Prof. Anil K. Gupta

Prof. Anil K. Gupta

Director

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Educational Qualification

 Ph.D.

1987, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi

 M.Sc.

1982, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi -1st div, 2nd position
Career profile

Director, Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, Dehradun, India (Aug. 2010-continue)

Professor, I.I.T., Kharagpur, India (June 2003).

Associate Professor, I.I.T., Kharagpur, India (May, 1999)

Assistant Professor, I.I.T., Kharagpur, India (Sept. 1990).

Lecturer, I.I.T., Kharagpur, India (April 1987).
  Research Interests

Himalayan Uplift and Paleomonsoon
Paleoclimatology
Paleoceanography
  Thesis (PhD) Supervised

Sudheer Joseph, IIT Kharagpur, 1999.

Moumita Das, IIT Kharagpur, 2006.

Ajoy Kumar Bhaumik, IIT Kharagpur, 2007.

Soma De, IIT Kharagpur, 2008.

Raj Kumar Singh, IIT Kharagpur, 2008.

Sudipta Sarkar, IIT Kharagpur, 2009.

Kuppusamy Mohan ,IIT Kharagpur, 2010.

Baidehi Mukherjee, IIT Kharagpur, 2011.
 National/International Academic/Honorary Services
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 Activities

2013 Delivered Prof. M.R. Sahni Memorial Lecture at CAS Geology, Punjab University, Chandigarh.

2012 Elected as Fellow of the Third World Academy of Sciences (FTWAS) Trieste, Italy.

2012 Awarded prestigious 'J.C. Bose Fellowship'.

2012 Elected as Fellow of The Indian National Science Academy, New Delhi.

2011 Elected as Vice President of the Indian Geophysical Union for 2011-2013.

2011 Delivered 4th Professor Prem Bahadur Verma Memorial Lecture of the Indian Geological Congress on April 07, 2011 at Lucknow University

2010 TWAS Prize 2010

2010 Delivered 28th Prof. M.R. Sahni Memorial Lecture of the Palaeontological Society of India at Lucknow University on March 8, 2010

2010 TWAS Prize 2010

2008 Life Fellow of the Indian Geophysical Union, Hyderabad

2008 Elected as Fellow of The Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore
2006 Elected as Fellow of The National Academy of Sciences, India

2006 Conferred with Dr. J. Coggin Brown Memorial (Gold) Medal for Geological Sciences by the MGMI for 2005-2006
2004 Prof. T. M. Harris Medal – 2004 by Birbal Sahni Institute of Paleobotany, Lucknow

2003 Participated in a 40-minute documentary on the Indian monsoon prepared by the National Geographic TV channel entitled “Natural Disasters Strike Back – monsoons”
2002 National Mineral Award 2000 given by the Ministry of Coal and Mines, New Delhi.

2001 Senior Research Fellowship Award of National Research Council (NRC), USA to work in National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Lab., Boulder, Colorado, USA for six months June to November, 2001.
2001 Organized a Symposium on Neogene Climate of the Indian Ocean and the Indian Subcontinent, March 29-30, 2001

1999  JSPS Fellowship to work at Shimane University, Matsue, Japan from May-July 1999
1996  Awarded SERC Visiting Fellowship by DST, New Delhi.

1990-91 Visited Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, USA for one year.
1996  Awarded SERC Visiting Fellowship by DST, New Delhi.

1990  Awarded Best Paper Medal for two papers by The Geological, Mining and Metallurgical Society of India, Calcutta.
1990  Received “Young Scientist Award” from Indian Science Congress Association.

1984-87 Awarded Junior and Senior Research Fellowships of the University Grants Commission, New Delhi through National Educational Test (NET).

Life Fellow of the Indian Geophysical Union, Hyderabad.

Fellow of the Geological, Mining & Metallurgical Society of India, Calcutta.

Fellow of the Geological Society of India, Bangalore.

Fellow of the Paleontological Society of India, Lucknow.

Member, Cushman Foundation for Foraminiferal Research, USA.

Member, North American Micropaleontology Section, USA.

Life Member, Indian Science Congress Association.

Life Member, The Mining, Geological & Metallurgical Institute of India.

Member, American Geophysical Union.

Member, Geological Society of America.

Member, American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Member, Advisory Board, Revista Brasileira de Paleontologia (Brazilian Journal of Palaeontology).

