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Atlases, Maps, Charts

Atlas of Antarctic Research
Maps and Directions, UT Marine Science Institute & Port Aransas
Monthly Tide Predictions, Aransas Pass Ship Channel
NOS Data Explorer
NOAA's Charting and Navigation

Bibliographies, Indexes, Abstracts

Bibliography of Maritime Dictionaries
Bibliography on SAIL Panama Canal Zone Project 2008
A Comprehensive Bibliography of Aquaculture Publications - National Sea Grant
Contributions in Marine Science, Cumulative Contents
Coral Health Related Literature Abstracts
A Cumulative Bibliography of the Mission-Aransas National Estuarine Research Reserve (NERR)
Effects of Temperature on Invertebrates & Fish: Selected Bibliography
Publications of the Institute of Marine Science, Cumulative Contents
Whale Shark Bibliography

Careers, Jobs

American Fisheries Society Job Board
American Society of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO) (Job Listings)
Careers & Jobs in Marine Biology and Oceanography
Careers in Oceanography, Marine Science & Marine Biology
The Chronicle of Higher Education (Career Network)
Ecological Society of America Job Announcements
Estuarine Research Federation
MareNet - Jobs in Marine and Earth Science
NOAA Careers
Offshore/Oilfield/Maritime Jobs
Science Magazine (Classified Ads)

Databases & Resources

CephBase (Database on Cephalopods)
FishBase: A Global Information System on Fishes
GulfBase - Resource Database for Gulf of Mexico Research
Integrated Taxonomic Information System
Marine Organisms Database - Woods Hole
NOAA Marine Environmental Buoy Database
Northeastern Regional Aquaculture Research Facilities Database

Dictionaries & Languages

Aquatic, Wetland and Invasive Plant Glossary, University of Florida, Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants
Dictionaries & Translation Sites, UT Libraries

Digital Libraries & Collections

Aquatic Commons, IAMSLIC's Digital Repository
Digital Libraries: Harmful Algae, National Sea Grant
Digital Library of the Caribbean
NOAA Photo Library
NWRC (National Wetlands Research Center)/Library Digital Collection
University of Florida Libraries, Digital Library Center
University of Texas Libraries, Digital Repository


The University of Texas at Austin
OceanExpert - Directory of Marine & Freshwater Professionals
SAIL(Regional Group of IAMSLIC)



Fact Sheets & FAQ

ASFA: Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts
Difference between MEDLINE & PubMed
Hurricanes, Typhoons and Tropical Cyclones
Ocean Planet: (Smithsonian)
Oceanic Abstracts
Office of Environmental Health & Safety
USGS Fact Sheets

Guidebooks, Manuals and Handbooks

Beach and Bay Access Guide (Texas Coast)
Belize Field Guide for Ambergris Caye, Belize
Dune Protection and Improvement Manual for the Texas Gulf Coast
The Environmental Guidebook (Federal Highway Administration)
Field Guide to Anemone Fishes and Their Host Sea Anemones
Field Guide to Aquatic Exotic Plants and Animals
Field Guide to the Mangroves of Queensland
Freshwater Snails of Florida Identification Manual
Guide to Freshwater Invertebrates
Handbook of Texas Online [New]
Handbooks - U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service - Nature and Wildlife Field Guides
Ocean Oasis Field Guide
Texas Almanac
Texas Coastal Management Program
Padre Island National Seashore, Texas
Underwater Field Guide to Ross Island & McMurdo Sound, Antarctica

Journals Source Lists & Abbreviations

All That JAS: Journal Abbreviation Sources
Biological Journals and Abbreviations
Master Journal List - Science - Thomson Reuters
Frontiers in Bioscience
ISI Journal Title Abbreviations (Caltech Library Services)
IAMSLIC Union List Serials

Laws & Regulations

Beach and Dune Management (Texas Coast)
Beach/Dune Rules (Texas General Land Office)
Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972
Department of Commerce Aquaculture Policy
EPA - Laws, Regulations, Guidance and Dockets
Endangered Species Act of 1973
International Fisheries Law and Polices
Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act
Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) of 1972
Marine Mammal Protection Act Amendments of 1994
National Marine Sanctuaries Act
National Offshore Aquaculture Act of 2007
New Gulf of Mexico Fish Trap Regulations, Jan. 4, 2000
NOAA's Aquaculture Policy
Ocean Law ICS (Information and Consultancy Services)
Sustainable Fisheries Act(PDF) / Guide to the Sustainable Fisheries Act
Texas Legislature Online
Natural Resources Code (Texas statutes)


NOAA Magazine - (archive only; last issue Aug. 2007)
ScienceDaily Magazine
Texas Monthly

Marine-Related Websites


Aquaculture Disease Information (USDA)
Aquaculture News
Aquaculture Outlook - USDA/ERS
AquaNet(Aquatic Network)
AquaNIC (Aquaculture Network Information Center)
CEFAS (Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science)
Center for Tropical and Subtropical Aquaculture
European Aquaculture Society
NOAA Aquaculture Program
Pacific Regional Aquaculture Information Service for Education
Southern Regional Aquaculture Center
The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture 1998
U.S. Aquaculture Production - Miss. State Univ.
WorldFish Center, formerly known as ICLARM

** Coral Reefs

Hawaii Coral Reef Network
International Coral Reef Initiative
International Coral Reef Action Network
International Coral Reef Symposium Proceedings
International Society for Reef Studies
NOAA's Coral Reef Conservation Program
NOAA's Coral Reef Information System
ReefBase: A Global Information System for Coral Reefs

