SUCHANA TARAL Assistant Professor

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  • Department of Earth Sciences
  • School of Physical, Chemical & Applied Sciences
  • suchanataral100@gmail.com

Academic Activity

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Educational Qualification (UG,PG & Higher Order)

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1 PhD Sedimentology of the Siwalik Group in the Tista Valley and Kameng River Section, eastern Himalaya: depositional systems, palaeogeography and palaeoclimate University of Calcutta 2018

Area of Specializaion

Sedimentology, Ichnology and Basin Analysis

Awards / Prizes Conferred

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1 Associate of Indian Academy of Science NATIONAL Indian Academy of Science 2022 Not Applicable

Teaching Experience

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1 Guest Lecturer Department of geology Narula Institute of Technology, JIS University

Research Experience

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1 Project Assistant Department of Geology Presidency University Ground Water mapping on 1:50000 scale in Maldah District, West Bengal, India
2 Visiting Scientist Geological Studies Unit Indian Statistical Institute Kolkata Sedimentology and Inchnology of the Siwalik rocks in eastern Himalaya
3 Post Doctoral Fellow Department of Geology and Geophysics Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur Sedimentology and Ichnology of Upper Triassic Tiki Red Bed

Industry Experience

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Papers Published in UGC Approved Journals

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Papers Published in Non UGC Approved Peer Reviewed Journals

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1 Alluvial ichnofacies from Upper Triassic red beds in India: Implications for palaeoenvironment and palaeoclimate Taral, S., Mukherjee, D., Ray, S. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 601 2022 3.318
2 Distribution of active tectonics in the Himalayan piedmont (Darjeeling, Eastern India) inferred from Horizontal-to-Vertical Spectral Ratio analysis of Large, E., Huyghe, P., Mugnier, J-L., Guillier, B., Taral, S., Gyawali, B.R., Chakraborty, T. Terra Nova 10.1111/ter.12619 2022 3.37
3 The Neogene Siwalik succession of the Arunachal Himalaya: a revised lithostratigrphic classification and its implications for the regional paleogeogra Debnath, A., Taral, S., Mullick, S., Chakraborty, T. Journal Geological Society of India 97, 339-350 2021 1.459 (2020)
4 Shallow marine to fluvial transition in the Siwalik succession of the Kameng River section, Arunachal Himalaya and its implication for foreland basin Taral, S., Chakraborty, T., Huyghe, P., van der Beek, P., Vögeli, N. and Dupont-Nivet, G. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences 184 2019 3.449 (2020)
5 Deltaic coastline of the Siwalik (Neogene) foreland basin: evidences from the Gish River section, Darjeeling Himalaya. Taral, S. and Chakraborty, T. Geological Journal 53, 203–229 2018 2.468 (2020)
6 An ichnological model for a deltaic depositional system: New insights from the Neogene Siwalik Foreland Basin of Darjeeling-Sikkim Himalaya. Taral, S., Sarkar, S. and Chakraborty, T. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology v. 511, p. 188-207 2018 3.318 (2020)
7 Wave-generated structures in the Siwalik rocks of Tista valley, eastern Himalaya: implication for the regional paleogeography. Taral, S., Kar, N. and Chakraborty, T. Current Science 113 (5), 889-901 2017 1.102 (2020).
8 First report of plant remains cf. Sloanea (Elaeocarpaceae) from the Middle Siwalik of Darjeeling sub-Himalaya, India and its palaeobiogeographic impli More, S., Rit, R., Khan, M.A., Paruya, D.K., Taral, S., Chakraborty, T. and Bera, S. Journal of the Geological Society of India 91, 301-306 2017 1.459 (2020)
9 Depositional Environment of Mio-Pliocene Siwalik Sedimentary Strata from the Darjeeling Himalayan Foothills, India: A Palynological Approach More, S., Paruya, D. K., Taral, S., Chakraborty, T., Bera, S. Plos One 11(3) 2016 3.24 (2020)

Papers Published in Conference Proceedings

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Books

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Chapters in Books

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1 Cenozoic Himalayan foreland basin: an overview and regional perspective of the evolving sedimentary succession Chakraborty, T.,Taral, S., More, S. and Bera, S. Geodynamics of the Indian Plate: evolutionary perspectives Springer Geology 2020 978-3-030-15988-7

Edited Books

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Ongoing Projects

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Career Guidance Offered to students

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Bridge courses, Yoga, Meditation, Personal Counselling and Mentoring etc.,

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Research Guidance - PG

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Research Guidance - Post Doctoral

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Financial assistance availed to attend conferences / workshops and to pay membership fee
of professional bodies during the year

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1 Aoshan Forum-2017 STIL Workshop Sedimentological and Tectonic Evolution of the NE Indian Ocean and its Adjacent Uplands in India, Bangladesh and Myanm Qingdao national Laboratory for Marine Science and Technology International and local travel and accomodation Qingdao, China 30-10-2017 03-11-2017 2017
2 5th IAS Summer School International Association of Sedimentologists 900 Euro Beijing, China 22-09-2014 30-09-2014 2014
3 29th meeting of International Association of Sedimentologists held in Schladming, Austria during 10-13 September, 2012 International Association of Sedimentologists 250 Euro Schladming, Austria 10-09-2012 13-09-2012 2012

E-Lecture Details

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Affiliation in Academic Bodies/Societies

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1 International Association of Sedimentologists Full time member 2022

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