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Human Dimensions of Changing Environment

  • A. P. Mitra
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Abstract

There is an increasing global concern resulting from human activities affecting not only the human development but also endangering the planet earth. One of the important component of this hazard is that of its environment. It is interesting to investigate how it has been changing in the past before human activities began to alter it and how it is changing now and the extent to which recent changes have been contributed by human activities. These changes are caused by and in turn influence other components of the earth system – land, atmosphere, oceans – and the processes that relate them. There are concerns about human well-being and the earth system stability. Global change programme has now been redesigned to cover this entire earth system.

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Earth System Stratospheric Ozone Human Dimension National Physical Laboratory Indian Agricultural Research Institute 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. P. Mitra
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  1. 1.National Physical Laboratory Dr. K.S. Krishnan MargNew DelhiIndia

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