Detailed geophysical and geological investigations to identify copper lead and zinc mineralization around Ambaji, Banaskantha district are in progress.
Commercial Research and Development
Site specific hazard assessment, Geothermal resource exploration, Mesozoic sediment thickness mapping.
Significant contributions (Projects Completed)
- Seismic hazard assessment of Zydus Corporate House, Ahmedabad for M/s Bhoomi Consultants, Ahmedabad.
- Site Specific Seismic study to develop response spectra for Dhamara LPG Terminal site, Orissa for M/s Toyo Engineering India Pvt. Ltd.
- Seismic hazard assessment of Santnagri Site in Sabarkantha District of Gujarat for Gujarat Pavitra Yatradham Board
- Seismic hazard assessment of Dwarka JagatMandir for Gujarat Pavitra Yatradham Board.
- Site specific study to generate there sponse spectra for Cable Stayed Bridge at Zuari River, Goa for M/s Dilip Buildcon Limited
- Seismic hazard assessment of LNG Terminal at Dhamra Port, Orissa for M/s Dharmra LNG Terminal Pvt. Ltd.
- Seismic hazard assessment of LPG Terminal at Mundra, Kachchh for M/s Howe Engineering Projects (i) Pvt. Ltd.
- Geothermal resource exploration at Chabsar and Tuwa, Gujarat.
- Seismological Investigation for Mundra LNG terminal of GSPC (LNG Mundra) for GSPC LNG. Ltd.
- Site specific seismic hazard assessment at RIL, Dahej for M/s L&T Hydrocarbon, Mumbai for M/s L&T Hydrocarbon, Mumbai
- Seismic hazard assessment of Multi - Storey Residential Complex, ISCON Circle, Ahmedabad for M/s E-City Projects Construction Pvt. Ltd.
- Seismic hazard assessment of Multi storey Commercial Complex at Science City Road, Sola, Ahmedabad for M/s. Sahjananad Buildtech.
- Seismic study of GIFT Project (GIFT City) for M/s GIFT City Ltd..
- Multi-Channel Analysis of Seismic Waves Survey for Museum Building, Smriti Van, Bhuj for Gujarat State Disaster Management Authority (GSDMA)
- Estimation of Shear wave velocity by MASW technique for proposed 2.5 m Telescopic facility site at PRL premises, Gurushikhar, Mount Abu for PRL, Ahmedabad.
- Development of site specific spectra for IOCL Bongaigaon refinery, Assam state, India for M/s L&T Chiyoda limited.
- Assessment of Vulnerability of Installations near Gujarat Coast vis-a-vis Seismic disturbances for MOES, New Delhi
- Magnetotelluric data acquistion processing and interpretation in the NELP Block no. CB-ONN-2005/9 for M/s Mercator Petroleum Ltd., Mumbai
- Comparative seismic hazard assessment of Mumbai and GIFT City, Gandhinagar for establishment of Disaster Recovery Site for M/s Multi Commodity Exchange of India Ltd., Gandhinagar
- Site specific seismic hazard assessment of Ammonia Storage tanks at HURL compound Barauni (Bihar) for M/s L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering Ltd., Patna, Bihar
- Site specific seismic hazard assessment of Ammonia Storage tanks at HURL compound Sindri Project for M/s L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering Ltd., Singbhum, Jamshedpur, Jharkhand
- Generation of site specific response spectra based on measured shear wave velocities and soil at industrial sites of Bhuj region (NPCIL-2) for Dept. of Atomic Energy, Mumbai, GOI
- Operational definition of seismic risk and intervention techniques for strategic buildings: an integrated system on HPC platform in collaboration with Friuli Venezia Giulia region, IIIT, Hyderabad and CSIR-CMMACS, Bengaluru.
- Seismic hazard assessment of Devni Mori Project, Near Meswo Dam in Banaskantha District of Gujarat.
- Seismic hazard assessment of Dadra and Nagar Haveli .
- Evaluating the Geothermal potential of Gujarat using Remote sensing & Geophysical Techniques.
- Development of site specific spectra for IOCL Bongaigaon Refinery Assam State.
Dr. Sumer Chopra (PI)
Dr. Siddarth Prizomwala
Dr. Vasu Pancholi