Dharma Pal Agrawal, PhD
Editor, Traditional Knowledge Systems

Brief Bio-Data

Name: Dharma Pal Agrawal

Place of Birth: Almora, Pin Code 263 601, India

Date of Birth: March 15, 1933

Permanent Address:

10, Jayanti Lal Park, Amli Bopal Road
Ahmedabad 380 058, India
Phone: 079- 6746143
Email: 1. dharma@ad1.vsnl.net.in
            2. dpal@wilnetonline.net

Education: B.Sc., M.A., Dip. Arch., Ph.D.

Research Interests:

1. Bronze Age archaeology of South Asia
2. Archaeometallurgy
3. Philosophical Archaeology
4. Palaeoclimate and Palaeoenvironment
5. Traditional Knowledge Systems
6. Dating Techniques

Professional Experience:

1958-1960: Exploration Assistant, Archaeological Survey of India.
1960-1962: Student, School of Archaeology, New Delhi.
1962-1972: Research Associate/Fellow, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Bombay.
1972-1993: Associate Professor/Professor/Sr.Professor/ Chairman
                   Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad 380 009, India
1976-1982: Co-Principal Investigator, Rajasthan Palaeoclimate and Prehistory Project
1979-1991: Principal Investigator, DST Project - High Resolution Proxy Climatic Data from
1993-1996: National ICHR Fellow
1996-1999: Fellow INSA Project

Prizes, Awards, Professional Societies:

1. Maulana Azad Gold Medal, 1962
2. U.P. Granth Academy Award, 1978
3. Fellow, Indian National Science Academy, 1992
4. National Fellowship Award. ICHR -1993-1996:
5. Chairman (Ex.), Indian Society for Prehistoric and Quaternary Studies
6. Secretary (Ex), Indian Archaeological Society
7. Fellow, Indian Archaeological Society
8. Fellow Indian Society for Prehistoric and Quaternary Studies.
9. Presided over the World Archaeology Congress at Southampton, U.K. 1986.

Academic Involvements:

1. Member (Ex), Advisory Board of World Archaeology, London
2. Member (Ex), Advisory Board of L'Anthropologie, Paris
3. Adviser, Journal of Archaeological Chemistry, Hyderabad
4. Editor (Ex), Man and Environment
5. Member, International Commission on Loess (INQUA)
6. Member, International Commission of Palaeoanthropology and Prehistory (INQUA)
7. Member, History of Science Commission, INSA (Chairman: Ancient Period Panel)

Foreign Professorships/ Fellowships:

1. Smithsonian Fellowship (USA) - 1975
2. Visiting Professor, University of Pennsylvania (10 months)1988
3. Visiting Professor (1 year) 1998-1999
     International Research Centre
     Kyoto 610-11 Japan

Invited Memorial Lectures/Talks Delivered:

1. Sir Charles Seward Memorial Lecture, BSIP, Lucknow, 1975
2. M.P. Shah Memorial Lectures, Lucknow University, Lucknow, 1987
3. Rahul Sankrityayana Memorial Lecture, 1999.
4. Prof. Sankalia Memorial Lecture, Delhi, 2000
5. Have given invited talks at various institutions in India and abroad including at the Universities and Institutes at Cambridge     (Harvard), Pennsylvania (Philadelphia), California (Berkeley), Cornell, etc. (USA); Canberra, Melbourne, Adelaide     (Australia); London, Cambridge, Edinburgh (UK); Kyoto, Tokyo, Shimane (Japan); Beijing (China); Moscow,     Leningrad, Dushambe (Russia); Paris, Marseilles (France), etc.


A. Books

1. Agrawal, D. P. 1971. The Copper Bronze Age in India. New Delhi :Munshiram Manoharlal.

2. Agrawal, D. P. and A . Ghosh (eds). 1973. Radiocarbon and Indian Archaeology.  Bombay: TIFR.

3. Agrawal, D. P. and S. Kusumgar. 1974. Prehistoric Chronology and Radiocarbon Dating in India.  New Delhi: Munshiram Manoharlal.

4. Agrawal, D .P. and  P.L. Agrawal. 1975. Protohistoric Archaeology of India (Hindi). Lucknow: U.P. Granth Akademi.

5. Agrawal, D.P. and  B.M. Pande. (eds) 1977. Ecology and Archaeology of Western India. New Delhi : Concept Publishers.

6. Agrawal, D.P.and  D.Chakrabarti. (Eds) 1978. Essays in Indian Protohistory. New Delhi: B.R.Publishers.

7. Agrawal, D.P. 1981. The Archaeology of India. London : Curzon Press.

8. Agrawal, D.P., R.V.Krishnamurthy and S.Kusumgar. (Eds) 1985. Climate and Geology of Kashmir and Central India : The Last 4 Million years. New Delhi : T.T.Publishers.

9. Agrawal, D.P., S.K.Gupta and P.Sharma. (Eds) 1988. Palaeoclimatic and Palaeoenvironmental Changes in Asia. New Delhi : Indian National Science Academy.

10. Agrawal, D.P. 1992. Man and Environment in India through Ages. New Delhi : Books and Books.

11. Agrawal, D.P. and  M.G.Vadava. 1995. Dating the Human Past. Poona : ISPQUS.

12. Agrawal, D.P. and  J.Kharakwal. 1998. Central Himalayas: an Archaeological, Linguistic and Cultural Synthesis. Delhi: Aryan Books International.

13. Agrawal. D.P. 1999. Ancient Metal Technology & Archaeology of South Asia. Delhi: Aryan Books International.

14. Agrawal, D.P. in prep. The Concepts of Time and Cultural Conditioning.

B. Archaeological Theory, Concepts of Time & Traditional Knowledge Systems 

1. Agrawal, D.P. 1970. Archaeology and the Luddites. Antiquity XLIV,  (174): 115-119.

2. Agrawal, D.P. 1972-1973. Genesis of Harappan Culture. Puratattva 6: 37-41.

3. Agrawal, D.P. 1976. Social Divisions in the Chalcolithic period. Nandi Hill Seminar on Genetics and Caste System,  organized by CTS. Bangalore : IIS.

