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Dr.Kaliraj S

Scientist B, CGL

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Education:

Ph. D. : 2016, Remote sensing - GeoTechnology, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli
M. Tech. : 2011, Geomatics, Indian Institute of Surveying & Mapping (IIS&M), Survey of India, Hyderabad
M.Sc. : 2008, Remote sensing & GIT, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai

Professional career:

2016 - present Scientist B, National Centre for Earth Science Studies
2013 - 2016 Senior Research Fellow (DST-INSPIRE), M.S. University, Tirunelveli
2011 - 2013 Junior Research Fellow (DST-INSPIRE), M.S. University, Tirunelveli
2008 - 2009 Lecturer in GIS, The Gandhigram Rural University, Gandhigram

Areas of Interests:

Remote sensing, GIS, GIS Modeling, Coastal Vulnerability , Natural Resource Management.

Honours/Awards/Fellowships/Memberships:

  1. Member in Geospatial World (Formerly GIS Development), Geospatial Media and Communications Pvt. Ltd, A-145, Sector - 63, Noida (U.P.) - 201 301, India.
  2. Member in GeoCommunity, MindSites Group, 1155 John Sims Pkwy E, Niceville, Florida - 32578, USA.
  3. Member in Geomatics Association of Nova Scotia (GANS) , Geomatics Association of Nova Scotia, PO Box 961, Halifax, Nova Scotia. Canada.
  4. Member in Nature Canada (Environmental Protection Society), 75 Albert St, Suite 300, Ottawa, ON K1P 5E7, Canada.
  5. Member cum Volunteer , World Environmental Organization, 2020, Pennsylvania Ave. NW, #2001, Washington, DC 20006. USA.
  6. Awarded University First Rank in Master of Science in Environmental Remote sensing & Geo Information Technology during the Year of 2006 – 2008, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India.
  7. Awarded Govt. of Tamil Nadu Scholarship “Maveeran Sundaralingam Scholarship” for the Highest Score in Master of Science Degree in Environmental Remote sensing & Geo Information Technology.
  8. Awarded DST – INSPIRE Fellowship (JRF) for pursuing Ph.D in Remote sensing from Dept. of Science & Technology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India, New Delhi, India for the periods from June 2011 to September 2013.
  9. Awarded DST – INSPIRE Fellowship (SRF) from Dept. of Science & Technology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India, New Delhi, India for the periods from November 2013 to November 2016.

Training:

  1. Certificate course on Basics of Remote sensing, GIS and GPS conducted by IIRS, Dehradun, Uttarakhand during January - May, 2007.
  2. Certificate course on Remote sensing, GIS and GNSS conducted by IIRS, Dehradun, Uttarakhand during August - November, 2013
  3. Certificate course on “Microwave (SAR) Remote Sensing for Natural Resources conducted by IIRS, Dehradun, Uttarakhand during February – March, 2014
  4. Certificate course on Remote sensing, GIS and GNSS conducted by IIRS, Dehradun, Uttarakhand during August - November, 2014.
  5. Certificate course on Applications of Remote Sensing and GIS for Natural Resources conducted by IIRS, Dehradun, Uttarakhand during January - March, 2015.
  6. Coastal System : Remote sensing and GIS application (INCOIS Sponsored) conducted by Center for Studies on Bay of Bengal, Andhra University, Vishakapattanam from 02/02/2009 to 14 /02/2009..
  7. Geo informatics in disaster management (NNRMS - ISRO Sponsored) conducted by Geological Survey of India (GSITI), Hyderabad from 15/04/2009 to 16/05/2009.
  8. Photogrammetry Applications (6 weeks Training course - ISRO Sponsored) conducted by Institute of Remote sensing (IRS), Anna University, Chennai from 18/05/2009 to 26/06/2009..
  9. Geospatial Technologies & Applications (NRDMS Sponsored) conducted by Centre for Environment, J.N.T. University, Hyderabad from 18/06/2012 to 07/07/2012.
  10. Satellite Remote sensing for Earth Science Research (DST-NRDMS Sponsored) conducted by Centre for Earth & Space Sciences, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad from 11/09/2014 to 01/10/2014.
  11. International Training Course on Ocean Colour Remote Sensing - Data, Processing & Applications (ITCOocean & IODE Sponsored) conducted by Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS), Hyderabad, India from 10/11/2014 to 14/11/2014.

Projects and Research Works:

  1. Water Quality Analysis on Physical, Chemical & Biological Characteristics in Thamirabarani River.
  2. Landuse and Land cover change detection using Remote sensing & GIS.
  3. Watershed Modelling & Management for Rural Development.
  4. Geo-Spatial Modelling to Explore the Ground Water Artificial Recharge Zones and Analysis of Suitable site for Recharge Structure construction.
  5. Geospatial Analysis on Coastal Geomorphological Vulnerability along SW coast of Kanyakumari using Remote sensing Technology.