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Lovely Professional University, Punjab

Course Code CHE401 Course Category Course Title ENVIRONMENT AND ECOLOGY Courses with conceptual focus Course Planner 15316::Pushp Lata Lectures 3.0 Tutorials Practicals Credits 0.0 0.0 3.0

TextBooks Sr No T-1 T-2 Title Author Edition 2nd 2nd Year 2011 2012 Publisher Name Oxford University Press PHI Learning Pvt Ltd, New Delhi Environmental Studies: From crisis to R. Rajagopalan cure Elements of Environmental Science And Engineering Reference Books Sr No R-1 R-2 R-3 Other Reading Sr No OR-1 Journals articles as Compulsary reading (specific articles, complete reference) Brown,Lesterr R., and Bernie Fischiowitz Roberts 2002,The Earth Policy Reader, Earth Policy Institute, Indian Edition, Orient Longman, Hyderabad , Title Environmental Studies Environmental Science Environmental Studies Author Benny joseph G. Tyler Miller Jr. Scott Spoolman R.J Ranjit Daniels Edition 2nd 14th 1st Year 2009 2013 2009 Publisher Name Tata McGraw Hill Cengage Learning Wiley Pub P. Meenakshi

Relevant Websites Sr No RW-1 RW-2 RW-3 RW-4 RW-5 RW-6 RW-7 RW-8 RW-9 (Web address) (only if relevant to the course) www.newagepublishers.com/samplechapter/000964.pdf http://www.scribd.com/doc/14180071/11-Components-of-Environment www.newagepublishers.com/samplechapter/001426.pdf www.im4change.org/docs/chhat_chap1-11-40.pdf http://earthguide.ucsd.edu/earthguide/diagrams/watercycle/ http://earthguide.ucsd.edu/earthguide/diagrams/atmosphere/index.html http://earthguide.ucsd.edu/earthguide/diagrams/greenhouse/index.html http://earthguide.ucsd.edu/earthguide/diagrams/groundwater/index.html www.newagepublishers.com/samplechapter/001142.pdf Salient Features lecture note lecture note lecture note lecture note slide lecture note lecture note lecture note lecture note

RW-10 RW-11

http://www.ecosystem.org/home

lecture note

http://www.google.co.in/url? lecture note sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=7&ved=0CH0QFjAG&url=http%3A%2F %2Fwww.col.org%2FSiteCollectionDocuments %2FDisaster_Management_version_1.0.pdf&ei=fcMaUJSdHorTrQfbnYDYAw&usg= AFQjCNFTu0x4d83emTdP7PeqNce5_tocqw http://www.authorstream.com/Presentation/draswinikumars-395081-disastermanagement-hospital-triage-emergency-mass-casualty-ulf-education-ppt-powerpoint/ slides

RW-12 RW-13

http://www.google.co.in/url? lecture note sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=3&ved=0CF0QFjAC&url=http%3A%2F %2Fwww.eea.europa.eu%2Fpublications %2Fenvironmental_assessment_report_2003_10%2Fkiev_chapt_12.pdf&ei=XcYaUIrQ BovQrQfonoDYDQ&usg=AFQjCNHlhRegUPhM-5alTIDPOnASxDH0uw http://www.authorstream.com/Presentation/aSGuest132169-1392050-noise-pollution/ http://www.water-pollution.org.uk/ slides lecture note

RW-14 RW-15 RW-16

https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&q=cache:MduG2TJlecture note AKcJ:www.anndannenberg.com/EL%26L/Eco%2520Background %2520Projects/POLLUTION%2520ELL.ppt+land+pollution +ppt&hl=en&gl=in&pid=bl&srcid=ADGEESjaKKf9iRRZU7N6Hl3djq78ocdD4Ya6au MlzjQV9qmt9WMkaJJYrlwMdbwNU_eeiGOTDo_fhbo0yn38dPixfAdDw1KU4NqN53 GWBdjFRZZFJoEAfJNeqbU4az4sqAEjdwUPMh8V&sig=AHIEtbSSlZ8U52yYSWb_I F6ZRPBvvk6djg

Virtual Labs Sr No VL-1 (VL) (only if relevant to the course) Battling the Epidemic, a documentary on the antismoking campaign undertaken by Justice Narayana Kurup Salient Features explain the effects of smoke on plant and animals

