V. SUBRAMANIAN
UGC Emeritus Fellow, ENVT. Sc.
School of Environmental Sciences
Jawaharlal Nehru University
Res: 218 Munirka Vihar, ND-67
Phone : 26704316, (R) 26174320
Fax : 91-11-26717502
Mobile: 9810000878
Email :
subra42@gmail.com,
subra@mail.jnu.ac.in

Specialisation : Water, Environment, Pollution, geochemistry, climate change
Courses: Evt, Pollution, Climate change, energy. Soil.

Academic Qualifications:

Degree                 Year             University/Institution

 

Ph.D.                 1973           Northwestern University, Evanston, USA ( Fulbright Scholar)

M.Sc.                1966           Jadavpur University, Calcutta (Gold Medalist)

B.Sc.                 1964           Jadavpur University, Calcutta

Positions held:

Position                                                                     Year                             University/Institution

Guest Faculty, Envt. Sc., DU                    Jan,07 to May 09               Teaching Envt. Sc. M.Sc.

Guest Faculty,DCE (now DTU)                    Aug,08 to Dec 08             EDUSAT teaching for  Engg students in NCR region                      
                                                                   
                                          Envt.sc 20  Lectures, live interaction UG students

Coordinator,DRS Programme in Biogeochemistry     1994-2006               Onwards for 12 years

Director, ENVIS (Centre in Biogeochemistry)         1994-(2007)             Onwards till retirement

Dean/SES                                                      1992-1994                Jawaharlal Nehru University

                                                                                              

Professor                                                       March 85 onwards      - do -

Associate Professor                                         May 77 - Feb 85         - do -

Assistant Professor                                          Sep.75 - May 77        - do -

Assistant Professor                                          Aug.73 - July 75         McGill University, Canada

                                                                                                

Post Doctoral Scholar                                       Dec 72 - July 73        Northwestern University, USA

 

Teaching Fellow                                              June 70 - Dec72         Northwestern University, USA

 

Fulbright Scholar                                             1968 – 1973

 

Research, Publications and other Academic activities

1. Presently having six Research projects: (a). ENVIS Environmental Information System) Project from MOEF(Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India);(b).; Quality of Ground water in Delhi Region, funded by Delhi Govt, from 2002-till date;  (c)Biogeochemistry of Rivers in Goa, funded by MOEF,Govt.India, from 2001-2005 ;(d) Nature of urban waste in India, funded by Minstry of Program Implementation,  Govt.India,  2002-2005; (e)Linnaus-Palme Colloborative program in Hydrology with University of Uppsala, Jan 2002-2006;(f) Geochemistry of Rivers of south and southeast Asia, DST,Govt, India, 1999-2004.(f) Visiting professor, Gaja Mada University,Yjogyakarta, Indonesia( July-Aug.2006)

 

  1. Projects completed earlier were from Agencies such as Geological Society of America (Penrose Grant for Graduate reseach - 1970-72), INRS,Canada( Faculty research) (1973-75); in India  CSIR, UGC, DST, MOEF, HLRF, NTPC, IHP, Technology Mission etc. from time to time.International projects handled jointly with Hamburg University ( Volkswagen Foundation, 96-99) on Biogeochemistry of Western Ghat region in India); River water Chemistry ( French Government with University of Toulouse , with Prof.Bernard Dupre, 99-2000)); XRF analysis of sediments ( Belgium Govt, with Prof.Van Grieken, UIA,Antwerpen, 82-2001) , Stream Hydrology ( Oxford Brookes Univ,Oxford, UK with Prof.Martin Haigh, 81-98) and Arsenic Problem, University of Uppsala, with Prof.LC Ludin, Dr.Roger Herbert and Prof.R.K.Saxena, 2001-till date
  2. Have published two single author  books  in 2000( Water: quantity and quality aspects in South Asia) and 2002( A Text Book in Environmental Science) and also  edited  two books in 2000 and 2001 and published in India and co-edited one book published in Germany,1999.  In addition, over 150 technical publications in refereed journals: Examples of journals covered: Regional Environmental Change; Chemosphere; Journal of Environmental Monitoring( Royal Chemical Society);Environmental Monitoring and Assessment; Organic Geochemistry; Biogeochemistry; Environmental Geology; Journal of Hydrology; Chemical Geology; Science of Total Environment; Soil, Water and Air pollution; Water research; Tellus; CRC Critical Reviews in Environmental Control  etc.).. See for details, “ Some Key Publications” and also the “Full list of publications” given in the Appendix
  3. Editor-in-chief, Asian Journal of Water, Environment and Pollution   since 2004.
  4. Have been associated with a number of international bodies in various capacities such as International Geosphere  Biosphere Programme (IGBP), Scientific Committee on Problem of Environment (SCOPE), International Association Hydrlogical Scicences(IAHS), International Committee for Continental Erosion (ICCE), BAHC etc.Had earlier been member of Scientific Advisory Committee for Phosphorous and also for Heavy Metals in SCOPE.
  5.   Visiting Professor, UGM,Yogikarta, Indonesia ( Aug,2006); Have given numerous lectures at many forum in the country as well as in many other countries in the last 20 years. Palme Fellow, Uppsala Univ, Sweden (thrice during 2002-2005); Hanse Fellow, Germany (2004);  UNU,Tokyo(2003)  Guest faculty; also  at Tsukuba,Japan; one lecture  in Choulogong university,Thailand;  visiting Professor in Hydrology at University of Peradanya, Kandy,Sri Lanka, Feb-March,2002; Visiting Faculty at Toulouse,France ( May-June,1999
  6. Organised several International and National Workshops. Indo-German workshop in Dec 1998; UNESCO Workshop on Eco hydrology and Arsenic Problem, 2000; 2001; WWF International Fresh Water Issues, 2003.; River Linking Workshop, JNU. 2004,2005
  7. Supervised over 30 Ph.D Students in JNU
  8. Have been a Referee for some international Journals such as Ambio, Chemical Geology, Journal of Hydrology, Hydrological processes. Chemosphere
  9. Nominated for Stokholm Water prize, 2003 by Uppsala University
  10. Have given TV & radio programme on Environment in the last 5 years in various channels in Delhi and interacting with many NGOs

