Dr Ramesh Raja Segaran

Postdoctoral Researcher
Dr Ramesh Raja Segaran
  Org Unit Ecology and Environmental Science
  Email ramesh.rajasegaran@adelaide.edu.au
  Telephone +61 8 8313 8112
  Location Floor/Room 1 21 ,  John Davies Building ,   Waite

PhD, Univ. of Adelaide

Bachelor of Science (Honours 1), Univ. of Adelaide;

Bachelor of Arts (Environmental Studies streaming in GIS), Flinders Univ. of SA;

Advanced Diploma of Electronic Engineering (Hybrid Digital/Analogue), Regency TAFE, SA

RPAS cert, Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems pilot’s licence, Civil Aviation Safety Authority 2015. 

Remote Sensing
Geographical Information Systems

Use of unmanned aerial vehicles (uav/drones/RPAS) for environmental management and precision agriculture

Spatially explicit decision support systems

Landscape ecology

Urban-natural ecological interactions

Water sensitive urban design

Spatial analyses and modellingRemote sensing

Coastal systems



Raja Segaran, R. (2014). “A spatially explicit decision support system to adapt existing parks for the sustainable development of and established catchment” PhD thesis, The University of Adelaide.

Raja Segaran, R. (2006). “Chasing moving mountains: Spatial analyses of historic migratory trends of the Yalata Beach dunes and their relationship to off-road vehicle traffic” Honours thesis, The University of Adelaide.


Refereed Articles

Raja Segaran, R., Lewis, M., Cresswell, R. (2007). "Mapping surface soil textures in the Angas - Bremer plains with geophysical and terrain data". 14th Australasian Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry Conference. Darwin, NT, ARSPC.

Raja Segaran, R., Lewis, M., Ostendorf, B. (2006). "Are off-road vehicles really damaging the Nullarbor coastal dunes?" 13th Australasian Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry Conference. Canberra, ACT.

Unrefereed articles


Raja Segaran, R., Clarke, K., White, D and Lewis, M.M. (2015). “Spatial Indicators of Ecological Condition for Lake Eyre Basin”. Goyder Institute for Water Research Technical Report Series No. 15/30, Adelaide, South Australia.

Clarke, K., Raja Segaran, R., and Lewis, M.M. (2015). Remote sensing of ecological response to 2014 Murray River weir-pool raising, South Australia, prepared for Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources

Clarke, KC, Lawley, EF., Raja Segaran, R., Lewis, M (2014). "Spatially explicit environmental indicators for regional nrm planning for climate change". prepared for South Australian Arld Lands NRM Board, South Australia.

Lewis, M., Raja Segaran, R., White, D. (2012). "Great Artesian Basin springs wetland vegetation area assessment 2011". prepared for BHP Billiton, Olympic Dam, South Australia.

Raja Segaran, R., Crossman, N. D. (2011). "Cost benefit analysis of the potential for woody biofuel plantations in Habitat 141", prepared for Greening Australia, Pasadena, South Australia. 

O'Connor, P.J., Raja Segaran, R., and Lewis, M. (2009). "Remote sensing soil erosion risk reduction on Eastern Eyre Peninsula: Assessing change in soil erosion risk through the tender-based approach of the Kielpa to Coast Soil Management Project", prepared for Eyre Peninsula Natural Resources Management Board, South Australia

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