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Paula L. Webb, Reference and Electronic Resouces Government Documents Librarian
October 2008
This is a brief listing of a few of the government publications and resources available to you in the Library. For additional resources, use SOUTHcat Plus on the Library home page - available through any Internet-accessible computer.

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Accomplishments report : [marine resources].  Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science,  [2002- ]   http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS49511
C 55.446:[yr.]

BP's pipeline spills at Prudhoe Bay : what went wrong? : hearing . . ., September 7, 2006.  U.S. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations,  2006.   http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS79063
Y 4.C 73/8:109-135 (Large Document - 53 MB)

The big one : how do we ensure a robust federal response to a catastrophic earthquake in the Los Angeles Region? : field hearing . . ., February 23, 2006 (Whittier, California).  U.S. Congress. House. Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management,  2006.   http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS76010
Y 4.T 68/2:109-48 (Large Document - 17 MB)

The Bureau of Reclamation : origins and growth to 1945 / William D. Rowley.  (Reclamation, managing Water in the West)  Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation,  2006-
I 27.2:OR 4/v.1

Climate change technology research : do we need a "Manhattan Project" for the environment? : hearing . . ., September 21, 2006.  U.S. Congress. House. Committee on Government Reform,  2006.   http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS77816
Y 4.G 74/7:T 22/11

Climate change : understanding the degree of the problem : hearing . . ., July 20, 2006.  U.S. Congress. House. Committee on Government Reform,  2006.  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS75761
Y 4.G 74/7:C 61/5

Coast Guard : observations on the preparation, response, and recovery missions related to Hurricane Katrina.  Government Accountability Office,  2006. http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d06903.pdf
GA 1.13:GAO-06-903

Cooperating across boundaries : partnerships to conserve open space in rural America.  Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service,  [2006]   http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS74605
A 13.2:R 88/4

Development of protocols to inventory or monitor wildlife, fish, or rare plants / by David Vesely ... [et al.].  Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service,  [2006]
A 13.88:WO-72

Disasters and the Department of Homeland Security : where do we go from here? : hearing . . ., February 16, 2006.  U.S. Congress. House. Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure  2006.   http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS77704
Y 4.T 68/2:109-47

The economics of climate change : a primer / [by Robert Shackleton].  U.S. Congress, Congressional Budget Office,  [2003]  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS31403
Y 10.2:EC 7/10

Endangered species : many factors affect the length of time to recover select species : report to congressional requesters.  Government Accountability Office,  [2006]
GA 1.13:GAO-06-730

Environmental crisis in the Gulf : the U.S. response.  [Environmental Protection Agency,  1991]
EP 1.2:EN 6 X

Environmental information : EPA actions could reduce the availability of environmental information to the public : testimony before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, U.S. Senate / statement of John B. Stephenson.  Government Accountability Office,  2007.  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS78813
GA 1.5/2:GAO-07-464 T

Expert views on hurricane and flood protection and water resources planning for a rebuilt Gulf Coast : hearing . . ., October 20, 2005.  U.S. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce,  2006.  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS75080


Y 4.T 68/2:109-36

Federal guidelines for dam safety / prepared by the Interagency Committee on Dam Safety.  Dept. of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency,  [2004]  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS62479
HS 5.108:D 18/2/2004

Field operations guide for disaster assessment and response.  U.S. Agency for International Development, Bureau for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance, Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance, in cooperation with the USDA Forest Service, International Programs, Disaster Assistance Support Program,  [2005]  http://www.usaid.gov/our_work/humanitarian_assistance/disaster_assistance/resources/pdf/fog_v4.pdf
S 18.8:D 63/2005

Gasoline : supply, price, and specifications : hearings . . ., May 10 and May 11, 2006.  U.S. Congress. House. Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment,  2006. http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS74638
Y 4.C 73/8:109-94

Getting to smart growth II : 100 more policies for implementation / International City/County Management Association.  Environmental Protection Agency : Smart Growth Network,  [2003]  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS73112
EP 1.2:SM 2/4

The global water crisis : evaluating U.S. strategies to enhance access to safe water and sanitation : briefing and hearing . . ., June 29, 2005.  U.S. Congress. House. Committee on International Relations,  2006.  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS70401
Y 4.IN 8/16:W 29/2

H.R. 4650, the National Levee Safety Program Act : hearing . . ., April 6, 2006.  U.S. Congress. House. Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment,  2006.  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS79313
Y 4.T 68/2:109-65

