The book is an incisive but objective study combining academic accuracy with a practical approach. It is adorned with maps, models, diagrams, replicas, formulas and up-to-date statistical figures. It will be of interest to students, teachers and the persons engaged in the planning processes. It can be an asset to meteorolgists, hydrologists, and seismologists and also will be invaluable to research scholars, planners, scientists and civil engineers.
The present book also contains discussions on Tibetan Brahmaputra, big dams, Three Gorge Dams of China, dams on the Brahmaputra and long time conflict between two countries relating to recent water war.