The Mandovi and Zuari estuaries

Show simple item record Shetye, S.R. DileepKumar, M. Shankar, D. 2008-03-26T12:11:36Z 2008-03-26T12:11:36Z 2007
dc.identifier.citation xiii+ 145 pp.
dc.identifier.other no
dc.description.abstract Being a national institute dedicated to the study of ocean sciences, National Institute of Oceanography (NIO), Dona Paula, Goa, India owes it to the country to disseminate knowledge generated by its scientists for the betterment of society. It also bears the responsibility of creating awareness among our people about the environmental consequences of human activity, and inspiring a new generation of researchers to undertake research in marine systems. To encourage research on other estuaries of India, often home to large human settlements, it was felt that a summary of what is known about the Mandovi and Zuari estuaries would be most helpful. It was also felt that the summary be written in a manner that would appeal to both professionals and amateurs, especially environmental managers and those with special concerns for the environment. This book has been put together to fulfill these and other needs, particularly in the light of the immense environmental pressures our country will face as its economy continues to grow.
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher National Institute of Oceanography, India
dc.subject estuaries
dc.subject sea-level variability
dc.subject Numerical models
dc.subject Phytoplankton diversity
dc.subject Benthic macrofauna
dc.subject Sewage-pollution
dc.title The Mandovi and Zuari estuaries
dc.type Book

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