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Journal Articles

  • Academic Search Premier - Indexes over 4500 publications including general interest and scientific magazines and some newspapers as well as many research journals. Abstracts included and many articles are full-text. The Salmon Library subscribes to several of the magazines and journals indexed in this database. Useful for finding information on current issues in the news media.

  • National Technical Information Service (NTIS) - Abstracts and index: 1983-present. Government sponsored research reports and technical papers from all areas of physical, life and applied science.

  • PapersFirst and ProceedingsFirst - Index only: 1993-present. Index to conferences and the papers presented at them. Use PapersFirst to search by author or paper title. Use ProceedingsFirst to search by subject or conference name.

  • ArticleFirst and ContentsFirst - Index only: 1990-present. Indexes articles from over 12,500 journals in all fields. Use ArticleFirst to search by author, title and keyword. ContentsFirst contains table of contents and holdings information for the ArticleFirst journals; search by journal name, journal subject or year.

  • Digital Dissertations - Allows searching of citations and abstracts for all dissertation titles from the most recent two years.

  • WorldCat - Index to over 60 million records cataloged by most North American and European libraries. Materials indexed include books, journals, conferences, films, videos, recordings, musical scores, computer software, maps and manuscripts. Materials date back to the 11th century.

  • Web of Science - Includes the online version of Science Citation Index, Social Science Citation Index, and Arts & Humanities Citation Index. An invaluable tool for citation searching (following research through the years) and determining who is citing your work. Provides seamless access to current and retrospective multi disciplinary information from approximately 8,700 of the most prestigious, high impact research, peer-reviewed journals in the world. Current access goes back to 2003.

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Super Search

  • Super Search - Searches up to 15 different databases and hundreds of online resources from the UAH Library at one time with just one search. As a federated search feature, it provides the user with one interface which serves as a bridge to all the other available information sources (magazine/journal databases, library catalogs, encyclopedias, etc.)

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Electronic journals

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Associations, Agencies & People

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  • Air Project home page. - Air project is making active research on dynamic Ground - Sea - Atmospheric observations obtained from remote sensing.

  • Atmospheric and Oceanic Science Group - Part of the National Center for Supercomputing Applications; the group research is centered on convection in the atmosphere and also, in the near future, in the ocean.

  • Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center (CDIAC)

  • Center for the Study of Carbon Dioxide and Global Change

  • Climate Monitoring and Diagnostics Laboratory (CMDL) - The Climate Monitoring and Diagnostics Laboratory of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, in Boulder, Colorado, conducts research related to atmospheric constituents that are capable of forcing change in the climate of the earth through modification of the atmospheric radiative environment, for example greenhouse gases and aerosols, and those that may cause depletion of the global ozone layer.

  • Climate Prediction Center - The Climate Prediction Center (CPC) provides climate services consisting of operational prediction of climate variability, monitoring of the climate system and development of databases for determining current climate anomalies and trends, and analysis and assessment of their origins and linkages to the rest of the climate system.

  • The Daily Planet - Department of Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Illinois

  • Earth Observing System (EOS) - The intention of this site is to provide convenient access to program information for those involved or interested in the EOS program

  • GHCC Global Hydrology and Climate Center - The primary focus of the research center is to understand the Earth's global water cycle, the distribution and variability of atmospheric water, and the impact of human activity as it relates to global and regional climate. From there, inroads can be made toward educating our society on the global hydrological process and its impact on society's day-to-day activities.

  • Global Climate Observing System (GCOS) - Established in 1992 by four international organizations: the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), and the International Council of Scientific Unions (ICSU)

  • Global Hydrology Resource Center - The Global Hydrology Resource Center (GHRC) is a part of the Global Hydrology and Climate Center (GHCC), located in Huntsville, Alabama. The GHRC provides data ingest, archive, and distribution services for the GHCC.

  • Goddard Institute for Space Studies - Engaged in studies of global climate change.

  • Laboratory for Atmospheres - The Laboratory for Atmospheres serves as the focal point at the Goddard Space Flight Center for the leadership, planning, management, and execution of a broad theoretical and experimental research program dedicated to advancing our knowledge and understanding of the structure, dynamics, and radiative and chemical properties of the atmospheres of the Earth and other planets, using NASA technology and space observations. The Laboratory is an arm of the Earth Sciences Directorate.

  • NASA-Goddard Climate and Radiation Branch - The primary function of the Climate and Radiation Branch, which is part of Goddard's Laboratory for Atmospheres is to conduct basic and applied research with the goal of improving the fundamental understanding of Earth's regional and global climate on a wide range of spatial and temporal scales

  • NASA IMPACT Model - The NASA Langley Research Center Interactive Modeling Project for Atmospheric Chemistry and Transport

  • NASA Langley Research Center Atmospheric Science Division - ASD Vision: to be a world leader in innovative scientific research and technology to advance the knowledge of atmospheric radiative, chemical, and dynamical processes for understanding global change.