LTP week distribution: (LTP Weeks) Weeks before MTE Weeks After MTE Spill Over 7 6 2

Detailed Plan For Lectures


Week Number Lecture Number Broad Topic(Sub Topic) Chapters/Sections of Text/reference books Other Readings, Lecture Description Relevant Websites, Audio Visual Aids, software and Virtual Labs Learning Outcomes Pedagogical Tool Demonstration/ Case Study / Images / animation / ppt etc. Planned

Week 1

Lecture 1

General(Introduction)

T-1:1/1-3 T-2:1/1-5

introduction to the environment,environmen tal crisis and reason behind those crisis

to make the students aware about our environment and their problems

slide show and brainstorming

Lecture 2

General(components of the environment)

T-1:1/4-5 T-2:2/8-9 17 19 23

introduction of to provide an adequate slide show Lithosphere,Hydrosphere knowledge of ,Atmosphere,Biosphere geographa y,climtology,pedology, biophysics and biochemistry of environment relationship of this to provide a new field slide show and lecture subject with other basics of study which has method and applied studies evolved from integrated use of many disciplines includes cultures and to prevent illeffects on slide show and lecture traditions that have our environment by our method influenced human action relationship with nature,the moral standing of humans and duties of future generations various institutes in india to provide the detail of slide show and lecture and worldwide in some institutes in india method environmental fields and aboard related to the environmental fields resouces,their types and general categories of them to explain the sources case study that can be utilised by man to permote his welfare and finding the alternative of them slide show and lecture method

Lecture 3

General(scope and Importance (multidisciplinary nature of environment)) General(need for public awareness)

T-1:1/11 12 T-2:1/6-7

Week 2

Lecture 4

T-1:1/13 T-2:1/4-5

General(institutions in environmental fields)

T-1:1/13 T-2:1/6

Lecture 5

Resources(Renewable and nonrenewable resources)

T-1:9/136-137 T-2:16/228-244

Resources(water)

T-1:7/102-110 T-2:3/30-35

sources,resources,uses,w to know about the ater conflicts,causes of availability of source conflicts and their shortage in coming future needs,sources,types,uses, to know about various crisis,conservation sources of energy and their economic uses

Lecture 6

Resources(energy)

T-1:8/119-130 T-2:3/46-48 T-1:9/138-143 T-2:3/27-30

slide show and lecture method

Resources(forest,)

worlds to aware about case study forests,classification,defo deforestration and their restation,forest effects on living beings management importance of land as a resource desertification,uses,degra dation,landslides,soil erosion,restoration of fertile layer,conservation With the help of story case study of punjab explain importance of land, and their related issues

Week 3

Lecture 7

Resources(land)

T-1:10/153-156 T-2:3/48-55

Week 3

Lecture 7

Resources(food and minerals)

T-1:10/158-162 T-2:3/39-45

worlds food problem,africulture,probl ems associated with the use of fertilisers and pesticides for food crops minerals and mining,social impacts of mining the impact of urbanization on resources and equitable use of resources genetically modified crops,green revolution,how we increases green revolution

With the help of story of punjab explain importance of land, food and mineral resources and their related issues

slide show and lecture method

Lecture 8

Resources(Role of an individual in conservation of natural resources)

T-2:3/56

to aware about the production and consumption of resources

slide show and lecture method

Resources(green revolution)

T-1:10/156

to provide knowledge slide show and lecture of research, method development,productive capacity, management and other skill to the revolution world

Lecture 9

Ecology(Concept of ecosystem)

T-1:2/20-23 T-2:6/84-86

concept of ecosystems, to know about brain storming its structure and function interaction of life with environment at various ecosystem and their concept of ecosystem Nutrient cycling,structure and energy flow Biotic and abiotic component to know about structure, brain storming functiong and how energy flows in an ecosystem to give basics information of all components of ecosystem basics of ecology slide show and lecture method

Ecology(Characteristics of ecosystem)

T-1:2/24-25 T-2:6/86-87

Ecology(Components of ecosystem)

T-1:2/24-25 T-2:6/87-88

Week 4

Lecture 10

Ecology(ecology)

T-1:2/30 T-2:6/101-102 T-1:2/25-26 T-2:6/88-89 T-1:2/26-29 T-2:6/89-91

Definition and interaction with ecosystem Food chain

slide show and lecture method

Ecology(food chains)

Unidirectional energy slide show and lecture flow from one organism method to another Total energy flow by slide show and lecture different method transformations in ecosystem and their management of balance case study

Ecology(food webs and ecological pyramids)

food web and ecological pyramids and cycling of water with story of Gulf of Mannar

Lecture 11

Ecology(basic ideas of different ecosystems (forest, grassland, desert, aquatic).)

