1. Mohan, Mahesh, Ashly Chacko, Mutharimettak Rameshan, Velamparambil Gopalakrishnan Gopikrishna, Vatharamattathil Mohanan Kannan, Nalinakshan Geetha Vishnu, Sasi Arun Sasi, and Kalathilparambil Rajappan Baiju. “Restoring Riparian Ecosystems During the UN-Decade on Ecosystem Restoration: A Global Perspective.” Anthropocene Science(2022): 1-20.
  2. Kannan, V. M., Gopikrishna, V. G., Saritha, V. K., Krishnan, K. P., & Mohan, M. (2022). PCDD/Fs, dioxin-like, and non-dioxin like PCBs in the sediments of high Arctic fjords, Svalbard. Marine pollution bulletin174, 113277.
  3. Binish, M. B., Shini, S., Sinha, R. K., Krishnan, K. P., & Mohan, M. (2021). Mercuric reductase gene (merA) activity in a mercury tolerant sulphate reducing bacterium isolated from the Kongsfjorden, Arctic. Polar Science, 100745.
  4. Eswara Venkatesaperumal Ramasamy, Shini Sruthy, Ajay Kumar Harit, Mahesh Mohan, Mechirackal Balan Binish, Microplastic pollution in the surface sediment of Kongsfjorden, Svalbard, Arctic. Marine Pollution Bulletin, Vol. 173.
  5. Sijimol, M. R., Dineep, D., Arun Sasi, S., Abdul Shukkur, M., Antony, A., & Mohan, M. (2021). Perchlorate and chlorate contamination associated with fireworks in Kerala, India. Environmental Forensics, 1-7. 
  6. Femi A. Thomas, Mahesh Mohan and K.P.Krishnan (2021). Bacterial diversity and their metabolic potentials in the sedimentary environments of Ny-Ålesund, Arctic. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek. In Press. [IF: 2.674]
  7. Siddarthan Venkatachalam, V.M. Kannan, V.K. Saritha, S.L. Dinesh, Mahesh Mohan, K.P. Krishnan(2021). Bacterial diversity and community structure along the glacier foreland of Midtre Lovénbreen, Svalbard, Arctic. Ecological Indicators. In Press. [IF 4.229]
  8. Padmakumar, B., Sreekanth, N.P., Shanthiprabha, V., Paul, J., Sreedharan, K., Augustine, T., Jayasooryan, K.K., Rameshan, M., Arunbabu, V., Mohan, M. and Sylas, V.P.,Unveiling tree diversity and carbon density of home garden in the Thodupuzha urban region of Kerala, India: a contribution towards urban sustainability. Tropical Ecology .
  9. Harit, A. K., Ramasamy, E. V., Babu, N., Rajasree, M. J., Monsy, P., Bottinelli, N., … & Jouquet, P. (2021). Are wood-feeding and fungus-growing termites so different? Comparison of the organization and properties of Microcerotermes pakistanicus and Odontotermes obesus soil constructions in the Western Ghats, India. Insectes Sociaux68(2), 207-216.
  10. Kumar, C. P., Sylas, V. P., Cyril, N., Ambily, V., Sunila, C. T., Sreekanth, N. P., & Rayaroth, M. P. (2021). Acetaminophen removal using green synthesized iron nanoparticles with a fresh water microalga, Planktochlorella nurekisNano-Structures & Nano-Objects26, 100700.
  11. Snigdha, S., Jishma, P., Nandakumar, K., Sylas, V. P., Thomas, S., & Radhakrishnan, E. K. (2021). Laponite® nanoclay gel based microenvironment for plant probiotic rhizobacterial delivery. Rhizosphere18, 100346.
  12. Shukkur, A., Gopikrishna, V. G., Vishnu, N. G., & Mohan, M. (2021). Trace gases and PM 2.5-bound metal abundance over a tropical urban environment, South India. Journal of Atmospheric Chemistry, 1-16.
  13. Athullya, M. K., Dineep, D., Mathew, M. L., Aravindakumar, C. T., & Aravind, U. K. (2021). Identification of micropollutants from graywater of different complexity and remediation using multilayered membranes. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 1-13.
  14. Ravi, A., Nandayipurath, V. V. T., Rajan, S., Salim, S. A., Khalid, N. K., Aravindakumar, C. T., & Krishnankutty, R. E. (2021). Effect of zinc oxide nanoparticle supplementation on the enhanced production of surfactin and iturin lipopeptides of endophytic Bacillus sp. Fcl1 and its ameliorated antifungal activity. Pest Management Science77(2), 1035-1041.
  15. Ravi, A., Rajan, S., Khalid, N. K., Jose, M. S., Aravindakumar, C. T., & Krishnankutty, R. E. (2021). Impact of Supplements on Enhanced Activity of Bacillus amyloliquefaciens BmB1 Against Pythium aphanidermatum Through Lipopeptide Modulation. Probiotics and Antimicrobial Proteins13(2), 367-374.
  16. CS, S., CT, A., & K. Aravind, U. (2021). Detection of bromate in packaged drinking water and its removal using polyelectrolyte multilayer membranes. Environmental Quality Management30(4), 101-112.
  17. Sreejith, M. V., Aradhana, K. S., Varsha, M., Cyrus, M. K., Aravindakumar, C. T., & Aravind, U. K. (2021). ATR-FTIR and LC-Q-ToF-MS analysis of indoor dust from different micro-environments located in a tropical metropolitan area. Science of The Total Environment783, 147066.
  18. Sasi, S., Rayaroth, M. P., Aravindakumar, C. T., & Aravind, U. K. (2021). Alcohol ethoxysulfates (AES) in environmental matrices. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 1-20.
  19. Mathew, M., Divyalakshmi, T. V., Aravindakumar, C. T., & Aravind, U. K. (2021). Potential involvement of environmental triggers in protein aggregation with mercuric chloride as a model. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules174, 153-161.
  20. Shalumon, C. S., Sanu, K. S., Thomas, J. R., Aravind, U. K., Radhakrishnan, S., Sahoo, S. K., … & Aravindakumar, C. T. (2021). Analysis of uranium and other water quality parameters in drinking water sources of 5 districts of Kerala in southern India and potability estimation using water quality indexing method. HydroResearch.
  21. Joseph, L., Sylas, V. P., Cyril, N., Sanu, K. S., Jose, S., Anila, B. N., & Jose, J. M. (2021). Removal of endrin from aqueous medium using Accacia wood biochar: kinetics and thermodynamic studies. Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery, 1-13.
  22. Mechery, J., Thomas, D. M., Kumar, C. S., Joseph, L., & Sylas, V. P. (2021). Biohydrogen production from acidic and alkaline hydrolysates of paddy straw using locally isolated facultative bacteria through dark fermentation. Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery11(4), 1263-1272.
  23. Anu-Sha A.P., Baiju K.R., Ashitha Anand, Sui A.S. (2021) Mineralogical Characterization of Anhydrite from Charnockites; Evidence for Precambrian Saline Brine Influx in the Madurai Block, Southern India. Journal of Geosciences Research. 6, No.1, 41-47
  24. Anish A. U., Baiju K. R., Praveen Kurian Thomas, Milan Anns, Rajkumar PB, Sreeraj Babu (2021) Status of GIS-enabled morphometric analysis of river basins of Kerala, Southern India: a review and assessment. Regional Studies in Marine Sciences, 44, 101792. (IF: 1.183)


  1. Vishnusagar M.K., Kannan, V. M., Gopikrishana, V. G., Krishnan, K. P. and Mohan, M. (2021). Geochemistry and distribution of Metals in the Sediments of Kongsfjorden, Svalbard, Arctic. Regional Studies in Marine Sciences. Published online, March 16.
  2. Mahesh Mohan, MS Shylesh Chandran, EV Ramasamy. 2021. Mercury contamination at Vembanad Lake and near-shore regions in the southwest coast of India. Regional Studies in Marine Sciences. 44, 101754. Published online, March 26.
  3. Jayasooryan, K. K., Ramasamy, E. V., Chandini, P. K., & Mohan, M. (2021). Fractionation and accumulation of selected metals in a tropical estuary, south-west coast of India. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment193(4), 1-14.
  4. Krishna MP, Aswathy K Vijayan, Arun Sasi, Gopikrishna VG, Mahesh Mohan, (2020) Litter degradation in evergreen forests of southern Western Ghats, Tropical Ecology, DOI : 10.1007/s42965-020-00133-2
  5. Mahesh Mohan, Saritha VK, RameshanM., Ashly Chacko, Gopikrishna V.G. 2020. Restoring degraded riparian forest ecosystems of the Western Ghats for ecological sustainability. Restoration Ecology. doi: 10.1111/rec.13254
  6. Phebe Joseph, Jessy, M.D. and Mahesh Mohan (2020). Carbon storage and mineralization potential of soils under major agroforestry systems of Western Ghats. Journal of plantation crops.- Accepted.
