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G. Shanmugan Honored

G. Shanmugan Honored

On October 28, 2020, Springer Journal of Palaeogeography (JoP) has announced the top journalism award to G. Shanmugam (’78) for his papers published in JoP during the 2012-2018 award period. The award, which carries a prize money of RMB30,000 (Chinese Yuan), is based on the Science Citation Index (SCI) of the following five papers and their SCI ranking:

1.       Shanmugam, G., 2016. Submarine fans: a critical retrospective (1950_2015).  5(2): 110–184.

2.       Shanmugam, G., 2015. The landslide problem. 4(2): 109–166.

3.       Shanmugam, G., 2016. The seismite problem. 5(4): 318–362.

4.       Shanmugam, G., 2017. Global case studies of soft-sediment deformation structures (SSDS):         definitions, classifications, advances, origins, and problems. 6(4): 251–320.

5.       Shanmugam, G., 2018. The hyperpycnite problem. 7(3): 197–238.

Additionally, Shanmugam published a book by Elsevier in 2020: Mass transport, gravity flows, and bottom currents: Downslope and alongslope processes and deposits

The book provides clear definitions and characteristics based on soil mechanics, fluid mechanics, and sediment concentration by volume. Learn More

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