Flood Hazard in India

Flooding is commonly defined as a condition when water flow exceeds the capacity of its channel. In hydrology, however, floods are extreme, high magnitude events, which are characterised by a significant departure from mean flow conditions. Hydrological characteristics of floods are analysed through the application of various statistical measures on different discharge data sets, at […]

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Ravine Erosion in India

Chambal ravine formation significantly increases soil loss from agricultural lands and severely impacts agricultural productivity. A review of ephemeral gully erosion and spreading rates of the ravenous tracks of Lower Chambal Valley using geospatial tools shows that both the ravenous and the marginal lands have increased during the last 15 years. A slow natural disaster- […]

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