Narayani Barve

post-doctoral researcher working with Rob Guralnick, University of Florida
Primary office:
Dyche Hall


Advisor: Town Peterson
Research Interests: Ecological niche modeling, biodiversity informatics, remote sensing
Hometown: Bangalore, India


  • M.S. in computer science form the University of Pune, India, 1993
  • B.S. in computer science from the University of Pune, India , 1991

Recent Publications:

  • N. Barve, Barve, V., Jimenez-Valverde, A., Lira-Noriega, A., Maher, S.P., Peterson, A.T., Soberon, J., Villalobos, F. 2011. The crucial role of the accessible area in ecological niche modeling and species distribution modeling. Ecological Modeling: 222: 1810-1819.
  • Mhaskar, M., Joshi, S., Chavan, B., Joglekar, A., Barve, N., Patwardhan, A. 2011. Status of Embelia ribes (Vidanga) : An important medicinal species of commerce from northern western ghats (NWG) of India. Current Science: 100 (4), 547.
  • A. Jimenez-Valverde, Barve, N., Lira-Noriega, A., Maher, S.P., Yoshinori, N., Papes, M., Soberon, J., Sukumaran, J., Peterson, A.T. 2011. Dominant Climate Influences on North American Bird Distributions. Global Ecology and Biogeography: 20, 114–118.
  • A. T. Peterson, N. Barve, L. Mauricio Binib, J. A. Diniz-Filhob, A. Jiménez-Valverde, A. Lira-Noriega, J. Lobo, S. Maher, P. de Marco, Jr., E. Martínez-Meyer, Y. Nakazawa and J. Soberón. 2009. The climate envelope may not be empty. PNAS, 106(16) E47.
  • SavitaS., Narayani Barve, Priya Davidar. 2008., Response of ants to disturbance gradients in and around Bangalore, India,  Tropical Ecology 49(2): 235-243.
  • N. Lyngdoh, S.H. Santosh, B.T. Ramesha, M. Nageswara Rao, G. Ravikanth, N. Barve, K. N. Ganeshaiah, R. Uma Shananker. 2005. Rattan species richness and population genetic structure of Calamus flagellum in North-Eastern Himalaya, India. J. Bamboo and Rattan 4(3): 293-30.


  • N. Barve. 2011. Geographic manifestation of Spanish Moss physiology across The Americas. GIS-DAY Seminar, University of Kansas, November.
  • N. Barve. 2011. Geographic manifestation of Spanish Moss physiology across The Americas.  GSO Retreat, University of Kansas, November.


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