4. Agrawal, D.P. 1979. The relevance of archaeology today. society and science, 2(1) : 1-15.

5. Agrawal, D.P. and R.K.Pant. 1981. Mass manipulation: the key to stone age technology. PSPD Commemoration Volume  : 312-319. Shri Lanka: National Museums Dept.

6. Agrawal, D.P. 1990. Legends as models of science. Bulletin of the Deccan college post-Graduate & Research Institute,  49: 41-42.

7. Agrawal, D.P. 1990. Geological and archaeological time : some concepts and Their Implications. Time Seminar, New Delhi : IGNCA.

8. Agrawal, D.P. 1990-91. Archaeology in education. The Indian Historical Review  17(1-2) : 287-292.

9. Agrawal, D.P. 1991. Musings on morals, myths and reality. Science Express (Indian Express)  pp. 10, 16th April. 

10. Agrawal, D.P. 1992. The other dimensions of archaeology. In South Asian Archaeology Studies. G.L. Possehl (Ed). New Delhi : IBH & Oxford.

11. Agrawal, D.P. 1992. Environmental and civilizational processes in India :their global relevance. In Nature and Humankind in the Period of Environmental Crisis, Eds. S. Ito and Y. Yoshida, Kyoto : Intrn. Centre for Jap. Studies. Pp. 45-55.

12. Agrawal, D.P.  1993. Kothri to Angan - Via Conciousness. Science Focus. 4(2), October.

13. Agrawal, D.P. in press. Rationalism and history. Nai Qalam.

14. Agrawal, D.P. in press. Language, tools and evolution. Sankalia Felicitation volume.

15.   Agrawal, D.P. 1994. Archaeology and the concept of time. South Asian Archaeology 1993. Pp. 35-42. Asko Parpola & Petteri Koskikallio. Helsinki: Soumalainen Tiedeakatemia.

16.   Agrawal, D.P. 1993. Some musings on time physics and archaeology : towards a holistic philosophy. Man and Environment 18(1) , Pp.2-4.

17.   Agrawal, D.P. 1993. Urban origins in India, in press. Paper presented at Nairobi Conference.

18.   Agrawal, D.P. & Sheela Kusumgar: 1997. Relationship between the origins of tool techniques and language. EUROPAEA 3(1): 49-64.

19.    Agrawal, D.P.; Pokharia, D. S. Upreti, A. N. 1997a. Central Himalayan Folklore (Jagars) In an Inter-Disciplinary Perspective, (ed.) Khanduri B. M. & Nautiyal Vinod, Him Kanti, Archaeology, Art and History, (Prof. K.P. Nautiyal Felicitation Volume), Book India Publishing Co., Delhi. Pp. 173-183.

21.Agrawal, D.P. 1997b. A philosophy of archaeology . In Facets of Indian Civilisation, Ed. J.P. Joshi. Delhi: Aryan Books International. Pp. 875-883.

22. Agrawal, D.P. In press. 1998.  Is there science in folk-knowledge. Down to Earth.

23. Agrawal, D.P. 1997. Traditional Knowledge Systems and Western Science. Current Science 73 (9): 731-733.

24. Agrawal, D.P 2000. Language Origins, Archaeology, and Animal and Human Consciousness. Journal of Indian Council of Philosophical Research XVII (2):1-18.

25. Agrawal, D.P., V. Bhalakia and Sheela Kusumgar. 1999. Indian and other concepts of time : a holistic framework. In Time and Archaeology. (Ed.) Tim Murray. Rouledge: London.         

26. Agrawal, D.P. 1999. Central Himalayan Archaeology and Culture: Challenges & Potentialities. Rahul Sankrityayana Memorial Lecture, PAHAR,  Naini Tal.

27. Will Uttaranchal Be a Viable State? Sent to TOI.

28. Agrawal, D.P. (in press).Non-Literate Traditional knowledge System with Special Reference to Himalayan Folklore. Shruti Seminar, IGNCA, New Delhi18-23 November 2000.

29. Agrawal, D.P. In press. The Idea of India and its Heritage: the Millennial Challenges. Sankalia Memorial Lecture, ISPQUS Annual Congress, Delhi, 1-3 December 2000.

C. Metal Technology

1. Agrawal D.P. , 1969.The Copper Hoards Problems:  A  Technological Angle. Asian Perspectives, XII: 113-119.

2. Agrawal D.P., 1969-70.The Metal technology of the Indian Protohistoric  cultures: Its  Archaeological  implications. Ceylon Seminar, 1968 and Puratattva, 3: 15-22.

3. Agrawal D.P., 1970.Metal  Technology  of  the   Harappan   Culture and its socio-economic implications. Indian  Journal of History of  Science, 5(2): 238-252.

4. Agrawal D.P., 1972.Studies in Metallurgy in Ancient India: Some suggestions. Presented at Seminar on Metallurgy in  India, Indian National Science Academy, New Delhi.

5. Agrawal, D.P. ,1972.Copper Technology in  Protohistoric  India. Hist. of  Sc. Seminar, Indian National Science Academy, New Delhi.

6. Agrawal D.P., R.V. Krishnamurthy, Sheela Kusumgar, L.A.,  Narain and M.N.Sarin, 1974.Alloying in the Copper Hoards. Bulletin of the Museum  and  Archaeology,  14: 14-18.

7. Agrawal D.P. and C. Margabandhu, 1975-76.Ancient Gold Working: Some new 14C dates. Puratattva, 78: 139- 149.

8. Agrawal D.P., 1976.Problems of Protohistoric Copper Artifacts and their Ore Correlations. Archaeological Congress and Seminar: 1972, (Eds). U.V.Singh, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra, pp.35-89

9. Agrawal D.P. , C. Margabandhu and N.C. Shekhar, 1976. Ancient Copper Workings: Some new D14UC dates. Indian Jr.  Hist. of Sci.,  11(2): 133-136.

