Advances in Asian Human-Environmental Research

Human Interference on River Health

A Study on the Haora River, Tripura, India

Authors: Bandyopadhyay, Shreya, De, Sunil Kumar

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  • Introduces the importance of river health in India
  • Includes proposed methods of bank erosion hazard zonation
  • Examines anthropogenic influences on the fluvial environment
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This book examines in detail the health of India’s Haora River, which is of vital importance as the lifeline of Agartala, the Capital City of Tripura. From its source in the Baramura Hills, the river debouches onto the rolling plains of Chandrasadhubari. Thousands of people between Chandrasadhubari and the boundary of Bangladesh have settled along the riverbanks and are directly dependent on the river.
Since the 1970s the ever-growing population of the Haora River basin has been exerting tremendous pressure on the river. Several anthropogenic activities affect the river, increasing sedimentation and pollution, and are leading the Haora River toward its dying phase. 
This book presents the problems related to the overall health of the Haora River and discusses some proposals for restoring the ecological balance and geo-political stability of this strategically important part of the country.

Table of contents (11 chapters)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

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eBook $119.00
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  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Human Interference on River Health
Book Subtitle
A Study on the Haora River, Tripura, India
Authors
Series Title
Advances in Asian Human-Environmental Research
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-41018-0
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-41018-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-41017-3
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-82242-6
Series ISSN
1879-7180
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXV, 218
Number of Illustrations
44 b/w illustrations, 112 illustrations in colour
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