, Mumbai campus
M.Sc. in Applied Geology,M.Tech. in Geological Remote Sensing and Geoinformatics (Bharathidasan University),Ph.D. in Geology (Periyar University, Salem)
My specialization is in natural disaster (Hazard, Vulnerability, and Risk) mapping using geostatistical models and field based techniques through Remote Sensing, Geographical Information Systems (GIS), Digital Image Processing, Photogrammetry techniques. My other fields of expertise are Geotechnical analyses of rock and soil slope stability using geomechanical classification systems, Natural resource mapping, Rainfall threshold analyses, Infrastructure facilities mapping, public participatory GIS.
Membership in Professional Bodies/Societies
Member - American Geophysical Union (AGU), USA (Berkner 2018)
Life Member - Indian Society of Geomatics (ISG), Ahmedabad
Member - International Association of Mathematical Geosciences (IAMG)
Remote Sensing, Geographic Information System (GIS) and GPS
Digital Image Processing and Photogrammetry
Geostatistical Analyses in Natural Hazard/Susceptibility/Vulnerability/Risk Mapping
Geotechnical - Slope Stability Analyses
Early Warning Systems - Rainfall Threshold Analyses
Ramesh V, Mani S, Baskar M, Kavitha G, Anbazhagan S (2017) - Landslide Hazard Zonation Mapping and Cut Slope Stability Analyses along Yercaud Ghat Road (Kuppanur – Yercaud) Section, Tamil Nadu, India. International Journal of Geoengineering, Springer. 8(1):2 (DOI : 10.1186/s40703-017-0039-x) http://link.springer.com/article/10.1186/s40703-017-0039-x
Ramesh V, Anbazhagan S. (2015) Landslide Susceptibility Mapping along Kolli Hills Ghat Road section (India) using Frequency Ratio, Relative Effect and Fuzzy Logic models. Environmental Earth Sciences, Springer. 73(12):8009-8021. DOI:10.1007/s12665-014-3954-6 – Impact Factor: 1.765. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12665-014-3954-6
Anbazhagan S, Ramesh V, Saranaathan S. E (2016) Cut Slope Stability Assessment along Ghat Road Section of Kolli hills, India. Natural Hazards, Springer. DOI:10.1007/s11069-016-2731-0 – Impact Factor: 1.746. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11069-016-2731-0
Guru Balamurugan, Veerappan Ramesh, Touthang Mangminlen (2016) Landslide Susceptibility zonation mapping using frequency ratio and fuzzy gamma operator models in part of NH-39, Manipur, India. Natural Hazards, Springer. 84(01):465-488. DOI:10.1007/s11069-016-2434-6 – Impact Factor: 1.746. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11069-016-2434-6
Anbazhagan S and Ramesh V (2014) Landslide Hazard Zonation mapping in Ghat road section of Kolli hills, India. Journal of Mountain Science, Springer. 11(5):1308-1325. DOI:10.1007/s11629-012-2618-9 – Impact Factor: 1.017. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11629-012-2618-9
Anbazhagan S, Indhirajith R, Uma maheswaran S, Jothibasu A, Venkatesan A, Ramesh V (2015) Electrical Resistivity Survey and Shallow Subsurface Geological Study in Hard Rock Terrain, Southern India. Journal of the Geological Society of India, Springer. 85(3):305-312. DOI:10.1007/s12594-015-0219-2 – Impact Factor: 0.547. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12594-015-0219-2
Anbazhagan S, Ramesh V, Balamurugan M (2013) Geoinformatics in Infrastructure Facility Mapping and Development Planning in an University Campus. International Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering. Vol.06, No.06 (1), December 2013, pp. 1533-1540., SJR-0.15 & CSIR-NISCAIR INDIA Impact Factor-0.042. https://scholar.google.co.in/scholar?hl=en&q=Geoinformatics+in+Infrastructure+Facility+Mapping+and+Development+Planning+in+an+University+Campus&btnG=
Guru Balamurugan, Somnath B, Ramesh V (2015) Post Disaster Damages and Bank Erosion by Bhagirathi River in Part of Bhatwari Block, Uttarkashi, India. International Journal of Current Research, 7(03):14169-14173. http://www.journalcra.com/article/post-disaster-damages-and-bank-erosion-bhagirathi-river-part-bhatwari-block-uttarkashi-india
Ramesh Veerappan, Ankur Negi, Anbazhagan Siddan (2017) A comparison of Landslide Susceptibility Mapping by Frequency Ratio and Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP) in parts of NH-58 Ghat Road Section, Uttarakhand, India. Vol. 2 – Session 4 – Landslide Hazard, Risk Assessment & Prediction, 4th World Landslide Forum, Ljubljana, Slovenia, May 29 – June 2, 2017. Publisher: Springer. (Manuscript ID: WLFO-D-16-00464_R3) – Accepted.
