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  1. aswan dam

    closer, environmental processes come into view. Here the rain of East Central Africa collects into the giant Lake Victoria. Its waters drain to the north, giving rise to one of the world's great rivers, the Nile. Descending from the African highlands, the Nile winds through one of the Earth's most arid...

  2. Banasura Sagar Dam

    Banasura Sagar Dam From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Banasura Sagar Dam Location Wayanad, Kerala, India Coordinates 11°40′12″N 75°57′28″ECoordinates: 11°40′12″N 75°57′28″E Dam and spillways Impounds Tributary of the Kabini River Banasura Sagar Dam, which impounds the Karamanathodu tributary of...

  3. River Landscapes

    World RIVER LANDSCAPES River processes produce distinctive landforms What is a drainage basin? Rivers begin in upland area and flow downhill to the sea. SOURCE - where the river starts. MOUTH- where it meets the sea. As makes its way to the sea, RIVER CHANNEL (area which a river flows) and...

  4. Dams and Rivers of India

    purpose river valley project   |Scholarly articles for multi purpose river valelly project | |[pic] |Citizen Speak: The Democratic Imagination in American Life - Perrin - Cited by 6 | | |Government by the People...

  5. Top Ten Biggest Dams in Asia

    The Ten Biggest Dams in Asia Human’s never ending need of water dates back from the start of our existence. In the earlier days our ancestors have always been relying on the naturally occurring dams found in nature. But with the rapid increase of population, these natural dams are now very insufficient...

  6. Sediment Management of the Kosi River Basin in

    management of the Kosi River basin in Nepal JIT NARAYAN NAYAK Department of Civil Engineering, Institute of Engineering, Tribhuvan University GPO Box 1175, Kathmandu, Nepal Abstract The Kosi River is one of the biggest in south Asia. It accounts for about 25% of the county's total river runoff and causes...

  7. Major Dams in India

    A dam is a barrier that impounds water or underground streams. Dams generally serve the primary purpose of retaining water, while other structures such as floodgates or levees (also known as dikes) are used to manage or prevent water flow into specific land regions. Hydropower and pumped-storage hydroelectricity...

  8. The Yangtze River

    About The Yangtze Three Gorges and Three Gorges Project The Three Gorges is the most spectacular section of the Yangtze River, stretching some 193 km long and integrating itself with majestic Qutang Gorge, deep and quiet Wuxia Gorge, and shoal and rapid Xiling Gorge. It is suffused with so much myth...

  9. Kalabagh Dam: the Question of Alternatives

    Kalabagh Dam: the question of alternatives THE rush to build the Kalabagh dam is taking General Musharraf and many of his supporters, including some born-again superpatriots, to heights of irrationality. As if the doctrine of necessity, which has provided the alibi for all military coups since...

  10. A River Dammed

    Title: A River Dammed Author: Fen Montaigne Source: National Geographic April 2001: Pg. 2 Copyright: 2001 National Geographic Society http://www.nationalgeographic.com Dams The tugboat Mary B, a barge lashed to its bow, held its position in the Columbia River, 140 miles from the Pacific Ocean. It was...

  11. Laos

    Highlights (An Overview): Pg. 4-9 Cities Tourist attractions: Rivers Caves World Heritage Sites Temples Nature Food Snapshot: Pg. 9-18 Population Ethnic Groups Health Knowledge / Education GDP Currency Government Structure The President Legislature Judiciary Brief history ...

  12. THE ROLE OF GOVERNMENT IN EMERGENCY SITUATIONS: COMPARATIVE CASE STUDY BETWEEN NIGERIA AND USA

     THE ROLE OF GOVERNMENT IN EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT: COMPARATIVE STUDY BETWEEN NIGERIA AND USA O.M.A PAD 6450/01 SPRING 2014 INTRODUCTION 1Disaster refers to an emergency caused by natural hazards or human induced actions resulting in a significant change in circumstances...

  13. Dam Infrastructrure Essay

    power on the nation’s rivers. This drove the United States into an era of dam construction throughout numerous rivers, both great and minor (Jenkins, John Wilbur). Dams have an average life span of 50 years, and 25% of the dams in the Army Corps of Engineers National Inventory of Dams are now more than 50...

  14. The Interlinking of Indian Rivers in India and Its Implications on Environment

    The Interlinking of Indian Rivers in India and its implications on Environment M. Feroz Khan Scientist, Reservoir Division of CIFRI, Hessarghatta Lake Post, Bangalore – 560089, India ferosekhan23@gmail.com 1. Introduction The availability of freshwater at various spots on the...

