Surface Water in Indian Rivers: Perilous or Promising?

With India’s per-capita surface water projections for 2050 placed at 1235 cubic m and 1451 cubic m, respectively, for high and low population growth scenarios, as per Kumar et al’s 2005 paper ‘Water resources of India’, Current Science, the water resources of the nation are clearly under stress. About 328.726 million hectare (mha) of India’s […]

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Floods: A Climate Change Perspective

Most geomorphic processes vary in terms of intensity and degree of variability over space and time. Such variability is often caused by different environmental conditions under which they operate. One of the fundamental enquiries about geomorphic processes is to understand the frequency with which events of different magnitudes occur in natural systems. Analysis of the […]

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Data User’s seminar Dehradun

The Data Users’ Seminar was the first seminar of its kind being held in the city with a view to enable capacity building of teachers by covering subjects like disaster management, earthquakes, adolescent health and gender, forests, hydrology, data on disasters, GIS training, energy conservation and more. Inaugurating the Seminar, Padamshri Dr B Bhattacharjee, Member, […]

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