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China Geo-Explorer II [via All China Marketing Research]
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Demographic and business data, maps and reports for Mainland China at various administrative levels, and access to efficient data integration for spatial and non-spatial data (custom radii, administrative units, spatial boundaries).
Related links: Geo-Explorer User's Guide
Earthquake Engineering Abstracts [via Proquest]
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Earthquake Engineering Abstracts provides bibliographic coverage on earthquake's effects on buildings and other structures, geological formations and how seismic and tsunamic phenomena relate. Subject coverage includes: geotechnical earthquake engineering, performance-based seismic engineering, disaster planning, earthquake resistant design and analysis, engineering seismology, risk and reliability seismic engineering, soil dynamics, and structural dynamics.
EarthWorks [via Stanford University]
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Geospatial data discovery site with data contributed from a number of leading universities as well as state and local governments.
Frontier Life [via Adam Matthew]
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Frontier Life: Borderlands, Settlement & Colonial Encounters tells the story of frontiers in North America, Australasia and Africa, allowing scholars to better understand the nature and significance of these regions at various points from the eighteenth century up until the twentieth century.
Coverage: 1650-1920
GeoRef [via ProQuest]
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Covers worldwide technical literature on geology, paleontology, geophysics, and hydrology. Covers the geology of North America from 1666 to present and geology outside of North America from 1933 to present.
Coverage: 1666-present
Tags: Forensics, Geology, Geophysics, Paleontology, Science
Related links: GeoRef LibGuide [ProQuest]
Library of Congress Digital Map Collections [via Library of Congress ]
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Library of Congress' search tool for digital online maps. The online map collections represents only a small fraction of its total collection of maps, atlases and other cartographic materials that have been converted to digital form. Examples of online digital collections include U.S. Civil War maps, transportation and communication maps, country, city and town maps, country maps, and Sanborn maps,
MasterFILE Premier [via EBSCO]
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Indexes and abstracts over 2,600 popular magazines and periodicals covering topics in the general sciences, technology and health, consumer interests, cultural diversity, education, and current and historical events. More than 1,750 of the periodicals, 500 reference books, 86, 000 biographies, 105,000 primary source documents and thousands of book reviews are available in full text. Included is an Image Collection of nearly 400,000 photos, maps and flags.
Coverage: Some publications have PDF files dating back to 1975.
Tags: Education, Multidisciplinary, Science, Technology
PLANTS Database [via Natural Resources Conservation Service, United States Department of Agriculture]
Standardized information about plant taxa, from the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service.
Coverage: Various
Tags: Biology, Botany, Horticulture, Mosses
TAIR (The Arabidopsis Information Resource) [via Phoenix Bioinformatics]
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A database of genetic and molecular biology data for the model higher plant Arabidopsis thaliana. Data available from TAIR include the complete genome sequence, gene structure, gene product information, gene expression, DNA and seed stocks, genome maps, genetic and physical markers, publications, and information about the Arabidopsis research community. Gene product function data is updated weekly from the latest published research and community data submissions.