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					2009–10
t e r i a c a d e m i c a d v i s o r y b o a r d advisory board advisory board
Ramakrishna Ramaswamy                 S R Wate                                 Ram Chandra
Professor                             Director Grade Scientist and Head,       Scientist-In-Charge
School of Physical Sciences,          National Environmental Enginnering       Indian Institute of Toxicology
Jawaharlal Nehru University           Research Institute                       Research

Debi P Sarkar                         Pawan Labhasetwar                        Ligy Philip
Professor                             Scientist and Head                       Professor
Department of Biochemistry, Delhi     National Environmental Enginnering       Department of Civil Engineering,
Univeristy – South Campus             Research Institute                       IIT-M

Kambadur Muralidhar                   P Ghosh                                  K P Mohanakumar
Professor                             Executive Director                       Scientist G
Department of Zoology, University     Birla Institute of Scientific Research   Division of Cell Biology and
of Delhi                                                                       Physiology, Indian Institute of
                                      K Guruprasad                             Chemical Biology
Deepti Deobagkar                      Scientist and coordinator
Professor                             Centre for Cellular and Molecular        Rangan Banerjee
Department of Zoology, University     Biology                                  Professor
of Pune                                                                        Department of Energy Science and
                                      Subrata Pal                              Engineering, IIT-Bombay
C V Chalapati Rao                     Vice chancellor
Professor                             University of Burdwan, Burdwan,          P C Pandey
National Environmental Enginnering    West Bengal                              Emeritus Professor
Research Institute                                                             IIT-Kharagpur
                                      P Riyazuddin
Umesh Kulshrestha                     Professor                                Vidya S Gupta
Professor                             School of Chemical Sciences,             Director Grade Scientist
School of Environmental Sciences,     University of Madras                     Division of Biochemical Sciences,
Jawaharlal Nehru University                                                    National Chemical Laboratory
                                      S C Barman
Bishwajit Bhattacharjee               Scientist-EII                            R K Srivastava
Professor                             Indian Institute of Toxicology           Scientist coordinator
Department of Civil Engineering,      Research                                 Central Building Research Institute,
IIT-D                                                                          Roorkee
                                      Ashok Pandey
A S Raghavendra                       Deputy Director                          S Rama Rao
Professor                             National Institute for                   Professor
School of Life Sciences, University   Interdisciplinary Science and            Department of Biotechnology and
of Hyderabad                          Technology                               Bioinformatics, North–Eastern Hill
                                                                               University, Shillong
Kachru R Gawai                        Virinder S Parmar
Professor                             Professor and Head                       S N Mukhopadhyay
Department of Chemistry,              Department of Chemistry,                 Professor
University of Pune                    University of Delhi                      Dept of Biochemical Engineering
                                                                               and Biotechnology, IIT-Delhi
Saumitra Mukherjee                    Hem Chandra Joshi
Professor                             Head, Indian Agricultural Research       Uma Dasgupta
School of Environmental Sciences,     Institute                                Profesor
Jawaharlal Nehru University                                                    Department of Biophysics,
                                      Gaiti Hasan                              Molecular Biology and
Ravi Subrahmanyan                     Professor, National Centre for           Bioinformatics, Unievrsity of
Director                              Biological Sciences                      Calcutta
Raman Research Institute,
Bangalore
                                                                                                                             TERI PREss caTaloguE 2009–10


contents                                                                                                   contents contents contents contents


       FoRtHcoMInG
            ARCHITECTURE......................................................................................................                           2
            ClImATE.CHAngE..................................................................................................
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            EnERgy. ..................................................................................................................
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            EnVIROnmEnT.SCIEnCES.(fUndAmEnTAl.SCIEnCE.SERIES)....................... 14
            lIfE.SCIEnCE.(fUndAmEnTAl.SCIEnCE.SERIES)............................................ 16
            SUSTAInABlE.dEVElOPmEnT............................................................................. 21

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            EnERgy. .................................................................................................................. 23
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            SUSTAInABlE.dEVElOPmEnT............................................................................. 26

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       JoURnAls / MAGAZIne ..................................................................................................................            31
  aRcHITEcTuRE             FoRTHcoMINg


eneRGy-eFFIcIent BUIldInGs In
dIFFeRent clIMAtIc Zones
Madhumita Roy
Mili Mazumdar


Weather and climate have impacts on buildings. 
An  energy-efficient  building  is  designed  for 
prevalent  climatic  conditions,  but  should  be                             EnErgy-
able to respond to variable weather conditions. 
A  building  design  that  incorporates  climate 
                                                                              EfficiEnt
parameters in its design can help save energy                Madhumita Roy    buildings
and other environmental resources, in addition                                in diffirEnt
to  making  it  energy-efficient.  This  book  is  a 
comprehensive  resource  on  energy-efficient 
                                                                              climatic
buildings,  providing  in-depth  analysis  of                                 zonEs
various aspects of the design principles, amply 
illustrated with latest facts and figures. Detailed 
and  self-explanatory  diagrams  complement 
the thoroughly researched and exhaustive text. 
Useful  for  architects,  civil  and  construction 
engineers,  planners,  policy-makers,  students 
of  engineering  and  architecture,  and  other 
stakeholders in the area.



COnTEnTS

n Introduction to basic concepts of climate design n Thermal comfort requirements n Heat 
exchange between human body and the environment n Factors influencing thermal comforts 
n Building components and systems in buildings n Ventilation and indoor air quality in buildings 
n Building envelope and its layout n Design principles: natural ventilation and cooling




Madhumita Roy is Professor                   Highlights 
of Architecture at Jadavpur                  • Provides  a  comprehensive  overview  of  the  design 
University, Kolkata                            principles and techniques
                                             • Detailed and analytical
Mili Mazumdar is Associate                   • Text amply supported by diagrams
Director, GRIHA (Green Rating for            • Covers all climatic factors
Integrated Habitat Assessment),              • Authoritative and up-to-date data
TERI, New Delhi



2010   7 x 9.5’’   9788179932827      350 pp.     Hardback       USD: 50.95    EUR: 36.95   GBP: 30.95
                                     (approx.)
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                                                                                    IMpRovInG eARtHqUAKe And cyclone
                                                                                            ResIstAnce oF stRUctURes
  IMprovIng                                                                                           guidelines for the Indian subcontinent
  earthquake                                                                                                             Sekhar Chandra Dutta

  and cyclone
                                                                                                                   Parthasarathi Mukhopadhyay


  resIstance of
  structures                                                                    Next  to  food,  shelter  is  the  prime  need  of  man. 
                                                                                Existing  housing  and  building  structures  in  the  Indian 
                                       guidelines for the Indian subcontinent   subcontinent  face  a  great  risk  from  natural  disasters 
                                                                                like  earthquakes  and  cyclones.  Despite  tremendous 
                                                                                effort  and  advancement  in  science  and  technology, 
                                                                                succumbing  to  the  vagaries  of  nature  has  become  a 
                                                                                regular global concern. India remains one of the worst-
                                                                                affected countries in this regard. This book addresses 
                                                                                the salient features of earthquake- and cyclone-resistant 
                                                                                design  features  in  buildings  and  includes  specific 
                                                                                guidelines  for  building  earthquake-  and  cyclone-
                                                                                resistant structures. It is aimed at fulfilling the needs of 
                                                                                civil  and  construction  engineers,  architects,  disaster 
                                                                                management experts, researchers and students.
COnTEnTS
n Challenge of housing n Disasters do not discriminate: people do
Earthquake-resistant.design 
n Occurrence of earthquake: an ecological perspective n Performance of a building during 
earthquake: the philosophy n General guidelines n Guidelines for masonry buildings 
n Building configuration: the architectural aspects
Cyclone.resistant.design
n Occurrence of cyclones: the north Indian ocean n Performance of a building during cyclone: 
the philosophy n General guidelines n Guidelines for non-engineered construction 
n Building configuration: the architectural aspects
Retrofitting.of.buildings

Sekhar Chandra Dutta is a                                                       Highlights 
Professor in the Department of                                                  • Covers  earthquake  and  cyclone-resistant  design,  as 
Civil Engineering, Indian Institute                                               well as retrofitting techniques
of Technology (IIT) Bhubaneswar                                                 • Includes general guidelines, as well as guidelines for 
                                                                                  non-engineered construction, masonry buildings, and 
Parthasarathi Mukhopadhyay                                                        architectural aspects
is an Assistant Professor in the                                                • Specially caters to the conditions and requirements of 
Department of Architecture,                                                       the Indian subcontinent
Bengal Engineering and Science                                                  • Suitably illustrated
University, Shibpur

2010   7 x 9.5”   9788179932834         350 pp.                                     Hardback       USD: 58.95      EUR: 48.95     GBP: 31.95
                                       (approx.)
  clIMaTE cHaNgE               FoRTHcoMINg


clIMAte cHAnGe And dIseAse
dynAMIcs In IndIA
understanding the link between planetary
and population health
Editors: Nitish K Dogra and Sangeet Srivastava




Climate  change  will  have  a  major  influence  on  the            Climate Change
dynamics  of  human  diseases.  This  has  propelled 
both in-depth research and global debate; however,                   and disease
the  discussion  on  the  impact  of  human  health  has             dynamiCs in india
been  scarce.  This  book  attempts  to  bring  together              understanding the link between
climate  modelling  specialists,  medical  doctors,                   planetary and population health
and  community  health  practitioners  to  elucidate 
on  disease  dynamics,  as  modified  by  global 
environmental  change.  Important  issues  covered 
include  climate  epidemiology  and  environmental 
biostatistics,  climate-sensitive  diseases,  issues 
around thermal stress and so on.
                                                                              Nitish Dogra Sangeet Srivastava



