About the Department

Established in 1959, the Department of Geography introduced Undergraduate Honours (Core) course both in Arts and Science streams in the year 1962. The Department introduced Postgraduate programme from the session 1984-85 under the Gauhati University. In the year 1990, the Department got recognition from Gauhati University for carrying out research for Ph.D. Since 1990 about 30 researchers from this Department have been awarded the degree of Doctor of Philosophy.

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Head of the Department

Recent Publications

  • Ujjal Deka Baruah, Agro-Climatic Constraints and the Adaptive Empirical Knowledge System of Indigenous Farmers in Assam, India, Traditional Ecological Knowledge of Resource Management in Asia , 333–348, [2023], https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-16840-6_20

  • Bhargava Akanksha S, Barnali Gogoi, Aging in Urban India: Needs and Policies for Sustainable Development, CRC Press , [2022]

  • Das K, What Additionally the Ecologically Fragile North-East Region of India Could do to Alleviate Poverty and Ensure Decent Work, North Eastern Geographer , vol.41, 113-136, [2022]

  • Das. R and Barnali Gogoi, Analysing River Bank Erosion Vulnerability of Sadiya Region, Assam, India, Ecology, Environment and Conservation Paper , vol.28, 452-458, [2022]

  • Ujjal Deka Baruah, Habitat suitability of Gymnocladus assamicus - A critically endangered plant of Arunachal Pradesh, India using machine learning and statistical modeling, Acta Ecologica Sinica , [2022], https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chnaes.2022.05.009

  • Ujjal Deka Baruah, Spatio-temporal characterization of tropospheric ozone and its precursor pollutants NO2 and HCHO over South Asia, Science of The Total Environment , vol.809, 151135, [2022], https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.151135

  • Girimallika Borah , Distress Migration and Involuntary Return During Pandemic in Assam: Characteristics and Determinants, Indian Journal of Labour Economics , [2022], doi.org/10.1007/s41027-022-00392-8

  • Ujjal Deka Baruah & Nitashree Mili, Spatial Distribution and Trend Estimation of Tropospheric Formaldehyde: A Space-Borne Observation Over South Asia, Environmental Change in South Asia , 171-185, [2022], https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-47660-1_9

  • Ujjal Deka Baruah, When the Bough Breaks: Spatial Variability of Tropospheric Ozone in the Indian Sub-continent, In: Saikia, A., Thapa, P. (eds) Environmental Change in South Asia. Springer, Cham , [2022], https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-47660-1_11

  • Borah. G, Gender gap in life expectancy in India and role of age groups: A comparison between before and after male – female life expectancy at birth crossover, PLos One, 16 , [2021], https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0260657

  • Dr. Barnali Gogoi, Health care facility mapping with GIS in Majuli,India Health care facility mapping with GIS in Majuli,India, International Journal of Innovalitive Technology, Volume 9 Issue-2,December,2019 ISSN:2278-3075( scopus listed),impact factor:5.54 , [2021]

  • Dr. Gitika Thakuraiah, A study on the bank erosion by the river Jia Bharali and its impact on the Panchmile area of Tezpur town, IJARET(Scopus listed) , [2021]

  • Ujjal Deka Baruah, Perceptions and adaptation behavior of farmers to climate change in the upper Brahmaputra Valley, India, Environment, Development and Sustainability, Springer Nature, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10668-021-01309-z , [2021]

  • Dr. Mala Dutta, A study on Avifaunal diversity and distribution in the Puthimari beel of Barpeta District, Assam., Studies in Indian Place Names (UGC Care Listed), Volume 40, Issue 50, ISSN 23943114. , [2020]

  • Dr. Mala Dutta, Economic potential of Kapla Beel of Barpeta District, Assam., TEST, Engineering and management (Scopus Indexed journal), Vol. 83,Issue March-April 2020, ISSN: 01934120 , [2020]

  • Dr. Barnali Gogoi, Soil Loss Assessment in Sadiya Region, Assam , India using Remote Sensing and GIS.(Co-authored), Indian Journal of Science and Technology , vol 13 issue 23, 2020 pages 2319-2327 ISSN P- 0974-6846, E - 0974-5645 , [2020]

  • Ujjal Deka Baruah & Nitashree Mili, Detection of Anomalies and Approximate Change Point in Temperature, Assam, India, 42 (1), Transaction, https://iigeo.org/transaction-contents-vol-42-1/ , [2020]

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