Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences

Annual Review of Environment and Resources

GeoRef    comprehensive geoscience database containing over 2.8 million bibliographic records from more than 3,500 journals and other sources. It provides coverage in subject areas such as mineralogy and crystallography, general mineralogy, mineralogy of silicates, engineering geology, hydrology, economic geology, geophysics, petrology, paleontology, marine geology, oceanography, and mineralogy of non-silicates.,uid&profile=web&defaultdb=geh

GeoScience World   A comprehensive Internet resource for research and communications in the geosciences, built on a core database aggregation of peer-reviewed journals indexed, linked with GeoReflease (GeoRef). The GSW Millennium Collection, includes peer-reviewed articles and other materials with linked reference lists from more than 30 high-impact journals in a broad range of geoscience areas. A Literature Archive of pre-2000 articles enhances the collection.

JSTOR - Arts & Sciences I The Arts & Sciences I Collection   includes the complete back runs of 119 titles in fifteen disciplines. JSTOR's first collection includes core research and society published journals in economics, history, political science, and sociology in other key fields as the humanities and social sciences. This collection also includes a selection of titles in the more science-oriented fields of ecology, mathematics, and statistics.

Sanborn Digital Maps of Louisiana.   1867-1970 provides academic and public libraries digital access to more than 660,000 large-scale maps of more than 12,000 American towns and cities. Sanborn fire insurance maps are the most frequently consulted maps in both public and academic libraries. Sanborn maps are valuable historical tools for urban specialists, social historians, architects, geographers, genealogists, local historians, planners, environmentalists and anyone who wants to learn about the history, growth, and development of American cities, towns, and neighborhoods.


SciFinder Web is the web-based version of SciFinder Scholar. You must follow specific instructions to access SciFinder Web.



Subject Research Guides. Information on materials by subject are in Magale Library's reference area, video collection, stacks call numbers, and periodicals. Also provided are web sites, electronic journals, electronic texts, and online associations to further research in each area.

Archive Photos. American Environmental Photographs, 1891-1936. Approximately 4,500 photographs taken by botanists from the University of Chicago between 1891 and 1936. Demonstrates wide range of American topography, its forestation, aridity, shifting coastal dune complexes, and watercourses.

Ask-A-Geologist. The United States Geological Survey, the principal source of scientific and technical expertise in the earth sciences within the Federal Government, sponsors this e-mail service for anyone with general Earth Science questions.

BioOne  Provides integrated, interrelated journals on biology, ecological and environmental sciences.

E-Journal = Journal of Sedimentary Research.  Print and Online available

The Effects of Offshore Oil and Gas Development: A current Awareness Bibliography - LUMCON Library. This bibliography is a quarterly compilation of current publications (citations with abstracts) from a wide variety of electronic and print information sources relating to offshore oil and gas development. It is compiled and edited by John Conover, Librarian, and is published at the LUMCON Marine Center, 8124 Hwy 56, Chauvin, LA 70344-2124.

ERSYS (Earth Resource System).   Demographic and geographic datea. Information on population, climate and pollution, politics, media, income, education, transportation, etc.

Field Geology. Introduction & Virtual Geologic Field Trip to the Permian Reef Complex, Guadalupe, & Delaware Mts., New Mexico, West Texas. Roadlogs with diagrams, photographs, and movies, as well as an extensive bibliography.

Franklin Institute Hotlist - Geology. Topics include geology, volcanoes, earthquakes, rocks & minerals, background information, images, and teacher resources.

Geologylink. The world's daily geological rumblings. Breaking news on geologic events all over the world, the latest news and discoveries, hot topics, virtual field trips, interactive forums, an image gallery and more.

Geosource. More than 3,000 entries, covers human geography, physical geography, planning, geoscience, and environmental science.

GeoVista. Geospatial Data, Grants & Research Projects, Associations, Geology Journal: Computers and Geosciences: An International Journal. CAGIS is a journal which publishes many articles related to geovisualization and geocomputation.

