Changes in the coastal and marine environments

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dc.contributor.author DeSousa, S.N.
dc.contributor.author Ahmed, A.U.
dc.contributor.author DileepKumar, M.
dc.contributor.author Jagtap, T.G.
dc.contributor.author Sardessai, S.
dc.contributor.author Hassan, A.
dc.date.accessioned 2010-03-08T12:08:15Z
dc.date.available 2010-03-08T12:08:15Z
dc.date.issued 2010
dc.identifier.citation In "Global environmental changes in South Asia: A regional perspective. eds. by: Mitra, A.P.; Sharma, C.", Capital Pub. Co.; New Delhi; India; 271-326
dc.identifier.uri http://drs.nio.org/drs/handle/2264/3552
dc.description.abstract The environmental setting and possible influence of global environmental change, including that of climate change, have been presented for coastal and marine environments of South Asia. This has been dealt with in seven sections. In the first section biogeochemistry of the North Indian Ocean with emphasis on the reducing conditions and sensitivity of mid-ocean and coastal systems was presented. In the second, air-sea fluxes of climatically important gases from these marine ecosystems were assessed with particular reference to their contributions to total regional (that include anthropogenic) emissions. Coral reefs of Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and India and the impacts of El Nino and climate change on these systems were reviewed in the third. The Bengal delta, the Sundarbans and mangroves systems were dealt with in sections four to six, respectively. In the last section, impacts of climate change were assessed for the region.
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Capital Publishing Co.
dc.rights Copyright [2010]. 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 climate change
dc.subject Indian Ocean
dc.subject El Nino
dc.subject mangroves systems
dc.title Changes in the coastal and marine environments
dc.type Book Chapter


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