Frontiers: Territory and State Formation in the Modern World by Malcolm Anderson

By Malcolm Anderson

The aim and site of frontiers impact all human societies within the modern international - this ebook deals an creation to them and the problems they increase.

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The forests covered an area of about 246 km2 in 1989, which was about 34 % of total geographical area of Manali tehsil. The forest cover has now declined to about 223 km2, which is about 31 % of total area of Manali. 2). Declining forest cover is a critical issue in such a high-altitude and fragile area, as small changes in forest cover may lead to major modifications in biodiversity and other ecosystem services. The decline of forests may be attributed to encroachment by built-up and agricultural land therein.

3 Climate Change, Glacier Lakes, and Livelihoods 31 Landsat 5 TM (Thematic Mapper) data (30-meter resolution) in October to November 2011 were used. The satellite data covering study area were obtained from Global Land Cover Facility (GLCF) and Earth Explorer. As reference and base map preparation, Survey of India topographical sheets of 1:250,000 scale were used. ) satellite image processing software to create a False Colour Composites (FCC). The layer stack option in image interpreter tool box was used to generate FCCs for the study areas.

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