Dr. LV Ranaweera
PhD. (Analytical Planetary Chemistry), Institute for Study of the Earth's Interior, Okayama University (Japan), 2011
MPhil. (Structural Geology), Post Graduate Institute of Science, University of Peradeniya (Sri Lanka), 2008
BSc (Hons.) in Geology, Department of Geology, University of Peradeniya (Sri Lanka), 2003
2004 - Present - Member, Geological Society of Sri Lanka
2008-Present-Life member, Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (SLAAS)
Structures and Deformation of High-Grade Rocks
Mineralization in the lower crust and origin of fluid and melt sources
Fluid and melt related processes in mantle rocks
Study of Geological Natural Hazards and Disaster Management
Geological Evolution of Sri Lanka
Brittle Structures of High Grade Rocks in Central and Southern Sri Lanka: Implications for Its Brittle Deformation and Mass Movements. SUSL/RD/2016/17
Geology of rocks from the Ranna Complex, Sri Lanka: Implications for upper to lower crustal evolution. UGC/VC/DRIC/SRSP/2014/SUSL-01
Ranaweera, L.V., Moriguti, T., Ryoji, T. and Nakamura, E. Circa 1 Ga sub-seafloor hydrothermal alteration imprinted on the Horoman peridotite massif. Scientific Reports 8:9887, 1-12 (2018) [DOI:10.1038/s41598-018-28219-x].
Nakagawa, M., Kehelpannala, K.V.W., Manabe, T., Ranaweera, L. and Nasu, A. Kaolin Deposit at Meetiyagoda, Southwestern Sri Lanka. Clay Science 21, 29-34 (2017).
Kehelpannala, K.V.W. and Ranaweera, L. Structural and kinematic evolution of a possible Pan-African suture zone in SriLanka. International Association for Gondwana Research Conference Series 4, 83-88 (2007).
Ranaweera, L.V., Perera, L.R.K. and Hiroi,Y. Blue Dumortierite From Habarana, SriLanka: Field Occurrence and Mineral Chemistry. Journal of Geological Society of Sri Lanka 12, 53-74 (2007).
Kehelpannala, K.V.W., Wada,H., Ranaweera, L. and Hamana, N. Cataclastic rocks from the granulite terrain of Sri Lanka: evidence for younger brittle deformation of the exhumed lower crust. Geoscience Reports. Shizuoka University 33, 9-19 (2006).
Failure mechanism/s of the Niyendigala Landslide, Belihuloya, Sri Lanka. M.T.M. Anuradha
Hydrology and Landuse pattern of the Upper region of the Ma Oya catchment with special reference to Aranayake Landslide area. P. Karunarathne
Hydrology, soil physical characteristics and Landuse of the Meeriyabedda landslide area. T. Paranavithane
Wijerathna, S.D.S.A., Ranaweera, L.V. & Jayathissa, G. Landslide risk assessment for the North Eastern part of the Imbulpe Divisional Secretariat, Rathnapura: A Novel Approach. Proceedings of the Wayamba University International Conference, Sri Lanka, 24-25 August 2018. pp 107 (2018).
Ayesha, A.G.T., Ranaweera, L.V. and Subasinghe, N.D. Magnetite-bearing boulders from Belihuloya area, Balangoda. Proceedings of the 73rd Annual Sessions, Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science. pp. 67 (2017).
Gnathilake, R.A.P.R., Ranaweera, L.V., Udaya Kumara, E.P.N. and Samansiri, S. Anatomy of the Niyandigala Landslide, Belihuloya and Resident’s perception of landslides. 7th Annual Research Session, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka.pp. 42 (2017).
Ota, T., Watanabe, M., Ranaweera, L.V., Moriguti, T., Kobayashi, K., Tanaka, R. & Nakamura, E. Fluid-rock interactions imprinted on lithium isotopes in the Horoman peridotites, Japan. Goldschmidt Conference, Japan. pp. 2402 (2016).
Premarathna, U., Suzuki, N, Rathnayake, N.P. & Ranaweera, L.V. Origin and Tectonic setting of Igneous rocks in the Mannar basin of Sri Lanka. Fourth Conference on Sri Lanka-Japan collaborative Research, 19-21 .University of Perademiya, Sri Lanka. pp. 10 (2016).
Ranaweera, L.V., Moriguti,T., Tanaka, R., Makishima, A. & Nakamura, E. Ancient hydrothermal fluid-peridotite interaction at mid-ocean ridges preserved in recycled peridotites from the Horoman massif, Japan. Abstracts: Misasa IV, International Symposium. Institute for Study of the Earth’s Interior, Okayama University, Japan.pp. 73 (2012).
Ranaweera, L.V., Moriguti, T., Tanaka, R., Makishima, A. & Nakamura, E. Li-O-Pb-Nd-Hf isotopes and trace element systematics and S in residual peridotites: Evidences for ancient hydrothermal fluid-rock interactions at mid-ocean ridges. Mineralogical Magazine 75 (3), 1693 (2011).