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Geomorphological studies of Bagmati Basin of Kosi river system

Anil Kumar Lohani

Geomorphological studies of Bagmati Basin of Kosi river system

by Anil Kumar Lohani

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Published by National Institute of Hydrology in Roorkee .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[study group, Anil Kumar Lohani, Manohar Arora, Anup Kumar].
ContributionsArora, Manohar., Anup Kumar., National Institute of Hydrology (India).
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 68 p. :
Number of Pages68
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3334452M
LC Control Number2004314544

Originating from mountain springs north of Kathmandu, the Bagmati River flows south through the Kathmandu valley, a mid to low elevation mountain region, and the Terai plain, to eventually converge with the Ganges River system. This study focuses on the km 2 area of middle and upper Bagmati River catchment in Central : Dinesh Tuladhar, Ashraf Dewan, Michael Kuhn, Robert J. Corner. Results of a study of sediment cores from four reservoirs in the upper Mississippi River Basin, USA, indicated that anomalous organic carbon concentrations associated with flood deposits may provide detectable temporal markers in reservoir bottom sediments. Temporal markers are needed for reservoir sediment studies to date sediment layers.

Geographical Information System techniques have been used for the identification of geomorphological features and analyzing the properties of the Banas River basin area in Rajasthan state, India. The Banas basin has covered an area of 51, km2. For this study, the Shuttle Radar Topographic Mission (SRTM) Digital Elevation Model (DEM) is used for evaluation of morphometric components like. Kosi River, river in Nepal and northern India. With its tributaries, the Kosi drains the eastern third of Nepal and part of Tibet, including the country around Mount Everest. Some of its headstreams rise beyond the Nepalese border in Tibet. About 30 miles (48 km) north of the Indian-Nepalese.

  The study indicates that analysis of morphometric parameters with the help of geographic information system (GIS) would prove a viable method of characterizing the hydrological response behaviour of the watershed. It is also well observed that remote sensing satellite data is emerging as the most effective, time saving and accurate technique for morphometric analysis of a by: integrated flood study of bagmati river basin with hydro processing, flood inundation mapping & 1-d hydrodynamic modeling using remote sensing and gis A. K. Rastogi 1, P. K. Thakur 2, G. S. Rao 3, S. P. Aggarwal 2, V. K. Dadhwal 4, and P. Chauhan 2 A. K. Rastogi et : A. K. Rastogi, P. K. Thakur, G. S. Rao, S. P. Aggarwal, V. K. Dadhwal, P. Chauhan.


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Geomorphological studies of Bagmati Basin of Kosi river system by Anil Kumar Lohani Download PDF EPUB FB2

Geomorphological studies of Bagmati basin of Kosi river system Geomorphological characteristics of Punpun basin of Ganga river system A study of waterlogging and drainage problems in Gandak river system, Bihar.

This book will introduce the readers to the basic scientific concepts to understand the complex fluvial geomorphology of Sapt Kosi river basin. This river basin passes surface height from m.

Bagmati River Basin Arjun Paudel ABSTRACT The Bagmati River is the principal river of the Bagmati Basin (ca. km2) in central Nepal. The river, fed by springs and monsoon rainfall, originates in the north of Kathmandu Valley (the capital of Nepal) and drains across the Mahabharat Range to the Gangetic plain.

The Basin transacts three distinct. First book to offer in a single volume state-of-the-art knowledge on management and geomorphology of large rivers of the world A pioneering study, pushing the boundaries of our knowledge related to big rivers Includes comprehensive case studies covering the major large rivers of the world including Amazon, Mississippi, Nile, Congo, Indus, and.

The basin of the Bagmati River, including the Kathmandu Valley, lies between the much larger Gandaki basin to the West and the Kosi Basin to the east. These adjacent basins extend north of the main Himalayan range and cross it in tremendous gorges, in fact, the Arun tributary of the Kosi Cities: Kathmandu, Patan.

The Arun-Koshi river basin hosts glaciers and glacier lakes, out of which 24 lakes are potentially dangerous. The Sun-Koshi basin is home to 45 glacier lakes, of which 10 are potentially dangerous. According to a Sino-Nepalese study, since the s on at Cities: Supaul (Bhaptiyahi), Purnia, Katihar.

GEOMORPHOLOGY OF PARRI NADI BASIN: e Parri Nadi lies in the west margin of Great Chhattisgarh plains wl}are the area is feeded by Seonath fluvial present landscape evolved predominantly under the fluvial erosion system.

