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The research output may be influenced by the support and resources for postgraduate degrees, the availability of research active academic staff members, and degree of collaborations with outside institutes. The assigned research supervisor/s is/are responsible for guiding the student during the period of research.

The Department is equipped with the research facilities for post graduate students. Research activities of postgraduate students are carried out in laboratories of the Department and also in the field sites.

PhD and MPhill research carried out

Name of the Supervisor

Name of the Student

Research Topic

Year

 

PhD  (Doctor of Philosophy)

Dr Hiran Amarasekara Mr. N D Ruwanpathirana Variation of some wood properties of Eucalyptus grandis and Pinus caribaea in different site classes 2002
Prof. BMP Singhakumara

Ms. Harshi K. Gamage

Growth performance of four Syzygium species under different light and nutrient regimes,University ofSri Jayewardenepura. Funded by National Science Foundation, Mac Arthur Foundation (USA)

2000

Ms. P.A.K.A..K. Panditaratne

Light tolerance rankings for lowland rain forest plants species. Funded by National Science Foundation, MacArthur Foundation (USA)

2004

Co-supervisor of Ms. D Perera with Dr. Nick Brown.

Seed Bank Dynamics and Regeneration of dry zone forests ofSri Lanka, Reappraisal for restoration of degraded dry forests

1995

Dr U A D P Gunawardena ES Munasinghe Economic value of carbon sequestered under different growth and planting conditions of Rubber plantations ofSri Lanka

2010

J Edirisinghe Economic values of built environment ongoing
CM Chandrasekera Integration of Natural Resources Accounts into National Income Accounts of Sri Lanka with Special Reference to Forest and Mineral Resources, ongoing
I Dissanayake Economics of rain water harvesting for sustainable development ongoing
R MW Rathnayake Carrying capacities and recreational values of Kaudulla andHortonPlainsNational Parks, ongoing
I D Welivita Applicability of economic instruments for transport and solid waste sectors for selected cities inSri Lanka ongoing
V Adihetti Applicability of the Concept of Industrial Ecology: An empirical Investigation ongoing

Mphill (Master of Philosophy)

Dr Hiran Amarasekera L J P Jayantha Manel Anatomical Structure, Physico-Mechanical Properties and Preservation of Sri Lankan Bamboo. (Preservative treatment methods for Bambusa vulgaris.) 1992
D P Munaweera Growth and Yield computer simulation models for management of Sri Lanka Even-aged Teak plantations 1998
Prof. Hemanthi Ranasingha

Mr. Senat Wijesinghe

Clonal multiplication of Pericopsis mooniana by tissue culture

1998-2001

Data analysis completed

Prof. BMP Singhakumara

 Mr. E.P.S.K. Ediriweera

Effect of light and moisture on seedling growth and survival of nine late successional tree seedlings across topographic positions in Sinharaja rain forest, southwestSri Lanka.

2000-2004

Ms. S.H. Bandumala

Differences in seedling growth, morphology, leaf anatomy and physiology of selected tree species in a tropical lowland rain forest,Sri Lanka. Funded by National Science Foundation. and University Research Grant.

2003- 2006

Ms. W.M.L.M Weerasinghe

Differences in seedling growth, leaf anatomy and mycorrhizal infection of selected tree species grown under different light environments in a lowland rain forest,Sri Lanka

2007-2010

Mrs Nilanthi Bandara

Mr A. Kumara

Factors affecting the effectiveness of site composting program conducted by LGAs inSri Lanka

In progress

Ms C. Pathirana

Analysis of the Pollution of Attanagalu Oya/ Causes and effects

In Progress

Dr U A D P Gunawardena EB I Dayananda Economic valuation of tank systems in ruralSri Lanka: Towards development of a payment mechanism for their continuity 2005-2007
Dr. Upul Subasinghe K. Perera Variation of the stem volume and latex production of rubber with different planting densities 2008

Publications (Research, Book Chapters, monographs and other publications) of staff
Research Publications by staff members

Dr. Hiran Amarasekera

  1. Ruwanpathirana N D, Amarasekera H S and de Silva, M P (2005) Variation of modulus of rupture and modulus of elasticity if different site classes of Eucalyptus grandis and Pinus caribaea. The Sri Lanka Forester. Vol 28 (New Series) 53- 64
  2. De Silva N S and Amarasekera, H S (1998) Attack of wood destroying insects on eight commercial timber species in Sri Lanka, In: Proceedings of the Second Annual Forestry Symposium 1996, Department of Forestry and Environmental Science Ed: Amarasekera, H S, Ranasinghe, D M S H K and Finlayson, W, Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, 58 – 64
  3. Ruwanpathirana, N D, Amarasekera, H S and De Silva M P (1998) Variation of Pinus caribaea wood density with height in tree and distance from pith. In: Proceedings of the Second Annual Forestry Symposium 1996, Department of Forestry and Environmental Science Ed: Amarasekera, H S, Ranasinghe, D M S H K and Finlayson, W, Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, 49- 57
  4. Silva, S A L P and H S Amarasekera (2006) Investigation of ergonomic parameters of easy chairs in Moratuwa furniture manufacturing establishments. Proceedings of the Eleventh International Forestry and Environment Symposium at Kalutara, Sri Lanka
  5. Jayasinghe T K, Fernando K E M P, Amarasekera H S (2005) Wood decaying Agaric fungi and their preference to some Sri Lankan timber species. Proceedings of the Tenth Annual Forestry and Environment Symposium 2005. Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, University of Sri Jayewardenpura. p 9.
  6. Ruwanpathirana, N D, Amarasekera, H S and de Silva, M P (2003) Study on variation of Modulus of rupture, Modulus of elasticity within Eucalyptus grandis trees growing in different site classes. Proceedings of the 9th annual Forestry & Environment Symposium (2003) organized by University of Sri Jayewardenepura. p 5
  7. Jayapala, T A D S and Amarasekera, H S (2003) A study on the status of furniture manufacturing industries in Moratuwa area. Proceedings of the 9th annual Forestry & Environment Symposium (2003) organized by University of Sri Jayewardenepura. p 1
  8. Perera, G M K and Amarasekera, H S (2002) Preservative treatment of Jak (Artocarpus heterophyllus) sapwood using CCA and Boron preservatives, Proceedings of the Eighth Annual Foresty and Environment Symposium of the Department of Forestry and Environment Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka.
  9. Ruwanpathirana, N D, Amarasekera, H S and de Silva M P (2002) Variation of specific gravity within Eucalyptus grandis trees growing in different site classes, Proceedings of the Eighth Annual Foresty and Environment Symposium of the Department of Forestry and Environment Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka.
  10. Ruwanpathirana, N D, Amarasekera, H S and de Silva M P (2002) Specific gravity within Pinus caribaea trees in different site classes. Proceedings of the 22nd Annual Sessions of the Institute of Biology, Sri Lanka
  11. Thariq M Mohamed and Amarasekra H S (2000) Status of Imported Sawnwood trade in Sri Lanka. Sixth Forestry Symposium. P 19
  12. Dissanayake, D M T K and Amarasekera, H S (1998) Treatability of plantation timber species with CCA preservatives and their effectiveness against insect and fungal attack. Proceedings of the Fourth Annual Forestry Symposium of the Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka. p 17
  13. Rathnayake, R S S and Amarasekera, H S (1998) Development of drying schedules for rubber and pine timber for the dehumidification kiln drying. Proceedings of the Fourth Annual Forestry Symposium of the Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka. p 16
  14. Boralessa, D T, Tissera, P and Amarasekera, H S (1998) Isolation of some wood decaying fungi and bacteria and their effects on some commercial timber species in Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the Fourth Annual Forestry Symposium of the Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka. p 8
  15. Devendra, M C, Amarasekera, H S and Wahala, S (1998) Distribution of invasive plant Ulex europeus in Horton Plains national park. Proceedings of the Fourth Annual Forestry Symposium of the Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka. p 11
  16. Subasinghe, S M A R and Amarasekera H S (1998) Wood Properties of five alternative timber species in Sri Lanka. Research Sessions 1998 of the Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Sri Jayewardenepura. p 17
  17. Weerawansa, P S and Amarasekera, H S (1997) Ealuation of the sawmilling wastage of sawmills in western province of Sri Lanka, Proceedings of the Third Annual Forestry Symposium of the Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka
  18. Bamunusinghe, S P, Amarasekera, H S and Fernando M P S (1997) Resin yeild and timber quality of Pinus caribaea trees using rill method, Proceedings of the Third Annual Forestry Symposium of the Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka
  19. Mahindadasa, A P, Tissera, M P and Amarasekera, H S (1997) Fungal succession and biodegradation of rubber saw dust, Proceedings of the Third Annual Forestry Symposium of the Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka
  20. De Silva N S and Amarasekera H S (1996) Investigation of wood destroying insects in Sri Lanka in different climatic zones of Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the Sixteenth Annual Session of the Institute of Biology, Sri Lanka. p 5
  21. Ruwanpathirana N D, Amarasekera H S and De Silva M P (1996) Variation of specific gravity in Pinus caribaea trees of different site classes. Proceedings of the Second Annual Forestry Symposium 1996 of the Department of Forestry and Environmental Science. p 9
  22. Dantha D G Darshani and Amarasekera H S (1996) Factors affecting splitting intensity and remedial measures for splitting in Eucalyptus. Proceedings of the Second Annual Forestry Symposium 1996 of the Department of Forestry and Environmental Science. p 10
  23. De Silva N S and Amarasekera (1996) Attack of wood destroying insects on eight commercial timber species in Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the Second Annual Forestry Symposium 1996 of the Department of Forestry and Environmental Science. p 11
  24. Kuruppuarachchi K A J M and Amarasekera H S (1995) Wood Anatomy and Identification of some important timber species in Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the Fifteenth Annual Session of the Institute of Biology, Sri Lanka. p11
  25. Kuruppuarachchi K A J M and Amarasekera H S (1995) On the differentiation of genus Mesua of Sri Lanka using wood anatomical features. Proceedings of the Fifteenth Annual Session of the Institute of Biology, Sri Lanka. p 12
  26. Amarasekera, H S and Denuwara, R A H (1995) Wood properties of some Sri Lankan timbers. Proceedings of the SLAAS 51st Annual Session. B 79
  27. Amarasekera, H S and Denuwara, R A H (1995) Current uses of timber in Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the SLAAS 51st Annual Session. B 78
  28. Perera, H C and Amarasekera, H S (1995) Boron treatment and Seasoning of rubberwood. Proceedings of the SLAAS 51st Annual Session, 189- 191
  29. Seneviratne, W P and Amarasekera H S (1994) Particle board production using Sri Lankan timber species, Proceedings SLAAS Golden Jubilee Sessions. p 129
  30. Anthony C M R and Amarasekera H S (1994) Production of cement bonded particle boards. Proceedings SLAAS Golden Jubilee Sessions. p 130
  31. Dharmathilake P M and Amarasekera H S (1994) Evaluation of plywood produced in Sri Lanka. Proceedings SLAAS Golden Jubilee Sessions
  32. Manel, L J P and Amarasekera, H S (1992) Preservative treatment methods for Bambusa vulgaris. Proceedings SLAAS 48th Annual sessions
  33. Siriniwansa, K and Amarasekera, H S (1992) Growth ring formation and within tree variation of some wood properties in Pinus caribaea. Proceedings SLAAS 48th annual sessions
  34. Jayawardena, D N and Amarasekera H S (2008) Investigation of the effect of growth rate on the quality of Teak (Tectona grandis) wood. Proceedings of the International Forestry and Environment Symposium 2008, Kalutara. p 8
  35. Silva P R and Amarasekera, H S (2007) Assessment of sustainable forest management practices of Farmer’s woodlot teak plantations in selected districts of Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the Twelfth International Forestry and Environment Symposium at Kalutara, Sri Lanka, p 80
  36. Chandrathilake G G T and Amarasekera H S (2005) Discoloration of Tectona grandis (teak) timber during kiln drying. Proceedings of the 61st Annual Sessions of Sri Lanka Association of Advancement of Science – 2005 Part 1 – Abstracts p125
  37. Perera, P K P and Amarasekera, H S (2003) Comparison of specific gravity variation in Swietenia macrophylla, Khaya senegalensis and Paulownia fortune. Proceedings of the 9th annual Forestry & Environment Symposium (2003) organized by University of Sri Jayewardenepura. p 4
  38. Amarasekera, H S and Denne, M P (2002) Effects of crown size on wood characteristics of Corsican pine in relation to definitions of juvenile wood, crown formed wood and core wood. Forestry 75 (1), 51-61
  39. Amaraskera, H S (2008) The effect of growth rate on the wood quality of fast grown hardwood plantation species in Sri Lanka. Silver Jubilee Conference on Developments in Forestry and Environment Management in Sri Lanka. Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, 48- 54
  40. Perera, Rriyan, Richard P. Vlosky, Hiran Amarasekera and Nirmal De Silva (2006) “Forest Certification in Sri Lanka.” Forest Products Journal. Vol. 56, No. 11/12. 5 – 11
  41. Amarasekera, H S (1996) Alternative timber species – A review of their properties and uses, In: Forestry for Development – Proceedings of the Annual Forestry Symposium 1995, Sri Lanka 15-16 December 1995. Eds. Amarasekera, H S and Banyard S G. Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, 76-86.
  42. Amarasekera, Hiran (2005) Introduction to Biodiversity and Vertebrates (in Sinhala) Proceedings of National Seminar on Biodiversity Heritage of Sri Lanka. Organized by Biodiversity Secretariat of Ministry of Forestry and Natural Resources, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Young Biologists’ Association and IUCN. 29 November 2005 at University of Sri Jayewardenepura. pp 1- 9
  43. Amarasekera, Hiran (1996) Selecting alternatives in place of naturally grown timber species. Local timbers for future? Constructor, Official publication of the National Construction Contractors Association of Sri Lanka. Vol 1 (4), July – August 1996. Pp 49 – 52
  44. Amarasekera, H S (1995) Survey on the wood based industries in Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the SLAAS 51st Annual Session. B77
  45. Amarasekera, H S (1995) Alternative timber species. Proceedings of the First Annual Forestry Symposium of the Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura. p 12
  46. Amarasekera, H (2000) Environmental Issues relating to coal power generation with special reference to propose power plant at Kalpitiya. OPA Seminar of Coal Power as an alternative source of energy at OPA auditorium. 1 Sept 2000