Member, Committee for 10-Year Perspective Plan for MoES in Solid Earth Studies of the Indian subcontinent

Member, Scientific Committee of the PAGES Global Monsoon 2008 and 2010 Symposia, Tongji University, Shanghai

Member, Expert Committee, MOES for interaction with IODP

Member, Selection Committee for NASI-Young Scientist Platinum Jubilee Awards (2007)

Member, High Level Peer Review Committee of CP-STIO Program, DST, New Delhi

Member, Committee on AMS Facility, IOP Bhubaneswar

 Foreign Visits:

1990 Visited Louisiana State University Baton Rouge, USA as a Post-doc fellow for a year (September 1990-August 1991).

1998 Visited Lisbon, Portugal for about a week in August 1998.

1999 Visited Shimane University, Matsue, Japan for two months during May to July, 1999 as JSPS fellow.

2001 Visited National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Lab., Boulder, CO, USA during June-November 2001 as NRC, USA Senior Research Scientist.

2003 University of Colorado, Boulder during July 22-25, 2003 to attend Ocean Drilling Program drilling planning meeting.

2003 Invited to deliver a talk in the IMAGES Holocene Workshop, Hafslo, Bergen, Norway during August 27-30, 2003.

2004 Invited to deliver a talk in the IPCC Expert Committee meeting, Buenos Aires, Argentina, May 18-20, 2004.

2006 Invited to deliver a talk in the InterMARGIN meeting of IPOD at Kochi, Japan during June 5-7, 2006.

2006 Invited to deliver a talk in the PAGES/IMAGES Workshop on “Influence of Indonesian Throughflow Variability on Tropical Indian Ocean” at Christian-Albrechts University Kiel, Germany during July 18-23, 2006.

"Late Neogene benthic foraminiferal biostratigraphy and paleoceanography of the western Indian Ocean" funded by CSIR, New Delhi. Total cost of the project: Rs. 5.5 lakhs. Duration: February 1992 to March, 1995.

"Multivariate statistical analyses of Neogene deep-sea benthic foraminifera from Ocean Drilling Program (ODP) Leg 121, eastern Indian Ocean" funded by Department of Science & Technology, New Delhi. Total cost of the project: Rs.11.0 lakhs. Duration: March 1996 to September, 1999.

"Neogene record of climatic variability and deep ocean circulation at Ocean Drilling Program Sites 752A and 757B, eastern & southeastern Indian Ocean: A benthic faunal perspective", CSIR, New Delhi. Total cost: Rs. 7.5 lakhs. Duration: Feb. 2002 to January 2006.

"Decadal scale variability in the Indian Ocean summer monsoon during the Holocene" Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi. Total Cost 19.5 Lakhs. Duration: March 2004 to February 2007.

"Evolution of the Indian Monsoon system during the Neogene - Suborbital to Orbital changes" Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi. Total Cost 19 Lakhs. Duration: September 2008 to August 2011.

 Monsoon driven changes as preserved in marine sediments off Gujarat and Konkan coasts during the past 20 Kyr. Ministry of Earth Sciences, New Delhi. Total cost Rs. 42.00 Lakhs. Duration: June 2010-May 2013.

The Indian Continental Shelf as a potential source of Phosphate (A proposal to carry out mineral potential mapping by using Remote Sensing, GIS and geochemical signals). Ministry of Earth Sciences, New Delhi. Total cost Rs. 92.00 Lakhs.Duration: August 2010-July 2013.

LIST OF MAJOR PUBLICATIONS:
ARTICLES (a)  Full Articles published in Refereed Journals:
 
