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Central Himalaya: Ecology Environmental Resources And Developments

D D Maithani (Author)

'The present volume is a significant attempt towards the mystifying phenomena of Himalayan ecology & Environmental resources. Himalayan ecology is, however, struggling to create its niche as a sub-discipline and as the erosion syndrome over the Himalaya gathers storm, this theme will increasingly catch the attention of the decision makers. Made up of complex eco-systems, the Himalayan ecosphere has eluded the grasp of scientists bound with a mono-disciplinary approach. It covers diverse aspects of the subject through 3 Parts: Ecology, Environmental resources and Case studies. The watersheds in the Himalayan eco-system are being widely devastated. The sound of dynamic explosions, earth moving machinery, axes and power saws, are disturbing the ecological balance. In the hilly terrains the poorly managed human activities are causing accelerated erosion. The main object of the present Read more


Table of Contents

Contents Part I: Ecology; Chapter 1: Ground Water Provinces of U P Himalaya by S P Nautiyal and Arun K Sandilya; Chapter 2: Structure and Diversity of a Montane Forest in a Part of Bhagirathi Valley, Garhwal Himalaya by G S Rajwar; Chapter 3: Geo-ecology and Forest Development of U P Himalaya by D D Maithani; Chapter 4: Geomorphological Investigations in the North-East of Srinagar, Garhwal Himalaya by A K Sandilya and R S Negi; Chapter 5: Some Geomorphological Observations in and Around Bhatware Area, District Uttarkashi, Garhwal Himalaya by N P Naithani and G S Rawat; Part II: Environmental Resource; Chapter 6: Resource Inventory and Economic-development with Special Reference to Recreation Resource of Garhwal Himalaya by R D Gaur and D D Maithani; Chapter 7: The Mineral Resources of Western U P Himalaya: Some Corrective Measures against their Depletion by U S Rawat; Chapter 8:
The Crumbling Himalaya (Environmental Degradation and Some Conservational Measures) by M S Anantharaman; Part III: Case Studies; Chapter 9: The Proposed Functioning of the U P Hill Development Corporation by S P Nautiyal; Chapter 10: Rural Settlement and House Types of Jakholi Block, Garhwal Himalaya by M S Negi and B P Naithani; Chapter 11: Agricultural Development in a Hill Region: An Appraisal by K N Joshi; Chapter 12: Rural Landuse Pattern of Central Garhwal Himalaya: A Case Study of South-East Tehri District by D D Maithani and R K Verma.

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Bibliographic information

Title Central Himalaya: Ecology Environmental Resources And Developments
Author D D Maithani
Format Hardcover
Date published: 17.03.2022
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 9788170350996
length 128p.