Description

The first of its kind to be applicable to the Indian environment, this comprehensive reference work uses the backdrop of geology to weave together components of earth process mechanisms, ecological systems, usage of earth resources such as land, soil, water and minerals and accelerated activities of people looking for facilities and engineering techniques to contain adverse consequences on the biosphere. Multidisciplinary in coverage and holistic in approach, the book discusses the causes of degradation of our environment alongside the implications of resource depletion and suggests ways and means of combating the problems.


Key Features:-

  • Resource management and restoration of environment by pursuing eco-development
  • Coping with natural hazards and reducing risk factors
  • Pursuing development through engineering measures without endangering ecosystems
  • Alternative options of energy generation without threatening the landscape
  • Global warming and problems of pollution and measures of combating it

More Details about ENVIRONMENTAL GEOLOGY

General Information  
Author(s)VALDIYA
PublisherMcGraw Hill
Edition2
ISBN9781259058479
Pages664
BindingHardcover
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearJanuary 2013