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Tutt Library Research Guides

 

Water Resources: Home

When looking for research materials concerning the topic of water, try one or more of these.

Finding Articles

The following databases index articles from scholarly, scientific journals.

Government Resouces

USGS Publication Warehouse
http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/
Government reports, statistics, and data for all aspects of geology.

NRCS - Natural Resources Conservation Service
http://www.wcc.nrcs.usda.gov/wsf/westwide.html
From the Department of Agriculture, this site provides statistics, data, and maps for water supplies, streamflows, snowpacks and other climate information.

Water Supply Outlook for the Western United States
http://www.cbrfc.noaa.gov/wsup/westwide/westwide.cgi
Published jointly by NOAA and the Colorado Basin River Forecast Center, this site provides data from the past 20 years, as well as the forecast for water supplies, streamflows, snowpacks and reservoir storage.

U.S. Drought Portal
http://www.drought.gov/drought/
Monitors and forecasts drought and it's impacts in the United States.

Statistical Abstract of the United States

The official federal summary of statistics and provides over 1,400 tables of benchmark measures on the demographic, housing, social, political, and economic condition of the United States.

Find Books: Catalog, Prospector, and Worldcat

You have access to books from three sources -- the Library Catalog, Prospector, and WorldCat:

  • Catalog includes all of the books owned by Tutt Library 
  • Prospector gives you access to books in 22 regional libraries
  • WorldCat lists library holdings nationwide

Delivery Times

  • Prospector: 3-5 business days
  • WorldCat (Interlibrary Loan): 5-10 business days
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