Indexes the world's literature on all aspects of forestry, including land use and conservation, forest products, forest industry and agroforestry. For Advanced Search, Mac users must use the Firefox browser. (Note: Please Logout when done.)
Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites.
The National Forest Service Library catalog (FS INFO) is an online index of natural resources publications, including Forest Service literature. FS INFO provides citations to forestry and forestry-related natural resource literature (from 1904 to present), links to full text (pdf) are provided when available.
Index to scientific research, engineering applications and government policy on pollution detection, effects, monitoring, analysis and control found in journals, conference proceedings, web resources and government publications.
Topical and comprehensive reference source for literature in the fields of marine, freshwater and terrestrial ecology. Provides a specialist overview of the increasing number of papers being published in the field.
Index to research literature on the earth sciences, ecology, geology, human and physical geography, environmental sciences, oceanography, geomechanics, alternative energy sources, pollution, waste management, and nature conservation.
Index to research literature on geology, geophysics, hydrology and other earth sciences. Encompasses geoscience journal articles, maps, dissertations, conference papers and government documents worldwide.
(US Forest Service) (print copy in Docs A 13.36/2: FSM) Codification of "legal authorities, objectives, policies, responsibilities, instructions, and guidance needed on a continuing basis." See Overview of the Forest Service Directive System for further information (link below).
(US Forest Service) 1993 (USDA Agriculture Handbook #453) (print copy available in ref KF 5631 A3 1993) Arranged by decade. See also the more recent Selected Laws Affecting Forest Service Activities(link below) that arranges laws by broad topic.
(California Department of Forestry & Fire Protection) Describes CDF's role in enforcing laws that regulate logging on private lands; contains the text of the California Forest Practice Act and Rules; explains the Timber Harvest Plan process, and gives the status of current THPs
Laws and Regulations: Forestry & Wildland - Other States
From the USGS, this site provides access to water-resources data collected at approximately 1.5 million sites in all 50 States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.
Water Quality Information Center (WQIC), part of the National Agricultural Library, provides electronic access to information on water quality and agriculture. The center collects, organizes, and communicates the scientific findings, educational methodologies, and public policy issues related to water quality and agriculture.