Bency David Chinthala

Bency David Chinthala

Department Geographie und Geowissenschaften
Department of Geography

Room: Room 1.014
Glückstraße 5
91054 Erlangen


Curriculum Vitae

Since 2019: Research Scholar at Institute for Geography, FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg.

2017-2019: Junior Research Fellow at Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeosciences, Lucknow.

2017: M.Sc. Department of Environmental Sciences, Pondicherry University, India.

2015: B.Sc. Department of Botany, Madras University, India.


David, B., Singh, A., Shekhar, M., Tomar, N., Phulara, M., Yadav, A., Pandey, P., Ranhotra P.S., Bhattacharyya, A., Joshi, R. and Singh C.P. (2022). Age-Girth Stand Structure of Himalayan fir and Growth-NDVI relationship in the Treeline transects of western Himalaya: An ecological perspective. Ecology of Himalayan Timberline Ecotone, Eds. S.P. Singh, Zafar Reshi & Rajesh Joshi, Springer Nature. (Accepted)

David, B., Grießinger, J., Ranhotra, P.S., Tomar, N., Singh, C.P., Bräuning, A. (2022). Tree-Ring Oxygen Isotope Variations in Subalpine Firs from the Western Himalaya Capture Spring Season Temperature Signals. Forests, 13, 437.

Singh, S.P., Bhattacharyya, A., Mittal, A., Pandey, A., Tewari, A., Latwal, A., David, B., et al. (2021). Indian Himalayan timberline ecotone in response to climate change- initial findings. Current Science, (00113891), 120(5).

Singh, U., Phulara, M., David, B., Ranhotra P.S., Shekhar, M., Bhattacharyya, A., Dhyani, R., Joshi R. and Pal A.K. (2018). Static tree line of Himalayan silver fir since last several decades at Tungnath, Western Himalaya. Tropical Ecology, 59(2), 351-363.



Inhalt des Abschnitts


(2019-2023) Award of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Doctoral Fellowship at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg.

(2017-2019) MoEF&CC sponsored project entitled “Tree growth response of selected tree species of timber line to climate variability across the Indian Himalayan Region”, under National Mission on Himalayan Studies (NMHS) program.

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