COnTEnTS

n Global environmental change and disease dynamics n Climate epidemiology and 
environmental biostatistics n Climate change attributable current burden of disease n Climate 
modelling for future health impacts n Climatology in the Indian context n Climate-sensitive 
diseases n Climate extremes and outcome n Thermal stress n Floods and droughts n
Cyclones and other extreme weather events n Sea-level rise n Climate epidemiology and inter-
disciplinary challenges n Evidence synthesis for international climate policy n Socio-economic 
impacts n Climate change vulnerability and adaptation for health n Co-benefits: climate change 
and lifestyle


Nitish Dogra is a public health                     Highlights 
physician and physiologist who has                  • The  first  book  to  highlight  the  impact  of  climate 
trained in India, as well as at the John’s            change on health
Hopkins University, US                              • A comprehensive compilation of articles addressing 
Sangeet Srivastava, PhD, is a climate                 the crucial issues concerning climate change and 
modeller who completed his PhD in                     its impact on health
the field of atmospheric sciences from              • A  range  of  leading  health  and  climate  change 
IIT Delhi, and has trained at the post-               experts from across the world have contributed to 
doctoral level in Taiwan and France.                  this book



2010    7 x 9.5”   9788179932797         350 pp.    Hardback      USD: 104.95        EUR: 98.95                 GBP: 72.95
                                        (approx.)
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                                                                 deAlInG wItH clIMAte cHAnGe
                                                                           setting a global agenda for mitigation
                                                                                                  and adaptation
                                                                                                Editor: R K Pachauri


                                                   Climate change is the most important existential threat 
                                                   that humanity faces at the moment. The risks that now 
                                                   confront us are largely of our own making. Moreover, the 

       Dealing
         with
                                                   pace and extent of change now predicted by scientists 
                                                   exceed  anything  that  human  societies  have  had  to 
                                                   cope  with  in  the  past.  These  risks  are  not  a  threat  to 

       climate                                     the earth as such. They are a threat to humans and to 
                                                   other species. 

       change
         SETTING A GLOBAL AGENDA FOR
                                                      There  is  an  urgent  need  for  a  framework  for 
                                                   international  cooperation,  research  and  development, 
                                                   technology,  finance,  market  mechanisms,  as  well  as 
          MITIGATION AND ADAPTATION                consensus  on  the  role  of  business  in  addressing  the 
                     Edited by
                                                   issue.  In  this  book,  seven  authoritative  contributions 
                   R K Pachauri                    from  international  experts  lay  out  the  issues,  the 
                                                   options, and the prospects of mitigation and adaptation 
                                                   to climate change.
COnTEnTS

n The science of climate change: new findings, R K Pachauri n The issues of concern in climate 
change mitigation, Jia Hua Pan and Harald Winkler n Challenges in climate change adaptation, 
Richard J T Klien and Saleemul Huq n R&D priorities for addressing climate change (mitigation 
and adaptation), Tom Wilbanks and UNFCCC Expert Group n Climate change: a problem or an 
opportunity, Bjorn Stigson and Richard Sandor n The Action: adequate or inadequate, Prodipto
Ghosh & Farhana Yamin n Climate change: manageable or beyond control, R K Pachauri and
Leena Srivastava

Dr R K Pachauri is the                              Highlights
Director-General of The Energy                      • Contributions  from  leading  experts  in  the  field, 
and Resources Institute (TERI) and                    including  R  K  Pachauri,  Saleemul  Huq,  and 
Chairman of the Intergovernmental                     Bjorn Stigson
Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).                     • Articles well researched and analytical 
He is a leading global thinker and                  • Authoritative and up-to-date data
leader of research on climate change                • Scientific  data  supported  by  graphs,  figures, 
and the environment. In 2007, he                      and tables
received the Nobel Peace Prize on                   • Offers  a  global  and  historical  perspective  on  the 
behalf of the IPCC, along with                        issue of climate change
Al Gore.



2009   6 x 9”    9788179932773          300 pp.       Hardback        USD: 89.95        EUR: 84.95      GBP: 62.95
                                       (approx.)
  clIMaTE cHaNgE             FoRTHcoMINg


tHe envIRonMent eMeRGency
exploring strategies for a sustainable future

Climate  change  is  a  severe  challenge  that  calls  for  an 
immediate  concerted  global  response.  There  is  a  sense  of 
urgency among all countries to come out with viable solutions 
to tackle this issue. World leaders need to handle this issue both 
at  the  national  and  international  levels  and  strengthen  global        Exploring strategies
and  regional  cooperation  for  both  adapting  to  and  mitigating 
                                                                              for a sustainable future
climate change. This book is an attempt to bring together the 
viewpoints of some of the key players from various dimensions 
and  put  together  their  thoughts  on  how  they  feel  this  global 
issue could be tackled.

COnTEnTS

n Climate change policy as a part of sustainable development, Jeffrey  Sachs n The world is 
getting hot, flat and crowded, Thomas Friedman n Climate change as the defining challenge 
of our age, R K Pachauri n Business as a solution provider, Bjorn Stigson n The degree of 
scientific consensus on global warming has never been stronger, Al Gore n The need to develop 
sustainably, Leena Srivastava n What happens in countries is what happens to the planet, Achim
Steiner n Building a response as individuals, nations, and mankind, Olafur Ragnur Grimsson 
n Humanity at the crossroads: need for leadership, commitment, and ingenuity, Ban Ki-moon 
n Africa: at the wrong end of the problem, Abdoulie Janneh n Globalization with a human face, 
F M Ruud Lubbers n Global energy challenge, technology scenarios for a sustainable future, 
Claude Mandil n What is sustainable development? Cornelia Richter n Responding to climate 
change: the principle of common and differentiated responsibility, Khempheng Pholsena n Snow 
and ice: what they mean for our future, Pal Prestud n The need to move beyond the old and 
uncompromising positions, Senator John Kerry

Contributors                Highlights 
to this book                • A unique collection of insights on the planet’s future from global leaders 
include leading               in the field, including R K Pachauri, Jeffrey Sachs, Thomas Friedman, 
personalities from            and Ban-Ki-moon
a wide spectrum             • Absorbing, informative, and interesting 
of areas. They              • Simple, conversational style 
include global              • Brings  home  the  stark  reality  of  climate  change  and  its  possible 
leaders and heads             consequences to the general reader
of state, scientists,       • A must read for anyone concerned about the planet’s future
thinkers, and               • Includes comments from Manmohan Singh, Hon’ble Prime Minister of 
Nobel laureates.              India; Kofi Annan; and Al Gore


2009     6 x 9”   9788179932698        250 pp.    Hardback       USD: 68.95      EUR: 49.95   GBP: 40.95
                                      (approx.)
ENERgY                                                                             TERI PREss caTaloguE 2009–10       6–7



                                                                          RenewABle eneRGy FoR All
                                                                                       a practical guide on products,
                                                                                                systems, and devices
                                                                                                        Arun K Tripathi




    Renewable                                             A  reference  on  renewable  energy  devices  and 
                                                          systems,  this  book  provides  complete  information 

           eneRgy
                                                          about  the  availability,  status  and  practical  use  of 
                                                          various  renewable  energy  products,  systems  and 
                                                          devices  which  are  commercially  manufactured  in 
                      foR all                             India and are available in the market. The emphasis is 
                                                          on providing complete details about the availability of 
                                                          these products. Details manufacturing base in India 
                                                          on various products and their availability; also serves 
                                                          as guidance for the users and the common man. The 
  a pRactical guide on pRoducts, systems, and devices
                                                          wide  spectrum  of  appliances  and  devices  covered 
                        A K Tripathi
                                                          makes it a must-have resource for anyone connected 
                                                          to the renewable energy sector.

COnTEnTS

n Status of renewable energy in India n Renewable energy applications in our daily life n Solar 
thermal devices and systems n LED (Light emitting diodes) n Solar photovoltaic devices and 
systems n Wind energy devices and systems n Bio-energy devices and systems n Family type 
biogas plants n Community type biogas plants n Biogas plants for kitchen waste n Biomass 
gasifiers n Biomass briquetting n Bio-diesel making n Alternative fuels for vehicles n Energy 
conservation devices n Hybrid systems n Renewable power n Renewable electricity in our 
homes n Manufacturing base, market and availability

Arun K Tripathi is a                     Highlights 
Director in the Ministry                 • The book is the first comprehensive compilation of information on 
of New and Renewable                       renewable energy products and their uses
Energy. He is an                         • Provide complete details about availability of these products
engineering graduate                     • It synergizes the concept and environmental feasibility of using 
(Agril. Engineering) from                  renewable  energy  with  the  various  products  that  would  help  in 
Allahabad Agricultural                     the transition towards renewable energy
Institute, obtained M.Tech               • Simply  written  and  well-explained,  this  book  is  a  must-have  for 
form IIT Kharagpur and                     anyone interested in learning how renewable energy is of use to 
Ph.D. from IIT Delhi in the                one and all
field of biomass energy. 



2010    7 x 9.5”     9788179932803             350 pp.     Hardback       USD: 99.00       EUR: 69.95      GBP: 61.95
                                              (approx.)
  ENERgY           FoRTHcoMINg

solAR pHotovoltAIc
GRId poweR
technology development and emerging
possibilities
Suneel Deambi


Photovoltaic  energy  has  become 
the  world’s  fastest-growing  energy 
technology.  This  book  reviews  the 
present  energy  situation  in  the  world 
and the current status of international 
solar  PV  programmes.  While  tracing 
the  emergence  and  evolution  of 
this  technology,  the  book  presents 
examples  of  major  programmes 
in  some  selected  countries.  It  also 
provides  an  analytical  overview  of 
                                                                                      S Deambi
the  policy  structure,  system  design, 
installation     and      commissioning 



                                                   SOLAR
practices.  With  a  comprehensive 
coverage  of  this  new  segment  from 
                                                                technology
various  aspects,  the  book  is  an 
                                                                development
extremely useful reference resource for            photovoltaic and emerging
practitioners in the renewable energy              grid power possibilities
sector,  policy-makers,  stakeholders, 
and researchers.


