2014

Our National River Ganga

Lifeline of Millions

Editors:

ISBN: 978-3-319-00529-4 (Print) 978-3-319-00530-0 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvi

  2. Introduction to Ganga

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-2

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      Pages 3-44

      Introduction to Our National River Ganga via cmaps

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      Pages 45-71

      Ganga – Our Endangered Heritage

  3. Rich Biodiversity of Ganga Basin

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 73-74

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      Pages 75-119

      Distribution of Major Floral and Faunal Diversity in the Mountain and Upper Gangetic Plains Zone of the Ganga: Diatoms, Macroinvertebrates and Fish

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      Pages 121-141

      Indicator Species (Gharial and Dolphin) of Riverine Ecosystem: An Exploratory of River Ganga

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      Pages 143-167

      Sundarban Mangroves: Impact of Water Management in the Ganga River Basin

  4. Ganga Water Quality and Flows

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 169-170

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      Pages 171-188

      Nature’s Cure of the Ganga: The Ganga-Jal

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      Pages 189-210

      Water Quality Challenges in Ganga Basin, India

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      Pages 211-221

      Issues and Challenges of River Ganga

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      Pages 223-237

      Environmental Flows for River Ganga

  5. Some Vital Challenges Being Faced by Ganga in Changing Times

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 239-240

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      Pages 241-260

      Snow Melt Runoff Status in Part of Ganga Basin

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      Pages 261-283

      River Bank Erosion Hazard Study of River Ganga, Upstream of Farakka Barrage Using Remote Sensing and GIS

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      Pages 285-305

      The Developments, Policies and Assessments of Hydropower in the Ganga River Basin

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      Pages 307-319

      3Ps (Population, Poverty and Pollution) and the Pious Poor Ganga

  6. Livelihood and Tourism

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 321-322

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      Pages 323-339

      Living Out of Ganga: A Traditional Yet Imperiled Livelihood on Bamboo Post Harvest Processing and Emerging Problems of Ganga

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      Pages 341-354

      E-Flows Related Livelihood in the Ganga River: A Case Study of Tourism

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 355-415