The titles listed in this bibliography range from introductory works to highly technical ones. Included are reference works, bibliographies, dictionaries, and handbooks, as well as basic research reports, case studies, films, maps, documents, journals, journal articles, and monographs in the interdisciplinary area of environmental geology. Some works fit into two or more categories and have been listed under the primary area and cross-referenced from the other subject areas.
These works are international and some are in foreign language editions. English translations of titles are given for most non-English citations.
Most publications listed are available; however, some out-of-print titles are included. These publications can be seen or borrowed from most major libraries due to cooperation in networking and interlibrary loadn procedures.
Major tools and sources used to complete this bibliography were:
U.S. Geological Survey. Publications of the Geological Survey 1897-1961. Washington, Government Printing Office, 1964, 457 pages. 1962–1970 pub1’d 1972, 1971 annual pub1’d 1972, 1972 annual pub1’d 1973, 1973 monthly listings.
Bibliography of North American Geology, 1919-1928, cumulative with annuals: 1929–1970 and 10-year cumulative: 1929–1939, 1940–49, 1950–59. Wasl:ington, Government Printing Office. Ceased publication 1970.
Geological Society of America, Bibliography and Index of Geology Exclusive of North America. v. 1–v. 32; 1933–1968. New York. Geological Society of America. Annual cumulative index and cumulative bibliography issued with volume for 1967–68. Continued by Biblioaraphy and Index of Geology.
Geological Society of America in cooperation with the American Geological Institute. Bibliography and index of geology. volume 33—, January 1969—, Annual cumulative index and cumulative bibliography.