SUSL Staff Directory

Dr. KVD Edirisooriya Menike

Senior Lecturer

kvdmenike@gmail.com

Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy in Geography, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Sri Jayewardenapura. (2013)

Master of Arts in Geography, University of Sri Jayewardenapura. (2000)

Bachelor of Arts in Geography, University of Sri Jayewardenapura .(1990)

 


Membership of Professional Bodies/Associations

Member of Geography Association of Sri Lanka.


Research Interests

Disaster Management, GIS, Geomorphology


Current Research Projects

Understanding Disaster Risk and Mitigation Special Reference to Ratnapura District


Recent Publications

 

INTERNATIONAL PUBLICATIONS  ( REFEREED JOURNALS)

 

K.V.D Edirisooriya . et.al., (2018), Understanding Disaster Risk and Mitigation: Special Reference to Ratnapura District.  ELSEVIR, Vol. 212. Science Direct, Available online at www.sciencedirect.com

K.V.D Edirisooriya et.al., (2018), Mitigating the Human-Crocodile Conflict in Sri Lanka: A Study Based on the Nilwala River Area in Matara District. ELSEVIR, Vol. 212. Science Direct, Available online at www.sciencedirect.com.

K.V.D Edirisooriya et.al., 2018, Analysis of Causes and Effects of Coastal Erosion and Environmental Degradation in Southern Coastal belt of Sri Lanka.  ELSEVIR, Vol. 212. Science Direct, Available online at www.sciencedirect.com

Edirisooriya K.V.D, Krishan Deheragoda, ( 2013) , Landslide Zoning Mapping of Vulnerability in Elaphatha Divisional Secretariat Division using Index Mapping Tool , International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, Volume 3, Number 2, Research India Publication.

 

REFEREED JOURNALS

Edirisooriya Menike K.V.D, (2005), Recreational potential of Belihuloya Pambahinna are: A study of the rational allocation of the Geographic Resources for Tourism Development, Sabaragamuwa University Journal, Sri Lanka, Volume 5, Number 1, and December.

Edirisooriya K.V.D, (2010), Identification of Impact of Flood on Regional Development: Case Study Ratnapura Municipal Council area, Problem and Prospects of Economic Development in the 21st Century. Godage International Publishers, Sri Lanka.

CONFERENCE PUBLICATIONS (NATIONAL / INTERNATIONAL)

Edirisooriya Menike D., Uduporuwa R.J.M,(2006),Geographical Background Associated with location of Indigenous Settlements in Sri Lanka , Center for Indigenous studies, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka.

Edirisooriya K.V.D, Samaraweera , G.R.S.R.C , (2010), Flood Disaster in Ratnapura Municipal Council area, International Research Conference on Sustainability in Built Environment , Commonwealth Association of Surveying and Land Economy & Building Economic and Management Research unit University of Moratuwa , Sri Lanka.

Edirisooriya K.V.D, Samaraweera , G.R.S.R.C , Ratnayake , R.M.L, (2010), Women’s Demand for Ayueveda Medical Care in Sri Lanka , Annual Research Conference of University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka.

Edirisooriya K.V.D, Gunarathna, A.M, (2010), Developing a Community Based Potential Identification of Mini Hydropower Stations for Rural Poverty Elevation, Sustainable Energy Authority Sri Lanka.

Edirisooriya K.V.D, Samaraweera , G.R.S.R.C , (2011) , Human Elephant Conflict in Sri Lanka : Special Reference on Building Resilience , University of Salford.

Edirisooriya K.V.D,(2012), Landslide Zoning Mapping of Vulnerability and Risk Analysis in Elapatha area Using Stability Index Tool, 4th International Conference of Geo – Information Technology for Natural Disaster Management , Sri Lanka.

Edirisooriya K.V.D,(2015),Uluwaduge .P, Senevirathna E.M.T.K , Human Crocodile Conflict in Sri Lanka: Special Reference to the Nilwala River area in Matara Distict,5th International Symposium , South Eastern University of Sri Lanka.

