Environment and Landscape Geography

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The group is doing research on environmental management and conservation, and the dynamics of natural and cultural landscapes.


  • Natural and cultural landscapes
  • Processes of change
  • Biodiversity
  • Natural and environmental management
  • Ecology, vegetation and climate
Research Project

ECOPOTENTIAL: improving future ecosystem benefits through earth observations

ECOPOTENTIAL is a large European-funded H2020 project that focuses its activities on a targeted set of internationally recognised Protected Areas, blending Earth Observations from remote sensing and field measurements, data analysis and modelling of current and future ecosystem conditions and services.

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Post-disaster community resilience in Nepal

On the 25th and 26th of April and 12th of May Nepal was struck by massive earthquakes. One year later we wanted to explore which farming systems fared better or worse after this natural disaster.

PhD project
PhD Candidate Kuber Prasad Bhatta.

Temporal changes in the plant species composition along elevation gradient of Nepal Himalaya

Changes in spatial patterns of the plant species across globe are the ecological fingerprints of climate - and landuse - change on all but mostly the mountain plant communities including the Himalayas.

PhD project
PhD Candidate Madan Krishna Suwal.

Current climatically potential area for distribution of plants and their fate in projected changed scenario of climate

The distribution of a species is an inherent part of its ecology. Species distribution is essential for a successful species’ management.