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Floods in Bangladesh: History, dynamics and rethinking the role of the Himalayas

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The authors provide a scientific perspective on the question of how forests can affect floods. Whenever monsoon floods are reported in the Himalayan region, farmers are blamed for deforesting the mountain slopes. Using data from a five-year research project, the authors show the factors determining big floods in Bangledesh are from simple

Topics: forest, Himalayas, rivers, disaster, flood, hazard, Bangladesh
Year: 2010
OAI identifier: oai:www.mtnforum.org:14747
Provided by: Mountain Forum
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