ENVIRONMENT SCIENCES

  • ENERGY

Solar Energy
Appliances

00:17:10:00 1985 GUB-21
Producer: Himanshu Trivedi

  • This program gives details of various solar energy appliances which could be used in regions where solar radiation is available in abundance.

CAZRI – An Information
On Institute

00:21:35:00 1985 GUB-21
Producer: Himanshu Trivedi


Thermal Power
Plant-I

00:23:20:00 1986 GUB-126
Producer: Malti Mehta

  • Part-1 deals with basic thermodynamic cycle and its modifications.

Thermal Power
Plant-II

00:21:55:00 1986 GUB-126
Producer: Malti Mehta

  • This deals with other three circuits i.e. Air & Gas circuit, Feed Water & Steam Circuit and Cooling water circuit.

Thermal Power Plant
Part-III (Turbines)

00:19:23:00 1988 GUB-189
Producer: Malti Mehta

  • In this part of the series, the woking of the steam turbine is explained. The energy conversion in the nozzle and blade and classification based on it are explained. The functioning of the generator is also explained.

Bio Gas
00:13:35:00 1988 GUB-77
Producer: Imamuddin Shaikh


Electricity –
Transmission &
Distribution Part-1

00:22:35:00 1993 GUB-581
Producer: Malti Mehta

  • In India, the generation of electricity is normally done at 11 KV which is stepped up to 66 or 220 KV. In this program, extra high and high voltage transmission as well as sub-transmission and distribution systems are explained in details.


2. ENVIRONMENT

Fog Identification
And Interpretation

00:24:40:00 1985 GUB-60
Producer: Himanshu Trivedi

  • How to identify fog and forecast it from sequences of satellite images, is shown with the help of a film.

Technology for
Productive Desert

00:17:00:00 1985 GUB-25
Producer: Himanshu Trivedi


What is Desert?
00:18:37:00 1985 GUB-32
Producer: Himanshu Trivedi


Revegetation of Desert
00:20:00:00 1985 GUB-32
Producer: Himanshu Trivedi


Wasteland in India
00:15:25:00 1985 GUC-18
Producer: Himanshu Trivedi

  • This program starts with a barren plateau of saline soil near the sea coast and shows on species that adapts to all type of soil from rocky terrain to saline soil and under adverse climatic condition.

Global Vegetation
Index – A Conversation
With Dr. P. Krishna Rao

00:09:05:00 1985 GUB-61
Producer: Himanshu Trivedi

  • A program about satellite application for the study of meteorology and global vegetation. A short film on changing global vegetation is shown.

Climatic Variations,
Drought & Desertification
(Gujarati)

00:16:58:00 1986 GUB-17
Producer: Himanshu Trivedi


Climatic Variations,
Drought & Desertification
(English)

00:17:08:00 1986 GUC-30
Producer: Himanshu Trivedi

  • This program is made in reference to the World Meteorology Organisation Day celebrated on 23 March, 1986. This has relevance to the students in the light of present drought conditions prevailing in many parts of the country.

Challenges of
Environment
(An interview with
Mr. T.N. Seshan)

00:32:30:30 1986 GUB-75
Producer: EMRC


Air Pollution, Sound
00:06:25:00 1986 GUA-153
Producer: Ashok Mewada/Malti Mehta

  • This program deals with air pollution, causes creating air pollution, sound pollution, etc.

Give Trees A Chance
00:34:35:00 1986 GUB-71
Producer: Rajesh Jhaveri


A for Antarctica
00:31:20:00 1987 GUB-158
Producer: Himanshu Trivedi

  • This is a program on voyage to Antarctica. There are many scientific activities being carried out by scientists from different disciplines.

Arid Zone Ecology
Phase-II Mouse but
Not Mickey

00:21:17:00 1987 GUB-149
Producer: Himanshu Trivedi

  • This program deals with information on rats, rodents and partly deals with control operations.

Arid Zone Ecology
Phase-II
Plant Extraction

00:16:44:00 1987 GUB-124
Producer: Himansu Trivedi

  • In a vegetation scared area like desert how plants are used to produce different organic chemicals by extraction in laboratory is shown in the programme.

Fruits from Dryland
(Arid Zone Ecology-II)

00:22:42:00 1987 GUB-149
Producer: Himanshu Trivedi

  • Explaining the conditions and prerequisites to be fulfilled by plants, we have concentrate on three fruits – ber, pomegranate and date palm, some practices in horticulture as preached by scientists of CAZRI.

Rain making
00:18:40:00 1987 GUB-185
Producer: Vismay Shah

  • In this program, Dr. Pisharoty, an eminent scientist discusses the rain making process, discusses the success ratio, cost factor, etc.

The Chinkara
00:15:22:00 1987 GUB-125
Producer: Himanshu Trivedi

  • This program projects the timid, beautiful animal called the Indian Gazel living in the hot Arid Zone of Rajasthan.

