Sarah Gergel, Associate Professor, Landscape Ecology & Conservation

Landscape Ecology Lab, Forest and Conservation Sciences

Tanvi Gaur, PhD Researcher, QES Fellowship

Tanvi Gaur

Biography

PhD Candidate (Wildlife Sciences) – Saurashtra University, Gujarat, 2016

Project Fellow (Project DST-NMSHE) -Wildlife Institute of India, 2015- present

MSc (Biodiversity & Conservation) – Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, New Delhi, 2014

BSc (Zoology Hons.) – University of Delhi, 2012

Research Interests

Broadly, I am interested in mapping the ecosystem services. In my research, I am trying to explore how ecosystem services and human well-being have changed over time. Using landscape level approach, I wish to get an insight into ecosystem service interactions by identifying patterns of change over time. I am using socio-economic parameters to determine the human well–being in the region and establishing a relationship with the ecosystem services.

Currently, I am a part of DST’s NMSHE project at Wildlife Institute of India and working in collaboration with landscape ecology lab at UBC. The project aims at understanding the climate change impacts on the biodiversity and ecosystems of the Indian Himalayan region. Particularly, my research focuses on the Bhagirathi catchment in the state of Uttarakhand. I am also interested in understanding the trends of climate change at the landscape level and its effects on the provision of ecosystem services and identify the priority areas for conservation.

Fellowships

UBC three months Canadian Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarship in Forestry (2016)

Contact Info

eco.13gaur@gmail.com

 

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