  7. Gopikrishna V.G. Kannan, VM., Binish MB, Abdul Shukur M., KP Krishnan, Mahesh Mohan. 2020. Mercury in the sediments of fresh water lakes, Ny-Ålesund, Arctic. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 192:538
  8. Gopikrishna VG., Anu Sebastian, Akhilghosh KA, Mahesh Mohan. Mercury and other Trace Metals in the Surface Soils of Ny-Ålesund, Arctic. Water Air Soil Pollution, 231:377.
  9. Babu, Linu; Mohan , S Vishnu; Mohan, Mahesh; Pradeepkumar, A P. Highly mature sediments in the tropical monsoonal environment of southwestern India: An appraisal based on weathering indices. Ecofeminism and Climate Change. Accepted
  10. Aswathy K. Vijayan, Abin Varghese, Sumith Satheendran S and Mahesh Mohan. 2020. Impact of Forest Fire in the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve, Western Ghats – A Geoinformatics Based Analysis. Climate Change and Environmental Sustainability 2020, 8(1):13-23


  1. Dev Anand, Joice K Joseph, Anand Zacharias, Anu.G.V, Pradeepkumar A.P and Baiju K.R. (2020)  Community resilience mechanism in an unexpected extreme weather event: an analysis of the Kerala floods of 2018, India. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, (ACCEPTED)
  2. Baiju K.R. and Amaldev, T. (2019) Graphite crystallinity, a reliable geothermometer for high-grade metamorphic rocks – case study from Trivandrum block, southern India. Eco-Chronicle. 14, No.2, 142-149.
  3. Anish A. U., Baiju K. R., Midhun E.V., Krishnakumar K.N. (2019) Hierarchical anomaly and denudation index of Karuvannur river basin, Thrissur district, Kerala, India. Eco-Chronicle. 14, No.1, 60-65.
  4. Anish A.U., Baiju R and Sreenath Sekhar (2019) Hierarchical anomalies in drainage network: A Case study from Western Ghats, South India. Spatial Information Research. 27, 453-463
  5. S. Shalumon, C.T. AravindakumarandUsha K. Aravind. A multilayered surface for the interactive separation of perchlorate from aqueous medium. Environmental Chemistry,2019.
  6. Neethu Joy, Mahesh Mohan. 2020. Evaluation of In vitro Antioxidant and Cytotoxic Effect of Methanol Extract from Aerial parts of Myristica beddomei King ssp. ustulata W.J. de Wilde, International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Drug Research, 12(2): 115-121
  7. Sijimol, M. R., Aravindakumar, C. T., Manoj, P. R., Dineep, D., Nejumal, K. K., & Mohan, M. Perchlorate contamination of drinking water sources in Kerala, South India, and its degradation using advanced chemical treatment. Energy Ecology and Environment. 5(4):286–293,
  8. Mahesh Mohan, Tresa Nimmy K., Kannan V.M., Gopikrishna V.G., Abdul Shukkur M., Binish M.B., Arun Babu V., Rakesh P.S. (2019) Metal accumulation in Zooplanktons of two Arctic fjords, Ny-Ålesund, Svalbard. Environmental Nanotechnology, Monitoring & Management.
  9. S. ShyleshChandran, E.V. Ramasamy, Mahesh Mohan, Sruthi S. N, K.K. Jayasooryan, Toms Augustine, Kannan Mohan. (2019) Distribution and risk assessment of trace metals in multifarious matrices of Vembanad Lake system, Peninsular India. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 145: 490-498
  10. Neethu Cyril, James Baben George, Pratheesh V. Nair,  Laigi Joseph,  Sunila C.T., Smitha V.K., Anila B.N. and Sylas V.P. (2020). Catalytic activity of Derris trifoliata stabilized gold and silver nanoparticles in the reduction of isomers of nitrophenol and azo violet. Nano-Structures & Nano-Objects  22 (1) :  100430. DOI : (Elsevier Cite Score : 4.25)
  11. Laigi Joseph, Sylas V.Paulose, aNeethu Cyril, Sanu K. Santhosh, AbinVarghese, Anila B. Nelson, Smitha V.Kunjankutty and Sreedharan Kasu (2020). Organochlorine pesticides in the soils of Cardamom Hill Reserve (CHR), Kerala, India: Geo spatial distribution, ecological and human health risk assessment. Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology. 2: 1-11. DOI : (Elsevier)
  12. Jerry Mechery, Daniya M. Thomas, Praveenkumar C.S., Laigi Joseph and Sylas V.P. (2019). Biohydrogen production from acidic and alkaline hydrolysates of paddy straw using locally isolated facultative bacteria through dark fermentation. Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery (Springer) DOI : (IF – 2.326)
  13. Neethu Cyril, James Baben George, Laigi Joseph and Sylas V.P. (2019). Catalytic Degradation of Methyl Orange and Selective Sensing of Mercury Ion in Aqueous Solutions Using Green Synthesized Silver Nanoparticles from the Seeds of Derris trifoliata. Journal of Cluster Science  30 (2): 459 – 468. DOI : (Springer). (IF- 2.125)
  14. Neethu Cyril, James Baben George, Laigi Joseph, Raghavamenon, A. C., and Sylas V.P. (2019). Assessment of antioxidant, antibacterial and anti-proliferative (lung cancer line A549) activities of green synthesized silver nanoparticles from Derris trifoliata. Toxicology Research. 8 : 297-308. (Royal Society of Chemistry-RSC)  (IF- 1.80)


  1. S. ShyleshChandran, E.V. Ramasamy, Mahesh Mohan, Sruthi S. N, K.K. Jayasooryan, Toms Augustine, Kannan Mohan. Distribution and risk assessment of trace metals in multifarious matrices of Vembanad Lake system, Peninsular India. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 145: 490-498.
  2. Rupesh Kumar Sinha, KP Krishnan, Femi A Thomas, Binish MB, Mahesh Mohan, P John Kurian. Polyphasic approach revealed complex bacterial community structure and function in deep sea sediment of ultra-slow spreading Southwest Indian Ridge. Ecological Indicators 96(1):40-51.
  3. Jisha Chandran, N.R.Vishnu, Usha K. Aravind, C.T. Aravindakumar. ESI-CID spectral characterization and differentiation of the cross links of thymine formed by one electron oxidation with SO4●-. International Journal of Mass spectrometry
  4. Jisha Chandran, Usha K. Aravind, C.Rajalakshmi, Vibin Iyp Thomas, P.T. Nguyen, C.T. Aravindakumar. Solvent dependent ESI-collisionally induced dissociation of protonated nitenpyram. International Journal of Mass spectrometry
  5.  Jain Maria Thomas, C.T. Aravindakumar, Usha K. Aravind. Protein loading studies using polyelectrolyte microcapsules. International Journal of Polymeric Materials.
  6. Neethu Cyril, James Baben George, Laigi Joseph and Sylas V.P. Catalytic Degradation of Methyl Orange and Selective Sensing of Mercury Ion in Aqueous Solutions Using Green Synthesized Silver Nanoparticles from the Seeds of Derris trifoliata. Journal of Cluster Science  30 (2): 459 – 468. DOI :
  7. Neethu Cyril, James Baben George, Laigi Joseph, Raghavamenon, A. C., and Sylas V.P. Assessment of antioxidant, antibacterial and anti-proliferative (lung cancer line A549) activities of green synthesized silver nanoparticles from Derris trifoliata. Toxicology Research.8 : 297-308. doi: 10.1039/c8tx00323h
  8. Mary Lidiya Mathew, G. Akhil, C.T. Aravindakumar and U.K. Aravind. Low – cost multilayered green fiber for the treatment of textile industry waste water. Journal of Hazardous Materials 365;297-305.
  9. N Sruthi,Shyleshchandren,Mahesh Mohan,E.V Ramasamy. Distribution of priority pollutants in the sediments of Vembanad Estuary, Penisular india. Marine pollution Bulletin 133; 294-303.
  10. S Shyleshchandren, Mahesh Mohan,E.V Ramasamy, Sreelakshmi U,Gouri G pandit,Mahesh Tiwari,Sanjay Kumar sahu,Rahul C BHanarge ,Kannan V M. The historical trend in trace metal enrichment in core sediments from cochin Estury ,South west coast of India. Environmental Nanotechnology ,Monitoring & Management 11;100-203
  11. S. Shalumon, C.T. Aravindakumarand Usha K. Aravind. A multilayered surface for the interactive separation of perchlorate from aqueous medium. Environmental Chemistry,2019.
  12. Oturan, C.T. Aravindakumar, H. Olvera-Vargas, S. P. Mathew, M.A. Oturan. Electro-Fenton oxidation of para-aminosalicylic acid: Degradation kinetics and mineralization pathway using Pt/carbon-felt and BDD/carbon-felt cells. Environ.Sc. Pollut. Res., 2018,July, Volume 25(21),20363–20373
  13. R. Manoj, U.K. Aravind and C.T. Aravindakumar. Photocatalytic Degradation of Lignocaine in Aqueous Suspension of TiO2 Nanoparticles: Mechanism of Degradation and Mineralization. Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, 2018 (6), 3556-3564
  14. K. Khalid, D. Devadasan, Usha K. Aravind and C. T. Aravindakumar. Screening and quantification of Emerging Contaminants in Periyar River, Kerala (India) by using High Resolution Mass Spectrometry (LC-Q-ToF-MS). Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 2018 May 31;190(6):370. doi: 10.1007/s10661-018-6745-9.
