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Glossaries, Dictionaries and Encyclopedias: Environment

University of California, Berkeley Museum, Natural History Glossary: Volume 5: Ecology

Coastal Engineering Manual (CEM): Glossary of Coastal Engineering Terms.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, (EPA): Terms of Environment. An alphabetic list of terms and abbreviations and acronyms.

Environmental Resources Information Network (ERIN), Australia: ERIN Database Gateway. Please note that the ERIN database is shutdown for backup each night, Monday to Friday, from 23:55 to 04:00 Australian EST and is unavailable at these times. These times correspond to the afternoon in Europe and the morning in the Americas.

! Harcourt Inc. and Academic Press: Dictionary of Science and Technology. The dictionary consists of 2,464 pages and contains a total of 133,007 entries (in 130 fields of science), making it the largest scientific dictionary ever compiled in the English language. Browse the Scientific Fields Covered by the Dictionary, or search for Ecology. Excellent!

Gary Horton, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Nevada Division of Water Planning, Carson City, NV: WATER WORDS DICTIONARY. A compilation of technical water, water quality, environmental, and water-related terms.

S.M. Mandaville, Soil & Water Conservation Society of Metro Halifax: Limnological terms, definitions, acronyms and concepts.

! James L. Reveal, Norton-Brown Herbarium, University of Maryland: FindIT, Links to Web Sites of Botanical Interest, Dictionaries. Academic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology - Life Sciences - e.g. Biology, Botany, Cell Biology, Ecology, Evolution, Molecular Biology, Systematics, etc. Excellent!

United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Washington, DC: Terms of the Environment.

United States Environmental Protection Agency: Glossary of Climate Change Terms.










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This index is compiled and maintained by Klaus-Peter Kelber, Mineralogisches Institut, Universität Würzburg,
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