Prof.Geeta Satyendra Padate

Department           Department of Zoology

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Faculty                Faculty of Science

Designation         Professor(CAS)

Education Details

EducationUniversity NameStatePassing Year
PhDThe Maharaja Sayajirao University of BarodaGujarat6-1990
Post GraduateThe Maharaja Sayajirao University of BarodaGujarat6-1983
GraduateThe Maharaja Sayajirao University of BarodaGujarat6-1981

Experience Detail

Employer NameDesignationNature of JobStart DateEnd DateCurrently Working
Registrar, The M.S.University of Baroda, Vadodara, India.ProfessorTeaching14-4-2014--

Research Details

TitleFunding AgencyProject NatureDurationStatusDate
Ecology of leopards in relation to prey abundance and land use patterns in Surat DistrictGujarat Forestry Research FoundationMajor12Sanctioned20-7-2021
Biodiversity of southern Gulf of Kachchh with reference to Coral Bleaching/climated changeMoESMajor36Ongoing1-1-2015
Biodiverisity of Wadhawana irrigation reserviourForest Department, Vadodara circleMinor24Completed1-10-2007
Ecological and faunal diversity study of Jambughoda wildlife Sanctuary TRC, Forest Department, Government of GujaratMajor30Completed1-10-2000
Ecology of wetland around Baroda Minor Research SchemeMinor24Completed1-4-1997
A study of some factors affecting reproductive success of agriculturally useful and harmful birdsICAR, New DelhiMajor36Completed1-1-1997
Comparative study of reproductive Biology of birds Minor Research SchemeMinor12Completed1-4-1993

Ph.D. Guidance Detail

Student NameTopicstatus
Sharma Asha VirenderStudy on the ecosystem dynamics and carbon sequestration of Banni Grassland in context of Land degration and climate changeRegistered
Jadeja Shivbhadrasinh JitubhaAssessment of ecology and distribution of the Indian ratel(Mellivora capensis) in kachchh, Gujarat, IndiaRegistered
Parikshit DhadukImpact of landuse landcover dynamics on the distribution pattern of Indian Grey Hornbill in GujaratRegistered
Vaidehi Himanshu ShahEvaluation and assesment of Habutat Conectivity for Sloth Bear in Central GujaratRegistered
Arzoo MalikDevelopment of Human Bear conflict Mitigation strategies through habitat management using geospecieal techniquesRegistered
Milind MahajanHydrobilogical studies on reseviors (wetlands) in wester Khandesh (M.S.) with respect to selected biodiversityCompleted
Godshe Sandhya Ecology of Black Kite (Milvus migrans govinda ) with qunatifcation of heavy metals in various tissues . Completed
Chandni PatelInterrelationship of waders and macrobenthic assemblages with reference to abiotic variables in reserviors of centra Gujarat India.Completed
Nirjara GandhiStudy of terrestrial birds with special reference to insect as their food base around three reservoirs in central Gujarat.Completed
Dishant ParasharyaStudy of Corals and Some associates in Marine National Park and Sanctuary-JamnagarCompleted
Jagdeesh PatilStudy of selected fauna biodiversity of Toranmal area, Toranmal Reerve forest. Completed
Ashok EkhandeHydrobioligcal studies of Yashwant lake with specieal reference to selected biodiversityCompleted
Jagruti RathodAvifana of urban area: its significance and implication under various human disturbnceCompleted
Sonal DeshkarAvifaunal diversity and ecology of wetlands in SemiArid Zone of Central Gujarat with reference to their conservation categorizationRegistered
Arpita Asitchandra GuhaEnergy metabolism in rlation to breeding activities in two omnivore speceis of birdsCompleted
Sapna Surendranath A comparative histoenzymological study of some tissues with reference to reproductive cycle in two species of birds.Completed
Bhavna BharuchaJngle Babbler (Turdoides striatus):its role in Agroecosystem, variation in certain parameters related to its reproductive biologyCompleted

