Overview for Environmental Changes and Natural Disasters
The book covers the multidisciplinary nature of environment, public awareness, current burning topics on environment and natural changes. The book includes disaster management, mitigation and application of Remote Sensing and GIS for disaster management and environmental changes. It also consists of drawing a long-term policy to overcome the problems of environmental pollution and disaster management. The other important environmental issues discussed are environmental impact assessment studies, environmental health hazards and ecological consequences in relation to the inter-linking of rivers in India. The issues of natural disasters include landslides, flood and flood control, earthquakes and tsunamis. The book is useful for students and researchers of various disciplines like biology, microbiology, environment, ecology, pedology, geology, geography, hydrology, remote sensing, social sciences etc, and others who are concerned with environment and disaster management. The whole book is divided into 2 parts including 30 chapters. Part I covers environmental changes: their causes, impacts and assessment and Part II highlights natural disasters: mitigation and management and other related aspects.
Md. Babar (Author)
Dr. Md. Babar (b. 1966), obtained his M.Sc. degree in Geology, M.A. in English from Dr. B.A. M. University (Aurangabad) and a doctorate degree in Geology from S.R.T.M. University (Nanded). Having adequate experience of teaching and research work in the field, he has to his credit about 50 articles published in journals and books of national and international repute. He has also been a part of various workshops and research projects funded by the UGC WRO, Pune. Acknowledging his works his name finds a place in Who's Who in Science and Engineering, 2005-06.