Monitoring from space, aerial and in situ platforms in coastal regions will help develop models for interactions between ecological and anthropogenic processes, helping sustainable management of coast...
The Indian coastline sustains unique habitats that are subjected to increasing anthropogenic stressors. The National Centre for Coastal Research (NCCR), engaged in addressing coastal concerns over thr...
The Indian coasts hold diverse geomorphological features—mudflats, rocky shores, cliffs, sandy beaches and deltaic reaches that shelter unique ecosystems. However, significant sections of the coastlin...
Integrated Flood Warning System (IFLOWS) is an integrated GIS-based decision support system developed for Chennai and Mumbai that provides flood inundation scenarios and helps state governments to put...
A geomorphic process whereby bulk movement of soil and debris occur down a slope, under the force of gravity.
A debris flow consisting of volcanic material and water. These lethal mixtures of water and tephra have the consistency of wet concrete, yet they can flow down the slopes of volcanoes or down river valleys at rapid speeds, similar to fast-moving streams of water.
Loose unconsolidated rock and dust which forms a layer, resting on the bedrock.
A steep slope exposed due to displacement of material in the form of a landslide.
A part of the flood plain adjacent to the floodway.
Spells of sparse rainfall during the mid monsoon months of July and August.
A combination of structural and non structural adjustments made to protect buildings from flood damage.
Slow flowage of water saturated soil down a slope. Solifluction describes the slow downslope movement of water-saturated sediment due to recurrent freezing and thawing of the ground, affected by gravity.
Layers of mounds of debris at the foot of a landslide.
Loose rocks and debris covering a slope. Landforms associated with these materials are often called talus deposits. Formation of scree or talus deposits results from physical and chemical weathering and erosional processes acting on a rock face.