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Freshwater Under Threat: South Asia

This report focuses on three major South Asian river basins: the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna River Basin, the Helmand River Basin, and the Indus River Basin. The authors use a composite Water Vulnerability Index based on development pressures, ecology, and other factors, to demonstrate the vulnerability of the river basins.

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Date Of Record Release 2010-09-22 16:25:42
Description This report focuses on three major South Asian river basins: the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna River Basin, the Helmand River Basin, and the Indus River Basin. The authors use a composite Water Vulnerability Index based on development pressures, ecology, and other factors, to demonstrate the vulnerability of the river basins.
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Source University of North Texas
Keyword Ganges, Brahmaputra, Meghna, Helmand, Indus, Rivers, Freshwater, Ecology, Environmental management, Public health
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Date Of Record Creation 2010-09-22 16:16:37
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Date Last Modified 2010-09-22 16:25:42
Creator Babel, Mukland S., Wahid, Shahriar M.
Language English
Date Record Checked: 2010-09-22 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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