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American Geological Institute

Works: 730 works in 1,845 publications in 3 languages and 29,784 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals  Dictionaries  History  Conference papers and proceedings  Laboratory manuals  Bibliography  Directories  Bibliographies  Handbooks and manuals  Abstracts 
Roles: Editor, Other, Publisher, Producer
Classifications: QE5, 550.5
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Dictionary of geological terms by American Geological Institute( Book )

28 editions published between 1962 and 1984 in English and held by 1,581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From Aa toZweikanter, this popular dictionary has now been revised and updated. This edition includes over 1,000 new terms plus: -accurate definitions without technical jargon - many word origins commonly used abbreviations -a geologic time and life chart. The definitions in this book are drawn largely from the autoritative 36,000-term Glossary Of Geology, to which nearly 150 specialists from all fields of the geosciences contributed. Both the Glossary and this Dictionary were prepared as a service of the American Geological Institute, a federation of geoscience societies united to provide information to the science community and the public
Glossary of geology by Robert Latimer Bates( Book )

33 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in English and held by 1,526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The terms in the Glossary have appeared in recognized publications and reflect, in general, North American usage, although some British and Australian terminology is included. Colloquialisms are, for the most part, restricted to those of the USA. Old and obsolete terms are defined when possible(and are distinguished as such), since the older geologic literature contnues to be a valuable research tool. Foreign-language terms are included only if they appear as such in the English-language literature."--Introd. Emphasis is on current or preferred meaning. Some definitions include references to the literature, comparable terms, synonyms, and etymology. Bibliography, p. A1-A52
Geotimes( )

in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This Web site connects science enthusiasts with the online version of Geotimes, a magazine published 8-10 times per year that contains articles of interest to geologists, seismologists, volcanologists, cartographers, geoscience educators, and other members of the earth science community. Come search the archives, read news reports, check out reader reviews, and more!
Earth science( )

in English and Undetermined and held by 1,133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geochemistry international by American Geological Institute( )

in English and held by 1,037 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vols. for 1964-v. 2, no. 1, 1965 include selected articles translated from geochemical papers from other languages, but primarily from Russian, German, French, and Japanese
Paleontological journal by American Geological Institute( )

in English and held by 958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paleontological Journal (Paleontologicheskii zhurnal) is the principal Russian periodical in paleontology. The journal publishes original work on the anatomy, morphology, and taxonomy of fossil organisms, as well as their distribution, ecology, and origin. It also publishes studies on evolution of organisms, ecosystems, and biosphere and provides invaluable information on biostratigraphy with an emphasis on Eastern Europe and Asia
Earth( )

in English and held by 823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

International geology review( )

in English and held by 708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marine sediment transport and environmental management( Book )

6 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bibliography and index of geology by Geological Society of America( )

28 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

References and selected abstracts to the world's literature in geology, covering North America since 1785 and other areas since 1933
Toward a history of geology; proceedings by New Hampshire Inter-disciplinary Conference on the History of Geology( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Laboratory manual in physical geology by Richard M Busch( Book )

25 editions published between 1990 and 2018 in English and Spanish and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lab manual placing great emphasis on student understanding of the earth as a complex, evolving system having interacting processes and cycles of change; designed for the introductory course (lab component) in physical geology. Practical consistent exercise format, concise background information, 15 exercises, and full-color illustrations
Dictionary of geological terms by American Geological Institute( Book )

31 editions published between 1957 and 1976 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An abridged and revised edition of the Glossary of geology and related sciences, 2nd edition, 1960."
The geoscience handbook : AGI data sheets, 4th edition by J. Douglas Walker( )

15 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"One of the best-kept secrets in geology is this handy compilation of geological information. The essential reference for geoscientists in the field, office, or lab, The Geoscience Handbook provides quick reference for the key metrics and concepts, as well as short tutorials on subjects that may not be familiar to all geoscientists. The Handbook covers diverse subjects, from geophysics to geologic map symbols to GPS usage, and everything in between! The Handbook uses color photos when possible to better illustrate geology in the real world. New to this printing is the revised 2009 Geologic Timescale published by the Geological Society of America. Each book comes with a handy fieldwork ruler and a grain-size scale, both supplied courtesy of the Society for Sedimentary Geology."--Publisher's description
Glossary of geology and related sciences; a cooperative project of the American Geological Institute by American Geological Institute( Book )

26 editions published between 1960 and 1966 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Directory of geoscience departments, United States & Canada by American Geological Institute( )

in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investigating the earth by Miles F Harris( Book )

30 editions published between 1973 and 1991 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Living with karst : a fragile foundation( )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meeting challenges with geologic maps by William Andrew Thomas( )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investigating the earth by Earth Science Curriculum Project( Book )

10 editions published between 1965 and 1981 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meets the needs of experienced teachers with limited facilities
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Dictionary of geological terms
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controlled identityAmerican Geosciences Institute


A.G.I. (American Geological Institute)


AGI (American Geological Institute)

American Geological Institute

Falls Church (Va.) American Geological Institute

Geological Institute Falls Church, Va


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National Research Council American Geological Institute

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National Research Council (Spojené státy americké) American Geological Institute

National Research Council (U.S.) American Geological Institute

Washington (D.C.) American Geological Institute

Glossary of geologyLaboratory manual in physical geologyThe geoscience handbook : AGI data sheets, 4th edition