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Geography & Earth Science: Books

Guide to information for topics related to geography and earth science.

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World Cat

Cornerstone-Digital MSU Theses--Geography

Dissertations and Theses from Other Institutions

Research Methods Books

E-Book Collections

Browsing in the Library Stacks

The library's books are organized on the shelf by subject using call numbers.  Use the call numbers below to help you browse the stacks for Geography books.

Subject Call Number
World History and Regional Histories of Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, etc. D-DX
General History of America, United States E
Local Histories of the United States, Canada, Latin American F
Geography (General) G 1-922
    Geographers G 65-69
    Philosophy, Methodology, GIS G 70
Mathematical Geography and Cartography GA 1-1776
Physical Geography GB 3-5030
     Geomorphology, Landforms GB 400-649
     Hydrology GB 651-2998
Oceanography GC 1-1581
Environmental Sciences GE 1-350
Human Ecology, Anthropogeography GF 1-900
Transportation and Communications HE 1-9990
Human Settlements, The City, Planning HT 51-395
Geophysics, Meteorology, Climatology, Weather QC 801-999
Geology QE 1-996.5
Natural History, Conservation QH 1-278.5
Parks and Public Reservations SB 481-486

Browsing in Government Documents (1st Floor)

Government Documents use the SUDOC system of organization.  They are arranged by government agency, which makes them challenging to browse.

Subject Call Number
US Forest Service  A 13
Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) A 57
Bureau of the Census C 3
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) C 55
National Weather Service (NWS) C 55.100
Army Corps of Engineers D 103
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) EP
US Geological Survey I 19
USGS Professional Papers I 19.16
USGS Water Resources Investigations I 19.42/4
USGS Minerals Yearbook, Metals and Minerals I 19.165
National Park Service I 29
United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) I 49
Bureau of Land Management I 53
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) NAS
Department of State S
Department of Transportation TD

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