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BA Hons in Geography

Geotectonics, Geomorphology and Hydrology
Cartographic Techniques in Geography
Climatology, Soil Geography and Biogeography
Analytical Techniques in Geography
Nature of Geography
Economic & Social Geography
Geography of India
Applied Geographical Techniques and Field Report

PAPER-I
GEOTECTONICS, GEOMORPHOLOGY AND HYDROLOGY

1.0 GEOTECTONICS-I [20 MARKS] 1.1 Origin of the Universe and the Earth: Theories Propounded by P. L. Laplace, Otto Schmidt, G. Kuiper, Stephen Hawking 1.2 Geological Timescale and Geological History of the Earth, Methods of Rock Dating 1.3 Thermal and Physical State of the Earth’s Interior with special reference to Seismological Evidence 1.4 Theories of Isostasy: Models of Pratt, Airy, Heiskanen, and Daly

2.0 GEOTECTONICS-II [20 MARKS] 2.1 Rocks: Origin, Classification, Characteristics and impact on Landforms 2.2 Continental Drift: Evidences and Mechanisms 2.3 Seafloor Spreading: Evidences and Mechanisms 2.4 Orogenesis and Epeirogenesis with reference to Plate Tectonics

3.0 GEOMORPHOLOGY-I [20 MARKS] 3.1 Processes of Denudation: Weathering, Erosion and Mass Wasting 3.2 Cyclic and Non-Cyclic Concepts of Landscape Evolution (Davis, Penck and Hack) 3.3 Landform Evolution in Uniclinal and Folded Structures 3.4 Landform Development in Faulted and Volcanic Structures
BU BA Hons Geography syllabus
PAPER-II (PRACTICAL)
CARTOGRAPHIC TECHNIQUES IN GEOGRAPHY
Full Marks: 100 Examination Time: 6 hours
1.0 SCALES AND CARTOGRAMS [20 MARKS]
1.1 Geographical Scales: Linear (including comparative), Vernier, Diagonal
1.2 Proportional Diagrams: Circles, Pies and Squares
1.3 Ternary Diagram
1.4 Taylor’s Climograph, Hythergraph, Wind Rose and Ergograp
2.0 DIAGRAMS AND MAPPING TECHNIQUES [20 MAR
2.1 Maps showing Population Density by Choropleth and Distribution by Dots and Spheres
2.2 Population Growth Rates: Annual and Decadal (Line graph and Choropleth), Age-sex Pyramid and Dependency Ratio
2.3 Cropping Intensity Maps (on the basis of Net-Sown and Gross-Sown Area)
2.4 Flow-chart based on Transport and Migration
3.0 MAP PROJECTION [20 MARKS]
3.1 Base of Classification and Suitability of Projections
3.2 Cylindrical Equal-Area Projection
3.3 Conical Group of Projections: Simple Conic (one standard Parallel) and Bonne’s and Polyconic
3.4 Gnomonic, Stereographic, Orthographic Projections (Polar Case)
4.0 SURVEYING AND MAPPING [30 MARKS]
4.1 Preparation of Land Use Map of a Small Area by Plane Table Survey (Radiation and Intersection Methods)
4.2 Preparation of Land Use Map of a Small Area by Prismatic Compass Survey (Traversing and Intersection Methods)
4.3 Preparation of Contour Map of a Small Area by Prismatic Compass and Levelling Instruments
4.4 Determination of Height (with Accessible and Inaccessible Bases) by Theodolite
5.0 PRACTICAL NOTEBOOK AND VIVA-VOCE [6+4 MARKS]
N.B. : Pattern of setting question papers along with distribution of marks has been
incorporated in the section-IV of this syllabus.