  15. SubhaSasi, P.R. Manoj, C.T. Aravindakumar and U.K. Aravind. Identification of surfactants and its correlation with physico-chemical parameters at the confluence region of Vembanad Lake in India. Env Sci Pollut. Res., 2018 Jul;25(21):20527-20539.
  16. T. Elias, J. Chandran, Usha K. Aravind, C. T. Aravindakumar. Oxidative Degradation of Ranitidine Induced by UV and Ultrasound: Identification of Transformation Products using LC-Q-ToF-MS. Environmental Chemistry, 2018 16(1), 41-54.
  17. Manoj P. Rayaroth, Usha K. Aravind, and C. T. Aravindakumar. Effect of inorganic ions on the ultrasound initiated degradation and product formation of Triphenylmethane dyes. Ultrasonic Sonochemistry, 2018, 48, 482-491.
  18. Sunil P.M.Menacherry, DaeWiMina, Daun Jeong, C.T.Aravindakumar, Woojin Lee,Wonyong Choi. Halide-induced dissolution of lead(IV) oxideinfrozen solution. Journal of Hazardous  Material .2019
  19. Sreeja R., Arun P.R., Mahesh Mohan, Pradeepkumar A.P. Textural changes In Fluvial Sediments As An Impact of Anthropogenic Interventions: Case Study Of A Small Mountainous River In Western Ghats, South West India. International Journal of Scientific Research and Reviews, 8(2), 4792-4806.
  20. Arun Sasi S and Mahesh Mohan. Piscicidal Plants used by Malai Pandaram Tribes in Achankovil River Basin, Kerala: An Ethnobiological Approach. J. Adv. Res. 6(1), 726-730
  21. Anish A. U., Baiju K. R., Midhun E.V., Krishnakumar K.N.(2019). Hierarchical anomaly and denudation index of Karuvannur river basin, Thrissur district, Kerala, India. Eco-Chronicle. 14, No.1, 60-65.
  22. Amaldev T. and R. (2018). Evidences of polyphase deformation and retrogression in high-grade metamorphic rocks – a case study from the Western Madurai Block, Southern India. Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research, 5, No.8, 951-958.
  23. Padmakumar, B; Sreekanth, NP; Shanthiprabha, V; Paul, J; Sreedharan, K; Augustine, T; Jayasooryan, KK; Rameshan, M; Mohan, M; Ramasamy, EV; Thomas, AP. Tree biomass and carbon density estimation in the tropical dry forest of Southern Western Ghats, India. Iforest-Biogeosciences and Forestry,11: 534-541


  1. N. Sruthi E.V., Shyleshchandran M S., Mahesh Mohan, EV Ramasamy. (2018) Distribution of priority pollutants in the sediment of Vembanad Estuary, Peninsular India. Marine Pollution Bulletin.133:4294-303. (Online May 2018) IF : 3.241
  2. Mahesh Mohan, U. Sreelakshmi, M.K. Vishnu Sagar, V.G. Gopikrishna, G.G. Pandit, S.K. Sahu, M.Tiwari, P.Y Ajmal, M. Kannan,  M. Abdul Shukur, KP Krishnan. 2018.  Metal Contamination Profile and Sediment Accumulation Rate of Arctic Fjords: Implications from a Sediment Core, Kongsfjorden, Svalbard. Marine Pollution Bulletin.131(453-459). (Online April, 2018). IF : 3.241
  3. Aswathy Jayakumar, Arathy Krishna, Mahesh Mohan, Indu C. Nair, E. K. Radhakrishnan. 2018. Plant Growth Enhancement, Disease Resistance, and Elemental Modulatory Effects of Plant Probiotic Endophytic Fcl1. Probiotics and Antimicrobial Proteins, (Online April 2018). IF : 2.345
  4. Binish Mechirackal Balan, Sruthy Shini, Kottekkattu P. Krishnan, Mahesh Mohan. 2018. Mercury tolerance and biosorption in bacteria isolated from Ny-Ålesund, Svalbard, Arctic. Journal of Basic Microbiology, DOI: 10.1002/jobm.201700496 , (Online January 2018) . IF : 1.58
  5. N. Shyleshchandran, Mahesh Mohan, E.V. Ramasamy (2017) Risk assessment of heavy metals in Vembanad Lake sediments (south-west coast of India), based on acid-volatile sulfide (AVS)-simultaneously extracted metal (SEM) approach. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, (Online December 2017) IF : 2.8
  6. K. Nejumal, Mahesh Mohan, K.P. Krishnan,  D. Dineep, U.K. Aravind,C.T. Aravindakumar (2017) Presence of bisphenol S and surfactants in the sedimentsof Kongsfjorden: a negative impact of human activities in Arctic? Environ Monit Assess. 190:22 (Online December 2017) . IF : 1.804
  7. Subha Sasi, Manoj P. Rayaroth, CT Aravidakumar, Usha K Aravind. 2017. Identification of surfactants and its correlation with physicochemical parameters at the confluence region of Vembanad Lake in India. Envionment Science and Pollution Research (7th November, 2017).
  8. Nejumal Khalid, Dineep Devadasan, Usha K Aravind, CT Aravindakumar. 2018. Screening and quantification of emerging contaminants in Periyar river, Kerala (India) by using high resolution mass spectrometry (LC-Q-ToF-MS). Environmental Monitoring and Assessment , 190:370.
  9. Shoniya Thomas, Sijumon V Abraham, Usha K Aravind, CT Aravindakumar. 2017. Enhanced degradation of acid red 1 dye using a coupled system of zero valent iron nano particles and sonolysis. Envionment Science and Pollution Research.13th September 2017.
  10. Manoj P Rayaroth, Usha K Aravind, CT Aravindakumar. 2017. Photocatalytic degradation of lignocaine in aqueous suspension of TiO2 nanoparticles : mechanism of degradation and mineralisation. Journal of Environmental Chemical engineering. 24 October 2017.
  11. Jain Maria Thomas, Vishnu N Radhakrishnan, CT Aravindakumar, Usha K Aravind.Polyelectrolyte functional bilayers for the removal of model emerging contaminants. I&EC Research, 23 October, 2017.
  12. Jisha Chandran, Usha K Aravind, CT Aravindakumar. 2017. Mass spectrometric characterisation of sonochemical transformation products of 2 Deoxycytidine under aerated conditions: Direct observations of hydroxyhydroperoxide and glycol. Chemistry SELECT, 2: 10329-10335.
  13. Jeeva M Philip, Usha K Aravind, CT Aravindakumar. 2017. Emerging contaminants in Indian Environmental matrices- a review. Chemosphere. 25, September, 2017.
  14. RaisaKabeer, Rinoy Varghese and V. P. Sylas(2018). Rhizosphere of water hyacinth as a niche for multidrug resistant Aeromonastaiwanensis and Paenibacillustaiwanensis: A study from a tropical wetland of South India. Rhizosphere. 6 (3): 20 -22. (Elsevier).
  15. RohiniSabu, Aswani R., Kannan V.M., Sylas V.P. and Rashakrishnan E.K. (2017). CulturableEndophytic Bacteria of Ginger Rhizome and their remarkable Multi-trait Plant Growth-Promoting Features. Current Microbiology 75 (4) : 505 -511. (Springer).
  16. RaisaKabeer, Rinoy Varghese and V. P. Sylas(2018). Metal tolerant and antibiotic resistant bacteria from the rhizosphere of water hyacinth: a study from a wetland receiving non point source of contamination. Res. J. Environment Sci., 7 (6) : 34-45.
  17. Jerry Mechery, Biji B., Daniya M. Thomas and Sylas V.P. (2017). Biohydrogen production by locally isolated facultative bacterial species using the biomass of Eichhorniacrassipes: effect of acid and alkali treatment. Energy, Ecology and Environment: 2(5) : 350 -359. DOI 10.1007/s40974-017-0069-4 (Springer)
  18. P. Krishna and M. Mohan. (2017) Evalution of Phytoconstituents of Syzygium arnottianum Leaves. International Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemical Research 2017; 9(10); 1380-1385


  1. Manoj, P. Rayaroth, Usha K. Aravind,  Charuvila T. Aravindakumar.(2017). Role of  in- situ nitrate ion formation on the sonochemical transformation of para- aminosalicylic acid. Ultrasonic- Sonochemistry 40(2018)213-220
  2. Nihal Oturan, Charuvila T.Aravindakuma, Hugo Olvera- Vargas, Mathew M. Sunil Paul , Mehmet A. Oturan.(2017). Electro- Fenton oxidation of para- aminosalicylic acid:degradation kinetics and mineralization pathway using pt/carbon- felt and BDD/carbon – felt cells. Environ sci pollu Res. DOI: 10.1007/s11356-017-9309-6. Water from pollution to purification.
