Dr. V. Suryabhagavan

Full Name
  1. V. Suryabhagavan
Education attended M.Tech in Remote sensing and GIS, Indian Institute of Remote sensing, 2004, IndiaPhD in Geology, Andhra University, 2001, India.

  1. Diploma in Geo-Sciences, Indian Institute of Remote sensing, 2001, India

M.Sc. in Geology, Andhra University, 1994, India

B.Sc. in Geology, Andhra University, 1992, India

Academic Rank Associate Professor in Remote Sensing and GIS
Service at AAU since  Working for AAU since May, 2005
Awards…….Recognition….

Memberships of international bodies/ journals….

Editorial roles/initiatives etc

Professional awards/Prizes:SERC, DST, (2014) Young Scientists Scheme, Post Doctoral Fellow with the award of the prestigious Young Scientist Fellowship of the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India.

 

Memberships:

Indian Institute of Remote Sensing

Ethiopian GIS Society.

Ethiopian Geological and Mineral Engineering Association (EGMEA).

The Environmental Society of Ethiopia.

Journals Reviewer:

Journal of Momona Ethiopian Journal of Science,
Natural Hazards,
Journal of Geomatics,

International Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering, etc.

Address Campus: College of Natural Sciences, Arat kiloBuilding name: NBH-1 Building

Ground Floor

Office room no: 5

Office tel. +251-11-1239462

Mobile:+251-911-998588

University email ID: surya.k@aau.edu.et

Alternative email ID: drsuryabhagavan@gmail.com

Research interest/not more than hundred words Remote sensing and GIS Applications in Geology, Remote sensing of environmental issues and processes, including wetland health, drought, pollution and Digital Image Processing. 
Publications on reputable journals  Peer Reviewed Articles 