T-1:3-4/36-43 48 52 T-2:6/92-100

Different type of Forest ecosystem and biomestypes of forests, effect of human Impact of human activities on forest activities on the forest General idea about grasslands story of nilgiri

Week 4

Lecture 12

Biodiversity(Level of biodiversity)

T-1:5/66-67 T-2:7/104 109

Discuss about the concept of biodiversity, its various levels and importance

Give knowledge about slide show and lecture variety and variability method among living organisms and the ecological complexes in which they occur Concept and level of biodiversity, Biodiversity loss and its cause slide show and lecture method

Biodiversity(causes of biodiversity loss)

T-1:5/68-75 T-2:7/104-108

With the idea of biodiversity hot spots discuss the cause of biodiversity loss Introduction,types,charac teristic features,structure and function of different ecosystem different values of biodiversity

Week 5

Lecture 13

Biodiversity(conservation of biodiversity (ex-situ and in-situ)) Biodiversity(Value of biodiversity)

T-1:6/83-86 T-2:7/105-108

Discuss about the insitu slide show and lecture and exsitu methods of method conservation of biodiversity Knowledge of slide show and lecture consumptive method uses,productive uses,social,ethical,aesth etic and option values of biodiversity To know about the different habitat of different species To know about the different habitat of different species slide show and lecture method slide show and lecture method

T-1:5/68 T-2:7/109-110

Lecture 14

Biodiversity(Endemic Species)

T-1:5/77 T-2:7/113 T-1:5/78 T-2:7/114 T-1:5/79 T-2:7/115-116

Endemic Species

Biodiversity(Endangered Species)

Endangered Species

Biodiversity(Global biological hot spots)

Discussion by taking example of Cape region,Philippines,easter n Himalaya and western ghat regions Habitat loss,overexploitation,glo bal climate changes and other basic threats of biodiversity Homework,Test 1 With the help of story of juvenile discuss about air pollution its cause and effects outdoor and indoor types of pollutants on the basis of nature,decomposition,per sistence and origin of pollutants

Pointed out those areas slide show and lecture where the threat is method greatest to greatest by human activities To aware about the slide show and lecture effects on plants and method animals by these threats of biodiversity

Lecture 15

Biodiversity(threats of biodiversity)

T-1:5/80-82 T-2:7/117-120

Week 6

Lecture 16 Lecture 17 Air Pollution and Control(Sources and effects of pollutants) T-1:11/170-176 T-2:9/134-135

Air pollution, causes slide show and lecture and control measures method provided knowledge of various harmful effect on plants and animals Provide knowledge of slide show and lecture deterioration in method environment by various gases

Air Pollution and Control(primary and secondary pollutants)

T-1:11/176-178 T-2:9/135-137

Week 6

Lecture 18

Air Pollution and Control(green house effect) Air Pollution and Control(acid rain)

T-2:18/275-277

Green house effect, cause and effect

Green house effect and slide show and lecture connect with the method environemnt

Week 7

Lecture 19

T-1:19/300-301 T-2:18/273-274

Acid rain, its effect, and To make student aware case study control measure about formation of acid rain and their effects and control Discuss about depletion Ozone layer depletion of ozone layer and and its harmful effect international initiatives against depletion, discuss results of Montreal protocol Global warming, its cause and effects carbon foot print case study

Lecture 20

Air Pollution and Control (depletion of ozone layer)

T-1:19/302-304 T-2:18/279-284

Lecture 21

Air Pollution and Control(global warming)

T-1:19/304-308 T-2:18/277-279

Global warming and its case study effect

MID-TERM
Week 8 Lecture 22 Water Pollution and Control(Water pollution) T-1:12/185 T-2:8/122 With the help of story of Water pollution, its fluoride contamination cause and effects discuss water pollution, its cause , effects With the help of story of Water pollution, its fluoride contamination cause and effects discuss water pollution, its cause , effects With the help of story of Water pollution, its fluoride contamination cause and effects discuss water pollution, its cause , effects Discuss Eutrophication by taking different examples of lakes slide show and lecture method