Part-II
PAPER-III
CLIMATOLOGY, SOIL GEOGRAPHY AND BIOGEOGRAPHY
Full Marks: 100 Examination Time: 4 Hours
Number of lectures to be delivered for each Unit 20
1.0 CLIMATOLOGY-I [20 MARKS]
1.1 Insolation and Heat Budget, Horizontal and Vertical Distribution of Temperature with particular reference to Normal Distribution and Types of Inversion
1.2 Forms and Processes of Condensation, Mechanism of Precipitation, Distribution of Rainfall
1.3 Planetary Wind System with Special reference to Tri-Cellular Model,
1.4 Genesis of Monsoon with particular reference to Jet Stream
2.0 CLIMATOLOGY-II [20 MARKS]
2.1. Origin and Classification of Air Mass, Frontogenesis and Frontolysis
2.2 Origin and Characteristics of Tropical and Temperate Cyclones
2.3 Classification of World Climate: Schemes of Köppen and Thornthwaite (1948)
2.4 Climatic Change, Evidences and Causes
3.0 SOIL GEOGRAPHY [20 MARKS]
3.1 Soil: Definition, Factors of Formation and Development of Soil Profiles
3.2 Physical and Chemical Properties of Soil with special reference to Texture, Structure, Organic Carbon and pH
3.3 Concept of Zonal, Azonal and Intrazonal Soil, Formation and Profile Characteristics of Podsol, Laterite and Chernozem
3.4 Soil Erosion and Conservation
4.0 BIOGEOGRAPHY-I [20 MARKS]
4.1 Definitions of Biosphere and Biogeography, Meaning of Ecology, Ecosystem, Environment, Ecotone, Communities, Habitats, Niche, Biotopes and Biomes
4.2 Biosphere and Energy: Energy Sources, Laws of Energy Exchange, Food Chains and Flow of Energy
4.3 Factors of Plant Ecology: Light, Heat, Moisture, Wind and Topography
4.4 Biomes: Tropical Rainforest and Temperate Grassland
5.0 BIOGEOGRAPHY-II [20 MARKS]
5.1 Impact of Climate and Soil on Distribution of Flora and Fauna
5.2 Bio-Climatic Regions in India and their Characteristics
5.3 Wildlife Conservation in India: Projects and their Importance with Special Reference to Tiger and Crocodile
5.4 Biodiversity and its Importance with reference to Sundarbans
N.B. : Pattern of setting question papers along with distribution of marks has been
incorporated in the section-IV of this syllabus.
PAPER IV (PRACTICAL)
ANALYTICAL TECHNIQUES IN GEOGRAPHY
Full Marks: 100 Examination Time: 6 hours
Number of periods to be assigned for each Units 20 (for unit 1, 2, 3) and 30 (unit 4)
1.0 DATA COLLECTION AND REPRESENTATION [20 MARKS]
1.1 Geographical Data Management: Collection (Sampling Techniques- Significance and Types), Classification, Tabulation, Interpretation and Analysis of Geographical Data
1.2 Frequency Distribution: Attribute and Variable, Discrete and Continuous, Graphical Representation of Frequency Distribution (Histogram, Frequency Polygon, Curve and Ogives)
1.3 Measures of Central Tendencies: Mean, Median and Mode; Skewness
1.4 Measures of Dispersion: Range, Quartile Deviation, Mean Deviation and Standard Deviation
2.0 DATA ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION [20 MARKS]
2.1 Scatter Diagram, Simple Correlation and Regression
2.2 Time Series Analysis: Actual Trend, Semi Average, Moving Average, Linear Trend by Least Square Method
2.3 Standard Error of Estimate and Standard Scores
2.4 Absolute Residual Mapping
3.0 DATA RECORDING, AREA MEASUREMENT AND SPECIMEN IDENTIFICATION [20 MARKS]
3.1 Reading, Recording and Analysis of Data Obtained from Barometer, Hygrometer and Maximum-Minimum Thermometer
3.2 Determination of Soil Texture by Feel Method; Soil pH and Organic Carbon by Soil Kit
3.3 Measurement of Area by Graphical Method and Planimeter
3.4 Identification of Common Minerals and Rocks with their Characteristics: Quartz, Feldspar, Mica, Haematite, Magnetite, Chalcopyrite, Galena, Calcite, Gypsum, Bauxite, Granite,
Basalt, Dolerite, Pegmatite, Conglomerate, Sandstone, Shale, Limestone, Gneiss, Schist, Phyllite, Quartzite and Marble.
