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Search journals published by the American Association of Petroleum Geologists, including AAPG Bulletin, AAPG Special Volumes, Bulletin of Canadian Petroleum Geology, Journal of Petroleum Geology, Journal of Sedimentary Research. Coverage varies from 1917 to present. Also includes publications by several regional groups.
Search the journals published by the AGU, which includes both general and very specialized titles. AGU currently publishes a weekly newspaper, Eos; eighteen peer reviewed research journals; nine book series plus a number of miscellaneous books and maps; and assorted special reports.
Search the materials published by the Geological Society of America, including journals, maps, field guides, memoirs, and special papers. W&L has full-text access to GSA Bulletin and Geology. A retrospective search is also available, but does not include full-text.
Nearly 2 million records about geology and earth sciences. Contains earth science references and the index terms that describe them, scanned from more than 25,150 journals in 40 languages. New books, maps, and reports are also scanned. References include a complete bibliographic citation. 1785 to the present (North American); 1933 to the present (entire world). Updated twice monthly.
GeoScienceWorld is a nonprofit formed by a group of leading geoscientific organizations to make geoscience research easily and economically available via the Internet. The founding organizations include: American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG), American Geological Institute (AGI), Geological Society of America (GSA), The Geological Society of London (GSL), Mineralogical Society of America (MSA), Society for Sedimentary Geology (SEPM), and Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG).
Online full text access to our subscriptions to journals published by Elsevier, with an archive starting in 1995. The database allows searching on over 1,700 journals from Elsevier Science including top titles such as The Lancet, Cell, and Tetrahedron
Described as the largest citation-and-abstract database in the world, Scopus features broad coverage of scientific, technical, medical, and social sciences literature, as covered in about 14,000 peer-reviewed resources, as well as Web sites from the Scirus database. Scopus also functions as a citation-indexing tool.
Mineralogy Database is a comprehensive collection of information on over 4,442 mineral species. Categories include crystallography, structure, chemical composition, Dana and Strunz classifications as well as references, photos, and news. There are several Java-enabled applications, such as the 'jPOWD Applet for Crystal Structures' which allows the user to manipulate structures by turning atoms and bonds on/off, spinning the structure, zooming, etc.
Provides digital geographically referenced data. Retrieve, display, and manipulate multiple types of information, such as satellite images, geologic maps, graphics, live camera feed, three-dimensional images, and spreadsheet data. The available data coverages are dynamic, as they are frequently updated; some datasets are international in scope, and some are specific to the United States. Users can combine these datasets to design their own maps and digital products.
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