Bloomsburg University's Harvey A. Andruss Library

A COLLECTION OF ONLINE REFERENCE TOOLS APPROPRIATE FOR
THE UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT


QC - QC9999 : Meteorology, Physics, Weights

Total of 48 Records
 
Title: ADS Physics/Geophysics

Provider: U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Subject Heading/s: Physics; Geophysics

LC Class: QC

Reference Category: Indexes

Description: NASA's Astrophysics Data System provides this indexing (1975-  ) plus full text of more than two dozen journals and several books.


Title: ADS Physics/Geophysics

Provider: U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Subject Heading/s: Physics; Geophysics

LC Class: QC

Reference Category: Indexes

Description: NASA's Astrophysics Data System provides this indexing (1975-  ) plus full text of more than two dozen journals and several books.


Title: Climate Ark

Provider: Forests.org, Inc.

Subject Heading/s: Climate; Renewable energy sources

LC Class: QC

Reference Category: Bibliographies

Description: "The Climate Ark is a Climate Change Portal and Internet Search Tool that provides access to reviewed climate change and renewable energy news and information. The Climate Ark's premise is that Climate Change is occurring and that policy must be crafted now in response."
More than a portal to Web sites on the topic, Climate Ark also archives links to newspaper and newswire service articles.


Title: Climate Ark

Provider: Forests.org, Inc.

Subject Heading/s: Climate; Renewable energy sources

LC Class: QC

Reference Category: Bibliographies

Description: "The Climate Ark is a Climate Change Portal and Internet Search Tool that provides access to reviewed climate change and renewable energy news and information. The Climate Ark's premise is that Climate Change is occurring and that policy must be crafted now in response."
More than a portal to Web sites on the topic, Climate Ark also archives links to newspaper and newswire service articles.


Title: Contributions of 20th Century Women to Physics

Provider: UCLA Department of Physics and Astronomy

Subject Heading/s: Women physicists--Biography.

LC Class: QC

Reference Category: Bio-bibliographies

Description: "This is an electronic archive documenting original and important contributions to physics made by 20th century women. You will find, organized under names of women, brief documented descriptions of some important work they have done and also biographical information regarding their lives, work, achievements, etc.. There is, in addition, a potpourri of more personal information. This potpourri is at the bottom of the citation and can be seen directly by clicking on the `ADDITIONAL INFORMATION' hyperlink near the top of each woman's citation. There are 86 women with citations archived in this site. "


Title: Contributions of 20th Century Women to Physics

Provider: UCLA Department of Physics and Astronomy

Subject Heading/s: Women physicists--Biography.

LC Class: QC

Reference Category: Bio-bibliographies

Description: "This is an electronic archive documenting original and important contributions to physics made by 20th century women. You will find, organized under names of women, brief documented descriptions of some important work they have done and also biographical information regarding their lives, work, achievements, etc.. There is, in addition, a potpourri of more personal information. This potpourri is at the bottom of the citation and can be seen directly by clicking on the `ADDITIONAL INFORMATION' hyperlink near the top of each woman's citation. There are 86 women with citations archived in this site. "


Title: Encyclopedia of the Atmospheric Environment

Provider: UK Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs

Subject Heading/s: Atmosphere; Air Pollution--Meteorological aspects; Man--Influence on nature

LC Class: QC

Reference Category: Encyclopedias

Description: Chapters on the topics of Acid Rain, Air Quality,Atmosphere, Climate, Climate Change, Global Warming,Ozone Depletion, Sustainability, and Weather branch out to sub-topics. This work is interactive and contains some illustrations.


Title: Encyclopedia of the Atmospheric Environment

Provider: UK Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs

Subject Heading/s: Atmosphere; Air Pollution--Meteorological aspects; Man--Influence on nature

LC Class: QC

Reference Category: Encyclopedias

Description: Chapters on the topics of Acid Rain, Air Quality,Atmosphere, Climate, Climate Change, Global Warming,Ozone Depletion, Sustainability, and Weather branch out to sub-topics. This work is interactive and contains some illustrations.


Title: EPA Global Warming

Provider: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Subject Heading/s: Global warming

LC Class: QC

Reference Category: Handbooks

Description: A handbook on global warming from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.


Title: EPA Global Warming

Provider: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Subject Heading/s: Global warming

LC Class: QC

Reference Category: Handbooks

Description: A handbook on global warming from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.


Title: General Tables of Units of Measurements

Provider: U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology

Subject Heading/s: Physical measurements--Conversion tables; Units--Conversion tables.

