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C Dinil Sony

Senior Principal Scientist, Surface Water Division

Office No 0495- 2351853
Mobile 09447192202
Email dsc@cwrdm.org

Educational Profile

  • M.Tech 1989; Environmental Engineering; SJCE, Mysore University, Mysore.
  • B.E 1986; Civil Engineering, Mysore University, Mysore

Career Details

  • 2013- Present Senior Principal Scientist, CWRDM.  
  • 2008-2013 Scientist E2, CWRDM.
  • 2003-2008 Scientist E1, CWRDM
  • 1998-2003 Scientist C, CWRDM Sub-centre, Kanhangad
  • 1992-1998 Scientist B, CWRDM Sub-centre, Kannur

Research Interests

  • Hydrology
  • Water resources and EIA Studies
  • Water balance studies

Ongoing Projects

Completed Projects

Publications

Journal Papers
    • Abdulla P K and Dinil Sony C (2014), Lessons Learnt from the Manual Dredging of a Minor Port in Northern Malabar. International Journal of Scientific Engineering and Technology (ISSN: 2277-1581), Issue Special, December, pp 22-27
    • Drissia T K, Dinil Sony C, Anitha A B(2014). ‘Variation of reference evapotranspiration and the related climatic parameters in humid tropics’ International Journal of Earth Science and Engineering. Vol. 7 No 1, , February 2014. pp 147-154
Conference Proceedings
    • Abdulla P K, Dinil Sony C and Anitha A B (2014), Manual Dredging of a Minor Port in Northern Malabar, Proceedings of the National Conference on Changing Climatic Scenario and Sustainable Resources Management (CSSR 14) at NSS College of Engineering, Palakkad 17-19 January 2014, pp 165-173
    • Abdulla P K, Dinil Sony C, Chandran Kolappadan, Rajeev P C and Anil M T (2014), Impact of Manual Dredging of a Minor Port at Ponnani, in Kerala, Proceedings of the International Symposium on Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM 2014), February 19-21, 2014 Allied Publishers (ISBN 978-81-8424-907-1) Vol.I pp 500-508
    • Drissia T K, Shabeer A, Geetha C and Dinil Sony C (2014), Annual and Seasonal Trends of Rainfall in the Humid Tropics of Kerala, Proceedings of the International Symposium on Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM-2014), February 19–21, 2014, CWRDM, Kozhikode, Kerala, India. pp. 82-87.
    • Jayakumar P and Dinil Sony C(2014) Estimation of a safe level of mining of river sand – A case study in Maniyurgramapanchayat. Proc.National Conference on Harmony with Nature in context of Environmental Issues and challenges of the 21st century” Harmony 2014, Udaipur Rajasthan, 28 – 30 Nov. 2014
    • Abdulla P K, Dinil Sony C and Anitha A B (2013), Impact of Manual Dredging of Minor Port of Ponanni in Kerala, , Proceedings of International Conference on Hydraulics and Water Resources (HYDRO 2013 International) at Madras on 4-6 December 2013 pp 96-103 on CD
    • Abdulla P K, Dinil Sony C, Chandran Kolappadan and Pramod C V (2011), Composition of Sand in the Sediments of Malampuzha Reservoir, Kerala, Proceedings of the National Seminar on Mining of River Sand and Its’ Impacts on the Environment, 18-19 February 2011, Kozhikode, pp 65-74
    • Dinil Sony. C, Jayakumar. P and Joseph N.K(2011) “Sand Mining activities of Kozhikode and adjacent districts of Kerala – An overview” Proceedings of the National Seminar on Mining of River Sand and its Impacts on the Environment, Kozhikode, pp 125 – 139 Feb 2011.
    • Dinilsony c ,jayakumar p and joseph n k(2011).Sand mining in the rivers Of Kozhikode district of Kerala- An overview proc. National seminar on‘Mining of river sand and its impacts on the environment”organized by CWC and CWRDM at Kozhikode during 18-19,2011.
    • Anitha A B, Dinil Sony C and Jayakumar K V (2009).Water Balance Studies of Valapattanam River Basin using BHIWA Model. Proc. Kerala Environmental Congress 2009, 19-21st August 2009, Thiruvananthapuram, PP 209-215.
    • C.DinilSony,N.K. Joseph,P.Jayakumar and S.P. Rajagopalan(2006) “A monthly water balance model to evaluate the scope for surface water withdrawal from the lower reaches of Kadamprayar watershed” Proc. National Seminar on ‘Water Resources Future Options’,organized by CBIP,NewDelhi,September,2006.
    • Dinil Sony, N K Joseph, P Jayakumar and S P Rajagopalan(2006): A Monthly water balance model to evaluate the scope for surface water withdrawl from the lower reaches of Kadamprayar watershed, Seminar on Water Resources-Future Options, 28-29, September, 2006, Jaipur, pp;20-31.
    • Dinil Sony and S P Rajagopalan(2003):Macro level water resources development plan to meet consumptive use water demand in the river basins of Kerala, 10th National water Convention,5-7,2003,November,Bhuvaneswar.
    • Dinil Sony C, P Jayakumar and S P Rajagopalan(2003) Estimation of a safe level of mining of river sand- A Case Study in Eramala Gramma Panchayath,,Proc. 13th Swadeshi Science Congress, 6-8, November, 2003, pp:157-161.
Research Reports