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Environmental Studies

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Guide Notes: 
Environmental studies is an interdisciplinary field that includes relates physical and biological sciences to their impact on various environmental systems. When conducting research, it is useful to include "ecology" or "environmental studies" along with your other search terms.


  • Conservation
  • Ecology
  • Environmental Policy
  • Environmental Protection
  • Oceanic Science
  • Atmospheric Science
  • Fish & Wildlife Conservation
  • Pollution

Subject Keywords:
climatology, conservation, energy conservation, green engineering, natural resource management, hydrology, microscopy, oceanography, pollution, sustainability, waste management, wildlife management, wildlife conservation

LoC Classifications:

  • GE1-350 - Environmental Sciences
  • QH1-199.5 - Natural History (General), Including Nature Conservation
  • TD172-195 - Environmental Technology and Pollution
  • RA565-600 - Environmental Health

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Professional Associations

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The Ecological Society of America
The ESA is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization of scientists dedicated to promoting ecological science through communication, outreach, and providing resources. This organization also fosters and encourages communication between policy makers and ecological scientists.