FTR Publications

Research papers


  • Ramachandran R, Purvaja R, Lowry K, Kremer H and Lange M (2014). Improving science and policy in managing land-based sources of pollution Environmental Development. In press. DOI: 10.1016/j.envdev.2014.02.002
  • Lakshmi A, Purvaja R and Ramesh R (2014). Recovering from the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami: Lessons for Climate Change Response. Adapting to Climate Change, 291-314
  • Banerjee K, Ganguly D, Paneer Selvam, A, Purvaja R and Ramesh R., (2014). Source-sink inventory of greenhouse gases from Indian mangroves: a review, Indian Journal of Geo-Marine Sciences, 43(6), 1007-1019
  • Hariharan G, Purvaja R and Ramesh R (2014). Toxic Effects of Lead on Biochemical and Histological Alterations in Green Mussel (Perna viridis) Induced by Environmentally Relevant Concentrations. Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health, Part A. 77 (5), 246-260
  • Sachithanandam V, Mageswaran T, Sridhar R, Purvaja R and Ramesh R (2014). Assessment of Cyclone Lehar’s impact on seagrass meadows in Ross and Smith Islands, North Andaman. Natural Hazards, 72 (2), 1253-1258
  • Ganguly D, Ray R, Majumder N, Chowdhury C and Jana TK (2014). Monsoonal Influence on Evapotranspiration of the Tropical Mangrove Forest in Northeast India. American Journal of Climate Change, 3, 232-244
  • Singh G, Ramanathan AL, Santra SC and Ranjan RK (2014). Tidal control on the nutrient variability in Sundarban Mangrove ecosystem. Manuscript accepted for publication in Indian Journal of Geo-Marine Sciences
  • Chakraborty S, Bhattacharya T, Singh G and Maity JP (2014). Benthic macroalgae as biological indicators of heavy metal pollution in the marine environments: A biomonitoring approach for pollution assessment. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 100, 61-68


  • Saxena S, Purvaja R, Suganya GMD and Ramesh R (2013). Coastal hazard mapping in the Cuddalore region, South India. Natural hazards, 66 (3), 1519-1536
  • Achyuthan H, Deshpande RD, Rao MS, Kumar B, Nallathambi T, Ramesh R, Ramachandran P, Maurya As and Gupta SK (2013). Stable isotopes and salinity in the surface waters of the Bay of Bengal: Implications for water dynamics and palaeoclimate. Marine Chemistry, 149, 51-62
  • Senthilkumar B, Purvaja R and Ramesh R (2013). Vertical profile distribution and accumulation of heavy metals in mangrove sediments (Pichavaram), southeast coast of India. Journal of Applied Geochemistry 15 (3), 318-335
  • Ganguly D, Robin RS, Vishnu Vardhan K, Muduli PR, Abhilash KR, Patra S and Subhramanian BR (2013). Variable response of two tropical phytoplankton species at different salinity and nutrient condition. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 440, 244–249
  • Jennifer Immaculate Divia, Neetha V., Hariharan G., Kakolee B., Purvaja V., Ramesh R. (2013). N2O Flux From South Andaman Mangroves And Surrounding Creek Waters, International Journal of Oceans and Oceanography, 7(1), pp. 73-82
  • Teuchies J, Singh Gurmeet, Bervoets L and Meire P (2013). Land use changes and metal mobility: Multi-approach study on tidal marsh restoration in a contaminated estuary. Science of the Total Environment, 449, 174-183
  • Ranjan RK, Singh Gurmeet, Routh J and Ramanathan A (2013). Trace metal fractionation in the Pichavaram mangrove–estuarine sediments in southeast India after the tsunami of 2004. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 185: 8197-8213
  • Vishnu Vardhan K, Muduli Pdipta R, Robin RS, Charan Kumar A, Lovarajub, Ganguly D, Patraa S, G. Rao Nageswara, Raman AV and Subramanian BR (2013). Plankton metabolic processes and its significance on dissolved organic carbon pool in a tropical brackish water lagoon, Continental Shelf Research, 52–61


  • Paneer Selvam A, Priya SL, Banerjee K, Hariharan G, Purvaja R and Ramesh R (2012). Heavy metal assessment using geochemical and statistical tools in the surface sediments of Vembanad Lake, Southwest Coast of India. Environmental monitoring and assessment, 184 (10), 5899-5915
  • Hariharan G, Kumar C S, Laxmi Priya S and Paneer Selvam A (2012). Acute and chronic toxic effect of lead (Pb) and zinc (Zn) on biomarker response in post larvae of Penaeus monodon (Fabricus, 1798). Toxicological & Environmental Chemistry, 94 (8), 1571-1582
  • Banerjee K, Senthilkumar B, Purvaja R and Ramesh R (2012). Sedimentation and trace metal distribution in selected locations of Sundarbans mangroves and Hooghly estuary, Northeast coast of India. Environmental geochemistry and health, 34 (1), 27-42
  • Gowri V.S, Ramesh R, Nammalwar P, Satheesh N, Rajkumar J, Kakolee Banerjee, Sesha Bamini N (2012). GIS approach in assessing the status of neritic water quality and petroleum hydrocarbons in Bay of Bengal (From Chennai to Nagapattinam, Tamilnadu), India”, International Journal Of Geomatics And Geosciences, 3(1), 249-258
  • Ramesh R and Purvaja R (2012) Climate Change and Potential Impacts in Tropical Asia Coastal Environments: Focus on Asian Regions, 19- 35. DOI 10.1007/978-90-481-3002-3-2

Papers in seminars/symposia/conference

  • Ganguly D and Jana TK (2013). Biosphere – atmosphere exchange of methane and hydrogen sulfide in connection to the sediment biogeochemistry at a tropical mangrove forest. The fourth IGCP 588, “Preparing for Coastal Change”, 20-24 May 2013, Chennai, India
  • Robin RS, Abhilash KR, Ganguly D, Patra S and Subramanian BR, (2013). “Integrated approach for assessment of ecosystem health of a tropical brackish water lagoon: Chilika,India”. The fourth IGCP 588, “Preparing for Coastal Change”, 20-24 May 2013, Chennai, India
  • Kumar SV, Sathiyabama VP, Banerjee K, Purvaja R, and Ramesh R (2013). “Pollution Management Plan For the Odisha Coast”. The fourth IGCP 588, “Preparing for Coastal Change”, 20-24 May 2013, Chennai, India
  • Karthiga D, Banerjee K, Sathiyabama VP, Mary Divya S, Purvaja R, and Ramesh R (2013). “A Methodology to Develop a Report Card to Assess the Ecosystem Health Status: A Case Study of Chilika Lagoon, Odisha”. The fourth IGCP 588, “Preparing for Coastal Change”, 20-24 May 2013, Chennai, India
  • Singh G and Ramanathan AL (2013). Hydrogeochemical assessment of human intervention in Sundarban mangrove ecosystem, India The fourth IGCP 588, “Preparing for Coastal Change”, 20-24 May 2013, Chennai, India
  • Jenkins EN, Nickodem K, Siemann AL, Hoeher A, Sundareshwar PV (2012). Nutrient dynamics and primary production in a pristine coastal mangrove ecosystem: Andaman Islands, India AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, 1, 0649