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Department of Geography

Name: Dr. LANCELET.T.S

Designation: Associate Professor & HOD, Department of Geography

Address: Associate Professor and Head, Department of Geography, Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, Kalady.

Phone: 9495303560

Email: drlancey2011 @ gmail.com

1 BA (Geography University of Kerala 1987

2 MA (Geography University of Kerala 1989

3 B.Ed. (Geography) University of Kerala 1990

4 M.Phil. (Geography) Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai. 1991

5 M.Ed. Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai. 1992

6 Ph.D. (Geography) University of Mysore, Mysore 2006

PG, MPhil., Ph.D.

1 BEST CITIZEN Academic International National Publishing House, New Delhi. National 2013 

2 BEST PAPER Academic Indian National Cartographic Association National 2012

3 II rank (MA Geography) Academic University of Kerala Regional 1989

1 Environmental Geography with Geography of Tourism.

2 Urban Land use pattern and Changes in Coastal belts.

3 Natural Disasters and its Geographical background.

4 Medical Geography of Kerala.

5 Climatic Change and Agro-climatology.

6 Island Ecology.

7 Limnology

1.   The Indian Geographical journal,  1997       Vol: 72,     No.2.  Paper on   Road network Analysis of  Tourist Centres in ,TVM 

2. Indian Historical studies, 2006. ISSN 0973-2713 Vol:III, NO.I,  paper on       Cochin City: A Geo-historic analysis. 

3. Chetana,  National journal for Teacher Education, Career Collage, Bhopal,    2006:  Role of Communities, Local bodies and Non- Governmental Organizations in the progress of School Education of Kerala

4. Thapasam A Quarterly Inter National journal     2007,   Vol: No. 2 Changing Urban land use pattern in Kerala, A case study of Cochin.

5. Science India--(2 papers)   on   A wonderful history of map making Art.      ISSN:NO 0972-82872007   ,  Vol: No:10-11

6. Science India    ISSN: NO 0972-8287, 2007   Vol; 10, No:1 Paper,  Impact of Monsoon on environment and development of   Kerala. 

7. Science India 2008,       Vol.2 .No. 8,    ISSN: NO 0972-8287 Paper on      Vetiver system for Environmental protection. 

8.          Science India     Vol.13 NO.4 - 2009, ISSN: NO.  0972-8287, paper on             Celebration of world wetland Day      

9.    Science India      2010. Page -11-13,    ISSN:N0972-8287,      paper on Indian anxiety on Climate Change and  Economy  

10.   Journal of Kerala, Kerala University, 2011, Page - 101,   ISSN: N0377-0443, paper on Bristows Vision on the    Regional Development of Cochin.  

11.      Science India 2012, Vol.14      NO. 4 -  p-13,  ISSN: N0.972-8287,   Paper on kavus   for   Natural Harmony   

12.   INNOVARE   Journal of Education, Peer reviewed International journal ISSN: 2347-5528 Vol .No1.issue 2,   2011,  PAPER-An assessment of Health and Sanitation Facilities in Vizhinjam coastal Panchayath of Kerala state by using GIS, p-238    , www.innovareacademics.in.   

13.  Indian Cartographer, Vol.32, 2012, International Journal of the Indian Cartographic Association, ISSN. 0972-8392,    A study on the change in the shape of Coastline in Cochin City using GIS.     P- 179 

14.    INDIAN HISTORICAL STUDIES, Multi- disciplinary journal, Vol. X No.1, Oct 2013,  Paper  : Demographic Strategies of Managing Solid Waste- A Theoritical approach   ISSN: NO  0973 2713      p-131-138

15.     The Philosopher,   Multi- disciplinary journal, Oct 2013 ISSN: NO  2319-8311, Paper on Site and Situation of the Tribal settlements in ThodupuzhaTaluk    p-151-155 

16.   Scholar world-international Refereed multidisciplinary journal of Contemporary research.vol no-1, issue111, Nov. 2013.    ISSN: NO-2320-3145. Paper spatial variations and composition of solid waste generation in Thodupuzha Municipality, Idukki district, Kerala state,     P- 61-64

