STUDY OF PHYSIOCHEMICAL PARAMETERS IN TWO PONDS OF PADRA TALUKA, VADODARA
JOSHI MAMTA K., VADHWANA ZEEL H. AND SOLANKI HITESH A.
iABCD|Vol 1|Issue 2 | Dec 2016| 60 - 68 |
A study was conducted to study the physiochemical parameters of two ponds of Vadodara district in Gujarat. Many natural and man-made wetlands are there in the district. In this research paper two ponds from the sub taluka Padra is selected for the collection of sample and its physiochemical analysis. Conductivity, Total hardness, pH, turbidity, such 19 parameters are analysed by standard method .samples were collected in 2010 and 2011 in pre monsoon, monsoon and post monsoon for comparative study of them.
SEASONAL VARIATION AND QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS OF PHYTOPLANKTON IN CHANDOLA LAKE, AHMEDABAD
Qureshimatva Umerfaruq, Maurya Rupesh,Gamit Sandip,Mamta K. Joshi nd Solanki Hitesh A
iABCD|Vol 1|Issue 2 | Dec 2016| 6 9 - 79 |
The quantitative study of phytoplankton in Chandola Lake was studied during September 2013 to August 2014 by analysing samples taken each month from 9 sampling stations. Identified 29 species of the phytoplankton in 4 classes are as follows: Chlorophyceae 13 species, Bacillariophyceae 10 species, Cyanophyceae 5 species and Euglinophyceae only 1 species. Cyanophyceae was dominant during monsoon season and summer season which revile the presence of organic pollutants in the lake.
STRATIFICATION, MAPPING AND QUANTIFICATION OF MAJOR GRASS ON BEDIA BET INCLUDING PALAEOCLIMATOLOGY IN GREAT RANN OF KACHCHH
Desai Nirmal,Mankad Archana and Jasrai Yogesh
iABCD|Vol 1|Issue 2|Dec 2016| 80-89|
The goal of this study is to know that how the current vegetation is flourishing in this region which has been completely hostile for any kind of vegetation and also to know the palaeoclimate of this region that once supported human life.It is mentioned in the Gazetteer of India, Gujarat, Kachchh district (1971) that not a single blade of grass was growing in this region. At present the north western as well as the Bet zone is covered with vegetation mainly with different grass species. Therefore it is necessary to monitor the vegetation and also the changes taking place in this region. Multidate and multispectral satellite data can be used for mapping and monitoring the vegetation growth and other changes.Many geologist, scientist and archaeologist have worked and have published their work recently which shows that the region was inhabitated in the past having cities/towns/villages or forts e.g. Lakhpat fort, Sindri fort,