Harmful algal research and response : a human dimensions strategy : following the recommendations of the national plan for algal toxins and harmful algal blooms / [Marybeth Bauer, ed.  Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science,] National Office for Marine Biotoxins and Harmful Algal Blooms, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution,  2006.  http://www.coastalscience.noaa.gov/stressors/extremeevents/hab/HDstrategy.pdf
C 55.402:AL 3 X

Hazards, disasters, and the National Map.  Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey,  [2003]  http://erg.usgs.gov/isb/pubs/factsheets/fs02703.html
I 19.127:027-03

Hurricane Katrina in the Gulf Coast : building performance observations, recommendations, and technical guidance : . . . report.  Federal Emergency Management Agency, Mitigation Assessment Team,  2006.
HS 5.102:M 69 X/Katrina

Hurricane reconstruction and preparedness : hearing . . ., June 28, 2006.  U.S. Congress. House. Committee on International Relations. Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere,  2006.  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS75886
Y 4.IN 8/16:H 94

Implementation of the Oil Pollution Act : hearing . . ., April 27, 2006.  U.S. Congress. House. Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation,  2006.  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS79895
Y 4.T 68/2:109-67

Integrated assessment of hypoxia in the northern Gulf of Mexico.  National Science and Technology Council, Committee on Environment and Natural Resources,  [2000]
PREX 23.14:H 99/CORR.

Land and Water Conservation Fund.  Dept. of the Interior, National Park Service 2000 - 2002,  [2003]
I 29.2:L 22/3

Land resource regions and major land resource areas of the United States, the Caribbean, and the Pacific Basin.  [4th ed.]  Dept. of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service,  2006.  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS79511
A 1.76:296/2006

The lean and environment toolkit : identify and eliminate waste; reduce business costs and risk; improve environmental results.  Environmental Protection Agency,  [2006]  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS75524
EP 1.2:T 61/4

Management of the national parks and the parks of the Southwest : hearing . . ., October 13, 2005.  U.S. Congress. House. Committee on Government Reform. Subcommittee on Criminal Justice, Drug Policy, and Human Resources,  2006.  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS76017
Y 4.G 74/7:P 21/4

Monitoring and assessing our nation's water quality / [by Gail E. Mallard and Pixie A. Hamilton].  Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey,  [2002]  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS30893
I 19.127:076- 02

Monitoring our rivers and streams / [by Martha L. Erwin and Pixie A. Hamilton].  Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey,   [2002]  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS30884
I 19.127:077- 02

Multiple species inventory and monitoring technical guide / Patricia N. Manley ... [et al.]  Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service,  2006.
A 13.88:WO-73

NOAA coral reef ecosystem research plan for fiscal years 2007 to 2011 / K.A. Puglise and R. Kelty (eds.).  Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, [Coral Reef Conservation Program,  2007]  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS79273
C 55.2:81/7

NOAA hurricane forecasting : hearing . . ., October 7, 2005.  U.S. Congress. House. Committee on Science,  2006.  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS72923 (Large Document - 13 MB)
Y 4.SCI 2:109-26

The need to know : information sharing lessons for disaster response : hearing . . ., March 30, 2006.  U.S. Congress. House. Committee on Government Reform,  2006.  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS73615
Y 4.G 74/7:D 63/27

Northwest forest plan, the first 10 years (1994-2003) : status and trends of Northern spotted owl populations and habitat / Joseph Lint, technical coordinator.  Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station,  [2005]  http://purl.access.gpo/GPO/LPS69348
A 13.88:PNW-GTR-648

Nuclear waste storage and disposal policy, and hydroelectric license extension and energy efficiency legislation : hearing . . ., September 13, 2006.  U.S. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Subcommittee on Energy and Air Quality,  2006.  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS79162
Y 4.C 73/8:109-138

Operation Dragon Comeback : Air Education and Training Command's response to Hurricane Katrina / Bruce A. Ashcroft, Joseph L. Mason.  U.S. Air Force, Air Force History and Museums Program ; [Randolph Air Force Base, Tex.] : Air Education and Training Command, Office of History and Research,  2006.
D 301.82/7:D 78

Oversight of Gulf Coast hurricane recovery : a semiannual report to Congress.  President's Council on Integrity and Efficiency, Executive Council on Integrity and Efficiency,  2006-  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS77554
PREX 2.36:H 94/2006

