Mrs. Krishna R Prasad

Research Scholar, Coastal Processes (CoP)

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M. Sc. : 2005, Anna University
M. Phil. : 2006, Anna University

Professional career:

2013 (Dec) - Present Research Fellow, National Centre for Earth Science Studies.
2006 - 2012 Project Fellow, National Centre For Earth Science Studies


  • Attend a 3 month off-campus outreach certificate program from 04.08.2014 to 14.11.2014 on “Remote sensing, Geographical information system & Global navigation satellite system” conducted by Indian Institute of Remote Sensing in Department of Soil Survey & Soil Conservation, Kerala.
  • Attended a five day training programme from 2nd to 6th November 2015 on ‘Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM-2015), conducted by ICMAAM project directorate, MoES held in Annamalai University
  • Participated in the National workshop on Western Ghats: Evolution and environmental issues during January 1 -2, 2016 at NCESS, conducted by MoES.
  • Participated in the National seminar on “Groundwater resources of Kerala: Trends, new perspectives and management strategies” conducted by international and inter university for natural resources management, University of Kerala on 04th and 5th February 2016.
  • Participated in the one day National workshop on ‘Coastal Environmental Day’ held at National Centre for Earth Science Studies, Thiruvananthapuram on 19th February 2016.
  • Participated in five day training on Research orientation in Remote Sensing and GIS for Natural Resources and Environment Management organized by Department of Earth and Space Science, Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology during 4th to 8th July 2016.

Research Interest:

Sedimentology and Geochemistry.


  1. Silpa.B.L, Reji Srinivas, Likhil.A.C, Aneesh T.D, Krishna Prasad and Sajan K., (2016) “Microtextures on quartz grains in the beach sediments of a high energy regime, Kerala, Southwest coast of India”. Indian Journal of Geo-Marine Science, Vol. 45 (2), February 2016, pp. 191-196.

Conference Proceedings:

  1. Krishna R Prasad, T.D Aneesh, Reji Srinivas, C.S Suraj. K. Sajan (2014). ‘Anthropogenic and industrial effluence in the sediment texture and geochemistry of lower reaches of river Periyar, Kerala.’ Proceedings of the National Seminar on Lakes, Rivers and Wetland Ecosystems- A climate change perspective, Wetclimate, edited by K.S Arunkumar and V.A Ayisha, conducted by Dept of PG Studies and Research in Geology, MES Ponnani College, Malappuram Kerala. Pp 110 -118.
  2. Krishna R Prasad, Reji Srinivas, Abhilasha, Aneesh T.D, Arun T.J and Silpa B.L (2016). ‘An assessment of drinking water quality in Vamanapuram River, a lotic ecosystem, Kerala, India.’ Abstract volume, National seminar on Geology, Geochemistry, Tectonics, Energy and Mineral Resource of Northeast India. pp. 81, held at Department of Geology, Nagaland University, during 9 to 11 November 2016.