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Earth Sciences eBook resources

eBooks available through SearchWorks

Click below to see the results of a search for online books (ebooks) available to Stanford students, faculty, staff and affiliates. To limit by topic (such as environmental sciences, energy or the geosciences), click on "Topic" on the left navigation bar.

  1. Stefano Zedda. 2018

  2. [edited by] Charles E. Giangarra, Robert C. Manske. 2018

  3. Steven McGee, M.D., Professor of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA.. 2018

  4. [edited by] Romil Saxena. 2018

  5. edited by Dani S. Zander, Carol F. Farver. 2018

eBooks available by publisher

Many eBooks relevant to Earth Sciences are now available via Knovel and MyiLibrary, along with full text eBooks from Elsevier at ScienceDirect.  For a complete List of American Geophysical Union (AGU) ebooks (available via Wiley Online Library) see below.

Search the ebook materials published by the Geological Society of America, including journals, maps, field guides, memoirs, and special papers. Includes access to Geology and the Geoological Society of America Bulletin
Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley.
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Complete List of American Geophysical Union (AGU) ebooks (available via Wiley Online Library). A small selection is included here: 
  • Field Trip Guidebooks Field Guides feature guides from field trips held at GSA meetings and those of other organizations. Well-illustrated papers include detailed road logs and maps.
  • Geophysical Monograph Series Published by the American Geophysical Union, the Geophysical Monograph Series encompasses all of the scientific areas of concern to the Union. It publishes monographic works and compilations of papers on a single topic. Volumes frequently focus on multidisciplinary problems.
  • Short Courses in Geology Background material and courses aimed at geologists and solid Earth geophysicists.
  • Special Publications Special Publications by their special focus, intended audience, or expected useful lives are not included in one of the AGU book series. 
  • Water Resources Monograph An AGU series disseminating current expertise in hydrology and water resources planning and management to those engaged in the day-to-day problem of water resources development. 
[S.l.] : World Scientific
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SpringerLinkIncludes books, journals, protocols and reference materials, in all subject areas, from Springer, including the Springerlink Earth and Environmental Sciences ebooks. Multidisciplinary resource. Search by keyword or title to find relevant resources. Subscribed items have a green box. Download chapters by PDF. Also includes the Encyclopedia of Earth Sciences Series which provides comprehensive and authoritative coverage of all the main areas in the Earth Sciences. These books represent one of the world's leading resources for the Earth Sciences community. Resources include: Encyclopedia of GeobiologyEncyclopedia of Soil ScienceEncyclopedia of World Climatology; and Encyclopedia of Paleoclimatology and Ancient Environments

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Handbooks in science and engineering covering a variety of subjects including: Biochemistry; Biology & Biotechnology; Chemistry & Chemical Engineering; Civil Engineering & Construction Materials; Electrical & Power Engineering; Environment & Environmental Engineering; and Metals & Metallurgy. Download chapters to PDF.

Multidisciplinary resource. Includes books from all the following publishers: Cambridge University Press; Elsevier Science & Technology; Greenwood Publishing Group; Humana Press Oxford University Press; Oxford University Press USA; Springer; and Taylor & Francis

National Academies Press e-books
Freely available e-books. Download book or chapters to PDF. For subject specific resources, try:

Safari Books Online
Titles in Math and Science - including topics in Energy. The Safari mobile app is only available for Safari individual subscribers, not institutional users.

Wiley Interscience
Includes titles in the Earth Sciences and Environmental Sciences. Note: Not all titles are available look for the open lock indicator. Tables of contents and index chapters, will sometimes open even for unsubscribed books. Download chapters to PDF.