CURRICULUM VITAE (abridged version) PROF. SUNIL BAJPAI

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CURRICULUM VITAE
(abridged version)
PROF. SUNIL BAJPAI
Director, Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeobotany, Lucknow
Postal address: Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeobotany, Lucknow, 53 University Road,
Lucknow, 226007, Uttar Pradesh, INDIA.
Email: sunilbajpai2001@yahoo.com; directorbsip@gmail.com; director@bsip.res.in;
sunilfes@iitr.ernet.in
Phone: 0522-2740470, 2740439 (office)
Fax: 0522-2740485
Employment:
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Assistant Professor, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Roorkee,
Roorkee (1996-2003)
Associate Professor, Department of Earth Sciences, IIT Roorkee (2003-2008)
Professor, Department of Earth Sciences, IIT Roorkee (2008-2013)
(currently on lien from IIT Roorkee)
Academy fellowships:
 Indian Academy of Sciences (F.A.Sc.)
 National Academy of Sciences (F.N.A.Sc.)
Research Fellowships/Assignments held previously (at post-doctoral level):
In India
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Research Associate (CSIR), Centre of Advanced Study in Geology, Panjab
University, Chandigarh (1991-1994)
Pool Scientist (CSIR), Department of Earth Sciences, University of Roorkee,
Roorkee (1994-1996)
Ramanna Fellowship, Department of Science and Technology, Government of
India (2008-2011)
Abroad
 Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC, USA (Visitorship,1994-1995)
 University of Wales, Aberystwyth, UK (Commonwealth Fellowship, 1999)
 University of Wales, Aberystwyth, UK (INSA-Royal Society Scientists’
Exchange Programme, 2001)
 National Museum of Natural History, Paris, France (CNRS Professor Invitee,
2002)
 Kitakyushu Museum of Natural History, Kitasyushu, Japan (JSPS Fellowship,
2004)
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University College London, UK (INSA-Royal Society Scientists’ Exchange
Programme, 2007)
 Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC, USA (2007)
 Seoul National University, South Korea (INSA Scientists’ Exchange Programme,
2011)
Current research interests:
 Tertiary vertebrate faunas of India, including mammals (both terrestrial and
marine), their evolutionary and biogeographic implications and integration with
floral proxies.
 Microbiota, from the late Cretaceous Deccan and infra- and intertrappean
sequences of peninsular India, and their implications for K/T boundary events,
paleoclimates, paleoecology and paleobiogeography
 Integration of faunal and floral fossil data with stable isotope geochemistry and
strontium isotope stratigraphy.
Publications: 104, excluding abstracts (listed below)
In journals/edited volumes: 99
In conferences/Seminars/Symposia/ workshops: 5
Edited Volume: Special issue of the Journal of Biosciences (India’s Fossil
Biota: Current Perspectives and Emerging Approaches,
published by Springer)
Citations: +1575 (source: www.scholar.google.com)
+ 875 (source: www.scopus.com)
h-index:
20 (source: www.scholar.google.com); 17 (source: www.scopus.com)
Other current responsibilities:
 Member, Editorial Board, Journal of the Geological Society of India
(for fast track articles)
 Member, Editorial Board, Current Science
 Chief Editor, The Palaeobotanist
 Member, CSIR Research Committee on Earth and Atmospheric Sciences (2011ongoing)
Doctoral Guidance: 5 Ph.D.s awarded
List of publications (abstracts excluded)
In journals/books
1. Bajpai, S., Holmes, J., Bennett, C., Mandal, N. and Khosla, A. (accepted for publication).
Palaeoenvironment of Peninsular India during the late Cretaceous Deccan volcanic episode
from trace-element and stable-isotope geochemistry of Intertrappean ostracod shell. Global
and Planetary Change.
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2. Prasad, V. Singh, I.B., Bajpai, S., Garg, R., Thakur, B., Singh, A., Saravanan, N. and Kapur,
V.V. (2013). Palynofacies and sedimentology- based high resolution sequence stratigraphy of
the lignite bearing muddy coastal deposits (early Eocene) from Vastan lignite mine, Gulf of
Cambay, India. Facies, DOI 10.1007/s10347-012-0355-8.
3. Armfield, B. A., Zheng, Z., Cohn, M.J., Bajpai, S., Vinyard, C. J. and Thewissen, J. G. M.
(2013). Development And Evolution of The Unique Cetacean Dentition. Peerj
(http://dx.doi.org/10.7717/peerj.24).