Ramesh V, Thanchuipou Phaomei, Baskar M, Anbazhagan S (2016) “Application of Fuzzy Operators in Landslide Susceptibility mapping along Yercaud ghat road section, Tamil Nadu, India”, In: N. Janardhana Raju (ed.) Geostatistical and Geospatial Approaches for the Characterization of Natural Resources in the Environment – Challenges, Processes, and Strategies. Publisher: Springer International Publishing. Copyright: Capital Publishing Company. pp. 545–553. (DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-18663-4_82 and ISBN: 978-3-319-18663-4). http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-18663-4_82
Anbazhagan S, Chatterjee A, Sethupathi AS, Guru Balamurugan and Ramesh V (2013) “Remote Sensing and GIS for Landslide Hazard Mapping – Case Study from Mumbai, India” In: R.A. Singh (ed.) Landslides and Environmental Degradation, Gyanodaya Prakashan, Nainital, pp. 89-106. (ISBN: 81-85097-90-9).
Anbazhagan S, Palpandian P, Jothibasu A, Uma Maheswaran S, Venkatesan A, Ramesh V (2013) “GIS Spatial Analysis for artificial research – A Case Study from Drought Prone Area” In: Anbazhagan S (ed.) Water Management: Historical Perspective and Development, Vasagan Publication, Salem, pp. 107-133. (ISBN: 978-93-83188-01-7).
Ramesh V, Mani S, Baskar M, Kavitha G, Anbazhagan S (2015) “Landslide Hazard Zonation Mapping and Cut Slope Stability Analyses along Yercaud Ghat Road (Kuppanur-Yercaud) Section, Tamil Nadu, India”, National Symposium on Geomatics For Digital India & Annual Conventions of Indian Society of Geomatics & Indian Society of Remote Sensing held during 16-18th, December 2015 at JK Lakshmipat University, Jaipur, Rajasthan. Abstract. pp.92-93.
Arivazhagan S, Ramesh V (2015) “Geographic Information System in Public Health: Opportunities and limitations a review”, WaSH in India: Issues and Challenges (WIIC-2015) held during 5-6th, November 2015 at Gandhigram Rural Institue, Dindigul District, Tamil Nadu, India. Abstract. pp. xx-xx.
Ramesh V, Anbazhagan S (2011) “Geoinformatics and Fuzzy Integration for Landslide Hazard Assessment – Kolli Hills, Tamil Nadu, India”, National Symposium on Empowering Rural India through Space Technology, Annual Convention of Indian Society of Remote Sensing, Bhopal, November 9-11, 2011. Abstract. pp. 160-161.
Ramesh V, Anbazhagan S (2011) “Analysis of geological and Hydrological parameters for Landslide studies at Kolli hills”, 11th Tamil Science Congress, held during 26-27th, June, 2011 at Gandhigram Rural Institute, Dindigul, Abstract. pp. 92-93 (ISBN: 817735986-X).
Anbazhagan S, Shanmugavalli G, Ramesh V (2010) Geomorphology and Rainfall Data Analysis for Landslide Susceptibility Mapping Kolli Hills – A Preliminary tudy. National Conference on ‘Geomatics in Disaster Management’ held during 9-10th, April, 2010 at Jamsetji Tata Centre for Disaster Management, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai. Abstract. pp. 35-36.
Anbazhagan S, Ramesh V (2011) “Is it kumari continent engulfed by sea? – comparision of Tamil literature evidences with geological evidence (Kumari Kandathai Kadarkol Kondatha? Sanga Ilakkiya Sandrugalai Puviyariviyal Nokkudan Oor Oppaivu)”, Proceedings of National Conference on “Tamil Cheviyal Ilakkiyangalil Kaanalagum Peridar Melanmai Chinthanaigal” 10-11, February- 2011, Tamil University. pp. 352 – 361.
Anbazhagan S, Ramesh V (2010) “Research Activities in Periyar University during Xth Plan Period” Proceedings of the Seminar on Role of Periyar University in Social Welfare and Higher Education & 3rd TANFUFA-PUTA Joint Seminar on Governance in Higher Education. July 15-16, 2010. pp. 27-42.
"Periyar University research team studies landslides in Vathalmalai", The Hindu, 30th Nov, 2015. http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/tamil-nadu/periyar-university-research-team-studies-landslides-in-vathalmalai/article7931722.ece
RESEARCH / TRAINING GRANTS RECEIVED AS PI AND CO-PI
Govt. of India
21 Days Training Programme on
"Geospatial Technology" Emphasis
on Planning and Policy
PI: Dr. Guru Balamurugan
Co-PI: Prof. Dr. Anbazhagan
Co-PI: Dr. V. Ramesh
PG degree in disaster management (2 courses)
MPhil/PhD Courses (2 Courses)
Dr. V. Ramesh, M.Tech., Ph.D.
Centre for Geoinformatics,
Jamsetji Tata School of Disaster Studies (JTSDS),
Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS),
Malti and Jal A. D. Naoroji Campus (Annex)
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Mumbai - 400088, Maharashtra, India.
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