Rajiv Sinha (PhD University of Cambridge, England)

303B, Western Lab Extension Building
0512-679-7317 (O)
E-mail: rsinha[AT]iitk.ac.in
Personal webpage

Research Specialization

  • River science - river morphology and dynamics, flood hazards, morphology-ecology linkages
  • Remote Sensing and GIS Applications
  • Climate Change and Paleoclimate Reconstruction

List of Journal Publications (peer reviewed)

  1. Singh, A., Thomsen, K. J., Sinha, R., Buylaert, J., Carter, A., Mark, D. F., Mason, P.J., Densmore, A.L., Murray, A.S., Jain, M., Paul, D and Gupta, S. (2017). Counter-intuitive influence of Himalayan river morphodynamics on Indus Civilisation urban settlements. Nature Communications. doi: 10.1038/s41467-017-01643-9.

  2. Singh, Manudeo, Tandon, S.K. and Sinha, R. (2017). Connectivity response units: an approach for the assessment of connectivity in a water-stressed wetland (Kaabar Taal) of Kosi-Gandak interfan, Ganga Plain, India. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, doi: 10.1002/esp.4156.

  3. Sinha, R., Saxena, S. and Singh, Manudeo (2017). Protocols for riverine wetland mapping and classification using remote sensing and GIS. Current Science, 112(7), 1544-1552.

  4. Sinha, R. Haridas Mohanta, Vikrant Jain, and S.K. Tandon (2017). Geomorphic diversity as a river management tool and its application to the Ganga river, India. River Research and Applications, doi: 10.1002/rra.3154.

  5. Roy, N.G. and Sinha, R. (2016). Linking hydrology and sediment dynamics of large alluvial rivers to landscape diversity in the Ganga dispersal system, India. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, DOI: 10.1002/esp.4074.

  6. Sinha, R. and Densmore, A.L. (2016). Water governance in India: Focus on sustainable groundwater management. Economic and Political Weekly, 51(52).

  7. Sinha, R. (2016) Recognizing spatial heterogeneity in aquifer distributions: lessons for sustainable groundwater management. Current Science (Editorial), 109 (3), 395-396.

  8. Van Dijk, W.M., Alexander L Densmore, Rajiv Sinha, Ajit Singh, Vaughan R Voller, (2016) Reduced-complexity probabilistic reconstruction of alluvial aquifer stratigraphy, and application to sedimentary fans in northwestern India. Journal of Hydrology, 541, 1241-1257.

  9. Jain, V. R. Sinha, L.P. Singh and S.K. Tandon (2016). River systems in India: the Anthropocene context. Proc. Indian National Science Academy, 82 (3), 747-761.

  10. O'Keeffe, J., W. Buytaert, A. Mijic, N. Brozovic, and R. Sinha (2016). The use of Semi-Structured Interviews for the Characterisation of Farmer Irrigation Practices. Hydrology and Earth System Science 20, 1911–1924.

  11. Sinha, S. and Sinha, R. (2016). Geomorphic evolution of Dehra Dun, NW Himalaya: Tectonics and climatic coupling. Geomorphology, 266, 20-32.

  12. Van Dijk, W.M., Densmore, A.L., Singh, A., Gupta, S., Sinha, R. Mason, P.J., Joshi, S.K., Nayak, N., Kumar, M., Shekhar, S., Kumar, D and Rai, S.P. (2016). Linking the morphology of fluvial fan systems to aquifer stratigraphy in the Sutlej-Yamuna plain of northwest India, Journal of Geophysical Research (Earth Surface), 10.1002/2015JF003720.

  13. Singh, Ajit, Debajyoti Paul, Rajiv Sinha, Kristina J Thomsen and Sanjeev Gupta (2016). Geochemistry of buried-river sediments from Ghaggar plains, NW India: multi-proxy records of variations in provenance, paleoclimate, and paleovegetation patterns in the Late Quaternary. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 449, 85-100.

