Uttarakhand Disaster - Book On Climate Change and Himalayas

Uttarakhand Disaster

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Contemporary Issues of Climate Change & Development with Holistic Approach

About the book:

Kedarnath Tragedy’ or ‘Himalayan Tsunami’ which occurred in June, 2013 caused the immeasurable loss of human lives, their cattle, livelihood sources, public properties and aquatic biodiversities in particular. The people of the state first time experienced such devastation at unprecedented scale and raised their voice against unscientific bed-mining, hydel projects, construction of roads, buildings and industries on the name of development. Development is necessary but a balance is needed to be maintained by taking ecological safeguards.

‘In this book the presentation of research & scientific papers along with analysis as well as some insights into social, political and economic system that impact on environment is discussed in a lucid manner for minimizing the Disaster in the state’.

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About Editors: U. S. Rawat & V. P. Semwal

Dr. U. S. Rawat:  Dr. Rawat has credit over 5 books and 45 research papers which are published in many National and International Journals. He has been awarded with –Uttarakhand Rattan Award (2013), Uttarakhand Gomukh Award (2009), Samajshri Award (2006), Vijay Shree Award (2005) and many more. He was the first Vice-Chancellor of Sri Dev Suman Uttarakhand University Badshahithaul Tehri Garhwal, Uttarakhand.

Dr. V. P. Semwal: Having a teaching experience of more than 10 years in Graduate and Post Graduate classes, he has been working for the past fifteen years on Stream and River Ecology in Himalayan and Mountain Environment, Distribution Patterns of Benthic Community, Water Quality Monitoring, and Conservation of Aquatic Biodiversity in Garhwal Himalaya. He has published over two dozen research papers on various aspects.

Additional Information

Weight 1.51 kg
ISBN-13

9788186844588

Author Name

Dr. U S Rawat, Dr. V P Semwal

Pages

416

Binding

hardbound

Publisher

Winsar Publication

Publication Year

2014

Language

English

Edition

First

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