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  • 656 Citations
  • 14 h-Index
  • 39 Article
  • 1 Letter
  • 1 Review article
2020

Evaluation of selected pharmaceuticals and personal care products in water matrix using ion trap mass spectrometry: A simple weighted calibration curve approach

Gopal, C. M., Bhat, K., Praveenkumarreddy, Y., Shailesh, Kumar, V., Basu, H., Joshua, D. I., Singhal, R. K. & Balakrishna, K., 05-06-2020, In : Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis. 185, 113214.

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Occurrence of antimicrobial-resistant escherichia coli in sewage treatment plants of south India

Praveenkumarreddy, Y., Akiba, M., Guruge, K. S., Balakrishna, K., Vandana, K. E. & Kumar, V., 03-2020, In : Journal of Water Sanitation and Hygiene for Development. 10, 1, p. 48-55 8 p.

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Open Access

Seasonal Variations of Heavy Metals in the Soil Around a Coal-Fired Thermal Power Plant, South-West Coast of India

Gune, M. M., Harshavardhana, B. G., Ma, W. L., Balakrishna, K., Udayashankar, H. N., Zhang, Z. & Li, Y. F., 01-01-2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology.

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2019

Occurrence of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in air and soil surrounding a coal-fired thermal power plant in the south-west coast of India

Gune, M. M., Ma, W. L., Sampath, S., Li, W., Li, Y. F., Udayashankar, H. N., Balakrishna, K. & Zhang, Z., 01-01-2019, In : Environmental Science and Pollution Research.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Spatio-temporal variability of trace metals and major ions in a small tropical river, southwest coast of India

Nishitha, DS. S., Praveenkumarreddy, Y., Khare, N., Udayashankar, H. N. & Balakrishna, K., 01-11-2019, In : Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. 191, 11, 698.

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2018

Seasonal movement of trace-element discharge in a typical south-Indian suburban community

Joshua, D. I., Abeykoon, S., Watanabe, I., Paszek, L., Balakrishna, K., Akiba, M. & Guruge, K. S., 01-02-2018, In : Water Science and Technology. 77, 4, p. 1035-1047 13 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Water and Organic Carbon Cycles in Monsoon-driven Humid Tropics of the Western Ghats Mountain Belt, India: Insights from Stable Isotope Approach

Tripti, M., Gurumurthy, G. P., Lambs, L., Riotte, J. & Balakrishna, K., 01-11-2018, In : Journal of the Geological Society of India. 92, 5, p. 579-587 9 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)
2017

A review of the occurrence of pharmaceuticals and personal care products in Indian water bodies

Balakrishna, K., Rath, A., Praveenkumarreddy, Y., Guruge, K. S. & Subedi, B., 01-03-2017, In : Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety. 137, p. 113-120 8 p.

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92 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of water-particle interactions on molybdenum budget in humid tropical rivers and estuaries: insights from Nethravati, Gurupur and Mandovi river systems

Gurumurthy, G. P., Tripti, M., Riotte, J., Prakyath, R. & Balakrishna, K., 05-02-2017, In : Chemical Geology. 450, p. 44-58 15 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)
49 Citations (Scopus)

Occurrence and fate of parabens and their metabolites in five sewage treatment plants in India

Karthikraj, R., Vasu, A. K., Balakrishna, K., Sinha, R. K. & Kannan, K., 01-09-2017, In : Science of the Total Environment. 593-594, p. 592-598 7 p.

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31 Citations (Scopus)

Trace element distribution and risk assessment in South Indian surface waterways

Guruge, K. S., Goswami, P., Watanabe, I., Abeykoon, S., Prabhasankar, V. P., Binu, K. R., Joshua, D. I., Balakrishna, K., Akiba, M. & Munuswamy, N., 01-01-2017, In : International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology. 14, 1

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4 Citations (Scopus)
2016

Distribution and relationships of antimicrobial resistance determinants among extended-spectrum-cephalosporin-resistant or carbapenem-resistant Escherichia coli isolates from rivers and sewage treatment plants in India

Akiba, M., Sekizuka, T., Yamashita, A., Kuroda, M., Fujii, Y., Murata, M., Lee, K. I., Joshua, D. I., Balakrishna, K., Bairy, I., Subramanian, K., Krishnan, P., Munuswamy, N., Sinha, R. K., Iwata, T., Kusumoto, M. & Guruge, K. S., 01-05-2016, In : Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 60, 5, p. 2972-2980 9 p.

