General Oceanography Reference works
Maps and Atlases
Other Useful links
International Association of Aquatic and Marine Science Libraries and Information Centers (IAMSLIC) -http://www.mrl.cofc.edu/sail/IAMSLIClibraries.html - search the catalogs and resources of the libraries at at marine science centers worldwide.
The Ocean Basins: Their Structure and Evolution published by the Open University. Located in general collection QE39.O23 1998.
Understanding Earth by Frank Press et. al. Located in general collection QE28.P9 2001. More general geology than Kennett but explains geologic concepts clearly and may be useful to those entering this class with no geology background.
The Encyclopedia of Oceanography - Located in the Reference Room GC9.F164 1966.
Encyclopedia of beaches and coastal environments - Located in the Reference Room QE501 .E56 V.15.
Glossary of Oceanography and the Related Geosciences with References by Steven K. Baum http://stommel.tamu.edu/~baum/paleo/paleogloss/paleogloss.html
Glossary of Oceanographic Terms - Located in the Reference Room GC9.U584 1966.
Marine Environmental Laboratory Acronym Search
What do all those letters mean? Find out here.
features map http://earthtrends.wri.org/maps_spatial/maps_detail_static.cfm?map_select=194
&theme=1 A global map of the distribution of coastal features such as barrier islands, deltas, reefs, and continental shelf types, courtesy of The World Resources Institute.
Ocean Floor Maps http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/image/seafloor.html
Sea floor Topography Maps http://topex.ucsd.edu/marine_topo/mar_topo.html
The Times Atlas and Encyclopaedia of the
- Located in the Reference Room G2800.T5 1990.
USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program http://marine.usgs.gov/ - hurricane damage, erosion, coastal changes, beaches, corals, volcanoes and many other topics. Maps, datasets, movies, educational materials, images and publications.
IODP homepage http://www.oceandrilling.org/ - The IODP, formerly the Ocean Drilling Project (ODP) and the Deep Sea Drilling Project (DSDP) has been collecting cores from the ocean floor worldwide for global studies in marine geology since 1968.
Geophysical Data Center http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/
See their Images: visualizing data page http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/image/images.html for a wide variety of presentations of data in a visual format.
Also their Links to Educational Resources -http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/education.html
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - http://www.noaa.gov/ -Satellite imagery, maps, Information on the coastal, paleoclimatology, and many related programs.
Visible Earth http://visibleearth.nasa.gov/Oceans/ "A searchable directory of images, visualizations, and animations of the Earth"
Beaches 2004 - http://www.drbeach.org/drbeach/ Mixing his expertise
in coastal geology with a little
dose of relaxation and pleasure, Dr. Stephen Leatherman of Florida International University presents the ten
top beaches of the year.
All links verified 12/4/2004 and all print materials available in the School of Marine and Atmospheric Science Library as of 12/4/2004.