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Geology (Shellhorn): Geology resources

This guide provides resources to support students in physical, environmental, and historical geology courses.

You can find links to journals and databases of interest to geology students on this page. 


Open Geosciences is an open access, peer-reviewed journal publishing original research results from all fields of Earth Sciences, including Geology, Geography, Oceanography and Hydrology, and Soil Science.

Lithosphere is an established open access journal  covering research in all areas of earth, planetary, and environmental sciences.

Geosphere is an open access, online-only journal that targets an international audience and publishes high-quality research results from all fields of the geosciences.


GeoHealth is a transdisciplinary, Gold Open Access journal publishing high-quality original research articles and commentaries across the intersections of the Earth and environmental sciences and health sciences.

Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences (NHESS) is a not-for-profit interdisciplinary and international journal dedicated to the public discussion and open-access publication of high-quality studies and original research on natural hazards and their consequences.