10. Agrawal D.P., R.V. Krishnamurthy and Sheela  Kusumgar, 1977.New Data on the Copper Hoards  and  the  Daimabad  Bronzes. Man and Environment, II: 41-46.

11. Agrawal D.P.,  R. V. Krishnamurthy and Sheela Kusumgar, 1979.On the affiliation of  the Daimabad Bronzes: Some  Fresh Data .Int. Symp. on Archaeometry and Archaeological Prospection, Bonn (Eds.I.Scollar), pp.8-13.

12. Agrawal D.P., R.V. Krishnamurthy and Sheela Kusumgar, 1978. The Early  Metallurgy  in  India  and  its  Origins. Moesgaard Symposium.

13. Agrawal D.P., R.V. Krishnamurthy and Sheela Kusumgar, 1979. The significance of alloying patterns in the Indian Chalcolithic Metallurgical Traditions. Int.  Symp. on Archaeometry and Archaeological Prospection.

14. Agrawal D.P. and S. Guzder, 1980.The diffusion of Metallurgy in India. in The Diffusion of  Metal  Culture,  (Eds. H.H.E. Loofs), Wissowa, pp.285-296.

15. Agrawal D.P., R. V. Krishnamurthy and Sheela Kusumgar, 1981.Arsenical Coppers in the Indian Bronze Age. Recent Indian Researches in Archaeology and Art History, (Ed). M.S. Nagaraja Rao, Agam Kala Prakashan, New Delhi, pp.9-18.

16. Agrawal D.P. and  R.V. Krishnamurthy, 1981.Some new analysis on the Protohistoric copper artifacts. Vinod Nautiyal, Man and Environment, 5: 48-51.

17. Agrawal, D.P., 1981.The South Asian Copper Technology: A Review. Early Metallurgy Seminar, Beijing, October 11-18.

18. Agrawal D.P., 1981. The Technology of the Indus Civilisation. In Indian Archaeology: New Perspectives (Eds.  R.K.Sharma), Agam Publishers, New Delhi, pp.83-112.

19. Agrawal D.P., 1982.The Indian Bronze Age Cultures and their Metal Technology. In Ed. F. Wendorf and A.E. Close, Advances in World Archaeology, Academic Press, New York, pp.213-264.

20. Agrawal D.P., K. Chhatopadhyaya, R.V. Krishnamurthy and Sheela Kusumgar, The Metal Technology of the Harappan and the Copper Hoard Cultures in the light of new data. Paper presented at the Union Internationale Des Sciences Prehistoriques Et. Protohistoriques-IX Congress, Nice, (in press).

21. Agrawal D.P., 1984.Metal  technology of  the Harappans. in Frontiers of Indus Civilization (Eds.  B.B.  Lal  and  S.P.Gupta), Books & Books, New Delhi, pp.163-168.

22. Agrawal, D.P. 1990. Origin of metallurgy in Asia. In History of Science & Technology in India, Eds. G. Kuppuram & K. Kumudamani. Delhi: Sundeep Prakashan.

23. Agrawal, D. P.; Kusumgar Sheela; Yadav, M. G.; Gogte, V. D.; Kharakwal, Jeewan; and Pant Manju 1995.  Was Kumaon the Source of Early Iron in North India?, Man and Environment XX (1) :81-85.

24. Agrawal, D.P. and Manju Pant.1997. Bronze Age technology. In History of Technology in India, Ed. A.K.Bag. New Delhi: Indian National Science Academy.

25. Agrawal. D. P. 1999a. The role of Central Himalayas in Indian archaeometallurgy. In Eds. Young, Suzanne, M.M, P. Budd, A.M. Pollard, Paul Budd and Rob Ixer. Metals in Antiquity. Oxford: Archaeopress. Pp. 193-199.

26. Agrawal, D.P. 1999b. Early Indian iron technology, Himalayan contacts and Gangetic urbanisation. In Proc. The Fourth International Conference on the Beginning of the Use on Metals and Alloys (BUMA-IV). Matsue, Japan: The Japan Institute of Metals. Pp.53-58.

27. Agrawal, D.P. & J.S. Kharakwal (in press) Outstanding problems of early Iron Age in India: need of a new approach. Paper presented at the Nainital Seminar, March 8-10, 2000.

28. Agrawal, D.P. and J.S. Kharakwal (in press). Jodhpura-Ganeshwar Complex, Meluhha and Sociology of Metallurgy. Paper presented in the Annual Congress ISPQUS, December 27-31, 1999, Pune.

29. Agrawal, D.P. In press.Prehistoric Copper Technology In India: A Review. NML Jubilee 2000 Volume, Ranchi.

D.  Archaeology

1. Agrawal, D.P. 1964. Harappa Culture: New evidence for a shorter chronology. Science. 143(3609): 950.

2. Agrawal, D.P. 1966. Harappan chronology: a re-examination of the evidence. In Robert Bruce Foote Memorial Volume (Eds) D. Sen, and A.K. Ghosh. Pp. 139-148. Calcutta: Calcutta university.

3. Agrawal, D.P. 1966. 14C dates, Banas culture and the Aryans. Current Science, 45(5): 114.

4. Agrawal, D.P. 1967-68. Protohistoric chronology and technology and ecological factors: a synthesis. Puratattva,  1(1).

5. Agrawal, D.P. 1968. The P.G.Ware: a re-evalution. Seminar on Painted Grey Ware. Aligarh: Aligarh University.

6. Agrawal, D.P., S.Guzder and S.Kusumgar. 1973. Radiocarbon chronology in Indian prehistoric archaeology. Journal of Indian History, Golden Jubilee Volume, Kerala University.

7. Agrawal, D. P., Sheela Kusumgar and R.K. Pant, 1975. Radiocarbon and Indian Archaeology, Physics News, 6(4): 1-12.

8. Agrawal D.P. and R.K. Pant, 1977. Nueu Entdeckungen der Indischen Archaeologie und ihere ihre Datferung. Das Altertum Heft, (23): 122.

