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Environmental Studies

Environmental Studies

  • D. L. Manjunath
  • Author: D. L. Manjunath
    • ISBN:9788131709122
    • 10 Digit ISBN:8131709124
    • Price:Rs. 450.00
    • Pages:216
    • Imprint:Pearson Education
    • Binding:Paperback
    • Status:Available


    Environmental Studies, focuses in clear and simple language, on the basic scientific content necessary to understand environmental issues. It details the latest developments in the field and reflects several major shifts in environmental science education this century. Designed as a foundational text for environmental science courses and spread over eleven chapters, the book includes various aspects of ecology such as ecosystems, environmental impacts, and current environmental issues.

    Table of Content

    1. The Earth—Fact File
    2. Environment and Ecology
    3. Environmental Impacts of Human Activities
    4. Water Resources and Water Quality
    5. Mineral Resources and Mining
    6. Forests
    7. Bio-Geo-Chemical Cycles
    8. Matter and Energy Fundamentals
    9. Environmental Pollution
    10. Current Environmental Issues of Importance
    11. Environmental Protection

    Salient Features

    • Pedagogical treatment of the subject to help students grasp fundamentals
    • A strong focus on statistical data that illustrates the deterioration of our surroundings, with emphasis on environmental abuse
    • Images that portray the current degeneration of our environment