4. Bajpai, S., Prasad, G.V.R., Prasad, V., Krishna, J. and Sarkar, A. (2012). Recent Advances
on Phanerozoic Biodiversity, Bioevents and Climate in India. Proceedings of the Indian
National Science Academy, 78 (3): 445-455.
5. Cooper, L. N. & Thewissen, J. G. M., Bajpai, S. & Tiwari, B. N. (2012). Morphology and
locomotion of the Eocene raoellid Indohyus (Artiodactyla: Mammalia). Historical Biology,
24(3): 279-310.
6. Bajpai, S., Thewissen, J. G. M. & Conley, R.W. (2011). Cranial anatomy of middle Eocene
Remingtonocetus (Cetacea, Mammalia) from Kutch, western India. Journal of Paleontology,
85(4): 705–720.
7. Thewissen, J. G. M., Sensor, J.D., Clementz, M., & Bajpai, S. (2011). Evolution of dental
wear and diet during the origin of whales. Paleobiology, 37(4): 655–669.
8. Clementz, M., Bajpai, S., Ravikant, V., Thewissen, J. G. M., Saravanan, N., Singh, I. B. &
Prasad, V. (2010). Early Eocene Warming Events and the timing of terrestrial faunal
exchange between India and Asia. Geology, 39: 15-18.
9. Keller, G. Adatte, T., Pardo, A., Bajpai, S. Khosla, A. & Samant, B. (2010). Cretaceous
extinctions: Evidence overlooked. Science, 328: 974-975.
10. Bajpai, S., Domning, D.P., Das, Jorge, V. J. & Mishra, V. P. (2010). A new fossil sirenian
(Mammalia, Dugonginae) from the Miocene of India., Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und
Paläontologie, 258(1): 39-50.
11. Archibald, J. D., Clemens, W. A., Padian, K., Rowe, T., MacLeod, N., Barrett, P. M., Gale,
A., Holroyd, P., Sues, HD., Arens, N.C., Horner, J.R., Wilson, G.P.,
Goodwin, M. B.,
Brochu, C.A., Lofgren, D.L., Hurlbert, S.H., Hartman, J.H., Eberth, D.A., Wignall, P. B.,
Paul B. Wignall, Currie, P.J., Weil, A., Prasad, G.V.R., Dingus, L., Courtillot, V., Milner,
A., Milner, A., Bajpai, S., Ward, D.J. & Sahni, A. (2010). Cretaceous extinctions: multiple
causes. Science, 328: 973.
12. Ravikant, V. & Bajpai, S. (2010). Strontium isotope evidence for the age of Eocene fossil
whales of Kutch, western India. Geological Magazine, 147 (3): 473–477.
13. Bhandari, A, Mohabey, D.M., Bajpai, S., Tiwari, B.N. & Pickford, M. (2010). Early
Miocene mammals from central Kutch (Gujarat) western India: implications for
geochronology, biogeography, eustacy and intercontinental dispersals. Neues Jahrbuch für
Geologie und Paläontologie, 256(1): 69-97.
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14. Vega, F. J., Tiwari, J. K. and Bajpai, S. (2010). Additions to Palaeocarpilius rugifer
Stoliczka from the Oligocene of Kutch, western India. Bulletin of the Mizunami Fossil
Museum, 36: 45–49.
15. Bajpai, S., Thewissen, J. G. M. & Sahni. A. (2009). The origin and early evolution of
whales: Macroevolution documented on the Indian Subcontinent. Journal of Biosciences
34(5): 673–686.
16. Keller, G., Sahni, A. & Bajpai, S. (2009). Deccan Volcanism, the KT Mass Extinction and
Dinosaurs. Journal of Biosciences, 34(5): 709-728.
17. Bajpai, S. & Sahni, A., eds. (2009). Foreword: India’s fossil biota: Current perspectives and
Emerging Approaches. Journal of Biosciences, special issue, pp. 647-648.
18. Das, D. P., Bajpai, S., Thewissen, J. G. M. & Mishra, V. P. (2009). An unusual specimen of
the Eocene whale Remingtonocetus (Cetacea, Mammalia) from Kutch, India. Journal of the
Palaeontological Society of India, 54(2): 225-227.
