Atmospheric Science

by Ruth Gustafson – January 11, 2021

Welcome to the UC Davis Library subject guide for atmospheric science. This guide provides links to key information resources in air quality, meteorology, atmospheric chemistry, and climate dynamics.


Ruth Gustafson

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In this Guide:

International Geophysics book series

Latest volumes are online, earlier are in print

SIAM E-books in Atmospheric and Oceanographic Sciences

SIAM is the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics

Science Direct Books in Atmospheric Science
Springer E-Books

Includes more than 60,000 titles in English (and selectively in German) from every scientific discipline and many social sciences. This online interface enables all books to be searchable at the full-text level. New books are added monthly.

Coverage: 2005-2017

The Atmospheric Chemist's Companion

Numerical data for use in the atmospheric sciences

Encyclopedia of Atmospheric Sciences
Encyclopedia of Paleoclimatology and Ancient Environments
Encyclopedia of Remote Sensing
Encyclopedia of World Climatology
Meteorological Measurements and Instrumentation

Describes the fundamental scientific principles underlying high quality instrumentation used for environmental measurements.  Includes Climate Data Online

Treatise on Geochemistry

US drought portal

Global Historical Climatology Network

An integrated database of climate summaries from land surface stations across the globe.

NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information

Archive of environmental data including atmospheric, coastal, oceanic, and geophysical data

UC Davis Weather & Climate Stations
Western Regional Climate Center

Disseminates climate data and information for the western United States and is a repository for historical climate data and information

Western United States Historical Climate Summaries

From the Western Regional Climate Center