Department of Natural Resources
Dr. Shresth Tayal has obtained his doctoral degree on 'Glacier Hydrological Systems' on Gangotri and Dokriani glacier, Garhwal Himalaya, and has been involved in various hydrological, hydrochemical and meterological research in glacierised regions, and vulnerability assessment of water resources using hydrological modeling tools at the watershed level.
Currently, he is engaged in development of regional runoff model for high altitude catchments of Himalayan Rivers based on real time data series for mass balance, energy balance and hydrological balance of selected glaciated valleys, and quantification of aerosol impacts at the cryospheric regions of Himalaya. With more than 10 years of research experience in Glaciology, he has served Glacier and Climate Change Commission, Government of Sikkim, India as Post Doctoral Fellow and is a member of Scientific Research Council, Indian Mountaineering Foundation.
At TERI University, Dr. Tayal is engaged in teaching the M.Sc. (III) students about the concepts of glacier dynamism and their responses to climate change variables, and their influences on glacier hydrological processes.
- Ph D in Glacier Hydrology, School of Environmental Science, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, 2006
- M Sc in Geology, Department of Geology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, 2000