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1 Quamar MF, Thakur B, Sharma A, Kumar K, Tiwari P, Tiwari A, Prasad N, Srivastava J, Phartiyal B, Manoj MS, Roy I, Saraf PN, Prasanna K, Ali N, Khan I, Pandey S, Trivedi A. 2024. Biotic and abiotic responses deduced through spatially distinct surface samples to reconstruct palaeoecology and palaeoclimate of the Core Monsoon Zone, central India. Journal of the Palaeontological Society of India 10.1177/05529360241240095 Download
2 Pillai S.S.K., Sebastian R.A., Mathews R.P., Murthy S., Saxena A., Sahoo M., Sahu S.K., Dhingra G.K., 2024. Palaeodepositional environment, implications of Glossopteris flora, and organic matter characteristics from Early Permian Period, Karo OCM, East Bokaro Coalfield, Damodar Basin, India. 1-19 doi.org/10.1016/j.jop.2024.04.004 Download
3 Mehrotra N, Shah SK, Kar R. 2024. Palynology: a tool to decipher the impact of anthropogenic activity on palaeo-vegetation - a review based on fossil pollen records from India. In Samanta B, Thakre D. (Eds): Application of Palynology in Stratigraphy and climate studies. Springer. Gewerbestrasse, Switzerland. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-51877-5_8 Download
4 Quamar MF. 2024. Palynological perspective on understanding climate change in India over the pre-industrial Common Era: a comprehensive review and a critical evaluation. In: In: B. Samant and D. Thakre (eds.), Applications of Palynology in Stratigraphy and Climate Studies, 205-232. Society of Earth Scientists Series, Springer Nature: Switzerland doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-51877-5_7 Download
5 Quamar MF, Mishra AK, Mohanty RB, Kar R. 2024. Implication of Pinus L. pollen abundance for reconstructing the Holocene palaeoclimate from the Himalayas, India. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 326, 105130 doi.org/10.1016/j.revpalbo.2024.105130 Download
6 Ansari, M.A., Ansari, A.H., Mishra, R., Arif, M., Jena, P.S., Dabhi, A., Bhushan, R., Singh, D.P., Maurya, A.S., Das, P.K., Rahi, I.C., Agrawal, S., 2024. Centennial-millennial scale global climate-linked monsoonal and non-monsoonal changes in the eastern Arabian Sea during the last 42,800 years. Marine Geology 472, 107307. doi.org/10.1016/j.margeo.2024.107307 Download
7 Murthy, S., Saxena, A., Pillai, S.S.K., & Gupta, S., (2024). Reappraisal of Permian and Early Triassic Palynoflora and Palynostratigraphy of Son-Mahanadi Basin and Their Climatic Implications. In: Samant, B., Thakre, D. (eds) Applications of Palynology in Stratigraphy and Climate Studies. Society of Earth Scientists Series. Springer, Cham. pp. 39-81 dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-51877-5_3 Download
8 Das, N., & Saxena, A., (2024). An Overview of Upper Gondwana Rajmahal Flora and Its Significance. In: Samant, B., Thakre, D. (eds) Applications of Palynology in Stratigraphy and Climate Studies. Society of Earth Scientists Series. Springer, Cham. pp. 83-149. dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-51877-5_4 Download
9 Ranjan, R., Tripathi, S. (2024). Modern Pollen Assemblage and Micro-morphometric Analysis of Arboreal and Non-arboreal Taxa from Lucknow District of Central Ganga Plain, India: A Window to Palaeoclimatic Studies. In: Samant, B., Thakre, D. (eds) Applications of Palynology in Stratigraphy and Climate Studies. Society of Earth Scientists Series. Springer, Cham doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-51877-5_9 Download
10 Global Standard Stratigraphic Age (GSSA) for the Hadean lower boundary. Communication of IUGS Geological Standards doi.org/10.18814/epiiugs/2024/024002 Download
11 Joshi, H. and Aggarwal, N., 2024. Palynological dating and incidence of the fossil Botryococcus in variable pH from the Mesozoic sediments of the Godavari Valley Coalfield, South India: insights in palaeoecology and palaeoenvironment. Environ Earth Sci 83, 218 doi.org/10.1007/s12665-024-11527-z Download
