Dr. Shiv Mohan Singh

Associate Professor
Ph.D. (Univ. of Lucknow)
Contact Information:
Tel. +91 9420767319; 8004585880 Fax:(+91 542) 2368174
Email Id:drshivmohansingh@gmail.com; drshivmohansingh@yahoo.com

 
 
Academic Qualifications:
 
S. No.DegreeInstitutionYear
1.B.Sc.Purvanchal University1990
2.M.Sc.University of Lucknow 1992
3.Ph. D. University of Lucknow1998
 
 
Professional Employments:

S. No.Name of the Post Name of the DepartmentName of the Inst./UnivDuration
4.Associate ProfessorBotany DepartmentBanaras Hindu University (India)2017-Present
3.Scientist E DepartmentNational Centre for Polar and Ocean Research(India)2015-2017
2.Scientist D DepartmentNational Centre for Polar and Ocean Research(India) 2010-2014
1.Scientist CDepartmentNational Centre for Polar and Ocean Research(India)2003-2009
1.Post Doctoral FellowDepartmentNational Botanical Research Institute, Lucknow1999-2001

Area of specialization:
 

Biodiversity of extreme habitats such as Glaciers, Permafrost, Lakes etc. in Arctic Antarctic and Himalaya. Deep Ocean Biosphere of Antarctica. Palaeobiology of Gondwana Supercontinent.

 
Current Research Projects:
 

S. No.Name of the Project DurationSource of FundingAmount of Funding (Rs)
1. Impact of climate change on Microbial communities in Ross Sea, Antarctica during the periods of Pliocene, Pleistocene, and Holocene. 2018- 2020 MoES-NCAOR25 lacs

 
Awards:

a) Birbal Sahni Research Fellowship (1993-1997), awarding agency: DST-BSIP.

b) Merit Certificate (2008) for establishing state of art Polar Biology Laboratory at NCAOR, awarding agency: Ministry of Earth Sciences.

c) INSA-PAS Fellowship (2007) at Jagiellonian University, Poland.

d) JSPS Fellowship (2011) at AIST-Sapporo Japan

e) Position Held: Scientist-C (2003-2009), Scientist-D (2010-2014), Scientist-E (2015-2017) at National Centre for Polar & Ocean Research, Ministry of Earth Sciences, Govt. of India.

Any additional information/Achievements:

i) Member of 23rd Indian Antarctic expedition (2003-2004)

ii) Member of Larsemann Hills Antarctica & Southern Ocean Expedition (2005-2006)

iii) Member of 1st Indian Arctic Expedition (2007)

iv) Member of 3rd Indian Arctic Expedition (2009)

v) Member of 6th Indian Arctic Expedition (2012)

vi) Observer of 7th Indian Arctic Expedition (2013)

vii) Member of South African Antarctic Expedition (2015-2016)

viii) Member of 374 International Ocean Discovery Programme: West Antarctic Ross Sea Ice Sheets History Expedition (2018).

ix) Deputation abroad: NIPR-Japan, 2013 & 2014.

x) Serving as adviser in Journal Polar Record, (Cambridge University press) and as Edior in Editorial board of Journal Advances in Polar Sciences (Polar Research Institute of China).

xi) Patent: A process for production of bioactive oligosaccharides from extremophilic fungus Appl. no. 999/KOL/2013. [Mukhopadhyaya SK, Chatterjeea S., Mishraa A., Moumita Patraa, Gauri S.S., Das S.S., Singh S.M., Dasa A.K., Ghosha A.K., Dey S. (2014)].

