Geology: More Resources

Online Journals

Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences
Full-text from 1996 – present

Online Resources

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database

Dictonary of Quaternary Acronyms and Abbreviations
Contains acronyms and abbreviations that are common in Quaternary studies, predominantly in English

Earth Sciences Subject Guides
Compiled by Stanford University Earth Sciences Library

EPA: Water Quality Standards Database

Geologic Guidebooks of North America

GEOSCAN is the bibliographic database for scientific publications of the Earth Sciences Sector (ESS) of Natural Resources Canada

Mineralogy Database
Last updated 12/31/2009

Plate Tectonics Animations

TRAIL: Technical Report Archive and Image Library
From the Greater Western Library Alliance and the Center for Research Libraries

United States Geological Survey

USGS: Earthquake Hazards Program

USGS: Geographic Names Information System

USGS: Ground Water Atlas Archive

USGS: Minerals Yearbook
“contains statistical data on materials and minerals and includes information on economic and technical trends and development. The Minerals Yearbook includes chapters on approximately 90 commodities and over 175 countries”

USGS: National Earthquake Information Center
“The mission of the National Earthquake Information Center (NEIC) is to determine rapidly the location and size of all destructive earthquakes worldwide and to immediately disseminate this information to concerned national and international agencies, scientists, and the general public.”

USGS: Paleontology at the U.S. Geological Survey

USGS: A Tapestry of Time and Terrain
Contains information about the topography and geology of the continental United States.

In the Library

Encyclopedia of Earth Sciences
Macmillan / Ref QE5 .E5137 1996 (2 volumes)

Encyclopedia of Minerals
Van Nostrand Reinhold / Ref QE355 .R6 1990

Geochemical Reference Material Compositions: Rocks, Minerals, Sediments, Soils, Carbonates, Refractories & Ores Used in Research & Industry
CRC Press / Ref QE438 .P67 1992

Glossary of Geology
American Geological Institute / Ref QE5 .B38 1987

McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Geology and Mineralogy
McGraw-Hill / Ref QE5 .M3654 2003