Amalesh Dhar, PhD

Research Associate, Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sci - Renewable Resources Dept

Contact

Research Associate, Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sci - Renewable Resources Dept
Email
amalesh@ualberta.ca
Address
847 General Services Building
9007 - 116 St NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 2H1

Overview

Area of Study / Keywords

Land reclamation and restoration ecology landscape disturbances environmental impact (land air and water) assessment climate change forest ecology and management


About

Dr. Dhar is a Research Associate at the department of Renewable Resources and working with Dr Naeth in several reclamation and restoration research projects. He obtained his PhD degree from University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria and has over 10 years of research experience in various fields of natural resources management at University of British Columbia, University of Northern British Columbia and Bulkley Valley Research Centre. 

Publications

Mixed Prairie Well Site Reclamation With Natural Recovery, Seeding and Grazing
Author(s): Etienne M.J. Soulodre, Amalesh Dhar, M. Anne Naeth
Publication Date: 9/8/2021
Publication: Rangeland Ecology and Management

Urban Naturalization for Green Spaces Using Soil Tillage, Herbicide Application, Compost Amendment and Native Vegetation
Author(s): Jaime Aguilar Rojas, Amalesh Dhar, M. Anne Naeth
Publication Date: 8/15/2021
Publication: Land
External Link: https://doi.org/10.3390/land10080854
Natural Recovery Of Vegetation On Reclamation Stockpiles After 26 to 34 Years
Author(s): Brenda E Shaughnessy, Amalesh Dhar, M. Anne Naeth
Publication Date: 8/11/2021
Publication: Écoscience
External Link: https://doi.org/10.1080/11956860.2021.1943931
Effects of woody debris and cover soil types on soil properties and vegetation 4-5 years after oil sands reclamation
Author(s): Katryna BC Forsch, Amalesh Dhar, M. Anne Naeth
Publication Date: 5/27/2021
Publication: Restoration Ecology
External Link: https://doi.org/10.1111/rec.13420
Response of Three Native Grass Species On Dry Tailings Reclamation Substrate Amended With Petroleum Coke
Author(s): Gabriela L. Luna Wolter, Amalesh Dhar, M. Anne Naeth
Publication Date: 2/1/2021
Publication: Journal of Environmental Quality
External Link: https://doi.org/10.1002/jeq2.20204
Early boreal forest understory plant community development in reclaimed oil sands
Author(s): Amalesh Dhar, Philip G.Comeau, M. Anne Naeth, Robert Vassov
Publication Date: 8/24/2020
Publication: Ecological Engineering
Volume: 158
External Link: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoleng.2020.106014
Geothermal Energy Resources: Potential Environmental Impact and Land Reclamation
Author(s): Amalesh Dhar, M Anne Naeth, P Devereaux Jennings, Mohamed Gamal El-Din
Publication Date: 6/7/2020
Publication: Environmental Reviews
External Link: https://doi.org/10.1139/er-2019-0069
Perspectives on environmental impacts and a land reclamation strategy for solar and wind energy systems
Author(s): Amalesh Dhar, M Anne Naeth, P Dev Jennings, Mohamed Gamal El-Din
Publication Date: 5/20/2020
Publication: Science of The Total Environment
Volume: 728
Page Numbers: 134602
External Link: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.134602
Wind damage over 21 years across different levels of tree removal in natural-origin mixed forests of northwestern British Columbia
Author(s): K David Coates, Erica B Lilles, Amalesh Dhar, Erin C Hall
Publication Date: 3/20/2020
Publication: Canadian Journal of Forest Research
External Link: https://doi.org/10.1139/cjfr-2019-0359
Plant community development following reclamation of oil sands mines using four cover soil types in northern Alberta
Author(s): Amalesh Dhar, Philip G Comeau, M Anne Naeth, Bradley D Pinno, Robert Vassov
Publication Date: 2020
Publication: Restoration Ecology
Volume: 28
Issue: 1
Page Numbers: 82–92
External Link: https://doi.org/10.1111/rec.13039
Effects of cover soil stockpiling on plant community development following reclamation of oil‐sands sites in Alberta
Author(s): Amalesh Dhar, Philip G Comeau, Robert Vassov
Publication Date: 3/1/2019
Publication: Restoration Ecology
Volume: 27
Page Numbers: 352–360
External Link: https://doi.org/10.1111/rec.12858
Large scale biotic damage impacts on forest ecosystem services
Author(s): Amalesh Dhar, Lael Parrott, Scott Heckbert
Publication Date: 11/1/2018
Publication: Scandinavian journal of forest research
Volume: 33
Page Numbers: 741-755
External Link: https://doi.org/10.1080/02827581.2018.1495256
Retention level affects dynamics of understory plant community recovery in northern temperate hemlock-cedar forests
Author(s): Erica Lilles, Amalesh Dhar, K David Coates, Sybille Haeussler
Publication Date: 8/1/2018
Publication: Forest Ecology and Management
Volume: 421
Page Numbers: 3-15
External Link: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2017.12.033
Plant community development following reclamation of oil sands mine sites in the boreal forest: a review
Author(s): Amalesh Dhar, Philip G Comeau, Justine Karst, Bradley D Pinno, Scott X Chang, M Anne Naeth, Robert Vassov, Caroline Bampfylde
Publication Date: 5/1/2018
Publication: Environmental Reviews
Volume: 26
Page Numbers: 286-298
External Link: https://doi.org/10.1139/er-2017-0091
Response of overstory and understory vegetation 37 years after prescribed burning in an aspen-dominated forest in northern Minnesota, USA–A case study
Author(s): A Dhar, CD Baker, HB Massicotte, B Palik, CDB Hawkins
Publication Date: 1/2/2018
