jurassic of Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India.  Published in the Journal Geological Society of India Vol. 65, (November), pp 597- 604 , International,ISSN 0016-7622, Publisher Springer  Verlag. Impact Factor 0.6.
  2. Kalpana Deka Kalita and Hemlet Gogoi 2015 - Microfacies types (MFT) and  Palaeoenvironment of the Umlatodoh Carbonates in the Shillong Plateau of Meghalaya, NE India.  Published in the Journal Geological Society of India Vol. 85, (June), pp 686- 696 , International,ISSN 0016-7622, Publisher Springer  Verlag. Impact Factor 0.6.

     

  3. Kalpana Deka Kalita and S.K. Kulshreshtha 2013 Biomineralization in Foraminifera: Pyrite Indicating Anoxic Environment. Published in the journal South East Asian Journal of Sedimentary Basin Research vol.1, pp 35- 37  International ISSN 2320-6829.

  4. Biraj Borgohain,Kalpana Deka Kalita, Devojit Bezbaruah , Sanjukta Dutta, G. B. Gilfellon   2013 -  Sequence-Stratigraphy and Palynostratigraphy of Eocene sediments in Bhogpara area, Dibrugarh district, upper Assam shelf basin, India. Published in the journal South East Asian Journal of Sedimentary Basin Research vol.1,  pp19-27. InternationalISSN 2320-6829.

  5. Kalpana Deka Kalita and Sanjukta Dutta 2013-Thanetian –early Ilerdian Benthonic Foraminiferal Biostratigraphy of Sylhet Limestone Formation in Cherrapunji area, Meghalaya, Northeast India.   Published in the Journal of Earth Science (special volume) 3, pp 253-261 ISSN- 2347-8942.

  6. Kalpana Deka Kalita 2013 - Biomineralization of pyrite in the Jurassic Crinoids Chariocrinus from Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India. Published in the Journal of Earth Science(special volume) 3, pp 262-269 ISSN- 2347-8942.

  7. Kalpana Deka Kalitaand Hemlet Gogoi 2013: Benthic foraminiferal biostratigraphy and depositional environment of the Early Eocene limestones from Lumshnong area, Jaintia Hills, Meghalaya, NE India.Published inJournal of Earth Science (special volume) 3, pp 270- 279 ISSN- 2347-8942.

  8. Bikash Gogoi, Kalpana Deka Kalita, Rahul Garg and Rajani Borgohain , 2009– “Foraminiferal Biostratigraphy and Palaeoenvironment of Lakadong Limestone of Mawsynram area, South Shillong Plateau, Meghalaya”. Published in Jour. Palaeontological Society of India, Vol. 54 (2) Dec 209 - 224.

  9. Kalpana Deka Kalita and Bikash Gogoi, 2006 “First Report of Coralline Red Algae in the Late Palaeocene Lakadong Limestones of Mawsynram area, Meghalaya --- Published in the Jour. Geological Society of India, V. 68, 779 – 783.

  10. Kalpana Deka Kalita and Bikash Gogoi, 2003 “Foraminifera from Late Paleocene to Early Eocene of Mawsynram area, Meghalaya” – Published in the Gondwana Geological Magazine, V. 18 (1), 59 – 66.

  11. Bikash Gogoi, Rajani Borgohain and Kalpana Deka Kalita, 2003 “Petrography, Palaeontology and Depositional Environment of Lakadong Limestone of Mawsynram Area, Meghalaya” – Published in the Journal of the Indian Association of Sedimentologist, V. 22 ( 1 & 2), 133 -149.

  12. Kalpana Deka Kalita and S. K. Kulshreshtha, 2002 “ Fossil Holothurian Sclerite from the Callovian – Oxfordian rocks of Jaisalmer, Western Rajasthan, India” – Published in the Jour. Palaeontological Society of India, V. 47, 137 -144.

  13. Kalpana Deka Kalita – 2000 “Concept of Biomineralisation and Ultrastructure and its application” – Journal of Earth Sciences, V. 2, 120 – 126.

  14. Kalpana Deka -- 1991 “Study of the shell ultrastructure in some Indian Molluscs” – Published in the Publ. Cent. Adv. Study. Geol. Panjab. Univ. Chandigarh, V. 4 (N. S.), 37 – 45.

  15. Kalpana Deka and S. K. Kulshreshtha – 1989 “Scanning Electron Microscope studies on pore morphological ultrastructure of a few foraminifera genera” – Published in Bulletin of Indian Geologists Association, Panjab University, Chandigarh: V. 22 (2), 101 -106.

Reports published

  1. Kalpana Deka Kalita 2012“World Environment Day 2012”Journal of the Geological Society of India Vol. 79 No. 5, August 2012, International,ISSN 0016-7622, Publisher Springer Verlag. Impact Factor 0.6,
  2. Kalpana Deka Kalita 2012. Report onNational Seminar on Multidisciplinary Approach in Sedimentary Basin Studies. Journal of the Geological Society of India Vol. 79 No. 5 May 2012, pp 534-536,InternationalISSN 0016-7622,  Publisher Springer Verlag Impact Factor 0.6.
  3. Kalpana Deka Kalita 2007.  Notes on the Second International Palaeontological Congress at Beijing, China” – Published in the Jour. Geological Society of India, V.69, pp 404 –406. International,ISSN 0016-7622,  Publisher Springer  Verlag, Impact Factor 0.6.

Conference / Seminar / Workshop / Courses Attended

Internatioal: Two (China, Bangladesh)

  1. International Palaeontological Congress “Ancient Life and Modern Approaches” held at Beijing, China, June 17-21, 2006. “Micropalaeontology, Palynofacies, Sedimentology and Depositional Environment of the Thanetian Limestone Deposits of Meghalaya Plateau, India.”
  2. International Conference on the Role of Natural Resources and Environment in the Sustainable Development in South and South East Asia (NESDA) held at Dhaka, Bangladesh, June 17-20, 2003,“ Jhum Cultivation and Environmental Degradation in North East India”. (Keynote Paper).

National: Thirty one

Research Area:

  1. Completed a collaborative work with BIRBAL SAHNI INSTITUTE OF PALAEOBOTANY, LUCKNOW on the topic “Integrated Sedimentological and Palaeontological Study of Lakadong Limestone Member of Mawsynram Area of East Khasi Hill Districts, Meghalaya”.
  2. Micropalaeontological investigation of some Mesozoic sequences in Jaisalmer, Western Rajasthan, India.
  3. Biomineralization and ultrastructural studies of selected Indian fossil invertebrates and vertebrates.
  4. Subsurface Biostratigraphy of oil bearing rocks in parts of Upper Assam Shelf
  5. Carbonate Microfacies       

 

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