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Climate and Atmospheric Sciences: Encyclopedias & Handbooks & Websites


 Use these specialized encyclopedias as authoritative sources for general information on topics in atmospheric sciences, meteorology, and climate sciences.  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.

Handbooks & Websites

These are only a few of the handbooks that are available online for you to use as background or introductory texts, and some authoritative websites specializing in climate related information.  Use UC Library Search to find more handbooks on your topics.