4.0 MORPHOMETRIC ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION OF TOPOGRAPHIC MAPS: PLATEAU AND PLAIN REGIONS [30 MARKS]
4.1 Construction of Profiles: Superimposed, Projected and Composite
4.2 Stream Frequency and Drainage Density
4.3 Average Slope (Wentworth’s method)
4.4 Interpretation of Relief, Drainage and Vegetation Characteristics
4.5 Interpretation of Settlement, Transport and Communication Systems
4.6 Relationship between Physical and Cultural Elements

5.0 PRACTICAL NOTEBOOK AND VIVA-VOCE [6 + 4 MARKS]
N.B. : Pattern of setting question papers along with distribution of marks has been
incorporated in the section-IV of this syllabus.
Part-III
PAPER - V
NATURE OF GEOGRAPHY
Full Marks: 100 Examination Time: 4 Hours
Number of lectures to be delivered for each Unit 20
1.0 DEVELOPMENT OF GEOGRAPHY [20 MARKS]
1.1 Definition, Scope and Content of Geography
1.2 Development of Geography in the Ancient and Mediaeval Periods (up to 19th Century)
1.3 Development of Modern Scientific Geography in the 19th Century with particular reference to the Contributions of Humboldt and Ritter
1.4 Development of Geography in the 20th Century (upto 1970)
2.0 DEVELOPMENT OF SCHOOLS OF THOUGHT IN MODERN GEOGRAPHY [20 MARKS]
2.1 German School
2.2 French School
2.3 American School
2.4 Indian School
3.0 CONCEPTS AND TRENDS IN GEOGRAPHY [20 MARKS]
3.1 Concepts of Determinism, Possibilism and Neo-Determinism
3.2 Concepts of Empiricism and Positivism
3.3 Approaches to Geographic Studies: Systematic vs Regional and Ecological
3.4 Critique of Quantitative Revolution in Geography
4.0 APPROACHES TO REGIONAL STUDIES [20 MARKS]
4.1 Concepts and Types of Region
4.2 Bases and Methods of Regionalisation
4.3 Scale and Hierarchy of Region
4.4 Region and Regionalism
5.0 ENVIRONMENT AND DEVELOPMENT [20 MARKS]
5.1 Relationship among Population Growth, Economic Development and Environmental Conservation
5.2 Environmental Issues Related to Urban and Industrial Expansion
5.3 Environmental issues of Large Dams
5.4 Sustainable Development
N.B. : Pattern of setting question papers along with distribution of marks has been
incorporated in the section-IV of this syllabus.
PAPER - VI
ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL GEOGRAPHY
Full Marks: 100 Examination Time: 4 Hours
Number of lectures to be delivered for each Unit 20
1.0 RESOURCE [20 MARKS]
1.1 Resource: Concept and Classification, Economic and Environmental Approaches of Resource Utilisation
1.2 Different sources of Energy Resources, their Relative Importance, Production and Consumption
1.3 Problems of Resource Depletion - Global Scenario (Forest, Water, Fossil Fuels),
1.4 Necessity and Methods of Resource Conservation; Expanding Oceanic Resource Horizon.
2.0 ECONOMIC ACTIVITY [20 MARKS]
2.1 Agricultural Systems: Plantation Agriculture and Mixed Farming
2.2 Models of Economic Activities: Von-Thunen, Weber, Losch
2.3 Industrial Regions: Great Lakes, Mumbai-Pune, Asansol-Durgapur
2.4 International Trade with Special Reference to WTO, EEC and SAARC
3.0 SOCIETY AND CULTURE [20 MARKS]
3.1 Nature and Content of Social Geography, Evolution of Social Geography
3.2 Races and Ethnicity: Major Racial Groups of the World
3.3 Concept of Culture and Its Components; Innovation, Diffusion and Convergence of Culture
3.4 Cultural Realms of the World and their Characteristics
4.0 SETTLEMENT [20 MARKS]
4.1 Concept of Rural and Urban Settlement, Problems of Definition and Classification of Urban Settlement
4.2 Types and Patterns of Rural Settlement
4.3 Theories of Urban Structure Propounded by E.W. Burgess, Harris Ullman and Homer Hoyt
4.4 Functional Hierarchy of Urban Settlement with Special Reference to Christaller’s Central Place Theory
5.0 POPULATION [20 MARKS]
5.1 Determinants and Dynamics of Population Growth
5.2 Growth of World Population; Demographic Transition Model
5.3 Migration: Types and Impact on Place of Origin and Destination
5.4 Population Policy: India and China
N.B. : Pattern of setting question papers along with distribution of marks has been
incorporated in the section-IV of this syllabus.
