Environmental Management Revision Notes Series

500.00

Book Code : 326
Number of Pages : 102
Author : Editorial Board
Language : English
Publishers : Read and Write Publications

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TABLE OF CONTENTS
UNIT-1: ROCKS AND MINERALS AND THEIR EXPLOITATION …………………………………. 6
1.1: FORMATION OF ROCKS …………………………………………………………………………………….. 6
1.2: EXTRACTION OF ROCKS AND MINERALS FROM THE EARTH ……………………………………….. 7
1.3: IMPACT OF ROCK AND MINERAL EXTRACTION ………………………………………………………. 10
1.4: MANAGING THE IMPACT OF ROCK AND MINERAL EXTRACTION ………………………………….. 11
1.5: SUSTAINABLE USE OF ROCKS AND MINERALS ………………………………………………………. 12
UNIT-2: ENERGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT …………………………………………………………. 14
2.1: FOSSIL FUEL FORMATION ……………………………………………………………………………….. 14
2.2 ENERGY RESOURCES AND THE GENERATION OF ELECTRICITY ………………………………….. 15
2.3 ENERGY DEMAND ………………………………………………………………………………………….. 19
2.4 CONSERVATION AND MANAGEMENT OF ENERGY SOURCES ……………………………………… 20
2.5 IMPACT OF OIL POLLUTION ……………………………………………………………………………….. 23
2.6 MANAGEMENT OF OIL POLLUTION ………………………………………………………………………. 24
UNIT-3: AGRICULTURE AND THE ENVIRONMENT ………………………………………………… 28
3.1: SOIL COMPOSITION ……………………………………………………………………………………….. 28
3.2 SOILS FOR PLANT GROWTH ……………………………………………………………………………… 28
3.3: AGRICULTURE TYPES …………………………………………………………………………………….. 29
3.4: INCREASING AGRICULTURAL YIELDS ………………………………………………………………….. 30
3.5 IMPACT OF AGRICULTURE ………………………………………………………………………………… 33
3.6 CAUSES AND IMPACTS OF SOIL EROSION …………………………………………………………….. 34
3.7: MANAGING SOIL EROSION……………………………………………………………………………….. 35
3.8: SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE …………………………………………………………………………… 38
UNIT-4: WATER AND ITS MANAGEMENT …………………………………………………………….. 40
4.1: GLOBAL WATER DISTRIBUTION …………………………………………………………………………. 40
4.2: THE WATER CYCLE ………………………………………………………………………………………. 40
4.3: WATER SUPPLY ……………………………………………………………………………………………. 41
4.4 WATER USAGE ……………………………………………………………………………………………… 44
4.5 WATER QUALITY AND AVAILABILITY ……………………………………………………………………. 44
4.6 MULTIPURPOSE DAM PROJECTS………………………………………………………………………… 44
4.7 WATER POLLUTION AND ITS SOURCES ………………………………………………………………… 46
4.8 IMPACT OF WATER POLLUTION ………………………………………………………………………….. 46
4.9 MANAGING POLLUTION OF FRESH WATER ……………………………………………………………. 48
4.10 MANAGING WATER-RELATED DISEASE ………………………………………………………………. 49
UNIT-5: OCEANS AND FISHERIES ……………………………………………………………………….. 52
5.1: OCEANS AS ARE SOURCE ……………………………………………………………………………….. 52
5.2 WORLD FISHERIES …………………………………………………………………………………………. 53
5.3 IMPACT OF EXPLOITATION OF THE OCEANS ………………………………………………………….. 56
5.4 MANAGEMENT OF THE HARVESTING OF MARINE SPECIES ………………………………………… 58
UNIT-6: MANAGING NATURAL HAZARDS …………………………………………………………….. 62
6.1: EARTHQUAKES AND VOLCANOES ……………………………………………………………………… 62
6.2 TROPICAL CYCLONES ……………………………………………………………………………………… 66
6.3 FLOODING ……………………………………………………………………………………………………. 67
6.4 DROUGHT ……………………………………………………………………………………………………. 67
6.5 THE IMPACTS OF NATURAL HAZARDS ………………………………………………………………….. 68
6.6 MANAGING THE IMPACTS OF NATURAL HAZARDS …………………………………………………… 69
6.7 OPPORTUNITIES PRESENTED BY NATURAL HAZARDS ……………………………………………… 72
UNIT-7: THE ATMOSPHERE AND HUMAN ACTIVITIES ………………………………………….. 76
7.1: THE ATMOSPHERE ………………………………………………………………………………………… 76
7.2 ATMOSPHERIC POLLUTION AND ITS CAUSES …………………………………………………………. 78
7.3: IMPACT OF ATMOSPHERIC POLLUTION ……………………………………………………………….. 81
7.4: MANAGING ATMOSPHERIC POLLUTION ……………………………………………………………….. 81
UNIT-8: HUMAN POPULATION …………………………………………………………………………….. 84
8.1: HUMAN POPULATION DISTRIBUTION AND DENSITY ………………………………………………… 84
8.2: CHANGES IN POPULATION SIZE ………………………………………………………………………… 84
8.3 POPULATION STRUCTURE ………………………………………………………………………………… 86
8.4 MANAGING HUMAN POPULATION SIZE …………………………………………………………………. 88
UNIT-9: NATURAL ECOSYSTEMS AND HUMAN ACTIVITIES …………………………………. 90
9.1: ECOSYSTEMS ………………………………………………………………………………………………. 90
9.2 ECOSYSTEMS UNDER THREAT ………………………………………………………………………….. 93
9.3 DEFORESTATION …………………………………………………………………………………………… 94
9.4 MANAGING FORESTS………………………………………………………………………………………. 95
9.5 MEASURING AND MANAGING BIODIVERSITY ………………………………………………………….. 96

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