Earth and Planetary Sciences

Special Publications. Geological Society of London- NEW eREFERENCE

By Joy on April 19, 2018

Special Publications. Geological Society of London: The Geological Society of London was founded in 1807.  Its aims are to improve knowledge and understanding of the Earth, to promote Earth science education and awareness, and to promote professional excellence and ethical standards in the work o...

AGU Fall Meeting Departmental Presentations 2017

By cpmcleod on December 8, 2017

The American Geophysical Union will hold its annual Fall Meeting next week. Several members of the Washington University Earth and Planetary Sciences Department will present at this conference, which is one of the largest Earth sciences events of the year. Below is a full schedule of the oral and...

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 ...

WU Libraries Staff Spotlight: Ryan Wallace

By ksinger on April 27, 2017

Ryan Wallace grew up in St. Louis and graduated from Washington University with a bachelor’s degree in earth and planetary sciences. After graduation, she worked as a cataloging assistant at St. Louis University until she was hired in 2008 as library assistant for WU’s Ronald Rettner Earth & ...