Ecological imbalance of the Ganga River system its impact on aquaculture by Ray, P.

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  • Ganges River (India and Bangladesh)


  • Stream ecology -- Ganges River (India and Bangladesh),
  • Aquaculture -- Ganges River (India and Bangladesh)

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 227-237) and index.

Book details

StatementP. Ray.
LC ClassificationsQH183 .R39 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 241 p. :
Number of Pages241
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL509545M
ISBN 108170351952
LC Control Number98907379

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also changing the existing systems and processes of the rivers (Misra, ). The present study reviews the ecosystem properties of river Ganga and discusses the major ecological changes that have been reported for the river associated with various factors and their overall impact on ecological services.

The study also compares water. There is a plethora of information available on the river Ganga in the form of books, blogs, articles, websites, videos.

Unfortunately, most of the information about this famous river is in a scattered form and reproduced from unverified sources. This contributed volume is the first multi-author volume publication on this subject. The River Ganga includes a vast array of topics written by.

The river Ganga comprises a lotic water series, which originates at Gaumukh and flows books, news paper articles, etc. has led to collection of The data of biological communities has been taken from biological profile of the Ganga and ecological imbalance of the Ganga river system and consists of phytoplankton, zooplankton.

Ecological Imbalance: To overcome this important issue,everybody must take problem very seriously.I am requesting to whole world that everybody must plant a tree in the memory of deceased family member,nourished will help to overcome ecological imbalance to some extend.

on Ma the Ganga River and to ensure that a significant reduction of threats to the biodiversity of the Ganga River is achieved by The faunal diversity of the Ganga River has captivated the attention of many scholars and thus a pool of literature is available.

This information is however, scattered and. Gangariver system, whilst a secondpaper4,6 in this special issue considers the combined GBM river system and the impacts of environmental change on Bangladesh and the delta region. The Gangariver system (Fig. 1)(also knownas the Ganges) is the largest river in India and drains an area of approximately 1 km2 inIndiaandNepal.

The Ganga River system annually supplies – Million tonne (Mt.) of sediment flux and about km 3 of water flux to the Bay of Bengal (Lupker et al., ; Awasthi et al., ).

The Ganga River ecosystem is the lifeline of over million people in the Indian sub-continent (Singh and Singh, ).

This river has been in the center of. Description. This book examines the perilous state of the Ganga River and its ecological and environmental imbalances. Furthermore it underlines the challenges of climate change, scarcity of water, contaminated river system, polluted ecosystem, and other issues that exists along the length of the river.

“This stunningly original, beautifully crafted book is the best history of the Ganges that currently exists. At once a work of 'deep' history, of intellectual and cultural history, and of religious studies, it is informed by Sen’s own extensive travels along the course of the river, which give the narrative a sense of immediacy and engagement.

References * Ayyapan.S, ,Handbook of Aquaculture and Fisheries, Riverine fisheries, pp * Ray.P, Ecological imbalance of the Ganga river system, Its impact on Aquaculture, Ecological imbalance of Ganga, pp.

On the other hand, as the hydrologist Parimal Ray wrote in his book Ecological Imbalance of the Ganga River System: Its Impact on Aquaculture, “There is a heavy congregation of the fish below the barrage and they are indiscriminately caught before they can breed.”.

The governance of the Ganges and Brahmaputra river systems poses a complex challenge due to the interplay of their social, political, economic, cultural and ecological dimensions.

The Ganges and Brahmaputra—the two major river systems of the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna (GBM) basin—consist of a number of tributaries. The Ganga River is the national river of India due to its very high socio-cultural, economic and ecological significance. It forms the largest river basin of India that supports more than million people.

It has been the cradle of civilization in India since antiquity. Pashulok - Ganga Mainstream; Violating the e-flow norms can mean closure of the project or a hefty fine.

Ecological- Flow Norms. The Central Government under the Environment (Protection) Act, has notified the minimum environmental flows for the River Ganga that has to be maintained at various locations on the river. Hydrobiological features of the river Ganga was studied by Pahwa and Mehrotra ().

The authors studied a stretch of kms. of river Ganga extending from Kanpur in west to Rajmahal, in Jharkhand state, in the east. They reported that the turbidity was maximum ( ppm) in monsoon and minimum (less than ppm) during January to June.

The first system begins here with the River Ganges or Ganga as it is called locally. Varanasi is on the banks of this river. It extends via tributaries to points across the northern plains of India above Varanasi and deep into the Himalayas, drawing water from rain, melting snow and receding glaciers.

The book is about the Ganga calling us to that new task. a goddess dedicated to ecological justice. Healing your corner of the Ganga river system. The pattern of N/P/Si stoichiometry, although an important driver regulating river ecology, has received limited research attention for Ganga River.

