Physical Geography & Environmental Sciences: Home

This guide provides selected references & resources to support the Physical Geography & Environmental Sciences covering the areas of Environment & Physical Geography..

Physical Geography & Environmental Science collections

Physical Geography & Environmental Sciences covers the interdisciplinary study of physical geography & environment, understanding how natural and human processes affect our planet including soils, vegetation, water, landforms and climate throughout time.  Physical Geography & Environmental Science students analyse and synthesise complex environmental, economic, social and political information to enable a geographical understanding of humans, environments and the planet.

The School of Earth, Atmosphere and Environment is based on the Clayton campus. Library materials are held mainly in the Hargrave-Andrew Library with some related materials held in most branches, including the Sir Louis Matheson Library. The Map Collection at the Hargrave-Andrew Library includes texts and maps relevant to physical geography & environment.

Related library guides: Atmospheric Science; Geography; Civil Engineering; Biological Science; Geoscience

Finding resources at Monash University Libraries

Librarians and Learning Skills Advisers

Librarians can help you with:

  • how and where to start researching your topic
  • effective use of databases and internet resources
  • effective search strategies
  • finding and evaluating information
  • using the Library's collections
  • citing & referencing

Please email your Librarian to make an appointment

Learning skills advisers assist students in improving their academic language and approaches to learning, including:

  • academic English
  • study methods and exam preparation
  • effective listening and note-taking
  • problem-solving and critical thinking
  • reading strategies
  • essay, report and thesis writing
  • writing for research projects
  • oral communication and presentation

Drop-in sessions with learning skills advisers are offered at all Library branches and run during each semester. No bookings are required for these 10-15 minute consultations, during which you can seek assistance with any aspect of your academic study.


Jennifer Kain
Earth, Atmosphere & Environment Subject Librarian, Hargrave Andrew Library

Tami Castillo
Learning Skills Advisers, Hargrave Andrew Library

Jamie Agland
Learning Skills Advisers, Hargrave Andrew Library


  • Ask a question using our email or telephone. You can also make an appointment with your contact librarian or visit the information desk at any library
  • Help yourself with classes and workshops, online tutorials and guides