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The Virtual Reference Desk
Entry ID: 01-VRD-01
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Summary
Abstract: The Virtual Reference Desk (VRD) is a project dedicated to the advancement of digital reference and the successful creation and operation of human-mediated, Internet-based information services. It provides help to academic researchers on a variety of topics.
Service Citation
Originators: Christopher C. Brown
Title: The Virtual Reference Desk
Provider: University of Denver
URL: http://www.virtualref.com/
Science Keywords
ATMOSPHERE >AEROSOLS >DUST/ASH/SMOKE   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >AEROSOLS   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >AIR QUALITY   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC ELECTRICITY >LIGHTNING   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC ELECTRICITY   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA >HURRICANES   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA >LIGHTNING   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA >MONSOONS   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA >STORMS   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA >TORNADOES   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA >TYPHOONS   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR >HUMIDITY   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WINDS   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >CLOUDS   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >PRECIPITATION >RAIN   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >PRECIPITATION >SNOW   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >PRECIPITATION   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION >ULTRAVIOLET RADIATION   [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >GROUND WATER   [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >SNOW/ICE   [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >SURFACE WATER >FLOODS   [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >SURFACE WATER   [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >WATER QUALITY/WATER CHEMISTRY   [Definition]
OCEANS >COASTAL PROCESSES   [Definition]
OCEANS >OCEAN CIRCULATION   [Definition]
OCEANS >OCEAN OPTICS   [Definition]
OCEANS >OCEAN TEMPERATURE   [Definition]
OCEANS >OCEAN WAVES   [Definition]
OCEANS >TIDES   [Definition]
OCEANS >WATER QUALITY   [Definition]
SOLID EARTH >GEOCHEMISTRY   [Definition]
SOLID EARTH >GRAVITY/GRAVITATIONAL FIELD   [Definition]
SOLID EARTH >GEOMAGNETISM   [Definition]
SOLID EARTH >GEOMORPHIC LANDFORMS/PROCESSES   [Definition]
SOLID EARTH >ROCKS/MINERALS/CRYSTALS >SEDIMENTARY ROCKS >COAL   [Definition]
SOLID EARTH >ROCKS/MINERALS/CRYSTALS >METALS   [Definition]
SOLID EARTH >EARTH GASES/LIQUIDS >NATURAL GAS   [Definition]
SOLID EARTH >EARTH GASES/LIQUIDS >PETROLEUM   [Definition]
SOLID EARTH >ROCKS/MINERALS/CRYSTALS >ELEMENTS >RADIOACTIVE ELEMENTS   [Definition]
SOLID EARTH >ROCKS/MINERALS/CRYSTALS >IGNEOUS ROCKS   [Definition]
SOLID EARTH >ROCKS/MINERALS/CRYSTALS >METAMORPHIC ROCKS   [Definition]
SOLID EARTH >ROCKS/MINERALS/CRYSTALS >METEORITES   [Definition]
SOLID EARTH >ROCKS/MINERALS/CRYSTALS >MINERALS   [Definition]
SOLID EARTH >ROCKS/MINERALS/CRYSTALS >SEDIMENTARY ROCKS   [Definition]
SOLID EARTH >ROCKS/MINERALS/CRYSTALS >SEDIMENTS   [Definition]
SOLID EARTH >TECTONICS >EARTHQUAKES >EARTHQUAKE MAGNITUDE/INTENSITY   [Definition]
SOLID EARTH >TECTONICS >EARTHQUAKES >EARTHQUAKE OCCURRENCES   [Definition]
SOLID EARTH >TECTONICS >EARTHQUAKES >EARTHQUAKE PREDICTIONS   [Definition]
SOLID EARTH >TECTONICS >EARTHQUAKES >SEISMIC PROFILE >SEISMIC BODY WAVES   [Definition]
SOLID EARTH >TECTONICS >EARTHQUAKES >SEISMIC PROFILE   [Definition]
