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Himalayan environment

Himalayan environment

pressure-problems-processes : 12 years of research

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Published by Institute of Geography, University of Berne in Berne, Switzerland .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Himalaya Mountains Region,
  • Nepal.
    • Subjects:
    • Mountains -- Nepal.,
    • Environmental policy -- Nepal.,
    • Himalaya Mountains Region -- Environmental conditions.,
    • Himalaya Mountains Region -- Maps.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementB. Messerli, T. Hofer, S. Wymann (eds.).
      GenreMaps.
      SeriesGeographica Bernensia., 38
      ContributionsMesserli, Bruno., Höfer, Thomas., Wymann, S.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGE160.N35 H56 1993
      The Physical Object
      Pagination206 p. :
      Number of Pages206
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1229062M
      ISBN 103906290689
      LC Control Number94230421

      Himalayan destruction. Maharaj Pandit of the Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies of Mountain and Hill Environment at Delhi University and R Edward Grubine of Kunming Institute of Botany in China, used Landsat satellite imagery and spatial analysis. Coronavirus News In-depth Blogs Videos Book Store Africa Climate Agriculture Gobar Times. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Singh, Arun Pratap. Himalayan environment and tourism. Allahabad, India: Chugh Publications, (OCoLC)

      "Local forests in all areas are under heavy pressure due to fuel, timber and fodder requirements," says S C Rai of the Sikkim unit of the G B Pant Institute of Himalayan Environment and Development (gbpihed). In spite of the restriction on felling of trees for construction (a double-storeyed lodge needs about cubic feet of wood), huge. The Himalayan Summer is the latest novel by author Louise Brown. Published by Headline Review (March ), The Himalayan Summer is described as a heart-wrenching, compelling novel of a mothers search for her son, and a love that stands the test of time and circumstance/5.

      About the Book In choosing to study the relationship between Himalayan societies in Nepal and Ladakh and their environment, the authors of this book propose a new interpretation of present-day landscapes, of their diversity as well as of their transformation. Natural data on the Himalayan range, demography, perceptions and representations of milieux, their history, current local examples of. Uncertainty on a Himalayan Scale book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The Himalaya, all the experts agree, face serious environ /5(4).


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Written in non-technical language, this book is a record of observations in natural science collected between the years in the Himalayan valley of Hazara.

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The lower hills and foothills of the Indian Himalayas are densely populated owing to the fact that the Himalayan Rivers have made the soils here rich and fertile.

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