Town Planning Concepts in Early 20th Century

Town Planning Concepts in Early 20th Century Early 20th century marked the beginning of New Town Planning Concepts given by various prominent architects and town planners. New suggestions were given on change in material used for construction, form of city development on the basis of their function, concept of zoning evolved. Different architects gave various


Effect of Air Pollution on Plants

Air Pollution effects plants also in number of harmful ways just like humans. The various toxic gases which are released in atmosphere triggers harmful chemical reactions. The burning of hydrocarbons in motor vehicle engines gives rise to CO2, CO, SO2 (sulfur dioxide), NOx (NO [nitrogen monoxide]) and NO2 in varying proportions—and C2H4 (ethylene), as well as


Types of water pollution

Water Pollution

Types of Water Pollution There are number of pollutents responsible for deteriorating quality of water. Some of the pollutents responsible for water pollution are mentioned below: a)   Pathogenic pollution: – Pathogenic pollution is pollution of a system by disease causing organisms called pathogens. Marine and freshwater systems can become polluted by polluted runoff or untreated


What is Counter Urbanisation

What do you understand by Counter Urbanisation? Urban growth or urbanisation refers to the growth in urban population in an area over the period of time. Whereas counter urbanisation is said to occur when an urban area starts losing its population or when there is decrease in the population of an urban area. In other


EIS: Ireland Power Plant

Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) Example The Environmental Impact Statement  present below highlighted the points to be mentioned in an EIS. This EIS was written for a power plant in Ireland. EIS Report Summary Endesa Ireland Limited proposed to construct a 450 MW natural gas fired Combined Cycle Gas Turbine (CCGT) power plant at Tarbert,County Kerry,


Gross National Product (GNP)

Gross National Product GNP – It stands for Gross National Product. It is a projected value of the total worth of production and services, by citizens of a country, on its land or on foreign land, generally calculated over the course on one year. Gross National Product measures the value of goods and services that the country’s