Path to protection : ten strategies for successful source water protection / [written by Caryn Ernst and Kelley Hart].  Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water ; Clean Water Network ; New Mexico Environmental Finance Center Network; The Groundwater Foundation ; National Rural Water Association ; Trust for Public Land,  [2005]  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS80853
EP 2.2: P 94/2

Questions surrounding the 'hockey stick' temperature studies : implications for climate change assessments : hearings . . ., July 19 and July 27, 2006.  U.S. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations,  2006.  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS78423 (Large Document - 146 MB)
Y 4.C 73/8:109-128

Recycling : additional efforts could increase municipal recycling : report to Congressional Requesters.  Government Accountability Office,  2006.
GA 1.13:GAO-07-37

Scientific inventory of onshore Federal lands' oil and gas resources and the extent and nature of restrictions or impediments to their development : phase II cumulative inventory : northern Alaska, Montana Thrust Belt, Powder River Basin, Wyoming Thrust Belt, greater Green River Basin, Denver Basin, Uinta-Piceance Basin, Paradox/San Juan Basins, Appalachian Basin, Black Warrior Basin, Florida Peninsula / prepared by the U.S. Departments of the Interior, Agriculture and Energy.  [Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management],  2006.  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS77163
I 53.2:IN 8/5/2006

Selection of colors and patterns for geologic maps of the U.S. Geological Survey  Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, Information Services,  2005.  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS74539 (Large Document - 14 MB)
I 19.15/5:11-B 1

SORCE : solar radiation and climate experiment / [by Gary Rottman and Robert Cahalan].  National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Goddard Space Flight Center,  [2002]
NAS 1.83:2002-9-482-GSFC

Source protection handbook : using land conservation to protect drinking water supplies / Kim Hopper.  The Trust for Public Land ; American Water Works Association,  [2005]  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS80850
EP 2.8:P 94/4

The state of coral reef ecosystems of the United States and Pacific Freely Associated States: 2005  Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Ocean Service, National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science,  2005.  http://ccmaserver.nos.noaa.gov/ecosystems/coralreef/coral_report_2005/Front_C.pdf
C 55.402:EC 7/2005

Status and trends of wetlands in the conterminous United States 1998 to 2004 / T.E. Dahl.  Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service,  2005. http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS71140
I 49.2:W 53/25/2004

Strategic petroleum reserve : available oil can provide significant benefits, but many factors should influence future decisions about fill, use, and expansion : report to congressional requesters.  Government Accountability Office,  2006.  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS76688
GA 1.13:GAO-06-872

Strengthening the nation's water infrastructure : the Army Corps of Engineers' planning priorities : hearing . . ., March 15, 2006.  U.S. Congress. House. Committee on Government Reform. Subcommittee on Energy and Resources,  2006.  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS75673
Y 4.G 74/7:W 29/11

Summary report on building performance : Hurricane Katrina 2005.  Federal Emergency Management Agency,  2006.
HS 5.102:B 86/2 X

Taking flight : an introduction to building refuge friends organizations.  Dept. of the Interior, National Wildlife Refuge Association,  2002.
I 49.2:F 64/2002

Triumph at the falls : the Louisville and Portland Canal / Leland R. Johnson and Charles E. Parrish.  U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District,  2007.  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS73479
D 103.2:F 19/3

Turning bases into great places : new life for closed military facilities.  Environmental Protection Agency,  [2006]  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS73479
EP 1.2:B 29

U.S. tsunami preparedness : federal and state partners collaborate to help communities reduce potential impacts, but significant challenges remain : report to congressional committees and Senator Dianne Feinstein / Anu K. Mittal.  Government Accountability Office,  2006.
GA 1.13:GAO-06-519

Unlocking America's energy resources : next generation : hearing . . ., May 18, 2006.  U.S. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Subcommittee on Energy and Air Quality,  2006.  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS74973
Y 4.C 73/8:109-101

Vehicle and fuels technology : next generation : hearing . . ., May 24, 2006.  U.S. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Subcommittee on Energy and Air Quality,  2006.  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS74955
Y 4.C 73/8:109-103

Volcanic hazards - impacts on aviation : hearing . . ., March 16, 2006.  U.S. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Subcommittee on Disaster Prevention and Prediction,  2006.  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS74056
Y 4.C 73/7:S.HRG. 109-521

