Monthly Archives: June 2012

New Maps

A variety of maps have been added to the collection recently, including new USGS geologic maps of Venus, a new USGS geologic map of Io, and USGS geologic maps of the San Francisco Volcanic Field of north central Arizona. These maps are currently on display in the library.

Hurricane Resources in the Library

Hurricane season is June 1 through November 30. The library has several books and videos about the effects of hurricanes on the Gulf Coast and about how to prepare:

Hurricane Ike: A photographic account presented by the Houston Chronicle
Ike’s wake: Southeast Texas endures hurricane’s devastation by the staff of Beaumont Enterprise
Overcoming Ike: Standing by you–commemorative 6 month anniversary DVD by KHOU-TV
Hurricane Rita: Reflections of a generation witnessing disaster edited by Vertna Bradley
Isaac’s storm: A man, a time, and the deadliest hurricane in history by Erik Larson
Hurricane preparedness: Before, during, & after by ShowMeHow Videos

Hurricane tracking charts are also available.