Key Publications

List of Publication by the Academic Staff during Past 5 Years

  • Dr. GVI Samaradivakara
  • Hettiarachchi D.A.I., Fernando H.R.W., Nanthahoban E., Sameer S.T.M., Abeysinghe A.M.K.B., Premasiri H.M.R., Samaradivakara G.V.I., 2016. Soil Nail Wall Design Optimization by Geotechnical Applications and Geophysical Techniques. Proceedings of ERE 2016, pp 87-92.
  • Kariyawasam K.M.G.S., Dauglas D.L.P.M., Amali N.P.G., Samaradivakara G.V.I., Chaminda S.P., Hemalal P.V.A. and Jayawardena C.L., 2016. Slope Stability Analysis and Design of Open Pit Mine Slopes for Limestone Mine at Aruwakkalu, Puttalam, Sri Lanka. Proceedings of ERE 2016. pp. 41-46.
  • Samaradivakara, G.V.I., Bandara, W. A. A. D, 2016. Sri Lankans built first road tunnel, underpassing a live railway track, 110th Annual sessions of the Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka, pp. 43-50.
  • Wijesinghe L.V., Ineshka W.S.S., Sutharsini S., Jayawardena C.L. and Samaradivakara G.V.I., 2016. Integration of Direct and Indirect Techniques to Optimize Subsurface Exploration. Proceedings of ERE 2016, pp 101-107.
  • Bandara R.M.C.N.D., Rajapaksha R.M.C.P., Kavirathne B.B., Samaradivakara G.V.I., Chaminda S.P., Hemalal P.V.A. and Dharmaratne P.G.R., 2017. Software Assisted Bench Blast Optimization. Proceedings of the ISERME – 2017. pp.177-181.
  • Chandrasekara R.T.P.I.U., Madushanka G.H.S.P., Amalan K., Samaradivakara G.V.I., Chaminda S.P. and Jayawardena C.L., 2017. Fluctuations in Groundwater Level and Corresponding Earth Resistivity Changes. Proceedings of the ISERME - 2017, pp 67-72.
  • De Silva U.H.N.H., Somasiri R.B.H.P., Jayasekara N.N.L., Ratnayake A.S., Dushyantha N., Weththasinghe S.M., Samaradivakara G.V.I., Vijitha A.V.P. and Ratnayake N.P., 2017. Dynamics of the Madu-Ganga Estuary. Proceedings of the ISERME – 2017. pp.77-81.
  • Ebell D.A., Rajamohan V., Jasinthan P., Dassanayake A.B.N., Samaradivakara G.V.I. and Wickrama M.A.D.M.G., 2017. Optimization of the Distance between Twin Tunnels by Stress Analysis. Proceedings of the ISERME – 2017. pp.129-136.
  • Jayakodi J.D.S.U., Weliwita B.Y., Nishanthan S., Samaradivakara G.V.I., Abeysinghe A.M.K.B., Rohitha L.P.S. and Vijitha A.V.P., 2017. Applicability of Pre-heating Techniques for Recovery of Garnet from Garnet Biotite Gneiss. Proceedings of the ISERME – 2017. pp.85-92.
  • Lasan H.L.I., Weerasekara M.N., Prashanth S., Abeysinghe A.M.K.B., Premasiri H.M.R. and Samaradivakara G.V.I., 2017. Applicability of Ground Penetration Radar (GPR) Technique to Optimize Soil Nail Wall Designs. Proceedings of the ISERME – 2017. pp.121-126.
  • Ratnayake A.S., Dushyantha N., De Silva N., Somasiri H.P., Jayasekara N.N., Weththasinghe S.M., Samaradivakara G.V.I., Vijitha A.V.P. and Ratnayake N.P., 2017. Sediment and Physicochemical Characteristics in Madu-Ganga Estuary, Southwest Sri Lanka, Journal of Geological Society of Sri Lanka, Vol. 18-Issue 2, pp. 43-52.
  • Weththasinghe S.M., Ratnayake A.S., Dushyantha N., Ratnayake N.P., Samaradivakara G.V.I. and Vijitha A.V.P., 2017. Structures of Water Column and Sediment Sub-bottom in the Tangalle Bay, Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the ISERME – 2017. p.73.
  • Dasanayake R.B., Jatheesan N., Nissanka N.A.C.M., Samaradivakara G.V.I., Abeysinghe A.M.K.B. and Rohitha L.P.S., 2018. Applicability of Pre-heating Techniques for Recovery of Minerals from Rocks. ISERME 2018, p.52
  • Kothalawala K.D.D., Chathurani U.L.H., Loppas G.J., Wickrama M.A.D.M.G., Samaradivakara G.V.I. and Jayawardena C.L., 2018. Seismic Surveying to Improve the Subsurface Characteristic Interpretations. ISERME 2018, p.167.
  • Narangoda S.R.A.I.B., Isuranga S.N.A.M.T.K., Jeneeshaa A., Abeysinghe A.M.K.B., Premasiri H.M.R. and Samaradivakara G.V.I., 2018. Identification of Soil/Rock Interface using GPR Technique for Soil Nail Wall Design. ISERME 2018, p.153.
  • Piyarathna H.D.A.M., Godagama G.V.A.D.C., Maduranga T.H.T., Hemalal P.V.A., Samaradivakara G.V.I. and Dharmaratne P.G.R., Assessment of Environmental Impacts Resulting from Ground Vibrations due to Piling Activities and Railway Transport. ISERME 2018, p.119
  • Thiruchittampalam S., Kinoj, A., Ekanayake E.M.C.K., Vithurshan S., Hemalal P.V.A., Samaradivakara G.V.I., Rohitha L.P.S. and Chaminda S.P., 2018. Noise and Vibration Control in Crusher Plant Activities to Enhance Health and Safety of Workers. ISERME 2018, p.3.
  • De Seram P.S.P.S.W., Indika L.G.V., Athapattu A.M.H.S.M., Samaradivakara G.V.I. and Hemalal P.V.A., Analysis of Ground-Borne Vibrations due to Piling Operations and Risk Zonation. ISERME 2019, pp.75-81.
  • Gunasinghe, G. P., Dinusha, K. A., Ratnayake, N. P., Samaradivakara, G. V. I., Ratnayake, A. S. 2019., Review of Impacts on Coastal Zone Due to Poor Riverine Flood Controlling Mechanism : A Case Study in Kalutara Coastal Zone , Sri Lanka, in Built Environment and Spatial Sciences. General Sir John Kothelawala Defence University, p. 78.
  • Kankanamge B.U., Chathuranga S.M.S., Ruwanika I.L.D., Palamure P.K., Abeysinghe A.M.K.B., Samaradivakara G.V.I. and Jayawardena C.L., 2019. Appraisal of Electrode Configuration Characteristics in Resistivity Surveying. ISERME 2019, pp.69-74.
  • Perera K.A.T.N., Piyarathna K.S., Liyanage I.K., Hemalal P.V.A., Dharmaratne P.G.R., Chaminda S.P., Samaradivakara G.V.I., "Analysis of Bulking Factor as a Basis for Royalty Calculation in Aggregate Quarrying in Sri Lanka," 2020 Moratuwa Engineering Research Conference (MERCon), Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, 2020, pp. 521-525, doi: 10.1109/MERCon50084.2020.9185200.
  • Professor PGR Dharmaratne
  • Rock quarrying and Sustainable Environment Management, Proceedings of the International Forestry and Environment Symposium 2016, At Heritance Kandalama, 23-24 September 2016, p 97.
