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Mr. Deepak Kumar Jha

Deepak Kumar Jha

PhD Student
Department of Earth Sciences
Indian Institute of Science Education and research Kolkata
Mohanpur Campus
741246 Kolkata
West Bengal


  ECN Member

Expertise & Interests

PAGES interests        ECN, DiverseK, LandCover6k, Future Earth, World Climate Research Programme, PAGES-endorsed projects
Topics        Biogeochemical processes, Carbon cycle, Chronology, Climate variability, Ecosystem processes, Extreme events, Fire, Human impacts & interactions, Interannual-decadal varaibility, Monsoon, Proxy development, Water
Timescales        Anthropocene (last 100 years), Holocene, Last millennia, Last glacial cycle, Pleistocene
Regions        Asia
Archives        Archaeology, Boreholes, Fluvial deposits, Geomorphology, Lake sediments, Soil
Sector        Academia / Education, Research
Discipline        Archaeology, Chronology, Geochemistry, Geomorphology, (Paleo)climatology, (Paleo)ecology, Sedimentology
Computers        Analyseries, ArcGIS, LaTex, Matlab, OxCal, R
Laboratory        Geochemistry, Grain-size, Isotopes, XRF



1. Jha, D.K., Samrat, R. and Sanyal, P., 2020. The first evidence of controlled use of fire by prehistoric humans during the Middle Paleolithic phase from the Indian subcontinent. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, p.110151. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2019.106121

2. Jha, D.K., Sanyal, P. and Philippe, A., 2020. Multi-proxy evidence of Late Quaternary climate and vegetational history of north-central India: Implication for the Paleolithic to Neolithic phases. Quaternary Science Reviews, 229, p.106121. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2019.106121

3. Pillai, A.A., Anoop, A., Sankaran, M., Sanyal, P., Jha, D.K. and Ratnam, J., 2017. Mid-late Holocene vegetation response to climatic drivers and biotic disturbances in the Banni grasslands of western India. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 485, pp.869-878. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2017.07.036

4. Ankit, Y., Mishra, P.K., Kumar, P., Jha, D.K., Kumar, V.V., Ambili, V. and Anoop, A., 2017. Molecular distribution and carbon isotope of n-alkanes from Ashtamudi Estuary, South India: Assessment of organic matter sources and paleoclimatic implications. Marine Chemistry, 196, pp.62-70. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marchem.2017.08.002