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Atmospheric Science

Resources in the fields of Atmospheric Science and Meteorology.


Browse print books on atmospheric science and meteorology topics.

Browse our eBooks on atmospheric science and meteorology topics.

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Journal Titles

If you have a citation to an article, type the journal title into the library catalog to find out what years of the journal are available at PSU.

For help decoding journal abbreviations check out the CASSI Journal Abbreviations search tool.

Browse the Shelves

Most books on meteorology and atmospheric science have QC call numbers.

  • General Atmospheric Science: QC 851-974
  • Climatology and Weather: QC 980-999

Find Journal Articles

In one of these library databases

Locate Weather Data

Search Dissertations

Interlibrary Loan

If you need a book or article that PSU does not have you can request the article through Interlibrary Loan.  

This service is free to all PSU students, faculty, and staff.

  • Go to the Interlibrary Loan Page.
  • Click on the Create Request, choose the material type you want, then fill out the request form.
  • Articles are delivered to your interlibrary loan account in PDF format, usually in 2-5 business days.
  • Books are delivered to Lamson and can be picked up at the information desk in 1-2 weeks.

AMS Citation Style

The American Meteorological Society has its own citation style described in its Author's Guide website.

More information and examples at:

In AMS citations, journal titles should be abbreviated using the CASSI abbreviations

Other Citation Styles

NoodleTools can help you create, manage, and save citations in a variety of citation styles.

Below are links to the style manuals for some other common citation styles.  

The Purdue OWL has great information on APA, MLA, and Chicago.

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