Geomorphology and Environmental Sustainability: Felicitation Volume in Honour of Prof. H.S. Sharma

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About the Book :

The volume, dedicated to Professor H.S. Sharma, provides a cogent account of on going research in the field of geomorphology and environmental studies in India. It highlights salient features of geomorphic processes, applied geomorphology, environmental changes, environmental impact, and sustainbility, and biodiversity in Indian sub continent. The research papers of this volume will be of use for earth scientists, geographers and scientists in allied disciplines.

About Author :

S.C. Kalwar, Professor and Head, Department of Geography, Member, Board of Studies in Geography, Member of Academic Council and Senate, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, is a specialist in Agricultural Geography, Rural Development, Land Use Planning, Economic Geography Wasteland Development Studies, Environment and Surveying. He has written/edited 16 books related to resources, wasteland, ecology, environment, poverty and socio-economic development and has participated in about 36 conferences/seminars/symposia of national and international level. He has contributed 66 research papers in various journals of repute. He is a member of Editorial Board of "Studies in Geography" and member of an Advisory Committee of "Charamavati", a research journal. Prof. Kalwar was President of the All Rajasthan Geographers Association (RGA) in 2005-06 and is a life member of National Association of Geographers of India, Rajasthan Geographers Association, Asian Environment Council and Indian Institute of Geomorphology. He was also a member of National Committee, Government of India for evaluating Hindi books on environment for giving prize to the authors at national level, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India, New Delhi (2002). He was selected for a Research Award (Career Award) in 2002 by the University Grants Commission, New Delhi.

R.D. Gurjar, Associate Professor in Geography and Convener, Board of Studies in Geography, Member of Academic Council, Senate and Research Board, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur.

M.L. Sharma is presently Principal, Shri Bhawani Niketan College, Jaipur.

M.K. Khandelwal, Head, Department of Geography, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur.