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Open-Access Journals / Series

GeoRef covers the following journals and series that are openly available on the web. Only journals and series that appear to provide stable open-access to current issues, have multiple issues available for use, and appear to plan to continue to be available in an open manner are included. Journals that require subscriptions to current issues are not included.
This list is updated frequently as availability of openly accessible publications grows.

The Open-Access Journals / Series list is divided into five sections:
Geological Journals / Series
Related Disciplines and/or General Science Journals
Newsletters (must contain formal articles to appear in GeoRef)
Geological Survey Publications / Government Agencies
Meeting / Conference Abstracts / Proceedings


Geological Journals / Series

Acopios. Revista Iberica de Mineralogia. ISSN 2171-7788. Start year 2010. URL

Acta Carsologica. ISSN 0583-6050. Start year 2006. URL

Acta Geologica Polonica. ISSN 0001-5709. Start year 2005. URL

Acta Geologica Slovaca. ISSN 1338-0044. Start year 2009. URL

Acta Montanistica Slovaca. ISSN 1335-1788. Start year 1996. URL

Acta Palaeontologica Polonica. ISSN 0567-7920. Start year 2002. URL

Acta Palaeontologica Romaniae. Start year 1997 - end year 2012. URL

Advances in Geosciences. ISSN 1680-7359. Start year 2003. URL

Advances in Geosciences. ISSN 2163-3967. Start year 2013. URL

Advances in Petroleum Exploration and Development. ISSN 1925-542X. Start year 2011. URL

Andean Geology. (formerly Revista Geologica de Chile). ISSN 0718-7106. Start year 1974. URL

Annales Geophysicae. ISSN 0992-7689. Start year 1994. URL

Annales Societatis Geologorum Poloniae. ISSN 0208-9068. Start year 1923. URL

Annals of Geophysics. ISSN 2037-416X. Start year 1948. URL

Anuario do Instituto de Geociencias. ISSN 0101-9759. Start year 1977. URL

Asian Journal of Earth Sciences. ISSN 1819-1886. Start year 2008. URL

Austrian Journal of Earth Sciences = Mitteilungen der Österreichischen Geologischen Gesellschaft. ISSN 2072-7151. Start year 1974. URL

Baltica. ISSN 0067-3064. Start year 2002. URL

Berita Sedimentologi. ISSN 0853-9413. Start year 2012. URL

Biogeosciences. ISSN 1726-4170. Start year 2004. URL

Boletin de la Sociedad Geologica Mexicana. ISSN 1405-3322. Start year 1904. URL

Boletin del Instituto de Fisiografia y Geologia. Section Sciences de la Terre. ISSN 1666-115X. Start year 1937. URL

Brazilian Journal of Geology. (formerly Revista Brasileira de Geociencias). ISSN 2317-4889. eISSN 2317-4692. Start year 1990. URL

Bulletin de l'Institut Scientifique. Section Sciences de la Terre. ISSN 1114-6834. Start year 2001. URL

Bulletin - Norges Geologiske Undersokelse. ISSN 0332-5768. Start year 2000. URL

Bulletin of Geosciences. ISSN 1214-1119. Start year 1999. URL

Bulletin of Glaciological Research. ISSN 1345-3807. Start year 1973. URL

Bulletin of the Geological Society of Denmark. ISSN 0011-6297. Start year 1894. URL

Bulletin of the Geological Society of Finland. ISSN 0367-5211. Start year 2000. URL

Bulletin of the Mineral Research and Exploration Institute of Turkey. ISSN 0026-4563. Start year 1950. URL

Carnets de Geologie. ISSN 1765-2553. Start year 2002. URL

Climate of the Past. ISSN 1814-9324. Start year 2005. URL

Contemporary Trends in Geoscience. ISSN 2084-5707. eISSN 2299-8179. Start year 2012. URL

