About The Author

Aseesh is a research scientist at the G.B. Pant National Institute of Himalayan Environment and Sustainable Development, Sikkim Regional.

Eastern Himalaya Expects Future Timberline Ecotone Densification 

The impacts of climate change are vividly expressed in ecosystems, and such climate-induced alterations can be monitored in vegetation. Lately, mountain ecosystems have undergone accelerated changes due to rising temperatures. Temperature is a primary influencing factor promoting the snowmelt and length of the growing season, which crucially determines the nature of plant communities in alpine