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Geological Sciences: Handbooks, Data & Protocols

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Finding Data

These are just a few of the resources you can use to locate research data. Guidelines for citing data sets vary; see specific data resources for more information about citations.

Fossilworks (Paleobiology Database)The search interface for the Paleobiology Database of fossil data, maintained by Macquarie University.

North Carolina Geological Survey
Publications, maps and data from the NC Geological Survey.

National Geologic Map Database
View and download historical and current geologic maps and data from the USGS.

National Geophysical Data Center
Reliable geologic and environmental datasets provided by the NOAA.

USGS Public Data
Publicly available USGS geospatial data from many sources including maps, aerial photographs, and remote sensors, as well as a list public-domain software for research and mapping activities.

State Geological Surveys
The American Association of State Geologists maintains a list of each U.S. state's geological surveys.

Web Soil Survey
Data provided by the USDA.

Databib is a search tool to aid identification of data repositories for data submission and reuse. It has records for hundreds of data repositories worldwide, and can be searched by title or description.

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