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Be sure to check the Nimitz LIBRARY CATALOG for additional books and materials on climate and weather available via the Nimitz Library.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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To identify specific articles of interest on your topic in popular magazines and scientific journals, search the appropriate Electronic Resources & Databases (see below).

For more information on the differences between popular magazines and scholarly journals, in this case scientific journals, see our Scholarly Journals page.

CLIMATE AND WEATHER

Reference Resources -- Periodicals -- Electronic Resources & Databases -- Internet Resources


REFERENCE RESOURCES

Title
Call Number
Climate Change: In Context  
Climates of the States: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Narrative Summaries, Tables, and Maps for Each State with Overview of State Climatologist Programs. 2nd ed. REF QC983.C56 1980
2 vols.
A Dictionary of Weather REF QC854.D86 2001
Encyclopedia of Atmospheric Sciences REF QC854.E5225 2003 - 6 vols.
Encyclopedia of Climate and Weather REF QC854.E523 2011 - 3 vols.
Encyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change  
Encyclopedia of Hurricanes, Typhoons, and Cyclones REF QC944.L66 1998
Encyclopedia of Weather and Climate REF QC854.A45 2002 - 2 vols.
Encyclopedia of World Climatology REF QC854.E525 2005
Glossary of Meteorology. 2nd ed. REF QC854.G55 2000
Glossary of Weather and Climate: with Related Oceanic and Hydrologic Terms REF QC854.G56 1996
International Station Meteorological Climate Summary (ISMC). Version 4.0, (jointly produced by Naval Oceanography Command Detachment Asheville, USAFETAC OL-A, National Climatic Data Center; prepared under authority of Commander, Naval Oceanography Command). REF QC980.I58 Sept. 1996
The Weather Almanac: a Reference Guide to Weather, Climate, and Realted Issues in the United States and Its Key Cities (Most recent edition in Reference, older editions in Book Stacks) REF QC983.W383
Weather America: a Thirty-Year Summary of Statistical Weather Data and Rankings. 2nd ed. REF QC983.W385 2001
The Weather Handbook: a Summary of Climatic Conditions and Weather Phenomena for Selected Cities in the United States and Around the World. Rev. ed. REF QC982.W38 1990
Weather of U.S. Cities: a Guide to the Weather Histories of 268 Key Cities and Weather Observation Stations in the United States and Its Island Territories. 5th ed. REF QC983.W393 1996

PERIODICALS

The following are select examples of periodicals, including both popular magazines and scientific journals, in the Nimitz Library that focus on weather and climate. For complete holdings information be sure to search the Journals, Magazines, & Newspapers page.
    Title
  • Atmosphere-Ocean
  • Boundary-Layer Meteorology
  • Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society (Shelved as: American Meteorological Society Bulletin)
  • Daily Weather Maps
  • Journal of Applied Meteorology
  • Journal of Climate
  • Journal of Geophysical Research Section D: Atmospheres
  • Journal of Physical Oceanography
  • Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences
  • Mariner's Weather Log
  • Monthly Weather Review
  • Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society (shelved as: Royal Meteorological Society Quarterly Journal)
  • Tellus. Series A: Dynamic Meteorology and Oceanography
  • Weather
  • Weather and Forecasting
  • Weatherwise

ELECTRONIC RESOURCES & DATABASES

AMS (American Meteorological Society) Journals Search -- This database enables searching across the journals of the AMS and will linking to the full-text of those journals.

Meteorological and Geoastrophysical Abstracts -- The most comprehensive database in the area of meteorology available via the Nimitz Library. Provides access to literature on meteorology, climatology, atmospheric chemistry and physics, physical oceanography, hydrology, glaciology, and related environmental sciences.

The Library also subscribes to a number of other Electronic Resources & Databases that contain references to journal articles and other materials in the area of meteorology.


INTERNET RESOURCES

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The links on this page are to sites that are not located at the United States Naval Academy. The USNA is not responsible for the content found on these sites. In addition, the content of these sites does not necessarily reflect the opinions, standards, policy or endorsement of the Naval Academy or the United States Government.

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Last updated: 06 January 2012