** Fish

FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Department
FINS: The Fish Information Service
FishBase: A Global Information System on Fishes
NOAA Fisheries Service
Texas Parks & Wildlife / Fishing & Boating

** Oceanography

NOAA Marine Environmental Buoy Database
El Niño Theme Page
NOAA National Data Buoy Center
NOAA La Niña page
Ocean Data and Information Network for Africa
Savage Seas (PBS)
Science and the Sea (University of Texas Marine Science Institute)

** Other Marine Sources

Census of Marine Life
The Cnidaria Home Page
EPA - Beach Monitoring and Notification
FAO Species Identification and Data Programme
The Harmful Algae Page
National Marine Sanctuaries
Harmful Algal Bloom Forecasting System (NOAA)
Harmful Algal Blooms (Texas Parks and Wildlife)
NOAA, Office of Protected Resources
Office of Wetlands, Oceans and Watersheds - EPA
Texas Marine Mammal Stranding Network
The Mother of All Maritime Links
Red Tide in Texas - Texas Parks & Wildlife
Sea-Beans & Drift Seeds
Turtle Trax - A Sea Turtle Page
USGS Western Region Coastal and Marine Geology


Billfish Newsletter
CharterLog / Alaska Sea Grant
Coastal Currents (Florida Dept. of Environmental Protection)
Coastlines / National Estuary Program
Earth System Monitor
Environmental News Network
Fish Matters / NWFSC
Fish and Wildlife News
Gulf Coast Fisherman
Gulf Fishery News
Harmful Algae News - UNESCO
Marine Turtle Newsletter
Maryland Marine Notes
Newsletter / AFS Southern Division
NOAA Fisheries: FishNews
Port of Corpus Christi eCHANNELS Newsletter
Quarterly Newsletter / National Shellfisheries Association
Reef Research (Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority)
Restoration (1994-2003) / Oregon Sea Grant
Society for Conservation Biology Newsletter
Society for Marine Mammalogy Newsletter
Tidings / Florida State University Marine Laboratory


ABC News
The Austin Chronicle
The Bay Journal: The Chesapeake Bay Newspaper
Chronicle of Higher Education
Corpus Christi Caller-Times (Subscription required, limited free content)
Daily Texan Online
Fox News
Houston Chronicle
New York Times
San Antonio Express-News
Texas News and Newspapers
U.S. Local News
U.S. News Online
USA Today
Washington Post

Photos, Images, Galleries

CephBase (Database on Cephalopods)
Freshwater and Marine Image Bank - University of Washington Libraries, Digital Collections
Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority - Image Collection Service
Images from the Sea Floor - Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
NOAA Photo Library
National Marine Mammal Laboratory -Images

Publications, Technical Reports

Center for Coastal Monitoring and Assessment
Coastal Bend Bays & Estuaries Program - Corpus Christi, TX
EPA's Beach Reports and References
Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority
Marine Resources Division, S.C. Dept. of Natural Resources
NMFS Scientific Publications Office
NOAA Publication Sources - NOAA Central Library
NOAA Report (archive only; last report March 2006)
NSF: Ocean Sciences
NWRC (National Wetlands Research Center)/Library Digital Collection
NWRC Species Profiles
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ)
Texas Parks & Wildlife Agency
USGS National Wetlands Research Center
Wetlands Research Program Bulletin

Societies, Centers & Organizations

American Academy of Underwater Sciences
American Fisheries Society
American Society of Limnology & Oceanography
Australian Institute of Marine Science
CCA (Coastal Conservation Association), Texas
Center for Coastal Monitoring and Assessment - NOAA
Cetacean Society International
Coastal Bend Bays & Estuaries Program
Corpus Christi Chamber of Commerce
The Cousteau Society
Department of Interior - Mineral Management Service
The Ecological Society of America
Everglades National Park
Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary
Florida Fish and Wildlife Research Institute
Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority
Gulf of Mexico Program / National Estuary Program
Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission
Howard T. Odum Center for Wetlands (CFW)
IAMSLIC (International Association of Aquatic and Marine Science Libraries and Information Centers)
Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO
Marine Biological Laboratory of Woods Hole
Marine Environmental Research Institute
Mission-Aransas National Estuarine Research Reserve (MANERR)
National Association of Marine Laboratories (NAML)
National Estuarine Research Reserve System
National Sea Grant Office
National Shellfisheries Association
NOAA Fisheries
NOAA, Office of Sustainable Fisheries
Oceanography Society
Padre Island National Seashore, Texas
Port Aransas Chamber of Commerce
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
The Southern Association of Marine Laboratories, Including Bermuda and Antarctica (SAML)
Texas General Land Office
Texas Parks & Wildlife
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
World Aquaculture Society
WorldFish Center


National Institute of Standards and Technology
UNESCO codes (Proposed International Standard Nomenclature For Fields of Science and Technology) (PDF)
U.S. EPA: Transportation & Air Quality

Tables, Conversions, Weights

Currency Services Site Map
General Tables of Units of Measurement / NIST, Office of Measurements Services
Interactive Currency Converter
Online Conversion
Temperature conversion
University Currency Converter


Hurricanes and Tornadoes
National Hurricane Center
NOAA Climate Web Page
NOAA National Severe Storms Lab
NOAA National Weather Service
UM Weather's USA Weather
Weather Channel
Weather Underground, Inc.