Astrobiology reveals that the Possibility of habitation in earth may be 1.75-3.25 billion years from now
Astrobiology reveal the habitable lifetime of planet Earth - based on our distance from the sun and temperatures at which it is possible for the planet to have liquid water.
Spring, 2013, 1(1), 10
Ozone Preservation Day - 16 September: an overview
Vitthalrao V khyade
The ozone layer is a layer in Earth's atmosphere which absorbs most of the Sun's UV radiation. It contains relatively high concentrations of ozone (O3), although it is still very small with regard to ordinary oxygen, and is less than ten parts per million, the average ozone concentration in Earth's atmosphere being only about 0.6 parts per million.
Spring, 2013, 1(1), 11-13
The Effect of Corrosive Pollutants on Butterfly
Rajesh Kumar Singh
Butterflies are beautiful creation of nature. These species survival become very critical due to enhancement of corrosive pollutants in atmosphere. Corrosive pollutants react with moist oxygen and water to form inorganic and organic acids.
Spring, 2013, 1(1), 14-16
Solar refrigeration; a viable alternative for rural health centres
Ebunilo POB, Kwasi-Effah CC
Most rural areas lack access to essential medicines/vaccines due to the unreliable power supply in Nigeria. Rural health centres will be critical in achieving lasting health improvements if an economic and sustainable power supply is maintained.
Spring, 2013, 1(1), 17-19
Monthly, Seasonal & Annual Air Temperature Variability and Trends – A Case Study to Assess Climate Change on Anand (Gujarat State)
Chinchorkar SS, Vaidya VB, Vyas Pandey
Climate change is one of the most important issues of today’s World. Climate scientists have concluded that the earth’s surface air temperature warmed by 0.6 ± 0.2ºC during the 20th century, accompanied by changes in the hydrologic cycle.
Spring, 2013, 1(1), 20-25
Studies on the incidence behavior and morphometry of Hilsa Fish, Tenualosa ilisha in relation to environmental attributes in the selected portion of the upper stretch of Hooghly estuary
Tarit Kumar Banerjee, Uday Shankar Hazra, Ritabrata Banerjee
The Hooghly estuary, a distributary of Ganga-Bhagirathi River, located within the state of West Bengal, India, spanning across about 0.8 million ha is a positive estuary of mixohaline nature. The estuarine system lies between latitude 21 – 230N and longitude 88-890E.
Spring, 2013, 1(1), 26-47
An appraisal of rural tanks and their role in sustainable rural development: a study in the Deccan plateau
Irrigation is one of the most important factors for the assured agricultural production. It plays a very vital role in Indian economy as it helps to grow the crops. Among the existing irrigation systems in India, irrigation from tanks are the traditional based as well as an appropriate indigenous technology in rural area.
Spring, 2013, 1(1), 48-53
Long Range Forecast of South-West Monsoon Rainfall for 2013 for Different Regions of Gujarat
Chinchorkar SS, Vaidya VB, Vyas Pandey
The large spatial variability in monsoon rainfall over India demands for regional models for predicting the seasonal rainfall. Hence, models were developed for predicting seasonal (June-September) rainfall of three regions (north, middle and south) of Gujarat using multiple regression technique.
Spring, 2013, 2(2), 6-9
Trends of biogas plants’ adoption in Chhattisgarh, India
Kumar S, Mishra BP, Patel SK, Yaduvanshi BK, Chinchorkar SS, Khardiwar MS
Biogas technology has been introduced in the country in 1930 and in the Chhattisgarh area 1975. Biogas technology is essential to make the village farmers self sufficient for fuel and fertilizer and to improve family health and environment.
Spring, 2013, 2(2), 10-13
Rainfall analysis for critical dry spells in Buldhana District, Maharashtra State
Khardiwar MS, Ade GS, Chinchorkar SS, Ram B, Kumar S, Sayyad FG, Thakare IS, Yaduvanshi BK
Knowledge of the distribution of dry spell during the monsoon period is very much essential for successful management of dry land agriculture. This information is very much essential for planning and management of crop and cropping pattern.
Spring, 2013, 2(3), 17-25