Publications

1994:

  1. Subbarao,K.V., Navaneethakrishnan, P. and Chandrasekharam, D. 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.
  2. Subbarao,K.V., Chandrasekharam, D. and Navaneethakrishnan, P. 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.

  3. 1995:
  4. Chandrasekharam, D. and Antu, M.C. Geochemistry of Tattapani thermal springs, Madhya Pradesh, India: Field and experimental investigations. Geothermics, 24, pp 553-559.
  5. Chandrasekharam, D. Industrial applications of geothermal energy. Industrial Products Finder, 23, pp 223-225.
  6. Chandrasekharam, D. A prehistoric view of the thermal springs of India.. Proced. World Geothermal Congress (Etds) E.Barbier, G.Frey, E.Iglesias and G.Palmason. . Inter. Geothermal Asso., 1, pp 385-388.
  7. Chandrasekharam, D. Steam emanations due to seismic pumping, Killari, Maharashtra. Geol. Survey. India Sp. Pub. 27, pp 229-233.

  8. 1996:
  9. Chandrasekharam, D. and Jayaprakash, S. J. Geothermal Energy assessment : Bugga and Manuguru thermal springs, Godavari valley, Andhra Pradesh. Geoth. Res. Bulletin, 25, pp 19-21.
  10. Anitha, V. P., Major, S., Chandrasekharam, D. and Bhatnagar, M. Deposition of Mo2 N thinfilms by RF reactive magnetron sputtering. Surface Coating Tech., 79, pp 50-54.
  11. Yadav, S. K., Ron, N., Chandrasekharam, D., Khilar, K. C., Suresh, A. K. and Nadkarni, V. M. Polyurias by interfacial polycondensation -preparation and properties. Jour. Macro Mol. Sci. (Phy) B 35, pp 807-827.
  12. Chandrasekharam, D. Rao, V. G. and Jayaprakash, S. J. Geothermal Energy potential and direct use of Geothermal springs, Godavari valley, Andhra Pradesh, Geol. Sur. India, Sp. Pub., 45, pp 155-161.

  13. 1997:
  14. Sheth, H. C. and Chandrasekharam, D. Plume-rift interaction in the Deccan volcanic province. Phy .Earth. Planet. Inter., 99, pp 179-187.
  15. Sheth, H. C. and Chandrasekharam, D. Early alkaline magmatism in the Deccan Traps: Implications for plume incubation and lithosperic rifting. Phy. Earth. Planet. Inter., 104, pp 371-376.
  16. Ramanathan, A. and Chandrasekharam, D. Geochemistry of Rajapur and Puttur thermal springs, west coast of India J. Geo. Soc. India , 49, pp 559-565.
  17. Sheth, H. C., Duncan, R. A., Chandrasekharam, D. and Mahoney, J. J. Deccan Trap dioritic gabbros from the western Tapi - Satpura region. Curr. Sci., 72, pp 755-757.

  18. 1998:
  19. Chandrasekharam, D. and Prasad, S. R.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.
  20. Chandrasekharam, D. Potential geothermal-HDR sites and prospects of geothermal energy in India. Inter. Geother. Ass. Newsletter , 30, 8-9.
  21. 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.
  22. Fara, M., Chandrasekharam, D. and Minissle, A. Hydrogeochemistry of Damt thermal springs, Yemen Republic, Geothermics, 28,241-252.
  23. Sheth, H. C., Chandrasekharam, D. and Kesav, S. Field geology, petrography and orthopyroxene clusters of the Dhule- Parola dike, Tapi valley, central Deccan basalts province.Curr. Sci., 74, pp 252-254.
  24. Sikder, A.K., Sarda, T., Misra, D. S., Chandrasekharam, D. and Selvam, P Chemical vapour deposition of diamond on stainless steel: the effect of Ni-diamond composite coated buffer layer. Diamond and Related Materials, 7, 1010-1013.

  25. 1999:
  26. Sikder, A. K., Sharda, T., Misra, D. S., Chandrasekharam, D., Velachamy, P., Minoura, H. and Selvam, P. Diamond deposition on Ni/Ni--diamond coated stainless steel substrate. J.Mater.Res.,14,1-5.
  27. Chandrasekharam, D., Mahoney, J. J., Sheth, H. C. and Duncan, R. A 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, 111-124.
  28. Biju Mathew and Chandrasekharam, D.Trace element distribution and cobalt content in sulphide ores of Kalyadi, Karnataka. Curr. Sci. 77, 1413-1416.
  29. Chandrasekharam, D. A Prehistoric view of the Thermal Springs of India in "Stories from a Heated Earth" (Etds). R.Cataldi, S.F.Hodgson and J.Lund. Geothermal Resources Council Pub., California, 357-366.

