India witnesses second driest pre-monsoon spell in 65 years
News this week Swati Bansal posted 2 years 7 months ago

India's water situation alarming

India witnesses the second driest pre-monsoon spell (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
Wetlands in deep water
On the World Wetlands Day, save a thought for India’s Ramsar sites, most of them at various stages of deterioration. Swati Bansal posted 4 years 11 months ago

February 2 is observed as the World Wetlands Day. The day marks the date of adoption of the Convention on Wetlands in the Iranian city of Ramsar in 1971. This year, the theme of the World Wetlands Day is Wetlands for Disaster Risk Reduction.

Deepor Beel in Assam (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
Invite to the 'International Conference on Lakes and Wetlands', Environmental Planning and Coordination Organization, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
The conference will focus attention on how the state has managed and strengthened the Bhoj Wetland which provides the residents of Bhopal their daily drinking water. Swati Bansal posted 7 years 11 months ago

Get more information on the 'International Conference on Lakes and Wetlands'.

Know more about Environmental Planning and Coordination Organization.

Download the conference brochure from below.

Bhoj wetland - experience and lessons learned - Brief
The brief examines water crisis and gradual degradation of environmental and water resources for the Upper and Lower lakes of Bhopal, collectively known as Bhoj wetland rajshekar posted 12 years 7 months ago

This brief on the International Lake Environment Committee site discusses the situation of lakes in the South East Asian region in the context of the growing water crisis and the gradual degradation o

Mapping chlorophyll-a in upper lake Bhopal using IRS-1C data: a study
The study finds direct relation between areas showing high concentration of chl-a and untreated sewage Rama Mani posted 12 years 7 months ago

This paper on the GIS Development site describes the findings of a study that aimed at mapping chlorophyll-a in upper lake, Bhopal using Irs-1C data

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