Fluvial geomorphological evaluation is quite useful for water resource study in river basin planning. TheFile Size: KB. Explain about Indus River System. Answer: The Indus System. It is one of the largest river basins of the world, covering an area of 11,65, sq.

km (in India it issq. km) and a total length of 2, km (in India 1, km). The Indus also known as the Sindhu, is the westernmost of the Himalayan rivers in India. applicability in rest of the spring fed River Basin in Nepal.

Study area The study area is Bagmati river basin of Nepal. This river originates at an elevation of around m in Shivpuri National park and flows towards south up to the Koshi River in Bihar state of India.

The basin area of this riverFile Size: KB. plains (Figure 1). One of the first geomorphological studies of the Kosi basin was done by Geddes () who used the word ‘cone’ to describe the morphology of the Kosi system. Gole and Chitale () described the Kosi system as an ‘inland delta’ built by large.

The book presents geomorphological studies of the major river basins – the Indus, Ganga and Brahmaputra and their tributaries.

Besides major basins, the book explores peninsular rivers and other rivers state-by-state. All types of rivers, i.e. snow-fed, rain-fed and groundwater-fed rivers are explained together in geological framework. Kathmandu lies in the Upper Bagmati basin and studies suggest that an ancient lake called the Paleo-Kathmandu lay within the Kathmandu valley as a lacustrine formation.

Early settlers lived in lower slopes and used springs and river in the upper reaches. Koshi Basin Initiative. Implementation arrangement. The Koshi Basin Initiative will approach basin-wide water management with a set of processes leading to practical outputs in the form of water development strategies, plans and activities, and improved communication to support evidence-based decision making.

Geomorphology It is a combination of geology, physics, chemistry, biology and history, resulting in the evolution of complex geographic and topographic environments (Anderson ). Many drivers impact on the geomorphology of a river basin and this part of the Geography Chapter provides a brief overview of the key drivers.

Definition of geomorphological parameters of a river basin. In the water cycle, in which a river basin is a fundamental part of the study of the response to the precipitation entering a basin, several processes that alter the runoff occur. The Bagmati River is the most important river among all rivers of Nepal because water availability per population is lowest in this river basin.

The capital city Kathmandu, which is located on the bank of the Bagmati River, is already affected by a water supply by: There are not sufficient Geographic Information System (GIS) based study that deals with identification and mapping of land reclaimed area. This study focuses on object-based image analysis (OBIA) with multi-temporal landsat imagery which cover the Terai part of Bagmati basin.

Seller Inventory # The Kosi River drains the northern slopes of the Himalaya in the Tibet Autonomous Region and the southern slopes of the Nepal Himalaya before it finally enters the Bihar plains in India and meets the Ganga River (Fig.

1a).The mountain-fed Kosi River has a total basin area of 84, km 2 and spans a total length of km up to Baltara (Gole and Chitale,Sinha and Friend, ).Cited by: 6.

The Koshi river basin is shared between China, Nepal and India and is one of the key trans-boundary river basins in the Hindu-Kush Himalayas (HKH).

The basin drains an area of ab km2 and is a river system with a high potential for investments in hydropower development as well as irrigation in the downstream areas.

Tropical geomorphology therefore provides many new discoveries regarding geomorphic processes. This textbook describes both the humid and arid tropics. It provides thoroughly up-to-date concepts and relevant case studies, and emphasises the importance of geomorphology in the management and sustainable development of the tropical environment Author: Avijit Gupta.

Fig.1 The geographic location map of the Kosi River basin Fig. 1. The geographic location map of the Kosi River basin. characteristics of multiple water hazards and explore poten-tial mitigating measures.

This paper describes a study based on literature review and a series of site investigations on this river by: Bagmati river in Kathmandu: From holy river to unthinkable flowing filthAjaya Dixit initiated his presentation with a general account of how rivers shape the landscape and how riverine ecosystems have nurtured society and kept civilisations vibrant, cultured and creative.

Dixit went on to discuss the basin characteristics of the Bagmati, a tributary of the Kosi that rises in the Shivapuri.Nepal: Bagmati River Basin Improvement Project Prepared by the Ministry of Urban Development for the Government of Nepal and the Asian Development Bank.

CURRENCY EQUIVALENTS (as of 16 January ) Currency unit – Nepalese Rupee (NRs) NRs = $ $ = NRs