  14. Whitehead, P. G., S. Sarkar, L. Jin, M.N. Futter, J. Caesar, E. Barbour, D. Butterfield, R. Sinha, R. Nicholls, C. Hutton and H.D. Leckie (in press). Dynamic modeling of the Ganga River System: Impacts of future climate and socio-economic change on flows and nitrogen fluxes in India and Bangladesh. Environmental Science: Processes and Impacts, : DOI: 10.1039/c4em00616j.

  15. Whitehead, P. G. E. Barbour, M.N. Futter, S. Sarkar, H. Rodda, J. Caesar, D. Butterfield, L. Jin, R. Sinha, R. Nicholls, M. Salehin (in press). Impacts of Climate Change and Socio-Economic Scenarios on Flow and Water Quality of the Ganga, Brahmaputra and Meghna (GBM) River Systems: Low Flow and Flood Statistics.Environmental Science: Processes and Impacts, DOI: 10.1039/x0xx00000x.

  16. Lahiri, Siddhartha Kumar; Sinha, Rajiv (2015), Application of fast Fourier transform in fluvial dynamics in the upper Brahmaputra valley, Assam, Current Science, 108 (1), 90-95.

  17. Dixit, Yama; Hodell, David A; Sinha, Rajiv; Petrie, Cameron A (2015), Oxygen isotope analysis of multiple, single ostracod valves as a proxy for combined variability in seasonal temperature and lake water oxygen isotopes, Journal of Paleolimnology, 53 (1), 35-45.

  18. Densmore, Alexander L; Sinha, Rajiv; Sinha, Swati; Tandon, SK; Jain, Vikrant (2015), Sediment storage and release from Himalayan piggyback basins and implications for downstream river morphology and evolution, Basin Research, doi: 10.1111/bre.12116.

  19. K. Gaurav, F. Métivier, O. Devauchelle, R. Sinha, H. Chauvet, M. Houssais, and H. Bouquerel (2015), Morphology of the Kosi megafan channels. Earth Surface Dynamics,3(1), 321-331.

  20. Sinha, R.; Kale, V.S.;Chakraborty, T. (2014), Tropical rivers of south and southeast Asia: Landscape evolution, morpho-dynamics and hazards, Geomorphology 227, 1–4.

  21. Lahiri, S.K. and Sinha, R. (2014). Morphotectonic evolution of the Majuli Island in the Brahmaputra valley of Assam, India inferred from geomorphic and geophysical analysis. Geomorphology, 227, 101-111.

  22. Kumar, R., Jain, V., Prasad Babu, G. and Sinha, R. (2014). Connectivity structure of the Kosi megafan and role of rail-road transport network. Geomorphology, 227, 73-86.

  23. Roy, N.G. and Sinha, R. (2014). Effective discharge for suspended sediment transport of the Ganga river and its geomorphic implications. Geomorphology, 227, 18-30.

  24. Sinha, R. and Tandon, S.K. (2014). Indus-Ganga-Brahmaputra plains: the alluvial landscape. In: Kale, V.S. (editor), Landscapes and Landforms of India, Springer, 53-63.

  25. Sinha, R. (2014). The Kosi Megafan: the best-known Himalayan megafan. In: Kale, V.S. (editor), Landscapes and Landforms of India, Springer, 151-156.

  26. Sinha, R. (2014). The Sambhar Lake: the largest saline lake in northwestern India. In: Kale, V.S. (editor), Landscapes and Landforms of India, Springer, 239-244.

  27. Sinha, R.,Priyanka, S., V. Jain and Malay Mukul (2014). Avulsion threshold and planform dynamics of the Kosi river in north Bihar (India) and Nepal: a GIS framework. Geomorphology, 216, 157-170.

  28. Sinha, R., Jawed Ahmad, Kumar Gaurav and Guillaume Morin (2014). Shallow subsurface stratigraphy and alluvial architecture of the Kosi and Gandak megafans in the Himalayan foreland basin, India. Sedimentary Geology, 301, 133-149.