*96. Gupta, A.K., Mohan, K., Das, M., and Singh, R.K., 2013. Solar forcing of the Indian summer monsoon variability during the Allerød period. Scientific Reports, v. 3, 2753; DOI:10.1038/srep02753 (Nature Publishing House).
95. Dobhal, D.P., Gupta, A.K., Mehta, M. and Khandelwal, D.D., 2013. Kedarnath disaster: facts and plausible causes. Current Science, v. 105, no. 2, 171-174.
94. Bhaumik, A.K., Gupta, A., Gupta, A.K., Kumar, S., Ray, S and Biswas, S., 2013. Gas hydrates occurrence, destabilization and potential energy resources: A review based on faunal, geochemical and geophysical investigations with special reference to the Blake Ridge, NW Atlantic. Journal of the Palaeontological Society of India, v. 58 (1), p. 39-50.
93. Gupta, A.K., Singh, R.K., Verma, S., 2013. Deep-sea palaeoceanographic evolution of the eastern Indian Ocean during the late Oligocene-Pleistocene: species diversity trends in benthic foraminifera. Current Science, v. 104, no. 7, p. 904-910.
*92. Verma, S., Gupta, A.K., Singh, R.K., 2013. Variations in deep-sea benthic foraminifera at ODP Hole 756B, southeastern Indian Ocean: Evidence for changes in deep ocean circulation. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 376, p. 172-183, doi: 10.1016/j. palaeo.2013.02.034.
*91. Singh, R.K., Gupta, A.K. and Das, M., 2012. Paleoceanographic significance of deep-sea benthic foraminiferal species diversity at southeastern Indian Ocean Hole 752A during the Neogene. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 361-362, p. 94-103, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/ j.palaeo.2012.08.008.
90. Patnaik, R., Gupta, A.K., Naidu, P.D., Yadav, R.R., Bhattacharyya, A., and Kumar, M., 2012. Indian Monsoon variability at different Time Scales: Marine and Terrestrial Proxy Records. Proceedings of the Indian National Science Academy, v. 78, no. 3, pp. 535-547.
89. Bhaumik, A.K., Gupta, A.K., Dey, R. and Clemens, S.C., 2011. Stilostomella: extinction or local disappearance of elongated species? Current Science, v. 101, no. 7, p. 952-958.
88.  Mohan, K. and Gupta, A.K., 2011. Intense deep convective mixing in the Southeast Arabian Sea linked to strengthening of the NE Indian monsoon during the middle Pliocene (3.4 Ma). Current Science, v. 101, no. 4, p. 543-548.
*87. Mohan, K. Gupta, A.K., and Bhaumik, A.K. 2011. Late Neogene deep - sea benthic foraminifera from the Blake Ridge, NW Atlantic Ocean. Journal of Micropaleontology, v. 30, p. 33-74
*86. Bhaumik, A.K., Gupta, A.K. and Thomas, E., 2011. Paleoceanographic changes and gas hydrate destabilization in the Blake Outer Ridge, NW Atlantic during the late Neogene. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v.302, p. 435-451.
85. Gupta, A.K., 2011. Paleoceanographic evolution of the Indian Ocean during the Neogene. Journal Indian Geological Congress, v. 3 (1), p. 73-85. (Presented as the 4th Prof. P.B. Verma Memorial Lecture of the IGC on April 7, 2011 at Lucknow).
*84. Gupta, A.K. Mohan, K., Sarkar, S., Clemens, S.C., Ravindra, R. and Uttam, R.K., 2011. East –West similarities and differences in the surface and deep northern Arabian Sea records during the past 21 Kyrs. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 301, p. 75-85.
*83. Singh, R.K. and Gupta, A.K., 2010. Deep-sea benthic foraminiferal changes in the eastern Indian Ocean (ODP Hole 757B): Their links to deep Indonesian (Pacific) flow and high latitude glaciation during the Neogene. Episodes, v. 33, p. 74-82.
*82. Gupta, A.K., Sarkar, S., De, S., Clemens, S.C. and Velu, A., 2010. Mid-Brunhes Strengthening of the Indian Ocean Dipole caused increased equatorial East African and decreased Australasian rainfall. Geophysical Research Letters, 37, L06706, doi:10.1029/2009GL042225. 
81. Gupta, A.K., 2010. Evolution of the Indian monsoon since late Miocene intensification – Marine and land proxy records. Journal of the Palaeontological Society of India, v 55, p. 1-9.
*80. De, S. and Gupta, A.K., 2010. Deep-sea faunal provinces and their inferred environments in the Indian Ocean based on distribution of recent benthic foraminifera. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 291, p. 429-442.