19. Bajpai, S. (2009). Biotic perspective of the Deccan volcanism and India-Asia collision:
Recent advances. In: Current trends in Science, Platinum Jubilee Special publication, Indian
Academy of Sciences, pp. 505-516.
20. Thewissen, J. G. M. & Bajpai, S. (2009). New skeletal material of Andrewsiphius and
Kutchicetus, two Eocene cetaceans from India. Journal of Paleontology, 83(5): 635-663.
21. Bajpai, S., Kapur, V. V. and Thewissen, J. G. M. (2009). Creodont and condylarth from
Cambay Shale (early Eocene, ~55-54 Ma), Vastan Lignite Mine, Gujarat, western India.
Journal of the Palaeontological Society of India, 54(1): 103-109.
22. Bajpai, S., Domning, D.P., Das, D. P. & Mishra, V. P. (2009). A new middle Eocene
sirenian (Mammalia, Protosirenidae) from India. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und
Paläontologie, 252(3): 257-267.
23. Whiso, K., Tiwari, B. N., Bajpai, S., Cooper, L. N. & Thewissen, J. G. M. (2009). A fossil
mammal from marine Eocene strata (Jaintia Group) of the Mikir Hills, Assam, northeastern
India Journal of the Palaeontological Society of India, 54(1): 111-114.
24. Thewissen, J. G. M., Cooper, L. N., George, J. C. & Bajpai, S. (2009). From Land to Water:
the Origin of Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises. Evolution: Education and Outreach, 2:272–
288.
25. Keller, G., Adatte, T., Bajpai, S., Mohabey, D.M., Widdowson, M., Khosla, A., Sharma, R.,
Khosla, S. C., Gertsch, B., Fleitmann, D. & Sahni, A. (2009). K-T transition in Deccan Traps
of central India marks major marine seaway across India. Earth and Planetary Science
Letters, 282: 10-23.
26. Thewissen, J. G. M., Cooper, L. N., Clementz, M. T., Bajpai, S. & Tiwari, B. N. (2009).
Reply to: J. H. Geisler & J. M. Theodor, Hippopotamus and whale phylogeny, Nature, 458
(7236): E5.
27. Thewissen, J. G. M. & Bajpai, S. (2009). A new Miocene sirenian from Kutch, India. Acta
Palaeontologica Polonica, 54 (1): 7-13.
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28. Keller, G., Khosla, S.C., Sharma, R., Khosla, A., Bajpai, S. & Adatte, T. (2009). Early
Danian Planktic Foraminifera from K-T Intertrappean beds at Jhilmili, Chhindwara District,
Madhya Pradesh, India. Journal of Foraminiferal Research, 39: 40-55.
29. Bajpai, S., Kay, R. F., Williams, B. A., Das, D. P., Kapur, V. V. & Tiwari, B. N. (2008).
The oldest Asian record of Anthropoidea. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences,
USA, 105(32): 11093-11098.
30. Keller, G., Adatte, T., Gardin, S., Bartolini, A. & Bajpai, S. (2008). Main Deccan volcanism
phase ends near the K-T boundary: Evidence from the Krishna-Godavari Basin, SE India.
Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 268: 293-311.
31. Sharma, R. Bajpai, S. & Singh, M. P. (2008). Freshwater Ostracoda from the (?) Paleoceneage Deccan intertrappean beds of Lalitpur (Uttar Pradesh), India. Journal of the
Palaeontological Society of India,
32. Thewissen, J. G. M. & Bajpai, S. (2008). New Oligocene mustelid from western India.
Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 28(2):565-567.
33. Bajpai, S. & Kapur, V. V. (2008). Earliest Cenozoic frogs from the Indian subcontinent:
implications for out-of-India hypothesis. Journal of the Palaeontological Society of India,
53(1): 65-71.
34. Garg, R., Ateequzzaman, K., Prasad, V., Tripathi, S.K.M., Singh, I.B., Jauhri, A.K. &
Bajpai, S. (2008). Age-diagnostic dinoflagellate cysts from the lignite-bearingsediments of
the Vastan lignite mine, Surat District, Gujarat, western India. Journal of the
Palaeontological Society of India, 53(1): 99-105.
35. Prasad, G. V. R. & Bajpai, S. (2008). Agamid lizards from the early Eocene of western
India: oldest Cenozoic lizards from South Asia. Palaeontolgia Electronica, 11(1), 4A, 19p.
