Dr. A. Krishnakumar

Scientist D, Crustal Processes (CrP)

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Phone(Off) : 0471-2511602

Phone(Res) : 0470-2603210

Fax : 0471-2442280

On-going projects:

  1. Environmental Studies of Periyar-Chalakkudi rivers of Kerala and Netravathi-Gurupur rivers of Karnataka (Team Member)
  2. Biostratigraphy and detailed sedimentological and geochemical investigations to trace the evolution of west coast and the escarpment through Cenozoic (Team Member)
  3. Critical Zone characteristics of selected watersheds of Periyar, Netravathi and Cauvery river basins (Principal Investigator)
  4. Assessment of Global change impacts in Sahyadri (Principal Investigator)

Completed projects:

  1. Utilization of a river basin for sustainable development- Geological, Geomorphological and Hydrogeochemical studies of Karamana river basin, Kerala using Geographical Information System Grant-in-aid by the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Govt. of India
  2. Rapid EIA study of Kannur International Airport (Co-Investigator) financed by the Airport Authority of India
  3. Appraisal of drinking water potential of springs in Pathanamthitta, Kottayam and Idukki districts of Kerala (Co-PI), Institute supported project
  4. Inventory of the wetlands of Kerala- Preparation of brief report under the wetlands (Conservation & Management) Rules, 2010 funded by the Department of Environment and Climate change, GoK (Co-Investigator)
  5. Environmental Studies of Kollam- Neendakara wetlands and associated inlands, funded by the Department of Port and Fisheries, GoK (Principal Investigator)
  6. Monitoring Global Change impacts in Western Ghats, sponsored by the Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment (Principal Investigator)
  7. Hydrological modeling of Greater Cochin urban agglomerate in the context of sustainable urban water resources development (Co-PI), MoES Plan, Govt. of India