Impact of Climate Change on Global Water Resources and Its Mitigation Measures
MASTER OF TECHNOLOGY
ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE & ENGINEERING
Adm. No. 2013MT0136
M. Tech (ESE)
Under the Guidance of
Dr. Sukha Ranjan Samadder
DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE & ENGINEERING
INDIAN SCHOOL OF MINES,
DHANBAD – 826004
The research effort presented in this seminar was made possible through the contribution of many persons. I express my gratitude to Prof. A. K. Pal, Head of Department, Department of Environmental Science & Engineering, Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad, for providing me necessary facilities and coordinal support with encouragement for presenting in seminar. I express my deep sense of gratitude to my seminar coordinator Dr. S. K. Samadder, Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental Science & Engineering, Indian School of Mines Dhanbad for suggesting the topic for seminar, close guidance and taking interest in all activities in this regard. His valuable suggestions and inspiration have encouraged me through course of investigation. I would like to express my sincere thanks to other professors of the Department of Environmental Science & Engineering for helping in improvement of my study. Finally I am extremely grateful to my parents, siblings, classmates and research scholars for their help, support and cheer for carrying out the study
Place: Dhanbad ISHA MEDHA
This is to certify that Ms. Isha Medha student of M. Tech. Environmental Science & Engineering; Indian School of Mines Dhanbad has done and successfully completed her seminar report entitled “Impact of climate Change on Water Resources and its Mitigation Measures” This seminar integrates conceptual dimensions with practical implication. She has taken keen interest and learnt many new techniques and procedures to deal with various environmental issues during her proceedings of seminar. She is hard working, sincere and has an expert analytical technique. This report has not been submitted for any other degree, elsewhere to the best of my knowledge.
…………………………….. Dr. Sukha Ranjan Samadder Assistant Professor
Department of Environmental Science & Engineering
Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad
Table of Content
Abstract and Introduction
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Parameters of Climate Change
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Impacts of Climate Change
Global Rise in Sea Level
Impact on Surface Water Resources
Impact on Groundwater Resources
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Impact of climate Change on Water Resources and its Mitigation Measures
Water is indispensable for life, but its availability at a sustainable quality and quantity is threatened by many factors, of which climate plays a leading role. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) defines climate as “the average weather in terms of the mean and its variability over a certain time-span and a certain area” and a statistically significant variation of the mean state of the climate or of its variability lasting for decades or longer, is referred to as climate change. Evidence is mounting that we are in a period of climate change brought about by increasing atmospheric...
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