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Department of Environmental Science

Dr.(Ms.) Uma Melkania

SPECIALISATION:Forest ecology, Carbon sequestration; studies in forest and agro ecosystem
CONTACT NO.:7500241412, 9412170328 (M)

Research Area/ Areas of Interest

  • Forestry
  • Ecology

  • Research Projects

    1. Effect of increased level of CO2 funded by Uttarakhand State Council for Science & Technology Dehradun
    2. Conservation and Management of Pollinators for Sustainable Agriculture, through an Ecosystem Approach” funded by VNEP/GEF Global Pollinator project GBPIHED Kosi-Katarmal, (Almora)
    3. Carbon sequestration and capacity building in central Himalayan region of India” funded by U Cost , Dehradun
    4. “Carbon Sequestration Studies in Forest and Agroecosystems along an altitudinal gradient” sponsored by Department of Science & Technology, Ministry of Science& Technology, New Delhi.

    Selected Research Publications

    1. Sundha, Prual and Uma Melkania. Carbon Foodprinting: A tool for Environmental Management. International Journal of Agriculture, Environment Biotechnology 9(2): 247-257.

    2. G.Ghose, D.C. Ghosh, U. Melkania and U Majumdar, Traditional medicinal plant used by the Adi,Idu and Khamba tribes of Dehange- Debang Bioshper Reserve in Arunachal Pradesh, International Journal of Agriculture, Environment and Biotechnology. Vol 7(1) pp. 165-171, online ISSN; 2230-732x, Article DOI; 10.5958/j,2230-732x.7.1.022

    3. S Chaturvedi, S Patra, D Mandal, DR Sena, PK Mishra, and U Melkania, comparative estimation of litter carbon inputs by two different modelling approaches in central Himalaya forest. International Journal of Soil Conservation, 42(2), 135-142

    4. Mohammed,A.S., Melkania,U and B.N. Kumar, Socio economic Impact Assessment of Integrated Industrial Estate Pantnagar, India. Ethopian journal of Environmental Studies and Management, 7(2), 890-901

    5. S Chaturvedi ,and U Melkania, Soil Organic Carbon Stock in Mixed Oak and Mixed Pine Forest of Kumaon Himalayas, India. Indian Forest, 139(3),218-221.ISSN 0019-4816

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