Prof. Hemanthi Ranasinghe

  1. Status of the indigenous knowledge in forestry with special reference to homegardens, Economic Review – 2010 (in press)
  2. Jayasinghe, S. and Ranasinghe, H. (2009) Investigation into the optimal nutrient regime for Swietenia macrophylla plantations in the wet zone of Sri Lanka, Proceedings of the 14th International Forestry and Environment Symposium, Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Proceedings of the 50th Anniversary Academic Conference, University of Sri Jayewardenepura.
  3. Dissanayake, A and Ranasinghe, H. (2009) Estimation of carbon stock of Kandyan Homegardens in Sri Lanka with special reference to Kandy and Matale Districts, Proceedings of the 14th International Forestry and Environment Symposium, Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Proceedings of the 50th Anniversary Academic Conference, University of Sri Jayewardenepura.
  4. Ranasinghe, H. (2009) Carbon finance through Cleaner Technology Options in Sri Lanka for Forestry and Land use sectors, Proceedings of the 14th International Forestry and Environment Symposium, Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Proceedings of the 50th Anniversary Academic Conference, University of Sri Jayewardenepura.
  5. G. Jayasinghe and D..S.H.K. Ranasinghe (2008) Carbon sequestration potential of Eucalyptus grandis and E. robusta in Nuwara Eliya and Badulla Forest Divisions of Sri Lanka, Annual Sessions of the SLAAS, 2008.
  6. Amarasekera, L.A.M.C. and Ranasinghe, D.M.S.H.K. (2006) Assessment of rates of soil carbon sequestration by litter decomposition of Yagirala Forest Reserve and Horton Plains Natural Forest in low country wet zone and montane zone of Sri Lanka, Proceedings of the 62nd Annual Sessions of Sri Lanka Association for Advancement of Science (SLAAS), 10-15 December, 2006, Sri Lanka.
  7. Ranasinghe, Hemanthi, Wahala, Sampath and Wijesinghe, Padma (2006) Assessment of Tsunami damage on the coastal vegetation in five selected districts in the coastal zone of Sri Lanka after one and half years of Tsunami, Proceedings of the International Conference on Humid Tropical Ecosystems: Changes, Challenges, Opportunities, 4-9 December, 2006, Kandy, Sri Lanka.
  8. Wahala, W.M.P.S.B., De Costa, W.A.J.M., Ratnayake, R.M.D.D. and Ranasinghe, D.M.S.H.K. (2006) Mitigating the impacts of climate change – Carbon sequestration capacity of selected natural forests in the humic zones of Sri Lanka, Proceedings of the International Conference on Humid Tropical Ecosystems: Changes, Challenges, Opportunities, 4-9 December, 2006, Kandy, Sri Lanka.
  9. Ranasinghe, Hemanthi (2008) Overview of Indigenous Knowledge in Sustainable Development in Sri Lanka, Proceedings of the 28th Annual Sessions of the institute of Biology on the theme ‘Grassroot innovation and traditional knowledge for national development’ September 2008.
  10. H.D.P. Sumanapala and D.M.S.H.K. Ranasinghe (2008) Evaluation of Social Forestry Component of the Sri Lanka Australia Natural Resource Management Project, Proceedings of the 13th International Forestry and Environment Symposium, Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, 2008.
  11. M.C.S. Kumarawardene and D.M.S.H.K. Ranasinghe (2008) Evaluation of the Effectiveness of the Social Forestry Component of the Forest Resources Management Project (FRMP) in Kurunegala District, Proceedings of the 13th International Forestry and Environment Symposium, Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, 2008.
  12. Overview of Indigenous Knowledge in Sri Lanka, http://www.worldbank.org/afr/ik/dlc
  13. Ranasinghe, Hemanthi (2007) Coastal vegetation as a measure towards protecting the coastline, www.c3d-unitar.org
  14. Vanniarachchy, A and Ranasinghe, D.M.S.H.K. (2007) Comparison of floral vegetation in four tsunami affected districts after two years of tsunami with a previous study conducted one year after tsunami, Proceedings of the International Conference on Forestry and Environment, Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, 2007.
  15. Ranasinghe, D.M.S.H.K., Vanniarachchy, A. Jayasinghe, T and Amarasena, S. (2007) Potential and socio-economics of using dendro energy in Sri Lanka – a case study of the dendro plant in Kumbalgamuwa, Walapane, Proceedings of the International Conference on Forestry and Environment, Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, 2007.
  16. Ranasinghe, D.M.S.H.K., Rajathewa, P, Herath, M and Dissanayake, D (2007) Foristic diversity of the affected areas of the Kaluganga Project, Proceedings of the International Conference on Forestry and Environment, Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, 2007.
  17. Ranasinghe, S.D.M.J. and Ranasinghe, D.M.S.H.K. (2007) Hemax Poster Buster System – a win:win solution to an environmental menace, Proceedings of the International Conference on Forestry and Environment, Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, 2007.
  18. Wahala, W.M.P.S.B., De Costa, W.A.J.M., Ratnayake, R.M.D.D. and Ranasinghe, D.M.S.H.K. (2006) Mitigating the impacts of climate change – Carbon sequestration capacity of selected natural forests in the humic zones of Sri Lanka, Proceedings of the International Conference on Humid Tropical Ecosystems: Changes, Challenges, Opportunities, 4-9 December, 2006, Kandy, Sri Lanka.
  19. Ranasinghe, Hemanthi, Wahala, Sampath and Wijesinghe, Padma (2006) Assessment of Tsunami damage on the coastal vegetation in five selected districts in the coastal zone of Sri Lanka after one and half years of Tsunami, Proceedings of the International Conference on Humid Tropical Ecosystems: Changes, Challenges, Opportunities, 4-9 December, 2006, Kandy, Sri Lanka.
  20. Amarasekera, L.A.M.C. and Ranasinghe, D.M.S.H.K. (2006) Assessment of rates of soil carbon sequestration by litter decomposition of Yagirala Forest Reserve and Horton Plains Natural Forest in low country wet zone and montane zone of Sri Lanka, Proceedings of the 62nd Annual Sessions of Sri Lanka Association for Advancement of Science (SLAAS), 10-15 December, 2006, Sri Lanka.
  21. Kalasinghe, N.I. and Ranasinghe, D.M.S.H.K. (2006) Designing Green Belts in the coastal zone of Hambantota, Proceedings of the 11thAnnual International Symposium on Forestry and Environment on the theme ‘Managing Natural Resources Towards Sustainable Development’, 22-23 December, 2006 in Wadduwa, Sri Lanka.
  22. Ranasinghe, D.M.S.H.K. and Wahala W.M.P.S.B. (2006) Assessment of Tsunami damage on the coastal vegetation in five Tsunami affected district and designing of the Green Belt around the country, Proceedings of the 11thAnnual International Symposium on Forestry and Environment on the theme ‘Managing Natural Resources Towards Sustainable Development’, 22-23 December, 2006 in Wadduwa, Sri Lanka
  23. Wijesinghe, P. and Ranasinghe, D.M.S.H.K. (2006) Assessment of Tsunami damage on the coastal vegetation in 3 selected locations in Yala National Park, Proceedings of the 11thAnnual International Symposium on Forestry and Environment on the theme ‘Managing Natural Resources Towards Sustainable Development’, 22-23 December, 2006 in Wadduwa, Sri Lanka
  24. Ranasinghe, Hemanthi (2006) Linking Environmental Instruments with Tourism – IUCN Guidelines, http://geic.hq.unu.edu/env/files
  25. Integrating local knowledge into natural resource management projects, (2006) http://infor.worldbank.org/etools/bspan
  26. D.M.S.H.K. Ranasinghe (2005) Community based natural resource management in Sri Lanka – a review of some projects, Proceedings of the 10th Annual Forestry and Environment Symposium on ‘Forestry and Environmental Science for Sustainable Development’ 2-3 December, 2005.
  27. D.M.S.H.K. Ranasinghe (2005) Potential of agroforestry in sustainable development in Sri Lanka, Proceedings of the 10th Annual Forestry and Environment Symposium on ‘Forestry and Environmental Science for Sustainable Development’ 2-3 December, 2005.
  28. Hathurusinghe, H.M.S.D. and D.M.S.H.K. Ranasinghe (2005) Evaluating ecotourism potential based on biological diversity in three established trails in Kanneliya Forest Reserve, Proceedings of the 61st Annual Sessions of the SLAAS.
  29. Ashraff, S.H.A. and D.M.S.H.K. Ranasinghe (2005) Mangrove resource dependence of the people in Pottuvil and Thirukkovil Divisional Secretariats in Ampara in Eastern Province of Sri Lanka, Proceedings of the 61st Annual Sessions of the SLAAS.
  30. Wahala, W.M.P.S.B., D.M.S.H.K. Ranasinghe and W..J.M. De Costa, Determination of biomass production and carbon sequestration capacity of selected vegetation types in Yagirala Forest Reserve, Proceedings of the 61st Annual Sessions of the SLAAS.
  31. Jayasinghe, A. and D.M.S.H.K. Ranasinghe (2005) An assessment of ecotourism potential in Yagirala Forest Reserve, Proceedings of the 61st Annual Sessions of the SLAAS.
  32. Abeysinghe, N.S., D.M.S.H.K. Ranasinghe and R. Attygalle (2004) Impact of land use changes of the catchment on the quality and quantity of water in the Rajangana Reservoir, Proceedings of the 9th Annual Forestry and Environment Symposium on ‘Eco friendly Approaches Towards Sustainable Development’ , 27-28th February, Sri Lanka.
  33. A.J. Y.N. Lakmali, D.M.S.H.K. Ranasinghe and K.P. I. Nishantha (2004) An assessment of biodiversity and socio economic status of Kalametiya Sanctuary, Proceedings of the 9th Annual Forestry and Environment Symposium on ‘Eco friendly Approaches Towards Sustainable Development’ , 27-28th February, Sri Lanka.
  34. Palihakkara, I.R., D.M.S.H.K. Ranasinghe and K.D.N. Weerasinghe (2004) Effect of Oil Palm cultivation on ground water table, Proceedings of the 9th Annual Forestry and Environment Symposium on ‘Eco friendly Approaches Towards Sustainable Development’ , 27-28th February, Sri Lanka.
  35. Kaluthota, C.D. and D.M.S.H.K. Ranasinghe (2004) Impact of Cardomom cultivation on floral diversity of sub montane forest of Knuckles Range, Proceedings of the 9th Annual Forestry and Environment Symposium on ‘Eco friendly Approaches Towards Sustainable Development’ , 27-28th February, Sri Lanka.
  36. Ranasinghe, D.M.S.H.K. (2003) Development, Global Change and Environmental Challenges; Proceedings of the International Conference on ‘Sustainable Development and Management of Natural Resources’, Holy Cross College, Trichy India 15-17 March, 2003.
  37. Ranasinghe, D.M.S.H.K. (2003) The potential of forestry in sustainable development’, in the symposium on ‘Challenges and opportunities in forestry for the new millennium’ organized by National Science Foundation and Forest Resources Management Project of the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources, 7th March, 2003, Colombo.
  38. Ranasinghe, D.M.S.H.K., (2002) Ethics of scientific and technical communication, proceedings of the 18th International CODATA Conference on ‘Frontiers of Scientific and Technical Data’ 29th Sept. to 3 Oct, Montreal, Canada published electronically in www.codata.org
  39. Maelge, C. and Ranasinghe, D.M.S.H.K. (2002) An investigation into the ecotourism development potential in Illukkumbura area in the Knuckles Range, Proceedings of the 8th Annual Forestry and Environment Symposium on ‘Sustainable Environmental Management Towards a Better Quality of Life’, 12-13th December, Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka
  40. Ranasinghe, D.M.S.H.K. (2001) Effective Communication of Environmental Information in Multi-User Societies, Proceedings of the International Conference on ‘Sociology of Environmental Information’ 5-7th September, 2001, Berlin, Germany.
  41. Ranasinghe, D.M.S.H.K. (2001) Integration of wood energy in sectoral education; FAO working paper on integration of Wood Energy Aspects in Forestry Education.
  42. Somapala., N.K.N.P.m Ranasinghe, D.M.S.H.K. and Ranaweera, K.K.D.S. (2001) A survey of occurrence & some biological aspects of some rare, indigenous and multipurpose tree species in dry zone homegardens in the Moneragala District, 3rd Annual Research Sessions of the Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, 21st December, 2001.
  43. Ranasinghe, D.M.S.H.K. (2001) Environmental consequences of Moragahakanda Development Project, 7th Annual Forestry and Environment Symposium, university of Sri Jayewardenepura, 28-29th December, 2001.
  44. WAVR Wanniarachchi, SMSD Ramanayake and DMSHK Ranasinghe (2001) Embryogenic potential of callus derived from an adult giant bamboo, 7th Annual Forestry and Environment Symposium, university of Sri Jayewardenepura, 28-29th December, 2001.
  45. Wilson, ASC, Ranasinghe, D.M.S.H.K. (2001) Estimation of demand for direct and indirect uses of mangrove resources in Muthurajawela and Negombo area, 7th Annual Forestry and Environment Symposium, university of Sri Jayewardenepura, 28-29th December, 2001.
  46. Gunatilleke, N. and Ranasinghe, D.M.S.H.K. (2001) Habitat Utilisation pattern of Lantana camara in Udawalawe National Park. 7th Annual Forestry and Environment Symposium, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, 28-29th December, 2001.
  47. Ranasinghe, D.M.S.H.K. (2001) Towards Sustainable Economic Growth through Environmental Conservation, Proceedings of the Theme Seminar on ‘Towards a Knowledge Based Economy: The Role of Scientist and Technologists, 57th Annual Sessions of the SLAAS, 27th November, 2001, University of Moratuwa.
  48. Ranasinghe, D.M.S.H.K (2001) Effective Communication of Environmental Information in Multi-User Societies, Proceedings of the International Conference on ‘Sociology of Environmental Information’ 5-7 September, 2001, Vilm Island, Germany. http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/Horst_Kremers/Vilm01.htm
  49. Ranasinghe, D.M.S.H.K. (2000) Access to Biological Data, a threat to the developing countries? Proceedings of the 17th International CODATA Conference held in Baveno, Italy, 15 – 19th October, 2000.
  50. Ranasinghe, D.M.S.H.K. (1999) Environmental implications of globalisation, In: Globalisation of South Asia, Prospect and Retrospect, (ed. Indrarathne) Proceedings of an international seminar organised by the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, Sri Lanka December 1998
  51. Ranasinghe, D.M.S.H.K. (1999) Environmental Conservation in Development Planning, In: A Vision for an Integrated Development of the Built Environment for the 21st Century – Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the Seminar on the Annual Sessions of the Sri Lanka Institute of Architechs, 24-28th February 1999, Colombo.
  52. Ranasinghe, D.M.S.H.K. (1999) Mangroves of Sri Lanka; a losing resource. MPT News,Vol 7 No. 2, Multipurpose Tree Species Network – Sri Lanka.
  53. Ranasinghe, D.M.S.H.K. (1999) A Naturalist’s Code of Conduct, Bionews, Vol. 9 No. 1 , Institute of Biology, Sri Lanka.
  54. Ranasinghe, D.M.S.H.K. (1999) Biodiversity Prospecting; A strategy to conserve biodiversity in the future, Abstract published and presented at Global Biodversity Forum, South and Southest Asia, 24-26 October 1999, Colombo.
  55. Ranasinghe, D.M.S.H.K. (1999) Present Status of Biotechnology in relation to forestry, a country paper presented at the Joint Workshop on ‘Agriculture and Plant Biotechnology including Fisheries and Livestock’ under the Indo-Sri Lanka Science and Technology Cooperation – Biotechnology Programme organised by National Science Foundation in association with Department of Agriculture, 26-28 October 1999, Kandy.
  56. Ranasinghe, D.M.S.H.K. (1999) Management of Human-Elephant Conflicts in Kahalle-Pallekelle in the North Central dry zone, Sri Lanka Nature, September 1999.
  57. Ranasinghe, D.M.S.H.K. (1999) Challenges in Biological Conservation in the 21st Century – A Regional Perspective, Presidential Address, Proceedings of the 19th Annual Sessions of the Institute of Biology, Sri Lanka, September 1999.
  58. Ariyarathne, S. and Ranasinghe, D.M.S.H.K. (1998) Vegetative propagation of Melia dubia by cuttings. 54th Annual Sessions of the SLAAS.
  59. Sunil Shantha & Ranasinghe, D.M.S.H.K. (1998) A Survey of the existing indigenous knowledge in agriculture and forestry in Anuradhapura and Kandy Districts of Sri Lanka. 54th Annual Sessions of the SLAAS.
  60. Ranasinghe, D.M.S.H.K. (1998) Environmental Concerns in Mahaweli; A paper prepared for the workshop on ‘Quarter Century of Mahaweli; Prospect and Retrospect. Seminar organised by the National Academy of Science, Sri Lanka in collaboration with CINTEC and IUCN, 25-27th September, 1998, Giritale, Sri Lanka.
  61. Ranasinghe, D.M.S.H.K. (1996) Agroforestry : An Overview. In: Agroforestry for Sustainable Development in Sri Lanka, Proceedings of the Three Day Training Workshop on Agroforestry held in Colombo in September 1994 (eds. Ranasinghe, D.M.S.H.K. and Huxley, P), University of Wales, Bangor, UK.
  62. Ranasinghe, D.M.S.H.K. and Berlyn, G. (1996) Vegetative propagation of Tectona grandis (Teak) by tissue culture. In: Forestry & Environment, (eds. H.S. Amarasekera, Ranasinghe, D.M.S.H.K. and Finlayson, W) Proceedings of the 2nd Annual Forestry Symposium, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, 12-13 December, 1996 Sri Lanka: pp. 69 – 77.
  63. Punyalal, M.G. & Ranasinghe, D.M.S.H.K. (1996) Floristic Diversity of woody perennials in the Hakgala Strict Nature Reserve. In: Forestry & Environment, (eds. H.S. Amarasekera, Ranasinghe, D.M.S.H.K. and Finlayson, W) Proceedings of the 2nd Annual Forestry Symposium, Department of Forestry & Environmental Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, 12-13 December, 1996, Wadduwa, Sri Lanka.
  64. Ranasinghe, D.M.S.H.K., Vidyarathne, H.M.P.B and Panapitiya, M.* (1996) A survey of existing bank reservations of some major natural streams in Mahaweli System B – the major irrigation project of Sri Lanka. In: Forestry & Environment, (eds. H.S. Amarasekera, Ranasinghe, D.M.S.H.K. and Finlayson, W) Proceedings of the 2nd Annual Forestry Symposium, Department of Forestry & Environmental Science University of Sri Jayewardenepura, 12-13 December, 1996 Wadduwa, Sri Lanka: pp. 273 – 285.
  65. Ranasinghe, D.M.S.H.K., Pathirathne, W.S.K. and Deheragoda, K* (1996) Phytosociological analysis and recreational potential of Pompekelle. In: Forestry & Environment, (eds. H.S. Amarasekera, Ranasinghe, D.M.S.H.K. and Finlayson, W) Proceedings of the 2nd Annual Forestry Symposium, Department of Forestry & Environmental Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, 12-13 December, 1996, Wadduwa, Sri Lanka: pp. 286 – 293.
  66. Ranasinghe, D.M.S.H.K. (1995) Traditional tree-crop practices in Sri Lanka, Indigenous Knowledge and Development Monitor, Vol. 3, Issue 3: 7-9.
  67. K.R.W. Abeywickrama and D.M.S.H.K. Ranasinghe (1994) A comparative study of ground flora and soil characteristics of monocultural plantations of fire damaged and undamaged Pinus caribaea, Camellia sinensis with natural forest and land without a tree cover in the Yagirala Forest Reserve. In: Multipurpose Tree Species in Sri Lanka, Research and Development Proceedings of the 5th Regional Workshop on Multipurpose Tree Species, Kandy, Sri Lanka on April 1‑3, 1994 (ed. Prof. H.P.M. Gunasena) Faculty of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.
  68. Ranasinghe, D.M.S.H.K. (1994) The importance of forestry in environment. Bionews vol. 8 nos. 1 & 2, Institute of Biology, September 1994.
  69. Varatharajah, R. and Ranasinghe, D.M.S.H.K. (1993) The study of the adaptability of a variety of agricultural crops to different shade intensities, accepted for publication in the Vidyodaya Journal of Science, 1993
  70. M.R. Sriyalatha and D.M.S.H.K. Ranasinghe (1993) Effect of fertiliser on growth of Acacia auriculiformis and Berrya cordifolia under green house and on the exposed hilly areas in Embilipitiya. In: Multipurpose Tree Species in Sri Lanka Research and Development, Proceedings of the Fourth Regional Workshop on Multipurpose Trees, Kandy, Sri Lanka, March 12 ‑ 14, 1993 (ed. Prof. H.P.M. Gunasena), Faculty of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.
  71. Ranasinghe, D.M.S.H.K. and Gunatilleke, R.G. (1992) A comparative study of the ground flora and soil characteristics under different‑aged Eucalyptus and Acacia plantations. In: Multipurpose Tree Species in Sri Lanka, Research and Development, Proceedings of the Regional Workshop on Multipurpose Tree Species, Kandy, Sri Lanka on May 1‑3, 1992 (ed. Prof. H.P.M. Gunasena) Faculty of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.
  72. Ranasinghe, D.M.S.H.K. (1992) Tolerance of eight forest tree species to substrate salinity under field and controlled conditions, Proceedings of the 48th Annual Sessions of the SLAAS, 1992.
  73. Ranasinghe, D.M.S.H.K. and Mayhead, G.J. (1991) Dry Matter Content and its Distribution in an Age Series of Eucalyptus camaldulensis Plantations in Sri Lanka, Forest Ecology and Management 41, (137‑142)
  74. Ranasinghe, D.M.S.H.K. and Mayhead, G.J. (1990) The effect of intercropping Populus ‘RAP’ with beans. Forestry, Vol. 63, No. 3.
  75. Ranasinghe, D.M.S.H.K. (1989) Distribution of Nutrients in an Age Series of Eucalyptus camaldulensis Plantations in the Dry Zone of Sri Lanka, Sri Lankan Forester, Vol. 19
  76. Athukorale, D.M.S.H.K. and Liyanage, A. de S. (1988) Chemical and Biological Aspects of the Decay of Pinus caribaea Leaf Litter. Sri Lankan Forester, Vol. 18, No.s 3 & 4.

