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Dr. K Mani

Associate Professor

Department of Geography
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Present Position
Associate Professor
Experience
  • Higher Secodary Teacher at Govt.Higher Secondary School,Kallar Pattom Colony,Idukki,from August 1990 to Nov1991.
  • Lecturer in Educational psychology at Govt. Trainig College ,Trichur,From Nov 1991 to March 1992.
  • Lecturer ,B.Ed Centre Calicut University,Kannur from June 1992 to August 1992.
  • PGT in Geography ,JNV , Port Blair ,A&N Islands from Sep 1992 to Nov 1992
  • Lecturer in Geography, Govt.College Chittur Palakkad from 14/06/1993 to 1/11/1995.
  • Lecturer in Geography ,Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit  Kalady,  Regional Centre Palakkad from 2/11/1995 to 28/04/1997.
  • Lecturer in Geography University College Trivandrum from 29/04/1997 to till  date.
Highest Qualification M.A (Geography), M.Sc (Geo-Informatics), M.Ed., Ph.D
Areas of Interest GIS,Digital Image Processing, Field Survey Population geography,Social Geography, Land Use/Land Cover Studies, remote sensing. 
Field of Research Population and Rural Change
Guideship Details Research Guide, Kerala University
Student's Details
Subjects Handled
Climatology, Cartography,Geographical Information System,Population Geography, Remote Sensing
Academic Responsibilities Undertaken
  • Member, board of studies in geography University of kerala
  • Member, board of studies in Geography University of kannnur
  • Member, NACC core committee University College
  • Member, Doctoral Committee, University of Kerala
Duties Performed
  • NSS Programme Officer
  • NCC Officer   Naval wing
  • Co-ordinator - Remedial Coaching for SC/ST and Minority Students.
  • Member, faculty of Science University of kerala
Research Projects Undertaken
Research Publications

2012 An assessment of Deterioration of Natural Forest Using Geo-Informatics: A case study in Devikulam Taluk of Idukki District, Kerala. This article was published in the proceedings of the UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Geospatial Technology Development in Natural Resource and Disaster Management organized by centre for Geotechnology Manonmaniam Sundaranar University (Feb. 23- 24, 2012).

 

2012 The Problems of Solid Waste Management in Thiruvananthapuram city: A case study in Vilappilshala Garbage Treatment Plant. This article was published in the proceedings of the UGC sponsored National Seminar on Geospatial Technology Development in Natural Resource and Disaster Management organized by Center for Geotechnology Manonmaniam Sundaranar University (Feb.23-24, 2012).

 

 

2012 Land use and land cover changes detection using multi temporal satellite data Devikulam Taluk, Idukki District, Kerala. This article was published in the International Journal of Geomatics and Geosciences Volume 3, No 1, 2012.

 

2012 Analysis of Dengue fever in Thiruvananthapuram Corporation, Kerala: A GIS approach. This article was published in the International Journal of Advanced in Remote Sensing and GIS Vol.1. No 2. 2012.

 

 

2014 Multi Influencing Factor Technique for Identifying Groundwater Vulnerable Zone

in Pambar River Basin, Devikulam Taluk using Geospatial Technology. This article was

Published in Proceedings of the 2nd Disaster Risk and Vulnerability Conference

(April, 24-26, 2014) Organized by Dept. of Geology, University of Kerala, and Trivandrum.

 

2014 Impact of Climate Change on land use pattern in Marayoor Panchayat- A Micro

Level Study. This article was published in Coastal Resources Management Strategies

Through Spatial Technology, Organized by Earth Science Department, Tamil University,

Thanjavore.

 

2014 Morphometric Analysis and Integrated Management using Using Geospatial

Technologies: a case study of Pambar River Basin, Idukki District, Kerala. This article was

Published in Coastal Resources Management Strategies through Spatial Technology,

Organized by Earth Science Department, Tamil University, and Thanjavore.


Books Published
Nil
Paper Presentations
  • A MICRO LEVEL STUDY OF CLIMATIC CHANGE IN MUNNAR HILL STATION .PAPER PRESENTED AT A SYMPOSIUM ON CLIMATIC CHANGE AND GLOBAL WARMING ORGANISED BY NIRMALA COLLEGE COIMBATORE ON 07-08-2009

Seminars / Workshops Organized Nil
Seminars Attended
  • National Seminar on Dynamics of Landuse and Sustainability conducted by IGS at Dept. of geography ,Govt.College Chittur, on Nov 25th & 26th 1995.
  • National Seminar on Geoinformatics and Environmental Management organized by Dept. of Geography,Govt Collge,Kariavattom on 15/03/2006.
  • International Seminar on Democratic And Secular Education organized by Govt.of Kerala at Kerala University Campus from 4th to 6th Dec 2008.
  • UGC sponsored Symposium on Global Climate Change and its implications Organized by Dept. of Geography Nirmala Collge for Women Coimbatore on 7/08/2009.
  • The 97th Indian Science  Congress held at Kerala University Trivandrum from Jan. 3rd to 7th 2010.
Workshops Attended
  • Workshop on preparation of BA.B.Ed. syllabus at   Sree SankaracharyaUniversity of Sanskrit from 4/12/1995 to 6/12/1995.
  • Workshop on PG semesterization conducted by University of Kerala at Dept. ofGeography University College Trivandrum from 5/07/2000 to 8/07/2000.
  • GIS Training Programme conducted by Rolta India Limited Mumbai at Dept. ofGeography University college Trivandrum from 1/08/2000 to 14/08/2000.
  • Workshop on Curriculum design for B.Sc Geography from 11th, 12th, 13th &  28th,29th March 2009 conducted by University of Kerala.
  • Workshop on Restructuring Undergraduate Curriculam of Calicut University at Govt.College Chittur from 16/03/2009 to 18/03/2009.
  • Workshop on Restructuring Undergraduate Curriculam of Kannur University at Dept. of Geography  from 19/03/2009 to 20/03/2009.
  • National Workshop on Natural Hazards at CESS Trivandrum on 25th & 26th August 2009.
Refresher Courses Attended
  • Refresher Course in Human Geography   at    Academic Staff College MK University Madurai from 15/02/1995 to  8/03/1995.
  • Refresher Course in Geography at Dept. Of Geography University College  Trivandrum from 3/03/1999 to 25/03/1999.
  • Refresher Course in Geography at Academic Staff College, Bharathidasan University,Tiruchirappalli, from 13/12/2003 to 2/01/2004.
  • Refresher Course in Geographic Information  System at academic staff CollegeUniversity of Mysore, from 7/01/2005 to 27/01/2005.
Orientation Programmes Attended
  • Orientation Programme at Academic Staff College ,University of Kerala from 5/06/02 to 2/07/02.
  • Orientation Programme on methodology and common Courses for restructured UG programme in Geography organized by Kerala Higher Education Council of University of Kerala at University College Trivandrum on 15th & 16th Jan 2010.
  • One Day Orientation Programme for Board of Studies Members on UG Semesterization at Academic Staff College, University of Kerala on 6/10/2009.
  • On Day Orientation programme of the Colleges on the regulations of CBCS held  on 10/12/2009 at Govt.Womens College ,Trivandrum.