*79. Anderson, D.M., Baulcomb, C.K., DuVivier, A.K., Gupta, A.K., 2010. Indian summer monsoon during the last two millennia. Journal of Quaternary Science, DOI: 10.1002/jqs.1369.
*78. Hayward, B.W., Sabaa, A.T., Thomas, E., Kawagata, S., Nomura, R., Schröder-Adams, C., Gupta, A.K., and Johnson, K., 2010. Cenozoic Record of elongate, cylindrical, deep-sea benthic foraminifera in the Indian Ocean (ODP Sites 722, 738, 744, 758 and 763). Journal of Foraminiferal Research, v. 40, p. 113-133.
77. Sarkar, S. and Gupta, A.K., 2009. Deep-sea paleoceanography of the Maldives Islands (ODP Hole 716A), equatorial Indian Ocean during MIS 12 – 6. Journal of Biosciences, v. 34, p. 749-764.
76. Gupta A.K., Pandey, D.N. and Anderson, D.M., 2009. Monsoon failures and rainwater harvesting. Geography and You, July-August issue, p. 28-32.
*75. Sarkar, S., De, S., and Gupta, A.K., 2009. Late Quaternary benthic foraminifera from Ocean Drilling Program Hole 716A, Maldives Ridge, southeastern Arabian Sea. Micropaleontology, v. 55, no. 1, p. 23-48.
*74. Karas, C., Nürnberg, D., Gupta, A.K., Tiedemann, Ralf, Mohan, K., and Bickert, T., 2009. Mid-Pliocenc climate change amplified by a switch in Indonesian subsurface throughflow. Nature Geoscience, v. 2, no. 6, p. 434-438.
*73. Gupta, A. K., Das, M., Clemens, S. C. and Mukherjee, B., 2008. Benthic foraminiferal faunal and isotopic changes as recorded in Holocene sediments of the northwest Indian Ocean. Paleoceanography, v. 23, PA2214, doi:10.1029/2007PA001546.
*72. Gupta, A.K., Sundar Raj, M., Mohan K., and De, S., 2008. A major change in monsoon-driven productivity in the tropical Indian Ocean during ca 1.2-0.9 Myr: Foraminiferal faunal and stable isotope data. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 261, p. 234-245.
*71. Sarkar, S. and Gupta A.K., 2008. Five new species of benthic foraminifera from upper Pleistocene sequence in ODP Hole 716A, Maldives Ridge, equatorial Indian Ocean. Micropaleontology, v. 54, p. 176-184.
70. Bhaumik, A.K., Gupta, A.K., Mohan, K., and Singh, R.K., 2008. Disappearance of Stilostomella lepidula (Schwager) across the mid-Pleistocene Transition and its paleoceanographic implication. Current Science, v. 94, p. 758-764.
69. Bhaumik, A.K., Gupta, A.K., M. Sundar Raj, Mohan, K., De, S., and and Sarkar, S., 2007. Paleoceanographic evolution of the southeastern Indian Ocean during the Miocene: Evidence from deep-sea benthic foraminifera (DSDP Hole 216A). Indian Journal of Marine Sciences, v. 36, p. 332-341.
68. Gupta, A.K. and Das, M., 2007. Occurrence of the Biogenic Bloom in the oligotrophic southeastern Indian Ocean: Evidence from the late Neogene deep-sea benthic foraminifera (ODP Hole 752A). Journal Geological Society of India, v. 69, p. 331-343
67. Bhaumik, A.K. and Gupta, A.K., 2007. Evidence of methane release from Blake Ridge ODP Hole 997A during the Plio-Pleistocene: Benthic foraminifer fauna and total organic carbon. Current Science, v. 92, p. 192-199.
66. Gupta, A.K., Anderson, D.M., Pandey, D.N., and Singhvi, A.K., 2006. Adaptation and human migration, and evidence of agriculture coincident with changes in the Indian summer monsoon during the Holocene. Current Science, v. 90, p. 1082-1090.
65. Das, M., Gupta, A.K., and Anderson, D.M., 2006. Deep-Sea paleoceanographic and surface productivity changes in the Northwestern Arabian Sea driven by the Indian Southwest monsoon during the Last Millennium. Journal of The Geological Society of India, v. 68, no. 3, p. 387-394.
*64. Gupta, A.K., Sarkar, S., and Mukherjee, B., 2006. Deep-sea paleoceanographic changes at DSDP Site 238, Central Indian Ocean Basin during the past 1.9 Myr: Benthic foraminiferal proxies. Marine Micropaleontology, v. 60, p. 157-166.
*63. Kawagata, S., Hayward, B.W., and Gupta, A.K., 2006. Benthic foraminiferal extinctions linked to late Pliocene-Pleistocene deep-sea circulation changes in the northern Indian Ocean (ODP Sites 722 and 758). Marine Micropaleontology, v. 58, p. 219-242.
