Important Publications

Research And Development/Consultancy Projects

  1. Chemical methods to upgrade the quality of kaolinite for paper industry (Patent pending).
  2. Zircon Opacifiers: Chemical methods to upgrade zircon sand (whitening) for paint industry (Patent pending)
  3. Chemical methods to remove iron from talc (Patent pending)
  4. Investigation on the causes of failure of "Gas Pipeline concrete" (International consultation project. ).
  5. Investigation on the causes of failure of concrete: rehabilitation project- Killari earthquake (Govt. Maharashtra:).
  6. Investigation on the causes of failure of concrete - Inter. Airport (International Airport Authority.).
  7. Investigation on the causes of failure of concrete - Oberoi Towers.
  8. Assessment of concrete - mass housing project, Powai.
  9. Investigation on the causes of failure of concrete - Chowa Chandan building, Bombay..
  10. Testing of sand used for the construction of "Hot-Rolled Coil Project" (M/s Essar Gujarat Co. Ltd.).
  11. Petrographic analyses and evaluation of physical and chemical properties of drill cores- Mulshi Dam Project (M/s Unicorn and Co.).
  12. Chemical assessment of ceramic tiles (M/s Nitco Tiles Co.).
  13. Evaluation of Sodium absorption capacity, chemical and physical properties of soils - Fly- over project, Thane creek, Bombay (M/s Land and coast P. Ltd.).
  14. Eavaluation of "Kota" slabs using chemical and physical parameters..
  15. Estimation of asbestos fibres in water pipes and l/b ratio of the fibres and its relation to strength properties (M/s Govt. Maharashtra Water Supply Board.).
  16. Alkali - silica reactivity of basalt aggregate (M/s Govt. Maharashtra.).
  17. Cement content and grade of cement used in civil construction works (Bombay Municipal Corp.).
  18. Groundwater quality assessment of bore well samples, Bombay island ( M/s Sandeep Housing society, Bombay.).
  19. Location of groundwater potential zones for deep bore wells based on landsat images at Waghu and Kalamb, Pune district, Maharashtra. (M/s Groundwater Exploration Service, Maharashtra.).
  20. Groundwater quality assessment of coastal dug wells (two), Bombay island (M/s groundwater Exploration Service, Maharashtra.).
  21. Assessment of mica a for paint industry (M/s Ashok Dalmia Ltd., Bombay. ).
  22. Estimate of cement content in concrete (M/s Do-Well Oil Plants Pvt. Ltd., Bombay. ).
  23. Assessment of grade of limestone for railway platform construction (M/s City Industrial Develop. Corp, Maharashtra.).
  24. Petrographic evaluation of basalt aggregate for industrial construction purpose (M/s L and T, Madras. ).
  25. Environmental impact of gas pipeline from Dhabol to Goa. (M/s Enron Com.Ltd.)
  26. Rock-water and liquid petroleum gas interaction (M/s RITES India Ltd.,).
  27. Assessment of Kota limestone (M/s International Airports Authority of India)
  28. Petrographic evaluation of aggregate for Pune-Mumbai high way construction (M/s Prakash Engineering and construction Co.)
  29. Alkali-silica reactivity of aggregate (Ms Dhar Consultnts)
  30. Estimation of thickness of paint over concrete using petrographic technique (Ms Dhar Consultants)
  31. Investigation of colour variation and black streaks in sandstones (L and T, Mumbai).
  32. Investigation on landlides, Mumbra-Highway by pass (Mumbai, PWD).
  33. Assessment of Industrial Pollution in groundwater, Sangamner district, Maharashtra (Govt. Maharashtra).
  34. Assessment of physical and petrographic characteristics of basalt core samples- Bhandup- Malad water project (Mumbai Municipal Corp).
  35. Development of cracks in Italian Marble tiles (Central Bank of India,Bombay).
  36. Chemical composition of failed concrete slabs (CIDCO, Bombay).
  37. Assessment of water quality for ceramic industry (HR Johson India Ltd., Mumbai).
  38. XRD analysis of soap samples (Godrej India Ltd., Mumbai).
  39. Chemical composition of admixtures and concrete ( Gammon India Ltd., Mumbai).
  40. Chemical composition of red clay (Niranjana mines, Karnataka).
  41. Evaluation of physical properties of basalt cores (Hindustan Construction Com., Mumbai).
  42. Quality evaluation of ceramic tiles

List Of Sponsored Projects Completed/ Ongoing

  • Arsenic contamination in groundwater, Indravati sub-Basin (Godavari basin) Chattisgarh. (DST. 2011 on going).
  • Sustainable exploitation of groundwater and cost-effective removal of arsenic from arsenic contaminated aquifers in China and India ( Collaborative project between India and China; 2009 on going)
  • Crustal configuration and active tectonics of the Andaman arc-sea region based on analysis of geophysical data (DST, 2008, ongoing)
  • Groundwater arsenic in the alluvial aquifers of Ganges-Brahmaputra Flood Plains of India (Indo-Sweden bilateral project- 2007 ongoing).
  • Mapping the source regions of active Barren Island Volcano and structural configuration of the Andaman subduction zone in the NE Indian Ocean. (National Integrated DST project: National Coordinator- 2007 ongoing)
  • Geothermal Energy Resources of India ( Bilateral project between India and Italy: Sponsored by the Dept. Science and Tech., Govt. India and Ministry of Foreign affairs, Italy. -1996-2002).
  • Geothermal Energy Resources of Gujarat. (Collaborative project between India and Italy: Sponsored by the Gujarat Energy Development Agency. 2001)
  • Flow stratigraphy of Northern Deccan Volcanic province based on field, geochemical, petrographic and paleomagnetic investigations. (1997: Sponsored by Dept. Sci. Tech., Govt. India).
  • Flow stratigraphy of Central Deccan Volcanic province based on field, geochemical, petrographic and paleomagnetic investigations. (1994: Sponsored by Dept. Sci. Tech., Govt. India).
  • Laterite-Water interaction Experimental investigation:- Evaluation of groundwater quality in laterite aquifers. (1987: Sponsored by Sci. Tech. Govt. Kerala).
  • Geochemistry of Laterites with application to pollution control. (1985: Sponsored by Sci. Tech., Govt. Kerala).