17. Scholar world-international Refereed multidisciplinary journal of Contemporary research.vol no-1, issue111, Nov. 2013. ISSN NO-2320-3145. Paper on Urban Land value-    A    case study of Cochin, P- 141-14 Peer reviewed  -- Impact factor of 1.2242 (Universal)  and 0.654(International)

18.  Saraswatham Centre for Advanced Information Resources International Research Journal (SCAIRIRJ), ISSN 2393-9990, VOL.NO.  -01, NO-2 ,  Paper, Zonal Analysis of Transportation problems and detection of accident prone areas in Thiruvananthapuram City   - Central Library,  SSUS -   P-  7-14,   2014  

19.   Journal of Women Empowerment and Technology, by WSC, CUSAT, Vol. No.1, June-2015, ISSN-2364-4420, PAPER ON. Spousal violence in Agrarian society.  p-8-13.

20.   OIDA International journal for sustainable development, August- 2015, p-50-60, ISSN-NO-1923-6662, paper on A geographical analysis of water quality in Kalady.

21.  Saraswatham Centre for Advanced Information Resources International Research Journal (SCAIRIRJ) , ISSN 2393-9990 , VOL.NO.  -02, NO-1, Paper - Sasthamcotta Lake-A-degrading fresh water source of Kerala -- June 2015,    p-7-15       2015  

22.  Saraswatham Centre for Advanced Information Resources International Research Journal  (SCAIRIRJ) , ISSN 2393-9990 , Vol..NO.-3, issue-1, Paper Observed impacts of Quarrying in Neyyattinkara Taluk, December 2016,    p -47-51   

1. Natural disasters and its Geographical background, Subject book,  (in  Malayalam ), Kerala State Institute  Of Languages, Trivandrum,  May 2009,   ISBN  81-7638-749 5  FIRST edition

2. Natural disasters and its Geographical background, Subject book,  (in  Malayalam ), Kerala State Institute  Of Languages, Trivandrum,  June 2011,   ISBN  81-7638-749 5  SECOND edition. 

3. Geography and Tourism( Malayalam ), Kerala State Institute Of Languages, Trivandrum,  Nov 2013,   ISBN  978-81-76380-0

4. Urban Land OF Cochin City, SSUS Publication under UGC Publication Grant , Govt. of India , 2014 . 

5. Soil-Layer of Life, Edited book under UGC Publication Grant , MAY  2017 ,SSUS, Kalady.

1. ARYA MV - A GEOGRAPHICAL STUDY OF TRIBAL SETTLEMENTS IN THODUPUZHA TALUK, IDUKKI DISTRICT, KERALA-2011

2. MEENU V-A GEOGRAPHICAL ANALYSIS OF SANITATION IN A COASTAL ENVIRONMENT A MODEL ANALYSIS OF VIZHINJAM PANCHAYAT, TRIVANDRUM, KERALA-2011

3. RATHEESH MON P  - ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORY OF LANDSCAPE MODIFICATION IN CHALIAR RIVER BASIN, KERALA-2011

4.              NIJA K C - PROPOSAL FOR SUSTAINABLE WASTE MANAGEMENT IN THODUPUZHA MUNCIPALITY IDUKKI DISTRICT, KERALA-2012

5.               SABNA P P - SPATIO-TEMPORAL ANALYSIS OF POPULATION GROWTH IN KONDOTTY BLOCK, MALAPPURAM DISTRICT OF KERALA - 2012

6.              VINEETHA L - ZONAL ANALYSIS OF TRANSPORTATION ELEMENTS AND IDENTIFICATION OF ACCIDENT PRONE AREAS IN THIRUVANANTHAPURAM CITY - 2013

7.               ANUPA L - WET LAND DEGRADATION AND  ITS IMPACT; ANALYSING SASTHAMKOTTA LAKE, BIGGEST FRESH WATER LAKE IN KERALA - 2013

8.              SASIKALA P - SPATIAL DISTRIBUTION OF QUARIES AROUND ECOLOGICALLY SENSITIVE AREAS OF NEYYATTINKARA TALUK WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO VELLARADA PANCHAYAT - 2013

