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Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

A guide to resources for earth and atmospheric sciences at the Georgia Tech library

Using tertiary sources for background research

Tertiary sources compile, summarize, index, or help identify scholarly sources on a topic. They are useful for background research or to get an overview of a topic before delving into secondary or primary sources. Common tertiary sources for Earth and Atmospheric Science include encyclopedias, biographies, and other reference sources.

From this page you can: 

  • Access high-quality background information in Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

Resources for background research in Earth and Atmospheric Sciences