The book is devoted to the technical terminology of Structural and Tectonic Geology. The book elucidates the definitions of the fundamental terms with suitable illustrations citing Indian examples wherever possible. It is hoped that the book would be useful to the students and teachers of Geology at various levels.
Dr. P.S. Saklani (b.28.8.1941) is Professor Emeritus at NSIT. He was Professor Geology at the University of Delhi for the last three decades. Formerly he was the Vice Chancellor of HNB Garhwal University, Uttarakhand from 1999 to 2001 and was Chairman of the Commission for Scientific and Technical Terminology, Govt. of India from 1994-1998. He was elected as President of Earth System Sciences of the 85th Session of the Indian Science Congress in 1997-98. Prof. Saklani has been a recipient of several awards (e.g., Consulting Editor of American Biographical Institute, Releigh, U.S.A; 21st Century Award; U.P. Ratna Award etc.). He has authored five original books including this and published 56 research papers on Himalayan Geology. He has guided 11 students for Ph.D. and 11 Students for M.Phil. degrees.