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GeoArchive

Last Loaded on Web: Tuesday, August 22, 2000

Last Update To Bluesheet: March 2, 1998

Bluesheet Contents     PDF version

File Description Dialog File Data Special Features Sample Record Sort
Subject Coverage Database Content DIALINDEX/OneSearch Categories Basic Index Rank
Sources Document Types Indexed Contact Additional Indexes Predefined Format Options
Print Counterparts Geographic Coverage Terms and Conditions Limit Rates


File Description [top]

GeoArchive is a comprehensive database covering all types of information sources in geoscience, hydroscience, and environmental science. The criteria for inclusion in GeoArchive are that the source should be publicly available and have relevant information content, even if the reference is to a small news item in a magazine. GeoArchive, produced by Geosystems, provides international coverage of over 5,000 serials, books from over a 2,000 publishers, geological maps, and doctoral dissertations. It is indexed using Geosaurus, the hierarchical thesaurus that classifies references by subject, geography, and stratigraphy, and includes an alphabetical index of around 30,000 terms available from the producer. The printed publications Geotitles, Hydrotitles, Geoscience Documentation, and the Bibliography of Economic Geology are drived from GeoArchive.



Subject Coverage [top]

All aspects of pure and applied geoscience are covered, including the following subject areas:

  • Energy Sources
  • Engineering Geology
  • Environment
  • Exploration
  • Geochemistry
  • Geochronology
  • Geology
  • Geomathematics
  • Geomorphology
  • Geophysics
  • Historical Geology
  • Hydrology
  • Mineral Deposits
  • Mineralogy
  • Oceanography
  • Ore Analysis
  • Paleogeology
  • Paleontology
  • Petrology
  • Physical Geology
  • Sedimentology
  • Stratigraphy
  • Tectonics
  • Water


Sources [top]

GeoArchive contains material from a wide variety of sources, including journals, magazines, conference proceedings, and abstracts, doctoral dissertations, technical reports, maps, and books.



Print Counterparts [top]

  • Geotitles Weekly
  • Geocom Weekly
  • Geocom Bulletin
  • Geoscience Documentation
  • Bibliography of Vertebrate
  • Paleontology


Dialog File Data [top]

Dates Covered: 1974 to the present
File Size: Over 628,000 records as of March 1998
Update Frequency: Monthly (approximately 2,500 records per update)


Database Content [top]

  • Bibliographic Records


Document Types Indexed [top]

  • Reports
  • Books and Monographs
  • Conferences, Symposia, Meetings
  • Journal Articles
  • Theses and Dissertations
  • Book Reviews


Geographic Coverage [top]

  • International


Geographic Restrictions [top]

  • None


Special Features [top]

  • ERA Available
  • Classroom Instruction Program
  • CURRENT Feature Available


DialIndex/OneSearch Categories [top]

ACRONYM CATEGORY NAME
ECOLOGY Ecology and Conservation
ENERGY Energy
ENERGYA Energy Files + API
ENERGYP Energy Files + TULSA
ENVIRON Environment
GEOLOGY Geology
GEOLOGYP Geology + TULSA Subscriber
GEOPHYS Geophysics
GEOSCI Geosciences
MARINE Marine Science
MINING Mining
PETROL Petroleum, Oil and Gas
PETROLA Petroleum, Oil and Gas
PETROLP Petroleum, Oil and Gas
POLLUT Pollution
WATER Water and Aquatic Sciences


Contact [top]

GeoArchive is produced by Geosystems. Questions concerning file content should be directed to:


Geosystems
Ms. Rosalind Templeman
P.O. Box 40
Didcot
Oxon, OX11 9BX
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 (0) 1235 813 913 (Phone and Fax)
Fax: +44 (0) 1235 813 913


Terms and Conditions [top]

For The Dialog Corporation's Redistribution and Archive Policy, enter HELP ERA online.

Database copyrighted by Geosystems.


Dialog Standard Terms & Conditions apply.


SAMPLE RECORD [top]

    DIALOG(R)File  58:GeoArchive 
    c) 1997 Geosystems. All rts. reserv. 
     