9.              RAJESH P C - ROLE OF SPICES IN REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT; STUDY ON NUTMEG IN KALADY PANCHAYATH - 2014

10.              BRILLA BALSAM - A GEOGRAPHICAL ANALYSIS OF WATER QUALITY IN KALADY PANCHAYAT - 2014

11.            SUKANYA K - ANALYSING THE AGRICULTURAL DRAUGHT VULNERABILITY IN KOZHINJAMPARA GRAMAPANCHAYAT, PALAKKAD DISTRICT - 2015

12.             ANUSREE M - AN ANALYSIS OF DRINKING WATER AVAILABILITY AND WATER QUALITY, AVAILABILITY AND WATER QUALITY SELECTED DELINEATED WATER SOURCE OF KOZHIKODE CORPORATION - 2016 

13.            SARANYA U - ANALYSING THE INFRASTRUCTURE, SETTLEMENT, OCCUPATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES OF MUNRO ISLANDS, KOLLAM, KERALA - 2016

14.             ASHWIN R S - AN ANALYSIS OF LAND-USE CHANGE WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO KAIPAD ECO FRIENDLY RICE FISH FARMING SYSTEM OF KATTOMPALLY, KANNUR - 2016

15.             LIJU DC -  TERRAIN EVALUATION AND CROPPING PATTERN IN AMBOORI PANCHAYAT, TRIVANDRUM DISTRICT - 2017 - ONGOING

1. Meenu V (2011) - Urbanization and Urban Quality of Life in Marad Muncipality in Ernakulam District  - submitted 

2. Nija K C (2011) - Spatio-Temporal Analysis of Climatic Change and its Impacts on Agriculture- A Case  Study of Idukki District, Kerala - Ongoing 

3. S M Shalima (2012) - Status of Women in Agrarian Society-A Micro Level Study with Kerala And Haryana - completed

4. Ratheeshmon P (2011)- Modifications of Landscapes in Chaliyar River Basin in Kerala - Completed

5. Vineetha L (2014) - Analysis of Interlinked Locational and Environmental Issues in the Rice Mill Industries in Kerala-A Study of Kalady Cluster, Ernakulam District - Ongoing

6. BrillaBalsom J (2016) - Mapping of Toxic Minor Chemical Elements in Soil and Water and its  Impacts on Human Health in and around Kalady Town, Ernakulam, Kerala - Ongoing 

7. Saranya U (2017) - A Study on the Changes in the Physical And Human Behaviour of the Distribution, Degradation and Demography of Ashtamudi Lake - Ongoing

1.Attended and presented paper on Two Day UGC Seminar on Environment and Sustainability  at Prasantha Chandra Mahavidyalaya at Kolkotha on November 2016.

2. Attended two day International Seminar on Critical Humanities, conducted by Amrutha School of Arts and Sciences, October -2016

3. Attended Two Day Workshop on RESORCE BUILDING by Higher Education Council, Govt, of Kerala, March 2015

4. Attended International seminar on I.T and Women at CUSAT on October 2015

5. OIDA INTERNATIONAL Conference on Resources on Sept. 2015,at Athens, Greece. Paper on Geographical analysis of Water quality in Kalady Panchayath

6. International Seminar on PROSPERITY AND CULTURE, Conducted by Third world Studies, South Asia Chapter on December -2014 at SSUS, Paper on  Population  Growth rate and Consequences

7. Two day UGC Sponsored seminar AT Osmania University Hyderabad    from August 2014, Paper on Urban transport problems of TVM City.

8. Three Day International Conference on Revamping Qualities in Higher Education at MS University, Thirunelveli from13-15 Feb 2013, Paper on A View on Indian Higher Education policies

9. X11 International Asian Urban Conference on Urban Dynamics, Environment and Health at BHU, Varanasi from 28th to30th  December 2013, Paper on Urban Land Value of Cochin City.

10. XXXII INCA International Conference at Dehradune A Study on the Coastline changes of Cochin City on 11  to 13 th Octoberber 2012

11. International Seminar on Awareness of environment in Sanskrit Literature: University of Kerala on 27 to 28th  September 2011,Paper on Reduction of Wetland and its impact on Environment.