  30. 2000:
  31. Chandrasekharam, D. and Vinod, K. C. Clinopyroxenite xenoliths from the Deccan Traps of Kutch and Bombay. Curr. Sci.78, 607-610.
  32. Mahoney, J. J., Sheth, H. C., Chandrasekharam, D. and Peng, Z.E Geochemistry of flood basalts of the Toranmal section, Northern Deccan Traps, India: Implications for regional Deccan Stratigraphy. Jour. Petrol. 41, 1099-1120.
  33. Minissale, A., Vaselli, O., Chandrasekharam, D., Magro, G., Tassi, F. and Casiglia, A. Origin and evolution of " itracratonic" thermal fluids from central-western Peninsular India. Earth. Planet. Sci. Lett., 181, 377-394.
  34. Chandrasekharam, D., Vaselli, O., Sheth, H.C. and Kesav, S. 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.
  35. Al-Kebsi, Y. A. and Chandrasekharam, D. Saltwater contamination in the coastal aquifer, Tihama plain, Wadi Surdud, Yemen Republic. In "Groundwater 2000" Proceed. (Etds). P.L.Bjerg, P.Engesgaard and T.D. Krom, A.A.Balkema Pub.Com. The Netherlands, pp 223-224.
  36. Chandrasekharam, D., Lekha, S. and Shah, S. Groundwater contamination due to salt-panning activity at Vasai-Palghar coastal zone, northern Mumbai, India. In "Groundwater 2000" Proceed. (Etds). P.L.Bjerg, P.Engesgaard and T.D. Krom, A.A.Balkema Pub.Com. The Netherlands, pp 233-234.
  37. Chandrasekharam, D. Geothermal energy resources of India- Country update. Proceedings, World Geothermal Congress 2000, (Edts) E. Iglesias, D. Blackwell, T.Hunt, J.Lund, S.Tamanyu and K. Kimbara. pp- 133-145.

  38. 2001:
  39. Chandrasekharam, D. Opportunities for small scale geothermal power projects in India. Indust. Prod. Finder, 29, 203-205.
  40. 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
  41. Chandrasekharam, D. Use of Geothermal energy for food processing- Indian Status. Quart. Bull., Geo-heat Centre, Oregon, U.S.A. 22- 8-12.
  42. Chandrasekharam, D. Helium extraction from thermal gases-Indian geothermal provinces. Inter. Geother. Asso. News Letter, June 2001.

  43. 2002:

    Book:

  44. “Geothermal Energy Resources for Developing Countries” Eds: D.Chandrasekharam and Jochen Bundschuh, AA Balkema Pub., The Netherlands. 412 p.(2002).

  45. 2003:
  46. Minissale, A., Chandrasekharam, D., Vaselli, O., Magro, G., Tassi, F., Passini, G.L. and Bhrambat, A. Geochemistry, geothermics and relationship to active tectonics of Gujarat and Rajasthan thermal dischsrges, India. J. Vol.Geoher.Res., 127, 19-32.
  47. Doris Stueben, Zsolt Berner, Chandrasekharam, D. and Julie Karmakar. Arsenic pollution in groundwater of West Bengal, India: Geochemical evidences for mobilization of As under reducing conditions. App. Geochem,18,1417-1434.
  48. Hema T C., Chandrasekharam,D. and Jalihal, A. A. 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).
  49. Doris Stüben., Zsolt Berner, Wagner,F., Norra, S., Agarwala, P., D. Chandrasekharam, and Chatterjee, D. Arsenic contamination in groundwater: A worldwide calamity. (Abst-Extended). 7th Inter. Conf. Biogeochemistry of Trace Elements  (ICOBTE),  Uppsala, Sweden,  June 15-19, 2003.
  50. 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.
  51. 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.
  52. Chandrasekharam, D. and M.A.Alam. Direct Utilization of Geothermal Energy Resources - NW Himalayas, India. Geother. Resource Council Trans., 27, 81-83.
  53. Al-Kebsi., Al-Aawah, M.A.H. and Chandrasekharam, D. Saltwater contamination in the coastal aquifer, Tihama plain, Wadi Surdud, Republic of Yemen. Sana’a Univ. Faculty of Science Bull., 16, 111-123.

  54. 2004:
  55. 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.
  56. 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.
  57. 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.
  58. 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.
  59. 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.

