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Natural Science AGI GIS Dictionary
From the Association for Geographic Information and the University Of Edinburgh Department of Geography, this dictionary contains,"...definitions for 980 terms compiled from a variety of sources which either relate directly to GIS or which GIS users may come across in the course of their work. The dictionary is also supplemented by 52 diagrams."
Natural Science BIFLORA database of plants
"BIFLORA is a scientific database with information about the highly endangered plant species of the island of Hainan, P.R. China, first."
Natural Science BioTech: Life Sciences Resources and Reference Tools
This resource from the University of Texas in Austin includes a life sciences dictionary, database of chemical acronyms, annotated lists of web sites as well as professional resources and a virtual text book supplement.
Natural Science Dictionary of Abbreviations and Acronyms in Geographic Information Systems, Cartography, and Remote Sensing
"This dictionary decodes abbreviations and acronyms found in various publications including maps and websites. These abbreviations or acronyms, therefore, are not necessarily authoritative or standardized in format or content."
Natural Science Earth Trends: The Environmental Information Portal
"EarthTrends offers the public a large breadth of statistical, graphic, and analytical data..." on "...the environmental, social, and economic trends that shape our world."
Natural Science NIST Physical Reference Data
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) site with reference material for physicists.

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