Publications of C. P. Kumar

I have been retired as Scientist 'G' from National Institute of Hydrology (A Government of India Society under Ministry of Jal Shakti), Roorkee - 247667 (Uttarakhand), INDIA. My research areas of interest are groundwater assessment; seawater intrusion in coastal aquifers; numerical modelling of unsaturated flow and groundwater flow; and impact of climate change on groundwater. Few of my technical papers are placed below in pdf format. Please see my bio-data for complete list of my publications and my professional achievements and spiritual pursuits. You can contact me for any further query or suggestions.

Technical Papers

[1]  Physically - Based Distributed Modelling of Narmada (upto Manot) Basin using the Systeme Hydrologique Europeen
Journal of Indian Water Resources Society, Volume I, Number 2, 3 & 4, June, July & Oct. 1995, pp. 11-16.

[2]  Developments in Ground Water Hydrology : An Overview
SATI Journal of Science and Technology, Sati Vigyan and Takniki Parishad (Samrat Ashok Technological Institute), Vidisha, Volume 1, No. 1, January 1996, pp. 80-92.

[3]  Assessment of Ground Water Potential
All India Seminar on Small Watershed Development, Organised by Indian Association of Hydrologists, West Bengal Regional Centre, 15 February 1996, Calcutta.

[4]  Prediction of Evaporation Losses from Shallow Water Table using a Numerical Model
Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India), Civil Engineering Division, Volume 77, August 1996, pp. 103-107.

[5]  A Numerical Simulation Model for One-Dimensional Infiltration
ISH Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, Volume 4, No. 1, March 1998, pp. 5-15.

[6]  Estimation of Ground Water Recharge due to Rainfall by Modelling of Soil Moisture Movement
ISH Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, Volume 4, No. 2, September 1998, pp. 55-62.

[7]  Evaporation from Shallow Water Table through Layered Soil Profiles
ISH Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, Volume 5, No. 2, September 1999, pp. 65-75.

[8]  Simulation of Sea Water Intrusion and Tidal Influence
ISH Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, Volume 7, No. 1, March 2001, pp. 1-11.

[9]  Soil Moisture Retention Characteristics at RD 838 of I.G.N.P. Stage-II
Journal of Applied Hydrology, Association of Hydrologists of India, Vol. XIV, No. 2 & 3, April & July, 2001, pp. 17-21.

[10]  Soil Moisture Characteristics in Upper Part of Hindon River Catchment
Journal of Applied Hydrology, Association of Hydrologists of India, Vol. XIV, No. 4, October 2001, pp. 1-9.

[11]  Derivation of Soil Moisture Retention Characteristics from Saturated Hydraulic Conductivity
Journal of the Indian Society of Soil Science, Volume 49, Number 4, December 2001, pp. 653-657.

[12]  Modelling of Unsaturated Flow
National Conference on "Modern Trends in Water Resources Development and Environmental Management", 7-8 March 2002, Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore (Tamil Nadu), pp. 1-9.

[13]  Modeling of Solute Transport in Agricultural Fields using SWIM
Hydrology Journal, Indian Association of Hydrologists, Roorkee, Volume 25, No. 2 & 3, September 2002, pp. 21-32.

[14]  Assessment of Natural Ground Water Recharge in Upper Ganga Canal Command Area
Journal of Applied Hydrology, Association of Hydrologists of India, Vol. XV, No. 4, October 2002, pp. 13-20.

[15]  Simulation of Seawater Intrusion in Ernakulam Coast
International Conference on "Hydrology and Watershed Management", 18-20 December 2002, Hyderabad, Volume-II, pp. 390-399.

[16]  Estimation of Ground Water Recharge Using Soil Moisture Balance Approach
Journal of Soil and Water Conservation, Soil Conservation Society of India, Volume 2, No. 1 & 2, June 2003, pp. 53-58.

[17]  Pitfalls and Sensitivities in Groundwater Modelling
Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India), Civil Engineering Division, Volume 84, August 2003, pp. 116-120.

[18]  Modelling of Soil Moisture Movement in a Watershed using SWIM
Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India), Agricultural Engineering Division, Volume 84, December 2003, pp. 47-51.

[19]  Modelling of Seawater Intrusion in Coastal Area of North Goa
Water Digest, Vol. II, Issue 3, September-October 2007, pp. 80-83.

