Sriroop Chaudhuri

Associate Professor (Environmental Studies & Geospatial Modeling) 
co-Director, Center for Environment, Sustainability and Human Development (CESH)

B.Sc. and MSc. Calcutta University
MS and Ph. D. West Virginia University (USA)
Post-Doc Texas A&M University (USA)

Sriroop is an associate professor of environmental studies and geospatial modeling at the Jindal School of Liberal Arts and Humanities. He is also the co-Director to the Center for Environment, Sustainability and Human Development (CESH). Sriroop specializes on issues of water depletion/degradation and how in the wake of climate change natural resources scarcity may affect sustainable human development. Sriroop has over 12 years of teaching/research experience in different universities of India and US. He has over 20 publications in high impact factor journals. He has published extensively with leading dailies such as Deccan Herald, Hindustan Times, Statesman, Telegraph, Millennium Post, Wire etc. Sriroop teaches courses on food, water, climate, statistics and Geographic Information System (GIS).

Peer Reviewed Journals

  • Chaudhuri, S., M. Roy, and Amit Jain. 2018. Appraisal of WaSH (Water-Sanitation-Hygiene) Infrastructure using a Composite Index, Spatial Algorithms and Sociodemographic Correlates in Rural India. Journal of Environmental Informatics. doi:10.3808/jei.201700374.
  • Chaudhuri, S., M. Roy, and Amit Jain. Appraisal of WaSH (Water-Sanitation-Hygiene) Infrastructure using a Composite Index, Spatial Algorithms and Sociodemographic Correlates in Rural India. Journal of Environmental Informatics. doi:10.3808/jei.201700374.
  • Chaudhuri, S., and M. Roy. 2017. Rural-urban spatial inequality in water and sanitation facilities in India: A cross-sectional study from household to national level Applied Geography. 85:27-38.
  • Chaudhuri, S., and M. Roy. 2017. Drinking water sources in India: How safe is Safe? Current Science. 113(3):393-402.
  • Chaudhuri, S., and M. Roy. 2016. Overview of rural water supply sector in West Bengal, India: Challenges and concerns. International Journal of Innovative Research in Science, Engineering and Technology. 5(6):9768-9777.
  • Chaudhuri, S., and M. Roy. 2016. Reflections on groundwater quality and urban-rural disparity in drinking water sources in Haryana, India. International Journal for Scientific Research and Development. 4(4):837-843.
  • Chaudhuri, S. and S. Ale. 2014. Long-term (1930-2010) Trends in groundwater levels in Texas: Influence of soils, landcover and water use. Science of the Total Environment. 490:379-390.
  • Chaudhuri, S., and S. Ale. 2014. Long-term (1960-2010) trends in groundwater contamination and salinization in the Ogallala aquifer, Texas. Journal of Hydrology. 513(26): 376-390.  
  • Chaudhuri, S., and S. Ale2014. Development of groundwater salinity in municipal wells in major aquifers of Texas. Science of the Total Environment. 472:370-380.
  • Chaudhuri, S., S. Ale. 2014. An appraisal of groundwater quality in the Seymour and Blaine aquifers in a major agro-ecological region in Texas, USA. Environmental Earth Sciences. 71(6): 2765-2777.
  • Chaudhuri, S., and S. Ale. 2014. Evaluation of Long-term (1960-2010) Groundwater Fluoride Contamination in Texas.  Journal of Environmental Quality. 43:1404-1416.
  • Cui, S., C. Zilverberg, V. Aleen, P. Brown, J. Moore-Kucera, D. Wester, M. Mirik, S. Chaudhuri, N. Philips. 2014. Carbon and nitrogen responses of three old world bluestems to nitrogen fertilization or inclusion of a legume. Journal of Field Crop Research. 164:45-53.
  • Mirik, M., Y. Emendack, A. Attia, S. Chaudhuri, M. Roy, G.F. Backoulou, S. Cui. 2014. Detecting Musk-thistle infestation (Carduus Ntans) infestation using a target detection algorithm. Applied Remote Sensing. 3(3):95-105.
  • Chaudhuri, S., L.MMcDonald, and E, M. Pena-Yewtukhiw. 2013. Soil organic carbon molecular properties: Effects of time since reclamation in a reclaimed minesoil chronosequence. Journal of Land Degradation and Development. DOI: 10.1002/ldr.2202. 
  • Chaudhuri, S., S. Ale2013. Evaluation of groundwater resources in the Trinity-Woodbine aquifer system, north-central Texas. Science of the Total Environment. 452-453: 333-348.
  • Chaudhuri, S., L.MMcDonald, L., E.M. Pena-Yewtukhiw, and M. Roy. 2013. Chemically stabilized soil organic carbon fractions in a reclaimed minesoil chronosequence: Implications for soil carbon sequestration. Environmental Earth Sciences. 70(4):1689-1698.
  • Mirik, M., Chaudhuri, S., Surber, B., Srinivasulu, A., and Ansley, R. J. 2013. Evaluating biomass of juniper trees (Juniperus pinchotii) from imagery-derived canopy area using support vector machine classifier. Advances in Remote Sensing. 2:181-192.
  • Mirik, M., S. Chaudhuri, B. Surber, S. Ale, and J. Ansley. 2013. Detection of two intermixed invasive woody species using color infrared aerial imagery and support vector machine classifier. Applied Remote Sensing. 7:1-13.
  • Chaudhuri, S., S. Ale, P, DeLaune, N. Rajan. 2012. Spatio-temporal variability in groundwater nitrate concentration in Texas: 1960 – 2010. Journal of Environmental Quality. 41:1806-1817.
  • Chaudhuri, S., E.M. Pena-Yewtukhiw, L.M. McDonald, J. Skousen, and M. Sperow. 2012. Early C sequestration rate changes for reclaimed minesoils. Soil Science. 177(7): 443-450.
  • Chaudhuri, S., E.M. Pena-Yewtukhiw, L.M. McDonald, J. Skousen, and M. Sperow. 2011.  Land use effects on sample size requirements for soil organic carbon stock estimations. Soil Science 176(2): 110-114. Soil Science 176(2): 110-114.

