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 Scientific Team  
 
Sushanth C. M.
Dr. Anitha A. B

Scientist F & Head 
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Dinil Sony C
Dinil Sony C

Scientist E2
 
Abdulla P K
Abdulla P K
Scientist E2
 
Drissia T K
Scientist B
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 List of Selected Ongoing Projects  
  • Study in the characteristics of the driving beach at Muzhuppilangad, Kerala (funded by KSCSTE, Govt. of Kerala)

  • Studies on mining of river sand - from the local bodies of northern Kerala (funded by Local Bodies of Govt. of Kerala)

  • Assessment of Impact of Inland vessels on the water quality in Vembanad lake  (funded by Port Department, Govt. of Kerala)

  • Integrated river basin master plan for Chaliyar (funded by WRD, Govt. of Kerala)
  • Salinity Propagation and Mixing Characteristics of Kuppam-Valapattanam River (funded by KSCSTE, Govt. of Kerala)

  • Benchmarking of Kuttiyadi Irrigation Project- (funded by KSCSTE, Govt. of Kerala)

  • Study on Hydrological Characteristics of all River Basins of Keralafunded by KSCSTE, Govt. of Kerala)

  • Impact of Kuttiyadi augmentation scheme in the  command areas of Kuttiyadi and Banasurasagar irrigation  projects of Kerala (funded by KSCSTE, Govt. of Kerala)

  • Evaluation of hydrologic features of semi arid, semi-humid and humid tropic watersheds and the development of Decision Support System, (DSS) for their management (funded by DST/NRDMS)

     

 
 List of Selected Completed Projects  Top^
 

  River Basin Planning 

  • Surface water potential studies of Kuttiyadi river basin (funded by State Committee on Science, Technology and Environment)

  • A status report on the water resources development of Bharathapuzha river basin (funded by Govt. of Kerala)

  • Towards evolving basin plans for the rivers draining into the Vembanad wetland system (funded by Water Resources  Department, Govt. of Kerala)

  • Hydrological Studies of Kadalundi  wetland in relation to the drainage basin (funded by KSCSTE)

  • Development of integrated river basin management plan (IRBMP) for Karuvannur river basin (funded by KSCSTE, Govt. of Kerala)

  • Integrated water resources management plan for Bharathapuzha basin (funded by KSCSTE, Govt. of Kerala)

  • Water resources development plan for four river basins of Kerala (funded by KSCSTE, Govt. of Kerala)

  • Development of strategies for river basin management in Western Ghat region  through a Case Study (funded by KSCSTE, Govt. of Kerala)

 
  Watershed Studies
  • Hydrology of cultivated watersheds of midland Kerala

  • Evaluation of hydrologic parameters and surface water potential of Deviar watershed in the Western Ghats region (funded by Govt. of Kerala )

  • Evolving models for integrated and sustainable management of small watersheds in the semi- arid region through investigations using modern techniques in two typical watersheds (funded by NRDMS, DST/UNDP)

  • Establishment of a groundwater information system (GWIS) for urban watershed in the humid tropics (funded by NRDMS, DST)

  • Watershed based geographic information system for Olavanna panchayat (funded by Western Ghat Cell, Govt. of Kerala)

Water Resources Development and Management

  • Integrated water management in the command area of Kuttiyadi irrigation project (funded by Central Board of Irrigation and Power)

  • Evaluation of tanks and ponds of Kerala (funded by State Committee on Science, Technology and Environment)

  • Inventory of springs in Kerala (funded by State Committee on Science, Technology and Environment)

  • Resources inventory of Palghat district (funded by Kerala Electricity Board)

  • Investigation of a micro-hydel scheme  at Kakkadampoil (funded by State Committee on Science, Technology and Environment)

  • Hydrological and other related investigations for integrated drinking water supply schemes in selected problem districts of Kerala (funded by Rajiv Gandhi National Drinking Water Mission, Dept of Rural Development, Govt. of India)

  • Management of fresh water sources in the Lakshadweep islands (funded by India- Canada Environment Facility)

  • Investigations on the availability of water in the river Periyar to meet the  requirements of the KINFRA Hi-Tech Park, Kalamassery (funded by KINFRA)

  • Investigations on the availability of water at the Thumbappara intake point for  the proposed Agali water Supply Scheme (funded by AHADS, GoK)

  • Integrated water resources management plan for Cochin Medical City (funded by Kochi Medical City)

  • Investigations on the feasibility to meet the water supply, demand of Kollam Corporation from Thenmala Reservoir  (funded by Kollam Corporation)

