The science, technology, and environmental science texts in this section are available online through University Libraries. Each source includes entries and topics related to the study of environmental economics, management, and policy.
Seeks to improve environmental literacy by defining scientific and technical terms in environmental protection and resource management. Illustrations, international case studies, a bibliography of web resources, and cross-references aid the reader in deeper study.
Information on pure and applied ecology presented in 3000 short dictionary definitions, over 250 essays on major ecological topics, and color plates and illustrations. Cross-referencing and a mix of general and specific information make this a comprehensive resource for established and emerging areas of ecology. Also available in print at the Main Library.
Entries on all aspects of green energy from science and technology to business and policy. Articles are written for students, professors, and researchers and designed to give an overview of the social and environmental issues in greening energy supplies.
Information includes the history of food production and what can be done to make it greener in the future. Scholar written articles on sustainable food production cover the science, sociology, business, political, geographical, and environmental studies, practices, and organizations involved with agriculture and food production.
A concise 2 volume version of the larger 20 volume Encyclopedia of Science and Technology. The 7000 entries were retained but reduced to their essential parts. Appendices include bibliographies, scientist biographies, measurement tables, mathematical and scientific notations, and fundamental constants.