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Land use/land cover changes around Rameshwaram Island, east coast of India
Land-use/land cover changes are studied using the Indian Remote Sensing satellite (IRS-1C, IRS-6) Linear Image Self-scan Sensor (LISS) III data of 1998 and 2010 Coastal land use categories such as sand, vegetation, coral ...
Sand spit and shoreline dynamics near Terekhol river mouth, Goa, India
Evolution of shoreline and sand spit at the mouth of the Terekhol River, near Keri beach, located in the Indian state of Goa has been investigated From the analysis of the data collected, the shoreline oscillation (accretion ...
Seasonal variations of total suspended matter (TSM) in the Gulf of Khambhat, west coast of India
Total Suspended Matter (TSM)is an important parameter for determining the water quality in coastal regions as it is responsible for the reduction in the light available to the aquatic vegetation which subsequently alters ...
Impact of shipwrecks on the morphology of world coasts: A review
Role of the grounded ship MV River Princess in activating erosion along the Candolim to Sinquerim coast of Goa, India, is evaluated Beach and dune system was severely affected, as over a kilometre long strip of coastal ...
Repercussions of embarkation wharves in Lakshadweep Islands on coral communities and their ecology
Present study infers that the construction of embarkation wharves in four of the Lakshadweep islands (Agatti, Amini, Kavaratti and Minicoy) in the last 5 years was accompanied by a marked degradation of coral community ...
Assessment of enteric bacterial indicators and correlation with physico-chemical parameters in Veraval coast, India
In present study, the prevalence of enteric bacterial indicators like Escherichia coli, Salmonella, Shigella, Proteus, Klebsiella, Vibrio cholerae and Vibrio parahaemolyticus like organism in water and sediment of Veraval ...
Marine pollution levels and potential threats to the Indian marine environment: State-of-the-Art
(Nainital: Gyanodaya Prakashan, 1989)
Reviews the work done on the basis of data collected during past decade surrounding Indian coasts by National Institute of Oceanography. The domestic sewage, heavy metals, pesticides and oil are the major items polluting ...
Environmental pollution in coastal areas of India
(Chichester: John Wiley & Sons, 1989)
Hydrography and water quality of Bombay harbour
(Muzaffarnagar: Society of Biosciences, 1989)
The influence of dissolved petroleum hydrocarbon residues on natural phytoplankton biomass
The effect of dissolved petroleum hydrocarbons in the environment on phytoplankton biomass measured as chlorophyll a was studied near the oil tanker route in the southern Bay of Bengal. In the transect from 5 degrees N, ...