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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 Scientifica
Author:
Rinki
Bhattarai
Binaya Kumar
Mishra
Deepa
Bhattarai
Dipendra
Khatiwada
Gowhar
Meraj
This study assessed the hydropower potential of a mountain watershed within the Sunkoshi River basin in Sindupalchok, Nepal, utilizing Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and the Soil and Water Assessment Tool (SWAT) hydrological model. Topographical, soil and land use, meteorological, and discharge data were employed to characterize the study...
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 Arabian Journal of Geosciences
Author:
Indra Prasad
Timilsina
Binaya Kumar
Mishra
Suresh
Baral
Prakash
KC
Water resources assessment and management in ungauged basins are highly challenging but important task. It requires accurate simulation and estimation of streamflow characteristics. This study focuses on the simulation of rainfall-runoff processes in an ungauged Fusre River basin, a tributary of Seti River basin, Nepal using a semi-distributed...
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...