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GeoRef Restricted Access Some full text available
Coverage: 1785-present. A comprehensive geosciences database containing over 2.8 million bibliographic records to the geoscience literature of the world.

Geobase Restricted Access Some full text available
1980-present. Covers worldwide literature on geography, geology, ecology, and related disciplines.

Academic Search Premier Restricted Access Some full text available
Coverage: 1975-present (with selected older titles). A multi-disciplinary database with significant full-text. Covers information in nearly every area of academic study. Indexes 4,600 journals (of which 3,900 are peer-reviewed)

Antarctic Bibliography Unrestricted Access
Coverage: 1951-present. Covers all disciplines related to Antarctica including biological and geological sciences, medical sciences, meteorology, oceanography, atmospheric and terrestrial physics, expeditions, logistics equipment and supplies, and tourism.

ASTIS: Arctic Science and Technology Information System Unrestricted Access
Coverage: 1978-present. Contains records describing publications and research projects about northern Canada. ASTIS includes all subjects and covers the three territories, the northern parts of seven provinces and the adjacent marine areas.

Bibliography on Cold Regions Science and Technology Unrestricted Access
Coverage: 1951-present. Covers all disciplines related to cold regions including biological and geological sciences, medical sciences, meteorology, oceanography, atmospheric and terrestrial physics, expeditions, logistics equipment and supplies, and tourism.



Bibliographies
Cold Regions Bibliographic Project Unrestricted Access
This is a bibliography on cold regions science and technology. covers all disciplines related to the region including biological and geological sciences, medical sciences, meteorology, oceanography, atmospheric and terrestrial physics, expeditions, logistics equipment and supplies, and tourism.

Handbooks & Guides
Geology of National Parks Unrestricted Access
Image galleries for many parks offering stunning pictures in both 3-D (requires 3-D glasses)and regular versions. Provides access to USGS field guides, bulletins, web sites including park stratigraphy.
Data/Statistics
Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN) Unrestricted Access
The Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN) is a center within the Earth Institute at Columbia University. CIESIN works at the intersection of the social, natural, and information sciences, and specializes in on-line data and information management, spatial data integration and training, and interdisciplinary research related to human interactions in the environment.CIESIN\'s mission is to provide access to and enhance the use of information worldwide, advancing understanding of human interactions in the environment and serving the needs of science and public and private decision making. The website includes a \"browse by subject\" search tool.
Web Sites
Antarctic Heritage and Conservation Unrestricted Access
This work is part of the Antarctic Heritage Trust`s Ross Sea Heritage Project, which focuses on the restoration of four Antarctic explorers` huts, a project which is supported by the Natural History Museum. On the website, one can find additional information pertaining to this project in addition to general information about life in Antarctica.

Cryosphere: Where the World is Frozen Unrestricted Access
This educational site, a part of the National Snow and Ice Data Center, offers a variety of information about the cryosphere. Using articles, graphs, and photographs, the user can navigate the site to learn a variety of of formation about the cryosphere.

Geo-Guide Restricted Access Some full text available
Geo-Guide is maintained with the goal of bringing together high-quality Internet resources in earth sciences to facilitate users' search for information.

Geoscience Information Society Unrestricted Access
The Geoscience Information Society facilitates the exchange of information in the geosciences through cooperation among scientists, librarians, editors, cartographers, educators, and information professionals.

Global Change Master Directory Unrestricted Access
Global Change Master Directory provides access to earth sciences data sets, data services and conferences with an emphasis on global change.

Mineralogy Database Unrestricted Access
Expanded categories include crystallography, crystal structure, x-ray powder diffraction, chemical composition, Dana classification, Strunz classification, determinative mineralogy and a complete alphabetical listing with determinative properties, references and mineral photographs.

Riding the Storm: Landslide Danger in the San Francisco Bay Area Unrestricted Access Resource contains video
A one hour film detailing the catastrophic 1982 rainstorm that triggered 18,000 landslides in the Bay Area, claiming 25 lives and causing $66 million in property damage. Also, the combination of steep slopes, weak rocks, and intense winter storms make Bay Area uplands an ideal setting for landslides, including both swift, potentially deadly debris flows and slower, but destructive deepseated slides. Learn what USGS scientists have discovered about landslide dynamics and which slopes are most susceptible to sliding. Hear the devastating stories of Bay Area residents affected by landslides and learn to recognize the danger signs. This informative video is free to download on the website.

Online Book Collection
Minerals Information Restricted Access Some full text available
Statistics and information on the worldwide supply of, demand for, and flow of minerals and materials essential to the U.S. economy, the national security, and protection of the environment.
Biographical Information
Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography Restricted Access Some full text available
Provides information on the history of science through articles on the professional lives of scientists. All periods of science from classical antiquity to modern times are represented.
Database
Global Volcanism Program Unrestricted Access
The Smithsonian\'s Global Volcanism Program seeks better understanding of all volcanoes through documenting their eruptions — small as well as large — during the past 10,000 years. The website contains a large collection of profiles of volcanoes of the world.

National Sea Grant Library Unrestricted Access
The National Sea Grant Library (NSGL) is the digital library and official archive for NOAA Sea Grant documents.The NSGL provides global access to over 15,000 full-text digital documents through the 40,000–record, searchable publications database on the site. These documents are searcheable by topic and by digital library.



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