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Swayam Central

Resources and Environment

By Dr. SUBASH. S. SANNASHIDDANNANAVAR   |   Department of Studies in Geography, University of Mysore, Manasagangothri.
The environment studies enlighten us, about the importance of protection and conservation and our indiscriminate release of pollution into the environment. At present a great number of environment issues, have grown in size and complexity day by day, threatening the survival of mankind on earth.The Study of  environment and resources  includes Natural resources Principle of resources Use of resources and its impact on environment and it also focuses on  environment changing Interface of environment with resources.

Pedagogy :

Online teaching 
One to one interaction
Presentation and discussion using ppt etc

Learners enrolled: 1273

SUMMARY

Course Status : Ongoing
Course Type : Elective
Duration : 12 weeks
Start Date : 20 Jan 2020
End Date : 13 Apr 2020
Exam Date : 10 May 2020
Enrollment Ends : 08 Mar 2020
Category :
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Level : Undergraduate

    COURSE LAYOUT

    Week - I - 1. Meaning Nature and Components of Environment | 2. Meaning Nature and Components of Resources | 3. Classification of Resources |
    Week - II - 4. Distribution and Utilization of Water | 5. Resources and Environmental Interface | 6.Types and Distribution of Forests |
    Week - III - 7. Types and Distribution of Fisheries | 8. Types and Distribution of Flora & Fauna | 9.Types and Distribution of Soils |
    Week - IV - 10. Economic & Environmental Significance & conservation of Water| 11. Distribution of Utilization of Mineral Resources | 12. Distribution of Utilization of Energy Resources |
    Week - V - 13. Coastal Erosion and control | 14. Earth’s Natural Resources | 15. Basic Energy Resources |
    Week - VI - 16. Energy Crisis | 17. Global Warming | 18. Water Resources |
    Week - VII - 19. Climate Change | 20. Karnataka Forest Cover | 21. Goa Forest Cover |
    Week - VIII - 22. Bihar Forest Cover | 23. Kerala Forest Cover | 24. Soil Erosion & conservation |
    Week  - IX - 25. Conservation of Biodiversity | 26. Endangered  Species | 27. Environmental Hazards |
    Week - X - 28. Forest Resources | 29. Global Biodiversity | 30. Sustainable Development|
    Week - XI - 31. Himachal Pradesh Forest Cover | 32. Haryana Forest Cover | 33. Chattisgarh Forest Cover | 34. Gujarat Forest Cover |
    Week - XII - 35. Jammu & Kashmir Forest Cover | 36. Population Explosion | 37. Assam Forest Cover | 38. Andhra Pradesh Forest Cover |

    BOOKS AND REFERENCES


    Reading material

    Author

    Type of publication (article/notes)

    Content Abstract

    Number of pages

    Environmental Geography,

    R.B. Singh

    Heritage Publishers New Delhi,1990 

    Text Book

    365

    Environmental Geography

    Savinder Singh

    Prayag Pustak Bhawan,1997

    Text Book

    295

    Resource  Geography

    Rajashekhar shetty

    Guptha Publisher Mysore,2014

    Text Book

    450

    INSTRUCTOR BIO

    Dr. SUBASH. S. SANNASHIDDANNANAVAR

    Department of Studies in Geography, University of Mysore, Manasagangothri.
    Dr Subash S Sannashiddannanavar is an eminent academician from University of Mysore with specialization in Population Geography, Geo-informatics, and Regional Planning. He has more than 20 years of research experience and he has published 65 research articles in national and international journals. he has completed two major research projects funded by UGC. He has guided ten Ph. D scholars and nine M Phil students, At present another six research scholars are working under his guidance in different branches of Geography.

    He is an excellent resource person for educational programmes of EMRC and is currently the Course Coordinator for the Massive Open Online courses.

    COURSE CERTIFICATE

    Assessment/Assignment marks will be considered for Internal Marks and will carry 30 percent for overall Result.

    End Term Exam- will have 100 questions and will carry 70 percent of  overall Result.

    *All students, who obtain 40% marks in in-course assessment and 40% marks in end-term proctored exam separately, will be eligible for certificate and credit transfer.

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