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Global warming on Himalayan ecosystem with special reference to glacial lake outburst floods (GLOF)

Author: Das, Tarak Mohan

Keywords: Glaciers
Global warming

Issue Date: 2011-01

Publisher: National Council of Science Museums, Kolkata

Description: The Geographical Position of Indian Sub-continent has made it extremely vulnerable towards the onslaught of Global Warming. A vast river basin of Gangetic plain is embraced by the Himalayas. Himalayan presence makes climate congenial, provides enough water, fertile soil. But human greed has resulted in natural disaster and calamities. Due to global warming; snow has start drying up and its adverse effect on the Himalayan temperate forest has started appearing. This article discusses the causes and solutions to global warming; in the Indian Sub-continent Himalayan region.

Source: National Council of Science Museums

Type: Article

Received From: National Council of Science Museums


DC Field Value
dc.contributor.author Das, Tarak Mohan
dc.date.accessioned 2017-06-15T06:10:32Z
dc.date.available 2017-06-15T06:10:32Z
dc.date.issued 2011-01
dc.description.abstract The Geographical Position of Indian Sub-continent has made it extremely vulnerable towards the onslaught of Global Warming. A vast river basin of Gangetic plain is embraced by the Himalayas. Himalayan presence makes climate congenial, provides enough water, fertile soil. But human greed has resulted in natural disaster and calamities. Due to global warming; snow has start drying up and its adverse effect on the Himalayan temperate forest has started appearing. This article discusses the causes and solutions to global warming; in the Indian Sub-continent Himalayan region.
dc.source National Council of Science Museums
dc.format.extent 7-11p.: ill.
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher National Council of Science Museums, Kolkata
dc.subject Glaciers
Global warming
dc.type Article
dc.identifier.issuenumber 1
dc.format.medium text
DC Field Value
dc.contributor.author Das, Tarak Mohan
dc.date.accessioned 2017-06-15T06:10:32Z
dc.date.available 2017-06-15T06:10:32Z
dc.date.issued 2011-01
dc.description.abstract The Geographical Position of Indian Sub-continent has made it extremely vulnerable towards the onslaught of Global Warming. A vast river basin of Gangetic plain is embraced by the Himalayas. Himalayan presence makes climate congenial, provides enough water, fertile soil. But human greed has resulted in natural disaster and calamities. Due to global warming; snow has start drying up and its adverse effect on the Himalayan temperate forest has started appearing. This article discusses the causes and solutions to global warming; in the Indian Sub-continent Himalayan region.
dc.source National Council of Science Museums
dc.format.extent 7-11p.: ill.
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher National Council of Science Museums, Kolkata
dc.subject Glaciers
Global warming
dc.type Article
dc.identifier.issuenumber 1
dc.format.medium text