Snehal Mhatre

Forestry and Environmental Conservation Department

Office: G-07 Lehotsky Hall
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 Educational Background

M.S. Environmental Science
University of Pune 2010

B.S. Life Sciences
University of Mumbai 2008

 Research Interests

The focus of my PhD research is synthesis of available information leading to the development of simulation models for assessing the impact of water use on native freshwater bivalves, with special focus on the Carolina heelsplitter (Lasmigona decorata) and brook floater (Alasmidonta varicosa), in the Upper Savannah River Basin


•S.S. Mhatre, A. Johnson and M. Wolf. 2015. Presence of Alasmidonta varicosa (brook floater) nursery in Turkey Creek, Savannah River basin: new information on brook floater in the slate belt region of South Carolina, USA. Ellipsaria (newsletter of the Freshwater Mollusk Conservation Society), 17(4): 17-18.

•Paranjpye Vijay, Manish Rajankar, Anuja Date, and Snehal Mhatre. 2012. Wainganga: Planning for Water Resource Development, Part I: Involving Communities in Integrated River Basin Development and Management Plan. I ed. Vol. I. Pune: n.p., Print.