Goparaju Laxmi, born 19 November 1974 in the city of Cuttack, Cuttack District, the state of Odisha, India. Graduated from Allahabad University with BSc in Botany, Zoology and Chemistry (1995), and MSc in Botany (1997), in the city of Prayagraj, Allahabad district, Uttar Pradesh, India. Junior-, and Senior Research Scientist for the National Remote Sensing Centre, Department of Space Indian Space Research Organization, in the city of Hyderabad, the state of Andhra Pradesh, India (1998-2003). Researcher for the Indian Space Research Organization Geosphere and Biosphere Project: «Community Diversity Assessment in Vindhyans Using Remote Sensing and GIS» (2004-2007), which was also topic for PhD Thesis. PhD in Environmental Science and Technology (2007) from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Hyderabad, in the city of Hyderabad, the state of Andhra Pradesh, India. Extensively associated with the forests of the Vindhyan Highlands (Vindhya Range), where is presently working for its conservation. PI for the WWW funded project «Sloth Bears of Mirzapur – Assessment of Habitats, Man-Bear Conflict and Wildlife Corridors», Uttar Pradesh, India (2015-2016). Scientific Advisor (2014-present) for the Vindhyan Ecology and Natural History Foundation, in the city of Mirzapur, the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. A guest lecturer for the Xavier Institute of Social Service, in the city of Ranchi, Ranchi district, the state of Jharkhand, India, and has delivered various lectures in colleges and Institutes. Associate Editor for the «American Journal of Earth and Environmental Sciences». Reviewer for a numerous international scientific journals. Research interests in Forestry, Ecology, Environmental Impact Assessments, Remote Sensing and GIS. Author and co-author of more than 50 research papers most of them published in high impact journals.
Total Research Gate Citations – 244
Research Gate Score – 19.95
Total Google Scholar Citations – 291
Google Scholar Hirsh Index – 9
Papers in Scopus – 15
Total Scopus citations – 69; Scopus Hirsh index – 3.
Total Web of Science Core Collection citations – 18;
Web of Science Core Collection Hirsh index – 2.