Impact of extreme weather events on coconut productivity in three climatic zones of Sri Lanka

REFEREED JOURNALS
Pathmeswaran, C., Lokupitiya, E., Waidyarathne, K. P., and Lokupitiya,
European Journal of Agronomy 96: 47-53
Publication year: 2018

Pathmeswaran, C., Lokupitiya, E., Waidyarathne, K. P., and Lokupitiya, R. S. 2018. Impact of extreme weather events on coconut productivity in three climatic zones of Sri Lanka. European Journal of Agronomy  96: 47-53

Evaluation of the environmental and economic performances of three selected textile factories in Biyagama Export Processing Zone, Sri Lanka

REFEREED JOURNALS
Shiwanthi, S., Lokupitiya, E. and Peiris, S.
Environmental Development 27: 70-82
Publication year: 2018

Shiwanthi, S., Lokupitiya, E. and Peiris, S. 2018. Evaluation of the environmental and economic performances of three selected textile factories in Biyagama Export Processing Zone, Sri Lanka.  Environmental Development 27: 70-82.

Energy usage and greenhouse gas emissions associated with tea and rubber manufacturing processes in Sri Lanka

REFEREED JOURNALS
Vidanagama, J., and Lokupitiya
Environmental Development 26: 43-54
Publication year: 2018

Vidanagama, J., and Lokupitiya, E. 2018. Energy usage and greenhouse gas emissions associated with tea and rubber manufacturing processes in Sri Lanka.  Environmental Development 26: 43-54

Book of Abstracts of the International Conference on Climate Change

BOOKS AUTHORED/ EDITED
Lokupitiya, E
ICCC 2018
Publication year: 2018

Lokupitiya, E. (Editor-in-Chief). 2018.  Book of Abstracts of the International Conference on Climate Change- 2018 (ICCC 2018).  The International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM).

The impact of drought on coconut productivity in Sri Lanka. Neela Haritha: The Climate Change Magazine of Sri Lanka

REFEREED JOURNALS
Pathmeswaran C., Lokupitiya E., Waidyarathne KP
Vol. II, 119-122 pp
Publication year: 2017

Pathmeswaran C., Lokupitiya E., Waidyarathne KP. 2017. The impact of drought on coconut productivity in Sri Lanka.  Neela Haritha: The Climate Change Magazine of Sri Lanka. Vol. II, 119-122 pp

Reducing fossil fuel burning and CO2 emissions in textile industry: low carbon technologies and strategies. Neela Haritha: The Climate Change Magazine of Sri Lanka.

REFEREED JOURNALS
Shiwanthi S., Lokupitiya E, Pieris E.
Vol. II, 58-64pp.
Publication year: 2017

Shiwanthi S., Lokupitiya E, Pieris E.  2017. Reducing fossil fuel burning and CO2 emissions in textile industry: low carbon technologies and strategies. Neela Haritha: The Climate Change Magazine of Sri Lanka. Vol. II, 58-64pp.

New distributional record of Cylindera (Olygoma) paradoxa (W. Horn, 1892) (Coleoptera: Cicindellidae) in Ratnapura District, Sri Lanka

REFEREED JOURNALS
Thotagamuwa, A., Dangalle, C., Lokupitiya, E., Pallewatta, N., Wijerathne, T
Checklikst 13(3): 2027.
Publication year: 2017

Thotagamuwa, A., Dangalle, C., Lokupitiya, E., Pallewatta, N., Wijerathne, T. 2017. New distributional record of Cylindera (Olygoma) paradoxa (W. Horn, 1892) (Coleoptera: Cicindellidae) in Ratnapura District, Sri Lanka. Checklikst 13(3): 2027.

Conference Proceedings of the International Conference on Climate Change- 2017 (ICCC 2017)

BOOKS AUTHORED/ EDITED
Lokupitiya, E
Publication year: 2017

Lokupitiya, E. (Editor-in-Chief). 2017.  Conference Proceedings of the International Conference on Climate Change- 2017 (ICCC 2017).  The International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM).

Book of Abstracts of the International Conference on Climate Change- 2017

BOOKS AUTHORED/ EDITED
Lokupitiya, E
Publication year: 2017

Lokupitiya, E. (Editor-in-Chief). 2017.  Book of Abstracts of the International Conference on Climate Change- 2017 (ICCC 2017).  The International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM)

Tiger beetles (Coleoptera: Cicindelidae) of Sri Lanka’s Coastal Zone: Present Distribution and Diversity

REFEREED JOURNALS
Thotagamuwa A, Dangalle C.D, Pallewatta N, Lokupitiya, E.
Publication year: 2016

Thotagamuwa A, Dangalle C.D, Pallewatta N, Lokupitiya, E.  Tiger beetles (Coleoptera:

Cicindelidae) of Sri Lanka’s Coastal Zone: Present Distribution and Diversity. 2016.  Sri Lanka

Iournal of Marine Environmental Sciences, Marine Environment Protection Authority, Sri

