New Titles - Free Online Publications
Entries from before August 2002
An Exploratorium Learning Studio Resource Guide for Educators.

The purpose of this page is to list new items added to our Free Online Publications page.

All materials are in alphabetical order, databases, maps and periodicals are in seperate sections.

Items are listed by week added, items from the current week are not on the main list. To simplify adding titles each Tuesday the previous weeks' titles will be added to the main list.

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Additions for the week of July 28:

New Books and Pamphlets:

  1. EOS Science Plan (1999)

  2. National Science Education Standards

  3. Safety Guide for Operations Over Ice

  4. The Skeptic's Dictionary (electronic edition),
    by Robert Todd Carroll

New Databases:

  1. Earth Impact Database

  2. GEOSCAN Database
    Geological Survey of Canada.

New Periodicals:

  1. ESE Education Reports

Additions for the week of July 21:

New Books and Pamphlets:

  1. Apollo Image Atlas

  2. Basaltic Volcanism on the Terrestrial Planets,
    by members of the Basaltic Volcanism Study Project

  3. Chondrules and their Origins,
    edited by Elbert A. King

  4. Consolidated Lunar Atlas
    by Gerald P. Kuiper, Ewen A. Whitaker, Robert G. Strom, John W. Fountain, and Stephen M. Larson

  5. Handbook of Space Astronomy and Astrophysics,
    by Martin V. Zombec

  6. Lunar Bases and Space Activities of the 21st Century,
    edited by W.W. Mendell

  7. Origin of the Moon,
    edited by W.K. Hartmann, R.J. Phillips, G. J. Taylor

New Bibliographies/Indexes:

  1. Core List of Astronomy Books
    compiled by Liz Bryson (project coordinator), Diane Fortner, Randall Halvertson, Jane Holmquist, Victoria Mitchell, Amy Saxton, Judie Triplehorn, and Fritz Whitcomb

  2. Core List of Astronomy and Physics Journals
    compiled by Liz Bryson (project coordinator), Diane Fortner, and Pamela Yorks

New Databases:

  1. Lunar Orbiter Photographic Atlas of the Moon

New Periodicals:

  1. AAVSO: Alert Notices

  2. SPACEWARN Bulletin

Additions for the week of July 14:

New Books and Pamphlets:

  1. 3.2.1.Liftoff: An Educator's Guide with Activities in Science, Mathematics, Technology and Language Arts

  2. Advanced Linux Programming,
    by Mark Mitchell, Jeffrey Oldham, and Alex Samuel

  3. Build It With Spacewalks

  4. Consider a Career in Aerospace

  5. Earth & Mars-As Different As They Are Alike

  6. Elevations and distances in the United States. 2001.

  7. Exploring the Extreme Poster

  8. International Space Station

  9. Kennedy Space Center Annual Report 1997

  10. Kennedy Space Center Annual Report 1998

  11. Kennedy Space Center Annual Report 2000

  12. Kennedy Space Center Annual Report 2001

  13. The Kennedy Space Center Story

  14. A Key to Discovery

  15. KSC Press Site News Media Handbook

  16. Mars Pathfinder Poster

  17. Mechanics of Granular Materials 5-8

  18. Mechanics of Granular Materials 9-12

  19. Microgravity-Fall Into Mathematics

  20. NASA Student Involvement Program Poster

  21. On The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or The Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life
    First Edition
    by Charles Darwin

  22. On-Line Biology Book
    by Michael Farabee

  23. Once and Future Moon

  24. Pathfinder

  25. Status of technology and digitization in the nation's museums and libraries : 2002 report.

  26. Superstars of Modern Aeronautics
    Your Attitude Determines Your Altitude Series

  27. Superstars of Spaceflight
    Your Attitude Determines Your Altitude Series

  28. Taking the Measure of the Universe

  29. Tools of the Trade

  30. The Wright Way-Innovation Through Engineering

  31. The Wright Way-The Process of Invention

New Bibliographies/Indexes:

  1. The NASA Astrophysics Data System

  2. NASA Technical Report Server (NTRS)

  3. Space Systems Laboratory Publications

New Databases:

  1. Planet Quest: New Worlds Atlas

New Periodicals:

  1. Advances in Physiology Education

  2. - electronic BMJ ( British Medical Journal ) [Jan 1994-]

Additions for the weeks of June 30 & July 7:

New Books and Pamphlets:

  1. Adam Health Illustrated Encyclopedia

  2. Basic Research Opportunities in Earth Science

  3. Darwiniana: Essays and Reviews Pertaining to Darwinism
    by Asa Gray

  4. Dorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary

  5. "Fishy Who's Who" Project WILD activity

  6. Guide to Magellan Image Interpretation (JPL-93-24)

  7. H-IIA Brief Description (PDF file, 2.53MB)

  8. H-IIA User's Manual (PDF file, 5.5MB)

  9. Magellan: The Unveiling of Venus (JPL-400-345, March 1989)

  10. Managing NASA in the Apollo Era. (NASA SP-4102, 1982).
    by Arnold S. Levine

  11. Online Space Notes

  12. The PDR Family Guide to Over-the-Counter Drugs

  13. Peregrine Kid's Book
    Christine R Raabe

  14. Planetary Geology in the 1980s (SP-467, 1985)
    by Joseph Veverka.

  15. The Space Shuttle (SP-407, 1976)

  16. The Space Shuttle Decision: NASA's Search for a Reusable Space Vehicle (NASA SP-4221)
    by T.A. Heppenheimer

  17. The Star Splitters: The High Energy Astronomy Observatories (SP-466, 1984)
    by Wallace H. Tucker.

New Databases:

  1. Space Encyclopedia On-line Data Base

New Periodicals:

  1. IRIS Newsletter

Additions for the week of June 23:

New Books and Pamphlets:

