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Welcome to the Geology Subject Support Services
About this Guide
This guide provides resources that may be useful to students enrolled in undergraduate and post graduate program in Geology at Sikkim University, or any student interested in resources related to geology. The tabs above will guide you to different types of resources.
Library Catalogue Search Strategies
Search the Library Catalog for books and other materials. Some helpful search terms for Geology are:
  • Plate Tectonics
  • Minerals
  • Oceanography
  • Volcanoes
  • Fossils
  • Structural Geology
  • Petroleum Geology
  • Natural Hazards
  • Earthquakes
  • Paleontology
  • Petrology
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Browsing the Geology Collection in Library

If you would like to browse the bookshelves, most Geology related materials are stacked at following Dewey Classification Number

550           Earth sciences
551           Geology, hydrology & meteorology
552           Petrology
553           Economic geology
554           Earth sciences of Europe
555           Earth sciences of Asia
556           Earth sciences of Africa
557           Earth sciences of North America
558           Earth sciences of South America
559           Earth sciences of other areas

560           Paleontology; paleozoology
561           Paleobotany; fossil microorganisms
562           Fossil invertebrates
563           Fossil marine & seashore invertebrates
564           Fossil mollusks & molluscoids
565           Fossil arthropods
566           Fossil chordates
567           Fossil cold-blooded vertebrates; fossil fishes
568           Fossil birds
569           Fossil mammals
Literature Databases in Geology
Other Important Databases in Geology
Find information about maps and cartographic resources such as geologic maps, geologic names, earth science databases, and topographic maps.
Geologic Survey of India - Data Sources
Find information about various mapping data from India.
Subscribed Electronic Journals Databases
Subscribed Electronic Journals Databases
Key Electronic Books of Geology Subject Available in Library
New Additions to Print Collection
  • A monograph of the Mollusca from the Great Oolite chiefly from Minchinampton and the coast of Yorkshire
  • Biogeochemistry: an analysis of global change
  • Biotic response to global change: the last 145 million years
  • Engineering Hydrology
  • Geoinformatics in applied geomorphology
  • Glacial geology: ice sheets and landforms
  • Glacier science and environmental change
  • Glaciers & Glaciation
  • Himalayan Glaciers: Climate Change Water Resource and Water Security
  • Hydrology, flood control & ground water engineering
  • Hydrology: principle, analysis, design
  • Irrigation engineering and hydraulic structures
  • Modern analytical geochemistry: an introduction to quantitative chemical analysis techniques for earth environmental and materials scientists
  • Multitemporal remote sensing: methods and applications
  • Remote sensing of snow and ice
  • Sewage waste disposal and air pollution engineering
  • Soil mechanics and foundation engineering: geotechnical engineering in SI units
  • Soil mechanics and foundations
  • Tectonic uplift and climate change
  • The fossil flora of Great Britain: or, figures and descriptions of the vegetable remains found in a fossil state in this country
  • The making of India: geodynamic evolution