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Northwest Missouri State University


Dr. Arghya Goswami

Dr. Arghya Goswami

Email

Office

1325 Garrett-Strong

Phone

660.562.1719
660.562.1188 (fax)

Joined Northwest in 2015

Assistant Professor


Education

  • Ph.D. Earth & Environmental Science; University of Texas - Arlington
  • M.Sc. Geology; Presidency College, Calcutta, India
  • B.Sc. Geology; Presidency College, Calcutta, India

Courses Taught

  • Earth Science
  • Field Methods
  • Field Trips
  • Geographic Data Analysis (Capstone project for Spatial Information Systems),
  • Geology for Civil Engineers
  • Geology instructor for Earth Science Course for Maryland Teacher Professional Development (2013 and 2014)
  • Geology instructor for STEM Achievement in Baltimore Elementary Schools (SABES, 2014)
  • Historical Geology / Earth History
  • Introduction to GIS
  • Physical Geology / Earth Systems
  • Senior Seminar (Undergraduate Geology)
  • University Seminar

Research Interest

  • Model and validate global and regional scale climatic conditions for both the geologic past and the modern world
  • Modeling of major underwater LIPs and seamounts for reconstructed bathymetry
  • Analysis of history and distribution of global ocean sediments
  • Validation of reconstructed paleo-bathymetry from DSDP/ODP/IODP data
  • Reconstruction and validation of Pole-to-Equator temperature gradient for deep times
  • Climatic evolution of the Indian Peninsula
  • Predicting the Distribution of Ancient Soils Using Climate Models

Scholarly Activity

Published Papers:

  • Goswami A., Hinnov, L.A., Gnanadesikan, A., and Young, T., 2018. Realistic Paleobathymetry of the Cenomanian–Turonian (94 Ma) Boundary Global Ocean, Geosciences Journal, v. 8(1), p. 21. (Invited article for special issue on Marine Geomorphometry, selected for the cover of Geosciences Journal, Volume 8, Issue 1), Open Access, https://doi.org/10.3390/geosciences8010021  
  • Olson, P., Reynolds, E., Hinnov, L.A., and Goswami, A., 2016. Variation of ocean sediment thickness with crustal age: Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, v. 17(4), p. 1349–1369, https://doi.org/10.1002/2015GC006143
  • Goswami, A., Olson, P.L., Hinnov, L.A., and Gnanadesikan, A., 2015. OESbathy version 1.0: a method for reconstructing ocean bathymetry with generalized continental shelf-slope-rise structures: Geoscientific Model Development, v. 8(9), p. 2735-2748, Open Access, https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-8-2735-2015
  • Chatterjee, S., Goswami, A., and Scotese. C.R., 2013. The longest voyage: Tectonic, magmatic, and paleoclimatic evolution of the Indian plate during its northward flight from Gondwana to Asia: Gondwana Research, v. 23, p. 238-267. (Selected as one of twenty-five excellent papers that exemplify the breadth and quality of the work that has been published in Gondwana Research and included in special issue of Gondwana Research also called “Construction and Destruction of Cratons”), https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gr.2012.07.001 Jacobs, L.L., Mateus, O., Polcyn, M.J., Schulp, A.S., Scotese, C.R., Goswami, A., Ferguson, K.M., Robbins, J.A., Vineyard, D.P., and Neto, A.B. 2009. Cretaceous paleogeography, paleoclimatology, and amniote biogeography of the low and mid-latitude South Atlantic Ocean: Bulletin of the Geological Society of France, v. 180(4), p. 333-341, https://doi.org/10.2113/gssgfbull.180.4.333
  • Bhattacharya H. N.; Goswami A., Chakraborty A., 2002. Sedimentary facies analysis of a Permo-Carboniferous terminoglacial succession, Saharjuri Basin, Jharkhand. Journal of the Geological Society of India, v. 60(4), 401-410.

Papers in Preparation:

  • Goswami, A. (in preparation), Global paleobathymetry for the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum (56 Ma), for Geoscientific Model Development.
  • Hinnov, L.A., Gnanadesikan, A., Baddouh, M., and Goswami, A. (in preparation), Perspectives on the Cretaceous Ocean Anoxic Event II paleoclimate system, for Earth-Science Reviews.

Near-Future Conference Presentations:

  • Goswami A., 2018. Isostatically corrected modeled multilayer sediment cover for global paleobathymetry reconstruction with improved parameterization using varying sediment densities from ocean drilling program(s), Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, Indiana, 4-7 November. https://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2018AM/webprogram/Paper324088.html
  • Waltz R, Goswami A., 2019. Ocean drilling data to recalibrated of sediment model for paleobathymetric reconstruction, 2019 Joint Section Meeting (53rd North-Central, 53rd South Central and 71st Rocky Mountain Section Meeting), Manhattan, Kansas, 25–27 March, 2019.
  • Goswami A., Waltz R, 2019. OESBathy v1.021: Paleobathymetry reconstruction with improved sediment model, 2019 Joint Section Meeting (53rd North-Central, 53rd South Central and 71st Rocky Mountain Section Meeting), Manhattan, Kansas, 25–27 March, 2019.