We investigated shifts in N/P/Si stoichiometry and ecological nutrient limitation as influenced by Varanasi urban core along a km-long stretch of Ganga River. We also assessed the trophic status of the river in relation to shifting elemental. Save Ganga Movement: With the help of many like-minded organizations and with the moral support from many religious leaders, spiritual and political, scientists, environmentalists, writers and social activists, initiated Save Ganga Movement against the pollution of river Ganga and its tributaries with a seminar on “Ganga aur hamaaraa daayitva” on 13th Nov.

at Kanpur. Proceedings of the International Association of Hydrological Sciences An open-access publication for refereed proceedings in hydrology.

Ganga, one of the most sacred rivers of India is imbibed deeply in our culture and worshipped as a goddess. The high level of pollution in the river has been a major ecological threat and has been proactively taken up by the current government.

The massive diversion of the Ganga waters for irrigation has reduced the flow in the main river. The towns and cities, through which the river flows, throw large quantities of garbage, untreated sewage, dead bodies, and many other harmful things, directly into the river.

All this is leading towards the pollution in the river Ganga. To control pollution level in the Ganga, A programme was initiated known as the Ganga Action Plan. Top.

Ganga. Guest post: Amita BhaduriImages courtesy: Wildlife Institute of IndiaExpressing doubts at the major plans to expand hydropower generating capacity in Uttarakhand, a report commissioned by the Ministry of Environment and Forests has recommended that the twenty four dams planned on the Alaknanda and Bhagirathi rivers, the two main tributaries of the Ganga in Uttarakhand should not be allowed, as.

Ganges River - Ganges River - Economy: Use of the Ganges water for irrigation, either when the river is in flood or by means of gravity canals, has been common since ancient times. Such irrigation is described in scriptures and mythological books written more than 2, years ago. Megasthenes, a Greek historian and ambassador who was in India, recorded the use of irrigation in the 4th century bce.

The governance of the Ganges and Brahmaputra river systems poses a complex challenge due to the interplay of their social, political, economic, cultural and ecological dimensions. The Ganges and Brahmaputra—the two major river systems of the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna (GBM) basin—consist of a number of tributaries emerging from both the.

The Ganges Restoration Study is the outcome after reading Sir Edmund Hillary’s book ‘From Ocean to the Sky’. It describes the perilous state of the river at every teeming city ghats and of ecological and environmental imbalances.

The challenges of scarcity of water, contaminated river systems, and polluted ecosystems. Essay on “Environmental Problems of India” for Kids and Students, English Essay, Paragraph, Speech for Class 8, 9, 10, 12, College and Competitive Exams.

Another major ecological problem facing Ganga is the exploitation of her natural resources. For example, an illegal sand and rock mining industry has continued unabated for nearly the last decade, removing ton after ton of Ganga’s river bed and banks, causing vast detrimental effects on the ecology and environment of Ganga including more flooding of fields and forest areas along her banks.

The ganga is a life supporting system and it's well being will determine quality of life of millions of people living along places along its bank.

The conflicting intersts of modern society is responsible for its pollution and other ecological Ganges provides. The Ganga river, one of the largest river systems in the world, supports approximately 10% global population and more than cities.

Changes in the Ganga river system are likely to have a significant impact on water availability, water quality, aquatic habitats and people. The Ganga (or Ganges) River is iconic in Hindu philosophy, myth, and ritual and also in ecological sciences and climate change discourses.

It is venerated as a goddess with unparalleled purifying powers and, as a mother, it absorbs all worldly dirtiness and sin. NEW DELHI: As India stares at the mammoth task of cleaning the Ganga and looks for inspiration outside the country, it is the Rhine river of western Europe which has.

The river, in other words, is but an instant in the enormous rhythmic movement of the hydrological cycle. Given these intrinsically ambulatory, elusive, and ephemeral qualities of water, how then did the immense Ganges as a river system that slices across the Indian subcontinent get traced, imaged, touched, coursed, and experienced as a reality.

Compendium of Biodiversity in Ganga River System,River Ganga has been the source of physical and spiritual sustenance of Indian civilization for millennia. Counted among the major riverine wonders of the world, it is a mega diverse ecosystem that is home to a wide variety of relic species from the tiny and microscopic to macroscopic forms ─ from planktonic to benthic and.

AFC Flag Expedition #2: The Sacred Source - A Portrait of the Ganges: Expedition Artist: David James Rankin: Purpose: To create a body of artwork that captures beauty and ecological complexity of the Garhwal and Kumaon Himalayas with an emphasis on documenting the ecological and conservation challenges facing the Ganges River system.

Through a sweeping yet carefully textured history, the layers of the Ganges’s past assume a life that is both consequential and contemporary. We come to understand the Ganges as an expansive and dynamic social and natural system, and we gain a clearer perspective on the river’s present and potential futures.

ppt on river ganga 1. It drains into the Bay of Bengal through its vast delta in the Sunder bans. The Ganga is a major Indian river flowing through the plains of Northern India into Bangladesh. The km[m] long river begins at the Gangotri Glacier in the central Himalayas.


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