Top 5 Geology Resources

The links below represent the top five research sources in your discipline, as selected by the UCSD Library. Need help with your research? Ask a librarian!

GeoRef [UCSD Only]
1785-present (North America); 1933-present (world-wide). Indexes publications in geology, seismology, marine geology, geophysics, geochemistry (weak coverage), geological maps, hydrology, archaeology, etc.

An interactive educational resource about Earth, oceans and the environment. Includes images, maps, data, and news.

U.S. Geological Survey
Wealth of information here on earth sciences and environment. Large collection of USGS studies on policy, global change, energy and the environment, ecosystems, management, and contaminants.

California Geological Survey
California's State Geological Survey providing information on the geology, natural resources and geologic hazards of California.

Earth Scope
Information for research on geological hazards, earthquakes, volcanos, natural resources, and for the understanding of the dynamic Earth.

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