Accepted/Published Conference Presentations:

  • Goswami A., Vinke A., and Boyer A., 2018. OESbathy v1.011: An updated methodology for reconstructing ocean bathymetry with generalized continental shelf-slope-rise structures, 52nd North-Central GSA Section Meeting, Ames, Iowa, 16 – 17 April, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1130/abs/2018NC-313026  
  • Boyer, A., Vinke A., and Goswami A., 2018. Recalibration of the sediment wedge model (continental shelf-slope-rise structures) component for the OESbathy v1.011, 52nd North-Central GSA Section Meeting, Ames, Iowa, 16 – 17 April, 2018, https://doi.org/10.1130/abs/2018NC-312960  
  • Vinke A., Boyer A., and Goswami A., 2018. OESBathy v1.0 to v1.011: Improvements integrated in the model parameterizations, 52nd North-Central GSA Section Meeting, Ames, Iowa, 16 – 17 April, 2018, https://doi.org/10.1130/abs/2018NC-312961  
  • Goswami, A., and Young, T.S., 2017. Realistic Global Paleobathymetry for the Cenomanian-Turonian (90 Ma) with Large Igneous Provinces, GSA Joint Section Meeting (Northeastern 52nd and North-Central 51st), Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 19–21 March 2017, https://doi.org/10.1130/abs/2017NE-290584  
  • Goswami, A., Reynolds, E., Olson, P., Hinnov, L.A. and Gnanadesikan, A., 2014b. Global Ocean Sedimentation Patterns: Plate Tectonic History versus Climate Change, Geophysical Union 47th Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, 15 - 19 December, https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/?#abs/2014AGUFMPP41C1406G  
  • Goswami, A., Olson, P., Hinnov, L.A. and Gnanadesikan, A., 2014a. Global Paleobathymetry for the Cenomanian-Turonian (90 Ma), Geophysical Union 47th Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, 15 - 19 December, https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/?#abs/2014AGUFMPP13A1389G/abstract  
  • Goswami, A., Hinnov, L., Gnanadesikan, A., and Olson, P., 2013. Global paleobathymetry reconstruction with realistic shelf-slope and sediment wedge, American Geophysical Union 46th Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 9 - 13 December, https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/?#abs/2013AGUFM.T51E2520G/abstract  
  • Chatterjee, S., Goswami, A., and Scotese, C.R., 2011. The Longest Journey: Mantle Plume, Continental Rifting, Collision Tectonics and Evolution of The Indian Plate, Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 9-12 October, https://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2011AM/webprogram/Paper190376.html  
  • Goswami, A., Scotese, C.R., and Moore, T.L., 2010. Predicting the Occurrence of Paleosoils Using Climate Modeling (FOAM), Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, 31 October - 3 November, https://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2010AM/webprogram/Paper182520.html  
  • Yamusah, A., Scotese, C.R., and Goswami, A., 2010. Predicting the Occurrence of Evaporites Using Climate Modeling (FOAM), Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, 31 October - 3 November, https://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2010AM/webprogram/Paper182719.html  
  • Goswami, A., Main, D.J., Noto, C.R., Moore, T.L., and Scotese, C.R., 2009. Cretaceous Climate Sensitivity Study Using Dinosaur & Plant Paleobiogeography, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 14 – 18 December, https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/?#abs/2009AGUFMPP31C1358G/abstract  
  • Scotese, C.R., Moore, T.L., and Goswami, A., 2009. Cretaceous Paleoclimate Simulations & Animations, 8th International Symposium on the Cretaceous System, University of Plymouth, Abstract Volume, p. 86-87, 6 – 12 September.
  • Moore, T.L., Scotese, C.R., and Goswami, A., 2008. Predicting Paleosol Distributions Using Paleoclimate Simulations: Results for the Late Devonian, Early Permian, Late Triassic, Late Jurassic, Late Cretaceous (Cenomanian), and Early Eocene, Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, 5 – 9 October, https://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2008AM/webprogram/Paper152143.html  
  • Goswami, A., Moore, T.L., and Scotese, C.R., 2007. Time continuous climate models for the Cretaceous, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 10 – 14 December, https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/?#abs/2007AGUFMPP23B1343G/abstract  
  • Jobe, Z.R., Kleim G., Holbrook J.M., Harrison, A.C., Smith M., Kani M., Goswami A., Blankenship, J., Gu, L. and Metzler, S., 2005. Using Fluvial Sedimentology to Guide Vegetation and Shallow Water Habitat Rehabilitation in the Big Muddy National Fish and Wildlife Refuge, Missouri; Geological Society of America South-Central Section - 39th Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, April 1–2, https://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2005SC/webprogram/Paper83889.html

Other Professional Experiences

  • Post-Doctoral Researcher at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD.
  • GIS Analyst Netamorphic Inc., Texas
  • Summer Intern at ZTO Energy, Fort Worth, Texas
  • Photogrammertrist at Eastern Aero Carto & Co., India