COnTEnTS

n Brief overview of global energy situation n The evolution of solar PV grid power application  
n Solar-grid technology demonstration experiences globally n The advent of megawatt capacity 
solar grid power plants vis-a-vis n selected case studies



Suneel Deambi, PhD,                           Highlights 
is a leading consultant                       • Comprehensive coverage of the grid potentials of the 
in the field of renewable                       solar PV sector
energy and its                                • Detailed diagrams and illustrations
applications in India                         • Guide and reference book for professionals in the solar 
                                                PV industry



2010    7 x 9.5”   9788179932810       350 pp.    Paperback    USD: 95.50     EUR: 70.00         GBP: 55.95
                                      (approx.)
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                    fundamentals                                         FUndAMentAls oF
                     of renewable                                       RenewABle eneRGy
                            energy
                                                     The book Fundamentals of Renewable Energy 
                                                     gives a technical overview of basic concepts 
                                                     that  form  the  basis  for  other  renewable 
                                                     energy  technologies.  The  book  provides  a 
                                                     review  of  different  physical,  chemical,  and 
                                                     engineering  sciences  required  to  use  and 
                                                     design  renewable  energy  systems.  The 
                                                     book is supported by equations, figures, and 
                                                     tables. It will be useful for anyone interested 
                                                     in  knowing  more  about  the  theories  and 
                                                     concepts  that  explain  renewable  energy.  It 
                                                     addresses key concepts such as the basic 
                                                     properties  of  substances,  material  and 
                                                     energy  balances,  different  forms  of  energy, 
                                                     thermodynamics and transport phenomena. 
                                                     A comprehensive textbook, it also acts as a 
                                                     beginner’s guide to the concept of renewable 
                                                     energy. 



 COnTEnTS

  n Renewable energy systems n Properties of substances n Solids, liquids, vapours, and gases 
  n Material and energy balances n Different forms of energy n Heat, work, and thermodynamics 
  n Transport phenomena



 Highlights 
 • Gives an overview for the designing of renewable systems
 • Theories and concepts of engineering principles are explained in a reader-friendly language
 • The matter is extensively researched
 • Text is supported by figures, equations, and tables
 • Language has been kept succinct so that even lay readers will find this book interesting
 • The book has revision questions, which the students will find useful




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  solAR eneRGy tecHnoloGIes
                                                                                     solar
  Solar Energy Technologies  reviews  extensively  the                                  energy
  research  conducted  in  the  field  of  solar  energy.  It 
  also gives a detailed description of photovoltaics and 
                                                                                  technologies
  solar  applications.  Varied  topics  of  particular  interest 
  to  students  have  been  introduced  that  also  conform 
  to  the  syllabi  of  some  well-known  universities.  The 
  book  includes  topics  such  as  solar  radiation  outside 
  the  earth’s  atmosphere  and  on  the  earth’s  surface 
  and its measurement, the physics of semiconductors, 
  photovoltaic  technology,  solar  cell  technologies,  PV 
  system  design,  guidelines  and  methodology,  flat 
  plate  collectors,  solar  concentrators,  human  thermal 
  comfort, heat exchanges in buildings, passive cooling 
  concepts, also pertaining to composite climates.




 COnTEnTS

  n Introduction n Solar radiation outside the earth’s atmosphere n Solar radiation available on 
  the earth’s surface n Measurement of solar radiation n Prediction of available solar radiation 
  n Physics of semiconductors n Introduction to photovoltaic technology n Solar cell 
  technologies n Photovoltaic system design guidelines and methodology n Low temperature 
  solar systems: flat plate collector n Cheaper alternatives to conventional solar water heaters 
  n Concentrating collector systems n Climate and human thermal comfort n Heat exchange in 
  buildings n Concepts of passive heating n Passive cooling concepts n Passive concepts for 
  composite climates


  Highlights 
  • The book explains the solar engineering concepts in a pithy manner
  • Recent inventions and applications in the field of solar energy have been included
  • Experts in the field of solar technology have reviewed and contributed to the book
  • The book has self-explanatory tables and figures
  • The book has revision questions for students
  • The language of the book has been kept simple and reader-friendly
  • Comprehensive of the subject compilation



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                             wind                                wInd, HydRo, And
                            hydro                  GeotHeRMAl eneRGy tecHnoloGIes
                                   and
                    geothermal                 Wind energy has been harnessed for a long time to 
                        energy                 get work done. So is the case with small hydro. The 
                     technologies              book covers all the recent developments in the field 
                                               of  wind  and  hydro  energy.  Geothermal  energy  has 
                                               also  been  explained  in  detail.  Students  as  well  as 
                                               academics  will  find  this  book  enriching.  This  book 
                                               provides  a  detailed  overview  of  the  topics  such  as 
                                               the  physical  aspects  of  wind  energy  development, 
                                               wind  measurement,  instrumentation  and  data 
                                               characteristics,  spatial  wind  resources  assessment 
                                               tools, GIS and satellite data, the history and evolution 
                                               of  wind  turbines,  rotor  aerodynamics,  small  hydro 
                                               resource  assessment,  site  evaluation,  small  hydro 
                                               technology,  tidal  power,  geothermal  energy,  and 
                                               ocean thermal conversion.


 COnTEnTS

  n Wind n Physics of wind energy developments n Physics of wind n Wind systems in India 
  n Wind measurements, instrumentation, and data characteristics n Spatial wind resource 
  assessment tools: GIS and satellite data n History and evolution of wind turbines n Rotor 
  aerodynamics n Evolution of the modern wind turbine and its sub-systems n Hydro n Introduction 
  n Global scenario n Indian scenario n Small hydro resource assessment n Site evaluation n Small 
  hydro technology n Geothermal n Geothermal energy n Tidal power n Wave power n Ocean 
  thermal energy conversion


  Highlights 
  • The book gives a detailed account of various state-of-the-art technologies developed in the field 
    of wind, hydro, and geothermal energy
  • The book has been reviewed by experts in the field
  • The book is supported by figures and tables
  • Revision questions have been provided at the end of each chapter
  • The book is written in a simple language which will make for an interesting read for students as 
    well as lay persons 
  • Comprehensive compilation of wind, hydro, and geothermal energy



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    ENERgY         FoRTHcoMINg


  BIoeneRGy tecHnoloGy
                                                                         bioenergy
  Today,  the  concerns  of  energy  security  and 
  sustainability  are  driving  the  development                          technology
  of  biofuels  globally.  But  there  is  a  paucity 
  of  relevant  books  in  the  market.  The  book 
  Bioenergy Technology  addresses  this  gap  and 
  includes  varied  topics,  including  bio-diesel, 
  bioreactors,  and  other  liquid  fuels.  The  book 
  will  interest  students  and  academics  alike.This 
  book  includes  important  topics  such  as  bio-
  energy  resources,  characterization  of  biomass, 
  bulk chemical properties, chemical composition 
  of  biomass,  structural  properties,  properties 
  of  microbial  biomass,  biomass  combustion, 
  design  of  downcraft  gasifiers,  aerobic  and 
  anaerobic  systems  for  solid  waste  treatment, 
  liquid  biofuels,  thermochemical  conversion  of 
  biomass,  biochemical  methods  of  conversion, 
  and  the  fundamentals,  process  chemistry,  and 
  technologies of liquid fuels from biomass. 

 COnTEnTS

  n Biomass resources n Characterization of biomass n Bulk chemical properties n Chemical 
  composition of biomass n Structural properties n Physical properties n Properties of microbial 
  biomass n Biomass resource assessment n Biomass combustion n Guidelines for designing 
  downdraft gasifiers n Basics of biochemical processes n Aerobic and anaerobic systems for 
  solid waste treatment n Liquid biofuels



  Highlights 
  • The book provides a broad overview of the latest inventions and developments in the field of 
    bioenergy
  • Contributors to the book are experts in their fields
  • The book is amply supported by figures and tables
  • Written in a simple and easy-to-understand language




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                           multiple                                          MUltIple cHoIce
                             choice                                      qUestIons on eneRGy
                          questions
                          on energy                This  book  contains  about  1200  multiple  choice 
                                                   questions  covering  various  sectors  of  energy, 
                                                   including  mechanical  energy,  electrical  energy, 
                                                   chemical  energy,  nuclear  energy,  thermal  energy, 
                                                   magnetic energy, sound energy, human and animal 
                                                   energy, energy from coal, petroleum oil and natural 
                                                   gas, renewable energy, and energy conservation. 
                                                   An  introduction  to  energy  has  been  presented  in 
                                                   a  comprehensive  yet  simplified  form.  This  book 
                                                   is  useful  for  academicians,  students  pursuing 
                                                                  oa                   c          a
                                                   engineering  r  griculture-related  ourses,  spirants 
                                                   of  various  competitive  exams,  professionals,  and 
                                                   stakeholders  in  the  energy  sector.  It  can  also  be 
                                                   a  tool  for  various  quiz  programmes  organized  in 
                                                   schools, universities, engineering institutions, and 
                                                   on television.




