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Scholarly sources are publications, such as journals and monographs (scholarly books), that are more technical and written for an expert audience. The writers have advanced degrees and are experts in their field. Their papers might describe their studies and findings, review the state of knowledge in a specific area, or present theories. An editor oversees the publication process uses peer review to ensure they are publishing the most scientifically sound papers.
Finding Journal Articles
ProQuest Earth, Atmospheric & Aquatic Science Database This link opens in a new window
Earth science, aquatic resources, meteorology, climatology, hydrology, and glaciology journal articles. Some full text. 1950-
GreenFILE This link opens in a new window
Environment and its connections to agriculture, education, law, health, and technology. Some full text.
Journal of the International Society for the Prevention and Mitigation of Natural Hazards. Online access to full text from 1997 to present.
Recognizing a Research Article
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