  1. Cathedral & the Bazaar
    Musings on Linux and Open Source by an Accidental Revolutionary
    By Eric S. Raymond

  2. A Challenge of Numbers: People in the Mathematical Sciences
    by Bernard L. Madison and Therese A. Hart

  3. Climate Change Resources: Glossary

  4. The Complexity of Boolean Functions (electronic edition)
    by Ingo Wegener

  5. Educating Mathematical Scientists: Doctoral Study and the Postdoctoral Experience in the United States
    by Mathematics, and Applications National Research Council Commission on Physical Sciences

  6. Elements (English and Greek)
    by Euclid, trans. by Thomas Little Heath

  7. Everybody Counts: A Report to the Nation on the Future of Mathematics Education
    by National Research Council National Mathematical Sciences Education Board

  8. Free as in Freedom
    Richard Stallman's Crusade for Free Software
    By Sam Williams

  9. The Future Does Not Compute
    Transcending the Machines in Our Midst
    by Stephen L. Talbott

  10. Global Warming and Our Changing Climate - Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

  11. Greenhouse Effect and Sea Level Rise: A Challenge for this Generation

  12. Greenhouse Effect, Sea Level Rise, and Coastal Wetlands
    James G. Titus, ed.

  13. Interdisciplinary Research in Mathematics, Science, and Technology Education
    by National Research Council Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education

  14. Learning Debian GNU/Linux
    By Bill McCarty

  15. Lectures on Elementary Mathematics
    by La Grange, Joseph Louis

  16. Mathematical Sciences, Technology, and Economic Competitivenes,
    ed. by James G. Glimm

  17. Mathematics and Science Education Around the World: What Can We Learn From The Survey of Mathematics and Science Opportunities (SMSO) and the Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS)?
    by National Research Council Mathematical Sciences Education Board

  18. Measuring Up: Prototypes for Mathematics Assessment
    by National Research Council National Mathematical Sciences Education Board

  19. Measuring What Counts: A Conceptual Guide for Mathematics Assessment
    by National Research Council National Mathematical Sciences Education Board

  20. Moving Beyond Myths: Revitalizing Undergraduate Mathematics
    by National Research Council National Mathematical Sciences Education Board

  21. MySQL Reference Manual

  22. Open Sources: Voices from the Open Source Revolution

  23. Practical Foundations of Mathematics
    by Paul Taylor

  24. Probability of Sea Level Rise
    James G. Titus and Vijay Narayanan

  25. Reshaping School Mathematics: A Philosophy and Framework for Curriculum
    by National Research Council National Mathematical Sciences Education Board

  26. Strategies for Adaption to Sea Level Rise Report of the Coastal Zone Management Subgroup

  27. Tools For Thought: The People and Ideas of the Next Computer Revolution (with all chapters of original print edition, and new chapters in progress)
    by Howard Rheingold

  28. Unix Text Processing
    by Dale Dougherty and Tim O'Reilly

New Databases:

  1. Dictionary of PC Hardware and Data Communications Terms
    By Mitchell Shnier

New Maps:

  1. Geologic Map of the Central Marysvale Volcanic Field, Southwestern Utah

  2. Maps of Lands Vulnerable to Sea Level Rise: Modeled Elevations along the U.S. Atlantic and Gulf Coasts By James G. Titus and Charlie Richman

New Periodicals:

  1. World Wide Web Journal (W3J)

Additions for the week of June 16:

New Books and Pamphlets:

  1. 1994 Health Framework for California Public Schools: K-12 (244pp.:1.3MB)

  2. 2002 Style Manual for the California Department of Education (95pp.:1.4MB)

  3. The Antiquities Act of 1906
    By Ronald F. Lee

  4. Assessing biological effects from highway-runoff constituents,
    by D. R. Buckler and G. E. Granato.

  5. Challenge ToolKits

  6. Education Technology Planning: A Guide for School Districts

  7. The Encyclopedia of World History: Ancient, Medieval, and Modern (sixth edition, 2001),
    ed. by Peter N. Stearns

  8. Flatland (second edition) by Edwin A. Abbott
    illustrated HTML at Eldritch Press
    Gutenberg text with ASCII illustrations

  9. The Future Does Not Compute: Transcending the Machines in Our Midst by Stephen L. Talbott

  10. Learning...Teaching...Leading... Report of the Professional Development Task Force

  11. List of Hazardous Art and Craft Materials that Can Not be Purchased for Use in Grades K- 6

  12. Macintosh Human Interface Guidelines by Apple Computer
  13. Mathematics Content Standards for California Public Schools

  14. Moths to the Flame: The Seductions of Computer Technology by Gregory J. E. Rawlins

  15. Multibeam data and socio-economic issues in west-central San Francisco Bay, CA,
    by J. L. Chin, P. R. Carlson, F. L. Wong and D. A. Cacchione.

  16. Open Sources: Voices from the Open Source Revolution, ed. by Chris DiBona, Sam Ockman, and Mark Stone

  17. Proceedings of a workshop on digital mapping techniques; methods for geologic map data capture, management, and publication,
    edited by D. R. Soller.

  18. ResEdit Reference

  19. Science Content Standards for California Public Schools

  20. Scientific and Technical Acronyms, Symbols and Abbreviations

  21. Storms from the Sun: The Emerging Science of Space Weather
    Michael J. Carlowicz and Ramon E. Lopez

  22. Trapped in the Net: The Unanticipated Consequences of Computerization by Gene I. Rochlin

  23. When the Censor Comes: A Guide for Teachers, Librarians, Booksellers and Others Who Disseminate the Printed Word,
    by Sandra Bernstein

New Databases:

  1. Data base of impact craters on Venus based on analysis of Magellan radar images and altimetry data,
    by G. G. Schaber, R. L. Kirk and R. G. Strom.

  2. A digital version of the 1970 U.S. Geological Survey topographic map of the San Francisco Bay region, three sheets, 1:125,000,
    by D. S. Aiken.