 COnTEnTS

  n Introduction to energy n MCQs on energy n MCQs on mechanical energy n MCQs on electrical 
  energy n MCQs on chemical energy n MCQs on thermal energy n MCQs on nuclear energy n
  MCQs on magnetic energy n MCQs on sound energy n MCQs on human and animal energy n
  MCQs on energy from coal n MCQs on energy from petroleum oil and natural gas n MCQs on 
  renewable energy n Energy conservation n Miscellaneous questions

  Highlights 
  • Covers  topics  of  various  sectors  of  energy,  including  mechanical  energy,  electrical  energy, 
    chemical energy, nuclear energy, thermal energy, magnetic energy, sound energy, human and 
    animal  energy,  energy  from  coal,  petroleum  oil  and  natural  gas,  and  renewable  energy,  and 
    energy conservation
  • Useful for academicians, students pursuing engineering or agriculture-related courses, aspirants 
    of various competitive exams, professionals
  • Approximately 1200 multiple choice questions
  • Can also be a tool for various quiz programmes organized in schools, universities, engineering 
    institutions, and on television
  • Useful resource for stakeholders involved in the energy sector

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 ENVIRoNMENTal scIENcEs                 FoRTHcoMINg


Fundamental science series      ecoloGy


                                                            ecology
                                                            FUNDAMENTAL SCIENCE SERIES



The  book  Ecology  covers  the  entire  range 
of  topics,  from  the  concept  of  species  and 
population  to  ecological  amplitude  and 
ecological  equivalents.  Various  topics 
have  been  included  for  the  benefit  of 
undergraduate  and  postgraduate  level 
students  in  universities,  technical  institutes, 
and centres of excellence. The book covers 
ecological  factors,  both  biotic  and  abiotic, 
and  addresses  issues  of  concern  such  as 
ecological  succession  and  the  productivity 
of  different  ecosystems.  It  also  addresses 
topics  like  urban  population,  landscape 
and  statistical  ecology,  limiting  and 
regulatory  factors,  ecological  restoration, 
biogeochemical cycles, energy in ecological 
systems,  and  ecologically  important  plant 
groups.


COnTEnTS

n Basic principles and concepts n Ecological factors n Population ecology n Classification and 
analysis of communities n Ecological succession n Ecosystems n Classification of ecosystems 
n Ecologically important plant groups n Ecological restoration n Energy in ecological systems 
n Biogeochemical cycles n Limiting and regulatory factors n Urban ecology n Landscape 
ecology n Statistical ecology



Highlights 
• A comprehensive study of the subject as per the prescribed syllabus
• Pedagogical review by subject teachers in reputed institutions 
• Text supported with suitable figures, charts, and tables
• Questions which are targeted towards facilitating meaningful comprehension 
• Content presented in a structured manner for better comprehension and retention
• Simple and lucid language
• Self-explanatory diagrams and figures




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                                    Fundamental science series    envIRonMentAl scIence
  FUNDAMENTAL SCIENCE SERIES


 environmenTal
                                                   The  book  of  Environmental Science  covers  the 
                                                   entire range of topics, from natural resources and 

 Science
                                                   ecosystems  to  biodiversity  and  its  conservation 
                                                   and environmental pollution. Various topics have 
                                                   been  included  for  the  benefit  of  undergraduate 
                                                   and  postgraduate  level  students  in  universities, 
                                                   technical  institutes,  and  centres  of  excellence. 
                                                   The  book  addresses  topics  such  as  human 
                                                   population  and  the  environment,  social  issues 
                                                   and  the  environment,  conservation  of  water, 
                                                   resettlement  and  rehabilitation  of  people,  the 
                                                   impact  of  population  on  development,  cause, 
                                                   effect  and  control  measures  of  pollution,  and 
                                                   the  biogeographical  classification  of  India.  It 
                                                   also  provides  in-depth  knowledge  to  the  reader 
                                                   about  the  regulatory  mechanisms  in  place  for 
                                                   environmental  regulation  as  well  as  covers  both 
                                                   social and current environmental issues.



COnTEnTS
n General perspectives on environmental science n Components of the environment n Natural 
resources n Ecosystems n Biodiversity and its conservation n Environmental pollution n Human 
population and the environment n Environmental health n Social issues and the environment 
n Current environmental issues


Highlights 
• Content thoroughly researched by an able panel of academics 
• Text supported with suitable figures, charts, and tables
• Useful  for  academicians,  students  pursuing  various  courses  including  engineering  and 
  agriculture-related courses 
• Content presented in a structured manner for better comprehension and retention
• Simple and lucid language
• Self-explanatory diagrams and figures
• Written in simple, easy-to-understand language
• Exercises  and  past  questions  provided  at  the  end  of  each  chapter  to  analyse  the  readers 
  comprehension of the chapter
• Fills a critical gap in the area of reliable and accurate scientific data on environmental science



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  lIFE scIENcEs           FoRTHcoMINg

                                                       Fundamental science series        BIocHeMIstRy
                                            The  book  Biochemistry  covers  the  entire  range  of  topics, 
  FUNDAMENTAL SCIENCE SERIES                from the electronic theory of valency and physiology and 



  BIOCHEMISTRY
                                            bioenergetics to glycolysis as well as structure and function 
                                            of  plant  cells.  Various  topics  have  been  included  for  the 
                                            benefit  of  undergraduate  and  postgraduate  students  in 
                                            universities, technical institutes, and centres of academic 
                                                          T b        a           t     s     a h
                                            excellence.  he  ook  ddresses  opics  uch  s  ybridization, 
                                            radioisotope  techniques,  viscosity,  lipids,  amino  acids, 
                                            nucleic  acids,  photosynthesis,  evapotranspiration, 
                                            multienzyme systems, and biostatistics.

                                            COnTEnTS
                                            n Biochemistry: foundations n Organic chemistry 
                                            n Structure and catalysis n Biophysical chemistry 
                                            n Physiology n Bioenergetics n Intermediary metabolism 
                                            n Information pathways n Plant biochemistry  
                                            n Enzymology n Nutritional biochemistry n Research 
                                            methodology and biostatistics


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                  Fundamental science series    BIoInFoRMAtIcs
                                                                                BioinformaTicS
                                                                                FUNDAMENTAL SCIENCE SERIES



The  book Bioinformatics  covers  the  entire  range  of  topics,  from 
data  structures  and  algorithms  and  object-oriented  programming 
with Java to computational biology and mathematical and statistical 
techniques.  Various  topics  have  been  included  for  the  benefit  of 
undergraduate  and  postgraduate  level  students  in  universities, 
technical institutes and centres of excellence. The book addresses 
topics such as relational database management systems, genomics, 
proteomics and systems biology, principles of molecular modelling, 
web  programming  with  PERL-CGI,  networking  and  distributed 
computing, and structural bioinformatics.

COnTEnTS
n Molecular biology and biological chemistry n Data structures and algorithms n Object oriented 
programming with Java n Data searches and pairwise alignments n Distance-based methods of 
phylogenetics n Computational biology n Mathematical and statistical techniques n Relational 
database management systems n Genomics, proteomics and systems biology n Principles 
of molecular modelling n Web programming with PERL-CGI n Networking and distributed 
computing n Structural bioinformatics n Molecular modeling

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                                                     Fundamental science series   BIotecHnoloGy
                                         The  book Biotechnology  covers  the  entire  range  of  topics 



 BIoTecHnology
 FUNDAMENTAL SCIENCE SERIES
                                         from molecular genetics and structural biology to enzymology 
                                         and enzyme technology and plant molecular biology. Various 
                                         topics have been included for the benefit of undergraduate 
                                         and  postgraduate  level  students  in  universities,  technical 
                                         institutes,  and  centres  of  excellence.  The  book  addresses 
                                         topics such as biology of cloning vectors, immunotechnology, 
                                         microbial  biotechnology,  animal  biotechnology,  bioprocess 
                                         technology,  plant  genome  organization,  and  DNA  damage 
                                         and repair.

                                         COnTEnTS
                                          n Molecular genetics n Biophysics and structural biology 
                                          n Enzymology and enzyme technology n Biology of cloning 
                                          vectors n Plant molecular biology and intellectual property 
                                          rights n Immunotechnology n Microbial biotechnology 
                                          n Animal biotechnology n Bioprocess technology




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                         Fundamental science series    cellUlAR And MolecUlAR BIoloGy
The book Cellular and Molecular Biology covers the entire             FUNDAMENTAL SCIENCE SERIES



                                                                      cellular and
range of topics, from cell classification and differentiation and 
ultra structures to extracellular matrix and DNA damage and 
repair  pathways,  and  construction  of  DNA  library.  Various 
topics have been included for the benefit of undergraduate 
                                                                      molecular biology
and  post-graduate  level  students  in  universities,  technical 
institutes,  and  centres  of  excellence.  The  book  comprises 
topics  such  as  recombinant  DNA  technology,  hybridoma 
technology, fermentation technology, rapid DNA sequencing 
techniques, re-association kinetics, detection, and extraction 
of DNA from gels.


