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Environmental Science


 Databases

Web of Science (Thomson Reuters)
Web of Science provides seamless access to the Science Citation Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index, and Arts & Humanities Citation Index.
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Scopus (Elsevier)
Provides abstracts and citations for peer-reviewed journals in all major disciplines. Offers comprehensive coverage of the scientific, technical, medical, geographic and social sciences (including arts and humanities). Includes complete contents of GEOBASE multidisciplinary database.
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Pollution Abstracts (ProQuest)
Abstracts articles from journals, conference proceedings and hard-to-find documents. Includes scientific research and government policies.
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GeoRef
Covers the most comprehensive database of geoscience literature.
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 Encyclopedias

Environmental Encyclopedia
Provides in-depth, worldwide coverage of environmental issues. Each article is written in a nontechnical style and provides current status, analysis, and suggested solutions whenever possible.
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Beacham's Guide to the Endangered Species of North America
Presents extensive data on the habitats and ecosystems of more than 1,200 species identified as endangered or threatened by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife service. Arranged taxonomically, entries include introductory information with an image of the species; a summary section detailing information on each species; a concluding summary of recovery efforts; and a bibliography of contacts for further information.
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Encyclopedia of Biodiversity
Major themes of the work include the evolution of biodiversity, systems for classifying and defining biodiversity, ecological patterns and theories of biodiversity, and an assessment of contemporary patterns and trends in biodiversity
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Encyclopedia of Hydrological Sciences
Written and edited by leading worldwide authorities in the field, and comprising nearly 200 substantial articles, the Encyclopedia provides detailed, informed coverage of the subject. Organised into 17 themed parts for the reader's ease of navigation, it offers up-to-date, scientifically rigorous information on all key aspects of the subject, from sub-catchment to the global scale, in a convenient and credible manner.
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Weather Almanac
The Weather Almanac presents hundreds of in-depth weather records for 108 major U.S. cities and a climatic overview of the country, including 33 U.S. weather atlas maps. You'll find explanations, safety rules and statistics for hurricanes, tornadoes and more. Includes a glossary, subject index and a guide to additional weather resources.
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 Dictionaries, etc.

 Web Sites

afry Alfred Fry
Science Librarian
Falvey Library, Villanova University
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Villanova , PA , 19085
Room 224
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Alfred Fry is the subject librarian for Environmental Studies and is available for research consultations, instruction, curricular support & purchase requests.

rbowles Robin Bowles
Nursing/Life Science Librarian
Falvey Library, Villanova University
800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova , PA , 19085
Room 230
610-519-8129


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