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Geotrip: A Guide for People Doing Field Work in the Geosciences: Home

Field guides, maps, and GIS data for researchers, students, and interested academics who do geologic field work.

Table of Contents

> Introduction

Field Guides
> Major Collections of Electronic Field Guides
> Field Guide Search Tips: Dissertations, the Library Catalog, Special Collections
> New Field Guides from Springer

Map Holdings FAQ
> Finding Maps in Orbis
> Geospatial Data
> Extent of Holdings

Digital Maps 101
> Q&A
> GIS Data: New England
> National & International Resources

Printing and Other Services
> Interactive Technologies
> Printing

Dive Into GIS

Colonialism and the Geosciences
> Resources for Inclusive and Just Geosciences
> Books in the Catalog
> How to Search Articles+ for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Content
> How to Search the ProQuest Natural Sciences Collection for EDI Content

A Range of Resources ...

Yale's collections of maps and field guides/guidebooks are large and diverse. This guide is for members of the Earth and Planetary Science department who are doing field work and who want a portal for discovering Yale's access to digital and print field guides/guidebooks, in addition to resources on digital and print geospatial data/maps for New England and other locations. There is also a tab about the geosciences and colonialism that features books and search tips to help you prepare to visit a place for research. It is useful for anyone engaging in fieldwork in geology, including mineralogy, sedimentology, stratigraphy, glaciology, geochronology, geomorphology, geophysics, and other subfields.

If you see a resource that isn't listed here (but should be), please contact us via email.

Shetucket River and environs, Connecticut, USA. United States Geological Survey map, 1893, Norwich sheet. Published in the Topographic Atlas for the State of Connecticut, 1893. This map is in the public domain.

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