Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

University of Ruhuna

Amaraweera, P.H. (Mr.)

Senior Lecturer

Department of Geography
Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences
University of Ruhuna
Matara 81000
Sri Lanka

Phone: +94 715860450

Email: pamaraweera@yahoo.com

Biography:

P.H.Amaraweera is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Geography, University of Ruhuna. He holds a BA Honours degree and a MPhil degree in Geography from the University of Ruhuna. His ongoing research is on Natural Disaster Management and Climate change.

Qualifications:

  • MPhil (Ruh)
  • BA (Ruh)

Memberships and Affiliations:

  • Life member – Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (SLAAS)
  • Life member- Population Association of Sri Lanka (PASL)
  • Life member – Sri Lanka Association of Geographers (SLAG)

Specialized fields and teaching areas:

Natural Disasters, Basic Statistics, Statistical Analysis in SPSS.

Research Areas:

Climate change, Natural Disaster Management

Publications:

Journal publications

  • අමරවීර, පී.එච්.(2006/2007) රත්නපුර දිස්ත‍්‍රික්කයේ නායයෑම් උපද‍්‍රවය තිව‍්‍ර වීම කෙරෙහි බලපා ඇති සාධක. ශාස්ත‍්‍රීය සංග‍්‍රහයල හතර වැනි කලාපය, මානව ශාස්ත‍්‍ර හා සමාඡුීය විද්‍යා පීඨය, රුහුණ විශ්වවිද්‍යාලය.

  • අමරවීර, පී.එච්.(2010) නායයෑම් සමග ජීවත්වීමේ දී නායපූර්ව ලක්‍ෂණවල ඇති වැදගත්කම. පස්වැනි කලාපයල ශාස්ත‍්‍රීය සංග‍්‍රහයල සබරගමුව විශ්වවිද්‍යාලය.

  • අමරවීර, පී .එච්. (2013) නායයෑම් පිළිබඳව පවත්නා දැනුමල ආකල්ප හා ප‍්‍රතිචාර උපද‍්‍රවය තිව‍්‍රවීම කෙරෙහි ඇතිකරන බලපෑම. විශ්වයල භූගෝල විද්‍යා අධ්‍යයනාංශයල රුහුණ විශ්වවිද්‍යාලය.

  • Amaraweera,P.H. (2014) Long-term Temperature Trend over Sri Lanka. Faculty Journal, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Ruhuna.


Conference publications

 

  • Amaraweera, P.H. (1994) Study of Pliestocene Gravel Beds in Kataragama Area. Annual Sessions of Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (SLAAS), Colombo, Sri Lanka.

  • Amaraweera, P.H. (23-24, January 2009) Living with Floods: A Comparative Study of Human Adaptation to Flood Disaster in Ratnapura and Kalutara Districts. National Geography conference 2009, Department of Geography, University of Peradeniya.

  • Ranabahu, R.A.S.P. and Amaraweera, P.H. (23-24, January 2009) Forced to Move: problems of adaptation to a new environment: a case study of donor- driven Tsunami resettlement schemes of Matara Divisional Secretariat Division. National Geography conference 2009, Department of  Geography, University of Peradeniya.

  • Amaraweera, P.H (8-9, January 2010) Factors affecting Landslides in Matara District. National Geography Conference 2010, Department of Geography, University of Ruhuna.

  • Ranabahu, R.A.S.P. and Amaraweera, P.H. (8-9, January 2010) Work- family balance among married females in Sri Lanka: a case study of Gampaha District. National Geography Conference 2010, Department of Geography, University of Ruhuna.

  • Amaraweera, P.H. (21st March 2014) Recent Trends of Minimum and Maximum Surface Temperatures over Sri Lanka. Annual Research Symposium, National Centre for Advanced Studies,   Sri Lanka foundation Institute, Colombo.

  • Amaraweera, P.H. (2-3, March 2015) Temperature and Rainfall Changes in Sri Lanka: An Analysis of Long-term and Recent Trends, International Conference on Postcolonial Societies in Transition, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Ruhuna.