36. Thewissen, J. G. M., Cooper, L. N., Clementz, M. T., Bajpai, S. & Tiwari, B. N. (2007).
Whales originated from aquatic artiodactyls in the Eocene epoch of India. Nature, 450(20):
1190-1194.
37. Bajpai, S., Das, D. P., Kapur, V.V., Tiwari, B. N. & Srivastava, S. S. (2007). Early Eocene
rodents (Mammalia) from Vastan lignite mine, Gujarat, western India. Gondwana Geological
Magazine, 22(2): 91-95.
38. Chenet, A.-L., Quidelleu, X., Fluteau, F., Courtillot, V. && Bajpai, S. (2007). 40K-40Ar
dating of the main Deccan large igneous province: Further evidence of KTB age and short
duration. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 263: 1-15.
39. Bajpai, S., Kapur, V.V., Das, D. P. & Tiwari, B. N. (2007). New early Eocene primate
(Mammalia) from Vastan lignite Mine, District Surat (Gujarat), western India. Journal of the
Palaeontological Society of India, 52(2): 231-234.
40. Bajpai, S. & Head, J. J. (2007). An early Eocene palaeopheid snake from Vastan lignite
mine, Gujarat, India. Gondwana Geological Magazine, 22(2): 85-90.
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41. Nummela, S., Thewissen, J. G. M., Bajpai, S., Hussain, S.T. & Kumar, K. (2007). Sound
Transmission in Archaic and Modern Whales: Anatomical Adaptations for Underwater
Hearing. The Anatomical Record: Advances in Integrative Anatomy
and Evolutionary Biology, 290 (6): 716 – 733.
42. Bajpai, S., Thewissen J. G. M., Kapur, V.V., Tiwari, B. N. & Sahni, A. (2006). Eocene and
Oligocene sirenians (Mammalia) from Kachchh, India. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology,
26(2): 400-410.
43. Whatley R. & Bajpai, S. (2006). Extensive endemism among the Maastrichtian non-marine
Ostracoda of India with implications for palaeobiogeography and “Out of India” dispersal.
Revista Espanola de Micropaleontologia (Festschrift volume for Ernesto Perconig), 38 (2-3):
229-244.
44. Kapur, V.V., Bajpai, S., Sarvanan. N. and Das, D.P. (2006). Vertebrate fauna from Deccan
Intertrappean beds near Bhanpura, District Mandsaur, Madhya Pradesh. Gondwana
Geological Magazine, 21(1): 43-46.
45. Bajpai, S., Kapur, V.V., Thewissen, J. G. M., Das, D. P., Sharma, R. & Tiwari, B. N. (2006).
New early Eocene cambaythere (Perissodactyla, Mammalia) from the Vastan Lignite Mine
(Gujarat, India) and an evaluation of cambaythere relationships. Journal of the
Palaeontological Society of India, 51(1): 101-110.
46. Thewissen, J. G. M., Cohn, M. J., Stevens, L. S., Bajpai, S., Heyning, J. & Horton, W. E. Jr.
(2006). Developmental basis for hind limb loss in dolphins and origin of the cetacean
bodyplan. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 103 (22): 8414-8418.
47. Bajpai, S., Kapur, V.V., Thewissen, J. G. M., Tiwari, B. N., Das, D. P., Sharma, R. &
Saravanan, N. (2005). Early Eocene primates from Vastan lignite mine, Gujarat, western
India. Journal of the Palaeontological Society of India, 50 (2): 43-54.
48. Whatley R. & Bajpai, S. (2005). Some aspects of the palaeoecology and distribution of nonmarine Ostracoda from Upper Cretaceous intertrappean deposits and the Lameta Formation
of peninsular India. Journal of the Palaeontological Society of India, 50 (2): 61-76.
49. Thewissen, J.G.M., Bajpai, S. & Hussain, S. T. (2005). New insectivorous placentals from
the Eocene of Pakistan. Journal of the Palaeontological Society of India, 50 (2): 37-41.
50. Samant. B. & Bajpai, S. (2005). Palynoflora from Lakshmipur intertrappean deposits of
Kutch, Gujarat: Age implications. Journal of the Palaeontological Society of India, 50 (2):
169-176.
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51. Bajpai, S., Kapur, V.V., Das, D. P., Tiwari, B. N., Saravanan, N. & Sharma, R. (2005). Early
Eocene land mammals from Vastan lignite mine, District Surat (Gujarat), western India.
Journal of the Palaeontological Society of India, 50(1): 101-113.
