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Industry and Environment

R.K. Trivedy (Author)
Synopsis Industry has played a great role in shaping the modern civilization. However, industry is also one of the biggest offenders in environmental degradation. A natural level conference on industry and environment was organized at Y.C. College of Science, Karad during Dec. 28-30, 1999. The book is a collection of selected eighty-three papers presented in the conference and cover a wide range of topics like: Environmental impact assessment. ISO 14000. Wastewater treatment. Solid waste management. Vermicomposting of solid wastes. Air pollution. Climate change. Impact of pollution on aquatic ecosystems. Impact of pollution on soils. Wastewater irrigation. Use of aquatic weeds in wastewater treatment. Noise pollution. Social and economic effects of industrialization. Environmental law. Wastewater recycling and reuse. Toxic effects of industrial pollutants. Groundwater pollution. Impact of industrial pollution or crops. The book shall find users in large number of organizations like Life and Environmental Science Departments of Colleges and Universities, Chemistry and Environmental Engineering Departments, Pollution control Boards, Industries, Environmental Consultants, NGOs etc.
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About the author

R.K. Trivedy

Dr. R.K. Trivedy (b. 21-06-1957) is Reader and Head, Department of Pollution Studies, Y.C. College, of Science, Karad, Shivaji University, Kolhapur. He did his M.Sc. in Botany from Banaras Hindu University in1976 and Ph.D. from University of Rajasthan, Jaipur in 1980. He has taught the subject Environmental Pollution in B.Sc. (Pollution Studies) and M.Sc. (Pollution Studies) Course and has guided research at M.Sc. (partly by research), M.Phil and Ph.D. level. Dr. Trivedy has 28 years of research experience in the field of fresh water ecology, aquatic weed ecology and management, biomonitoring of water pollution and wastewater treatment. He has done pioneering work in India in utilization of water hyacinth for sewage and industrial waste treatment and he is a member of International specialists group in this field. Dr. Trivedy has been Principal investigator of several research projects sponsored by Ministry of Environment and Forests, University Grants Commission, India and National River Action Plan. He has organized many National and International Conferences and Training Programmes. He has published over 100 research papers in reputed National and International Journals and books. He has authored / edited 30 books and is the editor of first Environmental Directory of India. He has been editing the prestigious international journal – Pollution Research since 1982 and is also editing Journal of Industrial Pollution control, and other quarterly journals Ecology, Environment and conservation and Asian Journal of Microbiology, Biotechnology and Environmental Sciences. Dr. Trivedy has lectured in various Universities in India and Abroad. He is member of several prestigious committees in various states. He is a winner of several Awards. Dr. Trivedy has visited Australia, Nepal, Singapore, Portugal, Spain, France, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia, Mauritius and Phillipines. (e-mail: [email protected])

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Title Industry and Environment
Author R.K. Trivedy
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2002
Edition 1st. Ed.
Language: English
isbn 8170352681
length xvi+540p., Figs; Tables; 25 cm.