Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 116 - Issue 07: 10 Apr, 2019
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 1042

Editorial
Social determinants of health: past, present and future
p. 1043 | Paramesh, H.

Correspondence
Is domestication of nilgai possible?
p. 1045 | Prasad, Suday; Sah, Raj K.; Prabhakar, Chandra S.; Kumar, Ajay

News
Science Last Fortnight
p. 1047

Meeting Report
Computational Gastronomy
p. 1051 | Madhu, K. P.

The art of science writing
p. 1052 | Mishra, Ravi; Nair, Amruta; Merlin, Mabel; Pawar, Pratik

Opinion
Waste management, carbon economy, and white biotechnology : prospects and challenges
p. 1054 | Gohain, Nilakshi; Singha, Durlav Narayan

Commentary
Antibiotic abuse: post antibiotic apocalypse, superbugs and superfoods
p. 1055 | Bisht, Renu; Saxena, Priti

Scientific Correspondence
Is the pine island glacier, Antarctica calving triggered by earthquakes and tsunamis?
p. 1057 | Darji, Simone; Shah, Rajesh; Oza, Sandip R.; Bahuguna, I. M.

Healing sacred forest in Western Madhya Pradesh, India
p. 1060 | Wagh, Vijay V.; Jain, Ashok K.

General Articles
Possibility of hydrological connectivity between Manasarovar Lake and Gangotri Glacier
p. 1062 | Rai, S. P.; Singh, D.; Saini, R.; Rathore, D. S.; Kumar, S.; Jain, S. K.; Pant, N.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i7/1062-1067

Review Articles
Tuberculosis and social networks: a narrative review on how social network data and metrics help explain tuberculosis transmission
p. 1068 | Nagarajan, Karikalan; Das, Bagavan
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i7/1068-1080

Special Section: Hyperspectral Imaging (Guest Editors: Raj Kumar and Robert O. Green)
Preface
p. 1081 | Kumar, Raj; Green, Robert O.

An overview of AVIRIS-NG airborne hyperspectral science campaign over India
p. 1082 | Bhattacharya, Bimal K.; Green, Robert O.; Rao, Sadasiva; Saxena, M.; Sharma, Shweta; Kumar, K. Ajay; Srinivasulu, P.; Sharma, Shashikant; Dhar, D.; Bandyopadhyay, S.; Bhatwadekar, Shantanu; Kumar, Raj
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i7/1082-1088

Retrieval of atmospheric parameters and data-processing algorithms for AVIRIS-NG Indian campaign data
p. 1089 | Mishra, Manoj K.; Gupta, Anurag; John, Jinya; Shukla, Bipasha Paul; Dennison, Philip; Srivastava, S. S.; Kaushik, Nitesh K.; Misra, Arundhati; Dhar, D.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i7/1089-1100

An empirical comparison of collaboration and validation methodologies for airborne imaging spectroscopy
p. 1101 | Babu, K. N.; Mathur, A. K.; Thompson, David R.; Green, Robert O.; Patel, Piyushkumar N.; Prajapati, R. P.; Bue, Brian D.; Geier, Sven; Eastwood, Michael L.; Helmlinger, Mark C.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i7/1101-1107

Crop type discrimination and health assessment using hyperspectral imaging
p. 1108 | Nigam, Rahul; Tripathy, Rojalin; Dutta, Sujay; Bhagia, Nita; Nagori, Rohit; Chandrasekar, K.; Kot, Rajsi; Bhattacharya, Bimal K.; Ustin, Susan
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i7/1108-1123

Characterization of species diversity and forest health using AVIRIS-NG hyperspectral remote sensing data
p. 1124 | Jha, C. S.; Rakesh; Singhal, J.; Reddy, C. S.; Rajashekar, G.; Maity, S.; Patnaik, C.; Das, Anup; Misra, Arundhati; Singh, C. P.; Mohapatra, Jakesh; Krishnayya, N. S. R.; Kiran, G. Sandhya; Townsend, Phil; Martinez, Margarita Huesca
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i7/1124-1135

Mangrove species discrimination and health assessment using AVIRIS-NG hyperspectral data
p. 1136 | Chaube, Nilima R.; Lele, Nikhil; Misra, Arundhati; Murthy, T. V. R.; Manna, Sudip; Hazra, Sugata; Panda, Muktipada; Samal, R. N.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i7/1136-1142

Potential of airborne hyperspectral data for geo-exploration over parts of different geological/metallogenic provinces in India based on AVIRIS-NG observations
p. 1143 | Bhattacharya, Satadru; Kumar, Hrishikesh; Guha, Arindam; Dagar, Aditya Kumar; Pathak, Sumit; Rani (Pasricha), Komal; Mondal, S.; Kumar, K. Vinod; Farrand, William; Chatterjee, Snehamoy; Ravi, S.; Sharma, A. K.; Rajawat, A. S.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i7/1143-1156

Coastal sediment dynamics, ecology and detection of coral reef microalgae from AVIRIS-NG
p. 1157 | Ratheesh, R.; Chaudhury, Nandini Ray; Rajput, Preeti; Arora, Mohit; Gujrati, Ashwin; Arunkumar, S. V. V.; Shetty, Ateeth; Baral, Rakesh; Patel, Rakesh; Joshi, Devanshi; Patel, Harshad; Pathak, Bharat; Jayappa, K. S.; Samal, R. N.; Rajawat, A. S.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i7/1157-1165

