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Shubhechchha Thapa
Shubhechchha Thapa
Eller O&M 707G

810 Eller O&M Building
Department of Geography
Texas A&M University
College Station, Texas 77843-3147 


M. Sc Environmental Science, Tribhuvan University, Nepal, 2008

B. Sc Environmental Science, Tribhuvan University, Nepal, 2004

AAUW International Doctoral Fellowship 2014-15. The American Association of University Women, $20000
GEOG 213: Planet Earth Lab



Shubhechchha Thapa

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests

Cryosphere, Remote Sensing, Geographic Information Science

Selected Publications

  • Thapa, S., X. Lu, and A.K. Braimoh. 2014. China's Sloping Land Conversion Program: Are the Farmers Paid Enough? In Braimoh, A.K. and Huang, H.Q. (eds.), Vulnerability of Land Systems in Asia, John Wiley & Sons Publications, 277-284.
  • Thapa, S. 2012. Medico-ethnobotany of the Magar Community in Salija VDC of Parbat District, Central Nepal. Our Nature, 10: 176-190.
  • Suneetha, M. S., J. S. Rahajoe, K. Shoyama, X. Lu, S. Thapa, and A. K. Braimoh. 2011. An indicator based integrated assessment of ecosystem change and human-well-being: Selected case studies from Indonesia, China and Japan. Ecological Economics, 70(11): 2124-2136.

Additional Information

Advisor:Dr. Andrew Klein
  • Thapa, S. and M. P. Bishop. Morphographic Mapping of the Mountain Topography in the Nepalese Himalaya. Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Chicago, April 21-25, 2015.
  • Thapa, S. GIS-based landslide hazard assessment in the mountain topography of Central Nepal. Student Research Week, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, March 23-27, 2015.
  • Thapa, S. Spatial pattern analysis of natural hazards impact in Nepal. GIS Day Student Poster Competition, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, November 17-19, 2014.
  • Thapa, S. Analysis of River Channel Migration in the Siwalik Basin of Nepal. Geography Graduate Students Research Symposium, Department of Geography, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, March 22, 2014.
  • Association of American Geographers, 2014–present
  • Remote Sensing Specialty Group, 2014–present
  • Mountain Geography Specialty Group, 2014–present
  • Geographic perspectives on Women Specialty Group, 2014–present
  • Geographic Information Science and Systems Specialty Group, 2014-present
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