Dr. K.R. BAIJU

Associate Professor
School of Environmental Sciences,
Mahatma Gandhi University,
Priyadarsini Hills P.O.
Kottayam - 686 560
E-mail:  baijukr@gmail.com

Web: www.mgu.ac.in; www.sesmgu.in

Education:

Ph.D : Geology, Faculty of Marine Sciences, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi, Kerala, India

M.Sc : Geology, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India

B.Sc : Geology, Mahatma Gandhi University

Area of Interests: Geology, Natural Hazards, Disaster Management

Research Interests:

  • Petrology
  • Geochemistry
  • Natural Hazards
  • Disaster Management

Selected Recent Publications

Refereed Journals

1.   Anish A.U. and Baiju K.R. (2018) Hierarchical anomalies in drainage network: A Case study from Western Ghats, South India. Spatial Information Research. (in press)

2.  Amaldev T., Baiju K.R., Tsunogae T, Santosh M., Sajeev K., and Pradeepkumar T. (2018) High-density carbonic inclusions as traces of metamorphic fluids in high pressure mafic granulites from the Mercara Suture Zone, southern India. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences (in
press)

3.  Amaldev T. and Baiju K.R. (2018) Evidences of polyphase deformation and retrogression in high-grade metamorphic rocks – a case study from the Western Madurai Block, Southern India. Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research, 5, No.8, 951-958.

4.  Ajayakumar P., Baiju K. R. and Mahadevan T. M. (2016) Status of Karur-Kambam- Painavu-Trichur shear zone, Southern Granulite Terrain (SGT) in the context of Late Mesozoic dynamic evolution of Western Ghats: A geophysical – geological perspective. Current Science, 111,No.11, 1847-1853.

5.  Amaldev T., Baiju K.R, Tsunogae T, Santosh M., Sajeev K., and Pradeepkumar T. (2017) High-density carbonic inclusions as traces of metamorphic fluids in high pressure mafic granulites from the Mercara Suture Zone, southern India. Lithos (Under Review)

6.  Amaldev T., Santosh M., Li Tang, Baiju K.R., Tsunogae T. and Satyanarayana M. (2016) Mesoarchean convergent margin processes and crustal evolution: petrologic, geochemical and zircon U-Pb and Lu-Hf data from the Mercara Suture Zone, southern India. Gondwana Research, 37, 182-204.

7.  Ajayakumar P., Baiju K. R. and Mahadevan T. M. (2016) Status of Karur-Kambam Painavu-Trichur shear zone, Southern Granulite Terrain (SGT) in the context of Late Mesozoic dynamic evolution of Western Ghats: A geophysical – geological perspective. Current Science, 111, No.11, 1847-1853.

8.  Amaldev T., Santosh M., Li Tang, Baiju K.R., Tsunogae T. and Satyanarayana M. (2016) Mesoarchean convergent margin processes and crustal evolution: petrologic, geochemical and zircon U-Pb and Lu-Hf data from the Mercara Suture Zone, southern India. Gondwana Research, 37, 182-204.

9.  Baiju K.R., Nambiar C. G., Jadhav G.N., Kagi H. and Satish-Kumar M. (2009) Low-density CO2 -rich fluid inclusions from charnockites of southwestern Madurai Granulite Block, Southern India; implications on graphite mineralization. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 36, 332-340.

10.  Baiju, K.R., Satish-Kumar, M., Kagi H., Nambiar, C. G. and Ravisankar, M. (2005) Mineralogical Characterization of Graphite Deposits from Thodupuzha – Kanjirappally Belt, Madurai Granulite Block, Southern India. Gondwana Research, vol.8, No.2, 223-230.

Research projects (Ongoing and Completed):

 

 

Ongoing

Visiting Positions:

  1.  Nanjing University, Nanjing, China on 10-14 May, 2014.
  2. Chang’an University, China 16th -18th May, 2014
  3. Institute Teknologi Bandung, Indonesia during 16th –28th July 2006

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