Dhrubajyoti Sahariah

Dhrubajyoti Sahariah


MA (Gauhati) PhD (Gauhati) MPhil (Gauhati)

Fluvial Geomorphology, flood plain studies and GIS

Department of Geography
Gauhati University, Guwahati, 781014
Email:- dhrubajyoti@gauhati.ac.in

Floodplain Studies, Wetlands, Human-Forest Interface


Journal Publications (Recent)

1. Bordoloi, K., Nikam, B.R., Srivastav, S.K. and Sahariah, D., 2020. Assessment of riverbank erosion and erosion probability using geospatial approach: a case study of the Subansiri River, Assam, IndiaApplied Geomatics, pp.1-16.

2.   Chetia, S., Saikia, A., Basumatary, M. and Sahariah, D., 2020. When the heat is on: urbanization and land surface temperature in Guwahati, India. ACTA GEOPHYSICA.

3.   Bharali,K.K., Bordoloi, K., Singha, K., Sahariah, D., Sharma, D.K., Singh. Y.K.,2020. Identification of Human-Leopard Conflicts, Conservation Threats and Habitat Suitability in the Urban Landscapes of Guwahati City, Assam, India using Field-based and Geospatial Techniques, International Journal of Advanced Science and Technology,  Vol. 29 No. 05

4.   Lesiv,M.,  Bayas, J. C. L.,  See, L.M. , Fritz, S.,  Sahariah, D., Saikia, A., ......, (2019): Estimating the global distribution of field size using crowdsourcing, Global Change Biology, 25(1),

5.   Singha, K., Sahariah, D., Saikia, A., 2019.Shrinking forest and contested frontiers: a case of changing human-forest interface along the protected areas of Nagaon district, Assam, India, European Journal of Geography, Volume 10, No 3

6.   Kalita, N., Borgohain, A., Sahariah, D., and Sarma, S.N., 2019. Estimation of soil loss sensitivity in the Jinari river basin using the Universal Soil Loss Equation, National Geographical Journal of India, BHU, Vol. 64, No. 1-2. , ISSN: 0027-9374

7.   Panging. K., &  Sahariah, D., 2018. Ecological assessment of selected floodplain wetlands in the upper Brahmaputra valley, Assam, India, Research Review, Vol-3, Issue-7, pp. 42-50, ISSN: 2455-3085

8.   Baishya. S., and Sahariah, D., 2017., Bank erosion and changing course of the Baralia and Nona rivers of Assam, North Eastern Geographer, Vol.39, No 1&2 pp.46-65, ISSN 0973-0915

9.   Bayas,L.,  Lesiv, J.C., M.,  Sahariah, D.,  Saikia. A., ......2017. A global reference database of crowdsourced cropland data collected using the Geo-Wiki platform. Scientific Data 4:170136 

10. Borgohain, A., and Sahariah, D., 2017. A study on morphometric characteristics of Jiadhal River basin using remote sensing and GIS, International Journal of Research in Management & Social Science, Vol. 5, Issue 3(I): ISSN 2322-0899

Proceedings/ Conference Volume

1.   K. Kashyap, D. Sahariah, and S. Ghosh (2018): Monitoring land use/land cover change and consequent effects on wetland environment-A case study of Deepor Beel, Assam, India, ESRI India user conference, 2018, New Delhi

Chapter in Books

Bordoloi, K., Lahon, D., Borah, D., Gogoi, K.P.,  Nath, M.J., and Sahariah, D. 2020. Estimating Erosional and Aggradational Changes in the Riverine Island Majuli using Landsat Data, in N. Bhattacharjee edited, Hydrology:Application of Remote sensing and GIS, Synergy Books India, New Delhi

Borkotoky, K., Sahariah, D., and Bora, A.K. (2020). Analysis of Suspended Sediment Concentration Using NSMI and BAND RATIO Indices through Remote Sensing in the Upper Reach of the Brahmaputra River, Assam, in N. Bhattacharjee edited, Hydrology: Application of Remote sensing and GIS, Synergy Books India, New Delhi