12 Aggarwal, N., Mishra, D. & Hazra, B. Study on sequence stratigraphy in the Permian sediments of terrestrial sequences within the Chintalapudi sub-basin, Godavari Coalfield, Southern India: insight from palynology and geochemistry. Environ Earth Sci 83, 233 (2024) doi.org/10.1007/s12665-024-11535-z Download
13 Pooja Tiwari*, Purnima Srivastava, Biswajeet Thakur*. 2024. Palynofacies and sediment texture response from sub-tropical mixed sub-urban to urban floodplains of the Gomati River, Lucknow, India. International Journal of Sediment Research doi.org/10.1016/j.ijsrc.2024.01.003 Download
14 Aggarwal, N. and Goswami, S. (26 Feb 2024): Tectonic inferences from palynology of Permian sequences of the Godavari Coalfield, southern India, Palynology DOI: 10.1080/01916122.2024.2323730. Download
15 Joshi, H. and Aggarwal, N., 2024. Palynology of the Upper Gondwana deposits from the Chintalapudi Sub-basin, South India: Insights into age and palaeodepositional settings. Cretaceous Research, 154, 105734 doi.org/10.1016/j.cretres.2023.105734 Download
16 Mandal S, Singh A, Banerjee S, Uddandam P, and Negi RS. Linking the impact of seismicity on palaeogeographic evolution and sedimentary architecture: A case study from Middle Jurassic succession of Spiti Himalaya. Geological Magazine doi.org/10.1017/S0016756823000778 Download
17 Chaddha, A.S.* , Sharma, A.* , Singh, N.K., Shamsad, A., Banerjee, M., 2024, Biotic-abiotic mingle in rock varnish formation: A new perspective, Chemical Geology, 648: 121961 doi.org/10.1016/j.chemgeo.2024.121961 Download
18 Tomar N, Roy I, Shri S, Chinthala BD, Shekhar M, Srivastava A, Ranhotra PS, Singh CP, and Bhattacharyya, A. 2024. Modern pollen dispersal in relation to present vegetation distribution and land use in the Baspa valley, Kinnaur, western Himalayas. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 196(2).194 doi.org/10.1007/s10661-024-12340-8 Download
19 Govind, N., Sahoo, M., Pillai, S.S.K., Sahu, S.K . 2024 IPSD: e-repository of Permian seeds from Indian Lower Gondwana. Acta Palaeobotanica 2023; 63(2): 151-161 https://doi.org/10.35535/acpa-2023-0010 Download
20 Sarkar, S., Singh, Y.P., Verma, P. 2024. Paleoecological and paleobiogeographic implications of a seagrass-indicating foralgal skeletal assemblage: Retracing the Burdigalian Quilon Limestone (Kerala Basin, SW India). Marine Micropaleontology 187, 102330. doi.org/10.1016/j.marmicro.2023.102330 Download
21 Mohanty RB*, Mishra AK, Mishra K, Yadav AK, Quamar MF, Barua IC, Kar R*. 2024. Early onset of aridity in the past millennium: insights from vegetation dynamics and climate change in the alpine, cold-desert region of Trans Himalaya, India. PLOS ONE 19(1): e0295785 doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0295785 Download
22 Shekhar M, Sharma A, Pandey P, Sharma A, & Dimri AP. (2024). Assessing the past and future dynamics of the Asian summer monsoon: Insights from palaeomonsoon synthesis and CMIP6 data. Global Environmental Change Advances, 2, 100004 doi.org/10.1016/j.gecadv.2023.100004 Download
23 Prasad N, Quamar MF. 2023. Modern pollen-vegetation relationship from the Mahasamund District (Chhattisgarh), central India: implications in palaeoecological reconstruction. Grana doi.org/10.1080/00173134.2023.2280579 Download
24 Farooqui S, Quamar MF, Farooqui A, Agnihotri R & Khan S 2023. Palyno–morphological and isotopic characterization of monofloral and multifloral honeys from Lucknow, India. Journal of Palaeosciences 72(2): 91–118. doi.org/10.54991/jop.2023.1858 Download
25 Pillai, S.S.K.,Manoj, M.C., Mathew, R.P., Murthy, S., Sharma, A., Sahoo, M., Saxena, A., Pradhan, S., and Kumar, S. (2023). Lower Permian Gondwana sequence of Rajhara (Daltonganj Coalfield), Damodar Basin, India: Floristic and geochemical records and their implications on marine ingressions and depositional environment. Environmental Geochemistry and Health doi.org/10.1007/s10653-023-01517-8 Download
26 Basumatary, S. K., van Asperen, E. N., McDonald, H. G., Tripathi, Swati, & Gogoi, R. (2023). Pollen and non-pollen palynomorph depositional patterns in Kaziranga National Park, India: Implications for palaeoecology and palaeoherbivory analysis. The Holocene doi.org/10.1177/09596836231211851 Download
