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Dr. P. S. Sunil


Professor E
Crustal Deformation Studies




Indian Institute of Geomagnetism
Plot No. 5, Sector 18, New Panvel
Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra – 410 218
Email: sunilps@iigs.iigm.res.in
Phone: +91-22-2748 4205
Fax : +91-22-2748 0762


Academic Record:

  • Ph.D. (Geophysics), Cochin University of Science & Technology, Kochi (2007)
  • M.Sc.Tech. (Marine Geophysics), Cochin University of Science & Technology, Kochi (1998)


  • Member, Indian Arctic Scientific Expedition to Himadri, Ny-Alesund, Svalbard Archipelago, Arctic, 2013
  • BOYSCAST Post-Doctoral Fellow, Nevada Geodetic Laboratory, University of Nevada, USA, 2011-2012
  • Bharat Jyoti Award, India International Friendship Society, 2011
  • JSPS Exchange Program for East Asian Young Researchers, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan, 2009
  • Member, Indian Antarctic Scientific Expeditions to Maitri, Scirmacher Oasis, Antarctica, 2003&2005
  • Member, Asia Oceania Geosciences Society (AOGS)
  • Member, American Geophysical Union (AGU)
  • Member, Indian Geophysical Union (IGU)
  • Member, Disaster Advances

Research Interests:

  • Kinematic and Deformation studies of Indian lithosphere using GPS and Seismicity Observations
  • Understanding the Ice Sheet Dynamics of east Antarctic region using Satellite Geodesy
  • Structural and Tectonic Evolution studies of Indian shield areas using Gravity Data

Selected Publications in Refereed Journals:

  • C. D. Reddy,P. S. Sunil, R. Bürgmann, D. V. Chandrasekhar, T. Kato, Postseismic relaxation due to Bhuj earthquake on January 26, 2001: possible mechanisms and processes, Natural Hazards, doi:10.1007/s11069-012-0184-7, 2013.
  • C. D. Reddy, P. S. Sunil, S. K. Prajapati, M. Ponraj, S. Amirthraj, Geodynamics of the NE Indian Lithosphere: Geodetic and Seismotectonic Perspective, Memoir Geological Society of India, 77, 241-250, isbn:978-81-907636-2-2, 2011.
  • P. S. Sunil, M. Radhakrishna, P. J. Kurian, B. V. S. Murty, C. Subrahmanyam, C. G. Nambiar, K. P. Arts, S. K. Arun, S. K. Mohan, Crustal structure of the western part of the Southern Granulite Terrain of Indian Peninsular Shield derived from gravity data, Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 39(6), 551-564, doi:10.1016/j.jseaes.2010.04.028, 2010.
  • D. V. Chandrasekhar, R. Bürgmann, C. D. Reddy, P. S. Sunil, D. A. Schmidt, Weak mantle in NW India probed by geodetic measurements following the 2001 Bhuj earthquake, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 280(1-4), 229-235, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2009.01.039, 2009.
  • C. D. Reddy, P. S. Sunil, Post-seismic crustal deformation and strain rate in Bhuj region, western India, after the 2001 January 26 earthquake, Geophysical Journal International, 172(2), 593-606, doi:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2007.03641.x, 2008.
  • P. S. Sunil, C. D. Reddy, M. Ponraj, A. Dhar, D. Jayapaul, GPS determination of the velocity and strain-rate fields on Schirmacher Glacier, central Dronning Maud Land, Antarctica, Journal of Glaciology, 53(183), 558-564, doi:10.3189/002214307784409199, 2007.

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