The latest printed volume of the Bibliography on Cold Regions Science and Technology, Volume 52 for 1998, is now available. Compiled by the staff of the Cold Regions Bibliography Project (CRBP) of the Library of Congress Federal Research Division, it is the most comprehensive research tool in the world dealing with cold regions.
The CRBP is sponsored and financially funded by the U.S. Army Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (CRREL). Its mission is to gather, document and disseminate information from throughout the world on cold regions science and technology, including such diverse topics as snow and ice physics, winter military operations, cold weather construction, aircraft deicing, ozone depletion, environmental pollution and protection, radioactive waste dumping, natural resources and resource conservation and climatic changes.
A continuing publication since 1951, this two-part volume contains subject and author indexes and full bibliographic citations, many with abstracts, of the 6,762 items that were added in FY1998 to a CRBP online archival database. To purchase volume 52 or earlier volumes still in print, write to the National Technical Information Service, 5285 Port Royal Road, Springfield, VA 22161.
The CRBP database, containing more than 217,000 records, is available for online searching at www.loc.gov/rr/scitech/coldregions/welcome.html. Monthly accessions to the online database are also available for searching by the public on the US Army CRREL Web site: www.crrel.usace.army.mil/library.
Volume 25 (1998) of the Antarctic Bibliography, compiled by the staff of the Cold Regions Bibliography Project (CRBP) of the Library of Congress Federal Research Division, is now available. Sponsored and financially funded by the National Science Foundation's Office of Polar Programs, the bibliography is the premier research tool in Antarctic studies. It not only covers all scientific disciplines dealing with Antarctica and its environs, but also includes such diverse topics as international cooperation and treaties, educational programs and controversies regarding tourism in the area.
This volume contains 1,294 full bibliographic citations, all with abstracts, as well as author, subject, geographic and grantee indexes. To purchase volume 25 or earlier volumes still in print, write to the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Volume 25 is the last volume that will be printed in hard copy. However, all citations and abstracts of the 25 printed volumes exist as a database and are available for online searching through the CRBP Web site at www.loc.gov/rr/scitech/coldregions/welcome.html. Monthly accessions to this database are also available for searching on the U.S. Army Web site at itl.erdc.usace.army.mil/library/.