LC Class: QC

Reference Category: Handbooks

Description: "These tables have been prepared for the benefit of those requiring tables of units for occasional ready reference. In Section 4 of this Appendix, the tables are carried out to a large number of decimal places and exact values are indicated by underlining. In most of the other tables, only a limited number of decimal places are given, therefore making the tables better adopted to the average user."

21 pages in .pdf.


Title: General Tables of Units of Measurements

Provider: U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology

Subject Heading/s: Physical measurements--Conversion tables; Units--Conversion tables.

LC Class: QC

Reference Category: Handbooks

Description: "These tables have been prepared for the benefit of those requiring tables of units for occasional ready reference. In Section 4 of this Appendix, the tables are carried out to a large number of decimal places and exact values are indicated by underlining. In most of the other tables, only a limited number of decimal places are given, therefore making the tables better adopted to the average user."

21 pages in .pdf.


Title: GIS Tools Online

Provider: The University of Texas at Austin/Bureau of Economic Geology

Subject Heading/s: Physical measurements

LC Class: QC

Reference Category: Calculators

Description: This calculator is designed for those using geographic information systems, but have more general applications, e.g. converting length or area.


Title: GIS Tools Online

Provider: The University of Texas at Austin/Bureau of Economic Geology

Subject Heading/s: Physical measurements

LC Class: QC

Reference Category: Calculators

Description: This calculator is designed for those using geographic information systems, but have more general applications, e.g. converting length or area.


Title: Glossary [of Meteorlogical Terms]

Provider: Oklahoma Climatological Survey

Subject Heading/s: Meteorology

LC Class: QC

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: An interactive dictionary of meteorlogical terms from the Oklahoma Climatological Survey, a research unit of the College of Geosciences of the University of Oklahoma.


Title: Glossary [of Meteorlogical Terms]

Provider: Oklahoma Climatological Survey

Subject Heading/s: Meteorology

LC Class: QC

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: An interactive dictionary of meteorlogical terms from the Oklahoma Climatological Survey, a research unit of the College of Geosciences of the University of Oklahoma.


Title: Glossary of Physics Terms

Provider: Donald E. Simanek

Subject Heading/s: Physics

LC Class: QC

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: A Glossary of Frequently Misused or Misunderstood Physics Terms and Concepts (1997) is written by Donald E. Simanek, Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania.


Title: Glossary of Physics Terms

Provider: Donald E. Simanek

Subject Heading/s: Physics

LC Class: QC

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: A Glossary of Frequently Misused or Misunderstood Physics Terms and Concepts (1997) is written by Donald E. Simanek, Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania.


Title: GuaranteedWeather Tools

Provider: GuaranteedWeather

Subject Heading/s: Weather--Economic aspects

LC Class: QC

Reference Category: Calculators

Description: Includes Growing Degree Day Calculator and converters for temperature, humidity, wind spped, wind chill, and heat index.


Title: GuaranteedWeather Tools

Provider: GuaranteedWeather

Subject Heading/s: Weather--Economic aspects

LC Class: QC

Reference Category: Calculators

Description: Includes Growing Degree Day Calculator and converters for temperature, humidity, wind spped, wind chill, and heat index.


Title: How Many? A Dictionary of Units of Measurement

Provider: Center for Mathematics and Science Education, School of Education, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Subject Heading/s: Physical measurements--Conversion tables.

LC Class: QC

Reference Category: Handbooks

Description: "This dictionary includes:


* all the units of the International System of Units (SI);
* many other units of the metric system used in everyday life or in science, either currently or recently;
* various non-metric scientific units such as the astronomical unit, the electronvolt, and the parsec;
* all the units of the English traditional systems I've encountered which can be defined with reasonable precision;
* selected traditional units from cultures other than English; and
* certain measurement terms and notations which are not "units of measurement" in a strict sense, but which are used much as if they were. "


Title: How Many? A Dictionary of Units of Measurement

Provider: Center for Mathematics and Science Education, School of Education, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Subject Heading/s: Physical measurements--Conversion tables.

LC Class: QC

Reference Category: Handbooks

Description: "This dictionary includes:


* all the units of the International System of Units (SI);
* many other units of the metric system used in everyday life or in science, either currently or recently;
* various non-metric scientific units such as the astronomical unit, the electronvolt, and the parsec;
* all the units of the English traditional systems I've encountered which can be defined with reasonable precision;
* selected traditional units from cultures other than English; and
* certain measurement terms and notations which are not "units of measurement" in a strict sense, but which are used much as if they were. "


Title: HyperPhysics

Provider: Georgia State University

Subject Heading/s: Physics

LC Class: QC

Reference Category: Encyclopedias

Description: "HyperPhysics is an exploration environment for concepts in physics which employs concept maps and other linking strategies to facilitate smooth navigation. For the most part, it is laid out in small segments or "cards", true to its original development in HyperCard. The entire environment is interconnected with thousands of links, reminiscent of a neural network. The bottom bar of each card contains links to major concept maps for divisions of physics, plus a "go back" feature to allow you to retrace the path of an exploration. The side bar contains a link to the extensive Index, which itself is composed of active links."


