Status of Bangalore Wetlands: Strategies for Restoration, Conservation and Management
Kiran. R. and Ramachandra. T.V.*
Centre for Ecological Sciences, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore 560 012, India


The objectives of wetlands research are to,

  • Investigate levels and source of anthropogenic stress.
  • Analyse the spatial and temporal changes of water bodies.
  • Interconnectivity analysis of drainage network to assess the extent of loss in Bangalore urban district, due to anthropogenic stresses and its impacts.
  • Assess the status of waterbodies in Bangalore by analysing the physico-chemical characterisation of selected waterbodies of Bangalore.
  • Identify major pollution problems of wetlands in Bangalore.
  • Suggest suitable measures for restoration, conservation and management.
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