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PERSONAL DATA

Gender male
Job title Professor
Department Department of Ocean Studies and Marine Biology
Address
Pondicherry University, Department of Ocean Studies and Marine Biology Brookshabad Campus Post Bag No.26 Junglighat
Port Blair
Andamans
744 112
Regions Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Tel 91-3192-261566; 262300
Fax 91-3192-261568
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PROFESSIONAL DATA

Degree M.Sci., Ph.D.
Job type Teaching/Education , Research
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Chemical Oceanography , Marine Geology, Geophysics , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Chemical Oceanography , Marine Geology, Geophysics
Research Activities Activities in the field of monitoring of environmental aspects of corals, meiofaunal distribution, live foramninferal studies along with trace elements and oxygen isotope studies.
Research Region Andaman Sea and Bay of Bengal
Skills/Expertise Monitoring Environmental Aspects in Corals Miobenthic taxonomy Tracel elemental Studies in seawater
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr. P.m. MOHAN)

34. Baskaran, R., Vijayakumar, R. and Mohan, P.M., 2011, Enrichment method for the isolation of bioactive actinomycetes from mangrove sediments of Andaman Islands, India, Malaysian Journal of Microbiology, V.7, pp. 22-28. 35. Ganapathiselvam, V., Baskaran, R and Mohan, P.M., 2011, Microbial diversity and bioremediation of distilleries effluent. Journal of Research in Biology, V.3, pp. 153-162. 36. Sachithanandam. V., Mohan. P.M, Dhivya. P, Muruganandam. N, Baskaran. R, Chaaithanya. I.K and Vijayachari. P., 2011, DNA barcoding, phylogenetic relationships and speciation of Genus: Plectropomus in Andaman coast. Journal of Research in Biology, V.3, pp. 179-183. 37. Sachithanandam. V., Mohan. P.M, Dhivya. P, Muruganandam. N, Chaaithanya. I.K and Vijayachari. P., 2011, DNA Barcoding of Spotted Coral Grouper Plectrophomus maculatus (Serranidae) from Andaman Islands, India. Journal of Research Analysis and Evaluation, V.2, pp. 1-4. 38. Sachithanandam, V., Dhivya, P. and Mohan, P.M., 2011. Collection of Aiptasia mutabilis (Cnidaria: Anthozoa) From Andaman Coastal Region, India. World Journal of Zoology, V.6, pp.183-186. 39. Sachithanandam, V., Dhivya, P., Mohan, P.M., Muneeswaran, P. and Baskaran, R., 2011. First record of Stylochelius striatus (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Anaspidea: Aplysiidae) from the Andaman Sea, India. Journal of Oceanography and Marine Science, V.2, pp.165-167. 40. Dhivya, P., Sachithanandam, V. and Mohan, P.M., 2012. New Record of Carijoa riisei at Wandoor ? Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park (MGMNP), Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India. Indian Journal of Geo-Marine Sciences, V.41, pp.212-214. 41. Mohan, P.M., Dhivya, P., Ngampam, A.S., Vijay, D. and Mothilal Yuvaraja, P., 2011. On the occurrence of unusual foraminifera assemblage from offshore of South Andaman, Andaman Sea. Recent Advances in Biodiversity of India, edited by K.Venkataraman, C. Raghunathan and C. Sivaperuman, Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata, India, pp.113-120. 42. Mohan, P.M., Puneeta, P., Vijay, D. and Dhivya, P., 2012. Studies on Morphology and Orientation Patteren of Pseudofaecal Pellets of Sand Bubbler Crab. Journal of Coastal Environment, V.2, pp.129-142. 43. Mohan, P.M., Dhivya, P., Subburaman, S. and Sachithanandam, V., 2012. Status of the benthos and its environment in Jolly Buoy Island, Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park, Andaman, India. Ecology of faunal communities on the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, edited by K.Venkataraman, C. Raghunathan and C. Sivaperuman, Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata, India. ISBN. 978-3-642-28334-5, pp.23-48, Springer Publication, New York. 44. Sachithanandam, V., Mohan, P.M., Muruganandam, N., Chaaithanya, I.K., Dhivya, P. & Baskaran, R., 2012. DNA barcoding, phylogenetic study of Epinephelus spp. from Andaman coastal region, India. Indian Journal of Geo-Marine Sciences, V.41, pp.203-211. 