Hiren B. Soni

Hiren B. Soni
Institute of Science & Technology for Advanced Studies & Research (ISTAR) · P.G. Department of Environmental Science & Technology (EST)

M.Sc. (Zoology); Ph.D. (Environmental Science - Eutrophication & Avifauna)
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Introduction
Dr. Hiren B. Soni (Naturalist) M.Sc. (Zoology); Ph.D. (Environmental Science) Faculty (Environmental Science) P.G. Department of Environmental Science & Technology (EST) Institute of Science & Technology for Advanced Studies & Research (ISTAR), Vallabh Vidyanagar – 388 120 (Dist. Anand) (Gujarat) India M: +91-9426023901 E: drhirenbsoni@gmail.com CV: https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=pscYGTwAAAAJ&hl=en
Additional affiliations
June 2006 - August 2012
AR Patel Institute of Integrated Study & Research in Biotechnology & Allied Sciences
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)
Description
  • Animal Sciences, Cell and Developmental Biology, Cell Biology, Environmental Biology, Environmental Biotechnology, Life Sciences
November 1998 - May 2006
Gujarat State Forest Department
Position
  • Researcher
Description
  • Systematic Zoology (Invertebrates & Vertebrates), Ornithology & Wildlife Biology, Field Biology (Biodiversity & Conservation), Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), Wetland Biology (Biodiversity, Ecology, Restoration)
Education
June 2004 - May 2008
June 1994 - May 1996
Department of Biosciences
Field of study
  • Zoology
June 1991 - May 1994
VP & RPTP Science College
Field of study
  • Zoology

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Publications (298)
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Owls are birds from the order Strigiformes, which includes over 200 species of mostly solitary and nocturnal birds of prey typified by an upright stance, a large, broad head, binocular vision, binaural hearing, sharp talons, and feathers adapted for silent flight. Exceptions include the diurnal northern hawk-owl and the gregarious burrowing owl. Ow...
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Marine ecosystems are diverse habitats, endowed with physical, chemical, and geographical variations in the ecosystems, where the gradation from highly productive organisms to highly specialized organisms exists. India has almost 7,517 km long coast, of which 5,423 km belongs to the peninsular India, and around 2,094 km to the Andaman, Nicobar and...
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Primate societies are structured organizations with fairly clear social bonding that determine the patterns of interactions between different classes of individuals. Two important factors like kinship and dominance rank regulate the group cooperation and competition among individuals. Individual primates can occasionally alter their usual patterns...
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The fieldwork provides occupational therapy to the fieldworkers, amateurs, professionals and nature lovers, which impart the opportunity to integrate academic knowledge with application skills at progressively higher levels of performance and responsibility. The unique contributions of fieldwork include the opportunity to test firsthand theories an...
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The book “Biodiversity, Birds and Wetlands” focuses on biodiversity as a burgeoning spectrum of life. It highlights need of biodiversity conservation, causes and concerns, exploitation of biodiversity, habitat destruction, interaction of man and technology with biodiversity, policy framework for biodiversity conservation, and wilderness and forests...
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The book Floristic Study of Arid Ecosystem: Ecology and Phytosociology focuses on biodiversity, ecology and taxonomy of plant diversity of altitudinal hill gradient environment viz. Kachchh Arid Ecosystem, Western Gujarat, India, with special emphasis on conservation and management of rare, endangered and threatened (RET) taxa. It encompasses the i...
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Wetlands occur expansively all over the world in all the climatic zones, exhibit enormous diversity according to their genesis, geographical location, water regime and chemistry, dominant plants and sediment characters; providing food, fiber and raw materials, storm and flood control, clean water supply, scenic beauty and educational and recreation...
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The book “Biodiversity of Wetlands and Forests: A Nature Trail” focuses on biodiversity of wetlands and forests with special emphasis on field observations of plants, reptiles, birds and mammals recorded by the author in various geographical provinces of Gujarat, India. It highlights the need of biodiversity conservation, causes and concerns, explo...
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The book “Ecological and Environmental Science: A Research Perspective” is a compilation of authors' original research papers, scientific articles, review articles, popular articles, general articles, and short notes on forest ecology, wetland ecology, plant ecology, bird ecology, and animal ecology. The book is a perfect amalgamation of burgeoning...
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This book focuses on biodiversity as a burgeoning spectrum of life. It highlights need of biodiversity conservation, causes and concerns, exploitation of biodiversity, habitat destruction, interaction of man and technology with biodiversity, policy framework for biodiversity conservation, and wilderness and forests. Moreover, it summarizes a review...
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The fieldwork provides occupational therapy to the fieldworkers, amateurs, professionals and nature lovers, which impart the opportunity to integrate academic knowledge with application skills at progressively higher levels of performance and responsibility. The unique contributions of fieldwork include the opportunity to test firsthand theories an...

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1. Surface Water Quality and Bottom Sediment Characters 2. Phytoplankton & Zooplankton Dynamics 3. Contiguity of Potential Habitats of Avifaunal Community 4. Site-specific Mitigating Measures for Effective Conservation and Restoration 5. Ecological Modelling of Prospective Avian Habitats for Future Trend Analysis