Random Harvest: Biographical Sketches Part II (Memoir 60)

By: B.P. Radhakrishna

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Contents: Preface/B.P. Radhakrishna. Introduction/M.S. Rao. I. 1984: 1. Twenty-five years of service: a retrospect. II. 1989: 2. Creativity in geoscience. 3. Gold in laterite: a surprising challenge in metallogeny. 4. Welcome intensification of interest in deccan flood basalts. 5. Record of Ediacaran fauna from India. 6. Earth science information - user awareness seminar. 7. Two model annual reports. 8. Indian palaeontology under a cloud. III. 1990: 9. The great geological cycle. 10. Method of multiple working hypothesis. 11. Setting up of an information centre. 12. Inaction on a Himalayan scandal. 13. Hopes for a new era in gold mining in India. 14. The travails of a state geological department. 15. Hydrogeological research. 16. An untapped potential for gold and silver. IV. 1991: 17. Role of earth sciences in solving problems of our country-side. 18. 'The awakening earth' - a vision of the future. 19. Precambrian of Central India. 20. Whither earth science research in India? 21. Gem and ornamental stone industry. 22. Are we conserving our water resources? 23. Learning lessons from a catastrophe. 24. Fifty years of geophysical survey. 25. Remembering the past and looking forward to a better future. 26. Neogene- quaternary studies. 27. Whither India's mineral industry? 28. Natural hazards galore. V. 1992: 29. Earth system science. 30. In defence of field-work and mapping. 31. Is scientific fraud to be glossed over? 32. Small is beautiful. 33. Wrong priorities. 34. Mineral resource development and environment. 35. The sad state of our mineral information system. Memoir Series: 60. Printed Pages: 292.

Title: Random Harvest: Biographical Sketches Part II (Memoir 60)

Author Name: B.P. Radhakrishna

Categories: Geology, India,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Bangalore, India, Geological Society of India: 2005

ISBN: 81-85867-65-8

ISBN 13: 9788185867656

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Seller ID: 040971

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