Indrani Kar


M.Sc. Landscape Ecology and Nature Conservation

B.Sc. Geology

B.Sc. Physical Anthropology

Doctoral Researcher / PhD candidate

Department of Bioenergy
Helmholtz Center for Environmental Research - UFZ
Permoserstr. 15
04318 Leipzig I Germany

in cooperation with:

Deutsches Biomasseforschungszentrum - DBFZ
Torgauer Straße 116
04347 Leipzig I Germany

Phone +49 341 2434-581
Fax +49 341 2434-133
Indrani Kar

Education and Professional Experience

since September 2017 PhD researcher at the DBFZ Department Bioenergy Systems and UFZ Department Bioenergy
October 2013 - January 2017 M.Sc. Landscape Ecology and Nature Conservation at the University of Greifswald, Germany

• Case studies in international agreements and conventions and how they form the basis for local environmental regulatory acts in Canada, Germany, New Zealand, Australia, and Borneo
• Modules on land and resource management, best practices for landscape remediation and reclamation, as well as restoration of ecosystem services in degraded landscapes
• Project work investigating uranium mining in Australia, lignite mining in Germany, and oil sands in Canada with respect to mitigation of environmental and habitat disturbances from extractive activities, including methods of landscape restoration and monitoring, particularly in wetlands and peatlands
November 2007 - April 2009 Geological Consultant at Total E&P Canada in Calgary, Canada

May 2007 to August 2007 Geological Field Technician – Uravan Minerals, Calgary and North West Territories, Canada
September 2005 - December 2007 B.Sc. Geology at the University of Calgary, Canada
September 2004 - March 2005 Youth Leadership Workshop and Program Facilitator – Ghost River Rediscovery (Canada)/Bina Hill Institute (Guyana), North Rupununi, Guyana

September 1995 - June 2002 B.Sc. Physical Anthropology at the University of Calgary, Canada