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A Guide to Environmental Studies: Books

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Books are shelved in general subject categories using the Library of Congress classification system. You may want to supplement your use of the catalog with browsing shelf areas for your topic. Below is a brief listing of some of the subject locations in the field of environmental studies.

  • BJ Ethics
  • G Geography
    • 575 Polar regions
    • 905-910 Tropics
  • GB 651-2998 Hydrology
  • GC Oceanography
  • GE Environmental education
  • GF Human ecology
  • HC 79 Environmental economics
  • Q Science
  • QH Biology
    • 75-77 Nature conservation
    • 540-549 Ecology
  • QK Botany
  • QL Zoology
  • S Agriculture
  • SB Plant culture
  • SD Forestry
  • SF Animal culture
  • TD Environmental technology
    • 172-195 Pollution
    • 201-500 Water supply
    • 511-780 Sewage
    • 785-812 Solid wastes
    • 877.5-893 Special types of pollution (soil, air, noise)
    • 895-899 Industrial sanitation and wastes

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