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Title: Wetland In Socio Economic And Geographical Contexts A Study Of Harike Roper And Nangal Wetlands
Researcher: Kumar, Gaurav
Guide(s): Singh, Kiran Kumari
Keywords: Social Sciences,History and Geography,Geography
Wetland, Land-use, Socio-economic, Threats, Conservation, Harike, Ropar and Nangal
University: Central University of Punjab
Completed Date: 01/08/2019
Abstract: iii newlineABSTRACT newlineWETLAND IN SOCIO-ECONOMIC AND GEOGRAPHICAL CONTEXTS: A newlineSTUDY OF HARIKE, ROPAR AND NANGAL WETLANDS newlineName of the student: Gaurav Kumar newlineRegistration Number: 12phdgeg02 newlineDegree for which submitted: Doctorate of Philosophy newlineName of Supervisor: Dr. Kiran K. Singh newlineName of Centre: Geography and Geology newlineName of School: School of Environment and Earth Sciences newlineKeywords: Wetland, Land-use, Socio-economic, Threats, newlineConservation, Harike, Ropar and Nangal newlineWetland ecosystem is regarded as one of most productive system of the earth newlinesurface due to its inclusive nature to supports a variety of flora and fauna. There newlineare a number of functions and services provided by the wetland ecosystem which newlineincludes purification of water, protection from floods, groundwater replenishment, newlinewoods for fuel and commercial uses, fish resources, recreational and social newlineservices. Therefore, the study is an attempt to evaluate the socio-economic newlinesignificance of wetland area and their relation with the livelihood activities of local newlinepeople in Harike, Ropar and Nangal wetlands of Punjab. The economic value of newlinethe wetland products and services have been calculated from direct use value newlinewhich employed different methods. The study also focused on the threat newlineperceptions related to impact of human developmental activities inside the wetland newlineboundaries. The people participation for the conservation and management of the newlinewetland area has also been studied through their willingness to pay for such newlineactions. The data desirable for the present study are collected from both newlinesecondary and primary sources. The secondary data for the study has been newlinecollected from published and unpublished resources such as from Department of newlineForest and Wildlife Preservation (Punjab), Department of Forest and Wildlife newlinepreservation (Firozpur), Department of Forest and Wildlife Preservation (Ropar), newlineHarike Sanctuary Office, Punjab State for Science and Technology (PSCST), newlineENVIS, articles, research papers, newspapers, books and other internet newlineresources. The Primary data has been
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