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Marine Sciences & Oceanography

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Searching in a library catalog requires looking for broader topics such as salmon genetics or sea level rise rather than the more specific salmon AHR genes or satellite altimetry of sea level rise.

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LIBRARY OF CONGRESS CLASSIFICATION OUTLINE

CLASS G - GEOGRAPHY etc.

Oceanography literature is located in one subclass in G

GC subclass - Oceanography (below are some high-interest areas - consult the Library of Congress classification outline for G for more specific GC subclass areas)

    GC 109-149  Chemical Oceanography

    GC 150-182  Physical Oceanography

CLASS Q - SCIENCE 

Marine sciences literature is located mainly in selected Q life sciences areas:

QH subclass  Natural History
    QH541.5  Marine Ecology

QK subclass  Botany (marine plants are classed throughout the QKs except phycology/algae)

    QK566  Phycology/algae

QL subclass   Zoology (selected high-interest areas below)

    QL 120s  Marine zoology (general books)

    QL 614-639.8  Fish

    QL 713.2  Marine mammals

CLASS S - AGRICULTURE

Fisheries management and Aquaculture resources are in a separate designated Agriculture subclass

SH Aquaculture. Fisheries. Angling

    SH 20.3-191  Aquaculture

    SH 201-399  Fisheries

    SH 401-691  Angling

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