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Dr. C P Priju

Scientist, Ground Water Division

Office No 0495-2351858
Mobile 9847677306
Email priju@cwrdm.org

Educational Profile

  • Ph.D; 2004; Department of Marine Geology and Geophysics, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kerala, India
  • Thesis: “Studies on Recent Landform Changes and Sedimentological aspects of Central Kerala Coast, India”
  • M.Sc; 1995; Marine Geology; Department of Marine Geology and Geophysics, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kerala, India
  • B.Sc; 1995; Geology; Christ College Irinjalakuda, University of Calicut, Kerala, India

Career Details

  • 2015-Present; Scientist, CWRDM
  • 2010- 2014; Scientist B, CWRDM
  • 2009-2010; DST Young Scientist, CUSAT
  • 2007-2008; Lecturer, CUSAT
  • 2005-2006; Hydrogeologist, KRWSA-Jalanidhi

Awards

  • CSIR JRF & SRF
  • DST Young Scientist

Memberships

  • Member, Geological Society of India
  • Expert Member, Committee on Ecologically Fragile Lands (EFL), Marayur Division, Idukki District
  • Expert Member, KCZMA District Committee on Removal of sand from Fishing harbors, Thrissur District

Research Interests

  • Coastal Hydrogeology
  • Groundwater flow and solute transport models
  • Groundwater-Surface water interactions
  • Groundwater Resource Evaluation and Management

Ongoing Projects

Completed Projects

Publications

Journal Papers
    • Anilkumar K.S., Priju C.P. and Narasimha Prasad N.B. (2015) Study on Saline water intrusion into the Shallow coastal aquifers of Periyar River basin, Kerala using Hydrochemical and Electrical resistivity methods” Aquatic Procedia, Elsevier B.V. Publishers, v.4, pp.32-40.
    • Yousef Ali H, Priju C.P. and Narasimha Prasad N.B. (2015) Delineation of Groundwater Potential Zones in Deep Midland Aquifers along Bharathapuzha River Basin, Kerala Using Geophysical Methods” In: Aquatic Procedia, Elsevier B.V. Publishers, v.4, pp.1039-1046.
    • Priju, C.P. and Narayana, A.C. (2007). Heavy and trace metals in Vembanad Lake sediments. International Journal of Environmental Research, v.1 (4), pp. 280-289.
    • Priju, C.P. and Narayana, A.C. (2007). Particle size characterization and Late Holocene depositional processes in a lagoonal system, SW coast of India: Inferences from suite statistics. Journal of Geological Society of India, v.69 (2), pp.311-318.
    • Narayana, A.C. and Priju, C.P. (2006). Evolution of coastal landforms and sedimentary environments of the Late Quaternary period along central Kerala, southwest coast of India. Journal of Coastal Research, Special Issue 39, pp.1898-1902.
    • Narayana, A.C. and Priju, C.P. (2006). Landform and shoreline changes inferred from satellite images along the Central Kerala coast, India. Journal of Geological Society of India, v.68 (1), pp.35-49.
    • Priju, C.P. and Narayana, A.C. (2006). Spatial and temporal variability of trace element concentrations in a tropical lagoon, southwest coast of India: Environmental implications. Journal of Coastal Research, Special Issue 39, pp.1053-1057.
    • Narayana, A.C.; Priju, C.P. and Rajagopalan, G. (2002). Late Quaternary peat deposits from Vembanad lake (lagoon), Kerala, SW coast of India. Current Science, v. 83(3), pp.318-321.
    • Narayana, A.C.; Priju, C.P. and Chakrabarti, A. (2001). Identification of a palaeodelta near the mouth of Periyar river in central Kerala. Journal of Geological Society of India, v.57, pp.545-547.
Conference Proceedings
    • Anilkumar K.S., Priju C.P. and Narasimha Prasad N.B. (2015) Study on Saline water intrusion into the Shallow coastal aquifers of Periyar River basin, Kerala using Hydrochemical and Electrical resistivity methods” In: Aquatic Procedia - Proceeding of the international conference on water resources, coastal and ocean engineering (ICWRCOE’15), NITK Surathkal, Elsevier B.V. Publishers, v.4, pp.32-40.
    • Yousef Ali H, Priju C.P. and Narasimha Prasad N.B. (2015) Delineation of Groundwater Potential Zones in Deep Midland Aquifers along Bharathapuzha River Basin, Kerala Using Geophysical Methods” In: Aquatic Procedia - Proceeding of the international conference on water resources, coastal and ocean engineering (ICWRCOE’15), NITK Surathkal, Elsevier B.V. Publishers, v.4, pp.1039-1046.
    • C.P.Priju, Narasimha Prasad N.B., P.K.Dasarathy and Karthik, K. (2014). Salinity Mapping in the Coastal Aquifers Using Geophysical Techniques – A Case Study, Proceedings of the 4th International conference on “Hydrology and Watershed Management-ICHWAM 2014, 29 Oct-1 Nov 2014”, Allied publishers, New Delhi, v.1, pp. 508-515.
    • Priju C.P., Karthick P., Kumar A., Abdul Hameed E., Madhavan K. and Narasimha Prasad N.B.(2014) “Electrical Resistivity Sounding and Hydrochemical Investigation for Delineating Saline Water Intrusion in Shallow Aquifers of Ernakulam-Alappuzha Coast” Proceedings of the International Symposium on ‘Integrated Water Resources Management’, CWRDM, Kozhikode, Allied Publishers Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, v.1, pp 48-57.
    • Priju C.P., Neerajamol T.P., Ramisha N., Madhavan K.and Narasimha Prasad N.B.(2014) “Groundwater Quality in shallow Coastal Aquifers of Central Kerala: Natural and Anthropogenic Factors” Proceedings of the International Symposium on ‘Environmental Management and Current practices in Mining & Allied Industries (EMPM 2014), IIT (Banaras Hindu University), Varanasi, pp.366-379
    • Priju C.P., Ramisha N., Neerajamol T. P., Madhavan K. and Narasimha Prasad N. B. (2014) “Geomorphological Factors of Coastal Groundwater Salinity in Central Kerala: Integrated Hydrochemical-Geospatial Approach” Proceedings of the International Symposium on ‘Integrated Water Resources Management’, CWRDM, Kozhikode, Allied Publishers Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, v.2, pp 1253-1262.
    • Priju C.P., S.G.Athira, T.P.Neerajamol, K.Madhavan and Narasimha Prasad, N.B. (2012). Groundwater quality with special reference to salinity intrusion in Cochin area, Kerala. Proceedings: Fifth International Groundwater Conference (IGWC-2012), Maulana Azad College, Aurangabad, IGWC Groundwater Research Series # 5 (111), v.3, pp.180-197.
    • Priju C.P. and Narayana, A.C. (2010). Spatial and Temporal distribution of metals in sediments of a tropical lagoon, SW coast of India: Environmental Indicators. Proceedings: XX Congreso Nacional de Geoquimica (INAGEO-2010), Centro de Investigacion En Energia, UNAM, Temixico, Morelos, Mexico, pp.339-345.
    • Priju, C.P. and Narayana, A.C. (2009). Coastal landform changes in and around Cochin and their implications in coastal zone management. In: K.S.Jayappa and A.C.Narayana (Eds.), Coastal Environments: Problems and Perspectives, IK International Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, pp.108-117.
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