Prof. B M P Singhakumara

Journals (international refereed):

  1. Sisira Ediriweera, B. M.P. Singhakumara and P.M.S. Ashton (2008) Variation in canopy structure, light and soil nutrition across elevation of a Sri Lankan tropical rain forest. Forest Ecology and Management. 256, pp.1339-1349(nominated for the Presidential Awards for Research)
  2. P. A.K.A.K. Panditharathna, B. M.P. Singhakumara, H. P. Griscom, and M. S. Ashton (2008) Change in leaf structure in relation to crown position and size class for tree species within a Sri Lankan tropical rain forest Can. J. Bot. 86(6): 633–640 (nominated for the Presidential Awards for Research)
  3. Shibayama, T, Ashton, M.S., Singhakumara, B., Griscom, H.P., Ediriweera, S, & Griscom, B.W. (2006) Effets of fire on the recruitment of rain forest vegetation beneath Pinus caribaea plantations, Sri Lanka. Forest Ecology and Management 226 (2006) 357-363 (nominated for the Presidential Awards for Research)
  4. Ashton, P.M.S., Singhakumara, B.M.P., and Harshi, K. Gamage, (2006) Interaction between light and drought affect performance of Asian tropical tree species that have differing topographic affinities. Forest Ecology and Management 221: 42-51. (nominated for the Presidential Awards for Research)
  5. Harshi K. Gamage, Singhakumara, B.M.P and Mark S. Ashton (2004) Effects of light on arbuscular mycorrhizal colonization and growth of tropical rain-forest Sysygium tree seedlings. Journal of Tropical Ecology. 20: 525-534 (nominated for the Presidential Awards for Research)
  6. Singhakumara, B.M.P., Harshi K. Gamage, and Mark S. Ashton (2003) Comparative growth of four Syzygium species within simulated shade environment of a Sri Lankan rain forest. Forest Ecology and Management 174: 511-520. (nominated for the Presidential Awards for Research)
  7. Gamage, Harshi, K. Ashton, Mark. S, and Singhakumara, B.M.P. (2003) Leaf structure of Syzygium spp. (Myrtaceae) in relation to site affinity within a tropical rain forest. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society. 141: 365-377. (nominated for Presidential Awards for Research)
  8. Ashton, P.M.S. Gunatilleke, C.V.S., Singhakumara, B.M.P., and Gunatilleke, I.A.U.N. (2001) Restoration pathways for rain forest in southwest Sri Lanka: A review of concepts and models. Forest Ecology and Management: 154:431-441 (received the Presidential Awards for Research -2001)
  9. Ashton, M.S., Mendelsohn, R, Singhakumara, B.M.P., Gunatilleke, C.V.S., Gunatilleke, I.A.U.N. and Alexander, E. (2001) An economic valuation of rain forest silviculture in southwestern Sri Lanka. Forest Ecology and Management. 154:409-430. (received the Presidential Awards for Research -2001)
  10. Singhakumara, B.M.P., Uduporuwa, R.S.J.P. and Ashton, P.M.S. (2000) Soil seed banks in relation to light and topographic position of a hill dipterocarp forest in Sri Lanka. Biotropica . 32(1): 190-196. (received the Presidential Awards for Research -2000)
  11. Cohen, A.L., Singhakumara, B.M.P. and Ashton, P.M.S. (1995) Releasing Rainforest Succession: A Case Study in the Dicranopteris linearis Fernlands of Sri Lanka. Journal of Restoration Ecology. Vol.3 No.4, pp261-270.
  12. Papers in local journals/ proceedings: (already published)
  13. Singhakumara, B.M.P. Harshi K. Gamage and Mark. S. Ashton (2008) Restoring a Rain Forest in Southwest Sri Lanka: Which species to use for what sites?. Proceedings of the Silver Jubilee Conference to Commemorate 25 years of Forestry Education at the University of Sri Jayewardenepura. Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka. pp. 55-61.
  14. Sisira Ediriweera, Sumith Pathirana, B.M.P.Singhakumara, Wickramagamage. P (2008) Monitoring forest dieback severity and diversity of Plant communities using multi-temporal satellite data in the Horton Plains National Park, Sri Lanka: The 29th Asian Conference on Remote Sensing (ACRS-2008) 57-65 Pp.
  15. Ediriweera, E.P.S.K., Singhakumara, B.M.P., and Ashton, P.M.S. (2006) Competition among canopy dominant tree seedlings across different topographic positions of a Sri Lankan rain forest. Proceedings of 10th anniversary International Symposium, ‘The Issues and Challenges of the 21st Century’ Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka. pp.72-80.
  16. Panditaratne, P.A.K.A.K., B.M.P.Singhakumara and Ashton, P.M.S. (2001) Photosynthesis responses of some tree seedlings to simulated light conditions in Sinharaja rain forest. Proceedings of the Third Annual Research Sessions. Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka pp. 146-153.
  17. Panditaratne, P.A.K.A.K., B.M.P.Singhakumara and Ashton, P.M.S. (2001) Growth and photosynthesis of some late-successional species in a lowland rain forest. Proceedings of the Third Annual Research Sessions. Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka pp. 154-160.
  18. Sirisena, U.L.S. and B.M.P.Singhakumara (2005) Diversity of understorey plant species in three lowland rain forests in southwest Sri Lanka. The Sri Lanka Forester Vol. 28 New Series. Page 17-36
  19. Singhakumara, B.M.P., Gamage, H.K., and Ashton, P.M.S. (1999) A comparison of leaf physiology and anatomy of Syzygium species in different light environments. Proceedings of the Second Annual Research Sessions. Faculty of Graduate Studies. University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka. pp. 93-109.
  20. Singhakumara, B.M.P., Gamage, H.K., and Ashton, P.M.S. (1999) Foliar nutrients dynamics and nutrient use efficiency of four Syzygium species in relation to light intensity. Proceedings of the Second Annual Research Sessions1999. Faculty of Graduate Studies. University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka. pp. 111-123.
  21. Panditaratne, P.A.K.A.K., B.M.P.Singhakumara and Ashton, P.M.S. (1998) Anatomical characteristics of leaves of different development stages of late-successional canopy tree species in a Sri Lankan lowland rain forest. Proceedings of the First Annual Research Sessions. Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka pp. 155-163.
  22. Singhakumara, B.M.P.and Ashton, P.M.S. (1996) Seedling growth of Four co-occurring canopy tree species in different light and soil moisture environments. Proceedings of the Regional Seminar on Forests of the Humid Tropics of South and South-East Asia 19-22 March 1996. Pages 107-120
  23. Gamage, H.K., Singhakumara, B.M.P. and Ashton, P.M.S. (1996) Seedling leaf-structure of some late successional canopy tree species in simulated light and soil moisture environments of a Sri Lankan Rain Forest. Proceedings of the Regional Seminar on Forests of the Humid Tropics of South and South-East Asia 19-22 March 1996. Pages 121-142.
  24. Uduporuwa, R.S.J.P., B.M.P.Singhakumara and P.M.S. Ashton (1996) Floristics of soil seed banks in relation to light and topographic position in a Sri Lankan Rain Forest. Proceedings of the Regional Seminar on Forests of the Humid Tropics of South and South-East Asia 19-22 March 1996. Pages. 235-248.
  25. Gamage, H.K., Singhakumara, B.M.P. and Ashton, P.M.S. (1996) Effect of light and soil moisture on seedling leaf anatomy of lowland rain forest species. Proceedings of Second Annual Forestry Symposium. 1996. Department of Forestry and Environmental Science. University of Sri Jayewardenepura. Pages 179-197.
  26. Singhakumara, B.M.P. (1996) Ecological assessment of the Kanneliya- Dediyagala- Nakiyadeniya (KDN) forest complex. Proceedings of Second Annual Forestry Symposium. 1996. Department of Forestry and Environmental Science. University of Sri Jayewardenepura. Pages162-178.
  27. Ruwanpatirana, N and Singhakumara, B.M.P. (1995) Natural regeneration of gaps in a selectively logged area at Morapitiya proposed reserve. Proceedings of First Annual Forestry Symposium. 1995. Department of Forestry and Environmental Science. University of Sri Jayewardenepura. Pages 300-316.
  28. Singhakumara, B.M.P. (1991) Confused botanical names: Vitex altissima L.f. or V. pinnata L. (Verbenaceae) in Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka Forester. Vol. 20 1&2: 29-34.
  29. Singhakumara, B.M.P. (1985) Wood structure of Alstonia macrophylla Wall. ex G. Don. Proceedings of the International Conference on Timber Technology. pp 39-57. Editor. A.Jayetilaka, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka.
  30. Papers in proceedings: (in press)
  31. Singhakumara, B.M. P., Gamage, H.K and Ashton, P.M.S. (in Press) The variation in leaf structure of seedlings in the families Dipterocarpaceae, Clusiaceae and Myrtaceae under different light environments. Proceedings of the Fifth Annual Forestry Symposium. 10-11 December 1999. Department of Forestry and Environmental Science. University of Sri Jayewardenepura. Nugegoda. Sri Lanka
  32. Singhakumara, B,M.P. and Ashton . P.M.S. (in press) Seedling survival and growth of Mesua and Dipterocarpus species in a Sri Lankan rain forest. Proceedings of the Fifth Annual Forestry Symposium. 10-11 December 1999. Department of Forestry and Environmental Science. University of Sri Jayewardenepura. Nugegoda. Sri Lanka
  33. Attegalle, P.R, Singhakumara, B.M.P. and Ashton. P.M.S. (in press) The ecology of Dipterocarpus plantation at Ingiriya, Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the Fourth Annual Forestry Symposium. 3-4 December 1998. Department of Forestry and Environmental Science. University of Sri Jayewardenepura. Nugegoda. Sri Lanka
  34. Gamage, H.K., Singhakumara, B.M.P. and Ashton, P.M.S. (in Press) Effects of light and soil nutrients on seedling morphology of Syzygium species of a lowland rain forest in Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the Fourth Annual Forestry Symposium. 3-4 December 1998. Department of Forestry and Environmental Science. University of Sri Jayewardenepura. Nugegoda. Sri Lanka
  35. Devendra, M.C. Singhakumara, B.M.P. and Ashton, P.M.S. (in press) Seed bank dynamics of Kekilla fernlands and abandoned chena under partial shade and full sun conditions. Proceedings of the Third Annual Forestry Symposium. 12-13 December 1997. Department of Forestry and Environmental Science. University of Sri Jayewardenepura. Nugegoda. Sri Lanka.
  36. Gamage, H.K., Singhakumara, B.M.P. and Ashton, P.M.S. (in Press) Seedling growth performance of four Syzygium species in the simulated light and soil nutrient environments of a rain forest in Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the Third Annual Forestry Symposium. 12-13 December 1997. Department of Forestry and Environmental Science. University of Sri Jayewardenepura. Nugegoda. Sri Lanka.
  37. P.A.K.A.K. Panditaratna, Singhakumara, B.M.P., and Ashton, P.M.S. (in press) Morphological characteristics of leaf of different development stages of late-successional canopy tree species in a Sri Lankan lowland rain forest. Proceedings of the Third Annual Forestry Symposium. 12-13 December 1997. Department of Forestry and Environmental Science. University of Sri Jayewardenepura. Nugegoda. Sri Lanka.

