Sunday, 19 November 2017

All means of satisfying human and social needs, at a given time and place, are resources. These comprise the material and non-material attributes. As we go along this categorisation, the material attributes have their base directly or indirectly on the natural resources. Since the environmental phenomena are the functions of the availability and prudent tapping of natural resources of a particular region, an inventory of the same is the prelude to the assessment of the environmental status of the region.

Forest Resources

  • Semi evergreen forests
  • Teak gurjan forests
  • Wet hill forests
  • Pinus-casia forests
  • Sub-alpine forests
  • Bamboo brakes
  • Cane brakes
  • Minor products
  • Legal classification
  • Important tree species

Mineral Resources

  • Limestone
  • Evaporities
  • Mineral water
  • Chromite
  • Ferrous alloy metals
  • Asbestos
  • Semi-precious stones
  • Clay
  • Fossil fuels

Water Resources

  • Surface water
  • Ground water
  • Water requirements and potentials
  • Water balance
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