[20]  Soil Moisture Retention Characteristics and Hydraulic Conductivity for Different Areas in India in Selected States
Journal of Soil and Water Conservation, Soil Conservation Society of India, Volume 7, No. 2, June 2008, pp. 41-45.

[21]  Impact of Climate Change on Groundwater Resources
Proceedings of 2nd National Ground Water Congress, 22nd March 2010, New Delhi, pp. 332-350.

[22]  Determination of Soil Hydraulic Properties in a Part of Hindon River Catchment using SOILPROP Software
ISH Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, Volume 16, No. 2, September 2010, pp. 13-27.

[23]  Assessing the Impact of Climate Change on Groundwater Resources
India Water Week 2012 - Water, Energy and Food Security : Call for Solutions, 10-14 April 2012, New Delhi.

[24]  Groundwater Modelling Software - Capabilities and Limitations
IOSR (International Organization of Scientific Research) Journal of Environmental Science, Toxicology and Food Technology (IOSR-JESTFT), ISSN: 2319-2402, Volume 1, Issue 2 (September - October 2012), pp. 46-57.

[25]  Climate Change and Its Impact on Groundwater Resources
Research Inventy: International Journal of Engineering and Science, ISSN: 2278-4721, Volume 1, Issue 5 (October 2012), pp. 43-60.

[26]  Assessment of Groundwater Potential
The International Journal of Engineering and Science (IJES), ISSN: 23191813, Volume 1, Issue 1 (November 2012), pp. 64-79.

[27]  Water Status and Problems in India
Journal of Environmental Science, Computer Science and Engineering & Technology (JECET), E-ISSN: 2278-179X, Volume 2, Issue 1 (December 2012 - February 2013), pp. 114-128.

[28]  Numerical Modelling of Ground Water Flow using MODFLOW
Indian Journal of Science, ISSN: 23197730, E-ISSN: 23197749, Volume 2, Number 4, February 2013, pp. 86-92.

[29]  Assessment and Strategies for Development Potential of Deeper Confined Aquifers in India
Asian Academic Research Journal of Multidisciplinary, ISSN: 2319-2801 (Online), Volume 1, Issue 8, April 2013, pp. 247258.

[30]  Recent Studies on Impact of Climate Change on Groundwater Resources
International Journal of Physical and Social Sciences (IJPSS), ISSN: 2249-5894, Volume 3, Issue 11, November 2013, pp. 189-221.

[31]  Hydrological Studies Using Isotopes
International Journal of Innovative Research & Development (IJIRD), ISSN: 22780211, Volume 2, Issue 13, December 2013, pp. 8-15.

[32]  Impact of Climate Change on Agriculture
International Journal of Engineering Research and Management (IJERM), ISSN: 2349-2058, Volume 1, Issue 4, July 2014, pp. 151-156.

[33]  Modelling of Groundwater Flow and Data Requirements
International Journal of Modern Sciences and Engineering Technology (IJMSET), ISSN: 2349-3755, Volume 2, Issue 2, 2015, pp. 18-27.

[34]  Concepts and Modeling of Groundwater System
International Journal of Innovative Science, Engineering and Technology (IJISET), ISSN: 23487968, Volume 2, Issue 2, February 2015, pp. 262-271.

[35]  Status and Mitigation of Arsenic Contamination in Groundwater in India
The International Journal of Earth & Environmental Sciences, Volume 1, Issue 1, 2015, pp. 1-10.

[36]  Climate Change Effects on Groundwater Resources
Octa Journal of Environmental Research, ISSN: 2321-3655, Volume 3, Issue 4, October-December 2015, pp. 264-271.

[37]  Contribution of Women in Hydrological Research
International Journal of Research - Granthaalayah, ISSN: 2350-0530, Volume 4, Issue 1, January 2016, pp. 14-26.

[38]  Assessing the Impact of Climate Change on Groundwater Resources
IWRA (India) Journal, Indian Geographical Committee of IWRA, ISSN (Print): 2277-1298, ISSN (Online): 2277-1301, Volume 5, Number 1, January 2016, pp. 3-11.

[39]  Modelling Flow and Transport in Unsaturated Zone
Global Journal of Engineering Science and Research Management (GJESRM), ISSN: 2349-4506, Volume 3, Issue 3, March 2016, pp. 48-53.

