Himalayan Snow and Glaciers: Associated Environmental Problems, Progress and Prospects

By: Jagdish Bahadur

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This book, enriched with illustrations, tables and figures, deals with the glaciology of the Himalayas. Providing an overview of Himalayan snow, glaciers, ice ages and glaciations, it outlines the history of international efforts for the study of Himalayan glaciers. It also incorporates information about the extent of snow and glacier fields; their characteristics and influence on the climate; perennial Himalayan rivers; soil erosion and sediment transport; environmental problems; and monitoring for protection and conservation using modern technologies such as remote sensing, GIS and GPS. The book be will of great use for environmentalists and researchers in the field of glaciology and Himalayan studies. Printed Pages: 164.

Title: Himalayan Snow and Glaciers: Associated Environmental Problems, Progress and Prospects

Author Name: Jagdish Bahadur

Categories: India, Geography,

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 2004

ISBN: 8180690911

ISBN 13: 9788180690914

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Seller ID: 701386

Keywords: Himalayan Snow and Glaciers: Associated Environmental Problems, Progress and Prospects Jagdish Bahadur