  3. Geologic map of Santa Cruz County, California; a digital database,
    compiled by E. E. Brabb.

  4. Geology of Point Reyes National Seashore and Vicinity, California: A Digital Database
    By: Joseph C. Clark and Earl E. Brabb

  5. Geology of the onshore part of San Mateo County, California; a digital database,
    by E. E. Brabb, R. W. Graymer and D. L. Jones.

  6. Geology of the southernmost part of Santa Clara County, California; a digital database,
    by R. W. Graymer.

  7. Preliminary geologic map of the San Francisco South 7.5' quadrangle and part of the Hunters Point 7.5' quadrangle, San Francisco Bay area, California; a digital database,
    by M. G. Bonilla.

  8. Quaternary geology and liquefaction susceptibility, San Francisco, California 1:100,000 quadrangle; a digital database,
    by K. L. Knudsen, J. S. Noller, J. M. Sowers and W. R. Lettis.

New Periodicals:

  1. Aerospace Technology Innovation

  2. Astrogram Ames Research Center

  3. Discovery Dispatch

  4. Goddard News - Office of Public Affairs at the Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC)

  5. Heads Up - NASA Headquarters

  6. Inside Wallops - Wallops Flight Facility (WFF)

  7. Insights Magazine - High Performance Computing and Communications (HPCC) program office at NASA Ames Research Center

  8. KSC Countdown Newsletter - Kennedy Space Center

  9. Marshall Star - Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC)

  10. Microgravity News

  11. NASA Spinoff On-line

  12. SISN Newsletter - The Science Information Systems Newsletter (SISN)

  13. Space News Roundup - Johnson Space Center (JSC)

  14. Space RAD Health Newsletter

  15. Spaceport News - Kennedy Space Center (KSC)

  16. STI Bulletin

  17. Universe - Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)

  18. X-Press - Dryden Flight Research Center (DFRC)

Additions for the week of June 9:

New Books and Pamphlets:

  1. American elk (Cervus elaphus). [1999] Wildlife Habitat Management Institute

  2. American kestrel (Falco sparverius). [1999] Wildlife Habitat Management Institute

  3. Areas susceptible to irrigation-induced selenium contamination of water and biota in the Western United States,
    by R. L. Seiler, U.S. Geological Survey; J. P. Skorupa, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; and L. A. Peltz, Nature Conservancy.

  4. Arsenic in ground-water resources of the United States,
    by A. H. Welch, S. A. Watkins, D. R. Helsel and M. J. Focazio.

  5. Assessing habitats created by installation of drop pipes

  6. Bioremediation; nature's way to a cleaner environment,
    by F. H. Chapelle.

  7. Butterflies (Order: Lepidoptera). [2000] Wildlife Habitat Management Institute

  8. Catalog of Hawaiian Earthquakes, 1823 - 1959
    By Fred Klein and Thomas L. Wright

  9. Catalog of the historically active volcanoes of Alaska,
    by T. P. Miller, R. G. McGimsey, D. H. Richter, J. R. Riehle, C. J. Nye, M. E. Yount and J. A. Dumoulin.

  10. Delta subsidence in California; the sinking heart of the state,
    by S. E. Ingebritsen, M. E. Ikehara, D. L. Galloway and D. R. Jones.

  11. Earthquake probabilities in the San Francisco Bay region; 2000 to 2030, a summary of findings,
    by Working Group on California Earthquake Probabilities.

  12. Eastern bluebird (Sialia sialis). [1999] Wildlife Habitat Management Institute

  13. Eastern cottontail (Sylvilagus floridanus). [1999] Wildlife Habitat Management Institute

  14. Grassland birds. [1999] Wildlife Habitat Management Institute

  15. How to build a model illustrating sea-floor spreading and subduction,
    by J. C. Lahr.

  16. Human Factor in Mining Reclamation
    By U.S. Geological Survey

  17. Lesser prairie-chicken (Tympanuchus pallidicinctus). [1999] Wildlife Habitat Management Institute

  18. Long-billed curlew (Numenius americanus). [2000] Wildlife Habitat Management Institute

  19. Mercury contamination from historic gold mining in California,
    by C. N. Alpers and M. P. Hunerlach.

  20. Modified Mercalli intensities for some recent California earthquakes and historic San Francisco Bay region earthquakes,
    by W. H. Bakun.

  21. Mountain plover (Charadrius montanus). [2001] Wildlife Habitat Management Institute

  22. National assessment of coastal vulnerability to future sea-level rise.

  23. National assessment of coastal vulnerability to sea-level rise; U.S. Atlantic Coast,
    by E. R. Thieler and E. S. Hammar-Klose.

  24. Northern bobwhite (Colinus virginianus). [1999] Wildlife Habitat Management Institute

  25. The Purisima Formation and related rocks (upper Miocene-Pliocene), greater San Francisco Bay area, Central California; review of literature and USGS collection (now housed at the Museum of Paleontology, University of California, Berkeley),
    by C. L. Powell, II.

  26. Rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). [2000] Wildlife Habitat Management Institute

  27. Ring-necked pheasant (Phasianus colchicus). [1999] Wildlife Habitat Management Institute

  28. Ruby-throated hummingbird (Archilochus colubris). [1999] Wildlife Habitat Management Institute

  29. San Francisco Bay Program: Lessons Learned for Managing Coastal Water Resources

  30. Scenarios for historic San Francisco Bay region earthquakes,
    by W. H. Bakun.

  31. Shorebirds. [2000] Wildlife Habitat Management Institute

  32. Subduction zone and crustal dynamics of western Washington; a tectonic model for earthquake hazards evaluation,
    by Dal Stanley, Antonio Villaseor and Harley Benz.

  33. Table-top earthquakes; a demonstration of seismology for teachers and students,
    by J. C. Lahr.

  34. The Toadstool Millionaires: A Social History of Patent Medicines in America before Federal Regulation,
    by James Harvey Young

  35. USGS response to an urban earthquake; Northridge '94.

  36. Wild turkey (Meleagris gallopavo). [1999] Wildlife Habitat Management Institute

New Bibliographies/Indexes:

  1. Bibliography of literature from 1990-1997 pertaining to Holocene and fumarolic Pleistocene volcanoes of Alaska, Canada, and the conterminous United States,
    by C. J. Harpel and J. W. Ewert.

