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Generating Megacity-Scale Building Height Maps without DGNSS Surveyed GCPs: An Open-Source Approach

Pratyush Tripathy, Krishnachandran Balakrishnan, Carlo de Franchis, Amit Kumar

Understanding the Impacts of Urban and Peri-Urban Agriculture on Human Wellbeing and Urban Sustainability: Case of Bangalore and Pune

Chandni Singh, Sheetal Patil, Prathigna Poonacha, Parama Roy, Teja Malladi, Ashwin Mahalingam, Maitreyi Koduganti, Swarnika Sharma

COVID-19 and Precarious Housing: Paying Guest Accommodation in a Metropolitan Indian City

SaiRama Raju Marella, Pooja Vincia D'Souza, Krishna Priya

Reconciling Big Data and Thick Data to Advance the New Urban Science and Smart City Governance

Andy Hong, Lucy Baker, Rafael Prieto Curiel, James Duminy James, Bhawani Buswala, ChengHe Guan, Divya Ravindranath

Towards Cleaner Cooking in India

Nilanjan Bhor

One Amongst Many: Higher Education Institutions in an Ecosystem of Urban Knowledges

Geetika Anand, Ruchika Lall, Julia Wesely, Adriana Allen

Ensuring Occupational Safety of De-sludging Operators/Sanitation Workers Using Hierarchy of Controls

Mamta Gautam, Kavita Wankhade, Niladri Chakraborti, Srinithi Sudhakar

Challenges to Co-Treatment Caused by Grit in Fecal Sludge

Senthil Kumar G, S Jeevan Raj, Dhanik Narayan, S Yohananthan, Santhosh Ragavan

Fecal Sludge Treatment Plants Implementation: Quality Assurance at Scale in Tamil Nadu, India

Sasikumar Eswaramurthy, Santhosh Ragavan, Dhanik Narayan

Positioning FSTPs as Resource Centres

Abhilaasha Nagarajan, Sasikumar Eswaramurthy, Kavita Wankhade, Vignesh M, Shiny Rehel

Feasibility of Solutions to Improve Occupational Safety of Desludging Workers

Mamta Gautam, Mamta Mantri, Kavita Wankhade, Srinithi Sudhakar

Key messaging and dissemination around Menstrual Health Management (MHM)

Monisha Ravi, Niladri Chakraborty, Vinitha Murukesan, Blessy Oviya, Abhilaasha Nagarajan, Sugantha Priscilla

Health Camp for Sanitation Workers: A Collaborative Initiative to Improve their Health

Niladri Chakraborti, Monisha Ravi, Vinitha Murukesan

Sanitation Programme Design and Setup to Scale FSM in Tamil Nadu

Kavita Wankhade, Santhosh Ragavan, Mahima Vijendra

Sustainable and Equitable De-sludging Services: A Tamil Nadu Case Study

Mahima Vijendra, Kavita Wankhade, Rajesh Ramamoorthy, Srinithi Sudhakar, Anneka Majhi

Behaviour Change Communication (BCC) Approaches for FSM

Kavita Wankhade, Abhilaasha Nagarajan, Niladri Chakraborti, Sugantha Priscilla

Governance Mechanisms for a Cluster-Approach to FSM Service Delivery in Tamil Nadu, India

Mahima Vijendra , Srinithi Sudhakar , Rajesh Ramamoorthy , Kavita Wankhade , O.L.V Ganesan

Approach to Scale-up Co-treatment of Fecal Sludge in STPs- Case Study from Tamil Nadu, India

Senthil Kumar G, Dhanik Narayan, Santhosh Ragavan, Kavita Wankhade

A Systematic Approach to Securing Capital and O&M Funds for Scaling FSM

Kavita Wankhade, Rajiv Raman, Gayathri Ramesh, Navamani Ramasamy, Srinithi Sudhakar, Mahima Vijendra, Anneka Majhi

School WASH – Effective Tool to Address Sanitation and Hygiene

Blessy Oviya , Monisha Ravi , Niladri Chakraborti , Nandhini Natraj

Women Managed Community Toilets– Sustained Service, Combating COVID-19

Sugantha Priscilla, Kavita Wankhade, Amala Celine Rani, Rajeswari

Roles and Responsibilities of Public and Private Sector Actors in FSM: Case Study of Tamil Nadu

Srinithi Sudhakar, Mahima Vijendra, Kavita Wankhade

Process Documentation for Establishing Muzhu Sugadharam Information System

Reeba Devaraj, Gayathri Sarangan, Srinithi Sudhakar Moopanar, M. Ganesh, S. Yohananthan