COnTEnTS
n Cell biology n Molecular biology n Advanced molecular 
biology n Molecular biology: methods


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   lIFE scIENcEs                 FoRTHcoMINg

                                                                Fundamental science series      IMMUnoloGy
immunology
 FUNDAMENTAL SCIENCE SERIES



                                      The book Immunology covers the entire range of topics, from general 
                                      concepts  of  the  immune  system  and  the  structure  and  organs  of  the 
                                      immune system to antigens and antibodies, maturation and activation 
                                      of b and t cells, immunological principles of various reactions as well 
                                      as  techniques.  Various  topics  have  been  included  for  the  benefit 
                                      of  undergraduate  and  postgraduate  level  students  in  universities, 
                                      technical  institutes,  and  centres  of  excellence.  The  book  covers 
                                      topics  such  as  hypersensitivity,  autoimmunity  and  autoimmune 
                                      diseases,  transplantation  immunology,  tumor  immunology,  primary 
                                      immunodeficiency,  immunodeficiency  disorders,  immunological 
                                      tolerance, and regulation of the immune response.
COnTEnTS
n Historical background n General concepts of the immune system n Structure and organs of the 
immune system n Antigens n Antibodies n T-cell receptors and major histocompatibility complex 
molecules n Complement system n Maturation and activation of b and t cells n Cell mediated 
immunity n Regulation of the immune response n Immunological tolerance n Immunological 
principles of various reactions and Techniques n Hypersensitivity-type I n Hypersensitivity-type II 
n Hypersensitivity-type III n Hypersensitivity-type IV n Autoimmunity and autoimmune disease n
Transplantation immunology n Tumor immunology n Primary immunodeficiency 
n Secondary immunodeficiency n Immunodeficiency disorders

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                                   Fundamental science series    GenetIcs
                                                                                    geneTicS
                                                                                    FUNDAMENTAL SCIENCE SERIES


The book Genetics covers the entire range of topics, from concepts 
of  genetics  and  biostatistics  and  computer  applications  to 
population genetics and cytogenetics and genome organization. 
Various topics have been included for the benefit of undergraduate 
and postgraduate level students in universities, technical institutes, 
and  centres  of  excellence.  The  book  addresses  topics  such 
as  recombinant  DNA  technology,  human  genetics  and  medical 
biotechnology,  plant  breeding  and  biotechnology,  advanced 
microbial genetics and technology, regulation of gene expression 
and development, and gene function.

COnTEnTS
n Concepts of genetics n Genetic fine structure n Population and evolutionary genetics 
n Cytogenetics and genome organization n Gene function n Regulation of gene expression and 
development n Advanced microbial genetics and technology n Human genetics and medical 
biotechnology n Genetic control of immune response n Genetic control of cell division 
n Recombinant DNA technology n Genetic engineering and the future

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                                                           Fundamental science series    MIcRoBIoloGy
 microbiology
 FUNDAMENTAL SCIENCE SERIES




                                  The book Microbiology covers the entire range of topics, from history 
                                  of  microbiology  and  classification  of  micro-organisms  to  bacteriology 
                                  and  virology.  Various  topics  have  been  covered  that  will  be  useful 
                                  for  undergraduate  and  postgraduate  level  students  in  universities, 
                                  technical institutes, and centres of excellence. The book covers wide 
                                  range of topics such as methods of diagnosis and serology, mycology 
                                  and phycology, fungi, algae, vitamins, enzymes, and macromolecules.

COnTEnTS
n History of microbiology n Classification of micro-organisms n Bacteriology n Virology 
n Methods of diagnosis and serology n Mycology and phycology n Fungi n Algae n Phycology 
n Biochemistry n Fundamentals of biochemistry n Analytical biochemistry n Vitamins n Enzymes 
n Macromolecules n General microbiology n Biophysics n Biostatistics n Pathogenesis 
n Molecular biology n Microbial physiology and development n Microbial diversity  
n Extremophiles n Food microbiology n Cellular microbiology

      Forthcoming             8.5 x 11”     800 pp.    Paperback    USD: 103.5       EUR: 78.95             GBP: 66.95
                                           (approx.)


 Fundamental science series           envIRonMentAl BIotecHnoloGy                         FUNDAMENTAL SCIENCE SERIES


                                                                                         environmenTal
The book Environmental Biotechnology covers the entire range of topics,                  bioTecHnology
from bacterial metabolism in waste water treatment systems and industrial 
waste water sources and treatment strategies to activated sludge process. 
The  topics  will  be  useful  for  undergraduate  and  postgraduate  level 
students in universities, technical institutes, and centres of excellence. The 
book includes topics such as modelling of aerobic waste water treatment 
processes, high-rate anaerobic waste water treatment, modelling of biogas 
reactors, soil remediation and disposal, bioreactors, bioremediation by the 
heap technique and in-situ remediation.
COnTEnTS
n Bacterial metabolism in wastewater treatment systems n Industrial wastewater sources and 
treatment strategies n Activated sludge process n Modelling of aerobic wastewater treatment 
processes n High-rate anaerobic wastewater treatment n Modelling of biogas reactors n Aerobic 
degradation of recalcitrant organic compounds by microorganisms n Principles of anaerobic 
degradation of organic compounds n Soil remediation and disposal n Bioremediation by the 
heap technique n Bioreactors n In-situ remediation n Composting of organic waste n Anaerobic 
fermentation of wet and semi-dry garbage waste fractions n Landfill systems, sanitary landfilling 
of solid wastes, and long-term problems with leachate n Sanitary landfills: long-term stability and 
environmental implications n Process engineering of biological waste gas purification 
n Wastewater, waste, off-gas and soil treatment

     Forthcoming              8.5 x 11”    800 pp.     Hardback     USD: 103.50     EUR: 78.95             GBP: 66.95
                                          (approx.)
  lIFE scIENcEs                  FoRTHcoMINg

                                    Fundamental science series          envIRonMentAl MIcRoBIoloGy
 FUNDAMENTAL SCIENCE SERIES


 environmenTal                            The  book Environmental Microbiology  covers  the  entire  range  of 
                                          topics,  from  micro-organisms  in  the  environment  and  bacterial 
 microbiology                             growth to terrestrial environments. Various topics have been included 
                                          for  the  benefit  of  undergraduate  and  postgraduate  level  students 
                                          in  universities,  technical  institutes,  and  centres  of  excellence.  The 
                                          book  includes  topics  such  as  aquatic  and  extreme  environments, 
                                          aeromicrobiology,  microbial  transport,  environmental  sample 
                                          collection and processing, cultural methods, physiological methods, 
                                          biogeochemical cycling, effect of biogeochemical cycles, and micro-
                                          organism and organic pollutants.


COnTEnTS
n Micro-organisms in the environment n Bacterial growth n Environmental microbiology 
n Terrestrial environments n Aquatic and extreme environments n Aeromicrobiology


    Forthcoming               8.5 x 11”         800 pp.     Paperback     USD: 103.5        EUR: 78.95    GBP: 66.95
                                               (approx.)



pRocess BIotecHnoloGy
theory and practices
For acquiring deep knowledge in the process biotechnology besides 
studies on fundamental, advanced, and experimental aspects, it is 
essential  to  provide  theory  related  practice  problems,  in  the  form 
of  tutorials  for  learners.  This  book  has  been  designed  so  that  the 
students  appreciate  the  ways  in  which  experiments  and  simple 
calculations  can  lead  to  an  understanding  of  biological  systems 
work under a title of theory and practice of process biotechnology. It 
reviews theoretical concerns in solving numerical/tutorial problems 
and also deals with bioprocesses and engineering system models. It 
is suitable for undergraduate, postgraduate, and PhD level students 
and scholars in engineering institutes, colleges, and universities.

COnTEnTS
n Brief background of life information n Prebiotic science for chemicals of life n A brief review of 
biotic chemistry n Brief cell biology and microbiology n Chemical and biochemical engineering 
principles: brief review with tutorials n Bioprocess engineering system tutorials 
n Numericals on enzyme engineering and technology with solutions n Process biotechnology 
product: recovery and purification n Unsolved process biotechnology: problems and numericals 
for practice

    Forthcoming               8.5 x 11”         800 pp.     Hardback      USD: 103.50      EUR: 78.95      GBP: 66.95
                                               (approx.)
susTaINaBlE DEVEloPMENT                                                   TERI PREss caTaloguE 2009–10          20–21


ecoloGIcAl Meltdown
impact of unchecked human growth on the
earth’s natural systems
Asheem Kumar Srivastav



                                                              MELTDOwN
Suvira Srivastav


The  book  rings  alarm  bells  of  an  ecological 
meltdown,  footsteps  of  which  are  getting  louder          IMPAcT OF uNchEckED huMAN GROwTh
with  every  passing  day.  The  difference  between             ON ThE EARTh’S NATuRAL SySTEMS
the  current  recession,  and  the  one  mentioned 
in  the  book  is  that  there  are  ways  and  means  to 
recover  from  a  financial  crisis.  However,  the 
picture that emerges from the exhaustive analysis 
of  international  data  drawn  from  the  most  reliable 
sources  clearly  indicates  that  we  have  reached  a 
point of no return: humanity has gained access to 
the gateway of extinction where the other biological 
species will disappear first followed by humans.
    The  book  reinforces  the  key  findings  of  the 
Millennium  Ecosystem  Assessment  Report  of 
the  UN  that  humans  have  made  unprecedented 
                                                                              Asheem Kumar Srivastav
changes  to  the  ecosystems  and  this  pressure                                 Suvira Srivastav
will  increase  globally,  in  coming  decades,  unless 
human attitudes and actions change.