45. Dhivya P., Sachithanandam, V. and Mohan, P.M., 2012. New records on the opisthobranch fauna of the Andaman Islands, India. Indian Journal of Geo-Marine Sciences, V.41, pp.215-217. 46. Baskaran. R. and Mohan, P. M., 2012 In vitro antibacterial activity of leaf extracts of Rhizophora mucronata L. against multi drug resistant Vibrio spp. isolated from marine water Lobster?s larvae hatcheries. Indian Journal of Geo-Marine Sciences, V.41, pp.215-217. 47. Mohan, P.M., Ragavan, P. and Dhivya, P., 2012. Studies on dissolved organic carbon (DOC) in the waters off Nicobar group of Islands, India, Journal of Applied Chemistry, Special Volume, pp.31-37. 48. Mohan, P.M., Dhivya, P., Sachithanandam, V. and Subburaman, S., 2012. Physico-chemical parameters of seawater and its significance in Sisostris Bay, Andaman Sea, Journal of Applied Chemistry, Special Volume, pp.38-45. 49. Mohan, P.M., Sachithanandam, V., Subburaman, S. and Dhivya, P., 2012. Organic matter and Carbonate distribution and its significance with meiofaunal distribution in Junglighat Bay and Car Nicobar, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Journal of Applied Chemistry, Special Volume, pp.46-53. 50. Baskaran, R., Mohan, P.M, Sivakumar, K,. Ragavan, P, and Sachithanandam, V., 2012. Phyllosphere Microbial Populations of Ten True Mangrove Species of the Andaman Island. International Journal of Microbiological Research, V.3, pp.124-127. ISSN 2079-2093. 51. Mohan, P.M., Dhivya, P., Sachithanandam, V. and Ragavan, P., 2012. Distribution of mangrove meiofaunal composition in relation to organic carbon and carbonate in Port Blair, South Andaman, India. Tropical ecosystems structure, function and services, Ed. B.Nagarajan, C.Kunhikannan, K.R.Sasidharan and N.Krishnakumar. Institute of forest genetics and tree breeding, Coimbatore. ISBN. 978-81-900346-4-7, pp. 47-54. 52. Anita Mishra, Mishra, J. K., Yasmin and Mohan, P. M., 2012. Distribution pattern of the larvae of Sea Urchins in the Andaman Sea. Journal of Coastal Environment, V.3, pp.81-88. 53. Mohan, P.M., Dhivya, P. and Swapna, A. (2012) A Status of mangrove environment in Hut Bay, after five years of major disaster. In: Souvenir, National Seminar on Innovative Technologies for Conservation and Sustainable Utilization of Island Biodiversity, Eds: Dingh, D.R., Sankaran, M., Singh, S., Abirami, K. and Damroy, S. Central Agricultural Research Institute (CARI), Port Blair, pp.73-82. 54. Mohan, P.M., Equbal, J. and Gopal, K. (2012) Studies on beach profile of Carbyns Cove and Wandoor, South Andaman, India. In: Souvenir, National Seminar on Innovative Technologies for Conservation and Sustainable Utilization of Island Biodiversity, Eds: Dingh, D.R., Sankaran, M., Singh, S., Abirami, K. and Damroy, S. Central Agricultural Research Institute (CARI), Port Blair, pp.83-88. 55. Mohan, P.M. (2013) Disaster Management and its status in Andaman and Niocbar Islands. In: Chapter 19, Earth Resources and Environment, Ed:Venkatachalapathy, R., pp.275-279. ISBN: 978-981-08-6942-7. 56. Mohan, P.M. and Dhivya, P. (2013) Plastic waste and its distribution on the Sunset Bay, Colinpure, Port Blair, Andaman. In: Chapter 23, Earth Resources and Environment, Ed:Venkatachalapathy, R., pp.307-315. ISBN: 978-981-08-6942-7. 57. Baskaran, R., Anandavelu, I., Karpurasundarapandian, N., Mohan, P.M., Padmavati, G. (2013) First record of Herviella mietta (Marcus and Burch, 1965) from the Andaman Islands, Indian Ocean (Nudibranchia: Aeolidina: Glaucidae). Marine Biodiversity Record. ISBN: MBDR-II-12-OA-0213. 58. Sachithanandam, V., Mohan, P.M., Karthik, R., Sai Elangovan, S. and Padmavati, G. (2013) Climate changes influence the phytoplankton bloom (prymnesiophyceae: Phaeocystis spp.) in North Andaman coastal region. Indian Journal of Geo Marine Sciences, V.42, pp.58-66.
