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Marine/Ocean Studies Research Guide

Encyclopedias and Dictionaries

REF GB 450.4 .E53 1982
Encyclopedia of Beaches and Coastal Environments

REF GC 9 .G76
Ocean World Encyclopedia

REF GC 9 .D53 1988
Facts on File Dictionary of Marine Science

REF GC 9 .E38 2000
Encyclopedia of the Sea

REF GC 9 .E539 2001
Encyclopedia of Ocean Science

REF GC 9 .M32
McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Ocean and Atmospheric Science

REF GC 1085 .E52 2000
Elsevier’s Dictionary of Marine Pollution

REF GE 10 .E52 2000
Encyclopedia of Environmental Issues

REF GE 10 .M66 2000
Encyclopedia of Environmental Science

REF Q 121 .M3 2002 (20 v.)
McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology

REF Q 121 .V3 1988
Van Nostrand’s Scientific Encyclopedia

REF Q 121 .T9 1988
Chambers Science and Technology Dictionary

REF Q 123 .E497 2002 (18 v.)
Encyclopedia of Physical Science and Technology

REF Q 123 .M34 1989
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms

REF Q 179 .E64 2001
Scientific and Technical Acronyms, Symbols, and Abbreviations

REF QD 5 .C5 1997B
Hawley’s Condensed Chemical Dictionary

REF QD 65 .H3
CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics

REF QD 415A 25094 2000
Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

REF QH 302.5 .H65 1989
Henderson’s Dictionary of Biological Terms

REF QH 307.2 .C36 1985
Cambridge Encyclopedia of Life Sciences

REF QH 307.2 .C43 1989
Chambers Biology Dictionary

REF QL 100 .H33 1988
Poisonous and Venomous Marine Animals of the World

REF QL 120 .E53 1985
Encyclopedia of Aquatic Life

REF QL 121 .C654 1991
Encyclopedia of Marine Animals

REF QL 121 .G4
Marine Life

REF QL 614.7 .E535 1995
Encyclopedia of Fishes

REF QL 614.7 .W47 1975
Fishes of the World

REF QL 621.2 L97 1991
Fishes of the Sea: The North Atlantic and Mediterranean

REF QL 631. B2 B64 1993
Fishes of the Bahamas and Adjacent Tropical Waters

REF SH 20.3 E 53 2000
Encyclopedia of Aquaculture

Yearbooks and Almanacs

REF GC 11 .B3
Oceanography and Marine Biology: an Annual Review

REF Q9 .B78
Yearbook of Science and the Future

REF GC 21 .H4 1984
The Ocean Almanac

REF GC 24 .M36 1990
Concise Marine Almanac

Handbooks and Guides

REF GC 11.2 .P73 1993
Practical Handbook of Marine Science

REF GC 24 .C17
CRC Handbook of Marine Science

REF GC 101.2 .B53 1985
Artificial Seawaters

REF QE .O94 2000
Oxford Companion to the Earth

REF QH 541.5 .S3 .S35 2000
Seas at the Millenium an Environmental Evaluation

REF QK 934 .I44 1997
Identifying Marine Phytoplankton

REF QL 128 .T 68 2000
Guide to the Offshore Wildlife of the Northern Atlantic

REF QL 157 .A84 .P65 1998
A Practical Guide to the Marine Animals of Northeastern North America

REF QL 362 .S82 1991
The Invertebrates: an Illustrated Glossary

REF QL 404 .A18 1982
Compendium of Seashells

REF QL 620 .H38 1984B
Book of Marine Fishes

REF QL 621.5 .R63 1986
Field Guide to Atlantic Coast Fishes

REF QL 621.58 .L54 1996
Coral Reef Fishes

REF QL 623.4 .E83 1983
Field Guide to Pacific Coast Fishes

REF QL 713.2 .N37 2002
Guide to Marine Mammals of the World

REF QL 737 .C432 .S9313 1993
Dolphins and Porpoises: A Worldwide Guide

REF SH 138 .C73 V.1
CRC Handbook of Mariculture (Crustacean Aquaculture)