Publication: Plant Biosystems
Volume: 152
Issue: 1
Page Numbers: 70-79
External Link: https://doi.org/10.1080/11263504.2016.1255265
Aftermath of mountain pine beetle outbreak in British Columbia: stand dynamics, management response and ecosystem resilience
Author(s): Amalesh Dhar, Lael Parrott, Christopher DB Hawkins
Publication Date: 8/1/2016
Publication: Forests
Volume: 7
Issue: 8
Page Numbers: 171
External Link: https://doi.org/10.3390/f7080171
Consequences of mountain pine beetle outbreak on forest ecosystem services in western Canada
Author(s): Amalesh Dhar, Lael Parrott, Scott Heckbert
Publication Date: 6/6/2016
Publication: Canadian Journal of Forest Research
Volume: 46
Issue: 8
Page Numbers: 987-999
External Link: https://doi.org/10.1139/cjfr-2016-0137
Impact of a mountain pine beetle outbreak on young lodgepole pine stands in central British Columbia
Author(s): Amalesh Dhar, Nicole A Balliet, Kyle D Runzer, Christopher DB Hawkins
Publication Date: 10/1/2015
Publication: Forests
Volume: 6
Issue: 10
Page Numbers: 3483-3500
External Link: https://doi.org/10.3390/f6103483
Bud flush phenology and nursery carryover effect of paper birch provenances
Author(s): Amalesh Dhar, Nicole Balliet, Christopher DB Hawkins, Michael R Carlson, Vicky G Berger, Ronald Mahoney
Publication Date: 5/19/2015
Publication: iForest
Volume: 8
Issue: 6
Page Numbers: 809-817
External Link: https://doi.org/10.3832/ifor1367-008
Interaction of trembling aspen and lodgepole pine in a young sub-boreal mixedwood stand in central British Columbia
Author(s): Amalesh Dhar, Jian R Wang, Christopher DB Hawkins
Publication Date: 1/26/2015
Publication: Open Journal of Forestry
Volume: 5
Issue: 02
Page Numbers: 53511
External Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.4236/ojf.2015.52013
Can boreal and temperate forest management be adapted to the uncertainties of 21st century climate change?
Author(s): Andrew Park, Klaus Puettmann, Edward Wilson, Christian Messier, Susanne Kames, Amalesh Dhar
Publication Date: 4/7/2014
Publication: Critical Reviews in Plant Sciences
Volume: 33
Issue: 4
Page Numbers: 251-285
External Link: https://doi.org/10.1080/07352689.2014.858956
Variability in height growth, survival and nursery carryover effect of Betula papyrifera provenances
Author(s): Amalesh Dhar, Nicole Balliet, Christopher DB Hawkins
Publication Date: 2/17/2014
Publication: Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research
Volume: 29
Issue: 2
Page Numbers: 132-143
External Link: https://doi.org/10.1080/02827581.2014.881541
Radial growth of residual overstory trees and understory saplings after mountain pine beetle attack in central British Columbia
Author(s): Christopher DB Hawkins, Amalesh Dhar, Nicole A Balliet
Publication Date: 12/15/2013
Publication: Forest ecology and management
Volume: 310
Page Numbers: 348-356
External Link: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2013.08.035
Improving site index estimates for pine and spruce plantations: a case study in the sub-boreal spruce zone in British Columbia
Author(s): Christopher DB Hawkins, Amalesh Dhar, Eduardo Bittencourt
Publication Date: 6/1/2013
Publication: Forest Science and Technology
Volume: 9
Issue: 2
Page Numbers: 51-58
External Link: https://doi.org/10.1080/21580103.2012.759160
Birch (Betula papyrifera)× white spruce (Picea glauca) interactions in mixedwood stands: implications for management
Author(s): Christopher D.B.Hawkins, Amalesh Dhar
Publication Date: 4/30/2013
Publication: Journal of Forest Science
Volume: 59
Issue: 4
Page Numbers: 137-149
External Link: https://doi.org/10.17221/2/2013-JFS
Vegetation management with glyphosate has little impact on understory species diversity or tree growth in a sub boreal spruce plantation–A case study
Author(s): CDB Hawkins, A Dhar, J Lange
Publication Date: 3/1/2013
Publication: Plant Biosystems
Volume: 147
Issue: 1
Page Numbers: 105-114
External Link: https://doi.org/10.1080/11263504.2012.736421
Spring bud phenology of 18 Betula papyrifera populations in British Columbia
Author(s): Christopher DB Hawkins, Amalesh Dhar
Publication Date: 9/1/2012
Publication: Scandinavian journal of forest research
Volume: 27
Issue: 6
Page Numbers: 507-519
External Link: https://doi.org/10.1080/02827581.2012.671356
Residual mature trees and secondary stand structure after mountain pine beetle attack in central British Columbia
Author(s): Christopher DB Hawkins, Amalesh Dhar, Nicole A Balliet, Kyle D Runzer
Publication Date: 8/1/2012
Publication: Forest ecology and management
Volume: 277
Page Numbers: 107-115
External Link: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2012.04.023
How much birch (Betula papyrifera) is too much for maximizing spruce (Picea glauca) growth: a case study in boreal spruce plantation forests
Author(s): Chris DB Hawkins, Amalesh Dhar, Bruce J Rogers
Publication Date: 7/27/2012
Publication: Journal of Forest Science
Volume: 58
Issue: 7
Page Numbers: 314-327
External Link: https://doi.org/10.17221/8/2012-JFS
Genetic variation of Taxus baccata L. populations in the Eastern Alps and its implications for conservation management
Author(s): Raphael Klumpp, Amalesh Dhar
Publication Date: 8/1/2011
Publication: Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research
Volume: 26
Issue: 4
Page Numbers: 294-304
External Link: https://doi.org/10.1080/02827581.2011.566888
Regeneration and growth following mountain pine beetle attack: A synthesis of knowledge
Author(s): Amalesh Dhar, Chris DB Hawkins
Publication Date: 7/9/2011
Publication: Journal of Ecosystems and Management
Volume: 12
Issue: 2
Page Numbers: 1-16