  • Effect of trenching on blast-Induced ground vibration in Sri Lankan metal quarries, ISERME 2017, International Symposium on Earth Resources Management & Environment, Blue Water Resort, Wadduwa, Sri Lanka, 29 August 2017,pp 167-174.
  • A  Sustainable Method to Rehabilitate the Abandoned Quarries of Anuradapura district. Research Symposium on Mineral Resources of Sri Lanka: prospects and challenges, BMICH, Colombo, 17 October 2017, p 26
  • Mitigation of Dust and Noise Generated from Mineral Processing Plants. Research Symposium on Mineral Resources of Sri Lanka: prospects and challenges, BMICH, Colombo, 17 October 2017, p 28.
  • Developing a Value Added Product using Low grade Quartz as an Alternative for ceramic Floor Tiles, International Mineral Symposium 2018, BMICH, 20 October 2018. p 30.
  • Zero waste Sustainable Mining and Processing Operation of Quartz. International Mineral Symposium 2018, BMICH, 20 October 2018. p 34.
  • Assessment of Environment Comfort Indicators of Underground Graphite Mine at Bogala, Sri Lanka, International Mineral Symposium 2018, BMICH, 20 October 2018. p 35.
  • Fly Rock Generation and Social Impact Mitigation in Local Quarrying, ISERME 2019, International Symposium on Earth Resources Management & Environment, Sri Lanka Foundation, Colombo 07, 23 August 2019,pp 33-38.
  • Study on Royalty for Sri Lankan Quarry Mining of Industrial Minerals using Photogrammetric 3D Modelling, ISERME 2019, International Symposium on Earth Resources Management & Environment, Sri Lanka Foundation, Colombo 07, 23 August 2019, pp 3-11.
  • Professor NP Ratnayake
  • Dushyantha, Nimila, Nadeera Batapola, I. M. S. K. Ilankoon, Sudath Rohitha, Ranjith Premasiri, Bandara Abeysinghe, Nalin Ratnayake, and Kithsiri Dissanayake. "The story of rare earth elements (REEs): occurrences, global distribution, genesis, geology, mineralogy and global production." Ore Geology Reviews 2020
  • Weththasinghe, D. S. M., Ratnayake, N. P., Hemalal, P. V. A., & Dushyantha, N. P. (2020). Enhancing scientific and societal understanding of geohazards in Sri Lanka. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 501.
  • Batapola, N. M., N. P. Dushyantha, H. M. R. Premasiri, A. M. K. B. Abeysinghe, L. P. S. Rohitha, N. P. Ratnayake, D. M. D. O. K. Dissanayake, I. M. S. K. Ilankoon, and P. G. R. Dharmaratne. "A comparison of global rare earth element (REE) resources and their mineralogy with REE prospects in Sri Lanka." Journal of Asian Earth Sciences (2020): 104475
  • Lakshika, P., Sandaruwan, R.A., Ranjith, P.H., Ratnayake, N.P., Jinadasa, K., Nimila, D., Shanaka, W. and Panchala, W.W., 2020. Sea-level inundation and risk assessment along the south and southwest coasts of Sri Lanka. Geoenvironmental Disasters, 7(1)
  • N.P. Dushyantha, P.V.A. Hemalal, C.L. Jayawardena, Nalin Prasanna Ratnayake  (2019)  Application of geochemical techniques for prospecting unconventional phosphate sources: A case study of the lake sediments in Eppawala area Sri Lanka. Journal of Geochemical Exploration  DOI: 10.1016/j.gexplo.2019.02.010
  • Ratnayake, A.S., Sampei, Y. and Ratnayake, N., (2019). Molecular indicators of early stage diagenesis in the tropical coastal Bolgoda Lake, Sri Lanka. Journal of the National Science Foundation of Sri Lanka, 47(1).
  • Pathirage, S.S., Hemalal, P.V.A., Rohitha, L.P.S. Ratnayake N.P. (2019). Production of industry-specific quartz raw material using Sri Lankan vein quartz.  Environ Earth Sci 78: 58. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12665-019-8060-3
  • Ratnayake, A. S., Sampei, Y., & Ratnayake, N. P. (2019). Characteristics of sedimentary organic matter and vascular plants in tropical brackish Bolgoda Lake, Sri Lanka: Implications for paleoecology and chemotaxonomy. Regional Studies in Marine Science, 30
  • Yokoyama Y, Hirabayashi S, Goto K, Okuno J, Sproson AD, Haraguchi T, Ratnayake N & Miyairi Y (2019).  Holocene Indian Ocean sea level, Antarctic melting history and past Tsunami deposits inferred using sea level reconstructions from the Sri Lankan, Southeastern Indian and Maldivian coasts.  Eds: Carlson A, Dutton A, Long A & Milne G Quaternary Science Reviews, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2018.11.024
  • W.A. Panchala Weerakoon, Neha Aggarwal, Neerja Jha, H.A.H.Jayasena, Harinam Joshi, Deepthi Yakandawala, Rohana Chandrajith, K.V. Gayantha Sashika Perera, Nalin Prasanna Ratnayake.   (2019) Reconstruction of the Upper Gondwana palaeoclimates based on palynostratigraphy, palynofacies and sedimentology of the Jurassic sequences in the Tabbowa Basin, Sri Lanka Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 172, pp.264-278. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jseaes.2018.09.004
  • Ratnayake, N. P., Ratnayake, A. S., Azoor, R. M., Weththasinghe, S. M., Seneviratne, I. D. J., Senarathne, N., ... & Dushyantha, N. (2019). Erosion processes driven by monsoon events after a beach nourishment and breakwater construction at Uswetakeiyawa beach, Sri Lanka. SN Applied Sciences, 1(1), 52.
  • Amalan, K., Ratnayake, A. S., Ratnayake, N. P., Weththasinghe, S. M., Dushyantha, N., Lakmali, N., & Premasiri, R. (2018). Influence of nearshore sediment dynamics on the distribution of heavy mineral placer deposits in Sri Lanka. Environmental Earth Sciences, 77(21), 737.
  • Ratnayake, N. P., Ratnayake, A. S., Keegle, P. V., Arachchi, M. M., & Premasiri, H. M. R. (2018). An analysis of beach profile changes subsequent to the Colombo Harbor Expansion Project, Sri Lanka. Environmental Earth Sciences, 77(1), 24.
  • Ratnayake, Amila Sandaruwan, Nalin Prasanna Ratnayake, Yoshikazu Sampei, A. V. P. Vijitha, and Sanjeewani Disna Jayamali. (2018) Seasonal and tidal influence for water quality changes in coastal Bolgoda Lake system, Sri Lanka. Journal of Coastal Conservation (2018): 1-9.
  • S.M. Weththasinghe, A.S. Ratnayake, N. Dushyantha, N , G.V.I. Samaradivakara, A.V.P. Vijitha, N.P. Ratnayake (2018). Sub-bottom features and physical properties of water of the Tangalle Bay, Sri Lanka. Journal of Geological Society of Sri Lanka. Vol. 19-2 (2018), 17-27
  • Ratnayake, A. S., Sampei, Y., Ratnayake, N. P., & Roser, B. P. (2017). Middle to late Holocene environmental changes in the depositional system of the tropical brackish Bolgoda Lake, coastal southwest Sri Lanka. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 465, 122-137.