[40]  Sea Water Intrusion in Coastal Aquifers
EPRA International Journal of Research & Development (IJRD), ISSN: 2455-7838, Volume 1, Issue 3, May 2016, pp. 27-31.

[41]  Groundwater Studies at National Institute of Hydrology, Roorkee, India
International Journal of Current Trends in Engineering & Research (IJCTER), e-ISSN: 24551392, Volume 3, Issue 1, January 2017, pp. 115.

[42]  Subsurface Water Modelling using SWIM and FEFLOW
Asia Pacific Journal of Research, ISSN (Print): 2320-5504, ISSN (Online): 2347-4793, Volume I, Issue XLVII, January 2017, pp. 7-19.

[43]  Hydrological Research at National Institute of Hydrology, India
World Journal of Research and Review (WJRR), ISSN: 2455-3956, Volume 5, Issue 3, September 2017, pp. 21-27.

[44]  Water Security Challenges and Needs
International Educational Scientific Research Journal (IESRJ), ISSN: 2455-295X, Volume 4, Issue 1, January 2018, pp. 26-29.

[45]  Water Resources Issues and Management in India
Journal of Scientific and Engineering Research, ISSN: 2394-2630, Volume 5, Issue 9, 2018, pp. 137-147.

[46]  Modelling Water Flow in Unsaturated Zone
Review of Research Journal, ISSN: 2249-894X, Volume 8, Issue 2, November 2018, pp. 1-8.

[47]  Norms for Groundwater Resource Estimation in India
International Journal of Engineering Technologies and Management Research (IJETMR), ISSN: 2454-1907, Volume 6, Issue 1, January 2019, pp. 17-31.

[48]  An Overview of Commonly Used Groundwater Modelling Software
International Journal of Advanced Research in Science, Engineering and Technology, ISSN: 2350-0328, Volume 6, Issue 1, January 2019, pp. 7854-7865.

[49]  Purpose Driven Studies Under National Hydrology Project, India
International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology (IJSRSET), ISSN (Print): 2395-1990, ISSN (Online): 2394-4099, Volume 6, Issue 5, September-October 2019, pp. 213-229.

[50]  An Overview of Hydrological Studies by C. P. Kumar
International Journal of Advanced Engineering Research and Science (IJAERS), ISSN (Print): 2349-6495, ISSN (Online): 2456-1908, Volume 7, Issue 3, March 2020, pp. 322-337.

Technical Reports

[1] Simulation of Soil Moisture Movement in a Hard Rock Watershed using SWIM Model
[2] Modelling of a Coastal Aquifer using FEFLOW

Technical Notes

[1] Groundwater Assessment Methodology
[2] Groundwater Data Requirement and Analysis
[3] Groundwater Flow Models
[4] Management of Groundwater in Salt Water Ingress Coastal Aquifers
[5] Fresh Water Resources
[6] Groundwater Assessment Methodology (The Encyclopedia of Earth)
[7] Groundwater Inflow (The Encyclopedia of Earth)
[8] Groundwater Outflow (The Encyclopedia of Earth)

Powerpoint Presentations

[1] Water Balance Analysis
[2] Assessment of Groundwater Potential
[3] Groundwater Data Requirement and Analysis
[4] Aquifer Parameter Estimation
[5] Introduction to Groundwater Modelling
[6] Modelling of Seawater Intrusion
[7] Modelling of a Coastal Aquifer using FEFLOW (Case Study - Goa)
[8] Impact of Climate Change on Groundwater Resources
[9] Hydrologic Design of a Percolation Tank

Books Published

1. Groundwater Assessment and Modelling

Paperback : 331 pages
ISBN-13 : 979-8388587862
Paperback : US$ 16.00
Kindle : US$ 6.00

2. Water Resources Assessment, Modelling and Management

Paperback : 409 pages
ISBN-13 : 979-8388583055
Paperback : US$ 12.00
Kindle : US$ 6.00

2. Hydrology and Water Resources: A Comprehensive Questions and Answers Guide

Paperback : 63 pages
ISBN-13 : 979-8390104958
Paperback : US$ 12.00
Kindle : US$ 6.00