Distribution of coloured dissolved and detrital organic matter in optically complex waters of Chilika lagoon, Odisha, India, using hyperspectral data of AVIRIS-NG
p. 1166 | Sahay, Arvind; Gupta, Anurag; Motwani, Gunjan; Raman, Mini; Ali, Syed Moosa; Shah, Meghal; Chander, Shard; Muduli, Pradipta R.; Samal, R. N.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i7/1166-1171

Water quality assessment of River Ganga and Chilika lagoon using AVIRIS-NG hyperspectral data
p. 1172 | Chander, S.; Gujrati, Ashwin; Hakeem, K. Abdul; Garg, Vaibhav; Issac, Annie Maria; Dhote, Pankaj R.; Kumar, Vinay; Sahay, Arvind
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i7/1172-1181

Characterization and retrieval of snow and urban land cover parameters using hyperspectral imaging
p. 1182 | Singh, S. K.; Jain, Gaurav; Siddiqui, Asfa; Naik, Smruti; Rathore, B. P.; Garg, Vaibhav; Snehmani; Kumar, Vinay; Bahuguna, I. M.; Sharma, S. A.; Shekhar, Chander; Thakur, Praveen K.; Mishra, Kavach; Kumar, Pramod; Painter, T. H.; Dozier, J.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i7/1182-1195

Cloud microphysical characterization during AVIRIS-NG campaign
p. 1196 | Shukla, Bipasha Paul; John, Jinya; Panda, Sambit Kumar
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i7/1196-1200

Research Articles
Surface soil and subsoil acidity in natural and managed land-use systems in the humid tropics of Peninsular India
p. 1201 | Arya, Richa; Nair, K. M.; Kumar, K. S. Anil; Lalitha, M.; ., Shivanand; Kumar, S. C. Ramesh; Srinivas, S.; Koyal, Arti; Parvathy, S.; Sujatha, K.; Thamban, C.; Mathew, Jeena; Chandran, K. P.; Haris, Abdul; Krishnakumar, V.; Srinivasan, V.; ., Jessy; Jacob, James; Nagaraj, J. S.; D’Souza, Maria Violet; Raghuramulu, Y.; Hegde, R.; Singh, S. K.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i7/1201-1211

Trade-off between salt secretion and gas exchange by stomata in the leaves of Glycyrrhiza uralensis
p. 1212 | Chen, Peng You; Ma, Miao; Shi, Ling Yu
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i7/1212-1217

Transcriptome profile of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon-degrading fungi isolated from Taxus rhizosphere
p. 1218 | Gao, Rui; Hao, Da Cheng; Hu, Wenli; Song, Song; Li, Shi Yang; Ge, Guang Bo
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i7/1218-1228

Research Communication
Apoptosis time window induced by cold atmospheric plasma: comparison with ionizing radiation
p. 1229 | Joksić, Gordana; Šobot, Ana Valenta; Tričković, Jelena Filipović; Maletic, Dejan; Puač, Nevena; Malović, Gordana; Petrović, Zoran Lj.; Lazović, Saša
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i7/1229-1233

Indole-3-acetic acid production by the cyanobacterium Fisherella musicola NDUPC001
p. 1233 | Mishra, S. K.; Singh, Jyoti; Pandey, Astha Raj; Dwivedi, N.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i7/1233-1237

Pedotransfer functions for predicting soil hydraulic properties in semi-arid regions of Karnataka Plateau, India
p. 1237 | Dharumarajan, S.; Hegde, Rajendra; Lalitha, M.; Kalaiselvi, B.; Singh, S. K.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i7/1237-1246

Impact of Pusa hydrogel application on yield and productivity of rainfed wheat in North West Himalayan Region
p. 1246 | Roy, Trisha; Kumar, Suresh; Chand, Lekh; Kadam, D. M.; Bihari, Bankey; Shrimali, S. S.; Bishnoi, Rajesh; Maurya, U. K.; Singh, Madan; Muruganandam, M.; Singh, Lakhan; Sharma, S. K.; Kumar, Rakesh; Mallik, Anil
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i7/1246-1251

Book Reviews
Ethnobotany of India. T. Pullaiah, K. V. Krishnamurthy and Bir Bahadur (eds)
p. 1252 | Raman, Anantanarayanan

Annual Review of Physical Chemistry, 2018. Mark A. Johnson and Todd J. Martínéz (eds)
p. 1256 | Sathyamurthy, N.

Personal News
John Tyler Bonner (1920–2019)
p. 1258 | Nanjundiah, Vidyanand

Bhaskar Dattatraya Kulkarni (1949–2019)
p. 1261 | Ravikumar, V.; Sivaram, S.

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Bioenergy Awards
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Junior Research Fellowships - Physical Research Laboratory
p. 1264

Admission to NIAS Doctoral Programme 2019–2020 - National Institute of Advanced Studies
p. 1265

Nominations are invited for G N Ramachandran Gold Medal for Excellence in Biological Sciences and Technology 2019
p. 1266

Buti Foundation Award - Physical Research Laboratory
p. 1266

Summer Training School on Planetary Sciences and Exploration - Physical Research Laboratory
p. 1267

Hari Om Ashram Prerit Senior Scientist Award - 2018 - Physical Research Laboratory
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Foldscope - Deluxe Individual Kit
p. 1268

Admissions 2019-2020 - Nalanda University
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Call for Abstracts - University of Kerala
p. 1269

Junior Research Fellow - Indian Institute of Technology
p. 1269

Research Project – Project Assistant - Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Science
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Junior Research Fellow - Ch. Charan Singh University, Meerut
p. 1270

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS - INSA Young Historian of Science Award – 2019
p. 1270

SASTRA DEEMED UNIVERSITY
p. 1271

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