  • A.S. Ratnayake, N. Dushyantha, N. De Silva, H.P. Somasiri, N.N. Jayasekara, S.M. Weththasinghe, G.V.I. Samaradivakara, A.V.P. Vijitha, N.P. Ratnayake (2017). Sediment and physicochemical characteristics in Madu-ganga estuary, southwest Sri Lanka. Journal of Geological Society of Sri Lanka Vol. 18-Issue 2 (2017), 43-52
  • N. Dushyantha, P.V.A. Hemalal, C.L. Jayawardena, A.S. Ratnayake, H.M.R. Premasiri, N.P. Ratnayake (2017). Nutrient characteristics of lake sediments around Eppawala phosphate deposit, Sri lanka. Journal of Geological Society of Sri Lanka Vol. 18-Issue 2 (2017), 33-42.
  • U Premarathne, N Suzuki, N Ratnayake, C Kularathne. (2016). Burial and thermal history modelling of the Mannar Basin, offshore Sri Lanka.  Journal of Petroleum Geology, 39 (2), 193-213.
  • J.M.S.T.W. Jayasinghe, A.C. Kurukulasuriya, W.M.T.U. Jayasinghe, M.A.D.M.G. Wickrama, A.M.A.Damith M. Senadhira and N.P. Ratnayake (2016).  Pore-Pressure and Fracture Pressure Gradient Prediction Model for Few Exploration Blocks in Mannar and Cauvery Basins, Sri Lanka.  Annual Sessions of IESL, pp (235-242).
  • Upul Premarathne, Noriyuki Suzuki and N.P. Ratnayake.  (2015). Modelling of Hydrocarbon Generation, Migration and Accumulation in the Northern Part of Mannar Basin, Offshore Sri Lanka.  Journal of Geological Society of Sri Lanka. Volume 17 Issue J.W. Herath Feliscitaiton Volume. P. 141-158.
  • Professor HMR Premasiri
  • Dushyantha, N., Batapola, N., Ilankoon, I. M. S. K., Rohitha, S., Premasiri, R., Abeysinghe, B. Ratnayake, N. Dissanayake, K. (2020). The story of rare earth elements (REEs): occurrences, global distribution, genesis, geology, mineralogy and global production. Ore Geology Reviews, 103521. (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.oregeorev.2020.103521)

This article was selected by the Global Rare Earth Industry Association (REIA) to include in their weekly newsletter published on 2nd July 2020.

  • Lakshika Palamakumbure1, Amila Sandaruwan Ratnayake, H. M. Ranjith Premasiri, Nalin Prasanna Ratnayake, Jinadasa Katupotha, Nimila Dushyantha, Shanaka Weththasinghe1and W. A. Panchala Weerakoon (2020)  Sea-level inundation and risk assessment along the south and southwest coasts of Sri Lanka, Geo-environmental Disasters:7-17
  • Batapola, N.M. Dushyantha, N.P. Premasiri, H.M.R. Abeysinghe, A.M.K.B. Rohitha, L.P.S. Ratnayake, N.P. Dissanayake, D.M.D.O.K. Ilankoon, I.M.S.K. Dharmaratne, P.G.R. (2020). A comparison of global rare earth element (REE) resources and their mineralogy with REE prospects in Sri Lanka. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences.
  • Dushyantha, N. Weerawarnakula, S. Premasiri, R. Abeysinghe, B. Ratnayake, N. Batapola, N. Ranasinghe, M. (2020). Potential ecological risk assessment of heavy metals (Cr, Ni and Co) in serpentine soil at Ginigalpelessa in Sri Lanka. Arabian Journal of Geosciences.
  • Ranjith Premasiri (2018), Modelling of rock slope failures due to geological discontinuities to minimize risk from road cut failures, Journal of Geological Society of Sri Lanka 19 (02), 61-68
  • Nimila Dushyantha, Nalin Prasanna Ratnayake · Amila Sandaruwan Ratnayake, · Rukshan M. Azoor. Shanaka Maduranga Weththasinghe, Indunil De J. Seneviratne, Nilupul Senarathne ,Ranjith Premasiri ( 2019), Erosion processes driven by monsoon events after a beach nourishment and breakwater construction at Uswetakeiyawa beach, Sri Lanka, SN Applied Sciences, Springer Nature Switzerland Vol 1.
  • Kananathan Amalan, Amila Sandaruwan Ratnayake, Nalin Prasanna Ratnayake, Shanaka Maduranga Weththasinghe, Nimila Dushyantha, Nalika Lakmali, Ranjith Premasiri (2018), Influence of nearshore sediment dynamics on the distribution of heavy mineral placer deposits in Sri Lanka, Environmental Earth Sciences 77 (21), 737
  • Nalin Prasanna Ratnayake, Amila Sandaruwan Ratnayake, PV Keegle, MAKM Mallawa Arachchi, HMR Premasiri (2018), An analysis of beach profile changes subsequent to the Colombo Harbor Expansion Project, Sri Lanka, Environmental Earth Sciences 77:24
  • HMR Premasiri, KMEP Fernando and KVVS Kudaligama, Spatial techniques for assessing favourable topographic characteristics for rubber plantation. Asian Journal of Geoinformatics, 2017, Vol 17-1
  • KMEP Fernando, HMR Premasiri, KVVS Kudaligama, Geo-informatics Techniques for Assessing Physiological Status and Productivity of RRIC 121 Genotype of Hevea brasiliensis (Rubber) under Different Harvesting Systems, Journal of Tropical Forestry and Environment, 2017, Vol 6-2
  • I.P Senanayake E.N Lakmali, W.G.A Deshapriya, K.G.A. Ishara Jayawardene, R.M.P Raviranga, N.P Ratnayake, H.M.R Premasiri,2017, Long term coastal erosion and shoreline positions of Sri Lanka, Journal of Survey in Fisheries Sciences 2017, Vol 3-2
  • N.P. Ratnayake N. Dushyantha, P.V.A. Hemalal, C.L. Jayawardena, A.S. Ratnayake, H.M.R. Premasiri, 2017  Nutrient characteristics of lake sediments around Eppawala phosphate deposit, Sri Lanka, Journal of Geological Society of Sri Lanka, Vol 18-2
  • Ranjith Premasiri, Peter Styles, Victor Shrira, and Schwenninger (2015) OSL Dating and GPR Mapping of Palaeotsunami Inundation: A 4000-Year History of Indian, Pure Appl. Geophysics (172-12)
  • Nanayakkara G, Premasiri, HMR and Attalage RA Assessment of Geothermal Gradient in Bogala area Sri Lanka  International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)  Vol. 4 Issue 8, 2015
  • Sumanajith Kumara, Ranjith Premasiri, Tilak Hewawasam, (2015), Morphological features and depositional patterns of gem-bearing sediments in the Kalu ganga basin, Sri Lanka; Journal of Geological Society of Sri Lanka Vol. 17 (2015), 125-138
  • Dushyantha, N.P. Batapola, N.M. Premasiri, H.M.R. Abeysinghe, A.M.K.B. Rohitha, L.P.S. Ilankoon, I.M.S.K. Ratnayake, N.P. Dissanayake, D.M.D.O.K. Dharmaratne, P.G.R. (2019). Exploration of potential sources for the extraction of Rare Earth Elements (REEs) in Sri Lanka. International Symposium on Earth Resources Management & Environment (ISERME 2019), pp-127.
