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Earth Science

How to find information on all aspects of earth science

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Call Numbers

Earth Sciences is spread among several sections in the Library of Congress Classification System. Here are the following call number ranges that are relevant to Earth Sciences.

Click on the main lettered sections for a complete list of subject specific call number ranges.

G- Geography, Anthropology, Recreation

  • GB400-5030 Physical geography
  • GC63-1581 Oceanography
  • GE70-350 Environmental sciences​

Q- Science

  • QC Physics
    • QC851-999 Meteorology. Climatology -Including the earth's atmosphere
    • QC974.5-976 Meteorological optics
    • QC980-999 Climatology and weather
    • QC994.95-999 Weather forecasting
  • QE1-996.5- Geology

S- Agriculture

  • S590-599.9 Soils. Soil science 
  • S600-600.7 Agricultural meteorology. Crops and climate

T- Technology

  • TC Hydraulic engineering. Ocean engineering
  • TD Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering
  • TJ807-830 Renewable energy sources
  • TL Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics
  • TN Mining engineering. Metallurgy

You'll find earth sciences materials in the Stacks (3rd floor), Oversized Books (3rd floor), Media (1st floor), and Reference (1st floor).

And you can always search the library catalog.


Earth Science Books

These are some examples of Earth Sciences books in our catalog. Use SouthernSearch the online CSU catalog for books at Southern and the other CSCU libraries.