Environment and Sustainability

U-M Sustainability Experts Database

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OneMine

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OneMine.org
One Mine
Description

 

OneMine is a collaborative effort among multiple societies to place the world's most comprehensive collection of mining and minerals based research in one place. 

OneMine is the product of an innovative collaboration among societies that serve the mining and minerals community. OneMine brings to the Internet a uniquely valuable aggregation of the full-texts of high-impact mining research documents.

OneMine’s titles are published by societies and other not-for-profit organizational publishers which, until now, have been available only in printed form. OneMine provides integrated, cost-effective access to a thoroughly linked information resource of interrelated documents focused on the mining, mineral and exploration sciences. OneMine is unique in that it brings these sources into one search engine and location.

Participating societies include: AIME, AusIMM, CIM, DFI, IIMP, IMMS, NIOSH, SAIMM, SME, and TMS.

 

Type
Subject Gateway
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Current
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http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/42118
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Encyclopedia of Environmental Change

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Over 4,000 entries ranging from simple definitions of terminology to extended essays on all aspects of environmental change.
Description

Encyclopedia of Environmental Change provides a gateway to the complex facts, concepts, techniques, methodology and philosophy of environmental change.  Three-volumes in print, this set illustrates and examines topics within this dynamic and rapidly changing interdisciplinary field.  The encyclopedia includes all of the following aspects of environmental change:

Diverse evidence of environmental change, including climate change and changes on land and in the oceans

Underlying natural and anthropogenic causes and mechanisms

Wide-ranging local, regional and global impacts from the polar regions to the tropics

Responses of geo-ecosystems and human-environmental systems in the face of past, present and future environmental change

Approaches, methodologies and techniques used for reconstructing, dating, monitoring, modelling, projecting and predicting change

Social, economic and political dimensions of environmental issues, environmental conservation and management and environmental policy

Type
Encyclopedia
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http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/39885
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MarinLit

Description

MarinLit is a database dedicated to marine natural products research. The
database was established in the 1970s by Professors John Blunt and Murray
Munro at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand. It was designed as an
in-house system to fulfill the needs of the University of Canterbury Marine
Group and has evolved to contain unique searchable features and powerful
dereplication tools. The extremely comprehensive range of data contained
along with these powerful features makes MarinLit the database of choice
for marine natural products researchers. Both text and chemical structure
searches are available.

Type
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http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/38897
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Green Atlas

Description

Green Atlas: a Multimedia Reference is a compendium of over 100 maps and data sets with multimedia elements illustrating key concepts in green issues and environmentalism.  This is a 'capstone' volume for the 12-volume Green Society: Toward a Sustainable Future reference series.  Topics for the maps are selected from over 1800 articles in the Green Society series.  Maps include clickable links to video, articles, audio clips with transcripts and other related information on that topic.

Edited by Dustin R. Multaney, University of California, Berkeley, 2013.

Type
Map(s)
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http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/33122
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Local Climatological Data (NOAA)

Description

A monthly summary from major airport weather stations that includes a daily account of temperature extremes, degree days, precipitation and winds. Also included are the hourly precipitation and abbreviated 3-hourly weather observations.

Type
Numeric Data
Coverage
Data is limited to the United States, D.C, Puerto Rico, and the Pacific Islands. "Local Climatological Data publications for 1996 forward are online now, with pre-1996 to come later. In some rare cases, there are gaps in the archives available. Over the years that Local Climatological Data has been produced, there have been changes, improvements, and additions to the monthly publications. Also, the climatic stations available today have not always been available for publication."
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/31286
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EnergyWire

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Energy Wire, EW, E&E, E & E News
Description

Updated daily at 8:30am, EnergyWire is designed to bring readers deep, broad and insightful coverage on the business and political issues surrounding the rapidly expanding unconventional energy industry in the United States and around the world.

From Capitol Hill to government agencies to the industry and Wall St., EnergyWire covers the key issues, including:

- shale oil and gas development, liquefied natural gas (LNG), oil sands, deepwater and arctic drilling, enhanced oil and gas recovery, and other emerging fossil energy sources
- environmental concerns and the effects on water resources
- the debates over regulatory authority and land and mineral rights
- technology development
- finance, mergers and acquisitions
- pipelines, LNG terminals and other energy infrastructure
- economic consequences
- regulatory and legislative issues
- global energy supply and geopolitical implications

Type
E-Journal(s)
Coverage
2012 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/30810
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ClimateWire

Alternative Titles
Climate Wire, CW, E&E, E & E News
Description

Designed to bring readers comprehensive coverage of the debate over climate policy and its effects on business, the environment and society.  Updated daily at 8:00am, ClimateWire covers in-depth the key issues that surround the debate over climate change, including:

- Federal agency programs, legislation, policies and funding
- State program development and implementation
- Kyoto implementation
- Post-Kyoto negotiations and nation-state positioning
- International agency activities
- Carbon market development
- Alternative energy research and deployment
- Financial community investment decisions
- Corporate/multi-national response to climate concerns
- Positions and lobbying by stakeholder groups
- Consequences and lessons learned from GHG-reduction efforts
- Latest science research and technology developments
- Effects on water resources, species, ecosystems and agriculture
- Trends and effects for traditional and non-traditional fossil fuel resources
- Consequences for electric utilities
- Economic effects
- Costs to consumers

To access content more than four years old, click on the word SEARCH (in red) next to the search box to connect to the Archive Search screen.
 

Type
E-Journal(s)
Coverage
2008 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/30808
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The Oxford Companion to the Earth

Description

Reference work covering the Earth Sciences, from volcanoes to flood plains, diamonds to meteors, deserts to deep seas. All aspects of geology, including climatology, mineralogy, and oceanography, are covered. In addition, there are many eclectic entries, for example on dinosaur hunters, and fossils and folklore, as well as biographies of the key figures involved.

Type
E-Book(s)
Encyclopedia
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http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/30507
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SpringerProtocols

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Springer Protocols
Description

SpringerProtocols is the largest subscription-based online database of reproducible laboratory protocols in the biomedical and life sciences. Compiling protocols from the book series Methods in Molecular Biology and other sources, SpringerProtocols offers researchers access to nearly thirty years of tested, trusted, step-by-step protocols for immediate use in the lab. With an emphasis on comprehensiveness and clarity, each protocol is organized in an easily reproducible recipe style. Protocols are written by experts in the field and are reviewed by editors distinguished in their specific subject areas, as well as by an editorial board. SpringerProtocols is an invaluable resource for the modern research laboratory.

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Database
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http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/30464
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