Journal of
Geography and Regional Planning

  • Abbreviation: J. Geogr. Reg. Plann.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2070-1845
  • DOI: 10.5897/JGRP
  • Start Year: 2008
  • Published Articles: 394

Table of Content: August 2010; 3(8)

August 2010

Ethnic/caste diversification in Kathmandu metropolitan: Changing social landscape of a capital city

  Kathmandu metropolitan, the capital city of Nepal is a socio-geographic microcosm of the nation as a whole and demonstrates caste/ethnic mosaic. Known historically as a Newar settlement, Kathmandu accommodates at least 67 caste/ethnic groups. It has witnessed nearly six-fold increase in population within the last 40 years. Utilizing the population census 2001, this paper examines the population dynamics from...

Author(s):   Bhim Prasad Subedi  

August 2010

Geotechnical investigation of land in the municipality of Descalvado (SP, Brazil) for selection of suitable areas for residuary water treatment lagoons

  Selecting suitable areas for the location of effluent treatment lagoons requires detailed analysis procedures of various attributes of the physical environment, in order to avoid environmental degradation, hence protecting it against the possible impacts that may result from the implementation of such lagoons. To indicate potentially suitable areas for the location of residuary water stabilization lagoons, a...

Author(s):   Reinaldo Lorandi, Cássia de Ávila Ribeiro Junqueira, Lorraine Silva Lara, Gabriel Vendrúscolo Freitas, Sirleno Alves Pereira and Marco Antonio Albano Moreira