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District level vulnerability to climate change: An IPCC assessment
On a scale of 5, from lowest to highest, this map shows the vulnerability of various districts of the country to climate change. The map shows many of these regions are doubly exposed to the risk of climate change.
arun  posted 10 years 3 months ago
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Areas prone to floods in India
The total flood prone region in the country is 40 million Ha, of which about 32 million Ha, can be given protection. Until 1954, only 3 million Ha were protected, while as of 2004, about 15.8 million Ha has been protected. The average annual damage due to floods is estimated at Rs.
arun  posted 10 years 3 months ago
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Incidence of fluorosis: Map showing states affected by fluorosis in india
These two maps indicate the percentage of districts affected by fluoride, in each state of the country and also gives data of the range of fluoride concentration in drinking water in each state.
arun  posted 10 years 3 months ago
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Map: Fluoride in groundwater in Asia
For Asia, this map indicates the probability of occurrence of excessive concentrations of fluoride in groundwater, on a scale of high-medium-low.
arun  posted 10 years 3 months ago
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Catchments of India
This map shows the main river catchments of the country, as well as the location of river valley projects and flood prone areas. Source: DACNET
arun  posted 10 years 3 months ago
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Map: International Groundwater Resources Assessment Centre's global overview of salinity in groundwater
In India, salinity has three types of genesis - one, by dissolution (areas concentrated in Kutch, North Rajasthan and bordering Punjab, South Rajasthan and bordering areas of Madhya Pradesh and parts of Western Uttar Pradesh; two, by irrigation (areas concentrated in the Deccan Peninsular region of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu) and parts of Orissa and West Bengal; and three, by late
arun  posted 10 years 3 months ago
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International Groundwater Resources Assessment Centre's trans boundary aquifers of the world
Trans-boundary aquifers (TBAs) of the world: This map shows the present state of information regarding the occurrence and extent of TBAs world-wide. The intention of the map is to provide a global overview of these important shared water resources and to encourage their further assessment. In India, TBAs are located on the India-Pakistan, India-Nepal and India-Bangladesh borders.
arun  posted 10 years 3 months ago

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