PAPER - VII
GEOGRAPHY OF INDIA
Full Marks: 100 Examination Time: 4 Hours
Number of lectures to be delivered for each Unit 20
1.0 INDIA: PHYSICAL ASPECTS [20 MARKS]
1.1 Geology and Structure with Special Reference to Himalayan Structure and Evolution of the Peninsular India
1.2 Drainage Systems: Evolution and Characteristics of Peninsular and Extra-Peninsular Rivers
1.3 Climatic Characteristics: Seasonality, Unevenness and Unreliability of Rainfall, Drought and Floods
1.4 Classification and Characteristics of Soils, Causes and Consequences of Deforestation
2.0 ECONOMIC ASPECTS [20 MARKS]
2.1 Agricultural Policy and Development since Independence
2.2 Agro-Climatic Regions in India and Impact of Green Revolution
2.3 Industrial Policy and Development since Independence
2.4 Recent Trends of Industrialization with Special Reference to SEZs
3.0 SOCIO - CULTURAL ASPECTS [20 MARKS]
3.1 Population Growth and Human Development since Independence
3.2 Languages Groups: Characteristics and Spatial Distribution
3.3 Caste and Social Morphology in Rural India
3.4 Characteristics and Recent Trends of Urbanisation
4.0 WEST BENGAL [20 MARKS]
4.1 Physiographic Region of West Bengal
4.2 Problems of Flood and Drought and their Management
4.3 Regional Problems of Darjeeling Hill Region and Sundarbans
4.4 Population Growth and Human Development
5.0 REGIONAL ASPECTS [20 MARKS]
5.1 Bases and Schemes of Regionalization of India into Geographical Regions
5.2 Chotoanagpur Plateau
5.3 West Bengal Delta
5.4 Malabar Coast
N.B. : Pattern of setting question papers along with distribution of marks has been
incorporated in the section-IV of this syllabus.
PAPER-VIII (PRACTICAL)
APPLIED GEOGRAPHICAL TECHNIQUES AND FIELD REPORT
Full Marks: 100 Examination Time: 6 hours
Number of periods to be assigned for each of the Units: 20 (for Units 1, 2 and 4) & 30 (for Unit 3)
1.0 ANALYSIS OF GEOLOGICAL MAPS [20 MARKS]
1.1 Construction of Geological Section of Horizontal, Uniclinal, Folded and Faulted Structures Along with Igneous Intrusions and Line of Unconformity
1.2 Succession and Relation with Rock Groups
1.3 Topography and its Relation with Underlying Structures
1.4 Interpretation of Geological History
2.0 ANALYSIS OF CLIMATIC DATA AND MAPS [20 MARKS]
2.1 Rainfall Dispersion Diagram
2.2 Construction of Station Model (Indian Context)
2.3 Preparation of Synoptic Chart and Interpretation (Indian Context)
2.4 Interpretation of Daily Weather Maps Prepared by Indian Meteorological Department
3.0 COMPUTER APPLICATION, REMOTE SENSING AND GIS [30 MARKS]
3.1 Data Entry: Arrangement into Ascending and Descending Order; Cartograms Using Excel: Bar, Pie, Line Graph and Doughnut Chart
3.2 Calculation of Central Tendency and Standard Deviation Using Fomula
3.3 Bivariate Techniques: Scatter Diagram and Fitting of Trend Lines
3.4 Basic Concepts of Remote Sensing, GIS and GPS
3.5 Location of a Place Using GPS; Georeferencing of Scanned Maps and Images (Using Software)
3.6 Principles of Preparing and Interpretation of Standard FCC of Images; Digital Classification and Extraction of Physiographic and Cultural Features (Using Software)
4.0 FIELD REPORT ON EITHER A RURAL MOUZA OR AT LEAST ONE WARD OF AN URBAN AREA TO BE CONDUCTED DURING FIELD EXCURSION
[HAND WRITTEN REPORT: 10 MARKS, VIVA-VOCE: 5 MARKS, QUESTION-ANSWER (WRITTEN): 5, TOTAL 20 MARKS]
4.1.1 Guidelines for field report on rural mouza
The following methods are to be followed before the preparation of field report:
(a) Plot-to-Plot Land Use Survey
(b) Collection of Socio-Economic and Physical Data
(c) Classification and Tabulation of Data
(d) Preparation of Land Use Map on Cadastral Plan
(e) Preparation of Maps and Diagrams showing Physiography, Drainage, Soil, Forest, Settlement, Irrigation, Cropping Pattern, Demographic Characteristics etc.