COnTEnTS
n  Humanity’s  ecological  footprints:  the  ecological  meltdown  n Earth’s  carrying  capacity;  co-
relation  between  population  dynamics  and  biodiversity;  India  in  2050  n State  of  global  forests; 
Global wood fuel analysis; grazing impact on India  n Global protected area assessment  n Wild 
species and challenges of illegal trade n Conservation funds, impact of wars and civil strife; Global 
military budget n Relevance of international legal agreements concerning biodiversity n Revisiting 
sustainable development

Asheem Kumar Srivastav is               Highlights 
a senior civil servant (Indian          • Thoroughly researched 
Forest Service) professionally          • Authoritative  and  up-to-date  data  from  the  most 
trained in environment and                authentic sources
natural resource management.            • Scientific data supported by graphs, figures, and tables
Suvira Srivastav is a                   • Offers a global as well as Indian perspective on the issues 
development communicator                • A  must  read  for  all  those  who  are  concerned  about  the 
and an environment journalist.            planet’s future



2009    6 x 9”    9788179932780        250 pp.    Hardback       USD: 74.95          EUR: 70.95        GBP: 51.95
                                      (approx.)
  clIMaTE cHaNgE                 NEW TITlEs

                                                         MAKInG sense oF clIMAte cHAnGe
                                                                          a beginner’s guide to global warming
                                                                                                  Ranjana Saikia


                                              Climate  change  is  an  enormous  challenge  facing 
                                              humankind  today.  Undoubtedly,  it  is  the  single  largest 
                                              environmental  threat  facing  the  planet,  and  we  need  to 
                                              act  fast  to  mitigate  it.  There  is  much  that  needs  to  be 
                                              done and much that can be done to halt the catastrophic 
                                              impacts  of  climate  change.  However,  these  steps  have 
                                              to be taken by all sections of human society, throughout 
                                              the  world.  Making Sense of Climate Change  discusses 
                                              the  causes,  the  impacts,  as  well  as  possible  solutions, 
                                              to  tackle  the  problem  at  the  individual,  community, 
                                              and  global  level  in  a  simple  easy-to-read  style  for  the 
                                              general reader. 
                                                 The book provides a broad overview of climate change, 
                                              covering  all  aspects—what  is  climate  change?  What 
                                              causes  climate  change?  Effects  of  climate  change  and 
                                              possible solutions.


2009     6 x 9”    9788179932445        55 pp.     Paperback     USD: 15.00         EUR: 11.00      GBP: 8.95



sIMplIFyInG clIMAte cHAnGe
based on the findings of the Ipcc Fourth
Assessment Report
Simplifying Climate Change  aims  to  simplify  the  scientific 
details outlined in the IPCC’s Fourth Assessment Report and 
thereby produce a document that can be understood by the 
general  reader.  It  presents  a  review  of  the  focus  laid  under 
each of the Working Group reports on the science; impacts, 
adaptation and vulnerability; and mitigation issues in a reader-
friendly  manner.  The  book  covers  all  aspects  of  the  issue, 
including the science of climate change, impacts, adaptation, 
and vulnerability, and mitigation of climate change.
    The  book  is  a  useful  resource  for  all  those  who  are 
concerned with the environmental and social consequences 
of  changes  in  the  climate—students;  researchers,  policy-
makers,  and  practitioners  in  the  field  of  natural  sciences, 
social science, hazard management, economics, and public 
health; and stakeholders in the corporate sector.


2009     6 x 9”    978817993260         140 pp.     Hardback      USD: 38.50        EUR: 28.00      GBP: 22.95
ENERgY ENVIRoNMENTal MaNagEMENT                                                  TERI PREss caTaloguE 2009–10     22–23


                                                                  FRoM sUnlIGHt to electRIcIty
                                                                                   a practical handbook on solar
                                                                                        photovoltaic applications
                                                                                            Editor: Suneel Deambi

                                              From Sunlight to Electricity: a practical handbook on solar
                                              photovoltaic applications  is  a  compilation  of  information 
                                              that gives the readers an overall understanding of the PV 
                                              (photovoltaic)  sector  in  India,  designs  and  applications 
                                              of  specific  devices  and  related  benefits,  finance,  and 
                                              policies. The document also discusses the PV technology 
                                              programme  in  India,  the  issues  therein,  and  its  future 
                                              directions. The information has been presented in a format 
                                              that is easy to understand and apply. The readers will find 
                                              it useful in assessing the potential of such systems and 
                                              in  identifying  appropriate  agencies  for  financing  such 
                                              systems. 
                                                 The  book  is  completely  revised  and  updated,  and 
                                              provides an overall understanding of the PV sector India, 
                                              designs  and  applications  of  specific  devices,  related 
                                              benefits, finance, policies, and programmes.

   2009 7 x 9.5”     9788179931561        132 pp.    Paperback      USD: 36.00         EUR: 27.00     GBP: 21.00




AIR pollUtIon contRol
S P Mahajan 
(Editor: T V Ramachandra)


The  air  we  breathe  is  being  polluted  by  activities 
such  as  vehicles;  burning  coal,  oil,  and  other  fossil 
fuels; and manufacturing chemicals. Air pollution can 
even come from smaller, everyday activities such as 
cooking, space heating, and degreasing and painting 
operations. These activities add gases and particles 
to the air we breathe. When these gases and particles 
accumulate in the air in high enough concentrations, 
they can harm us and  our environment. The  module 
on  Air Pollution  deals  with  the  various  sources  of  air 
pollution and the associated environmental and health 
impacts. It also discusses the appropriate measures 
to control/prevent the same.



2009 7.25 x 9.5” 9788179931868 184 approx.          Hardback        USD: 55.00        EUR: 52.00     GBP: 38.00
   ENVIRoNMENTal MaNagEMENT                        NEW TITlEs

                                                                 envIRonMentAl MAnAGeMent
                                                                                 T V Ramachandra and Vijay Kulkarni
                                                                                          Centre for Ecological Sciences,
                                                                                    Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore



                                                    Environmental  management  has  become  one  of  the 
                                                    most used terms in recent times. But, what exactly does 
                                                    the term mean and entail? Environmental management 
                                                    helps to investigate and manage the environment within 
                                                    the  context  of  human  influences,  incorporating  an 
                                                    examination of economics, culture, political structure, 
                                                    and  social  equity,  as  well  as  natural  processes  and 
                                                    systems.  This  book  discusses  in  detail  the  various 
                                                    issues relating to environmental management, including 
                                                    the fundamentals; the various environmental policies, 
                                                    legislations  and  international  treaties;  the  concept  of 
                                                    environmental  impact  assessment;  environmental 
                                                    auditing; life cycle assessment; various environmental 
                                                    management system standards; issues and techniques, 
                                                    and environmental design and economics.


2009 7.25 x 9.5” 9788179931844           375 pp.      Hardback     USD: 112.00       EUR: 106.00         GBP: 78.00



MAnAGeMent oF MUnIcIpAl solId wAste
T V Ramachandra
Centre for Ecological Sciences,
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore



Solid material thrown away as unused from various sectors 
such  as  agricultural,  commercial,  domestic,  industrial 
and  institutional  constitutes  solid  wastes.  This  places 
an  enormous  strain  on  natural  resources  and  seriously 
undermines  efficient  and  sustainable  development. 
Management of Municipal Solid Waste discusses the ways 
to salvage the situation through efficient management of 
solid wastes from waste generation to final disposal. The 
various processes such as waste generation, collection, 
storage,  processing,  recovery,  transport,  and  disposal, 
are explained with the support of case studies. The book 
discusses reduction of waste at the source and to foster 
implementation  of  integrated  solid  waste  management 
systems that are cost-effective and protect human health 
and the environment.

2009 7.25 x 9.5” 9788179931875           324 pp.      Hardback      USD: 97.00        EUR: 92.00           GBP: 67.00
                                                                                         TERI PREss caTaloguE 2009–10     24–25




                                                                              MUnIcIpAl wAteR And wAste
                                                                                        wAteR tReAtMent
                                                                                                  Rakesh Kumar, R N Singh 
                                                                                                (Editor: T V Ramachandra)


                                                                    The book provides an overview of the engineering 
                                                                    approaches  towards  protecting  water  quality, 
                                                                    with  an  emphasis  on  fundamental  principles. 
                                                                    It  presents  water  quality  objectives  and  the 
                                                                    chemical,  physical,  and  biological  processes 
                                                                    necessary for designing and managing drinking 
                                                                    water  and  wastewater  treatment  plants.  Theory 
                                                                    and  conceptual  design  of  systems  for  treating 
                                                                    municipal  wastewater  and  drinking  water  are 
                                                                    discussed.  The  basic  principles  of  common 
                                                                    treatment processes have also been discussed.




    2009 7.25 x 9.5” 9788179931882                  266 pp.        Hardback    USD: 80.00     EUR: 75.00     GBP: 55.00




soIl And GRoUndwAteR pollUtIon FRoM
AGRIcUltURAl ActIvItIes
T V Ramachandra
Centre for Ecological Sciences, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore



This  book  introduces  the  major  agricultural  activities 
in  India  and  their  impact  on  soil  and  groundwater. 
It  lists  the  basic  aspects  of  agricultural  activities 
and  introduces  soil  properties,  classification  and 
processes,  groundwater  characteristics,  movement 
and  recharge  aspects.  It  further  discusses  soil  and 
groundwater  pollution  from  various  sources,  impacts 
of irrigation, drainage, fertiliser and pesticide. Finally, 
the book dwells upon conservation and management 
of groundwater and soil.




2009 7.25 x 9.5” 9788179931851                   352 pp.        Hardback      USD: 106.00     EUR: 100.00    GBP: 73.00
  ENVIRoNMENTal MaNagEMENT susTaINaBlE DEVEloPMENT                              NEW TITlEs

                                                             envIRonMent Best pRActIces
                                                                                        industry initiatives
                                                                            cleaner is cheaper (volume 6)
                                                                                    Editor: R K Narang, TERI


                                                Environment best practices: industry initiatives 
                                                aims  to  bring  to  public  domain  some  of  the  best 
                                                practices  followed  in  the  Indian  industry.  It  focuses 
                                                exclusively  on  the  Indian  industry  and  brings  to  the 
                                                fore its contribution towards sustainable development 
                                                through its varied initiatives aimed at conservation of 
                                                resources, minimization of waste, and improvement in 
                                                environmental standards. The case studies presented 
                                                in the compendium bring out the innovative strategies 
                                                used by the companies to address the environmental 
                                                challenges and how these have helped the companies 
                                                financially while reaffirming the fact that it pays to be 
                                                environmental friendly.



