Sugam Aryal

Dr. Sugam Aryal


Department Geographie und Geowissenschaften
Institut für Geographie

Raum: Raum 02.059
Wetterkreuz 15
91058 Erlangen


10:30 - 12:00, nur nach Vereinbarung


Curriculum Vitae

2024: PhD. Institut für Geographie, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg

2016: M.Sc. Environmental Science, Institute of Science and Technology, Tribhuvan University, Nepal

2012: B.Sc. Environmental Science, Institute of Science and Technology, Tribhuvan University, Nepal


Aryal, S., Grießinger, J., Gaire, NP., Bhattarai, T., Bräuning, A. (2024) Drought, temperature, and moisture availability: understanding the drivers of isotopic decoupling in native pine species of the Nepalese Himalaya. Int J Biometeorol:1–16.

Aryal, S., Grießinger, J., Dyola, N., Gaire, N.P., Bhattarai, T., Bräuning, A., 2023. INTRAGRO: A machine learning approach to predict future growth of trees under climate change. Ecology and Evolution 13 (10).

Aryal, S., Jussi Grießinger, Mohsen Arsalani, Wolfgang Jens-Henrik Meier, Pei-Li Fu, Ze-Xin Fan, Achim Bräuning, 2023. Insect infestations have an impact on the quality of climate reconstructions using Larix ring-width chronologies from the Tibetan plateau. Ecological Indicators, 148, 110124. .ecolind.2023.110124.

Chaulagain, S., Aryal, S., Basnet, S., Tiwari, A., 2023. Changing climate yet healthy forest stand of Tsuga dumosa in temperate zone of central Nepal. Acta Ecologica Sinica. .chnaes.2023.08.005.ix

Häusser, M., Aryal, S., Barth, J.A.C., Bendix, J., Garel, E., van Geldern, R., Huneau, F., Juhlke, T.R., Knerr, I., Santoni, S., Szymczak, S., Trachte, K., Bräuning, A., 2023. Xylem formation patterns from Mediterranean to subalpine climate conditions reveal high growth plasticity of pine species on Corsica. Trees.

Dyola, N., Sigdel, S.R., Liang, E., Babst, F., Camarero, J.J., Aryal, S., Chettri, N., Gao, S., Lu, X., Sun, J., Wang, T., Zhang, G., Zhu, H., Piao, S., Peñuelas, J., 2022. Species richness is a strong driver of forest biomass along broad bioclimatic gradients in the Himalayas. Ecosphere 13 (6).

Aryal, Sugam; Häusser, Martin; Grießinger, Jussi; Fan, Zexin; Bräuning, Achim (2020): “dendRoAnalyst”: A tool for processing and analysing dendrometer data. In Dendrochronologia, p. 125772. DOI: 10.1016/j.dendro.2020.125772.

Tiwari, Achyut; Thapa, Nita; Aryal, Sugam; Rana, Prabina; Adhikari, Shankar (2020): Growth performance of planted population of Pinus roxburghii in central Nepal. In j ecology environ 44 (1). DOI: 10.1186/s41610-020-00171-w.

Dyola, Nita; Bhuju, Dinesh Raj; Kharal, Deepak Kumar; Aryal, Sugam; Gaire, Narayan Prasad; Hitler, Louis (2020): Growth pattern of Pinus roxburghii under different regimes of invasive species in Panchase, Nepal Himalayas. In PAK.J.BOT. 52 (1). DOI: 10.30848/PJB2020-1(33).

Aryal, S., Gaire, N.P., Pokhrel, N.R., Rana, P., Sharma, B., Kharal, D.K., Poudel, B.S., Dyola, N., Fan, Z.-X., Grießinger, J., Bräuning, A., 2020. Spring Season in Western Nepal Himalaya is not yet Warming: A 400-Year Temperature Reconstruction Based on Tree-Ring Widths of Himalayan Hemlock (Tsuga dumosa). Atmosphere 11 (2), 132.

Baral, S., Gaire, N.P., Aryal, S., Pandey, M., Rayamajhi, S., Vacik, H., 2019. Growth Ring Measurements of Shorea robusta Reveal Responses to Climatic Variation. Forests 10 (6), 466.

Aryal, Sugam; Bhuju, Dinesh Raj; Kharal, Deepak K.; Gaire, Narayan Prasad; Dyola, Nita (2018): Climatic upshot using growth pattern of Pinus roxburghii from western Nepal. In Pakistan Journal of Botany 50 (2), pp. 579–588.

D. R. Bhuju, N. P. Gaire, Sugam Aryal 2017. Tree-rings and Tree-lines of Nepal Himalaya:Research Synopsis. Published by: Tree ring Society of Nepal.


YunForest: Growth and physiological responses of forest to climate change along latitudinal and altitudinal gradients in Southwest China

Tree ring based hydroclimatic reconstruction from central Nepal, a project of Nepal Academy of Science and Technology, Khumaltar, Lalitpur

Relationship between climate change and forest growth in High Mountain Region of Nepal, a project of Government of Nepal- Department of Forest Research and Survey, Babarmahal, Kathmandu

NepalRing, a collaborative project between Central Department of Biotechnology-Tribhuvan University, Nepal Academy of Science and Technology and University of Erlangen, Germany


  • Tree-ring Society of Nepal (TRSN)
  • Association for Tree-Ring Research (ATR)