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Environmental History

Encyclopedia of Global Change, Oxford, 2002. GE149 .E47 2000 vols. 1-2  Reference Fl. 1

Encyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change. Sage, 2008.
     QC981.8 .G56 E47 2008 vols. 1-3 Reference Fl. 1

Indigenous Peoples and Environmental Issues: An Encyclopedia, Greenwood, 2003.
     GF50 .J65 2003 Reference Fl. 1

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Human ecology 


Kelman, Ari. A River and Its City: The Nature of Landscape in New Orleans. University of California Press, 2003.

McMichael, A J. Human Frontiers, Environments, and Disease: Past Patterns, Uncertain Futures. Cambridge University Press, 2001.

O'Neill, John. Ecology, Policy, and Politics: Human Well-Being and the Natural World. Routledge, 1993.

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Environmental and natural disasters


Bankoff, Greg, et al. Mapping Vulnerability: Disasters, Development, and People. Earthscan Publications, 2004.

Button, Gregory. Disaster Culture: Knowledge and Uncertainty in the Wake of Human and Environmental Catastrophe. Left Coast Press, 2010.

Moral, Roger , and Lawrence R. Walker. Environmental Disasters, Natural Recovery and Human Responses. Cambridge University Press, 2007.
QH545 .N3 M67 2007 Lower level


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oil spills



Otvos, Ervin G, and Gregory A. Carter. "Hurricane Degradation--Barrier Development Cycles, Northeastern Gulf of Mexico: Landform Evolution and Island Chain History." Journal of Coastal Research. (2008): 463-478. (Dauphin Island. Includes references)

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  Effects of human beings on the environment


  DellaSala, Dominick A., ed. Encyclopedia of the
. Oxford England: Elsevier, 2018.
   catalogues the impact of humanity's global ecological footprint

  Jones, E. L. Revealed Biodiversity: An Economic
  History of the Human Impact
. World Scientific,