Lanka

Found after 107 years: rediscovery of an endemic tiger beetle jansenia laeticolor w. Horn (Coleoptera: Cicindelidae) in Sri Lanka

REFEREED JOURNALS
Thotagamuwa, A., Sumanapala, A., Dangalle, C., Pallewatta, N., Lokupitiya, E.
Cicindela 48(3-4): 77
Publication year: 2016

Thotagamuwa, A., Sumanapala, A., Dangalle, C., Pallewatta, N., Lokupitiya, E.  2016.  Found after 107 years: rediscovery of an endemic tiger beetle jansenia laeticolor w. Horn (Coleoptera: Cicindelidae) in Sri Lanka. Cicindela 48(3-4): 77

Country-specific emission factors for methane emission from enteric fermentation: a case study from a non-annex 1 country. Journal of the National Science Foundation of Sri Lanka

REFEREED JOURNALS
Lokupitiya, E
44(2), pp.137–144
Publication year: 2016

Lokupitiya, E. 2016. Country-specific emission factors for methane emission from enteric fermentation: a case study from a non-annex 1 country. Journal of the National Science Foundation of Sri Lanka. 44(2), pp.137–144

Carbon and Energy Fluxes in Cropland Ecosystems: A Model-Data Comparison

REFEREED JOURNALS
Lokuptiya, E. et al.
Biogeochemistry, 129(1), 53-76. DOI 10.1007/s10533-016-0219-3
Publication year: 2016

Lokuptiya, E. et al. 2016. Carbon and Energy Fluxes in Cropland Ecosystems: A Model-Data Comparison. Biogeochemistry, 129(1), 53-76.  DOI 10.1007/s10533-016-0219-3

Assessment of key policies and measures to address the drivers of deforestation and forest degradation in Sri Lanka

TECHNICAL REPORTS
S. Fernando, A. Senaratna, N. Pallewatta, N., L. Manawadu, U. Imbulana , I. De Silva,, and S. Ranwala
Publication year: 2015

Assessment of key policies and measures to address the drivers of deforestation and forest degradation in Sri Lanka- Final technical report of a consultancy awarded to the Colombo Science and Technology Cell, Faculty of Science, University of Colombo, by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) for the Sri Lanka UN-REDD Programme [2015; with S. Fernando, A. Senaratna, N. Pallewatta, N., L. Manawadu, U. Imbulana , I. De Silva,, and  S. Ranwala ]

Report on Technology Needs Assesment and Technology Action Plans for Climate Change Mitigation published by Climate Change

TECHNICAL REPORTS
Lokupitiya, E
Publication year: 2014

Report on Technology Needs Assesment and Technology Action Plans for Climate Change Mitigation published by Climate Change Secretariat, Ministry of Environment and Renewable Energy Sri Lanka [2014]

Proceedings of the 5th APN South Asia Sub-Regional Cooperation Meeting & South Asia Proposal Development Training Workshop

TECHNICAL REPORTS
Lokupitiya, E
Publication year: 2014

Proceedings of the 5th APN South Asia Sub-Regional Cooperation Meeting & South Asia Proposal Development Training Workshop (Report prepared for the Ministry of Environment and Renewable Energy of Sri Lanka and APN) [2014]

Greenhouse Gas Budgets of South and Southeast Asia

REFEREED JOURNALS
Patra, P.K., Canadell, J. G., Ahmed, M. K., Machida, T., Mukai, H., Lokupitiya, E. and Lokupitiya, R.
APN Science Bulletin 4: 56-57.
Publication year: 2014

Patra, P.K., Canadell, J. G.,  Ahmed, M. K., Machida, T.,  Mukai, H.,  Lokupitiya, E. and Lokupitiya, R. 2014.  Greenhouse Gas Budgets of South and Southeast Asia. APN Science Bulletin 4: 56-57.

Climate change and threats to human security

BOOK CHAPTERS AUTHORED
Lokupitiya, E
pp 115-131. In N. Gaan (ed.)
Publication year: 2014

Lokupitiya, E. 2014.  Climate change, human security, and Sri Lanka. pp 115-131. In N. Gaan (ed.) Climate change and threats to human security. Kalpaz Publications, Delhi, India.

Evaluating the agreement between measurements and models of net ecosystem exchange at different times and timescales using wavelet coherence

REFEREED JOURNALS
Stoy P. C. et al.
Biogeosciences 10: 6893-6909
Publication year: 2013

Stoy P. C. et al. 2013.  Evaluating the agreement between measurements and models of net ecosystem exchange at different times and timescales using wavelet coherence: an example using data from the North American Carbon Program Site-Level Interim Synthesis. Biogeosciences 10: 6893-6909

Evaluating atmospheric CO2 inversions at multiple scales over a highly-inventoried agricultural landscape

REFEREED JOURNALS
Schuh, A., Lauvaux, T., Denning, A., West, T., Davis, K., Miles, N., Richardson, S., Uliasz, M.., Lokupitiya, E., Cooley, D., Andrews, A., Ogle, S. M
Global Change Biology 19: 1424-1439
Publication year: 2013