The Cryosphere. ISSN 1994-0424. Start year 2007. URL

Cuaternario y Geomorfologia. ISSN 0214-1744. Start year 1987. URL

E&G – Quaternary Science Journal. Start year 1951. URL

e-Terra. ISSN 1645-0388. Start year 2001. URL

EARSeL eProceedings. ISSN 1729-3782. Start year 2001. URL

Earth Science India. ISSN 0974-8350. Start year 2008. URL

Earth Science Research. ISSN 1927-0542. Start year 2012. URL

Earth Sciences Research Journal. ISSN 1794-6190. Start year 1992. URL

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Earth Surface Dynamics. ISSN 2196-6311. eISSN 2196-632X. Start year 2013. URL

Earth System Dynamics. ISSN 2190-4979. Start year 2010. URL

Earth System Science Data (ESSD). ISSN 1866-3508. Start year 2009. URL

Electronic Journal of Geotechnical Engineering. ISSN 1089-3032. Start year 1996. URL

Estonian Journal of Earth Sciences. ISSN 1736-7557. Start year 2007. URL

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Estudios Geologicos. ISSN 0367-0449. Start year 1984. URL

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Fossil Record. ISSN 2193-0066. eISSN 2193-0074. Start year 1998. URL

Geo.Alp. ISSN 1824-7741. Start year 2004. URL

Geochemical Transactions. ISSN 1467-4866. Start year 2000. URL

Geochronometria. ISSN 1897-1695. Start year 2000. URL

Geofisica Internacional. ISSN 0016-7169. Start year 1989. URL

Geofizika. ISSN 0352-3659. Start year 1984. URL

GeoLines. ISSN 1210-9606. Start year 1994. URL

Geologia Colombiana. ISSN 0072-0992. Start year 1962. URL

Geologia Croatica. ISSN 1330-030X. Start year 1992. URL

Geologia Sudetica. ISSN 0072-100X. Start year 1964. URL

Geologica Acta. ISSN 1695-6133. Start year 2003. URL

Geologica Balcanica. ISSN 0324-0894. Start year 2005. URL

Geologica Belgica. ISSN 1374-8505. Start year 1998. URL

Geologica Carpathica. ISSN 1335-0552. eISSN 1336-8052. Start year 2009. URL

Geological Quarterly. ISSN 1641-7291. Start year 2003. URL

Geologie de la France. ISSN 0246-0874. Start year 1988. URL

Geologija. ISSN 0016-7789. Start year 1953. URL

Geologos. ISSN 1426-8981. eISSN 2080-6574. Start year 2007. URL

Geophysica. ISSN 0367-4231. Start year 1965. URL


Georesursy = Georesources. ISSN 1608-5043. Start year 1999. URL

Geosciences. ISSN 1772-094X. Start year 2005. URL

Geoscientific Instrumentation, Methods and Data Systems (GI). ISSN 2193-0856. Start year 2012. URL

Geoscientific Model Development (GMD). ISSN 1991-959X. Start year 2008. URL

Hidrogeologia. ISSN 1676-0099. Start year 2002. URL

Hydrology and Earth System Sciences. ISSN 1027-5606. Start year 1997. URL

Integrated Ocean Drilling Program Technical Note. ISSN 2332-9327. Start year 2013. URL

International Journal of Geoengineering Case Histories. ISSN 1790-2045. Start year 2006. URL

International Journal of Geomatics and Geosciences. ISSN 0976-4380. Start year 2010. URL

International Journal of Geophysics. ISSN 1687-885X. Start year 2009. URL

Italian Journal of Engineering Geology and Environment. ISSN 1825-6635. Start year 2005. URL

Japanese Magazine of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences. ISSN 1345-630X. Start year 2000. URL

Joannea Geologie und Paläontologie. ISSN 15629449. Start year 1999. URL

Journal of Earth System Science. ISSN 0253-4126. Start year 2000. URL

Journal of Geography and Geology. ISSN 1916-9779. Start year 2009. URL

Journal of Geoscience Education. ISSN 1089-9995. Start year 2001. URL

Journal of Geosciences. (formerly Journal of the Czech Geological Society). ISSN 1802-6222. eISSN 1803-1943. Start year 2007. URL

