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Environmental Issues Websites
Through the use of mapping, Climate Signals examines the relationship between individual extreme climate events and broader climate trends, both nationally and internationally.
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
"The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is a scientific organization under the UN, established to collect and assess the scientific literature related to climate change and its environmental and socioeconomic impacts."
National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI)
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) are responsible for hosting and providing access to one of the most significant archives of environmental data currently in existence, with comprehensive oceanic, coastal, atmospheric, and geophysical data
Report on the Environment: Environmental Indicators (Environmental Protection Agency)
These 80+ indicators and their datasets, compiled by the United States government's EPA, are used "to address specific questions about trends in the environment and human exposure and health." Searchable by broad topic, e.g. "water", by specific indicator, e.g. "nitrate and pesticides in ground water", or by keyword.
Scientific Sources: Peer-Reviewed Scientific Reports and Studies
A page within the Climate Signals website, this links to a searchable database of peer-reviewed studies and organizational reports documenting climate change trends.
United Nations' Environmental "Science & Data" Database
Searchable by keyword, and can limit results by data type, e.g. reports, case study, fact sheet, etc.
Unted Nation's List of Accredited Environmental Organizations
This extensive list of international environmental NGOs includes live links to organizations accredited by the UN's Environment Programme.
Search current and back issues of the magazine, "Scientific American". You'll need to login with a username and password-- email Ms Schilz or Mrs. Chatterjee for these.
Academic Search Complete (EBSCO): Finding Chemistry topics
To find all subject terms containing or related to the search words, "environmental chemistry" in Academic Search Complete, click on the word "Subjects" in the blue banner, at the top of the EBSCO homepage.
On this subject terms page, enter "environmental chemistry" in the "Browsing--Subject Terms" search box, below the main search box. This pulls up a list of all official terms related to environmental chemistry.
Check one or more terms.
Click the "Add" box, and you'll get search results for those specific terms you've selected.
Click on the image below for a larger, easier to read example.
Science in Context: Chemistry topics page (Gale)
This link opens on the "Topics" page for Chemistry, which contains dozens of chemistry-related sub-topics, within Gale's "Science in Context". You can also do a general or an advanced search from this page.
CIAO (Columbia International Affairs Online)
CIAO focuses on "research, analysis and scholarship on international politics and related fields... and encompasses working papers, policy briefs, e-books and videos."
JSTOR provides access to academic journal articles, books, and primary sources in most disciplines
A-Z List of All Databases
List of all online databases that our library subscribes to, listed alphabetically by the database name
Off-Site User Name and Password List
Other General Chemistry Databases and Websites
Published by the Digital Commons network Open access, full text, scholarly articles on a range of chemistry topics, including environmental chemistry. "Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities".
The College Board: AP Chemistry Website
The official website of the College Board for undertaking the AP Chemistry course, and preparing for the AP Chemistry exam.
To access e-books from home, you'll need to login using your SH ID number. If you don't know what it is, email Ms Schilz or Mrs. Chatterjee, and we will send it to you.
Search Follett Destiny, the Library's Online Catalog