 

Countries Visited and Purpose of Visit

2006    

Visiting Professor,   UGM,Yogikarta, Indonesia ( Aug,2006)

2006

Guest Scientist,

ZMT,Bremen and Uni-Halle, Halle, Germany( June,2006)

2006       

Singapore Seminar at the NTU( May,2006)

2005          

Columbo, Sri Lanka LOICZ Coastal workshop

2005

Athens, Greece(Oct)  Invited series of lectures at Helenic Institute

2005

Uppsala, Sweden( Sept-Oct) Palme Fellow,UU 

2005

Dakka,Bangladesh  External Examiner,Ph.D viva

2004

Zurich, Sitzerland(Oct) Asbestos workshop invited speaker
2004 Bremen,Germany (May-July) Senior Fellowship, Hanse Institute of Adv.Study

2004

Hainan,China ( Feb.) Wetlands Institute group mtg
2004 Bangkok,Thailand. (Jan) Large Deltas,APN mtg
2003 Prague,Chek Republic ( Dec) Headwaters,NATO Workshop
2003 Uppsala,Sweden(Sept-Oct.) Palme Fellow Course Lectures
2003 Tokyo and Tsukuba, Japan (June) UNU Lectures and also at JGS

2003

Bangkok,Thailand (June) Lecture at START, Choulogong Univ

2002

Columbo,Sri Lanka(Dec) APN-LOICZ Meeting on Coastal Zones

2002

Nairobi,Kenya ( Sept) Headwaters conference, Session Chair

2002

Bangkok,Thailand( July) AIT meeting on environment

2002

Uppsala, Sweden (June) Collaborative program in teaching and research since Jan,2002 for 5 years. Palme Fellow at Uppsala Univ.

2002

Peradanya, Sri Lanka (Feb-March) Visiting professor, Hydrology and Water Resources , teaching for one month

2001

Bangkok,Thailand (Nov.) Asian Institute of Technology, Bay of Bengal working group meeting. GIWA

2001

Katmandu,Nepal (Oct.) Institute for Climate Change, APN meeting

2000

Singapore and Malaysia University of Malaya and N.U.S, special lectures

1999

Manaus, Brazil (Nov)      Large  river basin workshop,

1999

Paris,France  (May and June) Visiting Faculty at Toulouse and IPGP,Paris at the invitation of French Govt.

1999

Toulouse, France (May) Visiting Faculty at CNRS

1999

Hamburg, Germany (April) Volkswagen Project meeting

1999

Tsukuba, Japan (March) International Delta workshop

1998

Hamburg, Germany Volkswagen Foundation Project Meeting
1997 Paris, France Invited lectures at IPGP

1997

Hamburg, Germany (Dec.) Volkswagen Foundation Project Meeting

1997

Amsterdam, Netherlands (Oct.) IGBP-LOICZ Meeting

1997

Hamburg, Germany (July) Volkswagen Foundation Project Meeting

1997

Vienna, Austria (April)   IGBP-BAHC Meeting

1996          

Hamburg, Germany (Dec.) Volkswagen Foundation Project Meeting

1996           

Hamburg, Germany (Aug.) Soil Conservation (ISCO)

1996                     

Exeter, UK (July)   Sediment Erosion (IAHS)

1996         

Katmandu, Nepal (April)    BAHC - IGBP Meeting

1996     

Amsterdam, Holland (Jan.-Feb.) LUCC Land use Cover Change

1995           

Bangkok, Thailand (Nov.) IHP - Coastal Process

1995        

Manila, Philippines (April)    IGBP - LOICZ Workshop

1995 

Paris, France (May)  Biogeochemistry of Trace metals - Workshop

1994

London, U.K. (Nov.) Sustainable Development

1993

Hamburg, Germany (Sept)  Fluxes to Oceans

1993

Budapest, Hungary (April)  SCOPE-Biogeochemical cycle

1993

Taiwan (March) IGBP – COSTED

1992

Plymouth, UK. (Oct) Estuaries meeting

1991                

Nairobi, Kenya,(Feb)  SCOPE-Phosphorous workshop

1991    

San Francisco, U.S.A. (Nov.) Estuaries meeting

1991         

Caracas, Venezuela (Nov.) SCOPE-Phosphorous workshop

1989   

USA (May) AGU/IAHS Symposium at Baltimore

1989                   

Philippines  (March)  SCOPE-Phosphorous workshop. 

1988

Thailand (Nov)

SCOPE workshop on rivers and deltas at Bangkok.

1988

Canada (Oct) Workshop on toxic metals in rivers in Quebec city.

1988                         

Hungary (June)   Indian Delegate for SCOPE General Assembly in Budapest.

1988   

Poland (May)                           SCOPE P-Workshop in Poznan.

1988

USSR (September) UNEP/SCOPE  workshop on rivers at Lake Baikal, .

1987

Canada (August) Invited presentation of a paper in Symposium(14) on Pollutants transport in IUGG at Vancouver.

1987       

Thailand (February) 

a) Attended the Scientific advisory committee meeting of Phosphorous cycle of SCOPE.

b) Attended as India’s representative to the Executive Committee meeting of SCOPE. Both held in Bangkok.

1986          

USA (September)  Presented invited paper in UNEP/SCOPE river workshop in August. Also acted as  Reporter for one of the working groups at Fairbanks, Alaska.

1986          

Iraq (February)      To present a key-note paper on Indian rivers at ICCE meeting at Baghdad.