*62. Gupta, A.K., Das, M., and Bhaskar, K., 2006. South Equatorial Current (SEC) driven changes at DSDP Site 237, Central Indian Ocean during the Plio-Pleistocene: Benthic foraminiferal faunal and isotope data. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, v. 28, p. 276-290.
*61. Singh, R.K. and Gupta, A.K., 2005. Systematic decline in benthic foraminiferal species diversity linked to productivity increases over the last 26 Ma in the Indian Ocean. Journal of Foraminiferal Research, v. 35, no. 3, p. 219-227.
*60. Gupta, A.K., Das, M., and Anderson, D.M., 2005. Solar Influence on the Indian summer monsoon during the Holocene. Geophysical Research Letters, v. 32, L17703, doi:10.1029/2005 GL022685.
*59. Pandey, D.N., Chaubey, A.C., Gupta, A.K., and Vardhan, H., 2005. Mine Spoil Restoration: A Strategy Combining Rainwater Harvesting and Adaptation to Random Recurrence of Droughts in Rajasthan. International Forestry Review, v. 7, p. 241-249.
58. Gupta, A.K. and Anderson, D.M., 2005. Mysteries of the Indian Ocean monsoon system. Journal Geological Society of India, v. 65, p. 54-60.
57. Bhaumik, A.K. and Gupta, A.K., 2005. Deep-Sea Benthic Foraminifera from Gas Hydrate- rich zone, Blake Ridge, Northwest Atlantic (ODP Hole 997A). Current Science, v. 88, p. 1969-1973.
*56. Singh, R.K. and Gupta, A.K., 2004. Late Oligocene-Miocene evolution of the southeastern Indian Ocean: Results from deep-sea Benthic foraminifera (ODP Site 757). Marine Micropaleontology, v. 51, p. 153-170.
57. Bhaumik, A.K. and Gupta, A.K., 2005. Deep-Sea Benthic Foraminifera from Gas Hydrate- rich zone, Blake Ridge, Northwest Atlantic (ODP Hole 997A). Current Science, v. 88, p. 1969-1973.
*56. Singh, R.K. and Gupta, A.K., 2004. Late Oligocene-Miocene evolution of the southeastern Indian Ocean: Results from deep-sea Benthic foraminifera (ODP Site 757). Marine Micropaleontology, v. 51, p. 153-170.
57. Bhaumik, A.K. and Gupta, A.K., 2005. Deep-Sea Benthic Foraminifera from Gas Hydrate- rich zone, Blake Ridge, Northwest Atlantic (ODP Hole 997A). Current Science, v. 88, p. 1969-1973.
*56. Singh, R.K. and Gupta, A.K., 2004. Late Oligocene-Miocene evolution of the southeastern Indian Ocean: Results from deep-sea Benthic foraminifera (ODP Site 757). Marine Micropaleontology, v. 51, p. 153-170.
*55. Gupta, A.K., Singh, R.K., Thomas, E. and Joseph, S., 2004. Indian Ocean high-productivity Event (10-8 Ma): Linked to Global Cooling or to the Initiation of the Indian Monsoons? Geology, v. 32, p. 753-756.
54. Gupta, A.K. and Dhingra, H., 2004. Middle Pleistocene Transition (MPT) in the Eastern Indian Ocean: A 2000 kyr Planktic Faunal and Isotope Record from DSDP Site 214. Journal Geological Society of India, v. 63, no. 1, p. 29-38.
53. Gupta, A.K., 2004. Marine gas hydrates: their economic and environmental importance. Current Science, v. 86, no.9, p.1198-1199.
52. Gupta, A.K., 2004. Origin of agriculture and domestication of plants and animals linked to early Holocene climate amelioration. Current Science, v. 87, p. 54-59.
51. Singh, R.K., Gupta, A.K. and Das, M., 2004. Monsoon avam iska Bhartiya Upmahadweep par prabhav. Samudrika, GSI publication, v. 11, p. 14-18.
*50. Gupta, A.K. and Thomas, E., 2003. Initiation of Northern Hemisphere Glaciation and strengthening of the northeast Indian Monsoon: Ocean Drilling Program Site 758, eastern equatorial Indian Ocean. Geology, v. 31, p. 47-50.
*49. Gupta, A.K., Anderson, D.M., and Overpeck, J.T., 2003. Abrupt Changes in the Holocene Asian southwest monsoon and their links to the North Atlantic Ocean. Nature, v. 421, p. 354-357.
48. Pandey, D.N., Gupta, A.K. and Anderson, D.M., 2003. Rainwater harvesting as an adaptation to climate change. Current Science, v. 85, no. 1, p. 46-59.
47. Gupta, A.K. and Melice, J.-L., 2003. Orbital forcing of the Plio-Pleistocene Indian monsoons: benthic foraminiferal proxies from ODP Site 758. Current Science, v. 85, no. 2, p. 179-184.
46. Anderson, D.M, Overpeck, J.T., and Gupta, A.K., 2002. Increase in the Asian Southwest Monsoon During the Past Four Centuries. Science, v. 297, 5581, 596-599.
45. Das, M., Gupta, A.K., Singh, R.K. and Bhaumik, A.K., 2002. Significance of stable isotopes in Paleoclimatology and Paleoceanography – A Review. Indian Journal of Geochemistry, v. 17, p. 13-23.
