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Sanduni Kanishka Madarasinghe

Country of origin: Sri Lanka Currently in: Sri Lanka, Matara General field of specialization: Biological Systems and Organisms
Academic Background

Degrees

2013 Undergraduate Biological Systems and Organisms
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Interdisciplinary

Google Scholar Citations: 29 H index: 3 Full paper publications (published in indexed and peer reviewed journals): 8 Abstract publications: 13 Book publications as an author: 4


Publications resulting from Research: 


1. Madarasinghe SK., Yapa KKAS., Satyanarayana B., Udayakantha PMP., Kodikara Arachchi KAS., Jayatissa LP. (2020a).Inland irrigation project causes disappearance of coastal lagoon: The trajectory of Kalametiya Lagoon, Sri Lanka from 1956 to 2016. Coastal Management Journal 8(3), pp. 188-209
2. Madarasinghe SK., Amarasinghe YWP., Liyanagae CH., Gunathilake HMSAT., Jayasingha JAIK., Jayasingha MV., Priyankara WKL., Kodikara KAS., Koedam N., Dahdouh-Guebas F., Jayatissa LP. (2020b). Retrospective study on changes in Dondra Lagoon (2006-2017) resulting from tsunami impact and post-tsunami development. Journal of Coastal Conservation 24(5), pp. 1-11
3. Madarasinghe SK., Yapa KKAS., Jayatissa LP. (2020c). Google Earth imagery coupled with on-screen digitization for urban land-use mapping: Case study of Hambantota, Sri Lanka. Journal of the National Science Foundation of Sri Lanka 48(4)
4. Cooray, P. L. I. G. M., Kodikara, K. A. S., Kumara, M. P., Jayasinghe, U. I., Madarasinghe, S. K., Dahdouh-Guebas, F., ... & Jayatissa, L. P. (2021). Climate and intertidal zonation drive variability in the carbon stocks of Sri Lankan mangrove forests. Geoderma, 389, 114929
5. Dissanayake NP., Madarasinghe SK., Kodikara KAS., Jayatissa LP., Perera AJD., Koedam N., Dahdouh-Guebas F. (2014). Preliminary Study on the Propagule Dependency of Rhizophora Seedlings. Journal of the department of Wildlife Conservation Vol: 2, pp. 143-151
6. Kodikara KAS., Ranasinghe P., Aziz I., Jayatissa LP., Madarasinghe SK., Dahdouh- Guebas F., Koedam N. (2020). Oxidative stress, leaf photosynthetic capacity and dry matter accumulation of mangrove plant Rhizophora mucronata Lam. under prolonged submergence and soil water stress. Journal of Physiology and Molecular Biology of Plants 26, pp.1609-1622
7. Kodikara KAS., Jayatissa LP., Madarasinghe SK., Ranasinghe P., Dahdouh-Guebas F., Koedam N. (2020). Stress-induced carbon starvation in Rhizophora mucronata Lam. seedlings under conditions of prolonged submergence and water deficiency: survive or succumb. Botanica Serbica Journal 44 (2), pp. 149-162
8. Kodikara KAS., Madarasinghe SK., Sripal DDN., Ranasinghe P., Jayatissa LP. (2018). Ethno-botanical approach for controlling some selected Invasive Alien Species (IAS) in Southern coastal area of Sri Lanka: Globally worth management strategy. Journal of the department of Wildlife Conservation Vol.6(2), pp. 053 – 065
9. Madarasinghe SK., Yapa KKAS., Kodikara KAS., Dissanayaka NP., Sripal DDN., Jayatissa LP. (2020). Management plan for rehabilitation of degrading southern costal lagoons; new directions for wetland management. Proceedings of 7th Ruhuna International Science and Technology Conference, Sri Lanka.
10. Madarasinghe SK., Yapa KKAS., Satyanarayana B., Udayakantha PMP., Kodikara KAS., Jayatissa LP. (2018). Land-use/cover changes of city of Hambantota, Sri Lanka over past two decades – a field validated GIS study. Proceedings of 5th Ruhuna International Science and Technology Conference. pp.87




Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Higher Education Study
Reading for the Ph.D. Member of the teaching staff of Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree in Tropical Biodiversity and Ecosystems (TROPIMUNDO)- 2020, 2021

Workshop and Conference Attended

2017 Institute of Oceanography and Environment, University Malaysia Terengganu (UMT), Malaysia. Fellowship Training on Geo-informatics tools and GIS modeling
2016 Postgraduate Institute of Science (PGIS), University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka. Residential course on ‘GIS and Applications’ 2016
2020 ESRI, USA Going Places with Spatial Analysis- GIS training
2017 Department of wildlife conservation, Sri Lanka. Resource person in workshop on Forest Dieback
2012 Sri Lanka Meeting on Mangrove ecology, functioning and Management (MMM3)
2017 Matara, Sri Lanka Ruhuna International Science and Technology Conference (RISTCON) 2017
2016 Matara, Sri Lanka Ruhuna International Science and Technology Conference (RISTCON) 2016
2014 Wayamba University, Sri Lanka Wayamba International Conference (WinC)
2018 Matara, Sri Lanka Ruhuna International Science and Technology Conference (RISTCON) 2018
2018 University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka 15th Academic Sessions, University of Ruhuna
2015 Institute of Biology, Sri Lanka 35th annual sessions of the Institute of Biology
2019 University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka Ruhuna International Science and Technology conference, 2019
2020 University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka Ruhuna International Science and Technology conference, 2020
2021 University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka Ruhuna International Science and Technology conference, 2021
2016 Ocean University, Tangalle Introductory class to ArcGIS software and its applications
2017 Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna. Training on “Drone Technology and Precision Farming”
2018 Industrial Technology Institute (ITI), Colombo. Training on Biochemistry
2011/12 National Institute of Business Management (NIBM), Sri Lanka Advanced Certificate course in Business Management

Affiliations

University Malaysia Terengganu

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