The Indian Rivers

Scientific and Socio-economic Aspects

  • Dhruv Sen Singh

Part of the Springer Hydrogeology book series (SPRINGERHYDRO)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxi
  2. D. P. Tewari
    Pages 25-34
  3. Anil Kumar, Pradeep Srivastava
    Pages 47-59
  4. Pramod Singh, Dhruv Sen Singh, Uma Kant Shukla
    Pages 75-92
  5. Sunil Kumar Singh
    Pages 93-104
  6. Sandeep Singh
    Pages 105-114
  7. Ajai Mishra, Shalini Verma, Daya Shankar Singh
    Pages 115-122
  8. Nishat, Dhruv Sen Singh
    Pages 123-133
  9. Anjani K. Tangri, Dhirendra Kumar, Dhruv Sen Singh, Chetan Anand Dubey
    Pages 135-150
  10. Biswajeet Thakur, Dhruv Sen Singh
    Pages 165-175
  11. Amit Kumar Awasthi, Vikram Bhardwaj, Shailendra Kumar Prajapati, Dhruv Sen Singh
    Pages 177-190
  12. Chinmaya Maharana, Jayant K. Tripathi
    Pages 191-197
  13. Dhruv Sen Singh, Abhay Kumar Tiwari, Pawan Kumar Gautam
    Pages 209-219
  14. Vikrant Jain, Rakesh Kumar, Rahul Kumar Kaushal, Tanushri Gautam, S. K. Singh
    Pages 221-237
  15. Prabhat Ranjan, Alagappan Ramanathan
    Pages 251-257
  16. G. C. Mondal, Abhay Kumar Singh, T. B. Singh
    Pages 259-272
  17. Abhay Kumar Singh, Soma Giri
    Pages 273-285
  18. Anupam Sharma, Kamlesh Kumar
    Pages 287-299
  19. Raj K. Singh, Moumita Das
    Pages 309-318
  20. Anirban Das, Meet Panchal
    Pages 339-351
  21. S. Chidambaram, A. L. Ramanathan, R. Thilagavathi, N. Ganesh
    Pages 353-366
  22. Binita Phartiyal, Randheer Singh, Debarati Nag
    Pages 367-382
  23. Aparna Shukla, Iram Ali
    Pages 383-411
  24. Lalit M. Joshi, Anoop K. Singh, Bahadur S. Kotlia
    Pages 413-427
  25. Ashok K. Srivastava, Vivek M. Kale
    Pages 479-502
  26. G. S. Srivastava
    Pages 503-521
  27. Manish Kumar Goyal, Shivam, Arup K. Sarma, Dhruv Sen Singh
    Pages 523-535
  28. Manish Kumar Goyal, Uttam Puri Goswami
    Pages 537-551
  29. S. Chidambaram, A. L. Ramanathan, R. Thilagavathi, N. Ganesh
    Pages E1-E1

About this book


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.

Rivers are lifeline and understanding of the rivers, their dynamics, science and socio-economic aspect is very important. However, different sources provide different data base for rivers. But a book which explains all major rivers of a country at a single place was not yet available. This book is the first book of its kind in the world which provides expert opinion on all major rivers of a country like India. This book complements works in these areas for the last two to three decades on major rivers of India by eminent professors and scientists from different universities, IITs and Indian research institutions.

The information presented in the book would appeal to a wider readership from students, teachers to researchers and planners engaged in developmental work and also to common people of the society concerned with awareness about rivers.


Indian Rivers Geomorphology Natural Hazards Socio-Economic Impact Brahmaputra River Ganga River Yamuna River Drainage Systems Hydrogeomorphological Work

Editors and affiliations

  • Dhruv Sen Singh
    • 1
  1. 1.Centre of Advanced Study in GeologyUniversity of LucknowLucknowIndia

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