 

ABSTRACT AND PRESENTATIONS

K.V.D Edirisooriya. et.al., Understanding Disaster Risk and Mitigation: Special Reference to Ratnapura District. Paper was presented at the 7th International Conference on Building Resilience; Using Scientific Knowledge to Inform Policy and Practice in Disaster Risk Reduction. Bangkok, Thailand. 27-29 November, 2017.

K.V.D Edirisooriya et.al., 2018, Mitigating the Human-Crocodile Conflict in Sri Lanka: A Study Based on the Nilwala River Area in Matara District. Paper was presented at the 7th International Conference on Building Resilience; Using Scientific Knowledge to Inform Policy and Practice in Disaster Risk Reduction. Bangkok, Thailand. 27-29 November, 2017.

K.V.D Edirisooriya et.al., 2018, Analysis of Causes and Effects of Coastal Erosion and Environmental Degradation in Southern Coastal belt of Sri Lanka.A CasePaper was presented at the 7th International Conference on Building Resilience; Using Scientific Knowledge to Inform Policy and Practice in Disaster Risk Reduction. Bangkok, Thailand. 27-29 November, 2017.

Edirisooriya K.V.D, Priyanath, H.M.S (2006), A Study of the Causes for the Unwillingness of People to Move from the High Risk Landslide Area: Study of Haldummulla Town in Sri Lanka, 10th Anniversary International Symposium , University of Sabaragamuwa.

Edirisooriya KVD, Sunil Shantha ,M, Priyanath, HMS (2006) , Disguised Income Mixed Crop Farmers : A Case Study of Bolthumbe Village in the Ratnapura district , 10th Anniversary International Symposium , University of Sabaragamuwa.

Edirisooriya K.V.D, Priyanath, H.M.S , Udayakumara E.P.M , (2002), Water Consumption and Conservation in Kiriketiya River Basin : Implication for Local Environment Planning , Relating the Environment to Regional Development USJ – SIDA / SAREC Research Cooperating Project and Ministry of Environment and Natural Recourses Joint International Conference in Sri Lanka.

Deepani Edirisooriya, K.V (1995), Recreational Potential of Wavulpane Limestone Cave, Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, 51st Annual Session, Section F, Colombo.

Deepani Edirisooriya , K.V (1996) , Recreational potential of Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, 51st Annual Session , Section F, Colombo.

Edirisooriya KVD, Prakash N.E ( 1992), Sightseeing Tourism Potential in Belihuloya Pambahinna area , Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, 51st Annual Session , Section F, Colombo.

 

JOURNAL ARTICLES

Deepani Edirisooriya , ( 2000), Concept and Definitions on Recreational Activities with Special Reference to Sri Lanka , Economic Review, January / March , Sri Lanka.

Deepani Edirisooriya, (1996), Study of Stalagmite and Stalactite Features in Wavulpane limestone Cave of Ratnapura District, Suwarna Samikksa , Sabaragamuwa Denawaka Puranaya.

REPORTS

Edirisooriya K.V.D, Shantha M, Priyanath, H.M.S, (2007), The Impact of Decentralizing Higher Education Institute on Rural Socio - Economic Development: Case study of the Sabaragamuwa University, Research report Prepared under the Research Grants the Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka.

Edirisooriya K.V.D, Shantha M, Priyanath, H.M.S ,Samaraweera , G.R.S.R.C ,(2010), Ratnapura District Integrated Development Plan 2010 – 2019 , District Secretariat , New town , Ratnapura , Sri. Lanka.

Edirisooriya KVD, Shantha M, Priyanath, H.M.S, Samaraweera, G.R.S.R.C , Ratnayake , R.M.L, Jagoda , D.J (2011), A Review of Socio - Economic Impacts of Development Programmers / Project Implemented by the Ratnpura district, District Secretariat , New town , Ratnapura , Sri. Lanka.