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CET 413 - Environmental Science: Overview Page

Contains library related resources to support students taking CET 413 Environmental Science

Tutorials

Environmental Topics

NJIT Center for Natural Resources

The Center for Natural Resources at the New Jersey Institute of Technology, is a university-wide center founded in 2012 to foster sensible approaches for environmental and energy resource utilization.

The Center’s specialties include assessment and remediation studies of pollution in natural settings, and evaluation of natural resources for potential production of energy, especially the production of renewable energy. The Center for Natural Resources conducts studies ranging from the microscopic scale to the landscape scale, and utilizes advanced networks of sensors.

Resources

Basic background information and/or facts (i.e., mechanical properties)?

Refer to handbooks, dictionaries, and encyclopedias.

Studies on a research topic?
Find journal articles.

Procedures, specifications, or qualifications?
Use standards and handbooks.

Latest news and updates on research?
Find conference proceedings.

Details on inventions?
Look for patents.

Research data not found in published journals?
Check dissertations and theses.

Infographic: Safe Water is a Scarce Commodity Worldwide | Statista You will find more infographics at Statista

Datasets are becoming increasingly abundant and accessible online. However, finding relevant data in the sea of information can be a daunting process. This guide is meant to organize reputable data sources related to environmental science for your convenience.

When evaluating a data source, it is important to consider:

  • Where the data is from (authorship)
  • Accessibility (file format)
  • Content (subject & quality)

Research and User Services Librarian

Raymond Vasquez
Research & User Services Librarian
Van Houten Library, CAB 1035
973-642-4977
rpv7@njit.edu

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