*44. Gupta, A.K., Joseph, S., and Thomas, E., 2001. Species Diversity of Miocene deep-sea benthic foraminifera and watermass stratification in the northeastern Indian Ocean. Micropaleontology, v. 47, p. 111-124.
*43. Gupta, A.K., Dhingra, H., Melice, J.-C., and Anderson, D.M., 2001. Earth’s eccentricity cycles and Indian Summer Monsoon variability over the past 2 million years: Evidence from deep-sea benthic foraminifer. Geophysical Research Letters, v. 28, p. 4131-4134.
42. Gupta, A.K., Ahmad, S.M., Dayal, A.M., and Gopalan, K, 2000. Is Strontium Isotope record a strict proxy for chemical weathering rates during the late Miocene (Ocean Drilling Program Site 758A)? Current Science, v. 79, p. 899-902.
41. Gupta, A.K., and Satapathy, S.K., 2000. Latest Miocene-Pleistocene abyssal benthic foraminifera from west-central Indian Ocean DSDP Site 236: Paleoceanographic and Paleoclimatic inferences. Journal of the Paleontological Society of India, v. 45, p. 33-48.
40. Gupta, A.K., 2000. Oxygen and Carbon Isotope values of Holocene Planktic and Benthic Foraminifera from the Indian Ocean DSDP Sites. Indian Journal of Petroleum Geology, v. 9, p. 71-84.
*39. Joseph, S., and Gupta, A.K., 1999. New species of benthic foraminifera from ODP Sites 757B and 758A, northeastern Indian Ocean. Micropaleontology, v. 45, p. 221-224
*38. Gupta, A.K., 1999. Latest Pliocene through Holocene paleoceanography of the eastern Indian Ocean: benthic foraminiferal evidence. Marine Geology. v. 161, p. 63-73. 
*37. Gupta, A.K., and Thomas, E., 1999. Latest Miocene-Pleistocene productivity and deep-sea ventilation in the northwestern Indian Ocean (Deep Sea Drilling Project Site 219). Paleoceanography, v. 13, p.  62-73. 
*36. Gupta, A.K., 1997. Paleoceanographic and  Paleoclimatic  history of the Somali Basin during  the  Pliocene-Pleistocene:  Multivariate analyses of Benthic Foraminifera from DSDP site 241 (Leg 25). Journal of Foraminiferal Research, v. 27, p. 196-208. 
35. Gupta, A.K., Roy, A., Naik, P.  and Chatterji, S., 1995. Pliocene-Pleistocene benthic foraminifera and abyssal  circulation  changes  at Arabian Sea DSDP sites 220 and 223.  Jour.  Geol.  Soc.  India, v. 45, p.209-216. 
34. Gupta, A.K., 1995. Quantitative analyses of Holocene Deep-sea benthic foraminifera from the Indian Ocean. Indian Journal of Petroleum Geology, v. 4, p.87-98. 
*33. Gupta, A.K., 1994. Taxonomy and bathymetric distribution of Holocene deep-sea benthic foraminifera in the Indian Ocean and the Red Sea. Micropaleontology, v. 40, p. 351-367. 
32. Gupta, A.K., 1994. Holocene deep-sea benthic foraminifera and  water masses in the Indian Ocean and the Red Sea. Jour.  Geol.  Soc.  India, v.43, p.691-703. 
*31. Gupta, A.K., 1993. Biostratigraphic vs. paleoceanographic importance of Stilostomella lepidula (Schwager) in the Indian Ocean. Micropaleontology, v. 39, p.47-51. 
*30. Gupta, A.K. and Sen Gupta,B.K., 1993. Heronallenella boltovskoyi and Planulinoides srinivasani, new species of benthic  foraminifera  from the Indian Ocean. Journal of Paleontology, v. 67, p.902-905.
29. Srinivasan, M.S., Rai, A.K.  and Gupta, A.K.,  1993.  Neogene  benthic foraminiferal biostratigraphy of the Indian Ocean deep sea  sequences. Ind. Jour. Geol., v. 65, p. 246-255.
*28. Gupta, A.K.  and Srinivasan, M.S.,  1992. Uvigerina proboscidea abundances and paleoceanography of the northern Indian Ocean DSDP site 214 during the Late Neogene. Marine Micropaleontology, v. 19, p.355-367. 
27. Gupta, A.K.,1992. Benthic foraminifera and deep-sea water masses in the tropical Indian Ocean. Jour. Geol. Soc. India, v.39, p.475-486. 
26. Gupta, A.K. and Srinivasan, M.S., 1992. Deep-sea  benthic foraminiferal changes and Terminal Miocene Event at  tropical  Indian Ocean DSDP site 214. Jour. Geol. Soc. India, v. 40, p. 262-278. 
25. Gupta, A.K., 1991. Pleistocene  benthic  foraminifera  and  deep-sea environments at northern Indian Ocean DSDP site 219. Journal Geological Society of India, v. 37, p. 388-406. 