  29. Dixit, Y., Hodell, D.A., Sinha, R. and Petrie, C.A. (2014). Abrupt weakening of the summer monsoon at 8.2 kyr B.P. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 391, 16-23.

  30. Sinha, R. (2013). The Alaknanda disaster: a result of 'river space' incursion. Geography and You, August 2013, 8-9.

  31. Sinha, R., Gaurav Kumar, S. Chandra and S.K. Tandon (2013). Exploring the channel connectivity structure of the August 2008 avulsion belt of the Kosi River, India: Application to flood risk assessment. Geology, v. 41; no. 10; p. 1099 - 1102, doi:10.1130/G34539.1.

  32. Sinha, R. (2013) Floods: a climate change perspective. Geography and You, Vol. 13 (76), 11-14.

  33. Sinha, R., Yadav, G.S., Gupta, S., Singh, Ajit, and Lahiri, S.K. (2013). Geoelectric resistivity evidence for subsurface paleochannel systems adjacent to Harappan sites in northwest India. Quaternary International, 308-309, 66-75.

  34. Sinha, R., Jain, V., Tandon, S.K., and Chakraborty, T. (2012) Large River Systems of India. Proc Indian Nat Science Academy 78 No (3), 277-293.

  35. Jain, V., Tandon, S.K., and Sinha, R. (2012). Application of modern geomorphic concepts for understanding the spatio-temporal complexity of the large Ganga river dispersal system. Current Science, 103 (11), 1300-1316.

  36. Sinha, R., Latrubesse, E.M. and Nanson, G.C. (2012). Quaternary fluvial systems of tropics: Major issues and status of research, Palaeogeography Palaeoclimatology Palaeoecology, 356-357, 1-15.

  37. Roy, N.G., R. Sinha, M.R. Gibling (2012) Aggradation, incision and interfluve flooding in the Ganga Valley over the past 100,000 years: Testing the influence of monsoonal precipitation. Palaeogeography Palaeoclimatology Palaeoecology, 356-357, 38-53.

  38. Pal, D.K., T. Bhattacharya, R. Sinha, P. Srivastava, A.S. Dasgupta, P., Chandran, S.K. Ray, A. Nimje (2012). Clay minerals record from Late Quaternary drill ores of the Ganga Plains and their implications for provenance and climate change in the Himalayan foreland, Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 356-357, 27-37.

  39. Lupker Maarten, Christian France-Lanord, Valier Galy, Jerome Lave,Jerome Gaillardet, Ananta Prasad Gajurel, Caroline Guilmette, Mustafizur Rahman, Sunil Kumar Singh, Rajiv Sinha (2012), Predominant floodplain over mountain weathering of Himalayan sediments (Ganga basin), Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 84 (2012) 410-432.

  40. Sinha, R., Jain, V. and Tandon, S.K. (2012) River Systems and River Science in India: Major drivers and challenges. In R. Sinha, R. Rasik (Eds.) Earth Systems and Hazards, Springer-verlag Berlin and Heidelberg, 244p.

  41. Lahiri S.K. and Sinha R. (2012), Tectonic controls on the morpho - dynamics of the Brahmaputra River System in Upper Assam valley, India, Geomorphology, doi:10.1016/j.geomorph.2012.04.012.

  42. Sinha, R. and Santosh Ghosh (2012). Understanding Dynamics of Large Rivers aided by Satellite Remote Sensing: a case study from Lower Ganga Plains, India. Geocarto International, 27 (3), 207-219.

  43. Roy N.G., R. Sinha, M.R. Gibling (2011) Aggradation, incision and interfluve flooding in the Ganga Valley over the past 100,000 years: Testing the influence of monsoonal precipitation, Palaeogeography Palaeoclimatology Palaeoecology, doi:10.1016/j.palaeo.2011.08.012.

  44. Ferrat Marion, Dominik J. Weiss, Stanislav Strekopytov, Shuofei Dong, Hongyun Chen c, Jens Najorka, Youbin Sun, Sanjeev Gupta, Ryuji Tada, Rajiv Sinha (2011) Improved provenance tracing of Asian dust sources using rare earth elements and selected trace elements for palaeomonsoon studieson the eastern Tibetan Plateau, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 75 (2011) 6374 - 6399.

