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Earth Sciences: Find Books

A guide to the key resources for the academic study of earth sciences.

Stacks Guide

The earth science collections are housed in the Baker-Berry Library on Berry Level 4.

Did you know that books are organized according to subject? Books in earth sciences are shelved in the Dartmouth Library by Library of Congress call number. Geology is classed in the QE's, with related areas in the QC's (geophysics, meteorology) and the G's and GB's (geography, geomorphology, hydrology).

QE 1-996.5 - Geology
QE 1-350 - General (including geographical divisions)
QE 351-399 - Mineralogy
QE 420-499 - Petrology
QE 500-639.5 - Dynamic and structural geology
QE 640-699 - Stratigraphy
QE 701-996.5 - Paleontology, paleozoology, paleobotany
QC 1-999 - Physics
QC 801-809 - Geophysics. Cosmic physics
QC 811-849 - Geomagnetism
QC 851-999 - Meteorology. Climatology Including the earth's atmosphere
GB 3-5030 - Physical geography
GB 400-649 - Geomorphology. Landforms. Terrain
GB 651-2998 - Hydrology. Water
GB 5000-5030 - Natural disasters

If We Don't Own It

Did you know that you can request items that the library doesn't own?

Book Collections of Interest

Field Trip Guidebooks

Geological field trip guidebooks are a great source of detailed information on the geology of a particular geographic area or geologic formation.