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Encyclopedia of Earth Science Series.  Major reference work in the field, issued in parts.  See also specific titles:

  • Encyclopedia of coastal science. (Ref 551.457 Sch95) Dordrecht, The Netherlands : Springer, c2005
  • Encyclopedia of environmental science. (Ref 333.7 AL26) Dordrecht ; Boston : Kluwer Academic Publishers, c1999
  • Encyclopedia of field and general geology. (Ref 550.3 F495) New York :Van Nostrand Reinhold, c1988
  • Encyclopedia of geomagnetism and paleomagnetism. (Ref 538.703 G932) Dordrecht : Springer, c2007.
  • Encyclopedia of hydrology and water resources (Ref 551.48 H438) Dordrecht ; Boston : Kluwer Academic, 1998
  • The Encyclopedia of structural geology and plate tectonics. (Ref 551.1 Se94) Publisher New York : Van Nostrand Reinhold, c1987
  • Glossary of geology. (Ref  550.3 B319) Alexandria, Va. : American Geological Institute, c1987
  • Companion encyclopedia of geography : from local to global. 2 vols. (Ref 910 D746) Publisher London : Routledge, 2007.

Hydrology - Water Issues
  • Rivers of North America.  (Ref 551.483 B438) Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier/Academic Press, c2005
  • Freshwater Issues. (Ref 333.91 Sm68) Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO, 2002.
  • Water: science and issues. 4 vols. (GVRL online) New York: Macmillan, 2003.
  • Hydrology and the management of watersheds. (ebrary ebook) Ames, Ia. : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012

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Scientific style and format: the CSE manual for authors, editors, and publishers. (Ref 808.0665 C832) Reston, VA: Council of Science Editors in cooperation with the Rockefeller University Press, 2006.

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