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Richa Sharma

Country of origin: India Currently in: India, Delhi General field of specialization: Other
Academic Background


2009 Master Astronomy, Space and Earth Sciences
2014 Doctorate Other
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities


Working at intersection of climate change and health. My research focus is primarily on environmental health.

Publications resulting from Research: 

1. Assessing the potentials of digitalization as a tool for climate change adaptation and sustainable development in urban centres
2. Urban Heat Island and Future Climate Change—Implications for Delhi’s Heat
3. Analyzing Trends of Urbanization and Concomitantly Increasing Environmental Cruciality—A Case of the Cultural City, Kolkata
4. Mapping environmental impacts of rapid urbanization in the National Capital Region of India using remote sensing inputs
5. Identifying seasonal heat islands in urban settings of Delhi (India) using remotely sensed data – An anomaly based approach
6. Random forest classification of urban landscape using Landsat archive and ancillary data: Combining seasonal maps with decision level fusion
7. Decision tree approach for classification of remotely sensed satellite data using open source support
8. Monitoring Urban Landscape Dynamics Over Delhi (India) Using Remote Sensing (1998–2011) Inputs
9. Analysing spatio-temporal footprints of urbanization on environment of Surat city using satellite-derived bio-physical parameters
10. Assessing urbanization patterns over India using temporal DMSP-OLS night-time satellite data

Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Conduct research on environmental health. Currently, focussing on research at interface of climate change and health. I am also involved in teaching climate change to students of Masters' in Public Health.

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