Abbreviated bibliography on energy development—A focus on the Rocky Mountain Region
Product Type:Open-file Report
Author(s):Montag, J.M., C.J. Willis, and L.W. Glavin
Suggested Citation:Montag, J.M., C.J. Willis, and L.W. Glavin. 2011. Abbreviated bibliography on energy development—A focus on the Rocky Mountain Region. Open-File Report 2011–1206. U.S. Geological Survey. 316 p.
Energy development of all types continues to grow in the Rocky Mountain Region of the western United States. Federal resource managers increasingly need to balance energy demands, effects on the natural landscape and public perceptions towards these issues. To assist in efficient access to valuable information, this abbreviated bibliography provides citations to relevant information for myriad of issues for which resource managers must contend. The bibliography is organized by seven large topics with various sup-topics: broad energy topics (energy crisis, conservation, supply and demand, etc.); energy sources (fossil fuel, nuclear, renewable, etc.); natural landscape effects (climate change, ecosystem, mitigation, restoration, and reclamation, wildlife, water, etc.); human landscape effects (attitudes and perceptions, economics, community effects, health, Native Americans, etc.); research and technology; international research; and, methods and modeling. A large emphasis is placed on the natural and human landscape effects.