The Black Buck
00:16:53:00 1987 GUB-125
Producer: Himanshu Trivedi

  • This program is on the Black Bucks i.e. the Indian Antelopes and shows how they are protected by the Bisnoi Community in Rajasthan.

A Talk with
Dr. D. Desaiah
(Effect of Environmental
Pollutants on Brain
Functions)

00:18:48:00 1988 GUB-206
Producer: Ashok Mewada

  • This program mainly deals with the deformities of brain taking place due to the environmental pollutants mainly industrial wastes and agricultural pesticides.


Man & Environment
- What on Earth are
we doing to our land?

00:17:29:00 1989 GUB-268
Producer: Savita Hegde

  • The fact that earth is the basis of human civilization and is very useful for its development. It deals with the different geographical classifications of land and the issue of wastelands and how they should be cultivated.

Man & Environment-
What on Earth are
we doing to our environment?

00:17:56:00 1989 GUB-268
Producer: Savita Hegde

  • It speaks of the constant interaction, direct as well as indirect between man, animals, birds, etc. The program urges towards a new awareness about environment and its related issues.

What on Earth are
We doing to our
Water?

00:20:13:00 1989 GUB-451
Producer: Savita Hegde

  • The program emphasizes the importance of water to the existence of life on earth – ranging from men to microorganisms. The rain or water cycle and its role is explained.

What on earth are
We doing to our Forests?

00:25:18:00 1989 GUB-285
Producer: Savita Hegde

  • This program highlights the extent of deforestation in India and the rest of the world because we have not been able to balance our use and the regeneration of forests. The program talks about social forestry measures taken by the government in Gujarat.

A learning look at
WGBH

00:46:26:00 1989 GUB-310
Producer: Himanshu Trivedi


Neglected Nectar
(Nature education
Part-I)

00:16:45:00 1990 GUB-397
Producers: Arti Parikh/Mita Bhatt

  • The program gives an idea about the major elements of the eco-system such as air, water.

Back to nature
(Nature Education
Part-II)

00:14:03:00 1991 GUB-397
Producers: Arti Parikh/Mita Bhatt

  • The program ‘Back to Nature’ lovers different aspects of camp-life in the lap of nature, which is very important for youngsters.

Serene Supremacy:
Learning from
Nature Part-III

00:17:43:00 1991 GUB-397
Producer: Arti Parikh/Mita Bhatt

  • The program ‘Serene Supremacy’ gives an idea about ecology of Little Rann of Kutch. Number of migratory birds have found the little Rann as an ideal place for their sojourn. This unique eco-system is also in great danger because of flourishing salt industry.

Warning for Warming
00:06:41:00 1991 GUA-648
Producer: Tarun Shah, DDIT

  • This program discusses the problem of global warming and states the various factors responsible for it.

Environment Friendly Detergent
00:17:28:00 1991 GUB-419
Producer: Ashok Mewada

  • The unorganized sector of detergent industry is large and responsible for producing low grade detergent causing many health hazards and environmental problems. This program is focusing its views on many aspects like environment, chemistry, health hazard viz. dermatology and consumer protection. Various interviews of experts are incorporated to enrich the program.

Tips on Saving Fuel
00:04:35:00 1992 GUB-530
Producers: Anuja Sharma/Jigna Shah/Kavita Kakkad, CDC

  • The program titled ‘Tips on fuel saving’ deals with possible steps that can be taken in order to avoid high fuel consumption in 2 wheelers. It mainly suggests taking appropriate maintenance steps so as to save petrol.

Paper: A precious Commodity
00:05:54:00 1993 GUB-567
Producer: Ashok Mewada

  • To save paper and to use it judiciously.

Environment Education:
In & across the
Borders Part-I Introduction

00:19:45:00 1993 GUB-588
Producer: Malti Mehta

  • Environmentalists from different international organizations are talking about how they are creating awareness. The methods that are being used in communication and how effective the communicators have been in disseminating these messages to the people.

Environment Education:
In & across the
Borders Part-II
(In Hong Kong,
Philippines & Indonesia)

00:24:13:00 1993 GUB-588
Producer: Malti Mehta

  • The negative effects of the modern technology on both sea and land life, how and what media they are using for the different age groups and to what effect, is being talked about.

Environment Education:
In & across the
Borders Part-III
(In Hong Kong,
Singapore & China)

00:24:00:00 1993 GUB-589
Producer: Malti Mehta

  • Environmental problems are the same in small countries like Singapore or Hong Kong or as massive as China. What are Chinese doing about their nature considering the large population they are having. The environmentalists from these countries had come to attend SASEANEE at Centre for Environment Education, Ahmedabad.