Water Pollution and Control (pollutants)

T-1:12/186-187 T-2:8/123

slide show and lecture method

Water Pollution and Control(their origin and effects)

T-1:12/187 T-2:8/124-128

slide show and lecture method

Lecture 23

Water Pollution and Control (Eutrophication of lakes) Water Pollution and Control (ground water pollution) Water Pollution and Control(biomagnification)

T-1:12/188

To know the Indian and case study world sanitation

T-1:12/188 T-2:8/129 T-1:12/189 T-2:8/129 T-1:12/190-192 T-2:8/129-132

Status of water pollution To know the Indian and slide show and lecture in india world sanitation of method ground water Biomagnifications in india To know the Indian and slide show and lecture world sanitation of method ground water slide show and lecture method

Lecture 24

Water Pollution and Control(water treatment)

Different methods of Various method of measuring water quality treatment of polluted and treatment of sewage water and industrial pollutions

Week 8

Lecture 24

Water Pollution and Control (marine and coastal pollution)

T-1:12/192-195 T-2:8/132

Methods of purifying water, cause of marine pollution and international initative to control about various land pollutants, their types ,sources and effects about various land pollutants, their types ,sources and effects about various land pollutants, their types ,sources and effects disposal of solid waste and its management

Overview of marine and costal pollution

slide show and lecture method

Week 9

Lecture 25

Land Pollution(Pollutants,)

T-1:12/196 T-2:10/156 T-1:12/196 T-2:10/156-161 T-2:10/162

about various land pollutants, their types ,sources and effects about various land pollutants, their types ,sources and effects about various land pollutants, their types ,sources and effects Solid waste management and recycling

slide show and lecture method slide show and lecture method slide show and lecture method case study

Land Pollution(different types)

Land Pollution(their origin and effects) Lecture 26 Land Pollution(disposal of solid waste and its management) Land Pollution(recycling)

T-1:13/202-203 T-2:14/189-191 T-1:13/208-212 T-2:14/192-203 T-1:11/180 T-2:11/163-165 T-1:11/181 T-2:11/166-167 T-1:11/181 T-2:11/168-169 T-2:12/172

disposal of solid waste Solid waste and its management and management and recycling of them recycling Sources of noise polluation, their effects and control measures Sources of noise polluation, their effects and control measures Sources of noise polluation, their effects and control measures brief discussion on thermal pollution by different sources brief discussion on thermal pollution by different sources process of mixing of heated effluents with receiving waters control of thermal pollution

slide show and lecture method

Lecture 27

Noise Pollution(Sources)

Sources of noise slide show and lecture polluation, their effects method and control measures Sources of noise slide show and lecture polluation, their effects method and control measures Sources of noise slide show and lecture polluation, their effects method and control measures To know about thermal slide show and lecture pollution by different method sources To know about thermal slide show and lecture pollution by different method sources process of mixing of heated effluents with receiving waters control of thermal pollution slide show and lecture method slide show and lecture method

Noise Pollution(effects)

Noise Pollution(control measures)

Week 10

Lecture 28

Thermal Pollution(Introduction)

Thermal Pollution(Sources)

T-2:12/172-174

Lecture 29

Thermal Pollution(process of mixing of heated effluents with receiving waters) Thermal Pollution(control) Thermal Pollution(effluent treatment plant)

T-2:12/174-177

T-2:12/178 T-2:12/178-180

effluent treatment plants effluent treatment plant slide show and lecture method Homework,Test 2 introduction to hazardous about hazardous waste waste Hazardous waste and their characteristics Hazardous waste and their characteristics slide show and lecture method slide show and lecture method

Lecture 30 Week 11 Lecture 31 Hazardous waste(Introduction) Hazardous waste(characteristics) T-2:15/205 T-2:15/205-210

Week 11

Lecture 32

Hazardous waste(classification (chemical and radioactive))

T-2:15/206-217

Hazardous waste and Hazardous waste and their classification their classification chemical and radioactive chemical and radioactive Hazardous waste and their control Discuss air act Hazardous waste and their control

case study

Hazardous waste(control and handling) Lecture 33 Environmental laws and regulations(air act) Environmental laws and regulations(water act) Environmental laws and regulations(forest conservation act) Environmental laws and regulations(wildlife protection act)