12. 11th Asian Urbanization Conference at Osmania, Hyderabad, December 10-    13,2011,Paper, on  Socio-temporal Analysis of Cochin using GIS

13. International Conference on Society,Technology and Sustainable, Development, 1 Annual Conference of ICSTSD 2011,Volume No 1,Number 1 , Organized by Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi. 3-5 June-2011,    ISBN 978-81-8465-576-6   on the Topic of  Case study on Population Density and their effects of Water availability and Water Quality in Coastal wards of  Vizhinjam Panchayat. 

14. Attended and presented paper on Global Warming, Climate Change,      Sustainable Development,  International Conference organized by            Santhirigiri Research Foundation  and UNESCO On 9-11 September      2010, on the Topic of  Urban Heat and Climate Change Formation of        Urban Heat Islands in Cochin City.

15. Attended and presented paper on GREPSPAC-2010, Inter National Conference at Assumption College,Changanassery, July 7- 9 2010, on the Topic of Back Waters -A basic resource of Kerala Tourism"

16. Attended and presented paper on BIO-CAM-2008, Inter National Seminar at Cochin University on February 2008, on the Topic of Spatio-temporal Landuse mapping for analyzing Land degradation and Bio-diversity.

1. International seminar on Climate change and society on March 29-30. 2017

2. Conducted GIS training programme on 2016

3. Conducted  Q GIS workshop  on 2015

4. National Seminar on Soil-LAYER OF Life on December 2015.

5. Conducted  2 days National Seminar of Konkan Geographers Nov -2013

6. Organized   2days   Research Guides Conference  on    May   2013

7. Organized  2days PG Restructuring Work shop  on    March  2013

8. Two days Workshop-cum-Lecture series on Research Methodology on March-2011 

1 Coastal Sanitation and Health Care System in Vizhinjam Panchayat (Minor Project) - UGC - 2 years (2012 july - 2014 july) - completed
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1. Educational- Field Mapping Programme in Peechi - (2015 september (10 days))

2. Educational - Field Mapping and Training in Vattapara, Idukki - (2016 september (10 days) 

1. Thematic mapping of Neeleswaram Panchayat ( consultancy project) July - December (2015) - Prime ministers e mapping programme 

1.     Chairman, Board of studies in Geography, SSUS, Kalady. 

2. External Examiner for University Examinations (2005-2008)

3. Deputy Warden, Working Womens Hostel, SSUS, Kalady(2006 -09)

4. Member, Academic Council,   SSUS, Kalady since 1998.

5. Member, University Editorial Board, SSUS, Kalady.

6. Member, Womens Complaint Cell, S.S.U.S, Kalady.

7. Convever, Sydicate Standing Sub Committee on Library and publications S.S.U.S, Kalady (2012-2016).

8. Chairman Research committee, Dept. of Geography.

9. Counselor, Students Welfare Cell, S.S.U.S. Kalady.

10. Chairman in University   Exams- Valuation Camp, Dept. of Geography. 

11.   Member, Syndicate (2012 - 2016)

1. Life Member, South Indian History Congress.

2. Life Member, Deccan Geographical Society, Pune

3. Life Member, National Association Of Geographers in India

4. Life Member, UGIT Geographers Association. Bangalore

5. Member, Sree Sankaracharya University Teachers Association 

6. Member, Kerala Geographical Association.

7. Vice-president, Confederation of University Teachers of Kerala

Paper published in Government publication/periodicals

Aranyam Vol:12, No.4, Department of Forest and Wildlife, 1997 Government of   Kerala,     Forest and its Geography (Malayalam)

Yojana    - A Govt. of India Publications   Vol:29, No.12, July 2001   The Role of  Kerala in Seismological Studies. (Malayalam)

Yojana-  A Govt. of India Publications  Vol:30, Session-8,March-2002 Urul Pottal A phenomenon 

Aranyam  - Vol: 16, , Government o Kerala     June-2002

Yojana-GreencityAJapanModel (Malayalam) Vol:32, No.4,          November     2003 Topic: River Periyar and Cochin port