27 Murthy, S., Saxena, A., Khnagar, R., Pillai, S.S.K., Uhl, D., Singh, V.P., Gupta, S., & Borkar, N., (2023). Palynofloristics and wildfire evidence from the Permian deposits of the Satpura Gondwana Basin, India: A multiproxy approach. Historical Biology, 1-22. doi.org/10.1080/08912963.2023.2272690 Download
28 Gupta, S., Saxena, A., Shabbar, H., Murthy, S., Singh, K. J., & Bali, R. (2023). First record of late Devonian-early Carboniferous palynoflora from the Lipak Formation, Spiti Basin, Tethyan Himalaya, India, and their biostratigraphic implications. Journal of the Palaeontological Society of India, 68(1), 22-41. DOI: 10.1177/05529360231182233 Download
29 Quamar MF, Banerji US, Thakur B, Kar R. 2024. Hydroclimatic changes in the Core Monsoon Zone of India since the Last Glacial Maximum: an overview of the palynological data and correlation with the marine and continental records. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 633, 111844 doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2023.111844 Download
30 Tripathi, S., & Pandey, A. (2023). Palynological response deduced through spatially distinct surface samples to reconstruct palaeoecology and palaeoclimate of the Barak Valley, Assam (Indo-Burma region), northeast India. Journal of the Palaeontological Society of India (December issue) doi.org/10.1177/05529360231205316. Download
31 Singh AK, Shah SK, Pandey U, Deeksha, Thomte L, Rahman TW, Mehrotra N, Singh DS, Kotlia BS. 2023. Vegetation Index (NDVI) reconstruction from western Himalaya through dendrochronological analysis of Cedrus deodara. Theoretical and Applied Climatology doi.org/10.1007/s00704-023-04718-4 Download
32 A.H. Ansari, S.K. Pandey*, Shamim Ahmad, Mukund Sharma, Pawan Govil, Amritpal Singh Chaddha, Anupam Sharma (2023d). High primary productivity in an Ediacaran shallow marine basin influenced by strong seasonal to perennial upwelling. Geological Magazine doi.org/10.1017/S0016756823000614 Download
33 Tiwari P, Srivastava P, Thakur B. 2023. Diatom response in different climatic zones from west coast of India. Journal of the Palaeontological Society of India. 1–15 doi.org/10.1177/05529360231182261 Download
34 Choudhuri, A., El Albani, A., Mandal, S., Sarkar, S., 2023. Biotic vs abiotic origin of unusual features from Mesoproterozoic of Vindhyan Supergroup, India. Annales de Paléontologie, 109, 1-12 doi.org/10.1016/j.annpal.2023.102629 Download
35 Negi, R.S., Singh, B.P., Bhargava, O.M. (2023): Integrated sedimentological and ichnological studies of the Cambrian of the Tidong Valley, Kinnaur, its correlation with Zanskar-Spiti regions, and reconstruction of the northern margin of Indian plate.– journal of N.jb. Geol. Palaont. Abh., 309(1):1-18. doi.org/10.1127/njgpa/2023/1141 Download
36 Babushkina EA, Zhirnova DF, Belokopytova LV, Mehrotra N, Dergunov DR, Shah SK, Veganov EA. 2023. Conifer quantitative wood anatomy as proxy data: application in agricultural yield reconstruction. Trees doi.org/10.1007/s00468-023-02437-x Download
37 Chaddha, A.S., Sharma, A., Singh, N.K., Patel, D.K., Satyanaryana, G.N.V. 2023. Rock Varnish: Nature Shield, ACS Earth and Space Chemistry doi.org/10.1021/acsearthspacechem.3c00071 Download
38 Choudhuri, A., Mandal, S., Bumby, A., Pillai, S.S.K., 2023. Glacial sedimentation in Northern Gondwana: insights from the Talchir Formation, Manendragarh, India. Geological Magazine https://doi.org/10.1017/S0016756823000353. Download
39 Pandey U, Nakatsuka T, Mehrotra N, Zhen L, Kato Y, Sano M, Shah SK. 2023. Tree-rings stable isotope (δ18O and δ2H) based 368 years long term precipitation reconstruction of South Eastern Kashmir Himalaya. Science of the Total Environment 892: 164640 doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2023.164640 Download