28 Mohan, P.M. 2006, Saving the fishing sector. The Light of Andamans, V 48, P.4. 29 Rajendran, C.P., Kusala Rajendran, Anu, R., Anil Earnest, Terry Machado, Mohan, P.M. and Jeffrey Freymueller, 2007, Crustal deformation and seismic history associated with the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake: A perspective from the Andaman ? Nicobar islands. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, V.97, pp.5174-5191. 30 Mohan, P.M., Sumitro Sen, Sajan Johan, 2008, A report on rate of sedimentation on corals off Port Blair, Aftermath Tsunami. Journal of Applied Geochemistry, V.10, pp.108-114. 31 Mohan, P.M. and Dhivya, P., 2010, Diversity of meiobenthos of the Andaman and Nicobar waters. Eds. Ramakrishna, C. Raghunathan and C. Sivaperuman. In. Recent Trends in Biodiversity of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Pub: Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata - pp. 89-104. 32 Mohan, P.M., 2010. Applied Chemistry in Marine Sciences ? Current and Future Trends. Journal of Applied Geochemistry, V.12, pp.298-302. 33 Mohan, P.M., Dhivya, P., Sachithanandam, V., and Baskarn, R., 2010. Coral bleaching in and around Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India. Seshaiyana - Quarterly News Letter on ENVIS on Indian Estuaries, Mangroves, Coral Reefs and Lagoons, V.18, pp.1-3
1. P.M.Mohan & Damodaran,K.T., 1992, Distribution of clay minerals in sediments of Vellar river environment, East coast of India, Indian Journal of Marine Sciences, V.21, PP. 300 - 302. 2. P.M.Mohan & Rajamanickam,G.V., 1994, Organic matter and carbonate in the southwest continental shelf of India, The Journal of the Geological Society of India, V.44, PP.575 -580. 3. P.M.Mohan, 1994, Natrinai Kurum Nilathiyal Cheithi (Tamil), Arika Ariviyal, V.8, p.26. 4. P.M.Mohan, 1995, Enrichment factor - A novel method to represent the trace element concentration in Vellar estuary, Indian Journal of Marine Sciences, V.24, PP.13-15. 5. P.M.Mohan, 1995, Distribution of heavy minerals in Parangipettai (Porto Novo) beach, Tamilnadu, The Journal of the Geological Scociety of India, V.46, PP. 401-408. 6. G.Victor Rajamanickam, Mohan,P.M., Udayaganesan,P., Baskar,I., Ganesan,V. and Jothilakshmi,M., 1995, Results of the priliminary investigations on the performance of students in NET from southern Universities, Proceding - Workshop on Science Indicators, held at Tamil University, Thanjavur, 21st Dec., 1995, pp.122-135. 7. P.M.Mohan, 1997, Trace elements geochemistry of modern sediments of the Vellar river and its surrounding environments, Indian Journal of Marine Sciences, V.26, PP.150-157. 8. P.M.Mohan and Rajamanickam,G.V. 1998, Depositional environments: Inferred from grain size along the coast of Tamil Nadu, India. The Journal of the Geological Society of India, V.52,PP.95-102. 9. P.M.Mohan, 2000, Sediment transport mechanism in the Vellar Estuary, East coast of India, Indian Journal of Marine Sciences, V.29, pp.27-31. 10. P.M.Mohan and Rajamanickam,G.V., 2000, Buried placer deposits along the east coast between Chennai and Pondicherry, The Journal of Geological Society of India, V.56, pp.1-13. 11. P.M.Mohan, Shepard, K., Angusamy, N., Suresh Gandhi, M. and G.V.Rajamanickam, 2000, Evolution of Quaternary sediments along the coast between Vedaranyam and Rameshwaram, Tamil Nadu, The Journal of Geological Society of India, V.56, pp.271-283. 12. P.M.Mohan, Shepard, K., Angusamy, N., Suresh Gandhi, M. and G.V.Rajamanickam, 2000, Discussion - Evolution of Quaternary sediments along the coast between Vedaranyam and Rameshwaram, Tamil Nadu, The Journal of Geological Society of India, V.56, pp.685-687. 13. P.M.Mohan, Angusamy, N., Shepard, K., Suresh Gandhi, M. and G.V.Rajamanickam, 2001, Occurrence of placer deposits along the coast between Vedaranyam and Rameshwaram, East coast of India. In: ?A Hand Book of Placer Mineral Deposits? edited by G.V.Rajamanickam, New Academic Publishers, New Delhi, pp.12-22. 