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Oceanography Research Guide with an image of a coral reef under the ocean.

This guide is designed to assist students enrolled in Oceanography courses with locating Library resources for their research assignments. The guide is organized into steps that cover the basic research process for locating and citing relevant sources used in writing a paper or other projects. For general research assistance other than Oceanography, view the links listed under Research Tools.

Subject keyword search terms related to Oceanography include:

Continental shelf • Estuarine Oceanography •  Marine ecology • Marine geodesy • Marine pollution • Marine resources • Naval science • Ocean • Environmental aspects • Ocean and civilization • Ocean and Climate change • Ocean engineering • Ocean waves • Paleoceanography • Sea ice • Sea level • Soundings • Submarine geology • Underwater archeology • Underwater exploration •  Wetlands (Refer to the glossary in your textbook for other subject keywords.)