(f) Interrrelation and Analysis of Data, Maps and Diagrams
The Report is to be Prepared under the following sections:
(a) Introduction: Objective, Extent and Space Relations, Sources of Information, Methodology etc.
(b) Physical Components: Lithology, Drainage, Surface Condition, Slope, Climate, Soil Vegetation, etc.
(c) Population: Number, FMR, Literacy, Occupational Structure, Ethnic and Religious Composition, Language, Mobility, Media Exposure, Per Capita Income etc.
(d) Settlement: Number of Houses, Building Materials, Number and Size of Rooms, Amenities etc.
(e) Agriculture: Soil Properties, Irrigational Facilities, General Land Use, Cropping Intensity, Crop-Combination, Use of Fertilisers, Production and Marketing etc.
(f) Other Economic Activities: Fishing, Horticulture, Brick-Kiln Industries
(g) Problems, Prospects, Suggestions and Conclusion
(h) Bibliography
4.1.2 Guidelines for Field Report on Urban Area (At least One Ward)
The following methods are to be followed before the preparation of Field Report:
(a) Plot-to-Plot Land Use Survey
(b) Collection of Socio-Economic Data
(c) Classification and Tabulation of Data
(d) Preparation of Urban Land Use Map
(e) Preparation of Maps and Diagrams showing Urban Morphology, Drainage and Sewage Networks, Communication Networks, Traffic Flow and Travel-Time, Demographic Characteristics, Cultural and Economic Zonation etc.
(f) Interrelation and Analysis of Data, Maps and Diagrams
The Report is to be Prepared under the Following Sections:
(a) Introduction: Objective, Extent and Space Relations, Sources of Information, Methodology etc.
(b) Physical Components: Surface Conditions, Slope, Drainage, Climate, etc.
(c) Demography: Spatial Analyses of Population Density, FMR, Literacy, Occupational Structure, Ethnic and Religious Composition, Language, Mobility, Media Exposure, etc.
(d) Town Morphology: Activity Zones, Sectors of Land Use, Linkages between different Zones and Sectors
(e) Economy: Economic Individuality of the Town, Production and Marketing Patterns, Spatial differences in Occupation and Per Capita Income Characteristics etc.
(f) Urban Waste and its Management: Types of Wastes Generated, Network of Drains, Efficiency of Waste Removal and Sewage Treatment, Peoples’ Perception of Pollution Problem
(g) Bibliography
4.2 Field Report is to be Hand-Written

4.3 Text of the Report should not Exceed 4,000 words
4.4 Maps and Diagrams Excluding Photo-Plates should not Exceed 20

5.0 LABORATORY NOTEBOOK AND VIVA-VOCE [6+4 MARKS]
N.B. : Pattern of setting question papers along with distribution of marks has been
incorporated in the section-IV of this syllabus.
N.B. FOR PRACTICAL EXERCISES OF UNIT 3.0,OF PAPER VIII, THERE MUST BE ADEQUATE INFRASTRUCTURAL FACILITIES IN TERMS OF SETS OF COMPUTER (1 FOR 3 STUDENTS) AND ADEQUATE SOFTWARE (UNIFORM IN ALL COLLEGES).