52. Bajpai, S., Kapur, V.V., Thewissen, J. G. M., Tiwari, B. N. & Das, D. P. (2005). First fossil
marsupials from India: Early Eocene Indodelphis n. gen. and Jaegeria n. gen. from Vastan
lignite mine, District Surat, Gujarat. Journal of the Palaeontological Society of India, 50(1):
147-151.
53. Prasad, G. V.R., Bajpai, S., Singh, S. & Parmar, V. (2005). First cricetid rodent
(mammalian) from the Ladakh Molasse, Northwestern Himalaya, India: Age implications.
Himalayan Geology, 26(1): 85-92.
54. Bajpai, S. Mohabey, D.M., Kapur, V.V. & Sharma, R. (2004). Late Cretaceous
(Maastrichtian) freshwater ostracod fauna from Deccan intertrap sediments from Phulsagar,
Mandla District, M.P. Gondwana Geological Magazine, 19(2); 147-157.
55. Bajpai, S. & Kapur, V.V. (2004). Oldest known gobiids from Vastan Lignite Mine (early
Eocene), District Surat, Gujarat. Current Science, 87(4): 433-435.
56. Nummela, S., Thewissen, J. G. M., Bajpai, S., Hussain, S.T. & Kumar, K. (2004). Eocene
evolution of whale hearing. Nature, 430: 776 – 778.
57. Bajpai, S., Whatley R., Prasad, G. V. R. & Whittaker. J. E. (2004). An Oligocene nonmarine ostracod fauna from the Basgo Formation (Ladakh Molasse), NW Himalaya, India.
Journal of Micropalaeontology, 23 (1):3-9.
58. Rage, J. C., Prasad, G. V.R. & Bajpai, S. (2004). Additional snakes from the uppermost
Cretaceous (Maastrichtian) of India. Cretaceous Research, 25(3) 3: 425-434.
59. Whatley R., Bajpai, S. & Whittaker. J. E. (2003). The identity of the non-marine ostracod
Cypris subglobosa from the intertrappean deposits of peninsular India. Palaeontology, 46
(6): 1281-1296.
60. Rage J.-C., Bajpai S., Thewissen J. G. M. & Tiwari B. N. (2003). Early Eocene snakes from
Kutch, Western India, with a review of the Palaeophiidae. Geodiversitas, 25 (4): 695-716.
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61. Whatley R., Bajpai, S. & Whittaker. J. E. (2003). Freshwater ostracoda from the Upper
Cretaceous intertrappean beds at Mamoni (Kota District), southeastern Rajasthan. Revista
Espanola de Micropaleontologia, 35 (1): 75-86.
62. Whatley R., Bajpai, S. & Whittaker. J. E. (2003). Indian intertrappean Ostracoda in the
collection of the Natural History Museum, London. Cretaceous Research, 24, 73-88.
63. Whatley, R.C., Bajpai, S. & Srinivasan. 2002. Upper Cretaceous nonmarine Ostracoda from
intertrappean horizons in Gulbarga District, Karnataka State, South India. Revista Espanola
de Micropaleontologia, 34 (2), 163-186.
64. Whatley, R.C., Bajpai, S. & Srinivasan. 2002. Upper Cretaceous intertrappean non-marine
Ostracoda from Mohagaonkala (Mohgaon-Kalan), Chhindwara District, Madhya Pradesh
State, Central India. Journal of Micropalaeontology, 21(2): 105-114.
65. Whatley R., Bajpai, S. & Whittaker. J. E. (2002). New records and new species of Ostracoda
from Indian intertrappean deposits. Bolletina della Societa Paleontologica Italiana, 41
(n.2/3): 163-173.
66. Spoor, F., Bajpai, S., Hussain, S.T., Kumar, K., & Thewissen, J.G.M. (2002). Vestibular
evidence for the evolution of aquatic behaviour in early cetaceans. Nature, 417: 163-166.
67. Bajpai, S. & Thewissen, J.G.M. (2002). Vertebrate fauna from Panandhro lignite field
(Lower Eocene), District Kachchh, western India. Current Science, 82(5): 507-509.
68. Thewissen, J.G.M.& Bajpai, S. (2001). Dental morphology of Remingtonocetidae (Cetacea,
Mammalia). Journal of Paleontology, 75 (2): 463-465.