New Databases:

  1. General distribution of geologic materials in the San Francisco Bay region, California; a digital database,
    compiled by C. M. Wentworth.

  2. Quaternary geology and liquefaction susceptibility, Napa, California 1:100,000 quadrangle; a digital database,
    by J. M. Sowers, J. S. Noller and W. R. Lettis.

New Maps:

  1. Geologic Map and Map Database of Parts of Marin, San Francisco, Alameda, Contra Costa, and Sonoma Counties, California
    By M. C. Blake Jr., R.W. Graymer, and D.L. Jones
    Digital Database
    by Adam Soule and R.W. Graymer

  2. Geologic Map and Map Database of the Oakland Metropolitan Area, Alameda, Contra Costa, and San Francisco Counties, California
    By R.W. Graymer

  3. Geologic map and map database of the Palo Alto 30' x 60' quadrangle, California,
    by E. E. Brabb, R. W. Graymer and D. L. Jones.

  4. Minerals in our environment,
    by Judy Weathers and J. P. Galloway.

  5. Seafloor rocks and sediments of the continental shelf from Monterey Bay to Point Sur, California,
    by S. L. Eittreim, R. J. Anima, A. J. Stevenson and F. L. Wong.

Additions for the week of June 2:

New Books and Pamphlets:

  1. Age and paleoenvironmental significance of mega-invertebrates from the "San Pedro" Formation in the Coyote Hills, Fullerton and Buena Park, Orange County, Southern California
    by C. L. Powell, II and Dave Stevens.

  2. Anabolic steroid abuse. Rev. Apr. 2000. 2000. National Institute on Drug Abuse.

  3. Archeology in the classroom : a case study from Arizona.

  4. Autobiography of Philip B. King
    By Philip B. King
    U.S. Geological Survey 0pen-File Report 00-443

  5. Bats : order: Chiroptera:. [1999] Wildlife Habitat Management Institute

  6. Bibliographic control of web resources : a Library of Congress action plan.

  7. Chemical/Biological/Radiological incident handbook.

  8. Coastal challenges : a guide to coastal and marine issues. [1998] Environmental Health Center (National Safety Council)

  9. Collecting micrometeorites from the South Pole water well

  10. Cooking for groups : a volunteer's guide to food safety.

  11. Crime scene investigation : a guide for law enforcement.

  12. Design of ice booms /. [1996] U.S. Army Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory.

  13. Gazetteer Of Planetary Nomenclature
    Working Group For Planetary System Nomenclature International Astronomical Union

  14. Geology of the Golden Gate Headlands

  15. Glossary of shipping terms. [1999] United States. TD 11.2:SH 6/3. [[0235]].

  16. A Good Start in Life: Understanding Your Child's Brain and Behavior
    Joseph Henry Press

  17. Invasive plants: changing the landscape of America: fact book

  18. Meeting the invasive species challenge : management plan. [2001] National Invasive Species Council

  19. Mercury bioaccumulation in fish in a region affected by historic gold mining; the South Yuba River, Deer Creek, and Bear River watersheds, California, 1999
    by J. T. May, R. L. Hothem, C. N. Alpers and M. A. Law.

  20. Microfossils from Chesapeake Bay sediments; illustrations and species database,
    edited by T. M. Cronin, R. S. Wagner and Moira Slattery.

  21. 'Miracle' health claims : add a dose of skepticism.

  22. Mold remediation in schools and commercial buildings.

  23. The National Space Weather Program : implementation plan.

  24. Near-Earth Objects Survey Working Group report.

  25. Nicotine addiction. National Institute on Drug Abuse.

  26. Pesticide toxicity index for freshwater aquatic organisms.

  27. Psycho-physiological contributions of physical activity and sports for girls.

  28. Sea-level rise and coastal forests on the Gulf of Mexico
    by Kimberlyn Williams, Z. S. Pinzon, R. P. Stumpf and E. A. Raabe.

  29. Something in the air: airborne allergens.

  30. Space environment : topics : navigation. [electronic resource] :. 1995. Space Environment Laboratory.

  31. Trash and climate change : planet protectors discover the hidden reasons to reduce, reuse, and recycle.

  32. Understanding vaccines /. [1998] National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

New Maps:

  1. Debris flows triggered by the El Niño rainstorm of February 2-3, 1998, Walpert Ridge and vicinity, Alameda County, California, by J. A. Coe and J. W. Godt.

  2. Earthquakes in and near the northeastern United States, 1638-1998
    by R. L. Wheeler, N. K. Trevor, A. C. Tarr and A. J. Crone.

  3. Geochemical Landscapes of the Conterminous United States -- New Map Presentations for 22 Elements
    By N. Gustavsson, B. Bølviken, D.B. Smith, and R.C. Severson

  4. Geologic Map of the Arctic Quadrangle, Alaska
    By W.P. Brosgé, H.N. Reiser, J.T. Dutro, Jr., R.L. Detterman, and I.L. Tailleur

  5. Geologic map of the Grand Canyon 30' x 60' quadrangle, Coconino and Mohave counties, northwestern Arizona, by G. H. Billingsley.

