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Selected Books, Chapters in Books, and Technical Reports


Books Authored

Lakhan, V.C., 2016. Practice of Remote Sensing. Fundamental Exercises with IDRISI. Geosphere Press, Etobicoke, ON, 291p.

Lakhan, V.C., 2014. Principles of Resource Management. An Introductory Text. Geosphere Press, Etobicoke, ON, Revised Edition, 397p.

Lakhan, V. C., 2012. Principles of Resource Management. An Introductory Text. Geosphere Press, Etobicoke, ON, 2012 Edition, 361p.

Lakhan, V. C., 2012. Image Processing for Remote Sensing. Basic Exercises with Idrisi Taiga. Geosphere Press, Etobicoke, ON, 2012 Edition, 190p.

Lakhan, V.C., 2011. Image Processing for Remote Sensing. Basic Exercises with Idrisi Taiga. Geosphere Press, Etobicoke, ON, 150p.

Lakhan, V.C., 2011. Principles of Resource Management. An Introductory Text, Geosphere Press, Etobicoke, ON, 321p.

Lakhan, V.C., and Parizanganeh, A.H., 2009. Environmental Resource Management, Geosphere Press, Etobicoke, ON, 281p.

Lakhan, V.C., 2009. Resource Management. Fundamental Principles, Geosphere Press, Etobicoke, ON, 252p.

Lakhan, V.C., 2008. Resources Management. Introductory Principles,Caprion Publishing, Woodbridge, ON, 195p.

Lakhan, V.C., 2007. Resource Management Principles. Abridged Notes. Academic Source Publishers, Toronto, ON, 134p. 

Lakhan, V.C., 2001. Digitizing and Problem Solving with ArcView GIS 3.2. Academic Source Publishers, Toronto, 98p.

Lakhan, V.C., 1996. Introductory Geographical Information Systems. Summit Press, Toronto, Ontario, August, 415p.

Books Edited

Lakhan, V.C., 2016. Navin Chandarpal. Tributes and Legacy. Special Issue of Journal of Indo Caribbean Research, Geosphere Press, Etobicoke, ON, 248p.

Lakhan, V.C., 2010. Janet Jagan. Selected Contributions. Special Issue of Journal of Indo Caribbean Research, Geosphere Press, Etobicoke, ON, 106p.

Lakhan, V.C., 2004. Coastal Morphodynamic Modeling. Special Issue of Coastal Engineering, Volume 51, Number 8-9. Elsevier Science Publishers, The Netherlands.

Lakhan, V.C., 2003. Advances in Coastal Modeling. Elsevier Science, Amsterdam, The Netherlands,Oceanography Series No. 67, 595p.

Lakhan, V.C., 1997. Cheddi Jagan. Selected Contributions on his Life and Legacy. Canada Caribbean Research Group, Guyana and Toronto, 132p.

Lakhan, V.C., and Trenhaile, A.S., 1989. Applications in Coastal Modeling. Elsevier Science Publisher, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 387p.

Chapters in Books

Lakhan, V.C., 2010. Modelling the Coastal System. In: Green, D. (editor), Coastal Zone Management. Thomas Telford Limited, London, U.K., p. 185-205.

Lakhan, V.C., 2005. Modeling and Simulation of the Coastal System. In: Schwartz, M. (editor),Encyclopedia of Coastal Science. Kluwer Academic Publishers, The Netherlands, p. 266-270.

Lakhan, V.C., 2005. Time Series Analysis. In: Schwartz, M. (editor), Encyclopedia of Coastal Science. Kluwer Academic Publishers, The Netherlands, p. 1231-1236.

Lakhan, V.C., 2004. Perspectives in Coastal Modeling. In: Lakhan, V.C. (editor), Advances in Coastal Modeling. Elsevier Science, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, p. 1-9.

Singh, J.B., and Lakhan, V.C., 2000. Business Ethics and the International Trade in Hazardous Wastes. In: Tittle, P. (editor), Ethical Issues in Business, Inquiries, Cases, and Readings. Broadview Press Ltd., Peterborough, p. 399-410.

Singh, J.B., and Lakhan, V.C., 1997. Business Ethics and the International Trade in Hazardous Wastes. In: Beauchamp, T., and Bowie, N., Ethical Theory and Business. Fifth Edition., Prentice-Hall, Saddle River, NJ.

Singh, J.B., and Lakhan, V.C., 1997. Business Ethics and the International Trade in Hazardous Wastes. In: Adams, D., and Maine, E., Business Ethics for the 21st Century. McGraw-Hill, New York, NY.

