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Perspectives in Environmental Studies

C P Kaushik (Author) Anubha Kaushik (Author)

Environmental Studies pertain to a systematic analysis of the natural and man-made world encompassing various scientific, economic, social and ethical aspects.

Human impacts leading to large scale degradation of the environment have aroused global concern on environmental issues in the recent years. The apex court has hence, issued directive to impart environmental literacy to all.

In this book the fundamental concepts of environmental studies have been introduced and analysed in a simple manner strictly as per the module syllabus designed by the U.G.C. for undergradute courses in science, humanities, engineering, medicine, pharmacy, commerce, management and law. Besides the undergraduate students of all disciplines the book will also be useful for those appearing in various competitive exams since environmental issues now find a focus in most of such examinations. The contents of the book will be of interest to all educationists, planners and policy makers.

Key features of the book include a simple and holistic approach with illustrations, tables and specific case studies mainly in the Indian context. The basic terminologies have been defined in the text while introducing the topics and some useful terms mentioned in the text have been explained in the glossary for an easy grasp by students of all disciplines.

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About the authors

C P Kaushik

C.P. Kaushik is Professor, Dean, Faculty of Environmental and Bio Sciences & Technology, Chairman, Deptt. of Environment Science and Engineering and former Dean Academic Affairs, G.J. University of Science and Technology, Hisar, Haryana. He obtained his M.Phil and doctorate from the University of Delhi, Delhi. He has a vast teaching experience and has been teaching for last 35 years as a professor. He was awarded various national Scholarships/Fellowships during his academic and research career. He has a large number of research publications in national and international journals of repute. He is on the editorial board and reviewer of many national and international journals and books. He has guided several M.Phil., M.Tech. and Ph.D. students and has handled a number of major research and consultancy projects. He has organized and participated in many national and international conferences and chaired technical sessions in many of them. He also organized many national seminars, workshops, consortia and refresher courses. He is/has been member of several prestigious committees of Ministry of Human Resource Development, GOl, University Grants Commission, Department of Science and Technology, GOl, National Council of Educational Research and Training, National Assessment and Accreditation Council, Department of Environment, Govt. of Haryana and SEAC of State Environmental Impact Assessment Authority and Academic and Administrative bodies of various Indian universities.

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Anubha Kaushik

Anubha Kaushik is Professor, Former Dean and Chairperson, Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, G.J. University of Science & Technology, Hisar, Haryana. She obtained her doctorate from Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra and has been teaching ecology and environmental sciences since 1984 in M.D. University, Rohtak, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra and G.J. University of Science & Technology, Hisar. She has won eight Gold Medals in her academic career and was awarded Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Fellowship Award and various National Scholarships/Fellowships. She has published a large number of research papers in national and international journals of repute and guided several P.G. and doctoral theses. She is in the editorial board of several national and international journals and reviewer of many international journals on environment. She has attended many national and international conferences, seminars, workshops and chaired technical sessions in some of these. She has been a member of the Appellate Authority, Haryana; has been a member, state steering committee of National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan; Nominee State Environmental Protection Council, Haryana; Resource person of United States Educational Foundation in India (USEFI, Fulbright) at International Round Table (SAARC) on Environment and Health, and member of several other prestigious academic and advisory committees of University Grants Commission, All India Radio and various Indian Universities.

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Bibliographic information

Title Perspectives in Environmental Studies
Format Softcover
Date published: 31.12.2011
Edition 3rd ed.
Language: English
isbn 9788122421590
length 328p.