  6. Geologic Maps and Structure Sections of the southwestern Santa Clara Valley and southern Santa Cruz Mountains, Santa Clara and Santa Cruz Counties, California
    By R.J. McLaughlin, J.C. Clark, E.E. Brabb, E.J. Helley, and C.J. Colón

  7. Seismic-hazard maps for Hawaii
    by F. W. Klein, A. D. Frankel, C. S. Mueller, R. L. Wesson and P. G. Okubo.

Additions for May 19 through May 31:

New Books and Pamphlets:

  1. An Atlas of Speleothem Microfabrics - L. Bruce Railsback

  2. Contributions to the Theory of Natural Selection: A Series of Essays (second edition; New York: Macmillan and Co., 1871), by Alfred Russel Wallace

  3. The Geographical Distribution of Animals, With a Study of the Relations of Living and Extinct Faunas As Elucidating the Past Changes of the Earth's Surface (New York: Harper and Brothers, 1876), by Alfred Russel Wallace
    volume I: page images at MOA
    volume II: page images at MOA

  4. The Nerve Impulse. (C) F. Bezanilla

  5. Water Hyacinth in Africa and the Middle East: A Survey of Problems and Solutions, ed. by Luis A. Navarro and George Phiri

Additions for the week of May 12:

New Books and Pamphlets:

  1. The Basics of MRI

  2. EPA 2000 Annual Report

  3. EPA Region 9: Progress Report 2002

  4. An Essay on the Principle of Population (sixth edition, 1826), by Thomas Malthus

  5. Fuel Cells Green Power

  6. Remember the Past ...Protect the Future
    30 Years of Environmental Progress in the Pacific Southwest
    1999 Annual Report

  7. South: The Story of Shackleton's Last Expedition, 1914-17, by Ernest Henry Shackleton

  8. A Tangled Tale, by Lewis Carroll

New Bibliographies/Indexes:

  1. Core List for an Environmental Reference Collection
    United States Environmental Protection Agency Office of Environmental Information (2843)

  2. EPA Test Method Index

New Databases:

  1. NIST Chemistry WebBook

  2. The On-Line Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences, ed. by N. J. A. Sloane and Simon Plouffe

New Maps:

  1. Region 9 Indian Reservations - EPA (142K PDF)

  2. Arizona Indian Reservations (204K PDF)

  3. California Indian Reservations (280K PDF)

  4. Nevada Indian Reservations (169K PDF)

Additions for the week of May 5:

New Books and Pamphlets:

  1. Beyond Bio 101: The Transformation of Undergraduate Biology Education

  2. Pictorial History of the Locomotive (c1899), ed. by William Wright

  3. Science Fair Handbook by Anthony D. Fredericks, Ed.D.

  4. The Young Folk's Book of Invention (Boston: Little, Brown, and Co., c1926), by T. C. Bridges

New Periodicals:

  1. Access Newsletter - National Biological Information Infrastructure (NBII)

  2. Journal of Theoretics

  3. The Universe in the Classroom

Additions for the week of April 28:

New Books and Pamphlets:

Many of the titles below are not in English, these are facsimilies of botanical books with wonderful illustrations.

  1. Abrupt Climate Change: Inevitable Surprises (2002)
    Ocean Studies Board (OSB), Polar Research Board (PRB), Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate (BASC)

  2. Afbeeldingen van zeldzaame gewassen - Meerburgh, Nicolaas

  3. The Ants of West Africa and the Congo Basin

  4. Cornus : specimen botanicum sistens descriptiones et icones specierum corni minus cognitarum / L Héritier de Brutelle, Charles Louis

  5. Damage and Restoration of Geodetic Infrastructure Caused by the 1994 Northridge, California, Earthquake

  6. A Description of the Genus Cinchona- Lambert, Aylmer Bourke 1797

  7. Environmental Studies of the World Trade Center area after the September 11, 2001 attack. U. S. Geological Survey, Open File Report OFR-01-0429

  8. From Certainty to Uncertainty: The Story of Science and Ideas in the Twentieth Century - F. David Peat

  9. Gaining Independence A Manual For Planning the Launch of a Nonprofit Electronic Publishing Venture

  10. Geology and coastal hazards in the northern Monterey Bay, California; field trip guidebook; November 4, 2000, by Cheryl Hapke.

  11. Geology and Natural History of the San Francisco Bay Area A Field-Trip Guidebook Edited By Philip W. Stoffer and Leslie C. Gordon

  12. Gramineae Chilenses - Desvaux, Émile

  13. Icones pictae plantarum rariorum descriptionibus et observationibus illustratae / Auctore J.E. Smith, M.D. Fasc. 1-3.

  14. Iconographie descriptive des cactees - Lemaire, Charles Antoine

  15. Köhler's Medizinal-Pflanzen in naturgetreuen Abbildungen mit kurz erläuterndem Texte - Köhler, Franz Eugen

  16. La flore et la pomone françaises : histoire et figure en couleur,des fleurs et des fruits de France ou naturalisés sur le sol français - Jaume Saint-Hilaire, Jean Henri
    Volume 1
    Volume 2
    Volume 3
    Volume 4
    Volume 5
    Volume 6

  17. Linus Pauling Research Notebooks

  18. Plantarum selectarum icones pictae / editae a Nicolao Meerburg

  19. Scientific Validity of Polygraph Testing: A Research Review and Evaluation (1983), by United States Office of Technology Assessment

  20. Summary of suspended-sediment concentration data, San Francisco Bay, California, water year 1999, by P. A. Buchanan and C. A. Ruhl.

  21. Traité des arbres forestiers : ou histoire et description des arbre indigènes ou naturalisés... - Jaume Saint-Hilaire, Jean Henri

  22. Traité des arbrisseaux et des arbustes cultivés en France et en pleine - Jaume Saint-Hilaire, Jean Henri

New Maps:

  1. 1:100,000-Scale Topographic Contours Derived from Digital Elevation Models, San Francisco Bay Region, California: A Digital Database By Heather M. Wright and Carl M. Wentworth

  2. Map and Map Database of Susceptibility to Slope failure by sliding and earthflow in the Oakland area, California By Richard J. Pike, Russell W. Graymer, Sebastian Roberts, Naomi B. Kalman, and Steven Sobieszczyk

  3. Map Showing Locations of Damaging Landslides in Alameda County, California, Resulting From 1997-98 El Niño Rainstorms

  4. Map Showing Locations of Damaging Landslides in Contra Costa County, California, Resulting From 1997-98 El Niño Rainstorms

