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Research Databases
Index and abstracts to articles, books, maps, reports, and other literature on geology and geosciences. more information

Electronic Book Center
Full text of over 100+ scholarly geology titles from Springer.

Science Citation Index Expanded (ISI Web of Science)
Index, abstracts, and cited references for articles in the sciences. more information

Digital Media Databases
Geology Digital Photographs
Environmental geology images. more information

LANDSAT 7 Satellite Images
Satellite images of Ohio, taken every 16 days. more information

Reference Books
Electronic Titles
Encyclopedia of Earth
This on-line encyclopedia, published by the Environmental Information Coalition, contains articles on the Earth's natural environments and interaction with society.

USGS's search tool for lithologic and geochronologic unit names.

Hurricanes: A Reference Handbook
This reference work was published in 1999, so it doesn't include information on recent hurricanes. However, it is an excellent book that will help you understand hurricane cycles, their monetary and ecological effects, and current research.

Oxford Reference, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Full text reference books on Earth and Environmental Sciences. Titles include: A Dictionary of Earth Sciences, The Oxford Companion to the Earth, A Dictionary of Ecology, A Dictionary of Geography, and A Dictionary of Weather. more information

Science Online
Presents a broad range of scientific disciplines through extensive definitions, essays, diagrams, biographies, and experiments. more information

Print Titles
The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Earth Sciences (REF QE 5 .C66)

Contains definitions of terms from economic geology, meteorology, geophysics, hydrology, mineralogy, oceanography, petrology, climatology, and more.

Macmillan Encyclopedia of Earth Sciences (REF QE 5 .E5137 1996)
Two-volume encyclopedia covering articles on many earth science topics, subfields, jobs, and key figures. Articles are signed and include bibliographies for further reading.

McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of the Geological Sciences (REF QE 5 .M29)
Contains 560 articles on topics dealing with geochemistry, plate tectonics, oceanography, mineralogy, and more. Articles are signed by the author.

Conservation and Environmentalism: An Encyclopedia (REF GE 10 .C68)
Contains over 500 articles dealing with key organizations, laws, people, species, concepts, and terms dealing with the issues of ecology, pollution, and sustainability. Articles are signed and include bibliographies for further reading.

Encyclopedia of Minerals (REF QE 355 .R6)
Contains information on mineral species, including chemical formula, hardness, density, cleavage, habit, color, mode of occurrence class, optical constants, and more.

Environmental Encyclopedia (REF GE 10 .E57)
Covers a wide variety of topics dealing with environmental issues, including the greenhouse effect, groundwater pollution, solid waste, acid rain, and more. Articles are signed and include bibliographies for further reading.

Current Print Titles
AAPG Bulletin
American Mineralogist
Economic Geology
Geological Society of America
GSA Today
Journal of Sedimentary Research
Natural History

Current General Science Print Titles
American Journal of Science
American Scientist

Ohio Journal of Science
Science News
Scientific American

Full Text Tiles in the Electronic Journal Center
Geography title list
Geology title list
Meteorology, Climatology, and Oceanography title list

Web Sites

EROS Data Center
Provides maps and satellite images.

Geologic Hazards Team
Includes information on earthquakes, volcanoes and other geologic hazards.

Mineraology Database
Contains 4,442 individual mineral species descriptions with links and a comprehensive image library. Mineral data includes: crystallography, X-Ray powder diffraction, chemical composition, physical and optical properties, Dana's New classification, Strunz classification, mineral specimen images, and alphabetical listings of mineral species.

National Resource Conservation Service: Soils
Provides online access to soil maps, lists of soil surveys, information on soil quality and state soils, a soil science glossary, and more.

State Geological Surveys
Links to all geological survey web sites for every state.

U.S. Geological Survey
The USGS serves the Nation by providing reliable scientific information to describe and understand the Earth; minimize loss of life and property from natural disasters; manage water, biological, energy, and mineral resources; and enhance and protect our quality of life.

Created by the US Geological Survey, this site is a Geographic Information Service (GIS) containing maps from around the world. Contains data sets that can be laid over the various maps.

USGS Geography: National Map
Interactive topographical map of the United States.

The Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences Internet Guide with links to web sites dealing with many different topics.

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