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Here I am providing the syllabus of B.Sc Environmental Science program offered by Jiwaji University.

I SEMESTER
Principles of Environmental Science and Ecology

UNIT I
History and scope of environmental science, importance of Environmental science, Global Environmental problems, (Global warming, ozone depletion and acid rain) Environmental priorities in India, Environmental ethics

UNIT II
Environmental education: Background, Goals, Objectives, Guided principles
Strategies for EE Development: authorization; curriculum renewal, teachers training renewal, teaching methods

Unit III: General idea about: Natural Resources , current status and types of resources ;
Environmental Pollution : general idea about air pollution, water pollution, noise pollution ;General idea about Environmental laws

Unit IV
Principles of ecology, ecosystem concept: Biotic and abiotic components of ecosystem, ecological pyramids, food chain, food web, and trophic levels, ecological niches, flow of energy in an ecosystem

Unit V
General idea about forest ecosystem, grassland ecosystem, wetland ecosystems and aquatic ecosystem. Biogeochemical Cycling : Oxygen cycle, Carbon cycle, Nitrogen cycle, Phosphorus cycle, Sulphur cycle and water cycle.

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Default Re: BSC Environmental Science Syllabus

Here I am providing the syllabus of B.Sc Environmental Science program offered by Jiwaji University.

I SEMESTER
Principles of Environmental Science and Ecology

UNIT I
History and scope of environmental science, importance of Environmental science, Global Environmental problems, (Global warming, ozone depletion and acid rain) Environmental priorities in India, Environmental ethics

UNIT II
Environmental education: Background, Goals, Objectives, Guided principles
Strategies for EE Development: authorization; curriculum renewal, teachers training renewal, teaching methods

Unit III: General idea about: Natural Resources , current status and types of resources ;
Environmental Pollution : general idea about air pollution, water pollution, noise pollution ;General idea about Environmental laws

Unit IV
Principles of ecology, ecosystem concept: Biotic and abiotic components of ecosystem, ecological pyramids, food chain, food web, and trophic levels, ecological niches, flow of energy in an ecosystem

Unit V
General idea about forest ecosystem, grassland ecosystem, wetland ecosystems and aquatic ecosystem. Biogeochemical Cycling : Oxygen cycle, Carbon cycle, Nitrogen cycle, Phosphorus cycle, Sulphur cycle and water cycle.

UNIT-I ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION Environmental Components: Structure and composition of the, Atmosphere, hydrosphere, biosphere and Lithosphere UNIT-II Water pollution: Sources, its effect and control; Sampling and measurement of water quality and their analysis, water quality standards, Eutrophication and restoration of lakes. UNIT-III Air Pollution: Types and sources of air pollution, Effects of air pollution; Sampling and measurement of air quality; Air pollution standards. UNIT-IV Sources, types, effects and control of: Land pollution, Marine pollution, Thermal Pollution and Radioactive pollution. UNIT-V Noise Pollution: sources effect and control: Measurement of noise; Noise pollution (Regulation and control) Rules 2000; Pollution from Road Vehicles. Practical Estimation of SPM, SOx, NOx Estimation of smoke from diesel vehicles Water analysis; Physical, Chemical and Biological parameters

B.Sc. II YEAR ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE B.Sc. III semester Natural Resources and Biodiversity conservation Unit I Natural Resources: concept of resources, types of resources, water resources, land resources, biological resources, mineral resources. Unit II Energy resources, resources from oceans, human resources, conservation of natural resources, environmental impact of degradation of resources. Unit III Biodiversity: Concept, origin, values, measurement and loss of biodiversity ; needs for conservation of biodiversity ; Hot spots of biodiversity and Key stone species. Unit IV Wildlife Management: Concept of wild life management and conservation, Diversity and distribution of wildlife in India ; wildlife values, wildlife biology, protected area concept Unit V Forest Mensuration, Forest Protection and Regeneration of Forest. Agro forestry, Social Forestry. Joint forestry management Practical 1. Planning a census for wildlife. 2. To recognize population trends from the indirect evidence of dung. 3. Methodologies for preparation of pug marks of animals

IV Semester Human Population and Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Unit I Population dynamics , Age structure and significance, survivorship curves, demographic transition, population growth rate, population regulation. Unit II Human Population and environmental impact , Population and resources, Malthus theory of population, Relation between population poverty and pollution. Measures for controlling population UNIT III EIA: Introduction, Legislative frame work, Elements of EIA, EIA Methodologies, Guidelines for conducting EIA. Draw backs of EIA. Unit IV Environmental Audit (EA): Introduction, definition, benefits and objective of Environmental Audit. Procedure and guidelines for EA. Unit V Sitting of Industries : Introduction, Environmental site clearance, classification of Industries. and guidelines for Industries. Case Studies /Field Practical. 1. Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA). 2. Environmental Impact statement (EIS). 3. Environmental Management system (EMS) 4. Environmental Audit (EA)

B.Sc. III Year V Semester Waste and Disaster management & Remote sensing Unit 1. Solid waste characteristics, collection and transportation ; Waste separation, storage and disposal ; Waste Reduction, Recycling and Recovery of materials. Unit II Biomedical waste management, wealth from waste, integrated solid waste management, Guidelines for owner/operator/transporter of hazardous waste, storage, treatment and disposal. Unit III Natural Disasters: Hazards in the environment, Dimension of Disaster, Tectonic hazards, Atmospheric hazards, Hydrological hazards. Unit IV Types of maps , survey of India maps, Toposheets , map reading, Symbols signs used in maps. Primary division and Classification of Surveying. Unit V Introduction to aerial photography, Basic information and specifications of aerial photography. Stereoscopy and aerial mosaics, Principals of photo interpretation. Practical 1. Identification of features from single vertical aerial photograph. 2. Study of Topography through stereographs and aerial photographs. 3. Preparation of land use map. 4. Visual Interpretation of stereo-pair for environmental studies.
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