  45. Gibling, M.R., Fielding, C.R. and Sinha, R. (2011) Alluvial valleys and alluvial sequences: towards a geomorphic assessment, In: River To Rock Record: The Preservation Of Fluvial Sediments And Their Subsequent Interpretation (Eds. Staphanie K Davidson, Sophie Leleu and Colin P. North),SEPM Special Publication No. 97, 423 - 447.

  46. Gaurav K., R. Sinha, P.K. Panda.(2011) The Indus Flood of 2010 in Pakistan: a perspective analysis using remote sensing data. Natural Hazards, 59, 1815 - 1826.

  47. Barnes Jason, Alexander Densmore, Malay Mukul, Rajiv Sinha, Vikrant Jain, Sampat Tandon(2011) Interplay between faulting and base level in the development of Himalayan frontal fold topography, Journal of Geophysical Research (Earth Surface) 116, F03012 ,doi:10.1029/2010JF001841.

  48. Rahaman Waliur, Sunil K. Singh, Rajiv Sinha, S.K. Tandon (2011) Sr, C and O isotopes in carbonate nodules from the Ganga Plain: Evidence for recent abrupt rise in dissolved 87Sr/86Sr ratios of the Ganga. Chemical Geology , 285 (2011) 184 - 193.

  49. Sinha R.(2011) Flood risk reduction in India: Are we learning? Geography and You, January- February, 2011, 31-34.

  50. Nador Annamaria , Rajiv Sinha, Arpad Magyari, Sampat K. Tandon, Zsofia Medzihradszky, Edit Babinszki, Edit Thamo-Bozso, Zoltan Unger, Ashish Singh (2011) Late Quaternary (Weichselian) alluvial history and neotectonic control on fluvial landscape development in the southern Koros plain, Hungary. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 299, 1-14

  51. Sinha, R. (2010) A river runs through it,Public Service Review: International Development: issue 17, 20-22

  52. Sinha, R., Tandon, S.K., Gibling, M.R.(2010) Shallow sub-surface stratigraphy of the Ganga basin, Himalayan Foreland: present status and future perspectives. Quaternary International, 227, 81-86.

  53. Srivastava, P., M. K. Rajak, R. Sinha, D.K. Pal, T. Bhattacharyya (2010) A high resolution micromorphological record of the Late Quaternary paleosols from Ganga-Yamuna Interfluve: Stratigraphic and Paleoclimatic implications, Quaternary International, 227, 127-142.

  54. Sanyal, P. and Sinha, R.(2010) Evolution of the Indian summer monsoon: Synthesis of continental records. In: Clift, P. D., Tada, R. & Zheng, H. (eds) Monsoon Evolution and Tectonics - Climate Linkage in Asia. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 342, 151 - 179.

  55. Yadav, G.S., Dasgupta, A.S., Sinha, R., Lal, T., Srivastava, K.M., Singh, S.K.,(2010) Shallow sub-surface stratigraphy of interfuves inferred from vertical electric soundings in western Ganga plains, India, Quaternary International, 227, 104-115.

  56. Sinha, R. (2009) The Great avulsion of Kosi on 18 August 2008. Current Science, VOL. 97, NO. 3, 429-433.

  57. Westaway Rob, David R. Bridgland, R. Sinha, Tuncer Demir (2009) Fluvial sequences as evidence for landscape and climatic evolution in the Late Cenozoic: a synthesis of data from IGCP 518, Global and Planetary Change, v. 68, issue 4, p. 237-253.

  58. Waliur Rahaman, Sunil K. Singh, Sinha, R. and S.K. Tandon (2009). Climate control on erosion distribution over the Himalaya during the past ~100 ka. Geology, June 2009, 37(6), p. 559 – 562.