Research Reports (classified) Submitted To Govt. Kerala, India

1980:

  • Water quality of Inventoried wells, Trivandrum coast. CWRDM Report GW/BD 04/80. 40p.
  • Water quality of permanent observation wells, Trivandrum coast. CWRDM Report GW/BD 05/80. 48p.
  • Water quality of permanent observation wells, Kozhikode district. CWRDM Report GW/BD 09/80. 52p.
  • Water quality of permanent observation wells, Kozhikode coast. CWRDM Report GW/BD 10/80. 60p.
  • Water quality of permanent observation wells, Malappuram coast. CWRDM Report GW/BD 14/80. 30p.
  • A preliminary report on the groundwater investigation of an area around Vadanamkurissi, Palghat, Kerala., CWRDM Report GW/T 01/80. 15p.
  • Groundwater quality in the coastal unconfined aquifer of Trivandrum district. CWRDM Report GW/R 02/80. 25p.
  • Groundwater exploration in hard rocks- A hydrochemical approach. CWRDM Report GW/R 33/80. 10p.

1981:

  • Calcium enrichment in open wells along Kozhikode coast. CWRDM Report GW/R 12/81. 8p.
  • Geochemistry of groundwater along Malappuram coastal aquifer. CWRDM Report GW/R 18/81. 50p.
  • A note on the geology of CWRDM (Centre for Water Resources Development and Management) campus, Kozhikode. CWRDM Report GW/R 19/81. 30p.
  • Geochemistry of groundwater in the unconfined aquifer along the coastal belt of Kozhikode. CWRDM Report GW/R 23/81. 35p.
  • Water quality of permanent observation wells, Malappuram coast. CWRDM Report GW/BD 22/81. 45p.
  • Water quality of permanent observation wells, Kozhikode coast. CWRDM Report GW/BD 24/81. 50p.
  • Water quality of permanent observation wells, Trivandrum coast. CWRDM Report GW/BD 26/81. 50p.

1982:

  • Chemical diagrams for interpreting groundwater chemistry in hard rock aquifers. CWRDM Report W/R 20/82. 7p.

1983:

  • Saltwater intrusion into coastal aquifer, Kozhikode, Kerala. CWRDM Report GW/R 40/83. 20p.
  • Saltwater intrusion mechanism along the coastal aquifers, Malappuram district, Kerala. CWRDM Report GW/R 80/83. 25p.
  • Geochemistry of groundwater in the unconfined aquifer along the coastal belt of Kozhikode, Kerala. CWRDM Report GW/R 23/83. 32p.
  • Chemistry of groundwater in a typical laterite midland region of Kerala. CWRDM Report GW/R 8/83. 105p.
  • Chemical characteristics of rain over Kozhikode, Kerala. CWRDM Report GW/R 71/83. 5p.
  • Atmospheric CO2 and the chemistry of groundwater. CWRDM Report GW/R 59/83. 10p.

1984:

  • Laterite -water interaction studies: Project Report CWRDM Report GW/R 95/84. 197p.

1986:

  • Location of sites for digging dug wells under WREP in Chirayinkil Taluk, Trivandrum. CWRDM Report GW/R 154/86. 10p.

1987:

  • Geochemistry of groundwater in laterites with special application to pollution control. Project Report. CWRDM Report GW/R 170/87. 200p.

National Journals

1976:

  • Chandrasekharam, D. and Parthasarathy, A. 1976. Petrology of the Deccan Trap sequence around Manor, Maharashtra. Proceed. Paleovolcanicity, associated tectonism and metallogeny in India., Hyderabad, pp 56-66.
  • Chandrasekharam, D. and Parthasarathy, A. 1976. Geochemical and genetic characteristics of coastal and inland Deccan Trap volcanics. ibid. pp 76-84.

1977:

  • Viswanathan, S. and Chandrasekharam, D. 1977. Manor volcanics and the environment of Deccan Trap volcanism. Recent Reser. Geol. Hindustan Pub. Corp., New Delhi , 4, pp 187-195.

1980:

  • Chandrasekharam, D. and Basak, P. 1980. How far is your well from the cemetery? J. Pub. Health Eng. 4, pp 99-102.
  • Chandrasekharam, D. 1980. Chemical quality of open well waters from Trivandrum coastal belt. Proceed. Water Res. of Southern States. Madurai Kamaraj Uni., Madurai. pp 15-23.
  • Chandrasekharam, D. Bindumadhav, U. 1980. Exploration for groundwater in hard rocks-a hydrochemical approach. Proceed. 6th National Convention for Explo. Geophysicists. Bangalore , pp 17-26.

1981:

  • Viswanathan, S. and Chandrasekharam, D. 1981. Geochemical comparison of the Siberian and Deccan Traps. Geol. Soc. India Memoir 3, pp 460-471.

1982:

  • Chandrasekharam, D. 1982. Saltwater intrusion into the coastal aquifer, Kozhikode district, Kerala. Proceed. Irrigated Farming in India, Shivaji Uni., Kolhapur. pp 45-53.

