Climate Change and Hydro-Meteorological Risks in Asia

  • Ramesha Chandrappa
  • Sushil Gupta
  • Umesh Chandra Kulshrestha
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Abstract

Meteorology is the study of weather processes and short term forecasting. The branch of meteorology that deals with the occurrence, motion, and changes of state of atmospheric water is called hydro-meteorology. Disasters related to hydro meteorology are called hydro meteorological risk. Extreme hydro-meteorological events are mounting concern across the world. The relations with climate change hydro-meteorological events are evident from scientific literature.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ramesha Chandrappa
    • 1
  • Sushil Gupta
    • 2
  • Umesh Chandra Kulshrestha
    • 3
  1. 1.Biomedical Waste SectionKarnataka State Pollution Control BoardBangaloreIndia
  2. 2.Risk Management Solutions IndiaNoidaIndia
  3. 3.School of Environmental SciencesJawaharlal Nehru UniversityNew DehliIndia

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