This guide is intended for the science side of Environmental Studies. Policy and other social sciences are not part of this focus.
Last Updated: Oct 15, 2013
Welcome to the Environmental Sciences guide. This identifies basic resources in ecology and environmental sciences including databases, journals, and websites that are useful for Environmental Sciences research.
This searches for journal articles broadly in environmental sciences and ecology.
These are computer generated lists of e-Journals in the area of Environmental Sciences.
Primary Databases for this subject
Includes general biology and ecological and environmental sciences.
- BIOSIS Citation Index
World's most comprehensive database for life sciences, previously BIOSIS.
- Environment Index
Focuses on all areas of environmental research.
This includes about fifty titles in the broad scope of earth sciences topics, including environmental geology, mineralogy, paleontology, seismology, etc., from a number of geologic societies around the world as well as links to open access journals and U.S. state geological survey publications.
Includes scholarly and general materials, as well as government reports with a focus on human effects on the environment.
- Meteorological & Geoastrophysical Abstracts
Broad coverage, including climatology, hydrology, physical oceanography and environmental sciences.
- Oceanic Abstracts
Oceanic Abstracts focuses on worldwide technical literature on marine and brackish-water environments, including physical oceanography, non-living resources, meteorology and geology, plus environmental, technological, and legislative topics.
This is a link to a computer generated list of environmental sciences databases available at USC.