Institute of Earth Sciences,
Academia Sinica, 128, Sec. 2,
Academia Road, Nangang, Taipei
Telephone Number: +886 2653-9885-114
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D)
Provisional Ph.D degree awarded on 13th April 2018
Thesis Topic : Multiproxy palaeoclimate studies in the Indian Region for the past 200ka; A synthesis
Supervisor :Prof.Rengaswamy Ramesh
Geosciences Division, Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad.
Registered for Ph.D at M.S.University of Baroda
Master of Science
University : The MaharajaSayajirao University of Baroda
Subject : Geology
Year : 2011
Percentage : 70
Bachelor of Science
University : Mumbai University
Subject : Geology
Year : 2009
Percentage : 80
Working as a Research assistant at academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan (From April 2017)
Worked as Senior Research Fellow at Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad ( from August 2011 to July 2016)
Paleomonsoon reconstruction, Impact of monsoon on ancient Indian civilization.
Awards and scholarships
Secured 23rd rank in CSIR National Eligibility Test (NET) held on June, 2011.
Qualified Physical Research Laboratory research Fellowship for PhD.
Won best oral presentation award in ISMAS-2014 (Indian society for mass spectrometry).
Band, S., Yadava, M.G., Lone, M.A., Shen, C.C., Sree, K. and Ramesh, R., 2018. High-resolution mid-Holocene Indian Summer Monsoon recorded in a stalagmite from the Kotumsar Cave, Central India. Quaternary International.
Band, S.T., Yadava., M.G, and Ramesh. R., 2018. Monsoon climate and Marine Isotopic Stages over the Indian subcontinent during the last 200,000 years. (Book: Beyond stones and more stones, DefiningIndian prehistoric Archeology, Volume 1, The mythic society,Primus Publishers,New Delhi )
Kumar, P.K., Band, S.T., Ramesh, R. and Awasthi, N., 2018. Monsoon variability and upper ocean stratification during the last∼ 66 ka over the Andaman Sea: Inferences from the δ 18 O records of planktonic foraminifera. Quaternary International.
Band, S.T., Yadava., M.G, and Ramesh. R. 2017, Stalagmites reveal past drought records. Geography and You, 16,96, 36-39
Ramesh. R, Boragaonkar. H, Band, S.T., Yadava.M.G., 2017, Proxy Climatic Records of Past Monsoons. In book: Observed Climate Variability and Change over the Indian Region. DOI
Awasthi, N., Ray, J.S., Singh, A.K., Band, S.T., Rai, V.K., 2014. Provenance of the Late Quaternary sediments in the Andaman Sea: Implications for monsoon variability and ocean circulation. Geochemistry, Geophys. Geosystems 15, 3890–3906. doi:10.1002/2014GC005462
Sridhar, A., Bhushan, R., Balaji, D., Band, S., Chamyal, L.S., 2016. Geochemical and Sr–Nd isotopic variations in palaeoflood deposits at mainstem–tributary junction, western India: Implications on late Holocene flood events. CATENA 139, 32–43. doi:10.1016/j.catena.2015.12.004
Shraddha Band, M.G.Yadava, Mahjoor lone, Chuan-Chou Shen,Sachin Gupta, and R.Ramesh, Holocene monsoon variability and its links to Greenland climate oscillations (under preparation)
Shraddha Band, M.G.Yadava, R.Ramesh, Nikita Kaushal, M. Midhun,Timmy Francis , Amzad Laskar, Gideon Henderson, Response of Indian Summer Monsoon during the last two Glacial periods, a study from stalagmite, Belum cave, India (Manuscript under preparation)
Shraddha Band, M.G.Yadava, Mahjoor lone, Chuan-Chou Shen,Sachin Gupta, and R.Ramesh,Impact of mid-Holocene aridification on central Indian civilization. (Manuscript under preparation)
Papers/Abstract in conference proceedings
Shraddha Band, M.G.Yadava, Kaushik Sree R. Ramesh, V. J. Polyak and Y. Asmerom, High resolution precipitation records from a stalagmite of Kotumsar cave, Chhattisgarh. 28th ISMAS symposium cum workshop on mass spectrometry, 2014, pp 264-265.
S. Band, A.H. Laskar, P. R. Lekshmy, M. Midhun, M. G. Yadava and R. Ramesh, Holocene monsoon variability derived from speleothems. Mini-symposium on reconciliation of Marine and Terrestrial records of summer monsoon variability during the Holocene, 80th INSA anniversary general meeting ,2014, page 4 .
Shraddha T Band, Madhusudan G Yadava, Kaushik Sree, R. Ramesh, Victor J Polyak and YemaneAsmerom, High-resolution monsoon reconstruction using an annually resolved stalagmite from Kotumsar cave, India, AGU fall meeting 2014.
Shraddha Band, M.G.Yadava, R.Ramesh, Sachin Gupta, V. J. Polyak and Y. Asmerom, Holocene Monsoon variability using stalagmite record from Dandak cave, India, Goldscmidtconference,Yokohama, 2016
Narayana Allu C, GautamPawan K, Band Shraddha , Yadava M G , Ramesh Rengaswamy, and Chuan-Chou Shen, High Resolution deglacial monsoon δ18O record from a new stalagmite from the Kailash Cave, Central India,Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 18, EGU2016-9006, 2016
Shraddha Band, M.G.Yadava, Timmy Francis, Amzad Laskar, Nikita Kaushal,R.Ramesh, Gideon Henderson, High resolution precipitation records from a stalagmite of Belum Cave, India. Summer school on speleothem science.University of Oxford,2015.