Dr Shaktiman Singh
Dr Shaktiman Singh

Dr Shaktiman Singh

B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D.

Lecturer

About

Biography

2018-2020: Postdoctoral Researcher, Luleå University of Technology, Sweden

2020-2020: Honorary Lecturer, University of Aberdeen, UK

2017-2018: Research Associate, Sharda University, India

2016-2017: DAAD Binational Fellow, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany

2012-2016: Research Fellow, Sharda University, India

2011-2012: Project Officer, Centre for Environment Education, India

2011-2011: Research Assistant, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India

Research

Research Overview

  • Glaciology
  • Glacio-hydrology
  • Remote sensing and GIS
  • Extreme weather events
  • Environmental data analyses

Research Specialisms

  • Climate Change
  • Environmental Geography
  • Geographical Information Systems
  • Glaciology and Cryospheric Systems
  • Hydrology

Our research specialisms are based on the Higher Education Classification of Subjects (HECoS) which is HESA open data, published under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International licence.

Current Research

  • Spatiotemporal variation of land surface temperature in comparison to air temperature
  • Usability of satellite-based land-surface temperature in glacio-hydrological models
  • Frequency and intensity of extreme weather events
  • In-situ and remotely-sensed monitoring of snow, glaciers, and permafrost
  • Development and application of glacio-hydrological and geospatial models
  • Past glacio-hydrological processes on Martian land-surface
  • Field campaigns for glaciological and Martian analogue research

Funding and Grants

  • Project title: Ice stupas: operational challenges and prospective solutions. Funding agency: Grants Academy, University of Aberdeen under the NERC discipline hopping for environmental solutions.
  • Project title: Studying hazardous ice avalanches, University of Aberdeen Pump-Prime Interdisciplinary Research and Impact. Funding agency: Grants Academy, University of Aberdeen under the Pump-Prime Interdisciplinary Research and Impact. 
  • Project title: Assessing the impact of 3D terrain data resolution on thermomechanical modelling of ice avalanches. Funding agency: GRants Academy, University of Aberdeen under the Pump-Prime Interdisciplinary Research and Impact. 
  • Project title: Tackling the global change challenges to water security in Tajikistan, the water tower of Central Asia. Funding Agency: Grants Academy, University of Aberdeen under the GCRF Pump Prime
  • Project title: Ice stupa: a solution to improve Himalayan-Karakoram mountain community resilience to water scarcity. Funding agency: Grants Academy, University of Aberdeen under GCRF Pump Prime
  • Project title: The intensity and frequency of extreme weather events in Scandinavian Lapland. Funding agency: German Academic Exchange Service or DAAD (German: Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst)
  • Project title: The glacio-hydrological comparison of the glaciers in Scandinavia and Himalaya. Funding agency: German Academic Exchange Service or DAAD (German: Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst)
  • Project title: Robust infrastructure – Adapting railway maintenance to climate change(CliMaint). Funding Agency: VINNOVA Sweden’s Innovation Agency
  • Project title: Development of glacio-hydrological model for application in glaciated catchments in the Himalaya. Head Institute: Technische Universität Dresden, Germany. Funding agency: German Academic Exchange Service or DAAD (German: Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst).
Teaching

Programmes

Publications

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  • Multitemporal glacier inventory revealing four decades of glacier changes in the Ladakh region

    Soheb, M., Ramanathan, A., Bhardwaj, A., Coleman, M., Rea, B., Spagnolo, M., Singh, S., Sam, L.
    Earth System Science Data, vol. 14, no. 9, pp. 4171–4185
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Simulation and risk assessment of a possible glacial lake outburst flood (GLOF) in the Bhilangna Valley, central Himalaya, India

    Pandey, P., Banerjee, D., Ali, S. N., Khan, M. A. R., Chauhan, P., Singh, S.
    Journal of Earth System Science, vol. 131, no. 3, 184
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Multivariate statistical analysis and geospatial approach for evaluating hydro‑geochemical characteristics of meltwater from Shaune Garang glacier, Himachal Pradesh, India