  
Popular Press

  • Sriroop Chaudhuri and Mimi Roy. Rural sanitation in India: The Poo Party. Stanford Social Innovation Review. May 2, 2018.
  • Sriroop Chaudhuri and Mimi Roy. Cities and climate change. Millennium Post. May 1, 2018.
  • Sriroop Chaudhuri and Mimi Roy. Ides of March. The Telegraph. April 17, 2018. 
  • Sriroop Chaudhuri. Why China has taken a lead over India in farm production. Hindustan Times. March 30, 2018.
  • Sriroop Chaudhuri. Beyond temporary breathers. Millennium Post. March 26, 2018.
  • Sriroop Chaudhuri. The micro-irrigation challenge. The Statesman. March 11, 2018.
  • Sriroop Chaudhuri. Harvesting the nothing. Millennium Post. March 1, 2018.
  • Sriroop Chaudhuri. Change urban lifestyle to battle dengue. The Statesman. November 16, 2017.
  • Sriroop Chaudhuri and Mimi Roy. Up in smokes. The Telegraph. November 16, 2017.
  • Sriroop Chaudhuri and Mimi Roy. The fight against air pollution: Can Delhi better Beijing? Hindustan Times, November 15, 2017.
  • Sriroop Chaudhuri and Mimi Roy. Air pollution: Without alternatives, penalties against stubble burning will never work. Economic Times. November 9, 2017.
  • Sriroop Chaudhuri. Food: Affordability of waste. Millennium Post. October 11, 2017.
  • Sriroop Chaudhuri. How inclusive has been our growth? The Statesman. September 29, 2017.
  • Sriroop Chaudhuri. Have I fed my Child Well? Millennium Post. September 11, 2017.
  • Sriroop Chaudhuri and Mimi Roy. Have we had enough? Millennium Post. August 21, 2017.
  • Sriroop Chaudhuri and Mimi Roy. Safety vs. food sufficiency. Deccan Herald. July 31, 2017.
  • Sriroop Chaudhuri and Mimi Roy. A self-destructive spiral. Millennium Post. July 18, 2017.
  • Sriroop Chaudhuri. Joining hands. The Telegraph. July 10, 2017.
  • Sriroop Chaudhuri and Mimi Roy. No quick-fixes again to farmers unrest, please. The Statesman, June 27, 2017.
  • Sriroop Chaudhuri and Mimi Roy. Key to ‘looking East’. Deccan Herald, June 17, 2017.
  • Sriroop Chaudhuri. What we need to do to tackle the crises of water depletion. Dialy O, June 4, 2016.
  • Sriroop Chaudhuri and Mimi Roy. Waste: An ocean of inaction. Millennium Post. June 4, 2016.
  • Sriroop Chaudhuri and Harnoor Kaur. Targeted reforms need to tackle drought. The Statesman. May 8, 2017.
  • Sriroop Chaudhuri and Mimi Roy. Future Losses. The Telegraph, April 26, 2017.
  • Sriroop Chaudhuri and Harnoor Kaur. Delhi is on verge of groundwater crises – and it’s time we stopped it. The Wire. April 21, 2017.
  • Sriroop Chaudhuri and Mimi Roy. In search of a water revolution. The Statesman. March 29, 2017.
  • Sriroop Chaudhuri and Adithyalakshmanan K. Water vs. energy. Millennium Post. March 16, 2017.
  • Sriroop Chaudhuri and Dhriti Viswanath. Worthless waste that we produce. The Statesman. March 10, 2017.
  • Sriroop Chaudhuri and Mimi Roy. Digital India needs to make space for waste. Daily O. February 23, 2017.
  • Sriroop Chaudhuri and Mimi Roy. Giving worth to the worthless. Millennium Post. February 20, 2017.
  • Sriroop Chaudhuri and Mimi Roy. Lapses in Monitoring. Deccan Herald. February 20, 2017.
  • Sriroop Chaudhuri. Water: The changing face of northeast. Millennium Post. January 1, 2017.
  • Sriroop Chaudhuri and Mimi Roy. A huge concern, Deccan Herald. December 23, 2016.
  • Sriroop Chaudhuri and Mimi Roy. Groundwater on the brink of destruction. Millennium Post. December 11, 2016
  • Sriroop Chaudhuri and Mimi Roy. Halt desertification. Deccan Herald. November 15, 2016.
  • Sriroop Chaudhuri and Mimi Roy. Water, sanitation: India still far from goals set by UN. Deccan Herald. October 3, 2016.
  • Sriroop Chaudhuri, Mimi Roy and Shreya Monga. How NRDWP is faring in West Bengal. Millennium Post. July 25, 2016.