Springer Earth System Sciences

On a Sustainable Future of the Earth's Natural Resources

Editors: Ramkumar, Muthuvairavasamy (Ed.)

  • Suitable for a broad readership, from popular science to graduate research
  • Presents a comprehensive account on sustainable future of Earth's natural resources
  • Individual chapters contributed by various experts in respective fields
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On a Sustainable Future of the Earth’s Natural Resources is divided into three sections, with individual chapters contributed by experts on diff erent 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 sustenance are also covered in this section. Th e following section includes chapters elucidating environmental, ecological, climatological and anthropological pressures on sustained nourishment with the Earth’s resources. The last section describes management practices, issues and perspectives on sociological, legal, administrative, ICT and strategic efforts that need to be implemented in order to sustain our natural resources. This book covers a broad spectrum of the Earth’s resources and sustenance, offering a comprehensive perspective on their past, present and future.

Table of contents (34 chapters)

  • Relocating a Little Earth in Space: Prologue to a Gedanken Experiment

    Banhatti, Dilip G. (et al.)

    Pages 1-24

  • Immobilization of High Level Nuclear Wastes: The Indian Scenario

    Sengupta, Pranesh (et al.)

    Pages 25-51

  • A General Perspective on Geophysical Methods in Mineral Exploration

    Sundararajan, N.

    Pages 53-83

  • PGE in Road Dust/Top Soil from Major Indian Cities: Implications on Human Health and Environment

    Balaram, V. (et al.)

    Pages 85-107

  • Calcareous Nannofossils from the Ottakoil Formation, Cauvery Basin, South India: Implications on Age and Late Cretaceous Environmental Conditions

    Rai, Jyotsana (et al.)

    Pages 109-122

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eBook $179.00
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
On a Sustainable Future of the Earth's Natural Resources
Editors
  • Muthuvairavasamy Ramkumar
Series Title
Springer Earth System Sciences
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-32917-3
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-32917-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-642-32916-6
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-44349-7
Series ISSN
2197-9596
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 554
Topics