1986                      

France (January)    To attend the first meeting of he scientific advisory committee on Biogeochemical cycle of phosphorous (SCOPE) in Paris.

1985                        

UK (November)  To attend the third meeting of the scientific advisory committee on Global cycling of heavy metals (SCOPE) in London.

1985                      

USA (September) Official Indian delegate (by INSA) to the General Assembly of SCOPE at Washington D.C.

1985  

China (May) To present a paper at the UNEP/SCOPE workshop on mineral transport by rivers in Tianjin, PRC.

1984        

Canada   (September) To present a paper and attend the second meeting of the scientific advisory committee on Global cycling of heavy metals at Toronto.  SCOPE

1984   

USSR (July) To present paper on river transport of Sulphur at the UNEP work-shop on Global sulphur cycling, Tallin, Estonian SSR.

1984   

Venezuela (April) To chair a group and present a paper on Indian rivers at river workshop,Caracas.

1983   

W.Germany (August) To present papers at ICCE, IAPSO meetings at Hamburg and to attend the first meeting of the scientific advisory committee on heavy metals at Heidelberg.

1982   

UK (July) Presented a paper at the first General Assembly of ICCE at Exeter.

1982  

USA (August) Visiting Faculty at University of Delaware, Newark, Del.

1982   

Canada (August)

To present papers at the Inter. Ass. Sedimentology meeting at Hamilton.

1982                  

Belgium (Sept - Oct) Visiting Faculty at University Antwerp, Antwerpen-wilriyk.

1981

France,Sweden & UK

To give lecture (France-Nantes), present paper at Inter. (May-June) Conf. Biogeochem (Stockholm), give lecture (Oxford) and visiting Faculty at Oxford polytechnic.

1973-1975

Canada Teaching and research, McGill Univ.

1968-73

USA, Study and Research

 

Some Key Publications

  1. A Text book on Environmental Sciences by V. Subramanian. 2002. Published by: Narosa Publishing House, 22 daryaganj, IMA Road, New Delhi-2.     (Indian Edition), 240 pages. International edition, Hard bound, published by Alpha Science International, P.B. 4067, Pangborne, UK; distributors: CRC Press, USA.
  2. Moturi MCZ, Manju Rawat and V.Subramanian (2004) Fractionation of heavy metals in solid wastes in Delhi region. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 96(1-3), 183-199
  3. Moturi MCZ, Manju Rawat and V.Subramanian (2004) Distribution and partitioning of phosphorus in solidwaste and sediments from drainage canals in the industrial belt of Delhi, India. Chemosphere, (in Press).
  4. Subramanian, V; Madhavan, N; Rajinder Saxena and Lars-Christer Lundin (2003): Nature of distribution of mercury in the sediments of the River Yamuna (tributary of the Ganges), India. Journal of Environmental Monitoring. 5(3): 427 – 434.
  5. Verma, A, Subramanian, V and Ramesh, R (2002): Methane emission from the embanad wetlands, Kerala, India. Chemosphere. V.47,882-889.
  6. Sajeev, R and Subramanian, V. (2003). Land use/ Land cover changes in Asthamudi Wetland Region of Kerala – A study using remote sensing and GIS, J. Geol. Soc. India, (v.61, 573-580).
  7. Verma, A and Subramanian,V.(2002) Organic matter and amino acid concentrations in surface sediments of the Vembnad Lake, A tropical estuary. Regional Environmental Change 2: 143-149.
  8. Subramanian, V (2000): Transfer of phosphorus from the Indian sub-continent to the adjacent oceans. Society of Sedimentary Geology - SEPM Special publication. 66, 77-88.
  9. Madhavan, N; Subramanian, V (2000): Sulphide mining as a source of arsenic in the environment. Current Science. 78(6), 702-709.
  10. Datta,D.K; Gupta,L.P; Subramanian,V (1999): Distribution of C, N and P in the sediments of the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Megna system in the Bengal Basin. Organic geochemistry. 30. 75-82.
  11. Dekov, DM; Araujo,F; Subramanian,V; Van Grieken, R(1998): Chemical composition of sediments and suspended matter from the Cauvery and Brahmaputra river (India). Science of Total Environment. 212, 89-105.
  12. Ramanathan,AL; Subramanian,V; Ramesh,R; James,A (1999): Environmental geochemistry of the Pitchavaram Mangroves Ecosystem. Environmental Geology. 37, 323-333.
  13. Gupta, LP; Subramanian, V; Ittekot, V (1997): Nature of organic matter in the sediments of the Godavari River Basin. Biogeochemistry, 38(2): 103-128.
  14. Subramanian, V (1996): The Sediment Load of Indian Rivers. International Association of Hydrological Sciences Publication. 236, 183-189.
  15. Chakrapani,GJ; Subramanian, V (1996): Fractionation of Heavy Metals and Phosphorus in suspended sediments of Yamuna river, India. Environmental Management and Assessment, 43, 117-124.
  16. Subramanian, V; Mohanchandran, G(1994): Deposition and Fluxes of Heavy Metals in the Sediments of three major Peninsular Estuaries. In : (Dyer, KR; Orth, RJ eds),  Changes in Fluxes in Estuaries, Olsen and Olsen Pub., Denmark, 97-106.
  17. Ramanathan, AL; Vaithiyanathan, P; Subramanian,V; Das, BK(1993): Nature and Transport of Solute load in the Cauvery River Basin, India. Water Research, 28, 1585-1593.
  18. Vaithiyanathan, P; Ramanathan,AL; Subramanian,V (1993): Transport and Distribution of heavy metals in Cauvery river, Water, Air and Soil Pollution. 71, 13-28.
  19. Subramanian, V; Ittekkot, V (1991): Carbon transport in Himalayan rivers. In: Eisma, D; Kempe, S-editors: SCOPE: 42. Biogeochemistry of Major World rivers, Wiley and sons, England. 42, 159-170.
  20. Subramanian, V; Mohanachandran,G (1990): Heavy metals Distribution and Enrichment in the sediments of Southern East coast of India. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 21, 324-330.
  21. Choubey,VK; Subramanian,V (1990): Nature of suspended solids and IRSIA-LISSI Data - a case study of Tawa Reservoir (Narmada Basin). Remote Sensing of Environment, 34, 207-215.
  22. Ramesh, R; Subramanian, V; Van Grieken, R; Van’t Dack, L (1989): The elemental chemistry of Sediments in the Krishna river basin, India, Chemical Geology, 74, 331-341.
  23. Subramanian, V; Jha, PK; Van Grieken, R (1988): Heavy metals in Ganges estuary. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 19, 290-293.
  24. Subramanian,V; Van Grieken, R; Van t‘dack, L (1987): Heavy metals distribution in the sediments of Ganges and Brahmaputra rivers. Environmental Geology and Water Sciences, 9(2), 93-103.
  25. Subramanian, V; Van t’ dack,L; Van Grieken, R(1985): Chemical composition of river sediments from the Indian sub - continental river, India. Chemical Geology, 48. 271-279.
  26. Singh, SK; Subramanian, V (1984): Hydrous Fe and Mn oxides - Scavengers of heavy metals in the aquatic environment. CRC-Critical reviews in Environmental control, 14, 33-90.
  27. Subramanian, V (1980): Mineralogical input of suspended matter by Indian rivers into the adjacent areas of the Indian oceans. Marine Geology. 36, 29 -34.
  28. Subramanian, V (1979): Chemical and suspended sediments characteristics of the rivers of India. Journal of Hydrology, 44, 37-55.

