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Peer-reviewed Article
In Ecosystem Services
Author:
Yuno
Tajima
Shizuka
Hashimoto

Cultural Ecosystem Services (CES) are non-material benefits that are indispensable for the health and well-being of communities. CES are often spatially explicit and fluctuate according to the knowledge, beliefs, and perception of users of the location. Therefore, understanding the spatial patterns of CES perceived by people from different...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Land
Author:
Jatan
Debnath
Dhrubajyoti
Sahariah
Anup
Saikia
Gowhar
Meraj
Nityaranjan
Nath
Durlov
Lahon
Wajahat
Annayat
Kesar
Chand
Suraj Kumar
Singh
Shruti
Kanga

Bank erosion hazard is a frequent occurrence that poses threats to floodplain ecosystems.
This analysis examined changes to the Jia Bharali River channel in India using the GIS-based Digital
Shoreline Analysis System [DSAS]. The Jia Bharali’s future channel was predicted so as to identify
the most erosion-susceptible zones. The rate of bankline...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Hydrology
Author:
Anshul
Sud
Rahul
Kanga
Suraj Kumar
Singh
Gowhar
Meraj
Shruti
Kanga
AL
Ramanathan
Sudhanshu
Vinay
Bhardwaj

Groundwater resources are increasingly important as the main supply of fresh water for household, industrial, and agricultural activities. However, overuse and depletion of these resources can lead to water scarcity and resource deterioration. Therefore, assessing groundwater availability is essential for sustainable water management. This study...

Book Chapter
In Membrane Technology for Sustainable Water and Energy Management
Author:
Safa
Rachid
Selim
Karkour
Hicham
Chatoui
Mohamed
Merzouki
Jauad
El-Kharraz

Global freshwater scarcity is projected to be affecting almost half of the world’s population by 2025. Desalination has become a reliable option to provide freshwater, especially with climate change and its direct impact on water resources. The desalination technology transforms some non-traditional water sources either by processing brackish water...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems
Author:
Takayuki
Nishimaki
Shizuka
Hashimoto
Tsuneo
Sekijima

Innovation history analysis of the transformation of paddy rice system on Sado Island from 1999 to 2019, which progressed with the reintroduction of crested ibis (Nipponia nippon), identified three key levers, i.e. multi-stakeholder collaboration, integrated local policies, and incentives, which, interacting one another and with seven leverage...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainable Cities and Society
Author:
Lei
Ma
Guoan
Huang
Zhenjie
Chen
Manchun
Li
Ziyun
Yan
Wenfeng
Zhan
Heng
Lu
Weqiang
He
Dongjie
Lan

Assessing heat-related health risks is important for sustainable urban development. Although fine-scale information (e.g., at the community/neighborhood or city block level) is ideal for identifying and mitigating these risks, previous studies have preferred to work at the administrative unit level. High-resolution Local Climate Zone (LCZ) maps, i...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Geoscience Frontiers
Author:
Jatan
Debnath
Dhrubajyoti
Sahariah
Durlov
Lahon
Nityaranjan
Nath
Kesar
Chand
Gowhar
Meraj
Suraj Kumar
Singh
Shruti
Kanga
Majid
Farooq

River bankline migration is a frequent phenomenon in the river of the floodplain region. Nowadays, channel dynamics-related changes in land use and land cover (LULC) are becoming a risk to the life and property of people living in the vicinity of rivers. A comprehensive evaluation of the causes and consequences of such changes is essential for...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Water
Author:
Md
Masroor
Haroon
Sajjad
Tamal Kanti
Saha
Md Hibjur
Rahaman
Pandurang
Choudhari
Luc Cimusa
Kulimushi
Swades
Pal

Groundwater is an essential source of water especially in arid and semi-arid regions of the world. The demand for water due to exponential increase in population has created stresses on available groundwater resources. Further, climate change has affected the quantity of water globally. Many parts of Indian cities are experiencing water scarcity...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability
Author:
Shalini
Dhyani
Jayshree
Shukla
Rakesh
Kadaverugu
Rajarshi
Dasgupta
Muktipada
Panda
Sudip Kumar
Kundu
Harini
Santhanam
Paras R.
Pujari
Shizuka
Hashimoto

In recent times, environmental stewardship of mangroves has provided the impetus to
protect and restore these ecosystems for their inherent ability to protect coastal regions from climate
change, sequester carbon dioxide as rich blue carbon, and support human well-being through a
multitude of ecosystem services. Participatory stakeholder...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Land
Author:
Nityaranjan
Nath
Dhrubajyoti
Sahariah
Gowhar
Meraj
Jatan
Debnath
Durlov
Lahon
Kesar
Chand
Majid
Farooq
Pankaj
Chandan
Suraj Kumar
Singh
Shruti
Kanga

The Kaziranga Eco-Sensitive Zone is located on the edge of the Eastern Himalayan biodiversity
hotspot region. In 1985, the Kaziranga National Park (KNP) was declared a World Heritage
Site by UNESCO. Nowadays, anthropogenic interference has created a significant negative impact
on this national park. As a result, the area under natural habitat is...