  • Investigation of the Yalkanna river as the source to meet water demand of KINFRA small industries park at Seethangoli in Kasaragod district (funded by KINFRA)

  • Water balance studies to evaluate the scope to meet the water demand of KINFRA integrated textile park at Kanjikode in Palakkad district with surface water in Walayar and Korayar watersheds  (funded by KINFRA)  

Sedimentation Studies

  • Studies on sediment yield from watersheds of Western Ghats region (funded by Ministry of Environment & Forests, Govt. of India)

  • Sedimentation survey of Kuttiyadi hydel reservoir (funded by Kerala State Electricity Board)

  • Sedimentation studies in the reservoirs of hydel projects (funded by Kerala State Electricity Board)

  • Dredging/Desilting in Chathanadupuzha in Ernakulam district (funded by Pokkali Land Development Agency)

  • Disiltation of Malampuzha reservoir characterization and spatial distribution of sediments (funded by WRD, GoK)

Wetland Management

  • Vembanad-kol wetland system in  relation to drainage basin management (funded by Wetlands International, Asia-Pacific)

  • Opportunity costs with special reference  to Vembanad-Kol wetland system (funded by UNDP, Department of Environment, Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research)

  • Study for  modernisation the Thanneermukkom barrage and   Thottappally     spillway for efficient water management in Kuttanad region, Kerala, jointly with   IIT Madras (funded by MoWR, GoI)

Reservoir Operation Plan

  • System simulation and reservoir operation for Kuttiyadi schemes in Kerala (funded by Indian National Committee on Hydrology)

  • Systems approach for the operation of water resources projects in the Pamba river basin (funded by KSCSTE, Govt. of Kerala)

  • Establishing a seasonal operation plan for Malampuzha irrigation project(funded by KSCSTE, Govt. of Kerala)

Operational Hydrology

  • Evaluation of existing raingauge stations in Kerala (funded by State Committee on Science Technology and Environment)

  • To establish rainfall-runoff criteria for Chaliyar river basin of Western ghats region (funded by Central Board of Irrigation and Power)

  • Collection and documentation of hydrological data of Kerala (funded by State Committee on Science, Technology and Environment)

  • Identification of waterlogged areas arising out of selected irrigation projects of Kerala (funded by Indian National Committee on Irrigation and Drainage)

  • Studies on urban hydrology of Thrissur in relation to water supply, drainage and sanitation (funded by KSCSTE, Govt. of Kerala)

Forest Hydrology

  • Meteorological and hydrological monitoring and investigations in the  core zone of Nilgiri biosphere reserve – Silent Valley and Nilambur Kovilakam subbasins (funded by Ministry of Environment & Forests, Govt of India)

  • Assessment of environmental degradation of Attappady region (funded by State Committee on Science, Technology and Environment, Govt. of Kerala)

  • Impact of deforestation on hydrologic parameters in the Western ghats region of Kerala (funded by Ministry of Environment & Forests, Govt of India)  

  Estuarine Dynamics

  • Dynamics of circulation and mixing in the Beypore estuary on the Malabar coast (funded by Central Board of Irrigation and Power)

  • Dynamics of coastal plain estuaries of Malabar coast (funded by DST, GoI)

  • Identification of erosion and accretion-prone areas in the coastal belt of northern Kerala (funded by STEC)

  • Evolving model for predicting vulnerable stretches along Kerala coast (funded by KSCSTE, Govt. of Kerala)

    Water and Environment

  • Studies on landslides in the Waynad district of Western ghats (funded by MoEF)

  • Rapid environmental impact assessment due to dredging of sand from the port limits of  Azheekkal and Ponnani  (funded by Port Department) 

  • Rapid environmental impact assessment for Beypore fishing harbour (funded by Harbour Department)

  • Sand mining feasibility study in the rivers flowing through Thrissur district (funded by District Administration)

  • Studies on Mining of River Sand from the local bodies of Northern Kerala (funded by District Administration, Malappuram)

  • Studies on River Bank Protection in the rivers flowing through Malappuram District (funded by District Administration, Malappuram)

  • Management and conservation of Pookot lake ecosystem in the Western ghats (funded by MoEF)

Atlases

  • Water atlas of Kerala (funded by STEC)

  • Water atlas for Andamn and Nicobar Islands and Lakshadweep Islands (funded by Natonal Drinking Water Mission)

Wasteland Development

  • Integrated and sustainable eco-development of Attappady wastelands (Funded by JBIC, Japan:  R&D component)

 
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