Dibakar Ghosal                                                                 
Assistant Professor                                                                           

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Reserach interests

My current research interests meet the following sections :

1. Crustal studies on
  • Central Seismic Gap (CSG) in Himalaya
  • NW Himalaya
  • Andaman subduction setting
  • Alcock-Seawell Rise
  • North Sumatra and Wharton basin 
  • 90 degree E ridge
  • Krishna-Godavari (KG) Basin
  • Abenaki formation
  • Amsterdam-St Paul island structure


2.  Hydrocarbon/Ore/Near Surface studies on
  • Simulation of gas hydrate reservoirs
  • Tomography and FWI
  • Poroelasticity
  • Gas hydrates in KG basin
  • Gas hydrates in Cascadia 
  • Identification of Mn ore deposits 
  • Fluid escape, Slumping studies in KG
  • Himalayan foothills
      



3.  Algorithm development on 
  • Wave propagation in acoustic, elastic and poroelastic medium
  • Frequency dependent AVO analysis
  • Full waveform inversion (FWI) in acoustic and elastic domain
  • Ambient Noise Tomography (ANT)
  • Advanced spectral decomposition tools
  • SuperVirtual Interferometry (SVI)
  • Wide angle MASW









Research Facilities available:

  • We have following seismic data acquisition units:
  • RAUs (Remotely Acquisition UNITES) from Sercel. It is a state-of-the-art wire less seismic data acquisition system.
  • Harvester
  • 5 Hz Geophones (128 sets)
  • Seismic thumper (ESS1000-Turbo)
  • 3C Tromino

  • Our controlled source seismological laboratory is equipped with the following softwares:
  • ECHOS
  • HRS
  • Landmark
  • Kingdom
  • Move
  • Madagascar
  • Seismic Unix
  • Matlab