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Last updated: 7th April 2016

DETAILED LIST OF ONGOING RESEARCH PROJECTS / ACTIVITY

(01.04.2016 to 31.03.2017)

Sl.

No.

TITLE OF THE PROJECT/

NAME OF THE P.Is.

DT. OF INITIATION/

COMPLETION

NAME AND DESIGNATION OF RESEARCHERS

 

1.

Owl assemblage and occupancy in Andaman Archipelago, India

PI: Dr S Babu

Co PI: Dr. H N Kumara

Jun 2013 – Jun 2016

Mr. Suresh Marimuthu (Programme Fellow)

Mr. N. Rajeshkumar (Programme Fellow)

2. Assessing the status and distribution of avifauna within in the coastal talukas of Sindhudurg district Maharashtra

PI: Dr. S Babu

Co PI: Dr. Goldin Quadros

Sep 2014 – Sep 2016

Mr G Babu Rao

(Junior Research Fellow)

Mr. Anoop V

(Junior Research Fellow)

Mr. Mayur Sarang

(Technical Assistant)

Mr. Rajan Surve

(Technical Assistant)

3.

Palk Bay : Ecological Status assessment.

PI: Dr. P. A. Azeez

Co PI: Dr. Goldin Quadros

Co PI: Dr. Manchi Shirish S

Co PI: Dr. M Mahendiran

Nov 2015 – Jun 2016

Mr. Nishad K.A.

(Project Fellow)

Ms. Akshaya Mane

(Project Fellow)

 

4.

Mapping key nesting sites of coastal and marine birds for identification of ecologicaly sensitive areas along the indian coasts. Phase II

PI: Dr. Rajah Jayapal

Co PI: Dr. S. Babu

Co PI: Dr. Goldin Quadros

Co PI: Dr. P A Azeez

Mar 2016 – July 2016

To be recruited

5. Determining the taxonomic and conservation status of the Forest Owlet (Heteroglaux blewitti).

PI: Dr. Shomita Mukherjee

Apr 2013 – Jun 2016

 

Mr. Pankaj Koparde

(Programme Fellow)

6.

Ecological species sorting in relation to habitat structure in the small cat guild of Eaglenest Wildlife Sanctuary, Arunachal Pradesh.

PI: Dr. Shomita Mukherjee

Co PI: Dr. P. V. Karunakaran

Co Investigator : Dr. Ramana Athreya (IISER, Pune)

Nov 2013 – Oct 2016

Mr. Prafull Choudhary

(Programme Fellow)

7.

Spatio-temporal burrow use patterns by vertebrates in Keoladeo National Park, Bharatpur, Rajasthan, India

PI: Dr. H N Kumara

Co PI: Dr. Manchi Shirish S

Jun 2013 – Jun 2016

Ms. Aditi Mukherjee

(Programme Fellow)

8.

Ecology of Elephant (Elephas maximus) in south-west Bengal including population dynamics, migratory pattern, feeding habits and human- elephant conflict

 

PI: Dr. H. N. Kumara

Co Investigator : Dr. P. A. Azeez

Mar 2016 – Mar 2019

To be engaged

9. A comprehensive study of potential ecological impact of windmill farms on wildlife with special emphasis to avifauna in Karnataka

PI: Dr. H. N. Kumara

Co PI: Dr. S. Babu

Mar 2016 – Sep 2017

To be engaged

10. Conducting Baseline studies of Thane Creek

PI: Dr. Goldin Quadros

Co PI: Dr. P .A. Azeez

Co PI: Dr. Manchi Shirish S

Co PI: Dr. M. Mahendiran

Co PI: Dr. R P Athalye (B N Bandhodkar College, Thane)

Nov 2015 – Apr 2016

Mr. Siddhesh Bhave

(Junior Research Fellow)

Mr. Amol Tripathi

(Junior Research Fellow)

Mr. Prathamesh

Hemant Gurjarpadhye

(Junior Research Fellow)

Ms. Sonia Benjamin

(Junior Research Fellow)

Ms. Janice Vaz

(Junior Research Fellow)

11. Ecotoxicology of fishes, crabs and bivalves at Thane Creek

PI: Dr. Goldin Quadros

Co PI: Dr. P A Azeez

Co PI: Dr. Manchi Shirish S

Co PI: Dr. M Mahendiran

Co PI: Dr. R P Athalye (B N Bandhodkar College, Thane)

Nov 2015 – Apr 2016

Nil

 12. ENVIS: Wetland ecosystems including inland wetlands

 

Coordinator : Dr. P A Azeez

April 2016-Mar 2017

Dr. B Hemambika

(Programme Officer)

Ms. A. Julfia Begum

(Information Officer)

Mr. A. Srinivasan

(Information Technical Assistant)

 13. Conservation of the Andaman Serpent-eagle Spilornis elgini in the Andaman Islands: Phase – I

 

PI: Dr. Manchi Shirish S

Dec 2014 – Dec 2016

 

 

Ms. Shivkumari Patel

(Junior Research Fellow)

 

 14. Status, Ecology and Conservation of Narcondam Hornbill Aceros narcondami on Narcondam Island, India

PI: Dr. Manchi Shirish S

Nov.2010 – Dec 2016

 

Nil
 15. Dispersal patterns in the Edible nest Swiftlet using biotechnological roots

PI: Dr. Manchi Shirish S

Co PI: Dr. R. P. Singh

Jan 2016 – Dec 2018 To be engaged
 16. Nature Education Programme of SACON

Dr. P. Pramod

Apr 2016 – Mar 2017

 

 

Nil
 17. Monitoring Nature Through Birds

Dr. P. Pramod

Mar-2013 – May 2016

Ms. C. Divyapriya

(Field Programme Manager)

 18. Documentation of biodiversity of Sompeta wetlands of Srikakulam and developing biodiveristy mediated livelihood options for local communities

PI: Dr. Mathew K Sebastian

Co PI: Dr. Rajah Jayapal

Co PI: Dr. P R Arun

Mar 2016 – Dec 2016 Nil
 19. Polycylic aromatic hydrocarbons [PAHs] in Pallikaranai Wetland, Chennai; fish as an indicator

INSPIRE Fellow : Ms. Mythreyi Devarajan

Supervising Faculty : Dr. S. Muralidharan

Sep 2013 – Aug 2018

Ms. Mythreyi Devarajan

INSPIRE Fellow

 20. Ecological investigation on five select endemic trees and their conservation strategies in the forests of Tamil Nadu, India

SERB Young Scientist : Dr. C. Muthumperumal

Supervising Faculty : Dr. P. Balasubramanian

Apr 2016 – Mar 2019

Dr. C. Muthumperumal

Young Scientist

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