C12.03 Biogeography and Biodiversity

Session: Climate Change and Dynamics of Mountain Ecosystems 1

Chairpersons: Udo Schickhoff, Suraj Mal

TREELINE: Detecting the response of a Himalayan near-natural treeline ecotone to climate change     

Niels Schwab (1), Udo Schickhoff (1), Jürgen Böhner (1), Thomas Scholten (2), Ram P. Chaudhary (3), Birgit Bürzle (1), Lars Gerlitz (1), Michael Müller (2), Eleonore Schenk (1)

(1) Physical Geography, Center for Earth System Research and Sustainability (CEN), University of Hamburg

(2) Chair of Physical Geography and Soil Science, University of Tübingen

(3) Research Centre for Applied Science and Technology (RECAST), Tribhuvan University, Kirtipur


Soil properties and nutrient cycling in the alpine treeline ecotone of Rolwaling Himal, Nepal

Michael Mueller, Simon Drollinger, Thomas Scholten, University of Tuebingen


Climate change impacts on glaciers and glacial lakes in the Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve, Indian Himalaya

Suraj Mal (1), RB Singh (2), Udo Schickhoff (3)

(1) Department of Geography, Shaheed Bhagat Singh College, University of Delhi

(2) Department of Geography, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi

(3) Department of Geography, University of Hamburg


Climatic cyclicity and dynamics of the glacio-nival systems of central part of Altay-Sayan mountain system       

Dmitrii Ganiushkin, Kirill Chistyakov, St-Petersburg State University