Hands-on Training for Young Researchers

Kanchan Puri and Ritesh Joshi


Vegetation assessment


The Indian Himalayan Region (IHR) is globally recognised as one of the biodiversity hotspots (known for its sensitive ecosystem), representing tropical, subtropical, temperate, subalpine vegetation & alpine forest types. It holds a special position due to its unique culture, tradition, and value systems. 

        This hands-on training provided basic exposure on (i) methods of field surveys for ecology and vegetation science data collection, analysis and interpretation; (ii) herbarium specimen collection, preparations, accessioning and the record-keeping; and (iii) effective use of remote sensing & GIS and statistics for analyzing field datasets...Read More