  59. Sinha, R. Gibling M.R., Y. Kettanah, , S.K. Tandon, P.S. Bhattacharjee, A.S. Dasgupta, P. Ghazanfari (2009). Craton-derived alluvium as a major sediment source in the Himalayan Foreland Basin of India. GSA Bulletin; November/December 2009, v. 121, no. 11/12, p. 1596 - 1610.

  60. Sinha, R. and Sarkar, S. (2009) Climate-induced variability in the Late Pleistocene-Holocene fluvial and fluvio-deltaic successions in the Ganga plains, India. Geomorphology 113, p. 173 - 188.

  61. Singh, R.N., Petrie, C.A., French, C.A.I., Goudie, A.S. Gupta, S., Tewari, R., Singh, A.K., Sinha, R., Srivastava, R. Yadav, S., and Singh, V.K, Settlements in context: Reconnaissance in western Uttar Pradesh and Haryana, Man and Environment, XXXIII (2), 2008, 71-87.

  62. Sinha, R., G.V. Bapalu, G.V., Singh, L.K., and Rath, B. (2008). Flood risk analysis in the Kosi river basin, north Bihar using multi-parametric approach of Analytical Hierarchy Process (AHP). Indian Journal of Remote Sensing, Vol. 36, p.293-307.

  63. Tandon, S.K., Sinha, R., Gibling, M.R., Dasgupta, A.S., Ghazanfari, Parvez (2008) Late Quaternary evolution of the Ganga Plains: myths and misconceptions, recent developments and future directions. Memoir Jour. Geol. Soc. India, 66, 259-299.

  64. Sinha, R. (2008). Flood hazard: a GIS based approach. Geography and You, 8, 6-11.

  65. Sinha, R. (2008) Kosi: Rising Waters, Dynamic Channels and Human Disasters. Economic and Political Review, Nov. 15, 2008, 42-46.

  66. Sinha, R. (2008). Kosi Floods: Time of Retrospection. Geography and You, October, 2008, 38-39.

  67. Sinha, R. (2008) Late Quaternary Shallow Sub-surface Stratigraphy of the Ganga plains. Jour. Geol. Soc. India, 71(3), 446-47.

  68. Gibling, M. R., Sinha, R., Roy, N. G., S.K. Tandon, Jain, M. (2008). Quaternary fluvial and eolian deposits on the Belan River, India: paleoclimatic setting of Paleolithic to Neolithic archeological sites over the past 85,000 years. Quaternary Science Reviews, 27/3-4, 392-411.

  69. Tandon, S.K. and Sinha, R. (2007). Geology of large river systems. In: Chapter 2: Large Rivers (ed. Avijit Gupta), John Wiley and Sons, UK.

  70. Sinha, R., Kumar, R., Sinha, S. Tandon, S.K. and Gibling, M.R. (2007). Late Cenozoic fluvial successions in India: an overview and synthesis. Quaternary Science Reviews, 26, 2801-2822.

  71. Sinha, R., Bhattacharjee, P., Sangode, S.J., Gibling, M.R. and Tandon, S.K., Jain, M. Godfrey, D. (2007). Valley and interfluve sediments in the southern Ganga plains, India: exploring facies and magnetic signatures. Sedimentary Geology, 201, 386-411.

  72. Roy, N. G. and Sinha, R. (2007) Understanding confluence dynamics in the alluvial Ganga - Ramganga valley, India: An integrated approach using geomorphology and hydrology. . Geomorphology, 92/3-4, 182-197.

  73. Sinha, R. and Friend, P.F. (2007) Quaternary fluvial systems of India. Quaternary International, 159, 1-5.

  74. Sangode, S. J., Sinha, R., O. S. Chauhan, B. Phartiyal, R. K. Mazari, N. Suresh, Sheila Mishra, Rohtash Kumar, T. N. Bagati, P. Bhattacharjee (in press) Environmental magnetic studies on some Quaternary sediments of varied depositional settings in the Indian subcontinent: Implications for detrital to authigenic controls. Quaternary International, 159, 102-118.