  • National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) - Established in 1992 as one of nine New Zealand Crown Research Institutes (CRIs)

  • Pacific Northwest National Laboratory - One of 9 U.S. DOE multi-program national laboratories that conduct research concerning environmental science and technology.

  • Storm Prediction Center - Monitors and forecasts severe and non-severe thunderstorms, tornadoes, and other hazardous weather phenomena across the conterminous U.S.

  • Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite (UARS) - The Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite will carry out the first systematic, comprehensive study of the stratosphere and furnish important new data on the mesosphere and thermosphere.

  • Western Regional Climate Center - The mission is to disseminate high quality climate data and information pertaining to the western United States; foster better use of this information in decision-making; conduct applied research related to climate issues; and improve the coordination of climate-related activities at state, regional and national scales.

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Data Sets

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Alabama Climate Resources

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Internet Resources

  • UAH e-Books In Atmospheric Science
    Made available by netLibrary, check out new electronic books in art. UAH students, faculty and staff only.

  • UAH e-Journals in Atmospheric Science
    Check out selected electronic journals in art--full-text right to your computer!UAH students, faculty and staff only.

  • UAH Atmospheric Science Department - In response to growth in atmospheric science research and instruction at UAH, in 1990 the College of Science instituted an Atmospheric Science Program. In 1995 the program became the full-fledged Department of Atmospheric Science. Since much of the information about the atmosphere must come from satellite-based instruments, and because the atmosphere is coupled with the other components of the atmosphere-ocean-land-biosphere system, the program of study emphasizes remote sensing and earth system science.

  • WWW Virtual Library: Meteorology - Meteorology sites categorized by subject

  • 4th Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC - United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change 2nd to 13th November 1998, Buenos Aires, Argentina Conference Proceedings

  • Atmospheric Sciences - The U.S. Geological Survey maintains this registry of Earth and Environmental Science Internet resources as a service to the research community

  • Bad Meteorology - Alistair B. Fraser at Pennsylvania State University has created this page that identifies and counters bad meteorology in the news.

  • Climate Change - Methane and Other Greenhouse Gases - Site maintained by the EPA's Climate Team

  • El Niño Page

  • EPA Global Warming Page - Environmental Protection Agency page with links to state-by-state and other global warming impact reports

  • The Exploration of the Earth's Magnetosphere - Page maintained by David P. Stern - NASA/GSFC Code 695 and Mauricio Peredo - Raytheon STX Corporation

  • Global Climate Change Briefing Book - Compiled by the Congressional Research Service, a branch of the Library of Congress

  • Global Warming (The Warming of the Earth) - Site maintained by The Woods Hole Research Center

  • Information about Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences E-Prints - Prepared by Stephen Griffies at the Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory. It is meant to be a synopsis of information found on the main eprint server at Los Alamos.

  • Internet Resources: El NiñoAnnotated index to web resources on El Niño

  • Introduction to Atmospheric Chemistry - Maintained by Carol Weldon, York University

  • Marine and Atmospheric Science Global Reference Guide - This guide has Internet listings for the marine and atmospheric sciences, arranged by topic.

  • More El Niño Sites and Information - NOAA guide to El Niño sites

  • NOAA's 1998 Hurricane Season Wrap-up

  • NOAA El Nino Page - NOAA sites with information on El Nino and La Nina

  • NOAA News - Site with daily news updates with information related to oceanography and atmospheric science topics

  • NOAA Paleoclimatology Program - Central location for paleoclimate data, research, and education at the National Geophysical Data Center

  • NOAA SPECIAL CLIMATE AND WEATHER SUMMARY - NOAA document covering the period of December 1997- March 1998

  • Non-NOAA El Nino Sites - Links from NOAA to outside El Nino sites

  • Online Meteorology Guide - University of Illinois collection of web-based instructional modules that use multimedia technology and the dynamic capabilities of the web

  • Our Changing Climate - Reports to the Nation on Our Changing Climate from the NOAA

  • Our Changing Planet FY 1999 - A Report by the Subcommittee on Global Change Research, Committee on Environment and Natural Resources of the National Science and Technology Council.

  • Ozone Bulletins - The British Antarctic Survey (BAS) issues regular ozone bulletins.

  • The Pew Center on Global Climate Change

  • Teleconnections - NOAA site with information on teleconnection patterns, which reflect large-scale changes in the atmospheric wave and jet stream patterns, and influence temperature, rainfall, storm tracks, and jet stream location/ intensity over vast areas

  • UNFCCC COP4 home page - The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

  • Western Regional Climate Center

  • WINDandSEA - An atmospheric and oceanic sciences Internet Resource Locator provided by the NOAA Central Library

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