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CEGIS (2006). Final Report on Compensation Mechanism for a Tidal Basin during Operation of Tidal River Management (TRM). Dhaka: Bangladesh Water Development Board.

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  • TITLE: Impact of Tidal River Management (TRM) for Water Logging: A Geospatial Case Study on Coastal Zone of Bangladesh

    AUTHORS: Nur Hussain, Md. Hasibul Islam, Farhana Firdaus

    KEYWORDS: Climate Change, Upstream Water Supply, Sediment, Sea Level Rise, Tidal River Management, Water Logging

    JOURNAL NAME: Journal of Geoscience and Environment Protection, Vol.6 No.12, December 24, 2018

    ABSTRACT: Bangladesh is a floodplain dominated country. Coastal delta areas of Bangladesh convey multiple impacts of climate change worth-hit. Most of the rivers carry a huge amount of sediment from upstream piedmont area. The river bed rises due to insufficient upstream water supply. Similarly, the deposited sedimentation creates a large number of sandbars inside the river. That’s why, water logging and siltation turn into a serious problem in the south-western region of Bangladesh, especially in Satkhira, Khulna and Jessore district. In the middle of September, 2011 the Tidal River Management (TRM) project approved at the study site for four years to develop the water logging problem with basic consideration of silt management. In this circumstance, this study focused on the consequences of the TRM on water logging in the coastal area of Bangladesh. Primary and secondary data have been used. Geospatial analyses have been used following the NDWI in Arc GIS for water logging area detestation using Landsat Enhance Thematic Mapper (ETM) and Landsat Operational land Image (OLI) satellite images. The geo-spatial analysis denoted, about 5090 acres of agricultural land and about 729 acres of homestead land have been water logged during TRM implementation period.