Sundarban Mangrove Wetland

Written By Santosh Kumar Sarkar
Sundarban Mangrove Wetland
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 01 November 2020
  • ISBN : 0128173718
  • Pages : 500 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Sundarban Mangrove Wetland written by Santosh Kumar Sarkar which was release on 01 November 2020, this book published by Elsevier. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Sundarban Mangrove Wetland: A Comprehensive Global Treatise provides an illustrative account of the ecology, biology, conservation, and management strategies of this endangered UNESCO World Heritage Site. The author addresses the emerging ecological problems through a broad perspective including eutrophication and pollution, sea level rise, alternations in sediment transport, chronic human-induced modifications, over-harvesting fisheries, and other non-living resources along with occurrence of natural catastrophic events such as storms and floods. The Sundarban wetland is important globally and provides a great reference point for comparisons to be made with other wetlands status, environmental challenges, and solutions. Sundarban Mangrove Wetland: A Comprehensive Global Treatise is a reliable and up-to-date reference for students, teachers, and researchers engaged in the field of marine ecology, aquatic botany, environmental science, chemical oceanography, marine pollution and ecotoxicology, and wastewater treatment. The manual provides both basic and advanced information to be helpful for policy makers, resource managers, coastal zone managers, and all involved in coastal resource conservation and management. Presents an in-depth and illustrative account of an iconic tropical mangrove wetland in an intelligible and easy-to-understand manner Provides a unique look at the aspects of ecology, biodiversity, and conservation and management of the Sundarban wetlands and the emerging ecological issues for long-term sustainability of this vulnerable wetland ecosystem Focuses on several case studies considering a host of topics including microzooplankton and trace metals in the Sundarban wetlands

Sundarban Mangrove Wetland

Sundarban Mangrove Wetland
  • Author : Santosh Kumar Sarkar
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2020-11-01
  • Total pages : 500
  • ISBN : 0128173718
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Summary : Sundarban Mangrove Wetland: A Comprehensive Global Treatise provides an illustrative account of the ecology, biology, conservation, and management strategies of this endangered UNESCO World Heritage Site. The author addresses the emerging ecological problems through a broad perspective including eutrophication and pollution, sea level rise, alternations in sediment transport, chronic human-induced ...

Trace Metals in a Tropical Mangrove Wetland

Trace Metals in a Tropical Mangrove Wetland
  • Author : Santosh Kumar Sarkar
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-08-09
  • Total pages : 247
  • ISBN : 0128173718
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Summary : This book offers a comprehensive and accessible guide covering various aspects of trace metal contamination in abiotic and biotic matrices of an iconic Indian tropical mangrove wetland – Sundarban. Divided into nine chapters, the book begins by discussing the fundamental concepts of sources, accumulation rate and significance of trace metal speciation, ...

Sundarbans Mangrove Systems

Sundarbans Mangrove Systems
  • Author : Anirban Mukhopadhyay,Debashis Mitra,Sugata Hazra
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2021-08-12
  • Total pages : 362
  • ISBN : 0128173718
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Summary : Sundarbans, a UNESCO heritage site, is the world’s largest single chunk of mangroves distributed on the Indian and Bangladesh coasts. The mangroves and associated ecosystems are one of the most fertile ecosystems of the earth. Sundarbans Mangrove Systems: A Geo-Informatics Approach portrays different perspectives of studying Sundarbans and mangroves ...

Marine Organic Micropollutants

Marine Organic Micropollutants
  • Author : Santosh Kumar Sarkar
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-09-14
  • Total pages : 89
  • ISBN : 0128173718
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Summary : The proposed book features a systematic and thorough treatment of the dominant persistent organic pollutants (POP's) encountered in the tropical marine environment of the Indian Sundarban mangrove wetlands, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Chapters provide a comprehensive and realistic account of the world’s most hazardous organic compounds. Readers will ...

Estuarine Biogeochemical Dynamics of the East Coast of India

Estuarine Biogeochemical Dynamics of the East Coast of India
  • Author : Sourav Das,Tuhin Ghosh
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021
  • Total pages : 268
  • ISBN : 0128173718
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Summary : This book provides a comprehensive overview of recent research on estuaries of the east coast of India, and how changing biogeochemical dynamics as a result of climate change and human activity have impacted estuaries and other open water ecosystems. Though estuaries only cover a very small portion of the earth's ...

Handbook of Engineering Hydrology

Handbook of Engineering Hydrology
  • Author : Saeid Eslamian
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2014-03-21
  • Total pages : 646
  • ISBN : 0128173718
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Summary : While most books examine only the classical aspects of hydrology, this three-volume set covers multiple aspects of hydrology. It examines new approaches, addresses growing concerns about hydrological and ecological connectivity, and considers the worldwide impact of climate change.It also provides updated material on hydrological science and engine...

