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Shakila Merchant

Shakila Merchant, Ph.D.
Associate Director, NOAA-CESSRST
Ph: (212) 650-8379
Fax: (212) 650-8097

Address:

The City College of New York
Steinman Hall, Rm. T-422
140th Street & Convent Ave.
New York,  NY 10031


Research Publications

  1. Merchant, S and Khanbilvardi R., (2019). Place-based Research and Professional Experiential Learning Models through NOAA’s Investment, 28th Education Symposium, 99th AMS Annual Meeting, January 6-10, 2019, Phoenix, AZ.
  2. Merchant, S. (2019). High School Initiative in Remote Sensing of the Earth System Engineering and Sciences (HIRES): Experiential Learning and College Readiness Program for NYC High School Students. 28th Education Symposium, 99th AMS Annual Meeting, January 6-10, 2019, Phoenix, AZ.
  3. Merchant, S. and Marlene K., (2019).Session Chair: A STEM learning community of practice network: Bringing STEM advocates and educators together to share and learn from their experiences through informal and formal education programs, 28th Education Symposium held during 99th AMS Annual Meeting, January 6-10, 2019, Phoenix, AZ.
  4. Merchant, S andKhanbilvardi, R.(2018). CREST Summer Bridge: A Program to recruit, train and pipeline & prepare undergraduate students for NOAA Hollings and Undergraduate Scholarship Opportunities. Poster Presented at the 2018 GEO REU-PI workshop funded by NSF, hosted by National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), Boulder CO, September 14-15, 2018.
  5.  Merchant, S. (2017). An Innovative STEM Learning Model in Engineering Education: A case study of High School Initiative in Remote Sensing of the Earth Systems Engineering and Science. Pre-College Education Initiatives Part-II, 97th Annual AMS Meeting, 26th Education Symposium, Seattle, WA, January 23, 2017.
  6. Merchant, S, Goldberg, M, and Khanbilvardi, R. (2016) A Novel Approach to Prepare the Next Generation Cadre of JPSS Scientists through Pragmatic Education and Training, 96th Annual AMS Meeting, 25th Education Symposium, New Orleans, LA., January 2016.
  7. Merchant, S, Khanbilvardi, R. and Morimoto, E.T.A (2016). NOAA-CREST Pre-College Education & Training Model: High School Initiative in Remote Sensing of the Earth System Science and Engineering HIRES, 96th Annual AMS Meeting, 25th Education Symposium., New Orleans, LA., January 2016.
  8. Merchant, S. and Morimoto, E.T.A. and Khanbilvardi, R. (2015). High School Initiative in Remote Sensing of the Earth Systems Science and Engineering (HIRES). IEEE Integrated STEM Conference, Princeton University, NJ, March 2015, DOI: 10.1109/ISECon.2015.7119917
  9. Merchant, S. and Morimoto, E.T.A and R. Khanbilvardi (2014). An Integrated STEM Learning Model for High School in Engineering Education. IEEE Integrated STEM Conference, Princeton University, NJ, March 2014 (designated as one (out of 55) 6 best papers presented at the conference) DOI:10.1109/ISECon.2014.6891036
  10. Merchant, S. and R. Khanbilvardi (2013). Integration of remote sensing tool to study oceanic, atmospheric and hydrologic sciences: A holistic education and outreach model. 93rd Annual AMS Meeting, 22nd Education Symposium, Austin, TX, January 2013.
  11. Merchant, S. and R. Khanbilvardi (2011). A National Framework to Integrate Remote Sensing Science and Education in K-20 Training. IEEE Integrated STEM Conference, Ewing, NJ, April 2011.04/2011; DOI: 10.1109/ISECon.2011.6229633
  12. Merchant, S., Khanbilvardi, R., and Rousseau, J. (2010). Educational Partnership Program: A framework for producing future generation of scientists in inter-disciplinary NOAA related sciences. Paper presented in the Panel Discussion in the University Consortium of Water Resources (UCOWR) – The National Institute for Water Resources (NIWR) 2010 Annual Conference on HydroFutures: Water Science, Technology, and Communities, July 13-15, 2010, Seattle, Washington.
  13. Ghosh, T.K. Merchant, S.B., and Kaul, S.N. (2002). Need to protect Steep Slopes as Ecological Sensitive Areas in India. Journal of Indian Association of Environmental Management, Vol. 29, pp. 115-123.
  14. Pandey, J.S., Khan, S., Joseph, V., and Kumar, R. (2002). Aerosol Scavenging: Model Application and Sensitivity Analysis in the Indian Context, Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, Vol. 74, pp. 105-116.
  15. Pandey, J.S., Khan, S., Gupta, A.K. and Khanna, P. (1995). Biodiversity and Impact of Pollution on the Forests of Doon Valley. J. of Himalayan Geology. Vol. 6(2), pp. 75-80.
  16. J.S. Pandey, S. Khan, R.Shanker, P.R. Chaudhary, P. Padmanabhan and T.K.Ghosh, Effect of Predation and Zooplankton - Mortality on the Overall Ecosystem - Health of Udaipur Lakes in India: A Case Study Application of Five Compartments Ecological Food - Web Interaction Model. Journal of Environmental Systems Vol. 27(4), 281-292 1999