1983:

  • Chandrasekharam, D. Bindumadhav, U. and Ushakumari, S. 1983. Geochemical characteristics of groundwater in hard rock aquifers. Proceed. Assessment, Development and Management of Groundwater Resources., Central Groundwater Board, Ministry of Irrigation, New Delhi. pp 317-333.

1984:

  • Chandrasekharam, D. 1984. Calcium enrichment in coastal wells, Kozhikode, Kerala. Bull. Sci. 1, pp 36-39.

1985:

  • Chandrasekharam, D. Parthasarathy, A. 1985. Tectonic aspects of Deccan Traps. Geol. Sur. India, Sp. Pub., 14, pp 20-24.
  • Viswanathan, S. and Chandrasekharam, D. 1985. Dykes related to Deccan volcanism. Geol. Survey India, Sp. Pub., 14, pp 91-107.
  • Chandrasekharam, D. Parthasarahthy, A. and Subramaniam, S.K. 1985. Petrographic and petrochemical characteristics of the Deccan Trap volcanics and properties of soils around Khodala, Maharashtra.Geol. Survey India, Sp. Pub.,14, pp 108-120.
  • Chandrasekharam, D. and Raghavan, V. 1985. A need for computer aided analysis of lineaments in regional groundwater exploration programme. Proceed. IV Annual Convention.Asso. Hydrogeologists of India, Hissar. pp 21-28.
  • Chandrasekharam, D. and Raghavan, V. 1985. Chemistry of groundwater in the Gunjani river basin of Pune, Maharashtra. ibid., pp 32-37.

1988:

  • Chandrasekharam, D. and Ushakumari, S. 1988. Metal adsorption by laterites and clays: Experimental investigation on laterite -clay -water interaction. in "Role of Earth Sciences in Environment" (Ed) K.C.Sahu IIT - Bombay, pp 203-231.
  • Chandrasekharam, D. Ushakumari, S and Ahmad, A. 1988. Chemical characteristics of groundwater in laterites. Hydrology. J. 11, pp 1-8.

1989:

  • Chandrasekharam, D. 1989. Anomalous SO4 - Cl groundwater in the coastal aquifer, Kerala. Indian Acad. Sci., 98, pp 287-295

1993:

  • Chandrasekharam, D. 1993. Application of XRD technique in water -rock interaction experiments. in "Applications of Analytical Instruments". (Eds.) B.S.Acharya and Rajeev, Allied . Pub., New Delhi, pp 121-126.

1994:

  • Subbarao,K.V., Navaneethakrishnan, P. and Chandrasekharam, D. 1994. Geomagnetic polarity change in the central Deccan Traps and its significance in regional correlation of Deccan basalts. Geol. Soc. India Memoir, 29, pp 81-92.

1995:

  • Chandrasekharam, D. 1995. Saltwater Intrusion in "Groundwater" (Chapter 6) (Ed) S.Pitchaiah, Scientific Pub., Jodhpur.
  • Chandrasekharam, D. 1995. Steam emanations due to seismic pumping, Killari, Maharashtra. Geol. Survey. India Sp. Pub. 27, pp 229-233.

1996:

  • Chandrasekharam, D., Rao, V. G. and Jayaprakash, S. J. 1996. Geothermal Energy potential and direct use of Geothermal springs, Godavari valley, Andhra Pradesh, Geol. Sur. India, Sp. Pub., 45, pp 155-161.

1997:

  • Ramanathan, A. and Chandrasekharam, D. 1997. Geochemistry of Rajapur and Puttur thermal springs, west coast of India J. Geo. Soc. India , 49, pp 559-565.
  • Sheth, H. C., Duncan, R. A., Chandrasekharam, D. and Mahoney, J. J. 1997. Deccan Trap dioritic gabbros from the western Tapi - Satpura region. Curr. Sci., 72, pp 755-757.

1998:

  • Keshav, S., Sheth, H.C. and Chandrasekharam, D. 1998. Field geology, petrography and orthopyroxene clusters of the Dhule- Parola dike, Tapi valley, central Deccan basalts province.Curr. Sci., 74, pp 252-254.

1999:

  • Biju Mathew and Chandrasekharam, D. 1999. Trace element distribution and cobalt content in sulphide ores of Kalyadi, Karnataka. Curr. Sci. 77, pp 101-103.
  • Ramanathan, A. and Chandrasekharam, D. 1999. Watch--a Fortran 77 program for processing the analytical hydrochemical data. In Inland Water Resources, India (Eds) M.K. Durga Prasad and P. Sankara Pitchaiah, Discovery Publishing House, New Delhi.
  • Chandrasekharam, D. 1999. Salt water intrusion mechanism along the coastal aquifer, Malappuram district, Kerala. In Inland Water Resources, India (Eds) M.K. Durga Prasad and P. Sankara Pitchaiah, Discovery Publishing House, New Delhi.

2000:

  • Chandrasekharam, D. and Vinod, K. C. 2000. Clinopyroxenite xenoliths from the Deccan Traps of Kutch and Bombay. Curr. Sci.78, 607-610

2001:

  • Chandrasekharam, D. Opportunities for small scale geothermal power projects in India. Indust. Prod. Finder, 29, 203-205.

2002:

  • Chandrasekharam,D. 2002. Private Power Projects: Journey through Darkness. Analyst, (Financial Magazine), VIII, 62-65.

