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B.P. Radhakrishna A Commemorative Volume

SKU: 127336

The volume was brought out to commemorate the birth centenary of Dr. B.P. Radhakrishna, former Director of Department of Mines and Geology, President of the Geological Society of India and a doyen of Indian geology. It contains selected 25 landmark contributions spanning over the period from 1952 to 2008 which had significant bearing on the then existing knowledge, published in Journal of Geological Society of India and various other Journals. The papers are presented under four sections: 1. Archaean History of the Earth, 2. Geomorphological Studies, 3. Mineral Resources Development, and???? 4. Water, Environment and Ecology; each section prefaced with editorial comments by Dr. R. Srinivasan, Prof. R. Vaidyanadhan, Dr. M.S. Rao and Mr. Subhajyothi Das, respectively.

Geology of Himachal Pradesh

SKU: 166665
The Himalaya, stretching from the Nanga Parbat (8126 m) in the west to the Namche Barwa (7756 m) in the east, forms an arcuate mountain belt and a rampart for the Indian subcontinent along its northern margin (Fig. 1.1). It comprises the earth????????s largest mountain range with its varied geotectonic zones (Fig. 1.2). From time immemorial the Himalaya has been the source of poetic and spiritual inspiration. It has, ever since the advent of man, sustained several civilizations that flourished on the plain that bordered along its southern margin with its perennial rivers, lush green forests along its slopes and the fertile soil of the land that lay at its feet.

Natural Resources and Environment (Revised Version)

SKU: 56013

This concise booklet deals with the ways and means of making the exploitation of natural resources safe, efficient and ecologically sustainable. The linkages between the geological factors in exploitation and process; technologies, economics, employment, environment and stakeholder communities are elucidated in a lucid fashion.

This new booklet is of great interest to all those engaged in the teaching of: geology, researchers and students of earth sciences. The booklet also lays special emphasis on the need for a new curriculum for teaching earth science, which is employment oriented and of societal relevance.

Recollections of an Indian Geologist

SKU: 127338

???????Recollections of an Indian Geologists???????? is an autobiography by Dr. B. Rama Rao, who had served for 33 years in the Mysore Geology Department and head the organisation for 13 years. The book comprises twenty one chapters of pulsating experiences and faithful record of his childhood, school and college days; his struggles to get a suitable entry into state service; and his experiences in fields, floods, and forest. Rama Rao????????s ???????Recollections???????? is an inspiring life story of an Indian Geologist which every young Indian geologist should read. It will be equally interesting to geologists of other continents who are interested in knowing the history of geology in Southern India. The book might not fail to appeal to others as well.