[University of South Alabama]


Selected Resources


October, 2008
(251) 460-7025

The following is a basic list of library materials - see also the Geography, Geology, and Marine Sciences guides. Please ask a reference librarian, call 460-7025, or e-mail the Reference Department at webref@southalabama.edu for help.


American Meteorological Society Journals. On SOUTHcat Plus, choose Articles, Indexes, Databases.
Includes fulltext for: Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society (1970-current), Journal of Applied Meteorology (1962-2004, including Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climate, 1983-1987), Journal of Climate (1988-1996), and Weather and Forecasting (1986-2004).
Academic Search Premier. On SOUTHcat Plus, choose Articles, Indexes, Databases, then EBSCO.
Includes fulltext for: Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society; Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology;  Journal of Climate; Monthly Weather Review; Weather and Forecasting; Weatherwise.
Expanded Academic. On SOUTHcat Plus, choose Articles, Indexes, Databases, then Gale/InfoTrac.
GeoRef. On SOUTHcat Plus choose Articles, Indexes, Databases, then SilverPlatter.
Science Direct. On SOUTHcat Plus, choose Articles, Indexes, Databases.
Includes full-text for: Atmospheric Environment; Atmospheric Research; Dynamics of Atmospheres and Oceans; Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics.


Atlas of Frequency Distribution, Auto-Correlation and Cross-Correlation of Daily Temperature and
Precipitation at Stations in the U.S., 1948-1991. Documents Shelves C 55.22:11e
Climates of the States. Reference QC 983 .C56 1985
Climatological Data, Alabama. Documents Shelves C 55.214/2:
Comparative Climatic Data for the United States Through ...
Documents Shelves C 55.202:C 61/2/
Extreme Weather: A Guide and Record Book. Bookstacks QC 983 .B78 2007
Gridded Data Base of Daily Temperature Maxima and Minima for the Conterminous
United States, 1948-1993. Documents Shelves C 55.136:6
Mariner's Weather Log. Documents Shelves C 55.135: ; http://www.vos.noaa.gov/mwl.shtml
Mobile Weather and Marine Almanac. Ready Reference QC 999 .M6 [annual]
Monthly Climatic Data for the World. Documents Microfiche C 55.211: or
Monthly, State, Regional and National Cooling Degree Days Weighted by Population.
Documents Microfiche C 55.287/60-3 or http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/documentlibrary/hcs/hcs.html
Monthly, State, Regional and National Heating Degree Days Weighted byPopulation.
Documents Microfiche C 55.287/60-2 or http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/documentlibrary/hcs/hcs.html
U.S. Hourly Precipitation Data. Documents Shelves C 55.216/45:900-98
Weather Almanac. Reference QC 983 .R83 2001
Weather America: The Latest Detailed Climatological Data for Over 4000 Places
With Rankings. Reference QC 983 .W385 1996
Weather of U.S. Cities. Reference QC 983 .W393 1996
World Weather Records. Documents Reference C 55.281: W 89/


American Weather Book. Reference QC 983 .L825 1982
Basic Spotters' Field Guide. Documents Shelves C 55.108:SP 6/2 [1998]
Cambridge Guide to the Weather. Bookstacks QC 981 .R49 2000
Daily Weather Maps. http://www.hpc.ncep.noaa.gov/dailywxmap/index.html
Dictionary of Weather. Reference QC 854 .D86 2001
Encyclopedia of Hurricanes, Typhoons, and Cyclones. Reference. QC 944 .L66 2008
Glossary of Meteorology. QC 854 .G55 2000
Handbook of Applied Meteorology. Bookstacks TA 197 .H36 1985
Hurricanes: A Reference Handbook. Bookstacks QC 944 .F58 2006
International Marine's Weather Predicting Simplified: How to Read Weather Charts and Satellite Images.
Bookstacks QC 994 .C37 1999
Meteorological Measurement Systems. Bookstacks QC 876 .B758 2001
Sailor’s Weather Guide. Bookshelves QC 994 .M284 2003


Climate Atlas of the United States. Documents CD-ROMs C 55.281/2-2:C 61/CD/2002
Climate Data and Resources: A Reference and Guide. Bookstacks QC 981 .L55 1991
Dictionary of Global Climate Change.  Reference QC 981.8 .C5 M38 1992
Encyclopedia of Atmospheric Sciences
. Reference QC 854 .E522 2003
Encyclopedia of Climatology. Reference QC 854 .E525 1987
Encyclopedia of Climate and Weather.
Reference QC 854 .E523 1996
Encyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change.
Reference QC 981.8 .G56 E47 2008
Encyclopedia of Weather and Climate. Reference QC 854 .A45 2007
Glossary of Weather and Climate
: With Related Oceanic and Hydrologic Terms.
Bookstacks QC 854 .G56 1996
Oryx Resource Guide to El Niño and La Niña. Bookstacks GC 296.8 .E4 D35 2002
Understanding Weather and Climate. Bookstacks QC 861.2 .A27 2001



Coastal Weather Research Center. http://www.southalabama.edu/cwrc/
Current Weather at Dauphin Island.
Hurricane/Tropical Data. http://weather.unisys.com/hurricane/index.html
Meteorology-University of South Alabama.
National Weather Service Mobile-Pensacola. http://www.srh.noaa.gov/mob/
National Hurricane Center. http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/
National Weather Service Interactive Weather Information Network.
NCDC: Climatic Extremes and Weather Events.

For more weather sites, look on the Weather page under Electronic Reference Sources, and the Marine Sciences, Science & Technology, and Earth Sciences pages under Topic Guides on SOUTHcat Plus (http://library.southalabama.edu)


Try Subject searches: Try Keyword searches:
hurricanes weather and forecast?
droughts hurricane? and prepar?
floods climate and "united states"
storms marine and meteorology
weather (satellite or radar) and meteorology
climatology "global warming" or "climate change"


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