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By Mehtab Singh, R.B. Singh, M.I. Hassan

The over-exploitation of vital earth assets comparable to land and water has ended in a few environment-related difficulties across the world. whilst, land-use switch attributable to quite a few human actions has ended in extinction of many plant and animal habitats and species. during this context, the relevance of biodiversity for human survival is changing into an important overseas political factor as medical proof builds at the international health and wellbeing implications of biodiversity loss. those matters are heavily associated with the difficulty of weather switch, as some of the well-being dangers because of weather switch are linked to speedy degradation of biodiversity. This current paintings specializes in holistic ordinary resource-based spatio-temporal making plans, improvement, and administration and considers them as necessary to store the degraded atmosphere for sustainable source administration. Contributions are compiled in volumes: 1. weather swap and Biodiversity and a pair of. panorama Ecology and Water administration. Geoinformatics in addition to its instruments akin to distant sensing and geographical details structures (GIS) were utilized in assessing the result of quite a few environmental difficulties either actual and social. the quantity might be valuable for geographers, geoscientists, hydrologists, panorama ecologists, environmentalists, engineers, planners and coverage makers.

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45 %) annually. , there has been increasing concern regarding the adverse effects of climate change. Changing rainfall pattern that is occurring because of climatic variations have raised the concern about extreme events (IPCC 2007). Evidences of climate change are extremely prominent in various sectors and it has been found that rainfall variation may have a significant impact on the agricultural and water of Asia-Pacific (Cruz et al. 2007). Increasing rainfall trend was observed in New York of USA (Burns et al.

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7 Landuse Changes After Aila The Figs. 5 have been prepared from LANDSAT 7 Satellite Image dated January, 2009 and 2010. From the supervised maximum likelihood classification it is observed that most of the agricultural lands lay unproductive and fallow during the winter season due to fresh water scarcity and salt encrustations. The dry season crop needs more irrigation and fertile soil for cultivation. Only a brief summer crop was possible in few plots that too with insufficient yield in 2010.

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