Yojana   -   Vol:33, No.9,    April  , Urbanization and Land use     2005

Yojana Publications Ministry of Information and 2006  broadcasting,  Government of India, Vol:34, Session-12, Urbanization impact on environment (Malayalam)

Vijnana Kairali -----. Vol:38, No.2,  February 2007 Kerala State Institute of Languages, Government of  Kerala. Climatic change some reactions (Malayalam)

Vijnana Kairali  Vol:No;39, No 6, June 2007 Cartography-A     branch of Knowledge . (Malayalam)

Vijnana Kairali   Vol:No; 40,  No 2,  February-2009 Chila Paristhithy Chinthakal (Some Environmental Thoughts) 

Vijnana Kairali   Vol:No; 40,  No 2,  -  November 2009 Kandal kadukaliloode  (Through Mangrove Forest) Malayalam.

Vijnana Kairali   Vol:No; 40,  No 2,  January    2012 Kayal Tourism( Back water Tourism)

Vijnana Kairali Vol:No; 40,  No 2, May 2013 Cloud burst (mekhavisfodanam)


Contributed Chapters in  Edited Books

1. Urban Environment and Geo informatics  (2009) ,  edited by Prof. Kalpana Markandeya and Sinhiri , Rawat publications, New Delhi ,ISBN 81-316-0256-7 , 2009 , Paper: Influence of Geo-Environmental Factors on Regional Development in Kochi Port  

2. Environmental Awareness-A need for the Hour (2010) , Edited by Linga Raja Patro, Discovery Publishing House, New Delhi , ISBN 978-81-8356-638-4, 2010 P-163-172

3. Natural Resources Conservation And Management(2012), Edited by Linga Raja  Patro, Mangalam Publishers  and Distributors,Delhi-110053,ISBN 978-81-89972-52-3, 2012-P-82-124:  P-190-210; P- 322-334   (3 CHAPTERS)

4. Global Warming,Climate Change And Environmental Issues,(2012) Edited by Linga Raja Patro, Mangalam Publishers and Distributors,Delhi-110053, ISBN 81-89972-56-1 , 2012 -P-140-144

5. Emerging Agrarian Ecological Crisis and Food Safety(2012), Edited by Linga Raja Patro,  Mangalam Publishers  and Distributors,Delhi-110053, 2012- ISBN 81-89972-53-0  p-276-292

6. Challenges of Urbanization in 21st Centuary(2013) ,Vol.2, Edited by Kalpana Markandey- ISBN . 978-81-8069-949-8 , P-131-138 

7. Environment and sustainability, Edited by Dr.Alpana ray,  paper: Analysing agricultural drought in Palakkad,  ISBN NO.978-93-83010-30-1 ,    December 2016    J.B Books, kolkotha, --- P- 187-194

8.      Explorations in Critical Humanities, Edited by Sreenath Muraleedharan K, Devi, Papers 1. Quality of Drinking Water and its Health Risk, ISBN NO.978-93-86385-53-6, 2017, Viva Books, New Delhi, P--77 Paper 2. Changing Island Lifestyle of Munroe Island, Kollam, Kerala, ISBN NO.978-93-86385-53-6, 2017, Viva Books, New Delhi, P--179


Paper  published in  Periodicals

1. MalayalamWeekly,New Indian Express Publication, Oct-19 -2007, Topic Sethu Samudram  And Some Environmental issues(Malayalam)

2.  MalayalamWeekly,  New Indian Express Publication, Topic   Food Scarcity, Geographical issues -  Sept  .   2009


 Scholarly Contribution  to Public and Academic Sector

1. Resource person of UGC sponsored Refresher Course in Environmental Science, UGC ASC, University of Kerala, January 2007, on the topic of Urban landuse pattern of Cochin.

2. Delivered 7 talks in All India Radio, Thrissur and Cochin for Harithavani, FM- Mahilavedi- Programmes on the Following Topics of 

3.     Chief guest,  SASTRA DEEPTHI   Programme in AIR Cochin on  Climate change  and Food Security, on  8-10 -2010 

4.       Resource person, UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Environmental- History Union Christian College, Alwaye on Oct-30- 1 Nov- 2008 on Environmental  history of  wetland reclamation of Cochin City-1914- 2004.