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30 Citations (Scopus)

Removal rates of antibiotics in four sewage treatment plants in South India

Prabhasankar, V. P., Joshua, D. I., Balakrishna, K., Siddiqui, I. F., Taniyasu, S., Yamashita, N., Kannan, K., Akiba, M., Praveenkumarreddy, Y. & Guruge, K. S., 01-05-2016, In : Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 23, 9, p. 8679-8685 7 p.

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16 Citations (Scopus)

Rock magnetic finger-printing of soil from a coal-fired thermal power plant

Gune, M., Harshavardhana, B. G., Balakrishna, K., Udayashankar, H. N., Shankar, R. & Manjunatha, B. R., 01-05-2016, In : Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. 188, 5, 272.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

Water circulation and governing factors in humid tropical river basins in the central Western Ghats, Karnataka, India

Tripti, M., Lambs, L., Gurumurthy, G. P., Moussa, I., Balakrishna, K. & Chadaga, M. D., 15-01-2016, In : Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry. 30, 1, p. 175-190 16 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)
2015

Impact of wastewater from different sources on the prevalence of antimicrobial-resistant Escherichia coli in sewage treatment plants in South India

Akiba, M., Senba, H., Otagiri, H., Prabhasankar, V. P., Taniyasu, S., Yamashita, N., Lee, K. I., Yamamoto, T., Tsutsui, T., Ian Joshua, D., Balakrishna, K., Bairy, I., Iwata, T., Kusumoto, M., Kannan, K. & Guruge, K. S., 01-05-2015, In : Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety. 115, p. 203-208 6 p.

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25 Citations (Scopus)

Mass loading and removal of pharmaceuticals and personal care products, including psychoactive and illicit drugs and artificial sweeteners, in five sewage treatment plants in India

Subedi, B., Balakrishna, K., Sinha, R. K., Yamashita, N., Balasubramanian, V. G. & Kannan, K., 01-01-2015, In : Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering. 3, Part 4A, p. 2882-2891 10 p.

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54 Citations (Scopus)

Source-related effects of wastewater on transcription factor (AhR, CAR and PXR)-mediated induction of gene expression in cultured rat hepatocytes and their association with the prevalence of antimicrobial-resistant Escherichia coli

Guruge, K. S., Yamanaka, N., Sonobe, M., Fujizono, W., Yoshioka, M., Akiba, M., Yamamoto, T., Joshua, D. I., Balakrishna, K., Yamashita, N., Kannan, K. & Tsutsui, T., 18-09-2015, In : PLoS One. 10, 9, e0138391.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

Use of Sr isotopes as a tool to decipher the soil weathering processes in a tropical river catchment, southwestern India

Gurumurthy, G. P., Balakrishna, K., Tripti, M., Riotte, J., Audry, S., Braun, J. J. & Udaya Shankar, H. N., 01-12-2015, In : Applied Geochemistry. 63, p. 498-506 9 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)
2014

Geochemical behaviour of dissolved trace elements in a monsoon-dominated tropical river basin, Southwestern India

Gurumurthy, G. P., Balakrishna, K., Tripti, M., Audry, S., Riotte, J., Braun, J. J. & Udaya Shankar, H. N., 01-01-2014, In : Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 21, 7, p. 5098-5120 23 p.

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14 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of paper mill effluents on the chemistry of a large tropical river, India

Balakrishna, K., Gurumurthy, G. P., Shiller, A. M., Mugeraya, G., Manjunatha, B. R. & Srinivasa Prabhu, B. S., 01-04-2014, In : International Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering. 7, 2, p. 651-657 7 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Selection criteria for decorative dimension stones

Manjunatha, B. R., Venkat Reddy, D., Krishnakumar, K. N., Balakrishna, K., Manjunatha, H. V. & Gurumurthy, G. P., 01-01-2014, In : International Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering. 7, 2, p. 408-414 7 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Sources of major ions and processes affecting the geochemical and isotopic signatures of subsurface waters along a tropical river, Southwestern India

Gurumurthy, G. P., Balakrishna, K., Tripti, M., Riotte, J., Audry, S., Braun, J. J., Lambs, L. & Udaya Shankar, H. N., 01-01-2014, In : Environmental Earth Sciences. 73, 1, p. 333-346 14 p.

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10 Citations (Scopus)
2013

Dissolved trace element biogeochemistry of a tropical river, Southwestern India

Tripti, M., Gurumurthy, G. P., Balakrishna, K. & Chadaga, M. D., 01-06-2013, In : Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 20, 6, p. 4067-4077 11 p.

