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Water Crisis in the Indian Subcontinent

Zahid Husain (Editor) L. Cajee (Editor)

Proceedings of the International Seminar on 'Water Crisis in the Indian Subcontinent : Issues and Challenges', held at North-Eastern Hill University during 23-25 November 2009.

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Zahid Husain

Zahid Husain Qureshi (b. 1952), M.A. Ph.D. Geography (Udaipur). After working in a UNESCO project during 1975 he joined the Geomorphology Section, Central Arid Zone Research Institute (ICAR), Jodhpur as a Research Scholar in 1976. In the CAZRI he received further training in Geomorphology and Remote Sensing while doing research on decertification and prior/buried courses of the Saraswati River in the Thar Desert. Then he was involved for one year (1978-79) in doing research along with a team on palaeo-environment and archaeology of the Thar Desert while working in a UGC project as a Post-Doctoral Fellow of the Poona University at Deccan College, Pune. From October 1979 to March 1997 he carried out research on human ecology of the Northeast India as a Research Associate (Ecology), Anthropological Survey of India, Shillong. Since April 1997 he has been engaged in teaching and research in physical geography as a Reader at North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong. He specializes in geomorphology, environment, ecology and remote sensing. He is Life Member of a few academic societies and also associated with editing of some journals. Till now he was involved in completion of about 10 major research projects/topics, either jointly or individually, and has been able to publish 33 articles/papers in local, regional, national and international journals and books. He has edited a book – Environmental Degradation and Conservation in North East India (1996), and written a book on Geoecology of Kameng Himalaya (2002) to mark the occasion of UN ‘International Year of Mountains 2002’.

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Title Water Crisis in the Indian Subcontinent
Format Hardcover
Date published: 31.12.2011
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 9789380574257
length xliv+503p., Illustrations; Chiefly Colour; Maps; Some Colour; 25cm.