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The State of Extreme Events in India


Climate change; Climate risks; Climate vulnerability; Climate Risk Atlas (CRA); El Nino South Oscillation (ENSO); Geographic information system (GIS); Greenhouse Gas emissions (GHG); Gross Domestic Product (GDP); Gross State Domestic Product (GSDP); India Meteorological Department (IMD); Indian summer monsoons (ISM); Land Use Land Cover (LULC); Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs); National Disaster Management Authority of India (NDMA); Press Information Bureau (PIB); Public Private Partnership (PPP); The Grid Analysis and Display System (GrADS); The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC); World Meteorological Organization (WMO)


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Mohanty, A., Wadhawan, S. (2022). The State of Extreme Events in India. In: The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Urban and Regional Futures. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham.

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