This page is intended to provide access to publications related to Aquatic Ecosystems which are available for FREE download.


1. Gopal, B. (Editor). 2013. Environmental Flows: An Introduction for Water Resources Managers.
National Institute of Ecology, New  Delhi. 248 pages.
Download Chapters from the book here



Gopal, B. et al. 2002. Enhancing Water Flow in River Yamuna at Delhi: Research and Action Plan
(funded by the Ministry of Environment and Forests, New Delhi)
Download it here  Yamuna-Flow-Report2002

Following Briefs were published by the State Planning Commission, Govt of Chhattisgarh, on wetlands in the State, on the occasion of World Wetland Day 2017.  They can be downloaded by clicking on the titles.

Wetland Brief: Lotus Fields of Dhamtari Brief 1-Lotus Fields-Dhamtari
Wetland Brief: Wetland Complex of Ratanpur  Brief 2-Ratanpur Wetland Complex
Wetland Brief: Dalpatsagar  Brief 3-Dalpatasagar
Wetland Brief: Karst Wetland- Kotumsar Cave      Brief 4-Kotumsar Karst Wetland
Wetlands of Chhattisgarh: Status and Policy Perspectives (by B. Gopal & D.K. Marothia)  Status Paper-CG Wetlands


Based on the Presentations and Discussions at a Seminar organised by the Centre for Inland Waters in South Asia, in March 2017, a Policy Paper (also incorporating the Seminar Proceedings) has been published as:

Gopal, B.; Marothia, D.K. and Prakash, B. 2017. Strategies for Water and Food Security in Bundelkhand in the Face of Climate Change. 52 pages.  Download it atStrategies for Water Security in Bndelkhand