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Syracuse University Libraries

Environmental Studies

This guide provides an introduction to library resources related to key aspects of environmental studies

Searching the Library’s Online Catalogs and databases

To search for books and ebooks on environmental topics, use some of these subject terms in SUMMON and the Classic Catalog using the SUBJECT HEADING search box. You can then add additional terms to narrow your search results.

These subject terms can also be used in any of the library's databases to find journal articles. Also try them in WorldCat for finding books in other libraries outside SU's library.

Ecological assessment                          Environmental quality

Ecological disturbances                         Environmental responsibility

Ecological engineering                           Environmental risk assessment

Ecology                                                Environmental sampling

Ecosystems                                          Environmental sciences

Environmental degradation                    Environmental testing

Environmental economics                      Environmentalism

Environmental engineering                     Green movement

Environmental geography                      Green technology

Environmental geology                          Human ecology

Environmental ethics                             Human environment

Environmental health                             Management – Environmental aspects

Environmental impact statements           Natural resources – Management

Environmental indicators                       Political ecology

Environmental justice                            Renewable energy resources

Environmental law                                 Renewable natural resources

Environmental management                   Social ecology

Environmental mediation                       Sustainability

Environmental monitoring                      Sustainable living

Environmental policy                             Urban ecology

Environmental protection