Title: HyperPhysics

Provider: Georgia State University

Subject Heading/s: Physics

LC Class: QC

Reference Category: Encyclopedias

Description: "HyperPhysics is an exploration environment for concepts in physics which employs concept maps and other linking strategies to facilitate smooth navigation. For the most part, it is laid out in small segments or "cards", true to its original development in HyperCard. The entire environment is interconnected with thousands of links, reminiscent of a neural network. The bottom bar of each card contains links to major concept maps for divisions of physics, plus a "go back" feature to allow you to retrace the path of an exploration. The side bar contains a link to the extensive Index, which itself is composed of active links."


Title: Institute of Physics Electronic Journals Service

Provider: Institute of Physics

Subject Heading/s: Physics

LC Class: QC

Reference Category: Indexes

Description: "The facility is free to use and enables you to search our entire archive back to 1874!"

Access to the full text of articles identified in your search results is subject to subscription status. However if your institution doesn't subscribe to the source journal, you will be able to access the abstracts at the very least."


Title: Institute of Physics Electronic Journals Service

Provider: Institute of Physics

Subject Heading/s: Physics

LC Class: QC

Reference Category: Indexes

Description: "The facility is free to use and enables you to search our entire archive back to 1874!"

Access to the full text of articles identified in your search results is subject to subscription status. However if your institution doesn't subscribe to the source journal, you will be able to access the abstracts at the very least."


Title: MatWeb

Provider: MatWeb

Subject Heading/s: Materials

LC Class: QC

Reference Category: Compendiums

Description: A database of properties for various materials, such as ceramics, metals, and polymers. Some searches require registration and/or a fee.


Title: MatWeb

Provider: MatWeb

Subject Heading/s: Materials

LC Class: QC

Reference Category: Compendiums

Description: A database of properties for various materials, such as ceramics, metals, and polymers. Some searches require registration and/or a fee.


Title: Online Calculators

Provider: Engineersupply.com

Subject Heading/s: Physical measurements--Conversion tables; Units--Conversion tables.

LC Class: QC

Reference Category: Calculators

Description: Contents include Amortization Calculator
Area Calculator
Basic Calculator
Circle Calculator
Circumference Calculator
Cosine Calculator
Length Converter
Mass / Weight Calculator
Miles-per-Gallon Calculator
Parabola Calculator
Percent Calculator
Percent Increase Calculator
Periodic Table
Pythagorean Theorem
Quadratic Equation
Scientific Calculator
Sine Calculator
Square Root Calculator
Straight Distance Calculator
Tangent Calculator
Temperature Converter
Volume Calculator
Wind Chill Calculator


Title: Online Calculators

Provider: Engineersupply.com

Subject Heading/s: Physical measurements--Conversion tables; Units--Conversion tables.

LC Class: QC

Reference Category: Calculators

Description: Contents include Amortization Calculator
Area Calculator
Basic Calculator
Circle Calculator
Circumference Calculator
Cosine Calculator
Length Converter
Mass / Weight Calculator
Miles-per-Gallon Calculator
Parabola Calculator
Percent Calculator
Percent Increase Calculator
Periodic Table
Pythagorean Theorem
Quadratic Equation
Scientific Calculator
Sine Calculator
Square Root Calculator
Straight Distance Calculator
Tangent Calculator
Temperature Converter
Volume Calculator
Wind Chill Calculator


Title: Online Conversion

Provider: Online Conversion

Subject Heading/s: Physical measurements--Conversion tables; Units--Conversion tables

LC Class: QC

Reference Category: Calculators

Description: This site boasts of having over 8,100 conversions and calculators for length, velocity, temperature, volume, weight, etc.


Title: Online Conversion

Provider: Online Conversion

Subject Heading/s: Physical measurements--Conversion tables; Units--Conversion tables

LC Class: QC

Reference Category: Calculators

Description: This site boasts of having over 8,100 conversions and calculators for length, velocity, temperature, volume, weight, etc.


Title: Scientific and Technical Acronyms, Symbols, and Abbreviations

Provider: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Subject Heading/s: Science--Abbreviations.

LC Class: QC

Reference Category: Almanacs

Description: A long list of abbreviations and acronyms that may be browsed or searched.


Title: Scientific and Technical Acronyms, Symbols, and Abbreviations

Provider: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Subject Heading/s: Science--Abbreviations.

