Dr. Jagdish Krishnaswamy

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Dr. Jagdish Krishnaswamy
Dean, School of Environment and Sustainability, Indian Institute for Human Settlements (IIHS)
Senior Adjunct Fellow, ATREE
jagdish@atree.org

Jagdish Krishnaswamy is the Dean, School of Environment and Sustainability, Indian Institute for Human Settlements (IIHS). Link to profile: https://iihs.co.in/iihs-people/team/jagdish-krishnaswamy/ , , krishnaswamy@iihs.ac.in

He is a Senior Adjunct Fellow at ATREE.

Jagdish Krishnaswamy has a B.Tech in Civil Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai, India and a MS in Statistics and Decision Sciences and a  Ph.D in Environmental studies, Duke University, North Carolina, USA.   

As Adjunct Fellow at ATREE, Jagdish is interested in fostering joint collaboration between IIHS and ATREE on urban ecology, nature-based solutions, citizen science-based monitoring systems for urban environmental processes, ecological restoration, quantification and mapping of ecosystem services  and climate change resilient and biodiversity friendly management of regulated rivers and reservoirs.

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Journal Articles

Marathe, A., Priyadarsanan, D.R., Krishnaswamy, J. 2021 Gamma diversity and under-sampling together generate patterns in beta-diversity Sci Rep 11, 21420 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-99830-8
Aniruddha Marathe, Kartik Shanker, Jagdish Krishnaswamy, Dharma Rajan Priyadarsanan 2021 Species and functional group composition of ant communities across an elevational gradient in the Eastern Himalaya Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology, ISSN 1226-8615, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aspen.2021.08.009

Popular Writings

Veena Srinivasan, Sharachchandra Lele, Jagdish Krishnaswamy and Priyanka Jamwal

Book Chapters

Lele, S. and J. Krishnaswamy. , 2019 , Climate Change and India's Forests. In: India in a Warming World , India in a Warming World
Badrinarayanan, S., J. Krishnaswamy, Lele, S., and K. Chandrashekara , 2001 , Consequences of Forest Conversion to Coffee Plantation on Litter Beetle and Ant Communities , in K.N. Ganeshaiah, R.U. Shaanker, and K.S. Bawa, (Eds.), Proceedings of International Conference on Tropical Ecosystems: Structure, Diversity and Human Welfare, Oxford-IBH Publishing, New Delhi, pp.162-163.

Reports

A Technical Report: Hydrologic and Carbon Services in the Western Ghats: Response of Forest and Agroecosystems to Extreme Rainfall Events, 2017, Krishnaswamy J, Chappel N, Bhalla RS, Sankaran M, Vaidyanathan S, Badiger S & Varghese S.(2017). Hydrologic and Carbon Services in the Western Ghats: Response of Forest and Agroecosystems to Extreme Rainfall Events. Technical Report submitted to Ministry of Earth Sciences, Government of India. 67pp.
Vanak, A.T., A. Kulkarni, A. Gode, C. Sheth, E. DiMinin, K.K. Karanth, O. Thorat, and J. Krishnaswamy. 2017. Conservation and Sustainable Use of the DryGrassland Ecosystem in Peninsular India: a Quantitative Framework for ConservationLandscape Planning. F, 2017,
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