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Earth Sciences

Finding Books

In Thorndike Library

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Beyond Thorndike . . .

Search these catalogs to find books in libraries beyond Thorndike.  We can get most books for you via interlibrary loan, often within just a few days.  Email us the book(s) you need at:

Browse Our Library Shelves

Each library book is shelved according to its call number, based on the  Library of Congress classification system. The call number is located on the spine of the book. Browse our library shelves for these call numbers to find books related to earth science.

QC 980 - 999   Climatology and weather

QE 1 - 996.5  Geology

QE 1 - 350.62  General Geology

QE 351 - 399.2  Mineralogy

QE 420 - 499  Petrology

QE 500 - 639.5  Dynamic & structural geology

QE 521 - 545  Volcanoes & earthquakes

QE 601 - 613.5  Structural geology

QE 640 - 600  Stratigraphy

QE 701 - 760  Paleontology

QE 760.8 - 899.2  Paleozoology

QE 901 - 996.5  Paleobotany