REF TN 264 .H 35 2000
Handbook of Marine Mineral Deposits


REF G 2800 .R3 1994
Atlas of the Oceans

REF G 2800 .R36 1976
Rand McNally Atlas of the Oceans

REF G 2800 .T5 1989
The Times Atlas and Encyclopedia of the Sea

REF G 2801 .C848 1996
Atlas of the Oceans: Wind & Wave Climate

REF G 2801 .L1 F6 1981
Atlas of the Living Resources of the Sea

REF QL 123 .S75 1983
Comparative Atlas of Zooplankton

Environmental Law and Regulations

REF GC 1211 .O44 1995
Oil Spill Law Information Service

REF KF 62 .U5
U.S. Code & U.S. Code Annotated

REF KF 70 .A3
Code of Federal Regulations

REF KF 1099 2001B
Maritime Laws of the United States

REF KF 3775 .R4
Environmental Law

REF KF 3790 .A2 E5 (annual—to 1989)
Land Use and Environmental Law Review

REF KF 5627 .O27 1983
Ocean and Coastal Law

REF SH 328 .C62 1995Z
Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries

REF SH 343.9 .F293 2001
Federal Requirements for Commercial Fishing Industry Vessels


REF GC 63 .O231
National Oceanographic Fleet Operating Schedules

REF GC 67 .U55 1985-
Undersea Vehicles Directory

REF GC 37.5 .K48 NO.2 V.1-3 (1920-70)
Temperature, Salinity, Oxygen and Phosphate in Waters Off the United States

REF SH 331 .S3 1989 V.1-2
Saltonstall Kennedy Grant Program: Fisheries Research & Development

REF QH 304 .C33 1983
CBE Style Manual

Paper Indexes (basement) - for less current, and historical references to articles and research

Abstracts Oceanic Abstracts

Ocean Sciences and Technology

Fisheries Review

Sea Grant Abstracts

Maritime Studies Current Awareness Bulletin

Applied Science and Technology Index

Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts

Databases - for journal articles and scholarly research

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Web Sites

Constants and Equations Pages
Provides links to scientific constants and equations.

The Coral Reef Ecology Home Page
Presents an introduction to the biology and ecology of coral reefs.

Coral Reefs
List of library materials on coral reefs.

Cumulative Bibliography on the History of Oceanography
Collects references to materials on historical topics in oceanography. Searchable by keywords and names.

Estuaries of Maine
List of library materials on the ecology and geology of Maine's estuaries.

Fisheries Statistics and Economics
Provides statistics on fisheries resources and landings and reports from the National Marine Fisheries Service.

The Harmful Algae Page
Provides information on red tide and blooms of harmful algae.

How Many? Units of Measurement, by Russ Rowlett
Dictionary gives definitions and equivalents for all kinds of measurements.

Hydrothermal Vents
List of library materials on hydrothermal vents.

Marine Biology Web
Provides subject lists of articles on marine biology, a glossary of marine biology terms, and information on tides.

Marine Organisms Database
Contains illustrations, descriptive information, and research data on over 200 marine invertebrates and fish.

National Geophysical Data Center
Collects data sets and maps on glaciology, marine geology and geophysics, paleoclimatology, solar-terrestrial physics, and solid earth geophysics.

National Oceanographic Data Center
Provides access to global data on physical, chemical, and biological characteristics of the ocean.

National Sea Grant
Provides information on programs and projects of
the partnership between the nation's universities and NOAA,  focused on making the US the world leader in marine research and the sustainable development of marine resources.

NOAA Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services
Provides predictions of water levels, tides, coastal currents, and other meteorological and oceanographic data.

Ocean Drilling Program
Provides news of and links to research on ocean basins and the earth's crust under the sea. Includes online access to the Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program (ODP).

Penobscot River Bibliography
The bibliography is a compilation of books, reports, journal articles, studies, videos, sound recordings, maps, and datasets for the mainstem of the river, estuary, and upper bay (Medway to Belfast and Castine) from 1900 to the present. Many resources are available in full text.

Red Tide
List of library materials on red tide.

USGS Woods Hole Field Center
Contains marine geology and other earth science information.

Vents Program, NOAA Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory
Provides data and graphics on the physical and chemical oceanography and the geology of hydrothermal vents and submarine volcanoes.



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