Water withdrawals and trends from the Floridan aquifer system in the southeastern United States, 1950-2000 / by Richard L. Marella and Marian P. Berndt.  Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, Information Services,  2005.  http://pubs.usgs.gov/circ/2005/1278/pdf/cover.pdf
I 19.4/2:1278

Wildland fire and fuels research and development : meeting the needs of the present, anticipating the needs of the future : a strategy overview.  Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Sevice,  [2006]
A 13.2:F 51/82

Winter storms : hearing . . ., March 1, 2006.  U.S. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Subcommittee on Disaster Prevention and Prediction,  2006.  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS75377
Y 4.C 73/7:S.HRG. 109-388

ELECTRONIC & MEDIA PUBLICATIONS

Alabama oil burn.  Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Response Team,  1993.
EP 1.2:AL 1 X/VIDEO  (VHS)

Are you ready? : an in-depth guide to citizen preparedness : facilitator guide.  Dept. of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency,  [2004]
HS 5.108:F 11  (book & CD-ROM)

A collection of solid waste resources.  Environmental Protection Agency, Solid Waste and Emergency Response,  2005.
EP 1.104:C 68/CD/  (CD-ROM)

Design and construction guidance for community shelters FEMA 361-CD, July 2000.  Dept. of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency,  [2006]
FEM 1.8:D 46/CD  (CD-ROM)

Environmental dredging.  Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Response Team,  2001.
EP 1.2:D 81 X/VIDEO  (VHS)

An environmental management systems (EMS) handbook for wastewater utilities.  Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Wastewater Management : Global Environment & Technology Foundation,  [2004]  PDF title: Achieving environmental excellence  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS72496
EP 1.104:EN 8/4/CD  (CD-ROM)

Flood insurance manual.  Federal Emergency Management Agency, National Flood Insurance Program,  2005-   http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS18242
FEM 1.8:F 65/4/2005/CD  (CD-ROM)

Forest residues bundling project new technology for residue removal / Bob Rummer, Dan Len, and Obie O'Brien ; with significant contributions by Barry Wynsma ... [et al.].  Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Operations Research Unit, Southern Research Station,  [2004]
A 13.137:0451-2 C02-MTDC/CD  (CD-ROM)

Global GIS database. Digital atlas of Europe / by P. Hearn ... [et al.].  US Geological Survey,  2003.
I 19.121:62-G  (CD-ROM)

Global GIS database. Digital atlas of North America / by P. Hearn ... [et al.].  US Geological Survey,  2003.
I 19.121:62-F  (CD-ROM)

Global GIS database. Digital atlas of North Eurasia / by P. Hearn ... [et al.].  US Geological Survey,  2003.
I 19.121:62-E  (CD-ROM)

Gulf Coast methyl parathion.  Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Response Team,  2000.
EP 1.2:M 56 X/video  (VHS)

Introduction to suspended-sediment sampling / by K.M. Nolan, J.R. Gray, and G.D. Glysson.  Dept. of the Interior,  U.S. Geological Survey,  2005.  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS67331
I 19.42/4-4:2005-5077/CD  (CD-ROM)

The life cycle of a mineral deposit : a teacher's guide for hands-on mineral education activities / by Dave Frank, John Galloway, and Ken Assmus.  Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey,  [2005]  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS68889
I 19.174:17  (CD-ROM)

Live learn play : tune in to your health and environment.  Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Children's Health Protection,  [2004]
EP 1.2:L 74  (book & CD-ROM)

Map showing geology, oil and gas fields and geological provinces of the Gulf of Mexico region / by Christopher D. French and Christopher J. Schenk.  Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, USGS Information Service,  2005.
I 19.76:97-470-L  (CD-ROM)

Riparian roads and restoration : an electronic short course about roads and riparian areas.  Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service,  [2005]
A 13.140:R 48 X/CD  (CD-ROM)

Texture, carbonate content, and preliminary maps of surficial sediments of the Flower Garden Banks area, northwestern Gulf of Mexico Outer Shelf / by K.M. Scanlon, S.D. Ackerman, and J.E. Rozycki ; in cooperation with Flower Garden Banks NMS, NOAA.  Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey,  2003.
I 19.76:03-002  (CD-ROM)

usSEABED : Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean (Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands) offshore surficial sediment data release, version 1.0 / by Brian J. Buczkowski ... [et al.].  Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey,  2006.  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS76868
I 19.121:146  (CD-ROM)

 

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