2003:

  • Chandrasekharam, D. “Deccan Flood Bassalts” in Indian Continental Lithoisphere: Emerging Research Trends. (Eds) T.N.Mahadevan and B.R Arora and K.R Gupta. Geol Soc.India Memoir 53, 197-214.
  • Chandrasekharam, D. , Manetti, P., Vaselli, O., Capaccioni, B. and Alam, M.A. Cold Springs of the Barren Island, Andaman Sea, Indian Ocean, Curr. Sci., 86, 136-137.

2004:

  • Chandrasekharam, D., Alam, M.A. and Minissale, A. 2004. Geothermal Potential of the Ladakh Region, NW Himalayas, India. Proceedings- International Conference On Sustainable Habitat For Cold Climates: September 16-18, 2004, Leh, Ladakh, 108-113.
  • Alam, M.A., Chandrasekharam, D., Vaselli,O., Capaccioni, B., Manetti, P. and Santo, P.B. 2004. Petrology of the prehistoric lavas and dyke of the Barren Island, Andaman Sea, Indian Ocean. Proc. Indian Acad. Sci. (Earth Planet. Sci.), 113, 715-721.

2005:

  • Swaminathan, M. and Chandrasekharam, D. 2005. Soil-geomorphic relationship and the soil variability over a basaltic terrain- A case study along the West Coast of Maharashtra. Jr. Indian Soc. Coastal Agric. Res., 23, 6-12.

2010

  • Tripathi, R.P., Mathur, S.C., Mathur, S., Trupti, G. and Chandrashekharam, D. 2010. On the occurrence of stishovite in the Precambrian Siwana Volcanic Province, Western Rajasthan, India. Current Sci., 98, 30-32.

Publications In Interdisciplinary Field

1992:

  • Sahaya Shajan, X., Sivaraman, K., Mahadevan, C. and Chandrasekharam, D. 1992. Lattice variation and stability of NaCl-KCl mixed crystals grown from aqueous solutions. Crys. Res. Tech., 27, pp 79-82.
  • Sahaya Shajan, X., Sivaraman, K., Mahadevan, C. and Chandrasekharam, D. 1992. X-ray investigation of KCl doped KDP single crystals. J. Pure and Appl. Phy., 4, pp 137-140.
  • Okram, G. S., Om Prakash., Padalia, B., Chandrasekharam, D., Tamhane, A. S. and Gupta, L.C. 1992. Effect of oxygen stoichiometry variation on Tc in Nd 1.85 Ce0.15 CuO 4- Supercond. Sci. Tech., 5, pp 561-563.

1994:

  • Suba, K., Okram, G. S., Padalia, B., Chandrasekharam, D. and Udupa, M. R., 1994. On the substitution of Li in CuO. Material Res. Bull. 29, pp 443-450.

1996:

  • Anitha, V. P., Major, S., Chandrasekharam, D. and Bhatnagar, M. 1996. Deposition of molybdenum nitride thinfilms by gr.f. reactive magnetron sputtering. Surface Coating Tech., 79, pp 50-54.
  • Yadav, S. K., Ron, N., Chandrasekharam, D., Khilar, K. C., Suresh, A. K. and Nadkarni, V. M. 1996. Polyurias by interfacial polycondensation -preparation and properties. Jour. Macro Mol. Sci. (Phy) B 35, pp 807-827.

1998:

  • Sikder, A.K., Sarda, T., Misra, D. S., Chandrasekharam, D. and Selvam, P. 1998. Chemical vapour deposition of diamond on stainless steel: the effect of Ni-diamond composite coated buffer layer. Diamond and Related Materials, 7, pp.1010-1013.

1999:

  • Sikder, A. K., Sharda, T., Misra, D. S., Chandrasekharam, D., Velachamy, P., Minoura, H. and Selvam, P. 1999. Diamond deposition on Ni/Ni--diamond coated stainless steel substrate. J.Mater.Res., 14, pp.1-5.

International Journals

1973:

  • Bence, A.E., Papike, J. J., Chandrasekharam, D. and Cameron, M. 1973. Petrology of basalts from Leg 15, DSDP. EOS Am. Geophy. Union. Trans., 54, 995-998.
  • Bence, A.E., Papike, J. J., Chandrasekharam, D., Cameron, M. and Camenisch, S. 1973. Petrology of basalts from Leg 17, DSDP. EOS Am. Geophy. Union. Trans., 54, 998-1001.
  • Chandrasekharam, D. 1973. Petrological variations in the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Ocean ridge basalts. N. Jb. Min. Mh., 120, pp 69-82.

1974:

  • Chandrasekharam, D. 1974. A re-examination of the Tertiary lavas from Greenland, Iceland and Scottish provinces. N. Jb. Abh.,10, pp 462-467.
  • Viswanathan, S. and Chandrasekharam, D. 1974. Grain size studies on the plagioclases of the Manor volcanic complex, Maharashtra. N. Jb. Min. Mh.,11, pp 510-516.

1976:

  • Subbarao, K. V. and Chandrasekharam, D. 1976. Some comments on the origin of the Troodos Ophiolite complex, Cyprus. N. Jb. Min. Mh., 8, pp 379-387.
  • Subbarao, K.V. Chandrasekharam, D. and Valsangkar, A.B. 1976. Major element, K, Rb, Sr, U analyses, Sr 87/Sr86 ratio, magnetic granulometric analysis and K-Ar ages of the acid volcanic rocks of St.Mary group of islands off west coast, India. IGC, Sydney (Ex-Abstract).

1977:

  • Subbarao, K. V., Viswanatha Reddy, V., Hekinian, R. and Chandrasekharam, D. 1977. Large ion lithophile elements and Sr and Pb isotopic variation in volcanic rocks from the Indian ocean. in "Indian Ocean Geology and Biostratigraphy". (Ed.) J.R. Heirtzler, pp 259-278.

