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

The over-exploitation of significant earth assets corresponding to land and water has ended in a few environment-related difficulties across the world. whilst, land-use switch attributable to a variety of 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 turning into an enormous overseas political factor as medical facts builds at the worldwide overall healthiness implications of biodiversity loss. those matters are heavily associated with the problem of weather swap, as a few of the wellbeing and fitness hazards because of weather switch are linked to fast degradation of biodiversity. This current paintings specializes in holistic average resource-based spatio-temporal making plans, improvement, and administration and considers them as necessary to keep the degraded surroundings for sustainable source administration. Contributions are compiled in volumes: 1. weather swap and Biodiversity and a couple of. panorama Ecology and Water administration. Geoinformatics in addition to its instruments reminiscent of distant sensing and geographical info structures (GIS) were utilized in assessing the result of numerous environmental difficulties either actual and social. the amount might be valuable for geographers, geoscientists, hydrologists, panorama ecologists, environmentalists, engineers, planners and coverage makers.

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K. com M. Singh et al. ), Climate Change and Biodiversity: Proceedings of IGU Rohtak Conference, Vol. 1007/978-4-431-54838-6_4, © Springer Japan 2014 45 46 S. Kundu et al. except for core-monsoon and north-east India. Monsoon season depicted decrease in the rainfall magnitude in most of the regions. This result is extremely significant as monsoon rainfall serves the major water demand for agriculture. 45 %) annually. , there has been increasing concern regarding the adverse effects of climate change.

Frequency of tidal inundation too seemed to affect soil salinity. An increase of soil salinization, organic carbon and pH due to anthropogenic activities in this part of the Sundarbans was identified, which if continued may decrease the potential of Sundarban soil as a carbon sink and make the soil highly unproductive (Banerjee et al. 2012). D. Block were marooned with saline water during Aila and the water stagnated over 2 months in most low lying fields. 25 ‰. This has rendered the soil unproductive.

In India monsoon rainfall forms an important part of the climatic characteristics. It supplies the majority of rainfall required for the agricultural sector. The southwest monsoon supplies rainfall in north India while the winter or north-east rainfall serves the south India. Variation in rainfall have resulted in increasing threat over the economy of the country as there is rising problem in the agricultural sectors and planners must allocate the water resources properly to avoid problem of water scarcity in the future.

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