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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2016.5(3): 392-396
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2016.503.046


Impact of Human Activities on Wetland: A Case Study from Bongaigaon District, Assam, India
Rahman Ahidur*
Department of Geography, Poona College of Arts, Science & Commerce, Camp, Pune, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The present investigation reveals that the impact of human activities on Tamaranga (beel) wetland a case study from Bongaigaon district, Assam, India. The wetland is situated 260 19’08’’N latitude and 90034’19’’E longitude in Bongaigaon district of Assam, covering an area of 627 ha. It is one of the inland of wetlands such as disturbances in physical, chemical and biological processes in an ecosystem and regulating climatic condition. The main human activities are use of wetland area for different natural wetland. The average annual rainfall is 3000mm. with maximum and minimum temperature of 360C and 70C respectively. The present study is focusing on the impact of human activities on functioning purposes like construction of houses, roads, agricultural land and overfishing etc. the area of wetland is going to decrease day by day due to human encroachment. It disturbing landscape functions cycling of carbon, water and nutrients, water purification, regulation of flow, support for animal migration etc. and increasing the risk of extreme events like, floods, droughts etc.


Keywords: Wetland, Human activity, Tamaranga, Bongaigaon district, Assam  
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Rahman Ahidur. 2016. Impact of Human Activities on Wetland: A Case Study from Bongaigaon District, Assam, India.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 5(3): 392-396. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2016.503.046