1978:

  • Chandrasekharam, D. and Parthasarathy, A. 1978. Geochemical and tectonic studies on the coastal and inland Deccan Trap volcanics and a model for the evolution of Deccan Trap volcanism. N. Jb. Min. Abh. 132, pp 214-229.

1982:

  • Chandrasekharam, D. and Subbarao, K.V. 1982. Chemical catalogue of Deccan and other continental and ocean volcanic rocks, IIT Bombay Data Base on Continental Volcanic rocks: Published under IGCP 162 Programme, 400 p.
  • Chandrasekharam, D. and Ushakumari, S. 1982. Geochemistry of groundwater in the unconfined aquifer along the coastal belt of Kozhikode, Kerala, India. Proceed. Regional workshop on Limnology and Water resources Management and Development, Kulalumpur, pp. 132-145.

1983:

  • Chandrasekharam, D. 1983. Effect of pCO2 in the atmosphere on the chemistry of groundwater. Extended Abs. Proceed. Interna. Conf. Biometeorology, New Delhi. pp 15-17.

1985:

  • Chandrasekharam, D. 1985. Effect of CO2 in the atmosphere on the chemistry of groundwater. Tropical Ecology., 26, pp 108-113.
  • Chandrasekharam, D. 1985. Structure and evolution of the western continental margin of India deduced from gravity, seismic, geomagnetic and geochronological studies. Phy. Earth. Planet. Interiors., 41, pp 186-198 .
  • Chandrasekharam, D. 1985. Quality of groundwater along the coastal belt of the south-west Indian subcontinent. Proceed. V World Congress on Water Resources, Belgium.

1986:

  • Raghavan, V. and Chandrasekharam, D. 1986. Significance of space image, air photo and drainage linears in relation to west coast tectonics of India. European Space Agency (ESP) SP 254, IGARSS-86, "REMOTE SENSING" (Eds) T.D.Guyenner and J.J.Hunt. pp 425-430.
  • Chandrasekharam, D. 1986. Heavy metal adsorption by laterites and clays - an experimental investigation on laterite-clay-water systems. 5th Water-rock Interaction, National Energy Authority, Iceland (Ex-abstract) . pp 112-116.
  • Chandrasekharam, D. 1986. Evolution of Laccadive - Kerala graben along the western continental margin of India. ( Abstract) IUGG Sym.,Canada.

1989:

  • Chandrasekharam, D. 1989. Geochemistry, oxygen and hydrogen isotope ratios of thermal springs of western continental margin of India. 28th IGC, Washington. D.C. (Abs).
  • Chandrasekharam, D. and Viladkar, S.G. 1989. Composition of the Precambrian crust below the Deccan volcanics. Evidence from granite xenoliths in basic dykes of Mandaleswar. 28th IGC, Washington, D.C. (Abs).
  • Chandrasekharam, D. Ramesh, R. and Balasubramanian, J. 1989. Geochemistry, oxygen and hydrogen isotope ratios of thermal springs of western continental margin of India - field and experimental results. 6th Water-Rock Interaction (Ed) D.L.Miles, A.A.Balkema. Pub. Co., The Netherlands, pp 149-154 .
  • Chandrasekharam, D. and Viladkar, S.G. 1989. Constitution of the Precambrian crust below the Deccan volcanics - evidence from a composite dyke of Mandaleswar, Deccan volcanic province. in "Precambrian granitoids - petrogenesis, geochemistry and metallogeny, (Eds) I.Happala and Y Kahkonen, Geol. Sur. Finland Sp. Paper 8.

1992:

  • Chandrasekharam, D., Ramanathan, A. and Selvakumar, R.L. 1992. Thermal springs in the Precambrian crystallines of western continental margin of India - field and experimental results. 6th Water - Rock Interaction (Eds) Y.Kharaka and A.Maest, A.A. Balkema, Pub.Co., The Netherlands, pp 1271-1274.

1994:

  • Subbarao, K.V., Chandrasekharam, D. and Navaneethakrishnan, P. 1994. Stratigraphy and structure of parts of the central Deccan basalt province: eruptive models. in "Volcanism" (Ed) K.V.Subbarao, Wiley Eastern Ltd., New Delhi, pp 331-332.

1995:

  • Chandrasekharam, D. and Antu, M.C. 1995. Geochemistry of Tattapani thermal springs, Madhya Pradesh, India: Field and experimental investigations. Geothermics, 24, pp 553-559 .
  • Chandrasekharam, D. 1995. Industrial applications of geothermal energy. Industrial Products Finder, 23, pp 223-225.
  • Chandrasekharam, D. 1995. A prehistoric view of the thermal springs of India.. Proceed. World Geothermal Congress (Eds) E.Barbier, G.Frey, E.Iglesias and G.Palmason. . Inter. Geothermal Assoc., 1, pp 385-388.

1996:

  • Chandrasekharam, D. and Jayaprakash, S.J. 1996. Geothermal Energy assessment : Bugga and Manuguru thermal springs, Godavari valley, Andhra Pradesh. Geoth, Res. Bulletin, 25, pp 19-21

1997:

  • Sheth, H.C. and Chandrasekharam, D. 1997. Plume-rift interaction in the Deccan volcanic province. Phy .Earth. Planet. Inter., 99, pp 179-187 .
  • Sheth, H.C. and Chandrasekharam, D. 1997. Early alkaline magmatism in the Deccan Traps: Implications for plume incubation and lithosperic rifting. Phy. Earth. Planet. Inter., 104, pp 371-376 .
  • Chandrasekharam, D. and Sheth, H. C. 1997. Significance of flow stratigraphy in deciphering erosional history of flood basalt province. IV International Conf. Geomorphology, Bologna, Italy (Abstract), 110.