  75. Sharma, C., Chauhan, M.S. and Sinha, R. (2007) Studies on Holocene climatic changes from Priyadarshini Lake sediments, Eastern Antarctica based on palynological evidence. Journal of Geological Society of India, 69, 92-96.

  76. Sinha R., S.K. Tandon, P. Sanyal, M.R. Gibling, D. Stuben, Zsolt Berner and P. Ghazanfari (2006). Calcretes from a monsoon-dominated Late Quaternary interfluve in the Southern Ganga Plains : isotopic data and palaeoenvironmental implications. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 242/3-4, 214-239.

  77. Tandon, S.K., Gibling M.R., Sinha R., Singh V., Ghazanfari P., Dasgupta A., Jain M. and Jain V. (2006) Alluvial valleys of the Gangetic Plains, India: causes and timing of incision. In: Incised Valleys in Time and Space, SEPM Special Publication no. 85, 15-35.

  78. Sinha, R., W. Smykatz-Kloss, D. Stueben, S.P. Harrison, Z. Berner & U. Kramar (2006) Late Quaternary palaeoclimatic reconstruction from the lacustrine sediments of the Sambhar playa core, Thar Desert margin, India. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 233/3-4, 252-270.

  79. Roy P. D., Smykatz-Kloss W. and Sinha R. (2006) Late Holocene geochemical history inferred from Sambhar and Didwana playa sediments, Thar Desert, India: comparison and synthesis. Quaternary International, 144/1, 84-98.

  80. Sinha, R. (2005). Why do Gangetic rivers aggrade or degrade? Current Science, 89(5), 836-840.

  81. Roy, N. and Sinha, R. (2005) Alluvial geomorphology and confluence dynamics in the Gangetic plains, Farrukhabad-Kannauj area, Uttar Pradesh, India. Current Science, 88(12), 2000-2006.

  82. Latrubesse, E.M., Stevaux J.C. and Sinha, R. (2005) Tropical Rivers. Geomorphology, 70/3-4, 187-206.

  83. Latrubesse, E.m., Stevaux, J.C. & Sinha, R. (2005) Grandes sistemas fluviais tropicais: uma visao geral. Revista Brasileira de Geomorfologia, 6(1), pp. 1-18.

  84. Bapalu, G. V. and Sinha, R. (2005) GIS in Flood Hazard Mapping: a case study of Kosi River Basin, India GIS@Development online edition (October, 2005).

  85. Sinha R., Jain V., Prasad Babu G., and Ghosh S. (2005) Geomorphic characterization and diversity of the fluvial systems of the Gangetic plains. Geomorphology, 70/3-4, pp. 207-225.

  86. Jain V. & Sinha, R. (2005) Response of active tectonics on the alluvial Baghmati river, Himalayan foreland basin, eastern India. Geomorphology, 70/3-4 pp. 339-356.

  87. Gibling, M.R. Tandon, S.K., Sinha, R. and Jain, M. ( 2005). Discontinuity-bounded alluvial sequences of the southern Gangetic plains, India: aggradation and degradation in response to monsoonal strength. Journal of Sedimentary Research, 75(3), 373-389.

  88. Sinha, R., Tandon, S.K., Gibling M.R., Bhattacharjee, P.S. and Dasgupta, A.S. (2005) Late Quaternary geology and alluvial stratigraphy of the Ganga basin, Himalayan Geology, 26(1), 223-240.

  89. Sinha, R., Gibling, M.R., Tandon, S.K., Jain, V. & Dasgupta, A. S. (2005) Quaternary stratigraphy and sedimentology of the Kotra section on the Betwa river, Southern Gangetic plains, Uttar Pradesh. Jour. Geological Society of India, 65, 441-450.

  90. Sinha, R., Gibling, M.R., Jain, V. & Tandon, S.K. (2005) Sedimentology and avulsion patterns of the anabranching Baghmati river in the Himalayan foreland basin, India. In: Fluvial Sedimentology (eds. Blum, M. and Marriott, S.), Special publication of the International Association of Sedimentologists, 35, 181-196.