Technical Articles

[1] Water Resources Management in India: Challenges and Initiatives
[2] Rivers of India: A Comprehensive Overview
[3] Hydrogeology of India: Aquifer Systems, Groundwater Resources, and Management Challenges
[4] Spatial and Temporal Rainfall Pattern in India: Understanding the Variability and Impact
[5] Runoff Coefficients for Various Regions in India: An Overview
[6] Managing Water Resources in Uttarakhand: Challenges and Initiatives
[7] Cracks in Buildings in Joshimath: Understanding the Impact of Land Subsidence
[8] Groundwater Over-Exploitation in India: Causes, Impacts, and Solutions
[9] Groundwater Quality Issues in India: Challenges and Remediation Strategies
[10] Challenges and Solutions for Sustainable Groundwater Management in India
[11] Some Thoughts on Water Resource Issues and Management in India
[12] Organizations Working towards Sustainable Water Management in India
[13] Challenges and Strategies in Water Resources Management
[14] Hydrological Studies: Understanding Water Resources and their Management
[15] Assessment of Surface Water Resources: Methods, Challenges, and Implications for Sustainable Water Management
[16] Surface Water Balance: Understanding the Water Cycle and Managing Water Resources
[17] Determination of Optimal Cropping Pattern: A Guide for Agricultural Planning
[18] Managing Soil Moisture Balance for Sustainable Agriculture: Strategies and Implications
[19] Estimation of Soil Erosion: Methods, Challenges, and Applications
[20] Drought Risk Assessment and Management: Strategies for Mitigating the Impact of Drought
[21] Flood Risk Assessment and Management: Strategies for Mitigating the Impacts of Floods
[22] Managing Floods: An Overview of Flood Routing Techniques and Their Challenges
[23] Regulating Development in Flood-Prone Areas: Benefits and Challenges of Flood Plain Zoning
[24] Reservoir Operation: Principles, Objectives, Methods, and Challenges
[25] Understanding Water Quality Index: Assessing and Monitoring the Health of Water Bodies
[26] Dam Break Analysis: Importance, Methods, and Applications
[27] Assessment of Environmental Flows: Challenges and Opportunities for Effective Management
[28] Managing Surface Water Resources: Challenges, Strategies, and Opportunities
[29] Managing Surface Water Resources in the Face of Climate Change: Impacts and Adaptation Measures
[30] Groundwater: Challenges, Assessment, and Management
[31] Groundwater Recharge: Methods, Factors, and Challenges for Sustainable Resource Management
[32] Groundwater Balance: Understanding the Components and Factors Affecting Sustainable Use of Groundwater Resources
[33] Methodology and Challenges in Estimating Groundwater Resources
[34] Mapping Groundwater Potential Zones: Techniques, Applications, and Challenges
[35] Exploring Aquifer Storage and Recovery: A Sustainable Solution for Water Management
[36] Understanding Arsenic Contamination in Groundwater: Sources, Health Effects, Detection, and Removal Methods
[37] Assessing Groundwater Vulnerability to Pollution: Methods and Applications
[38] Assessing Groundwater Vulnerability using DRASTIC: A Review
[39] Effective Management of Groundwater Resources: Challenges, Principles, and Strategies
[40] The Impact of Climate Change on Groundwater Resources and Adaptation Measures for Sustainable Management
[41] Effective Water Conservation Measures for a Sustainable Future
[42] Mapping the Potential for Rainwater Harvesting: A Comprehensive Review
[43] Stream-Aquifer Interaction: Understanding the Complexities and Strategies for Sustainable Management
[44] Conjunctive Use of Surface Water and Groundwater for Sustainable Water Management
[45] River Bank Filtration: Harnessing the Natural Power of Riverbanks for Sustainable Water Treatment
[46] Exploring the Hydrology of Lakes: Understanding the Water Balance and Management Strategies
[47] Rejuvenating Ponds and Lakes: Techniques and Best Practices
[48] Urban Hydrology: Understanding the Water Cycle in Urban Areas
[49] Exploring the Complex Hydrology of Hard Rock Regions: Implications for Water Management and Quality
[50] Hydrology of Mountainous Regions: Understanding the Unique Water Cycle and Mitigating the Impacts of Climate Change
[51] Hydrology and Sustainable Management of Springs: Understanding the Complexities and Importance
[52] Understanding Snow Hydrology: Processes, Impacts, and Applications
[53] Hydrology of Desert Areas: Understanding Water in Arid Regions
[54] Understanding the Hydrology of Arid Regions: Challenges and Opportunities for Managing Water Resources
