Rivers of the Ganga-Brahmaputra-Meghna Delta

A Fluvial Account of Bengal

  • Kalyan Rudra

Part of the Geography of the Physical Environment book series (GEOPHY)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Kalyan Rudra
    Pages 15-25
  3. Kalyan Rudra
    Pages 49-71
  4. Kalyan Rudra
    Pages 73-76
  5. Kalyan Rudra
    Pages 77-93
  6. Kalyan Rudra
    Pages 107-124
  7. Kalyan Rudra
    Pages 125-136
  8. Kalyan Rudra
    Pages 137-162
  9. Kalyan Rudra
    Pages 173-185
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 187-190

About this book


This is the first comprehensive book on the rivers of the Ganga-Brahmaputra-Meghna delta. This volume covers all aspects of this highly populated region including land conflicts and environmental impacts such as the Indo-Bangladesh conflict over sharing of trans-boundary water. This book addresses the topic from a highly interdisciplinary perspective covering areas of geography, geology, environment, history, archaeology, sociology and politics of the Bengal region.

The book appeals to a wide range of audiences from India, Bangladesh and the international community. The style of presentation makes it easily suitable for students, researchers and interested laymen. 


Geological Evolution of GBM Delta Hydro-diplomacy India Changing river courses Bengal Seasonal Floods and Flood Risks Farakka Barrage Environmental Impacts in Bengal Trans-boundary Water Issues Water conflict India Bangladesh Erosion, Avulsion and Sediment River Embankment Sundarban Jamuna

Authors and affiliations

  • Kalyan Rudra
    • 1
  1. 1.Environment DepartmentWest Bengal Pollution Control BoardKolkataIndia

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