List of 10 major Publications:
  1. Singh P., Singh SM, Dhakephalkar P (2014). Diversity, cold active enzymes and adaptation strategies of bacteria inhabiting glacier cryoconite holes of High Arctic. Extremophiles 18(2):229-42. DOI 10.1007/s00792-013-0609-6.
  2. Singh P., Hanada Y, Singh SM,Tsuda S (2014). Antifreeze protein activity in Arctic cryoconite bacteria. FEMS Microbiology Letter 351(1):14-22. DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12345.
  3. Singh P, Singh SM, Singh RN, Naik S, Srivastava AK, Bolter M. (2017) Bacterial communities in ancient permafrost profiles of Svalbard, Arctic. Journal of Basic Microbiology 57(12):1018-1036. doi: 10. 1002 /jobm .201700061.
  4. Singh SM, Sharma J, Gawas-Sakhalkar P, Upadhyay AK, Naik S, Bande D, Ravindra R (2012). Chemical and bacteriological analysis of soil from the middle and late Weichselian from Western Spitsbergen, Arctic. Quaternary International 271: 98-105. doi.org/10.1016/j.quaint.2012.03.008.
  5. Singh SM, Tsuji, M., Gawas P, Loonen MJJE, Hoshino T (2015) Bird feather fungi from Svalbard Arctic. Polar Biology 39(3): 523-532. DOI 10. 1007 /s00 300 -015-1804-y.
  6. Singh P., Singh SM, Tsuji M., Prasad GS, Hoshino T. (2014) Rhodotorula svalbardensis sp. nov., a novel yeast species isolated from cryoconite holes of Ny-Ålesund, Arctic. Cryobiology 68: 122-128. doi: 10.1016/ j.cry obiol .2014.01.006.
  7. Mukhopadhyaya SK, Chatterjeea S., Gauria S.S., Dasa S.S., Mishraa A., MoumitaPatraa M., Ghosha A.K., Dasa A.K., Singh S.M., Dey S. (2014) Isolation and characterization of extracellular polysaccharide Thelebolan produced by a newly isolated psychrophilic Antarctic fungus Thelebolus. Carbohydrate Polymers 104: 204-212. doi: 10.1016/j.carbpol.2014.01.034.
  8. Singh S.M.,Ochyra R., Pednekar S., Asthana R. and Ravindra R. (2012) A Holocene moss species preserved in lake sediment core and the present moss diversity at Schirmacher Oasis, Antarctica. Antarctic Science 24(4):353-358 DOI: 10.1017/S0954102012000211.
  9. Verleyen E., Hodgson D.A., Sabbe K., Cremer H., Emslie S.D., Gibson J., Hall B., Imura S., Kudoh S., Marshall G.J., McMinn A., Melles M., Newman L., Roberts D., Roberts S.J., Singh S.M., Sterken M., Tavernier I., Verkulich S., Van de Vyver E., Nieuwenhuyze W.V., Wagner B. & Vyverman W. (2010). Post-glacial regional climate variability along the East Antarctic coastal margin evidence from shallow marine and coastal terrestrial records. Earth-Science Re views, 199-212. ELSEVIER, ISSN: 0012-8252.
  10. Singh S.M., Kumar A., Sharma P., Mulik RU, Upadhyay A.K., Ravindra R (2017) Elemental variations in glacier cryoconites of Indian Himalaya and Spitsbergen, Arctic. Geoscience Frontiers 8(6): 1339-1347. doi.org /10.1016 /j.gsf.2017.01.002 .
Full List of Publications:
A. Referred Scientific Articles in International Journal of repute:
  1. Maharana AK, Singh SM (2018) A cold and organic solvent tolerant lipase produced by Antarctic strain Rhodotorula sp. Y-23. Journal of Basic Microbiology DOI:10. 1002/jobm.201700638 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH, ISSN1521-4028.
  2. Singh S.M., Kumar A., Sharma P., Mulik RU, Upadhyay A.K., Ravindra R (2017). Elemental variations in glacier cryoconites of Indian Himalaya and Spitsbergen, Arctic. Geoscience Frontiers, http:// dx. doi. org/ 10. 1016 /j.gsf. 2017.01.002. ELSEVIER.
  3. Singh P, Singh SM, Singh RN, Naik S, Srivastava AK, Bolter M (2017). Bacterial communities in ancient permafrost profiles of Svalbard, Arctic. Journal of Basic Microbiology https://doi.org/10.1002/jobm.201700061. WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH, ISSN1521-4028.