9. Agrawal, D.P., R.V. Krishnamurthy, Sheela Kusumgar and R.K. Pant, 1978. Chronology of Indian Prehistory from Mesolithic Period to Iron Age, Jr. of Human Evolution, 7:  37-44.

10. Agrawal D.P. and Sheela Kusumgar, 1978. Radiocarbon chronology of  the Indian Prehistoric Cultures. Essays in   Indian Prehistory (Eds) D.P. Agrawal, D.Chakrabarti and B. M. Pande, New Delhi, pp.371-386.

11. Agrawal D.P. and Dilip Chakrabarti, 1978. Archaeology in  India-a Professional statement. in Essays in Indian Protohistory (Eds) same as authors, New Delhi.

12. Agrawal D.P. and M.P. Joshi, 1978. Rock Paintings in Kumaon. Man and Environment 2: 76.

13. Agrawal, D.P., R.K. Sood and Yash  Pal, 1980. Remote Sensing of the Lost Sarasvati. Beldev Sahai, Proc. Ind.  Acad.  Sci. 89(3): 317-331.

14. Agrawal D.P. and Vinod Nautiyal, 1981. Radiocarbon chronology of the Central Indian Cultures. Silver Jubilee, Madhya  Pradesh Ithihas Parishad Bulletin.

15. Agrawal D.P., and R.K. Pant 1981.Mass Manipulation: The key to stone age Technology. EPSPD Commemoration Volume, National Museums Deptt., Sri Lanka, pp.312-319.

16. Agrawal, D. P.; Bhatt Diva; Malaiya, Sudha; Kharakwal, Jeewan; 1991. Archaeology of Kumaon: Problems and Prospects, Man and Environment, Vol. XVI (1) : 59-63.

17.  Agrawal, D.P. 1999. A note on the earliest agriculture and pottery in South Asia. YRCP Newsletter 2(1): 5-7.

18. Agrawal, D.P. (In press) Central Himalayan archaeology and culture: challenges and potentialities. Rahul Sankrityayana Memorial Lecture, Nainital, 1999.

19. Agrawal, D.P. In press. Central Himalayas and Ganga Valley: Mutual Interactions. During-Caspers Fetschrift.

E. Palaeoclimate And Geology

1. Agrawal D.P. and S. Guzder, 1972. Quaternary Studies on the Western Coast of India: Preliminary observations, Palaeobotanist, 21(2): 216-222.         

2. Agrawal D.P., R.K. Avasia and S. Guzder, 1972.A Multidisciplinary Approach to the  Quaternary Problems  in Maharashtra. in Radiocarbon and Indian TIFR, Bombay, pp.3-17.

3. Agrawal D.P., 1982. Palaeoclimate and Geochronology of  the Arid Regions of Calcutta, India: Some Suggestions. Proceedings of the Workshop on the Problems of Deserts in India, GSI, Jaipur, 1975, GSI, Miscellaneous Publ. (49): 105-112.

4. Agrawal D.P., Reconstructing  the Past Climate and Environment. Lucknow, 1976. Twentythird Sir Albert Charles  Seward Memorial Lecture, 1975, Birbal Sahni Institute of Paleobotany.

5. Agrawal D.P., G.Singh 1976. Radiocarbon Evidence for Deglaciation in North Western Himalaya, India. Nature, 260(5548): 232.

6. Agrawal D.P. and B.M. Pande, 1977. Miliolite Problem: SEM and Other Analytical Data. D.P. Agrawal and B. Roy, in Ecology and Archaeology of Western India,  (Eds.) Concept Publishers, New Delhi.

7. Agrawal D.P., S.N. Rajaguru and B. Roy, 1978.SEM and other studies on the Saurashtra Miliolite Rocks. Sed. Geol.,  20: 44-47.

8. Agrawal D.P., 1978. Study of Past Climates in India based on Tree Rings. B.L.K. Somayajulu, B. Roy, and Man  &  Environment, 2: 18-20.

9. Agrawal D.P. and  R.V. Krishnamurthy, 1978.Scanning Electron Microscope and Other  Studies on  Karewa beds of Kashmir, India. In SEM in the Study of Sediments, (ed.) W.B. Whalley, Geoabstracts, Norwich, pp.275-282.

10. Agrawal D.P. , M.N. Rajaguru and B. Roy, 1978.Deshpande, S.N. The Ambient Environment  of the Gangetic  Sediments of Chalcolithic Period. 1980. Proc. Ind Acad. Sci., 87A(3): 23-28

11. Agrawal D.P., R .N. Athavale, R.V. Krishnamurthy, S. Kusumgar, C.R.K. Murthy and V. Nautiyal, 1979. Chronostrati-graphy of Loessic and Lacustrine Sediments in the Kashmir Valley. Acta Geologica Academia Scientiarum Hungaricae, Tomus 22(1-4): 185-196.

12. Agrawal D.P. and R.K. Pant, 1979.Geomorphological Studies in Saurashtra. Man & Environment, 3: 7-10.

13. Agrawal D.P., R.P. Dhir,  R.V. Krishnamurthy, V.N. Misra, S.C.Nanda and S.N. Rajaguru, 1980.Multiple Evidence for Climatic Change in Rajasthan. Arid  Zone Research and Development, (ed.) H.S. Mann, CAZRI, Scientific Publishers, Jodhpur, pp.1-18.

14. Agrawal D.P., S. Kusumgar, and R.V.Krishnamurthy, 1980. Studies on the Loessic Deposits of the Kashmir Valley  and 14-C dating. Radiocarbon, 22(3): 757-762.

15. Agrawal D.P., P.S. Datta, Z.Hussain, R.V. Krishnamurthy, V.N. Misra, S.N. Rajaguru and  K.Thomas, 1980. Palaeoclimate, Stratigraphy and Prehistory in North and West Rajasthan. Proc. Ind. Acad. Sci., 89(1): 51-56.

16. Agrawal D.P., R.V. Krishnamurthy, S.Kusumgar, C.R.K. Murthy and V.Nautiyal, 1981. Chronostratigraphy and Neogene Quaternary Boundary in Kashmir Valley in Field Conference, Neogene-Quaternary Boundary Proceedings (Eds. M.V.A. Sastry et al), pp.5-8.

