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Ecological Techniques and Approaches to Vulnerable Environments: Hydrosphere-Geosphere Interaction

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Edited By: RB Singh

Science Publishers

Hardback | Dec 1998 | #90807 | ISBN: 1578080436
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Comprises 24 invited papers relating to conventional and modern techniques and approaches for the understanding of vulnerable environments.


Biosphere and climate relationship; relationship between the global vegetation index and the evapotranspirations derived from climatological estmation methods; tropical rainbelt, circulation and sea surface temperatures associated with the Sahelian rainfall trend; decision-theoretic approach to viability analysis for endangered species; geographical information systems as a tool of resource management; expert system and its application; terrain analysis methods applied to reconstruction projects; geographical perspective on environmental changes in Taiwan; implications of transient increases in greenhouse gases and sulphate aerosols on hydrology of the Indian subcontinent; headwaters in changing climates - a review of hydrological and related issues in the Hindu Kush-Himalayas; impact of anthropogenic factors on climatic change; hydrological processes in Ganga headwaters; dam and water resource development - myth or reality - case of Hirakud Dam; studies of evolutionary stages of agricultural landscapes in marginal regions of Asia; socio-cultural issues in forest resources management in southern Nigeria; mycorrhiza in forestation in arid, semi-arid and wastelands; landscapes within agglomeration area in central Germany; development-environment conflict - connections and dimensions; immigration of hilltribe people and its impact on the environment on the highland in the north of Thailand; regional co-operation for integrated water resources for Hindu Kush Himalayan region; dynamic monitoring and systematic analysis of landuse/cover change in Sikkim Himalaya - a remote-sensing approach; geomorphology of limestone pavements of some British, Irish and Swiss sites; some concepts about heat transfer in karstic systems; status of environmental quality and decision-making in India - past, present and future trends.

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