SOLID EARTH >TECTONICS >EARTHQUAKES >SEISMIC PROFILE >SEISMIC SURFACE WAVES   [Definition]
SOLID EARTH >TECTONICS >PLATE TECTONICS >FAULT MOVEMENT   [Definition]
SOLID EARTH >TECTONICS >PLATE TECTONICS >STRAIN   [Definition]
SOLID EARTH >TECTONICS >PLATE TECTONICS >STRESS   [Definition]
SOLID EARTH >TECTONICS >VOLCANIC ACTIVITY >ERUPTION DYNAMICS   [Definition]
SOLID EARTH >TECTONICS >VOLCANIC ACTIVITY >ERUPTION DYNAMICS >LAVA COMPOSITION/TEXTURE   [Definition]
SOLID EARTH >TECTONICS >VOLCANIC ACTIVITY >ERUPTION DYNAMICS >MAGMA COMPOSITION/TEXTURE   [Definition]
SOLID EARTH >TECTONICS >VOLCANIC ACTIVITY >ERUPTION DYNAMICS >ASH/DUST COMPOSITION   [Definition]
SOLID EARTH >TECTONICS >VOLCANIC ACTIVITY >ERUPTION DYNAMICS >VOLCANIC GASES   [Definition]
SOLID EARTH >TECTONICS >PLATE TECTONICS   [Definition]
SOLID EARTH >TECTONICS >PLATE TECTONICS >LITHOSPHERIC PLATE MOTION   [Definition]
SOLID EARTH >TECTONICS >PLATE TECTONICS >PLATE BOUNDARIES   [Definition]
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION >ANIMALS/VERTEBRATES   [Definition]
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION >ANIMALS/VERTEBRATES >AMPHIBIANS   [Definition]
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION >ANIMALS/VERTEBRATES >FISH   [Definition]
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION >ANIMALS/INVERTEBRATES >ARTHROPODS >HEXAPODS >INSECTS   [Definition]
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION >ANIMALS/INVERTEBRATES >ARTHROPODS >CRUSTACEANS   [Definition]
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION >ANIMALS/INVERTEBRATES >ARTHROPODS   [Definition]
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION >ANIMALS/INVERTEBRATES >CNIDARIANS   [Definition]
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION >ANIMALS/INVERTEBRATES >CNIDARIANS >JELLYFISHES   [Definition]
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION >ANIMALS/INVERTEBRATES >ECHINODERMS   [Definition]
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION >ANIMALS/INVERTEBRATES >MOLLUSKS   [Definition]
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION >PLANTS   [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS >PLANKTON >ZOOPLANKTON   [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS >MARINE HABITAT   [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >ECOLOGICAL DYNAMICS >SPECIES/POPULATION INTERACTIONS >INDIGENOUS/NATIVE SPECIES   [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >ECOLOGICAL DYNAMICS >SPECIES/POPULATION INTERACTIONS >EXOTIC SPECIES   [Definition]
ISO Topic Category
BIOTA
CLIMATOLOGY/METEOROLOGY/ATMOSPHERE
ECONOMY
ENVIRONMENT
GEOSCIENTIFIC INFORMATION
INLAND WATERS
OCEANS
Quality
AskA Service provides what academic grade levels are appropriate
for each AskA.
Service Provider
Penrose Library, University of Denver

Service Provider Personnel
Name: CHRISTOPHER C. BROWN
Phone: 303-871-3404
Fax: 303-871-2290
Email: cbrown at du.edu
Contact Address:
University of Denver Penrose Library
2150 E. Evans Avenue
City: Denver
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80208
Country: USA
Distribution Media
Distribution_Media: Electronic
Distribution_Format: HTML
Personnel
TYLER B. STEVENS
Role: SERF AUTHOR
Phone: (301) 614-6898
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Global Change Master Directory
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA

CHRISTOPHER C. BROWN
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 303-871-3404
Fax: 303-871-2290
Email: cbrown at du.edu
Contact Address:
University of Denver Penrose Library
2150 E. Evans Avenue
City: Denver
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80208
Country: USA
Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date: 2001-08-17
SERF Last Revision Date: 2008-08-21
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