Abstracts of papers presented at local and International Symposia:

  1. Weerasinghe, W.M.L.M. Singhakumara, B.M.P and Ashton, P.M.S. (2009) Stomatal characteristics and their plasticity of some rain forest tree species in simulated light environments. Proceedings of the 65th Annual Session. Part 1. Abstracts. Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science. page 99.
  2. Weerasinghe, W.M.L.M. Singhakumara, B.M.P and Ashton, P.M.S. (2009) Growth responses of some endemic tree seedlings in simulated shade environments of a lowland rain forest, Sri lanka. Proceedings of the 29th Annual Session of the Institute of Biology, Sri Lanka. page 40.
  3. Ranatunge, R.D.S.S. and Singhakumara, B.M.P. (2009) Distribution and population parameters of Balanocarpus kithulgalensis in the Kithulgala Forest Reserve. Fourteenth International Forestry and Environment Symposium, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka. page 56.
  4. Ranatunge, R.D.S.S. and Singhakumara, B.M.P. (2009) Distribution and population parameters of selected tree species in Gilimale and Kithulgala Forest Reserves. Fourteenth International Forestry and Environment Symposium, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka. page 46.
  5. Weerasinghe, W.M.L.M., Singhakumara, B.M.P and Ashton, P.M.S. (2009) The effect of light on seedling growth, mortality and leaf morphology of eight endemic tree species in Sri Lanka. Poster Presentation, 50th Anniversary Academic Conference, 11-12 December 2009, University of Sri Jayewardenepura. page 16.
  6. Bandumala, S.H., Singhakumara, B.M.P. and Ashton, P.M.S. (2008) Growth, morphological, anatomical and physiological responses of canopy species to varied light environments. Thirteenth Annual Forestry Symposium, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka. page 8-9
  7. Weerasinghe, W.M.L.M., B.M.P.Singhakumara and Ashton, P.M.S. (2008) Seedling growth traits among sub-canopy tree species grown within simulated shade environments of a Sri Lankan lowland rainforest. Thirteenth Annual Forestry Symposium, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka. page 58
  8. P.R.S.K. Amarasena, and B.M.P.Singhakumara (2008) Distribution and population parameters of some threatened tree species in the wet zone. Thirteenth Annual Forestry Symposium, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka. page 61-62
  9. Rakeeb, M.S., P.R. Attygalle and B.M.P.Singhakumara (2007) Floristic survey of Kaudulla National Park. Twelfth Annual Forestry Symposium, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka. page 30
  10. W.M.L.M. Weerasinghe and B.M.P.Singhakumara (2006) Leaf anatomy of some canopy, sub-canopy and understorey seedlings grown under different light regimes in the Sinharaja forest. Proceedings of the 62nd Annual Session. Part 1. Abstracts. Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science. page 80.
  11. Sisira Ediriweera, BMP Singhakumara , Mark S. Ashton (2006) The variation of resource availability within canopy gaps and adjacent understories across elevational gradients of a Sri Lankan rain forest, Proceedings of International Conference on Humid Tropical Ecosystems, Hotel Earls Regency, Kandy. page 7.
  12. EPSK Ediriweera, BMP Singhakumara , Mark S. Ashton (2006) Competition among canopy dominant tree seedling across topographic positions of a Sri Lankan rainforest. Proceedings of International Symposium on Issues and Challenges of the 21st Century at Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, Belihuloya. page 25.
  13. PAKAK Panditharathna, BMP Singhakumara , Mark S. Ashton (2006) Influence of shade level on the growth, and physiology of seedlings in a rain forest of Sri Lanka, Proceedings of International Conference on Humid Tropical Ecosystems, Hotel Earls Regency, Kandy, page 13.
  14. Bandumala, S.H., Singhakumara, B.M.P. and Ashton, P.M.S. (2005) Effect of light regime on the growth and biomass allocation of canopy and understorey species in a lowland rain forest, southwest Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the 61st Annual Session. Part 1. Abstracts. Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science.
  15. Panditharatne, P.A.K.A.K., Singhakumara, B.M.P., Harshi K. Gamage and Ashton, P.M.S. (2005) Differential responses to shade among canopy and understory tree seedlings of lowland tropical rain forest in Sri Lanka. Forest in the Balance: Linking tradition and technology. Proceedings of IUFRO World Congress, XXII IUFRO World Congress. 8-13 August 2005. Brisbane, Australia.
  16. Ediriweera, E.P.S.K., Singhakumara, B.M.P. and Ashton, P.M.S. (2005) Competition among canopy dominant tree species across a topographic catena of a Sri Lankan rain forest. Proceedings of 4th International Canopy Conference. 10-17 July 2005. University of Leipzig. Germany.
  17. Gamage, H.K., Singhakumara, B.M.P. and Ashton. P.M.S. (2004) Physiological acclimation to changing light environments: scaling the shade tolerance of Syzygium tree seedlings. Presented at New Zealand Ecological Society Conference, Murihikum New Zealand. page 66.
  18. Bandumala, S.H., Singhakumara, B.M.P. and Ashton, P.M.S. (2004) Growth, Survival and Photosynthesis of four understorey species under simulated light conditions. Proceedings of the Fifth Research Sessions. Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka. page 3.
  19. Panditharathna, P.A.K.A.K, Singhakumara, B.M.P. and Ashton, (2003) Growth performance of Mesua and Calophyllum seedlings in relationship to simulated shade environment in a Sri Lankan lowand rain forest. Seminar on Ecological Research in Tropical Rain Forest. 19-21 August 2003. Forest Research Institute Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  20. Gamage H.K., Singhakumara B.M.P. and Ashton M.S (2003). Leaf physiology and shade-tolerance of tropical rainforest tree seedlings. Plant Biology 2003 conference, American Society of Plant Biologists, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, July 25-30.
  21. Rajapakse, S.I., Singhakumara, B.M.P, Gamage, G. (2003) Assessment of Floral diversity associated with rock outcrops in Wet zone Sri Lanka, Fourth Annual Research Sessions. Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka. page 10.
  22. Singhakumara, B.M.P, Panditharathna, P.A.K.A.K , Ashton, P.M.S. (2003) Seedling growth of three understorey species ( Rubiaceae) under different light intensities in a Sri Lankan Rain forest. Fourth Annual Research Sessions. Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka. page 8.
  23. Kodituwakku, D. C., Singhakumara, B.M.P., and Ashton, P.M.S. (2003) Seedling growth of four Syzygium species in Kekilla fern land and Pinus in the buffer zone of Sinharaja rain forest. Fourth Annual Research Sessions. Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka. page 4.
  24. Nanayakkara, T.M.E., Singhakumara, B.M.P., (2003) Biology and invasive characteristics of Annona glabra in Bellanwila-Attidiya Wetland, Fourth Annual Research Sessions. Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka. page 2.
  25. Gammanpila, H. S., Singhakumara, B.M.P., and Ashton, P.M.S. (2003) Growth performance among three Rattan (Calamus) species planted under Pine plantations at Sinharaja buffer zone, Fourth Annual Research Sessions, Faculty Graduate Studies, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka. page 12.
  26. Ediriweera, E.P.S.K., Singhakumara, B.M.P. & Ashton, P.M.S (2003) Topographical variation in photosynthetic photon flux across the understory of rain forest in southwest Sri Lanka. Fourth Annual Research Sessions, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka. page 11.
  27. Ediriweera, E.P.S.K., Singhakumara, B.M.P. and Ashton, P.M.S (2002) Canopy dominant tree seedlings performance in natural canopy gaps in Sinharaja rain forest, southwest Sri Lanka. accepted for present on 23-28 June at 3rd International Canopy Conference, Cairns, North Queensland, Australia
  28. Ediriweera, E.P.S.K., Singhakumara, B.M.P. and Ashton, P.M.S. (2002) Canopy dominant tree seedlings performance in natural canopy gaps across topographic catena in lowland rain forests, southwest Sri Lanka. 58th Annual Session Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka. page 193.
  29. Kumara, S.P. and Singhakumara, B.M.P. (2002) Natural regeneration in Kekilla fernlands in periphery of Sinharaja World Heritage Site. . 8th Annual Forestry Symposium, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka. page 8.
  30. Ediriweera, E.P.S.K., Singhakumara, B.M.P. and Ashton, (2002) Effect of shading on survival and growth of Mesua (Clusiaceae) and Shorea (Dipteocarpaceae) seedlings across topographic gradient in Sinharaja rain forest, southwest Sri Lanka. 8th Annual Forestry Symposium, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka. page 6.
  31. Panditharathna, P.A.K.A.K, Singhakumara, B.M.P. and Ashton, P.M.S. (2002) Seedling growth of five species (Clusiaceae) under different light intensities in a Sri Lankan rain forest. 58th Annual Session Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka. page 192.
  32. Panditharathna, P.A.K.A.K, Singhakumara, B.M.P. and Ashton, P.M.S. (2002) Seedling leaf structure of to Calophyllum species in relation to light environment. 58th Annual Session Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka. page 191.
  33. Gammanpila, H. S., Singhakumara, B.M.P., and Ashton, P.M.S. (2002) Growth performance of large diameter rattan (Calamus) planted under pine plantation in Sinharaja buffer zone. 8th Annual Forestry Symposium, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka. page 32.
  34. Ediriweera, E.P.S.K., Singhakumara, B.M.P., and Ashton, P.M.S. (2001) Effects of canopy gaps and topographic regimes in seedlings performance in Sinharaja rain forest, Southwest Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the Seventh Annual Forestry and Environment Symposium, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka. page. 9.
  35. Panditaratna, P.A.K.A.K., Singhakumara, B.M.P., and Ashton, P.M.S. (2001) Growth and survival of pioneer and late-successional species in simulated light environments in a Sri Lankan lowland rain forest. Proceedings of the Seventh Annual Forestry and Environment Symposium, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka. page 8.
  36. Panditaratna, P.A.K.A.K., Singhakumara, B.M.P., and Ashton, P.M.S. (2001) Leaf morphological characteristics of some understorey species in a Si Lankan lowland rain forest. Proceedings of the Seventh Annual Forestry and Environment Symposium, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka. page 10.
  37. Ediriweera, E.P.S.K., Singhakumara, B.M.P., and Ashton, P.M.S. (2001) Measurement of light quantity and air temperature variation within Sinharaja rain forest. Presented at the Annual session- 57. Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (SLAAS), D- 169, page 170.
  38. Ediriweera, E.P.S.K., Singhakumara, B.M.P., and Ashton, P.M.S. (2001) Effect of light on seedling growth and survival of nine late-successional tree species growth across topographic positions within Sinharaja rain forest. Presented at the Annual session- 57. Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (SLAAS), D- 168, page 169.
  39. Panditaratna, P.A.K.A.k., Singhakumara, B.M.P., and Ashton, P.M.S. (2001) Differences in seedling growth of tree species in relation to simulated light environments in a Sri Lankan lowland rain forest. Presented at the Annual session- 57. Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (SLAAS), D- 167, page 168
  40. Panditaratna, P.A.K.A.k., Singhakumara, B.M.P., and Ashton, P.M.S. (2000). Foliar changes of some Shorea and Mesua tree species in relation to their development stages and topographic positions of a Sri Lanka lowland rain forest. . Presented at the Annual session- 56. Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (SLAAS), D-
  41. Ediriweera, E.P.S.K., Singhakumara, B.M.P., and Ashton, P.M.S. (2000) Seedling survival and growth of nine late-successional species across topographic gradient in Sinharaja rain forest. Presented at the Sixth Annual Forestry Symposium. December 2000. Department of Forestry and Environmental Science. University of Sri Jayewardenepura. Nugegoda. Sri Lanka
  42. Singhakumara, B.M. P., Gamage, H.K and Ashton, P.M.S. (1999) The variation in leaf structure of seedlings in the families Dipterocarpaceae, Clusiaceae and Myrtaceae under different light environments. Presented at the Fifth Annual Forestry Symposium. 10-11 December 1999. Department of Forestry and Environmental Science. University of Sri Jayewardenepura. Nugegoda. Sri Lanka
  43. Singhakumara, B,M.P. and Ashton . P.M.S. (1999) Seedling survival and growth of Mesua and Dipterocarpus species in a Sri Lankan rain forest. Presented at the Fifth Annual Forestry Symposium. 10-11 December 1999. Department of Forestry and Environmental Science. University of Sri Jayewardenepura. Nugegoda. Sri Lanka
  44. Gamage, H.K., Singhakumara, B.M.P. and Ashton, P.M.S. (1999) Response of seedling leaf structure of four canopy/ sub- canopy Syzygium species to light and soil nutrients. Presented at the Annual session- 55. Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (SLAAS)
  45. Gamage, H.K., Singhakumara, B.M.P. and Ashton, P.M.S. (1999) The effects of nutrients and light intensity on Syzygium seedling growth and mycorhizal inflection. Presented at the Annual session- 55. Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (SLAAS).
  46. Gamage, H.K., Singhakumara, B.M.P. and Ashton, P.M.S. (1999) Foliar nutrients dynamics and nutrient use efficiency of four Syzygium species in relation to light intensity. Presented at the Second Annual Research Sessions1999.. Faculty of Graduate Studies. University of Sri Jayewardenepura.
  47. Gamage, H.K., Singhakumara, B.M.P. and Ashton, P.M.S. (1999) A comparison of leaf physiology and anatomy of Syzygium species in different light environments. 1999. Presented at the Second Annual Research Sessions. Faculty of Graduate Studies. University of Sri Jayewardenepura.
  48. Attegalle, P.R, Singhakumara, B.M.P. and Ashton. P.M.S. (1998) The ecology of Dipterocarpus plantation at Ingiriya, Sri Lanka. Presented at the Fourth Annual Forestry Symposium. 3-4 December 1998. Department of Forestry and Environmental Science. University of Sri Jayewardenepura. Nugegoda. Sri Lanka
  49. Gamage, H.K., Singhakumara, B.M.P. and Ashton, P.M.S. (1998) Effects of light and soil nutrients on seedling morphology of Syzygium species of a lowland rain forest in Sri Lanka. Presented at Fourth Annual Forestry Symposium. 3-4 December 1998. Department of Forestry and Environmental Science. University of Sri Jayewardenepura. Nugegoda. Sri Lanka
  50. Devendra, M.C. Singhakumara, B.M.P. and Ashton, P.M.S. (1997) Seed bank dynamics of Kekilla fernlands and abandoned chena under partial shade and full sun conditions. Presented at theThird Annual Forestry Symposium. 12-13 December 1997. Department of Forestry and Environmental Science. University of Sri Jayewardenepura. Nugegoda. Sri Lanka.
  51. Gamage, H.K., Singhakumara, B.M.P. and Ashton, P.M.S. (1997) Seedling growth performance of four Syzygium species in the simulated light and soil nutrient environments of a rain forest in Sri Lanka. Presented at the Third Annual Forestry Symposium. 12-13 December 1997. Department of Forestry and Environmental Science. University of Sri Jayewardenepura. Nugegoda. Sri Lanka.
  52. Panditaratna, P.A.K.A.K., Singhakumara, B.M.P., and Ashton, P.M.S. (1997) Morphological characteristics of leaf of different development stages of late-successional canopy tree species in a Sri Lankan lowland rain forest. Presented at the Third Annual Forestry Symposium. 12-13 December 1997. Department of Forestry and Environmental Science.
  53. Singhakumara, B.M.P.and Ashton, P.M.S. (1996) Seedling growth of Four co-occurring canopy tree species in different light and soil moisture environments. Presented at the Regional Seminar on Forests of the Humid Tropics of South and South-East Asia 19-22 March 1996.
  54. Gamage, H.K., Singhakumara, B.M.P. and Ashton, P.M.S. (1996) Seedling leaf-structure of some late successional canopy tree species in simulated light and soil moisture environments of a Sri Lankan Rain Forest. Presented at the Regional Seminar on Forests of the Humid Tropics of South and South-East Asia 19-22 March 1996.
  55. Uduporuwa, R.S.J.P., B.M.P.Singhakumara and P.M.S. Ashton (1996) Floristics of soil seed banks in relation to light and topographic position in a Sri Lankan Rain Forest. Presented at the Regional Seminar on Forests of the Humid Tropics of South and South-East Asia 19-22 March 1996.
  56. Gamage, H.K., Singhakumara, B.M.P. and Ashton, P.M.S. (1996) Effect of light and soil moisture on seedling leaf anatomy of lowland rain forest species. Presented at the Second Annual Forestry Symposium. 1996. Department of Forestry and Environmental Science. University of Sri Jayewardenepura.
  57. Singhakumara, B.M.P. (1996) Ecological assessment of the Kanneliya- Dediyagala- Nakiyadeniya (KDN) forest complex. Presented at the Second Annual Forestry Symposium. 1996. Department of Forestry and Environmental Science. University of Sri Jayewardenepura.
  58. Ruwanpatirana, N and Singhakumara, B.M.P. (1995) Natural regeneration of gaps in a selectively logged area at Morapitiya proposed reserve. Presented at the First Annual Forestry Symposium. 1995. Department of Forestry and Environmental Science. University of Sri Jayewardenepura.
  59. Guneratne, B.C. & Singhakumara, B.M. P. (1995) Evaluation of Natural Regeneration in Dediyagala Forest Reserve in Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the fifteenth Annual Session of the Institute of Biology, Sri Lanka.
  60. Subasinghe, S.A.N.S. & Singhakumara, B.M.P. (1995) An Enumeration of one hectare of Kanneliya Forest Reserve. Proceedings of the fifteenth Annual Session of the Institute of Biology, Sri Lanka.
  61. Vithanage, R. & Singhakumara, B.M.P. (1995) Seedling Regeneration in Dediyagala Forest Reserve. Proceedings of the fifteenth Annual Session of the Institute of Biology, Sri Lanka.
  62. Pahalawaththa, K.K. and Singhakumara, B.M.P. (1994) Phytosociological analysis of Adam’s Peak Wilderness Sanctuary. Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (SLAAS), Sri Lanka.
  63. Ranjith Shantha, H.K., and Singhakumara, B.M.P. (1994) Allelopathic nature of Dicranopteris linearis on seed germination of Adenanthera pavonina. Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (SLAAS), Sri Lanka.
  64. Senaratne, M.M.D.J. and Singhakumara, B.M.P. (1994) Secondary succession in abandoned chenalands in the dry zone of Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (SLAAS), Sri Lanka.
  65. Ranasinghe, M.N.De.S. and Singhakumara, B.M.P. (1994) Propagation of Schumacheria castaneaefolia Vahl. (Dilleniaceae). Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (SLAAS), Sri Lanka.
  66. Kiriella, K.G.T.N. and B.M.P. Singhakumara (1993) Reproductive biology of Schumacheria castaneaefolia vahl. (Dilleniaceae) (an endemic pioneer tree), Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (SLAAS), Sri Lanka.
  67. Ruwanpathirana, N. and B.M.P. Singhakumara (1993) Natural regeneration of gaps in a selectively logged area at Morapitiya proposed reserve, SRI LANKA. Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (SLAAS), Sri Lanka.
  68. Florentine, S.K. & B.M.P. Singhakumara (1992) Phytosociology of Yagirala Forest Reserve. Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (SLAAS), Sri Lanka.
  69. Hamthoon, M. & Singhakumara, B.M.P. (1991) Feasibility study of Alstonia macrophylla Wall. ex G. Don (Apocynaceae) for chemical pulping. Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (SLAAS), Sri Lanka.

