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Riverine Systems

Understanding the Hydrological, Hydrosocial and Hydro-heritage Dynamics

  • Broadens our understanding of river systems combining and integrating both natural and social sciences

  • Explains how rivers are of trans-disciplinary concern

  • Brings together eminent river experts across disciplines under a common umbrella and towards a collective agenda

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Table of contents (23 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-ix
  2. Hydrology

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1
    2. Environmental Flows and Their Assessment

      • Sharad K. Jain, P. K. Mishra, Anupma Sharma
      Pages 3-20
    3. Story of the Ganga River: Its Pollution and Rejuvenation

      • Monika Simon, Himanshu Joshi
      Pages 21-55
    4. Ganges Groundwater Interaction at Varanasi

      • Prerona Das, Abhijit Mukherjee, Atrayee Haldar, Ashok Shaw, Mrinal Kanti Layek
      Pages 57-66
    5. Microbial Water Quality Assessment in River Ganga (Bihar)

      • Ashok Kumar Ghosh, Ranjit Kumar
      Pages 67-80
    6. Effect of Changing Climate on the Water Resources of Upper Jhelum Basin (UJB), India

      • Suhail A. Lone, Ghulam Jeelani, Akhtar Alam, M. Sultan Bhat, Hakim Farooq
      Pages 133-148
    7. Groundwater Resources in Punjab and Bist-Doab Area: An Appraisal and Overview

      • Gopal Krishan, M. S. Rao, Narayan C. Ghosh
      Pages 187-213
  3. Hydro-heritage

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 307-307

About this book

This book provides a unique opportunity to integrate the knowledge on regional-scale riverine reviews to local-scale case-studies, ranging from availability to pollution, national-level river management to transboundary governance. It is an unparalleled attempt to build the bridge between the science of rivers and its history and socio-politics, thus articulating the due credence of rivers from ancient civilizations to modern human societies. The chapters in this book are organized by the sub-sections of i) Hydrology, ii) Hydrosocial and iii) Hydro-heritage, thus providing a unique knowledge on the river studies for historians, scientists, planners, social scientists and policymakers, and are written by leading experts and researchers from across the globe.


Keywords

  • Hydrology of rivers
  • Hydrosocial cycle
  • River systems
  • Integrated water resource management
  • Water management
  • Fluvial geomorphology
  • Social aspects of river research
  • River system of Southeast Asia

Editors and Affiliations

  • Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, Kharagpur, India

    Abhijit Mukherjee

About the editor

Prof. Abhijit Mukherjee, PhD (Hydrogeology) graduated from the University of Kentucky, USA (2006) and completed postdoctoral work at the University of Texas at Austin, USA (2006-2008). He served as Physical Hydrogeologist at the Alberta Geological Survey in Canada (2008-2010). He is currently an Associate Professor at the Department of Geology and Geophysics, and School of Environmental Science and Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IIT Kharagpur), India. He serves/has served in Editorial role in the Journal of Hydrology, Applied Geochemistry, Journal of Earth System Sciences, Scientific Reports, ES&T Engineering. He has been the lead author/editor of earlier two books, “Groundwater of South Asia” (Springer) and “Global Groundwater: Source, Scarcity, Security, Sustainability, Solutions” (Elsevier).







Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Riverine Systems

  • Book Subtitle: Understanding the Hydrological, Hydrosocial and Hydro-heritage Dynamics

  • Editors: Abhijit Mukherjee

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-87067-6

  • Publisher: Springer Cham

  • eBook Packages: Earth and Environmental Science, Earth and Environmental Science (R0)

  • Copyright Information: Capital Publishing Company, New Delhi, India 2022

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-3-030-87066-9

  • eBook ISBN: 978-3-030-87067-6

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: IX, 445

  • Number of Illustrations: 1 b/w illustrations

  • Additional Information: Jointly published with Capital Publishing Company, New Delhi, India

  • Topics: Earth Sciences, Water, Pollution

Buying options

eBook USD 119.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-3-030-87067-6
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Hardcover Book USD 159.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)