17. Agrawal D.P., P.S. Datta, S. Kusumgar, N.C. Mehrotra, V. Nautiyal, R.K. Pant and S.L. Shali, 1981. Preliminary  Sedimentological Studies on the Quaternary Deposits of Kashmir. Himalayan Geology, 9: 631-637.

18. Agrawal D.P., 1981. Multidisciplinary Investigations in Kashmir, 1979-80 – A Report. Man & Environment, 5: 87-91.

19. Agrawal D.P., 1981. Multidisciplinary Quaternary Investigations in Kashmir. Australian Archaeology, (12): 103-105.

20. Agrawal D.P., R.V. Krishnamurthy, V.N. Misra and S.N. Rajaguru, 1981.Palaeoclimatic Inferences From the Behaviour of Radiocarbon Dates of Carbonates From Sand Dunes of Rajasthan. Proc. Ind. Acad. Sci., 90: 155-160.

21. Agrawal D.P., 1982.The Kashmir Karewas – A Multidisciplinary Perspective. Man & Environment, 6: 1-4.

22. Agrawal D.P., R.P. Dhir, R.V. Krishnamurthy, V.N. Misra and S.N. Rajaguru, 1982. Quaternary Studies in Rajasthan: Preliminary results In Proceedings of First National Seminar on Quaternary Environments,1977, Hindustan Publication Corporation, New Delhi, pp186-200.

23. Agrawal D.P., R. Korisettar, R.K. Pant and S. Kusumgar 1982.Palaeomagnetic Measurements on Hirpur Localities IV & V, Man and Environment, 6: 5-9.

24. Agrawal D.P. B.S. Kotlia, A.K.Sahni, and R.K. Pant, 1982.New Vertebrate Evidence for the Age of Karewa Sediments, Kashmir. Man and Environment, 6: 13-15.

25. Agrawal D.P. R.K. Pant, R. Korisettar, 1982.Pedogenic Studies on Dilpur Loess Profile. , Man and Environment, 6: 27-29.

26. Agrawal D.P., S.K. Gupta, V.N. Misra, R.K. Pant, S.K.Tandon and A.B.Vora.1982. A National Grid for Environmental Research and planning. Man & Environment, 7: 78-86.

27. Agrawal D.P., S. Kusumgar, and R.K. Pant, 1982.Palaeoclimatic dating of the Karewas. Man and Environment, 6.

28. Agrawal D.P. H.P. Gupta, C. Sharma, and R.K. Pant, 1982. Pollen analysis of the Upper Karewa Sediments Man and Environment 6.

29. Agrawal D.P., S. Kusumgar and R.K. Pant, 1982. Climatic significance of loess and palaeosols and their dating in Kashmir. Man and Environment, 6.

30. Agrawal D.P. R.J.Wasson, S.N. Rajaguru, V.N. Misra, R.P. Dhir, A.K.Singhvi and K.Kameswara Rao, 1983. Geomorphology, Late Quaternary Stratigraphy and Palaeoclimatology of the Thar Dune Field. Z. Geomorph., Suppli. Bd. 45: 117-151.

31. Agrawal, D.P., R.J.Wasson, G.I. Smith, 1984. Late Quaternary Sediments, Minerals and Inferred Geochemical History of Didwana Lake, Thar Desert, India. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 46: 345-372.

32. Agrawal D.P. and A.B.Vora, 1984. New Pollen Data from the Kashmir Bog. R. Dodia, in The Evolution of the East Asian Environment, 2. (ed.) R.O. Whyte, pp.569-578.

33. Agrawal D.P., S. Kusumgar, and B.S. Kotlia, 1985. Magnetostratigraphy of the Karewas of the Kashmir Valley. In Climate and Geology of Kashmir: The Last Four Million Years, (eds.) D.P. Agrawal, S. Kusumgar and R.V. Krishnamurthy, Today & Tomorrows Printers & Publishers, New Delhi, pp.13-18,

34. Agrawal D.P., S. Kusumgar and R.V. Krishnamurthy, 1985. Cenozoic Climatic Changes in Kashmir: the Multidisciplinary Data. In Climate and Geology of Kashmir: The Last Four Million Years, (eds.) D.P. Agrawal, Today & Tomorrows Publishers and Printers, New Delhi, pp.1-12.

35. Agrawal D.P., S. Kusumgar, B.S. Kotlia, and A. Sahni, 1985. Magnetostratigraphy of the Karewa Ossiferous Horizons From the Kashmir Valley, India. In Climate and Geology of Kashmir: The Last Four Million Years, (eds.) D.P. Agrawal, S. Kusumgar, and R.V. Krishnamurthy, Today and Tomorrows Printers and Publishers, New Delhi, pp.27-28.

36. Agrawal D.P., S. Kusumgar and R.V. Krishnamurthy, 1985. Chronology of the Kashmir Loess. In Climate and Geology of Kashmir, (eds.) D.P. Agrawal and S. Kusumgar Today and Tomorrows Printers & Publishers, New Delhi, pp.119-123.

37. Agrawal D.P., S. Kusumgar and N.Bhandari, 1985. Fission track ages of the Romushi Lower Karewas, Kashmir. In Climate and Geology of Kashmir and Central Asia: The Last Four Million Years, (eds.) D.P. Agrawal, S. Kusumgar and R.V. Krishnamurthy, Today & Tomorrow's Printers and Publishers, New Delhi, pp.245-247.

38. Agrawal D.P., 1986. Late Canozoic Palaeoclimate in Kashmir: A Picture Emerges. in Central Asia and  Himalaya: A Forgotten Link, (ed) G.M. Buth, Scientific Publishers, Jodhpur, pp.59-61, events in Kashmir. Sheela Kusumgar, D.P. Agrawal, Navin Juyal and P. Sharma, Radiocarbon, 28(2A): 561-565.

