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Dr. Durga Shankar Pattanaik

Durga Shankar Pattanaik Name : Durga Shankar Pattanaik
Designation : Reader & HEAD
Qualification : M.Sc. (Applied Geology), M.Tech. (Applied Geology), Ph.D. (Geology)
Phone No. : +91-9437180490
E-mail ID : ds_pattnaik(at)yahoo(dot)com

  • Remote Sensing
  • Hydrogeology
  • Coal Geology

  • Remote Sensing
  • Hydrogeology
  • Coal Geology
  • Structural Geology & Metamorphic Petrology
  • M.Phil.: 11
  • Ph.D.
    • Awarded-04
    • Submitted-02
    • Continuing-06
6 Pattanaik, D.S., 2006. Spontaneous combustion of Chirimiri coals - An FT - IR study, Vistas in Geological research, Utkal Univ. spl. publ. in Geology (5), pp. 158 ‚?" 160.
5 Pattanaik, D.S., 2005. Some aspects of Tungsten mineralisation in Khobna area, Maharastra, Vistas in Geological research, Utkal Univ. spl. publ. in Geology (4), pp. 18 ‚?" 27.
1 Pattanaik, D.S., 1997. Granite gneiss - charnockite relationship in Eastern Ghats in parts of Ganjam district, Orissa, Vistas in Geological research, Utkal Univ. spl. publ. in Geology (2), pp. 117 - 127.
29 Samal, A.K. and Pattanaik, D.S. 2013. Delineation of fresh ‚?" saline aquifer in Satpada area in eastern part of Chilika lagoon, Odisha, using geoelectrical techniques, International Journal of Earth sciences and Engineering, vol. 6(1), pp. 1601 - 1607.
24 Sahu,G.K.. and Pattanaik, D.S. 2016. Premoonsoon ground water quality of Odapada Block, Dhenkanal district, Odisha, Vistas in Geological research, Utkal Univ. spl. publ. in Geology(14) , pp. 90-95.
2 Behera, P. and Pattanaik, D.S., 1999. Measurement of spontaneous combustibility of the Chirimiri coals, Surguja District, Madhya Pradesh, by crossing point temperature (CPT) method, Minetech, Vol. 20, No.6, pp. 25 ‚?" 34.
3 Behera, P. and Pattanaik, D.S., 2000. An appraisal of spontaneous combustion of the Chirimiri coals, Surguja district, Madhya Pradesh ‚?" A DTA study, Indian Journal of Geology, Vol.72, No.3, pp. 213 - 217.
4 Pattanaik, D.S., 2004. Gemstones of Orissa, Shilalipi, Vol.1, No.1, pp. 20 ‚?" 21.
7 Pattanaik, D.S., 2007. Micropetrographic characteristics of Chirimiri coals, Chhatisgarh, Vistas in Geological research, Utkal Univ. spl. publ. in Geology (6), pp. 178 ‚?" 183.
8 Nayak, R.,Pattanaik, D.S., Nayak, N.C. and Pati, G.C., 2008. Analysis of pumping test data for evaluation of aquifer parameters of deeper fracture zones in Athgarh Formation, Bhubaneswar, Orissa, Vistas in Geological research, Utkal Univ. spl. publ. in Geology (7), pp. 186 ‚?" 192.
9 Nayak, N.C., Pattanaik, D.S., Nayak, R., Pati, G.C. and Naik, K.C., 2009. Integrated groundwater management studies in Deran, Degari and Luna Jor watersheds in Ret sub basin of Tel River in Kalahandi district, Orissa, Vistas in Geological research, Utkal Univ. spl. publ. in Geology (8), pp. 213 - 217.
10 Nayak, R., Pattanaik, D.S., Nayak, N.C. and Pati, G.C. 2009. Groundwater regime of Bhubaneswar and its environ ‚?" An overview, Proc. Vol., Central Ground Water Board Workshop on Groundwater Scenario and Quality in Orissa, Bhubaneswar,¬† 6 ‚?" 7 March, 2009, pp. 14 - 18.
11 Pattanaik, D.S. and Prusty, S. 2009. Groundwater quality of Champua area, Keonjhar district, Orissa, Proc. Vol., Central Ground Water Board Workshop on Groundwater Scenario and Quality in Orissa, Bhubaneswar, 6 ‚?" 7 March, 2009, pp. 147 - 153.
12 Nayak, R., Pattanaik, D.S., Nayak, N.C. and Pati, G.C. 2009. Phreatic aquifer and groundwater quality of Bhubaneswar and its environ ‚?" An overview, Proc. Vol., Central Ground Water Board Workshop on Water Quality Management in Eastern Region, India, Bhubaneswar,¬† 17 ‚?" 18 December,2009, pp. 57 - 69.
13 Pattanaik, D.S., Behera, P. and Das , Rajashree 2010. Evolution of charnockites of South India from Deccan type continental basalts - A model on trace elements distribution pattern, Vistas in Geological research, Utkal Univ. spl. publ. in Geology (9), pp. 145-153.