Journal of Himalayan Earth Sciences. ISSN 1994-3237. Start year 1964. URL

Journal of Iberian Geology. ISSN 1698-6180. Start year 2000. URL

Journal of Spatial Hydrology. ISSN 1530-4736. Start year 2001. URL

Journal of the Earth Simulator. ISSN 1349-2667. Start year 2004. URL

Journal of the Geological Society of Japan. ISSN 0016-7630. Start year 1893. URL

Journal of the Sedimentological Society of Japan. ISSN 1882-9457. Start year 2006. URL

Latin American Journal of Sedimentology and Basin Analysis. ISSN 1669-7316. Start year 2005. URL

Majallah-I Zamin/Shinasi-I iqtadi = Journal of Economic Geology. ISSN 2008-7306. Start year 2010. URL

Majallah-I zhiufizik-I Iran = Iranian Journal of Geophysics. ISSN 2008-0336. Start year 2007. URL

Mineralogia (formerly Mineralogia Polonica. Coverage dates 2004-2005). ISSN 1899-8526. Start year 2006. URL

Mineralogia - Special Papers. Start year 2002. URL

Austrian Journal of Earth Sciences = Mitteilungen der Österreichischen Geologischen Gesellschaft. ISSN 2072-7151. Start year 1974. URL

Natural Hazards and Earth System Science. ISSN 1561-8633. Start year 2001. URL

Neftegazovaya Geologiya. Teoriya I Praktika. ISSN 2070-5379. Start year 2006. URL

Nonlinear Processes in Geophysics. ISSN 1023-5809. Start year 1994. URL

Norwegian Journal of Geology – Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift. ISSN 0029-196X. Start year 2003. URL

The Open Geology Journal. ISSN 1874-2629. Start year 2007. URL

The Open Hydrology Journal. ISSN 1874-3781. Start year 2007. URL

The Open Mineralogy Journal. ISSN 1874-4567. Start year 2007. URL

The Open Paleontology Journal. ISSN 1874-4257. Start year 2008. URL

Palaeontologia Electronica. ISSN 1094-8074. Start year 1998. URL

Physio-Geo. Geographie Physique et Environnement. ISSN 1958-573X. Start year 2007. URL

Polar Research. ISSN 1751-8369. Start year 1982. URL

Preliminary Reports (International Ocean Discovery Program).  (formerly Preliminary Report (Integrated Ocean Drilling Program)). ISSN 2372-9562. Start year 2014. URL

Proceedings of the International Ocean Discovery Program. (formerly Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, Initial Reports). ISSN 2377-3189. Start year 2015. URL

Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program Scientific Results. ISSN 1096-7451. Start year 1998. URL

Report … (United Nations University Geothermal Training Programme). (formerly Report … (UNU Geothermal Training Programme)). ISSN 1670-7427. Start year 1979. URL

Revista de la Asociacion Geologica Argentina. ISSN 1851-8249. Start year 2002. URL

Revista Geológica de América Central. ISSN 0256-7024. Start year 2011. URL

Revista Geologica de Chile. Now Andean Geology. ISSN 0716-0208. Years available 1998-2008. URL

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Rivista Italiana di Paleontologia e Stratigrafia. ISSN 0035-6883. eISSN 2039-4942. Start year 1996. URL

Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Geologicas. ISSN 1026-8774. Start year 1975. URL

Revue de Paleobiologie. ISSN 0253-6730. Start year 2005. URL

Rudarsko-Geolosko-Naftni Zbornik. ISSN 0353-4529. Start year 1989. URL

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Scientific Drilling. ISSN 1816-8957. eISSN 18163459. Start year 2005. URL

Scientific Prospectus (International Ocean Discovery Program). (formerly Scientifc Prospectus (Integrated Ocean Drilling Program)). ISSN 2332-1385. Start year 2013. URL

Solid Earth (SE, Gottingen). ISSN 1869-9510. Start year 2010. URL

Spisanie na Bulgarskogo Geologichesko Druzhestvo. ISSN 0007-3938. Start year 1986. URL

Stephan Mueller Special Publication Series. ISSN 1868-4556. Start year 2002. URL

Studia Geologica Polonica. ISSN 0081-6426. Start year 2005. URL

Studia Universitatis Babes-Bolyai. ISSN 1221-0803. Start year 2000. URL

System Erde. ISSN 2191-8589. Start year 2011. URL

Trabajos de Geologia - Universidad de Oviedo. ISSN 1988-5172. Start year 1967. URL