40 Khan, H., Govil, P., Panchang, R., Agrawal, S., Kumar, P., Kumar, B. and Verma, D. 2023. Surface and thermocline ocean circulation intensity changes in the western Arabian Sea during ~172 kyr. Quaternary Science Reviews, 311, 108133. doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2023.108133 Download
41 Ansari AH, Singh VK, Kumar P, Sharma M, Sharma A, Patnaik S, Gundiga GP, Rahi IC, Ansari MA, Ramanathan A. Hydrogeochemistry, Geothermometry, and Sourcing of High Dissolved Boron, Tungsten, and Chlorine Concentrations in the Trans-Himalayan Hotsprings of Ladakh, India. Hydrology, 10(6):118. doi.org/10.3390/hydrology10060118 Download
42 Mehrotra N, Basavaiah N, Shah SK. 2023. Revisit the Medieval Warm Period and Little Ice Age in Proxy Records from Zemu Glacier Sediments, Eastern Himalaya: Vegetation and Climate Reconstruction. Quaternary 6(2): 32 doi.org/10.3390/quat6020032 Download
43 Bhattacharyya A, Dhyani R, Joshi R, Shekhar M, Kuniyal JC, Ranhotra PS, Singh SP. 2023. Is survival of Himalayan Cedar (Cedrus deodara) threatened? An evaluation based on predicted scenarios of its growth trend under future climate change. Science of The Total Environment. 882: 163630 dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2023.163630 Download
44 Shukla SK*, Crosta X, Ikehara M. 2023. Synergic role of frontal migration and silicic acid concentration in driving diatom productivity in the Indian sector of the Southern Ocean over the past 350 ka. Marine Micropaleontology, 181, 102245 doi.org/10.1016/j.marmicro.2023.102245 Download
45 Thomte L, Shah SK, Mehrotra N, Saikia A, Bhagabati AK. 2023. Dendrochronology in the tropics using tree-rings of Pinus kesiya. Dendrochronologia 78: 126070 doi.org/10.1016/j.dendro.2023.126070 Download
46 Ansari AH. 2023. Detection of organic matter on Mars, results from various Mars missions, challenges, and future strategy: A review. Frontiers in Astronomy and Space Sciences. 10:1075052 doi.org/10.3389/fspas.2023.1075052 Download
47 Pandey A, Tripathi S, Basumatary SK. 2022. Non-Pollen Palynomorphs from the Late-Holocene Sediments of Majuli Island, Assam (Indo-Burma Region): Implications to Palaeoenvironmental Studies. In: Phartiyal, B., Mohan, R., Chakraborty, S., Dutta, V., Gupta, A.K. (eds) Climate Change and Environmental Impacts: Past, Present, and Future Perspective. Society of Earth Scientists Series. Springer, Cham doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-13119-6_5 Download
48 Tripathi S, Srivastava J, Garg A, Khan S, Farooqui A, Quamar MF, Thakur B, Ranhotra PS, Basumatary SK, Trivedi A, Pandey S, Anupama K, Prasad S, Reghu N. 2022. Surface pollen quantification and floristic survey at Shaheed Chandra Shekhar Azad (SCSA) Bird Sanctuary, Central Ganga Plain, India: a pilot study for the palaeoecological implications. Journal of Palaeosciences, 71(2), 159–176 doi.org/10.54991/jop.2022.1838 Download
49 Tripathi S, Thakur B, Sharma A, Phartiyal B, Basumatary SK, Ghosh R et al. 2023. Modern biotic and abiotic analogues from the surface soil of Ganga-Ghaghara-Gandak interfluves of the Central Ganga Plain (CGP), India: Implications for the palaeoecological reconstruction. Catena 224:106975 doi.org/10.1016/j.catena.2023.106975 Download
50 Agarwal S, Shukla SK*, Srivastava P, Sundriyal Y. 2023. Peat sequence diatoms from Kedarnath, Central Himalaya, used to reconstruct mid-late Holocene hydroclimatic conditions. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 612, 111381 doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2022.111381 Download
51 Joshi Priyanka, Phartiyal Binita* Joshi Mallickarjun, Agrawal Shailesh, Pankaj Baghel and Rajveer Sharma. 2023. Reconstruction of landscape and climate during last 7000 cal yr BP of the largest basin of the Ladakh Range, NW Indian Himalaya. doi.org/10.1016/j.catena.2022.106907 Download
52 Shah SK, Berkelhammer M, Li Q, Mehrotra N, Thomte L, Shell R, Pandey U, Gaire NP, Kathayat G, Sinha A. 2023. Regional tree-ring oxygen isotope deduced summer monsoon drought variability for Kumaun-Gharwal Himalaya. Quaternary Science Review 301: 107927. doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2022.107927 Download