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Land Cover Change and Its Eco-environmental Responses in Nepal

  • Ainong Li
  • Wei Deng
  • Wei Zhao

Part of the Springer Geography book series (SPRINGERGEOGR)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Land Use/Cover Change

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 15-15
    2. Guangbin Lei, Ainong Li, Xiaomin Cao, Wei Zhao, Jinhu Bian, Wei Deng et al.
      Pages 17-39
    3. Ainong Li, Guangbin Lei, Xiaomin Cao, Wei Zhao, Wei Deng, Hriday Lal Koirala
      Pages 41-65
    4. Pushkar K. Pradhan, Puspa Sharma
      Pages 67-108
  3. Eco-environmental Change

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 163-163
    2. Hammad Gilani, Faisal Mueen Qamer, Muhammad Sohail, Kabir Uddin, Atul Jain, Wu Ning
      Pages 165-183
    3. Xi Nan, Ainong Li, Wei Zhao, Jinhu Bian, Huaan Jin, Wei Deng et al.
      Pages 185-201
    4. Zhengan Su, Donghong Xiong, Wei Deng, Yifan Dong, Jing Ma, Poudel C. Padma et al.
      Pages 243-259
  4. Livelihood and Adaptation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 261-261
    2. Jifei Zhang, Chunyan Liu, Wei Deng, Hriday Lal Koirala, Narendra Raj Khanal, Yi Su
      Pages 263-279
    3. Shanta Paudel Khatiwada, Jifei Zhang, Yi Su, Bikash Paudel, Wei Deng
      Pages 281-305
    4. Yi Su, Wei Deng, Jifei Zhang, Shanta Paudel Khatiwada, Hriday Lal Koirala
      Pages 307-325
  5. Geo-hazards, 4.25 Earthquake and Its Impacts

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 381-381
    2. Ningsheng Chen, Guisheng Hu, Wei Deng, Narendra Raj Khanal, Yunhua Zhu, David Han
      Pages 383-408
    3. Jianqiang Zhang, Amar Deep Regmi, Rongkun Liu, Narendra Raj Khanal, Luca Schenato, Deo Raj Gurung et al.
      Pages 409-426
    4. Wei Zhao, Ainong Li, Zhengjian Zhang, Guangbin Lei, Jinhu Bian, Wei Deng et al.
      Pages 427-444
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 465-478

About this book

Introduction

This book offers a systematic investigation of the ecological and environmental issues related to the land cover changes in Nepal by researchers from both China and Nepal. It discusses the eco-environmental issues faced by Nepal, particularly in the hills and mountain regions. It also sheds light on the global concerns regarding the eco-environment issues of mountains, and analyzes the various causes and potential consequences of eco-environmental degradation in Nepal. The book is of particular interest to students, researchers, experts, and decision-makers wanting to gain a general overview of land cover in Nepal and its dynamics, environment and natural resources, as well as mountain hazards.

Keywords

eco-environment issues ecosystem trend and issues climate change geo-hazards hazards assessment livelihood in Nepal mountainous region assessment of climate change

Editors and affiliations

  • Ainong Li
    • 1
  • Wei Deng
    • 2
  • Wei Zhao
    • 3
  1. 1.Research Center for Digital Mountain and Remote Sensing Application, Institute of Mountain Hazards and EnvironmentChinese Academy of SciencesChengduChina
  2. 2.Research Center for Digital Mountain and Remote Sensing Application, Institute of Mountain Hazards and EnvironmentChinese Academy of SciencesChengduChina
  3. 3.Research Center for Digital Mountain and Remote Sensing Application, Institute of Mountain Hazards and EnvironmentChinese Academy of Sciences ChengduChina

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-2890-8
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Earth and Environmental Science
  • Print ISBN 978-981-10-2889-2
  • Online ISBN 978-981-10-2890-8
  • Series Print ISSN 2194-315X
  • Series Online ISSN 2194-3168
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