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by D.S. Jalal

Free eBook Environmental Study in the Himalayan Region download ISBN: 812610936X
Author: D.S. Jalal
Publisher: Anmol Publications Pvt Ltd; 1st edition (March 30, 2004)
Language: English
Pages: 254
Category: Math Science
Subcategory: Earth Sciences
Size MP3: 1771 mb
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List Price : US$ 3. You Save 20% + FREE DELIVERY WORLDWIDE. CONTENTS:- Introduction; Preliminary Report on Geology; Morphometry; Climate and Natural Vegetation; Soil Genesis and Erosion; Specific Study of Landslides; Population, Settlement and Infrastructure; Landuse and Cropping Pattern; Agro-climatic Zones and Sampling Framework; Land Evaluation on the Basis of Land Capability Classification; Agricultural Efficiency; Food, Nutrition and Their Impact; Physical Factors and Landuse; Action Programme for Environmental Restoration; Findings and Recommendation.

The traditional resource use structure in Himalaya has transformed considerably during the recent past, mainly owing to the growth of population and the resultant increased demand of natural resources in the region. This transformation in resource use practices is particularly significant in the densely populated tracts of Himalaya.

The book focuses on environment and conservation issues pertaining to. .

The book focuses on environment and conservation issues pertaining to the Himalayas, spanning Pakistan, Nepal, India, Bhutan and Myanmar. Environmental degradation, changes in snow cover and glaciers in India-Bhutan, threats to protected areas, and biodiversity in this ecologically fragile region are assessed in twelve distinct, regional case studies. The Hindu an (HKHT) region – the "Third Pole" – extends 3,500 km from Afghanistan to Burma/Myanmar and includes western China, northern India, and the entirety of Bhutan and Nepal.

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The Himalayan region lies at the junction between the Indian subcontinent and Asia, and contains one of the youngest . Many studies have indicated that there is already a widespread warming trend in the Himalayan region.

The Himalayan region lies at the junction between the Indian subcontinent and Asia, and contains one of the youngest, most dynamic and fragile mountain systems in the world, with geotectonic dynamics still ongoing. According to Shrestha et al. (), the annual maximum temperature in Nepal increased at an average rate of . 6°C/year between 1974 and 1994, and similar results have been reported by others both in Nepal (Nepal ) and on the Tibetan Plateau (Liu and Chen ).

Recent studies have revealed rise in mean annual surface temperature which will modify pattern of Sutlej River flow in.

Recent studies have revealed rise in mean annual surface temperature which will modify pattern of Sutlej River flow in this basin. Change, Vol. 62, pp. 195-209.

Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology. It was established in June, 1968 in the Botany Department, Delhi University, the Institute was shifted to Dehradun, Uttrakhand during April, 1976.

Himalayan Environment & Society in Transition. Center for Himalayan Environment and Development Studies. Our Centers are strategically located in regions facing critical environmental issues

Himalayan Environment & Society in Transition. Forests in the Land of the Thunder Dragon. Big Cats of the Himalayas: Tracking and Conservation. Our Centers are strategically located in regions facing critical environmental issues. Students and faculty study these issues and collect data to help facilitate sustainable responses. In Bhutan, we’re currently investigating the following issues