Environmental Studies, 1/e
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Environmental Studies, 1/e

Author : Gouri Suresh & U.S Hampannavar
© Year : 2011
ISBN : 9789380578934
Pages : 368
Binding : Paperback
Weight : 0.45   kg
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  • About the Book
  • Salient Features
  • Table of Contents
  • About the Author

This book deals with the environmental issues in an integrated manner. Topics like Natural Resources, Ecosystems, Biodiversity and Pollution, relationships of Environmental Sciences with social issues and human populations have been discussed in detail as per the module syllabus formulated by UGC for Environmental Studies at the undergraduate level in all streams including various branches of Engineering as well as MBA. At the end of each chapter, a large number of questions of various types are given. The last chapter deals exclusively with fieldwork in which practical suggestions have been given for work in various situations. Answers to multiple choice questions are given in one of the five appendices.

Salient Features:

  • Gives a good overview of natural resources, ecosystem, biodiversity & its conservation, pollution & disaster, human and social issues and impacts.
  • Includes international conventions and protocols to protect the environment, glossary, answers to multiple choice questions, websites and search engines, and some important tips for students in the appendices.
  • Has a specific chapter on Fieldwork.
  • Provides end-of-the-chapter exercises for practice.

Preface
UNIT 1: Multidisciplinary nature of environmental studies
UNIT 2: Natural Resources
UNIT 3: Ecosystems
UNIT 4: Bio-diversity and Its Conservation
UNIT 5: Environmental Pollution
UNIT 6: Social Issues and Environment
UNIT 7: Human Population an the Environment
Unit 8: Field Work
Appendix – 1
Appendix – 2
Appendix – 3

Gouri Suresh :- is a reader in the Department of Botany at Jamshedpur Women's College, Jamshedpur. She completed her M.Sc. in Botany from Calicut University in 1971 and Ph.D. from Ranchi University in 1993. She has a teaching experience of more than three decades. She was the Co-ordinator of the 3-year UGS sponsored Vocational Degree Course in Environment and Water Management conducted in her college from 2000 to 2006. She has many research papers in various national and international journals to her credit. Her first book in the field was ';Environmental Studies and Ethics' has also been published by I.K. International Publishing House Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi.

U.S Hampannavar :- Department of Civil Engineering, KLE Society's College of Engineering and Technology, Belgaum.
 

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