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Dr. Madhab Naskar

Madhab Naskar

Assistant Professor
Department of Botany, Sonarpur Mahavidyalaya
University of Calcutta
Sahid Biswanath Sarani, P.O. - Rajpur
South 24 Parganas
700149 Kolkata
West Bengal


  ECN Member

Expertise & Interests

Overview / specialty        I am currently works as Assistant Professor at the Department of Botany, Sonarpur Mahavidyalaya (affiliated to University of Calcutta), Kolkata, India. My research interests are Palaeobotany, Palaeoecology, Phytoliths, Palaeoethnobotany and Plant Systematics. Recently, I am working on taxonomic, ecological, palaeoecological and palaeoethnobotanical significance of phytolith spectra from grasses and bamboos of the Sunderbans delta, India.
Official functions (outside of PAGES)        Teaching and Research
PAGES interests        ECN, PALEOLINK, Aquatic Transitions, CVAS - Climate Variability Across Scales, Forest Dynamics, Global Paleofire, Global Soil and Sediment - GloSS, Peat Carbon - C-PEAT, PAGES-PMIP group on Quaternary Interglacials - QUIGS, World Climate Research Programme, PAGES-endorsed projects, Former WG - Global Monsoon
Topics        Carbon cycle, Climate dynamics, Climate variability, Ecosystem processes, Forests, Human impacts & interactions, Monsoon, Proxy development, Sea level and coastal processes, Statistical analysis
Timescales        Anthropocene (last 100 years), Holocene, Last glacial cycle, Pleistocene
Regions        Asia, Tropics
Archives        Archaeology, Geomorphology, Lake sediments, Peat, Pollen, Soil, Tree rings
Sector        Academia / Education, Data management, Research
Discipline        Archaeology, Dendrochronology, (Micro)paleontology, (Paleo)climatology, (Paleo)ecology, (Paleo)limnology, (Paleo)oceanography, Palynology, Radiocarbon dating, Sedimentology, Statistics
Computers        Bayesian modeling, LaTex, Modeling, OxCal, R
Laboratory        Geochemistry, Macrofossils, Microfossils (foraminifera, ostracods, etc), Non-pollen polymorphs, Pollen, XRF