A New Index to Quantify Longitudinal River Fragmentation: Conservation and Management Implications

Suman Jumani, Matthew J. Deitch, Denis Valle, Siddarth Machado, Vincent Lecours, David Kaplan, Jagdish Krishnaswamy, Jeanette Howard

Recovery as Resilience : Domestic Work and Workers in the Aftermath of COVID-19

Kinjal Sampat, Antara Rai Chowdhury, Gautam Bhan

Forbidden Fruits? Ecosystem Services from Seed Dispersal by Fruit Bats in the Context of Latent Zoonotic Risk

Kadambari Deshpande, Abi T. Vanak,M. Soubadra Devy, Jagdish Krishnaswamy

A CNN based method for Sub-pixel Urban Land Cover Classification using Landsat-5 TM and Resourcesat-1 LISS-IV Imagery

Krishna Kumar Perikamana, Krishnachandran Balakrishnan, Pratyush Tripathy

Drivers of Air Pollution Variability During Second Wave of COVID-19 in Delhi, India

Ummed Singh Saharan, Rajesh Kumar, Pratyush Tripathy, M. Sateesh, Jyoti Garg, Sudhir Kumar Sharma, Tuhin Kumar Mandal

Species and Functional Group Composition of ant Communities Across an Elevational Gradient in the Eastern Himalaya

Aniruddha Marathe, Kartik Shanker, Jagdish Krishnaswamy, Dharma Rajan Priyadarsanan

A Convergence Research Perspective on Graduate Education for Sustainable Urban Systems Science

Jose Lobo, Marina Alberti, Melissa Allen-Dumas, Luis M. A. Bettencourt, Anni Beukes, Luis A. Bojorquez Tapia, Wei-Qiang Chen, Anne Dodge, Zachary Neal, Anna Perreira, Deirdre Pfeiffer, Aromar Revi, Debra Roberts, Céline Rozenblat, Shade Shutters, Michel E. Smith, Eleanor Stokes, Deborah Strumsky and Jianguo Wu

Stretching the Habitat Envelope: Insectivorous Bat Guilds Can Use Rubber Plantations, but Need Understorey Vegetation and Forest Buffers

Kadambari Deshpande, Nachiket Kelkar, Jagdish Krishnaswamy, Mahesh Sankaran

The Global Adaptation Mapping Initiative (GAMI): Part 1 – Introduction and Overview of Methods

Lea Berrang-Ford, Alexandra Lesnikowski, A Paige Fischer, AR Siders, Katharine J Mach, Adelle Thomas, Max Callaghan, Neal Haddaway, Rachel Bezner Kerr, Robbert Biesbroek, Kathryn Bowen, Delphine Deryng, Susan Elliott, James D Ford, Matthias Garschagen, Elisabeth Gilmore, Sherliee Harper, Marjolijn Hassnoot, Tabea Lissner, Shuaib Lwasa, Alexandre K Magnan, Jan Minx, Mike Morecroft, Mark New, Erin Coughlan de Perez, Diana Reckien, Nick Simpson, Chandni Singh, Lindsay Stringer, Edmond Totin, Chris Trisos, Maarten Van Aalst

A Global Assessment of Policy Tools to Support Climate Adaptation

Nicola Ulibarri, Idowu Ajibade, Eranga K. Galappaththi, Elphin Tom Joe, Alexandra Lesnikowski, Katharine J. Mach, Justice Issah Musah-Surugu, Gabriela Nagle Alverio, Alcade C. Segnon, A.R. Siders, Garry Sotnik, Donovan Campbell, Vasiliki I. Chalastani, Kripa Jagannathan, Vhalinavho Khavhagali, Diana Reckien, Yuanyuan Shang, Chandni Singh, Zinta Zommers, The Global Adaptation Mapping Initiative Team

Middlemen Versus Middlemen in Agri-Food Supply Chains in Bengaluru, India: Big Data Takes a Byte

Natasha Susan Koshy, Keerthana Jagadeesh, Shwetha Govindan, Neha Sami

Exploring Trade-Offs Between SDGs for Indus River Dolphin Conservation and Human Water Security in the Regulated Beas River, India

Andrea Momblanch, Nachiket Kelkar, Gill Braulik, Jagdish Krishnaswamy, Ian P. Holman

