Advances in Geographical and Environmental Sciences

Landscape Ecology and Water Management

Proceedings of IGU Rohtak Conference, Vol. 2

Editors: Singh, Mehtab, Singh, R. B., Hassan, M.I. (Eds.)

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The over-exploitation of important earth resources such as land and water has led to a number of environment-related problems the world over. At the same time, land-use change caused by various human activities has led to extinction of many plant and animal habitats and species. In this context, the relevance of biodiversity for human survival is becoming a major international political issue as scientific evidence builds on the global health implications of biodiversity loss. These issues are closely linked with the issue of climate change, as many of the health risks due to climate change are associated with rapid degradation of biodiversity. This present work focuses on holistic natural resource-based spatio-temporal planning, development and management and considers them as essential to save the degraded ecosystem for sustainable resource management. Contributions are compiled in two volumes: 1. Climate Change and Biodiversity and 2. Landscape Ecology and Water Management. Geoinformatics along with its tools such as remote sensing and Geographical Information Systems (GIS) have been used in assessing the results of various environmental problems both physical and social. These volumes will be useful for geographers, geoscientists, hydrologists, landscape ecologists, environmentalists, engineers, planners and policy makers.

Table of contents (24 chapters)

Table of contents (24 chapters)
  • Detection of Land Use Change and Future Prediction with Markov Chain Model in a Part of Narmada River Basin, Madhya Pradesh

    Pages 3-14

    Mondal, Arun (et al.)

  • Application of Remote Sensing and GIS for Landslide Disaster Management: A Case from Abay Gorge, Gohatsion–Dejen Section, Ethiopia

    Pages 15-32

    Ayele, Shiferaw (et al.)

  • Landslide Disaster Management and Reduction: An Approach Through Remote Sensing and GIS

    Pages 33-40

    Raghuvanshi, Tarun K. (et al.)

  • Population-Development-Environment Interface and Flood Risk in Murshidabad, West Bengal

    Pages 41-53

    Mollah, Swati (et al.)

  • Development of Apple Cultivation Vis-a-Vis Other Fruit Crops in Himachal Pradesh, India: A Geographical Analysis

    Pages 55-75

    Thakur, B. R. (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Landscape Ecology and Water Management
Book Subtitle
Proceedings of IGU Rohtak Conference, Vol. 2
Editors
  • Mehtab Singh
  • R. B. Singh
  • M.I. Hassan
Series Title
Advances in Geographical and Environmental Sciences
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer Japan
Copyright Holder
Springer Japan
eBook ISBN
978-4-431-54871-3
DOI
10.1007/978-4-431-54871-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-4-431-54870-6
Softcover ISBN
978-4-431-56210-8
Series ISSN
2198-3542
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 352
Number of Illustrations
44 b/w illustrations, 100 illustrations in colour
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