Features at some significant estuaries of India

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dc.contributor.author Bhattathiri, P.M.A.
dc.date.accessioned 2009-01-07T09:43:10Z
dc.date.available 2009-01-07T09:43:10Z
dc.date.issued 2001
dc.identifier.citation The Indian Ocean: A perspective, Ed by: SenGupta, R.; Desa, Ehrlich. Vol.1; 271-297p.
dc.identifier.uri http://drs.nio.org/drs/handle/2264/1521
dc.description.abstract The river basins of India are classified into three groups on the basis of catchment areas: (1) above 20,000 km sup(2), (2) 2,000-20,000 km sup(2) and (3) less than 2,000 km sup(2). The total number of rivers under first category are 14, 44 in the second and 162 in the third. Most of the studies on various aspects have been confined to very few of these, and that too, mostly to minor ones. Very little work has been carried out from many of the estuaries of the major rivers. An overview of the available publications on many of the estuaries is attempted. The studies on biology, ecology, chemistry and physics are reviewed.
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Oxford and IBH, New Delhi
dc.rights Copyright [2001]. All efforts have been made to respect the copyright to the best of our knowledge. Inadvertent omissions, if brought to our notice, stand for correction and withdrawal of document from this repository.
dc.subject estuaries
dc.subject river basins
dc.subject estuarine dynamics
dc.subject dissolved oxygen
dc.subject zooplankton
dc.subject phytoplankton
dc.subject temperature
dc.subject salinity
dc.subject nutrients (mineral)
dc.subject mangrove swamps
dc.subject backwaters
dc.subject literature reviews
dc.title Features at some significant estuaries of India
dc.type Book Chapter


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