Earth Science and Engineering search tools

Maps and GIS data

Digimap
Contains Geology, OS and Marine maps and data as well as Aerial imagery and data of Great Britain.

Geofacets
Use this tool to find maps, figures and tables (including seismic profiles, stratigraphic columns, photographs, well logs and data) in the geological journal literature by search terms or by geographic region. Links to the full text of articles on publishers’ websites are included (Imperial subscription-dependent) as well as read-only PDFs of all articles. Most maps are georeferenced and data can be integrated with tools such as ArcGIS, GoogleEarth, Excel and Petrel.

OpenGeoSci
This is a free, public map-based interface providing geographic searching for more than 300,000 maps, cross-sections, charts, tables, figures and data from GeoScienceWorld (GSW) publications.

OpenGeoscience
Gives access to geological maps, data, photos, borehole scans and more of Great Britain provided by the British Geological Survey.

Articles and papers

GeoScienceWorld
Gives access to GeoRef, the most comprehensive bibliographic database in geosciences and to key journals such as the AAPG Bulletin, Journal of the Geological Society, Geology and Petroleum Geoscience and many more.

OnePetro
Provides access to technical papers in the oil and gas exploration and production (E&P) industry produced by the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) as well as other organisations including the American Petroleum Institute (API), the American Rock Mechanics Association (ARMA), the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC), the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG), the Society of Underwater Technology (SUT) and the World Petroleum Council (WPC).

AGU Earth and Space Index (EASI)
Provides access to journals from the American Geophysical Union including Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems; Geophysical Research Letters; Journal of Geophysical Research; Paleoceanography; Reviews of Geophysics; and Tectonics

Lyell Collection 
Provides access to the Geological Society’s special publications, memoirs, journals and more

Web of Science
Multidisciplinary database covering peer-reviewed journals. Available 1970 – present. Includes citation links.

Scopus
Multidisciplinary database Available 1823 – present, although majority of content is from 1996 – present. Includes citation links.

Engineering Village
Contains engineering research literature but also covers over 200 journals in Earth Sciences, Geology, Geochemistry, Geophysics, etc. It can be used to filter search results for specific values, less than/greater than or number ranges for a range of parameters (e.g. size, frequency, electrical resistance and many more).

EBSCOhost Business Source Ultimate
Contains Business publications as well industry and trade magazines.

ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global
Abstracts of theses and dissertations from around the world.