Environmental Science
Rice suitability mapping using the analytic hierarchy process approach in a river catchment

N. Robertson; B. Oinam

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2023, , Pages 141-156


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Land suitability analysis is a technique of attaining optimum utilization of natural available land resource. This study is the first attempt to map the potential rice suitability zone besides the existing rice cultivation zone in Imphal-Iril River catchment. The overriding ...  Read More

Environmental Management
Linking the past, present and future scenarios of soil erosion modeling in a river basin

C. Loukrakpam; B. Oinam

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2021, , Pages 457-472


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: Soil erosion is considered one of the major indicators of soil degradation in our environment. Extensive soil erosion process leads to erosion of nutrients in the topsoil and decreases in fertility and hence productivity. Moreover, creeping erosion leads to landslides in the ...  Read More

Future climate change impact on hydrological regime of river basin using SWAT model

V. Anand; B. Oinam

Volume 5, Issue 4 , October 2019, , Pages 471-484


  Hydrological components in a river basin can get adversely affected by climate change in coming future. Manipur River basin lies in the extreme northeast region of India nestled in the lesser Himalayan ranges and it is under severe pressure from anthropogenic and natural factors. Basin is un-gauged as ...  Read More