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Dr. K.Ch.V Naga Kumar

Scientist B, Geomatics Division

Office No 0495-2351890
Mobile 9491691536
Email chinni@cwrdm.org

Educational Profile

  • Ph.D (2014): Department of Geo-Engineering, College of Engineering (A), Andhra University. Visakhapatnam, India
  • Thesis: “Paleogeography, Chronostratigraphy and Holocene Evolution of the Wave-Influenced Godavari Delta,   India Inferred from Remote Sensing, Sediment Analysis and AMS 14C dating”
  • M.Tech. (2009): Remote Sensing and GIS, Andhra University and Centre for Space Science and Technology Education in Asia and the Pasific (CSSTE-AP), Visakhapatnam, India
  • M.Sc. (2006): Geography; College of Science and Technology, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, India

Career Details

  • 2015- Present Scientist B, CWRDM

Awards

  • "Prof.K.Nageswara Rao Endowment Young Achiever Award-2016" by Indian Society of Geomatics (ISG).
  • Recipient of International Union for Quaternary Research (INQUA) Travel grant under Young Researcher category for attending INQUA Congress held at Nagoya, Japan during 26 July - 2 August, 2015.
  • Best paper presentation award in Geo Summit-2011, Annual convention of Geo-Spatial technologies and applications held atSathyabama University, Chennai.

Memberships

  • Member, Indian Society of Remote Sensing
  • Member, Indian Society of Geomatics

