Compensating the loss of ecosystem services due to pollution in Noyyal river basin, Tamil Nadu by Paul Prabhakar Appasamy

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StatementPaul P. Appasamy and Prakash Nelliyat.`
SeriesWorking paper -- 14/2007
ContributionsNelliyat, Prakash., Madras School of Economics.
The Physical Object
Pagination50 p. :
Number of Pages50
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Open LibraryOL22686685M
LC Control Number2008330480

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Compensating the Loss of Ecosystem Services Due to Pollution in Noyyal River Basin, Tamil Nadu Paul P. Appasamy and Prakash Nelliyat Abstract The loss of ecosystem services due to industrial pollution in the Noyyal River Basin was estimated through physical research studies of water and soil quality and bio-mapping followed by economic valuation.

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Downloadable. The loss of ecosystem services due to industrial pollution in the Noyyal River Basin was estimated through physical research studies of water and soil quality and bio-mapping followed by economic valuation. Estimates of the loss to the agriculture, drinking water, and fisheries sectors were made on an annual basis and also capitalized.

The loss of ecosystem services due to industrial pollution in the Noyyal River Basin was estimated through physical research studies of water and soil quality and bio-mapping followed by economic valuation.

Estimates of the loss to the agriculture, drinking water, and fisheries sectors were made on an annual basis and also capitalized. The loss of ecosystem services due to industrial pollution in the Noyyal River Basin was estimated through physical research studies of water and soil quality and bio-mapping followed by economic valuation.

Estimates of the loss to the agriculture, drinking water, and fisheries sectors were made on an annual basis and also : Paul P. Appasamy and Prakash Nelliyat.

Noyyal River originates from the Vellingiri hills of the Coimbatore district, (Tamil Nadu, India). It passes through Tirupur and it is stored up in the Orathapalayam Dam to be used in agriculture and drinking. The loss of ecosystem services due to industrial pollution in the Noyyal River Basin was estimated through physical research studies of water and soil quality and bio-mapping followed by economic.

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