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Dr. Divya Gopal
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Phone: +49(0)30 314 71282
e-mail: divya.gopal[at]campus.tu-berlin.de / div.gopal[at]gmail.com
- Since 2018: Guest Researcher / Lecturer at Department of Ecology, Ecosystem Sciences/ Plant Ecology, TU Berlin.
- 2018: Ph.D., Department of Ecology, Ecosystem Sciences/ Plant Ecology, TU Berlin. Advisor: Prof. Dr. Ingo Kowarik
- 2013: Senior Research Associate at Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE), Bangalore, India; assessing biodiversity in Bangalore’s institutions.
- 2011-2012: Researcher at Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University. Project title: Bridging the science-policy gap for governance of ecosystem services –Lessons learned from sacred ecosystems in India.
- 2009-2011: M.Sc. Landscape Ecology and Nature Conservation, University of Greifswald. Thesis title: Flora in slums of Bangalore, India: Ecological and socio-cultural perspectives.
- 2007-2009: Research Associate at Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE), Bangalore, India. Project title: Assessing Bangalore’s urban biodiversity.
- 2007: B.Sc. in Environmental Science, Zoology and Chemistry, Bangalore University.
- Urban social – ecological systems
- Sacred ecosystems in urban areas
- Tree conservation and floristic research
- Urban biodiversity
- Project Tree Pits – Biodiversity along streets (M.Sc. Ecology & Environmental Planning)
- Project Tree Pits – Biodiversity along streets (M.Sc. Urban Ecosystem Sciences)
Peer reviewed journals:
Gopal, D., von der Lippe, M., & Kowarik, I. (2019). Sacred sites, biodiversity and urbanization in an Indian megacity. Urban Ecosystems, 22(1), 161-172.
Gopal, D., von der Lippe, M., & Kowarik, I. (2018). Sacred sites as habitats of culturally important plant species in an Indian megacity. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening, 32, 113-122.
Gopal, D., Nagendra, H., & Manthey, M. (2015). Vegetation in Bangalore’s Slums: Composition, Species Distribution, Density, Diversity, and History.Environmental management, 55(6), 1390-1401.
Gopal, D., & Nagendra, H. (2014). Vegetation in Bangalore’s Slums: boosting livelihoods, well-being and social capital. Sustainability, 6(5), 2459-2473.
Jaganmohan, M., Vailshery, L. S., Gopal, D., & Nagendra, H. (2012). Plant diversity and distribution in urban domestic gardens and apartments in Bangalore, India. Urban Ecosystems. doi:10.1007/s11252-012-0244-5
Nagendra, H., & Gopal, D. (2011). Tree diversity, distribution, history and change in urban parks: studies in Bangalore, India. Urban Ecosystems, 14(2), 211-223.
Nagendra, H., & Gopal, D. (2010). Street trees in Bangalore: Density, diversity, composition and distribution. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening, 9(2), 129-137.
Gopal, D. Greenery in slums: A valuable source of traditional medicine. Cities and Biodiversity Outlook 2012: Action and Policy. Convention on Biological Diversity, United Nations.
Gopal, D. (2012). In green company: Biodiversity in slums. Deccan Herald. 17th July. (Newspaper article).