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Selected Journal Publications


Alam, N., Ahmad, S.R., Qadir, A., Ashraf, M.I., Lakhan, C., Lakhan, V.C., 2015. Use of statistical and GIS techniques to assess and predict concentrations of heavy metals in soils of Lahore City, Pakistan. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 87 (10): Article 636, 11p.

Li, C., Du, Y., Liang, F., Yi, J., Lakhan, V.C., 2015. A GIS-based method for depicting the characteristics of mesoscale eddies: A case study in the Northern South China Sea. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 52 (9): 746-756.

Ahmad, S.R., and Lakhan, V.C., 2012. GIS-Based Analysis and Modelling of Coastline Advance and Retreat Along the Coast of Guyana. Marine Geodesy, 35: 1-15.

Du, Y., Ge, Y., Lakhan, V.C., Sun, Y., and Cao, F., 2012. Comparison between CBR and CA methods for estimating land use change in Dongguan, China. Journal of Geographical Sciences, 22 (44): 716-736.

Trenhaile, A.S., and Lakhan, V.C., 2011. Transverse Micro-Erosion Meter Measurements: Determining Minimum Sample Size. Geomorphology, 134 (2011): 431-439.

Parizanganeh, A., Lakhan, V.C., Yazdani, M., and Ahmad, S.R., 2011. Modelling Categorical Data to Identify Factors Influencing Concern for the Natural Environment in Iran. Journal of Environmental Management, 92 (10): 2836-2843.

Ahmad, S.R., and Lakhan, V.C., 2011. Time-Series Modeling of Data on Coastline Advance and Retreat. Journal of Coastal Research, 27 (6): 1094-1102.

Ge, Y., Cao, F., Du, Y., Lakhan, V.C., Wang, Y., and Li, D., 2011. Application of Rough Set-Based Analysis to Extract Spatial Relationship Indicator Rules: An Example of Land Use in Pearl River Delta. Journal of Geographical Sciences, 21 (1): 101-117.

Ge, Y., Li, S., Lakhan, V.C., and Lucieer, A., 2009. Exploring Uncertainty in Remotely Sensed Data With Parallel Coordinate Plots. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 11 (2009): 413-422.

Ge, Y., Li, S., and Lakhan, V.C., 2009. Development and Testing of a Sub-Pixel Mapping Algorithm. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 47 (7): 2155-2164.

Parizanganeh, A., Lakhan, V.C., and Ahmad, S.R., 2008. Dynamics of Mud Banks Along a Coast Experiencing Recurring Episodes of Erosion and Accretion. Journal of Marine Engineering, 4(7): 1/E-10/E.

Parizanganeh, A., Lakhan, V.C., Jalalian, H., and Ahmad, S.R., 2008. Contamination of Nearshore Surficial Sediments from the Iranian Coast of the Caspian Sea. Soil and Sediment Contamination: An International Journal, 17(1): 19-28.

Parizanganeh, A., and Lakhan, V.C., 2007. A Survey of Heavy Metal Concentrations in the Surface Sediments Along the Iranian Coast of the Caspian Sea. Water and Wastewater, 18(63): 1-11.

Parizanganeh, A., Lakhan, V.C., and Jalalian, H., 2007. A Geochemical and Statistical Approach for Assessing Heavy Metal Pollution in Sediments from the Southern Caspian Coast. International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, 4(3): 351-358.

Lakhan, V.C., and Hariprashad, S., 2007. Heavy Metal Pollution of Sediments from the Coast of Guyana. Journal of Indo Caribbean Research, 7(1), 31-54.

Lakhan, V.C., 2005. Proposed Framework for the Implementation of a Spatial Decision Support System for the Sustainable Management of Guyana's Vulnerable Coastal Environment. Journal of Indo Caribbean Research, 6 (1): 17-35.

Lakhan, V.C. (ed.), 2004. Coastal Morphodynamic Modeling. Special Issue of Coastal Engineering. 51 (8-9). Elsevier Science Publishers, The Netherlands, pp. 657-940.

Lakhan, V.C., 2004. Perspectives on Special Issue Papers on Coastal Morphodynamic Modeling. In: Lakhan, V.C. (editor), Coastal Morphodynamic Modeling, Special Issue of Coastal Engineering, 51 (8-9): 657-660.

Lakhan, V.C., Cabana, K., and LaValle, P.D., 2003. Relationship Between Grain Size and Heavy Metals in Sediments from Beaches Along the Coast of Guyana. Journal of Coastal Research, 19 (3): 600-608.

Lakhan, V.C., Cabana, K., and LaValle, P.D., 2002. Heavy Metal Concentrations in Surficial Sediments from Accreting and Eroding Areas Along the Coast of Guyana. Environmental Geology, 42: 73-80.

Lakhan, V.C., 2002. Perspectives on Constraints to Environmental Protection in Guyana. Journal of Indo Caribbean Research, 5 (1): 59-70.

Lakhan, V.C., and LaValle, P.D., 2002. Use of Loglinear Models to Assess Factors Influencing Concern for the Natural Environment. Environmental Management, 30 (1): 77-87.