Gamma Diversity and Under-Sampling Together Generate Patterns in Beta-Diversity

Aniruddha Marathe, Dharma Rajan Priyadarsanan, Jagdish Krishnaswamy, Kartik Shanker

A Systematic Global Stocktake of Evidence on Human Adaptation to Climate Change

Lea Berrang-Ford, A. R. Siders, Alexandra Lesnikowski, Alexandra Paige Fischer, Max W. Callaghan, Neal R. Haddaway, Katharine J. Mach, Malcolm Araos, Mohammad Aminur Rahman Shah, Mia Wannewitz, Deepal Doshi, Timo Leiter, Custodio Matavel, Justice Issah Musah-Surugu, Gabrielle Wong-Parodi, Philip Antwi-Agyei, Idowu Ajibade, Neha Chauhan, Chandni Singh, … Thelma Zulfawu Abu et al.

School Based Teacher Preparation-Possibilities and Challenges

Indumathi Sundararaman, Sameera Sood

The Supreme Court of India on Euthanasia: Too Little, Too Late

Sunita Vs Bandewar, Leni Chaudhuri, Lubna Duggal, Sanjay Nagral

Health for all in an Unequal World: Obligations of Global Bioethics

Sunita Vs Bandewar, Leni Chaudhuri, Lubna Duggal, G D Ravindran, Thelma Narayan, Sarojini N, Sunita Simon Kurpad, Manjulika Vaz, Deepa Venkatachalam

A New Species of Pethia from the Western Ghats, India (Teleostei: Cyprinidae)

V. M. Atkore, J. D. Marcus Knight, K. Rema Devi, Jagdish Krishnaswamy

Perceptions of Priority Issues in the Conservation of Biodiversity and Ecosystems in India

Varun Varma, Jayashree Ratnam, Vinatha Viswanathan, Anand M. Osuri, Jacobus C. Biesmeijer, M.D. Madhusudan, Mahesh Sankaran, Meghna Krishnadas, Deepak Barua, Megha Budruk, Kavita Isvaran, Rajah Jayapal, Jahnavi Joshi, Krithi K. Karanth, Jagdish Krishnaswamy, Raman Kumar, Shomita Mukherjee, Harini Nagendra, Madhura Niphadkar, Nisha Owen, Navendu Page, Soumya Prasad, Suhel Quader, R. Nandini, V.V. Robin, Steven M. Sait, Manzoor A. Shah, Hema Somanathan, Umesh Srinivasan, Bharath Sundaram

A Review of Integrated Library Systems and Web-Scale Discovery Services in India

B. Preedip Balaji , Vinay M. S. , Anitha K. V. , Mohd Raqib Khan , Edwin E. , Shalini B. G.

Groundwater Recharge Sources in the Gandak Alluvial Aquifer, NE India : How Important is Leakage from Irrigation Canals?

Brighid Ó Dochartaigh, Alan  MacDonald, Christopher Jackson, Jagdish Krishnaswamy, Sunil Chaudhary, Tarun Nair, Jimmy O’Keeffe, Girish Varma, Mohsneen Khan, Gopal Krishan

Dynamic Modeling of Long-term Sedimentation in the Yadkin River Basin

Jagdish Krishnaswamy, Michael Lavine, Daniel D.Richter, Karl Korfmacher

Establishment of Community-led fish Conservation Zones in Meghalaya and Manipur, India

Nicole Pinto, Srinivas Vaidyanathan, Susan Varughese, Jagdish Krishnaswamy, Bashida Massar James V. Haokip

Patterns of Tropical Forest Dynamics and Human Impacts: Views from Above and Below the Canopy

Srinivas Vaidyanathan, Jagdish Krishnaswamy, N. Samba Kumar, Harshawardhan Dhanwatey, Poonam Dhanwatey, K. Ullas Karanth

The Impact of Forest Use and Reforestation on Soil Hydraulic Conductivity in the Western Ghats of India: Implications for Surface and Sub-Surface Hydrology

M.Bonell, B. K. Purandara, B. Venkatesh, Jagdish Krishnaswamy, H. A. K. Acharya, U. V. Singh, R. Jayakumar, N.Chappell

Distributional and Ecological Review of the Four Horned Antelope, Tetracerus Quadricornis

Yarlagadda Chaitanya Krishna, Peter J. Clyne, Jagdish Krishnaswamy, Narayanarao Samba Kumar

Coexistence of Fisheries with River Dolphin Conservation

Nachiket Kelkar, Jagdish Krishnaswamy, Sunil Choudhary, Dipani Sutaria