Rivers and Riverine Landscape in North East India
The contributors deal with the various problems and prospects of the north-eastern rivers as well as progress made by them in the physical, social and cultural aspects of the region. They also make indepth study of some individual rivers and their tributaries, highlighting their historical, physical, cultural and economic significance.
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List of Contributors
Valuing the River
Hydro Power Potential of the River Systems
Brahmaputra River and Prospective
Steamer Ghats Ferry Ghats of Brahmaputra
Impact on Agricultural
The Giant Confluence Zone of Lohit Dibang
annual Arunachal Pradesh average Bangladesh bank erosion Barak Valley Brahmaputra river Brahmaputra valley Cachar catchment area caused cent channel Choudhury confluence construction costs Darrang District density Department of Geography development of hydro Dibang drainage ecological economic Energy environment environmental farmers ferry ghats flood damages floodplain flow forest geomorphological germplasm Gupta Guwahati Hailakandi hectares hills Himalayas hydro power hydro power development hydro power potential hydro power projects hydro projects impact important increase installed capacity IWT system Karimganj land landraces Lohit Loktak Loktak lake major Manipur Manipur River Mary's College Meghalaya Mizoram monsoon Nagaland North East India North Eastern Region paddy plains planning pollution population power stations problems river basins river Brahmaputra river system River Umiam rocks season sediment Shillong Silchar siltation soil erosion Source South Assam Table Tezpur traditional tributaries Tripura Umkhrah utilised varieties water quality water resources water transport zone