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Environmental Studies

Environmental Studies

  • Anindita Basak
  • Author: Anindita Basak
    • ISBN:9788131721186
    • 10 Digit ISBN:8131721183
    • Price:Rs. 525.00
    • Pages:320
    • Imprint:Pearson Education
    • Binding:Paperback
    • Status:Available


    This book covers the course requirements for Environmental Studies for undergraduate students of all disciplines. It aims to educate the readers about nature, ecosystems, natural resources, biodiversity, pollution, and the current challenges faced by environmentalists. It integrates the social impact associated with environmental issues through national and international case studies.

    Table of Content

    1. Definition, scope and importance, need for public awareness, environment and its components
    2. Natural resources: Renewable and non-renewable resources Natural Resources and associated problems
    3. Ecosystems
    4. Biodiversity and its conservation
    5. Environmental pollution
    6. Social Issues and the environment
    7. Human population and the environment
    8. Field work

    Salient Features

    • This book completely follows the UGC model curriculum.
    • Discusses current topics in the global environment scenario such as ecological footprint, carbon trading, and emission trading
    • Equipped with a complete list of ISO standards for environment management systems
    • Entire unit devoted to field work with more than 10 experiments for quantitative evaluation of ecosystems
    • Has more than 30 case studies to illustrate environmental issues
    • An updated list of international conventions and protocols
    • Comprehensive glossary for quick recapitulation of technical terms
    • Updated statistical information on air quality standards, permissible exhaust limit, and so on.