Schuh, A., Lauvaux, T., Denning, A., West, T., Davis, K., Miles, N., Richardson, S., Uliasz, M.., Lokupitiya, E., Cooley, D., Andrews, A., Ogle, S. M. 2013. Evaluating atmospheric CO2 inversions at multiple scales over a highly-inventoried agricultural landscape.  Global Change Biology 19: 1424-1439

Report on the barrier analysis and enabling framework for transport sector of Sri Lanka

TECHNICAL REPORTS
Lokupitiya, E
Publication year: 2012

Report on the barrier analysis and enabling framework for transport sector of Sri Lanka (Report submitted to the Ministry of Environment and Renewable Energy of Sri Lanka under climate change technology needs assessment for greenhouse gas mitigation) [2012]

Project ideas for transport sector of Sri Lanka

TECHNICAL REPORTS
Lokupitiya, E
Publication year: 2012

Project ideas for transport sector of Sri Lanka (Report submitted to the Ministry of Environment and Renewable Energy of Sri Lanka under climate change technology needs assessment for greenhouse gas mitigation) [2012]

Carbon balance in US croplands during the last two decades of the 20th century

REFEREED JOURNALS
Lokupitiya, E. , Paustian, K., Easter, M., Williams S., Andrén, O. and Kätterer, T.
Biogeochemistry 107: 207-225.
Publication year: 2012

Lokupitiya, E. , Paustian, K., Easter, M., Williams S., Andrén, O. and Kätterer, T. 2012.  Carbon balance in US croplands during the last two decades of the 20th century.  Biogeochemistry 107: 207-225.

A model-data comparison of gross primary productivity: Results from the North American Carbon Program site synthesis.

REFEREED JOURNALS
Shaefer, K. et al.
Journal of Geophysical Research 117, G03010, doi:10.1029/2012JG001960
Publication year: 2012

Shaefer, K. et al. 2012.  A model-data comparison of gross primary productivity: Results from the North American Carbon Program site synthesis.  Journal of Geophysical Research 117, G03010, doi:10.1029/2012JG001960

National Greenhouse gas Inventory Report for the Agriculture and Land Use, Land Use Change & Forestry sectors

TECHNICAL REPORTS
Lokupitiya, E
Publication year: 2011

National Greenhouse gas Inventory Report for the Agriculture and  Land Use, Land Use Change & Forestry sectors, for the Second National Communication by the Government of Sri Lanka, submitted to the UNFCCC Secretariat [2011].

Characterizing the performance of ecosystem models across time scales: A spectral analysis of the North American Carbon Program site-level synthesis.

REFEREED JOURNALS
Dietz M. C. et al.
Biogeosciences 116,G04029.DOI:10.1029/2011JG001661
Publication year: 2011

Use of AVHRR NDVI time series and ground-based surveys for estimating county-level crop biomass.

REFEREED JOURNALS
Lokupitiya, E., Lefsky, M., and K. Paustian.
International Journal of Remote Sensing 31(i): 141-158.
Publication year: 2010

Lokupitiya, E., Lefsky, M., and K. Paustian.  2010.  Use of AVHRR NDVI time series and ground-based surveys for estimating county-level crop biomass.  International Journal of Remote Sensing 31(i): 141-158.

Coupling land surface and crop growth models for predicting evapotranspiration and carbon exchange in wheat-maize rotation croplands.

REFEREED JOURNALS
Lei, H., Yang, D., Lokupitiya, E., Shen, Y.
Biogeosciences 7: 3363-3375.
Publication year: 2010

Lei, H., Yang, D., Lokupitiya, E., Shen, Y.  2010.  Coupling land surface and crop growth models for predicting evapotranspiration and carbon exchange in wheat-maize rotation croplands.  Biogeosciences 7: 3363-3375.

Assessing the Impact of Crops on Regional CO2 Fluxes and Atmospheric Concentrations.

REFEREED JOURNALS
Corbin, K.D., Denning, Lokupitiya, E.Y. et al.
Tellus B 62: 521-532.
Publication year: 2010

Corbin, K.D., Denning, Lokupitiya, E.Y. et al. 2010.  Assessing the Impact of Crops on Regional CO2 Fluxes and Atmospheric Concentrations.  Tellus B 62: 521-532.

A model-data intercomparison of CO2 exchange during large scale droughts: Results from the North American Carbon Proram Site Synthesis

REFEREED JOURNALS
Schwalm, C.R. et al.
Journal of Geographical Research Biogeosciences 115, G00H05. DOI: 10.1029/2009JG001229.
Publication year: 2010

Schwalm, C.R. et al. 2010.  A model-data intercomparison of CO2 exchange during large scale droughts: Results from the North American Carbon Proram Site Synthesis.  Journal of Geographical Research Biogeosciences 115, G00H05.  DOI: 10.1029/2009JG001229.