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Cordon approach in a delta

S. Nazrul Islam

in Rivers and Sustainable Development: Alternative Approaches and Their Implications

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190079024
eISBN:
9780190079055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190079024.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Chapter 11 illustrates the consequences of the Cordon approach through the experience of the Bengal Delta, formed by three great river systems—the Ganges, Brahmaputra, and Meghna. The chapter ... More


Dancing with the River: People and Life on the Chars of South Asia

Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt and Gopa Samanta

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300188301
eISBN:
9780300189575
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300188301.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This book discusses chars as uniquely fluid environments where the demarcation between land and water is neither well defined nor permanent. Chars form a fluid and problematic category, as much of ... More


Introducing Chars Where Lands Float on Water

James C. Scott

in Dancing with the River: People and Life on the Chars of South Asia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300188301
eISBN:
9780300189575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300188301.003.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter focuses on the chars as hybrid environments, uniquely fluid environments where the demarcation between land and water is neither well defined nor permanent. The hybrid environments of ... More


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