Earth System Processes and Disaster Management

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ISBN: 978-3-642-28844-9 (Print) 978-3-642-28845-6 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii

  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 7-7

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      Pages 1-6

      Introduction

  3. Earth Systems: Cryosphere and Hydrosphere

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 7-7

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      Pages 9-23

      Global Warming and the Glacier Retreat: An Overview

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      Pages 25-36

      Asynchronous Behavior of Glaciers of Ladakh Himalaya, J & K State, India

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      Pages 37-50

      Signatures and Evidences of Surging Glaciers in the Shyok Valley, Karakoram Himalaya, Ladakh Region, Jammu & Kashmir State, India

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      Pages 51-66

      Antarctic Climate Variability During the Past Few Centuries Based on Ice Core Records from Coastal Dronning Maud Land and Its Implications on the Recent Warming

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      Pages 67-90

      River Systems and River Science in India: Major Drivers and Challenges

  4. Earths Climate System and Paleoclimate

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 91-91

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      Pages 93-100

      Impact of Climate Change on Lichen and Moss Communities in Ny-Ålesund, Arctic: Some Preliminary Observations

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      Pages 101-112

      High Resolution Southwest Monsoon Reconstruction for the Past ~2,800 Years: Wind Versus Precipitation

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      Pages 113-121

      New Record of Magnetic Properties of Late Quaternary Sediments from the Eastern Arabian Sea (off Goa): Inferences on Palaeoclimate

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      Pages 123-137

      Anthropogenic Climate Change: Observed Facts, Projected Vulnerabilities and Knowledge Gaps

  5. Natural Disasters

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 139-139

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      Pages 141-154

      Landslide Hazard Analysis and Management: A Case Study from Nainital, India

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      Pages 155-180

      Natural Hazards of the Arabian Peninsula: Their Causes and Possible Remediation

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      Pages 181-201

      Influence of Young’s Modulus and Poisson’s Ratio on the Displacement Around a Circular Tunnel

  6. Natural Resource Management

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 203-203

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      Pages 205-211

      Gas Hydrate: A Viable Future Major Energy Resource of India

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      Pages 213-229

      Impact Cratering from an Indian Perspective

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      Pages 231-239

      Optical Characterization of Backscattering by Total Suspended Matter and Its Correlation with Phytoplankton Concentration in the Arabian Sea

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 241-244