Mr. G. Sankar M.Tech.

Scientist G(Rtd.), Senior Consultant, Crustal Processes (CrP)

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Selected Publications:

  1. Duggal a J Gupta RP Sankar G and Singhal BBS 1982 Snow cover and snow melt runoff relation in Beas catchment India using – Landsat images In “Applied Modeling in Catchment hydrology” Water Resources Publications, USA
  2. Rupta R P, Duggal A J, Rao S N,  Sankar G and Singhal BBS 1982 Snow cover area Vs Snow melt rumoff relation and its dependence on geomorphology- A Study from the Beas catchment (Himalayas, India) Journal of Hydrology, Elsevier pub 58 325-329
  3. Srikumar Chattopadhyay M B Salim and Sankar G 1986 Integerated environmental assessment for Ecodevelopment a case study of Bavalipuzha –Aralampuzha Drainage basin in Kerala. Proc. Seminar on Eco-development of Western Ghats pp 266 – 275
  4. Sekhar Lukose Kuriakose,Cees van Westen, Ramesh c lakhera, LP H van Beek, Sankar G, Dinand Alkema, TW Vvan Asch and Jayadev S K (2006) Effect of vegetation on debris flow initiation Conceptualization and parameterization of adynamic model for debris flow initiation in Tikovil river basin, Kerala, India using PC RASTER Proc. ISPRS Goa
  5. Sankar G 2005  Landslides of Kerala and their Management. In G.V Rajamanickom ( editor) “landslides” Proc of the national seminar on landlsides , SASTRA Deemed University, Thanjavur pp 97-106
  6. Sekhar L Kuriakose, V G Jetten, C J van Westen, G Sankar, L P H van Beek 2008 Pore pressure as a trigger of shallow landslides in the Western Ghats of Kerala, India: Some preliminary observations from an experimental catchment, Physical Geography, 29(4):374 -385
  7. Sekhar L Kuriakose, G Sankar, C.Muraleedharan 2009 History of landslide suceptibility and chronology of landslide prone areas in the western Ghats of Kerala, Environmental Geology, 57 (7),1153-568
  8. Nair ASK, Sankar G and Nalinakumar S 1993 Remotesensing applications in the study of coastal inlets Photonirvachak vol 21, No3


  1. Sankar G 1991 Investigation of landslides at Kudanji and Kurachundu Calicut district. Report submitted to Government, CESS Trivandrum
  2. Sankar G 1994 Causes of landslides. In Proc. of Training course of landslide hazard mitigation and management, Calicut organized by BIP and CWRDM
  3. Sankar G and Thampi P K 1997 Land disturbances near Niramkaitakotta Temple, vallikunnu Panchayat Malappuram district. Report submitted to the Govt. CESS
  4. Sankar G 2001 A Preliminary report on the November 9th Landslide at Amboori panchayat, Thiruvananthapuram district. Report submitted to the Govt. CESS
  5. Sankar G and John Mathai  2002 Report on land disturbances around Mount carmel Convent, Perumala, Kanadalur Panchayat Idukki District report CESS PR- 23-2002
  6. Sekhar L Kuriakose, C J van Westen, R C Lakhera, L.P.Hvan Beek, G .Sankar, D.Alkema,T.W.J.van Asch,Jayadev S K., 2006 Effect of vegetation on debris flow initiation- Conceptulisation and parameterisation of a Dynamic Model for debris flow initiation in Tikovil River Basin, Kerala ,India using PC Raster. 2nd International symposium on Geoinformation for Disasters, September 25-26 GOA ISPRS Commission IV, Ahmedabad,India
  7. Thampi P K John Mathai, Sankar G and Sidharthan S 1988 Evaluation Study  in terms of landslide mitigation in parts of Western ghats , Kerala. Report submitted to the Ministry of Agriculture, Govt of India
  8. Thampi P K John Mathai, and Sankar G 1993 Terrain Evaluation in terms of hazard mitigation at LPSC Mahendragiri, Tamil Nadu CESS report
  9. Sankar G, John Mathai, and Sidharthan S 1999 “landslide mitigation study in landslideprone areas of Pathanapuram taluk, Kollam district” Report No CESS-PR- 36-2004 submitted to the Government
  10. Sachith Mohan, R.L Anuroop,G, Sankar G and John Mathai 2006 Human Interaction and its Effects on the Stability of slopes. A case study pf the recent debris flows in the Pashukkadavu area in the Maruthonkara Panchayat, Kozhikode Proc XVIII Kerala Science Congress, Trivandrum pp261-263
  11. Thampi P K John Mathai, Sankar G and Sidharthan S 2001 Terrain data management system for Natural calamity mitigation. Final Technical report No CESS-PR-28-2001