[55] Hydrology of Coastal Regions: Key Processes, Influencing Factors, and Impacts on Ecosystems and Human Communities
[56] Seawater Intrusion in Coastal Aquifers: Causes, Effects, and Solutions
[57] Understanding the Hydrology of Deltaic Regions: Processes, Impacts, and Management Strategies
[58] Techniques for Effective Water Resources Management: Balancing Competing Demands for Sustainability and Resilience
[59] Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM): A Holistic Approach to Sustainable Water Management
[60] An Overview of Surface Water Modelling: Applications, Models, Data Requirements, and Challenges
[61] Surface Water Modelling Codes and Their Applications in Water Resources Management and Environmental Protection
[62] Tips for Conducting Accurate and Reliable Surface Water Modelling Studies
[63] Understanding Rainfall-Runoff Modelling: Applications, Types, and Limitations
[64] Modelling Snow Melt: Techniques and Applications
[65] An Overview of Unsaturated Flow Modelling for Water Resources Management
[66] Understanding Groundwater Modelling: Approaches and Methodology
[67] An Overview of Widely Used Groundwater Modelling Codes
[68] MODFLOW: An Overview of the Widely Used Groundwater Modelling Code
[69] Understanding MODFLOW: A Comprehensive Guide to Groundwater Modelling
[70] Overcoming Challenges and Errors in Using MODFLOW Groundwater Modelling Software
[71] Modelling Seawater Intrusion in Coastal Aquifers: An Overview of Methods and Approaches
[72] Challenges and Advances in Groundwater Modelling of Hard Rock Aquifers: Case Studies and Applications
[73] Groundwater Modelling and Management Strategies for Sustainable Mining Operations in Mining Areas
[74] Groundwater Models as Interactive Management Tools: Applications, Benefits, and Limitations
[75] Soil and Water Assessment Tool (SWAT): Simulating Water Quality and Quantity in Agricultural Watersheds
[76] Understanding SWAT-MODFLOW: An Integrated Modelling System for Surface Water and Groundwater Processes
[77] Exploring the Capabilities and Limitations of the MIKE SHE Model in Hydrological Modelling
[78] The Causes, Effects, and Preparedness for Natural Disasters: Understanding the Threats to Human Life and the Environment
[79] Mitigating the Impact of Cloud Bursts: Prevention, Preparedness, and Response Measures
[80] Melting Glaciers: Causes, Effects, and Potential Solutions for a Sustainable Future
[81] Glacial Lake Outburst Floods (GLOFs): Understanding the Threat, Preventive Measures, and Long-Term Strategies for a Sustainable Future
[82] The Importance and Key Elements of a Feasibility Study for Water Resources
[83] Hydrological Area Drainage Study: Understanding and Managing Water Resources
[84] Environmental Impact Assessment Study for Water Resources Projects: Importance and Process
[85] Methodology for Conducting a Hydrogeological Study: A Framework for Managing Groundwater Resources
[86] Exploring Water Resources through Field Studies: Insights from Hydrology Research
[87] The Water-Environment-Energy-Food Nexus: An Integrated Approach to Sustainable Development
[88] Understanding Water Footprint and Virtual Water Trade: Managing Water Resources in a World of Scarcity
[89] Isotope Hydrology and Tracers: Transforming Water Resources Management for a Sustainable Future
[90] Advanced Techniques for Effective Water Resources Management: ANN, Remote Sensing, GIS, and AI
[91] Artificial Neural Networks in Water Resources: Applications, Advantages, and Limitations
[92] Fuzzy Logic Applications in Hydrology and Water Resources: A Comprehensive Review
[93] Revolutionizing Water Resource Management: The Application of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
[94] Applications of Machine Learning Algorithms in Hydrology and Water Resources Management
[95] Field Training in Hydrology and Water Resources: Importance and Best Practices
[96] Advancing Hydrology and Water Resources through Education and Training: A Comprehensive Overview
[97] Exploring the Thrust Areas of Research in Hydrology and Water Resources for Sustainable Water Management and Development
[98] Exploring Research Topics for Ph.D. in Hydrology, Groundwater, and Water Resources
[99] Guidelines for Effective Technical Writing in Hydrology and Water Resources: A Comprehensive Approach
[100] Effective Guidelines for Presenting Technical Papers in Hydrology and Water Resources Conferences
[101] Guidelines for Crafting Winning Project Proposals in Hydrology and Water Resources: A Comprehensive Overview

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