 

Consolidated List of Publications

Single author books:

(1).  A Text book on Environmental Sciences by V. Subramanian. 2002. Published by: Narosa Publishing House,22 daryaganj, IMA Road, New  Delhi-2

        Rs.265/-(Indian Edition), 240 pages .International edition, Hard  bound,  published by Alpha Science International,  P.B. 4067, Pangborne, UK.

(2).  Subramanian, V. (2000): Water: Quantity - Quality perspective in South Asia. Kingston International Publication, Surrey, UK. Distributor in India: Capital Book Private Limited, 7/28, Mahaveer Street, Ansari Road, Daryaganj, New Delhi - 110 002

(3)   Subramanian,V( 2006, expected):  Rivers of India- to link or not to link?  Due Dec,2006

 

Edited Books:

(4). Environmental Hazards in South Asia by V. Subramanian. Jan. 2002. Published by Capital Publishing Company, 7/28, Mahaveer Street, Ansari Road, Daryaganj, New Delhi -2. Tel: 91 11 328 8719, 328 4197, Fax: 91 11 326 5030, E-mail: capub2000@mantramail.com. Hardbound: 81-855 89-05-4, Rs. 695/-, $19.50. Pages: 350app.

(5). Ecohydrology, Edited by V. Subramanian and AL. Ramanathan, ( 2001). Published by Capital Publishing Company, 7/28, Mahaveer Street, Ansari Road, Daryaganj, New Delhi - 2... Hardbound: Rs. 650/-. : 460pp.

(6). Ittekkot, V. Subramanian, V. and Annadurai, S (1999): Biogeochemistry of Rivers in tropical South and South-east Asia. SCOPE publication, Hamburg University, Hamburg, Germany, 240p.

(7). Environmental Orientation to School Education edited by Subramanian, V; Shukla, RD and Amita Biswas (2000). Published by Sankalp, B-5/95, Safdarjung Enclave, New Delhi -29. National Scenario, Training Modules (1): 1-48.

(8). Environmental Orientation to School Education edited by Subramanian, V; Shukla, RD and Amita Biswas (2000). Published by Sankalp, B-5/95, Safdarjung Enclave, New Delhi -29. State of Orissa, Training Modules (2): 1-32.

List of Publications

V. Subramanian, V., V. Ittekkot,  D. Unger and N. Madhavan (2006). Silicate weathering in South Asian Tropical River Basins.  SCOPE Silica Volume. Island Press, USA

Madhavan. N and V. Subramanian (2006). Environmental impact assessment including evolution of Fluoride and Arsenic contamination process in groundwater and remediation of contaminated groundwater system. In Sustainable Development and Management of Groundwater Resources. Edited by M. Thangarajan, published by The Capital Book Publishing Company, New Delhi. P234-258

Madhavan, N and V. Subramanian (2006). Factors affecting arsenic concentration in groundwater in West Bengal. Environmental Chem Letters  v.4,p79-82.

Subramanian, V., Madhavan, N., (2005). Asbestos problem in India. Lung Cancer 49 Supp. II: S9 - S12

Subramanian,V(2004) Urban water demand and availability in India. In  S.Hearth, editor. Sustainable Water resources Management, UNU Press, Tokyo. V.1,p449-454

Subramanian,V.(2005) Factors regulating fresh water quality in Himalayan river system.

In Libor Jansky, Martin Haigh, Editors: Sustainable Management of Headwater resources. UNU Press, Tokyo. P124-136

Moturi MCZ, Manju Rawat and V.Subramanian (2004) Distribution and partitioning of phosphorus in solidwaste and sediments from drainage canals in the industrial belt of Delhi, India. Chemosphere,  v.60, p237-244.

Maturi C, Manju Rawat and V.Subramanian (2004) Fractionation of heavy metals in solid wastes in Delhi region. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 96(1-3), 183-199.

Rawat M, Moturi, MCZ and Subramanian, V. (2003): Inventory Compilation and distribution of heavy metals in wastewater from small-scale industrial areas of Delhi, India. J. Environ. Monit. 5(6), 906-912.