    Kumar, R., Kumar, R., Bhardwaj, A., Singh, A., Singh, S., Kumari, A., Sinha, R. K.
    Acta Geophysica
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Tackling the global change challenges to water security in Tajikistan, the water tower of Central Asia

    Singh, S., Bhardwaj, A., Sam, L., Haro Monteagudo, D.
    EGU General Assembly 2022
    Contributions to Conferences: Abstracts
  • Tree-Ring-Based Hydrological Records Reconstructions of the Himalayan Rivers: Challenges and Opportunities

    Shekhar, M., Ranhotra, P. S., Bhattacharyya, A., Singh, A., Dhyani, R., Singh, S.
    Springer Climate. Rani, S., Kumar, R. (eds.). Springer Science and Business Media B.V., pp. 47-72, 26 pages
    Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings: Chapters
  • Modelling Permafrost Distribution in Western Himalaya Using Remote Sensing and Field Observations

    Khan, M. A. R., Singh, S., Pandey, P., Bhardwaj, A., Ali, S. N., Chaturvedi, V., Ray, P. K. C.
    Remote Sensing, vol. 13, no. 21, 4403
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Surface mass balance analysis at Naradu Glacier, Western Himalaya, India

    Kumar, R., Singh, S., Singh, A., Kumar, R., Singh, S., Randhawa, S. S.
    Scientific Reports, vol. 11, no. 1, 12710
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Elective surgery cancellations due to the COVID-19 pandemic: global predictive modelling to inform surgical recovery plans

    Forget, P., Dimitropoulos, K., Collins, D., Adams, D., Porter, A., Smith, A., Stewart, H., Brown, J. D., Smith, R. L., Wilson, S., Hall, A. M., Anderson, H., Smith, N., Jackson, C., Alexander, D., Alexander, P., Hughes, S., Hamilton, M., Yu, T., Wang, S., Wang, J., Liu, Y., Zhang, Y., Zhang, L., Zhao, L., Yang, L., Wu, J., Wu, J., Liu, Y., Wang, F., Bell, R., Kim, S., Gilmour, F., Smith, N., Scott, J., Smith, M. J., Smith, N., Thomas, S., Smith, C., Brown, R., Smith, N., Smith, E. J., Brown, A., Clark, R., Smith, K., Smith, K., Milne, D., Phillips, S., Hall, A. M., Robbins, J., Walker, R., Smith, A., Jones, T., Ahmed, J., Maclean, J., Hay, D., Simpson, J., Thomas, C., Edwards, M., Smith, T., Roberts, C. A., Mohamed, A., Mohamed, A., Mohamed, A., Mohamed, A., Mohamed, S., Mohamed, S., Ali, A., Ahmed, M., Mohamed, A., Kumar, M., Mohammed, I., Ibrahim, A. I., Adamu, Y. B., Murray, R., Thomas, B. P., Lee, C., Singh, S., Anderson, P. G., Ellis, S., Ford, L. M., Skinner, D. L., Reddy, S. R., Reed, A. R., Davies, G. L., Johnson, M., Vermeulen, A. J., Blake, C. A., Zhou, S., COVIDSurg Collaborative
    British Journal of Surgery, vol. 107, no. 11, pp. 1440-1449
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Small lava caves as possible exploratory targets on Mars: Analogies drawn from UAV imaging of an Icelandic lava field

    Sam, L., Bhardwaj, A., Singh, S., Martin-Torres, F. J., Zorzano, M., Luque, J. A. R.
    Remote Sensing, vol. 12, no. 12, 1970
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • UAV Imaging of Small Caves in Icelandic Lava Field as Possible Mars Analogues

    Sam, L., Bhardwaj, A., Singh, S., Martin-Torres, F. J.
    Contributions to Conferences: Papers
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