2009 7.25 x 9.5” 9788179932339        287 pp.     Hardback    USD: 91.00       EUR: 86.00      GBP: 63.00



coRpoRAte socIAl ResponsIBIlIty
replicable models on sustainable development
citizens at work (volume 4)
Editor: R K Narang, TERI


Corporate  social  responsibility:  replicable  models  on 
sustainable development is a compendium of companies 
and  their  CSR  (corporate  social  responsibility)  practices. 
These  companies  have  undertaken  numerous  innovative 
and unique initiatives to empower society. Each company 
shares  its  own  success  story  in  community  and  social 
initiative,  providing  glimpse  into  the  approach  by  which 
they  meet  development  concerns  and  display  social 
commitment.  These  companies  have  worked  in  various 
sectors, including education, health, women empowerment, 
HIV/AIDS, and so on.This volume of Citizens at work has 
compiled  43  case  studies  that  depict  the  diverse  best 
practices  followed  by  companies  as  their  commitment  to 
social cause, leading to sustainable development.

2009     6 x 9”   9788179932346       375 pp.    Hardback     USD: 112.50       EUR: 106.5      GBP: 77.95
susTaINaBlE DEVEloPMENT                                                       TERI PREss caTaloguE 2009–10     26–27

                                                             envIRonMentAl conceRns And
                                                               sUstAInABle devevelopMent
                                                                               some perspectives from India
                                                             Editors: Sakarama Somayaji and Ganesha Somayaji

                                       Social  scientists  relate  the  environmental  crisis  to  post-
                                       enlightenment project development and criticise developmental 
                                       programmes  as  a  major  contributor  to  environmental 
                                       degeneration.  As  the  project  and  process  of  development 
                                       cannot  be  reversed,  alternative  development  programmes, 
                                       with  due  care  given  to  environmental  regeneration,  have 
                                       been proposed. These are programmes aimed at sustainable 
                                       development. The present volume has been planned keeping 
                                       in  mind  this  trajectory  of  development  as  a  project  and  a 
                                       process.  This  book  is  a  compilation  of  in-depth  articles  by 
                                       more  than  twenty  scholars  who  share  their  research  results 
                                       pertaining  to  development,  environment,  and  sustainable 
                                       development.  With  a  foreword  by  Dr  R  K  Pachauri,  Director-
                                       General,  TERI  and  Chairman,  IPCC,  this  thought-provoking 
                                       volume  is  a  must  read  for  students,  research  scholars,  and 
                                       policy-makers.

   2009 5.5 x 8.5” 9788179932247        337 pp.    Hardback      USD: 95.50       EUR: 70.50     GBP: 56.50



MAHAtMA GAndHI And tHe envIRonMent
analysing Gandhian environmental thought
T N Khoshoo
S John Moolakkattu


The book presents a selection of Mahatma Gandhi’s views 
on the environment and elaborates on their relevance today. 
It is particularly relevant in this day and age, when the threat 
of climate change is looming large and natural resources 
are fast depleting. It will be of interest to all those who are 
concerned about protecting the earth’s environment and its 
natural  resources.  The  book  presents  Mahatma  Gandhi’s 
views on sustainable use of resources and minimal damage 
to the environment for the sake of future generations. The 
need for a significant synergy between rural development 
and industrial development has also been highlighted. The 
book has a detailed foreword by Dr R K Pachauri, Director-
General, TERI, and Chairman, Intergovernmental Panel on 
Climate Change.


2009 7.25 x 9.5” 9788179932230        152 pp.     Hardback       USD: 43.95        EUR: 32.00     GBP: 25.95
          BacK lIsT

         tHe coAl dIleMMA S K Chand
         While oil prices have reached record levels globally, considerable attention is being directed towards 
         different  sources  of  energy,  both  conventional  as  well  as  non-conventional,  that  would  define  our 
         energy  future.  This  book  attempts  to  demystify  the  issue  of  coal  in  India  by  providing  a  thought-
         provoking  analysis  of  the  current  and  future  availability  of  this  important  source  of  energy,  while 
ENERgY



         looking at the range of issues that will be critical for us to move towards an efficient and cleaner 
         coal-economy in the coming decades.
         year:.2008,.ISBn:.978-81-7993-115-8,.Cover.price:.Rs.295./.US.$24,.132.pages,.Softbound



                            pRodUctIon And tecHnoloGy oF BIo-dIesel: seedInG A cHAnGe
                            Alok Adholeya, Pradeep Kumar Dadhich
                            The book is based on the work that TERI has been doing in the field of bio-diesel production from 
                            jatropha. It covers the entire value chain involved in the production of bio-diesel, right from the 
                            nursery stage for the saplings to the production of trans-esterified oil (bio-diesel) for use in diesel-
                            powered engines and is a handbook for biotechnologists, production engineers, entrepreneurs, 
                            policy-makers, and other professionals interested in biofuels.
                            year.:.2008,.ISBn.:.978-81-7993-157-8,.Cover.price:.Rs.495./.US.$50,.256.pages,.Hardbound



         RenewABle eneRGy enGIneeRInG And tecHnoloGy: a knowledge compendium
         V V N Kishore
         The Renewable Energy Engineering and Technology: a knowledge compendium  covers  major 
         renewable energy resources and technologies for various applications. The book is conceived as 
         a standard reference book for students, experts, and policy-makers. The book is designed to fulfil 
         the much-awaited need for a handy, scientific, and easy-to understand comprehensive handbook 
         for design professionals and students of renewable energy engineering courses.
         year:.2008,.ISBn:.81-7993-093-9,.Cover.price:.Rs.2250,.925.pages,.Hardbound


                              BIoFUels: towards a greener and secure energy future
                              P P Bhojvaid
                              This book provides an assessment of current practices and knowledge on the technological and 
                              economical aspects of biofuels. Broadly scoped to encompass many aspects of this subject, the 
                              book provides a comprehensive selection of lessons from national and international stakeholders in 
                              biofuel development. The book is intended to be a ready reckoner for individuals, farmers, policy-
                              makers, researchers, automobile manufacturers as well as agencies and institutions interested in 
                              taking forward the energy security agenda.
                              year:.2006,.ISBn:.81-7993-085-8,.Cover.price:.Rs.530./.US.$76.95,.281.pages,.Softbound


          HAndBooK on eneRGy AUdIt And envIRonMent MAnAGeMent
          Y P Abbi and Shashank Jain
          Released  on  24  August  2006,  by  Shri  Sushil  Kumar  Shinde,  Hon’ble  Union  Minister  of  Power, 
          Government  of  India,  the  handbook  presents  a  detailed  account  of  energy  conservation  and 
          environmental management in small, medium as well as large enterprises. It is a must-read for 
          every professional interested in energy management and energy audit.
          year:.2006,.ISBn:.81-7993-092-0,Cover.price:.Rs.1500./.US.$68.5,.296.pages.,Hardbound




                                MUltIple cHoIce qUestIons on RenewABle eneRGy
                                Arun K Tripathi
                                This book contains over 1500 multiple choice questions on renewable energy. The questions have 
                                been divided into three levels of difficulty, ranging from school to graduate levels. In addition, the 
                                book provides a comprehensive overview of renewable energy development in India.
                                year:.2007,.ISBn:.81-7993-128-5,.Cover.price:.Rs.395./.US.$20,.184.pages,.Softbound
                                                                                                                              TERI PREss caTaloguE 2009–10   28–29


                   lIGHt RIGHt: A pRActIsInG enGIneeR’s MAnUAl on eneRGy-eFFIcIent lIGHtInG
                   M K Halpeth, T Senthil Kumar and G Harikumar
                   This  concise  handbook  describes  innovative  lighting  practices  that  can  increase  energy 
                   savings in offices, hotels, industrial units, and commercial buildings, and serves as a handy 
                   guide for building owners, engineers, architects, and so on. 
                   year:.2004,.ISBn:.81-7993-044-0,.Cover.price:.Rs.600./.US.$37.50,.162.pages,.Softbound
ENV. MaNagEMENT




                                   e-wAste: implications, regulations, and management in India and current global best practices
                                   Rakesh Johri
                                   The disposal of e-waste is a major problem because of the presence of toxic elements such as lead, 
                                   mercury, and cadmium. This book is designed to fulfil the need for a handy, scientific, and easy-to-
                                   understand comprehensive handbook for professionals, hardware developers, PC manufacturing 
                                   companies, IT companies, policy-makers, researchers, engineering colleges, and recyclers.
                                   year:.2008,.ISBn:.978-81-7993-153-0,.Cover.price:.Rs.880./.US.$107,.356.pages,.Hardbound



                  HydRoloGy oF sMAll wAteRsHeds
                  P V Seethapathi, D Dutta, R Siva Kumar
                  For planning, development, and implementation of rural development programmes at local level, 
                  the small watershed has been accepted as an integrated natural unit. Planning and development 
                  of small watersheds call for rigorous understanding about the occurrence and movement of water 
                  in the surface and sub-surface systems, along with soil and nutrient losses. This book addresses 
                  these as well as many other issues.
                  year:.2008,.ISBn:.81-7993-130-7,.Cover.price:.Rs.550./.US.$45,.326.pages,.Softbound



                                      weAltH FRoM wAste: tRends And tecHnoloGIes (Reprinted in 2008)
                                      Banwari Lal and M R V P Reddy
                                      At  a  time  when  the  world  is  confronted  with  the  twin  challenges  of  fossil-fuel  depletion  and 
                                      environmental  degradation,  the  book  emphasizes  the  latter  could  contribute  to  mitigating  the 
                                      former, highlighting various scientific methods to generate energy from waste.
                                      year:.2005,.ISBn:.81-7993-067-X,.Cover.price:.Rs.750./.US.$148.50,.495.pages,.Softbound




