• Emission of greenhouse gases from Indian wetlands: an overview

    10 days ago - By Springer

    Abstract
    Given that wetlands, especially man-made wetlands including paddy fields, are a major source of the greenhouse gases methane and nitrous oxide, a study of the present status of knowledge in this area was carried out with reference to India. Based on printed material, digital repositories, and personal correspondence an up-to-date assessment of all studies reported so far has been conducted. It is shown that despite India having 4.6% of its area covered by natural or man-made wetlands, being home to a very large number of wetlands, and being the second largest cultivator of paddy...
    Read more ...