Compromised sites: Environmental hazard

Blanks, J., Abuabara, A., Roberts, A. & Semien, J. 2021

Preservation at the intersections: disproportionate multihazard risk and vulnerability in Louisiana’s historic African American cemeteries’, Environmental Justice, Feb., 1-13.

Mueller, N. & Meindl, C. 2017

‘Vulnerability of Caribbean island cemeteries to sea level rise and storm surge’, Coastal Management, 45:4, 277- 292.

Paulson, M. 2023

‘Cemeteries and climate change: what can we learn from the past, do in the present and plan for the future?’ in Climate Change and Human Responses, 111.

Price, C. & Maples, J. 2018

Disturbing the dead: community concerns over fracking below a cemetery in the Utica shale region’, in A. Ladd (ed.) Fractured Communities: Risk, Impacts and Protests against Hydraulic Fracking in US Shale Regions, 85.


The Cemetery Research Group runs two events a year: in May and in November. Follow the links and send in an abstract