  • Dushyantha, N.P. Batapola, N.M. Premasiri, H.M.R. Abeysinghe, A.M.K.B. Rohitha, L.P.S. Ilankoon, I.M.S.K. Ratnayake, N.P. Dissanayake, D.M.D.O.K. Dharmaratne, P.G.R. (2019). Prospecting for Rare Earth Element (REE) potential in offshore sources around Sri Lanka. First Research Symposium of the Ocean University of Sri Lanka, pp-24
  • Batapola, N.M. Dushyantha, N.P. Premasiri, H.M.R. Abeysinghe, A.M.K.B. Rohitha, L.P.S. Ilankoon, I.M.S.K. Ratnayake, N.P. Dissanayake, D.M.D.O.K. Dharmaratne, P.G.R. (2020). Exploration for Rare Earth Element (REE) potential in alluvial beds of Sri Lanka. 36th Annual Technical Session of Geological Society of Sri Lanka, "Global Challenges and the role of the Geologists", pp-9
  • Dushyantha, N.P. Batapola, N.M. Premasiri, H.M.R. Abeysinghe, A.M.K.B. Rohitha, L.P.S. Dissanayake, D.M.D.O.K. Ilankoon, I.M.S.K. Ratnayake, N.P. Dharmaratne, P.G.R. (2020). Radioactive challenges in exploration and extraction of rare earth elements (REEs) in Sri Lanka. Environmental Monitoring and Management 2020 (EMM 2020). (Accepted).
  • Ranjith Premasiri, (2018) Analysis of Mineral Industry in Sri Lanka along with Global Trends, International Mineral Conference -2
  • HM Ranjith Premasiri and T. Dahanayake (2018) Development of GIS Based Model For Locating Sustainable Construction Aggregate Mining Sites: Case Study From Sri Lanka, 39th Asian Remote Sensing Conference (ACRS 18)
  • Munasinghe, N, Manathunga UI Premasiri HMR UAV Remote Sensing for delineation of urban vegetation using object based image analysis ( 2017) 22nd  International Forestry and Environment Symposium 2017, Kaluthara  Sri Lanka 107pp ( Abstract)
  • Kulathunga MSL, Ranjith Premasiri HM, Hearath HMBS and Madusanka JVPC, Spatial Variation of soil nutrients in Paddy Lands: A case study in Polonnaruwa District 4th International Conference on Multidisciplinary Approaches 2017 , Hikkaduwa Sri Lanka (Abstract) .
  • Ratnayake AS, Weththasinghe SM, Dushyantha N, Premasiri HMR and Ratnayake NP Nearshore Sediment Dynamics in Sri Lanka, Proceedings of ISERME 2017 Wadduwa Sri Lanka 75pp (Abstract)
  • Samarakkody SATI, Dharmaratne PGR, Hemalal PVA and Premasiri HMR, Effect of Trenching on Blast-Induced Ground Vibration in Sri Lankan Metal Quarries, Proceedings of ISERME 2017 Wadduwa Sri Lanka 175pp (Abstract)
  • Lasan HLI, Weerasekara MN, Prashanth S, Abeysinghe AMKB, Premasiri HMR and Samaradivakara GVI, Applicability of Ground Penetration Radar (GPR) Technique to Optimize Soil Nail Wall Designs, Proceedings of ISERME 2017 Wadduwa Sri Lanka 121-126 pp
  • Bastion Pulle GS, Chandrapala SWTD, Rangana KHVG, Chaminda SP, Jayawardena CL and Premasiri HMR, Effect of Physical and Mineralogical Properties of Aggregates on Strength and Durability of Asphalt Concrete,  Proceedings of ISERME 2017 Wadduwa, Sri Lanka 155-166 pp
  • Liyanage WLDNK, Ranasinghe GHPGKM, Yapa SKSP, Weerawarnakula S, Premasiri HMR and Abeysinghe AMKB, Geochemical Aspects of Calcite and Dolomite Deposits Around Rajawaka off Balangoda, Sri Lanka, and Suitability for Industry, Proceedings of ISERME 2017 Wadduwa Sri Lanka 113-120  pp
  • Manatunga UI, Munasinghe N and Premasiri HMR, Development of a Methodology to Map Railway Lines and Surrounding Land Use Using UAVs, Proceedings of ISERME 2017 Wadduwa Sri Lanka 195-202  pp
  • Dissanayake SW, Pathirana GPNA, Sandaruwan MKS, Abeysinghe AMKB, Premasiri HMR and Weerawarnakula S, Ground Penetration Radar Obseravtions at Kahagolla Landslide and Evaluation of Potential Failure Mechanism, Proceedings of ISERME 2017 Wadduwa Sri Lanka 225-230 pp
  • R. Premasiri, T. Dahanayake, S. Tennakoon  2016, Development of Suitability Index for Locating Rock Quarrying Sites in Sri Lanka, 21st International Forestry and Environment Symposium 2016, Dambulla Sri Lanka 121pp
  • Ranjith Premasiri1, Rashi Chandranath,   Development of Warning System for Mitigation of Urban Flood Hazard,  37th Asian Remote Sensing Conference, Colombo, 2016
  • Ranjith Premasiri, Aruna Weerasinghe, Preeni Fernando, Piyal Gunarathna,  Use of high accuracy GPS for soil geochemical mapping in paddy fields; a case study in Kalutara, Sri Lanka,  37th Asian Remote Sensing Conference, Colombo, 2016
  • Niluka Munasinghe, U.I. Manatunga, H.M.R. Premasiri1, N. Lakmal Deshapriya, S.L. Madawalagama and Lal Samarakoon,d  Developing Methodology to Map Tree Canopy in Urban Areas From Low Cost Commercial UAVs, 37th Asian Remote Sensing Conference, Colombo, 2016
  • Lakmali EN, Deshapriya WGA, Jayawardene KGIA, Raviranga RMP, Ratnayake NP, Premasiri HMR and Senanayake IP – Long Term Coastal Erosion and Shoreline Positions of Sri Lanks.  – Proceedings of ERE 2016
  • Wickramasinghe KO, Wijerathna AVVP, Godawithana CAP, Weerawarnakula S, Premasiri HMR and Abeysinghe AMKB.  – Geochemical Aspects of Serpentine Bodies off Embilipitiya, Sri Lanks and their Effect on Human Health – Proceedings of ERE 2016
  • Senarathna CSS, Godaliyadda DP, Disanayake KTD, Premasiri HMR, Abeysinghe AMKB and Weerawarnakula S – Analysis of Geological Structures for Road Cut Failures: A Case Study Along Balangoda – Haputale Main Road. – Proceedings of ERE 2016.
  • Hettiarachchi DAL, Fernando HRW, Nanthahoban E, Sameer STM, Abeysinghe AMKB, Premasiri HMR and Samaradivakara GVI.  – Soil Nail Wall Design Optimization by Geotechnical Applications and Geophysical Techniques.  – Proceedings of ERE -2016
  • Wijayarathne GWLW, Thavaneeshan S, Sameera BHAT, Sandamali IGV, Chaminda SP, Jayawardena CL, Premasiri HMR and Samaradivakara GVI.  – Effect of Physical and Mineralogical Properties of Aggregates on Quality of Asphalt Concrete.  – Proceedings of ERE-2016.