Ms. N. J. G. J. Bandara

  1. Bandara N.J.G.J and Hettiarachchi J.P.A., “Environmental Impacts of Waste Disposal Practices in Suburban Municipality in Sri Lanka”, International Journal of Environment and Waste Management, (2010) Vol. 6, No 1 /2, 107-116.
  2. Jayasinghe R.A. and Bandara N.J.G.J, “Effectiveness of the Leachate Treatment Facility in Moon Plains Landfill at Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka; a Case Study, Waste Management 2009, pp 47-51 Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Solid Waste Management, Jadavpur University, India, November 2009.
  3. Bandara N.J.G.J., “Municipal Solid Waste Management- The Sri Lankan Case”, Silver Jubilee Conference on Developments in Forestry and Environment management, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, 2008.
  4. Pathirana C. and Bandara N.J.G.J., “Analysis of Water Quality on Maha Oya (Sri Lanka)”, Journal of Environmental Research & Development, Volume 3, No. 1, pp 9-19, July- Sept. 2008
  5. Bandara N.J.G.J., Hettiarachchi J.P.A., Wirasinghe S.C., Pilapitiya S., “Relation of Waste Generation & Composition to Socio-economic factors: a case study”, Journal of Environmental Monitoring & Assessment, Vol. 135: pp 31-39, 2007
  6. Samanraja N.P.S. and Bandara N.J.G.J., “Effect of Solid Waste Landfills on Groundwater Quality”, Water Resources Research in Sri Lanka, Symposium Proceedings of “The Water Professions’ Day” Organized by Board of study in Agriculture Engineering, Post Graduate Institute of Agriculture and Geo-Informatics Society of Sri Lanka, 2005. pp 179-187.
  7. Bandara N.J.G.J. and Hettiarachchi J.P.A., “Environmental impacts associated with current waste disposal practices in a municipality in Sri Lanka – A case study”. Proceedings of the Workshop on Sustainable Landfill Management. pp 19-26. 3-5 December, 2003.
  8. Bandara N.J.G.J., “Water and wastewater related issues in Sri Lanka”. IWA journal Water Science and Technology, 47 (12), pp 305-312, 2003.
  9. Bandara N.J.G.J., “Sustainable Waste Disposal for Asia”, Presentation at the Seminar on Asian Perspectives on Integrated Solid Waste Management, 27th August 2001, BMICH. Sri Lanka.
  10. Bandara N.J.G.J., “Environmental Pollution Prevention and Waste Management”, Proceedings of the Seminar on Conservation of Environment for a Better Quality Life, Chemistry in Sri Lanka, Vol. 17 No 1. January 2000. pp24-26
  11. Bandara N.J.G.J. and Ratnaweera H.G.P.A., “Development of Nilwala basin : Issues that should have been addressed in an environmental Impact Assessment Study”, OUR Engineering Technology, Volume 2, Open University of Sri Lanka, pp 36-46, 1996.
  12. Senthishanmuganathan, S. et al., “A Rapid Method for the estimation of Ceruloplasmin levels in various conditions”, J. Nat. Sci. Coun. Sri Lanka. 1986, 14(2)pp 189 – 202.
  13. Gunatilake, A.T.N.S & Bandara, N.J.G.J (2009), “Analysis of rainwater for acceptability for drinking purposes” Research Comm., SLASS, Anl. Sess.2009, Colombo.p 53
  14. Kumara, W.G.A.S., Gamage, S.N. & Bandara, N.J.G.J (2009), “Adaptation of different composting techniques by Local Government Authorities (LGA): case of solid waste management sector in the Sabaragamuwa, Central, North Cenral, North Wesern and Western provinces of Sri Lanka”. International Forestry and Environment Symposium 2009, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, – 18-19, Dec 2009.p. 13
  15. Jayasinghe, R.A., Bandara, N.J.G.J. & Mohotti, K.M. (2009), International Forestry and Environment Symposium 2009, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, – 18-19, Dec 2009.p. 80
  16. Abeysena, M.A.C., Bandara, N.J.G.J., & Mohotti, K.M. (2009) “Effect of solkid waste effluents to the chemical properties of the soil surrounding the Moon Plain landfill at Nuwaraeliya”. International Forestry and Environment Symposium 2009, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, – 18-19, Dec 2009.p. 88
  17. Bandara N.J.G.J., “Environmental & Social Aspects of Disaster Management, Sri Lanka Experience”, International Conference on Impact of Natural Hazards and Disasters on Social & Economic Infrastructure Development, IIIRR & University of Moratuwa, July 2009
  18. Bandara N.J.G.J., “Applicability of Composting for Municipal Solid Waste Management in Sri Lanka” Proceedings of International Congress on Environmental Research, 2008
  19. Ratnayake P. and Bandara N.J.G.J., “Suitability of Dug Well Water for Drinking Purposes -A Case Study in Werehara GN Division, Sri Lanka” Proceeding of International Congress on Environmental Research, 2008
  20. Anthony C.S.C and Bandara N.J.G.J., “A study of the Effectiveness of Household Composting through an Evaluation of Ongoing Composting Programmes”, 64th Annual Sessions of SLAAS, Colombo, December, 2008.
  21. Anthony C.S.C. and Bandara N.J.G.J., “A quantitative study to propose effective guidelines for household composting”, 13th International Forestry and Environment Symposium, University of Sri Jayawardenepura, Sri Lanka, November 2008.
  22. Bandara N.J.G.J. et al “Survey of new trends and changes of polythene products after implementation the new thin polythene regulation No. 1466/5, 2006.10.10”, 13th International Forestry and Environment Symposium, University of Sri Jayawardenepura, Sri Lanka, November 2008.
  23. Bandara J.M.S.J. and Bandara N.J.G.J. “Environmental Implications in Transport Infrastructure Developments in South Asian Developing Countries”, International Seminar on Current Transportation Issues in Asian Countries, University of Seoul, Korea, March 2008
  24. Heenatigala C et al. “The Analysis of the Quality of Tea Soil Leachate from Different Farming Systems of Tea”. 12th International Forestry and Environment Symposium, University of Sri Jayawardenepura, Sri Lanka, December 2007.
  25. Bandara N.J.G.J. and Bandara J.M.S.J. “Improved and Transparent Methodology to Compare Alternatives in Transport Sector Environmental Impact Assessments”, 12th International Forestry and Environment Symposium, University of Sri Jayawardenepura, Sri Lanka, December 2007.
  26. Amarananda A.G. and Bandara N.J.G.J. “Factors governing an integrated solid waste management program: A case study at Nuwara-Eliya District Secretariat Division” 11th Forestry and Environment Symposium, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, December 2006
  27. Hettiarachchi A.K., Bandara N.J.G.J. and Bandara J.M.S.J. “Development of a Rapid Environmental Assessment methodology for road sector rehabilitation” 11th International Forestry and Environment Symposium, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, December 2006
  28. Geeganage C.D., Bandara N.J.G.J., Mohotti K. “Analysis of sewage sludge and its suitability as land application” 62nd Annual Sessions of SLAAS, Colombo, December 2006.
  29. Samanraja N.P.S. and Bandara N.J.G.J. “Ground water quality in the vicinity of municipal solid waste landfills in the Colombo metropolitan region”, 61st Annual Sessions of SLAAS, Colombo, December 2005.
  30. Witharana W.A.U., Bandara N.J.G.J. , Piyasiri S., “Investigation of heavy metals in edible fish species in a section of Bellanwila-Aththidiya canal”, 61st Annual Sessions of SLAAS, Colombo, December 2005.
  31. Vamadevan S.G.S., Bandara N.J.G.J. , and Suthakar S., “Identification of polluting sources of the Vavuniya tank and their effects to provide suitable management suggestions” 10th Annual Forestry and Environment Symposium, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, December 2005.
  32. Bandara N.J.G.J., Kandawinna K.M.W.G. and Mohotti K.M., “Comparison of compost derived from different sources for agricultural purposes”, 60th Annual Sessions of SLAAS, Colombo, December 2004.
  33. Suthahar, S and Bandara N.J.G.J. “Assessment of present solid waste management practices and impacts in Batticaloa Municipal limits”, 9th Annual Forestry and Environment Symposium, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, February 2004.
  34. Ranasinghe M.S. and Bandara N.J.G.J. “Impacts of sand mining activities on the quality of the water at lower reaches of Kaluganga”, 9th Annual Forestry and Environment Symposium, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, February 2004.
  35. Bandara N.J.G.J. and Hettiarchchi P.J., “Predictive models for municipal solid waste generation and composition”, 9th Annual Forestry and Environment Symposium, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, February 2004.
  36. Kumari S.M.S.R. and Bandara N.J.G.J. “Release of Methane and Carbon Dioxide gases from Municipal Solid Waste land fills in the Colombo Metropolitan region”, 9th Annual Forestry and Environment Symposium, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, February 2004.
  37. Wimaladharma, A.G.I.I., Bandara N.J.G.J. and Bammunuarchchi A.H.D.O., “Investigation of the effectiveness of mother enzyme on model organic waste material by enzyme degradation”, Proceedings of the 8th Annual Forestry and Environment Symposium, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, December 2002.
  38. Priyanka, U.M.S. and Bandara N.J.G.J. “Analysis of water quality parameters in well water in the vicinity of an industrial zone and analyzing sources and effects” Proceedings of the 8th Annual Forestry and Environment Symposium, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, December 2002.
  39. Bandara N.J.G.J. “Water and Wastewater Related Issues in Sri Lanka”, IWA 3rd World Water Congress, Melbourne Australia, April 2002
  40. Bandara N.J.G.J. “Air Pollution aspects of biomass energy usage” Proceedings of the 7th Annual Forestry and Environment Symposium, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, December 2001.
  41. Bandara N.J.G.J. “Considerations for Sanitary Landfills in Developing Countries”, Proceedings of the 6th Annual Forestry and Environment Symposium, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, December 2000.
  42. Bandara J.M.S.J. and Bandara N.J.G.J. “Identification of a Methodology to Estimate vehicle emissions of Sri Lanka”, Proceedings of the 4th Annual Forestry and Environment Symposium, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, December 1998.
  43. Bandara N.J.G.J. and De Zoysa A.P.K. “The Effect of Presence of Cattle/ Buffalo on malaria risk in Sri Lanka”, 51st Annual Sessions of SLAAS, Colombo, December 1995.
  44. De Zoysa, A.P.K, Witharana D and Bandara N.J.G.J. “Achieving Energy savings from an open hearth, without use of cooking stoves”, 49th Annual Sessions of SLAAS, Colombo, December 1993.

