Sunday, November 20, 2011

STH activities :18Nov2011

STH has in the past (see 1 and 2) has had the unique privilege of hosting two seminars where Prof Leszek Starkel of Polish Academy of Sciences, Kracow, Poland and a legendary figure amongst geomorphologists, was our main speaker.

Continuing this liaison, we had two young scientists ie Dr Łukasz Wiejaczka (red jacket), hydrologist and geomorphologist and Dominik Płoskonka (extreme left) soil scientist from the same institute with us the whole day on 18Nov2011.

They along with Mr Lakhpa Tamang (PhD student from North Bengal Univ) and Ms Dipmala Gurung (MSW intern from Visva-Bharti, Shantiniketan) toured landslide affected areas on the western face of Kalimpong and also visited earthquake damaged buildings in Kalimpong town.

Praful Rao

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