  3. P. Krishna, Mahesh Mohan. (2017). Litter decomposition in forest ecosystems: a review. Energy. Ecol. Environ. (2017) 2(4):236-249.DOI 10.1007/s40974-017-0064-9.
  4. Thafna K.K, Navya C.,Binish M.B., Gopikrishna V.G., Mahesh Mohan (2017). Distribution of Nutrients in the Soil of a Unique Tropical Agroecosystem. Environmental Pollution and Protection. Vol 2(2).
  5. Mahesh Mohan, Chandini P.K., K.P Krishna, Gopikrishna V.G., Sajith Kumar K.S., Kannan V. M.(2017). Mercury Fractionation in the sediments of Kongsfjorden, an Artic Fjord, Svalbard. International Journal of Marine Science,2017, vol 7(26).260-271.
  6. V. Ramasamy, K.K. Jayasooryan, M.S. Shylesh Chandran, Mahesh Mohan (2017). Total and methyl mercury in the water, sediment, and fishes of Vembanad, a tropical backwater system in India. Environ Monit Assess (2017) 189:130. Doi: 10.1007/s10661-017-5845-2.
  7. R Sijimol, V.G Gopikrishna, D. Ineep, Mahesh Mohan. (2017). Perchlorate in drinking water around rocket manufacturing and testing facilities and firework manufacturing sites in Kerala, India. Energy. Ecol. Environ. DOI:10.1007/s40974-017-0055-x.
  8. manoj P. Rayaroth, Usha K. Aravind, Charuvila T. Aravindkumar.(2017). Degradation of pharmaceuticals by ultrasound-based advanced oxidation process. Environ Chem Lett. DOI:10.1007/s10311-016-0568-0.


  1. Manoj P. Rayaroth, Usha K. Aravind, Charuvila T. Aravindakumar, Degradation of pharmaceutically active compounds by ultrasound based advanced oxidation process: A review, Chem. Lett., 2016 (in press)
  2. P. Rayaroth, U. K. Aravind, C. T. Aravindakumar,Ultrasound based AOP for emerging pollutants: From degradation to mechanism, Environ. Sci. Pollut. Res. 2016 (in press)
  3. Sunil Paul M. Menachery,Sreekanth R. Nair,Pramod Gopinathan,Usha K. Aravind,and C. T. Aravindakumar, Transformation Reactions of Radicals from the Oxidation of Diphenhydramine: Pulse Radiolysis and Mass Spectrometric Studies, Chemistry Select, 2016 (in press)
  4. SubhaSasi, M. P. Rayaroth, D. Devadasan, Usha K. Aravind and C. T. Aravindakumar, Influence of inorganic ions and selected emerging contaminants on the degradation of Methylparaben: A sonochemical approach, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 2015, 300, 202-209
  5. Jisha Chandran, U.K. Aravind, C.T. Aravindakumar, Sonochemical transformation of thymidine: A mass spectrometric study, UltrasonicsSonochemistry, 2015, 27, 178-186
  6. P. M. Menachery, Olivier Laprévote, Thao P. Nguyen,Usha K. Aravind,G. Pramod and C.T. Aravindakumar, Identification of Position Isomers by Energy-Resolved Mass Spectrometry, Journal of Mass Spectrometry , 2015, 50, 944–950
  7. Mahesh Mohan, Gopikrishna V.G., Navya Cherian, Jyothy S., Toms Augustine, Sreedharan K. (2016). Monitoring of Toxic Pollutants in the Marine Environment- A Review. International Journal of Marine Sciences,(Biopublisher, Canada),  6(9): 1-20 (doi: 10.5376/ijms.2016.06.0009)
  8. Sijimol MR, Mahesh Mohan, Dineep D (2016) Perchlorate contamination in Bottled and Other Drinking Water Sources of Kerala, Southwest coast of India. Energy Ecology and Environment, Springer
  9. Navya, V.G. Gopikrishna, V. Arunbabu& Mahesh Mohan. (2015). Distribution and fractionation of mercury in the soils of a unique tropical agricultural wetland ecosystem, southwest coast of India. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment (2015) 187:749. DOI 10.1007/s10661-015-4972-x
  10. Sreeja R ,Arun P.R., Mahesh Mohan and Pradeepkumar A.P. (2015). Groundwater Potential of a Fastly Urbanizing Watershed in Kerala, India: A Geospatial Approach. International Journal of Engineering Research ISSN:2319-6890)(online), 2347-5013(print) Volume No.4, Issue No.10, pp : 578-581
  11. Binish M.B., Sruthy S., Mahesh Mohan (2015) Effect of heavy metals (Pb, Cd, Cu) on the growth of sulphate reduction associated bacterium Clostridium bifermentans isolated from Cochin estuary, Southwest coast of India. International Journal of Marine Sciences,(Biopublisher, Canada) , 5(50):1-5
  12. Sajithkumar, K.J. E.V.Ramasamy (2015). ‘Greywater treatment with simultaneous generation of energy using low cost microbial fuel cells’, Environmental Research, Engineering and Management journal, 71(3), 5-12. (ISSN 1392-1649 )
  13. Sajithkumar, K. J. ,Visakh, P. M. , E. V. Ramasamy (2016). Moringa oleifera (Drum Stick Vegetable Fibre) Based Nanocomposites with Natural Rubber: Preparation and Characterization, Waste and Biomass Valorization, (Springer) Vol 7 (1), Feb 2016, DOI 10.1007/s12649-016-9499-z
  14. Mathew, J. & K. V. George(2015). Ariopsispeltata var. brevifolia (Araceae) from Achankovil Shear Zone region of Southern Western Ghats, India. 18: 151-154.
  15. Mathew, J. & K. V. George (2015). Orchid flora of Kottavasal hills in Achankovil forests, Southern Western Ghats, Kollam district of Kerala, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa:
  16. David, Teny& K.V. George (2015). HPTLC Studies on the Leaf Extract of Hydnocarpuspentandra(Buch.-Ham.) Oken., J. of Pharm. Life Sci. 6(3): 4349-4362.
  17. Joseph, Joice K., Naveen Babu, Karunakaran Akhil Dev, and A. P. Pradeepkumar. “Identification of potential health risks in mass gatherings: A study from Sabarimala pilgrimage, Kerala, India.” International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction 17 (2016): 95-99.
  18. Arunbabu, S. Sruthy, and Ignatius Antony and E.V. Ramsamy (2015). .Sustainable greywater management with Axonopuscompressus(broadleaf carpet grass) planted in sub surface flow constructed wetlands , with Journal of Water Process Engineering 7 : 153–160. 2214-7144/© 2015 Elsevier Ltd.
  19. Jessey, G. Akhil, Aravindakumat C. T>, K. A. Usha (2016) Transport properties and morphology of CHI/PSS multylayeredmicrofilteration membranes for the low pressure filteration of amino acids. J. Chem. Biotechnol. DOI 10.1002/jctb.5067
  20. Raisa and V. P. Sylas (2016) Heavy metal tolerance pattern and antibiotic susceptibility of Chromobacterium piscinae, an oppoetunistic pathogen isolated from the Rhizosphere of water hyacinth. Acade. J. Microbiol. Res., 4(3), ISSN: 2315-7771
  21. T. Daniya, M. Jerry, V. P. Sylas (2016) Isolation of native flue gas tolerant microalga from a mixed culture grown under stress condition, Intr. J. Environ. Scie. 6(6). ISSN: 0976-4402
  22. T. Daniya, M. Jerry and V. P. Sylas (2016) Carbon dioxide capture strategies from flue ras using microalgae: A review. Environ. Sci. pollut. Res. DOI 10.1007/s11356-016-7158-3
  23. Narayanan, S.P., and Thomas, A.P. Feeding rate and diet of the near threatened Oriental darter Anhinga melanogaster in Kuttanad wetlands of Kerala, India. Journal of Global Biosciences, 5(1): 3450-3460. 2016.
  24. Solomon and K. V. George (2015) Extractability of rutin herbal tea preparation of Moringa stenopetala leaves. Beverages. 1: 169-182, ISSN: 2306-5710
  25. Jose and K. V. George (2015) Christisoniatomentosa (orobanchaceae): A new plant species from southern Western Ghats, India. J. Plant. Tax. Geog.
  26. Veena George, Rahul K, Toms Augustine, Christopher G, Jinu John. Phyto-pharmacological evaluation and hptlc fingerprinting of wild leafy vegetables: Leptadenia reticulata and Premnacorymbosa. World journal of pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences. 4(8), 1784-1795. 2015.
  27. V.Ramasamy (2015). Decontamination of wastewater with Phytoremediation. South Indian Journal of Biological Sciences 2016; 2(1); 103-109   ONLINE ISSN: 2454-4787.