Dr. U A D P Gunawardena

  1. Gunawardena U. A. D. P. Inequalities and externalities of power sector: A case of Broadlands hydropower project in Sri Lanka Energy Policy 38 (2010), 726-734
  2. Gunawardena U. A. D. P. Towards equitable sharing of conservation costs and benefits: Sinharaja rain forest conservation project in Sri Lanka. Journal of the National Science Foundation of Sri Lanka, Special Issue on Tropical Humid Ecosystems Conference, (forthcoming)
  3. Gunawardena U. A. D. P. Valuation of Ecosystem Services of Kala Oya River Basin: Implications for river Basin Management, Special volume of Vidyodaya Journal (in Press) 2009.
  4. Rathnayake R M W and U A D P Gunawardena Recreational Value of Kaudulla National Park in Sri Lanka, Sri Lankan Journal of Real Estate, Vol. 3 September, 2009
  5. U. A. D. Prasanthi Gunawardenaand G. N. Chandrasiri Cost of Air Pollution in the Colombo City: A Contingent Valuation Approach, Journal of Business Economics, (in press), 2009
  6. U. A. D. P. Gunawardena and M. A. T. R. Kularatne, A Review of Application of Travel Cost method in Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka Forester, Vol 32, 2010 (in press)
  7. Gunawardena U. A. D. P. Beyond Environmental Economics: New Directions for Policy Making Developments in Forestry and Environmental Management in Sri Lanka, Proceedings of the Silver Jubilee Conference to commemorate 25 years of forestry education at the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, December 2008
  8. D. R. R. W. Dissanayake, U. K. Jayasinghe-Mudalige, U. A. D. P. Gunawardena, R. P. L. C. Randeni and J. M. M. Udugama, Economic Valuation of Genetic Resources of Wild Rice Relatives: Assessing the Preferences of Adjacent Community for In-Situ Conservation of Oryza granulata in Wavulpane Area, Proceedings of the 9th Agriculture Research Symposium, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, 2009, edited by J B A Jayasekera et al., 76-81pp.
  9. T. P. S. R. Guruge, U. K. Jayasinghe-Mudalige, U. A. D. P. Gunawardena, R. P. L. C. Randeni and J. M. M. Udugama, Economic Valuation of Genetic Resources of Wild Rice Relatives: Assessing the Preferences of Breeders for Setting the Priorities in Conservation Programs, Proceedings of the 9th Agriculture Research Symposium, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, 2009, edited by J B A Jayasekera et al., 17-21pp.
  10. Munasinghe E S, V H L Rodrigo, U A D P Gunawardena and P K W Karunathilake, Quantification of growth and economically important yield components of rubber plantations in Wet and Intermediate Zones in Sri Lanka, Proceedings of the second symposium on plantation crop research, Sri Lanka, October 2008.
  11. Mafahira M B F, M M M Nagim and U A D P Gunawardena, Effect of land use changes on flood hydrology in Heen Ela Sub Catchment, Colombo.Water Resources Research in Sri Lanka, Symposium proceedings of The Water Professionals Day, edited by N.D.K. Dayawansa and Ranjith Premalal De Silva, 2008
  12. Rodrigo, V H L,Munasinghe E S and Gunawardena U. A. D. P., Development of simple protocol for in situ assessments of timber, biomass, and carbon in the rubber crop. Preprints of papers of the International Natural Rubber Conference, Cochin, India, 6-8th November 2005
  13. Udayakumara E P N and U. A. D. P. Gunawardena Economic evaluation of selected environmental impacts of Samanalawewa Hydro electric project, Paper presented at the International Conference on relating the environment to regional development organised by USJ/ SIDA/ SAREC Research Co-operation Project and Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 16-18 Sept 2002
  14. Rathnayake R M W and U. A. D. P.Gunawardena Estimation of recreational value of the Wasgamuwa National Park, Paper presented at the International Conference on relating the environment to regional development organised by USJ/ SIDA/ SAREC Research Co-operation Project and Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 16-18 Sept 2002
  15. Renuka Weerakkody and U. A. D. P Gunawardena Life cycle analysis of agricultural commodities: Potato in upcountry Sri Lanka (2007) Paper presented at 1st Sri Lankan Roundtable for Sustainable Consumption and Production, 5-6 November, 2007
  16. U. A. D. P. Gunawardena, Economic impacts of invasive alien species, In: Marambe B. (ed). Proceedings of the First National Workshop on Invasive Alien Species, Ministry of Forestry and Environment, Sri Lanka, pp. 61-65. 1999
  17. I. Jayasundara, U. A. D. P. Gunawardena and R O K Nayanananda, Contribution of medicinal plants to the GDP of the Western Province: A case study, Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Sri Lankan Studies, The Open University of Sri Lanka, 19th –20th March 2010
  18. C.M.M. Chandrasekara and U.A.D. Prasanthi Gunawardena, Towards Green GDP: Estimation of Physical Accounts for Forest Resources, Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Sri Lankan Studies, The Open University of Sri Lanka, 19th –20th March 2010
  19. U.A.D. Prasanthi Gunawardena, Green accounting – An introduction, Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Sri Lankan Studies, The Open University of Sri Lanka, 19th –20th March 2010
  20. Benica R. Jayasekara and U. A. D. Prasanthi Gunawardena, Potential utilization of fly ash to minimize environmental and health impacts in Sri Lanka, Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Sri Lankan Studies, The Open University of Sri Lanka, 19th –20th March 2010
  21. N.W.K.P.S. Nanayakkara and U.A.D.P. Gunawardena, Status of Glass Recycling in Sri Lanka, Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Sri Lankan Studies, The Open University of Sri Lanka, 19th –20th March 2010
  22. R. M. W. Rathnayake and U. A. D. P. Gunawardena, A study on generic legislative issues of ecotourism development in national parks in Sri Lanka, Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Sri Lankan Studies, The Open University of Sri Lanka, 19th –20th March 2010
  23. U. A. D. P. Gunawardena, Renewable energy in Sri Lanka: Economics, Equity and Sustainability, Proceedings of the 50th Anniversary academic Conference, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, 2009
  24. R.M.W. Rathnayake and U A D P Gunawardena A value based approach for Managing Recreation and Visitor Services in Horton Plains and Kawdulla National Parks Proceedings of Fourteenth International Forestry and Environment Symposium of the Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, 2009
  25. R.P.D.S. Chandani and U A D P Gunawardena Economic Evaluation of Kotakanda Jak /Mahogany Mixed Forest Plantation. Proceedings of Fourteenth International Forestry and Environment Symposium of the Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, 2009
  26. Chandrasekara C M M and U A D P Gunawardena Estimation of Physical Accounts for Forest Resources of Sri Lanka: Study of Anuradhapura and Nuwara Eliya Districts Proceedings of Thirteenth International Forestry and Environment Symposium of the Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, 2008
  27. Perera M D S and U A D P Gunawardena Economics of intercropping of coconut smallholders: A study of Gampaha District Proceedings of Thirteenth International Forestry and Environment Symposium of the Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, 2008
  28. Munasinghe E S, V H L Rodrigo and U A D P Gunawardena Financial viability of the rubber crop under different management options with special reference to intercropping and carbon trading Proceedings of Thirteenth International Forestry and Environment Symposium of the Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, 2008
  29. Mafahia M B F, U A D P Gunawardena, M M M Nagim Economic Valuation of flood control benefit of Heen Ela Sub Catchment of Colombo City Proceedings of Thirteenth International Forestry and Environment Symposium of the Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, 2008
  30. Rathnayake R M W and U. A. D. P. Gunawardena, Social Carrying Capacity of Horton Plains National Park, Sri Lanka Proceedings of Thirteenth International Forestry and Environment Symposium of the Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, 2008
  31. Munasinghe E S, Gunawardena U A D P and V H L Rodrigo Estimation of economic value of rubber plantations: Prospects for global carbon markets Proceedings of Twelfth International Forestry and Environment Symposium of the Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, 2007
  32. Rathnayake R M W and U A D P Gunawardena Establishing visitor impact monitoring programme for Horton Plains National Park Proceedings of Twelfth International Forestry and Environment Symposium of the Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, 2007
  33. Dehiwala P S and U A D P Gunawardena Damage cost of urban flooding: Case study of Kelaniya GN Division Proceedings of Twelfth International Forestry and Environment Symposium of the Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, 2007
  34. Weliwita I D and U A D P Gunawardena Applicability of economic instruments for a sustainable city: Emission quota system for solid waste and transport sectors Proceedings of Twelfth International Forestry and Environment Symposium of the Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, 2007
  35. Dayananda E B I, Gunawardena U A D P Economics of tropical man made ecosystems: Non irrigation benefits of village tank systems in Southern Sri Lanka Paper presented for the International Conference on Humid tropical ecosystems, Kandy, Sri Lanka, December, 2006
  36. E B I Dayananda and U A D P Gunawardena Cost benefit analysis of village tank rehabilitation programme in Hamabantota District, Sri Lanka Proceedings of Eleventh International Forestry and Environment Symposium of the Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, 2006
  37. S.A.G.C. Jayasekaraand U A D P Gunawardena Economics of urban amenities: a contingent valuation approach for bolgoda lake Proceedings of Eleventh International Forestry and Environment Symposium of the Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, 2006
  38. Ajitha M. P. W. Dayaratne and U. A. D. P. Gunawardena An assessment of environmental law enforcement of high and medium polluting industries in Western Province Proceedings of the 65th Annual Sessions of the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, 2009
  39. M. D. S. Perera and U.A.D. Prasanthi Gunawardena Economics of conversion of coconut plantations: A case study in Gampaha district Proceedings of the 65th Annual Sessions of the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, 2009
  40. I. Dissanayake and U. A. D. P. Gunawardena Cost Benefit analysis of rainwater harvesting for facilities in larger institutions: A case study to consider in resolving issues of water supply in Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the 65th Annual Sessions of the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, 2009
  41. I. Jayasundara and U. A. D. P. Gunawardena Contribution of Medicinal Plants to the National Income of Sri Lanka: A Study in Western Province Proceedings of the 65th Annual Sessions of the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, 2009
  42. Munasinghe E S, Gunawardena U A D P and V H L Rodrigo Factors underpinning the intensity of banana intercropping in Rubber smallholdings in Sri Lanka Proceedings of the 64th Annual Sessions of the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, 2008
  43. I Dissanayake, U A D P Gunawardena and Ranjith Bandara Attitudes towards Rain Water Harvesting -A valuable factor to consider in resolving issues of water supply in Sri Lanka Proceedings of the 64th Annual Sessions of the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, 2008
  44. I Dissanayake, Ranjith Bandara and U A D P Gunawardena An Environmental economic valuation approach for valuation of Harvested Roof Rainwater Proceedings of the 64th Annual Sessions of the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, 2008
  45. B R C Mendis and U A D P Gunawardena Effect of water quality on larval catch of the Negambo lagoon sea grass habitats Proceedings of the 64th Annual Sessions of the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, 2008
  46. I Jayasundara and U A D P Gunawardena Utilization patterns of medicinal plants: A study in the Western Province of Sri Lanka Proceedings of the 28th Annual Sessions of Institute of Biology, Sri Lanka, September, 2008.
  47. B R C Mendis and U A D P Gunawardena Present Status of Water Quality Parameters of Seagrass Ecosystems in Negombo Lagoon (2008) Proceedings of the 28th Annual Sessions of Institute of Biology, Sri Lanka, September, 2008.
  48. I D Weliwita and U A D P Gunawardena Potential applicability of the concept of Sustainable City in Sri Lanka: A Review (2007) Proceedings of the 63rd Annual Sessions of the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science
  49. I D Weliwita and U A D P Gunawardena A review of application of economic instruments in industrial pollution control in Sri Lanka (2006) Proceedings of the 62nd Annual Sessions of the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science
  50. E B I Dayananda and U A D P Gunawardena Valuation of recreational benefits of village tank systems (2006) Proceedings of the 62nd Annual Sessions of the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science
  51. E B I Dayananda and U A D P Gunawardena Valuation of social capital in irrigated agricultural systems: case study in village tanks of Southern Sri Lanka (2006) Proceedings of the 62nd Annual Sessions of the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science
  52. R Weerakkody and U A D P Gunawardena An assessment of relative environmental impacts of up-country potato farming systems (2006) Proceedings of the 62nd Annual Sessions of the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science
  53. Karunaratne K G S P and U A D P Gunawardena Extended cost benefit analysis of a bio gas generation plant Proceedings of Ninth International Forestry and Environment Symposium of the Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, 27-28 Feb 2004
  54. Subasinghe S A G L and Gunawardena U. A. D. P. Economic value of the soil conservation benefits of Sinharaja Rain Forest (2003) Proceedings of the 59th Annual Sessions of the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science
  55. Udayakumara E P N and U. A. D. P. Gunawardena Extended cost benefit analysis of Samanalawewa hydro electric project Proceedings of the Eighth Annual Forestry and Environment Symposium 2002 of the Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka
  56. S. A. G. L. Subasinghe and Gunawardena U. A. D. P. Economic value of carbon sequestration of the Sinharaja tropical rain forest Proceedings of the Seventh Annual Forestry and Environment Symposium 2001 of the Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka
  57. R. M. Jaltota and Gunawardena U. A. D. P. Economic value of Kadugannawa scenic view: A Contingent valuation approach Proceedings of the Seventh Annual Forestry and Environment Symposium 2001 of the Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka
  58. G N Chandrasiri and U A D P Gunawardena Evaluation of Urban air pollution cost: A Case study in the Colombo city, Proceedings of the Sixth Annual Forestry and Environment Symposium 2000 of the Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka.
  59. Gayathri S. Abhayarathne and U A D P Gunawardena Applicability of environmental Management Accounting (EMA) in Sri Lanka: A review of different approaches Paper presented at 1st Sri Lankan Roundtable for Sustainable Consumption and Production, 5-6 November
  60. U Wijemanne and U A D P Gunawardena Review of status of Cleaner Production strategies in Sri Lankan industries: Economic Perspective Paper presented at 1st Sri Lankan Roundtable for Sustainable Consumption and Production, 5-6 November, 2007
  61. W. D. Sepalika and U A D P Gunawardena Estimation of Ecological Footprint for Madurawala Divisional Secretariat area, Kaluthara District. Proceedings of Fourteenth International Forestry and Environment Symposium of the Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, 2009
  62. S. Karunaratne and U A D P Gunawardena Cost effectiveness analysis for a pilot scale constructed wetland plant to treat gray water Proceedings of Fourteenth International Forestry and Environment Symposium of the Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, 2009
  63. Chaturika G D P N and Gunawardena U. A. D. P. Alternatives to power crisis: Economics of two dendropower plants in Sri Lanka Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Sri Lankan Studies, University of Kelaniya, 16th –18th December 2005
  64. M A T R Kularatne and Gunawardena U. A. D. P. Environmental values indecision making: A review of travel cost method applications in Sri Lanka Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Sri Lankan Studies, University of Kelaniya, 16th –18th December 2005
  65. Mahesha Karunathilake and U. A. D. P. Gunawardena Consumer preferences for eco labelling of food products: A study in Kandy District Proceedings of the 65th Annual Sessions of the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, 2009
  66. W. D. Sepalika and U. A. D. P. Gunawardena Estimation of per capita Ecological Footprint for Madurawela DS Division, Kaluthara District Proceedings of the 65th Annual Sessions of the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, 2009
  67. Gayathri S. Abhayarathne and U A D P Gunawardena Construction of material flow balance for crepe rubber manufacturing: Implications for cleaner production Proceedings of the 64th Annual Sessions of the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, 2008
  68. Gayathri S. Abhayarathne and U A D P Gunawardena Application of Environmental Management Accounting (EMA) For Crepe Rubber Manufacturing Industry in Sri Lanka Proceedings of the 64th Annual Sessions of the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, 2008
  69. U Wijemanne and U A D P Gunawardena Cleaner Production options for rubber tapping: An economic analysis Proceedings of the 64th Annual Sessions of the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, 2008
  70. U Wijemanne and U A D P Gunawardena Contribution of Intercropping and Cover crops for large scale Rubber Plantations: Economic analysis Proceedings of the 64th Annual Sessions of the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, 2008
  71. G.D.S. Priyadharshika and U A D P Gunawardena Economic valuation of home gardens of wet zone low country 3 agro ecological region (2007) Proceedings of the 63rd Annual Sessions of the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science
  72. G.D.S. Priyadharshika and U A D P Gunawardena Modeling of home gardens of wet zone low country for better economic gains (2007) Proceedings of the 63rd Annual Sessions of the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science
  73. Chaturika G D P N and Gunawardena U. A. D. P. Economic analysis of two dendro power plants in Sri Lanka (2005) Proceedings of the 61st Annual Sessions of the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, Withanage K W M L and Gunawardena U. A. D. P. Contribution of commonly used medicinal plants to the natural products market in Sri Lanka (2005) Proceedings of the 61st Annual Sessions of the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, Part I Abstracts
  74. M A T R Kularatne and Gunawardena U. A. D. P. A review of travel cost method applications in Sri Lanka (2005) Proceedings of the 61st Annual Sessions of the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, Part I
  75. Jayaratne C T and U A D P Gunawardena Estimation of local recreational value of Hakgala botanical garden Proceedings of Ninth International Forestry and Environment Symposium of the Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, 27-28 Feb 2004
  76. Herath S H B N P and U. A. D. P. Gunawardena Evaluation of pollution damage cost in Bellanwila – Attidiya Wetland Proceedings of the Eighth Annual Forestry and Environment Symposium 2002 of the Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka
  77. Gunawardena U. A. D. P. Measuring sustainability of Natural and Human resources in selected regions: A preliminary investigation, Paper presented at the Beijer Research seminar on Environmental Economics, 18-20 Sept. 2000, Dhulikel Mountain Resort, Nepal.
  78. R. Dissanayake, S. Guruge, M. Udugama, M.U. Jayasimghe, U A D P Gunawardena, R.P.L.C. Randeni and R.S.S. Rathnayake Economic Valuation of Conservation of Genetic Resources of Wild Rice Relatives : Assessing the Preferences of Adjacent Community for Conserving Oryza granulata in the Wavulpane Area Proceedings of Fourteenth International Forestry and Environment Symposium of the Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, 2009
  79. S. Guruge R. Dissanayake, M. Udugama, M.U. Jayasimghe, U A D P Gunawardena, R.P.L.C. Randeni and R.S.S. Rathnayake Assessing the Preferences of Plant Breeders for Utilization, Benefit Sharing and Prioritization of Conservation of Wild Rice Relatives in Sri Lanka. Proceedings of Fourteenth International Forestry and Environment Symposium of the Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, 2009
  80. S. Karunaratne and U A D P Gunawardena Cost effectiveness analysis for a pilot scale constructed wetland plant to treat gray water Proceedings of Fourteenth International Forestry and Environment Symposium of the Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, 2009
  81. Gunawardena U. A. D. P. Towards equitable sharing of conservation costs and benefits: Sinharaja rain forest conservation project in Sri Lanka. Paper presented for the International Conference on Humid tropical ecosystems, Kandy, Sri Lanka, December, 2006
  82. Gunawardena U. A. D. P. Inequalities in power sector: The case of Broadland hydropower project in Sri Lanka Paper presented at the UKNEE Applied Environmental Economics Conference, London, March 2006
  83. Jayaratne C T, Gunawardane U A D P Novel analytical techniques for improved decision making: Implications for consumers, institutions and nation states Proceedings of Eleventh International Forestry and Environment Symposium of the Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, 2006
  84. Gunawardena U. A. D. P. Environmental economics: A review of Sri Lankan studies Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Sri Lankan Studies, University of Ruhuna, Matara, 28th –30th November 2003
  85. Gunawardena U. A. D. P. Fallacy of weak sustainability: the case of home garden biodiversity of Sri Lanka Paper accepted for the ANZEE 2002, Australia New Zealand Society for Ecological Economics conference, Australia, December 2002
  86. Gunawardena U. A. D. P., G. Edwards-Jones Spatial variation of non-use values of Tropical rain forests: Identification of intrinsic vs. perceived motives for conservation Paper presented at the Second World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economists (AERE), Monterey, USA, June 24-27, 2002
  87. Gunawardena U. A. D. P. Economic value of wetlands: The cause and the remedy for wetland degradation Paper presented at the Asian Wetland Symposium 2001, 27-30 August, 2001, Penang, Malaysia.
  88. Gunawardena U. A. D. P., G. Edwards-Jones Nonuse values of tropical rain forests: Comparison of values between Sri Lanka and the United Kingdom (1996) Society of Agricultural Economists, University of New Castle Upon Tyne, UK.
  89. Gunawardena U A D P, A P de Alwis, A M I U Seneviratne Development of an Eco-business directory: Approaches and Challenges Proceedings of Ninth International Forestry and Environment Symposium of the Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, 27-28 Feb 2004
  90. Gunawardena U. A. D. P. Ecological economics: A better framework for sustainable development Proceedings of the Eighth Annual Forestry and Environment Symposium 2002 of the Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka
  91. Gunawardena U. A. D. P. and W A D T Wijerathne Entropic limits to economic growth: A review Proceedings of the Seventh Annual Forestry and Environment Symposium 2001 of the Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka
  92. Gunawardena U. A. D. P., Total Economic Value of tropical rain forests: Some unresolved issues Proceedings of the 55th Annual Sessions of the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (1999)
  93. Gunawardena U. A. D. P., Estimation of direct use values of the Sinharaja Rain Forest Reserve Proceedings of the 55th Annual Sessions of the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (1999)
  94. Gunawardena U. A. D. P. Estimation of Existence values: Some empirical issues (1999) Proceedings of the Forestry and Environment Symposium, Beruwala, Sri Lanka.
  95. Gunawardena U. A. D. P. Policies and Laws for Environmental Conservation (1999) Proceedings of the seminar on Organised jointly by the Institute of Chemistry, Ceylon and Institute of Biology, held on 5th November 1999 at University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Chemistry in Sri Lanka, Vol. 17, No. 1, Institute of Chemistry, Colombo 7, Sri Lanka.
  96. Gunawardena U. A. D. P. Wood Energy in the Curricula of Jayewardenepura University, Paper presented at the workshop on National consultation on wood energy supply system, Trade and Gender in Sri Lanka, organized by the University of Peradeniya in collaboration with the Forest Department and the Energy Conservation Fund of Sri Lanka, Sponsored by the RWEDP of the FAO, 5-8th Sept. 1999, University of Peradeniya
  97. Gunawardena U. A. D. P., G. Edwards-Jones Global values for local resources: A Contingent valuation approach for Sinharaja Rain Forest Reserve in Sri Lanka (1998)Proceedings of the Forestry and Environment Symposium, Beruwala, Sri Lanka.
  98. Gunawardena U. A. D. PResource valuation study of Kala Oya river basin biodiversity assessment study, Unpublished Report, Submitted to the Mahaweli Authority of Sri Lanka (2004)
  99. Batagoda, B. M. S., A. Alwis, U. A. D. P. Gunawardena, A Senaratne, D. Karunaratne An Overview of potential economic and social development in the region of South Asian Seas (2000), A report submitted to the SACEP & UNEP/GPA Coordination office for the Protection of the marine environment from land based activities
  100. Gunawardena U. A. D. P Economic analysis of visitor centers of coastal wetlands of Sri Lanka (2002), Unpublished Report, Submitted to the Coastal Resource Management Project, Ministry of Fisheries, Sri Lanka
  101. Gunawardena U. A. D. P. Economic Evaluation of Domestic Biodiversity in selected lowland regions of Sri Lanka (2003) Unpublished Report, Submitted to the National Science Foundation of Sri Lanka
  102. Thesis submitted for the Ph.D. (1997) – “Economic evaluation of conservation benefits: A case study of Sinharaja Rain Forest Reserve in Sri Lanka”, University of Edinburgh, U.K.
  103. Gunawardena U. A. D. P. ‘Pathogenicity of Synchytrium desmodiae on cultivated varieties of winged bean (Psophocarpus tetragonolobus) (1990) Dissertation submitted for the BSc Special Degree in Botany, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.

