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Environmental Pollution and Human Habitation (Volume 4)

 
S.N. Mishra (Editor) R. Swarup (Editor) V.P. Jauhari (Editor)
Synopsis Concern over the impact on human health of chemicals in the environment has increased in recent years. Human health and quality of life are strongly influenced by the environment Both environmental and genetic factors, however, are involved in the production of disease. Human beings, at the apex, while representing the finest product of evolution are in no way different from or more important than any other species. In fact, each species has a role and importance of its own. But the case of man is curious in that the human population is rising by leaps and bounds and at the same time man is exploiting natural resources, living and non-living much faster than these can regenerate and replenish themselves. This book includes different types of environmental pollutions such as air pollution, water pollution, noise pollution, thermal pollution, radiation pollution, land pollution, solid water pollution, marine pollution etc. II not only covers the scientific discussion of each type of pollution, its adverse effects on man and on environment but also the numerous methods of its control.
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About the authors

S.N. Mishra

Professor S.N. Mishra (b. 1942), after serving at Magadh University, joined the Indian Institute of Public Administration in 1980 where currently he is Professor of Rural Studies. Apart from publishing nearly twently books on various facets of Rural Society, he has contributed more than hundred research papers to the various journals in India and abroad. A member of the Executive Committee of the Indian Public Administration Association, Prof. Mishra's areas of specialization are: Indian Political System, Applied Public Administration, Political Sociology, Constitutional Law, Democratice Decentralization, Development Administration and Local Self-Government.

R. Swarup

Dr. R. Swarup (b. 1928) had his education at government Agricultural College, Kanpur (now Chander Shekhar-Azad University of Agriculture and Technology, Kanpur) and Delhi School of Economics. After serving at prestigious institutions like the Allahabad Agricultural Institute, Indian Agricultural Research Institute. New Delhi, Mosul University in Iraq etc, he heads the Agro-Economics Research Centre for Western Himalayan Region since establishment in, 1973 at Himachal Pradesh University, shimla. He has contributed a number of research papers and co-authored books titled – Agricultural Development in Himachal Pradesh, Management of Social forestry in India, Production and Marketing of apples, and Horticultural Development in Hill Areas.

V.P. Jauhari

Dr. V.P. Jauhari (b. 1949) has his education from Allahabad University, Punjab University and London School of Economics (LSE) UK. Thought a serving bureaucrat has extensive work experience in the field of environmental management at State, National and International level, Till recently he headed the Ministry of Environment & Forests in Govt. of A.P. and State Pollution Control Board. He has also worked in the Ministry of Environment & forests in Govt. of A.P. and State Pollution control Board. He has also worked in the Ministry of Environment & Forests, GOI apart from working as head of intergovernmental body, sponsored by UNEP, called South Asia Co- operative Environment Programme (SACEP) at Colombo. He has worked as consultant to many UN bodies and has many publications to his credit. Currently he is heading Ministry of Agriculture in Govt. of A.P.

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Title Environmental Pollution and Human Habitation (Volume 4)
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.1992
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 8170993644
length viii+330p., Figures; Tables; References; 23cm.