LC Class: QC

Reference Category: Almanacs

Description: A long list of abbreviations and acronyms that may be browsed or searched.


Title: United States Interactive Climate Pages

Provider: U.S. Climate Diagnostics Center

Subject Heading/s: Climate--United States

LC Class: QC

Reference Category: Compendiums

Description: Either "Obtain the climatologies of temperature, precipitation and other variables for cities throughout the United States and its possessions," or "Create maps of monthly US temperature and precipitation products from 1985 to the present." From the Climate Diagnostics Center of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.


Title: United States Interactive Climate Pages

Provider: U.S. Climate Diagnostics Center

Subject Heading/s: Climate--United States

LC Class: QC

Reference Category: Compendiums

Description: Either "Obtain the climatologies of temperature, precipitation and other variables for cities throughout the United States and its possessions," or "Create maps of monthly US temperature and precipitation products from 1985 to the present." From the Climate Diagnostics Center of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.


Title: U.S. Climate at a Glance

Provider: National Climatic Data Center

Subject Heading/s: Climate--United States

LC Class: QC

Reference Category: Almanacs

Description: National, regional, statewide, and city temperature and precipitation data dating back to 1900. Data may be dispalyed as a line chart, bar chart, or table.


Title: U.S. Climate at a Glance

Provider: National Climatic Data Center

Subject Heading/s: Climate--United States

LC Class: QC

Reference Category: Almanacs

Description: National, regional, statewide, and city temperature and precipitation data dating back to 1900. Data may be dispalyed as a line chart, bar chart, or table.


Title: Weather Almanac

Provider: US Weather

Subject Heading/s: United States--Climate

LC Class: QC

Reference Category: Compendiums

Description: This database provides daily averages for temperature, precipitation, degree days, sunshine, wind speed and direction, and sun and moon positions for U.S. climatological stations.


Title: Weather Almanac

Provider: US Weather

Subject Heading/s: United States--Climate

LC Class: QC

Reference Category: Compendiums

Description: This database provides daily averages for temperature, precipitation, degree days, sunshine, wind speed and direction, and sun and moon positions for U.S. climatological stations.


Title: Weather and Climate Data

Provider: Institute of Global Environment and Society

Subject Heading/s: Climatology

LC Class: QC851

Reference Category: Compendiums

Description: Provides maps, data, graphs and charts on the analysis of current conditions, weather forecasts, metropolitan meteograms, short-term climate outlooks and maximum hurricane potential intensities.

Added 3/22/06


Title: Weather and Climate Data

Provider: Institute of Global Environment and Society

Subject Heading/s: Climatology

LC Class: QC851

Reference Category: Compendiums

Description: Provides maps, data, graphs and charts on the analysis of current conditions, weather forecasts, metropolitan meteograms, short-term climate outlooks and maximum hurricane potential intensities.

Added 3/22/06


Title: Weather Calculator

Provider: U.S. National Weather Service Forecast Office/El Paso Area

Subject Heading/s: Physical measurements; Weather

LC Class: QC

Reference Category: Calculators

Description: Conversion calculators for temperature, moisture, air pressure, etc.


Title: Weather Calculator

Provider: U.S. National Weather Service Forecast Office/El Paso Area

Subject Heading/s: Physical measurements; Weather

LC Class: QC

Reference Category: Calculators

Description: Conversion calculators for temperature, moisture, air pressure, etc.


Title: [Weather] Glossary

Provider: US Weather

Subject Heading/s: Meteorology

LC Class: QC

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: "Here you will find definitions and examples of terms related to meteorology and atmospheric physics."


Title: [Weather] Glossary

Provider: US Weather

Subject Heading/s: Meteorology

LC Class: QC

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: "Here you will find definitions and examples of terms related to meteorology and atmospheric physics."


Title: X-Ray Data Booklet

Provider: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Subject Heading/s: X-rays.

LC Class: QC

Reference Category: Handbooks

Description: Sections include X-Ray Properties of Elements, Synchrotron Radiation, Scattering Processes, Optics and Detectors, and the Miscellaneous section, which has Physical Constants, Physical Properties of the Elements, Electromagnetic Relations, Radioactivity and Radiation Protection, and Useful Formulas.


Title: X-Ray Data Booklet

Provider: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Subject Heading/s: X-rays.

LC Class: QC

Reference Category: Handbooks

Description: Sections include X-Ray Properties of Elements, Synchrotron Radiation, Scattering Processes, Optics and Detectors, and the Miscellaneous section, which has Physical Constants, Physical Properties of the Elements, Electromagnetic Relations, Radioactivity and Radiation Protection, and Useful Formulas.