A Text Book of Environmental Studies

ISBN Number : 978-93-5051-522-8

Student Price : Rs.640

Student Dollar Price : 26$

Library Price : Rs.1495

Library Dollar Price : 60$

Book Edition : First

Year of Publication : 2015

No. Of Pages : 460

Book Weight :738

About The Book

Technical terms used in this book are explained in a simple language with examples from day-to-day life. After going through this text, the reader gets new, valid, contextual knowledge about the natural world and our impacts on it but this knowledge creates a responsibility to get involved in the solution of environmental problems which have been created by us.

In this book, scientific principle as well as some insights into the to social, political and economic systems that impact out environment are discussed in a lucid manner.

This text book deals with various concepts of environmental studies, recently introduced as a paper by University Grant Commisssion at undergraduate level for all discipline as well as for the general aspirants of environment and ecology. Every concept included in this text has been explained in a lucid manner by using simple language. Wherever necessary, simple diagrams have been introduced to make the concpets illustrative. In this book, scientifice principle as well as some insights into the social, political and economic systems that impact our environment are discussed in a lucid manner. The matter included in this text has been selected from standard text. However, there are some concepts which are not being covered by these texts. The matter for these have been taken from various enivornmental web sites on internet. The authors expect that the students should do search on internet to get recently introduced concepts on environmental studies.


Book Content of A Text Book of Environmental Studies
1. Multidisciplinary Nature of Environmental Studies
2. Renewable and Non-renewable Resources
3. Forest Resources
4. Water Resources
5. Mineral Resources
6. Food Resources
7. Energy Resources
8. Land Resources
9. Role of an Individual in Conservation of Natural Resources
10. Equitable Use of Resources for Sustainable Life Style
11. Introduction to Ecosystems
12. Ecosystems: Types, Characteristics, Structures and Functions
13. Biodiversity and Its Conservations
14. Environmental Pollution Causes, Effects and Control
15. Air Pollution (Causes, Effects and Control)
16. Water Polution (Causes, Effects and Control)
17. Soil Pollution
18. Marine and Coastal Pollution
19. Noise Pollution
20. Thermal Pollution
21. Radiation and Radioactive Pollution
22. Solid Waste Management
23. Role of an Individual in Prevention of Pollution
24. Pollution and Natural Disasters (Nuclear Accidents)
25. Disaster Management
26. Social Issues of Environment
27. Global Warming and Climatic Changes
28. Wasteland Reclamation and Management
29. Consumerism and Waste Products
30. Water Management, Rain Water Harvesting and Watershed Management
31. Human Population and Environment

About The Author

Dr. Gurdeep R. Chatwal is widely known for writing several popular text books, monographs and encyclopedia on different aspects on chemistry, environmental science and pharmaceutical chemistry. He got his M.Sc. from Roorkee University (Now I.I.T. Roorkee) and Ph.D. from University of Delhi. At present he is working as Reader in Chemistry in D.S. College, University of Delhi. He had also taught in IARI, Pusa, New Delhi, M.M.H. College, Meerut University and S.G.T.B. Khalsa College, Delhi.

 Dr. Harish Sharma got his Ph.D. in 1898 from University of Delhi under the able supervision of Prof. P.N. Kapoor, formerly, Head, Department of Chemistry, University of Delhi. He has published numerous research papers in the International Journals, of repute. At present he is serving as a Senior Lecturer in Chemistry, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra.

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