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Sinha, Rajiv

Earth System Processes and Disaster Management

Sinha, Rajiv - Earth System Processes and Disaster Management, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Rajiv Sinha, Rasik Ravindra

Section I. Earth Systems: Cryosphere and Hydrosphere

2. Global Warming and the Glacier Retreat: An Overview
V. K. Raina

3. Asynchronous Behavior of Glaciers of Ladakh Himalaya, J & K State, India
R. K. Ganjoo, M. N. Koul

4. Signatures and Evidences of Surging Glaciers in the Shyok Valley, Karakoram Himalaya, Ladakh Region, Jammu & Kashmir State, India
Anjani Kumar Tangri, Ram Chandra, S. K. S. Yadav

5. Antarctic Climate Variability During the Past Few Centuries Based on Ice Core Records from Coastal Dronning Maud Land and Its Implications on the Recent Warming
Meloth Thamban, Sushant S. Naik, C. M. Laluraj, Arun Chaturvedi, Rasik Ravindra

6. River Systems and River Science in India: Major Drivers and Challenges
R. Sinha, Vikrant Jain, S. K. Tandon

Section II. Earths Climate System and Paleoclimate

7. Impact of Climate Change on Lichen and Moss Communities in Ny-Ålesund, Arctic: Some Preliminary Observations
S. M. Singh, Rasik Ravindra

8. High Resolution Southwest Monsoon Reconstruction for the Past ~2,800 Years: Wind Versus Precipitation
Manish Tiwari

9. New Record of Magnetic Properties of Late Quaternary Sediments from the Eastern Arabian Sea (off Goa): Inferences on Palaeoclimate
S. K. Patil, A. D. Singh

10. Anthropogenic Climate Change: Observed Facts, Projected Vulnerabilities and Knowledge Gaps
Rajesh Agnihotri, Koushik Dutta

Section III. Natural Disasters

11. Landslide Hazard Analysis and Management: A Case Study from Nainital, India
D. Chakraborty, R. Anbalagan

12. Natural Hazards of the Arabian Peninsula: Their Causes and Possible Remediation
Arun Kumar

13. Influence of Young’s Modulus and Poisson’s Ratio on the Displacement Around a Circular Tunnel
A. K. Verma, T. N. Singh

Section IV. Natural Resource Management

14. Gas Hydrate: A Viable Future Major Energy Resource of India
Kalachand Sain

15. Impact Cratering from an Indian Perspective
Jayanta K. Pati, Puniti Pati

16. Optical Characterization of Backscattering by Total Suspended Matter and Its Correlation with Phytoplankton Concentration in the Arabian Sea
Gunjan Motwani, Prakash Chauhan, Nivedita Sanwlani, Hitesh Solanki

Keywords: Earth Sciences, Earth System Sciences, Climate Change/Climate Change Impacts, Climate Change, Geology, Geophysics/Geodesy

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Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2013
Language
en
Edition
2013
Series
Society of Earth Scientists Series
Page amount
256 pages
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783642288456

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