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 Articles

K. Bordoloi,  B R Nikam, S K Sribastav, D Sahariah , (2020)Assessment of riverbank erosion and erosion probability using geospatial approach: a case study of the Subansiri River, Assam, India,  Applied Geomatics, Spinger 


Estimation of soil loss sensitivity in the Jinari River basin using Universal Soil Loss Equation, National Geographical Journal of India, Vol. 64, No 1-2, March-June, 2018

Estimating the global distribution of field size using crowdsourcing, 2018, Global changebiology, 25(1), pp.174-186. (Co-authored)


Bank erosion and changing course of Baralia and Nona rivers of Assam, North Eastern Geographer, Vol. 39, No. 1 & 2, ISSN 0973-0915, 2016-17 (2018)


A global reference database of crowd sourced cropland data collected using the Geo-Wiki platform, Scientific Data 4: sdata2017136, September 2017, DOI:10.1038/sdata.2017.136

A study on morphometric characteristics of Jiadhal River basin using remote sensing and GIS, International Journal of Research in Management & Social Science, Volume 5, Issue 3 (I): September, (2017)

Forest canopy density as a technique to monitor tropical deforestation (2015), North Eastern Geographer, Vol. 38, No. 1 & 2, 2015


A study of bank erosion and bankline migration of the Baralia river, Assam, using remote sensing and GIS, International Journal Of Current Research, Vol. 7, Issue, 11, Pp.23373-23380, November, 2015.


Analysis of morphometric characteristics of Baralia-Nona River basin, Assam: A remote sensing and GIS based study, International Journal of Current Research, Vol. 7, Issue, 11, Pp.23373-23380, November, 2015.

Land-use/land-cover change and fragmentation in the Nameri Tiger Reserve , India (2013), Geografisk Tidsskrift-Danish Journal of Geography, 113:1, 1-10, Taylor & Francis

Majuli at the crossroads: a study of cultural geomorphology (2013): Space and Culture, India, vol.2. No. 1,

Community as a hub of conservation options in floodplain wetlands with special reference to wetlands of Brahmaputra floodplain in Darrang District (old), Assam, (2013): North Eastern Geographer, Vol, 37, No. 1&2, pp 3-19.


 Book Chapters

Lessening urban forest landscape and growing human -leopard conflict in greater Guwahati. In Patowary, B.  Edited, Environment and Development, Olimpia Publications, Guwahati (2017)

Changing face of reserve forests in and around Guwahati special reference to Rani Reserved forest" in Singha and Sahariah Edited, "Environment and Development- North-East India Perspectives" Angik Prakashan, Guwahati.(2016)

Mapping Human Impact Using Crowdsourcing, March 2016, In Stephen J. Carver, Steffen Fritz edited: Mapping Wilderness: Concepts, Techniques and Applications, Springer Netherlands, DOI: 10.1007/978-94-017-7399-7_6

Geomorphological Interpretation of Natural Hazards in North East India, (2010) in B.W. Pandey Edited Hazard Ecology Approaches and techniques, Mittal Publications, New Delhi, pp 363- 376, ISBN 81-8324-105-0

Three decades of land use change in Guwahati City,(2008)  in Abhalakshmi Singh and Shahab Fazal Edited Urban Environmental Management, B. R. Publishing Corporation, pp 231-248

Wetlands of North East India, (2008) in S. Deka Edited North East India: Geo Environmental Issues, EBH Publishers, Guwahati, pp 249-272, ISBN 978-81-903834-4-8

 Conference Proceedings

 One pixel in time: A case study of two protected Areas in Indo-Myanmar Biodiversity Hotspot, (2013):  In Modern transformational economic, social and political processes (Proceedings of IV International science-practice conference). Abakan., Russia, P. 257-259.

An entomological investigation on dengue vector in Guwahati city of Kamrup (metro) District, Assam, India (2013), In Proc. Of International Seminar on Bioresources and human Sustenance, Department of Zoology, Cotton College, Guwahati,

The Effect of Adjacent Landuse on Floodplain Wetlands: A Case Study of Dora Beel in Kamrup District, Assam, (2013) In Proc. Of International Seminar on Bioresources and human Sustenance, Department of Zoology, Cotton College, Guwahati.

Landscape fragmentation as an indicator of wetland degradation : a case study in Sipajhar Development Block, Darrang, Assam, (2009), in Proc. of National Seminar on “Identification of Potential Forest Plantation Sites Using Remote Sensing and GIS with Special Reference To Assam” pp 31-40.







 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

M.Phil (Submitted)

1. Kasturi 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

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

Total Fund: 34.22 lakhs