1998:

  • Chandrasekharam, D. and Prasad, S.R. 1998. Geothermal system in Tapi rift basin, Northern Deccan Province, India. 9th Water - Rock Interaction (Eds) G.B.Arehart and J.R. Hulston, A.A. Balkema, Pub.Co., The Netherlands, pp 667-670.
  • Chandrasekharam, D. 1998. Potential geothermal-HDR sites and prospects of geothermal energy in India. Inter. Geother. Ass. Newsletter , 30, 8-9.

1999:

  • Fara, M., Chandrasekharam, D. and Minissale, A. 1999. Hydrogeochemistry of Damt thermal springs, Yemen Republic. Geothermics, 28, 241-252.
  • Chandrasekharam, D., Mahoney, J. J., Sheth, H. C. and Duncan, R. A. 1999. Elemental and Nd-Sr-Pb isotope geochemistry of flows and dikes from the Tapi rift, Deccan flood basalt province, India. J. Volcanol.Geother.Res. 93, 111-123 .
  • Chandrasekharam, D. 1999. A Prehistoric view of the Thermal Springs of India in "Stories from a Heated Earth" (Eds). R.Cataldi, S.F.Hodgson and J.Lund. Geothermal Resources Council Pub., California, 357-366.

2000:

  • Mahoney, J. J., Sheth, H. C., Chandrasekharam, D. and Peng, Z.E. 2000. Geochemistry of flood basalts of the Toranmal section, Northern Deccan Traps, India: Implications for regional Deccan Stratigraphy. Jour. Petrol. 41, 1099-1120.
  • Chandrasekharam, D., Vaselli, O., Sheth, H.C. and Kesav, S. 2000. Petrogenetic significance of ferro-enstatite orthopyroxene in basaltic dikes from the Tapi rift, Deccan flood basalt province, India. Earth. Planet. Sci. Lett. 179, 469- 476.
  • Minissale, A., Vaselli, O., Chandrasekharam, D., Magro, G., Tassi, F. and Casiglia, A. 2000. Origin and evolution of " intracratonic" thermal fluids from central-western Peninsular India. Earth. Planet. Sci. Lett., 181, 377-394.
  • Chandrasekharam, D. 2000. Geothermal energy resources of India- Country update. Proceedings, World Geothermal Congress 2000, (Eds) E. Iglesias, D. Blackwell, T.Hunt, J.Lund, S.Tamanyu and K. Kimbara. pp- 133-145.
  • Al-Khateeb, Y.A. and Chandrasekharam, D. 2000. Saltwater contamination in the coastal aquifer, Tihama plain, Wadi Surdud, Yemen Republic. In "Groundwater 2000" Proceed. (Eds). P.L.Bjerg, P.Engesgaard and T.D. Krom, A.A.Balkema Pub.Com. The Netherlands, pp 223-224.
  • Chandrasekharam, D., Lekha, S. and Shah, S.D. 2000. Groundwater contamination due to salt-panning activity at Vasai-Palghar coastal zone, northern Mumbai, India. In "Groundwater 2000" Proceed. (Eds). P.L.Bjerg, P.Engesgaard and T.D. Krom, A.A.Balkema Pub.Com. The Netherlands, pp 233-234.
  • Chandrasekharam, D. 2000. Geothermal energy resources of India- Opportunities for IPPs. Proceed. Geothermal Power Asia 2000 Conference, Manila, Philippines. February, 2000. 10p

2001:

  • Chandrasekharam, D. Julie Karmakar., Berner, Z. and Stueben, D. Arsenic contamination in groundwater, Murshidabad district, West Bengal. Proceed. Water-Rock Interaction 10, (Ed. Cidu) A.A.Balkema, The Netherlands. 1051-1058.
  • Chandrasekharam, D. 2001. Use of Geothermal energy for food processing- Indian Status. Geo-Heat Centre Quart. Bull., 22 (4), 8-11.
  • Chandrasekharam, D. 2001. Helium extraction from thermal gases-Indian geothermal provinces. Inter. Geother. Asso. News Letter, June 2001.
  • Chandrasekharam, D. 2001. HDR prospects of Himalaya Geothermal Province. International Geothermal days, Germany, Proceedins (Ed). Kril Popovski and Burkhard Sanner, 315-320.

2002:

  • Book: “Geothermal Energy Resources for Developing Countries” Eds: D. Chandrasekharam and Jochen Bundschuh, AA Balkema Pub., The Netherlands, 412p.

2003:

