Disciplines & Professions: Ecology & Environmental Science
About.com's Environmental Issues Directory
A topical index divided into a wide range of subject headings, in addition to the latest news releases in the area of environmental sciences and a listing of related Web sites of interest.
Academic Info's Environmental Studies Gateway
This site is organized into a table of contents, with each topic heading linked to an annotated listing of the most useful sites on that particular issue.
Best Environmental Resources Directory
Selection of best Internet environmental directories for more than 625 environmental subjects. Also offers news briefings related to environmental sciences.
The Environment Directory
Offers a search engine for environment-related Web sites. Has a bulletin board to facilitate discussion and source of information as well as 30 subject headings that link to an annotated list of related sites.
Open Directory's Ecology Directory
Provides several hundred links to ecology resources and sites. Also offers connections to related scientific fields.
Open Directory's Environment Directory
Open Directory Project's goal is to provide an organized directory of useful, accurate links to a wide range of topics. Allows for visitor input and offers site in other languages.
The Ecology WWW Page
A site serving students, teachers, researchers, and others interested in the science of ecology that contains a huge list of links loosely connected to the study of ecology. Compiled by Professor Anthony R. Brach of Harvard University.
The EnviroLink Library
A comprehensive resource for individuals and organizations interested in working for social and environmental change. Site provides news updates, listing of community and nation-wide environmental-oriented events.
World Wide Web Virtual Library: Environment
The WWW Virtual Library: Environment offers subject headings linking to an index of environmental Web resources.
Yahoo!'s Ecology Directory
Provides an annotated list of the most popular ecology sites as well as an index consisting of a wide variety of related topics to browse.
Yahoo!'s Environmental Studies Directory
Provides an annotated list of the most popular environment sites, as well as an index consisting of a wide variety of related topics within environmental sciences to browse.
ECODISC (Elsevier, available through SilverPlatter)
Over 85,000 records from 2,000 sources. Includes worldwide research on subjects within ecology and the ecosystem. Covers 1990 to the present.
Ecology Abstracts (Cambridge Scientific Abstracts, also available through BiblioLine)
Citations for journal articles on a wide range of ecological topics and current ecological research. Over 200,000 records from 1982 to the present.
Envirofacts (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency)
Allows users access to databases maintained by the Environmental Protection Agency. Search function can be limited to a single database or extended to cover several databases at once.
Environmental Engineering Abstracts (Cambridge Scientific Abstracts)
Citations pertain specifically to technological and engineering aspects of ecology and the environment. 80,000 records from more than 700 journals and other sources. Covers 1990 to the present.
Environmental Sciences and Pollution Management (Cambridge Scientific Abstracts)
Provides more than 1 million records from 4,000 scientific journals and other sources. Entries cover 1981 to the present, and focus on such topics as air quality, various types of pollution, energy resources, hazardous waste, and water resource issues.
Water Resources Abstracts (Cambridge Scientific Abstracts)
This databases emphasizes the technical and scientific sources available on water-related topics. Concentrates on water supply and treatment. Over 300,000 records from 1967 to the present.
Alexander, David E., and Rhodes W. Fairbridge, eds. Encyclopedia of Environmental Science. Boston: Kluwer, 1999.
Over 300 entries ranging from brief definitions of terms and concepts to longer articles on major topics within environmental science. Arranged alphabetically. Includes a general index.
Allaby, Michael, ed. A Dictionary of Ecology. 2nd ed. New York: Oxford UP, 1998.
Includes more than 5,000 definitions and explanations on all aspects of ecology and the environment. Entries listed alphabetically.
Allin, Craig W., ed. Encyclopedia of Environmental Issues. 3 vols. Pasadena, CA: Salem, 2000.
Alphabetically arranged articles on a wide range of environmental issues. Each entry provides cross-references. Final volume includes a glossary, a timeline of important environmental events, and an index.
Art, Henry W., ed. The Dictionary of Ecology and Environmental Science. New York: Henry Holt, 1993.
8,000+ entries on terms and topics in ecology, environmental science, and related disciplines. Also provides numerous cross-references, illustrations, charts, and diagrams for more thorough explanations.
Current Advances in Ecological and Environmental Sciences. New York: Pergamon, 1989.
Designed for scientists. Indexes journals in the field and organizes entries by topic. Provides an author index.
Eagle, Selwyn, and Judith Deschamps, eds. Information Sources in Environmental Protection. London: Bowker-Saur, 1997.
Organizes and explains sources available about the environment and environmental protection. Sources arranged by topic. An index is provided.
Ecology Abstracts. Bethesda, MD: Cambridge Scientific Abstracts, 1975-.
Provides abstracts from articles in more than 5,000 relevant journals and publications. Entries are organized by topic, and may be searched in the author and subject indices.
Hurt, C. D. Information Sources in Science and Technology. 3rd ed. Englewood, CO: Libraries Unlimited, 1998.
Covers all disciplines within science, mathematics, and engineering. Sources organized by discipline, then by type of reference work. Includes an author/title index.
Porteous, Andrew. Dictionary of Environmental Science and Technology. 2nd ed. New York: Wiley, 1996.
Intended for students and general readers. Provides working knowledge of terminology and technical language in environmental science. Arranged alphabetically.