Structural diversity of English yew (Taxus baccata L.) populations
Author(s): Herwig Ruprecht, Amalesh Dhar, Bernhard Aigner, Gerald Oitzinger, Raphael Klumpp, Harald Vacik
Publication Date: 3/1/2010
Publication: European Journal of Forest Research
Volume: 129
Issue: 2
Page Numbers: 189-198
External Link: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10342-009-0312-4
Population viability risk management (PVRM) for in situ management of endangered tree species—A case study on a Taxus baccata L. population
Author(s): Amalesh Dhar, Herwig Ruprecht, Harald Vacik
Publication Date: 4/20/2008
Publication: Forest Ecology and Management
Volume: 255
Issue: 7
Page Numbers: 2835-2845
External Link: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2008.01.059
Comparison of ecological condition and conservation status of English yew population in two Austrian gene conservation forests
Author(s): Amalesh Dhar, Herwig Ruprecht, Raphael Klumpp, Harald Vacik
Publication Date: 9/1/2007
Publication: Journal of Forestry Research
Volume: 18
Issue: 3
Page Numbers: 181-186
External Link: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11676-007-0037-5
Stand structure and natural regeneration of Taxus baccata at" Stiwollgraben" in Austria
Author(s): Amalesh Dhar, Herwig Ruprecht, Raphael Klumpp, Harald Vacik
Publication Date: 7/1/2006
Publication: Dendrobiology
Volume: 56
Page Numbers: 19-26