Lakhan, V.C., 1991. Simulating the Interactions of Changing Nearshore Water Levels, Morphology and Vegetation Growth on Guyana’s Coastal Environment. In: McLeod, J. (editor),Toward Understanding Our Environment, Simulation Councils, Inc., USA, p. 13-20.

Lakhan, V.C., and LaValle, P.D., 1990. Development and Testing of a Simulation Model for Nearshore Profile Changes. In: Ricketts, P.J. (editor), Studies in Marine and Coastal Geography. St. Mary's University, Halifax, NS, p. 61-73.

LaValle, P.D., Lakhan, V.C., and Lecce, L., 1990. Differential Response of the Northeast Beach and Southwest Beach, Point Pelee to Different Shoreline Management Strategies. In: Ricketts, P.J. (editor), Studies in Marine and Coastal Geography. St. Mary's University, Halifax, NS, p. 135-147.

Lakhan, V.C., 1990. Resource Development in the Agricultural Sector of Guyana. In: Wilkinson, P.F., and Found, W.C. (editors), Resource Analysis Research in Developing Countries. York University, Toronto, p. 19-27.

Lakhan, V.C., and LaValle, P.D., 1990. Simulating the Movement of Bed and Suspended Loads in the Regions of Breaking and Non-breaking Waves. In: Ricketts, P.J. (editor), Studies in Marine and Coastal Geography. St. Mary's University, Halifax, NS, p. 36-60.

Lakhan, V.C., 1990. The Influence of Ethnicity on Recreational Uses of Coastal Areas in Guyana. In: Fabbri, P. (editor), Recreational Uses of Coastal Areas. Kluwer Academic Publishers, The Netherlands, p. 69-81.

Lakhan, V.C., 1989. Computer Simulation of the Characteristics of Shoreward Propagating Deep and Shallow Water Waves. In: Lakhan, V.C., and Trenhaile, A.S. (editors), Applications in Coastal Modeling. Elsevier Science Publishers, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, p. 107-158.

Lakhan, V.C., 1989. Modeling and Simulation of the Coastal System. In: Lakhan, V.C., and Trenhaile, A.S. (editors), Applications in Coastal Modeling. Elsevier Science Publishers, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, p. 17-42.

Lakhan, V.C., and Trenhaile, A.S., 1989. Models and the Coastal System. In: Lakhan, V.C., and Trenhaile, A.S. (editors), Applications in Coastal Modeling. Elsevier Science Publishers, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, p. 1-16.

Lakhan, V.C., and Stebelsky, I., 1987. The Relationship Between Yields and Water Management in the Rice Industry of Guyana. In: Nelson, J.G., and Knight, K.D. (editors), Research, Resources and the Environment in Third World Development, Publication Series No. 27. Department of Geography, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON.

Kuznik, F., Lakhan, V.C., and LaValle, P.D., 1986. Spatial and Temporal Variability of the Northeast Beach, Point Pelee. In: Ricketts, P.J. (editor), Studies in Marine and Coastal Geography. St. Mary’s University, Halifax, NS, p. 14-35.

Lakhan, V.C., 1972. Land-Use Map of the Canals Polder. In: Cummings, L.P. (editor), Canals Polder Report. Department of Geography, University of Guyana, Guyana.

Lakhan, V.C., 1972. Transportation Patterns in the Leguan Rice Milling Industry, Summary. In: Cummings, L.P. (editor), Occasional Paper No. 2, Department of Geography, University of Guyana.

Technical Reports

Lakhan, V.C., 2008. Development of a Spatial Decision Support System for Coastal Management. Gamma Environmental Services, Guyana. JICR Publication No. 39, 34p.

Lakhan, V.C., 2005. Applications of ArcGIS 9 to Select Suitable Sites for Relocating Coastal Communities. JICR, Technical Monograph 18, Toronto, Canada, 100p.

Lakhan, V.C., Trenhaile, A.S., and LaValle, P.D., 1998. Environmental Protection Efforts in Guyana: A Review. Canada Caribbean Research Group, Research Publication No. 9, 23p.

Lakhan, V.C., 1997. Investigating the Constraints to Environmental Protection in Guyana. Canada Caribbean Research Group, Special Publication No. 2, 31p.

Lakhan, V., 1986. Longitudinal Study of West Indian Refugees. C.C.R.C., Toronto, ON.

Lakhan, V.C., 1985. Manual on Wave Simulation. Stats Com International, Toronto, ON, Monograph.

Lakhan, V.C., 1984. Monograph on Fortran '77 Program for Goodness-of-Fit Testing. International Computing Laboratories, Inc., Toronto, ON, 72p.

Lakhan, V.C., 1973. The Effects of Floods on School Attendance at Cummings Lodge Government School. Cummings Lodge Government School Report, Greater Georgetown, Guyana, 32p.





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