River systems in India: the anthropocene context

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dc.contributor.author Jain, Vikrant
dc.contributor.author Sinha, Rajiv
dc.contributor.author Singh, L. P.
dc.contributor.author Tandon, S. K.
dc.date.accessioned 2016-10-08T13:45:47Z
dc.date.available 2016-10-08T13:45:47Z
dc.date.issued 2016-07
dc.identifier.citation Jain, Vikrant; Sinha, Rajiv; Singh, L. P. and Tandon, S. K., “River systems in India: the anthropocene context”, Proceedings of the Indian National Science Academy, DOI: 10.16943/ptinsa/2016/48482, vol. 82, no. 3, pp. 747-761, Jul. 2016. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 2454-9983
dc.identifier.uri https://repository.iitgn.ac.in/handle/123456789/2471
dc.identifier.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.16943/ptinsa/2016/48482
dc.description.abstract The Anthropocene represents the time since human impacts have become one of the major external forcings on natural processes. The present review provides a synthesis of studies on the Indian rivers at modern time scale. These studies highlight the significant impact of anthropogenic forcing on modern day river processes and behaviour. Various aspects of river systems at modern time scale and their possible future trajectories have been analysed. The integration of data from modern rivers and their archives are critical for defining sustainable stream management practices. Our synthesis suggests that the multi-disciplinary river studies at modern and historical time scales need to be pursued vigorously for securing the health and futures of the Indian rivers. en_US
dc.description.statementofresponsibility by Vikrant Jain, Rajiv Sinha, L. P. Singh, and S. K. Tandon
dc.format.extent Vol. 82, no. 3, pp. 747-761
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.subject The Anthropocene en_US
dc.subject Modern River Systems en_US
dc.subject Indian Rivers en_US
dc.subject Geomorphic Concepts en_US
dc.title River systems in India: the anthropocene context en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.relation.journal Proceedings of the Indian National Science Academy


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