  4. Kapse N,Singh P., Roy U, Singh SM, Dhakephalkar PK (2017). Insights into psychrophilic and sea ice-specific lifestyle of Marinobacter sp. AC-23: a genomic approach. Genome Announcements 5:e00134-17. https:// doi.org/10.1128 /genomeA.00134-17. ASM Journal, USA IISN: 2169-8287.
  5. Singh P., Kapse N, Roy U, Singh SM, Dhakephalkar PK. (2017). Draft Genome Sequence of Permafrost Bacterium Nesterenkonia sp. Strain PF2B19, Revealing a Cold Adaptation Strategy and Diverse Biotechnological Potential. Genome Announcements, https: //doi.org/10.1128/ genomeA.00133-17. ASM Journal, USA IISN: 2169-8287.
  6. Singh P., Singh SM, Roy U. (2016) Taxonomic characterization and the bio-potential of bacteria isolated from glacier ice cores in the High Arctic. Journal of Basic Microbiology 55: 1–11. WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH, ISSN1521-4028]
  7. Singh P, Kapse N, Arora P, Singh SM, Dhakephalkar PK (2015). Draft genome of Cryobacterium sp. MLB-32, an obligate psychrophile from glacier cryoconite holes of high Arctic. Marine Genomics DOI: 10.1016 /j.margen. 201 5. 01. 006. ELSEVIER, ISSN: 1874-7787.
  8. Singh S.M., Tsuji, M., Gawas P, Loonen MJJE, Hoshino T (2015) Bird feather fungi from Svalbard Arctic. Polar Biology DOI 10.1007/s00300-015-1804-y. Springer,ISSN0722-4060, 1432-2056.
  9. Singh SM, Olech M, Cannone N, Convey P (2015). Contrasting patterns in lichen diversity in continental and maritime Antarctica. Polar Science 9: 311-318. ELSEVIER, ISSN: 1873-9652.
  10. Singh SM, Naik S, Mulik RU, Sharma J, Upadhyay AK (2015). Elemental composition and bacterial occurrence in sediment samples on two sides of Brøggerhalvøya, Svalbard. Polar Record, DOI:10.1017/S0032247415000030. Cambridge Journal, ISSN: 0032-2474, 1475-3057.
  11. Mukhopadhyaya SK, Chatterjeea S., Gauria S.S., Dasa S.S., Mishraa A., MoumitaPatraa M., Ghosha A.K., Dasa A.K., Singh S.M., Dey S (2014). Isolation and characterization of extracellular polysaccharide Thelebolan produced by a newly isolated psychrophilic Antarctic fungus Thelebolus. Carbohydrate Polymers 104: 204–212. ELSEVIER, ISSN: 0144-8617, 1879-1344.
  12. Singh P., Singh SM, Tsuji M., Prasad GS, Hoshino T (2014). Rhodotorula svalbardensis sp. nov., a novel yeast species isolated from cryoconite holes of Ny-Ålesund, Arctic. Cryobiology 68: 122-128. ELSEVIER, ISSN: 0011-2240
  13. Singh P.,Singh SM, Dhakephalkar P (2013). Diversity, cold active enzymes and adaptation strategies of bacteria inhabiting glacier cryoconite holes of High Arctic. Extremophiles. DOI 10.1007/s00792-013-0609-6. Springer, ISSN: 1431-0651, 1433-4909.
  14. Singh P., Hanada Y, Singh SM, Tsuda S (2013). Antifreeze protein activity in Arctic cryoconite bacteria. FEMS Microbiology Letter DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12345. Oxford journal, Wiley ISSN: 1574-6968.
  15. Singh SM, Sharma J., Gawas-Sakhalkar P., Upadhyay AK, Mulik RU, Naik S, Bohare P., Ravindra R (2013). Elemental composition and bacterial incidence in firn-cores at Midre Lovénbreen glacier, Svalbard, Arctic. Polar Record doi: 10. 1017 /S003 224 741 3000533. Cambridge Journal, ISSN: 0032-2474, 1475-3057.
  16. Singh P., Tsuji M., Singh SM, Roy U., Hoshino T (2013). Taxonomic characterization, adaptation strategies and biotechnological potential of cryophilic yeasts from ice cores of MidreLovénbreen glacier, Svalbard, Arctic. Cryobiology 66: 167–175. ELSEVIER, ISSN: 0011-2240
