This book is intended to meet the academic requirements of the subject 'Environmental Studies' for undergraduate students in Indian and overseas universities. The contents have been prepared keeping in mind the widest possible variations in the background of the users.The entire UGC syllabus and supplementary materials are in the nine chapters. Chapter 1 describes the multidisciplinary nature of environmental studies. Chapter 2 and 3 comprehensively elaborate the forest, water, minerals, food, energy and land resources. Chapter 4 explains various aspects of biodiversity. Chapter 5 discusses the science of ecology and concepts of ecosystem. Chapter 6 is an exhaustive description of environmental pollution, its sources, effects and control measures. The sustainable development has been discussed in Chapter 7. Issues on environment and health, human rights, AIDS, women a child welfare and role of IT industry have been addressed in great length in Chapter 8.Key features of this book include authentic, simple to the point and latest account of each and every topic besides well sketched illustrations and various case studies. The book also contains glossary of terms which can be of particular use to students with little or no science background, and appendices and abbreviations commonly used in describing environmental studiesBotbin, D. and Keller, E., Environmental Science, John Wiley aamp; Sons, Inc., U.S.A. 1995. Boubel, R.W. Fundamentals of Air ... (P) Ltd., Delhi 2002. Deswal, SS. and Deswal, 5., Environmental Engineering, Dhanpat Rai aamp; Co. (P) Ltd., Delhi. 2003.
|Author||:||B. S. Chauhan|
|Publisher||:||Firewall Media - 2008-01-01|