Dr. D. Padmalal Ph.D.
Scientist F, Group Head, Natural Resources and Environmental Management (NREM)
Phone(Off) : 0471-2511601
Phone(Res) : 0470-2667219
Fax : 0471-2442280
Projects Completed as PI:
- Sand auditing of rivers (Manimala, Periyar and Muvattupuzha) in the Idukki District. Funded by the District Administration, Idukki.
- Palaeoclimate and sea level records in the Late Quaternary sediments of coastal wetlands of Pallikkal and Achankovil river basins, Kerala – Its implications on coastal evolution. Funded by the Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment, GoK.
- Quaternary geology and geomorphic evolution of the coastal lands of Kollam district, Southwest India. Internally funded project.
- Environmental appraisal and sand auditing of Periyar river, Ernakulam district, Kerala. Funded by District Administration, Ernakulam, 2011.
- River sand auditing: A case of Manimala river (RD-7). Funded by Revenue Department (Pathanamthitta and Kottayam Districts), Government of Kerala, 2010.
- River sand mining and management (PLAN – 236). Internally funded project, 2006.
- Sand mining studies of Kerala Rivers. Funded by various Local Bodies of Kerala, 2000 – 2007.
- Tile and brick clay mining and related environmental problems of the Chalakudy river basin, Central Kerala. Funded by Kerala Research Programme on Local Level Development (KRPLLD), 2004.
- Report on biomass resource assessment study of Kunnathunad and Parur talukas, Ernakulam District, Kerala. Funded by Agency for Non-conventional Energy and Rural Technology (ANERT), 2003.
- 10. Municipal solid waste generation and management of Changanassery, Kottayam and Kannur Municipalities and Kochi Corporation, Kerala. Funded by Agency for Non-conventional Energy and Rural Technology (ANERT), 2003.
- Sand mining from Manimala river. Funded by Anicadu, Kottangal, Kallooppara, Puramattom and Kuttoor Grama Panchayats, Pathanamthitta district, 1999.
- Sand mining from the Pamba river: consequences and strategies. Funded by the District Administration, Pathanamthitta, 1999.
- EIA of soil quarrying from the plot with Resurvey No.99/6, Thiruvallam Village, Thiruvananthapuram District. Funded by District Administration, Thiruvananthapuram, 1998.
- Sand availability of the Manimala River in the vicinity of Mallappally Grama Panchayat, Pathanamthitta District: A technical study. Funded by Mallappally Grama Panchayat, 1998.
- Sand budget of Periyar River: Special reference to River sand mining. Internally funded project, 1998.
- A preliminary investigation on the sand budget of the Pamba river between Cherukolpuzha and Kizhavarakadavu, Pathanamthitta District. Internally funded project, 1995.