  17. Tsuji M., Singh S.M., Yokota Y., Kudoh S., Hoshino T (2013). In?uence of Initial pH on Ethanol Production by the Antarctic Basidiomycetous Yeast Mrakiablollopis. Bioscience, Biotechnology and Biochemistry 77 (12): 2483–2485. Taylor & Francis ISSN 0916-8451, 1347-6947.
  18. Singh S.M., Yadav L.S., Singh P.N., Hepat R., Sharma R., Singh SK (2013) “Arthrinium rasikravindrii sp. nov.from Svalbard, Norway. Mycotaxon 122:449–460. ISSN: 0093-4666.
  19. Singh P. and Singh SM (2012). Characterization of yeast and filamentous fungi isolated from cryoconite holes of Svalbard, Arctic. Polar Biology 35:575–583. Springer,ISSN0722-4060, 1432-2056.
  20. Singh S.M., Singh S.K., Yadav L., Singh P.N. & Ravindra R (2012). Filamentous Soil Fungi from Ny-Ålesund, Spitsbergen, and Screening for Extracellular Enzymes. ARCTIC, 65:35-55. Arctic Institute of North America,ISSN 0004-0843.
  21. Singh SM, Sharma J, Gawas-Sakhalkar P, Upadhyay AK, Naik S, Bande D, Ravindra R. (2012) Chemical and bacteriological analysis of soil from the middle and late Weichselian from Western Spitsbergen, Arctic. Quaternary International, 271: 98–105. ELSEVIER, ISSN: 1040-6182.
  22. Singh S.M., Singh P.N., Singh S.K. & Sharma P.K. (2012) Pigment, fatty acids and extracellular enzyme analysis, of a fungal strain Thelebolus microsporus from Larsemann Hills, Antarctica. Polar Record DOI:10.1017/S0032247412000563. Cambridge Journal, ISSN: 0032-2474, 1475-3057.
  23. Shivaji S, Begum Z, Rao SSSN, Reddy PVVV, Manasa P, Sailaja B, Prathiba MS, Thamban M., Krishnan KP, Singh S M, Srinivas TNR (2012). Antarctic ice core sample:bacterial diversity and bioprospecting for cold-active enzymes from culturable bacteria. Research in Microbiology 164:70-82. ELSEVIER, ISSN: 0923-2508, 1769-7123.
  24. Gawas-Sakhalkar Puja, Singh S.M., Naik S., Ravindra R (2012). High temperature optima phosphatases from cold-tolerant Arctic fungus, Penicillium citrinum. Polar Research 31, 11105, DOI .org /10. 3402 /polar .v31i0.11105. Norwegian Polar Institute, Norway.
  25. Singh P., Singh A., D`Souza L.M., Roy U., Singh S.M. (2012) Chemical Constituents and Antioxidant activity of Arctic Mushroom Lycoperdon molle Pers. Polar Research 31, 17329, DOI: 10.3402/polar.v31i0.17329. Norwegian Polar Institute, Norway.
  26. Singh S.M.,Ochyra R., Pednekar S., Asthana R. and Ravindra R (2012). A Holocene moss species preserved in lake sediment core and the present moss diversity at Schirmacher Oasis, Antarctica. Antarctic Science, DOI: 10. 1017 /S095 4102 012 000211. Cambridge Journal, ISSN: 1365-2079, 0954-1020.
  27. Singh P., Singh S.M., D`Souza L.M., Wahidullah S. (2012). Phytochemical profiles and antioxidant potential of four Arctic vascular plants from Svalbard. Polar Biology 35: 1825-1836. Springer, ISSN 0722-4060, 1432-2056.
  28. SinghS.M., Sharma J., Gawas P., Upadhyay A.K., Pedneker S.M, Ravindra R. (2012). Atmospheric deposition studies of heavy metals in Arctic by comparative analysis of lichens and cryoconite. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 185(2):1367-76. Springer,ISSN: 0167-6369, 1573-2959.
  29. Gawas-Sakhalkar P. & Singh S.M. (2011) Fungal community associated with Arctic moss, Tetraplodon mimoides and its rhizosphere: bioprospecting for production of industrially useful enzymes. Current Science 100 (11):1701-1705. ISSN 0011-3891.
