Marine Sciences/Oceanography


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Web of Science - Core Collection

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Oceanic Abstracts

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CERN Document Server (CDS)

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Global biodiversity information system on fish species currently known in the world. Provides information related to taxonomy, biology, trophic ecology, life history, and uses, as well as historical data reaching back 250 years.

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National Sea Grant Library Database

This database includes 36,000 bibliographic records to various Sea Grant funded publications. Subjects include, oceanography, marine education, aquaculture, fisheries, limnology, coastal zone management, marine recreation and law.
Print Version: 1986 - present

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NOAA Library Catalog

An online catalog containing the holdings of NOAA libraries around the country. Collections consist of reports, special data files and datasets, documents, articles, and audiovisual resources related to ocean science and atmospheric sciences.

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Coral Kingdom Photo Library (NOAA)

Resource for coral reef photography provided by NOAA researchers. Images are free to download and are encouraged to be used for education.

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Coral Literature, Education & Outreach (CLEO) Gray Literature

Designed to provide easy access to gray literature and pre-1990's literature on the coral reef environments near the ICON/CREWS monitoring stations.

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