                  BIotecHnoloGy FoR Food And nUtRItIonAl secURIty
                  Vibha Dhawan
                  A  comprehensive  volume  on  the  multi-layered  debate  on  biotechnological  interventions  in  food 
                  production,  this  book  includes  perspectives  from  all  possible  stakeholders  –  from  scientists  to 
                  farmers – on the role of biotechnology in agriculture.
                  year:.2004,.ISBn:.81-7993-056-4,.Cover.price:.Rs.425./.US.$80,.294.pages,.Softbound




                                   AGRIcUltURe FoR Food secURIty And RURAl GRowtH
                                   Vibha Dhawan
                                   India has made remarkable strides in agriculture, largely through the foresight, initiatives, and 
                                   dedication of a very small number of outstanding leaders, including Prof. B P Pal. This book 
                                   addresses issues such as lessons learnt from the Green Revolution, current status of GM 
                                   crops globally and their regulations, and issues related to intellectual property. It is useful for 
                                   researchers, scientists, policy-makers, regulators, seed companies, and the farming community.
                                   year:.2008,.ISBn:.978-81-7993-152-3,.Cover.price:.Rs.525./.US.$120,.534.pages,.Softbound
                   BacK lIsT

                   A coMpReHensIve HAndBooK on BIodIveRsIty
                   A K Ghosh
                   Over-exploitation of resources of commercial value, changes in land use and land cover, and 
ENV. scIENcE


                   fragmentation of habitats have led to extreme decline in biodiversity. This book provides an 
                   insight into the concept of biodiversity, its value and uses, aspects of conservation of material 
                   and traditional knowledge, the linkage between ethnic communities and biodiversity, and several 
                   other topics of interest in a lucid and user-friendly manner.
                   year:.2008,.ISBn:.978-81-7993-165-3,.Cover.price:.Rs.395./.US.$25,.128.pages,.Softbound



                                   coMMon pRopeRty wAteR ResoURces: dependence And InstItUtIons In IndIA’s vIllAGes (wItH coMplIMentARy cd)
susTaINaBlE DEV.




                                   Arabinda Mishra, Nayantara Nayak, Rucha Ghate, Pranab Mukhopadhyay
                                   Property rights on water, largely a common property resource, are very crucial in inducing 
                                   collective action for management and conservation. It also adds to the evidence that landless 
                                   labourers and marginal farmers in India depend in a major way on common resources for their 
                                   traditional livelihood activities and domestic uses. This book looks at the issue in detail and is 
                                   accompanied by a complimentary CD-ROM, replete with data from India’s rural pockets.
                                   year:.2008,.ISBn:.978-81-7993-158-5,.Cover.price:.Rs.850./.US.$56.5,.207.pages,.Softbound




                   eneRGy eFFIcIent BUIldInGs In IndIA
aRcHITEcTuRE




                   Mili Mazumdar
                   This book is an inspiration for architects, designers, urban planners, engineers, and students. 
                   Covering 41 projects from India’s various climatic zones, it provides thorough insights into the 
                   context, techniques, and benefits of energy-efficient buildings
                   year:.2002,.ISBn:.81-85419-82-5,.Cover.price:.Rs.860./.US.$80,.252.pages,.Softbound



                                    sUstAInABle BUIldInGs (desIGn MAnUAl vol 1 & II)
                                    Author: TERI
                                    Available as a set of two volumes Sustainable Buildings design manual intends to demonstrate 
                                    the available knowledge and technologies to contribute to the design of more efficient and 
                                    sustainable buildings. The first volume focuses on policy and regulatory mechanisms and serves 
                                    as a guide to policy-makers and local authorities. The second volume targets practitioners and 
                                    focuses on the process of ‘green architecture’ by combining concepts and technologies with best 
                                    practices for each integral design component.
                                    Volume.1:.year:.2005,.ISBn:.81-7993-052-1,.292.pages,.Softbound.
                                    Volume.2:.year:2005,.ISBn:.81-7993-053-X,.146.pages,.Softbound.
                                    for.both.volumes.:.Cover.price:.Rs.1000./.US.$65
gENERal/PoPulaR




                   coMMUnIcAtInG In style
                   Yateendra Joshi
                   Text: Written simply and elegantly, this book is a must-have for researchers, academics, students, 
                   and journalists who are looking to communicate effectively but are daunted by long-winded, 
                   complicated style guides.
                   year:.2003,.ISBn:.84-7993-016-5,.Cover.price:.Rs.300./.US.$12,.250.pages,.Softbound




                                     tHe oRIGInAl oRGAnIcs cooKBooK: RecIpes FoR HeAltHy lIvInG
                                     Kuntal Kumar
                                     The Original Organics Cookbook offers you a selection of international recipes, vegetarian and 
                                     non-vegetarian, using organic products so that you can enjoy the best gourmet food that is good 
                                     for your health as well. 
                                     year:.2008,.ISBn:.978-81-7993-155-4,.Cover.price:.Rs.595./.US.$30,.114.pages,.Hardbound
       JouRNals MagaZINEs                                                                             TERI PREss caTaloguE 2009–10       30–31


              woRld dIGItAl lIBRARIes: An InteRnAtIonAl JoURnAl
              The journal is an international peer-reviewed biannual journal. It presents quality research 
              papers on original theoretical approaches, experimental case studies related to digital 
              libraries developments, maintenance and dissemination of digital information focusing on 
JouRNals



              research, and integration of knowledge at the interface of resources and development.
              Annual.subscription:.Rs.1500/US.$150.(Print.+.online.subscription)
              2 issues a year (June and December)




                                 teRI InFoRMAtIon dIGest on eneRGy And envIRonMent (tIdee)
                                 TIDEE consolidates into one journal, the current information on energy, environment, and 
                                 sustainable development from more than 600 periodicals, several documents, books, abstracting 
                                 and indexing services, electronic resources such as CD-ROMs, and the World Wide Web.
                                 Annual.subscription:.Rs.1400.(Print.subscription),.Rs.2100.(Print.+.online.subscription)
                                 4 issues a year (March, June, September, and December)
                                 For overseas subscriptions, contact IOS Press, Netherlands


              InteRnAtIonAl JoURnAl oF ReGUlAtIon And GoveRnAnce (IJRG)
              Encompassing major sectors like electricity, telecommunications and transport, the journal 
              provides a forum for detailed and comprehensive analysis. It is aimed at regulators, decision-
              makers, planners, and researchers alike.
              Annual.subscription:.Rs.1000.(Print.subscription),.Rs.1500.(Print.+.online.subscription)
              2 issues a year (June and December)
              For overseas subscriptions, contact IOS Press, Netherlands



                                  ResoURces, eneRGy, And developMent (Read)
                                  An  international,  peer-reviewed  journal  focusing  on  research  and  integration  of  knowledge 
                                  between resources and development. It includes articles, commentaries, and reviews dealing 
                                  with theoretical and methodological issues and case studies.
                                  Annual.subscription:.Rs.800.(Print.subscription),.Rs.1200.(Print.+.online.subscription)
                                  2 issues a year (March and September)
                                  For overseas subscriptions, contact IOS Press, Netherlands


            teRRAGReen
            TerraGreen is India’s most respected monthly magazine dedicated to informing and enlightening 
            its  readers  on  issues  of  environment,  energy,  and  sustainable  development.  Launched  in  2004, 
            TerraGreen has made an indelible impression on the minds of readers both in India and across the 
MagaZINEs




            world. Today, it enjoys a readership of over 1 00 000 and a subscriber base of close to 5000. Helping 
            the magazine along in its endeavour to take issues of absolute importance to the people is the fact 
            that it is the only publication of its kind in the market; not only does it inform and educate, it does so 
            in a subtle and reader-friendly manner. After all, the aim is to reach as many people as possible!
            magazine.circulation:.25.000;.Readership:.over.1.00.000


                                  tHe solAR qUARteRly
                                  The primary purpose of The Solar Quarterly is to provide a platform for facts, figures, and 
                                  important information pertaining to solar energy to reach the target audience with a reasonable 
                                  degree of accuracy. The proposed publication will provide independent research findings on 
                                  contemporary themes and expert opinion on varied topical issues of immediate relevance to all 
                                  possible stakeholders. The key objective is to present a balanced view of the potential of solar 
                                  energy as well as the challenges associated with its implementation.
                                  magazine.circulation:.25.000;.Readership:.over.75.000.(4 issues a year)
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                                                                                             Climate Change                                            ON ThE EARTh’S NATuRAL SySTEMS
                                                                                             and disease
                                                                                             dynamiCs in india
                                                                                             understanding the link between
                                                                                             planetary and population health




                                                                                                        Nitish Dogra Sangeet Srivastava                          Asheem Kumar Srivastav
                                                                                                                                                                     Suvira Srivastav




                                                                                                                 EnErgy-
                                                                                                                 EfficiEnt
                                                                                             Madhumita Roy       buildings
                                                                                                                 in diffirEnt                             Dealing
                                                                                                                                                            with
                                                                                                                 climatic
                                                                                                                 zonEs
                                                                                                                                                          climate
                                                                                                                                                          change
                                                                                                                                                             SETTING A GLOBAL AGENDA FOR
                                                                                                                                                              MITIGATION AND ADAPTATION
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                                                                                                                                                                         R K Pachauri




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                                                                                                                                                        applications
                                                                                                                                                                                           Prof N D Kaushika




                                                                                           FUNDAMENTAL SCIENCE SERIES                                              fundamentals
                                                                                                                                                                    of renewable
                                                                                           cellular and                                                                    energy
                                                                                           molecular biology

                                       Exploring strategies
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The Energy and Resources Institute            eneRgy
                                                         foR all
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                                     a pRactical guide on pRoducts, systems, and devices
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