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Bhattacharjya, Rajib K.

Urban Ecology, Water Quality and Climate Change

Bhattacharjya, Rajib K. - Urban Ecology, Water Quality and Climate Change, ebook

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Table of contents

Part I. Urbanization and Ecological Sustainability

1. Sustainable Urban Ecosystems: Problems and Perspectives
Vijay P. Singh

2. Construction in Nature Versus Nature of Construction
Aabshar U. K. Imam, M. S. Indu

3. The Use of Vegetation as Expression of a Happy Memory in Jean Nouvel’s Recent Projects
Smaranda Maria Todoran

4. Soil Leaching Behaviour of Different Urban Landscapes
Banasri Sarma, C. Mahanta

5. Environmental Sustainability: Stabilized Mud Block
Atanu Kumar Dutta, Deheswar Deka, Arup Hatibaruah, Dipankar Goswami, Shashanka Sekhar Rai, Tridib Basumatary

6. Contribution of Urbanization to Emissions: Case of Guwahati City, India
Rachna Yadav, Anamika Barua

7. User Preferences and Traffic Impact Evaluation of Bus Rapid Transit System for a Medium-Sized City
K. Krishna Kumar, K. V. R. Ravi Shankar

8. Green Road Approach in Indian Road Construction for the Sustainable Development
Rajiv Kumar, G. Appa Roa, Teiborlang Lyngdoh Ryntathiang

Part II. Climate Change Issues in Urban Sector

9. Climate Change Consideration in Planning and Development of Semi-Urban Area
R. Vinnarasi, Arup K. Sarma

10. Effect of Climate Change Over Kashmir Valley
Manzoor Ahmad Ahanger, Mudasir Ahmad Lone

11. Assessment of Urban Heat Island Effect in Guwahati—A Remote Sensing Based Study
Juri Borbora, Apurba Kumar Das, Rajesh Kumar Sah, Nabajit Hazarika

12. Climate Change and Its Effect on Hydrology and Threat to Biodiversity: A Study on Manas River (Upper Part) and the Manas National Park, Assam, India
Jyotishmoy Bora

13. Increasing Extreme Temperature Events in the Guwahati City During 1971–2010
R. L. Deka, L. Saikia, C. Mahanta, M. K. Dutta

14. Trends in Sunshine Duration in Humid Climate of Northeast India: A Case Study
D. Jhajharia, P. K. Pandey, T. Tapang, S. Laji, K. Dahal, R. R. Choudhary, Rohitashw Kumar

Part III. Water Quality Concerns in Urban Environment

15. Factors Affecting the Quality of Roof-Harvested Rainwater
V. Meera, M. Mansoor Ahammed

16. Hydro-physico-chemical Grouping of Cachar Paper Mill Effluents in Assam Using Multivariate Statistical Model
Sangeeta Dey, Manabendra Dutta Choudhury, Suchismita Das

17. Heavy Metal Tolerance Exhibited by Bacterial Strains Sourced from Adyar River
K. C. Ramya Devi, Krishnan Mary Elizabeth Gnanambal, Yesupatham Babu

18. Assessment of Water Quality Using Multivariate Statistical Analysis in the Gharaso River, Northern Iran
Yones Khaledian, Soheila Ebrahimi, Usha Natesan, Nabee Basatnia, Behroz Behtari Nejad, Hamed Bagmohammadi, Mojtaba Zeraatpisheh

19. Stability Analysis of Earthen Embankment of Kollong River, Near Raha, Nagaon, Assam
Rituraj Buragohain, Dimpi Das, Rubia Sultana Choudhury, Rajib K. Bhattacharjya

Part IV. Urban Waste: Concerns and Remediation

20. Elimination of Chromium(VI) from Waste Water Using Various Biosorbents
Shubhrima Ghosh, Dipannita Mitra

21. Biodegradation Kinetics of Toluene, Ethylbenzene, and Xylene as a Mixture of VOCs
Aviraj Datta, Ligy Philip

22. Aerobic Degradation of Complex Organic Compounds and Cyanides in Coke Oven Wastewater in Presence of Glucose
Naresh Kumar Sharma, Ligy Philip, B. S. Murty

23. Benzene Biodegradation During Growth by Aerococcus sp. Isolated from Oil Sludge
Priyadarshini Dey, Ranjit Das, Sufia K. Kazy

24. Simultaneous Removal of High Nitrate and Phosphate from Synthetic Waste Water by Prolonged Anoxic Cycle in a Batch Reactor
Jyotsnarani Jena, Trupti Das

25. Effects of Heavy Metals on the Environment by Utilization of Urban Waste Compost for Land Application: A Review
Jiwan Singh, Ajay S. Kalamdhad

26. Fabrication of Mesoporous Silica MCM-41 Via Sol-Gel and Hydrothermal Methods for Amine Grafting and CO2 Capture Application
Sravanthi Loganathan, Kishant Kumar, Aloke Kumar Ghoshal

27. Water Hyacinth as a Potential Source of Biofuel for Sustainable Development
Deepmoni Deka, Saprativ P. Das, Rajeev Ravindran, Mohammad Jawed, Arun Goyal

Part V. Ground Water Contamination

28. Saline Water Intrusion into the Coastal Aquifers of the Periyar River Basin, Central Kerala, India
K. T. Damodaran, P. Balakrishnan

29. A Geo-Environmental Study on Groundwater Recharge Zones and Groundwater Management in the Guwahati Municipal Area
Neelkamal Das, Dulal C. Goswami

30. Scope and Challenges of Sustainable Drinking Water Management in Assam
Runti Choudhury, C. Mahanta

31. Series Removal of Heavy Metal and Aromatic Compound from Contaminated Groundwater Using Zero-Valent Iron (ZVI)
Selvaraj Ambika, M. Nambi Indumathi

32. Spatial Decision Support System for Groundwater Quality Management Using Geomatics
M. V. S. S. Giridhar, B. V. Nageswra Rao, G. K. Viswanadh

Keywords: Environment, Waste Water Technology / Water Pollution Control / Water Management / Aquatic Pollution, Urban Ecology, Hydrology/Water Resources, Water Policy/Water Governance/Water Management, Climate Change/Climate Change Impacts, Urban Geography / Urbanism (inc. megacities, cities, towns)

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Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2018
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Water Science and Technology Library
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319744940
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-74493-3

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