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Peer-reviewed Article
In Water
Author:
Gaddam
Yasaswini
Sambani
Kushala
Ganjikunta S. V.
Santhosh
Mude T. K.
Naik
Mijanur
Mondal
Uttiya
Dey
Kousik
Das
Soumyajit
Sarkar
There has been a growing concern over the occurrence of fluoride (F−) in groundwater and the impact of F− exposure on human health issues over the past decades. So, this study conducted a regional–scale assessment of the occurrence and trend of groundwater F− distribution [2014–2018] integrated with locally field–based investigations on F− exposure...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Climate
Author:
Simran
Bharti
Adyan Ul
Haq
L. T. Sasang
Guite
Shruti
Kanga
Fayma
Mushtaq
Majid
Farooq
Suraj Kumar
Singh
Gowhar
Meraj
Evaluating inherent vulnerability, an intrinsic characteristic becomes imperative for the formulation of adaptation strategies, particularly in highly complex and vulnerable regions of Himalayas. Jammu City, situated in the north-western Himalayas within a transitional zone between the Himalayan range and the plains, is not only susceptible to...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Environmental Monitoring and Assessment
Author:
Jatan
Debnath
Jimmi
Debbarma
Amal
Debnath
Gowhar
Meraj
Kesar
Chand
Suraj Kumar
Singh
Shruti
Kanga
Dhrubajyoti
Sahariah
Anup
Saikia
Frequent floods are a severe threat to the well-being of people the world over. This is particularly severe in developing countries like India where tropical monsoon climate prevails. Recently, flood hazard susceptibility mapping has become a popular tool to mitigate the effects of this threat. Therefore, the present study utilized four distinctive...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Modeling Earth Systems and Environment
Author:
Jatan
Debnath
Dhrubojyoti
Sahariah
Nityaranjan
Nath
Anup
Saikia
Durlov
Lahon
Md. Nazrul
Islam
Shizuka
Hashimoto
Gowhar
Meraj
Suraj Kumar
Singh
Shruti
Kanga
Kesar
Chand
Climate change and anthropogenic factors have exacerbated flood risks in many regions across the globe, including the Himalayan foothill region in India. The Jia Bharali River basin, situated in this vulnerable area, frequently experiences high-magnitude floods, causing significant damage to the environment and local communities. Developing...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Earth Systems and Environment
Author:
Jatan
Debnath
Dhrubajyoti
Sahariah
Meghna
Mazumdar
Durlov
Lahon
Gowhar
Meraj
Shizuka
Hashimoto
Suraj Kumar
Singh
Shruti
Kanga
Kesar
Chand
Anup
Saikia
Floods represent a significant threat to human life, property, and agriculture, especially in low-lying floodplains. This study assesses flood susceptibility in the Brahmaputra River basin, which spans China, India, Bhutan, and Bangladesh—an area notorious for frequent flooding due to the saturation of river water intake capacity. We developed and...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Hydrology
Author:
Nadha Gowrish
Narisetty
Gaurav
Tripathi
Shruti
Kanga
Suraj Kumar
Singh
Gowhar
Meraj
Bojan
Đurin
Hrvoje
Matijević
Groundwater pollution in Rajasthan, India, poses significant challenges due to the region’s heavy reliance on this resource for drinking and irrigation. Given the increasing water scarcity and overexploitation, this study assesses the susceptibility of groundwater pollution in this semi-arid area. We applied and compared vulnerability mapping...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Environmental Monitoring and Assessment
Author:
Sudha
Suresh
Gowhar
Meraj
Deepak
Singh
Inam Danish
Khan
Ankita
Gupta
Tarun Kumar
Yadav
Asma
Kouser
Ram
Avtar
Climate change and shifts in land use/land cover (LULC) are critical factors affecting the environmental, societal, and health landscapes, notably influencing the spread of infectious diseases. This study delves into the intricate relationships between climate change, LULC alterations, and the prevalence of vector-borne and waterborne diseases in...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Earth
Author:
Ankush
Rani
Saurabh Kumar
Gupta
Suraj Kumar
Singh
Gowhar
Meraj
Shruti
Kanga
Bojan
Ðurin
Dragana
Doganˇci´c
The main aim of this study is to comprehensively analyze the dynamics of land use and land cover (LULC) changes in the Bathinda region of Punjab, India, encompassing historical, current, and future trends. To forecast future LULC, the Cellular Automaton–Markov Chain (CA) based on artificial neural network (ANN) concepts was used using cartographic...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Climate
Author:
Tauseef
Ahmad
Saurabh Kumar
Gupta
Suraj Kumar
Singh
Gowhar
Meraj
Shruti
Kanga
The Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has presented unprecedented challenges to global health and economic stability. Intriguingly, the necessary lockdown measures, while disruptive to human society, inadvertently led to environmental rejuvenation, particularly noticeable in decreased air pollution and...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Water
Author:
Susanta
Mahato
Gita
Mandal
Barnali
Kundu
Sonali
Kundu
P. K.
Joshi
Crafting a comprehensive strategy to mitigate the impact of droughts, a complex geo-hazard profoundly affecting socio-economic aspects, entails the creation of a drought vulnerability map as a primary step. This study harmonizes geospatial techniques and the Fuzzy Analytical Hierarchy Process (fuzzy AHP) to formulate such a map for northwestern...