Generic Classification of Hoars in the Northeastern Part of Bengal Basin, Bangladesh

  • Mohammed MasumEmail author
  • Mohammad Omer Faruk Khan
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Science, Technology & Innovation book series (ASTI)


The northeastern part of Bangladesh which is also the northeastern part of the Bengal Basin is an area of interest for many disciplines for its unique geologic, tectonic, structural, ecologic, environmental and socio-economic aspects. This part of the country is important for its richness in wetland resources locally termed as haors. The current study analyzed the wetlands from a generic aspect and attempted to classify them according to the dominant tectonic and structural influence. It is expected that such a study would reveal new insights about these haors.


Haor Basin Tectonic and generic 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Geological Survey of Bangladesh (GSB)DhakaBangladesh

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