  5. Map Showing Locations of Damaging Landslides in Marin County, California, Resulting From 1997-98 El Niño Rainstorms

  6. Map Showing Locations of Damaging Landslides in Napa County, California, Resulting From 1997-98 El Niño Rainstorms

  7. Map Showing Locations of Damaging Landslides in San Francisco City and County, California, Resulting From 1997-98 El Niño Rainstorms

  8. Map Showing Locations of Damaging Landslides in Santa Cruz County, California, Resulting From 1997-98 El Niño Rainstorms

  9. Map Showing Locations of Damaging Landslides in San Mateo County, California, Resulting From 1997-98 El Niño Rainstorms

  10. Map Showing Locations of Damaging Landslides in Santa Clara County, California, Resulting From 1997-98 El Niño Rainstorms

  11. Map Showing Locations of Damaging Landslides in Solano County, California, Resulting From 1997-98 El Niño Rainstorms

  12. Map Showing Locations of Damaging Landslides in Sonoma County, California, Resulting From 1997-98 El Niño Rainstorms

  13. Preliminary maps of Quaternary deposits and liquefaction susceptibility, nine-county San Francisco Bay region, California; a digital database, by K. L. Knudsen, J. M. Sowers, R. C. Witter, C. M. Wentworth, E. J. Helley, R. S. Nicholson, H. M. Wright and K. H. Brown.

  14. Seismic landslide hazard for the city of Berkeley, California, by S. B. Miles and D. K. Keefer. 2001.

  15. Seismic landslide hazard for the cities of Oakland and Piedmont, California, by S. B. Miles and D. K. Keefer. 2001.

New Periodicals:

  1. Biological Procedures Online

  2. L5 News

Additions for the week of April 21:

New Books and Pamphlets:

  1. Beyond the Golden Gate—Oceanography, Geology, Biology, and Environmental Issues in the Gulf of the Farallones

New Maps:

  1. Geological Atlas of the Western Canada Sedimentary Basin, ed. by Grant D. Mossop and Irina Shetsen

  2. Geologic Map of the Sasquatch Steps Area, North Flank of Mount St. Helens, Washington

New Periodicals:

  1. NEWSLETTER on Long-Span Bridges
    Honshu-Shikoku Bridge Authority

Additions for the week of April 14: (in process)

New Books and Pamphlets:

  1. Bay-Delta Environmental Report Card 1996-1999

  2. Bay-Delta Environmental Report Card 1999-2001
    Appendix A: Wetland and Riparian Acquisitions

  3. Bayland Ecosystem Habitat Goals: A Report of Habitat Recommendations prepared by the San Francisco Bay Area Wetlands Ecosystem Goals Project.

  4. Bayland Ecosystem Species and Community Profiles: Life Histories and Environmental Requirements of key plants, fish and wildlife prepared by the San Francisco Bay Area Wetlands Ecosystem Goals Project

  5. Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan

  6. Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2000, 5th Edition

  7. Food Guide Pyramid, 1992 (revised 1996).

  8. The March of Portola and the Discovery of the Bay of San Francisco; The Log of the San Carlos and Original Documents Translated and Annotated, by Zoeth Skinner Eldredge and Eusebius J. Molera

  9. The Nautical almanac and Astronomical Ephemeris for the Year 1804, Published in London by Order of the Commissioners of Longitude

  10. The Notebooks of Leonardo da Vinci, by Leonardo da Vinci, ed. by Jean Paul Richter, trans. by R. C., Mrs. Bell and E. J. Poynter

  11. State of the Estuary Report
  12. State Of the Estuary / Restoration Primer
    This report describes the current state of the San Francisco Bay-Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Estuary's environment -- waters, wetlands, wildlife, watersheds and the aquatic ecosystem -- and provides restoration recommendations. (Warning: the above PDF is very large (33 megabytes)!
    For your convenience, the report can be downloaded in portions:
    pp1-15 pp16-39 pp40-59 pp60-76

  13. Using the Food Guide Pyramid: A Resource for Nutrition Educators

  14. Wood duck (Aix sponsa). [1999?] Wildlife Habitat Management Institute (U.S.) A 57.56/2:2001042999

New Periodicals:

  1. Emerging Infectious Diseases Journal (CDC)

  2. ESTUARY Newsletter

Additions for the week of April 7:

New Books and Pamphlets:

  1. Granite Crags of California (1886 edition), by Constance F. Gordon-Cumming

New Maps:

  1. A Series of charts, with sailing directions, embracing surveys of the Farallones, entrance to the bay of San Francisco, bays of San Francisco and San Pablo, straits of Carquines and Suisun Bay, confluence and deltic branches of the Sacramento and San Joaquin Rivers and the Sacramento River (with the middle fork) to the American River, including the cities of Sacramento and Boston, State of California / by Cadwalader Ringgold ...

Additions for the week of March 31:

New Books and Pamphlets:

  1. Red Imported Fire Ants

  2. Where to See the Monarchs in CA

New Bibliographies/Indexes:

  1. Garden & Nutrition Resource Catalog

New Databases:

  1. Earthquake Engineering Abstracts

New Periodicals:

  1. Antarctic Journal of the United States

  2. Contemporary Herpetology

Additions for the week of March 24:

New Books and Pamphlets:

  1. Airborne Trailblazer: Two Decades with NASA Langley's 737 Flying Laboratory (Washington, D.C.: NASA SP-4216, 1994). By Lane E. Wallace

  2. Apollo: A Retrospective Analysis (Washington, D.C.: Monographs in Aerospace History, No. 3, 1994). By Roger D. Launius

  3. Apollo by the Numbers: A Statistical Reference (NASA SP-2000-4029) by Richard W. Orloff

  4. Apollo Expeditions to the Moon (NASA SP-350, 1975)

  5. Apollo Over the Moon: A View From Orbit (NASA SP-362, 1978) edited by Harold Masursky, G.W. Colton, and Farouk El-Baz

  6. The Apollo Spacecraft Chronology, Vol. I - IV (NASA SP-4009) Volume I, edited by Ivan D. Eertel and Mary Louise Morse

  7. Aquatic Habitat Assessment: Common Methods and Glossary of Aquatic Habitat Inventory Terminology

  8. Atmosphere of Freedom: Sixty Years at NASA Ames Research Center (NASA SP-2000-4314)

  9. Beyond the Atmosphere: Early Years of Space Science (Washington, D.C.: NASA SP-4211, 1980). Written by Homer Newell

  10. Chariots for Apollo: A History of Manned Lunar Spacecraft (Washington, D.C.: NASA SP-4205, 1979). By Courtney G. Brooks, James M. Grimwood, and Loyd S. Swenson, Jr.

