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Environmental change in the Himalayan Region : twelve case studies

Author: Anup Saikia; Pankaj Thapa
Publisher: Cham, Switzerland : Springer, [2019]
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The book focuses on environment and conservation issues pertaining to the Himalayas, spanning Pakistan, Nepal, India, Bhutan and Myanmar. Environmental degradation, changes in snow cover and glaciers in India-Bhutan, threats to protected areas, and biodiversity in this ecologically fragile region are assessed in twelve distinct, regional case studies.
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Environmental change in the Himalayan Region.
Cham, Switzerland : Springer, [2019]
(OCoLC)1055262424
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anup Saikia; Pankaj Thapa
ISBN: 9783030033620 3030033627 9783030033637 3030033635
OCLC Number: 1088436511
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Intro; Contents; Snow and Ice Melt Contribution in the Daily Discharge of Langtang and Modi Rivers, Nepal; 1 Introduction; 2 Study Area; 3 Model Description and Setup; 4 Hydrometeorological Input Data; 5 Results and Discussion; 5.1 Model Calibration and Validation; 5.2 Future Discharge Projection; 5.3 Snow and Ice Melt Contributions; 6 Conclusion; References; Status of Climate Change and Implications to Ecology and Community Livelihoods in the Bhutan Himalaya; 1 Introduction; 2 Data and Methods; 3 Present Climate Regime and Future Projections; 3.1 Precipitation; 3.2 Temperature 3.3 Climate Projections4 Implications of Regional Climate Change to the Socio-Ecological System; 4.1 Water Availability and Hydropower Development; 4.2 Agriculture, Human Health and Biodiversity; 4.3 Glacial Melt and Associated Hazards; 5 Conclusions; References; The Assessment of Deforestation, Forest Degradation, and Carbon Release in Myanmar 2000-2010; 1 Introduction; 2 The Study Area; 3 Data and Methods; 3.1 Data Selection; 3.2 Image Processing and Data Analysis; 4 Results; 4.1 Temporal Change of PTC in Myanmar; 4.2 Temporal Change of ANPP in Myanmar; 4.3 Carbon Stock and Carbon Release 4.4 Forest Land Cover Change, Deforestation, and Forest Degradation5 Discussions; 6 Conclusions; References; Climate and Remotely Sensed Markers of Glacier Changes in the Himalaya; 1 Changing Climate in HKH; 2 Changing Temperature; 3 Changing Precipitation; 4 Frequency of Extreme Climatic Events; 5 Remotely-Sensed Glacial Markers of Climate Change; 6 Planimetric Changes in Glacier Boundary, Facies and Debris Cover; 7 Volumetric Changes Through Mass Balance and Glacier Thickness; 8 Recommendations; References; Shrinking Glaciers of the Himachal Himalaya: A Critical Review; 1 Introduction 2 Regional and Climate Settings of Himachal Himalaya3 Glacier Research in Himachal Himalaya; 3.1 Glacier Inventory; 3.2 Glacier Dynamics; 4 Climate Change in the NW Himalaya with Special Reference to Himachal Himalaya; 5 Discussion; 6 Conclusions; References; Analysing Geospatial Techniques for Land Degradation Studies in Hindu Kush-Himalaya; 1 Definition of Land Degradation; 2 Drivers of Land Degradation in Mountains; 3 HKH Region and Its Vulnerability to Land Degradation; 4 Technical Considerations for Employing Geospatial Techniques; 5 Deforestation and Forest Degradation; 6 Soil Erosion 7 Future DirectionsReferences; Urbanization Induced Land Use-Land Cover Changes in the Manipur Valley and Surrounding Hills: A Landscape Metrics Approach; 1 Introduction; 2 The Study Area; 3 Database and Methodology; 4 Results; 4.1 Landuse Change Detection; 4.2 Landscape Metrics and Fragmentation; 4.3 Landscape Metrics and Urban Land-Use Structures; 5 Conclusion; References; The Heat is on in the Himalayas: Assessing Srinagar's Urban Heat Island Effect; 1 Introduction; 2 The Study Area; 3 Database and Methodology; 4 Results and Discussion; 4.1 Spatial and Temporal Patterns of Urban Expansion
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