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Earth and Environmental Sciences: Getting Started

A guide providing suggested resources and other information for research on the topics and subtopics of Earth and Environmental Sciences

This guide provides information on several areas including geology, geoscience, geography, maps, earth and environmental sciences 

Selected Earth & Environmental Sciences Reference Books

How To Navigate This Research Guide

This guide is organized by blue tabs that run across the top of each page. Below is a description of the principle tabs on this guide.

  • Background Information - These tools will help you find information about your research topic.
  • Databases - Research databases  to search for journal articles, as well as numeric and data sources 
  • Agencies, Societies, & Surveys - Links to agencies, societies and surveys that are relevant to the field of EES
  • Field Trip Guidebooks Field trip guidebooks provide geologic information for a particular area.  They are stop-by-stop guides containing detailed information and usually contain maps, photographs and illustrations not typically found in other resources.
  • Maps The Map Collection is located on the 4th floor of the Science & Engineering Library, and includes approximately 242,000 paper maps and aerial photos. 
  • Open Educational Resources - open access resources for the geosciences
  • Off-Campus Access - How to access electronic resources remotely

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