LaValle, P.D., Lakhan, V.C., and Trenhaile, A.S., 2001. Space-Time Series Modeling of Beach and Shoreline Data. Environmental Modelling & Software, 16: 299-307.

LaValle, P.D., and Lakhan, V.C., 2000. An Assessment of Lake Level Fluctuations on Beach and Shoreline Changes. Coastal Management, 28 (2): 101-173.

Lakhan, V.C., Trenhaile, A.S., and LaValle, P.D., 2000. Environmental Protection Efforts in a Developing Country: The Case of Guyana. The Electronic Green Journal, Issue 13, December 2000 .

LaValle, P.D., Lakhan, V.C., and Trenhaile, A.S., 2000. Lake Erie Water Levels and the El Nino/Southern Oscillation. Great Lakes Geographer, 7 (1): 1-8. Internet version

Trenhaile, A.S., LaValle, P.D., and Lakhan, V.C., 2000. Point Pelee - A Large Cuspate Foreland on Lake Erie - Canadian Landform Examples. Canadian Geographer, 44 (2): 191-195.

LaValle, P.D., Brooks, A., and Lakhan, V.C., 1999. Toxic Metal Concentrations from Zebra Mussel Wastes on Shipwrecks in Western Lake Erie. Journal of Great Lakes Research, 25 (2): 330-338.

Lakhan, V.C., and LaValle, P.D., 1997. Comparison Between Empirical and Simulated Results on Beach Changes. Environmental Modelling & Software, 12: 19-26.

Lakhan, V.C., 1997. Development and Advancement of Guyana's Rice Industry. Indo Caribbean Review, No. 3 (Summer): 81-92.

LaValle, P.D., and Lakhan, V.C., 1997. Evolution of a Log-Spiral Shaped Embayment Adjacent to a Breakwater. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 22 (7): 657-667.

Lakhan, V.C., 1997. Guyana Uses GIS for Natural Resources Management. ESRI ARC News, 19 (1): 18.

Lakhan, V.C., and Pepper, D.A., 1997. Relationship Between Concavity and Convexity of a Coast and Erosion and Accretion Patterns. Journal of Coastal Research, 13 (1): 226-232.

Lakhan, V.C., and LaValle, P.D., 1996. Resource Based Recreation of Indo Guyanese in the Coastal Environment of Guyana. Indo Caribbean Review, 3 (1): 15-34.

Lakhan, V.C., Heron, R., and Singh, P.D., 1995. Loglinear Analysis of Factors Which Have Contributed to the Postindependence Decline of Guyana's Rice Industry. Applied Geography, 15 (2): 147-159.

Lakhan, V.C., 1994. Planning and Development Experiences in the Coastal Zone of Guyana. Ocean and Coastal Management, 22: 169-186.

Singh, P.D., and Lakhan, V.C., 1994. Water Control and Rice Cultivation by Indo Guyanese Farmers. Indo Caribbean Review, 1 (1): 67-82.

Lakhan, V.C., 1994. Why the Peer Review Process? Indo Caribbean Review, 1 (2): 107-108.

Lakhan, V.C., and LaValle, P.D., 1992. Simulating the Onshore-Offshore Movement of Sediment in the Coastal
Environment. Environmental Software. An International Journal: 165-173.

Lakhan, S., Lakhan, V.C., and Singh, J.B., 1990. Guyana's Administrative Dictatorship Thrives on Canadian Aid. Caribbean Studies, 23 (3-4): 69-84.

Singh, J.B., and Lakhan, V.C., 1989. Business Ethics and the International Trade in Hazardous Wastes. Journal of Business Ethics: 889-899.

Lakhan, V.C., Rawana, D., and Lall, A., 1988. Resource Allocation in Agriculture: The Guyana Experience. Canadian Journal of Developmental Studies, IX (2): 235-248.

Lakhan, V.C., 1987. Simulating the Characteristics of Shallow Water Waves, Environmental Software. An International Journal, 8 (1): 45-60.

Lakhan, V.C., and Jopling, A.V., 1987. Simulating the Effects of Random Waves on Concave-Shaped Nearshore Profiles. Geografiska Annaler, 69A (2): 251-269.

Lakhan, V.C., 1982b. Calculating the Modulus k of Cnoidal Waves. Journal of the Waterway, Port, Coastal and Ocean Division, 108 (WW3): 435-438, American Society of Civil Engineers.

Lakhan, V.C., 1982a. WAVES. A FORTRAN IV Program on the Stochastic Simulation of Waves in the Coastal
Environment. Computers and Geosciences. An International Journal, 8 (1): 45-60.

Lakhan, V.C., 1981a. Generating Autocorrelated Pseudo-random Numbers with Specific Distributions. Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation, 12: 303-309.

Lakhan, V.C., 1981b. Parameterizing Wave Heights in Simulation Models with Autocorrelated Rayleigh Distributed Variates. Journal of the International Association of Mathematical Geology, 13 (4): 345-350.

Lakhan, V.C., 1974. Consumer Behaviour Towards the Location of Small District Markets. Journal of the Guyana Association of Geographers, 1 (2): 7-22.







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