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Ajai Narendran

Ajai Narendran is a faculty member at the Srishti Manipal Institute of Art, Design and Technology, MAHE-Bangalore.

Brahmaputra: Understanding the rage of the river through 700 years of water discharge history

By Ajai Narendran

“Records of streamflow, an important indicator of flood hazard, go back less than 70 years in Bangladesh and north-eastern India,” says Dr Mukund Palat Rao of Columbia University who along with colleagues, recently did a study that brought together observations from tree ring patterns with climate model projections to build a 700-year history of water discharge from the Brahmaputra river.