Environmental Science Fundamentals, Ethics and Laws, 1/e
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Environmental Science Fundamentals, Ethics and Laws, 1/e

Author : Ashish Shukla , Renu Singh & Anil Kumar
© Year : 2014
ISBN : 9789382332848
Pages : 534
Binding : Paperback
Weight : 0.43   kg
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The present book provides consolidated information on each and every aspect of the environment. The book comprises 12 chapters opening with the introduction and importance of environmental sciences, then physics of natural resources, structure and functions of ecosystem, biodiversity and conservation, environmental pollution, environmental impact assessment, human population and environment, waste pollution and management, environmental laws, social issues, global warming and concludes with the carbon credits.
The book provides in-depth information on types of natural resources and associated problems, biogeographical classification of India, sources and effects of different kinds of pollution, methodology of environmental impact assessment, environmental and human health, hazardous waste management and treatment technologies.

  • Provides consolidated information on all aspects of the environment.
  • Intends to impart awareness about components & importance of environment, laws and other social issues.
  • Deals in depth on types of natural resources and associated problems, biogeographical classification of India, sources and effects of different kinds of pollution, environmental impact assessment etc.
  • Each chapter concludes with learning outcomes and end-of-chapter exercises.
  • Presents a rich repository of case studies within the chapters.
  • The Batteries (Management and Handling) Rules, 2001 is included in the appendix.

1. Introduction
2. Physics of Natural Resources
3. Structure and Functions of Ecosystem
4. Ecosystem Biodiversity and Conservation
5. Environmental Pollution
6. Environment Impact Assessment
7. Human Population and Environment
8. Waste Pollution and Management
9. Environment Laws
10.Unsustainable to Sustainable Development: Social Issues
11.Global Warming and Carbon Sequestration
12.Financial Promotion for Sustainable Development: Carbon Credits
13.Appendix: The Batteries (Management and Handling) Rules, 2001

Ashish Shukla :- Ashish Shukla, Senior Researcher, Dept. of Civil Engg., Architecture Building, Coventry University, UK

Anil Kumar :- Anil Kumar is Assistant Professor in the Department of Energy, Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology (MANIT), Bhopal, India

Renu Singh :- is a faculty member in the Microbiology Department at Institute of Applied Medicines and Research (I.A.M.&R.), Duhai, Ghaziabad, U. P., where he teaches microbiology and bacteriology to B. Sc., M. Sc., (microbiology and biotechnology), and M. Tech. biotechnology students. She has completed her thesis for masters from All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi.  She also served for four years as Lecturer in the Medical Microbiology Department at Combined (PG) Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (C. I. M. S. & R.) 4-B, Race Course, Dehradun, Uttrakhand.

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