  91. Sinha, R., D. Stueben, and Zsolt Berner (2004) Paleohydrology of the Sambhar Lake Playa, Thar Desert, India using geomorphological and sedimentological evidences. Jour. Geological Society of India, 64, 419-430.

  92. Sinha, R. & B.C. Raymahashay (2004) Evaporite mineralogy and geochemical evolution of the Sambhar Salt Lake, Thar Desert, Rajasthan, India. Sedimentary Geology, 166, 59-71.

  93. Jain, V.& Sinha, R. (2004) Fluvial dynamics of an anabranching river system in Himalayan foreland basin, Baghmati river, north Bihar plains, India, Geomorphology, 60, pp. 147-170.

  94. Sinha, R. & Smykatz-Kloss, W. (2003). Thermal characterization of lacustrine dolomite from the Sambhar Lake playa, Thar desert, India, Jour. Thermal Analysis & Caloriemetry, v.17, 739-750.

  95. Sinha, R., V.N. Sastry, & G. Rajagopalan (2003). Depositional Environment in a Fresh Water lake in eastern Antarctica inferred from Shallow Sediment Cores, Jour. Geol. Soc. India, v.61(6), 717-723.

  96. Jain V. & Sinha, R. (2003). Hyperavulsive-anabranching Baghmati river system, north Bihar plains, eastern India, Zeitschrift fur Geomorphologie (Annals of Geomorphology), 47/1, p. 101-116.

  97. Jain, V. & Sinha, R. (2003). River systems of the Ganga plains and their comparison with Siwaliks: a review, Current Science, v.84 (8), 1025-1033.

  98. Jain, V. & Sinha, R. (2003). Data Requirements for Geomorphological Studies of Rivers and their Significance, Jour. of Applied Hydrology, v. XVI (2), 18-42.

  99. Jain, V. & Sinha, R. (2003). Derivation of Unit Hydrograph from GIUH analysis for a Himalaya river, Water Resources Management, v.17, 355-375.

  100. Jain, V. & Sinha, R. (2003). Geomorphological manifestations of the flood hazard: a remote sensing based approach, Geocarto International, V.18 (4), 51-60.

  101. Jain V. & Sinha, R. (2003) Evaluation of geomorphic control on flood hazard through Geomorphic Instantaneous Unit Hydrograph, Current Science, v. 85 (11), 1596-1600.

  102. Sinha R., Madhur Khanna, V. Jain and S.K. Tandon (2002). Mega-geomorphology and sedimentation history in the Ganga-Yamuna Plains, Current Science, vol. 82(5), 562-566.

  103. Sinha, R., Sanjoy Das & Onkar Dikshit (2002). GIS-assisted mapping of catchment-scale erosion and sediment sources in Alaknanda valley, Garhwal Himalaya, India, Zeitschrift fur Geomorphologie (Annals of Geomorphology), 46/2 (June), p. 145-165.

  104. Vaidhyanathan, N. S., Gaurav Sharma, Sinha, R., & Onkar Dikshit (2002). Mapping of erosion potential in Garhwal Himalaya, Int. Jour. Remote Sensing, vol.23(20), 4125 - 4159.

  105. Sinha, R. & Jain, V. (2002). Quaternary Geomorphology of the Upper and Middle Ganga Plains: a review. In: S. K. Tandon and B. Thakur (Eds) Recent Advances in Geomorphology, Quaternary Geology and Environmental Geosciences: Indian case studies, Manisha Publications, New Delhi, p. 117- 142.

  106. Roy, P.D., Sinha, R. & W. Smykatz-Kloss (2001). Mineralogy and geochemistry of the evaporitic crust from the hypersaline Sambhar Lake playa, Thar Desert, India, Chemie der Erde (Geochemistry), v.61, 241-253.

  107. Sinha, R. & Raymahashay, B.C. (2000). Salinity model inferred from two shallow cores at Sambhar lake, Rajasthan, Jour. Geol. Soc. India, v.56, 213-217.

