Dr.
Pankaj KUMAR

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Book

This guidebook is intended to provide an overview of how to conduct climate change and land-use change impact assessments at the local level, so that the local impacts on water, biodiversity, and health can be better understood. A key aspect of the guidebook is the tutorials provided for conducting climate change/land-use change scenario analysis...

Book

This guidebook is intended to provide an overview of how to conduct climate change and land-use change impact assessments,
so that the impacts on water, biodiversity, and health can be better understood at the local level. A key aspect
of the guidebook is the tutorials provided for conducting climate change/land-use change scenario analysis and...

Commissioned Report

環境省では平成28 年度より、アジア太平洋地域における気候変動適応分野の知見共有、人材育成に関する支援業務をフィリピンにおいて実施してきた。
 本業務では令和元年(平成31 年)度の「アジア太平洋地域における気候変動適応分野の知見共有、人材育成支援業務」の2.(1)「政策支援ツールの開発・適用」の成果を用い、参加型流域土地管理方法論(以下「PWLM」という。)がフィリピン国内で更に広く活用されるような人材育成を実施した。また、PWLM が河川流域のみならず、沿岸地域の土地利用計画にも活用できるよう必要な機能拡張を実施した。

(1)政策支援ツールの運用にかかわる人材育成としては、PWLM を構成するツールのうち、平成31 年度業務までに実施していない河川氾濫モデル(HEC-HMS...

Presentation
APAN Forum Special Session

The presentation summarizes key climate risks and sectoral adaptation options for Asia from the synthesis of multiple global and regional assessments, including recent assessment reports of IPCC and IPBES. The talk was delivered on a special session on Adaptation Gaps in APAN Forum hosted by IGES and the Ministry of Environment. 

Peer-reviewed Article
In Journal of Coastal Conservation
Author:
Rakesh
Kadaverugu
Shalini
Dhyani
Shizuka
Hashimoto
Paras
Pujari

Bhitarkanika National Park and Mahanadi Delta are the most biologically diverse mangrove patches of India. Due to inadequate representation of the value of the mangroves in decision-making, mangroves of Bhitarkanika and Mahanadi delta have undergone a rapid decline in the last fifty years. Thus, there is a growing need to assess the ecosystem...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Groundwater for Sustainable Development
Author:
Chander Kumar
Singh
Anand
Kumar
Satyanarayan
Shashtri
Alok
Kumar
Javed
Mallick
Amit
Singh
Ram
Avtar
Ravi Prakash
Singh
Shyam
Ranjan

Lower rainfall coupled with higher evapotranspiration leads to enhanced salinity and inorganic contamination of
groundwater in arid and semi-arid regions. In this study, 100 groundwater samples were collected from a part of
the Thar Desert of India and analysed for various physico-chemical water quality parameters for quality assurance
for...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability Science
Author:
Md. Mustafizur
Rahman
Ram
Avtar
Sohail
Ahmad
Luis
Inostroza
Prakhar
Misra
Wataru
Takeuchi
Akhilesh
Surjan

Zoning is an important tool to regulate the use of land and to characterize built form over land, and thus to facilitate urban
sustainability. Availability of reliable data is crucial for monitoring land use zoning, which contributes directly to the success
of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in general, and SDG Goal 11 for sustainable...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Water
Author:
Binaya Kumar
Mishra
Chitresh
Saraswat
Shamik
Chakraborty
Arjun
Gautam

Water is of vital and critical importance to ecosystems and human societies. The effects of
human activities on land and water are now large and extensive. These reflect physical changes to
the environment. Global change such as urbanization, population growth, socioeconomic change,
evolving energy needs, and climate change have put...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Remote Sensing
Author:
Ram
Avtar
Asma
Kouser
Ashwani
Kumar
Deepak
Singh
Prakhar
Misra
Ankita
Gupta
Ali P.
Yunus
Netrananda
Sahu
Andi Besse
Rimba

Remote sensing technology has seen a massive rise in popularity over the last two decades,
becoming an integral part of our lives. Space-based satellite technologies facilitated access to the
inaccessible terrains, helped humanitarian teams, support complex emergencies, and contributed to
monitoring and verifying conflict zones. The scoping...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability Science
Author:
Shizuka
Hashimoto
Mrittika
Basu
Shalini
Dhyani

The paper narrates an empirical study of participatory mapping and spatial characterization of six non-material landscape values across multiple coastal production landscapes in the Indian Sundarban delta. The methodology relies on an inexpensive rapid rural appraisal technique that integrates the conventional notion of place preference and...

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