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American Geological Institute

Works: 813 works in 2,004 publications in 3 languages and 29,705 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals  Dictionaries  Laboratory manuals  History  Conference papers and proceedings  Bibliographies  Abstracts  Handbooks and manuals  Maps  Textbooks 
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Classifications: QE5, 550.5
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Most widely held works by American Geological Institute
Glossary of geology by Robert L Bates( Book )

34 editions published between 1900 and 1997 in English and held by 1,159 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
Geochemistry international by American Geological Institute( )

in English and held by 1,140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volumes 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
Earth science( )

in English and Undetermined and held by 1,135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dictionary of geological terms by American Geological Institute( Book )

26 editions published between 1957 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,096 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An abridged and revised edition of the Glossary of geology and related sciences, 2nd edition, 1960."
Geotimes( )

in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,088 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!
Paleontological journal by American Geological Institute( )

in English and held by 1,070 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
Dictionary of geological terms by Robert L Bates( Book )

35 editions published between 1962 and 1984 in English and held by 871 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
Bibliography and index of geology by Geological Society of America( )

in English and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

GeoRef database, established in 1966 by the American Geosciences Institute(AGI), contains citations and abstracts to more than 3,500 journals in 40 languages as well as new books, maps, conference papers, reports and theses. Covers the geology of North America from 1693 to the present and the geology of the rest of the world from 1933 to the present. The database includes references to all publications of the U.S. Geological Survey. Masters' theses and doctoral dissertations from US and Canadian universities are also covered. Major areas of coverage include areal geology, economic geology, engineering geology, environmental geology, extraterrestrial geology, geochemistry, geochronology, geophysics, hydrogeology and hydrology, marine geology and oceanography, mathematical geology, mineralogy and crystallography, paleontology, petrology, seismology, stratigraphy, structural geology, surficial geology
International geology review( )

in English and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Earth( )

in English and held by 720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investigating the earth by Earth Science Curriculum Project( Book )

40 editions published between 1965 and 1991 in English and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meets the needs of experienced teachers with limited facilities
Laboratory manual in physical geology by Richard M Busch( Book )

31 editions published between 1990 and 2021 in English and Spanish and held by 537 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
Marine sediment transport and environmental management( Book )

9 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Glossary of geology by Robert L Bates( Book )

10 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fifth edition of the Glossary of Geology contains nearly 40,000 entries, including 3.600 new terms and nearly 13,000 entries with revised definitions from the previous edition. In addition to definitions, many entries include background information and aids to syllabication. The Glossary draws its authority from the expertise of more than 100 geoscientists in many specialties who reviewed definitions and added new terms
The geoscience handbook : AGI data sheets, 4th edition by J. Douglas Walker( )

16 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 470 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 )

19 editions published between 1957 and 1966 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sustaining our soils and society( )

6 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Living with karst : a fragile foundation( )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meeting challenges with geologic maps by William Andrew Thomas( )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Dictionary of geological terms
Dictionary of geological termsLaboratory manual in physical geologyGlossary of geologyThe geoscience handbook : AGI data sheets, 4th edition
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