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Subject Guide: Geography

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Books in Print | Periodicals | Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, etc. | Subscription Databases | E-Journals | E-Books | Professional Associations | Other Online Resources

Books in Print: LC Call Numbers in Stacks

Location In Stacks

Range | Subject
G1 - G922 | Geography: General
G1000 - G3122 | Atlases
GA101 - GA1776 | Cartography
GB400 - GB649 | Geomorphology, Landforms, Terrain
GB651 - GB2998 | Hydrology
GC1 - GC1581 | Oceanography
GF1 - GF900 | Human Geography

Periodicals in Print: DDCS Call Numbers

Location | Title
505 | Nature: 1980 to date
507 | Science Scope: 2003 to date
551.805 | Tectonics: 1993 to date
910.5 | National Geographic: 1980-2001

Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, etc.

Encyclopedia Britannica Online • http://www.search.eb.com

Literati • http://literati.credoreference.com

Subscription Databases

Complete list of subscription databaseshttp://www.centenary.edu/library/research/databaseindex

Academic Search Complete • http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=web&defaultdb=a9h

Agricola • http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=web&defaultdb=agr

Environment Index • https://centenary.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=web&defaultdb=egh

GeoBase • http://newfirstsearch.oclc.org/dbname=GEOBASE;FSIP

GeoRef • http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=web&defaultdb=geh

GeoScience World • http://www.geoscienceworld.org/

GreenFILE • http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=web&defaultdb=8gh

Ingenta • http://www.ingentaconnect.com/search/advanced

JSTOR Arts and Sciences I, II, and III - Interdisciplinary Collections • http://www.jstor.org/search/

Lexis-Nexis/Academic Universe • http://web.lexis-nexis.com/universe/

McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology • http://www.accessscience.com/server-java/Arknoid/science/AS

Science & Technology Collection • https://centenary.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=web&defaultdb=syh

SciFinder Web • Follow specific instructions at http://research.centenary.edu/scifinder.html to access.

WorldCat • http://newfirstsearch.oclc.org/dbname=WorldCat;FSIP%20

E-Journals

Complete list of subscription e-journalshttp://www.centenary.edu/library/research/ejournals

Other suggested e-journals and e-journal collections:

Electronic Full Text Journals (Search "Geography") • http://atoz.ebsco.com.centenary.idm.oclc.org/Titles/3423?lang=en&lang.menu=en&lang.subject=en

American Meteorological Society http://www.ametsoc.org/newsltr/index.html

Annual Review: Earth and Planetary Scienceshttp://www.annualreviews.org/journal/earth

Annual Review: Ecology, Evolution, and Systematicshttp://www.annualreviews.org/journal/ecolsys/

Annual Review: Environment and Resourceshttp://www.annualreviews.org/journal/energy

Directory of Open Access Journalshttp://www.doaj.org/home

Journal of Sedimentary Researchhttp://jsedres.sepmonline.org/

Nature: International Weekly Journal of Sciencehttp://www.nature.com/nature

News@Naturehttp://www.nature.com/news

E-Books

Complete list of subscription e-bookshttp://www.centenary.edu/library/research/ebooks

Other suggested e-books and e-book collections:

Abrupt Climate Change: Inevitable Surprises (2002)http://www.nap.edu/books/0309074347/html/

Alternate Dictionary of Remote Sensinghttp://members.home.nl/wim.h.bakker/dictionary.html

Books Online: GE: Environmental Scienceshttp://onlinebooks.library.upenn.edu/webbin/book/subjectstart?GE

Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB)http://www.doabooks.org/

Enabling Ocean Research in the 21st Century: Implementation of a Network of Ocean Observatories (2003) • http://www.nap.edu/books/0309089905/html/

Evolution of Physical Oceanography (MIT OpenCourseWare)http://ocw.mit.edu/resources/res-12-000-evolution-of-physical-oceanography-spring-2007/

Factors Affecting the Utilization of the International Space Station for Research in the Biological and Physical Sciences (2003) • http://www.nap.edu/books/NI000492/html/

Fluid Dynamics (MIT OpenCourseWare)http://ocw.mit.edu/resources/res-12-001-topics-in-fluid-dynamics-spring-2010/

Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names Onlinehttp://www.getty.edu/research/conducting_research/vocabularies/tgn/index.html

Glossary of Cartographic Termshttp://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/glossary.html

Hathi Trust Digital Libraryhttp://www.hathitrust.org/

IMA Commission on New Minerals and Mineral Names 1998http://www.minsocam.org/MSA/IMA/ima98(01).pdf

Internet Archivehttp://archive.org/details/texts

National Academy Presshttp://www.nap.edu/

Online Books Pagehttp://digital.library.upenn.edu/books/

University of California Presshttp://publishing.cdlib.org/ucpressebooks//index_subjects.html

USGS Water Related-Water Supply Papers Onlinehttp://pubs.usgs.gov/wsp/

Virtual Geomorphologyhttp://www.staff.amu.edu.pl/~sgp/gw/gw.htm

Professional Associations

American Geological Institute • http://www.agiweb.org/index.html

American Geophysical Union • http://www.agu.org/

Association of American State Geologists • http://www.stategeologists.org/

Geological Society of America (GSA) • http://www.geosociety.org/

International Association of Geomorphologists • http://www.geomorph.org/gt/gtlink.html

