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E-Reference Items for Environmental Studies (13)

Name Description
Companion Encyclopedia of Geography Provides “an authoritative and provocative source of reference for all those concerned with the earth and its people.” [RR]
Encyclopedia of Coastal Science Covers a number of topical essays on current topics in coastal studies. [RR]
Encyclopedia of Geographic Information Science Covers the essence of GIS. Contains contributions from prominent GIS scholars as well as experts in GIS’s supporting disciplines. [RR]
Encyclopedia of Geography With 1,224 entries, the Encyclopedia of Geography covers the six broad subject areas of: physical geography; human geography; nature and society; methods, models, and GIS; history of Geography; people, organizations, and movements. [RR]
Encyclopedia of Global Change The authoritative articles "investigate all types of phenomena that change life on Earth." [RR]
Encyclopedia of Quaternary Science The geology and environment of the last million years. [RR]
Encyclopedia of Research Design A collection of scholarly entries on “how to plan and conduct empirical research, including the use of both quantitative and qualitative methods”. [RR]
Encyclopedia of the City Focuses “on the key topics encountered by undergraduates and scholars in urban studies and allied fields.“ [RR]
Encyclopedic Dictionary of Landscape and Urban Planning This multilingual, encyclopedic dictionary “covers terms regularly used in landscape and urban planning, as well as environmental protection.” [RR]
International Encyclopedia of Human Geography Contains over 1,000 articles on key concepts, methods and practices, notable geographers, and geographical thought and practice throughout the world. [RR]
Oxford Companion to Global Change An “up-to-date, comprehensive, interdisciplinary guide to the range of issues surrounding natural and human-induced changes in the Earth's environment.” [RR]
Oxford Companion to World Exploration Covers "all aspects of global exploration, from Antarctica to the North Pole." Includes biographies, national expeditions, and navigational and marine sciences. [RR]
Water Dictionary Provides “definitions for more than 15,000 water-related words, phrases, acronyms, chemicals, microorganisms, units of measure, formulas, and calculations.”2nd ed. [RR]

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