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By Mu. Ramkumar, K Kumaraswamy, R. Mohanraj

This booklet deals a special selection of inter- and multidisciplinary experiences on river structures. 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 family, advertisement, and commercial actions, fostering financial prosperity. A river basin is a uncomplicated geographical and climatological unit in which the vagaries of average approaches act and show up themselves at diversified spatio-temporal scales. whether in comparison side-by-side, no river basins reply to usual methods within the related method and hence, it has lengthy been well-known that every river basin is exclusive. for this reason, any developmental job or conservation attempt should be designed and carried out to compare every one specific river basin. With the burgeoning inhabitants and lengthening dependency on average assets, figuring out and retaining river platforms has turn into more and more very important. This ebook offers a various reference paintings on and extraordinary instructions for accomplishing and enforcing examine on river basins, and for handling their ecological development.

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1995; Serrano et al. 1999; Smith 2000; Guhathakurta and Rajeevan 2008; Soltani et al. 2007; Werner 2009; Taschetto and Matthew 2009; Zhang et al. 2009). Krishnakumar et al. (2008) studied temporal (monthly, seasonal and annual) rainfall trends in twentieth century over Kerala, India and reported a significant decrease of rainfalls during the southwest monsoon and an increase during the post-monsoon season. Sivapragasam et al. (2013) studied rainfall trend at basin scale on trends in rainfall patterns over the Tamarabarani basin in Tamil Nadu, India.

The weather in the retreating monsoon is dry in the northern part of the basin (Karnataka) but it is associated with rainfall (>400 mm) in the southern part (Tamil Nadu) of the basin. The widespread rain in this season in the deltatic region of the basin is associated with the passage of cyclonic depressions which originate over Bay of Bengal. Southeastern part of the Cauvery basin gets more rainfall during this season than in any other seasons. The winter season remains dry and contributes very low rainfall (0–60 mm) to the annual total.

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