The Yamuna River Basin: Water Resources and Environment

November 27, 2013|
The Yamuna River Basin: Water Resources and Environment by Raveendra Kumar Rai
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This book is designed to provide concepts, methodologies, and approaches for river basin studies with respect to water resources and environment. The book is not limited to the Yamuna River basin, but will help in the study of various other river basins for integrated water resources management. The book covers the essential components of integrated water resources management, including analysis of climatic variables, climate change detection, analysis of natural resources, geology, geomorphology, socio-economics, water budgeting, flood estimation, river pollution, etc. Furthermore, the book addresses recent issues pertaining to water quality, water quality indices, environmental flows, water resources management through cropping pattern change, etc. along  with methodologies and application to the Yamuna River system. However, the main objective of this book is to address important issues of water resources management of river basins.

Audience: The manuscript has been designed so that it can be used as a reference for river basin studies. The book will be useful to engineers, agricultural scientists, environmentalists, planners, managers, and administrators who are concerned with water resources.
PrefaceList of figuresList of tables1. River basins of India and water resources2. Salient features of the Yamuna river basin3. Climate of the basin4. Pattern changes in climatic variables5. Geomorphology and geology6. Soil, landuse and agriculture7. Socio-economic status8. Water resources and water budgeting9. Water pollution10. Waste...
Title:The Yamuna River Basin: Water Resources and EnvironmentFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:480 pages, 9.25 X 6.1 X 0 inShipping dimensions:480 pages, 9.25 X 6.1 X 0 inPublished:November 27, 2013Publisher:Springer NetherlandsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:9400736991

ISBN - 13:9789400736993

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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