*24. Gupta, A.K. and Srinivasan, M.S., 1990. Response of northern Indian Ocean deep-sea benthic  foraminifera to  global climates during  Pliocene-Pleistocene. Marine Micropaleontology, v. 16, p. 77-91. 
*23. Gupta, A.K. and Srinivasan, M.S., 1990. A new benthic foraminifer Favocassidulina indica from the Indian Ocean. Micropaleontology, v. 36, p. 173-176.
22. Gupta, A.K., 1990. Species diversity trends  in  Modern  deep-sea benthic foraminifera at Indian Ocean DSDP  sites.  Indian  Journal of  Geology, v. 62, p.166-172.
21. Gupta, A.K. and  Srinivasan, M.S.,  1990.  Quaternary bottom water circulation and benthic foraminiferal changes in the northern  Indian Ocean. Indian  Journal of  Geology,  v. 62, p.102-116. 
20. Srinivasan, M.S. and Gupta, A.K., 1990. Miocene benthic foraminifera and paleoceanography  of  DSDP  sites  along  the  Ninetyeast  Ridge, northern Indian Ocean. Journal of the Palaeontological Society of India, v. 35, p.61-72. 
19  Gupta, A.K.  and  Srinivasan, M.S.,  1989.  Benthic foraminiferal changes across the Oligocene-Miocene boundary at DSDP site 217. Indian Journal of Geology, v. 61, p.148-158. 
 (b) Short Research Papers:
 18 Gupta, A.K. and Thamban, M., 2008. Holocene Indian Monsoon Variability. In: Glimpses of Geoscience Research in India, The Indian Report to IUGS 2004-2008, edited by Singhvi, A.K., Bhattacharya, A. and Guha, S., INSA, New Delhi, p. 28-31.
17 Gupta, A.K., Anderson, D.M., and Overpeck, J.T., 2004. Abrupt changes in the Indian summer monsoon and their impact on climate and human societies in South Asia during the last 10,000 years. IPCC Expert Meeting on the Science to address UNFCCC Article 2 including Key Vulnerabilities, Buenos Aires, Argentina, May 18-20, 2004, Expert Meeting - Short Report, p. 50-51.
 (c) Scientific Reviews:
 16. Gupta, A.K., 2011. Paleoceanographic evolution of the Indian Ocean during the Neogene. Indian Geological Congress, 4th Prem Bahadur Verma Memorial Lecture of the Indian Geological Congress, April 7, 2011, Geology Department, Lucknow University p. 1-16.
15. Gupta, A.K., Anderson, D.M., Pandey, D.N., and Singhvi, A.K., 2006. Adaptation and human migration, and evidence of agriculture coincident with changes in the Indian summer monsoon during the Holocene. Current Science, v. 90, p. 1082-1090.
(d) Articles (not abstracts) published in seminars, symposia, conference volumes:
14. Bhaumik, A.K. and Gupta, A.K., 2011. Occurrence, clues and importance of Natural Gas Hydrates: Evidence from the NW Atlantic. 17th Convention of Indian Geological Congress and International Conference NPESMD 2011, November 10-12, 2011, ISBN: 978-81-8465-954-2, pp. 493-506.
13. Bhaumik, A.K. and Gupta, A.K., 2011. Biotic evidence of methane seepage in gas hydrate rich marine settings. World Petrocoal Congress, 13-15 February, 2011, New Delhi, pp. 1-14.
12. Bhaumik, A.K. and Gupta, A.K., 2010. Foraminiferal (Protozoan) signatures for gas hydrate exploration: A case study from NW Atlantic. In: Geological and Technological Facets of CBM, Shale Gas, Energy Resources and CO2 Sequestration (Eds. Varma, A. K., Dubey, R. K., Sarkar, B. C. and Saxena, V. K.), Allied Publishers Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, pp.116-125.
11. Gupta, A.K., 2003. Indian Ocean Summer monsoon: Past changes and future implications. In: Science and Technology/Socio Technological and Philosophical Issue, Ray, A.K., Das, P.K., and Hazra, A. (Eds.), Nehru Museum of Science and Technology, IIT, Kharagpur, p. 82-90.
10. Gupta, A.K. and Srinivasan, M.S., 1996. Multivariate statistical analyses of Pliocene-Pleistocene benthic foraminifera from DSDP site 214, eastern Indian Ocean: paleoceanic and paleoclimatic implications. In: Pandey, J., Azmi, R.J., Bhandari, A., and Dave, A., Contr. XV Indian Colloquium on Micropaleontology and Stratigraphy, Dehra Dun, p. 339-355.
*9. Gupta, A.K. and Srinivasan, M.S., 1992. Species diversity of  Neogene deep-sea benthic foraminifera from northern Indian Ocean DSDP site 214 and 216A. In: Takayanagi,Y. and Saito,P. (Eds.),  Studies  in  Benthic Foraminifera, Benthos'90, Sendai,1990, Tokai University Press, 249-254.
 (e) Chapters contributed to books:

