This guide is specifically designed for Dr. Brian Mahon's BIOL 1407 biome project.
|Encyclopedia Brittanica||The online version of the standard encyclopedia, covering a wide range of topics including various biomes (Full-text)|
|Biomes and Ecosystems||This four volume reference set offers over 500 entries on biomes and ecosystems, an ecosystem usually being a subset of biomes. The first volume begins with several overviews of biomes, classified into over three dozen subtypes of the following major types: marine and oceanic, inland aquatic, deserts, forests, grassland/tundra, and anthropogenic biomes. The next three volumes explore in alphabetical order ecosystems in 300-500 word articles. Each entry describes geographic, biological, geological, and sociological characteristics for a given biome, and begins with a summary section of standard geographic and biome-type information.|
|Ecology of Desert Systems|
|Freshwater Aquatic Biomes||Freshwater Ecosystems and Aquaculture Research|
|Forest Biomes||Forests in Our Changing World : New Principles for Conservation and Management|
|Terrestrial biomes||Geographic distribution, biodiversity, and environmental threats|
|Grassland Biomes||Grasses and Grassland Ecology|
|Arctic & Alpine Biomes||Alpine Environment : Geology, Ecology, and Conservation|
Articles about Biomes
|ProQuest Research Library||A general purpose database that includes the full text of many magazines and journals from a number of fields and disciplines including biomes. Good for popular, current event, opinion-oriented, practical, and how-to topics. (Some full-text)|
|Science & Technology collection||Provides full-text access to over 800 journals covering aeronautics, astrophysics, chemistry, computer technology, geology, aviation, physics, archaeology, and materials science; as well as indexing and abstracts for more than 1,700 publications. (Some full-text)|
|Academic OneFile||Extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects; Includes full-text coverage of the New York Times back to 1995.|
|Science in Context||Find current and accurate information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics. Content is searchable but is also organized by content area.|
|Biology in Credo Reference||This research guide covers topics and resources included in the HCC Library Credo Reference database|
|PhET: Biology||Interactive simulations in Biology from the University of Colorado at Boulder.|
Greenwood Guides to Biomes of the World
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