Environmental Deterioration and Human Health: Natural and anthropogenic determinants by Abdul MalikEnvironmental Deterioration and Human Health: Natural and anthropogenic determinants by Abdul Malik

Environmental Deterioration and Human Health: Natural and anthropogenic determinants

byAbdul MalikEditorElisabeth Grohmann, Rais Akhtar

Hardcover | December 27, 2013

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This book discusses the natural and anthropogenic determinants of the environment and their impact on human health. Itthrows light on the perspectives of climate change with case studies from Australia, India, Italy, and Latin America. Themes covered are ecology of antibiotic resistant microorganisms, pesticide and heavy metal (arsenic) problems in natural environment; molecular advances in understanding of microbial interactions; ecological studies of human/animal health and diseases; food security, technological developments and more. The various chapters incorporate both theoretical and applied aspects and may serve as baseline information for future research through which significant development is possible.

Abdul Malik is Associate Professor and Former Chairman (Head), Department of Agricultural Microbiology. He has been awarded several International fellowships, awards and honors including DBT CREST, DAAD fellowship (Germany), BOYSCAST overseas fellowship, Jawahar Lal Nehru Memorial Fund award etc. He has collaborative project with TU Be...
Title:Environmental Deterioration and Human Health: Natural and anthropogenic determinantsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:421 pagesPublished:December 27, 2013Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9400778899

ISBN - 13:9789400778894

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Table of Contents

Sections I: Environmental Quality Deterioration and Health

  1. Environmental Deterioration and Human Health: An Overview, Farhana Masood, Elisabeth Grohmann, Rais Akhtar and Abdul Malik
  2. Environment and health in Italian Cities: the case of Taranto Cosimo Palagiano, and Tiziana Banini
  3. Environmental Concerns of the Tanning Industry, Farhana Masood and Abdul Malik
  4. Environmental and health effects of textile industry wastewater, Sana Khan and Abdul Malik
  5. Applications ofBacillus thuringiensisfor prevention of environmental deterioration, Showkat Ahmad Lone, Abdul Malik and Jasdeep Chatrath Padaria, India

Section II: Pollution and Health

  1. Insecticides: Impact on the Environment and Human Health, M. Shafiq Ansari, Maher Ahmed Moraiet and Salman Ahmad
  2. Spread of Antibiotic Resistance in the Environment: Impact on Human Health, Melanie Broszat and Elisabeth Grohmann
  3. Persistent Organic Chemicals of Emerging Environmental Concern - persistence and bioavailability, Luciana Pereira
  4. Application of microorganisms in bioremediation of environment from heavy metals Katarzyna Hrynkiewicz and Christel Baum
  5. Organochlorine Pesticide Residues in Foodstuffs, Fish, Wildlife and Human Tissues from India: Historical Trend and Contamination Status, V. Dhananjayan, B. Ravichandran
  6. Management of Municipal Solid Waste Landfill Leachate: A Global Environmental Issue , Meththika Vithanage, S.S.R.M.D.H.R. Wijesekara, S.S. Mayakaduwa, A.R. Siriwardana, Y.S. Ok

Section III Climate Change and Health

  1. Climate change and migration: Food insecurity as a driver and outcome of climate change related migration, Celia McMichael
  2. Climate Change and Vector Borne Diseases in Latin America , Ulisses E, C Confalonieri
  3. Climate change and geo-environmental problems in Indian desert , H.S. Sharma, India
  4. Geoecology of Malaria in India: Historical perspective and a case study of Western Rajasthan , India, Rais Akhtar

Section IV Water Quality, Exposure and Health

  • Spring Water Quality and Human Health in Foothill Settlements of Pir Panjal Range in Anantnag and Kulgam Districts of J & K State - India, .G.M.Rather; Rafiq A. Hajam; Sajad A.Wani, Suhaib A. Bandh& ,T.A.Kanth, India
  • Dietary Exposure to arsenic as an anthropogenic factor: Beyond the recommended diet Rebeca Monroy Torres, NC,
  • Land Use Changes and their Impact on Water Resources in Himalayas, Prakash C. TiwariTiwari and Bhagwati Joshi