Turkish Journal of Earth Sciences. ISSN 1300-0985. Start year 1998. URL

Volumina Jurassica. ISSN 1896-7876. Start year 2003. URL

Yerbilimleri. ISSN 1301-2894. Start year 2000. URL

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Related Disciplines and/or General Science Journals

Acta Adriatica. ISSN 0001-5113. eISSN 1846-0453. Start year 2004. URL

Acta Amazonica. ISSN O044-5967. eISSN 1809-4392. Start year 2004. URL

Acta Geographica Slovenica. ISSN 1581-8314. Start year 1995. URL

Advances in Natural Science. ISSN 1715-7862. Start year 2008. URL

Advances in Science and Research. ISSN 1992-0628. eISSN 1992-0636. Start year 2007. URL

American Museum Novitates. ISSN 0003-0082. Start year 1921. URL

Analele Stiintifice ale Universitatii “Al.I. Cuza” din Iasi. Geografie. ISSN 1223-5334. Start year 2007. URL

Analele Universitatii "Valahia" Targoviste. Seria Geografie. Start year 2003. URL

Annales Universitatis Mariae Curie-Sklodowska. Sectio B: Geographia, Geologia, Mineralogia et Petrographia. ISSN 0137-1983. eISSN 2083-3601. Start year 2011. URL

Antropo. ISSN 1578-2603. Start year 2001. URL

Applied and Environmental Soil Science. ISSN 1687-7667. Start year 2008. URL

Applied Ecology and Environmental Research. ISSN 1785-0037. Start year 2003. URL

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Archives of Mining Sciences = Archiwum Gornictwa. ISSN 0860-7001. eISSN 1689-0469. Start year 2012. URL

Astrophysics and Space Sciences Transactions. ISSN 1810-6528. Start year 2004. URL

Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. ISSN 1680-7316. Start year 2001. URL

Atmospheric Measurement Techniques (AMT). ISSN 1867-1381. Start year 2008. URL

Berichte zur Polar- und Meeresforschung = Reports on Polar and Marine Research. ISSN 1618-3193. Start year 1981. URL

Brazilian Geographical Journal. ISSN 2179-2321. Start year 2010. URL

Brazilian Journal of Oceanography. ISSN 1679-8759. Start year 1996. URL

Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History. ISSN 0003-0090. Start year 1881. URL

Caribbean Journal of Science. ISSN 0008-6452. Start year 1961. URL

Ciencia del Suelo. ISSN 1850-2067. Start year 2005. URL http:///

Ciencia e Ingenieria Neogranadina. ISSN 0124-8170. Start year 2004. URL

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Contributions to Science. ISSN 1575-6343. eISSN 2013-410X. Start year 2000. URL

Current Science. ISSN 0011-3891. Start year 1932. URL

D-Lib Magazine. ISSN 1082-9873. Start year 2005. URL

Drinking Water Engineering and Science (DWES). ISSN 1996-9457. Start year 2008. URL

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Earth Perspectives. ISSN 2194-6434. Start year 2014. URL

Ecologia Balkanica. ISSN 1314-0213. Start year 2009. URL

Ecological Questions. ISSN 1644-7298. Start year 2008. URL

Energy and Environment Research. ISSN 1927-0569. Start year 2011. URL

Environment and Natural Resources Research. ISSN 1927-0488. Start year 2011. URL

Environment and Pollution. ISSN 1927-0909. Start year 2012. URL

Episodes. ISSN 0705-3797. Start year 2013. URL

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Ferrantia. ISSN 1682-5519. Start year 1981. URL

Geoadria. ISSN 1331-2294. Start year 1996. URL

Geodetski Vestnik. ISSN 0351-0271. Start year 2000. URL

Geografisk Tidsskrift = Danish Journal of Geography. ISSN 0016-7223. Online ISSN 1903-2471. Start year 1901. URL