14 Nayak, R., Pattanaik, D.S., Nayak, N.C. and Pati, G.C. 2010. Management for sustainable groundwater development in Bhubaneswar and its environ, Orissa, Proc. Vol., National Symposium on Water Resource Management for Sustainable Development, Bhubaneswar, 19 ‚?" 21 May, 2010, pp. 7 ‚?" 18.
15 Pattanaik, D.S. and Nayak, R. 2011. Estimation of groundwater resources of Bhubaneswar urban area, Orissa, Vistas in Geological research, Utkal Univ. spl. publ. in Geology (10), pp. 121-125.
16 Nayak, R. and Pattanaik, D.S. 2011. Ground water regime of Bhubaneswar, Proc. Vol., SAP (DRS) seminar on Groundwater: its development and quality aspects with special reference to Orissa, Dept. of Geology, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, 28 March, 2011, pp. 56 ‚?" 59.
17 Kundu, S.N. and Pattanaik, D.S. 2011. Mapping onland river channels up to the seafloor along the west coast of India, Current Science, vol. 101, No. 7, pp. 958-961.
18 Pattanaik, D.S. and Nayak, R. 2011. Groundwater scenario of Bhubaneswar and its environs, Proc. Vol., GSI sponsored seminar on Orissa’s Mineral, Environment and Geoscience Assessment (OMEGA 2011), Bhubaneswar, 11 ‚?" 12 August, 2011.
19 Pattanaik, D.S. and Nayak, N.C. 2011. Leaky aquifer like behaviour of hard rock fractures in the granulitic terrain of Western Orissa, India, Proc. Vol., GSI sponsored seminar on Orissa’s Mineral, Environment and Geoscience Assessment (OMEGA 2011), Bhubaneswar, 11 ‚?" 12 August, 2011.
20 Samal, A.K. and Pattanaik, D.S. 2012. Spatial distribution of chloride and iron in ground water: A GIS based case study of Brahmagiri area adjoining Chilika lagoon, Odisha, Vistas in Geological research, Utkal Univ. spl. publ. in Geology (11), pp. 124-130.
21 Samal, A.K. and Pattanaik, D.S. 2012. Management of ground water resources for a sustainable environment: a case study of Satapada area, a growing tourist destination on Chilika lagoon, Proc. Vol., National seminar on Geoenvironmental issues and climate change, Dept. of Geology, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, 30 March, 2012, pp. 72 ‚?" 81.
22 Pattanaik, D.S. and Nayak, R. 2015. Hydrogeological setup and groundwater resource management of Bhubaneswar city, Odisha, Vistas in Geological research, Utkal Univ. spl. publ. in Geology (13), pp. 113-122.
23 Mohakul, J.P. and Pattanaik, D.S. 2015. Geochemistry and tectonic setting of mafic-ultramafic rocks of Mayakonda-Hirekandavadi area, Chitradurga schist belt, Dharwar craton, Journal of the Indian Academy of Geoscience, Vol. 58,  No.1, pp. 1-9.
25 Kundu, S.N. and Pattanaik, D.S. 2011. Detection of seafloor channels using bathymetry data in Geographical Information systems, International Journal of Geomatics and Geosciences, vol. 1, No. 4, pp. 821-827.
26 Pattanaik, D.S., Behera, P. and Singh, B. 2011. Spontaneous combustibility characterisation of  the Chirimiri coals, Koriya district, Chhatisgarh, India, International Journal of Geosciences, vol. 2, pp. 336-347.
27 Pattanaik, D.S. 2011. Petrography of Chirimiri coals and its relation to spontaneous combustion¬†¬† susceptibility, International Journal of Earth sciences and Engineering, vol.4, No.6, pp. 1059 ‚?" 1066.
28  Dayal, S. and Pattanaik, D.S. 2012. Assessment of Bankline Changes of River Ganga around Patna City, India, using Multi Temporal Satellite Data, International Journal of Earth sciences and Engineering, vol. 5, No. 3, pp. 442 - 450.
30 Kundu, S.N. and Pattanaik, D.S. 2014. Geomorphic characterization of seafloor using Digital¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Elevation Model derivatives ‚?" a case study around Bombay High, Western Indian offshore, Geocarto International, vol. 29, No. 2, pp. 185 ‚?" 197.
31 Mohakul, J.P. and Pattanaik, D.S. 2015. Characterisation of the Chitradurga Western Shear Zone in Mayakonda sector, Chitradurga Schist Belt, Dharwar Craton, International Journal of Earth sciences and Engineering, vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 25 - 32.

