erosion

Dredging of Brahmaputra soon to stop floods, erosion: Sonowal

To deal with annual flooding and erosion problem in Assam, the state government has decided to start dredging of the Brahmaputra river, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said on Tuesday.

Aug 23, 2016, 21:05 PM IST
Climate can grind mountains faster than imagined

Climate can grind mountains faster than imagined

The study, conducted by a team of scientists from 10 countries, culminated more than a decade of fieldwork.

Dec 01, 2015, 13:28 PM IST

Sinkhole near Australia beach 'stable'

 A massive sinkhole that consumed a stretch of a beach-front in Australia's Queensland state is now "relatively stable", authorities said on Monday.

Sep 28, 2015, 17:29 PM IST

Bengal to submit Rs 300 crore proposal to prevent Ganga erosion

West Bengal will submit a Rs.300 crore proposal to the central government for preventing Ganga erosion in Murshidabad and Malda districts.

Feb 04, 2015, 21:29 PM IST
Erosion may trigger earthquakes: Study

Erosion may trigger earthquakes: Study

Surface processes such as erosion and sedimentation may trigger shallow earthquakes and favour the rupture of large deep quakes up to the surface, a new study has found.

Nov 24, 2014, 17:15 PM IST

German team to study Assam`s flood and erosion problem

A team of experts from the Friedrich-Schiller-Universitat (FSU) Jena in Germany will be visiting Assam from May 11 to study the recurring flood and erosion problem of the state, official sources said Monday.

May 05, 2014, 17:38 PM IST

Glaciers protect mountain peaks from erosion

A new study of Europe`s high Alps has shown that that glaciers shield summits from erosion, acting as a protective lid.

Aug 04, 2013, 11:56 AM IST

40% of Indian coast subjected to erosion

Around 40 percent of the Indian coast is subjected to erosion and development in high eroding stretches is prohibited, Environment and Forests Minister Jayanthi Natarajan said.

Mar 19, 2013, 22:36 PM IST

Erosion catching up with Caribbean reefs: Study

Many Caribbean coral reefs are either going into decline or being eroded, say researchers.

Feb 11, 2013, 12:36 PM IST

Over a thousand affected due to erosion by BrahmapUTRA

More than one thousand people in five villages, with two completely washed away, have been severely affected following unabated erosion by River Brahmaputra for the last few days in Assam`s Morigaon district.

Nov 25, 2012, 16:11 PM IST

Assam to reclaim land lost in erosion

The Assam government is launching a mega project to reclaim the land the state has lost over the years due to erosion.

May 23, 2012, 19:24 PM IST

Assam to reclaim land lost in erosion

The Assam government is launching a mega project to reclaim the land the state has lost over the years due to erosion.

May 23, 2012, 18:00 PM IST

‘Wind-rift’ erosion may have formed linear dunes on Moon

A new study has supported the theory of erosional origin of some linear dunes that are widespread on Earth and Saturn’s moon, Titan.

Feb 25, 2012, 14:16 PM IST

Glaciers help actively growing mountains become higher

A University of Arizona-led research team has found that glaciers can help actively growing mountains become higher by protecting them from erosion.

Sep 17, 2010, 10:54 AM IST

Yamuna erodes land in two villages in Sonepat

While water level in Yamuna reached
close to the danger mark, the river has started eroding land near two villages of the district and is already posing a threat to a few others, an official said.

Sep 07, 2010, 13:38 PM IST

Scientists first ever detailed documentation of tsunami erosion

A group of scientists working in the Kuril Islands off the east coast of Russia has documented for the first time the scope of tsunami-caused erosion and found that a wave can carry away far more sand and dirt than it deposits.

Oct 29, 2009, 16:22 PM IST

Vast farming projects eroding earth`s surface

Mammoth farming projects can erode the earth`s surface at rates comparable to those of the world`s largest rivers and glaciers.

Sep 04, 2009, 12:05 PM IST