By Mu. Ramkumar, K Kumaraswamy, R. Mohanraj

This e-book deals a distinct number of inter- and multidisciplinary stories on river platforms. Rivers were the major resource of sustenance because the introduction of civilization and river structures usually shape the root for agriculture, shipping, water, and land for household, advertisement, and commercial actions, fostering monetary prosperity. A river basin is a uncomplicated geographical and climatological unit in which the vagaries of usual methods act and show up themselves at diversified spatio-temporal scales. no matter if in comparison side-by-side, no river basins reply to common approaches within the similar approach and therefore, it has lengthy been well-known that every river basin is exclusive. consequently, any developmental task or conservation attempt should be designed and carried out to compare every one certain river basin. With the burgeoning inhabitants and extending dependency on typical assets, knowing and keeping river platforms has turn into more and more very important. This publication presents a assorted reference paintings on and remarkable instructions for engaging in and enforcing study on river basins, and for coping with their ecological development.

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In contrast, during post-monsoon season the numbers of years with negative (positive) deviation from mean rainfall is higher before (after) 1961. Unlike other seasons, monsoon period had alternate positive and negative deviations from mean rainfall but amount of deviation was higher in positive direction (14 years recorded positive deviation of >200 mm). Notwithstanding, negative deviation years were more (61 years) than the positive deviation years during the monsoon period (Fig. 8). 34 S. Sushant et al.

Significance level α is used for testing either an upward or downward monotone trend (a two-tailed test). If Z appears greater than Zα/2 where α depicts the significance level, then the trend is considered as significant. 1 (Timo et al. 2002). 26 S. Sushant et al. 4 Rainfall Characteristics of the Cauvery Basin Rainfall characteristics of the Cauvery basin are presented in the Table 1 and in the Figs. 2, 3, 4 and 5. The observations and inferences from these are discussed herein. 4 mm. 3 % indicating that it is moderately variable.

Sushant et al. 4 Rainfall Characteristics of the Cauvery Basin Rainfall characteristics of the Cauvery basin are presented in the Table 1 and in the Figs. 2, 3, 4 and 5. The observations and inferences from these are discussed herein. 4 mm. 3 % indicating that it is moderately variable. 94 %). 68 %) in the decreasing order. 91 % to the annual rainfall respectively. 77 %). Significant relationship between SD and CV has been observed during the months of highest rainfall (July and June). 3 100 Spatio-temporal Analysis of Rainfall Distribution … Fig.

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