Sutapa Bose

Ramanujan Fellow
Dept: Earth Sciences (DES)
E-mail: sutapa.bose [at]
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Research Interest:

    My Present research area are as follows: 1. Arsenic in food grains specially in boro rice cultivated with arsenic elevated shallow ground water in Nadia district of West Bengal. 2. Status of pesticides in fruits, vegetables, plantation crops, soil and water in Nadia district of W.B. 3. Bio-remediation of solid wastes and land disposal of industrial waste. 4. Assessment and Management of Sundarban Estuarine Mangrove Environment in the Perspective of Biogeochemistry and its Effects on Climate Change

Academic Background:
  1. B.Sc. (Zoology (H), Chemistry, Botany), Lady Brabourne College (University of Calcutta, Kolkata), 1998, Zoology (H)
  2. M.Sc. ( Environmental Sciences), Department of Environmental Science (University of Kalyani, Kalyani), 2000, Environmental Sciences
  3. M.Phil. ( Environmental Sciences), School of Environmental Sciences (Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi), 2003, Environmental Sciences
  4. Ph.D. ( Environmental Sciences), School of Environmental Sciences (Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi), 2005, Environmental Sciences

  1. Assistant Professor, Bundelkhand University, Jhansi (2005 - 2006)
  2. DST-Young Scientist, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India (2006 - 2009)
  3. Senior Research Staff Assistant, Lemont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University, New York, USA (2009 - 2009)
  4. Post Doctoral Research, New York University, New York, USA (2010 - 2011)
  5. Ramanujan Fellow, IISER Kolkata, Nadia, West Bengal, India (2011 - 2013)
  6. Ramanujan Fellow, IISER Kolkata ( - )

Awards and Honors:
  1. Rashtriya Gaurav Award from IIFS, New Delhi (2013)

Selected Publications:
  1. Singh, S; Barla, A; Shrivastava, A; Mandraha, S and Bose, S. 2014. "Influence of arsenic resistance bacteria in bioremediation of arsenic contaminated soil in association with Pteris vittata." Geomicrobiology, Not Available, NA
  2. Shrivastava, Anamika; Anil, Barla; Yadav, Himanshu and Bose, Sutapa. 2014. " Arsenic contamination in shallow groundwater and agricultural soil of Chakdaha Block, West Bengal, India." Front. Environ. Sci (Partner with NPG), 2:50., 1-9
  3. Bose, Sutapa and Bhattacharyya, Asim. 2008. "Heavy metal accumulation in wheat plant grown in soil amended with industrial sludge." Chemosphere, 70, 1264-1272