Subramanian, V; Madhavan, N; Rajinder Saxena and Lars-Christer Lundin (2003): Nature of distribution of mercury in the sediments of the River Yamuna (tributary of the Ganges), India. Journal of Environmental Monitoring. 5(3): 427 – 434.

Sajeev, R and Subramanian, V. (2003). Land use/ Land cover changes in Asthamudi Wetland Region of Kerala – A study using remote sensing and GIS, J. Geol. Soc. India, v.61,573-580

Verma, A, Subramanian, V and Ramesh, R (2002): Methane emission from the Vembanad wetlands, Kerala, India. Chemosphere. V.47, 882-889.

Madhavan, N and Subramanian, V. (2002): Fluoride in fractionated soil samples of Ajmer District, Rajasthan. J. Environ. Monit., 4, 821-822.

Verma, A and Subramanian,V. (2002)  Organic matter and amino acid concentrations in surface sediments of the Vembnad Lake, A tropical estuary. Regional Environmental Change 2: 143-149.

Saxena, DP; Joos, P; Van Grieken, R; Subramanian, V (2001): Sedimentation rate on the floodplain sediments of the Yamuna river basin (Tributary of river Ganges, India) by using 210Pb and 137Cs techniques. Journal of Radio. Anal. Nucl. Chem. 251 (3), 399-408.

Ramanathan , AL and  Subramanian, V (2001) Present status  of Asbestos mining and related health problems in India. Industrial Health, 39: 309-315.

Madhavan, N and Subramanian, V (2001): Fluoride concentration in river waters of south Asia.        Current  Science., 80. 1312-1319.

Rawat, M. Moturi MCZ and Subramanian V (2000): Assessment of pollution load with respect to heavy metals from the wastewater of some Industrial areas of Delhi, India. International Conference of Heavy Metals in Environment. Ann. Arbor, Michigan, USA.    Online   http://www.sph.umich.edu/eih/heavymetals/.

Ramesh, R; Ramanathan, AL; Ramesh, S; Purvaja, R and Subramanian, V (2000): Distribution of rare earth elements and heavy metals in the surficial sediments of the Himalayan river system. Geochemical Journal. 34. 205-319

Subramanian, V (2000): Transfer of phosphorus from the Indian sub-continent to the adjacent oceans. Society of Sedimentary Geology (USA) - SEPM Special publication 66, 77-88. 

Madhavan, N; Subramanian, V (2000): Sulphide mining as a source of arsenic in the environment. Current Science. Current Science. 78(6), 702-709.

Datta, DK; Gupta, LP; Subramanian, V (2000): Dissolved fluoride in the Lower Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna River system in the Bengal Basin, Bangladesh. Environmental Geology. 39(10). 1163-1168.

Subramanian,V and  Ramanathan, AL( 2000):  Water Pollution. In  J.N. Vyas and  R. Parthsarathy, editors: Saket Environmental Handbook, Saket projects, Ahmedabad.   P 244-266  

Suramanian, V and Anuradha Verma (2000): Energy and the carbon cycle, TERI Information Monitor on Environmental Sciences, 5(2). 91-104.

Ramesh,R; Ramanathan,AL; James,A; Subramanian,V (1999): Rare Earth elements and Heavy Metal Distribution in the Estuarine sediments of the East coast of India. Hydrobiologia, 29, 419-430.

Subramanian, V. (1999): Geochemical processes in the Ganges-Brahmaputra river system. In: Hydrological and Geochemical Processes in Large Scale River Basins, Manaus, Brazil. P 181. (Abstract).

Datta,D.K; Gupta,L.P; Subramanian,V (1999): Distribution of C, N and P in the sediments of the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Megna system in the Bengal Basin. Organic geochemistry. 30. 75-82.

Shivkumar,S; Subramanian,V; Walimbe, SR; Lalji Singh (1999):Current trends in Ancient DNA studies- A review. Current Science. 76,879-885.

Verma,A; Subramanian,V; Ramesh,R(1999): Methane emission from a Tropical Urban Wetlands. Current Science. 76,1020-1022.

Datta,DK; Subramanian,V (1998): Distribution and fractionation of heavy metals in the surface sediments of the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna river system in the Bengal basin Environmental Geology, 36(1/2) 93-101.

Gupta,LP; Subramanian,V (1998): Geochemical factors controlling the chemical nature of water and sediments in the Gomti River, India. Environmental Geology, 36(1/2)102-108.

Dekov, DM; Araujo,F; Subramanian,V; Van Grieken, R(1998): Chemical composition of sediments and suspended matter from the Cauvery and Brahmaputra river (India). Science of Total Environment. 212, 89-105.

Ramanathan,AL; Subramanian,V; Ramesh,R; James,A (1999): Environmental geochemistry of the Pitchavaram Mangroves Ecosystem. Environmental Geology. 37, 323-333

Ramanathan,AL; Subramanian,V (1998): Texture and Minerology of suspended sediments in Cauvery River. Journal of Geological Society of India. 52, 111-114.

Gupta, LP; Subramanian, V; Ittekot, V (1997): Nature of organic matter in the sediments of the Godavari River Basin. Biogeochemistry, 38(2): 103-128.

Datta, D; Subramanian, V (1997): Nature of solute load in the rivers of Bengal Basin, Bangladesh. Journal of Hydrology, 198: 196-208.

Datta, D; Subramanian, V. (1997): Texture and Mineralogy of the sediments from the Bengal Basin, Bangladesh and their environmental implications. Environmental Geology, 30(3/4), 181-188.

Subramanian, V (1996): The Sediment Load of Indian Rivers. International Association of Hydrological Sciences Publication. 236, 183-189.

Subramanian, V; Ramanathan, AL (1996): Nature of Sediment Load in the Ganga- Brahmaputra River System in India. In (Ed. : Milliman, JD; Haque, BK), Sea Level Rise and Coastal Subsidence. Kluwar Academic Press, Netherlands, 226-245.