  1. Ramkumar, M., P. Sudha Rani, M. S. Gandhi, M. Pattabhi Ramaya, V. Rajani Kumari, K. V. Suryabhagavan, and A. S. R. Swamy (2000) Textural Characteristics and Depositional Sedimentary Environments of the Modern Godavari Delta, Journal of the Geological Society of India, 56, 471−487.
  2. Seetharamaiah, J., M. S. Gandhi, K. V. Suryabhagavan and P. Bhanumurhty (2000) Environment and lithology of barrier-lagoon system south of Nilarevu river, East Godavari District, A.P. Visakha Science Journal, 4, 125−132.
  3. Ramkumar, M., V. Rajani Kumari, K. V. Suryabhagavan, M. Pattabhi Ramayya, M. S. Gandhi and A. S. R. Swamy (2001) Dynamics of moderately well mixed tropical estuarine system, Krishna estuary, India: Part I-spatio temporal variations of physico-chemical properties. Indian Journal of Geochemistry, 16, 61−74.
  4. Seetharamaiah, J., K. V. Suryabhagavan and K. Nageswara Rao (2002) Recent Morphological Changes in the Penner Estuary, East Coast of India, Journal of the Geological Society of India, 60, 563−565.
  5. K. V. Suryabhagavan., J. Seetharamaiah, E. N. Dhananjaya Rao and V. Nagarjuna (2004) Temporal variations of the Penner river mouth during the recent past and their quantification through Remote Sensing and GIS, Indian Journal of Petroleum Geology, 13, 25−30.
  6. K. V. Suryabhagavan., J. Seetharamaiah and D. Rajasekhara Reddy (2004) Distribution of Organic matter, Calcium carbonate and Some Major elements in the Iskapalli Lagoon sediments, East Coast of India, Indian Association of Sedimentologists, 23, 143−147.
  7. K. V. Suryabhagavan and J. Seetharamaiah (2005) Textural reflections of the Iskapalli lagoon, East Coast of India. Journal of the Geological Society of India, 65, 762−765.
  8. Seetharamaiah, J., A. Farooqui, K. V. Suryabhagavan and K. Nageswara Rao (2005). Evolution of Iskapalli lagoon in Penner Delta region, east coast of India- A sedimentological and palynological approach, Indian Journal of Marine Sciences, 34, 1−5.
  9. Melekneh Gelet., K. V. Suryabhagavan and M. Balakrishnan (2010) Land-use and Landscape pattern changes in Holeta-Berga Watershed, Ethiopia. International Journal of Ecology and Environmental Sciences, 36, 117−132.
  10. Misrak Alemu., K.V. Suryabhagavan and M. Balakrishnan (2012) Assessment of Cover Change in the Harenna Habitats in Bale Mountains, Ethiopia, Using GIS and Remote Sensing, International Journal of Ecology and Environmental Sciences, 38, 39−45.
  11. Gizachew Kabite., K. V. Suryabhagavan, Mekuria Argaw and S. Hameed (2012) GIS-Based Solid Waste Landfill Site Selection in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, International Journal of Ecology and Environmental Sciences, 38, 59−72.
  12. K. V. Suryabhagavan and J. Seetharamaiah (2013) Remote sensing based delineation of depositional landforms of Modern Penner Delta in Andhra Pradesh, India, International Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering, 6, 957−963.
  13. Gizachew Legesse and K. V. Suryabhagavan (2014) Remote sensing and GIS based agricultural drought assessment in East Shewa Zone, Ethiopia, Tropical ecology, 55, 349−363.
  14. Dagnachew Shibru., K. V. Suryabhagavan, Mekuria Argaw and S. Hameed (2014) Application of AHP for Environmental Suitability Analysis of Resettlement Site selection: The case of Chawaka District, Western Ethiopia. International Journal of Geoinformatics, 10, 63−72.
  15. Berhanu Keno and K. V. Suryabhagavan (2014) Multitemporal remote sensing of landscape dynamics and pattern change in Dire District, Southern Ethiopia. Journal of Geomatics, 8, 189−194.
  16. Ayele Kenea Feyissa., K. V. Suryabhagavan and B. Sathishkumar (2014) Assessment of   Habitat Changes in Holeta Watershed, Central Oromiya, Ethiopia. International Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering, 7, 1370−1375.
  17. Zewdu Shegena., V. Suryabhagavan and M. Balakrishnan (2014) Land-use/land-cover Dynamics in Sego Irrigation Farm South Ethiopia Using Geospatial Tools. Journal of the Saudi Society of Agricultural Sciences, http://dx.doi: 10.1016/j.jssas.2014.03.003.
  18. Birhanu Gedi.f, Legesse Hadish, Solomon Addisu and K. V. Suryabhagavan (2014) Drought Risk Assessment using Remote Sensing and GIS: The Case of Southern Zone, Tigray Region, Ethiopia. Journal of Natural Sciences Research, 4, 87−94.
  19. Dagnachew Melese., V. Suryabhagavan, Melakneh Gelet, and M. Balakrishnan, (2014) African Civet Habitat Analysis Based on Remote Sensing and GIS in Andracha, Ethiopia. Applied Remote sensing, 8. http://dx.doi: 10.1117/1.JRS.8.083502.
  20. Zewdu Shegena., V. Suryabhagavan and M. Balakrishnan (2015) Geo-spatial Approach for Soil Salinity Mapping in Sego Irrigation Farm, South Ethiopia. Journal of the Saudi Society of Agricultural Sciences, http://dx.doi:10.1016/j.jssas.2014.12.003.
  21. Negussie Solomon., V. Suryabhagavan and Endalamaw Gadisa (2015) Visceral Leishmaniasis (Kala-Azar) Risk Mapping Using Geo-Spatial Tools, A Case Study in Kafta Humera District, North Western Ethiopia. International Journal of Geoinformatics, 11, 11−19.
  22. K. V. Suryabhagavan., Hailegebreal Tamirat and M. Balakrishnan (2015) Multi-criteria evaluation in Identification of potential ecotourism sites in Hawassa town and its surroundings, Ethiopia. Journal of Geomatics, 9, 86−92.
  23. Berhanu Keno and K. V. Suryabhagavan (2015) Rangeland Suitability Evaluation for Livestock Production Using Remote Sensing and GIS Techniques in Dire District, Southern Ethiopia. Global Journal of Science Frontier Research: Environment & Earth Science, 15, 11−25.
  24.       24.  K. V. Suryabhagavan., Misrak Alemu and M. Balakrishnan (2016)     GIS-Based     Multicriteria decision analysis approach for Forest Fire susceptibility mapping: A Case Study in Harenna Forest, southwestern Ethiopia, Tropical ecology, 57, 33−43.

Books

  1. Abiy Debey and V. Suryabhagavan (2012) Land-use/Land-cover Dynamics and Soil Erosion Risk Analysis, LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, Saarbrucken, pp.80.