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Department of Environmental Science


Dr.(Ms.) Uma Melkania


DESIGNATION:Professor
QUALIFICATION:M.Sc., Ph.D.
SPECIALISATION:Forest ecology, Carbon sequestration; studies in forest and agro ecosystem
EMAIL:umamelkania[at]yahoo[dot]co[dot]in
CONTACT NO.:7500241412, 9412170328 (M)

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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