  11. Computers Take Flight: A History of NASA's Pioneering Digital Fly-By-Wire Project (NASA SP-2000-4224). by James E. Tomayko

  12. Destination Moon: A History of the Lunar Orbiter Program(Washington, D.C.: NASA TM-3487, 1977) by Bruce Byers

  13. Enchanted Rendezvous: John C. Houbolt and the Genesis of the Lunar-Orbit Rendezvous Concept (Monographs in Aerospace History, No. 4, 1995) Hansen, James R.

  14. First Among Equals: The Selection of NASA Space Science Experiments (Washington, D.C.: NASA SP-4215, 1991). Written by John Naugle

  15. From Engineering Science to Big Science: the NACA and NASA Collier Trophy Research Project Winners (SP-4219, 1998), edited by Pamela E. Mack

  16. Glossary of Aquatic Habitat Inventory Terminology (with Aquatic Habitat Assessment: Common Methods)

  17. Guide to Fisheries Education Resources for Grades K-12

  18. The High Speed Frontier: Case Histories of Four NACA Programs, 1920-1950 (NASA SP-445, 1980) by John V. Becker

  19. History of Research in Space Biology and Biodynamics at the Air Force Missile Development Center, Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico, 1946-1958

  20. Hugh L. Dryden's Careeer in Aviation and Space (Washington, D.C.: Monographs in Aerospace History, No. 5, 1996). By Michael H. Gorn

  21. The Human Factor: Biomedicine in the Manned Space Program to 1980 (NASA SP-4213, 1985) by John A. Pitts

  22. Human Spaceflight, A Record of Achievement, 1961-1998 is monograph in aerospace history #9. Compiled by Judy A. Rumerman

  23. Introduction to the Aerodynamics of Flight (NASA SP-367, 1975) by Theodore A. Talay

  24. Legislative Origins of the National Aeronautics and Space Act of 1958: Proceedings of an Oral History Workshop(Monographs in Aerospace History, No. 8, 1998), Logsdon, John M., moderator.
    text-only pdf file
    or a large (8 MB) pdf file with graphics

  25. Life in the Universe: Proceedings of a conference held at NASA Ames Research Center Moffet Field, California, June 19-20, 1979 (NASA CP-2156, 1981)

  26. Liquid Hydrogen as a Propulsion Fuel, 1945-1959 (NASA SP-4404, 1978) By John L. Sloop

  27. Living Aloft: Human Requirements for Extended Spaceflight (NASA SP-483, 1985) by Mary Connors, Albert Harrison, and Faren Akins

  28. Living and Working in Space: A History of Skylab (NASA SP-4208, 1983) by W. David Compton and Charles Benson

  29. Lunar Impact: A History of Project Ranger (Washington, D.C.: NASA SP-4210, 1977) by R. Cargill Hall

  30. Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica

  31. Marine Stocks at Risk of Extinction

  32. The Martian Landscape (NASA SP-425, 1978)

  33. A Meeting With The Universe

  34. Moonport: A History of Apollo Launch Facilities and Operations(Washington, D.C.: NASA SP-4204, 1978). By Charles D. Benson and William Barnaby Faherty

  35. NASA Engineers and the Age of Apollo. Fries, Sylvia D. NASA SP-4104,1992.

  36. NASA History Databooks, volumes IV - VI (SP-4012)

  37. NASA's Origins and the Dawn of the Space Age

  38. On Mars: Exploration of the Red Planet 1958-1978 (Washington, D.C.: NASA SP-4212, 1984). Written by Linda Ezell and Edward Ezell

  39. On the Frontier: Flight Research at Dryden, 1946-1981 (Washington, D.C.: NASA SP-4303, 1984). By Richard P. Hallion

  40. On the Moon with Apollo 16: A Guidebook to the Descartes Region (NASA EP-95, 1972)

  41. On the Shoulders of Titans: A History of Project Gemini (Washington, D.C.: NASA SP-4203, 1977). By Barton C. Hacker and James M. Grimwood

  42. Orders of Magnitude: A History of the NACA and NASA, 1915-1990 (Washington, D.C.: NASA SP-4406, 1989). By Roger E. Bilstein

  43. The Partnership: A History of the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project (Washington, D.C.: NASA SP-4209, 1978). Written by Linda Ezell and Edward Ezell

  44. Pioneer Odyssey (NASA SP-349/396, revised edition, 1977) by Richard Fimmel

  45. The Problem of Space Travel: The Rocket Motor (Washington, D.C.: NASA SP-4026, 1995). Edited by Ernst Stuhlinger and J.D. Hunley with Jennifer Garland. Foreword by Frederick I. Ordway III

  46. Project Gemini Technology and Operations: A Chronology (NASA SP-4002) by James M. Grimwood

  47. Project Mercury: A Chronology (NASA SP-4001) by James M. Grimwood

  48. Quest for Performance: The Evolution of Modern Aircraft (NASA SP-468, 1985)

  49. Research in NASA History: A Guide to the NASA History Program (NASA HHR-64, revised June 1997)

  50. The Search For Extraterrestrial Intelligence (NASA SP-419, 1977), edited by Philip Morrison, John Billingham, and John Wolfe

  51. Skylab: A Chronology. (NASA SP-4011, 1977) by Roland W. Newkirk and Ivan D. Ertel, with Courtney G. Brooks

  52. Skylab, Classroom in Space (SP-401, 1977), edited by Lee Summerlin

  53. Space Medicine in Project Mercury (NASA SP-4003), by Mae Mills Link

  54. Stages to Saturn: A Technological History of the Apollo/Saturn Launch Vehicle (NASA SP-4206) by Roger E. Bilstein

  55. Standards for Technological Literacy: Content for the Study of Technology

  56. This New Ocean: A History of Project Mercury (Washington, D.C.: NASA SP-4201, 1966, reprinted 1999). By Loyd S. Swenson, Jr., James M. Grimwood, and Charles C. Alexander.