  28. Arunbabu V, Ignatius Antony, Ramasamy EV, (2015). Cadmium removal from aqueous solutions using Macaranga peltata: a potential plant for Phytoremediation. South Indian Journal of Biological Sciences 2016; 2(1); 84-87 , ONLINE ISSN: 2454-4787.
  29. Sylas V.P., Mary Jaimol Antony, John C. Mathew and A.P. Thomas (2015). Distribution of phytoplankton in relation with water quality of Alappuzha- Changanasserry Canal of Kuttanad Wetland Ecosystem, Southern India. International Journal of Current Research. Vol. 7 (3). 13738 – 13743 pp.
  30. Indu M. Nair., Anju, M.V and A.A. Mohamed Hath (2016) Antibacterial activity of medicinal plants used in ayurvedic medicine towards food and water borne pathogens. Journal of Environmental Biology.
  31. Mujeeb Rahiman, K.M., Deborah Gnana Selvam, Thomas, A.P and A.A. Mohamed Hatha (2016) Relative prevalence of antibiotic resistance among heterotrophic bacteria from natural and culture environments of fresh water prawn Macrobrachiumrosenbergii. Journal of World Aquaculture Society. DOI.10.1111.jwas12287.
  32. Padma, E.V Ramasamy, Muralivallabhan T. V and A.P Thomas. Changing scenario of household consumption pattern in Kerala – An emerging consumer state of India. Social Indicators of Research (Springer). Revised version submitted.
  33. Manoj Rayaroth, Usha K.Aravind, Charuvila T. Aravindakumar. (2015). Sonochemical degradation of Coomassie Brilliant Blue: Effect of frequency, power density, pH and various additives. Chemosphere 119(2015) 848-855.
  34. R Sijimol, S. Jyothy, A. P Pradeepkumar, M.S Shylesh Chandran, S.ShabinGhouse and Mahesh Mohan. (2015). Review on Fate, Toxicity, and Remediation of Perchlorate. Environmental Forensics, 16:125-134. DOI:10.1080/15275922.2015.1022914.
  35. Bhagyalekshmi, Mahesh Mohan, K. Sreedharan, and B. Ajaykumar. (2015). Evaluation of the factors controlling the spatial distribution of soil piping: a case study from the southern Western Ghats, Indaia. Arab J Geosci. DOI: 10.1007/s12517-015-1793-8.
  36. Akhil Gopalakrishanan, Mary Lidiya Mathew, Jisha Chandran, Judith Winglee, Appala Raju Badireddy, Mrak Wiesner, C. T Aravindakumar, Usha K. Aravind.(2015). Sustainable polyelectrolyte Multylayer Surfaces: Possible Matrix for Salt/Dye separation. ACS Appl. Mater . Interfaces 2015, 7,3699-3707.
  37. Velachimangalam A., Sijumon, Usha K. Aravind and Charuvila T. Aravindakumar.(2016). Degradation of Amarnath Dye Using Zero Valent Iron Nanoparticles: Optimal Conditions and Mechanism. Environmental Engineering Science, vol 00, (00) 2017.DOI:10.1089/ees.2016.0340.


  1. Joshy George, Ebhin Masto, Lal Chand Ram, T. B. Das, Tofan Rout; Mahesh Mohan. (2014). Human exposure risk from soil heavy metals near a coal fired power plant, Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, Springer DOI 10.1007/s00244-014-0111-x
  2. Sijimol MR and Mahesh Mohan. (2014). Environmental Impacts of Perchlorate with Special Reference to Fireworks – A Review, Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. 186:7203–7210 DOI 10.1007/s10661-014-3921-4
  3. Sowmya, M., Rejula, M.P., Rejith, P.G., Mahesh Mohan, MakeshKaruppiah and A.A.M. Hatha (2014) Heavy metal tolerant bacteria from Vembanadu Lake as possible means of bioremediation of lead and cadmium. Journal of Environmental Biology, 35 (4): 655-660.
  4. Bhagyalekshmi S., Mahesh Mohan,Sreedharan K.,Ajaykumar B. (2015), Evaluation of the factors controlling the spatial distribution of soil piping: a case study from the Southern Western Ghats, India. Arabian Journal of Geosciences, Springer DOI 10.1007/s12517-015-1793-8
  5. Ignatius, ,  Arunbabu, V.,   Neethu, J. and E.V. Ramsamy (2015). Rhizofiltration of lead using an aromatic medicinal plant Plectranthusamboinicus cultured in a hydroponic nutrient film technique (NFT) system. Environ Sci Pollut Res. (Springer Online first July 05, 2014)  DOI 10.1007/s11356-014-3204-1.
  6. Sruthi S Nair and Sibin Antony and E.V. Ramsamy (2015). Vermicomposting of Mucunabracteata– a Fast Spreading Troublesome Weed in Kerala, India. Scientific Journal “Environmental Research, Engineering and Management”. Environmental Research, Engineering and Management 4(70): 5-13. ISSN 1392-1649 (print) Aplinkos tyrimai, inžinerija ir vadyba 4(70): 5-13DOI:
  7. Sylas V.P., Mary Jaimol Antony, John C. Mathew and A.P. Thomas (2015). Distribution of phytoplankton in relation with water quality of Alappuzha- Changanasserry Canal of Kuttanad Wetland Ecosystem, Southern India. International Journal of Current Research. Vol. 7 (3). 13738 – 13743 pp.
  8. Jerry Mechery, Praveenkumar C.S., Deepa Nair K. and Sylas V.P. (2014). Biohydrogen production by microbial communities isolated from biogas plant slurry using glucose as substrate. International Journal of Current Research. Vol. 6 (12). 10942- 10945 pp.
  9. Krishna MP, Rinoy Varghese, Mahesh Mohan, AA Mohamed Hatha. (2014). Antibacterial activity of Acmellapaniculata extract on human pathogenic bacteria. International Journal of Herbal Medicine, 2(1):132-134
  1. Jerry Mechery, Abin Varghese and Sylas V.P. (2014). DPSIR based State of Environment for Velloor region in Kottayam District, Kerala, India. The Environment- Journal of Environmental Sciences, University of Belgrade, Serbia. Vol 2 (1): 7 -12.
  2. John, A. Reghuwanshi, U. K Aravind, C.T. Aravindakumar, Development and validation of a high-performance thin layer chromatography method for the determination of cholesterol concentration, Journal of Food and Drug Analysis, 2015 (in press)
  3. Manoj P. Rayaroth, Usha K. Aravind and C.T. Aravindakumar, Sonochemical Degradation of Coomassie Brilliant Blue: Effect of frequency, power density, pH and various additives, Chemosphere, 2015, 119, 848-855
  4. Akhil Gopalakrishnan, Mary Lidiya Mathew, JishaChandran, Appala Raju Badireddy, Judith Winglee, Mark Wiesner, T. Aravindakumarand Usha K. Aravind, Sustainable Polyelectrolyte Multilayer Surfaces: Possible Matrix for Salt/dye Separation, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2015 (in press)
  5. M. Sunil Paul, U. K. Aravind, G. Pramod, A. Saha, and C. T. Aravindakumar, Hydroxyl Radical Induced Oxidation of Theophylline in Water: A Kinetic and Mechanistic Study, Org. Biomol Chem. 2014, 12 (30), 5611 – 5620
  6. David, Teny& K.V. George (2014). HPTLC Analysis of the Leaf Extract of Hydnocarpus macrocarpa (Beddome) Warb. Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry 3(1): 43-51.
  7. David, Teny& K.V. George (2014). HPTLC Analysis of the Leaf Extract of Hydnocarpus pendulusManilal, Sabu & Sivarajan, J. of Pharm. Life Sci. 5(4): 3452-3462.
  8. Vincy, MV; Brilliant, R; Pradeepkumar, AP  Hydrochemical characterization and quality assessment of groundwater for drinking and irrigation purposes: a case study of Meenachil River Basin, Western Ghats, Kerala, India    Environmental Monitoring and Assessment    187(1)
  9. R. Rameshan and Ramasamy E. V. (2014) Identification of potential elephant corridor between Anamalai landscape and Periyar Tiger Reserve, Southern Western Ghats: A geospatial approach. Intr. J. Geoinformatics, 10(2): 41, ISSN 1686-6576
  10. S. Smitha and Ramasamy E. V (2014) Utilization of Limnocharis flava, an invasive aquatic weed from Kuttanad wet land ecosystem, Kerala, India as a potential feedstock for livestock, Online Journal of Animal Feed Research, 5(1): 22, ISSN 2228-7701
  11. Solomon, K. V. George (2014),A novel diterpene skeleton: Identification of a highly aromatic, cytotoxic and antioxidant 5-methyl-10-demethyl-abietancee-type diterpene from Premna serretifolia. Phytother. Res. 29: 80-85
  12. Jose (2014) Dendrobium georgei (Orchidaceae): A new species from southern Western Ghats, India. Journal of Plant Systematics. 16: 89-92, ISSN: 2200-4025
  13. V. Vincy, R. Brilliant, Joby Paul and A. P. Pradeepkumar (2014) Comparison of riparian species diversity between the main river channel and subwatersheds of Meenachil river basin, Kerala, Southern India. Brazilian Journal of Botany, ISSN: 0100-8404
  14. M. Jose, K. V. George, Y. Regy, K. Madhusudhanan (2014) Dendrobium kallarensis (Orchidaceae): A new species from southern Western Ghats, India. Intr. J. Adv. Res. 2(2): 799-803, ISSN: 2320-5407
  15. Sreedharan K., Rinoy Varghese, Ambady K.G. and Thomas A.P. Awareness of health and ecological impacts of pesticide usage among the farm workers of Cardamom plantations, Southern Western Ghats, Kerala, International Journal of Scientific Research, 3(6): 160-164. 2014.
