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Rural Himalaya Ecology And Urban Ecosystem

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ISBN: 9788182054264    Publisher: Isha Books Year of publishing: 2007     Format:  Hardback No of Pages: 335        Language: English
The Himalayan ecology and the ecosystems of the urban centers are in the spotlight today. An imbalance in the environment a resulted in glacial recessions, cloud bursts and floods causing massive devastation....Read more
The Himalayan ecology and the ecosystems of the urban centers are in the spotlight today. An imbalance in the environment a resulted in glacial recessions, cloud bursts and floods causing massive devastation. This has caused much concern amongst the ecologists and environmentalists. The forest cover is reducing not only in Indian side of Himalaya, but in Bhutan, and Nepal also. This book deals with the problems besetting the Himalayan reviver systems, various mountain ranges, major passes, receding glaciers, pastures, and glacial lakes in regions like Pir Panjal. Dhaula Dhar, Siwalik, Zanskar, Ladakh and East Karakoram ranges. The book also discusses the people and tribes living in distinct ecosystems at various altitudes ranging from Tibet, Nepal, J & K to Kumaon. It also deals with the Himalaya's fragile ecosystem in active seismic zone. The book provides a comprehensive study of the subject to a serious student. Brigadier (Dr.) Kuldip Singh Gulia is a noted and active environmentalist. A Ph.D. in Human Ecology of the Himalayan Ecosystems, he has applied himself into sustained research in various facets of Human Ecology. Compilations of the vast storehouse of Human Ecology papers have been published in five volumes under the title "Encyclopeadia of Human Ecology". His books Human Ecology of Sikkim and Geneses of Disasters, have been widely acclaimed in the intellectual circles for qualitative and analytical excellence. His research papers on human ecosystems of the Himalayas and of the Arid Zone of Indian Thar Desert make interesting studies. The author commanded an Infantry Brigade in Gujrat in the aftermath of the devastating earthquake of 26 January 2001, and was deeply involved in rehabilitating the suffering population in the affected areas. He successfully commanded his Brigade in Munabao sector of Barmer (Rajasthan) during OPERATION PRAKRAM. Currently appointed as Director of the Pratap Group of Public Schools at Karnal, he continues his Human Ecology related works in the Ecosystems of the Indian Schooling fraternity.
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