Section 3: References
Paper-I: Geotectonics, Geomorphology & Hydrology
Ahmad. E. 1990, Geomorphology, Kalyani Pub. New Delhi
Bland, W. and Rolls, D. 1998, Weathering, Hodder & Stoughton.
Bloom. A L 1998, Geomorphology: A Systematic Analysis of Late Cenozoic Landforms. 3rd Edition. Prentice Hall India Ltd. New Delhi.
Burbank, .D. G. and Anderson, R.S. 2001, Tectonic Geomorphology: A Frontier in Earth Science, Blackwell Science Inc. London.
Carter, R.W.G. 1988, Coastal Environments: An Introduction to the Physical Ecological and Cultural Systems of Coastlines, Academic Press, London.
Chorley, R.J. and Kates, R.W. (Editors) 1969, Water Earth and Man, Methen, London.
Cox. A. and Hart. R.B. 1986, Plate Tectonics: How it Works, Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford.
Dayal, P. 1990, A Textbook of Geomorphology, Shukla Book Depoi, Patna.
Duff. P.M.D. (Editor) 1994, Holmes’ Principles of Physical Geology, English Language Book Society/Champman & Hall, London.
Faniran, A. and Jaje, L.K. 1983, Humid Tropical Geomorphology, Longman Ltd. Hyderabad.
Faribridge, S.W. Encyclopedia of Geomorphology, Reinhold Corp. Ltd.
Kale, V.S. and Gupta. A. 2001, Introduction to Geomorphology, Orient Balckswan Ltd. Hyderbad.
Keary. F. and Vine. M. 1997, Global Tectonics. 2nd edition, Blackwell Scientific Publications. Oxford.
Kinghton D. 1998, Fluvial Forms and Processes: A New Perspective, Arnold. London.
Pal, S.K. 2003. Physical Geography of India, Orient Balckswan Ltd. Hyderbad
Powell, J. 2001, Mysteries of Terra Firma: The Age and Evolution of the Earth. Free Press. London. 272p.
Prasad. N. and Basu R. (Editors) 2002, Contemporary Dimensions in Geography: Academic Staff College . University of Burdwan. Bardhaman.
Selby, M.J. 1985, An Introduction to Geomorphology, Clarendon, Oxford.
Sharma, R.C. and Vatal. M. Oceanography for Geographers. Chaitanya Pub. House. Allahabad.
Singh. S. 2000, Geomorphology, 2nd edition, Prayag Pustak Bhavan, Allahabad.
Stahler and Strahler 2002, Geography and Man’s Environment, John Wiley, New York.
Summerfield M.A. (Editor) 1991, Global Geomorphology: An Introduction to the Study of Landforms, John Wiley and Sons Ltd., New York.
Tarbuck. E.J. Lutgens. F.K. and Tasa. D., 2003, Earth Science, 10th edition, Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliff’s.
Thornbury. W.D. 1969, Principles of Geomorphology, 2nd edition, Wiley Eastern Limited. New Delhi.
Woodroffe, C.D. 2002, Coasts: Form, Process and Evolution, Cambridge University Press. Cambridge.
Paper II: (Practical): Cartographic Techniques in Geography
Elfic. M.H. Fryer. J.G. Brinkners. R.C. and Wolf. P.R. 1994, Elementary Surveying 8th edition. Harper Collins Publishers. London.
Hussain. S.K. AND Nagaraj. M.S. 1992, Text Book of Surveying. S. Chand & Co. Ltd. New Delhi.
Kanetkar. R.P. and Kulkarni. S.V. 1988, Surveying and Levelling, Part-I Pune Vaidyarthi Griha Prakashani, Pune.
Kellaway. G.P. 1979, Map Projections. 1st Indian edition. B.I. Publication. Delhi.
Kochher, C.i. 1993, A Text Book of Surveying. S.K. Katariya & Sons. Delhi
Mishra R.P. Ramesh. A 2000, Fundamentals of Cartography. Concept Publishing Company, New Delhi.
