Pocket Science – academic and general interest

Page partly restructured, March 2016; checking is ongoing

Earth science

Earth Science universities and international associations

  • UK Geology courses list from the Complete Unversity Guide (13 Mar 2016)
  • CIESIN Center for International Earth Science Information Network, information hub within the the Columbia University Earth Institute (*13 Mar 2016)
  • Crystallography Open Database (*13 Mar 2016)
  • mindat.org Mineralogy Database (*13 Mar 2016)
  • Mineralogical Society of GB & Ireland (MinSoc) (13 Mar 2016)
  • Mineralogical Magazine ("Min Mag"), archive back to 1960 (*13 Mar 2016)
  • Mineralogical Abstracts searchable online from Georef. The journal ceased publication in 2008 (13 Mar 2016)
  • Mineralogical Society of America (MSA) (13 Mar 2016)
  • MSA publications including American Mineralogist (from 1916); Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry (from 1974). Publications may require member or institution access (13 Mar 2016)
  • Elements joint publication of major international associations with links to them all (13 Mar 2016)
  • List of mineralogy and petrology meetings maintained by Andrea Koziol, University of Dayton (13 Mar 2016)
  • Astrophysics and Astronomy

  • NASA
  • JPL
  • Space Telescope Science Institute
  • Royal Greenwich Observatory (Cambridge astrophysics)
  • European Space Agency's Infrared Space Observatory (23 Nov 1999)
  • Bradford Robotic Telescope
  • Old Royal Observatory, Greenwich part of the National Maritime Museum (13 Dec 1999)
  • Research journals and reports

    Search for academic research using Google Scholar (6 Dec 2004)
  • Go to Online Journals
  • Cambridge Scientific Abstracts
  • Museums

  • Science Museum, London (very slow)
  • Natural History Museum, London
  • Hands-on Science Centre - Bristol Museum
  • Exploratorium at San Francisco
  • Franklin Institute Science Museum, Philadelphia
  • General

  • Research Councils UK (13 Mar 2016)
  • National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine (USA) (13 Mar 2016)
  • The Royal Society (*13 Mar 2016)
  • The Royal Society of Chemistry (*13 Mar 2016)
  • ... and check out ...

  • Earth images at Fourmilab
  • ARINet links to various science resources
  • WebElements U Sheffield
  • The Open University Virtual Microscope
  • Tomorrow's World
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