Sanchayeeta Adhikari

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Assistant Professor
(818) 677-5630
Office location:
Sierra Hall 130J



  • Ph.D., 2011, Geography, University of Florida
  • M.Phil., 2004, Planning and Development, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT Bombay), India
  • M.A., 2001, Geography (Minor in Regional Planning), Banaras Hindu University India
  • B.A., 1999, Honors, Geography, Banaras Hindu University, India


  • Environmental Geography
  • Introduction to GIS
  • Intermediate GIS
  • Introduction to Environmental Remote Sensing
  • World Geography
  • Physical Geography
  • Remote Sensing


2014 Adhikari, S., Southworth, J. and Nagendra, H. Understanding forest loss and recovery: a spatiotemporal analysis of land change in and around Bannerghatta National Park, India. Journal of Land Use Science, DOI:10.1080/1747423X.2014.920425. 

2013 Nagendra, H., Mondal, P., Adhikari, S. and Southworth, J. Forest change in peopled landscapes: patterns and processes of forest stability and conversion in India. (Eds.). Brondizio, E and Moran, E .F. (Eds.). Human Environment Interactions: current and future directions. Springer.

2012 Adhikari, S. and Southworth, J. Simulating forest cover changes of Bannerghatta National Park based on a CA-Markov Model. Remote Sensing, 4(10), 3215-3243.

2011 Bai, L., Patarasuk, R., Chen, Y., Adhikari. S., Anthony, C. N., and Arana, S. Multi-Criteria Approach for Wind Farm Site Selection in New Hampshire. PE & RS, 77 (7), 654-661.

2010 Gibbes, C, Adhikari, S., Rostant, L., and Southworth, J. Application of Object Based Classification and High Resolution Satellite Imagery for Savanna Ecosystem Analysis. Remote Sensing, 2 (12), 2748-2772.