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On a sustainable future of Earth's natural resources

Author: Mu Ramkumar
Publisher: Berlin ; London : Springer, ©2013.
Series: Springer earth system sciences.
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On a Sustainable Future of Earth's Natural Resources is divided into three sections, with individual chapters contributed by experts on different facets of the earth sciences, natural resources management and related issues. The first section focuses on the status of Earth's resources; land, water, biota and atmosphere. Reviews on the rate of exploitation and the need to conserve these resources for future  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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On a sustainable future of Earth's natural resources.
Berlin ; London : Springer, 2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mu Ramkumar
ISBN: 9783642329173 3642329179
OCLC Number: 832335641
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Relocating a Little Earth in Space: Prologue to a Gedanken Experiment / Dilip G. Banhatti, Radha D. Banhatti --
Immobilization of High Level Nuclear Wastes: The Indian Scenario / Pranesh Sengupta, C.P. Kaushik, G.K. Dey --
A General Perspective on Geophysical Methods in Mineral Exploration / N. Sundararajan --
PGE in Road Dust/Top Soil from Major Indian Cities: Implications on Human Health and Environment / V. Balaram, C.T. Kamala, Ramavathi Mathur --
Calcareous Nannofossils from the Ottakoil Formation, Cauvery Basin, South India: Implications on Age and Late Cretaceous Environmental Conditions / Jyotsana Rai, Mu. Ramkumar, T. Sugantha --
Fractionation of Iron in River-Bed Sediments: Implications for the Assessment of Environmental Integrity of the Cauvery Delta Region, India / S. Dhanakumar, R. Mohanraj --
Distribution of Foraminifera and Ostracoda in the Kameshwaram Coast, Nagapattinam, South India: Implications for Recognition of Overwash/Extreme Wave Event Deposits / P. Elakkiya, S.M. Hussain, K. Elumalai. Spectral Library for Various Rocks and Minerals of Salem District: A Comparative Study and Validation with ASTER Data / M. Sridhar, M. Muthukumar --
Effect of Fracture Geometry on Reflection Response / M. Majumder, V.N. Singh, A. Joshi --
Thermal Impedance Analysis of Possible Influence of Concrete Structures on Earth's Energy Balance and Global Warming / J. Philip --
Depositional and Diagenetic Environments of the Dhosa Oolite Member (Oxfordian), Kachchh Basin, India: Implications for the Origin and Occurrence of the Ooids and Their Correlation with the Global Fe-Oolite Peak / Mu. Ramkumar, M. Alberti, Franz T. Fürsich --
Textural and Geochemical Characteristics of Sediments of the Brahmaputra River and Its Tributaries, NE India / S. Handique, N. Senapati --
Geotechnical Evaluation of Lakhwar Underground Powerhouse, Uttrakhand Himalaya, India / R. Anbalagan, Sujata Parida, K. Lakshmanan. Various Segmentation Techniques for Extraction of Buildings Using High Resolution Satellite Images / Deepak A. Vishnoi, Sanjay Padaliya --
Lithofacies and Granulometric Characteristics of the Kallamedu Formation, Ariyalur Group, South India: Implications on Cretaceous-Tertiary Boundary Events / Mu. Ramkumar, T. Sugantha, Jyotsana Rai --
Induced Near-Hydrothermal Alteration Studies on Nuclear Waste Glass and Natural Analogue (Obsidian) for Performance Assessment in Geological Repository / Nishi Rani, J.P. Shrivastava, R.K. Bajpai --
Challenges in Ocean Energy Utilization / S. Neelamani --
Sustainable Management of Groundwater Resources in Developing Countries: Constraints and Challenges / Madan K. Jha --
Seasonal and Annual Variations of Rainfall Pattern in the Jamuneswari Basin, Bangladesh / Asmita R. Murumkar, D.S. Arya, M.M. Rahman. Microbial Pollution Indicators in the Cauvery River, Southern India / S. Vignesh, K. Muthukumar, M. Santhosh Gokul --
Role of Suspended Particulate Matter in Metal Distribution Within an Estuarine Environment: A Case of Mandovi Estuary, Western India / Ratnaprabha R. Siraswar, G.N. Nayak --
Assessment of Metal Pollution in Ulhas Estuary, Mumbai, India / Lina L. Fernandes, G.N. Nayak --
Ichthyofauna as a Tool to Assess the Heavy Metal Pollution in the Cuddalore Coast, Southeast India / R. Rajaram, S. Devendran --
Ground water Contamination Due to Solid Waste Disposal: A Solute Transport Model Based on Perungudi Dumpyard, Chennai, India / P. Vasanthi, R. Srinivasaraghavan, P. Prasad --
Efficacy of Tide-Aquifer Interaction Models for Characterizing Coastal Aquifer Systems / Amanpreet Singh, Madan K. Jha --
High Surface Ozone Episodes at New Delhi, India / Nandita D. Ganguly --
Impact of Nitrogen Fertilizers on Methane Flux to the Atmosphere from the Paddy Ecosystems / S. Venkatesh. Biodiesel: An Alternate Fuel from Waste Cooking Groundnut Oil Using Supported Heteropolyacids for Green Earth / A. Anitha --
Carbon Sequestration Potential of the Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary, Kerala State, India / J. Firmin Linus, P.V. Karunakaran, G. Devi --
Distribution Mapping of Rare, endangered and threatened (RET) Plants in the Chitteri Hills, Eastern Ghats, South India / D. Natarajan, R. Srinivasan --
Phytoremediation Efficiency of Edible and Economical Crops on Waste Dumps of Bauxite Mines, Salem District, Tamil Nadu, India / N. Mathiyazhagan, D. Natarajan --
A Study on Farmers' Perception to Climate Variability and Change in a Semi-arid Basin / K. Shimola, M. Krishnaveni --
Moist Heat Treatment Effect on Properties of Isolated Native Red Sorghum (Sorghum Bicolor) Starch / K. Santhi, T. Poongodi Vijayakumar --
Innovative Pretreatment Process for Puffing of Red Sorghum (Sorghum Bicolor) / T. Poongodi Vijayakumar, M. Deepa.
Series Title: Springer earth system sciences.
Responsibility: edited by Mu. Ramkumar.
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