Dr. Navneet Kumar

Research themes
  • Water Resources
  • Environmental and climate change
  • Sustainable use of natural resources
  • New Technologies
  • Environmental Impact Analysis
  • Urbanisation
  • Land, water, food and energy
  • Governance, conflicts and natural resources
Research countries
  • Ethiopia
  • India
  • Uzbekistan
  • Mali
  • Niger
PhD. Water Resource Management (ZEF, Germany)
M.Sc. Geoinformatics (ITC, Netherlands) and
B.Sc. Agricultural Sciences (UAS, India)

Water resource management & Spatial analysis (Remote sensing & GIS)


Kumar, N., Khamzina, A., Tischbein B., Knöfel, P., Conrad, C. and Lamers, J.P.A..  2019.  Spatio-temporal supply–demand of surface water for agroforestry planning in saline landscape of the lower Amudarya Basin.  Journal of Arid Environments, 162 : 53-61 . Further Information


Kumar, N., Tischbein, B. & Beg, M.K..  2018.  Multiple trend analysis of rainfall and temperature for a monsoon-dominated catchment in India.  Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics, : 1-15 . Further Information
Kumar, N., Tischbein, B., Beg, M.K. & Bogardi, J.J..  2018.  Spatio-temporal analysis of irrigation infrastructure development and long-term changes in irrigated areas in Upper Kharun catchment, Chhattisgarh, India.  Agricultural Water Management, 197 (5) : 158-169 . Further Information
Kumar, N., Velmurugan, A., Hamm, N.A.S. & Dadhwal, V.K..  2018.  Geospatial Mapping of Soil Organic Carbon Using Regression Kriging and Remote Sensing.  Journal of the Indian Society of Remote Sensing , 46(5) : 705–716 . Further Information


Kumar N., Tischbein B., Küsche J., Beg M.K., Bogardi J.J.  2017.  Impact of Land-use Change on the Water Resources of the Upper Kharun Catchment, Chhattisgarh, India.  Regional Environmental Change, 17 (8) : 2373–2385  . Further Information
Kumar N., Tischbein B., Küsche J., Laux P, Beg M.K., Bogardi J.J.  2017.  Impact of climate change on water resources of upper Kharun catchment in Chhattisgarh, India.  Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies, 13 : 189–207 . (Open Access)  Further Information


Velmurugan, A., Swarnam, T.P., Ambast, S.K., Kumar, N.  2016.  Managing waterlogging and soil salinity with a permanent raised bed and furrow system in coastal lowlands of humid tropics.  Agricultural Water Management, 168 : 58-67 . Further Information


Kumar N. and Gerber N.  2015.  Approaches to Resource Management for the Nexus.  Change and Adaptation in Socio-Ecological Systems, 2 : 88-90 . Further Information
Kumar N., Yamaç S.S., Velmurugan A.  2015.  Applications of Remote Sensing and GIS in Natural Resource Management.  Journal of the Andaman Science Association, 20 : 1-6 . Further Information
Kumar, N.  2015.  Impacts of Climate Change and Land-use Change on the Water Resources of the Upper Kharun Catchment, Chhattisgarh, India.  Doctoral thesis at  Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn.  <a href="http://hss.ulb.uni-bonn.de/2014/3768/3768.htm" target="_blank">http://hss.ulb.uni-bonn.de/2014/3768/3768.htm</a>  Further Information
Kumar, N., Khamzina, A., Tischbein, B., Lamers, J.P.A., Conrad, C.  2015.  Spatial analysis of regional water balance in irrigated croplands in Uzbekistan, Central Asia.  Further Information


Kumar, N.; Tischbein, B.; Beg, M. K.  2014.  Advanced Land use Classification Considering Intra-annual Cropping patterns and Urbanization processes as a Contribution to Improve Knowledge base for Water Management..  Further Information


Kumar, M. and Kumar, N.  2011.  Geospatial evaluation of UNESCO world heritage forest areas in the Tropics (Honduras) in: Victoria Lenz-Wiedemann and Georg Bareth (eds.): Proceedings of the ISPRS WG VII/5 Workshop, Cologne.. 

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Navneet Kumar

Senior Researcher


ZEF C: Department of Ecology and Natural Resources Management

navneet2206(at)gmail.com and nkumar(at)uni-bonn.de