Before the start of my undergraduate course in Earth Science, I was quite unaware of the whole ideological possibilities in it. Luckily I got in touch with the environment at IISERK seismological Observatory where I could carefully observe what is there that drives research. My first experience at EGU general assembly 2019 escalated my fascination many times towards this field.
The philosophy which researchers use to follow their interests unpuzzled me and made me a big admirer of itself. I have always been a keen computational geek, so I chose the computational seismology laboratory to experience the stuff there. It interests me to apply the routine coding techniques to the real problems in seismology.
In the framework of the MAUPASACQ project, A dense seismic network of 440 three-component stations was deployed throughout the Mauleon Basin, in the northern foothills of the Pyrenees, SW France. I am evaluating the seismic wave attenuation in that region under the supervision of Dr. Arantza Ugalde and Dr. Caeser R. Ranero. The key steps for the procedure include:
Jammu and Kashmir region (NW Himalaya) owes its existence to collision hence the occurrence of earthquake events is part of the tectonic evolution of the Himalaya and shall continue in the future which itself evokes high hazard vulnerability. As my master's project with Prof. Supriyo Mitra, I am estimating P and S wave attenuation tomography of that region using following approach:
The clustering is done to setup data for group velocity tomographic inversion. The cluster will be treated as a single measurement, where the group velocity of the path will be the group velocity of mean of cluster the error will be the standard error in the cluster. Clustering is done using the following derived technique.
Gravity anomalies by complicated geological shapes are always useful in understanding the crustal structure. For forward problem in gravity, method developed by Talwani et al. (1959) is used while for the inverse problem, successive misfit minimization of bouger anomaly is done. The data is used to model the Godavari Basin.
Structural mapping of deformations associated in the Galudih region is done also mineralogy is studied in depth with the geologic history.
Learnt geological use of carbon nanotubes in exploration also the project experimental techniques for functionalization of MWCNT.
Selected for Early Career Scientist’s Travel Support belonging to abstract- EGU2019-1041, Title: ”A novel approach for spatial clustering of 2-D earthquake-receiver raypaths using a machine learning algorithm” by Himanshu Agrawal and Supriyo Mitra, for European Geosciences Union general assembly 2019.
Selected for National Sustainability Case Challenge, held at BIMTECH greater Noida, in top 50 teams nationwide.
Receiving the Innovation in Science Pursuit and Inspired Research Fellowship Grant from Department of Science and Technology , Goverment. of India
Involved in a project of final year MS dissertation with Prof. Supriyo Mitra at IISER KOLKATA Seismological Observatory.
Presenting information carefully inevitably needs certain proficiency in plotting tools. I have involved myself with Gnuplot, turtle, origin, Generic Mapping Tools, Matplotlib, Latex, Inkscape.