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About the Author
D K Asthana :- M.Sc., Ph.D.;Reader , Department of Botany, D.A.V. College, Kanpur(U.P.) Meera Asthana :- M.Sc., Ph.D.;Reader , Department of Zoology, A.N.D.College, Kanpur(U.P.)
About the Book
For Degree and Post Graduate Students.
Table of Content
Part-One: The Environment: 1. Components of the Environment, 2. Impact of Biosphere on the Environment, Part-Two: Natural Resources and Their Exploitation: 3. Over- Exploitation of Natural Resources, 4. Fertile Soil and Sustainable Agriculture, 5. Live- Stock and Fishery Resources, 6. Fresh Water, 7. Mineral Resources, 8. Energy Resources, 9. Forest Wealth, Part-Three: Pollution of the Environment: 10. Types of Pollution and their Fate in Environment, 11. Pollution of Earth's Surface: Land and Water (Simple Bio-Degradable Wastes), 12. Pollution of Earth's Surface: Land and Water (Complex Bio-Degradable Substances), 13. Pollution of Earth's Surface: Land and Water (Non-Degradable Pollutants), 14. Nuisance Caused by Harmful & Irritating Physical Agents: Nose, Thermal and Radio -Active Pollution), 15. Pollution of the Atmosphere Part-Four: Biodiversity: 16. Bio-Diversity and its Degeneration, 17. Ex- Situ Conservation, 18. In - Situ Conservation, 19. Environment and Law: Emergence of Global Concern for Environment and Evolution of Legal Framework, Part-Five: Environmental Management: 20. Development or Destruction, 21. Toxic Material in the Environment and Exposure Risk Assessment (Toxicology), 22. Environment Impact Assessment and Cost Benefit Analyses, 23. Management of Environmental Quality (Sustainable Development or Conservation Linked Development), 24. EnvironmentalQuality Monitoring, 25. Instrumental Methods of Analysis used in Monitoring of Environmental Quality • Suggested Readings • Glossary • Index