T-2:15/218-225 T-1:20/321-322

slide show and lecture method

To know about Various slide show and lecture Environmental laws and method regulation acts To know about Various slide show and lecture Environmental laws and method regulation acts

Week 12

Lecture 34

T-1:20/318-322

Discuss water act

Lecture 35

T-1:20/322-323

discussion of various act To know about Various slide show and lecture of forest and forest life Environmental laws and method protection regulation acts Discuss Wildlife protection act, issues involved in enforcement To know about Various slide show and lecture Environmental laws and method regulation acts

Lecture 36

T-1:20/323-327

Week 13

Lecture 37

Environmental laws and regulations(issues involved in enforcement of environmental legislation)

T-1:20/327-330 T-2:21318-323

Discuss Various Environmental slide show and lecture Wildlife protection act, laws and regulation acts method issues involved in enforcement of environmental legislation Connection between Understanding about slide show and lecture environemnt and human environment pollution method health, common effect on human health hazardous chemicals and their impact and discuss about persistent organic pollutants DDT,PCB,Dioxins Effect of lead, mercuary and asbestos on human health Various types of disaster Types of disaster and In natural disaster their management discuss about geophysical, meteorological, hydrological and climatological disaster In human based disasters discuss about nuclear disasters slide show and lecture method

Lecture 38

Social Issues(Environment and human health)

T-1:16/253-263 T-2:17/248-268

Lecture 39

Social Issues(Disaster management)

T-1:14/217-232 T-2:4/58-71

SPILL OVER
Week 14 Lecture 40

Week 14

Lecture 41

Scheme for CA:


Component Term Paper,Test,Case study Frequency 2 Total :Out Of 3 Each Marks Total Marks 10 10 20 20

Details of Academic Task(s)


AT No. Objective Topic of the Academic Task Nature of Academic Task (group/individuals/field work Group Evaluation Mode Allottment / submission Week 6 / 11

Case study 1

to give ideas and various case study and projects given in text book for meaningful work by water,air,thermal and soil pollution. various field work to check the knowledge gain by various concept (General)Introduction,components of the environment,scope and Importance (multidisciplinary nature of environment),need for public awareness, institutions in environmental fields, (Resources),Renewable and non-renewable resource,Water,Energy,forest,.( Ecology)Concept of ecosystem,Characteristics of ecosystem,Components of ecosystem,food chains,food webs and ecological pyramids,basic ideas of different ecosystems (forest, grassland, desert, aquatic),Level of biodiversity,causes of biodiversity loss,conservation of biodiversity (ex-situ and in-situ),Value of biodiversity,Endemic Species,Endangered Species,Global biological hot spots,threats of biodiversity. ( Air Pollution and Control)Sources and effects of pollutants,primary and secondary pollutants,green house effect,acid rain,depletion of ozone layer,global warming.

individual and performance based individual

Test 1

Individual

4/5

Term Paper 1

to guide the students ENERGY CRISIS, POLLUTION OF ARSENIC, AIR Individual to write and present POLLUTION, WATER POLLUTION, NOISE a report. POLLUTION,THERMAL POLLUTION ,GLOBAL WARMING, ACID RAIN,OZONE DEPLETION,WILD LIFE PROTECTION, SOCIAL ISSUES AND THE ENVIRONMENT, WATER TREATMENT PLANTS,WASTE MANGEMENTS, RESOURCES CONSERVATION, REMOTE SENSING, ROLE OF COMPUTERS FOR ENVIRONMENT,BIOINTENSIVE FARMING,ENVIRONMETAL EDUCATION, DISATER MANAGEMENT.

indidual

3 / 12

List of suggested topics for term paper[at least 15] (Student to spend about 15 hrs on any one specified term paper)

Sr. No.

Topic 1 ENERGY CRISIS, POLLUTION OF ARSENIC, AIR POLLUTION, WATER POLLUTION, NOISE POLLUTION,THERMAL POLLUTION ,GLOBAL WARMING, ACID RAIN,OZONE DEPLETION,WILD LIFE PROTECTION, SOCIAL ISSUES AND THE ENVIRONMENT, WATER TREATMENT PLANTS,WASTE MANGEMENTS, RESOURCES CONSERVATION, REMOTE SENSING, ROLE OF COMPUTERS FOR ENVIRONMENT,BIOINTENSIVE FARMING,ENVIRONMETAL EDUCATION, DISATER MANAGEMENT.