  • Minissale, A., Chandrasekharam, D., Vaselli, O., Magro, G., Tassi, F., Passini, G.L. and Bhrambat, A. 2003. Geochemistry, geothermics and relationship to active tectonics of Gujarat and Rajasthan thermal dischsrges, India. J. Vol.Geoher.Res., 127, 19-32.
  • Doris Stueben, Zsolt Berner, Chandrasekharam, D. and Julie Karmakar. 2003. Arsenic pollution in groundwater of West Bengal, India: Geochemical evidences for mobilization of As under reducing conditions. App. Geochem. 18, 1417-1437.
  • Hema T C., Chandrasekharam, D. and Jalihal, A. A. 2003. Fluoride contamination of groundwater in India- country update. Proceedings-Symposium on Intensive use of Groundwater: Challenges and Opportunities (sinex) Valencia – Spain; 10 to 14 December 2002 (p102-110).
  • Doris Stüben., Zsolt Berner, Wagner,F., Norra, S., Agarwala, P., Chandrasekharam, D. and Chatterjee, D. 2003. Arsenic contamination in groundwater: A worldwide calamity. (Abst-Extended). 7th Inter. Conf. Biogeochemistry of Trace Elements (ICOBTE), Uppsala, Sweden, June 15-19, 2003.
  • Chandrasekharam, D. and M. A. Alam. 2003. Direct Utilization of Geothermal Energy Resources - NW Himalayas, India. Geother. Res. Council Trans., 27, pp. 81-83.
  • Chandrasekharam, D. Alam, M.A. and Minissale, A.2003. Geothermal resources potential of Himachal Pradesh. In Multiple integrated use of geothermal resources (Eds). I.B. Fridleifsson and E.T.
  • Eliasson, International Geothermal Conference, Reykjavik, Iceland, Sept. 2003, pp. 15-19. Al-Kebsi A.Y., Al-Aawah, M.A.H and Chandrasekharam, D. 2003. Saltwater contamination in the coastal aquifer, Tihama plains, Wadi Surdud, Republic of Yemen. University of Sana’a Faculty of Science Bull., 16, 111-123.

2004:

  • Sheth, H.C., Mahoney, J. J. and Chandrasekharam, D.. Geochemical stratigraphy of Deccan flood basalts of the Bijasan Ghat section, Satpura range-India. J. Asian Earth Sci., 23, 127-139.
  • Hema Tiwari Chaturvedi and Chandrasekharam, D. 2004. Geochemistry and genesis of high fluoride groundwater in parts of morel river basin, Rajasthan, India. 6th Int. Conf. on Hydroscience and Engineering (ICHE-2004), May 30-June 3, Brisbane, Australia.
  • Hema Tiwari Chaturvedi and Chandrasekharam, D. 2004. Mobilization of F- from rocks and soils in to groundwater, Morel river basin, Rajasthan, India. Proceed. 11th Water Rock Interaction (Ed) R.B.Wanty and R.R. Seal II, A.A. Balkema Pub. 389-392.
  • Alam, M.A., Chandrasekharam, D. and Minissale, A. 2004. Geothermal potential of thermal waters of Manikaran, Himachal Pradesh, India. Proceed. 11th Water Rock Interaction (Ed) R.B.Wanty and R.R. Seal II, A.A. Balkema Pub. 327-331.
  • Chandrasekharam, D., Jalihal A.A., and Hema T Chaturvedi. 2004. High fluoride concentration in groundwater around Hungund-Ilkal area, Bagalkot district, Karnataka. Fluoride (in press).

2005:

  • Chandrasekharam, D., Alam, M A. and Minissale, A. 2005. Thermal Discharges at Manikaran, Himachal Pradesh, India. Proceedings World Geothermal Congress Antalya, Turkey, 24-29 April 2005, 7 pp.
  • Chandrasekharam, D. 2005. Geothermal Energy Resources of India: Past and the Present. Proceedings World Geothermal Congress Antalya, Turkey, 24-29 April 2005, 5 pp.
  • Norra, S., Berner, Z.A., Agarwala, P., Wagner, F., Chandrasekharam, D. and Stüben, D. 2005. Impact of irrigation with As rich groundwater on soil and crops: a geochemical case study in Maldah District, West Bengal App. Geochem. 20, 1890-1906.
  • Hema T Chaturvedi, Chandrasekharam, D and Jalihal, A.A. 2005. Fluoride contamination of groundwater in India- country update In “Groundwater Intensive Use” 2005. (Eds). A. Sahuquillo, J. Capilla, L. Martínez-Cortina & X. Sánchez-Vila, Taylor and Francis Pub., p 237-245
  • Book: Natural Arsenic in Groundwater: Occurrences, Remediation and Management. 2005. (Eds). J. Bundschuh, P. Bhattacharya and D. Chandrasekharam, Taylor & Francis Group Pub., London, ISBN 04 1536 700 X, 339 p

2006

Chapter in a Book:

  • Mukherjee, A.B., Bhattacharya, P., Jacks Gunnar, Banerjee, D.M., Ramanathan, A.L., Mahanta, C., Chandrashekharam, D. and Ravi Naidu. 2006.. Groundwater Arsenic Contamination in India: Extent and Severity (Chapter 33) in “Managing Arsenic In The Environment: From Soils to Human Health” (eds). R. Naidu, E. Smith, G. Owens, P. Bhattacharya and P. Nadebaum. CSIRO Pub., Australia. 664 p.

2007

  • Michael D Higgins and Chandrasekharam, D. 2007. Nature of subvolcanic magma chambers, Deccan Province, India: Evidence from quantitative textural analysis of Plagioclase megacrysts in the Giant Plagioclase Basalt. J. Petrol., 48, 885-900.
  • Chandrasekharam, D. 2007. Geo-mythology of India. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 273, 29–37.
  • Chandrasekharam, D. 2007. Pathway of Arsenic from water to food, West Bengal, India. In U. Aswathanarayana (Ed). “Food and water security: An integrated strategy for food security in the developing countries”, Taylor and Francis Pub., London, 63-70.
  • Chandrasekharam, D., Anita Joshi and Varun Chandrasekhar. 2007. Arsenic content in groundwater and soils of Ballia, Uttar Pradesh. Proceed. 12th Water Rock Interaction (Ed) Thomas D. Bullen and Yanxin Wang. Talylor and Francis Pub., London, 1021-1025.
  • Chandrasekharam, D. and Varun Chandrasekhar. 2007. Enhanced Geothermal Resources: Indian Scenario. Geothermal Res. Council Trans., 31, 271-273.