  • L.K.I. Madushani, K.V.V.S. Kudaligama, P.E. Kaliyadasa1, K.M.E.P. Fernando, H.M.R. Premasiri  2015,  Effect of Some Leaf Characteristics on Determination of Leaf Chlorophyll Content of Hevea brasiliensis with SPAD-502 Chlorophyll Meter, 20th International Forestry and Environment Symposium  Wikkala Sri Lanka 2015, 43pp
  • HPKSA Kumara, PS De Silva, MNP Dushshantha , WDS Madhusanka and S Weerawarnakula, HMR Premasiri and AMKB Abeysinghe, Geochemical Aspects of Serpentinite Bodies at Ginigalpelessa Off Ambilipitiya, Sri Lanka, 9th Annual ERE Research Conference 2015
  • HMR Premasiri, UHBIU Angammana, ULDDM Gunasingha, RA Gunawardana, KGC Srilal, KVDNP Ranaweera, AMKBAbeysinghe, S Weerawarnakula; Characterization of Beach Sand Deposits with Heavy Minerals Using Geo-Physical Techniques, 9th Annual ERE Research Conference 2015
  • CT Mampitiyaarachchi, RMIGNK Ranathunga, MZM Rifad, UMC Thathkalana, AMKB Abeysinghe, HML Indrathilaka, HMR Premasiri and S Weerawarnakula, An Alternative Mitigation Method for Gerandi-Ella Reactivated Landslide, 9thAnnual ERE Research Conference 2015
  • RGC Jaliya, AHTTB Thotahewa, CR Palihakkara, PRR Siriwardena, HMR Premasiri, SP Chaminda, PGR Dharmaratne and IP Senanayake, Delineation of Potential Sites for Gemstone Mining in Kuru Ganga Catchment, Ratnapura: A GIS Approach, 9thAnnual ERE Research Conference 2015
  • RM Azoor, MTMRIC De J Seneviratne, R Saranya , P Thenugaadevy, GSM Gamage, HMR Premasiri and NP Ratnayake, Performance Forecasting for the Beach Nourishment Project at Palliyawatta-Uswetakeiyawa Sri Lanka, 9thAnnual ERE Research Conference 2015
  • Dr. DMDOK Dissanayake
  • Upgrading low-grade graphite tailing into high-grade graphite in pilot scale using agglomeration, Proceedings of   International Symposium on Earth   Resources Management and Environment 23rd August 2019.
  • Identification of soil property impacts on manufacturing of high strength soil bricks in selected areas of Hambantota and Ratnapura districts, Proceedings of International symposium on Earth Resources Management and Environment 23rd August 2019.
  • Exploration of potential sources for extraction of rare earth elements (REEs) in Sri Lanka, Proceedings of International Symposium on Earth Resources Management and Environment 23rd August 2019.
  • Use of Cement Sand Admixture to Produce High Strength Soil Bricks for Law Cost Housing Projects, Proceedings of International Symposium on Earth Resources Management and Environment 24th August 2018.
  • Demand Estimating Model to Forecast the Building material Requirements for the construction and Allied Industries in Sri Lanka, Proceedings of   International Symposium on Earth Resources Management and Environment 29th August 2017.
  • Characteristics Studies on Engineering Properties of River Sand Substitutes for Conventional Concrete and Motar works. Proceedings of   International Symposium on Earth Resources Management and Environment 29th August 2017
  • Identifications of most suitable Locations for rock Quarrying to supply Aggregate Requirements of the Colombo Port City development Project. Proceedings of Earth Resources Engineering Annual Conference 08th July 2016.
  • Identifications of most suitable location in Kaduwela Area to Establish a mega Quarry site to supply Aggregate Requirements of Mega projects in Colombo, Proceedings of Earth Resources Engineering Annual Conference 08th July 2016.
  • An approach to delineate groundwater recharge potential sites in Ambalantota, Sri Lanka Geoscience Frontiers, Volume 7, Issue 1, January 2016, Pages 115-124.
  • Tsunami Modeling and Risk assessment of Hambanthota Sri Lanka Using Integrated Remote sensing Techniques, Proceedings of Earth Resources Engineering Annual Conference 30th July 2015.
  • Mineral Resources and Sustainable use Natural Resources of Sri Lanka, National science foundation publication ISBN. 978-955-590-129-7.
  • Dr. AMKB Abeysinghe
  • Dushyantha, N., Batapola, N., Ilankoon, I. M. S. K., Rohitha, S., Premasiri, R., Abeysinghe, B. Ratnayake, N. Dissanayake, K. (2020). The story of rare earth elements (REEs): occurrences, global distribution, genesis, geology, mineralogy and global production. Ore Geology Reviews, 103521. (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.oregeorev.2020.103521)
  • Batapola, N.M. Dushyantha, N.P. Premasiri, H.M.R. Abeysinghe, A.M.K.B. Rohitha, L.P.S. Ratnayake, N.P. Dissanayake, D.M.D.O.K. Ilankoon, I.M.S.K. Dharmaratne, P.G.R. (2020). A comparison of global rare earth element (REE) resources and their mineralogy with REE prospects in Sri Lanka. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences. (Accepted)
  • Dushyantha, N.P. Batapola, N.M. Premasiri, H.M.R. Abeysinghe, A.M.K.B. Rohitha, L.P.S. Ilankoon, I.M.S.K. Ratnayake, N.P. Dissanayake, D.M.D.O.K. Dharmaratne, P.G.R. (2019). Exploration of potential sources for the extraction of Rare Earth Elements (REEs) in Sri Lanka. International Symposium on Earth Resources Management & Environment (ISERME 2019), pp-127.
  • Dushyantha, N.P. Batapola, N.M. Premasiri, H.M.R. Abeysinghe, A.M.K.B. Rohitha, L.P.S. Ilankoon, I.M.S.K. Ratnayake, N.P. Dissanayake, D.M.D.O.K. Dharmaratne, P.G.R. (2019). Prospecting for Rare Earth Element (REE) potential in offshore sources around Sri Lanka. First Research Symposium of the Ocean University of Sri Lanka, pp-24
  • Batapola, N.M. Dushyantha, N.P. Premasiri, H.M.R. Abeysinghe, A.M.K.B. Rohitha, L.P.S. Ilankoon, I.M.S.K. Ratnayake, N.P. Dissanayake, D.M.D.O.K. Dharmaratne, P.G.R. (2020). Exploration for Rare Earth Element (REE) potential in alluvial beds of Sri Lanka. 36th Annual Technical Session of Geological Society of Sri Lanka, "Global Challenges and the role of the Geologists", pp-9
  • Senadheera PK, Attanayake AMGB, Dharmasena ASL, Sudusingha SKMN, Jayawardena CL and Abeysinghe AMKB (2019) Identification of Ground Subsidence Due to Collapse of Solution Cavities in Marble Rock International Symposium on Earth Resources Management and Environment (ISERME), 23rd August 2019, Colombo, Sri Lanka, pp. 131-137.
  • De Silva MSTL, Chiyamvarnan K, Niroshini R, Abeysinghe AMKB and Jayawardena CL (2018) Application of GPR to Identify Carbonate Rock Cavities Related to Ground Subsidence in Matale, Sri Lanka. International Symposium on Earth Resources Management and Environment (ISERME), 24th August 2018, Colombo, Sri Lanka, pp. 173-178.
  • Narangoda SRAIB, Isuranga SNAMTK, Jeneeshaa A, Abeysinghe AMKB, Premasiri HMR and Samaradivakara GVI (2018) Identification of Soil/Rock Interface using GPR Technique for Soil Nail Wall Design. Sri Lanka. International Symposium on Earth Resources Management and Environment (ISERME), 24th August 2018, Colombo, Sri Lanka, pp. 153-158.