  108. Sinha, R. & Dayal, U. (2000), Design of filter lagoon for ash ponds, Jour. The Institution of Engineers (India), v.80, 44-48.

  109. Sinha, R., S.V. Navada, Asim Chatterjee, Sarvan Kumar, A. Mitra and A.R. Nair (2000). Hydrogen and Oxygen Isotopes analysis of Antarctic Lake Waters, Schirmacher Oasis, East Antarctica, Current Science, v.78 (8), 992-995.

  110. Sinha, R. & Chatterjee, A. (2000). Mineralogy of Lacustrine Sediments in the Schirmacher Range Area, East Antarctica, Jour. Geol. Soc. India, v.56(1), 39-45.

  111. Sinha, R. Chhaya Sharma, & M.S. Chauhan (2000). Sedimentological and pollen studies of cores from Lake Priyadarshini, Eastern Antarctica, Paleobotanist, V.49, 1-8.

  112. Sinha, R. & Chatterjee, A. (2000). Thermal structure, sedimentology and hydro-geochemistry of Lake Priyadarshini, Schirmacher Oasis, Antarctica. Department of Ocaean Development, Tech. Pub. 14, pp. 279-308.

  113. Sinha, R. & Friend, P.F. (1999). Pedogenic alteration in the Overbank Sediments, North Bihar Plains, India, Journal of Geological Society of India, v.53, p.163-171.

  114. Sinha, R. & Brahmankar, D.B. (1999) Hydrological, Morphological and Sediment Transport Characteristics of Wainganga River, Central India, Jour. Ind. Ass. <Sedimentologists, v.18 (1), pp.1-14.

  115. Sinha, R., Chatterjee, A. & Panda, A.K., Mitra, A. (1999). Thermal Structure and Heat Budget of Priyadarshini Lake, Schirmacher Oasis, East Antarctica, Current Science, v.76(5), 680 - 683.

  116. Sinha, R. (1998) On the controls of fluvial hazards in the north Bihar plains, eastern India. In: Maund, J.G. & Eddleston, M. (Eds) Geohazards in Engineering Geology, Geological Society of London, Engineering Spl. Publication 15, p.35-40.

  117. Sinha, R. & Jain, V. (1998) Flood Hazards of North Bihar Rivers, Indo-Gangetic Plains. In: Flood studies in India; Memoir Geological Society of India, No.41. p.27-52.

  118. Sinha, R. (1996). Channel avulsion and floodplain structure in the Gandak-Kosi interfan, north Bihar plains, India, Zeitschrift fur Geomorphologie N.F., Suppl.-Bd, 103, p.249-268.

  119. Sinha, R., Friend, P. F. and Switsur, V. R. (1996). Radiocarbon dating and sedimentation rates of Holocene alluvial sediments of northern Bihar plains, India, Geological Magazine, 133(1), p.85-90.

  120. Gupta, R. P., Sinha, R. and Roohani, M. S. ( 1996). Influence of geomorphometric factors on satellite snow covered area vs. snowmelt runoff relationship in the Punjab Himalaya, Journal of Geological Society of India., 48(4), p.449-456.

  121. Sinha, R. (1996), Paleohydrology of Quaternary river systems of north Bihar, India, In: V. P. Singh and B. Kumar (Eds) Surface Water Hydrology, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Netherlands, p.29-41.

  122. Sinha, R., Kumar, A. and Seethapathi, P. V. (1996), Utility of remote sensing techniques in landslide investigations : an appraisal. In: V. P. Singh and B. Kumar (Eds) Water Resources Planning and Management, Kluwer Academic Publishers Netherlands, p.303-308.

  123. Friend, P. F. and Sinha, R. (1993). Braiding and Meandering Parameters, in J. L. Best and C. S. Bristow (ed.) 'Braided Rivers', Geological Society of London Special Publication, 75, p.105-111.

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  125. Sinha, R. (1995). Sedimentology of Quaternary alluvial deposits of the Gandak-Kosi interfan, North Bihar plains, Journal of Geological Society of India, 46(5), p.521-532.