Pukar Amatya, Associate Scientist, Earth Sciences

Pukar Amatya

Contact Info

NASA GSFC
8800 Greenbelt Rd, Bldg 33 Rm G216
Greenbelt, MD 20771
 
Phone: (301) 614-5956
Email: pukar.m.amatya@nasa.gov

Research Interests

1. Landslide detection
2. Susceptibility modeling
3. Machine learning

Biography

Dr. Amatya’s work focuses on developing open source landslide detection algorithms for producing multitemporal landslide inventories utilizing high-resolution imagery. He received his PhD in Atmospheric Physics and Atmospheric Environment from the Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2015. He also has a MSc in Water Resources and Environmental Management from Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC), University of Twente, The Netherlands and a B.E in Civil Engineering from Institute of Engineering, Tribhuvan University, Nepal.