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Krishna Babu Shrestha

Executive Officer
  • E-mailKrishna.Shrestha@uib.no
  • Phone+47 55 58 28 13+47 916 21 788
  • Visitor Address
    UiB Global, Jekteviksbakken 31, PO Box 7800, 5020, Bergen Norway
    Bergen
    Room 
    264
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7803
    5020 Bergen

Vegetation Ecology, Dendrochronology

Dendroecology, Climate change, treeline

Sharma, L. N., Shrestha, K.B., Måren, I.E. (2019). "Tree regeneration in gap-understory mosaics in a subtropical Shorea robusta (Sal) forest." Journal of Forestry Research, 30 (6): 2061-2068.

Shrestha, K.B., Chhetri, P.K, Bista, R. (2017): Growth responses of Abies spectabilis to climate variations along an elevational gradient in Langtang National Park in the central Himalaya, Nepal. Journal of Forest Research, 22 (5): 274-281.

S.A. Rayback, Shrestha, K.B., Hofgaard, A. (2017): Growth variable-specific moisture and temperature limitations in cooccurringalpine tree and shrub species, central Himalayas, Nepal. Dendrochronologia, 44: 193-202.

Chhetri, P.K., Shrestha, K.B. & Cairns, D.M. (2017): Topography and human disturbances are major controlling factors in treeline pattern at Barun and Manang Valley in the Nepal Himalaya. Journal of Mountain Science, 14 (1): 119-127.

Suwal, M.K., Shrestha, K.B., Guragain, L., Shakya, R., Shrestha, K., Bhuju, D.R. & Vetaas, O.R. (2016): Land-use change under a warming climate facilitated upslope expansion of Himalayan silver fir (Abies spectabilis (D. Don) Spach). Plant Ecology, 217 (8): 993-1002.

Shrestha, K.B., Hofgaard, A. & Vandvik, V. (2015): Tree growth response to climatic variability in two climatically contrasting treeline ecotone areas, central Himalaya, Nepal. Canadian Journal of Forest Research, 45 (11): 1643-1653.

Shrestha, K.B., Hofgaard, A. & Vandvik, V. (2014): Recent treeline dynamics are similar between dry and mesic areas of Nepal, central Himalaya. Journal of Plant Ecology, 8(4):347-358.

Shrestha, K.B.; Måren, I.E.; Ellen A.; Sah, J.P. & Vetaas, O.R. (2013): Effect of anthropogenic disturbance in oak forests in Nepal, central Himalaya. International journal of Biodiversity, ecosystem services and management, 9 (1): 21-29.

Shrestha, K.B. & Vetaas, O.R. (2009): The forest ecotone effect on species richness Species richness in an arid Trans Himalayan landscape of Nepal.  Folia Geobotanica 44 (3): 247-262.

Chettri, P.K. & Shrestha, K.B. (2009): Dendrochronology and Climate Change Study in Nepal: A Preview. Banko Jankari, 99 (2): 42-43.

  • 2018. Tree regeneration in gap-understory mosaics in a subtropical Shorea robusta (Sal) forest. Journal of Forestry Research. 1-8.
  • 2017. Growth variable-specific moisture and temperature limitations in co-occuring alpine tree and shrub species, central Himalayas, Nepal. Dendrochronologia. 193-202.
  • 2017. Growth response of Abies spectabilis to climate variations along an elevational gradient in Langtang National Park in the central Himalaya, Nepal. Journal of Forest Research. 274-281.
  • 2016. Land-use change under a warming climate facilitated upslope expansion of Himalayan silver fir (Abies spectabilis (D. Don) Spach). Plant Ecology. 993-1002.
  • 2015. Tree-growth response to climatic variability in two climatically contrasting treeline ecotone areas, central Himalaya, Nepal. Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 1643-1653.
  • 2014. Recent treeline dynamics are similar between dry and mesic areas of Nepal, central Himalaya. Journal of Plant Ecology.
  • 2013. Treeline and vegetation dynamics in response to environmental changes in Nepal, the central Himalaya.
  • 2013. Effect of anthropogenic disturbance on plant species diversity in oak forest in Nepal, central Himalaya. International Journal of Biodiversity Science, Ecosystem Services & Management. 9 pages.
  • 2009. The forest ecotone effect on species richness in an arid trans-Himalayan landscape of Nepal. Folia Geobotanica. 247-262.

More information in national current research information system (CRIStin)

Ph.D. (Vegetation Ecology), UiB, Bergen

M.Sc. (Biodiversity, Evolution and Ecology), UiB, Bergen

M.Sc. (Plant ecology), Tribhuvan University, Nepal

B.Sc. (Botany, Zoology, Chemistry), Tribhuvan University, Nepal