Earth & Planetary Sciences

October 2017 New Books List

By cpmcleod on November 16, 2017

The EPS Library acquired the following materials in October of 2017: Cataclysms: a new geology for the 21st century, by Michael Rampino. GB 5014 R355 2017 GIS technology applications in environmental and earth sciences, by Bai Tian. GE 45 R44 T53 2017 Seismic data interpretation using digital ima...

Celebrate GIS Day on Wednesday, November 15

By Mollie Webb on November 13, 2017

WU Libraries’ Data & GIS Unit will  celebrate GIS Day with events showcasing GIS in the community. GIS Day is an international event, now nearly 20 years old, that promotes spatial awareness, geography, and geographic information systems (GIS). This year, the theme of GIS in the Communi...

August and September 2017 New Books List

By cpmcleod on November 2, 2017

The EPS library acquired the following new materials in August and September of 2017: September Analytical Groundwater Mechanics, by Otto Strack. GB 1197.7 S 765 2017. A Farewell to Ice: A Report from the Arctic. GB 2595 W 33 2017. Sustainability Made Simple: Small Changes for Big Impact, by Rosa...

American Geophysical Union Launches EPS Repository

By cpmcleod on November 2, 2017

The American Geophysical Union has announced plans to launch a “preprint server” that will host studies and research results prior to peer review and full publication. The server, which is called the Earth and Space Science Open Archive (or ESSOAr) is the latest in a series of preprint servers li...

American Geophysical Union Adopts APA Citation Style

By cpmcleod on November 2, 2017

The American Geophysical Union announced last month that they will be standardizing their reference and grammatical styles across all their publications beginning in September 2017. The organization will adopt the commonly-used APA style. The differences between the previously-used AGU style and ...