Dr. S.M.C.U.P. Subasinghe

  1. “Mycorrhiza in forest trees” (1993), Dissertation, Department of Botany, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka.
  2. “Construction of growth models for Pinus nigra var. maritima (Ait.) Melville (Corsican pine) in Great Britain” (1998) Thesis, School of Agricultural and Forest Sciences, University of Wales Bangor, Bangor, UK.
  3. “Construction of an individual tree volume prediction model for Eucalyptus grandis Hill ex Maiden (toolur) in Sri Lanka” submitted to the Research Committee of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka (October, 2001).
  4. “Site classification for Eucalyptus grandis Hill ex Maiden (toolur) plantations in Sri Lanka using soil chemical properties”, submitted to the National Research Council, Sri Lanka (October 2004).
  5. “Construction of a growth model for predicting the individual stem volume for Tectona grandis L. f. (teak) in Sri Lanka”, submitted to the Research Committee of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka (October, 2004).
  6. “Construction of an individual tree total volume prediction model for Pinus nigra var. maritima (Ait.) Melville (Corsican pine) in Great Britain” Proceedings of the 5th Annual Forestry and Environment Symposium at Corel Garden Hotel, Hikkaduwa (29-30 December, 1999).
  7. “Prediction of individual tree diameter of Pinus nigra var. maritima (Ait.) Melville (Corsican pine)” Proceedings of the 6th Annual Forestry and Environment Symposium at Le Kandyan Hotel, Peradeniya (29-30 December 2000).
  8. “Construction of an individual tree volume prediction model for Eucalyptus grandis Hill ex Maiden (toolur) in Sri Lanka” Proceedings of the 8th Annual Forestry and Environment Symposium at Corel Garden Hotel, Hikkaduwa (12-13 December, 2002).
  9. “Construction of a growth model to predict the individual stem volume of Tectona grandis L.f. (teak) in Sri Lanka” Proceedings of the 11th International Annual Forestry and Environment Symposium at Villa Ocean Hotel, Wadduwa (22-23 December, 2006).
  10. “An empirical model for predicting dbh growth with age for Eucalyptus grandis” Proceedings of the 13th International Annual Forestry and Environment Symposium at Tangerine Beach Hotel (28-29 December, 2008).
  11. “Modelling height of Eucalyptus grandis with plantation age” Proceedings of the National Forestry Research Symposium 2009 at Amaya Hotel, Kandy (12-13 March 2009).
  12. Haripriya, AMR and Subasinghe, SMCUP “Relationship between stem biomass and volume of Pinus caribaea in the Yagirala Forest Reserve” Proceedings of the 8th Annual Forestry and Environment Symposium at Corel Garden Hotel, Hikkaduwa (12-13 December, 2002).
  13. Pirapaharan, K and Subasinghe, SMCUP “Comparison of top height and dominant height with tree variables at the even-aged Pinus caribaea plantation at Yagirala” Proceedings of the 8th Annual Forestry and Environment Symposium at Corel Garden Hotel, Hikkaduwa (12-13 December, 2002).
  14. Haripriya AMR and Subasinghe, SMCUP “Relationship between stem biomass with height and diameter of Pinus caribaea in the Yagirala Forest Reserve” Proceedings of the 8th Annual Forestry and Environment Symposium at Corel Garden Hotel, Hikkaduwa (12-13 December, 2002).
  15. Hewage, S and Subasinghe, SMCUP “Prediction of the error generated by Smalian’s and Huber’s formula in volume measurements of Pinus caribaea” Proceedings of the 9th Annual Forestry and Environment Symposium at the University of Sri Jayewardenepura (27-28 February, 2004).
  16. Hewage, S and Subasinghe, SMCUP “Effect of diameter on volume measurements of Pinus caribaea” Proceedings of the 10th Annual Forestry and Environment Symposium at Kabool Lanka, Thulhiriya (2-3 December, 2005).
  17. Bandara, WARTW and Subasinghe, SMCUP “Construction of a precise growth model to predict the individual stem volume of Alstonia macrophylla” Proceedings of the 10th Annual Forestry and Environment Symposium at Kabool Lanka, Thulhiriya (2-3 December, 2005).
  18. Welivita, I and Subasinghe, SMCUP, “Estimation of above ground biomass of trees at Yagirala Forest Reserve” Proceedings of the 26th Annual Sessions of the Institute of Biology Sri Lanka at SLAAS, Colombo (29 September 2006)
  19. Nafees, MA and Subasinghe, SMCUP, “Estimation of change of taper with age for Tectona grandis L. f. (Teak)” Proceedings of the 11th International Annual Forestry and Environment Symposium at Villa Ocean Hotel, Wadduwa (22-23 December, 2006).
  20. Welivita, I and Subasinghe, SMCUP, “Predication of above ground individual tree biomass using diameter as the single parameter” Proceedings of the 11th International Annual Forestry and Environment Symposium at Villa Ocean Hotel, Wadduwa (22-23 December, 2006)
  21. Jayarathne, KTMS and Subasinghe, SMCUP, “Evaluation of small scale teak plantations managed under the participatory forestry programme” Proceedings of the 12th International Annual Forestry and Environment Symposium at Tangerine Beech Hotel, Kalutara (30 November – 01 December, 2007)
  22. Jayarathne, KTMS and Subasinghe, SMCUP, “Performance of teak growing in farmer woodlot with relation to the soil physical and chemical properties” Proceedings of the 13th International Annual Forestry and Environment Symposium at Tangerine Beech Hotel, Kalutara (27-28 December, 2008)
  23. Jayarathne, KTMS and Subasinghe, SMCUP, “Relationships among physical and chemical properties of soil in teak (Tectona grandis Lin. f.) plantations managed as farmers’ woodlots in dry and intermediate zones of Sri Lanka” Proceedings of the Instiute of Biology research Sessions at SLAAS Head Office (25 September, 2009)
  24. Silva, TUK, Rodrigo, VL and Subasinghe, SMCUP, “Timber production in high density planting of Hevea brasiliensis”. Proceedings of the 14th International Annual Forestry and Environment Symposium at University of Sri Jayewardenepura (18-19 December, 2009)
  25. Jayarathne, KTMS and Subasinghe, SMCUP, “Evaluation of Farmers’ Woodlot in the aspects of growth and effect on farmers”. Proceedings of the 14th International Annual Forestry and Environment Symposium at University of Sri Jayewardenepura (18-19 December, 2009)
  26. Lakmali, WAS, and Subasinghe, SMCUP, “Change of crown diameter with dbh of Swietenia macrophylla (mahogany) even–aged monocultures”. Proceedings of the 14th International Annual Forestry and Environment Symposium at University of Sri Jayewardenepura (18-19 December, 2009)
  27. Randeni, KRAHA and Subasinghe, SMCUP, “Establishment of relationships of growth at 7 years old mahogany trees with selected site factors in low country wet zone, using GIS as a tool”. Proceedings of the 14th International Annual Forestry and Environment Symposium at University of Sri Jayewardenepura (18-19 December, 2009)
  28. “Wood and other biomass fuel supply sources and their contribution in different agro-ecological regions in Sri Lanka” RWEDP Report No. 58, Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, Bangkok (August, 2001).
  29. “Energy flow and ecosystem dynamics and wood energy in forest ecosystems” RWEDP Report No. 63, Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, Bangkok (2002).
  30. Construction of a precise growth model to predict the individual tree stem volume for mature Tectona grandis L.f. (Teak). S.M.C.U.P. Subasinghe and W.P.K. Gunarathne. Sri Lanka Forester (In Press).
  31. Prediction of error generated by Huber’s and Smalian’s formulae in volume measurements of Pinus caribaea (Morelet). S. Hewage and S.M.C.U.P. Subasinghe. Sri Lanka Forester (In Press).
  32. Growth models and their use in plantation forestry. S.M.C.U.P. Subasinghe. Proceedings for the Silver Jubilee of DFES, University of Sri Jayewardenepura. (2008).
  33. Modelling total height of Eucalyptus grandis Hill ex Maiden with age. S.M.C.U.P. Subasinghe, Sri Lanka Forester (In Press).

