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Geology and Geosciences: Encyclopedias & Handbooks


Use these specialized encyclopedias as authoritative sources for general information on topics in geology, geophysics, and geochemistry.  They provide information that you can use to learn more about a new subject, find introductory material for your papers, or to help you find ideas for research topics.


These are only a few of the handbooks that are available online for you to use as background or introductory texts.  Use Roger to find more handbooks on your topics.

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Amy Butros
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Scripps Institution of Oceanography
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