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Featured KU Faculty Publications:
Environmental issues of all kinds have long captured the attention of KU scholars. Researchers from many disciplines are studying the short and long term influences of human interaction with the environment. Several recent publications of KU faculty are included in this exhibition and are listed below.
- Brooks, Karl Boyd. Before Earth Day: the Origins of American Environmental Law. University Press of Kansas, 2009.
- Billings, Sharon A. “Altered patterns of soil carbon substrate usage and heterotrophic respiration in a pine forest with elevated CO2 and N fertilization.” Global Change Biology, v. 14, issue 5, pp. 1025-1036
- Brown, J. Christopher. “There’s nothing inherent about scale: political ecology, the local trap, and the politics of development in the Brazilian Amazon.” Geoforum, 36(5), pp. 607-624. (pdf)
- CReSIS. Climate Change FAQ Book, Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets, 2009.
- Earnhart, Dietrich H. “The comparative effectiveness of governmental interventions on environmental performance in the chemical industry.” Stanford Environmental Law Journal, v. 26, n. 2, pp. 317-371. (link to volume)
- Feddema, Johannes J. “The importance of land-cover change in simulating future climates.” Science, v. 310, n. 5754, pp. 1674-1678.
- Kindscher, Kelly. “Resprouting of Echinacea angustifolia augments sustainability of wild medicinal plant populations.” Economic Botany, v. 62, n. 2, pp. 139-147.
- Ward, Joy K. “Carbon starvation in glacial trees recovered from the La Brea tar pits, southern California.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, v. 102(3); Jan. 18, 2005, pp. 690-694.
- White, Stacey Swearingen. “Stormwater quality and local government innovation.” Journal of the American Planning Association, v. 73, n. 2 (Spring 2007), pp. 185-193.