This page lists only subject-specific resources for Geology. General information about searching for resources is available on the Guides page and in the options at the right (or at the bottom) of this page.
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Cambridge University Press Ebook
Global Volcanic Hazards and Risk from Cambridge University Press, edited by Susan C. Loughlin, et al.
The Craft of Scientific Writing
T 11 .A37 2018
How to Write Technical Reports: Understandable Structure, Good Design, Convincing Presentation, 2nd ed.
T 11.H4713 2019
Learning to Communicate in Science and Engineering
Q 223 .P64 2010
Scientific Writing and Communication: Papers, Proposals, and Presentations
Q223 .H63 2014
A great place to start your research is the Reference Collection on the 2nd floor (Main Level), right behind the Information Desk. These books can't be checked out, but you can use them in the library to take notes or photocopy pages.
Encyclopedia of Field and General Geology
Volume 14 of the Encyclopedia of Earth Sciences Series.
Encyclopedia of Geochemistry and Environmental Sciences
Encyclopedia of Geology
This is a five volume reference work divided into 340 articles covering nearly all aspects of geology; it is intended for an undergraduate audience.
Encyclopedia of Geomorphology
GB 400.3 .E53
This is a two volume set with almost 700 alphabetically arranged entries.
Encyclopedia of Minerals
QE 355.R6 1990
Includes formulae and some photos for every generally accepted mineral species.
Encyclopedia of Structural Geology and Plate Tectonics
QE 601.E53 1987
Also part of the Encyclopedia of Earth Science Series (volume 10).
Encyclopedia of Paleontology
QE 703.E523 1999
This encyclopedia contains 328 articles from 206 contributors on various aspects of paleontology; it is intended for a non-specialist audience.
Encyclopedia of Volcanoes
QE 522.E53 2000
Contains 82 articles divided into 9 sections, with over 100 international contributors.
Glossary of Geology
QE5 G37 1974
Guide to Minerals, Rocks & Fossils
QE 363.8.B48 2005
A useful handbook which includes 600 color photos of specimens; it also covers the crystalline structure and various properties of these minerals.
Handbook of Mineralogy
QE3 66.8.H36 1990
This handbook is volume 1 of the series and covers “elements, sulfides [and] sulfosalts.”
New Penguin Dictionary of Geology
QE 5.K42 2001
Contains definitions of thousands of geologic terms as well as a bibliography of geologic works.
Practical Handbook of Physical Properties of Rocks and Minerals
QE 431.6.P5 P73 1989
Intended to be a source of basic information on the physical properties of rocks and minerals.
Dissertations and Theses
Dissertations and Theses from ProQuest (Licensed for UH Hilo users only)
Online access to full text of doctoral dissertations and graduate theses from universities around the world, including all campuses of the University of Hawaiʻi.
Examples of material available in full-text:
Kelly, Jacque L. Identification and Quantification of Submarine Groundwater Discharge in the Hawaiian Islands. University of Hawaiʻi at Manoa, 2012.
Kim, Seung-Sep. Remote Sensing of Seamounts: A Geophysical Study of Lithospheric Flexure, Seamount Statistics And Intraplate Volcanism. University of Hawaiʻi at Manoa, 2010.