  15. dams of india

     A dam is a barrier that impounds water or underground streams. Dams generally serve the primary purpose of retaining water, while other structures such as floodgates or levees (also known as dikes) are used to manage or prevent water flow into specific land regions. Hydropower and pumped-storage...

  16. Dams

    When Dans Weren't Damned: The Public Power Crusade and Visions of the Good Life in the Pacific Northwest in the 1930s Author(s): Wesley Arden Dick Reviewed work(s): Source: Environmental Review: ER, Vol. 13, No. 3/4, 1989 Conference Papers, Part One (Autumn - Winter, 1989), pp. 113-153 Published by:...

  17. Hoover Dam

    Hoover Dam The Hoover Dam is one of America¡¦s greatest civil engineering marvels (Hernan 22) and ¡§has become a magnet to those fascinated by human ingenuity at its best¡¨ (Haussler 30). With its enormous size and construction during the Great Depression, it was an interesting topic to me. I would...

  18. Renewables

    those people get stressed by it. Wind turbine noise does not make people sick. · Birds are killed by wind turbines. Studies show that wind turbines do not threaten the vast majority of bird species populations. Killing birds, in other words, does not threaten birds generally. That said, wind turbines...

  19. Cuyahoga River

    “The Return of the Cuyahoga River” “The Return of the Cuyahoga River” The Cuyahoga River was the heart of the land and the quality of the river was a direct reflection of how people viewed the quality of their life. The river is 100 miles long and it’s a place where tycoons and legends were made...

  20. San Joaquin River Restoration Project

    Joaquin River Restoration Project: Irrigating the Valley The San Joaquin River is the backbone of the San Joaquin Valley. The valley is not only the nation's most agricultural area but it is also one of the entire worlds. Millions depend on the crops that come form this luscious valley. The river has...

  21. Many Environmental Issues

    in more detail later in this essay. I have a strong belief for environmental ethics, as noted by Yamamoto (2001), “In Buddhism, human life and other forms of life are regarded as being of the same matter. Therefore, since they are always related to living things, Buddhism regards environmental problems...

  22. The Technology Behind Water Power

    technology behind water power   Flowing water produces huge amounts of energy Hydro power works on a stunningly simple principle: water flowing through a dam turns a turbine, which drives a generator to produce electricity. Hydroelectric systems come in all sizes, from small plants to mega dams.   The...

  23. Construction Of bagnell Dam

    Construction of the Bagnell Dam 11-24-2010 The Bagnell Dam in the Ozarks of Missouri was hailed as an engineering feat for its time in Missouri history. It’s finished length measures one-half mile long. Taking over two years to complete construction on the last dam built in the United States...

  24. An Autobiography of a River

    autobiography of a river Introduction I am a river. I like to give you an account of my life. You may laugh to think what is the value of the autobiography of a river. You may laugh if you like. Men write their autobiographies. They have importance in their own way. I have importance in my own way. Birth...

  25. India’s River Linking Project

    Draft India’s River Linking Project: The State of the Debate1 Tushaar Shah Upali Amrasinghe Peter McCornick Abstract The idea of linking water surplus Himalayan rivers with water scarce parts of western and peninsular India has been doing the rounds for the past 150 years. However, the idea has...

  26. World Wet Lands Day

    what is otherwise destined to be a problem of global scale. Wetlands in Retreat The world's wetlands are shrinking. Conversion of swamps, marshes, lakes and floodplains for agriculture, housing and industrial schemes has led to dramatic alterations of landscapes and ecosystem functioning. The United...

  27. delineation of san roque dam

    water "shed" from the land after rain falls and snow melts. Drop by drop, water is channeled into soils, groundwater, creeks, and streams, making its way to larger rivers and eventually the sea. Water is a universal solvent, affected by all that it comes in contact with: the land it traverses, and the...

  28. The Colorado River

    The Colorado River Geographers can tell you that the one thing that most rivers and their adjacent flood plains in the world have in common is that they have rich histories associated with human settlement and development. This especially true in arid regions which are very dependent upon...

  29. i m a river

    I am a river. I like to give you an account of my life. You may laugh to think what is the value of the autobiography of a river. You may laugh if you like. Men write their autobiographies. They have importance in their own way. I have importance in my own way. Image Source: mavensphotoblog.com/...

  30. This is description of my visit to the Narmada Valley in India, it discusses the implications of sustainable development, appropriate technologu and small dams in this specific context.

    A Road to the River Varna Sri Raman A Journey for the Mind Until very recently, one of the things that I was very proud of was my firm resolve about things. I could make a decision and stand by it, come what may. This was until recently. This firm belief in my capacities arose perhaps from being able...