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Galtsoff, Paul Simon. Gulf of Mexico: Its Origin, Waters, and Marine Life. Washington, D.C.: United States Department of the Interior, 1954.
Geraci, Joseph R., and David J. St. Aubin. Sea Mammals and Oil: Confronting the Risks. San Diego: Academic Press, 1990.
Loughlin, Thomas R., ed. Marine Mammals and the Exxon Valdez. San Diego: Academic Press, 1994.
McEachran, John D., and Janice D. Fechhelm. Fishes of the Gulf of Mexico. Volume 1. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1998.
Riegl, Bernhard M., and Richard E. Dodge, eds. Coral Reefs of the USA. Dordrecht: Springer, 2008.
Würsig, Bernd G., Thomas A. Jefferson, and David J. Schmidly. The Marine Mammals of the Gulf of Mexico . College Station, TX: Texas A&M University Press, 2000.
CLEANUP AND RESTORATION
Cairns, John, Jr., and Arthur L. Buikema, Jr., eds. Restoration of Habitats Impacted by Oil Spills. Boston: Butterworth Publishers, 1984.
Clayton, John R. Oil Spill Dispersants: Mechanisms of Action and Laboratory Tests. Boca Raton, FL: C.K. Smoley, 1993.
Fingas, Mervin F. The Basics of Oil Spill Cleanup. 2nd ed. Boca Raton, FL: Lewis Publishers, 2001.
ENERGY AND SUSTAINABILITY
Coley, David. Energy and Climate Change: Creating a Sustainable Future. Chichester: John Wiley, 2008.
Evans, Robert L. Fueling our Future: An Introduction to Sustainable Energy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007.
Kunstler, James Howard. The Long Emergency: Surviving the Converging Catastrophes of the Twenty-first Century. New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 2005.
Beamish, Thomas D. Silent Spill: The Organization of an Industrial Crisis. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2002.
Cato, James C., ed. Gulf of Mexico Origins, Waters, and Biota. Volume 2, Ocean and Coastal Economy. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2009.
Colazingari, Marco. Marine Natural Resources and Technological Development: An Economic Analysis of the Wealth from the Oceans. New York: Routledge, 2008.
Duffield, John S. Over a Barrel: The Costs of U.S. Foreign Oil Dependence. Stanford: Stanford Law and Politics, 2008.
Klee, Gary A. The Coastal Environment: Toward Integrated Coastal and Marine Sanctuary Management. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1999.
Kubasek, Nancy, and Gary S. Silverman. Environmental Law. 6th ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Prentice Hall, 2008.
Maass, Peter. Crude World: The Violent Twilight of Oil. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2009.
Maugeri, Leonardo. The Age of Oil: The Mythology, History, and Future of the World's Most Controversial Resource. Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers, 2006.
Nakaya, Andrea C., ed. Oil. Detroit: Greenhaven Press, 2006.
Olien, Roger M., and Diana Davids Olien. Oil and Ideology: The Cultural Creation of the American Petroleum Industry. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2000.
Fitzgerald, Edward A. The Seaweed Rebellion: Federal-State Conflicts Over Offshore Energy Development. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2001.
Freudenburg, William R., and Robert Gramling. Oil in Troubled Waters: Perceptions, Politics, and the Battle Over Offshore Drilling. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1994. [electronic book]
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Haerens, Margaret, ed. Offshore Drilling. Detroit: Greenhaven Press, 2010.
Moorefield, Anna. Future of Offshore Oil Drilling in North Carolina. Unpublished Honors Thesis. Wilmington, NC: University of North Carolina Wilmington, 2010.
OIL SPILLS IN THE MARINE ENVIRONMENT
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Brebbia, C.A., ed. Environmental Problems in Coastal Regions VI: Including Oil Spill Studies. Southampton: WIT Press, 2006.
Burger, Joanna. Oil Spills. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1997.
Easton, Robert Olney. Black Tide: The Santa Barbara Oil Spill and its Consequences. New York: Delacorte Press, 1972.
National Research Council. Petroleum in the Marine Environment. Washington: National Academy of Sciences, 1975.