Broecker, Wallace S., “the Ocean”,
vol. 249, no. 3, Sept., 1983. Pp. 146-160. A good treatment of the chemistry of the ocean and its long term changes.
, New York, Random House, 1984 A good college chemistry text.
Let’s Get Well
, New York, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc., 1965. A well researched, readable book which connects food and health.
Eicher, Don L., and A. Lee McAlester,
History of the Earth,
Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, Prentice Hall, Inc., 1980. A textbook with good illustrations. Good illustrations of the Phanerozoic World on the end papers.
Flint, Richard Foster,
The Earth and Its History
, New York, W.W. Norton and Co., Inc., 1973.
Flint, Richard Foster and Brian J. Skinner, Physical Geology, New York, John Wiley and Sons, 1977. A clearly written, well illustrated geology textbook.
The Soul of the Soil
, a guide to ecological soil management, Burlington, VT, University of Vermont, 1983. This is suitable as a text for the gardening part of the Ecology course.
Goldschmidt, V,M., “The Principles of Distribution of Chemical Elements in Minerals and Rocks”, Journal of the Chemical Society, London, 1937, Pp 655-673. A technical paper with interesting tables.
Huxley, Thomas H.,
Discourses Biological and Geological
, New York, D. Appleton and Co., 1894. Interesting essays including “On a Piece of Chalk” and “On the Formation of Coal”.
Irving, James T.,
Calcium and Phosphorus Metabolism
, New York, Academic Press, 1973. A thorough treatment of the subject.
Janick, Jules, Carl H. Noller and Charles L. Rhykerd, “The Cycles of Plant and Animal Nutrition”,
Vol. 235, No. 3, Sept. 1976. Descriptions and diagrams of the soil and the cycles of the major plant nutrients which are clear and interesting.
Kirk, David L.,
, New York, Random House, Inc., 1980. A college biology text.
Kormondy, Edward J.,
Concepts of Ecology
, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, Prentice Hall, Inc. 1969. A readable ecology text with many good tables.
Krause, Marie V., and L. Kathleen Mahan,
and Diet Therapy
, Philadelphia, W.B. Saunders Co., 1984.
Krauskopf, Konrad B.,
Introduction to Geochemistry
, New York, McGraw-Hill Book Co., 1967. A college text.
Laidler, Kieth J. and Michael H. Ford-Smith,
, Tarrytown-on-Hudson, New York, Bogden & Quigley, Inc., 1970, Basic information about the chemical nature of the elements.
Newell, Norman D., “The Evolution of Reefs”, Pp. 183-194 in
, readings from
, San Francisco, W.H. Freeman and Co., 1974. This details the changes in the reef building community over 2 billion years with good illustrations.
Posner, Aaron S., “Crystal Chemistry of Bone Minera,l” Physiological Reviews, Vo1. 49, No. 4, Oct. 1969, Pp 760-792. A technical coverage of apatite with a good diagram of the calcium phosphate cycle on land and in the ocean.
Raven, Peter H., Ray F. Evert and Helena Curtis,
, New York, Worth Publishers, Inc. 1981. A wonderful textbook with lavish illustrations.
The Woodburners Encyclopedia
, Waitsfield, VT, Vermont Crossroads Press, 1980. Just what is says.
Shelton, John S.,
, San Francisco, W. H. Freeman & Co. 1966, A textbook with many good illustrations, mostly of western United States..
Bone and Biomineralization
, London, Edward Arnold, Ltd. 1975. An account of five experiments which reveal properties of calcifying tissues.
Tennissen, Anthony C.,
Nature of Earth Materials
, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1974. Specific information about many different minerals.
van Loon, Dirk,
The Family Cow
, Charlotte VT, Garden Way Publishing, 1976. All you need to know about keeping a cow.
Walters, Charles, Jr. and C.J. Fenzau,
An Acres U.S.A.
, Raytown, Missouri, Acres U.S.A., 1979. An ecological agriculture textbook mostly for large midwestern farms.
Watt, Bernice K. and Annabel L. Merrill,
Washington, United States Department of Agriculture, 1963. Very complete.
Weiner, Michael A.,
The Way of The Skeptical Nutritionist
, New York, Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc., 1983, A very interesting and unorthodox approach to nutrition.
Williams, R.J.P., “Calcium Chemistry and its Relation to Biological Function,” in
Calcium in Biological
, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press. Very technical.
Zim, Herbert S. and Paul R. Shaffer,
Rocks and Minerals
, New York, Golden Press, 1963. A simple, clear, well illustrated field guide.