  • C.T. Mampitiyaarachchi, M.Z.M. Rifad R.M.I.G.N.K, Hanathunqa, U.M.C. Thathkalana, H.M.L. lndrathilake and A.M.K.B. Abeysinghe (2016) Additional Mitigation Option for Gerandi-Ella Reactivated Landslide at 41st km Post of the Gampola - Nuwara Eliya Highway 4th International Symposium on Advances in Civil and Environmental Engineering Practices for Sustainable Development (ACEPS - 2016), 3rd March 2016, Galle, Sri Lanka, pp. 37-44
  • Hettiarachchi DAI, Fernando HRW, Nanthahoban E, Sameer STM, Abeysinghe AMKB, Premasiri HMR and Samaradivakara GVI (2016) Soil Nail Wall Design Optimization by Geotechnical Applications and Geophysical Techniques, Proceedings of the 10th  Annual Conference ERE 2016, 8th July  2016, Colombo, pp 87-92.
  • Senarathna CSS, Godaliyadda OP, Disanayaka KTD, Premasiri HMR, Abeysinghe AMKB and Weerawarnakula S (2016) Analysis of Geological Structures for Road Cut Failures: A Case Study Along Balangoda - Haputale Main Road, Proceedings of the 10th  Annual Conference ERE 2016, 8th July  2016, Colombo, pp 81-86.
  • Dr. LPS Rohitha
  • Batapola, N., Dushyantha, N., Premasiri, H., Abeysinghe, A., Rohitha, L., & Ratnayake, N. et al. (2020). A comparison of global rare earth element (REE) resources and their mineralogy with REE prospects in Sri Lanka. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences. doi: 10.1016/j.jseaes.2020.104475
  • Dushyantha, N., Batapola, N., Ilankoon, I., Rohitha, S., Premasiri, R., & Abeysinghe, B. et al. (2020). The story of rare earth elements (REEs): Occurrences, global distribution, genesis, geology, mineralogy and global production. Ore Geology Reviews. doi: 10.1016/j.oregeorev.2020.103521
  • Dushyantha, N. P., Batapola, N. M., Premasiri, H. M. R., Abeysinghe, A. M. K. B., Rohitha, L. P. S., Illankoon, I. M. S. K., … Dharmaratne, P. G. R. (2019). Prospecting for Rare Earth Element (REE) potential in offshore sources around Sri Lanka. ISERME, (December 2019).
  • Dushyantha, N. P., Batapola, N. M., Premasiri, H. M. R., Abeysinghe, A. M. K. B., Rohitha, L. P. S., Ratnayake, N. P., … Illankoon, I. M. S. K. (2019). Exploration of Potential Sources for Extraction of Rare Earth Elements (REEs) Exploration of Potential Sources for Extraction of Rare Earth Elements (REEs) in Sri Lanka. ISERME, (August 2019).
  • Mushmika, P. A. S., & Kusumsiri, G. A. R. L. (2019). Upgrading Low-Grade Graphite Tailing into High-Grade Graphite in Pilot Upgrading Low-Grade Graphite Tailing into High-Grade Graphite in Pilot Scale using Agglomeration. ISERME, (August 2019).
  • Wijerathne, N., Rohitha, S., & Jaliya, C. (2019). Upgrading Low Grade Quartz Up to 99 plus Quartz by Chemical Leaching. MERCon 2019 - Proceedings, 5th International Multidisciplinary Moratuwa Engineering Research Conference, (July), 762–767. https://doi.org/10.1109/MERCon.2019.8818755
  • Thiruchittampalam, S., Kinoj, A., Ekanayake, E., Vithurshan, S., Hemalal, P., Samaradivakara, G., Rohitha, S., Chaminda, S. (2018). Noise and Vibration Control in Crusher Plant Activities to Enhance Health and Noise and Vibration Control in Crusher Plant Activities to Enhance Health and Safety of Workers. ISERME, (August).
  • Weerasooriya, H., Waisundara, W., Lakmal, K., Hemalal, P., Rohitha, L., & Ratnayake, N. (2018). Impurities in Eppawala Rock Phosphate and Removal Methods Impurities in Eppawala Rock Phosphate and Removal Methods. ISERME, (August).
  • Dasanayake, R., Jatheesan, N., Nissanka, N., Samaradivakara, G., Abeysinghe, A., & Rohitha, L. (2018). Applicability of Pre-heating Techniques for Recovery of Minerals from Rocks Applicability of Pre-heating Techniques for Recovery of Minerals from Rocks. ISERME, (August).
  • Pathirage, S., Hemalal, P., Rohitha, L., & Ratnayake, N. (2019). Production of industry-specific quartz raw material using Sri Lankan vein quartz. Environmental Earth Sciences, 78(3). doi: 10.1007/s12665-019-8060-3
  • Wiierathne, A., Jaliya, R., & Rohitha, L. (2018). Removal of Iron Impurity from Vein Quartz by Acid Leaching. 2nd International Research Symposium, Uva Wellassa University, (February), 410.
  • Ulukkulama, G. J. R., & Rohitha, L. (2018). Increasing the Purity of Graphite Samples taken from the Under Flow of the Froth Flotation Process Using a Gravity Separation Method. 2nd International Research Symposium, Uva Wellassa University, (February), 409.
  • Mendis, B., Jayathunga, THGS Madurapperuma, H., Rohitha, L., Dharmarathne, P., & Hemalal, P. (2017). Developing Relationships among Grindability, Chemical Composition and Particle Size of Raw Material Mix at Aruwakkalu Limestone for Cement Production. ISERME.
  • Wisumperuma, K., Hewawasam, H. & Rohitha, L. (2018). Production of High Quality Iron Pellets by Changing the Composition and Production of High Quality Iron Pellets by Changing the Composition and Firing Conditions. International Symposium on Earth Resources Management and Environment, (August 2018).
  • Lasantha, L., & Rohitha, S. (2017). Evaluation of extraneous iron contaminant removal process of quartz. (October).
  • Nishadhi, N., Kariyawasam, K. & Rohitha, L. (2017). Blasting Induced Ground Vibration in Quarry Mines and Applicable Mitigation Techniques with Special Reference to Sri Lanka-A Review. Research Symposium on Mineral Resources of Sri Lanka: Prospects and Challenges. (October).
  • Jayakodi, S., Weliwita, B., Nishanthan, S., Samaradivakara, G., Abeysinghe, A., Rohitha, L. & Vijitha, A. (2017). Applicability of Pre-heating Techniques for Recovery of Garnet from Garnet-Biotite Gneiss. International Symposium on Earth Resources Management and Environment, (August 2017).
  • Pathirage, S., Hemalal, P., Rohitha, L., Siriwardhana, Y. & Ratnayake, N. (2017). Processing Vein Quartz in Badulla Area to Suit Manufacturing Chemically Reinforced Glasses. International Symposium on Earth Resources Management and Environment, (August 2017).
  • Mendis, B., Jayathunga, T., Madurapperuma, H., Rohitha, L., Dharmarathne, P. & Hemalal, P. (2017). Determination of Existing Relationship among Grindability, Chemical Composition and Particle Size of Raw Material Mix at Aruwakkalu Limestone. International Symposium on Earth Resources Management and Environment, (August 2017).