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11 Citations (Scopus)

First assessment of water and carbon cycles in two tropical coastal rivers of south-west India: An isotopic approach

Tripti, M., Lambs, L., Otto, T., Gurumurthy, G. P., Teisserenc, R., Moussa, I., Balakrishna, K. & Probst, J. L., 15-08-2013, In : Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry. 27, 15, p. 1681-1689 9 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)
2012

Controls on intense silicate weathering in a tropical river, southwestern India

Gurumurthy, G. P., Balakrishna, K., Riotte, J., Braun, J. J., Audry, S., Shankar, U. H. N. & Manjunatha, B. R., 18-03-2012, In : Chemical Geology. 300-301, p. 61-69 9 p.

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42 Citations (Scopus)
2011

Tracing the sources of water using stable isotopes: First results along the Mangalore-Udupi region, south-west coast of India

Lambs, L., Gurumurthy, G. P. & Balakrishna, K., 15-10-2011, In : Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry. 25, 19, p. 2769-2776 8 p.

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8 Citations (Scopus)
2007

Spatial and temporal variations in water quality, major ions and trace metals

Deepa, V. J., Balakrishna, K., Mugeraya, G., Srinkethan, G. & Krishnakumar, P. K., 01-12-2007, In : Pollution Research. 26, 4, p. 757-763 7 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

The transport of Osmium and Strontium isotopes through a tropical estuary

Sharma, M., Balakrishna, K., Hofmann, A. W. & Shankar, R., 15-10-2007, In : Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 71, 20, p. 4856-4867 12 p.

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30 Citations (Scopus)
2006

Natural and anthropogenic factors controlling the dissolved organic carbon concentrations and fluxes in a large tropical river, India

Balakrishna, K., Kumar, I. A., Srinikethan, G. & Mugeraya, G., 01-11-2006, In : Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. 122, 1-3, p. 355-364 10 p.

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12 Citations (Scopus)
2005

Organic carbon transport and C/N ratio variations in a large tropical river: Godavari as a case study, India

Balakrishna, K. & Probst, J. L., 01-04-2005, In : Biogeochemistry. 73, 3, p. 457-473 17 p.

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62 Citations (Scopus)

Oxygen and hydrogen isotopic composition of major Indian rivers: A first global assessment

Lambs, L., Balakrishna, K., Brunet, F. & Probst, J. L., 15-11-2005, In : Hydrological Processes. 19, 17, p. 3345-3355 11 p.

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37 Citations (Scopus)
2002

Significance of riverine carbon transport: A case study of a large tropical river, Godavari (India)

Sarin, M. M., Sudheer, A. K. & Balakrishna, K., 01-12-2002, In : Science in China, Series C: Life Sciences. 45, SUPPL1, p. 97-108 12 p.

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33 Citations (Scopus)
2001

Distribution of U-Th nuclides in the riverine and coastal environments of the tropical southwest coast of India

Balakrishna, K., Shankar, R., Sarin, M. M. & Manjunatha, B. R., 24-07-2001, In : Journal of Environmental Radioactivity. 57, 1, p. 21-33 13 p.

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21 Citations (Scopus)

Geochemistry and assessment of metal pollution in soils and river components of a monsoon-dominated environment near Karwar, southwest coast of India

Manjunatha, B. R., Balakrishna, K., Shankar, R. & Mahalingam, T. R., 01-01-2001, In : Environmental Geology. 40, 11-12, p. 1462-1470 9 p.

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28 Citations (Scopus)
1999

The depositional history of late Quaternary sediments around Mangalore, west coast of India

Manjunatha, B. R. & Balakrishna, K., 01-12-1999, In : Indian Journal of Marine Sciences. 28, 4, p. 449-454 6 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)
1997

A laboratory study of the flocculation of dissolved heavy metals in Kali river during estuarine mixing, west coast of India

Balakrishna, K., Manjunatha, B. R. & Shankar, R., 01-12-1997, In : Journal of the Geological Society of India. 50, 6, p. 753-758 6 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)
1996

The transport of elements from soils around Kaiga to the Kali river, southwest coast of India

Manjunatha, B. R., Balakrishna, K., Shankar, R., Thiruvengadasami, A., Prabhu, R. K., Mahalingam, T. R. & Iyengar, M. A. R., 18-11-1996, In : Science of the Total Environment. 191, 1-2, p. 109-118 10 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)