Ms. Sobadini Kaluthota

  1. Sirisena, U. L. S. (2004) Diversity of Understorey Vegetation In Three Lowland Rainforests In Sri Lanka, BSc Dissertation, Department of Forestry & Environmental Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka
  2. Sirisena, U. L. S. and Singhakumara, B. M. P., (2004), Diversity of Understorey Vegetation In Three Lowland Rainforests In Sri Lanka, 9th Annual Forestry And Environment Symposium 2004.
  3. Kaluthota C. D., Gamage S. N. and Kaluthota S. (nee Sirisena), (2005), Breeding Status of The Painted Stork Mycteria Leucocephala In The Kumana Villu of The Yala East National Park, 10th Annual Forestry And Environment Symposium 2005, Thulhiriya.
  4. Kaluthota, S. (nee Sirisena) and Singhakumara, B. M. P., (2005), Diversity of Understorey Vegetation In Three Lowland Rainforests In Sri Lanka, Sri Lankan Forester, Department of Forest, Sri Lanka, Vol 28:pp 17
  5. Ying-sim, N. and Kaluthota S., (2006) The Relationship between the Body Sizes of Frugivorous Birds and the Lengths of their Visits to Fruiting Trees of Ehretia acuminata and Ficus religiosa, proceedings of the Training course on advanced techniques in frugivory and seed dispersal’ in Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden (XTBG), Yunnan, China.

Mr. G.G. T. Chandrathilake

  1. G.G.T. Chandrathilake, Hiran Amarasekara, (2005) “Discolouration of Teak (Tectona grandis) Timber during Kiln Drying.” Sri Lanka Association for Advancement of Science (SLAAS).
  2. G.G.T. Chandrathilake, (2007) “A Rapid Biodiversity Assesment in the Fernland Tea Estate in Kotmale DS Division of Nuwara Eliya District.” Annual Proceedings- Abstract of Papers, 12th Annual Forestry and Environmental Science Symposium 2007.
  3. G.G.T. Chandrathilake, (2008) “Cleaner Production Opportunities in Small and Medium Scale Wood Processing and Furniture manufacturing Enterprises.” Annual Proceedings- Abstract of Papers, 13th Annual Forestry and Environmental Science Symposium 2008.
  4. G.G.T. Chandrathilake, (2009) “Baseline Survey on Biodiversity in up country Tea Estates in Sri Lanka”. Annual Proceedings- Abstract of Papers, 13th Annual Forestry and Environmental Science Symposium 2009.

Other Publications
Book Chapters, Monographs and other publications

Dr. Hiran Amarasekera

  1. ñksid iy mßirh (Man and Environment) Amarasekera, Hiran (2001) Man and Environment, Biology Study Centre Publication, 150 pp. ISBN 955-8601-00-4 Printed 2001 (twice), 2001, 2002, 2004 (Updated version), 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009
  2. Man and Environment English Medium Amarasekera, Hiran (2003) Man and Environment- English edition, Biology Study Centre Publication, 75 pp. Printed in 2003 and 2005
  3. ffcj úúO;ajh (Biodiversity) Amarasekera, Hiran (2004) Biodiversity Biology Study Centre Publication, 87 pp.
    ISBN 955-8601-02-0 Printed in 2004, 2005 (twice), 2007, 2008
  4. Amarasekera, H S, Ranasinghe, D M S H K and Finlayson, W (1998) Management and Sustainable Utilization of Forest Resources, Proceedings of the Second Annual Forestry Symposium 1996, Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, 307 pp.
  5. Amarasekera, H S and Banyard S G (1996) Forestry for Development – Proceedings of the Annual Forestry Symposium 1995, Sri Lanka 15-16 December 1995. Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, 328 pp.
  6. Co editor – Indigenous Knwoledge and Sustainable Development, Ed: Rohana Ulluwishewa and Hemanthi Ranasighe, Co-editors: Anura Widanapathirana, Ratnasiri Arangala, Hiran S Amarasekera and G Wickramasighe, Sri Lanka Resource centre for Indigenous Knowledge, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, 127pp.
  7. Editor of the Working Group 4 Report on Wood Based Industry Development for Forestry Master Plan Revision (1994), Forestry Planning Unit, Ministry of Forestry, Irrigation and Mahaweli Development. Battaramulla. (Edited wit K Rinne) 54 pp
  8. Ranasinghe D M S H K and Amarasekera H S (1994) Forestry Research Projects 1983-1993 A summary, Forestry Unit, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, 54 pp.
  9. Amaraskera, H S, Subasinghe, SMCUP, Bandara, N, Ranasinghe, H and Kalutota, S (2008) Developments in Forestry and Environment Management in Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the Silver Jubilee conference to commemorate 25 Years of Forestry education at University of Sri Jayewardenepura. 154 pp
  10. Amarasekera, Hiran. Editorial Assistant: Wahala S (2005) Vertebrate Animals. Proceedings of the National Seminar on Biodiversity Heritage of Sri Lanka. Organized by Biodiversity Secretariat of Ministry of Forestry and Natural Resources, University of Sri Jayeawardenepura, Young Biologists’ Association and IUCN. 29 November 2005 at University of Sri Jayewardeneprua. 52 pp
  11. Amarasekera, Hiran. Editorial Assistant: Dayananda, S K (2005) Invertebrate Animals. Proceedings of the National Seminar on Biodiversity Heritage of Sri Lanka. Organized by Biodiversity Secretariat of Ministry of Forestry and Natural Resources, University of Sri Jayeawardenepura, Young Biologists’ Association and IUCN. 13 December 2005 at University of Sri Jayewardeneprua. 64 pp
  12. Editor in Chief: Proceedings of the papers presented at Young Environment Symposium organized Department of Forestry and Environment Science, University of Sri Jayeawardenepura and Young Biologists’ Association. 25- 26 May 2001, Polgolla, Kandy. 62 pp
  13. Editor in Chief: Proceedings of the papers presented at National Environmental Pioneer Symposium 2004 organized Central Environmental Authority, Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources, Department of Forestry and Environment Science, University of Sri Jayeawardenepura and Young Biologists’ Association. 24 December 2004 at Pattalagedara Siyane Science Faculty, Veyangoda. 28 pp
  14. Editor of the Proceedings of the Forestry Symposium in 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000 (Not Claimed) Writing articles on Advanced Level Biology to Vidusara, Sinhala Science Journal every week from 1993 to date (2009)

Prof. B M P Singhakumara

  1. Floristic survey of Adam’s Peak Wilderness Sanctuary (1995) by B.M.P.Singhakumara. Published by the Sri Lanka Forest Department (Forest Information Service). ISBN 955-9153-06-04. 156 pages.
  2. Ecological Assessment of Kanneliya, Dediyagala- Nakiyadeniya Forest Complex (1995). Published by Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka. ISBN 955-9054-22-8. 70 pages.
  3. Addendum to the Biodiversity conservation in Sri Lanka (2007). Chapter 14, Education Awareness and training. Biodiversity Secretariat, Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources
  4. Initial National Communication under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. Forestry Sector: Sarath Fernando, B.M.P Singhakumara, Anoja Wickramasinghe, W.A.D.A. Wijesuriya (2000) Ministry of Forestry and Environment.
  5. Singhakumara, B.M.P. (1992) Natural Management of our Forests. Forestry News. Vol. 1. News Letter of the Forestry Project, University of Sri Jayewardenepura.
  6. Singhakumara, B.M.P. (1994) Present Status of the Kanneliya, Dediyagala and Nakiyadeniya (KDN) Forest Complex, Sri Lanka. Forestry News, Vol.2 News Letter of the Forestry Project, University of Sri Jayewardenepura.
  7. Singhakumara, B.M.P & Pahalawatte, K. ‘Adam’s Peak Wilderness, unknown facts’. Nawayugaya weekly paper. March 21 1995.

Ms. N. J. G. J. Bandara

  1. Environmental Impact Assessment Methodologies, Godage International Publishers (Pvt) Ltd, No 675, Maradana Road, Colombo 10, 2009. ISBN 978-955-30-2163-5 (sole author)
  2. An Introduction to Liquid and Solid Waste Management, Godage International Publishers (Pvt) Ltd, No 675, Maradana Road, Colombo 10, 2009. ISBN 978-955-30-2163-2 (sole author)
  3. “Solid Waste Management in Industry”, Industry & Environment, Institute of Chemistry, Ceylon, 2005, pp 60-71, ISBN 955-9244-27-2.
  4. Industrial and Urban Environmental Hazards, Test book for PG Diploma in Environmental Studies – Level 7, Published by the Open University of Sri Lanka, 2001.
  5. Technology, Society and Environment (MPU 3303) Block 3, Text book for Bachelor of Technology, Level 5, Published by the Open University of Sri Lanka, 2001.
  6. Industrial Activities and Related Environmental Concerns, Text book for Certificate Course in Industrial Environmental Hazards, Published by the Open University of Sri Lanka, 2000. (sole Author)
  7. Pollution Monitoring & Controlling Mechanisms, Test book for PG Diploma in Environmental Studies – Level 6, Published by the Open University of Sri Lanka, 2000.
  8. “Review of Methods Used for Environmental Impact Assessment” Environmental Impact Assessment, The Sri Lankan Experience, editors- Hennayake, S.K. et.al., Center for Environmental Studies, University of Peradeniya, pp 27 -40, 1997. ISBN 955-9541-00-5
  9. “Initial Environmental Assessment of Fish Market Project – Peliyagoda” 2007 (56 pages, principal author)
  10. SEA reference manual, Pilot study, for Central Environmental Authority, August 2006 ( 30 pages, coordinating author) “Incorporating Social and Environmental concerns in long term electricity generation expansion planning” (92 pages, joint author)
  11. “Rapid Environmental Assessment on Post Tsunami Brown Environment” Report Prepared for Ministry of Environment & Natural Resources, 2005 (80 pages, joint author)
  12. “A Survey of Graduates of the Open University of Sri Lanka”. 1997. (57 pages, joint author)
  13. “Integrating Women’s Issues in Development Planning in the Energy Sector”, Training materials prepared for ESCAP. 1994. (97 pages, joint author)
  14. “Women and Energy: Fuel related problems” Proceedings of CENWOR Fourth Annual Convention on Women’s Studies, March 1994. (17 pages, joint author)
  15. “Women & Energy”, Research Report prepared for ESCAP, March 1993. (42 pages, joint author)
  16. “A Recreational bicycle and pedestrian path network design for the town of Strathmore”, Report prepared for the special project committee, Strathmore Recreation Board, Strathmore. (36 pages, joint author)

Dr. U.A.D.P. Gunawardena

  1. Gunawardena U. A. D. P., G. Edwards-Jones, M. J. McGregor and P. Abeygunawardena (1999) A contingent valuation approach for a tropical rain forest: A case study of Sinharaja Rain Forest Reserve in Sri Lanka in The Living Forest: Non-market benefits of forests, Edinburgh, UK. (Edited by A Park and C.S. Roper)
  2. Kotagama H. B., Batagoda, B. M. S, Vidanage S., Gunawardena P., De Alwis, J M D D J., Arunathilake N. Chapter Report on Biodiversity valuation and mainstreaming economics of conservation: Addendum to the Biodiversity Conservation in Sri Lanka – A framework for Action. (2006) The Biodiversity Secretariat, Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources, Sri Lanka.
  3. Singhakumara B M P., Amarasekara S., Gunawardena U A D P., Uduporuwa R S J P. Chapter Report on Education, awareness and training: Addendum to the Biodiversity Conservation in Sri Lanka – A framework for Action. (2006) The Biodiversity Secretariat, Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources, Sri Lanka.
  4. Atapattu, N., Weerakone D., Gunawardena P., Kumaradasa, M A, Rathnayake, H D, Nazeema, S. Chapter Report on Monitoring and Coordination: Addendum to the Biodiversity Conservation in Sri Lanka – A framework for Action. (2006) he Biodiversity Secretariat, Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources, Sri Lanka.
  5. A co-authour for the Course book for Environmental Economics and Management Post Graduate Diploma in Environmental Studies, (1999) The Open University of Sri Lanka.
  6. U. A. D. Prasanthi Gunawardena, Economic values for environment: How and Why? (In Sinhala) Ruk Magazine, Vol. 16, Issue 1, (30th Kalapaya) January – March, 2008
  7. U. A. D. Prasanthi Gunawardena, Economic/policy instruments for Natural Resources (In Sinhala) Ruk Magazine, Vol. 18, Issue 1, (38th Kalapaya) January – March, 2010