  • Dr. SP Chaminda
  • Chaminda S.P., So Kazama., Yasanga SK., 2019. Spatial and Temporal Variation of Runoff Trend in Sri Lanka During the Past Decades, Proceeding of MerCorn 2019, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  • Chaminda SP., Kazama S., Komori D., Mushmika PAS., 2019. Hydrological disaster index to assess the seasonal and spatial variation of integrated probability of flood and drought in Sri Lanka, 113TH Annual Sessions Transactions 2019, IESL, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  • Jayawardena KPSR., Authukorala DRM., Chathuranga HMD., Chrishoban M., Sampath JAB., Hemalal PVA., Dharmaratne PGR., Premasiri HMR., Chaminda SP., Wickrama MADMG., 2019. Study on Royalty for Sri Lankan Quarry Mining of Industrial Mineral using Photogrammetric 3D Modelling, Proceeding of ISERME 2019, Colombo, Sri Lanka, August 23.
  • Athukorala DRM., Kohilan C., Danushka U., Jayarathna WHDP., Chaminda SP., Dassanayake ABN., Hewavidana SM., 2019. Analyzing the Seasonal Variation of Groundwater Characteristics in the Attangalu Oya Basin, Proceeding of ISERME 2019, Colombo, Sri Lanka, August 23.
  • Chaminda S.P., So Kazama. 2018. Local People’s Perception of Climate Change and Related Hazards in Dry and Wet Zones of Sri Lanka, Conference proceeding of 2nd International Conference on Climate Change (ICCC), Colombo.
  • Chaminda S. P., So Kazama., Daisuke Komori. 2018. Introducing Seasonal Water Stress Index to evaluate local water resources in Sri Lanka. Hydro-environment Research Journal
  • Chaminda S. P., So Kazama., Daisuke Komori. 2018. Development of Hydrological Disaster Index to Assess the Integrated Probability of Flood and Drought , Journal of water resources management
  • Thiruchittampalam S., Kinoj A., Ekanayake EMCK., Vithurshan S., Hemala PVA., Samaradivakara GVI., Rohitha LPS., Chaminda SP., 2018. Noise and Vibration Control in Crusher Plant Activities to Enhance Health and Safety of Workers, Proceeding of ISERME 2018, Thalawathugoda, Sri Lanka, August 24.
  • Mendis HCVS, Wimalagunasekara KR, Jinadasa MLS., Hemalal PVA., Dharmaratne PGR., Chaminda SP., 2018. Optimizing the Specific Charge for Limestone Blasting at Aruwakkalu Limestone Quarry, Proceeding of ISERME 2018, Thalawathugoda, Sri Lanka, August 24.
  • Rohanson Kulas R, Rahulan Y, Thavaganesh S., Chaminda SP., Abeysinghe AMKB., Jayawardena CL., 2018. Evaluation of Seasonal Groundwater Quantity and Quality Variation in Malwathu Oya Basin, Proceeding of ISERME 2018, Thalawathugoda, Sri Lanka, August 24.
  • Lakshan LPS., De Silva SHSN., Kapilaratne RDMCLB., Chaminda SP., Jayawardena CL., 2018. Analysis of Physical and Mineralogical Properties of Aggregate Strength and Durability of Asphalt Concrete, Proceeding of ISERME 2018, Thalawathugoda, Sri Lanka, August 24.
  • Chaminda S.P, So Kazama, 2017. Development of Hydrological Disaster Index to Assess the Integrated Probability of Flood and Drought. Conference proceeding of the 5th International Symposium on Water Environment Systems with Perspective of Global Safety, Sendai, Japan
  • Bandara RMCND., Rajapaksha RMCP., Kaviratne BB., Samaradivakara GVI, Chaminda SP., Hemalal PVA., Dharmaratne PGR., 2017. Software Assisted Bench Blast Optimization, Proceeding of ISERME 2017, Wadduwa, Sri Lanka, August 29. 
  • Madhushanka JML., Maduwan ARB., Menan P., Chaminda SP., Abeysinghe AMKB., Jayawardena CL. 2017. Assessment of Seasonal Impacts on Groundwater Quantity and Quality in Upstream of Malwathu Oya Basin, Proceeding of ISERME 2017, Wadduwa, Sri Lanka, August 29.
  • Bastion Pulle GS., Chandrapala SWTD., Rangana KHVC., Chaminda SP., Jayawardena CL., Premasiri HMR. 2017. Effect of Physical and Mineralogical Properties of Aggregates on Strenght and Durability of Asphalt Concrete Proceeding of ISERME 2017, Wadduwa, Sri Lanka, August 29. 
  • Chandrasena RTPIU, Madushanka GHSP, Amalan K., Samaradivakara GVI., Chaminda SP., Jayawardena CL., 2017. Fluctuation in Groundwater Level and Corresponding Earth Resistivity Changes, Proceeding of ISERME 2017, Wadduwa, Sri Lanka, August 29.  
  • Chaminda S.P, So Kazama. 2016.   Near Future Climatic Impacts on Seasonla Runoff in Sri Lanka, Conference proceeding of APD-IAHR 2016, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  • Wijayarathne GWLW., Thavaneeshan S., Sameera BHAT., Sandamali IGV., Chaminda SP., Jayawardena CL., Premasiri HMR., Samaradivakara GVI. 2016. Effect of Physical and Mineralogical Properties of Aggregates on Quality of Asphalt Concrete, ERE Annual Conference, Colombo, Sri Lanka, July 8.
  • Kariyawasam KMGS., Dauglas DLPM., Amali NPG., Samaradivakara GVI., Chaminda SP., Hemalal., Jayawardene CL. 2016. Slope Stability Analysis and Design of Open Pit Mine Slopes for Limestone Mine at Aruwakkalu. Puttalum, Sri Lanka, ERE Annual Conference, Colombo, Sri Lanka, July 8.
  • Jaliya RGC, Totahewa AHTTB, Palihakkara CR, Siriwardena FRR, Senanayake IP, Premasiri HMR, Chaminda SP, Dharmaratne PGR. 2015. Delineation of Potential Sites for Gemstone Mining in Kuru Ganga Catchment, Ratnapura: A GIS Approach, ERE Annual Conference, Colombo, Sri Lanka, July 30.
  • Dr. CL Jayawardena
  • Dassanayake A., Jayawardena C., Edirisooriya I, Thilakarathna D, and Thirunavukarsu V (2019) "Elemental and Mineralogical Analysis of Beachrocks in Southern Coastal Region Sri Lanka," 2019 Moratuwa Engineering Research Conference (MERCon), Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, 2019, pp. 757-761.doi: 10.1109/MERCon.2019.8818815.
  • Kothalawala, K.D.D., Chathurani, U.L.H., Loppas, G.J., Wickrama, M.A.D.M.G., Samaradivakara, G.V.I. and Jayawardena, C.L. (2018). Seismic Surveying to Improve the Subsurface Characteristic Interpretations. In: International Symposium on Earth Resources Management and Environment. Colombo. ISERME 2018 pp 167-172.
  • Chandrasena, R.T.P.I.U., Madushanka, G.H.S.P., Amalan, K., Samaradivakara, G.V.I., Chaminda, S.P.and Jayawardena, C.L. (2017). Fluctuations in Groundwater Level and Corresponding Earth Resistivity Changes, In: International Symposium on Earth Resources Management and Environment. Colombo. ISERME 2017 Pp 67-72.
  • Wijesinghe L.V., Ineshka W.S.S., Sutharsini S., Jayawardena C.L. and Samaradivakara G.V.I. (2016). Integration of Direct and Indirect Techniques to Optimize Subsurface Exploration. In: Annual Conference on Earth Resources Management. Colombo. Proceedings of ERE 2016, pp 101-107.
