Dr. Shrinivas Badiger

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Dr. Shrinivas Badiger
Fellow - 2 (Assistant Professor), Centre for Environment and Development

Shrinivas Badiger is a Fellow at the Centre for Environment and Development, Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment, Bengaluru. He's been working on issues at the interface of climate-water-agriculture-environment-livelihoods for almost 2 decades. He has a Ph.D. in Water Resources Engineering from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (USA) and a masters in Water Engineering and Management from Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok. His research anchored broadly in the water sector uses interdisciplinary approaches combining natural and social sciences to understand the context of changing waterscapes within a larger framework of sustainable environments and human well-being. He is a lead investigator in several multi institutional collaborative projects focusing on impacts of land-use and land cover change on downstream hydrological services, watershed development programmes, ecosystem service assessments, water conflicts, water policy, agrarian crisis and climate change. He is on several advisory panels including the Karnataka Knowledge Commission and works closely with state agencies including ACIWRM and civil society organisations engaged with the communities on the ground.


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Journal Articles

Manish Kumar, Øivind Hodnebrog, Anne Sophie Daloz, Sumit Sen, Shrinivas Badiger, Jagdish Krishnaswamy 2021 Measuring precipitation in Eastern Himalaya: Ground validation of eleven satellite, model and gauge interpolated gridded products Journal of Hydrology, Volume 599, 2021, 126252, ISSN 0022-1694, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2021.126252. (https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0022169421002997)

Popular Writings

Sharachchandra Lele, Shrinivas Badiger, Bejoy K Thomas

Book Chapters

Badiger, S. and Lele, S. , 2017 , Contested waterscapes: Land use change, decentralised interventions and complex impacts , In Hiremath, A. J., Rai, N. and Siddhartha, A. (Eds), Celebrating 20 years of ATREE. pp. 148-155. Bangalore: ATREE.
Badami Rao, D and Badiger, S. , 2013 , 'Understanding Emerging Independent Regulatory Frameworks: Lessons for Reforming Karnataka’s Water Governance' , in V. Narain, C. Gurung Goodrich, J. Chourey, and A. Prakash (Eds.), Water in a Globalizing World: State, Markets and Civil Society in South Asia, Routledge Publishers, New Delhi.


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.
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Anooja A

  • Student, MSc-ES
  • Landscape, Livelihoods and Conservation
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Rashmi Mahajan

  • Student, PhD
  • Water, Land & Society