Scholarly societies - Earth Sciences • http://www.lib.uwaterloo.ca/society/earthsci_soc.html

Seismological Society of America • http://www.seismosoc.org/index.php

U. S. Geological Survey (USGS) • http://www.usgs.gov/

Other Suggested Online Geography Resources

Archive Photos • http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/award97/icuhtml/

Ask-A-Geologist • http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/ask-a-geologist/

BioOne • http://www.bioone.org

Earth Resources Observation Systems (EROS) Data Center • http://eros.usgs.gov/

EarthTrends • http://earthtrends.wri.org/

Effects of Offshore Oil and Gas Development: Bibliography • http://www.lumcon.edu/library/eoogd/

ESRI Mapping and Demographics • http://www.esri.com

ERSYS (Earth Resource System) • http://www.ersys.com/

Field Geology • http://geoinfo.nmt.edu/staff/scholle/guadalupe.html

Franklin Institute Hotlist: Geology • http://sln.fi.edu/tfi/hotlists/geology.html

Geographic data • http://landview.census.gov/

Geographic.org • http://www.geographic.org/

Geographical/geological maps • http://denali.gsfc.nasa.gov/dtam/

Geography International Network • http://www.ciesin.org

Geosource • http://www.library.uu.nl/geosource/

Geographic Names Information System http://geonames.usgs.gov/domestic/index.html

GeoCommunity: Portal for Geospatial Technologists • http://www.geocomm.com/

GeoNet: Geographic Names Server • http://earth-info.nga.mil/gns/html/index.html

Geographical Information Systems & Maps • http://libinfo.uark.edu/gis/us.asp

Geospatial Data Clearinghouse • http://nsdi.usgs.gov/

GeoVista • http://www.geovista.psu.edu/

Global Hydrology & Climate Center • http://wwwghcc.msfc.nasa.gov/ghcc_home.html

How Far is It? • http://www.indo.com/distance/

NASA Earth Observatory • http://www.earthobservatory.nasa.gov

National Geophysical Data Center Web • http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/ngdc.html

Research Gate • http://www.researchgate.net/literature

Resources for Geographers • http://www.colorado.edu/geography/virtdept/resources/contents.htm

Tapestry of Time and Terrain • http://tapestry.usgs.gov/

Understanding Our Planet Through Chemistry • http://minerals.cr.usgs.gov/gips/

USGS National Earth Quake Information Center • http://neic.usgs.gov/

U.S. Department of the Interior; Bureau of Land Management • http://www.blm.gov/wo/st/en.html

U.S. Geological Survey • http://www.usgs.gov/themes/hazard.html

Virtual Geography Department • http://www.colorado.edu/geography/virtdept/contents.html

WWW Virtual Library: Earth Science • http://vlib.org/EarthScience

Climate

Global Change Data & Information System • http://gcrio.gcrio.org/gcdis.html

National Climatic Data Center • http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/ncdc.html

National Snow & Ice Data Center • http://nsidc.org/

Earthquakes & Other Hazards

Global Volcanism Program • http://www.volcano.si.edu/

National Information Services for Earthquake Engineering • http://nisee.berkeley.edu/

National Tsunami Hazard Mitigation Program • http://nthmp.tsunami.gov/

Tsunami Research Center • http://www.usc.edu/dept/tsunamis/2005/index.php

Tsunami Web Site • http://www.ess.washington.edu/tsunami/index.html

USGS Earthquake Hazards Program • http://earthquake.usgs.gov/

Virtual Earthquake • http://www.sciencecourseware.com/eec/Earthquake/

Volcano References Site • http://facstaff.gpc.edu/~pgore/geology/geo101/volcano.htm

Volcanoes • http://volcanoes.usgs.gov/

Maps

Color Landform Atlas of the United States • http://fermi.jhuapl.edu/states/states.html

Digital Atlas of New York City • http://130.166.124.2/nypage1.html

Map Machine by National Geographic • http://maps.nationalgeographic.com/map-machine

Library of Congress: Map Collections:1500-2003 • http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/gmdhtml/gmdhome.html

National Geologic Map Database • http://ngmdb.usgs.gov/ngmdb/ngm_catalog.ora.html

The National Map: Historical Topographic Map Collection • http://nationalmap.gov/historical/index.html

Periodical Historical Atlas of Europe C.E.1 to 2000 • http://www.euratlas.net/history/europe/index.html

Perry-Castaneda Library Map Collection: UT-Austin • http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/index.html

Topology Atlas • http://at.yorku.ca/topology

Water Resources

American Rivers • http://www.americanrivers.org/

Evolution of Physical Oceanography (MIT OpenCourseWare) • http://ocw.mit.edu/resources/res-12-000-evolution-of-physical-oceanography-spring-2007/

Fluid Dynamics (MIT OpenCourseWare) • http://ocw.mit.edu/resources/res-12-001-topics-in-fluid-dynamics-spring-2010/

Hydrology & Connection to National Water Data Exchange (NAWDEX) • http://water.usgs.gov/

NOAA’s National Oceanographic Service • http://oceanservice.noaa.gov/

National Oceanographic Data Center • http://www.nodc.noaa.gov/

ReefBase: GIS on Coral Reefs • http://www.reefbase.org/

Surf Your Watershed: Louisiana • http://cfpub.epa.gov/surf/state.cfm?statepostal=LA

Toxic Substances Hydrology Program • http://toxics.usgs.gov/