5.       Resource person, UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Climate change on Environment, at S.N College, Cherthala on 30-7- 2009 to 31-7-2009, Topic: Indian anxiety on Changing climate and Food security.

6.  Visiting faculty of Civil Service Coaching for minorities in Rajagiri   College of Social Sciences, M.G. University (June-December 2008).

7. Examiner of  Translating Knowledge Text in Malayalam conducted by CIIL,  Ministry of Higher Education, Govt. of India -Feb 5-6 , 2010 .

8. Resource person, Workshop conducted by UGC Sponsored Work shop on   Potentialities of Medical Tourism in Kerala  under   KRATER  Programme in Sanskrit at S.S.U.S Kalady on the topic, Need of Map Reading Skills  on 6th  March 2010.

9.   Subject Expert in the preparation of Tri-lingual Glossary conducted by KSIL and Commission for Scientific and Technical Terminology, New Delhi. From 22-07-2010 and 27-07-2010

10.  Resource person in the International Seminar on Awareness of environment in Sanskrit Literature: University of Kerala on 27 to 28th September 2011. 

11. Resource person in the Orientation-cum-workshop for Knowledge text translation by National Translation Mission, on the topic: Translating Geography Text-practicals at Kannur University from 7-11, Nov. 2011.

12. Resource person, in the Orientation-cum-workshop for Knowledge text translation by National Translation Mission ,  on the topic: Translating Geography Text-practicals at KSIL, Trivandrum on 14, March 2012 

13. Question paper setter Kerala Public Service Commission, Govt. Of Kerala-2011

14.  Question paper setter Kerala Public Service Commission, Govt. Of Kerala-2013

15.   Convener, 111 National  Conference, by Konkan Geographers, Sponsored by ICSSR at SSUS, Kalady on November 2013

16.     Chaired Session 111 of the National Seminar on Crime and Violence by and against Women: observations from Kerala By Women study Centre CUSAT, on 20- 21 July 2014,  Sponsored by Planning Commission of India.

17.     Chaired   Session 11 of the Inter National Seminar on Third world studies on November 2011 at SSUS, Kalady

18. Resource person, Two day International Seminar by Womens Study Center CUSAT by Planning Commission of India on 30 /10/2015

19. Convener,   Two day National seminar on Soil-Conservation and Management, Dept, of Geography, SSUS, Kalady,   December10-11-2015 

20. Chaired Session,  Swadeshi Science Congress  at SSUS,  Kalady-   December 15th  -18th     2015

21. Chaired   Session of the Inter National Seminar on Coastal Studies at Manglore University on Feb- 6-7- 2016

22. Adjudicator of Ph D Valuation of MKU, Kerala and Kannur Universities.

23. Member, Board of Studies, Kerala University since 2014

24. Convener,   Two day Inter National seminar on  Climate change  and Society         Dept, of Geography, SSUS, Kalady ,   March 2017

25. Member, Editorial board, of Innovare Journal of Education   

REFRESHER / SHORT -TERM COURSE ATTENDED

1. Successfully completed a short -term Course for Research Guides, conducted by UGC, at ASC, University of Kerala from 21-06-2010 to 26-06-2010. 

2.  Attended  another short -term Course for  Research Guides, conducted by UGC, at ASC, University of Kerala from 27-06-2011 to 02-06-2011   

3. Successfully completed a residential workshop on Capacity building for Women Managers in Higher Education, conducted by UGC, at CUSAT, from 21-01-2013 to 25-01-2013


About Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit

The University was established two decades ago in the name of the illustrious Indian philosopher Jagad Guru Adi Sankara in his place of birth at Kalady. The basic objective of the University is to impart knowledge in various branches of Sanskrit, Indology, Indian culture, Indian and Foreign languages, Indian philosophy, Fine Arts and Social Sciences and to promote the study and research in Sanskrit and other systems of Indian knowledge. As a centre of cultural heritage and a house for indigenous art forms, the University is envisioned to harmonize the society through educational excellence.