Global Hydrology & Climate Center. The Global Hydrology and Climate Center site features research in the areas of the global water cycle, microwaves in the atmosphere, observing lightning from space, atmospheric aerosols and their effects on the climate, measuring atmospheric winds with lasers, and applying NASA remote sensing data and technologies to issues of local and regional concern.

Hazards, U.S. Geological Survey. Includes earthquakes, floods, landslides, coastal storms, tsunamis, hurricanes, coastal erosion, volcanoes, wildfires, and wildlife diseases.

Hydrology. Water Resources of the U.S. USGS. Connection to National Water Data Exchange (NAWDEX), etc.

Mineralogy Database. A directory of over 5,000 mineral species, indexed by chemical composition, crystallography, optical and physical properties, by Dana�s New or Strunz Classification, or alphabetical list. Some mineral descriptions also include the name origin, environment, and habits. Site also has mineral resource links, some definitions, and photographs from author David Barthelmy�s collection.

National Geophysical Data Center Web. NGDC. Environmental data in the fields of solar-terrestrial physics, solid earth geophysics, marine geology and geophysics, paleoclimatology, and glaciology (snow and ice) etc. Information about NGDC services, programs, and data sets. Some data sets may be downloaded.

National Tsunami Hazard Mitigation Program

Nature: International Weekly Journal of Science.  The electronic version of the most recent printed edition of Nature at the date of access and the editions of Nature publication since 1 January 1997.

News@Nature.  Both daily news and interactive multimedia features with blogs, opinion, columns, news and features, plus science careers news from Naturejobs. Provides the best science journalism on the web.

Paleontology. Geological Time Machine. UCMP Web. Geologic time frames from the Precambrian period to today (the Holocene period within the Cenozoic era). Introduction to Geology & info on Plate Tectonics.and great information on Plate Tectonics.

Paleontology. Natural History Portal. Internet resources in the following categories: Reference, Natural History, Mineralogy, Paleontology, Botany, Entomology, and Zoology. From the Natural History Museum, London.

Research Gate. The world's largest professional network for scientists and researchers with over 1.3 million users. Research Gate provides researchers with access to 45 million abstracts, over 10 million open-access journal articles, and over 350,000 full texts uploaded by the authors themselves. Researchers can search through seven of the largest databases and millions of smaller ones simultaneously, including PubMED, Cornwell University & CiteSeer.

Tapestry of Time and Terrain. Geology map of the United States superimposed upon a topographic map. Geologic Time Scale.

Toxic Substances Hydrology Program. USGS. Reports, reviews papers, research highlights, fact sheets, searchable bibliographic database, & web pages of specific investigations.

Tsunami Research Center

Understanding Our Planet Through Chemistry. This multi-author resource helps learners find out how earth scientists use chemistry.

USGS Geologic Names Lexicon. GEOLEX. You may query the Geologic Names Lexicon for a specific (United States) lithologic or geochronologic formation unit name.

USGS National Earth Quake Information Center.

Virtual Earthquake. Virtual Earthquake (VEQ). Become a "virtual seismologist." Designed by Gary Novak, a professor of geology, VEQ provides a "hands-on" lesson on how to locate an earthquake's epicenter and how to determine its Richter magnitude. Users interpret simulated seismograms from three seismic recording stations in an effort to triangulate the location of an earthquake's epicenter. The user's results are plotted on a map and compared to the actual results.

Virtual Geomorphology. Textbook.

Volcano References Site. Annotated list of volcano-related Web sites, including: Links to Global Volcano Information, General References on Volcanoes, Volcanoes in the United States (Hawaii, Alaska, Cascade Range), International Volcanic Web Sites, Volcanic Ash and Weather.

Volcanoes. Worldwide and U.S. Volcano Updates. Weekly report of worldwide volcanic activity, prepared by the USGS Volcano Hazards Program and Smithsonian Institution's Global Volcanism Program.