2008

  • Saji, S. and Chandrasekharam, D. 2008: High fluoride groundwater of karbi-Anglong distrct, Assam, NE India: source characterization in “Groundwater for Sustainable Development: Problems, Perspectives and Challenges” (Eds). P. Bhattacharya, A.L. Ramanathan, J. Bundschuh, D. Chandrasekharam, A.K Keshari and A. B Mukherjee. Taylor and Francis Pub. London.
  • Chandrasekharam, D. and Varun Chandrasekhar, 2008. Geothermal resources in India: Possibilities for direct use in the Himalayas in Proceedings “ UNU-GTP and TBLRREM-TBGMED Workshop for Decision Makers on Direct Heating Use of Geothermal Resources in Asia”, Tianjin, China, 11-18 May, 2008" (ed) I.B.Fridleifsson, D.H.Holm, Wang Kun and Zhang Baiming (CD).

TEXT BOOK:

  • D. Chandrasekharam and J. Bundschuh 2008. “ Low Enthalpy Geothermal Resources for Power generation” Taylor and Francis Pub., U.K. 169 pp.
  • Chandrasekhar, V. and Chandraseklharam, D. 2008. Enhanced geothermal resources in NE Deccan Province, India 2008. Geothermal Res. Council Trans, 32, 71-75.

2009.

  • Chandrasekharam, D. Alba P. Santo, A.P., Capaccioni, B., Vaselli,O., Alam, M.A. , Manetti, P. and Tassi, F. 2009. Volcanological and Petrological Evolution of Barren Island (Andaman Sea, Indian Ocean. J. Asian Earth Sci., 35, 469- 487.
  • Gloria, E T., Chandrasekharam, D., Ayonghe, S.N. and Thambidurai, P. 2009. Pollution characteristics of alluvial groundwater from springs and bore wells in semi-urban informal settlements of Douala, Cameroon, Western Africa. Environ Earth Sci., DOI 10.1007/s12665-009-0342-8
  • Varun Chandrasekhar1 and Chandrasekharam, D. 2009. Geothermal Systems in India. Geothermal. Res. Council Trans, 33, 607-610.

2010.

  • Alam, M.A. and Chandrasekharam, D. 2010. Comment on ‘‘Thermoluminescence and optically stimulated luminescence signals from volcanic ash: History of volcanism in Barren Island, Andaman Sea’’ Quat. Geochron,.5, 283–284
  • Farooq, S. H., Chandrasekharam, D., Norra, S., Eiche, E., Berner, Z., Thambidurai, P. and Stüben, D. 2010. Temporal variations in arsenic concentration in the groundwater of Murshidabad District, West Bengal, India . Environ. Earth Sci., DOI 10.1007/s12665-010-0516-4
  • Farooq, S.H., Chandrasekharam, D., Berner, Z., Norra, S., Stüben, D. 2010. Effect of traditional agricultural practices in mobilization of arsenic from sediments to groundwater in Bengal Delta. Water Research, doi: 10.1.1016/j.waters.201.05.057
  • Singh, H.K. and Chandrasekharam, D. 2010. Evaluation of Tuwa geothermal system through water-rock interaction experiment. Proceed. Water-Rock Interaction 13 ( Eds. P. Birkle and Torres-Alvarado (eds) Taylor & Francis Group, London, ISBN 978-0-415-60426-0
  • Chandrasekharam, D. and Chandrasekhar, V. 2010. Geothermal Energy Resources, India: Country Update. Proceedings World Geothermal Congress 2010 Bali, Indonesia (CD)
  • Chandrasekharam, D. and Chandrasekhar, V. 2010. Hot Dry Rock Potential in India: Future Road Map to Make India Energy Independent. Proceedings World Geothermal Congress 2010 Bali, Indonesia (CD)
  • Chandrasekharam, D. and Chandrasekhar, V. 2010. Can Geological Radioactive Waste Disposal Sites Be Used as EGS Sites? Proceedings World Geothermal Congress 2010 Bali, Indonesia (CD)
  • Chandrasekhar, V. and Chandrasekharam, D. 2010. Energy Independence Through CDM Using Geothermal Resources: Indian Scenario. Proceedings World Geothermal Congress 2010 Bali, Indonesia (CD)
  • Chandrasekharam, D. and Varun Chandrasekhar, 2010 Geochemistry of Thermal Springs of Orissa, India. Geother. Resources Council Trans., 34, 665-668.

2011

  • Sen, G. and Chandrasekharam, D. 2011. Deccan Traps Flood Basalt Province: An Evaluation of the Thermochemical Plume Model. Chapter 2 In “Topics in Petrology” (Eds) Jyotisankar Ray, Gautam Sen and Biswajit Ghosh. Springer Pub. 29-53
  • Pooja,V.K, Sheth, H.C., Badrealam, S, Poonam, M., Trupti,G. and Chandrasekharam, D. 2011. Spherulitic pitchstones from the Deccan Traps, India: Petrochemistry and emplacement environments Bull. Volcanol (in press).
  • Farooq, S. H., Chandrasekharam, D., Abbt-Braun, G., Berner, Z., Norra, S. and Stüben, D. 2011. DOC from traditional jute processing technique and its potential influence on arsenic contamination in Bengal Delta. App. Geochem (in press).
  • Pasvanoğlu S, Chandrasekharam, D (2011) Hydrogeochemical and isotopic study of thermal and mineralized waters from the Nevşehir (Kozakli) area, Central Turkey. J. Volcanol. Geotherm. Res. 202, 241-250.