|Publishers||R. Narain Publishers & Distributors|
|Author||Dr. Manoj Katual|
The book has been divided into three units. The 1st Part of Unit–I explain scope, importance and multi disciplinary nature of environmental studies and also need for public awareness regarding environmental concern. In 2nd part of Unit-I, various natural resources are discussed along with the issues associated with their use and overexploitation and also some of the major sustainable management techniques for each of the natural resources respectively. Unit–II discusses natural ecosystems, their structure and functions, ecosystem regulation and succession. Unit-III elaborates on sources, effects and control of various types of environmental pollution. It also covers various aspects related to solid waste management and natural disaster management.
Table of Content
- Module 01– The Multidisciplinary Nature of Environmental Science
Definition & Scope of Environmental sciences study
Renewable and non-renewable resources
Natural resources and associated problems
Role of an individual in conservation of natural resources
- Module 02
Concept of an ecosystem
Structure and function of an ecosystem
Aquatic ecosystems (ponds, streams, lakes, rivers, oceans, estuaries)
- Module 03
Solid waste management
Ozone layer depletion
Environmental management plan
Role of information technology in environment
Salient features include:
- The present volume of the text book of environmental sciences is the outcome of a lot of labour and long gestation.
- The book is written strictly in accordance with the core module syllabus for environmental studies for B.Pharmacy students of all branches of higher education, prepared by the expert committee of PCI.
- The book covers all the units, including additional information on environmental issues. The question bank provided at the end of this book for the practice of students.