14. P.M.Mohan and Rajamanickam, G.V., 2001, Indian Beach Placers ? A Review. In: ?A Hand Book of Placer Mineral Deposits? edited by G.V.Rajamanickam, New Academic Publishers, New Delhi, pp.23-52. 15. R.Karikalan, Angusamy, N., Mohan, P.M. and Rajamanickam, P.M. 2001, Distribution of heavy minerals in the Quaternary sediments around Vellar basin, Paangipettai, Tamil Nadu. In: ?A Hand Book of Placer Mineral Deposits? edited by G.V.Rajamanickam, New Academic Publishers, New Delhi, pp.64-80. 16. S.Manickam, Mohan,P.M., Elangovan,V., and Rajamanickam,G.V., 2001, Economics of exploitation of garnet along the coast between Mahabalipuram and Sadras, Tamil Nadu. In: ?A Hand Book of Placer Mineral Deposits? edited by G.V.Rajamanickam, New Academic Publishers, New Delhi, pp.295-302. 17. P.M.Mohan and Rajamanickam, G.V. 2001, A need for rethinking in the application of mineral assemblages to provenance. In: ?A Hand Book of Placer Mineral Deposits? edited by G.V.Rajamanickam, New Academic Publishers, New Delhi, pp.321-327. 18. N.Angusamy, Mohan, P.M. and Rajamanickam,G.V., 2001, The need for R&D in placer mineral beneficiation. In: ?Abstracts of the Seminar on Placer mineral Separation? held at Kanyakumary during August, 25th & 26th 2001, pp.5 19. P.M.Mohan and Rajamanickam, G.V. 2001, Depositional environment inferred from the core samples of beach ridge, Mahabalipuram, East Coast, Tamil Nadu. Jour. Indain Assoc. Sedimentologist, V.20, pp.59-74. 20. P.M.Mohan and Rajamanickam, G.V. 2002, Importance of studies on the recent Sea level changes in the southern part of East Coast of India. Proc. Vol. Four Decades of Marine Geosciences in India ? A Retrospective, Pub. Geol. Survey India, Mar.Wing, Mangalore, Sp.Pub.No.74, pp.77-79. 21. P.M.Mohan and Rajamanickam, G.V. 2002, Placer Minerals ? A Retrospect Proc. Vol. Four Decades of Marine Geosciences in India ? A Retrospective, Pub. Geol. Survey India, Mar.Wing, Mangalore, Sp.Pub.No.74, pp.172-175. 22. P.M.Mohan and G.V.Rajamanickam, 2002, Existence of buried placers, its Provenance and economical viability in and around Mahabalipuram, Tamil Nadu. In Proc. Nation. Conf. Explor. Mining. Process. Beach Placers India, Eds. N.Chandrasekar & P.Sivasubrmanian, VOC College, Tuticorin, pp.76-103. 23. P.M.Mohan and G.V.Rajamanickam, 2002, Coastal studies and Digitization. In: Eds. G.V.Rajamanickam, T.Vasantha Kumaran and Rani Sentamarai, Proceeding on Globilizzation and Sustainable Development: Perspective of Digital Revolution and Environment Management, Tamil University, Thanjavur and IGS, Chennai, pp.109-112. 24. Anil Earnest, C.P.Rajendran, Kusala Rajendran, R.Anu, G.M.Arun and P.M.Mohan (2005) Near field Observations on the Co-Seismic Deformation Associated with the December 2004, Andaman-Sumatra Earth Quake. Current Science, V.89, pp.1237-1244. 25. C.P.Rajendran and P.M.Mohan (2005), Towards developing a better appreciation of the Seismicity and tectonics of Andaman and Nicobar subduction zone. Current Science, V.89, pp.1979-1980. 26. P.M.Mohan (2006) Tsunami and Tsunamigenic sediments in Andaman and Nicobar Islands. In: Ed. Samuel Paul Raj, Proceeding on National Commemorative Conferrence on Tsunami, Maduari Kamaraj University, Madurai, pp.88 -91. 27. R.Ramesh, R.Arun Kumar, A.B.Inamdar, P.M.Mohan, M.Prithviraj, S.Ramachandran, et. al, (2006) Tsunami Characterization and mapping in Andaman and Nicobar Islands. In: Eds. G.V.Rajamanickam, B.R.Subramaniyan, M.Baba, R.Ramesh, R.Elango and M.Prithviraj. 26th Decmeber 2004 Tsunami ? Causes ? Effects ? Remedial Measures ? Pre and Post Tsunami Disaster Management, A Geo scientific Perspective. New Academic Publishers, New Delhi, pp.150-174.


Created: 2006-09-08 Last Updated: 2015-05-18 by P.m. MOHAN