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Geography and Environment: Issues and Challenges

H.H. Singh (Editor) Prithvish Nag (Editor) V.K. Kumra (Editor) Jagdish Singh (Editor)

The present volume 'Geography and Environment: Issues and Challenges' is a festschrift in honour of Prof. S.L. Kayastha. It contains the contributions from the students, colleagues and admirers of Professor Kayastha from all corners of the country. This volume revolves around the work of Prof. S.L. Kayastha. Here an attempt has been made to expand his work, especially the conceptual development of different environment related issues.

This book has total 24 well researched studies divided in four thematic sections viz Concepts and Issues, Environment, Development and Problems, Regional Issues, and Assessment Mapping and Management.

The first section Concepts and Issues has total five contributions by the eminent scholars of the country. The second section Environment, Development and Problems has total seven chapters dealing with the issues, the third section Regional Issues has total 6 chapters and the fourth section Assessment Mapping and Management has six studies. At the end total 10 Appendices are given which includes the works of Professor S.L. Kayastha.

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About the authors

Prithvish Nag

Prithvish Nag, (b. 1951), M.Sc. (Gold Medalist), Ph.D., is the Director of the national Atlas and Thematic Mapping Organisation (NATMO) of the Ministry of Science and technology, Government of India. He has been the President of the Indian National Cartographic Association, Indian Association of Special Libraries and Information centre, Institute of Indian Geographers, Indian Institute of geomorpholists, Professor S.P. Chatterjee Memorial Foundation and Indian Geographical Foundation.

At the international Level, he was the Chairman of the International cartograqphic Association (ICA), Commission on Population Cartography, UN/PCGIAP Committee on Institutional Strengthening for Asia and the Pacific, International Steering Committee on Global Mapping (ISCGM), Working Group on data Standardization, and Full member of the International geographical Union (IGU), Commission on Population geography, and Member, Editorial Board, International Journal on geographical Information System.

Dr. nag was the Visiting member of the Staff of the School of Oriental and African Studies, London. He is an Author and editor of over 35 boos and 110 research papers. His well known books are geography of Indian and Digital remote sensing. Dr. nag was UN Consultant in cartography in the Sultanate of Oman and the Surveyor general of India.

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Jagdish Singh

Jagdish Singh, formerly Professor and Head, Department of Geography, University of Gorakhpur, Gorakhpur, is at present the President of the National Association of Geographers of India (NAGI) and Director, Grameen Samvikas Sansthan, Gorakhpur.

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Bibliographic information

Title Geography and Environment: Issues and Challenges
Format Hardcover
Date published: 31.12.2016
Edition 1st. ed.
Language: English
isbn 9788170220497
length xvi+384p.