Chakrapani,GJ; Subramanian, V (1996): Fractionation of Heavy Metals and Phosphorus in suspended sediments of Yamuna river, India. Environmental Management and Assessment, 43, 117-124.

Ramanathan, AL; Subramanian, V; Das, BK (1996): Biogeochemical studies in the Cauvery estuary, cast of India. Indian Journal of Marine Sciences, 25, 71-73.

Ramesh, R; Purvaja, GR; Subramanian, V (1996): Carbon and Phosphorus transport by the major Indian Rivers. Journal of Biogeography, 22, 409-415.

Ramanathan, AL; Subramanian, V; Das, BK (1995): Sediment and Heavy metal accumulation in the Cauvery Basin. Environmental Geology, 27(3), 155-163.

Panda, D; Subramanian, V; Panigrahy, RC (1995): Geochemical fractionation of heavy metals in Chilka Lake (East Coast of India) - a tropical Coastal lagoon. Environmental Geology, 26, 199-210.

Chakrapani, GJ; Subramanian, V; Gibbs, RJ; Jha, PK (1995): Size characteristics and mineralogy in suspended sediments of the Ganges river, India. Environmental Geology, 25, 192-196.

Chakrapani, GJ; Subramanian, V (1994): Grain size Distribution and Mineralogy of the Suspended Sediments of Mahanadhi River. Journal Geological Society of India. 44, 541-546.

Gupta, LP; Subramanian, V (1994): Environmental Geochemistry of the River Gomti: A Tributary of the Ganga River. Environmental Geology, 24, 235-243.

 Subramanian, V; Mohanchandran, G(1994): Deposition and Fluxes of Heavy Metals in the Sediments of three major Peninsular Estuaries. In: (Dyer, KR; Orth, RJ eds), ERF Workshop, Plymouth, Changes in Fluxes in Estuaries, Olsen and Olsen Pub., Denmark, 97-106.

Ramanathan, AL; Vaithiyanathan, P; Subramanian,V; Das, BK(1993): Nature and Transport of Solute load in the Cauvery River Basin, India. Water Research, 28, 1585-1593.

Subramanian, V (1993): Sediment load of Indian Rivers. Current science. 64, 928-931. (Invited Contribution)

Vaithiyanathan, P; Jha, PK; Subramanian, V(1993): Phosphorus distribution in the sediments of the Hooghly (Ganges) Estuary, India. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science.  37, 603-614.

Ramanathan, AL; Vaithiyanathan, P; Subramanian, V; Das, BK (1993): Geochemistry of the Cauvery Estuary, East Coast of India. Estuaries. 16, 459-474.

Subraminian, V; Ittekkot, V (1993): Input from Indian Rivers to Ocean (Abstract only). Univ. Hamburg. Fluxes to Oceans Workshop, Proceedings, Sept 1993.

Vaithiyanathan, P; Ramanathan,AL; Subramanian,V (1993): Transport and Distribution of heavy metals in Cauvery river,             Water, Air and Soil Pollution. 71, 13-28.

Jha, PK; Vaithiyanathan  P; Subramanian,V  (1993): Mineralogical characteristics of the sediments of a Himalayan river - a tributary of the Ganges. Environmental Geology, 22, 13-20.

Chakrapani, GJ; Subramanian, V (1993): Heavy Metals Distribution and fractionation of  in sediments of the Mahanadi River Basin, India. Environmental Geology, 22, 80-87.

Chakrapani. GJ; Subramanian, V (1993): Rates of erosion and sedimentation in the Mahanadi River Basin, India. Journal of Hydrology, 140, 39-48.

Subramanian,V; Ramanathan,AL; Ramesh,R (1993): Nature of Phosphorus distribution in the Cauvery estuary. In: (Eds. Swaminathan,MS; Ramesh,R), Sustainable Management of Coastal Ecosystem. Published by M.S. Swaminarhan Research Foundation, Madras. 135-145.

Subramanian,V (1993): Phosphorous, Silicon, and some Trace Contaminants in Ganges Estuary.  Estuaries, 16, 453-458. 

Vaithiyanathan.P; Ramanathan, AL; Subramanian, V (1992): Sediment transport in the Cauvery River  basin : sediment characteristics and controlling factors, Journal of Hydrology, 139, 197-210.

Ramesh, R; Subramanian, V (1992): Textural Characteristics of the Krishna River Sediments. Geo journal, 28, 449-452.

Choubey,VK; Subramanian, V (1992): Estimation of suspended solids using Indian Remote Sensing Satellite - 1A data: a case study from Central India. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 13(8), 1473-1486.

Subramanian,V; Ittekkot, V (1991): Carbon transport in Himalayan rivers. In:  Eisma, D; Kempe, S-editors: SCOPE :42. Biogeochemistry of Major World rivers, Wiley and sons, England. 42, 159-170.

Vaithyanathan, P; Ramanathan, AL; Subramanian, V(1991): Particulate Heavy metal Distribution in the Peninsular River Basins of India. The Science of the Total Environment, 98, 231-248.

Choubey, VK; Subramanian, V (1991): Spectral response to suspended sediments in water under controlled conditions. Journal of Hydrology, 122, 301-308.

Biksham,G; Subramanian,V; Ramanathan,AL; Van Grieken, R (1991): Heavy metal distribution in the Godavari river basin. Environmental Geology and Water Sciences, 17(2), 117-126.

Subramanian, V; Mohanachandran,G (1990): Heavy metals Distribution and Enrichment in the sediments of Southern East coast of India. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 21, 324-330.

Choubey,VK; Subramanian,V (1990): Nature of suspended solids and IRSIA-LISSI Data - a case study of Tawa Reservoir (Narmada Basin). Remote Sensing of Environment, 34, 207-215.

