Bibliography of Environmental Studies in Natural Characteristics and Anthropogenic Influences on the Ganga River

  title={Bibliography of Environmental Studies in Natural Characteristics and Anthropogenic Influences on the Ganga River},
  author={Munendra Singh and Ashutosh Kumar Singh},
  journal={Environmental Monitoring and Assessment},
During the second half of the 20th century, the Ganga River ecosystem has been continuously altered by several ongoing anthropogenic processes, accommodating multi-dimensional pressure due to increase of nearly four-fold human population. For solution of any environmental issues of the river, the Earth System Science approach is required to have maximum socio-economic benefits to millions of people living in Indian and Bangladesh. A bibliography containing more than 250 references on… 
Assessment of Spatial and Temporal Variations in Water Quality Dynamics of River Ganga in Varanasi
River Ganga is one of the prime sacred National Rivers of India, closely associated with economic, social, and cultural heritage of Indian people. Recently, it has been subjected to immense
Spatial and temporal variation in surface water chemistry of a tropical river, the river Bharathapuzha, India
It was found that in basins that are more disturbed, monsoonal discharge was much higher than the discharges in other seasons, while the slightly disturbed basin had consistent level of discharge throughout the season.
Spatio-Temporal VariationinCertain Physico- Chemical Parameters ofWater from Imphal River, Manipur
The influences of seasonal changes of water properties from Imphal River were investigated in four locations. A range of water quality variables were measured in the river over a period of 12 months.
Spatio-temporal Variability of Physico-chemical and Biological Water Quality Parameters of River Ganges in Six Cities Situated on Indo-Gangetic Plain Transect
Rivers in any country are important lifeline for the population living around it whose water is used for drinking, agriculture, industrial and commercial purposes. The increasing anthropogenic
The environment and fishery status of the River Ganges
This paper briefly describes the current status of ecology, fisheries and biodiversity of the River Ganges. Apart from being the original abode of the most prized Indian major carps, viz., Catla
Assessment of the anthropogenic interventions and related responses of Karala River, Jalpaiguri, India: a multiple indicator-based analysis
It is evident that as the river approaches downstream, the natural state of landcover is lost due to intensive human intervention, mostly due to massive land-use transformation reflected in a 600% increase in built-up area in and around the Jalpaiguri region from 1990 to 2020.
Microbial Biodiversity of Selected Major River Basins of India
Indian subcontinent is one of the richest regions in terms of biodiversity. River and its watersheds are the nurseries and habitats for biodiversity, including the microorganisms. In this paper, the
River Ganga (Ganges) of India has been held in high esteem since time immemorial and Hindus from all over the world cherish the idea of a holy dip in the river under the faith that by doing so they


The river Ganga of northern India: an appraisal of its geomorphic and ecological changes.
The present study synthesises the available information on the changes of its geological, geomorphological and ecological aspects and suggests some remedial measures to be adopted now and in future.
Ecosystem studies on upper region of Ganga River, India
It was observed that diversity indices, together with evenness and community comparison, could provide a promising approach to determine the state of the community.
Studies on soil parameters of sediments from the River Ganga phosphorus mobilization, interactions with sediment and the phosphorus cycle
Large quantities of sediment are transported by the River Ganga (The Ganges) particularly In its deltaic region. Attempts have been made to study the physicochemical parameters of the bottom
Environmental geology of the Ganga River Basin
The lithology of the Ganga basin especially the carbonates of the recent alluvium, controls the river water chemistry. Illites and kaolinite are the dominant clay minerals in the suspended sediments.
Biological resources of the Ganga River, India
  • R. Rao
  • Environmental Science
  • 2004
The Ganga River in northern India is of great importance because its water is used for human and cattle consumption, power generation, fish production and irrigation and for pilgrimage. A total of 40
Water quality of the River Ganga (The Ganges) and some of its physico-chemical properties
The water quality is generally bad, but not at such alarming levels as previously determined by other agencies, and biochemical and chemical oxygen demand levels are high but within tolerable limits.
Environmental impact assessment in the Moradabad industrial area (rivers Ramganga-Ganga interfluve), Ganga Plain, India
Abstract. Sediment samples collected in the Moradabad area, lying in the interfluve of the Ganga and Ramganga Rivers, were analysed for heavy metals, after studying the geomorphology of the area.
Seasonal variability and geochemical significance of organic matter in the River Ganges, Bangladesh
Asian rivers, particularly those originating in the Himalayas, contribute significantly to the annual global sediment discharge from the land to the sea1. Although some data are available on the