39. Agrawal D.P., S. Kusumgar, B.S. Kotlia, A. Sahni, 1986. Biochronology of the Vertebrates from Kashmir Valley, India. L'Anthropologie, 90(2): 151-161.

40. D.P. Agrawal, R. Dodia, B.S. Kotlia, S. Kusumgar, P. Sharma, and J. Water 1986. Quantification of Erosion Rates:  Some New Perspectives. D.P. Agrawal. Res. (Iraq), 5(2): 40-52.

41. Agrawal D.P.,  R. Dodia, R.K. Pant, 1987. Chronologie des Esevements Climatiques Plio-Pleistocenes Dans La allee du Cachmire. La Anthropologie, (2): 201-206.

42. Agrawal D.P., 1987. Environmental Changes in India During Last 4 Million Years. Journal of the Palaeontological Society of India, 32: 1-4.

43. Agrawal D.P. and S.K. Gupta, 1988.Climatic Changes in India During the Last 700,000 Years. The Palaeoenvironment of East Asia from the Mid-Tertiary, 1: 488-499.

44. Agrawal D.P., B.S. Kotlia, P. Sharma, and  S.K. Gupta, 1988. Environmental Magnetism of  Lake  Sedimentation  in  Kumaon Himalayas. Proc. Indian Natn. Sci. Acad., 54(4): 595-604.

45. Agrawal D.P., B.S. Kotlia,  S. Kusumgar and  S.K. Gupta, 1989. Quaternary Palaeoenvironmental Changes in Northwest India. in Perspectives in Human Evolution, (Eds.) A. Sahhni and R. Gaur, Rennaissance Publishing House, Delhi, pp.223-259.

46. Agrawal D.P., R. Dodia,  B.S. Kotlia, H. Razdan, A. Sahni, 1989. The Plio-Pleistocene geologic and climatic, record  of the Kashmir Valley. Palaeogeography Palaeoclimatology and Palaeoecology, 73: 266-286.

46. Agrawal D.P., G. Singh, R.J. Wasson  1989. Vegetational and seasonal climatic changes since the last full glacial in the Thar Desert, Proceeds of VII International  Palynological Congress, Brisbane,         

47. Agrawal D.P., S. Kusumgar and P. Sharma, 1989. Radiocarbon chronology and magnetic susceptibility variation in  Kumaon lake sediments Radiocarbon, 31(3): 957-964.

49. Agrawal D.P., H.M. Rendell, R.A.M. Gardner, and N. Juyal. 1989. N.F., Chronology and stratigraphy of Kashmir loess, Z.Geomorph. Suppl. Bd. 76: 213-223.

50. Agrawal D.P., Rekha Dodia and Mala Seth, 1990.South Asian climate and environment at c.18000  BP, in The World  at 18000 BP, Vol. II, O. Soffer and Clive Gamble (Ed.),Unwin and Hyman, London.

51. Agrawal, D.P. and R. Dodia. 1991. Past climatic changes in India and their relevance to IGBP. In Indian Geos. Bios. Prog.: Some Aspects (eds.) T.N. Khoshoo and M.Sharma. New Delhi: Vikas Publishers. Pp.57-83.

52. Agrawal, D.P. and R.Dodia. 1991. Kashmir – a key to the past climate. In Kashmir – Ecology and Enivironment  (eds) S.K. Chadha. Pp. 25-37. New Delhi: Mittal Publications.

53. Agrawal, D.P., R.D. Deshpande, S. Kusumgar and C.Sharma. 1991. Palaeoclimatic evidence from the Kashmir Karewas. Presented at the INQUA Sympoisim IV-8, Beijing. 52.

54. Agrawal, D.P., Kusumgar, Sheela, N. Bhandri, R.D. Deshpande, A.Raina, C. Sharma and M.G. Yadava. 1992. Lake sediments from the Kashmir Himalayas: Inverted 14C Chronology and its implications. Radiocarbon, 34(3): 561-565.

55.  Agrawal, D.P., Kusumgar, R.D. Deshpande, R. Ramesh, C.Sharma and M.G.Yadava. 1994. A comparative study of monsoon and non-monsoon Himalayan lakes, India. Presented at 15th International Radicarbon Conference held at Glasgow, August 15-19, 1994.

56. Agrawal, D.P. & M.G. Yadava.1998. A comparison of proxy climatic data from Tibet & Kashmir. Himalayan Geology 19(2): 55-59.

57. Agrawal, D.P. In press. Holocene Climate and man in India. ALDP International Seminar, Poona, 16-19, January 2001.

G. Thermoluminescence Dating

1. Agrawal D.P., N. Bhandari and A.K. Singhvi, 1985. Thermoluminescence Dating – an Indian Perspective. Man and Environment, 3: 78-82.

2. Agrawal D.P., N. Bhandari, B.B. Lal and A.K. Singhvi.1981. Thermoluminescence Dating of Pottery from Sringaverapura – A Ramayana Site., Proc. Ind. Acad. Sci., 90(2): 161-172.

3. Agrawal D.P., A.K. Singhvi and Y. Sharma. Physical Research Laboratory TL Dates, 1981. II. Ancient TL, Vol. II, 15, 1981. Thermoluminescence dating of sand dunes in Rajasthan, India, Nature295: 313-315.      

4.  Agrawal D.P., A.K. Singhvi and Y.P. Sharma, 1983. Thermoluminescence dating of Indian Archaeological sites. PACT, 9: 385-90.

5. Agrawal D.P., A.K. Singhvi and Y. Sharma, 1983. Thermoluminescence dating of Dune Sands: Some Refinements. PACT, 9: 499-504.

6. Agrawal D.P. and A.K. Singhvi 1985. Thermoluminescence in Archaeology. Nuclear Tracks and Radiation Measurement, 10(1-2): 263-266.

7. Agrawal D.P., N. Bhandari and A.K.Singhvi 1985. Thermoluminiscence dating – an Indian perspective. Man and Environment, 3: 78-82.

H.   Radiocarbon Dating

1. Agrawal D.P., S. Kusumgar, and R.P. Sarna, 1964. Radiocarbon Dates of Archaeological Samples. Current Science  33(2): 40.

2. Agrawal D.P., S. Kusumgar and R.P. Sarna, 1964. Radiocarbon Dates of Archaeological samples. Current Science, 33(9): 266.

3. Agrawal D.P., S. Kusumgar, D. Lal and R.P. Sarna, 1964. Tata Institute Radiocarbon Date List II. Radiocarbon, 6: 226-332.

4. Agrawal D.P., Sheela Kusumgar and D. Lal, 1965. The Measurement of Radiocarbon activity and some determinations of ages of archaeological samples. Current Science, 34(13): 394.

5. Agrawal D.P., D. Lal  and  S. Kusumgar, 1965. Radiocarbon dates of some Neolithic and early historic samples, Current Science, 34(2): 42.

6. Agrawal D.P., Sheela Kusumgar, and D. Lal, 1965. Tata Institute Date List III. Radiocarbon, 7: 291-295.

7. Agrawal D.P., Sheela Kusumgar and M. Unnikrishnan, 1966. Radiocarbon dates of samples from N.B. P. Ware and Pre-N.B.P. Ware Levels. Current Science, 35(1): 4.

8. Agrawal D.P., S. Kusumgar, and M. Unnikrishnan, 1966. Radiocarbon dates of samples from Historical Levels. Current Science, 35(11): 276.

9. Agrawal D.P., and Sheela Kusumgar, 1966. Tata Institute of Radiocarbon Date List IV. Radiocarbon, 8: 442-452.

10. Agrawal D.P. and S. Kusumgar, 1966. Radiocarbon dates of samples from Southern Neolithic sites. Current Science, 35(23): 585.

11. Agrawal D.P. and Sheela Kusumgar, 1966-67. Radiocarbon dates. Indian Archaeology: A Review, pp.69-73.

12. Agrawal D.P. and S. Kusumgar, 1967. Radiocarbon Dates of some Protohistoric and Pleistocene samples. Current Science, 36(21): 566.

13. Agrawal D.P. and S. Kusumgar, 1967-68. Radiocarbon dates. Indian Archaeology: A Review, pp.69-72.

14 Agrawal. D.P. and Sheela Kusumgar, 1968., Tata Institute Radiocarbon Date List V. Radiocarbon, 10: 131-143.

15. Agrawal D.P. and S. Kusumgar, 1968. Radiocarbon dates of Kalibanga samples. Current Science, 37(4): 96.

16. Agrawal D.P., S.K. Gupta and Sheela Kusumgar, 1968. Tata Institute Radiocarbon Date  List  VII. Radiocarbon,  11  (2): 502-508.

17. Agrawal D.P., S.K. Gupta and S. Kusumgar, 1968-69. Radiocarbon Dates. Indian Archaeology: A Review, pp.71-73.

18. Agrawal D.P., and S. Kusumgar, 1969. Tata Institute Radiocarbon Date List VI. Radiocarbon, 11(1): 188-193.

19. Agrawal D.P., and S. Kusumgar, 1969. Radiocarbon Dates of some Chalcolithic samples. Current Science,38(1): 4.

20. Agrawal D.P., S.K. Gupta and S. Kusumgar, 1969. Radiocarbon Dates from Ter and Some other Historical sites. Current Science, 38(11): 259.

21. Agrawal D.P., S.K. Gupta and S. Kusumgar, 1969-70. Radiocarbon dates. Indian Archaeology: A Review, pp.63-69.

22. Agrawal D.P., S.K. Gupta and S. Kusumgar, 1970. Radiocarbon dates of some Quaternary samples. Current Science, 39(10): 219.

23. Agrawal D.P., S.K. Gupta and S. Kusumgar, 1970. Tata Institute Radiocarbon Date List VIII. Radiocarbon, 13(1): 84-93.

24. Agrawal D.P., S.K. Gupta, and Sheela Kusumgar, 1971. Tata Institute Radiocarbon Date List IX. Radiocarbon,   13(2): 442-449.

25. Agrawal D.P. and  S. Kusumgar, 1970-71. Radiocarbon dates. Indian Archaeology: A ReviewR, pp 71-73.

26. Agrawal D.P. and S. Kusumgar, 1971-72. Radiocarbon dates. Indian Archaeology: A Review, pp.82-86.

27. Agrawal D.P. and S. Kusumgar, 1972. Radiocarbon Dates from Inamgaon and other Chalcolithic Sites. Current  Science, 41(13): 478-479.

28. Agrawal D.P. and S. Kusumgar, 1973. Tata Institute Radiocarbon Date List X. Radiocarbon, 15(3): 574-585.

29. Agrawal D.P., R.V. Krishnamurthy, S. Kusumgar and R.K. Pant, 1973-74. Radiocarbon dates. Indian Archaeology:  A Review, pp.52-54.

30. Agrawal D.P. and Sheela Kusumgar, 1974. On the calibration of 14C dates. Puratattva, 7: 70.

31. Agrawal D.P. and S. Kusumgar, 1975. Tata Institute Radiocarbon Date List XI. Radiocarbon, 17(2): 219-225.

32. Agrawal D.P. and S. Kusumgar, 1975. Radiocarbon dates of some Late Quaternary Samples. Current Science, 44(5): 149-151.

33. Agrawal D.P. and  S. Kusumgar, 1975. Radiocarbon dates of Neolithic-Chalcolithic samples. Current Science, 44(9): 298-300.

34. Agrawal D.P., R.V. Krishnamurthy,  S. Kusumgar and R.K. Pant, 1975-76. Radiocarbon dates. Indian  ArchaeologyA Review, 83-89.

35. Agrawal D.P., R.V. Krishnamurthy, S. Kusumgar and R.K. Pant, 1976. Physical Research Laboratory Date List I. Radiocarbon, 18(1): 89-95.

36. Agrawal D.P. and Sheela Kusumgar, 1977. Magnitude of 14C/12C variations based on archaeological samples. in Low Radioactivity Measurements and Applications,(Eds) P. Povinec and S.Usacev, Bratislava.