Monkhouse, F.J. and Wilkinson. H.R. 1971, Maps and Diagrams: Their Compilation and Construction. B.I. Publications Private Limited. New Delhi.
Roy P. 1988, An Analytical Study of Map Projections. Volume I, Kolkata.
Sarkar, A. 1997, Practical Geography: A Systematic Approach, Orient Blackswan Ltd. Hyderbad.
Singh. R.L and Singh. R.P.B. 1991, Elements of Practical Geography. Kalyani Pub. New Delhi.
Steers. J.A. 1965, An Introduction to Map Projections. 14th edition. University of London Press. London.
Venkatramaiah. C. 1996, A Textbook of Surveying. Universities Press/Orient Longman Ltd. Hyderabad.
Paper-III: Climatology, Soil Geography & Biogeography
Climatology
Anthes. R. 1997, Meteorology, 7th edition. Prentice-Hall Inc. Upper Saddle River.
Barry. R.G. and Chorley. R.T. 1998, Atmosphere. Weather and Climate. 7th Edition, Routledge. London.
Coch, N.K. 1995, Geohazards: Natural and Human, Prentice Hall India Ltd. New Delhi 453p.
Critchfield. H.J. 1983, General Climatology, 4th edition, Prentice Hall India Ltd. New Delhi.
Das. P.K. 1995. Monsoons 2nd edition, National Book Trust, New Delhi.
Lutgens, F.K. and Tarbuck, E.J. 1998, The Atmosphere: An Introduction to Meteorology, 7th edition. Prentice-Hall Englewood Cliffs.
Moran. J.M. and Morgan, M.D. 1997, Meteorology: The Atmosphere and the Science of Weather . 5th edition Prentice Hall Inc. Englewood Cliffs.
Pant, G.B. and Kumar R.K. 1997, Climates of South Asia. John Wiley and Sons. Ltd. Chichester.
Soil Geography
Biswas, T.D. and Mukherjee, S.K. 1987, Text book of Soil Science. Tata-McGraw-Hill.
Brady. N.C. and Weil. R.R. 1996, The Nature and Properties of Soil. 11th edition. Longman. London.
Floth. H.D. 1990, Fundamentals of Soil Science, 8th edition. John Wiley and Sons. New York.
Morgan. R.P.C. 1995, Soil Erosion and Conservation, 2nd edition. Longman. London.
Schwab. G.O. Fandmeir. D.D. and Eliot, W.J. 1996, Soil and Water Management Systems, 4th edition, John Wiley and Sons Inc. New York.
Young. A. 2000, Land Resources: Now and for the Future, Cambridge University Press. Cambridge.
Biogeography:
Chapman J.L. and Reiss. J.J. 1993, Ecology: Principles and Applications, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
Chiras D.D. Reganold J.P. and Owen, O.S. 2002, Natural Resource Conservation. Management for a Sustainable Future. 8th edition, Prentice Hall. Englewood Cliffs.
Dash. M.C. 2001, Fundamentals of Ecology, 2nd edtion, Tata McGraw-Hill, New Delhi.
Huggett. R. 1998, Fundamentals of Biogeography, Routeledge. London.
Kormondy. E.J. 1996, Concepts of Ecology, 4th edition. Prentice-Hall, India. New Delhi.
Myers. A.A. AND Giller. P.S. (editors) 1988, Analytical Biogeography: An Integrated Approach to the study of Animal and Plant Distributions. Chapman and Hall. London.
Odum E.P. 1997, Ecology: A Bridge between Science and Society, Sinaur Associates Inc. Publishers, Sunderland..
Sharma P.D. 1996, Ecology and Environment, 7th edition, Rastogi Publications, Mirat.
Spellerbergy. I.F. and Sawyer, J.W.D. 1999, An Introduction to Applied Biogeography: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
Weddell, B.J. 2002, Conserving Living Natural Resources in the Context of a Changing World. Cambridge University Press. Cambridge.
World Wide Fund for Nature-India (Eastern Region) 1995, Nature Conservation Handbook. Calcutta.
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