  60. 2005:
  61. Chandrasekharam, D. 2005. Geothermal Energy Resources of India: Past and the Present. Proceedings World Geothermal Congress 2005, Antalya, Turkey, 24-29 April 2005, 5 pp.
  62. Chandrasekharam, D., Alam, M A. and Minissale, A. 2005. Thermal Discharges at Manikaran, Himachal Pradesh, India. Proceedings World Geothermal Congress 2005, Antalya, Turkey, 24-29 April 2005, 7 pp.
  63. 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.
  64. Mukherjee, A.B., Bhattacharya, P., Jacks, G. Banerjee, D.M., Ramanathan, A.L., Mahanta, C. Chandrashekharam, D. & Naidu, R. (2005) “Groundwater Arsenic Contamination in India: Extent and severity”. in: R. Naidu, E. Smith, G. Owens, P. Nadebaum, & P. Bhattacharya (Eds.) Managing Arsenic in the Environment: From soil to human health. CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne, Australia (In press).
  65. Hema T Chaturvedi, Chandrasekharam, D and Jalihal, A.A. 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
  66. 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.

  67. Book:
  68. Natural Arsenic in Groundwater: Occurrences, Remediation and Management. 2005. (Eds). J. Bundschuh, P. Bhattacharya and D. Chandrasekharam, Taylor & Francis Group Pub (A.A.Balkema pub)., London, ISBN 04 1536 700 X, 339 p

  69. 2006

    Chapter in Book:

  70. Mukherjee, A.B., Bhattacharya, P., Jacks Gunnar, Banerjee, D.M., Ramanathan, A.L., Mahanta, C., Chandrashekharam, D. and Ravi Naidu. 2006. (Chapter 33) Groundwater Arsenic Contamination in India: Extent and Severity 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.

  71. 2007
  72. Saji, S. and Chandrasekharam, D. 2007: 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., (in press).
  73. 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.
  74. Chandrasekharam, D. 2007. Geo-mythology of India. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 273, 29–37.
  75. 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.
  76. 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
  77. Chandrasekharam, D. and Varun Chandrasekhar. 2007. Enhanced Geothermal Resources: Indian Scenario. Geothermal Res. Council Trans., 31, 271-273.

  78. 2008
  79. 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.
  80. 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).

  81. Invited Lectures:

    “ Low Enthalpy Geothermal Resources for Power Generation” invited lecture at the Workshop on “Geothermal energy: resources and technology for a sustainable development, Organized by International Centre for Science and high technology-United Nations Industrial Organization, Trieste, Italy , 10-12 Dec 2008 ( e-Learnig, www.ics.trieste.it).

  82. Chandrasekhar, V. and Chandraseklharam, D. 2008. Enhanced geothermal resources in NE Deccan Province, India 2008. Geothermal Res. Council Trans, 32, 71-75.
  83. TEXT BOOK:

  84. D. Chandrasekharam and J. Bundschuh 2008. “ Low Enthalpy Geothermal Resources for Power generation” Taylor and Francis Pub., U.K. 169 pp.

  85. 2009:
  86. 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.
  87. “School in Geothermics” at The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy, 26 October- 7th November, 2009.( e-Learning: www.ics.trieste.it)
  88. 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 (on line)
    Chandrasekharam, D. and Chandrasekhar, C. 2009. Geothermal systems in India. Geothermal Res. Council Trans., 33

  89. 2010
  90. 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
  91. 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
  92. 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
  93. 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
  94. 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
  95. Chandrasekharam, D. and Chandrasekhar, V. 2010. Geothermal Energy Resources, India: Country Update. Proceedings World Geothermal Congress 2010 Bali, Indonesia (CD)
  96. 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)
  97. 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)
  98. Chandrasekhar, V. and Chandrasekharam, D. 2010. Energy Independence Through CDM Using Geothermal Resources: Indian Scenario. Proceedings World Geothermal Congress 2010 Bali, Indonesia (CD)
  99. Chandrasekharam, D. and Varun Chandrasekhar, 2010 Geochemistry of Thermal Springs of Orissa, India. Geother. Resources Council Trans., 34, 665-668.

  100. 2011
  101. 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.
  102. Pooja,V.K, Sheth, H.C., Badrealam, S, Poonam, M, Chandrasekharam, D. and Trupti,G. 2011. Spherulitic pitchstones from the Deccan Traps, India: Petrochemistry and emplacement environments Bull. Volcanol (in press).
  103. 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).
  104. 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.