Water in Kumaon: Ecology, Value, and Rights
Gopal K. Kadekodi, Kireet Kumar
Gyanodaya Prakashan, 2000 - Valley ecology - 256 pages
The Book Is Concerned To Arrive At The Value Of Water In A Regional Context Of Kumaon. It Treatise Water As Basic To Human Life-Its Ecological Linkages With The Himalayan Eco-System. Uses Watershed Approach. Its Aims Is To Derive Policy Suggestions To Improve The Water Ecology Of The Region. Finally It Address Itself To The Question Of Human And Water Rights.
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