Mountain Hazard Susceptibility and Livelihood Security in the Upper Catchment Area of the River Beas, Kullu Valley, Himachal Pradesh, India (2016)

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Natural hazards have had significant impacts on life, livelihood and property in the mountain regions. Hazards identification in high mountain areas involved intensive and lengthy fieldwork and mapping with the interpretation of landforms and its related hazards, compulsion of increasing intensity of land-use and careless application of technology leading to further land degradation. Frequent occurrences of hazards such as landslides, snow avalanche, floods and other types of mass wasting are becoming common features in mountainous regions.
Year: 2016
Language: English
In: Geoenvironmental Disasters, 3 (1): 1-17 p.

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