Riverine Chars in Bangladesh: Environmental Dynamics and Management Issues
University Press, 2000 - Human ecology - 88 pages
This Book Presents The Environmental Dynamics Of The Major Rivers Of Bangladesh In Explaining The Process Of Char (Or Vegetated Land Masses) Formulation, The Socio-Economic Dimension Of Char Life, The Need For Institutional Support To The Char People, And Provides Pertinent Suggestions For Bettering Life For The Char Dwellers.
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active corridor agricultural day laboring attached chars average flood bank erosion bank material Bhuapur Brahmaputra Brahmaputra River braided river catchment catkin grass cattle Chandpur char area char development char dwellers char dynamics char formation charland chars in Bangladesh cultivation different rivers downstream dry season eroded erosion and accretion Figure fishing flood and erosion flood proofing study floodplain Ganges River Hardinge Bridge hazards homesteads increase inundation inventory island and attached island chars ISPAN study Jamuna River Kurigram livestock living in chars Lower Meghna River lower reaches m/year mainland markets meandering bends Meghna Confluence Middle Jamuna monsoon mouzas move Padma River percent period planform population density process of char public land relatively river and char river reaches riverine RRA team sand sediment settlement sharecropping socio-economic study area Table Thana Upper Jamuna Upper Meghna River upstream vegetated land vulnerable wandering river water level widening