About the Book :
This book covers all the contents prescribed by University Grant Commission in core module syllabus for environmental studies for under graduate course of all branches of higher education. This invaluable book is ideal for the students of all discipline at all level. Present book includes: Nature, significance and scope of environmental studies. Explain present and future of major natural resources and ecosystems. Give an account of biodiversity at global and national level. Problems of environmental pollution and certain social issues. At the end of each chapter questions are given from the view point of test or examinations. At last models are given for field work.
About Author :
R.P. Singh is the Principal, Bareilly College, Bareilly. He is an aminent academician and dynamic administrator. Among the positions he has are as follows
1. Reader, Department of Geography, Hindu College, Moradabad.
2. Principal, S.M. College, Dhampur.
3. Principal, K.G.K. College, Moradabad.
4. Member, U.P. Higher Education Service Commission, Allahabad.
5. Vice Chancellor, C.C.S. University, Meerut.
He has written and edited half a dozen books on Practical Geography. Tourism Geography, Geography of India, Economy of Geography, Resource Geography, Environmental Geography and has been a frequent contributor to the professional journals. His role in the strengthening of geography research is widely acknowledged.
Zubairul Islam is Head, Department of Geography, Bareilly College, Bareilly. He has edited books on Geog. of India, Eco. Geog. and Practical Geography. He is also working as co-Investigator in the U.G.C. sponsored major project entitled Municipal GIS resource mapping and planning : A case Study of Bareilly Municipal Corporation.