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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.S. Geology; Presidency College, Calcutta, India
  • B.S. Geology; Presidency College, Calcutta, India

Courses Taught

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

Academic 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., P. L. Olson, L. A. Hinnov, and A. Gnanadesikan. 2015. OESbathy version 1.0: a method for reconstructing ocean bathymetry with generalized continental shelf-slope-rise structures. Geoscientific Model Development, 8(9): 2735-2748.
  • Chatterjee, S., A. Goswami, and C. S. Scotese. 2013. The longest voyage: Tectonic, magmatic, and paleoclimatic evolution of the Indian plate during its northward flight from Gondwana to Asia. Gondwana Research, 23, 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 Silver Jubilee Virtual Volume of Gondwana Research)
  • 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, 180(4): 333-341.
  • 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., Olson, P., Hinnov, L.A. and Gnanadesikan, A., in preparation. Global paleobathymetry for the Cenomanian-Turonian (90 Ma), for Cretaceous Research.
  • Goswami, A., Reynolds, E., Olson, P., Hinnov, L.A. and Gnanadesikan, A., in preparation. Global ocean sedimentation patterns: plate tectonic history versus climate change, for Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology.
  • Hinnov, L.A., Gnanadesikan, A., Waugh, D., Goswami, A. and Pradal, M., in preparation. Numerical models of Cretaceous climate: motivation, review and outlook, for Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems.

Accepted/Published Conference Presentations:

  • Reynolds, E., Goswami, A., Olson, P., Hinnov, L. A. and Gnanadesikan, A., 2014. Global Ocean Sedimentation Patterns: Plate Tectonic History Versus Climate Change, Geophysical Union 47th Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 15 - 19 December.
  • Goswami, A., Olson, P., Hinnov, L. A. and Gnanadesikan, A., 2014. Global Paleobathymetry for the Cenomanian-Turonian (90 Ma), Geophysical Union 47th Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 15 - 19 December.
  • 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.
  • Chatterjee, S., Goswami, A., Scotese, C. R., 2011. The Longest Journey: Mantle Plume, Continental Rifting, Collision Tectonics And Evolution Of The Indian Plate, Geological Society of America 2011 Annual General Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, 9-12 October.
  • Goswami, A., Scotese, C. R., Moore, T. L., 2010. Predicting The Occurrence Of Paleosoils Using Climate Modeling (FOAM), Geological Society of America Annual General Meeting, Denver, CO, 31 October - 3 November.
  • Yamusah, A., Scotese, C. R., Goswami, A., 2010. Predicting The Occurrence Of Evaporites Using Climate Modeling (FOAM), Geological Society of America Annual General Meeting, Denver, CO, 31 October - 3 November.
  • Goswami, A., Main, D. J., Noto, C. R., Moore, T. L., Scotese, C. R., 2009. Cretaceous Climate Sensitivity Study Using Dinosaur & Plant Paleobiogeography, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 14 – 18 December.
  • Scotese, C. R., Moore, T. L., 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., 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 General Meeting, 5 – 9 October.
  • Goswami, A., Moore, T. L., Scotese, C. R., 2007. Time continuous climate models for the Cretaceous, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 10 – 14 December.
  • 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.

Other Professional Experiences

  • GIS Analyst Netamorphic Inc., Texas
  • Summer Intern at ZTO Energy, Fort Worth, Texas
  • Photogrammertrist at Eastern Aero Carto & Co., India