  30. Srinivas TNR, Singh SM, Pradhan S, Pratibha MS, Kishore KH, Singh AK, Begum Z, Prabagaran SR, Reddy GSN, Shivaji S (2011). Comparision of bacterial diversity in proglacial soil from Kafni Glacier, Himalayan mountain ranges, India, with the bacterial diversity of other glaciers in the world. Extremophiles DOI 10.1007/s00792-011-0398-8. Springer, ISSN: 1431-0651, 1433-4909.
  31. Prasad S., Manasa P., Buddhi A., Singh S.M., Shivaji S (2011). Illustrating microbial antagonistic interaction networks in a psychrophilic environment. FEMS Microbiology Ecology. DOI: 10.1111/j.1574-6941.2011.01171.x. Wiley ISSN: 0168-6496, 1574-6941
  32. Singh S.M.,Yadav L., Singh S.K., Singh P., Singh P.N. & Ravindra R (2011). Phosphate solubilizing ability of Arctic Aspergillus niger strains. Polar Research 30, 7283, DOI: 10.3402/polar.v30i0.7283. Norwegian Polar Institute, Norway.
  33. Singh S.M., Singh P., Ravindra R. (2011). Screening of Antioxidant Potential from Arctic Lichens. Polar Biology DOI 10.1007/s00300-011-1027-. Springer, ISSN 0722-4060, 1432-2056.
  34. Shekh M.R., Singh P., Singh S.M. & Roy U. (2010). Antifungal activity of Arctic and Antarctic bacterial isolates. Polar Biology 34: 139-143. DOI:10.1007/s00300-010-0854-4. Springer, ISSN 0722-4060, 1432-2056.
  35. Verleyen E., Hodgson D.A., Sabbe K., Cremer H., Emslie S.D., Gibson J., Hall B., Imura S., Kudoh S., Marshall G.J., McMinn A., Melles M., Newman L., Roberts D., Roberts S.J., Singh S.M., Sterken M., Tavernier I., Verkulich S., Van de Vyver E., Nieuwenhuyze W.V., Wagner B. & Vyverman W. (2010). Post-glacial regional climate variability along the East Antarctic coastal margin evidence from shallow marine and coastal terrestrial records. Earth-Science Reviews, 199-212. ELSEVIER, ISSN: 0012-8252.
  36. Reddy P.V.V., Rao S. S. S.N., Pratibha M.S., Sailaja B., Kavya B., Manorama R.R., Singh S.M., Srinivas T.N.R. & Shivaji S (2009). Bacterial diversity and bioprospecting for cold-active enzymes from culturable bacteria associated with sediment from a melt water stream of MidtreLov´enbreen glacier, an Arctic glacier. Research in Microbiology 8: 538-546. ELSEVIER, ISSN: 0923-2508, 1769-7123.
  37. Srinivas T.N.R., Rao S.S.S.N., Reddy P.V.V., Pratibha M.S., Sailaja B., Kavya B., Kishore K.H., Begum Z., Singh S.M. & Shivaji S (2009). Bacterial Diversity and Bioprospecting for Cold-Active Lipases, Amylases and Proteases, from Culturable Bacteria of Kongsfjorden and Ny-Alesund, Svalbard, Arctic. Current Microbiology, 59 (5): 537-547. Springer, ISSN : 0343-8651, 1432-0991.
  38. Krishnan K.P.,Sinha R.K., Krishna K., Nair S., SinghS.M (2009). Microbially mediated redox transformation of manganese (II) along with some other trace elements: A study from Antarctic lakes. Polar Biology. 32: 1765-1778. Springer, ISSN 0722-4060, 1432-2056.
  39. Shekh R., Upadhyay K., Singh S.M., Roy U. (2009). Inhibition of Candida albicans and two selected Gram-Negative Pathogens by Polar Enterococcus faecalis and Carnobacterium sp. Research Journal of Microbiology 4 (3) 138-142.
  40. Ochyra R., Singh S.M.& Bednarek-Ochyra H. (2009) Meesia hexasticha (Funck) Bruch. In TL Blockeel, ed. New national and regional bryophyte records, 20. Journal of Bryology 31: 56. British Bryological Society, ISSN: 0373-6687, 1743-2820.
  41. Singh S.M., Singh P., Thajuddin N (2008). Biodiversity and distribution of Cyanobacteria at Dronning Maud Land, East Antarctica. Acta Botanica Malacitana 33: 17-28. España ISSN : 0210-9506.
  42. Ochyra R., Singh S.M. (2008). Three remarkable moss records from Dronning Maud Land, Continental Antarctica. Nova Hedwigia 86 (3-4):497-506. ISSN 0029-5035, e-ISSN 2363-7188.