 PhD (Awarded)

1. Swarupjyoti Baishya

2. Kuleswar Sinha 


1. Akangsha Borgogain (BSR Fellow)

2. Banashree Saikia

3. Mrinal Deka 

PhD (Ongoing)

1.. Kripal Panging (JRF)

2.. Kirti Chowdhury

3.  Thejangunu Peseyie

4.   Kusumbar Bordoloi (ISRO-RESPOND Fellow)

M.Phil (Awarded)

1. Ripunjita Borthakur

2. Minakshi Das

3. Kuleswar Singha

4. Nalini Deka

5. Mitali Haloi

6. Debangana Goswami

7. Nilotpala Sarma

8. Azruddin Khan


9. Kastury Borkotoky


M.Phil (Ongoing)

1. Durlov Lahon

2. Bonti Baruah 

3. Nityaranjan Nath

4. Meghna Mazumdar


1. Nuffic Fellowship from Govt. of Netherlands, 2006

2. Commonwealth Travel Grant, 2005

 Ongoing Projects



Dynamics of Sedimentation and its impact on local resources in Upper North bank of Brahmaputra: An Integrated  study using field surveys and geospatial technologies.

Funding Agency: ISRO, Department of Space, Govt. of India



Climate change impact assessment of threatened taxa in the Eastern Himalaya: Regeneration and conservation strategies

Funding Agency: Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India





Hyperspectral Remote sensing Applications, 22-26 July 2019, Organised by National Remote Sensing Centre, ISRO, Department of Space, Govt. of India, Hyderabad 

Data Analytics using 'Rprogramming. 8-12 January 2019, Organised by Department of Business Administration, Gauhati University and Electronics & ICT Academy IIT Guwahati, Assam

6-week course on Earth Imagery at Work (MOOC), Organised by ESRI, February-March, 2018

UGC Sponsored Short term Course in Gender Sensitisation, 4-10 January 2018, HRDC, Gauhati University

National Information System for Climate and Environment Studies (NICES) and its activities, Organised by, NRSC, ISRO, NESAC, and Cotton University, 29th January 2018

Two days Train the trainer National Workshop on Massive open online courses(MOOCs), Organised by NIT, Silchar, Thapar University, Patiala and Sponsored by Royal Academy of Engineering (UK) and TEQUIP II, held on 26-27th August 2017.




National Science Day lecture, 28th February, 2020. on Climate change our Common Future, at B. Barooah College, Organised by Botanical Society of Assam and ASTEC


National Conference on green, Sustainable and Evolving Sciences (GSES-2019) and 64th Annual technical Sessional of Assam Science Society, June 28-29, 2019, Organized by Cotton University, Guwahati.

21 days Summer School in Geospatial Technologies, Sponsored by Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India, Organised by Department of Geography, Gauhati University, 3-23 July 2019

Workshop to Develop and Review ICT in Education Course Content for Teachers, Phase-II. 2-6 October 2017, Organised by NCERT, New Delhi-110016

UGC Sponsored National Workshop on Application of Quantitative Techniques in Physical Geography, July1-3, 2015, Organised by Bajali College, Pathsala.

GIS Workshop in the UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Environment and Development, on 15-16 September 2015, Organised by Sonapur College and NEIGS

Workshop on Data Analysis with Statistical Tools, 6-8 January 2016, Organised by USTM, Meghalaya.

National Workshop on Remote sensing and GIS, 24-30 October 2016, Organised by Department of Computer Science, Gauhati University

State Level Resource Person’s Training for NCSC-2015, 21 and 22 July 2015, Organised by ASTEC, Guwahati

Symposium on Emergent Techniques of Watershed Management, Organised by Don Bosco University, Guwahati in Collaboration with Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany, on 27th October 2017.

Workshop on “Application of Geospatial Technologies” organised by Dibrugarh University, held on February 25-30, 2017.