  16. Mahesh Mohan, MS Shylesh Chandran, KK Jayasooryan, EV Ramasamy. (2014). Mercury in the sediments of Vembanad Lake, Western Coast of India. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. 186:3321–3336 Springer. DOI 10.1007/s10661-014-3620-1
  17. Muna Sh. Yahya, N. Oturan, K. El Kacemi, M. El Karbane, C. T. Aravindakumar, M. A. Oturan,Oxidative Degradation Studies on Antimicrobial Agent Ciprofloxacin by electro-Fenton Process: Kinetics and Oxidation Products, Chemosphere, 2014, 117, 447-54
  18. George, K.V., Diana, K.J. & Solomon Habtemariam (2014). In vitro studies on Indeginous Medicine for Urolithiasis: Efficacy of Aqueous Extract of Aervalanata (Linn.) Juss.exSchult on Growth Inhibition of Calcium Hydrogen Phospahte Dihydrate. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 3(1); 92-100.
  19. Abraham, Rini, George, K. V., Nisha, N.C. & S. Sreekumar (2014). Molecular docking of Terminalia cuneata on Eholesteryl Esterase. International Journal of Computational Bioinformatics and In-Silico Modeling. 3(1): 327-331.
  20. Mathew, J. & K. V. George(2014). Hygrophilaringens longifolium(Acanthaceae): A new taxa from southern Western Ghats, India. Int. J. of Adv. Res. 1(9): 132 – 134.
  21. E, G. Madhu. An assessment of water quality in river Periyar, Kerala, South india using water quality index, IOSR Journal of Environmental Science, Toxicology and Food Technology, Volume 8, Issue 8 Ver II (Aug. 2014), pp 11-16.
  22. Lakshmi E, G. Madhu, Modeling of dissolved oxygen and temperature of Periyar river, South India using QUAL2K, International Journal of Computational Engineering Research, Vol 04, Issue 8, August – 2014.
  23. K &Madhu. G, An analysis of the registered CDM projects in indian fertiliser industry, International Journal of Civil, Structural,Environmental and Infrastructure Engineering Research and Development (IJCSEIERD), Vol. 4, Issue 4, Aug 2014, 101-110
  24. Rinoy Varghese, S. Jyothi and A.A.M. Hatha (2014) Diversity and antagonistic activity of Actinomycetes from Myristica swamp soils against human pathogens. Acta MedicaMartiniana., 14(1): 14-19.
  25. Krishna, M.P., R. Varghese, D.M. Thomas and A.A.M. Hatha (2014) Multiple antibiotic resistance of environmental bacteria isolated from heavy metal polluted industrial region. Trakia Journal of Sciences., 2: 109-113.
  26. Jesmi, Y., Mujeeb Rahiman, K.M., Hatha, A.A.M., Deepu Lal and Jyothi, S. (2014) Risk assessment of rooftop collected rainwater for individual household and community use in Central Kerala, India. Journal of Environmental Health., 76: 114-121.
  27. M.P. Rayaroth, K.K. Nejumal, SubhaSasi,  Usha K. Aravind, and C. T. Aravindakumar, Identification of chlorophene in a backwater stream in Kerala (India) and its sonochemical degradation studies, Clean – Soil, Air, Water, 2015, 43, 1338-1343


  1. VM Kannan, Toms Augustine, Navya Cherian, Mahesh Mohan. (2014). Geochemistry and heavy metals in the soils of Unique tropical rice agricultural ecosystem, Journal of Environment, 3(1). Scintific Journals, UK
  2. Rogimon P. Thomas, Manuel Thomas, Joby Paul, and Mahesh Mohan, Antifungal activity of Verbinaceae, Biosciences Biotechnology Research Asia, 10(1), 355-360. [2013]
  3. Rogimon P. Thomas, Joby Paul, Rameshan M., N. Hari and Mahesh Mohan , Ecological distribution mapping of the genus Vitex in Kerala State, Acta Biologica Indica.1(2): 165-170. [2013]
  4. Mahesh M , Shylesh  Chandran  S, Jayasooryan K. K. and E.V.Ramasamy , Mercury in the sediments of Vembanad Lake, western coast of India,  Environmental Monitoring and Assessment (Springer) ,(DOI) 10.1007/s10661-014-3620-1 (2014).
  5. Raisa Kabeer, RinoyVarghese, Jayasooryan K.K., Joshy K.G, Ambily V. and P. Sylas (2013). Removal of Zinc, Lead and Cadmium by water hyacinth (Eichhorniacrassipes). International Journal of Current Research. Vol. 5 (9). 2506- 2509 pp.
  6. Olvera-Vargas, N. Oturan, C. T. Aravindakumar, M. M. Sunil Paul, V.r K. Sharma, M. A. Oturan, Electro-oxidation of the Dye Azure B: Kinetics, mechanism and by-products,Environ. Sci. Pollut. Res.2014, 21(14),  8379-8386
  7. Sreekanth, Sunil Paul M. M, Usha K. Aravind, J.L.Marignier, J.Belloni, C. T. Aravindakumar, Oxidation reactions of hydroxy naphthoquinones: Mechanistic investigation by LC-Q-TOF-MS Analysis, Int. J. Radiat. Biol., 2014, 90(6), 495-502.
  8. Shoniya Thomas, R. Sreekanth, V.A. Sijumon, Usha K Aravind and C.T. Aravindakumar, Oxidative Degradation of Acid Red 1 in Aqueous Medium, Chem. Eng. J., 2014,244, 473–482
  9. K.Nejumal, P.R. Manoj,Usha K. Aravind, C.T. Aravindakumar, Sonochemical Degradation of a Pharmaceutical Waste, Atenolol, in Aqueous Medium, Environ. Sci. Pollut. Res., 2014, 21, 4297-4308
  10. Sreekanth, K.P. Prasanthkumar, M.M. Sunil Paul, Usha K. Aravind,, C.T. Aravindakumar, Oxidation Reactions of 1- and 2-naphthols: An Experimental and Theoretical Study, J. Phys. Chem. A., 2013,117, 11261–11270
  11. V. Divyalakshmi, S. Sreedhanyaa, G. Akhil, C. T. Aravindakumarand Usha K. Aravind, Sub-picomolar sensing of hydrogen peroxide with ovalbumin embedded CHI/PSS multilayer membrane, Analytical Biochemistry, 2013, 440, 49-55
  12. Diana K. J. and George K. V. (2013).Urinary Stone formation: Efficacy of seed extract of Ensetesuperbum(Roxb.) Cheesman on growth inhibition of Calcium Hydrogen Phosphate Dihydrate crystals. Journal of Crystal growth. ELSEVIER, 363: 164–170.
  13. Mathew, Jose &  George, K. V (2013). Hygrophilaringens ssp. Longifolium( Acanthaceae): A new taxa from Western Ghats, India., International journal of Advanced research. 1 (9):132-134.
  14. Vasudevan Pillai, K & George, K. V (2013). Irrigation suitability of Pond and Stream water in Elavancherrygrama Panchayath, Palakad district, Kerala. International journal of Science and Nature. 4 (4):660-663.
  15. Mathew, Jose & George, K. V (2013). Artabotryszeylanicus kottavasaliyana (Annonaceae): A new variety from southern western Ghats., International journal of Plant Animal and Environmental Sciences, 3(4): 153-155.
  16. Bose V. Lekshmi., George,K.V., Habtemarium Solomon (2013)., Identification of Aceoside as the active antioxidant principle of Premnaserratifolia root wood tissues, Phytopharmacology,4(2):228-236.
  17. Mathew, Jose & George, K. V(2013). Rediscovery of ArisaemajacquemontiiBlume (Araceae) from Achankovil valley of southern Western Ghats, India: Nebio: 4(6):96-97
  18. Mathew, Jose & George, K. V(2013 Morpho-ecotypes of endemic flowering plants from Achankovil Shear Zone in Agasthyamalai Biosphere Reserve, Western Ghats, Kerala: Annals of plant science.2(12)
  19. MV Vincy, R Brilliant, AP PradeepkumarA Checklist of Butterflies of Meenachil River Basin, Kerala, India Journal of Research in Biology 3(1): 768-774
  20. B Rajan, VM Varghese, AP Pradeepkumar Beach Carrying Capacity Analysis for Sustainable Tourism Development in the South West Coast of India Environmental Research, Engineering and Management2013 63, 1-7
  21. Manjumol, Mathew, S., Sreedhanya, P., Manoj, C. T., Aravindakumar and Usha K., Aravind (2014) Exploring the interaction of bisphenol-s with serum albumins: A better or worse alternative for bisphenol A?, J. Phy. Chem, 118: 3832-3843.