  43. Singh S.M., Sharma J, Singh P, Ravindra R (2008). Plant community and Nutrient status of the soils of Schirmacher Oasis, East Antarctica. Chinese Journal of Polar Sciences 19 (1):63-76.
  44. Malia S.D. & Singh S.M. (2008). Herbaceous flora of District Mainpuri, Uttar Pradesh, India. Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 32 (1): 220-266.
  45. Singh S.M., Nayaka S., Upreti D.K. (2007) Lichen communities in Larsemann Hills, East Antarctica. Current Science 93 (12): 1670-1672. ISSN 0011-3891
  46. Singh S.M. & Husain T. (2007). SEM studies of the leaf epidermis in Indian species of the family Berberidaceae. Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 31 (4): 818-841.
  47. Singh S.M., Puja G., Bhat D.J. (2006). Psychrophilic fungi from Schirmacher Oasis of East Antarctica. Current Science 90 (1): 1388-1392. ISSN 0011-3891
  48. Malia S.D. & Singh S.M. (2004) Diversity of Aquatic and Wetland Macrophyte Vegetation in Uttar Pradesh, India. Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 28 (4): 935-975
  49. Singh S.M., Tiwari A.K. (2004). Deep lake sampling in Antarctica using Helicopters. Current Science, 87 (4): 420. ISSN 0011-3891.
  50. Singh S.M. (2003). Morphological, Anatomical and Chemical studies of taxonomy of Euphorbia Linn. Geophytology 33 (1&2): 57-65.
  51. Sahai K. & Singh S.M. (2001).Macro-and Micro-morphological features of seeds in six genera of the tribe Phaseoleae (Sub family Papilionoideae) Phytomorphology51 (2):191-197.
  52. Singh S.M., Banerji R. & Rao R.R. (2001). Anatomy and Chemistry of the Cuticular membranes of Berberis lycium Complex. Biological Memoir 27 (2):89-95.
  53. Phatak S., Nayaka S., Upreti D.K., Singh S.M. & Samuel C. (2004). Preliminary observations on lichen flora of Cotigao wildlife Sanctuary Goa, India. Phytomorphology 4: 104-106.
  54. Singh S.M. (2002) Seeds, Fructifications, Bracts & Calamitalean axes from the Karanpura andBokaro group of Coalfields. Palaeobotanist 51: 73-79.
  55. Singh S.M. (2002). Observations on the genus Gangamopteris. Geophytology 30 (1&2): 43-45.
  56. Singh S.M. (2001). Neomariopteris lobifolia from Barakar Formation, India. Biological Memoirs 27 (2): 64-66.
  57. Singh S.M. & Maheshwari H.K. (2000). On the species of genus Glossopteris from Barakar Formation of Karanpura and Bokaro Coalfields. Palaeobotanist 49 (2): 409-441.
  58. Singh S.M. (2000). Taxonomy and diversity of genus Glossopteris. Palaeobotanist 49 (2): 333-352.
  59. Singh S.M. (1999). On the genus Pantophyllum, Euryphyllum and Kawizophyllum from Karanpura and Bokaro Coalfields, India. Palaeobotanist 49 (1): 31-424.
  60. Bajpai U. & Singh S.M. (1999) On an enigmatic fossil plant from the Early Permian of South Karanpura Coalfield, India. Palaeobotanist 48(2): 137-140.
  61. Maheshwari H.K. & Singh S.M. (1999). On the genus Pantophyllum Rigby (1984) Palaeobotanist 48(3): 211-216.
  62. Singh S.M. (1999). Glossopteris flora of Karanpura and Bokaro Coalfelds. Geophytology 29 (1&2): 69-80.
B. Book (Monograph) and Chapter in Books:
  1. Olech M. & Singh S.M., (2010). Lichens and Lichenicolous Fungi of Schirmacher Oasis, Antarctica. National Centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research, India. NISCAIR, New Delhi. Monograph, ISBN 978-81-906526-3-6.
  2. Singh S.M. & Nayaka S. (2017) Contribution to the Floral Diversity of Schirmacher Oasis and Larsemann Hills, Antarctica. Proc Indian National Science Academy, DOI: 10.16943/ptinsa/2017/48957. p. 1-13.
