DHARANIRAJAN K. Assistant Professor

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  • Department of Coastal Disaster Management (A & N Campus)
  • School of Physical, Chemical & Applied Sciences
  • dharanirajan@gmail.com

Academic Activity

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Educational Qualification (UG,PG & Higher Order)

S.No Degree Subject/Title of thesis University/Board Year of Passing
1 M.Sc Computer Science Annamalai University 2009
2 Ph.D Coastal Zone Management Anna University 2006
3 M.Tech Remote sensing Bharathidasan University 1993
4 M.Sc Geology Madras University 1989
5 B.Sc Geology Madras University 1987

Area of Specializaion

Geology, Remote sensing, GIS, Disaster Management, Coastal application

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Teaching Experience

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1 Assistant Professor Coastal Disaster Management Pondicherry University

Research Experience

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1 Project Associate Institute of Remote sensing Anna University Remote sensig and GIS
2 Project Scientist Institute of Remote sensing Anna University Remote sensig and GIS

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1 Groundwater geochemical mapping in hard rock area of Gadilam river basin using GIS technique, Tamil Nadu, India 15. S. Aravindan, K. Shankar, Poovalinga Ganesh and K. Dharanirajan Journal of Applied Geochemistry Vol.12, No.2 (2010) pp 209-216, ISSN: 0972-1967 2010 -
2 A study of rock slope failures in the coastal landslide zone in the South Eastern part of Port Blair through Ground Penetrating Radar and resistivity 14. Ramanujam. N., Dharanirajan. K., Mothilal Yuvaraja. P., and Prasad. P Indian Landslides .3. No.1. May 2010, pp.1-8 2010 -
3 GIS study for locating village wise suitable groundwater quality zones in parts of veeranam catchments area, Tamil Nadu, South India 13. Gurugnanam. B., Suresh. M., Vasudevan. S., Dharanirajan. K., and Sivanatarajan. G Journal of Applied Geochemistry Vol.12 No.1. pp.84-94 2010 -
4 Remote sensing and GIS studies for the conservation and management of coastal environments 12. K. Dharanirajan., N. Ramanujam., R. Ramesh., B. Gurugnanam., Yacob and Manoharan ECO-CHRONICLE vol.4, no.2, June 2009, pp.85-100 2009 -
5 Drinking and irrigational feasibility of groundwater, GIS spatial mapping in Upper Thrumanimuthar Sub-basin, Cauvery river, Tamil Nadu 11. M. Suresh, B. Gurugnanam, S. Vasudevan, K. Dharanirajan, N. Jawahar Raj Journal of Geological society of India , J09-141:A80. ISSN:0016-7622 2009 -
6 Groundwater quality and its suitability for drinking and irrigation uses from sembaiyuthu micro watershed, Pambar river basin, Tamil Nadu, India 10. M. Suganya., B. Gurugnanam., S. Vasudevan., S.V. Lingeswara Rao., K. Dharanirajan Journal of Applied Geochemistry Vol.II No.2, pp 254-265 ISSN:0972-1967 2009 -
7 GIS analysis for the identification of shallow groundwater weathered zone using Geophysical data in Upper Thirumanimuthar sub-basin, Cauvery river, Ta 9. Suresh, M,Gurugnanam,Vasudevan, Kumaravel, , Dharanirajan, K Eco-Chronicle Vol.3, No.2, ISSN:0973-4155 2008 -
8 Beach morphology and coastal protection along Ennore coast in the north of Chennai city, southeast India 8. P.Kasinatha Pandian and K.Dharanirajan Indian Journal of Science and Technology http://www.indjst.org Vol.1 No.1 (Nov. 2007). 2007 -
9 Favorability and disfavorability of groundwater with reference to WHO and Indian standards in Valapadi Taluk, Salem District, Tamil Nadu 7. B. Gurugnanam , K. Joshep Santhanaraj, N. Prabhakaran, K. Dharanirajan, S. Bairavi and Radha Ecol. Env & Cons. 13 (3):2007; p.(551-554). 2007 -
10 Study of tsunami impact for South Andaman island (India) using remote sensing and GIS 6. K. Dharanirajan, P. Kasinatha Pandian, B. Gurugnanam, Gowri, Saranathan, Narayanan, Subbaraj Journal of Geomorphology Vol 11, 12, No.1&2, (2006 & 2007), p.149-176 2007 -
11 Addressing the extent of aquifer for groundwater favourability through remote sensing and GIS in Valapadi Taluk, Salem district, Tamil Nadu, India 5. B. Gurugnanam, S. Vasudevan, N. Prabahkaran, M. Suvedha, K. Dharanirajan and M.V. Mukesh Eco-chronicle Vol.1, N0.3, September 2006, p.145-161 2006 -
12 Man made impacts on sandy beaches in South Andaman islands – A case study using remote sensing and GIS 4. Dharanirajan. K., Ramachandran. S., Kasinathapandian., Rajkumari. S., Anitha. S., Srinivasan. D., Marie Irene Preeti Divien., Arul Raj. M Journal of Geomorphology - 2005 -
13 Morphodynamics of the tidal inlets: A case study of Ennore creek and Pulicat lake inlets, Southeast Indian coast 3. Kasinathapandian P., Ramesh. S., Ramana Murthy. M.V., Ramachandran. S., Dharanirajan. K Journal of Geomorphology - 2005 -
14 Sustainable coastal tourism for South Andaman – A remote sensing and GIS approach 2. Dharanirajan. K., Ramachandran. S., Kasinathapandian, Balamurugan and Udayaraj. A Journal of Indian ocean studies Vol.II no.2 pp.301-311 2003 -
15 Management of coastal environments in Tamil Nadu and Andaman & Nicobar Islands based on remote sensing and GIS approaches 1. Ramachandran. S., Krishnamoorthy. R., Sundaramoorthy. S., Parviz.Z.F., Kalyanamuthiah and Dharanirajan. K Maeer’s Mit Pune journal Aug.1995-Jan 1996, Vol. V nos. 15 & 16, special issue on coastal environment management, pp.129-140 1996 -

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