  57. Touchdown: The Development of Propulsion Controlled Aircraft at NASA Dryden Monograph in Aerospace History, No. 16, 1999

  58. Toward Mach 2: The Douglas D-558 Program (SP-4222, 1999)

  59. Unmanned Space Project Management: Surveyor and Lunar Orbiter (Washington, D.C.: NASA SP-4901, 1972). By Erasmus H. Kloman.

  60. Vanguard: A History (Washington, D.C.: NASA SP-4202, 1970, rep. ed. Smithsonian Institution Press, 1971). By Constance McLaughlin Green and Milton Lomask.

  61. Viking Orbiter Views of Mars (NASA SP-441, 1980)

  62. Voyager 1 and 2, Atlas of Saturnian Satellites (NASA SP-474, 1984), edited by Raymond Batson

  63. Walking to Olympus: An EVA Chronology. Written by David S.F. Portree and Robert C. Trevino, this is Monograph in Aerospace History No. 7, 1997

  64. Where No Man Has Gone Before: A History of Apollo Lunar Exploration Missions (Washington, D.C.: NASA SP-4214, 1989). By William David Compton

  65. Wind Tunnels of NASA (NASA SP-440, 1981) by Donald D. Baals and William R. Corliss

  66. Wingless Flight: The Lifting Body Story. (NASA SP-4220, 1998) Reed, R. Dale

  67. Women in Flight Research Written by by Sheryll Goecke Powers

New Bibliographies/Indexes:

  1. An Annotated Bibliography of the Apollo Program (Washington, D.C.: Monographs in Aerospace History, No. 2, 1994). Compiled by Roger D. Launius and J.D. Hunley

  2. Toward a History of the Space Shuttle: An Annotated Bibliography (Washington, D.C.: Monographs in Aerospace History No. 1, 1992). Compiled by Roger D. Launius and Aaron K. Gillette.

New Periodicals:

  1. Compleat Mesoangler

  2. Fishery Bulletin

  3. Gridpoints - NASA Advanced Supercomputing Division

  4. Journal of Technology Education

  5. Marine Fisheries Review

  6. NASA History News and Notes
    Current issue:
    Back issues:

  7. Sarsia Online

  8. Teacher Chronicles [ITEA]

Additions for the week of March 17: (in process)

New Books and Pamphlets:

  1. 1999 CalEPPC Pest Plant List

  2. Advanced Bash-Scripting Guide
    Mendel Cooper
    HTML (read online):
    HTML (tarred and gzipped package, 275k):

  3. American Hazardscapes: The Regionalization of Hazards and Disasters
    Susan L. Cutter, Editor

  4. The Decade of Discovery in Astronomy and Astrophysics
    Astronomy and Astrophysics Survey Committee, Board on Physics and Astronomy, National Research Council

  5. Emacspeak User's Guide
    Jennifer Jobst
    HTML (read online)
    HTML (tarred and gzipped package, 25k)
    PDF (91k)

  6. Exploration of Near Earth Objects
    Committee on Planetary and Lunar Exploration, National Research Council

  7. In Her Own Right: The Institute of Medicine's Guide to Women's Health Issues
    Beryl Lieff Benderly, for the Institute of Medicine

  8. Linux Administrator's Security Guide
    Kurt Seifried

  9. The Linux Network Administrator's Guide
    Olaf Kirch and Terry Dawson
    HTML (read online)
    HTML (tarred and gzipped package, 690k)
    PDF (1.5MB)

  10. Linux System Administration Made Easy
    Steve Frampton
    HTML (read online)
    HTML (tarred and gzipped package, 99k)

  11. The Linux System Administrators' Guide
    Lars Wirzenius, Joanna Oja, and Stephen Stafford
    HTML (read online)
    HTML (tarred and gzipped package, 150k)
    PDF (332k)

  12. Linux From Scratch
    Gerard Beekmans
    HTML (read online):
    HTML (tarred and gzipped package, 175k):
    PDF (901k):

  13. Pampasgrass and Jubatagrass Threaten California Coastal Habitats

  14. Preventing the Forward Contamination of Europa
    Task Group on the Forward Contamination of Europa, Space Studies Board, National Research Council

  15. Science at the Frontier
    by Addison Greenwood for the National Academy of Sciences

  16. Securing and Optimizing Linux Red Hat Edition - A Hands on Guide
    Gerhard Mourani
    HTML (read online)
    HTML (tarred and gzipped package, 1.5MB)
    PDF (5MB)

  17. Tennessee Exotic Plant Management Manual

  18. Terms of Environment - EPA

  19. Who Will Do the Science of the Future?: A Symposium on Careers of Women in Science
    National Academy of Sciences, Committee on Women in Science and Engineering, National Research Council

New Databases:

  1. Database MOKUROKU Based on "A Check List of Japanese Insects"

  2. Database of IPM Resources (DIR)

  3. DJI, Dictionary of Japanese Insect Names

  4. Entomology Database KONCHU!

  5. Image Database HANABACHI Based on the Japanese Bees

  6. INVADERS Database System invasive plants

  7. Pennsylvania Flora Database

  8. PLANTS National Database

New Periodicals:

  1. CalEPPC News - California Exotic Pest Plant Council

  2. Linux Gazette

  3. LinuxFocus

  4. Netsurfer Robotics

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