8. Singh, V. S., Pandey, D.N., Gupta, A.K. and Ravindranath, N.H., 2010. Climate Change Impacts, Mitigation and Adaptation: Science for Generating Policy Options in Rajasthan, India. RSPCB Occasional Paper No. 2/2010, Rajasthan State Pollution Control Board, Jaipur, India, p. 1-150. URL: www.rpcb.nic.in.

*7. De, S., Sarakar, S. and Gupta, A.K., 2010. Orbital and suborbital variability in the equatorial Indian Ocean as recorded in sediments of the Maldives Ridge (ODP Hole 716A) during the past 444 ka. In: Clift, P.D., Tada, R. and Zheng, H. (Eds.), Monsoon Evolution and Tectonics – Climate Linage in Asia, Geological Society of London, Special Publications, v. 342, 17-27.

6. Singhvi, A.K., Bhattacharya, A., Kale, V.S., Quadir, D.A., Gupta, A.K., Phadtare, N.R., Shrestha, A.B., Chauhan, O.S., Kolli, R.K., Sheikh, M.M., Manzoor, N., Adnan, M., Ashraf, J., Khan, A.M., Chauhan, M.S., Meloth, T., Yadav, R.R., Chakravorty, S.,  Roy, P.D., and Devkota, L.P., 2009. Instrumental, terrestrial and marine records of the climate of South Asia during the Holocene: Present status, unresolved problems and societal aspects. In: Monsoon Asia: Integrated Regional Studies (MAIRS) SCOPE/START Rapid Assessment, START, A.P. Mitra and C. Sharma (eds.), Chapter 3, p. 54-124.

5. Raj, M.S., De, S., Mohan, K. and Gupta, A.K., 2009. Benthic foraminifer Uvigerina proboscidea as a proxy for winter monsoon (late Pliocene to Recent): DSDP Site 219, northwestern Indian Ocean. In: Geoenvironment, Challenges Ahead, Bhat, G.M., Pandita, S.K., Singh, Y. and Lone, B.A. (Eds), MacMillan, New Delhi, 311-318.

*4. Gupta, A.K., 2008. Monsoons, Quaternary. In: Vivian Gornitz (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Paleoclimatology and Ancient Environments, Springer, Berlin Heidelberg New York, pp. 589 – 594.
(f) Books – authored or edited:

 *3. Edited Volume 197, Issues 1 & 2 of Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, Elsevier Science Publishers, Amsterdam, 2003.
 (g) Other publications:

 2. Gupta, A.K., 2008. New light on mass fish deaths. Nature India, doi:10.1038/nindia.2008.139.

1. Karas, C., Nürnberg, D., Gupta, A.K., Tiedemann, Ralf, Mohan, K., and Bickert, T., 2009. Protozoans hold the clue to cooling in the sea. Nature India, doi:10.1038/nindia.2009.135.

 
   
 
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