37. Agrawal D.P., R.V. Krishnamurthy, S. Kusumgar and R.K. Pant, 1978. Physical Research Laboratory Date List  II. Radiocarbon, 19(2): 229-236.

38. Agrawal D.P., R.V. Krishnamurthy, S. Kusumgar and R.K. Pant, 1978. Physical Research Laboratory Radiocarbon Dates. Current Science, 47(17): 607-610.

39. Agrawal D.P., R.V. Krishnamurthy, S. Kusumgar and R.K. Pant, 1978. Physical Research Laboratory Date List III. Radiocarbon, 20(2): 234-244.

40. Agrawal D.P., R.V. Krishnamurthy and S. Kusumgar, 1978-1979. Radiocarbon dates. Indian Archaeology: A Review.

41. Agrawal D.P., R.V. Krishnamurthy, S. Kusumgar and  R.K. Pant, 1979. Physical Research Laboratory Radiocarbon Dates: II. Current Science, 48(5): 190-194.

42. Agrawal D.P., Radiocarbon dating: MASCA corrections. Dictionary of Indian Archaeology, (Ed.) A. Ghosh, ICHR, Munshiram Manoharlal, New Delhi.

43. Agrawal D.P., R.V. Krishnamurthy and S. Kusumgar and R.K. Pant, 1974-75. Radiocarbon dates. Indian  Archaeology: A Review.

44. Agrawal D.P., R.V. Krishnamurthy, S.Kusumgar and  R.K.Pant,1976-77. Radiocarbon dates. Indian Archaeology: A Review.

45. Agrawal D.P., R.V. Krishnamurthy, S. Kusumgar and R.K. Pant 1980. Physical Research Laboratory Date List  IV., Radiocarbon.

46. Agrawal D.P.,  R.V. Krishnamurthy and Sheela Kusumgar, 1985. Physical Research Laboratory Date List V. Radiocarbon, 27(1): 95-110.

47. Agrawal D.P., Sheela Kusumgar, S.K.Gupta, and M. Yadava, 1990. Physical Research Laboratory Date List VI. Radiocarbon.

I.   Popular Articles

1. Agrawal D.P. and D. Lal, 1965. Chronometers in Geophysics and Archaeology. Uttar Pradesh, Department of  Information, UP: XXIII(8): 11, November.

2. Agrawal D.P. and  D. Lal, 1965. Radiocarbon dating in Archaeology. Uttar Pradesh, p.17, December.

3. Agrawal D.P. and D. Lal, 1966. Natural Clocks: Their Mechanisms and Uses. Radio Times, XXI(1): 38.

4. Agrawal D.P., 1966. Radiocarbon Dates throw light on Indian Dark Ages. Science Reporter, 3(12): 565.

5. Agrawal D.P., 1967. Radiocarbon Clock: How it works., Science Reporter, 4(5): 206.

6. Agrawal D.P., 1970. History of our Planet. The Times  Weekly, 6th September.

7. Agrawal D.P., 1970. Ancient  India. The  Times  Weekly, 13th September.

8. Agrawal D.P., 1972. Radiocarbon Dating at TIFR. Nuclear India,10(8): 1.

9. Agrawal D.P.,1972. Archaeology of Maharashtra, Lokrajya Special Independence Silver Jubilee Number, pp.49-52.

10. Agrawal D.P., 1972. Archaeology: Bridges between the two cultures. The Times of India, Ist October.

11. Agrawal D.P.,1972. Atoms in Aid of Archaeology: Radiocarbon dating in India. Lokrajya.

12. Agrawal D.P., 1972. Radiocarbon Dating at the TIFR. Nuclear India, 10(8), April.

13. Agrawal D.P., Science and Indian Archaeology. Vth Annual Souvenir, Fourth Conference, Ethnographic and Folk  Culture Society, Space Applications Centre, Ahmedabad.

14. Agrawal D.P., 1972. Archaeology in Indian Education. The Times of India, 8th July, Ahmedabad, 1977.

15. Agrawal D.P. and  S. Kusumgar, 1977. What is Radiocarbon Clock. Science Today, p.61, June.

16. Agrawal D.P., 1978. Our Rajasthan Field Trip., PRL News, 5(3): 7-11.

17. Agrawal D.P., 1980. Physics in Aid of Archaeology. Illustrated Weekly, pp.19-21.

18. Agrawal D.P., 1980. Physics in Aid of Archaeology: The Dating Methods. The Illustrated Weekly of India, May 11.

19. Agrawal D.P., 1982. The Changing Environment and the Ice Ages: Evidence from Kashmir, Science Reporter.

20. Agrawal D.P. and R.K. Sood, 1982. Ecological Factors and the Harappan Civilization.in Harappan Civilizaion, (Eds.) G.L. Possehl, Oxford and IBH Publishing Co., New Delhi.

21. Agrawal D.P., 1982. Protecting environment. The Times  of  India, 26th April.

22. Agrawal D.P., 1982. Inside China. The Illustrated Weekly of India, 28th March.

23. Agrawal D.P., 1982. How green was that Valley., Illustrated Weekly of India, Vol. C-III, 31, August 22.

24. Agrawal D.P. and V.N. Misra, 1983. The Thar Desert Through Time. Science Reporter, 29(5): 256-259.

25. Agrawal D.P., 1983. The High Cost of Monoculture. Times of India,16June.

26. Agrawal D.P., N. Juyal 1984. Himalayan Folly., Science Age, 2(27): 15-20.

27. Agrawal D.P. 1984. Whatever Happened to the River Saraswatin, Science Age, 2: 18-24.

28. Agrawal D.P. and R. Dodia Kashmir: 1985. A Key to the Past Climates. Science Age, 3(8): 46-51.

29. Agrawal D.P.1987. Himalayan Degradation and Environmental Science. Science Age, pp.8-10, October.

30. Agrawal D.P. and B.S. Kotlia,1987. Kumaon ka Puratattva: Kuch Sujhhav. Uttarakhand Sodh Sansthan, October Issue.