Puskar Khanal

Assistant Professor
Forestry and Environmental Conservation Department

Office: 250 Lehotsky Hall
Phone: 864-656-3079
Email: pkhanal@clemson.edu


 Educational Background

Ph.D. Forest Economics
Mississippi State University 2015

M.S. Forest Resources
Louisiana State University 2010

B.S. Forestry
Tribhuvan University 2002

 Courses Taught

FOR3040 Forest Resource Economics
FOR4170/6170 Forest Resource Management and Regulation

 Research Interests

Forest economics and valuation, forest certification, carbon trading, climate change mitigation and adaptation, ecosystem services and urban forests


Khanal, P.N., D.L. Grebner, I.A. Munn, S.C. Grado, R.K. Grala, and J.E. Henderson. 2016. Evaluating Nonindustrial Private Forest Landowner Decision to Participate in Carbon Sequestration: Contingent Rating Analysis. Forest Policy and Economics. In press.

Khanal, P.N., D.L. Grebner, I.A. Munn, S.C. Grado, R.K. Grala, and J.E. Henderson. 2016. Under review. Nonindustrial Private Forest Landowner Attitudes toward Climate Change and Carbon Sequestration in the Southern US. Journal of Forestry. In press.

Joshi, O., D.L. Grebner, and P. Khanal. 2015. Status of Urban Wood Waste and their Potential Use for Bioenergy in Mississippi. Resources, Conservation and Recycling 102:20-26.

Grebner, D.L., and P.N. Khanal. 2014. Nonindustrial Private Forest (NIPF) Landowner Willingness to Sequester Forest Carbon in the Southern US. A chapter on 3rd year annual research report of Pine Integrated Network: Education, Mitigation and Adaptation Project, USDA and National Institute of Food and Agriculture.

Kamran, A., Z. Ning, T. Legiandenyi, and P. Khanal. 2012. Urban Forest Ecosystem, Structure, Function, and Value. A research report published in collaboration with the USDA Forest Service and National Institute of Food and Agriculture, Southern University Agricultural Research and Extension Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.


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