Prof. Peñuelas has visited India and Nepal in the frame of the ERC Imbalance-P project

Prof. Peñuelas had been on tour during May visiting India and Nepal to stablish new projects and research lines on phosphorus limitation and climate change impacts in these locations.

In India he visited several research centres to conduct meetings with local scientists from:

  • National Institute of Plant Genome Research (NIPGR). Scientists discussed about the limited stock of this vital macronutrient in nature and its Increasing limitation in an increasingly fertilized world with N and C.
    • Principal investigators
      • Dr. Ayay Parida. Director of the Institute of Life Sciences
      • Dr. Ramesh V. Sonti. Director of the National Institute of Plant Genome Research
      • Dr. Jitender Giri.
      • Dr. Raman Meenakshi Sundaram. PhD. Fellow-NAAS, ISGPB and IUSSTF
      • Dr. Jitendra Thakur.
      • Dr. Amar Pal Singh.
      • Dr. Ananda Sarkar
    • Postdoc researchers
    • PhD students
    • Technicians
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee
    • Dr. Harsh Chauhan
    • Dr. Jitender Giri from the National Institute of Plant Genome Research
  • Jawaharlal Nehru University. School of Environmental Sciences. Scientists discussed about antibiotic resistance and air pollution.
    • Postdoc researchers
    • PhD students
    • Technicians

During the stay Prof Peñuelas held seminars and conferences in the research centres listed above.

Dr. Jitender Giri and colleagues from the NIPGR
Dr. Jitender Giri, Prof Peñuelas and colleagues from the NIPGR

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Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee

During his visit to Nepal he conducted meetings and fiels trips on research on treeline shifts, nutrients and emergent pollutants in response to global warming and global eutrophication and pollution in the Himalayas of Nepal.

This research involved scientists from:

  •  Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) – Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research:
    • Prof. Eryuan Liang
    • Dr. Shalik Ram Sigdel
    • Dr.  Haifeng Zhu
  • Nanjing Forestry University – College of Biology and the Environment:
    • Dr. Yafeng Wang
  • Tribhuvan University, Nepal
    • Prof. Binod Dawadi (Central Department of Hydrology and Meteorology)
    • Prof. Ram Kailash Prasad Yadav (Central Department of Botany)
    • Dr. Chitra Bahadur Baniya  (Central Department of Botany)

During the stay Prof Peñuelas held seminars and conferences and visit selected treeline plots across the central Himalayas in Nepal.

 

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Tribhuvan University, Nepal
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Prof. Peñuelas seminar at Tribhuvan University, Nepal
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Visit to selected treeline plots across the central Himalayas
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