Research Interests

  • Coastal Morphodynamics
  • Holocene Delta Evolution

Ongoing Projects

Completed Projects

Publications

Journal Papers
    • Naga Kumar KChV, Demudu G, HemaMalini B, NageswaraRao K and Kubo S (2016) Geospatial Analysis of the Changing Environment of Kolleru Lake, the Largest Freshwater Wetland in India. Wetlands. DOI: 10.1007/s13157-016-0787-y.
    • Basavaiah N, Mahesh Babu JLV, Gawali PB, Naga Kumar KChV, Demudu G, Prizomwala SP, Hanamgond PT, Nageswara Rao K (2015). Late Quaternary environmental and sea level changes from Kolleru Lake, SE India: Inferences from mineral magnetic, geochemical and textural analyses. Quaternary International 371, 197-208.
    • Naga Kumar KChV, HemaMalini B, NageswaraRao K, Demudu G, Aggrawal R, Ramachandran R and Rajawat AS (2015) Occurrence of Storms and Storm Surges along East Coast of India. The Deccan Geographer, Vol. 53(2), pp. 12-24.
    • NageswaraRao K, Saito Y, Naga Kumar KChV, Demudu G, Rajawat AS, Kubo S and Li Z (2015) Palaeogeography and evolution of the Godavari delta, east coast of India during the Holocene: An example of wave-dominated and fan-delta settings. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. Vol.440, pp. 213-233.
    • Bhattacharyya A, NageswaraRao K, Misra S, Naga Kumar KChV, Demudu G, HemaMalini B (2013) Palynological indicators of mangrove habitat in the Kolleru Lake region during the early to Middle Holocene. Current Science,Vol.104 (1), pp. 121-125.
    • NageswaraRao K, Subraelu P, Naga Kumar KChV, Demudu G, HemaMalini B, Rajawat AS and Ajai(2013) Geomorphological implications of the basement structure in the Krishna-Godavari deltas, India.Z.F. Geomorphologie,Vol.57(1), pp. 25-44.
    • NageswaraRao K, Saito Y, Naga Kumar KChV, Demudu G, Basavaiah N, Rajawat AS Tokanai F, Kato K and Nakashima R (2012) Holocene environmental changes of the Godavari Delta, east coast of India, inferred from sediment core analyses and AMS 14C dating.Geomorphology,Vol.175-176, pp.163-175.
    • NageswaraRao K,Subraelu P, Naga Kumar KChV, Demudu G, HemaMalini B, Ratheesh R, Rajawat AS and Ajai(2011) Climate change and sea level rise: impact on agriculture along Andhra Pradesh coast – a geomatics analysis.Journal of Indian Society of Remote Sensing,Vol.39(3), pp. 415-422.
    • NageswaraRao K, Naga Kumar KChV, Demudu G, Subraelu P, Visweswara Reddy B and HemaMalini B (2010) Kolleru Lake revisited: post Operation Kolleru Scenario. Current Science,Vol.98 (10), pp. 1289-1291.
    • NageswaraRao K, Subraelu P, Naga Kumar KChV, Demudu G, HemaMalini B, Rajawat AS and Ajai(2010) Impacts of sediment retention by dams on delta shoreline recession: evidences from the Krishna and Godavari deltas, India. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, Vol.35,pp.817-827.
    • NageswaraRao K,Demudu G, Naga Kumar KChV, Subraelu P, Visweswara Reddy B and Sarma NS (2009) Tidal backwater bodies along north coastal Andhra Pradesh: present status and possible sites for cage culture of fish. Eastern Geographer,Vol.15, pp. 15-22.
Conference Proceedings
    • Demudu G, NagaKumar KChV, HemaMalini B,NageswaraRao K (2016) Evolution and Environmental degradation of the Kolleru Lake, East Coast of India. International Conference on Geospatial Technologies and Wetland Management, Visakhapatnam, India
    • HemaMalini B, Kubo S, NagaKumar KChV, Demudu G, Naoko N, NageswaraRao K (2015) Quaternary Evolution and Anthropogenic degradation of the Kolleru Lake, A Coastal Wetland along the East Coast of India. INQUA Congress, Nagoya, Japan.
    • NagaKumar KChV, Saito Y, Kubo S, NageswaraRao K, Demudu G and Rajawat AS (2015) Holocene Evolution of the Krishna delta, India inferred from sediment facies and AMS 14C ages.INQUA Congress, Nagoya, Japan.
    • NageswaraRao K, Saito Y, Kubo S, NagaKumar KChV, Demudu G and Rajawat AS (2015) Variations in the Holocene sediment accumulation rates and growth pattern of the Krishna and Godavari deltas, India. INQUA Congress, Nagoya, Japan.
    • NageswaraRao K, NagaKumar KChV, Demudu G, HemaMaliniB, Rajendra Prasad P, Murali Mohan KR (2014) Origin and Evolution of the Kolleru Lake, East Coast of Inida – a geospatial and sediment facies analysis. Workshop on Application of Spatial Technologies in the Restoration of Wetland Ecosystems, Visakhapatnam, India.
    • Demudu G, Naga KumarKChV, NageswaraRao K and HemaMalini B (2013) Remote Sensing for monitoring anthropogenic degradation of the Kolleru Lake, a coastal wetland along the east coast of India.ISG-ISRS National Symposium-2013, Visakhapatnam, India.
    • Demudu G, Naga KumarKChV, NageswaraRao K and HemaMaliniB (2013) Remote sensing–based landform mapping and interpretation of the original extent and evolution of the Kolleru Lake, a coastal wetland along the east coast of India. ISG-ISRS National Symposium-2013, Visakhapatnam, India.
    • Krishna Raju C, Naga Kumar KChV, Demudu G, NageswaraRao K and Rajawat AS (2013) Remote Sensing and GIS for monitoring the changes in the mangrove environment along the Godavari delta fringe coast.ISG-ISRS National Symposium-2013, Visakhapatnam, India.
    • Naga KumarKChV, NageswaraRao K, JagadeeswaraRao P and Rajawat AS (2013)Advantages of SRTM data over optical remote sensing for delineation of beach ridges along coastal zones – a case study of the Godavari Delta. ISG-ISRS National Symposium-2013, Visakhapatnam, India.
    • Saito Y, NageswaraRao K, NagaKumar KChV, Demudu G, Rajawat A, Kubo S, Li Z (2013) Holocene Evolution of a Wave-dominated fan-delta: Godavari delta, India.AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, USA.
    • Bhattacharyya A, NageswaraRao K, Sharma S, Naga Kumar KChV, Demudu G, Nautiyal CM and HemaMalini B (2011) Palynological Indicators of Lagoonal Environment in the Kolleru Lake during Early to Mid Holocene.Geo Summit-2011 annual convention of Geo-spatial technologies and applications,Sathyabama University, Chennai, India.
    • NageswaraRao K,Naga Kumar KChV, Demudu G and HemaMalini B (2011) Origin and evolution of the Kolleru Lake, east coast of India. Geo Summit-2011 annual convention of Geo-spatial technologies and applications,Sathyabama University, Chennai, India.
    • NagakumarKChV, Demudu, Visweswara Reddy B, Subraelu P, NageswaraRao K, Rajawat AS and Ajai(2010) Remote sensing and GIS applications in monitoring the mangrove degradation and restoration: a case study of the Krishna delta region. National conference on climate change:Coastal Ecosystem with Special Session on Planetary Geomatics,Space Applications centre, Ahmedabad, India.
    • Subraelu P, Naga Kumar KChV, Demudu, NageswaraRao K, Rajawat AS and Ajai(2010) Coastal bathymetry and tsunami impact: A remote sensing and GIS study along Andhra Pradesh coast. National conference on climate change:Coastal Ecosystem with Special Session on Planetary Geomatics,Space Applications centre, Ahmedabad, India.
    • NageswaraRao K,Subraelu P, Naga Kumar KChV, Demudu G, HemaMalini B, Ratheesh R, Bhattacharya S, Rajawat AS and Ajai(2009) Geomatics analysis of the impact of predicted sea-level rise on the agriculture along the coastal zone of Andhra Pradesh. International Workshop on Impact of Climate Change on Agriculture, Space Applications centre, Ahmedabad, India.
    • NagaKumar KChV and NageswaraRao K (2007)Cartography and Crime Mapping. INCA International Congress, Visakhapatnam, India.
    • HemaMalini B, Naga Kumar KChV(2006) Warming trend in Visakhapatnam city-a fall out of Industrialization. National Seminar on Climate Change: Challenges to Indian Cities, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, India.