Certificate Course in Environment ProtectionGuru Nanak Dev University
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The Guru Nanak Dev University's Faculty of Life Sciences offers Certificate Course in Environment Protection to its students. The course structure for it is as follows:
The Physical Environment : Concept and components of environment, the physical and ecological, balance of nature, present crisis, biogeochemical cycles of nature.
Atmosphere : Composition of the atmosphere, atmospheric temperature and pressure, winds, pressure, humidity, Inversion. Photochemical smog, acid rains, global warming.
Hydrosphere : Global water balance, hydrological cycle, evapotranspiration, ground water, water cycle and balance, water budget.
Lithosphere : Composition, rocks and minerals, magmas, igneous rocks, weathering, elastic and nonelastic sediments and sedimentary rocks, metamorphic rocks. Earth’s interior and crust, lithosphere and asthenosphere, continents and ocean basins, earth’s relief features, geologic time scale, plate tectonics, Continental drift, tectonic system,earth’s internal energy system.
World Soils : Comprehensive soil classification system, diagnostic horizons, salient features of Thornwaite system of soil classification. Important soil types of Punjab,characteristics of different soils.
Biosphere : Levels of organization of life, concept of species, community structure, supra specific organization, community, ecosystem and biosphere.