Dr Lalit Kumar Sharma


Dr Lalit Kumar Sharma


Highest Academic degree, year

Ph.D.; 2012


Wildlife & Conservation Section

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Area of Expertise

Wildlife Conservation and Landscape Ecology

Experience after Ph. D.

11 years

Significant Achievements (max 5 bullet points)

  • Evaluated conservation and status of threatened mammals of the Indian Himalayas
  • Species redistribution under climate change scenario of Himalayan vertebrates
  • Landscape ecology of conservation priority species of the Himalayas
  • Ecology of large mammals of Indian Himalayas


Supervising 03 PhD students

Research Focus (max. 5 bullet points)

  • Population and habitat ecology
  • Landscape conservation and restoration ecology
  • Conservation practices and policies
  • Forest biodiversity & Management planning
  • Geoinformatics and remote sensing 





  • Sharief A, .., Sharma, L.K. et al. (2022) Landscape use and co-occurrence pattern of snow leopard (Panthera uncia) and its prey species in the fragile ecosystem of Spiti Valley, Himachal Pradesh. PLoS ONE 17(7): e0271556.
  • Dutta, R., ..Sharma, L.K. (2022). Climate change may plunder the facultative top predator Yellow-throated Martin from the Hindu-Kush Himalayan Region, Ecological Informatics, Volume 69, 2022, 101622,
  • Maheswaran, G., ..Sharma, L.K.,et al (2021). Save the while-bellied heron from extinction. Science, 373, 6561.
  • Mukherjee, Sharma, L.K.,et al (2021). Landscape-level habitat management plan through geometric reserve design for critically endangered Hangul (Cervus hangluhanglu), Science of The Total Environment, Volume 777, 2021,
  • Bagaria, P., Sharma, L.K.,et al. (2020). Distribution modelling and climate change risk assessment strategy for rare Himalayan Galliformes species using archetypal data abundant cohorts for adaptation planning, Climate Risk Management, 100264, ISSN 2212-0963,

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