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Earth Sciences Research Guide

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Jeff Corrigan
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California State University Monterey Bay
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Seaside, CA 93955

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Articles & Databases

Others Resources To Consider

Browse Selected Journals

Earth sciences journals available through the CSUMB Library

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Find Articles using OneSearch

Books

Books at the CSUMB Library 

OneSearch enables searches to discover books and videos in the CSUMB Library's collection.
Use these keywords/terms for lists of CSUMB Library holdings on:

Geology

Earth science

Geomorphology

Geological maps

Oceanography

Meteorology

Books At Other Libraries

CSUMB students, faculty and staff may use CSU+ Resource Sharing (a service integrated into OneSearch) for ordering books and media held at other CSUs and the ILLiad Interlibrary Loan Request Form to borrow books found using MOBAC regional catalogs or WorldCat.

Search our online encyclopedias

When beginning research on a topic, these resources can provide excellent overviews for subjects of interest.
Geology
Water: Science and Issues
History of Geological Inquiry
Biographies
Practical and Applied Geology

Websites

Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary (a wealth of local information on aquatic and marine topics)

California Coastal Commission (information and data for coastal issues of regional relevance)

Science.gov

California Explores the Ocean (from Scripps Institution of Oceanography)

California Geotour (California Department of Conservation)

USGS California Water Science Center (CAWSC)

USGS Real-time Water Data in California

USGS Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center

California Central Coast coastal and marine geology

Central and Northern California Ocean Observing System (CenCOOS)

Volcanoes of the world 

WaterWatch (includes real-time streamflow and regional streamflow data, maps, etc.)

This Dynamic Earth: the story of plate tectonics