Pattanaik, D.S., 1994. Eastern Ghats charnockitic and granitic rocks are cogenetic - Field and geochemical evidences from Bhatakumarada, Ganjam District, Orissa, Abstract Vol., GSI Workshop on Eastern Ghats Mobile Belt, Vishakhapatnam, 15 - 16 June, 1994, pp. 38 - 39.
Pattanaik, D.S., 1996. Petrography, Paragenesis and Geothermometry of Tungsten ores of Khobna area, Maharastra, Abstract Vol., special workshop on applied ore petrography, Tenth convention of Indian Geological Congress, Dhanbad, 1 - 3 Feb., 1996, pp. 49 - 50.
Pattanaik, D.S., 1998. Evolution of charnockites of South India from Deccan type continental basalts ‚?? a model based on trace element distribution pattern, The Indian Mineralogist, Vol. 32, No.1, pp. 108 - 109.
Behera, P. and Pattanaik, D.S., 2001. Determination of combustibility character of coals by calculated volatile matter and calculated calorific value for safe mining - A case study of Chirimiri coalfield, Surguja district, Madhya Pradesh, Abstract Vol., National Seminar on mineral based industries, present status and future prospects, 5 - 7 Dec., 2001, Vishakhapatnam, pp. 97.
Pattanaik, D.S., 2004. Groundwater quality evaluation around Joda ‚?? Barbil region, Keonjhar district for environmental impact assessment, Vistas in Geological research, Utkal Univ. spl. publ. in Geology (3), 158 ‚?? 159.
Behera, P. and Pattanaik, D.S., 2000. Abnormality of the Chirimiri coals vis-à-vis spontaneous combustion, Abstract Vol., 31st International Geological Congress, Rio de Janeiro, 6 - 17 Aug., 2000, www. 32igc.org. G1401001. pdf.
Dayal, S., Kundu, S.N. and Pattanaik, D.S. 2014. Evaluation and assessment of Kosi River flood disaster using remote sensing and GIS techniques, Abstract Vol., 3rd International Conference on Earth Science & Climate Change, San Francisco, USA, 28-30 July, 2014, http://dx.doi.org/10.4172/2157-7617.S1.013.

1 Morphological variations of sandbars in River Ganga around Patna city using multi-temporal satellite imagery techniques, pp. 144-151, published by Capital Publishing Co.

1 Best Graduate, Utkal University (1986).
2 Selected for IFS (1987), IA&AS (1988 & 1989).

  • Teaching: 27 years
  • Research: 23 years
  • Conference/ FDP/workshop organized, as Convener/Co-convener/Treasurer/Coordinator
    • Convenor
      • Skill based workshop on “Gemology” organised   by P.G. Dept. of Geology, Utkal University on 14 Nov., 2015.
    • Organising Secretary
      • National Seminar on “Geo resources for development: contemporary issuses"   organised   by P.G. Dept. of Geology, Utkal University on 30 Jan., 2011.
      • National Seminar on “Geological Processes and Products: Retrospect and Prospect" organised by P.G. Dept. of Geology, Utkal University on 23 Jan. 2016.