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ECOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENT

ENVIRONMENT CHANGE AND MANAGEMENT

R.C. MOHANTY (Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, Orissa, India)

With a Foreword by: U. SCHIEWER

1995 • Pages: 184 • Size: 180 x 240 mm • ISBN 81-85264-11-2 •Binding: Hard •

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ENVIRONMENT CHANGE AND MANAGEMENT

The volume Environment: Changes and Management presents an account of latest research on the role of man in sustenance of biological diversity vis-a-vis alterations imposed on the natural ecosystems, emphaiszing conservation, land use, community analysis, pollution control and number of experimental approaches to meet the challenge. It is predominantly concerned with the recent changes leading to depletion of natural resources in various fronts and underlines possible measures to these areas. Contributors examine the management in monitoring environment and land forms, consider the factors limiting flora and biodiversity, review the problems in assessing pollution load and present the strategy in long term perspectives through laboratory case studies. The volume of Environment: Change and Management will be of great use to those involved in the fields of environment.

CONTENTS

U. Schiewer. Foreword

R.C. Mohanty. Editor's Introduction

  1. PART I: BIODIVERSITY, CONSERVATION AND LAND USE

    1. G. Panigrahi. Management of Ecosystems - Need of Education for Conservation of Biodiversity
    2. K.K. Patnaik and M.K. Jena. Conservation of Biodiversity: A Tribal Perception of Similipal Biosphere Reserve
    3. S.N. Patro. The Similipal Massif: Resources and Enviornment
    4. S.C. Mukhopadhyay. Land Form, Land Use and Management of Eastern Himalayan Drainage Basins with Special Reference to the North Bengal Area
    5. N.K. De. Environment, Resource and Regional Development
    6. G.K. Panda and S.K. Mohanty. Environmental Issues of Orissa Coastal Zone: Problems and Priorities for Development
  2. PART II: ECOLOGY OF DISCRETE COMMUNITIES

    1. A.K. Mishra, T.K. Routray and G.C. Satapathy. Ecological Study on Soil Microflora of Bhitarkanika Mangroves in Relation to Vegetational Patterns
    2. B.P. Choudhary, A. K. Biswal and S.P. Rath. Biodiversity in Bhitarkanika Wild Life Sanctuary in the State of Orissa
    3. V.P. Upadhyay. An Ecological Analysis of Himalayan Forest Ecosystems
    4. H.S. Das, R.C. Mohanty and S.N. Patnaik. Ecofloristic Studies of Ansupa Lake of Orissa
    5. S.C. Deb and S.C. Santra. Plankton Ecology of Sewage Fed Aquatic System in Calcutta
  3. PART III: POLLUTION AND MAN'S ENCOUNTER

    1. P.K. Nayak. Culture, Environment and Development
    2. M. Satpathy. Nuclear Waste and Environment
    3. R.C. Das and L.N. Patnaik. Pollution Control Laws in India - Role of Individual and NGO Initiatives
    4. S. Tripathy. Towards a Pollution Free Environment: In Angul-Talcher Industrial and Mining Zone of Orissa
  4. PART IV: MONITORING AND ABATEMENT STRATEGY: CASE STUDIES

    1. S. Bhattacharya. Impact of Pesticidal and Industrial Contaminants in Fresh Water Teleost: Biochemical Lesions at Nonlethal Levels
    2. C. Swain and G.B.N. Chainy. In Vitro Induction of Lipid Peroxidation by Aluminum in Chick Brain and Liver
    3. P.K. Chand, Y. Sahoo, S.K. Pattnaik and S.N.Patnaik. In Vitro Meristem Culture - An Efficient Ex Situ Conservation Strategy for Elite Mulberry Germplasm
    4. K.B. Satapathy. Growth Performance of Azolla and Rice in Domestic Sewage and its Impact on Pollution Control
    5. P.K. Mohapatra. Influence of Culture Aging on Toxicity of Two Pesticides to Chlorella vuglaris Beij
    6. L. Mohanty, S. Nayak, R. Das and R.C. Mohanty. Impact of Toxic Chemicals on Aquatic Microganisms: With References to Case Studies with Pesticides and Heavy Metals
  5. Index

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