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Geosciences by Call Number.

Subclass Call Number Range Topic or Subject of Interest
QE 1 - 350 General Geology, including Geographical Divisions
QE 351 - 399 Mineralogy
QE 420 - 499 Petrology
QE 520 - 545 Volcanoes and Earthquakes
QE 601 - 639 Structural Geology
QE 640 -699 Stratigraphy
QE 701 - 760 Paleontology
QE 761 -899 Paleozoology
QE 901 - 996 Paleobotany

 

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Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, Atlases, etc.

  • Earth's Interior / Mineralogy

    The Encyclopedia of Structural Geology and Plate Tectonics
    Ref QE601 E53 1987
    Global Earth Physics: a Handbook of Physical Constants
    Ref QC808.8 G56 1995
    Handbook of Physical Properties of Rocks
    Ref QE431.6 P5 H36 1982
    Rock Physics and Phase Relations: a Handbook of Physical Constants
    Ref QE433.8 R63 1995
    The Encyclopedia of Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology
    Ref QE461 E56 1990
    The Encyclopedia of Mineralogy
    Ref QE355 E49 1981
    Mineral Physics and Crystallography: a Handbook of Physical Constants
    Ref QE366.8 M55 1995
    Hey's Mineral Index: Mineral Species, Varieties and Synonyms
    Ref QE357 C53 1993

  • Earth's Surface and Near Surface

    World Atlas of Geomorphic Features
    Ref G1046 C2 S6 1980
    World Atlas of Desertification
    Ref G1046 J4 M5 1997
    Encyclopedia of Deserts
    Ref GB611 E65 1999
    The Encyclopedic Dictionary of Physical Geography
    Ref GB10 E53 1994
    Encyclopedia of Sedimentology
    (1978) Ref QE 471 E49

  • Economic Geology

    Encyclopedic Dictionary of Exploration Geophysics
    Ref TN269 S524 1991
    Handbook of Exploration Geophysics
    Ref TN269 C43413 1992
    Dictionary of Metallurgy
    Ref TN609 B76 1998

  • General

    McGraw Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology
    20 vols. Ref Q121 M3 1997
    Larousse Dictionary of Science and Technology
    Ref Q123 L37 1995
    McGraw Hill Dictionary of Earth Science
    Ref QE5 M364 1997
    Concise Oxford Dictionary of Earth Sciences
    Ref QE5 C66 1990
    McGill's Survey of Science: Earth Science Series
    Ref QE28 M33 1990
    The Encyclopedia of the Solid Earth Sciences
    Ref QE5 E517 1993
    Sciences of the Earth: An Encyclopedia of Events, People and Phenomena
    Ref QE11 S38 1998

  • Geophysics

    The Encyclopedia of Solid Earth Geophysics
    Ref QE501 E58 1989
    International Dictionary of Geophysics. (1967)
    Ref QC801.9 I5

  • Hydrology

    Glossary of Hydrology
    Ref GB655 L6 1992
    Encyclopedia of Hydrology and Water
    Ref GB655 E53 1998

  • Maps / GIS

    International GIS Dictionary
    Ref G70.212 M33 1995
    The Remote Sensing Data Book
    Ref G70.4 R435 1999
    The Young Oxford Companion to Maps and Mapmaking
    Ref GA102 S74 1994

  • Paleontology

    The Encyclopedia of Paleontology
    Ref QE703 E53 1999
    Dinosaurs: The Encyclopedia
    Ref QE 862 D5 G652 1997

  • Weather and Climate

    Dictionary of Global Climate Change
    Ref QC981.8 C5 M38 1992
    Glossary of Weather and Climate: with Related Oceanic and Hydrologic Terms
    Ref QC854 G56 1996
    Encyclopedia of Climate and Weather
    Ref QC854 E523 1996
    Weather America
    Ref QC983 W385 1996

  • Map Indexes, Gazetteers and Atlases

    The University Libraries have a wide variety of Atlases and Gazetteers in our collection.  Click on the links below to see their location. 

    To request items that are in the Lied Library, on-site LASR storage system, first click on the link below, then click on the  "Get This Item" button within the items' library catalog record. 

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