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Dr. Tiju I. Varghese

Research Associate - I, Coastal Processes (CoP)

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Phone(Off) : 0471-2511660

Fax : 0471-2442280

Education:

Ph.D. : 2015, Marine Geology, Cochin University of Science & Technology
Thesis : Sedimentology and geochemistry of core sediments from the Ashtamudi Estuary and the adjoining coastal plain, Central Kerala, India
M. Sc. : 2004, Marine Geology, Cochin University of Science & Technology

Professional career:

2015 - Present Research Associate - I, National Centre for Earth Science Studies
2011 - 2015 SRF (DST, MACIS), Centre for Earth Science Studies
2009 - 2011 JRF (DST), Centre for Earth Science Studies
2005 - 2009 JRF (MACIS), Centre for Earth Science Studies

Training:

  • Training for using CILAS 1180L for Particle size ranging fom 0.4 to 2500 microns Advanced Scientific, Size Expert Software at CESS 12 -19th April 2007
  • Training for XRD High Score Plus & PAN-ICSD Pan Analytical at CESS 25-26th January 2013

Research Interest:

Sedimentology, Geochemistry and Clay mineralogy of coastal sediments, Coastal Evolution, beach and coastal proceses

Publications:

  1. Varghese,T.I., Prakash T.N., Shahul Hameed, T.S. (2017) Post M-9 event changes on bathymetry and sediment characteristics of innershelf zone off Kayamkulam, Southern Kerala, India, Indian Journal of Geo-Marine Sciences, Volume 46, Issue 3, 504-512.
  2. Nagendra, R., Nagarajan, R., Prakash, T.N. and Varghese, T.I. (2017) Heavy metal studies of core sediments, Ashtamudi estuary, Southern Kerala, India, Journal of Indian Association of Sedimentologists (in press).
  3. Varghese, T.I., Prakash, T.N. and Nagendra, R. (2016) Depositional history of coastal plain sediments, southern kerala, south west India, Journal of Earth Science & Climatic Change 7: 355. doi:10.4172/2157-7617.
  4. Prakash,T.N., Varghese, T.I., Prasad, R., Sheela Nair, L. and Kurian, N.P. (2016) Erosion and heavy mineral depletion of a placer mining beach along the south-west coast of India: Part II—Sedimentological and mineralogical changes, Natural Hazards, Volume 83, Issue 2, 797–822.
  5. Prasad, R., Sheela Nair L, Kurian, N.P., Prakash, T.N. and Varghese, T.I. (2016) Erosion and heavy mineral depletion of a placer mining beach along the south-west coast of India: part III—short- and long-term morphological changes, Natural Hazards, Volume 83, Issue 2, 823–847.
  6. Prakash, T.N. Sheela Nair, L. and Varghese, T.I. (2014) Shoreline changes and reef strengthening at Kavaratti island in Lakshadweep Archipelago-A case study Indian Journal of Geo-Marine Sciences, Volume 43, Issue 7, 1140-1144.

Conference Proceedings:

  1. T.N. Prakash, L. Sheela Nair and Tiju I. Varghese, 2014. Shoreline Changes and Reef Strengthening at Kavaratti Island in Lakshadweep Archipelago - A Case Study', Proc. 5th Indian National Conference on Harbour and Ocean Engineering (INCHOE), pp. 622-625
  2. Tiju I. Varghese, T.N. Prakash and R. Nagendra, 2012. Depositional environment of inland, lagoon and offshore sediments of Kayamkulam area, Kerala National Seminar on Coastal Zone- Processes, Resources & Social Relevance held at School of Marine Sciences, Cochin Univeristy of Science and Technology (CUSAT), Cochin, p9.
  3. Tiju I. Varghese, T.N. Prakash, R. Nagendra and Samsuddin, M., 2010. Studies of sub-crop sediments in souhern Kerala; Implications to sea level changes Coastal processes in a critically eroding sector of south west Coast of India. Proceedings, Indian National Conference on Coastal Processes, Resources and Management, Thiruvanathapuram, pp.362–368.
  4. Prakash, T.N., L. Sheela Nair., T.S. Shahul Hameed and Tiju I. Varghese, 2010. Numerical modelling for reconstruction of reef at Kavaratti Island, Lakshadweep Archipelago. Proceedings, Indian National Conference on Coastal Processes, Resources and Management, Thiruvanathapuram, pp.231–234.
  5. Tiju I. Varghese, L. Sheela Nair, V.R. Shamji and S. Abhilash, 2009. Long-term coastal erosion at Kavaratti island, Lakshadweep, Proc. National Conference of Ocean Society of India on Recent Developments in Ocean Science, Engineering and Technology, OSICON'09, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam p.52.
  6. Prakash, T.N., Kurian, N.P., Rajith, K, Abhilash, P.P., Muralikrishnan, B.T., Kalairason, P. and Tiju I. Varghese, 2005. December 2004 Tsunami: Some Results of Field surveys along the Kerala Coast. Proc. of Nat. workshop on Tsunami and Mitigation measures. Department of Ocean Engineering, IIT Madras, pp.307–320.