Preface. Part One: ECOSYSTEMS AND POPULATION WELFARE - 1. Biosphere.; 2. Natural Resources.; 3. Ecosystems.; 4. Biodiversity and Its Conservation.; 5. Community Health. Part Two: POLLUTION CONTROL AND ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT - 6. Pollution and Control.; 7. Environmental Concerns.; 8. Environmental Management.; 9. Sustainable Development. Part Three: ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE - 10. Environmental Chemistry.; 11. Environmental Microbiology.; 12. Monitoring and Analysis of Pollutants. Appendix. Glossary. General Questions for Study and Assignment. Index.
P. Venugopala Rao, Ph.D. (IIT Kharagpur), is Director, Sridevi Women's Engineering College, Hyderabad. Earlier, he was Professor, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (JNTU), Hyderabad. He is also associated with various engineering colleges in Andhra Pradesh. Professor Venugopala has a teaching experience of more than 40 years, most of which was in teaching environmental science and engineering courses. He has to his credit many research papers published in various reputed journals and has authored several books including Textbook of Environmental Engineering, published by Prentice-Hall of India.