Ramesh, R; Subramanian, V; Van Grieken, R (1990): Distribution of heavy metals in the river sediments of Krishna river basin. Environmental Geology and Water Sciences, 15, 207-216.

Jha, PK; Subramanian, V; Sitasawad, R; Van Greiken, R (1990): Heavy metals in the sediments of the Yamuna river (A Tributary of the Ganges), India. The Science of the Total Environment., 95,  7-27.

Chakrapani,GJ; Subramanian,V (1990): Factors controlling sediment discharge in the Mahanadi River Basin, India. Journal of Hydrology. 117,169- 185.

Chakrapani, GJ; Subramanian V (1990): Preliminary studies on the geochemistry of the Mahanadi River basin. India. Chemical Geology, 81, 241-253.

Mohanachandran, G; Subramanian,V(1990): Texture, Mineralogy and Chemical composition of sediments along the South-East Coast of India. Indian Journal of Marine Sciences, 7, 128-132.

Hasnain, SI; Subramanian, V; Dhanpal, K (1989): Chemical Characteristics and Suspended Sediment Load of Meltwaters from a Himalayan Glacier in India. Journal of Hydrology, 106, 99-108.

Subramanian, V; Ramanathan, AL; Vaithiyanathan, P (1989): Distribution and Fractionation of heavy metals in the Cauvery estuary, India. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 20, 286-290.

Vaithiyanathan,P; Subramanian, V; Ramanathan, AL (1989): Transport and distribution of phosphorus by Indian rivers. Memoirs Geological Society of India, 13, 127-137.

Ramesh, R; Subramanian, V; Van Grieken, R; Van’t Dack, L (1989): The elemental chemistry of Sediments in the Krishna river basin, India, Chemical Geology, 74, 331-341

Subramanian, V; Vaithiyanathan, P (1989): Physical Transport of Phosphorous, in rivers. In: Tiessen, H (ed.) Phosphorus cycles in Terrestrial and Aquatic Ecosystem, Regional Workshop 1: Europe          SCOPE Vol., 283-295.

Subramanian, V; Jha, PK; Van Grieken, R (1988): Heavy metals in Ganges estuary. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 19, 290-293.

Biksham, G; Subramanian, V (1988): Elemental composition of the Godavari Sediments (Central and Southern Indian Subcontinent). Chemical Geology, 70, 275-286.

Biksham, G; Subramanian, V (1988): Nature of solute transport in the Godavari river basin, India. Journal of Hydrology, 103, 375-392.

Biksham, G; Subramanian,V(1988): Sediment transport of Godavari river basin and its controlling factors. Journal of Hydrology, 101, 275-290.

Ramanathan, AL; Subramanian, V; Vaithiyanathan, P (1988): Chemical and sediment characteristics of the Upper Reaches of the Cauvery estuary, East Coast of India. Indian Journal of Marine Sciences, 17, 114-120.

Ramesh, R; Subramanian, V (1988): Temporal, spatial, and size variation in the sediment Transport in the Krishna River Basin, India. Journal of Hydrology, 98, 53-65.  

Vaithiyanathan, P;  Ramanathan, AL; Subramanian, V (1988): Erosion, Transport and Deposition of sediments by the tropical rivers of India. Sediment Budgets, 174, 561-574.

Ramesh, R; Subramanian, V; Pillai, KC (1988): Sediment and elemental accumulation rates in the Krishna river basin, India. The Science of the Total Environment, 72, 221-226.

Ramanathan, AL; Subramanian, V; Vaithiyanathan, P(1988): Chemical and sediment characteristics of the upper reaches of the Cauvery Estuary, East cost of India. Indian Journal of Marine Sciences, 17, 114-120.

Subramanian, V;  Biksham, G; Ramesh, R(1987): Environmental Geology  of Peninsular rivers in India. Journal Geological Society of India, 30, 393-401.

Ramesh, R; Subramanian, V(1988): Nature of the Dissolved load of the Krishna river basin, India. Journal of Hydrology, 103, 139-155.

Singh, BK; Subramanian,V (1988): Water and sediment load in Streams Draining Mussorrie phosphate mining area. Journal Geological Society of India, 31, 575-583.

Subramanian, V (1988): A review of book “Environmental Geology” by K.S.Valdiya. Current Science, 57(21), 1203-1204

Jha, PK; Subramanian, V; Sitasawad, R(1988): Chemical and mass transfer in the Yamuna river - A tributary of the Ganges system. Journal of Hydrology, 104, 237-246.

Subramanian, V; Jha, PK (1988): Geochemical studies on the Hoogly (Ganges) Estuary. In: (Ed.: Degens, ET; Kempe, S; Naidu, AS), Transport of carbon and minerals in major world rivers, Lakes and Estuaries.  Mitt. Geol. Palaeont. Inst., University of Hamburg, SCOPE/UNEP Sonderband, Hamburg, 66, 267-283.

Ramesh, R; Subramanian, V (1987): Mineralogy, Texture and Chemical composition of Brine-sediments near Madras, East Coast of India. Indian Journal of Marine Sciences, 16, 90-93.

Subramanian, V; Biksham, G; Ramesh, R (1987): Environmental geology of Peninsular River basin of India. Journal Geological Society of India, 30, 393-401.

Subramanian, V; Jha, PK (1988): Geochemical studies on the Hoogly (Ganges) estuary: IN: Alaska workshop on river transport 1986. River transport of Carbon and Mineral, 5.  Univ. Hamburg press, 66, 267 - 288.

Ramesh, R; Subramanian, V (1987): Heavy metal content in the sediments of major Peninsular Rivers of Southern India. Proceedings International Conference on “Heavy metals in the Environment, New Orleans, 160-162.

Subramanian, V; Sitasawad, R; Abbas, N; Jha, PK (1987): Environmental Geology on the Ganga River Basin. Journal Geological Society of India. 30, 335-355.

