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Principles of Environmental Studies

P. Jayarama Reddy (Author) C. Manoharachary (Author)
Synopsis This book gives a concise presentation of the aspects of Environmental Studies. It deals with the concepts, detailed accounts, awareness and other related aspects concerning to the environment. The topics covered range from Nature of Environmental Studies followed by the study of Natural Resources, Ecosystem Structure & Function, Biodiversity and its Conservation, Environmental degradation, Pollution of Water, Soil and air followed by the Health Hazards, Causes and Control Measures of Pollution. Further special issues like Waste Land Reclamation, Environmental Acts and Public Awareness are also discussed. In other words, this book covers the topics suggested by UGC for an introductory course on Environmental Studies for graduate students.
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About the authors

P. Jayarama Reddy

P. Jayarama Reddy retired as Professor of Physics from Sri Venkatesware University, Tirupathi. He was Research Associate in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Cornell University., Visiting Fellow, Imperial College of Science and Technology, London., Guest Professor, Institute of Physical Electronics, University of Stuttgart. He worked as Director, Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning (Deemed University), Prasanthinilayam. He initiated solar energy research while teaching at S.V. University which attracted special assistance grants for research from UGC and MNES. He directed several research projects sponsored by CSIR, UGC, DST and DNES/MNES related to materials and solid thin films. He published around 250 research papers along with his students in the areas of anharmonicity of crystals, semiconducting thin films and thin film solar cells. He presented papers and delivered invited lectures in International conferences and chaired technical sessions.

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C. Manoharachary

Professor C. Manoharachary, M.Sc., Ph.D. (Osmania), D.Sc. (Mysore), has an experience of 34 years of teaching and research. He has guided 44 Ph.D.s, published 400 research papers in national and international journals, besides authoring and editing 16 books. He has organised 12 national seminars and one international conference. He has served as Head, Department of Botany and Chairman, Board of Studies in Botany; Principal, University College of Science, and presently the Coordinator, UGC-SAP II-Botany, Osmania University; and Dean, UGC and Developmental affairs. He held the position of sectional president of Botany, Indian Science Congress; President, Indian Phytopathological Society and Vice-President, Indian Botanical Society. He has received several national and state awards including UGC Hari Om J.C. Bose Award, Birbal Sahani Medal, A.P. Scientist Award and best teacher award. He had his post-doctoral work at UK,USA, Germany and Canada.

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Bibliographic information

Title Principles of Environmental Studies
Format Softcover
Date published: 01.01.2004
Edition 1st ed.
Publisher BS Publications
Language: English
isbn 8178000695
length xii+200p., Figures; Tables; Plates; Glossary; Bibliography; Index; 25cm.