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Asian Geological Settings: Its Effect on Climate Change and Disaster

  • Ramesha Chandrappa
  • Sushil Gupta
  • Umesh Chandra Kulshrestha
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Abstract

The total population of Asia as on 2005 is approximately 3,879 million making most populated continent with about 60% of the World’s population and growing at a rate of approximately 2%. Eastern, southern and south-east Asia are the most populated where as the desert, mountain and tundra regions are the least populated.

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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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