  AN=  0932429   GA797001667 
  /TI     Comparison of 1906 and 1989 earthquake effects in San Francisco 
      (abstract) 
  AU=      HANSEN, R 
  JN=, PY=, JC=      Seismol Res Lett (El Cerrito)  61/1 P31  1990   JRNL CODE: SRLETI 
  LA=     LANGUAGE: ENGLISH 
  /DE      DESCRIPTORS: EARTHQUAKES; GEOLOGICAL HAZARDS; EARTHQUAKE 
      INTENSITY 
  /GS      AUXILIARY DESCRIPTORS: CALIFORNIA 
  DC=      DESCRIPTOR CODES: 682000; 358000; 682700 
  GC=      AUXILIARY DESCRIPTOR CODES: 796300 


BASIC INDEX [top]

SEARCH
SUFFIX
DISPLAY
CODE
FIELD NAME
INDEXING
SELECT EXAMPLES
None None All Basic Index Fields Word S 1906 AND EARTHQUAKE
/DE DE Descriptor1 Word
& Phrase
S EARTHQUAKE?/DE
S GEOLOGICAL HAZARD?/DE
/GS GS Auxiliary Descriptor Word
& Phrase
S CALIFORNIA/GS
S BRITISH COLUMBIA/GS
/TI TI Title Word S (1906 AND EARTHQUAKE)/TI

1 Also /DF.


ADDITIONAL INDEXES [top]

SEARCH
PREFIX
DISPLAY
CODE
FIELD NAME
INDEXING
SELECT EXAMPLES
None AN DIALOG Accession Number
AN= AN Geosystems Accession Number Phrase S AN=001667
AU= AU Author Phrase S AU=HANSEN, R?
BN= BN International Standard Book Number (ISBN) Phrase S BN=ISBN 0-03-057806-X
DC= DC Descriptor Code Phrase S DC=682000
DT= DT Document Type Phrase S DT=CONFERENCE?
GC= GC Auxiliary Descriptor Code Phrase S GC=796300
JA= JA Journal Announcement Phrase S JA=GA797
JC= JC Journal Code Phrase S JC=SRLETI
JN= JN Journal Name Phrase S JN=SEISMOL RES LETT?
LA= LA Language Phrase S LA=ENGLISH
PU= PU Publisher Word S PU=WILEY
PY= PY Publication Year Phrase S PY=1990
None SO Source Information2
UD= None Update Phrase S UD=9999

2 Includes Journal Name, Volume, Pagination, and Publication Date, or Conference Citation, depending on document represented.


LIMIT [top]

Sets and terms may be limited by Basic Index suffixes, i.e., /DE, /DF, /GS, /TI (e.g., S S2/TI), as well as by the following features:
SUFFIX FIELD NAME EXAMPLES
/ENG English Language S S3/ENG
/NONENG Non-English Language S S3/NONENG
/YYYY Publication Year S S2/1990


SORT [top]

SORTABLE FIELDS EXAMPLES
AU, JN, PY, TI SORT S6/ALL/TI


RANK [top]

RANK FIELDS EXAMPLES
All phrase- and numeric-indexed fields in the Additional Indexes can be ranked. Other RANK codes include: DE RANK DE
RANK AU S4


USER-DEFINED FORMAT OPTIONS [top]

Display codes listed in the Search Options tables can be used to customize output. TYPE S3/TI,SO/1-5


PREDEFINED FORMAT OPTIONS [top]

NO.
DIALOGWEB
FORMAT
RECORD CONTENT
1 -- DIALOG Accession Number
2 -- Full Record
3 Medium Bibliographic Citation
4 -- Full Record with Tagged Fields
5 -- Full Record
6 Free Title
7 Long Full Record except Indexing
8 Short Title and Indexing
9 Full Full Record


DIRECT RECORD ACCESS [top]

FIELD NAME EXAMPLES
If the accession number of a specific record is known, it can be used to display the record directly. TYPE 0932429/5
DISPLAY 0911673/TI,SO
PRINT 0922627/9


Rates [top]

Rates For File: GeoArchive[58]

Cost per DialUnit:$3.20
FormatTypesPrints
0$1.10$1.10
1$0.00$0.00
2$1.10$1.10
3$1.10$1.10
4$1.10$1.10
5$1.10$1.10
6$0.00$0.00
7$1.10$1.10
8$0.00$0.00
9$1.10$1.10
66$1.10$1.10
KWIC95$0.00??
KWIC96$0.00??
REDIST/COPY Multiplier Table:
RangeMultiplier
1-21.00
3-251.50
26-1003.00
101-2004.00
201-5006.00
501-10008.00
1001 or more10.00
ARCHIVE Multiplier Table:
RangeMultiplier
1-251.50
26-2003.00
201-5006.00
501-10008.00
1001 or more10.00
Note: KWIC not currently available in this file.

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