The Sundarbans A Disaster Prone Eco Region

The Sundarbans  A Disaster Prone Eco Region
  • Author : H.S. Sen
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2019-02-04
  • Total pages : 654
  • ISBN : 0128173718
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Summary : This book explores the Sundarbans eco-region from a trans-boundary perspective, examining the cross-country interaction that helps planners to develop more efficient coastal zone planning for the delta. The dynamic ecosystem of the Sundarbans is considered the largest coastal delta in the world. It is located in the Bay of Bengal ...

Wetlands Monitoring Modelling and Management

Wetlands  Monitoring  Modelling and Management
  • Author : Tomasz Okruszko,Edward Maltby,Jan Szatylowicz,Dorota Miroslaw-Swiatek
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2014-04-21
  • Total pages : 355
  • ISBN : 0128173718
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Summary : Wetlands are complex and dynamic ecological systems incorporating two important, inter-linked components: hydrology and vegetation. Modelling wetland components and processes reveals the nature of wetland systems and helps to predict the effects of environmental change. The main goal of much current research is the construction of a vigorous and sp...

World Seas An Environmental Evaluation

World Seas  An Environmental Evaluation
  • Author : Charles Sheppard
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2018-09-03
  • Total pages : 932
  • ISBN : 0128173718
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Summary : World Seas: An Environmental Evaluation, Second Edition, Volume Two: The Indian Ocean to the Pacific provides a comprehensive review of the environmental condition of the seas from the Indian Ocean to the Pacific. Each chapter is written by experts in the field who provide historical overviews in environmental terms, current ...

Threats to Mangrove Forests

Threats to Mangrove Forests
  • Author : Christopher Makowski,Charles W. Finkl
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-04-20
  • Total pages : 724
  • ISBN : 0128173718
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Summary : This book focuses on the worldwide threats to mangrove forests and the management solutions currently being used to counteract those hazards. Designed for the professional or specialist in marine science, coastal zone management, biology, and related disciplines, this work will appeal to those not only working to protect mangrove forests, ...

Handbook of Engineering Hydrology Three Volume Set

Handbook of Engineering Hydrology  Three Volume Set
  • Author : Saeid Eslamian
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2018-10-03
  • Total pages : 1920
  • ISBN : 0128173718
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Summary : While most books examine only the classical aspects of hydrology, this three-volume set covers multiple aspects of hydrology, and includes contributions from experts from more than 30 countries. It examines new approaches, addresses growing concerns about hydrological and ecological connectivity, and considers the worldwide impact of climate change...

Multifunctional Wetlands

Multifunctional Wetlands
  • Author : Nidhi Nagabhatla,Christopher D. Metcalfe
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-10-25
  • Total pages : 308
  • ISBN : 0128173718
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Summary : This book describes how natural or constructed wetlands can be used to reduce pollution of freshwater and coastal ecosystems, while still preserving their biodiversity and ecological functions. Through a series of case histories described in 10 chapters in the monograph, the readers will gain an understanding of the opportunities, as well ...

Coastal Wetlands of the World

Coastal Wetlands of the World
  • Author : David B. Scott,Jennifer Frail-Gauthier,Petra J. Mudie
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2014-03-27
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0128173718
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Summary : Salt marshes and mangrove forests, the intertidal wetlands of the world's coastlines, provide key ecological services to all areas of the globe. This cutting-edge, richly illustrated book introduces the essential elements of coastal wetlands and their applications. The book opens by introducing coastal oceanography, the physical features of wetlands, their ...

South Asia and Climate Change

South Asia and Climate Change
  • Author : Mausumi Kar,Jayita Mukhopadhyay,Manisha Deb Sarkar
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2021-07-16
  • Total pages : 266
  • ISBN : 0128173718
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Summary : This book provides a comprehensive and interdisciplinary examination of the diverse aspects of climate change in South Asia. The region, home to almost 4% of the world’s population, is under serious threat from climatic disasters. The volume underscores the urgency of addressing cataclysmic events related to climate change and their ...

Wetland Science

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  • Author : B. Anjan Kumar Prusty,Rachna Chandra,P. A. Azeez
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-04-21
  • Total pages : 587
  • ISBN : 0128173718
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Summary : This book is an attempt to acknowledge the discipline ‘wetland science’ and to consolidate research findings, reviews and synthesis articles on different aspects of the wetlands in South Asia. The book presents 30 chapters by an international mix of experts in the field, who highlight and discuss diverse issues concerning wetlands ...