Geografski Vestnik. ISSN 0350-3895. Start year 1999. URL

Geothermal Energy. ISSN 2195-9706. Start date 2013. URL

Geothermal Energy Science. ISSN 2195-4771. eISSN 2195-478X. Start date 2013. URL

History of Geo- and Space Sciences (HGSS). ISSN 2190-5010. Start year 2010. URL

Hydrological Research Letters. ISSN 1882-3416. Start year 2008. URL

IFM-GEOMAR-Report. ISSN 1614-6298. Start year 2004. URL

Imaging Notes. ISSN 2155210X. Start year 2004. URL

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The International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences = Internationales Archiv fur Photogrammetrie, Fernerkundung und Raumbezogene Informationswissenschaften = Archives Internationales de Sciences de la Photogrammetrie, de la Teledetection et de l’Information Spatiale. ISSN 1682-1750. eISSN 2195-9034. Start year 2011. URL

International Journal of Environmental Research. ISSN 1735-6865. Start year 2007. URL

International Journal of Speleology. ISSN 0392-6672. Start year 1964. URL

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ISPRS Annals of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences. ISSN 2194-9042. eISSN 2194-9050. Start year 2012. URL

Journal of Environmental Science and Technology. ISSN 1994-7887. Start year 2008. URL

Journal of Maps. ISSN 1744-5647. Start year 2005. URL

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Journal of Water and Land Development. ISSN 1429-7426. eISSN 2083-4535. Start year 2006. URL

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Journal of Water Resource and Protection. ISSN 1945-3094. Start year 2009. URL

LA. Landform Analysis. ISSN 1429-799X. Start year 1997. URL

Led I Sneg = Ice and Snow. ISSN 2076-6734. eISSN 2412-3765. Start year 2012. URL

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Limnological Review. ISSN 1642-5952. eISSN 2300-7575. Start year 2010. URL

Mechanical Sciences (Gottingen). ISSN 2191-9151. Start year 2010. URL

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Miscellanea Geographica. ISSN 0867-6046. eISSN 2084-6118. Start year 2011. URL

Mountain Research and Development. ISSN 0276-4741. Start year 2000. URL

Nordic Road and Transport Research. ISSN 1101-5179. Start year 1998. URL

Ocean Science. ISSN 1812-0784. Start year 2005. URL

Oceanography. ISSN 1042-8275. Start year 1988. URL

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Oceanological and Hydrobiological Studies. ISSN 1730-413X. eISSN 1987-3191. Start year 2007. URL

Oil & Gas Science and Technology. ISSN 1294-4475. Start year 1985. URL

The Open Atmospheric Science Journal. ISSN 1874-2823. Start year 2007. URL

The Open Environment Engineering Journal. ISSN 1874-8295. Start year 2008. URL

The Open Oceanography Journal. ISSN 1874-2521. Start year 2007. URL

The Open Remote Sensing Journal. ISSN 1875-4139. Start year 2008. URL

Palaeodiversity. ISSN 1867-6294. eISSN 1869-4802. Start year 1999. URL

PeerJ. Start year 2013. URL

PLoS ONE. ISSN 1932-6203. Start year 2006. URL

Polish Polar Research. ISSN 0138-0338. Start year 2002. URL

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Proceedings – International Association of Hydrological Sciences. ISSN 2199-8981. Start year 2014. URL

Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales. ISSN 1839-7263. Start year 1876. URL

REM: Revista Escola de Minas. ISSN 0370-4467. Start year 2001. URL

Revista Brasileira de Ciencia do Solo. ISSN 0100-0683. Start year 2003. URL

Revista EIA. ISSN 1794-1237. Start year 2004. URL

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Science Advances. ISSN 2375-2548. Start year 2015. URL

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Scientific Reports. ISSN 2045-2322. Start year 2011. URL

Spanish Journal of Soil Science. ISSN 2253-6574. Start year 2011. URL

Speleogenesis. ISSN 1814-294X. Start year 2003. URL

Thalassas. ISSN 0212-5919. Start year 2000. URL

Urban Habitats. ISSN 1541-7115. Start year 2003. URL

Ukrayins’kiy Antarktichniy Zhurnal = Ukrainian Antarctic Journal. ISSN 1727-7485. Start year 2003. URL

