Reserve Textbooks for Environmental Studies and Sustainability (ESS)
Many instructors place their textbooks and other assigned readings on Reserve in the Library. These are available for limited check-out (usually 2 hours but sometimes longer.) The following is being used for ESS 10 (Rocklin).
Editions may vary, so always check against your syllabus.
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Welcome to the Environmental Studies and Sustainability LibGuide
This library resource guide is designed for students taking courses in the Environmental Studies and Sustainability program at Sierra College OR for anyone who is simply interested in learning more about environmental issues. The guide is intended to help you navigate the various resources in the Sierra College Library, whether it is finding a book, locating a journal or article, or finding quality websites on the Internet.
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ESS 1 The Environment & Human Impact -- Theoretical and practical understanding of the principles of ecology, the complexities of technology, and the contemporary problems of the environment on both a local and global level. Lecture/discussion and films in the areas of population, technology, environmental restoration, land use, energy, pollution, and world hunger, as well as the basic concepts, economics, politics, poetry, literature, and philosophy of ecology. (CSU, UC)
ESS 6 The Sierra Nevada -- Integrated study of the Sierra Nevada including its physical attributes, geological characteristics, origin and development, flora and fauna, water resources, historical and economic significance, and influences on literature, art, and culture. Includes contemporary environmental, economic, and management issues in the Sierra. (CSU, UC)
ESS 10 Conservation - Natural Resources -- Use and protection of natural resources, including soil, water, forest, mineral, plant, and animal life, with particular attention to California conditions. Ecological principles, history of the conservation movement, modern problems in resource use, and the citizen's role in conservation. (CSU, UC)