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Details of Dr. Hewawasam Bentotage Jayasiri   


PERSONAL DATA

Gender male
Job title Principal Scientist
Department Oceanography division
Institution
The National Aquatic Resources Research and Development Agency ( NARA)
Crow Island Mattakuliya Colombo 15
Address
Crow Island, Colombo 15
Colombo
Sri Lanka
Regions Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Tel 0094779828173
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PROFESSIONAL DATA

Degree B.Sc, M.Sc. Ph.D.
Job type Research
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology
Research Activities Proposal writing Data collection and analysis Reporting

Sinhala
Research Region 71
Working languages English
Skills/Expertise Marine plankton and water quality Oceanography Marine debris Organic pollutants Marine Ecology
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr. Hewawasam Bentotage JAYASIRI)

4. H. B. Jayasiri, C. S. Purushothaman and A. Vennila. (2014). Occurrence of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) in Beached Plastic Pellets from Mumbai Coast, India, Journal of Tropical Forestry and Environment, 4(1):61-73.
2. Jayasiri, H.B., Arulananthan, K. and Jinadasa, S.U.P. (2014). Characterization of bio-physical features in Thalawila fishing ground, North-western coast of Sri Lanka. Journal of National Foundation Sri Lanka, 42 (3): 229-238.
3. Vennila, A. Jayasiri, H. B., and Panday, P.K.. (2014). Plastic debris in the coastal and marine ecosystem: a menace that needs concerted efforts. International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies, 2(1): 24-29.
5. H. B. Jayasiri, C. S. Purushothaman and A. Vennila. (2013). Quantitative analysis of plastic debris on recreational beaches in Mumbai, India. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 77(1-2).
7. H. B. Jayasiri, C. S. Purushothaman and A. Vennila. (2013) Plastic litter accumulation on high-water strandline of urban beaches in Mumbai, India. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 185(9):7709-7719.
6. H. B. Jayasiri, C. S. Purushothaman and A. Vennila. (2013) Spatial and temporal variability of metals in inter-tidal beach sediment of Mumbai, India. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 186(2):1101-1111.
8. Jayasiri, H.B and D.D.G.L Dahanayaka, (2012). Saltwater Intrusion and Its Impact on Koggala Lagoon and Associated Waters, Southern Coast of Sri Lanka. Asian Journal of Water, Environment and Pollution, 9(2):73-84.
9. Jayasiri, H.B and E.M.S Wijeratne (2008). Oil dispersion and status of planktonic organisms in Koggala Lagoon. Journal of National Aquatic Resources Research & Development Agency, 39.
10. Jayasiri, H.B. and W.N.C. Priyadarshani (2007). Composition, abundance and spatial variation of phytoplankton and zooplankton ?off Jaffna (Palk Strait), Journal of National Aquatic Resources Research & Development Agency, 38:60-76.
11. Jayasiri, H.B. (2007). Diversity and abundance of marine plankton and benthos of selected locations of Gulf of Mannar and Palk Bay, Sri Lanka, Journal of National Aquatic Resources Research & Development Agency, 38:45-59.
13. Jayasiri, H.B. and Rajapaksha, J.K. (2000) Salt and water balance in the Mundel Lake. A strongly choked lagoon, Sri Lanka. Journal of National Aquatic Resources Research & Development Agency, 36:35-46.
12. Rajapaksha, J.K. and Jayasiri, H.B. (2000). Restricted water exchange in tropical lagoon, The Negombo Lagoon on the west coast of Sri Lanka. Journal of National Aquatic Resources Research & Development Agency, 36:12-25.
14. Jayasiri, H.B. (1999). Integrated coastal resource management in Puttalam / Mundel estuarine system and associated coastal waters in Sri Lanka, Oceanography Autumn and Winter, No 4-5, ISSN 1562-1057.
15. Jayasiri H.B., Rajapaksha J.K., L.Rydberg and U.Cederlof, (1998). The Mundel Lake Estuarine System, Sri Lanka; Possible measures to Avoid Extreme Salinity and Sea Level. AMBIO, 27(8):745-751.
1. Jayasiri , H. B, Purushothaman, C. S, Vennila A., 2015. Bimonthly variability of persistent organochlorines in plastic pellets from four beaches in Mumbai coast, India. Environ Monit Assess. 187(7):469.


Created: 2016-01-22 Last Updated: 2016-01-22