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Vodohospodarsky Casopis = Journal of Hydrology and Hydromechanics. ISSN 0042-790X. eISSN 1338-4333. Start year 2009. URL

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Newsletters (must contain formal articles to be included in GeoRef)


1663 – Los Alamos Science and Technology Magazine. ISSN 1942-664X. Start year 2007. URL

Alaska GeoSurvey News. Start year 1997. URL

AusGeo News. ISSN 1035-9338. Start year 2000. URL

First State Geology. ISSN 0749-1123. Start year 1997. URL

CSEG Recorder. Start year 1985. URL

Geoinformatics (Emmeloord). ISSN 1387-0858. Start year 2008. URL

Geoscientist. ISSN 0961-5628. Start year 2007. URL

GSA Today. ISSN 1052-5173. Start year 1995. URL

Ohio Geology. ISSN 1045-4756. Start year 1989. URL

PAGES News. ISSN 1811-1602. Start year 1997. URL

Sedimentary Record. ISSN 1543-8740. Start year 2003. URL

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Geological Survey Publications / Government Agencies

Atoll Research Bulletin. ISSN 0077-5630. Start year 1951. URL

Aquifer Materials Map – South Dakota Geological Survey. Start year 2001. URL

Bulletin – Florida Geological Survey. Start year 1908. URL

Bulletin – Indiana Geological Survey. ISSN 0097-5001. Start year 1958. URL

Bulletin – South Dakota Geological Survey. ISSN 0085-6479. Start year 1894. URL

Circular - Indiana Geological Survey. ISSN 0097-3645. Start year 1952. URL

Current Research in Earth Sciences. Start year 1997. URL

ERDC/CRREL Technical Report. Start year 1994.

ERDC/CRREL Technical Note. Start year 1999.

Geological Map Series – New Jersey Geological Survey. Start year 1985. URL

Geophysical Report - Alaska Geological & Geophysical Surveys. Start year 1999. URL

Guidebook – Oklahoma Geological Survey. ISSN 0078-4400. Start year 1953. URL

Guidebooks - Indiana Geological Survey. ISSN 0160-0826. Start year 1947. URL

Information Circular - Alaska Geological & Geophysical Surveys. Start year 1984. URL

Information Circular – Florida Geological Survey. Start year 1948. URL

Map Series - Tallahassee. ISSN 0085-0624. Start year 1961. URL

Miscellaneous Publication - Alaska Geological & Geophysical Survey. Start year 1964. URL

NGU Rapport. ISSN 0800-3416. Start year 2005. URL

Occasional Papers - Indiana Geological Survey. ISSN 0149-2470. Start year 1979. URL

Open-File Maps - New Jersey Geological Survey. Start year 1984. URL

Open File Report – Florida Geological Survey. ISSN 1058-1391. Start year 1982. URL

Open-File Report – South Dakota Geological Survey. ISSN 1046-0101. Start year 1980. URL

Open-File Studies - Indiana Geological Survey. Start year 1993. URL

Oregon Geology. (formerly The Ore Bin). Start year 1979. URL

Pennsylvania Geology. ISSN 0048-3214. Start year 1997. URL

Preliminary Interpretive Report Series - Alaska Geological & Geophysical Survey. Start year 1999. URL"

Report of Investigation - Alaska Geological & Geophysical Survey. Start year 1983. URL

Report of Investigation – Florida Geological Survey. ISSN 1053-0533. Start year 1934. URL

Reports of Progress - Indiana Geological Survey. ISSN 0097-3645. Start year 1949. URL

Special Publication – Florida Geological Survey. Start year 1956. URL

Special Report - Alaska Geological & Geophysical Survey. Start year 1967. URL

Special Reports - Indiana Geological Survey. ISSN 0537-2933. Start year 1963. URL

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Meeting / Conference Abstracts / Proceedings

CSPG Annual Convention. Start year 2001. URL

Gussow Conference. Start year 2004. URL

Proceedings - Polar Libraries Colloquy. Start year 2002. URL

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