69. Bajpai, S. & Whatley, R. (2001). Late Cretaceous non-marine ostracods from the Deccan
intertappean beds, Kora (western Kachchh, India). Revista Espanola de Micropaleontologia,
33(1): 91-111.
70. Thewissen, J. G. M. & Bajpai, S. (2001). Whale origins as a poster child for
macroevolution. Bioscience, 51:1037-1049.
71. Samant. B. & Bajpai, S. (2001). Fish otoliths from the subsurface Cambay Shale (Lower
Eocene), Surat Lignite Field, Gujarat (India). Current Science, 81(7): 758-759.
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72. Bajpai, S. & Prasad, G.V.R. (2000). Cretaceous age for Ir-rich Deccan intertrappean
deposits: palaeontological evidence from Anjar, western India. Journal of the Geological
Society, London, 157: 257-260.
73. Bajpai, S. & Thewissen, J. G. M. (2000). A new, diminutive Eocene whale from
Kachchh (Gujarat, India) and its implications for locomotor evolution of cetaceans. Current
Science, 79 (10): 1478-1482.
74. Whatley R. & Bajpai, S. (2000). Zoogeographical relationships of the Upper Cretaceous
nonmarine Ostracoda of India. Current Science, 79 (6): 694-696.
75. Whatley R. & Bajpai, S. (2000). A new fauna of Late Cretaceous non-marine Ostracoda
from the Deccan Intertrappean beds of Lakshmipur, Kachchh (Kutch) District, Gujurat,
western India. Revista Espanola de Micropaleontologia, 32 (3): 385-409.
76. Whatley R. & Bajpai. S. (2000). Further non-marine Ostracoda from the late Cretaceous
intertappean deposits of the Anjar region, Kachchh, Gujarat, India. Revue de
Micropaleontologie, 43 (1-2): 173-178.
77. Bajpai, S. & Gingerich, P.D. (1998). A new Eocene cetacean from India and the time of
origin of whales. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 95: 15464-15468.
78. Bajpai, S. & Thewissen, J.G.M. (1998). Middle Eocene cetaceans from the Harudi and
Subathu formations of India. In: The Emergence of Whales (Ed. J.G.M. Thewissen), Plenum
Publishing Corporation, New York: 213-233.
79. Bajpai, S., Sahni, A. & Schleich, H.H. (1998). Late Cretaceous gekkonid eggshells from the
Deccan intertrappeans of Kutch, India. In Contributions to the Herpetology of South Asia
(Eds. H.H. Schleich, W. Kastle): 301-306.
80. Roe, L.J., Thewissen, J.G.M., Quade, J., O'Neil, J.R., Bajpai, S., Sahni. A. & Hussain, S.T.
(1998). Isotopic approaches to understanding the terrestrial to marine transition of the earliest
cetaceans. In: The Emergence of Whales (Ed. J.G.M. Thewissen), Plenum Publishing
Corporation, New York: 399-422.
81. Bajpai, S. & Domning, D. P. (1997). A new dugongine sirenian from the early Miocene of
India. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 17(1): 219-228.
82. Bajpai, S.,Srinivasan, S. & Sahni, A. (1997). Fossil turtle eggshells from the infratrappean
beds of Duddukuru, Andhra Pradesh. Journal of the Geological Society of India, 49: 209213.
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83. Bajpai, S. (1996). Iridium anomaly in Anjar intertrappean beds and the K/T boundary.
Memoir of the Geological Society of India (Cretaceous Stratigraphy and
Palaeoenvironments), 37: 313-319.
84. Thewissen, J.G.M., Roe, L.J., Neil, J.R.O'., Hussain, S.T., Sahni, A. & Bajpai, S. (1996).
Evolution of cetacean osmoregulation. Nature, 381: 379-380.
85. Bajpai, S., Thewissen, J.G.M. & Sahni, A. (1996). Indocetus (Cetacea, Mammalia)
endocasts from Kachchh (India). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 6 (3): 582-584.
86. Sahni, A., Tandon, S.K., Jolly, A. Bajpai, S., Sood, A. & Srinivasan, S. (1994). Late
Cretaceous dinosaur eggs and nesting sites from the Deccan volcano-sedimentary province of
peninsular India. In: Dinosaur Eggs and Babies (Eds. K. Carpenter, J. Horner & K.F.
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87. Srinivasan, S., Bajpai, S. & Sahni, A. (1994). Charophytes from the Deccan intertrappean
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