Academic Qualification: Ph.D. in Environmental Science, Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel, NEPAL

Research Interests: Aquatic biodiversity

Teaching Courses:

Contact: kkhatri@cdes.edu.np

Publications:

  1. Khatri, K., Jha, B.R., Khadka, U.R., Sthapit, M., & Gurung, S. (2023). Major Ion Chemistry of the Bheri (Snow-Fed) and the Babai (Rain-Fed) River Systems in Western Nepal: Implication on Water Quality. Environment and Natural Resources Journal.
  2. Khatri, K., Jha, B.R., Khadka, U.R., & Gurung, S. (2022). Evaluation of multiple water quality indices for irrigation purposes for the Bheri and Babai River systems, Nepal (2022). Nepal Journal of Environmental Science Volume 10(2):1-14, DOI: 10.3126/njes.v10i2.47867
  3. Khatri, K., Jha, B.R., Khadka, U.R., & Gurung, S. (2022). Benthic macroinvertebrates assemblages of glacial-fed (Bheri) and rain-fed (Babai) rivers in western Nepal in the wake of proposed inter-basin water transfer. Biodiversity Data Journal 10: e79275. https://doi.org/10.3897/BDJ.10.e79275
  4. Khatri, K., Jha, B.R., Khadka, U.R., & Gurung, S. (2020). Freshwater fish diversity and its conservation status in different water bodies of Nepal (Review Article). Nepal Journal of Environmental Science Volume 8. https://doi.org/10.3126/njes.v8i1.34442
  5. Gurung, S., Raut, N., Niraula, A., Kattle, J., Dahal B.M., Koirala, P., Khatri, K., Jha, B. R., & K.C., S. (2021). Irrigation water quality of Surkhet Valley. Sustainable Natural Resources Management in the Himalayan Region. Livelihood and Climate Change.
  6. Khatri, K., Jha, B. R., Gurung, S, Khadka, U. R., Pokharel, S., Adhikari, A., & Shreshta, A. K. (2019). Fish diversity and distribution Status in Bheri and Babai River, Mid-Western, Nepal. In Proceeding: Natural Resources, Agriculture and Society in a Changing Climate (NRACC 2019) 17-19 August 2019 at the Hotel View Bhrikuti, Godavari, Kathmandu, Nepal.
  7. Jha, B.R., Gurung, S., Khatri, K. et al. (2018). Patterns of diversity and conservation status of freshwater fishes in the glacial fed and rain fed rivers of Eastern Nepal. Environmental Biology of Fishes (Springer) 101: 1295. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10641-018-0776-5
  8. Jha, B. R., Gurung, S., Khatri, K., Gurung, B., Thapa, A., Acharya, S. K.C, M., & Kayastha, R. (2016). River Ecological Study: Assessing the Climate Change and Building the Base for Adaptation. Building Knowledge for Climate Resilience in Nepal: Research Briefs, Nepal Academy of Science and Technology (NAST), Nepal. pp 33-36. http://www.ncckmcnast.org.np/sites/default/files/Research%20Briefs%20Building%20Knowledge%20for%20Climate%20Resilience%20in%20Nepal.pdf
  9. Jha, B.R., Gurung, S., Khatri, K., Gurung, B., Thapa, A., & Acharya, S. (2015). River ecological study: Building the knowledge base for variety of assessments such as climate change in Nepal. Journal of Mountain Area Research, Vol. 1, 28-39. http://journal.kiu.edu.pk/index.php/JMAR/article/view/10
  10. Rana, A. S., Jha, B. R., & Khatri, K. (2009). Situation analysis of mahseer conservation in Nepal and prospects for developing angling tourism. Poster presentation: Symposium on Small Scale Aquaculture for Increasing Resilience of Rural Livelihoods in Nepal. Department of Fisheries, 5-6 Feb. 2009, Kathmandu, Nepal.