Papers Presented

Paper TitlePaper ThemeOrganising BodyPlacePublished Year
Wetland inundation mapping and change and its effect on aquatic avian assemblage at an irrigation reservoir in central Gujarat : A 23 year overviewEcoHealth and Environmental sustainabilityNavarachana University Vadodara2-2020
IMPACT OF NARMADA WATER INUNDATION ON THE SHOREBIRD POPULATIONS OF WADHWANA IRRIGATION RESERVOIR, VADODARA, GUJARAT, INDIAInternational Conference on Wetland & Migratory Waterbirds of the Asian Flyway (CWAMWAF)Bombay Natural History Society, MumbaiLonavala11-2019
Diversity and density of intertidal fauna at Narara Coastal reef Marine National Park Jamnagar, GujratMarine Bio resources and Coastal livelihoodsGujarat Institute of Desert EcologyBhuj3-2016
Study of Scleractinian corals and associated faunal diversity at Poshitra Coastal Reef Gulf of Kuchchh, Gujarat.Marine Bio resource and Coastal livlihoodsGujarat Institute of Desert EcologyBhuj3-2016

Published Articles/Papers in Journals/Edited Volumes

TitleJournal NameVolume No.Page No.ISSNPublished Year
Scyphozoa Pelagia noctiluca (Forsskal, 1775)blooming on the coast of Gujarat, India and its predation by Anemonia viridis (Forsskal, 1775)Zoology and Ecology :30157-164 ISSN 2165 8005 3-2021
Some important sightings of marine fauna in Southern Gulf of Kachchh, Gujarat, India Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies 7410-416 E-ISSN: 2320-7078 P-ISSN: 2349-6800 10-2019
Molluscs and Their Correlation with Physico-Chemical Parameters of Three Wetlands of North Maharashtra, IndiaInternational Journal of Research and Analytical Reviews (IJRAR) 6475-492E-ISSN 2348-1269, P- ISSN 2349-5138) 10-2019
Species richness and density of Rotifers from Malpur reservoir in rain deficient Area of North Maharashtra, India and their seasonal changes as well as correlation with Physico-Chemical Parameters International Journal of Research and Analytical Reviews (IJRAR) 6890-900E-ISSN 2348-1269, P- ISSN 2349-513810-2019
Diversity of avifauna in Urban City, Vadodara, Gujarat Biolife.5224-231ISSN (online): 2320-425710-2019
Additional Records of Macrobenthic Fauna in and Around Marine National Park and Sanctuary, Gujarat, India J Mar Biol Oceanogr71-4DOI: 10.4172/2324-8661.10001898-2018
Report of Four Imperative Marine Macrobenthic Fauna from the Gulf of Kachchh, Gujarat, India India J Mar Biol Oceanogr 61-4 8-2018
Feeding Guilds of urban birds of Vadodara city International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies 478-85ISSN 2347-26778-2018
2017 Annual and seasonal variations in hydrochemistry and nutrient dynamics of two irrigation reservoirs of central Gujarat, India Int. Res. J. Environmental Sci. 66517-26 ISSN 2319–14148-2018
Seasonal Variations in Density and Species richness of Microcrustacea of High Altitude Lotus Lake, Toranmal (M.S.) India. Weekly Science Research 1  12-2016
Additional record of Slerectinian corals at Porbandar Coast, Gujarat, India.Journal of Threatened Taxa65900–59040974–790712-2016
Insect Diversity and its co-relation with Ecological Parameters in and around Wadhwana-- a Wetland in Central Gujarat Advances in Bioresearch, 588-97 2277 1573 12-2016

Refresher/Orientantion Course

Contribution in Conducting Professional/Academic Programmes

TitleProgrammeParticipated asDate
Inter-specific competition for Nestbox cavities in a Savannah environmentWebinar Co-Ordinator12-11-2020

Participation in Academic Bodies of other Universities

Academic BodyParticipated AsSubmission Date
Board of studies in Marine BiologyMember Board of studies4-1-2017
Board of studies in Aquatic BiologyMember Board of studies4-1-2017

Participation in Committees of University

Committee NameLevelParticipated AsSubmission Date
CBSC subcommittee for Faculty of ScienceFacultyMember 23-7-2021
Annual Report Committee, FacultyMember3-4-2021
Central Assesement CellUniversityCo- coordinator3-4-2021

Teacher Talks

TitleParticipated asPlaceDate
World Migratory Day : Migratory birds : A link between Ladakh and GujaratInvited SpeakerLadakh8-5-2021
Conservation and management of Wildlife in IndiaInvited SpeakerSilvicultrue and Forest Utilization, Rajpipla24-3-2021
Coral Reef Biodiversity of MNP &S : A unique ecosystemResource MemberBikaner31-1-2021
Wetlands and its relevance in conserving BiodiversityInvited SpeakerVadodara 3-3-2020
Wetland day celebrationInvited SpeakerVadodara6-8-2018