Subramanian, V (1987): Heavy metals distribution in the sediments of Ganges and Brahmaputra river sediments. Environmental Geology and Water Sciences, 9, 93 - 103.

Subramanian, V (1987): Environmental  geochemistry  of Indian river basin- A review (invited contribution). Journal Geological Society of India, 29, 205-220.

Subramanian,V; Van  Grieken, R; Van t‘dack, L (1987): Transport and fractionation of Pb in river sediments from the Indian sub-continent. Journal Geological Society of India, 30, 217 -226.

Subramanian,V; Van  Grieken, R; Van t‘dack, L (1987): Heavy metals distribution in the sediments of Ganges and Brahmaputra rivers. Environmental Geology and Water Sciences, 9(2), 93-103.

Ramesh, R; Subramanian,V (1986): Some aspects of erosion and sediment transport in the Krishna River Basin. In : (Eds. Radhakrishna,BP; Ramachandran;KK), India’s Environment - Problems and Perspectives. Memoir (5),     Geological Society of India, Bangalore 261-267.

Subramanian, V (1986): A review of book Ganga pollution and Health Hazard by Upendra Kumar Sinha. Journal Geological Society of India, 28, 334.

Ramesh, R; Subramanian,V (1986): Mass transport in the Krishna river basin. International Association of Hydrological Sciences, 159, 185-197.

Bikhshamiah,G; Subramanian, V(1985): Stream salinity in the Indian arid zone - Comment. Journal of Hydrology, 82, 175-177.

Ramesh, R; Subramanian, V (1985): Water-mineral Equilibria in  solar salt farm near Madras. Indian Journal of Marine Sciences, 14, 79-84.

Subramanian, V (1985): Water Chemistry of the Ganga. Science Today (September), p52.

Subramanian, V; Van t’ dack,L; Van Grieken, R(1985): Chemical composition of river sediments from the Indian sub - continent.na river,India. Chemical Geology, 48. 271-279

Subramanian, V; Sitasawad, R; Joshi, LU (1985): Rate of sedimentation in the Yamuna river  around Delhi using the Pb210/Ra225 method. Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry articles, 90, 271-277.

Subramanian,V (1985): Geochemistry of river basins in the Indian subcontinent, Part I : Water Chemistry, Chemical Erosion and Water-Mineral Equilibria. In: Transport of Carbon and Minerals in World Rivers  Editor. E.  Degens., 495-512.

Subramanian, V; Richey, J; Abbas, N (1985): Geochemistry of river basins in the Indian subcontinent, Part II: Water Chemistry, Chemical Erosion and Water-Mineral Equilibria. In : Transport of Carbon and Minerals in World Rivers Editor. E.  Degens. 513 - 518.

Subramanian, V; Van t’ dack, L; VanGrieken, R (1985): Preliminary studies on the geochemistry of Cauvery river basin. Earth and Planetary Science,(Proceeding Indian Academy of Science), 94(2), 99-110.

Ramesh, R; Subramanian, V (1985): Some aspects of erosion and  sediment transport in the Krishna river. Journal of Geological Society of India, Memoir, 5. 261 - 267.

Subramanian, V(1985): Erosion in the Cauvery river basin, India. International Symposium on Erosion, Debris Flow and Disaster Prevention, Tsukuba, Japan, 81-83.

Abbas, N; Subramanian, V (1984): Erosion and sediment transport in the Ganges river basin (India). Journal of Hydrology, 69, 173 - 182. 

Singh, SK; Subramanian, V (1984): Hydrous Fe and Mn oxides - Scavengers of heavy metals in the aquatic environment. CRC-Critical reviews in Environmental control, 14, 33-90.

Subramanian, V(1984): River  transport  of phosphorous and genesis of ancient phosphorites. Geological Survey of India (Special publication), 17, 11-15.

Subramanian, V; Sitasawad, R (1984): A Study on water quality in the River Yamuna around Delhi, India. Water Quality Bulletin, 9, 219 - 222.

Subramanian, V (1983): Factors controlling the chemical composition of river waters of India. International Association of Hydrological Sciences Publication, 141, 145-152.

Subramanian, V; Saxena, KK (1983): Hydrogeochemistry of Groundwater in the Delhi region of India. 146, 307-316.

Subramanian, V (1983): Erosion and sediment yield in the Krishna River basin, India. Relation of Groundwater quantity and quality (Proc. of the Hamburg Symposium),  137, 193-198. 

Haque, MA; Subramanian, V(1982): Copper, lead and zinc pollution of soil environment. CRC - Critical Reviews in Environmental Control, 12, 13 - 89.

Subramanian, V; Saxena, KK(1981): Reply to comments on ‘chemistry of monsoon rain water over Delhi, India’. Tellus, 33, 511.

Bikshamiah, G; Subramanian, V(1980): Chemical and sediment  mass transfer  in the Godavari river basin in India. Journal of Hydrology, 46, 331-342.

Subramanian, V (1980): A geochemical model for Phosphate mineralization in marine environment. Geological Survey of India Special Publications, 44, 308-313.

Subramanian, V; Saxena, KK (1980): Chemistry of monsoon rain water over Delhi, India. Tellus, 32, 558 - 561.

Subramanian, V (1980): Mineralogical input of suspended matter by Indian rivers into the adjacent areas of the Indian oceans. Marine Geology. 36, 29 -34.

Subramanian, V (1979): Chemical and suspended sediments characteristics of the rivers of India. Journal of Hydrology, 44, 37-55.

Subramanian, V; Gibbs, RJ (1973): Selectivity sequence of exchangeable trace metals  on  clay  minerals. Recent Research Geology, 2, 202-210.

Subramanian, V; Gibbs, RJ (1972): Sorption of trace metals by clay minerals. Geol. Soc. America Ann. Mtg. Minneapolis ( Abst ),  680.

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