Table of Contents
Preface. Acknowledgements. Glossary. 1. The Ganges water diversion: environmental effects and implications - an introduction; M.M.Q. Mirza. 2. Hydrological changes in Bangladesh; M.M.Q. Mirza. 3. Role of Farakka Barrage on the disasterous 1998 flood in Malda (West Bengal); S.K. Mazumder. 4. Impact of upstream human interventions on the morphology of the Ganges-Gorai system; M.H. Sarker. 5. Effects on water salinity in Bangladesh; M.M.Q. Mirza, M.H. Sarker. 6. Farrakka Barrage and its impact on the hydrology and fishery of Hooghly Estuary; M. Sinha. 7. Implications on ecosystems in Bangladesh; A. Karim. 8. Watering the Bangladeshi Sundharbans; A. Potkin. 9. Adverse effects on agriculture in the Ganges Basin in Bangladesh; M.M.Q. Mirza, M.A. Hossain. 10. Environmental impacts of the Ganges water diversion and its international legal aspects; M.N. Islam. 11. Watching the Farakka Barrage: role of media; M. Naser, et al. 12. Vulnerability to the Ganges water diversion: adaptation and coping mechanisms; M.M.Q. Mirza. 13. The Ganges water sharing treaty: risk analysis of the negotiated discharge; M.M.Q. Mirza. 14. Regional cooperation on water and environment in the Ganges Basin: Bangladesh perspectives; Q.K. Ahmad, A.U. Ahmed. Annex I. Index.