Dr Gowhar Meraj

JSPS International Researcher, 


English, Urdu and Kashmiri

Research Focus

Dr. Gowhar Meraj is third Pole Researcher having an interest in Environmental economics, Hydrology, Ecosystem services assessment, Ecosystem service modeling, Glaciology, Watershed management, and Land surface modeling. Had been associated with World Bank in collating the research on Indus-Basin Transboundary issues.

I am currently working as a Young Scientist Fellow under the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India’s Scheme for Young Scientist and Technologists (SYST) at the Department of Ecology, Environment and Remote sensing, Government of Jammu and Kashmir. Previously I also worked as Programme Officer on the ENVIS scheme of the Ministry of Environment, Forests, and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) for five years.


  • Ecosystem System Provisioning Under Changing Climate in Kashmir


  • JSPS International Researcher

Global goals

Target 6.1
Target 6.5
Target 9.5
Target 9.C
Target 13.1
Target 13.2
Target 13.3
Target 13.A
Target 13.B

Professional Organisations

  • Life Member of Indian Society of Remote Sensing
  • Life Member of Indian Society of Geomatics


  • Japan

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