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Earth Sciences

Paleontology / Geological Time Handbooks

Geologic Time Scales

Geologic time scales and geochronology charts/diagrams are comprehensive guides to nomenclature and additional review articles. Most are basic, but a view are authoritative resources for naming landforms and geological time periods.

Handbooks, Encyclopedias, & Handbooks.

Quaternary resources are found in classic print handbooks ant texts. These can be browsed in the Library collection e.g. 5th floor QE 696. Additionally, many resources are found in guides and surveys of specific geographical areas. Search the library catalogue using keywords e.g. Niagara and use online geological databases searching with specific keywords e.g. Quaternary.