  22. B. Shibin, R. Sreekanth,Usha K. Aravind, K.M. Afsal Mohammed,  N.V. Chandrashekhar,Jayan Joseph, S. K. Sarkar, D.B. Naikand C.T. Aravindakumar, Radical chemistry of glucosamine naphthalene acetic acid and naphthaleneaceticacid: A pulse radiolysis study, J.Phys.Org. Chem., 2014, 27( 6), 478–483
  23. Kabeer, R. Varghese, V. M. Kannan, J. R. Thomas, V. P. Sylas (2014) Rhizosphere bacterial diversity and heavy metal accumulation in Nymphaea pubescens in aid of phytoremediation potential. J. BioSci. Biotech. 3(1): 89-95, ISSN: 1314-6246
  24. Abraham, K. V. George, N. C. Nisha, S. Sreekumar (2014) Molecular docking of Terminalia cuneata on cholesteryl-esterase. In. J. Comp. Bioin. In Silico Modeling, 3(1): 327-331, ISSN: 2320-0634
  25. V. George, K. J. Diana, H. Solomon (2014) In vitro studies on indigenous medicine for urolithiasis: Efficacy of aqueous extract of Aervalanata (Linn.) Juss. Ex Schult on growth inhibition of calcium hydrogen phosphate dehydrate. 3(10 92, ISSN: 2277-7695
  26. Brilliant, M. V. Vincy, A. P. Pradeepkumar (2013) Coastal water recreation and public health of South India: A Case study in Varkala Beach. Int. j. Curr. Mocrobiol. App. Sci. 2(5): 247-255, ISSn 2319-7706
  27. Raisa Kabeer, RinoyVarghese, Jayasooryan K.K., Joshy K.G, Praveenkumar C.S. and V.P. Sylas (2014). Removal of copper by Eichhorniacrassipes and the characterization of associated microflora of the rhizosphere system. Journal of Environment Asia. Vol. 7 (2)).
  28. Sreekanth N.P, Shanthi PrabhaV, BabuPadmakumar, Thomas A.P. Soil carbon alterations of selected forest types as an environmental feedback to climate change. International journal of environmental sciences, Volume 3, No 5, PP-1477-1493. 2013.
  29. Sreekanth N.P, Shanthi PrabhaV, BabuPadmakumar, A.P Thomas. Effect of Land Use Conversion on Soil Carbon Storage in a Tropical Grassland. Annals of Environmental Science, 7, 101-112. 2013
  30. Narayanan, S.P., Sathrumithra, S., Kuriakose, D., Christopher, G., Thomas, A.P. and Julka, J.M. Second record of Pontodriluslitoralis (Grube, 1855) (Annelida: Oligochaeta) from Kerala state, India. Journal of Global Bioscience, 3(2): 473-476. 2014.
  31. Feba Merin Chacko, Sreekanth N.P, Shanthi Prabha V, BabuPadmakumar, A.P Thomas. Soil carbon dynamics and global warming potential of selected soil series and landuse categories. Octa Journal of Environmental Research, Volume 2, No 1, 10-21. 2014.
  32. Shanthi PrabhaV., Renuka R., Sreekanth N.P., BabuPadmakumar, A.P. Thomas. A study of the fertility and carbon sequestration potential of rice soil with respect to the application of biochar and selected amendments. Annals of Environmental Science, Volume 7, 17-30. 2013.
  33. Abhirosh, C., V. Sherin, A.P. Thomas, A.A.M. Hatha and A. Mazumdar (2013) Survival of multidrug resistant enteropathogenic Escherichia coli and Salmonella paratyphi in Vembanadu Lake as fanction of salt water barrier along southwest coast of India. Journal of Water and Health, 11(2): 324-331. doi:10.2166/wh.2013.221
  34. P. Prasanthkumar, C. H. Suresh, C. T. Aravindakumar, Dimer Radical Cation of 4-thiouracil: A pulse radiolysis and theoretical study, J. Phys. Org. Chem., 2013, 26, 510-516


  1. M.S. Shylesh Chandran, Sujatha S., Mahesh Mohan, J.M. Julka and E.V. Ramasamy (2012)Earthworm diversity at Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve, Western Ghats, India. Biodiversity and Conservation-Springer, 21: 3343-3353.
  2. Mahesh,M , Toms Augustine,  K. K. Jayasooryan, Shylesh  Chandran, M.S., and E.V. Ramasamy. (2012). Fractionation of selected metals in the sediments of Cochin estuary and Periyarriver , southwest coast  of India ,  Environmentalist (Springer),DOI   0.1007/s10669-  012-9399-0.  ISSN: 2194-5403.
  3. Rahul Ramesh, Shylesh Chandran M.S., Sreedharan K., Mahesh Mohan. 2012. Mercury contamination in the artisanal gold mining regions of Nilambur, Kerala, South India. Journal of Environment, Vol. 01, Issue 01, pp. 16-22 Scientific Journals, UK.
  4. Shylesh Chandran M.S., Sudheesh S., E.V. Ramasamy, Mahesh Mohan. 2012. Sulphur fractionation in the sediments of Cochin estuary. Journal of Environment,Vol. 01, Issue 01, pp. 10-15, Scientific Journals, UK
  5. Ajaykumar B., Sreedharan K., Mahesh Mohan., Joby Paul., A.P. Thomas., Nair P. K. K. Evaluation of the Holocene environmental changes of the Southwest coast, India: a palaeo-palynological approach, Journal of Earth System Science (Springer) (2012).
  6. EV Ramasamy, Toms A, Shylesh CMS, Jayasooryan KK, Mahesh M., 2012. Mercury Fractionation in the Sediments of Vembanad Wetland, West Coast of India, Environmental Geochemistry and Health-Springer, DOI 10.1007/s10653-012-9457-z.
  1. Venu, D.B. Naik, S.K. Sarkar, Usha K. Aravind A.Nijamudheen, C.T.Aravindakumar, ,Oxidation Reactions of Thymol: A Pulse Radiolysis and Theoretical Study, J. Phys. Chem. A., 2013, 117, 291–299
  2. M. Sunil Paul, Usha K. Aravind, G. Pramod, C.T. Aravindakumar, Oxidative Degradation of Fensulfothion by Hydroxyl Radical in Aqueous Medium, Chemosphere, 2013, 91, 295–301
  3. V.J. Disha, C.T. Aravindakumar, Usha K.Aravind, Phosphate recovery by high flux low pressure multilayer membranes, Langmuir, 2012,  28, 12744–12752      
  4. Tasneem Abbasi, E. V. Ramasamy and S. A. Abbasi (2012) Solid waste leachates impacting land and water in suburb of Chennai, Jon. of Eco. Env. & Cons. 18(4): 1-5: ISSN 0971-765X
  5. Brilliant R., Vincy Mary Varghese and A. P. Pradeepkumar (2012) Landuse/land cover evaluation for sustainable costal tourism development if Varkala, Kerala, In. J. Plant, Animal and Env. 3(1) 44: ISSN 2231-4490
  6. Vincy M. V., Brilliant Rajan and Pradeepkumar A. P. (2012) Water quality assessment of a tropical wetland ecosystem with special reference to backwater tourism, Kerala, South India, Int. Res. J. Environment Sci. 1(5) 62-68: ISSN 2319-1414
  7. Brilliant R., Vincymary Varghese, Joby Paul and Pradeepkumar A. P. (2012) Vegetation analysis of Montane forest of Western ghats with special emphasis on RET species. Int. J. Biodiversity andConservation. 4(5): 652-664: ISSN 2141-243X
  8. Narayanan, S.P., Sathrumithra, S., Christopher, G., Julka, J.M., and Thomas, A.P. Whether the exotic earthworm Eudriluseugeniae (Kinberg, 1867) is displacing native species in Kerala. Malabar Trogon, 10(3).18-20. 2012.
  9. P. Prasanthkumar, C. H. Suresh and C. T. Aravindakumar, Oxidation Reactions of 2-thiouracil: A Theoretical and Pulse Radiolysis Study, J. Phys. Chem. A. 2012 116 , 10712–10720
  10. Diana K. J. and George K. V. (2012). In vitro Studies on Antilithiatic Property of Achyranthes aspera L. var. aspera. Hook. f. Journal of Pharmacy Research. 5(8):4366-4370.
  11. Bose V. Lekshmi, George,K.V., R.S. Iyer, Deepa,T.D (2012), Identification of novel cardiac principle in the roots of Premnaserratifolia L., Journal of Pharmacy research 2012, 5(6),3261-3264.
