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What Divides Catchments Between Peninsular Rivers in India

In terms of geological divisions, peninsular rivers of India are generally distributed over of the Chotanagpur region, the Maharashtra region, the Chhattisgarh region, the Odisha Highland region, Dandakaranya, the Karnataka Plateau, the Andhra Plateau, the Tamil nadu Uplands and South Sahyadri, the West Coast region, and the East Coastal Plains. The numerous rivers of peninsular India that flow through peninsular India have certain areas that form the catchment of these rivers. Catchment areas...

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Top Ten Eastern flowing Rivers in India You Must Know About

The Abounding Indian Rivers  The landscape of India is plentiful in rivers, which have a massive impact on the lives of ordinary Indians. Rivers are a source of water, hydro-electricity, transportation and a source of income for an innumerable number of Indians. Most major cities of India located by the banks of rivers and many disputes within India occur over the sharing of waters of these rivers. East-flowing Indian rivers presented here flow to the eastern coast of India, through the eastern...

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Understanding the Hadley Cell | The Single Cell Circulation

Heat is transferred from the equatorial to the polar regions by a system of wind circulation that is independent of the longitudes, called axisymmetric circulation (symmetrical to the Earth’s axis), and is commonly referred to as the Hadley Cell of single cell circulation. In the Hadley Cell, the warm air at the equatorial regions rises and moves towards the polar regions and then sinks at the higher latitudes due to the colder temperatures of these regions. This air then begins moving back...

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India’s 14 principal aquifers mapped

The understanding and real-time mapping of ground water aquifers in extremely important in the present context as the resource is increasingly turning scarce.

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Water Scarcity, a Scary Reality. So Why Waste Water?

As we are celebrating World Water Day, a global event with a theme ‘waste water’, it is imperative for us to know the enormity of water scarcity in India

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Ten Traditional Water Conservation Methods Still In Use

India has various kinds of terrain which is challenging prospect when it comes to water conservation. Here are ten traditional methods that are still used.

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Top Ten River Basins of India

Demarcating a river basin is very important for planning and development of water resources. There are twenty two huge river basins in India according to the Central Water Commission.

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Ten most popular lakes in India

A comprehensive list of 10 most famous and beautiful lakes in India that you should definitely know and add to your travel list. [caption id="attachment_12890" align="aligncenter" width="352"] Pangong Lake[/caption] Pangong Lake in Ladakh It is one of the largest Saline lakes in Asia. Pangong Tso is a blue crystal clear lake in the barren land of Ladakh. It is situated at a height of 4,250 metres and covers an area of about 134 km, extending from India to Tibet. However, almost...

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Flood Monitoring the Remote Sensing Way

Remote sensing technologies serve as a management tool for authorities to forecast and issue early warning of floods. A Flood Response System developed by C-DAC focuses on near-real time flood monitoring in the Brahmaputra valley.

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Groundwater Recharge and Depleting Reserves: The Future

An unregulated use of groundwater in 2 decades has resulted in declining groundwater levels. Strategies need to be put in place for aquiferwise management.