  • Dassanayake, S.M., Pushpakumara, K.B.N., Sampath, R.P.S., Prabangha U.B., Senanayake, I.P. and Jayawardena, C.L. (2015). Phytoremediation of Heavy Metals in Mine Drainage by Tropical Aquatic Plants. In: Annual Conference on Earth Resources Management. Colombo. Proceedings of ERE 2015.
  • Dr. ABN Dassanayake
  • Boeut, S., Fujii, Y., Kodama, J., Fukuda, D., Dassanayake, A. and Slam, A.K.M.B. (2020), Laboratory Investigation on the Permeablity Variation of Fractured Inada Granite by Multiple Transient Axial Stress Disturbances, Pure Appl. Geophys., doi/10.1007/s0024-020-02565-2.
  • Fujii, Y., Saito, S., Oshima, T., Kodama, J., Fukuda, D., Sakata, S., Uchida, K., Matsumoto, H. and Dassanayake, A. B. N. (2020), Complete Slaking Collapse of Dike Sandstones by Fresh Water and Prevention of the Collapse by Salt Water, International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, Vol. 131, doi/10.1016/j.ijrmms.2020.104378.
  • Pahala Ge Nishadi Nayanthara, Anjula Buddhika Nayomi Dassanayake, Kazunori Nakashima, Satoru Kawasaki, Biocementation of Sri Lankan beach sand using locally isolated bacteria: A baseline study on the effect of segregated culture media, International Journal of GEOMATE,   17(63) 55-62   Nov 2019.
  • Pahala Ge Nishadi Nayanthara, Anjula Buddhika Nayomi Dassanayake, Kazunori Nakashima, Satoru Kawasaki, Microbial Induced Carbonate Precipitation Using a Native Inland Bacterium for Beach Sand Stabilization in Nearshore Areas, Applied Sciences   9(15) 3201   Aug 2019
  • Umali M. Yasidu,, Yoshiaki Fujii, Jun-ichi Kodama, Daisuke Fukuda,1George J. Maneya, Johnson Dandadzi, and Anjula B. N. Dassanayake, Influences of Water Vapor on Roof Fall Accidents in Selected Underground Coal Mines in Malawi, , Advances in Civil Engineering Volume 2019, Article ID 5350686,
  • Boeut, S., Oshima, T., Fujii, Y., Kodama, J., Fukuda, D., Matsumoto, H., Uchida, K. and Dassanayake, A.B.N. (2019), Variation in the Permeability of Intact and Fractured Rocks due to Transient Disturbances in Axial Stress or Pore Pressure, Advances in Civil Engineering, Vol. 2019, 1312746, doi:/10.1155/2019/1312746.
  • Fujii, Y., Sheshpari, M., Kodama, J., Fukuda, D., Dassanayake, A. B. N. (2018), Prevention of Catastrophic Volcanic Eruptions, Large Earthquakes underneath Big Cities and Giant Earthquakes at Subduction Zones, Sustainability, June 2018, vol. 10(6), pages 1-8, 1908
  • Fujii, Y., Makasi, M., Kodama, J., Fukuda, D., Goto, K., Kumakura S., Kanaoka, M. and Dassanayake, A.B.N. (2018), Tangent Modulus Method - An Original Method to Measure In-Situ Rock Stress, Tunneling and Underground Space Technology, Vol. 82, pp. 148-155.
  • Fujii, Y., Ichihara,Y., Matsumoto, H., Kodama, J-I, Fukuda, D. and Dassanayake A.B.N., Water drainage from Kushiro Coal Mine decreased on the day of all M ≥ 7.5 earthquakes and increased thereafter, Scientific Reports, November 2018, 8, pp 1-8, 16472
  • A.B.N. Dassanayake,  N. Phien-wej and P. H. Giao (2016), Groundwater Flow Modeling and Slope Stability Analysis for  Deepening of Mae Moh Open Pit Lignite Mine, Geotechnical Engineering Journal of the SEAGS & AGSSEA Vol. 47 No. 3 pp. 101-115.
  • Dassanayake, A.B.N., Fujii, Y., Fukuda, D. and Kodama, J. (2015), A New Approach to Evaluate Effective Stress Coefficient for Strength in Kimachi Sandstone, J. Petrol. Sci. Eng., Vol. 131, pp. 70-79.
  • Thirukumaran, A., Dananjaya, L., Dilshan, T., Dassanayake, A., Jayawardane, C., Wickrama, M., Fujii, Y. and Boeut, S. (2020), Stability analysis of slopes in Aruwakkalu Limestone Mine during rain: A finite element approach, T42-5, MERCON, Moratuwa University, Sri Lanka, July 29, 2020
  • Edirisooriya K.V.U.I., Thilakarathna M.A.D.P., Vijitha T., Dassanayake A.B.N., Jayawardena C.L. Analysis of beachrock samples along southern and western coasts of Sri Lanka by Spectroscopic methods, Proceedings of International Symposium on Earth Resources Management and Environment, ISERME 2019   111-118   Aug 2019
  • Athukorala DRM., Kohilan C., Danushka U., Jayarathna WHDP., Chaminda SP., Dassanayake ABN., Hewavidana SM., 2019. Analyzing the Seasonal Variation of Groundwater Characteristics in the Attangalu Oya Basin, Proceeding of ISERME 2019, Colombo, Sri Lanka, August 23.
  • ABN Dassanayake, CL Jayawardena, I Edirisooriya, D  Thilakarathna, V Thirunavukarsu (2019) Elemental and Mineralogical Analysis of Beachrocks in Southern Coastal Region Sri Lanka, Moratuwa Engineering Research Conference (MERCon2019), pp 757-761, DOI: 10.1109/MERCon.2019.8818815
  • P. G. N. Nayanthara, A. B. N. Dassanayake, K. Nakashima, S. Kawasaki (2019), Development of small scale biocemented rocks based on natural beachrock cement characteristics as a novel approach towards coastal erosion mitigation, Proceedings of the 53rd US Rock Mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium,  June 23-26, NY
  • Boeut S., Fujii Y., Kodama J., Fukuda D. and Dassanayake. A.B.N. (2019), Effects of transient axial stress or pore pressure disturbances on the permeability of Shikotsu welded tuff, Annual Meeting of ARMA (American Rock Mechanics Association), Paper 19-67, June 23-26, NY
  • P. G. N. Nayanthara, A. B. N. Dassanayake, kazunori Nakashima, and Satoru Kawasaki (2018) Evaluating possible avenues for soil improvement by biocementation in Sri Lanka: A preliminary investigation, Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference of Geotechnique, Construction Materials and Environment (GEOMATE 2018)   759-764   Nov 2018
  • Nayanthara P. G. N., Dassanayake A. B. N., Nakashima K., Kawasaki S. A preliminary investigation on isolation and identification of marine bacteria for biocementation in nearshore environments, Proceedings of International Symposium on Earth Resources Management and Environment, ISERME 2018   111-118   Aug 2018
  • C.L. Jayawardena, S Thiruchittampalam, A.B.N. Dassanayake, AMKB Abeysinghe, W Wimalarathna(2018) A Proximity Based Rehabilitation Approach for Abandoned Quarries in Rural Sri Lanka, Moratuwa Engineering Research Conference (MERCon2018), pp 247-252, DOI: 10.1109/MERCon.2018.8421943
  • Fujii, Y., Kodama, J., Fukuda, D. and Dassanayake, A.B.N. (2017), Prevention of Catastrophic Volcanic Eruptions, ISERME (International Symposium on Earth Resources Management & Environment) 2017, Proc. ISERME 2017, pp. 211-215, Aug. 29, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
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