  12. George, M., Anjumol, A., George, G and A.A.M. Hatha (2012) Distribution and bioactive potential of soil actinomycetes from different ecological habitats. African Journal of Microbiology Research, 6 (10): 2265-2271. Doi. 10.5987/AJMR11.856.
  13. Varghese, R., Suchitra, R., Nishamol, S and A.A.M. Hatha (2012) Spatial and temporal variation of microbial population in the grassland soils of tropical montane forest: Influence of soil physico-chemical characteristics and nutrients. Journal of Advances in Developmental Research: 3(1): 1-7.
  14. Rinoy Varghese and A.A.M. Hatha (2012) Significance of soil microorganisms with special reference to climate change. Indian Journal of Education and Information Management, 1(3): 130-134.
  15. Rinoy Varghese, Nishamol, S., Suchitra, R and A.A.M. Hatha (2012) Biochemical and physiological characteristics of actinomycetes isolated from high altitude shola soils of tropical Montane forest. Indian Journal of Innovations and Developments, 1(3): 142-144.
  16. Krishna, M.P., Rinoy Varghese and A.A.M. Hatha (2012) Depthwise variation of microbial load in the soils of region of Kerala: a function of important soil physico-chemical characteristics and nutrients. Indian Journal of Education and Information Management, 1(3): 126-129.
  17. Jyothi, S., Abhirosh Chandran, Anju Abbas and A.A. Mohamed Hatha (2012) Survival of Escherichia coli, Aeromonashydrophilaand Pseudomonas fluorescens in Bottled Water and Biofilms. Journal of Natural Science and Sustainable Technology, 6(1): 1-12.
  18. T.J. Thomas and G. Madhu, Removal of copper and nickel from aqueous solutions using natural adsorbents., Pollution Research, 31(4): 687-691 (2012)


  1. Mahesh Mohan , M. Deepa, E.V. Ramasamy and A. P. Thomas  (2011). Accumulation of mercury and other heavy metals in edible fishes of Cochin backwaters, Southwest India , with  Mahesh Mohan , M. Deepa  and A. P. Thomas. Environ Monit Assess. (Springer), DOI 0.1007/s10661-  011-2258-5, IF – 1.400, ISSN: 0167-6369
  2. Mahesh, M., Shylesh Chandran, M.S., and E.V. Ramasamy. (2011). Vulnerable Earthworm species identified from Nilgiri Biosphere reserve ,International Journal of Zoological Research ,2011 . ISSN 1811-9778/ DOI: 10.3923/ijzr.  IF 0.948  (JCC) ISSN(Print):2278–8816.
  3. Jissy Mathew, S. Sreedhanya, M.S. Baburaj, C.T. Aravindakumar, U.K. Aravind, Fabrication of switchable protein resistant and adhesive multilayer membranes, Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 2012, 94, 118-24
  4. S. Baburaj, C.T. Aravindakumar, S. Sreedhanya, A.P. Thomas,  Usha K. Aravind,  Treatment of model textile effluents with PAA/CHI and PAA/PEI composite membranes Desalination, 2012,  288, 72–79
  5. P. Prasanthkumar, C.H. Suresh, C.T. Aravindakumar, Theoretical study of the addition and abstraction reactions of hydroxyl radical with uracil, Radiat. Phys. Chem., 2012, 81,   267-278
  6. M. Manoj, Usha K. Aravind, Hari Mohan, C, T. Aravindakumar  Reaction of hydroxyl radicals with S-nitrosothiols: Formation of thiyl radical (RS•) as the intermediate, Res. Chem. Intermed., 2011, 37, 1113-1122
  7. MV Vincy, B Rajan, AP Pradeepkumar (2012) Geographic information system based morphometric characterization of sub-watersheds of Meenachil river basin, Kottayam district, Kerala, India Geocarto International 27 (8), 661-684
  8. Rajan, V. M. Vargese and A. P. Pradeepkumar (2011) Recreational boat carrying capacity of vembanad lake ecosystem, Kerala, South India, Journal of Environmental Reasearch , Engineering and Management, 2(56): 11-19
  9. Shijo Joseph K. Anitha Srivastava V.K., Sudhakar Reddy C.H., Thomas A.P. and, Murthy M.S.M.  Rainfall and elevation influence the locate-scale distribution of tree community in the southern region of Western Ghats Biodiversity Hotspots (India). International Journal of Forestry Research, ID576502, DOI: 10.1155/2012/576502. 2012.
  10. Prasanth Narayanan S., Sreekumar B., Lalitha Vijayan, Thomas A.P. Status of the nests of near threatened oriental Darter, Arhinga melanogaster of Kumarakom Heronry, Natl.Acad.Sci.Lett (Springer), DOI 10.1007/s40009-012-0027-9. 2012.
  11. Abhirosh, C., V. Sherin, E. Kandeler, A.P. Thomas and A.A.M. Hatha (2011) An assessment of potential public health risk associated with the extended survival of indicator and pathogenic bacteria in freshwater lake sediments. International Journal of Environmental Health and Hygiene, 214: 258-264. doi: 10.1016/j.ijheh.2011.01.002
  12. Subin K. Jose, Alex C.J, Santhosh Kumar, Abin Varghese and G. Madhu., Landscape metric modeling – a technique for forest disturbance assessment in Shendurney wildlife sanctuary, Environmental Research, Engineering and Management, 2011, No. 4(58), p. 34-41.
  13. Harsha, H.T., Resmi, R., Rinoy Varghese, Divya, P.S., Mujeeb Rahiman, K.M and A.A.Mohamed Hatha (2011) Prevalence and antibiotic resistance of Salmonella from eggs of commercial samples. Journal of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, 1(3): 93-100. doi: 10.5799.ahinjs.02.2011.03.0023
  14. Shubhanker Ghosh, Einar Ringo, Deborah Gnanaselvam, Naveen, K., Mujeeb Rahiman, K.M and A.A.M. Hatha (2011). Enterobacter hormaechei BAC 1010 from the gut of estuarine fish Mugil cephalus as a probable aquaculture probiont. Journal of Natural Science and Sustainable Technology, 5(3): 189-199.
  15. Abhirosh, C., V. Sherin, A.P. Thomas, A.A.M. Hatha and A. Mazumdar (2011) Potential public health significance of faecal contamination and multidrug-resistant Escherichiacoli and Salmonella serotypes in a lake in India. Public Health, 125: 377-379. Doi. 10.1016/j.puhe 2011.03.15.
  16. Maya George, Neethu Cyriac, Aswathi Nair and A.A.M. Hatha (2011) Diversity of Bacillus and Actiomycetes in the water and sediment samples from Kumarakom region of Vembanadu Lake. Indian Journal of Marine Sciences, 40 (3): 430-437.
  17. Ajayakumar B., Rakesh P.S., Mahesh Mohan, Unni K.S. and Thomas A.P. Interpretation of the quantitative geomorphology of the Meenachil river basin, Kerala, South India using remote sensing and geographical information system, Eco.Env. & Cons, 17(2), 297-311. 2011
  18. Ajayakumar B, Mahesh Mohan, Renjith M.K., Unni K.S. and Thomas A.P. Holocene morphological modification of South West Coast of India: Evidence from Paleo-deposits of Meenachil river basin, Kerala, Eco. Env. & Cons, 17(2) 313-324. 2011.
  19. Mahesh Mohan, Deepa M and Thomas A.P. Comparison of metal accumulation in the selected fishes from two sites of Vembanadu backwaters, Kerala, India. J.Environ. Sciences and Engg, 52 (3), 193-198. 2010.
  20. Maya George, C. Baby, J. Vincent and A.A.M. Hatha (2011) Heavy metal tolerance of various bacterial strains from the Kumarakom region of Vembanadu Lake. Pollution Research: 30 (3): 5-10.
  21. Krishna, M.P. Rinoy, Devi K Balan, Harsha, H.T and A.A.M. Hatha (2011) Multiple antibiotic resistances profile of soil bacteria from Mahatma Gandhi university campus, Kottayam, Kerala. Asian Journal of Microbiology, Biotechnology and Environmental Sciences, 13(40): 1-4.
  22. Prasanth Narayanan, A.P. Thomas and B.Sreekumar. (2011). Ornithofauna and its conservation in the Kuttanadu Wetlands, Southern Portion of VembanadukoleRamsarSite , India. 34.1663-1676.
  23. Subin K. Jose, Abin Varghese, Santhosh Kumar , G. Madhu and BabuAmbat. (2011). Forest Fire: A Global Scenario identification and Management using Geoinformation Technology. J. Envin. Res.andDev.v 6(1).
  24. Ghosh S., Einar Ringo, G. S. A. Deborah, K . M Mujeeb Rahiman and A.A.M. Hatha. (2011). ENTEROBACTER HORMAECHEI BAC 1010 From the gut of Flathead Grey Mullet as probable aquaculture probiont. Jouranal of Nature Science and Sustainable Technology. 5(3).