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Earth Week 2012

  1. 1. • This is the Earth Day Flag designed by John McConnell.• Earth Day was first observed on March 21, 1970 (the spring In Celebration equinox). of Earth Week:• Earth Day is celebrated every A Few Highlights year on April 22. from the Collection April 16 – 22, 2012• Dartmouth’s Environmental Studies Program began in 1970. Kresge Physical Sciences Library Dartmouth College
  2. 2. Office of Sustainability http://www.dartmouth.edu/~sustain/
  3. 3. Call# Kresge QE511.C66 2011 Earth as an Evolving Planetary SystemExplores key topics andquestions relating to theevolution of the Earth’s crustand mantle over the last fourbillion years… (from book jacket)
  4. 4. Call# Kresge Ref GF1.S74 2010 State of the World 2010: Transforming Cultures50+ renowned researchers andpractitioners describe how wecan harness the world’sleading institutions – education,the media, business,governments, traditions, andsocial movements – to reorientcultures toward sustainability… (from book jacket)
  5. 5. Call# Jones Media DVD 5307http://libcat.dartmouth.edu/record=b3993618~S4 Planet Earth (5 discs) A stunning 11-part series that captures rare action, impossible locations, and intimate moments with our planets best-loved, wildest, and most elusive creatures.
  6. 6. Call# Jones Media DVD 7622http://libcat.dartmouth.edu/record=b4418984~S4 Journey to Planet Earth (10 discs) Discusses achieving a balance between the needs of people and the needs of the environment, focusing on loss of farmland, river pollution, inadequate housing and water resources, environmental pressures, grasslands, wildlife, and the link between environmental change and human health.
  7. 7. Kresge Current Journals Shelf http://www.weatherwise.org/index.html Weatherwise Magazine March/April 2012Features:• 2011’s Billion-Dollar Disasters: Is Climate Change to Blame?• UAVs: The New Frontier for Weather Research and Prediction• Snow Blitz: The 2010-2011 U.S. Snow Report• Fall Snowliage: Photographing an Unusual October Storm
  8. 8. Kresge Current Journals Shelf http://physicsworld.com/ Physics World March 2012Features:• Spectacular images of our planet from afar• “Geoneutrinos”• The Earth’s magnetic field has flipped many times, but is the reversal spontaneous or caused by some external trigger?• How to forecast an earthquake
  9. 9. Kresge Current Journals Shelf http://www.earthmagazine.org/ Earth Magazine May 2012Features:• U.S. Navy Navigates a Sea Change in the Arctic• Kilauea’s Explosive Past – and Future• Travels in Geology• Mobile Mapping with Lidar Hits the Road
  10. 10. Want to learn more? Find us at Kresge! kresge.library@dartmouth.edu http://www.dartmouth.edu/~lib rary/kresge/Have questions about this presentation? Ask Shirley!

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