  17. J.S. Pandey, S. Khan and P. Khanna. Modeling and Quantification of Temporal Risk Gradients (TRG) for Important Traffic Zones of Delhi City in India., Journal of Environmental Systems Vol. 28(1), 2001, pp. 55-69
  18. Khan, S. and Gupta, A.K. (1998) Man's Prosperity at the cost of Natural Heritage : The Forest. In : M.P. Sinha [Ed.] Recent Advances in Ecobiological Research. Vol. II, APH Publishing House, New Delhi, pp. 1-9.
  19. Pandey, J.S., Khan, S.., Abidi, F.J. and Khanna, P. (1998). Regional Carrying Capacity Based Integrated Planning for Sustainable Development of Urban and Fringe Rural Areas in Sensitive Terrestrial Ecosystems. In Special Issue of Journal of Rural Development, National Institute of Rural Development, Hyderabad. Vol. 12(3), 495-509 pp.
  20. Pandey, J.S. and Khan, S. Abidi, F.J. and Khanna, P. (1998). LUCC-Dynamics and Estimation of Effective Ecosystem Sink Potential (EESP) for National Capital Region in the Indo-Gangetic Plain. National Workshop on Indo-Gangetic Plain : LUCC Workshop at National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land-Use Planning, March 31-April 1, 1998.
  21. Pandey, J.S., Khan, S., Joshi, A. and Khanna, P. (1998). Issues related to Impact of Green House Gases, Biodiversity and Sink Potential : A Case Study of Jamshedpur Region. In : [Eds.] Parasher, D.C. Sharma, C., Mitra A.P., Global Environment Chemistry, Narosa Publishing House, New Delhi, 273-279 pp. 
  22. Khan, S. (1997). Biodiversity Conservation for a Better Tomorrow. Yojana. A Journal Published of Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, New Delhi. Vol. 41(7). pp. 31-33.
  23. Gupta, A.K. and Khan, S. (1997). Ecological Concepts of Development: Context of Biodiversity and Survival. In : M.P. Sinha [Ed.] Recent Advances in Ecobiological Research, Vol. I. APH Publishing House, New Delhi, pp. 7-13.
  24. Pandey, J.S., Joseph, V., Khan, S., Shanker, R., and Kumar, R. (2000). Modeling of Ground Water Contamination and Contextual Phytoremediation: Sensitivity Analysis for an Indian Case Study, Contaminated Site Remediation: From Source Zones to Ecosystems. Proceedings 2000 Contaminated Site Remediation Conference (CSRC), Melbourne, Victoria, 4-8 December, 2000, pp 545-552.
  25. Pandey, J.S., Khan, S., Gupta, A.K. , Khanna, P. (1996). Atmospheric Impacts on Biospheric Systems due to Accumulation of Greenhouse Gases. Lecture for training programme on “Chemistry of the Earth’s Atmospheric Environment (April, 1996) NPL, New Delhi, India.
  26. Khan, S. (1996). Biodiversity: Why care about it?. Environmental Bioinformatics Newsletter. Vol. 3. pp. 3-8.
  27. Pandey, J.S., Khan, S., Gupta, A.K., and Khanna, P. (1995). Nutrient Cycling Studies in Relation to Forest Productivity. Sixth Regional Meeting of Silviculturists and Research Workers of Central Region, Nagpur, Jan. 9-11, 1995.
  28. Pandey, J.S., Khan, S., Gupta, A.K., and Khanna, P. (1995). Sink Potentials and Assimilative Capacities of Some Select Indian Tree Species with Specific Reference to Air Pollution. VANSHOBHA, A Journal of Friends of Trees on Environmental Conservation. Feb, 1995, 33-38 pp.
  29. Pandey, J.S.; Khan, S., Gupta, A.K., and Khanna, P. (1995). Modified Sink Potential Index : A Case Study of Doon Valley. Paper Presented at "Group Discussion on Sustainable Development in the Doon Valley : Constraints of Geo-Environment", at Wadia Institute Of Himalayan Geology, Dehradun, India, during June 15-16, 1995 pp. 30 (Abstract Published).
  30. Pandey, J.S., Khan, S., Gupta, A.K. and Khanna, P. (1995). Biodiversity and Impact of Pollution on the Forests of Doon Valley. J. of Himalayan Geology. Vol. 6(2), 75-80 pp.
  31. Badrinath, S.D. Chakraborty, A. and Khan, S. (1994). Forest Ecosystem and Mining Activity. Paper presented in the International Conference on Impact of Mining on the Environment pp. 159-172.
  32. Nath, A.K., Badrinath, S.D., Khan, S., and Kale, C.K. (1991). Biological Environmental Impact Assessment for Development of Better Micro-Ecosystem. Paper presented in the Conference Organized by Indian Association of Environmental Management, held during Dec. 15-16, 1991
  33. Khan, S., Nath, A.K., and Badrinath, S.D. (1990). Environmental Impact on Mangrove Ecosystem : with Reference to India. J. of Encology. Vol. 5(7), pp. 1-11.
  34. Khan, S., Nath, A.K., and Badrinath, S.D., (1990). Environmental Impact Assessment : Its Future in Developing Countries. Paper presented in the National Conference on "Women and Science", Organised by Indian Women Scientist Association, held during Nov. 1-3, 1990. (Abstract Published). Won the best paper presentation award
  35. Khan, S., Shinde, J.S., and Tembhare, D.B. (1989). Studies of Neurosecretory System of Ventral Ganglia of Pupae of fruit Sucking Moth, Ohtreis materna. Paper presented in the Natl. Symp. on Animal Physiology held at Dept. of Zoology, Nagpur University PGTD Campus, during January 29-31, 1989 (Abstract Published).