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Module Reading List

Environmental Science for Environmental Management, 2019/20, Semester 1, 2
Ben Mills
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Environmental Science and Management

** O’Riordan, T. (ed. 2000).  Environmental science for environmental management . 2nd edition. Longman, London.  Chapter 1  (Chapters 5, 7, 9, 11, 12 will be useful for reference in workshop activities)

* Mitchell, B. (2002)  Resource and environmental management . 2nd edition. Pearson Education, Harlow.  Chapter 1

Cunningham, W.P, Cunningham, M.A and Saigo, B.W. (2007)  Environmental science : a global concern. 9th edition . McGraw Hill, New York.   Chapter 2  for background on what environmental science is.

Gregory, D., Johnston, R., Pratt, G., Watts, M. and Whatmore, S. (2011). The Dictionary of Human Geography . 5th edition. John Wiley & Sons.

Critical Understandings of Science

Pawson, R. (2002) Evidence-based policy: the promise of `realist synthesis'. Evaluation . , 8, 340-358

Irwin, A (2001), Sociology and the environment : a critical introduction to society, nature, and knowledge Polity Press, Cambridge: Polity

Ravetz, J., (2006).  The no-nonsense guide to science . New Internationalist.

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Environmental Hazards

** Smith, K. (2009)  Environmental hazards: assessing risk and reducing disaster . 5th edition. Routledge, London.  Focuses particularly on management of environmental risks and contains a lot of useful case studies.

Blaikie, P., Cannon, T., Davis, I. and Wisner, B., (2014).  At risk: natural hazards, people's vulnerability and disasters . Routledge, London.

Geological Hazards

Bolt, B.A., Horn, W.L., MacDonald, G.A. and Scott, R.F. (2013). Geological hazards : earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanoes, avalanches, landslides, floods . Springer Science & Business Media.

Climatic Hazards

IPCC. (2014) Climate change 2014 : impacts, adaptation, and vulnerability : Working Group II contribution to the fifth assessment report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change [Core Writing Team, R.K. Pachauri and L.A. Meyer(eds.)] IPCC, Geneva, Switzerland

Longshore, D., (2010) Encyclopedia of hurricanes, typhoons, and cyclones . Infobase Publishing.

Hydrological Hazards

Davie, T., (2008) Fundamentals of Hydrology . Taylor & Francis.

Drought and Desertification

Geist, H.J. and Lambin, E.F. (2004). Dynamic causal patterns of desertification. Bioscience. , 54(9), pp.817-829.

Reynolds, J.F., Smith, D.M.S., Lambin, E.F., Turner, B.L., Mortimore, M., Batterbury, S.P., Downing, T.E., Dowlatabadi, H., Fernández, R.J., Herrick, J.E. and Huber-Sannwald, E. (2007). Global desertification: building a science for dryland development. Science. , 316(5826), pp.847-851

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Natural Resource Management

MEA (2005). Millennium Ecosystem Assessment synthesis report : pre-publication final draft approved by MA Board on March 23, 2005 . Washington, DC

Lockwood, M (2010). Governance Principles for Natural Resource Management. Society & natural resources. , 23 (10), p. 986.

Barbier E.B. (2005) Natural resources and economic development , Cambridge: CUP.

Brosius, P.J., Tsing, A.L. and Zerner, C. eds., (2005). Communities and conservation : histories and politics of community-based natural resource management . Rowman Altamira.

Water Resources and Contamination

Holden, J., (2013). Water resources : an integrated approach . Routledge.

Grafton, R.Q. and Hussey, K. eds., (2011). Water resources planning and management . Cambridge University Press

Atmospheric Pollution

Metcalfe, S. and Derwent, D., (2014).  Atmospheric pollution and environmental change . Routledge.

Jacobson, M.Z., (2002). Atmospheric pollution : history, science, and regulation . Cambridge University Press.

Mineral resources and extraction

Aswathanarayana, U., (2005). Mineral resources management and the environment . CRC Press

Keller, E. (2012) Introduction to Environmental Geology . 5th Edition. Pearson, London

Soils, forests and carbon

Apps, M.J. and Price, D. eds., (2013). Forest Ecosystems, Forest Management and the Global Carbon Cycle (Vol. 40). Springer Science & Business Media

Smith, K.A. and Mullins, C.E. (2001). Soil and environmental analysis : physical methods . Second edition. Marcel Dekker, NY. 637 pp (In SRUC Library)

Wall, D.H. and Bardgett, R.D. eds., (2012). Soil ecology and ecosystem services. Oxford University Press

This list was last updated on 18/08/2016