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Biotechnology impinges on everyone's lives. It is one of the major technologies of the twenty-first century with wide-ranging, multidisciplinary activities ranging from small entities of life to the application, and production of goods. Environmental biotechnology is a huge and ..

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The advancement and improvement in the fields of technology and economy have not only improved the quality of human life but have also paved the way for global environmental degradation. In fact, the rapid depletion of n..

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The dramatic worldwide increase in the rate of human population has created severe environmental problems. Soil and ground water reservoirs have been polluted with pesticides, xenobiotics, agrochemicals, etc. The global consensus to eradicate inputs of toxic pollut..

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This book deals with the environmental issues in an integrated manner. Topics like Natural Resources, Ecosystems, Biodiversity and Pollution, relationships of Environmental Sciences with social issues and human populations have been discussed in detail as per the mo..

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This book deals with the methodologies used in processing/separation of minerals from their ores, including pre-processing, dressing and separation techniques. Diverse types and grades of ore require diverse machinery, tools and techniques: the book amply addresses t..

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This treatise on Hydrology is an attempt to bridge the gap that exists between principles and practice in the subject. It lays importance on principles and concepts and simultaneously furnishes guidelines on practical use of the subject, through a large number of wo..

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The focus areas of SOLARIS 2012 conference were Solar radiation modeling and day lighting, Solar thermal (ST), Photovoltaic (PV), Renewable energy resources (RES), Climate change (CC), Food processing industries/rural development (FRD), Life cycle cost analysis of r..

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This book addresses key topics related to the broad subject of "Environmental Chemistry". The book tries to present the topics that are essential to understand the chemical process in our environment—involving air,, water, and soil. Chapters that are very much cur..

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The book contains two sections -- descriptive and question bank sections. The descriptive part of the book contains concise and focused treatment of the different sub-disciplines of Geology. The information presented in this part of the book covers Physical Geology..

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Poverty continues to persist in many countries throughout the world despite improvements in the global trade regime and significant enhancement in agricultural productivity through the green revolution technologies. To achieve the millennium goal of halving poverty..

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Biosafety deals with prevention of large scale loss of biological integrity focusing both on ecology and human health. It is related to several fields such as ecology, agriculture, medicine, chemistry and ecobiology. Bioethics is the philosophical study of the ethi..

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Environmental Studies book makes the people aware about the importance of environment, possible threats and the measures required for protecting it. It is in accordance with the syllabus laid down by U.G.C. for all undergraduate courses in different disciplines. The..

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The international workshop on Earthquake Hazards and Mitigation was held in Guwahati, India during 7-8 December 2007. This proceedings contains 5 keynote lectures, 11 invited lectures and 44 contributed papers presented in the workshop under the following broad them..

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The book aims to create awareness about ecology, field biology and their applied aspects with special emphasis on biodiversity, pollution & environmental protection acts. It provides an in-depth information on some of the endangered animals with a note on their ..

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The present book provides an exposure of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) principles and procedures. Its focus is on the methodology of the EIA so that it becomes a viable application oriented exercise. Major dimensions of environmental pollution like air q..

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Applications of meteorological principles to environmental problems, though broadly known, are neither widely understood nor studied in detail. With increasing awareness of environmental status and for sustainable development without environmental degradation, much ..

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Environmental pollution is defined as the contamination of the physical and biological components of the earth/atmosphere to an extent that normal environmental processes are adversely affected. These effects can cause soil erosion, desertification, landslides, exti..

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This book intends to impart the logical scientific knowledge about the concept of environment and its components. It is a comprehensive effort that comprises topics of Environment and Mathematics with a full-fledged syllabus as prescribed by the University Grants Co..

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Environmental Studies is a vast and rapidly growing subject with increasing relevance for sustainable development. It is the systematic study of environment, with our proper place and role in it. Realizing the importance of imparting environmental education, the Sup..

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Fertilizer Technology and Management provides an introduction to the manufacture, marketing and management of commercial fertilizers. It covers the principles and methods of fertilizer production including raw material requirements and intermediaries, fertilizer mar..

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Plant Ecophysiology: A Glossary will allow the students with an instant access to important terminology. For many topics and aspects related to plant ecophysiology, the students may find the book as a 'ready reckoner'/a useful revision aid and a stimulus for further..

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Advances in technological developments have led to increase in buildup of pollutants in the environment. Increase in concentration of pollutants due to ill planned anthropogenic activities has created a situation of a serious concern for human race. The present book..

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The application of Geographic information system (GIS) in groundwater had gained momentum to an extent that its application is multi diverse. It a powerful set of tool for collection storing, retrieving, transforming and displaying spatial data for a purpose that be..

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Bioremediation is one of the most promising technological approaches to the problem of hazardous waste, which relies on microorganisms such as bacteria or fungi to transform hazardous chemicals into less toxic or nontoxic substances. Such biological transformation i..

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The present book is a pioneering work on environmental management for sustainable development. This up-to-date and comprehensive textbook integrates the concepts of environmental science with environmental management dealing with different management tools for achie..

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The speed and enormity of sudden disasters has forced man to react in a speedy way to come to the rescue of the people involved. The following factors are necessary to accomplish this. The exact location of the disaster site and the type of disaster, as these determ..

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In the last 100 years, mankind has managed to destroy much of what it took nature millions of years to create. At no point in history has so much damage been done to our natural heritage in such short a time. If anything ever needed to be done to stop this crime aga..

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The environmental concern is an exigency and an important step for the conservation of natural resources and biodiversity for the coming generations. The relation between humans and animals also determines an ultimate role to serve the Mother Nature. In this book..

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This book presents a comprehensive account of the concepts of Environmental Studies compulsory course for all undergraduate streams. During the past three decades, there has been an explosion of books on environmental problems. However, this book is different in..

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Fundamentals of Environmental Biology has been conceived to bring different aspects of environmental biology under one head. The purpose of this book is to fill the gap between basic books of ecology or environmental science and advanced environmental biotechnology ..

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The last five decades have witnessed a tremendous upsurge in the amount of xenobiotic compounds in the environment by industrial activities, some of them being highly toxic, recalcitrant with high bio-accumulating and bio-magnification properties. The aim of this..

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There is no subject in the world more vital to the future and sustainability of the planet earth for future generations than that of Waste Management and all that encompasses. Animals produce organic waste only. Human beings, in their ignorance and lack of foresight..

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Forests are critical for sustainable development, environment and also for livelihood. They provide a wealth of goods and services that are essential for people's lives, cash income and green economy. Maintaining and enhancing our planet's forest resources is essent..

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"Environmental Biotechnology was conceived after scanning the available literature in the area, which indicated that references in the subject are scanty and highly sporadic. This book provides comprehensive information on the different aspects of environmental biot..

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Textbook of Environmental Chemistry provides fundamental knowledge of the principles of environment and its chemistry to students as well as teachers of Environmental Sciences, Environmental Chemistry and Environmental Studies at graduate, postgraduate, polytechnic,..

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NAtural Language Processing covers all the aspects of the area of linguistic analysis and the computational systems that have been developed to perform the language analysis. The book is primarily meant for post graduate and undergraduate technical course

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There will always be tourists. In spite of terrorist attacks which have had a decimating effect on the whole Tourism Industry throughout the world. Mankind has an uncanny knack of  bouncing back. To make a new world for the 21s..

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A question many of us have always been asking is ‘where did we come from?’ The question is answered in this book.In this book — the first in trilogy — we try to understand tectonics; of why lands move over the Earth’s su..