Environment Education:
In & across the
Borders Part-IV
(In India, Pakistan,
Bhutan & Vietnam)

00:23:12:00 1993 GUB-589
Producer: Malti Mehta

  • In India and Pakistan the Environmental studies are incorporated in other courses at higher levels. The need is for the specially trained environmentalists. Bhutan is also educating their children about environment through different means.

Environment Education:
In & across the
Borders Part-V
(In India, Sri Lanka
& Malaysia)

00:29:32:00 1993 GUB-590
Producer: Malti Mehta

  • Modern technology has its own negative aspects as faced by Malaysia. What different organizations in India like KSSP and St. Xaviers’ Social Service are doing for the nature preservation.

Environment Education:
In & across the
Borders Part-VI
(In India, Ecuador &
Nepal)

00:22:22:00 1993 GUB-590
Producer: Malti Mehta

  • The environmentalists from different countries like Ecuador, India and Nepal attended SASEANEE at Centre for Environment Education, Ahmedabad and talked about their environment problems and the solutions, the media they used like Radio, TV and the museums.

Environmental Engg:
A solution to Pollution

00:14:55:00 1993 GUA-968
Producer: Dhiren Avashia

  • This program is an introduction to Environmental engineering, its role and scope of the subject. Further, it talks about the three main types of pollutions – Air, Water and Land.

Noise: Silent Killer
00:03:42:00 1993 GUA-903
Producer: Ashok Mewada

  • To create awareness about noise pollution which has invaded our day-to-day life. Definition of noise and its alarming rise to dangerous levels are given in this program. Examples of noise pollution at work, at home, on streets.

Environment Quickie
(CDC)

00:05:50:00 1994 GUA-1013
Producer: Rupa J. Parekh


Water pollution
Control: Environmental
Engg. Part-IVA

00:19:23:00 1994 GUB-525
Producer: Dhiren Avashia

  • This program deals with water pollution control equipment. Here we concentrate on conventional water treatment, the different treatment systems and the different treatment units involved in water treatment.

Water pollution
Control: Environmental
Engg. Part-IVB

00:15:35:00 1994 GUB-525
Producer: Dhiren Avashia

  • In this program we talk about waste water treatment, specially in municipal waste water. We dealt in this program specifically with primary treatment and the different treatment units of primary treatment.

Secondary waste water
Treatment: Environmental
Engg. Part-V

00:18:43:00 1994 GUB-524
Producer: Dhiren Avashia


Environment
00:02:30:00 1994 GUB-451
Producer: CDC Trainees


Harnessing
Biodiversity

00:14:40:00 1996 B/3/20
Producer: Ashok Mewada

  • This talk deals with our rich plant biodiversity. Out of 18 Global “Hot-spots” of biodiversity; 2 are in India, which possess 70% of the world’s species diversity. India lacks the biotechnological know how to maximally harness this biodiversity.

Plastic Dost Ya Dushman
(Hindi)

00:08:32:16 2005 B/AHM/3/58
Producer : Dr. Ila Joshi

  • The misuse of plastic has created environment and health problems. Therefore plastic should be used judiciously and disposed off properly.

Water Birds in their natural habitats :
Part-1 : Thol Wetland

00:23:21:22 2006 B/AHM/3/674
Producer : Vismay Shah

  • Importance of Wetland and particularly of Thol Wetland and bird watching is covered in the programme. The programme also discusses some details of various waterfowls signted at Thol lake like white-necked stork, coot, ruddy shelduck, egret, black winged stilt, river term, spoon bill, cormorant, godwit etc.

Water Birds in their natural habitats :
Part-2 : The Sarus Crane

00:25:30:12 2007 B/AHM/3/707
Producer : Vismay Shah


3. FORESTRY

Wastelands Deve.
(Social Forestry)

00:15:30:00 1986 GUB-74
Producers: Dhiren Avashia & Malti Mehta


Integrated Approach
Toward Plant
Growth

00:21:10:00 1986 GUB-74
Producers: Dhiren Avashia & Malti Mehta


High Density
Agroforestry

00:24:00:00 1986 GUB-74
Producers: Dhiren Avashia & Malti Mehta


Vanya – Tryst with a
Green Future
(Narmada Project)

00:21:45:00 1990 GUB-369
Producer: Dhiren Avashia/Malti Mehta

  • This is a program about catchments area treatment measures around Sardar Sarovar Dam in Gujarat. It talks about the plan to plant some 2,000 saplings per hectare.

Sustainable Development :
An Overview

00:18:41:00 2008 B/AHM/3/788

Producer : Ashok Mewada

  • It discusses the issues and challenges of Sustainable Development. It also gives a concept of Sustainable Development.

Soft Footprints : Auroville
00:08:29:00 2009 B/AHM/3/847
Producer : Ashok Mewada


In Conversation with Dr. Simon Boxall on Global Warning
00:23:54:03 2009 B/AHM/3/832
Producer : Ashok Mewada