The most comprehensive database in the geosciences containing over 3 million references to geoscience journal articles, books, maps, conference papers, reports and theses.
International, multidisciplinary citation database.
Google search engine for scholarly articles and books. Includes citation linking, and full-text searching of many publications.
Entire field of life sciences.
Includes soil science.
New Zealand Science is an extensive index of New Zealand science provided by the Crown Research Institutes, Conservation Department, and the Royal Society of New Zealand
A Google-style search of selected journal article databases, ebooks, Massey Research Online, and other resources.
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Books and ebooks
Find Library books, journals, DVDs, online resources & other material.
Search the full-text of books from around the world.
Find Massey, New Zealand, and International theses
New Zealand Geosciences Information
Earth & Environmental Sciences
Environmental and geospatial information available in changeable complex layers with downloadable GIS data or topographic maps.
World NZCPA atlas and excellent New Zealand coverage. Includes New Zealand Data, FAO Soils of the World, NZ LRI Data, Kiwimage, Landcover Database and the Massey Soil Map. On campus access only.
Access Landcare Research's geospatial data for topographic maps, analyses, models, New Zealand's environment and land resources.
Check landscape, vegetation and land suitability data for a particular geographic area. A fine level of detail is available.
Access major climate and environmental monitoring systems and forecasting tools.
Includes downloadable Geospatial information (GIS) and Topographic Maps.
Get land maps showing surface features like mountains and rivers, offshore islands, the Pacific region and the Antarctic Ross Sea region.
A digital map of the land surface of New Zealand.
Interactive mapping tools and downloadable data.
This database allows you to search for soil data nationwide. Choose an area on the map or use NZMG coordinates.
This database has consistent and comprehensive national soil data layers to support applications at local & regional-national scales. There is only limited geographical cover at present. Where coverage is available you are able to access soil type data and link to a PDF comprehensive explanation of the soil type (drainage, soil moisture and depth to hard soil data). There is also a range of scales to choose from so it is possible to get to a very fine level of detail.
A comprehensive computer database of formally named rock units in New Zealand. Includes offshore islands, Kermadecs, Chatham Islands, Subantarctic Islands, but excludes Ross Dependency (Antarctica).
A portal to over 300 biodiversity information resources.
Concepts and definitions
Oxford Reference: Science and Technology
Narrow your choices by subject to dictionaries for the Earth Sciences and Geography or Environmental Science, under Science and technology.