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Ecosystems of India

Ecosystems of India

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Published by ENVIS Centre, Zoological Survey of India in Kolkata .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Himalaya Mountains Region.,
  • India.
    • Subjects:
    • Ecology -- Himalaya Mountains Region.,
    • Biotic communities -- Himalaya Mountains Region.,
    • Biogeography -- Himalaya Mountains Region.,
    • Ecology -- India.,
    • Nature conservation -- India.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by J.R.B. Alfred, A.K. Das, A.K. Sanyal.
      ContributionsAlfred, J. R. B., Das, A. K., Sanyal, A. K., ENVIS Centre (Zoological Survey of India)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQH193.H5 E38 2001
      The Physical Object
      Pagination410 p. :
      Number of Pages410
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3586365M
      ISBN 108185874573
      LC Control Number2002285470

      Ecosystem Services: Global Issues, Local Practices covers scientific input, socioeconomic considerations, and governance issues on ecosystem services. This book provides hands-on transdisciplinary reflections by administrators and sector representatives involved in the ecosystem service community. Ecosystems and Human Well-being: A Framework for Assessment is the first product of the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (MA), a four-year international work program designed to meet the needs of decision-makers for scientific information.

        According to IUCN (), the total number of plant and animal species described so far is slightly more than million. Estimates place the global species diversity at several million. A large proportion of the species waiting to be discovered are in the tropics. More than 70 per cent of all the species recorded are animals, while plants (including algae, fungi, bryophytes, gymnosperms and. India's variety of vegetation is the result of the many different climates and ecosystems of the country. Remember that India is very large, with almost million square kilometers of territory.

      It dwells primarily on the change in the ecosystems that sustain human beings and examines the drivers, direction, and magnitude of global change. The book not only studies the methods that enhance the reader’s understanding of the impact of global change but also discusses mitigation strategies. Terrestrial ecosystem is the predominant agroecosystem in India in which N is the most widely used input. Nitrogen has played a key role in food grain production, although its use efficiency (20–50%) is very low in India and the recovery of residual N to succeeding crops is also very limited .


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The marine ecosystems are the biggest aquatic ecosystem in the world. They cover about 70% of the earth and includes the Pacific, Atlantic, Indian, Arctic, and Southern ocean, as well as many smaller Gulfs and Bays.

India has a long a coastline of more than km. Ecosystems of India. Kolkata: ENVIS Centre, Zoological Survey of India, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: J R B Alfred; A K Das; A K Sanyal; ENVIS Centre (Zoological Survey of India).

About this Textbook. This is the first comprehensive science-based primer to highlight the unique ecosystem services provided by mangrove forests, and discuss how these services preserve the livelihoods of coastal populations.

The book presents three decades of real-time data on Sundarbans and Bhitarkanika mangroves in India measuring carbon and nitrogen sequestration, as well as case. (a) Terrestrial: 1.

Forests 2. Grasslands 3. Deserts - Thar deserts & Rann of Kutch 4. Mountains - The Himalayas &Ghats. This book brings together the latest information on the rapid advances and developments in the field of aquatic ecology.

India is very rich in terms of biological diversity due to its wide range of habitats and climatic conditions. Ecosystems55 Understanding ecosystems Natural ecosystems include the forests, grass- lands, deserts, and aquatic ecosystems such as ponds, rivers, lakes, and the sea. Man modified ecosystems include agricultural land and urban or industrial land use patterns.

From the preface: "India is blessed with a highly variable natural continuum from snow clad high mountain ranges of the Himalaya to sea coasts of sandy, muddy, rocky, shingle and coralline nature through forests, grasslands, deserts, wetlands, mangroves and coral reefs.

FRAGILE ECOSYSTEMS OF INDIA INTRODUCTION: Fragile ecosystems are important ecosystems, with unique features and resources. Fragile ecosystems include deserts, semi–arid lands, mountains, wetlands, small islands and certain coastal areas.

Most of these ecosystems are regional in scope, as they transcend national boundaries. This book elaborates on the Khazan ecosystems of Goa, India.

Khazans are human-managed ecosystems, which are reclaimed from coastal wetlands, salt marshes and mangrove areas, where tidal influence is regulated through a highly structured system of dykes, canals, furrows, and sluice gates using resources that are amply available locally.

Ecosystem varies greatly in size from a small pond to a large forest or a sea. Many ecologists regard the entire biosphere as a global ecosystem, as a composite of all local ecosystems on Earth. Since this system is too much big and complex to be studied at one time, it is convenient.

As politicians, mining lobbies and other parties of vested interests are raking up a malicious campaign full of misguiding arguments against the conservation efforts; the book - Fauna of Ecosystems of India - Western Ghats - clearly upholds the conservation significance of the mountain range by depicting its rich fauna in just 14 pages.

IUCN India works with Members and Commissions to reduce ecosystem and species loss by providing the necessary tools and knowledge to value, conserve and use biodiversity sustainability; enhance governance and policy for better management of ecosystems and habitats, including protected areas; and address challenges related to poverty alleviation.

This chapter summarizes the findings of a study of the diversity and distribution of three groups of marine macrofauna—scleractinian corals, molluscs and echinoderms—of Rutland Island, which is located in Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands (ANI), India.

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1st Edition. Sahana Singh (Author) › Visit Amazon's Sahana Singh Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author/5(). Chronicling the history of an ecosystem is never easy. This month long exercise which has taken form on an e-book, involved perusing hundreds of documents, research papers and newspaper articles and involved several man-hours of deliberations.

Ecosystem, the complex of living organisms, their physical environment, and all their interrelationships in a particular unit of space. An ecosystem can be categorized into its abiotic constituents, including minerals, climate, soil, water, and sunlight, and its biotic constituents, consisting of all living members.

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India's economic growth following the launch of economic reforms ina massive youthful population, and a strategic geographic location have contributed to India's emergence as a regional and global power. An aquatic ecosystem thrives within a body of water. The primary aquatic ecosystem in Indiana is the coastal region of Lake Michigan, located in northern Indiana.

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It addresses, contrasts, and compares both terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems.