Overview for Glacier Atlas of India
Visiting a glacier in the Himalayas is a tough but a fascinating experience with lofty snow clad peaks, milky white glacial streams and lush green meadows. The present book 'Glacier Atlas of India' is a collection of some of the a rarest, breath taking photographs along with lucid write ups and descriptions of the various glacial processes and the glacier geo-morphological features from the entire length and the breadth of the Himalayas and makes the reader feel the pulse of the glaciers. The book will fill the long awaited gap in the knowledge of Indian glaciers. With the growing awareness about climate change and in turn glaciers, the book will be a memorable experience for one and all.
V.K. Raina (Author)
V.K. Raina, superannuated as Deputy Director Genral, Geological Survey of India, after an active field oriented service of over 36 years during which he carried out extensive research on the geology and the glaciers of the Himalayas. An ardent mountaineer, his field activities include research on the two volcanoes in the Bay of Bengal, and led two Indian Scientific Expeditions on Antarctica that earned him the National Mineral Award and the Antarctica Award. He is currently the Chairman Programme Advisory and Monitoring Committee on the Himalayan Glaciers, Department of Science and Technology, Government of India; member Research Advisory Council, Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, and has authored over 100 scientific papers and two books: 'Glaciers' The Rivers of Ice and Images Antarctica.
Deepak Srivastava (Author)
Deepak Srivastava, born Sept 1978 in an agriculturist family of Jalaun (U.P.). He received his MBA degree from Jiwaji University, Gwalior. He has presented many papers in international and national seminars and published a number of articles in various newspapers and magazines. He has the memberships of many prestigious societies. Currently, he is working as a lecturer in Department of Management, Bhilai Institute of Technology Durg.