  3. Singh S.M. & Ravindra R. (2013). Impact of climate change on Lichen & Moss communities in Ny-Ålesund, Arctic: some preliminary observations In: Sinha R. and Ravindra R., “Earth System Processes and Disaster management”,DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-28845-6_7, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, pp 93-100.
  4. Singh S.M., Nayaka S. & Upreti D.K. (2013). Contribution to the Lichen flora of Schirmacher Oasis and Larsemann Hills, Antarctica. Studies in Biological Sciences and Human Physiology-three decades of Indian Scientific Activities in Antarctica. NCAOR publication, ISBN: 978-81-906526-8-1. pp. 139-155.
  5. Singh S.M., Elster J., Sharma P.K., Kumaran KPN & Ravindra R. (2010). Biomarkers and their application in palaeoecological study of lake ecosystem of Schirmacher oasis, Antarctica. In Scientific report of XXIIIrd Indian Scientific Expedition to Antarctica, MoES Technical publication 21:213-228.
  6. Singh S.M. & Elster J. (2007). Cyanobacteria in Antarctic lake environments: A mini-review In Cellular Origins, Life in Extreme Habitats And Astrobiology, Vol. 11. Seckbach, J. (ed.) 303-320. © 2007 Springer.
  7. Singh S.M., Tiwari A.K. & Pandey P.C. (2005). Biodiversity: Past, Present and Future.In:In: P.K. Banmeru and V.R. Mishra (eds.) Biodiversity of Lonar Crater. Anamaya Publishers, New Delhi, India. pp1-15.
  8. Tiwari A.K., Singh S.M. & Pandey P.C. (2004). Invasive Alien Species: Threat to Antarctic Biodiversity and Control Mechanism.In:L.C. Rai and J.P. Gaur (eds.) Invasive Alien Species and Biodiversity in India.pp160-168.
C. Popular Scientific Articles:
  1. Singh S.M., Pereira N. & Ravindra R. (2010) Adaptive mechanisms for stress tolerance in Antarctic plants. Current Science. 99 (3): 334-340.ISSN 0011-3891
  2. Singh S.M. & Ravindra R. (2008). Evolution of Photosynthesis. In Antarctic Expedition (Silver Jubilee book) MoES, New Delhi pp. 71-81.
  3. Singh S.M. & Pandey P.C. (2006). Arctic: An Introduction. Samudrica GSI Calcutta.12: 17-20.
  4. Singh S.M., Tiwari A.K. & Pandey P.C (2004). Approach of Science in Southern Ocean. Samudrica GSI Calcutta. 11: 42-44.
  5. Pandey P.C., Singh S.M. & Tiwari A.K. (2003). Antarctica: A continent of Peace & Science. NCERT, NCD, Smaricai pp. 80-89.
  6. Singh S.M. & Singh H.B. (2003). Global Warming, Little Ice Age & Vision of Climate. BVEAAP, CSIR, 11 (2): 141-149.
  7. Singh S.M. & Singh H.B. (2003). Assets of Past: Coal, Petroleum & Gas. Desh Kal Samapada pp. 7-19.
  8. Singh S.M. & Singh H.B. (2003).Origin & Evolution of Human. Vigyan Pragati, CSIR: 17-22 & 37.
  9. Singh S.M. (2002). Habitation of life in Gondwana supercontinent. In Avhievements of Science in India: A Glimpse. (eds). Khare N. & Pandey P.C.) NCAOR, Goa. pp. 31-47.
  10. Singh S.M. & Sharma M. (2002). Environment & Evolution of life. In Achievements of Science in India: A Glimpse. (eds). Khare N. & Pandey P.C.) NCAOR, Goa. p. 48-67.
  11. Singh S.M. & Singh H.B. (2002). Palaeobotany of Karanpura & Bokara coalfields. BVEAAP, CSIR, 1: 21-30.
  12. Singh S.M. & Singh H.B. (2002). Continental drift & Biogeographical Scenario BVEAAP, CSIR, 10 (2): 131-145.
  13. Singh S.M. & Singh H.B. (2002). Medicinal plants of Himalaya. BVEAAP, CSIR, 10 (2): 151-158.
  14. Singh S.M. (2001). Signature of life in Time & Space. Vigyan Pragati, CSIR, pp 39 - 42.
  15. Singh S.M. (2001). Biodiversity of Karanpura & Bokaro Coalfields. Minetech 22: 38-50.
  16. Singh S.M. (2000). A Miracle Tree Neem. Indian Formers Digest, (January) p. 33-34.

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