Top 5 Oceanography 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!

Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences [UCSD Only]
Current, authoritative, scientific information on oceanography, marine biology, geology, and meteorology. Provides access to more than 400 articles, reading lists and references.

Reference Shelf for Oceanography & Earth Sciences
guide to reference-oriented resources in oceanography and earth sciences.

Aquatic Biology, Aquaculture, & Fisheries Resources [UCSD Only]
1978-present. Strongest coverage 1985-present; some coverage pre-1978. Indexes & provides some abstracts on biology, fisheries, and aquaculture for marine, estuarine, and freshwater environments.

Marine, Oceanographic, and Freshwater Resources [UCSD Only]
1964-present. Strongest coverage 1978-present. Indexes & provides some abstracts on international marine and oceanic information, as well as substantial coverage of estuarine, brackishwater, and freshwater environments.

Key Databases for Oceanography & Earth Sciences
indexing and abstracting databases for published research in oceanography and earth sciences

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