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ENVR 240 - Water and Watersheds: Research Tools

A guide supporting ENVR 240 in which "students follow water from atmosphere to land to aquatic systems, emphasizing the controls on the movement and chemistry of water in freshwater ecosystems."

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Water and Watersheds (ENVR 240) Library Resources

Resources for Writing about Geology:

General Water and Watershed Reference Books:

Tier I Journals for ENVR 240:

This list contains journals that are likely to contain articles highly relevant to your "Water and Watersheds" research project proposal.

Tier I Journals: Highly Applicable

 

Tier II Journals for ENVR 240:

This list contains journals that, although more general in content coverage than the Tier I journals, are also likely to contain articles relevant to your "Water and Watersheds" research project proposal.

Tier II Journals: More General with Interesting Aquatic Content

Tier III Journals for ENVR 240:

This list contains journals that are either broader or more ecological in coverage than than either the Tier I or Tier II journals.  However, they might contain articles relevant to your "Water and Watersheds" research project proposal.

Tier III Journals: Even more general with the potential for useful content

Non-Peer Reviewed (NPR) Journals for ENVR 240:

This list contains journals that are not peer reviewed to the level of the Tier I to Tier III journals.  However, they might contain articles relevant to your "Water and Watersheds" research project proposal.

United States Geological Survey (USGS)

USGS Data Portals

USGS Publications

United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

United States Army Corps of Engineers

United States Government Printing Office (GPO) 

Non-Governmental Organizations
  • Global Lake Ecological Observatory Network
    From the website:
    GLEON "conducts innovative science by sharing and interpreting high resolution sensor data to understand, predict and communicate the role and response of lakes in a changing global environment."
  • Lakes of Maine Website
    Information regarding water quality, native and non-native plants and animals and ecosystems in Maine lakes.
  • Guide to the Walter A. Lawrance papers, 1938-1983
    Papers regarding and describing W. A. Lawrance's work as a consultant (1943-1946) and as Rivermaster (1947-1978) of the Androscoggin River.
  • HydroSHEDS (BAS)
    HydroSHEDS offers a suite of geo-referenced data sets (vector and raster), including stream networks, watershed boundaries, drainage directions, and ancillary data layers such as flow accumulations, distances, and river topology information. 
  • Watershed Asia
    WaterSHED, which stands for Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Enterprise Development, has the objective to bring effective, affordable water and sanitation products to market in Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam.
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